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Considerate Congress! Thursday, October 9, 1862. Senate--the Senate met at 11 o'clock A. M. the Hon. Mr. Hunter in the chair. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Jeter. Mr. Sparrow introduced a resolution authorizing the Sergeant at Arrirs to lent rooms for committees by the opening of the next . Adopted. A Senate kill to authorize the suspension of the write of habeas corpus was taken ap. On motion of Mr. Haynes, the consideration of the bill was postponed until to-morrow. A Senate bill to establish a Court of Claims.--Postponed until next session. A Senate bill to amend an act for the organization of a general staff of the army. Passed over informally. A Senate bill for the relief of certain officers of the navy and marine corps who resigned from the service of the United States, giving them leave of absence, pay from the time of their resignation to their enlistment in the Confederate service.--Passed. The Senate then went into secret session. Ho