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Confederate States Congress. The proceedings of the Senate yesterday, were opened with prayer by the Rev. J. L. Burrows. Mr. Johnson, of Ark., introduced a joint resolution of thanks to Gen. E. Kirby Smith and the officers and men under his command, for the battle of Richmond, Kentucky, which were passed unanimously. The special order, the bill to limit and define the term of office of the heads of executive departments, was on motion of Mr. Clay, postponed till the following day. Mr. Henry, of Tenn., introduced a bill to establish the Confederate flag. Put on the calendar. House bill to facilitate the collection of the claims of deceased soldiers, was referred to the Judiciary Committee. The Senate, on motion of Mr. Hill, of Ga., receded from its amendment to the House bill fixing the salaries of the clerks of Government depositories. House joint resolution for the relief of Major William F. Hines, was considered and concurred in. Senate bill
Union (peace) newspaper office in Fairfax, Iowa, edited by Dave Sheward, was visited by company E, of the 2d Iowa volunteers, on the 7th inst., and the type and paper were thrown out of the window and the subscription books were destroyed. A Washington dispatch says five blockade runners, recently from Richmond, were arrested on the stage from Port Tobacco, Maryland. On their persons were found between $30,000 and $40,000 in gold, twenty-two gold watches, five Georgia State bonds of $1,000 each, and two North Carolina State bonds. They were sent to the Old Capitol prison. The railroad depot at Chattanooga, containing quartermasters' stores, was burned on Saturday. --Loss one hundred thousand dollars. Sumner, Reverdy Johnson, and others, says the New York Herald, are now moving for an amendment of the Constitution of the United States, prohibiting slavery everywhere. Ten regiments of Federals are now employed in regulating the civil administration in Tennessee.