Alton Weekly Courier, February 10, 1859

Alton Weekly Courier

February 10, 1859

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Alton Weekly Courier (Newspaper) - February 10, 1859, Alton, Illinois INtttcal anD General Xcms for EDITOR THURSDAY FEBRUARY and ordared toa second reading By In relation ti the as is Central Railroad than an The oceasion of this Put upon its it is that the Bill may apply to the case of One Two without alteration One without Iwo without J JJj Three without altarauo Six without alteration ss OM COBBIEB A3 TUB Terms 00 DEALER IN FANCY AND STAPLE UKY and Ready Made Soutcwjt corner of Alain and Upper So Bach BulwQuent QO 3 OO Two 4 oo XUrec O 1 1 square Displayed COOK SILK AND WOOLLEV DYEIW AND SCOU1U 94 ond Hfi Pine between Tuini and Fourth Uruncb uf the 72 Green Toird aud tientV aud are and npnily lunl tnade to jtiok HS wwll anew dtucriptioo tf satin uni Deensve are cleaaseil aud re tortnt lu tueir iC21tdT LAW and for the janl dw iMHNKY ANI to OVKR MKTCiLF and at t and on rraxnrbM Lna mijajeUaneoufi and blank sw wall window fancj and vjrielT louth ul1 CIVIL ANiJ bDUVKVjKOF HIE District oi Madison tb rd floor Bank octldwtl FOHWARMNU 4 COMMISSION and dealers in all of Ibey hare taken the formerly occupied by and more recently by U Morrison 4 INSUEAKCE Illinois Office on Third Ibirmv i C IMPORTER OF QUEENS W AMI Wholesale and Retail Dealerln imd aud L Tattlf Cut nnd Wuttere Tea nnd Jnpanmi opputiLtt ill PBODDCK PsUWAttl NU AS1 uoiuiuidflion Aient for Premium 11 Locust Oriieri fur nul Mann ttc turfj accurnlly filled at lowest possible for iale and re respectfully Shipments of all kiiih wilt be lui lilully January 4 Scntt 4 yati A 4 Eussell t Drown i Hillard 4 Louis IVile 4 J cib Semaha Nbnukt Y 4 UU 4 Co Barry 4 UeKJAMlN KIHCMA KIIOTT Jt KINB1I1AK AltltOTT Jt MASUFACrillKItti OF BLINDS in varj and iCO Clark be tween Taylor and Twelfth near and Frricbt of prices denlfre on applica tion ipliwly ON THE northwwt of Market and Second lumiufactiior aud funeral under also hivca vault in Alton and will accommodate any person to4epotit their deceased on patent metallic burial cafes feMSUwly ILL dwly was rejected by four majority The fal lowing is the vote BCD Bray Bur HORACE Olark B John Co WiNTfiR Davie Davis Farns Lawrence Robert El or Edward Jay Freeman John on William Thomp Oadwaludcr Elthu uauwaiaucr imsuuiiruwe Lecomptoa Democrats in italic 7 Anti Lecomptoa and small capital S Republicans A Car John JamesCraipi Barton Davis El Gil G rocs II Hty Owen HHJIPIIBEY Samuel Marshall MAYS John Rns IB Lllnb buo ffj Henry on trial for the murder of Sophia his in before a court under existing adjourns on Saturday before the trial can be In the early part iff the several Bills increasing the Jurisdiction of tne County Court of and other were referred to Judieiary Com on introduced u resolution calling upon that Committee to report either npon those or general law applicable to all those On this resolution ensued a discussion whioh consumed more than half the fore noon The debate hinged upon the expediency of altering the duties and pow ers of County the increasing of the Jurisdiction of the either specially in orgenerally all over the Several amendments were offered to the were made by Davis of Montgom and on motion oi the and sul were laid on the On the rules were suspended for Aaron Henry Sh Samuel James 9 Short street and nl Commission and far the Promthe German of BT I Kiixe upon thesilent Nor oatch one friendly She and heedfth not My preseuc in hpr I gur upon the sky afar Tis hung with sable sbroud And I fcnow tbe evening star Is bright bpyond tbe For the Quanta quitque riM pluta nrgavcril A 0 wouldst thou know a Key to free the Soul From bondage of tbe Bodys biso control A secret omnisoiently To undiscovered Treasuries of Thought A Passport to farmore than Power or Mysterious sesame of Sell Tho magic by which tbe Orpat Gain entrance at the sullea port of By which the august signal Through fiery ordeals of earthly trial At last are weloomd at Gate of Heaven Behold the the mighty mf Sjrnbol SelfDenial 1 Homcotcad Hill of day before in the House of moved to reconsider the vote by which the Homratead Bill was referred to the Com mitteo of the This was agreed to and tho Bill was then passed by a vote of 120 ayes to 70 It will meet with more difficulty in the The Bill provide that any person who is the head of a over twentyone years of and a citizen of the United or who has Sled his intention to become according to tbe naturalization shall be entitled to en ter a quarter section of or unap propriated nnd hold the same con dition of actual settlement and cultivation verua It should be put npon record that the Democratic party is not in favor of build inup the despite its professions to ibe Bight or ten days tho anbjeet before tbe House being a Bill to amend the Preemption pending tha discussion of Mis moved to strike out all after the en acting and insert substantially th Homestead providing that any citizen of the United States may free o one quarter eection of the pnbli for tbe purpose of aettlement ant AntiLecompton Democrats in italics 4 7 Looumptou S5 not une Of seventeen members who voted yea on the question us to of tbe amend Administration Dem directly round and voted nay on the passage of the and the other five did not vote at Consis tency thou art a jewel Of the Illinois dele gation and voted both for tho Amendment and did not vote on the Amendment but voted for iho SHAW and did not vote on the Amendment and voted against the our own ROBERT did not vote on It will be seen that the vote was almost a strict party Republicans all voting for Iho American for and seven DouoLas Democrats for and four seven Administration Democrats for and eightyfive What do the working men of the country think of this vote Do they or ds they not think that the man who wishes to buy and improve a piece of somewhere here in the should have an advantage over the speculator who only wishes to buy that he may sell at an advance sometime or other after tbe country has been built built not with any of his but by the toil of the pioneer And whioh as shewn by this favors the settlers There was a time when tbe Democratic party upheld a generous policy in relation to the public lands and this policy was its tower of As says tho Louis Democrat It was the liberality of the old Democratic party to the pioneers and set that won the confidence of the new talcs and the result was that one by ono s those States oamo into the Union ithout enrolled themselves un cr tbe Democratic more ian any other feature in its main ained the ascendancy of that mak ng up in the now States for any losses in ie old This vote shows that tha emocratic party of today has anew t is no longer the party of the ongor the of tho laboring but ho party which favors tho speculator as gainst the actual settler nnd the Repnb can party now occupies the old Demo ratic is the party of the peo ouny uner Courts and Boards of to or dispose of the same at their After a very brief the Bill was House then took up the Bill Defin ing the rights and duties of the owners of which was prepared by the Com mittae on General and addressed the and Epler submitted an im portant Pending this discus the House adjourned until two When the House met at two the Sneaker announced the special the consideration of the Bill suspending the collection of the constitutional two mill On motion of the special order postponed until the Ferry which was under consideration at the hoor of noon shall be disposed Hnrlbnt made an able in whioh be showed plainly that this Bill not beeause a law of 1845 now in contains all its except one or two which he embodied in an amend atory the first section of which vides for Railroad ompanies to change their By amend an Act to In corporate the Town of Jersey By that the pur chasers of Railroads may be invested with their to operate Bv review and amend 54 entitled By regulate the forolo sure of By Incorporate the City Riilroad Company of By amend an Act to amend the assessment and revenue By relation to and perfecting the Laws of this By the time of holding the Snpreme Court in the first and second grand By relation to Suits by and against Companies and Joint Stock Asocia By the sale of pro perty for freight and storage due Railroad By Act to permanently settle tbe State Fair ting to purchase 46 acres of to be selected not more than one mile and half from the corporate limits of tho purpose of taking up a Bill for a gener By Judd To amend an Act to pro pany to reduce the stock of said Company below the nominal value The following Bills were Concerning In relation to certain decrees in Chan cery and Orders of To incorporate the Illinois Male and te male To incorporate the Belleville an Tama roa Railroad To incorporate the Metropolis and Louis Railroad For the if the payment of the claim of Jardm Concerning Conveyances in this State to Concerning Conveyances in tms atate to secure the payment of tho Connecticut scheme ever conoaiyed by even Democratic J Had it been possible to enter School To authorize the formation oi GAS Com invests th e taxing Ferry Property the se e County Courts and Board soond lOVCabB buo Supervisors with the power to grant all Ferry and provides that no Franchises shall be granted for more than ten Craddook made an able and earnest speech in opposition to the Upon com inj to a Hurlbots substitute was and the Bill ordered to a third Tho House then prooeeded to tho consid eration of tho special order whioh was post poned nt the commencement of the after Bill to suspend the collection of the two mill discussion on which consumed the remainder of the and was decidedly the ablest and most in teresting debate which has occurred in tho House during tho present session Detrioh opened the with a short speech against the the eronnd that its provisions are in direct con travention of Article 15 of the He with and Davis of who followed in op admitted that the necessity for tho tax does not at present and that they would like to see the peoplo tem porarily relieved from the payment of it but they cannot conscientiously vote for this conflicts with the Con In favor of the Hurlbut and Green addressed the House in four of the best speeches that have been made this These gentlemen are all lawyers ion cape was lost for want of a Constitu tional was and ac tion thereon temporarily After squabling half an hour about an ad the Senate In the this Under wood introduced a resolution calling upon the House to return a Bill passed yester day to establish a State Reform School for Juvenile The Democratic Senators thirk they have discovered a nigger in the and when the Bill goes it is the intention to draw the party lines against it and defeat The resolution lies over under the Tho House joint calling aOon stilutional was taken up and adopted by a bare twothird The following is the vote thereon of Adams of Ste A Bill authorising parson who Jay out will disfranchise a large portion of the towns to cmphif other than the County population the and anable the Surveyor to the and minority to rule and govern majority Sur uml in aacordanoe with tba agreement legalising the rf port of eueh peoial Sur This Bill introduced liy and ilrnngly defended by but finally lait upon tne A Bill giving Judicial jurisliation to Justices of tba Pdace in ctrtain was It provides that in oases where the County is by consent of a County Justice may preside over the tba Committee on State reported a Bill appropriating to complete the building for the Insane and to furnish the same to heat by and ventiaie the same to make Bill appropriating to pay arrearages due on too completion of the Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb and for Lhe current ezoenees nf said Institution the years 1859 and 1860 and for tha current expenses for tba Asylum for the Blind for the years 1859 and and one quarter of Both these together with the Report were upjn the table and ordered to be TLey will meat witb an uncompromising spirit of op position from a small portion of the mem bers of the and I think it probable lhat the appropriations will be cut and tha manner of disbursing the same Tha House then When tha House met at two the special order was taken Tbe Bill in troduced by 1 to ba tha one prepared bv the Douglaswire workers and approved by his Satellites in was read in and then raad paragraph by for purposes of iisousaion and Several amend manta ware by Republican but wera all or laid on the by a strict parly at the behest of who officiated as head fu cleman through the entire Tha Douglasites had evidently been well drilled and whan the gentleman from said I hope the amendment will not ba or I hope the amendment will ba laid on the that was all that was toot to Oppoaed to him and to his stood Church Uraddock and as the reading of the Bill pointed ont and moved to amend its constitutional de exposed anl denounced the glaring inconsistencies manifest injustice witn which it in a manner that will not soon be forgotten by those who or those who are endeavoring to force upon tha people of tbe vilest and nust odious gerrrman lering apportionment and in accordance with tha agreement entered into on Friday the Republi cans had allowed the Bill to ba fiially acted consenting unaoi inoujiy to a suspension of tha roles for that i hat agreement fully and honor ablv they need now expect no more assistance or countenance from tha Repub licans in the further progress of this abom If anything more ie done with the Douglasites will have it to do the work and take the The discussion had frown pretty and was likely to grow still more when it wan mildenly ard nnexpeccedly brought to a While Plato was Mack stood up in his and said rise to a privileged 1 wish to announce that the Stata House is on The members at first thought it was a joke of the gentleman from Kankakee but it was very soon ascertained to ba true that the pipe of one of the stoves in the Senate Chamber had set fire to tha lathing near and that the building was in emi nent danger of being Plato gave way to a motion to which prevailed amid some I am extingui was Had it been possible to enter tain a feeling of sympathy for partizan tricksters when engaged in a scheme Of nanipN CriCKSSers WIIB P On motion of the vote taken political villainy of which vesterdav bv which the Bill to repeal sec the French and other kindred European fion chap er of Revised revolutions would havo felt I must have pitied tbe Democratic members ment and Will make Democratic members managed t avoid a vote upon but Be from finaUy eoeded in moving an amendment tha brorigut about an Issne between the lators and It wasto the effcc from and after tho pastaEe of the ac no public landshall bo exposed to sale b nlcM tt inmMjtjM unless mVaball have been and the re turn of anch aurvey filed the Land offic for ton years or more before euoh The object of this amendment ww to giv the working olaaeftMe who wished S oomine from the East to homesiu new countries to the west realize the dreams onth the hoje of an of ten orer lhe i made a would hare been t boaies oi preven 01 Xerrttorjr sir Spain At one time the Spanish Empire occupied he eighth part of tho known compris n2 a space of square with a population of Of this ast territory more than twothirds havo been In 1555 Spain gave up the isle f Malta to the order of In 1020 ho Lower Navarre and Beorne were yielded o and in 1649 the In 040 Spain lost Portugal and her n 1648 sho recognized the sovereignty of tho In 1626 the English wrested tho Barbadoes from in 16o5 in 1704 in 1718 the in 1759 and in 1797 In the seventeenth century France took possessiin of and the half of the isle of San and ta 1800 In the eighteenth century Spain yielded up Sar dinia to the Duke of and to Morocco her rights on Mazolquiver and She eeied Plscencia and with other dominions in the North of to princes ofthe bouse of and in 1150 Sicily were emancipated from In 1819 ahe aold Tnese gentlemen eminent ones too they are gentlemen whose opinions on a law constitutional or worthy ol the highest consideration and they seemed very and argued very eloquently although the BUI may contain an apparent euoston of the Con it is not a violation of that instru In these these four gen tlemen proved themselves to bo legislators of far more than ordinary Peck closed up the discussion for the in a short speech intended to prove that the pending Bill is clearly un and if tbe Bill the Snpreme Court will so Pending the Eplor having the the House adjourned until tomor row Your readers will probably remember that tomorrow is the day fixed upon for tho discussion and disposition of the two Apportionment Bills now Jndde Bill to establish a State Re form School far Juvenile pass ed the Senate this afternoon by a bare con stitutional A startling fraud on tho State Treasury was accidentally brought to light this So far as I have been ablo to the particulars are as follows During the year for want of funds to pay for work as it was the Canal Commissioners issued Checks npon the branch of the State Bank at pay able ninety days after It will be re membered that Otis Allen and others were and some of the parties for counterfeiting these and sent to tbe State The genuine Checks were all redeemed except about in It was accidentally this that on the 27th nf the Fund Commissioner Mrived frYm in above described which were by direction of tho and then was issued upon one hundred and five of dated July NoV inclusive These Bonds were deposited by in the Sinking March and aid circulating notes issued on them byinhthe4Senate this Marshall Kujkendalli Oof Bryans Bill to suspend tba collection of the Constitutional twomill was laid upon the table until tha Fourth of In tho Martins political resolutions were taken The Douglas Senators have been from the to aroid a direct vote upon and othat Higbee offered the follow nz as a substitute by Oil of alivct concurring therein That the Democracy of through their Representatives the Gen eral Assembly and reaffirm tueCincinnnti as follows i Hero follow the resolutions referrea whioh your readers may refer to at their if That the foregoing resolu adopts as a Platoim of the National assembled in Convention at Cincin 4th of fully authorise and jostify a further and more explicit declara tion ef as follows That the Democracy of Illinois re pudiate the idea that the Union cannot continue exist as their fathers made composed partly of Slaveand partly of Free and reject the dogma that it must necessarily become all one thine or mil the slave or all free asrtey that i the Constitution shall be maintained in ititpirit and and its principles faithfully and fully carried where by each State and Territory will be ly free to form and regulate its domestic institu tions in its own the Union of the and the rishts of the will endure as long as patriotism shall hare a home in the hearts of the oue and now and for T That a New State applying must have pitied tbe Democratic around whose ears fell the withering denunciations and aueus vtions of and Blais proved np nnd nuileil down by facts as incontrovertible us their argu ments were In do pity I know that thire are miuy very very and very wcllmean ligmen among who would if left to do anything positively un fair or even to accomplish a partizan Thesa of been bv the powerful force of party into the support of this the most ini quitous abomination that was ever spawned by even Illinois I pity these for they are certainly in a position where intelligent and consoientous men are subjects of pity and commisera Nothing that I could send you would be more interesting to your readers than an abstract of tha discussion upon iliin Bill in the House this afternoon but I have neith er time nor space to give it Suffice it to that the Bill clearly proven to bo an outrageous attempt to defraud the peo ple of Illinois by virtually disfranchising a nt a n i arranging impel a large i happy to sav that tha Era wss soon and that but little damage The most of the afternoon was taken np with tha consideration of Senate Bills on their third The following were disposed off To amend tha practiaa of tha Supreme It provides that consent of Appeal and that mere informality of tha bond shall not affect the validity of the To amend tha law of 1851 providing for a geological and minerolojioal survey the two Railroad one authorizing Mitohell and Buokmalter to purchase so much of the Sangamon and NorthWest Railroad as lies between Alton anil and the other creating those threa gentlemen into a Corporation under the title of tha Alton and Louis Railroad Com were The Senate Bill to establish a City Court in the City of Alton WM taken np and from Judiciary portad a Bill in regard to imprisonment for which was laid on tha Original i Bill to reform the Probate System raid twioa and ordered to a third Bill to civa County Judges juris diction to amount of one thousand and giving them jurisdiction in eases of pe tition for partition and for assignment of dower the law to be submitted to the peo and to take effect in only tha oountiaa that poll a majorityvote in ita favor raad twice and ordered to a third On motion of Rosevalt tba House prooeeded to takeup Senata Tha first of these was a Senata joint resolution the printing of tan thousand co pies of the biennial Report of tha Stata Agricultural Upon this sprung up an active debate whioh lasted over half an Davis of and spoka in favor of the and Davis of McKlraine and against Upon a final the resolution was noas Davis of Montgomery read a long siring of Democratic whereasas and and asked a suspension of the rules in or der that they might be introduced and made a special whioh was crats as well as Republicans voting against Hacker made the same reqnest for tiVH of the Oateral that I umin slavery amoral and Dolitiol and thit if it sbonld be fattened on the Unitel pro areas in al thatouattitnes agreat and prosperous community will be greatly we should view the of into those Territor ies with reret and and will oppose such utrasion in all llal anj constitutional Qjudy offered the following amend mt That the acqiuition of Cuba to the United States is of tne greatest importance to and thst our Senator 01 Congress he and our be requested to encourage all lawful and prudent means to secure the uf that The Chair decided tnat the amendments of Cook and not being ger main to tha original were not in Higbee offered the following amend icnt Strike out of the original resolution of the Senator from Schuylor Richmond the words OUT and insert in lieu thereof the words our the Lyman Cook offered amendment to the amendment as follows Strike out the resolution and proposed amendment and insert the t plowing That tba territory of Kansas should be admitted into the Union with her present pop upon an application of the people of said with a ounstitution which fairly the will tbe people of that Territory and that opr Senators and ItepramtatiTes be lu llructed torute Richmond moved to lay tbe last amend ment on The ayes and noes be ing the vote stood Coff i Under He taw nnce more darkeyed queen Among her ehildren stand They elapsed his they kissed his 1 held him by the band I A tear burst from the Slsepeis lids And fell into the And ttten at furious speed he Alo is the Nigers bank lib bridle reins were golden with a martial At web leap he eould feel nil scabbard of steel Smiling hiJ Before like a bloodrad Tae bright flamingbee fiew From mom 111 1 night ha fallowed their Oer t lains where the tamarind Till he saw the of Caffre And theoceen rose to At nighthe heard the lion Ana the Anl the riverhorse as he crushed the reeds Bestae some hidden stream And it like a glorious roll of Through tbr triumph of hie The their myriad Shouted of liberty And the Blast of the Desert eried With a voioe so wild and That he started in his sleep and smiled At their temputuovi lie td not feel the drivers Nor the burning heat of day For Dsatli had illumined the Land of And his lifeless body lay A wornOat that the soul Ilal broken aad thrown There is a rare fitness in the imagery ef r the last two in which the Slaves dead for admissioninto the Union upon an equal footing with the original and witu a guaranteeing a Ktpnblican form of and which has been fully submitted to a the people thereof and adopted by or is known to their and gire fjree and eflVet to their should be admitted without reference to the fact tbbt suchConstitution ssay contain a provision or prohibiting the emigration such btate and that under no circumstances abovld a new State be f orwd into the against the will of the people er witb a Constitution unalthoriied or unapproved by That the Democracy of Illinois point with pride and pleasure to their past his tory as a sumeient guarantee ta tbe country as to their f ntnM eoarse folly and unequivo cally committed m tieyare by their historyto a Srm adherence te the usages uul CiOrluaiu fcuo half the isle of San Domingo and before 1825 ail her vast possessions on the Ameri can continent wera lost to her foreign possessions now ara the Cuba and P6THF and some inMad Norwegian met ffA of tba Bfor the first both first introaoeeus instructing the Finance Committee to inquire intJ the and investing them with power to send for persons and The discovery baa occasioned no little ex in and about the State I andSitand that Mattaaon has been foquhed and he bought tha Checks in tba at different times and of dif ferent and be able to throbut Httlo light npon the au thorship of the Since writing the upon axanuna I finathatthe following forgaj ehaeka were during ore ted a eed offretireoVwoke uputhe moraine their patient ly into the matrimonial and are now trudgine together oathe uphill of SennWeyoung 1 Saved all the money and Uller eandlei nsually in a vast amount of I hare a strong tendency to the rout wtat enall I do to wrest its pro Iressf Take a bucket of water and a Ion of How Drink the ana carry the latter np threepair ot teg forgj preceding were wunufc natorial by order of hundred dollar presen th h ty bj three doliy Smithin all amounting to a arm aunerence fcw of tbe and to the support of the nominees of all in regularly organised aid ritbtfully stituted whether or amendment ta tho Jndd offered tha following Retained trj thi Smite of tlu stale of tat Bouu of Siprataatitet amnming That we view with abhorrenoe the rejently made to revive tbe African slave asa oar Seua torj in Conrreis are hereby instructed sal our Representatives requeeted to employ tbtir best efforts to amend the existing laws for tbe suppres sion of such infamous If any drfeeta ufat so a effectually to prevent the erosion or violation of such and to punisa the psr sansofiendinc against the same in the most ex emplary Sualved That the Federal hav ing been convicted of an atUmpt to forse a nolle Constitution upon an unwilling people la Aeflanee ot their natural suppoeed dicta of the Kansas Hebraska bill and the com mon Northern interpretation of the Cincinnati forfeited the conadenee of the peo ple of and that therefore our Senators lu Congress be instructed and out Representa tives requested to vote against the proposition now pendinr to place thirty million of dollars at the disposal of the be expended by him in the acqaiiitlen of Territory contiguous to oar The first of thesa last tweesolutiona was unanimously Tna aeoond was re jected by a party TOteayaa noes Tha as amended by tha addition Tit Jnod5 adopted by a strictly party noes Martin vatad for tbe thus virtuallyVoting down hie own asadandfiaggostivoinsUneeof what may beaoeb plQ UI AUIUU1B large portion of and so counties into Districts as to number of them to submit to misrepresen The Bill shows upon its face that but ono purpose was had in view in getting it viz to so arrange it as to enable the Douglasites to retain what they now have control of the State known majority of the popular vote of the State against them to the contrary notwith They know well that a fuir ap portionmentwould give theState entirely snd largely to tbe and they are determined that no fair apportionment shall lie At the close of tho Peci offered the Apportionment Bill prepared by the Republicans as a This was voted of by a strict party Detrieh then offered an amendment in the shape of an additional creatisg a new town in to be called the town of SouthWest Mask objected to the amendment on the ground that it was not germain to the title or object of the The Speaker sustained Macks and decided that the amendment was ont of and could not be This decision is creditable to Speaker Morrison in the highest nnd is a in adlition to the many he has already given although an ardent he is n oonsoienoious and highsouled of and has a proper sense of duties and responsibilities as Speaker of tho House and not of a The Bill was ordered to a third reading read a third by the nn der a suspension of tho and ayes noes I need not send yon the ayes and for it was njstrict party every Democrat voting for and every Republican against One from each aide was Church moved to amend the title so as to make it read ns follows A Bill for an Act to violate the Constitution tho purpose of disfranchising the People of the Notwithstanding the extreme appropriateness of the proposed amend it was laid on the We had a regular summerlike thunder storm and rain last night tho streets have the purpose of enabling him to introduce a resolution providing for a Select Commit tee to inquire whether present laws are suf ficient to prevent free negroes from coming to or settling in this State and if to report a Bill for such a law as will be suf ficient The House refused to suspend the consequently the resolu tion was not Some of the Democratic members peem determined to not rest until they get up a political fisnt on this and they will very when it does they will get their full satisfaction of from the Select Commit tee to whom it was reported back a Bill to establish a system of speciepay ing accompanied by a Panding tbe vote on tho adoption of the the House Snow has been falling ever since noon as the grouod was frozen hard when it it is probable we will have good sleighing by Very little of importance was done in the Senate In the the Select Committee appointed to investigate some thing which the sagacious Post thought he discovered to bo wrong in the letting of the contracts for doing tho State submitted two The majority re signed by Post and presents a long array of but establishes The minority re submitted bv is a full and clear vindication of our Kuy AJams of Adams of Vanderen So the resolution was laid on tbe Parks offered an amendment to tbe as follows Provided that it shall be ascertained that the ropulation of Oregon is sufficient ta entitle it to one Rep resentative in Congress according to the rula recently proposed and adopted on this there being nothing in the present erpust circumstances of Oregon to justify its being taken out of tbe operation of the general rale as in the case of moved to lay the above amendment on tbe Kuykendall movedthe previous ques Richmond withdrew his motion to lay n the The question being on the motion for the previous it was The question then being upon the adop tion of Parks the yeae and navs were with the following re mit Adams of Adams of Cof MartinjOKeanjlostjEichmondjUnderwood The question then being on tho adoption of Uigbees amendment to Rich monds viz to strike ont ear and insert in lien oor the Lyman the yess and nays were aud resulted as fallows Oof Adams of Adams of Kuyken The question then being on the adoption of the original resolution of Richmond the aves and noes were called and resulted as follows of Adams of Steph African scenery as to have been quoted by rcan scenery as o ave en qu Bayard at the head of one of the chapters in his Journey to Central The Good Part that shall not be taken away is a less but yet am It commemorates a Virgin ia freeing her slaves at the call of Conscience and thereafter her daily bread by daily We quote a few verses we cannot mutilate We give the whole She dwells by Great Kennawai In vallya grpen and cool And all her hope all her pride Are in the llcr poal like the transparent air Toat robtfs the Though not of eneirclea there All things with anna ttt And thna she walks am one her girli With praise and mild Snbdains oeu rude village cborla By herongelia fjbe to them at eventide 0 One who to UTC To c tst the And liberate the And oft the hleiM timi f orettlla Whin all tneo iball musical ai eilvtr Their falling chains aball And followinr her beloved In decent tnake her life one sweet record And deed of For she was and gave up all To break the iron taadd Of who waited in hf r hall And labored en her Long since beyond the Southern oatboand eaiU While in meek Now earni lierdailj It is their prayers which never That clothe her with each grace Tlmir blowing is the light of peace That ihioej upon her The Lines And musical eilver Their falling chains ahall are peculiarly The Slave in the Dismal S able and efficient Secretary of St ae an ecen against every accusation and imputation that has been brought against him in con nection with this As the reports were laid on the table and ordered to be we will soon bo able to see what has been said pro and But ton days of the conttitntional term yet and there is an astounding amount of business yet before the Legisla But little has been fully The House has finally acted upon only about 55 of its own Bills its Engrossing Olerke have engrossed only 258 and enrolled six Bills and three joint reso In the Senate about the same number of Bilis have been finally acted on as in the House S3 of its Bills have been on as n and 10 Bills and one joint Twenty Bills only uassed both Houses anl received the Gov r i fw 1 1 have approval Qi been very muddy uorth wind is bl 1 Tbis and it is growing To tht Editor of the Allan Courier In the this por tion of the forenoon session was consumed in engineering through the Seoute Bui to extend the time allowed to the collectors in tha Township Organization Counties to col lect and pay over the Xpur read ers will probably remember that a similar Bill passed both Houses in the early part of the and was killed by an amend ment tacked on in the Bill has passed tha but has met with a factious opposition in the ooming as it does almost ex alnsively from the Democratic members who represent Countias that be at all affected by seams almost to hive as sumed tha character of a partizan It hie seemod aa though some of the Dem ocratic mambarahave determined tpjnalw a nd suggestive instance of what mplishedby rigid canens as taken on the adoption of the To tht Editor of the Alton Courier r In addition to the Senate proceedings of contained in my letter of last I send vou the following Marshalls Bill an Act to restrain the granting of licenses for the sale of spir ituous was made tba special order for tomorrow Friday at two The following is the vote on laying on tho table the Bill to suspend the collection of tho two mill tax Adams of Knykendall Rich Adams of Applington j Bryan Cof Higbee from committee on Educa reported an act to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the improvements in tbe Institution for tbe deaf and from committee on Banks and reported ah act to incor porate the Highland Louis Railroad Ordered to a third Tbe Senata took following The Senate then For the Alton Foela on We have characterized Bryant as tho Poet of Longfellow might be called with no less trnth the Womans And in saying this we mean no disparage It is true the epithet does not imply It mean that prettiness is of ten unaccompanied by on the other it implies a strong nflectional religions and moral it suggests great purity of great reverence for what is great love for home and its simple and innocent It sng a delicate strong facile and a beautiful And these though they may not make a great will make a widely read and useful To a majority of the read ing hie own words apply well Saoh have power to quiet The restless of And come like tbe benediction That follows after Commend said the Longfellow is tne most rend of any American the most of any living English He as a consequence of what we have a favorite of the female and of our Tennyson undoubtedly at first and second hand commands a greater influence but it is Longfellow who is and who will be quoted for generations utter the golden coinage of Tennyson has lost its Nature outlives As a consequence also of our preceding Longfellow is a friend of uni versal right of all men to liberty and the pursuit of to a poet of his pure is of necessity an abhorred nnd loathsome To him it as it did to the earnest mind of John tho sum of all vil implying and involving every vice which debases and embrutes human the violation of every right wbich Nature bos given whether of proper or corruption of every whether of Truth or Longfellows Poems on Slavery are eight in and were in a we in as he iaforrns nearly all written on a sea suppose e We must pass over to give complete The Quadroon a poem whieh opens to view the most abhorrent uf American Slavery but never indignation peculiar to our A father is selling his slave daughter to wealthier lust no very favorable time one would they are poems of decided merit TTn effect music hum na Aifand of inarlio to the edge of the and lets us for moments gaze into that ne UOBOmpnauoMuj vota was taken on tha adoption of tha reso lutions aa amended by tha adoption of tha I To the Bailor Carter When the Journal bad been tha House this motion of and by unanimous the ape cial Apportionment nostrjoned until two with the un derstanding that the matter shall ba finally disposed of this A Bill to create the Twentysixth Judicial Circuit ont of the counties of Johnson and was taken m and was in orjler Jtojake np House Bills on their SererjlB01e jrete for it provider f or accommodating the inhabitants of the Township Organization and can not possibly injure sing it for ChuVeh admimistared a severe but wellmer ited caifigaMom U have so fao tiooely this Green offered an amendmeat providing that the collectors in the Counties teat have not adopted Town ship Organisatioa ehall have nntil the first of August to settle with the same ae it for County The Bill then We had another political row this morning upon a motion made by Dot nob to suspend tkt rale to allow to m trodace a resolution calling npon the Sen ate to return theApportionment in order that aa error in the menage bywbioh it was reported to the Senate may be cor On this motion cnsoed a very In opposition to its and SwoU nformedjhe Democratic on tnejr then acted npon though bnt few of them wen such ae woejd probably interest IinenMoB only the this afternoon An Act to amend sections 62 and 63 of chapter 30 providing that any person convicted of burparyorrobbary shall bb sent to the when tne value of the thing stolen amounts to The second upon second any perso tho age of eighteen shall be sent to the if the value of the property stolen ba five Ysas Adams Bry Hig In addition to the political with the action sentyou yesterday the Senate look Rich monds part of the special or follows that the be eipe ward to House oouldnot to aid or essisFin urging for a Bill which is so odi passage a Bill which is so odi if it a hi Ihf Soutr att Haute ojjupntiaa Slat cf Mat oar Senators bo and are heieby perempton our Representatives in COBII ess to employ then best to secure Se immediate admmiion ol Orefjoa into the apart from their special He be gins with a poem addressed to tho gifted after reading the iatters writ ings on Slavery The pages of thy book I Andaa I cloiedeaeh My heart ever of God t welldone Welldonel Toy oreeWt andboll At times they seem Like Luthers in the deys of Halfbattles for the until this land rerokes The old and chartered The feudal whips and yokes Jjualt A Voice is ever at thy side Speaking in tonesof Like the phophetic voice that cried To John in Write and tell out this bloody tale Record this dire This Day of this Endless This dread Apocalypse 1 The aa a Vork of poetic is surpassed by few of Long fellows Its fine adaptation of tbe gorgeous scenery of the strong contrast which it draws between the present abject condition of the slave and his dream of homo and family and the barbaric pomp of his once kingly sta and the touching beauty and pathos of ite close will appeal both to ossthetioal taste and ethical the unfathered nee he Ills sickle in his His breast was his matteabur Was burled in the Attain in the mist and Sleep TTe saw hUTfaUve through the landscape of his dreams The lordly Kiger Beneath the palmtreat on the plain The Slaver in his broad lagoon Lay moored with idle sail He waited for the riing Ana foi the evening Tjudprthe shore his boat was And all her crew Witcaei tue gray alligatar slide Into tae still Odors of orangeflowers and Reached them from time to Like airs that breathe from Paradise Upon a world of The under his reof of Emoked thoughtfully and slow The Slavers thumb was on the He seemed in haste to He my f hip at anchor rides In yonder broad I only wait the evening And the rising nf the Eef ore them with her face In timid Like one half curious half A QuaJroon maiden Her eyes were and full of Her arias and neck were bare Xo garment save a kirtle And her ewn raven And on hnr Iip3 played a Emile As and Aa lights in louia cathedral aisle rf is farm is Tha thoughtful Flutter said Then lookeU upon tbe Slavers And then upon the Hli heart within him was at strife TVicll such accursed gains For he knew whose passions gara her Wha3 blood ran in her Bat the voiceof nature waa too weak Ue tojk the glittering nuld Then pile as dealhgraw the maidens Her handsas icy The Slaver led her from the Ue led her by the To be pis slave and paramour In a strange bod distant The saddest victims of Slavery are those of tho mixed race who often with the intel the tbesensibDity of tho White are subject to the condition of tho eif The Paris correspondent of the National The following 9tpry hasbeen related to illustrative ot the philosophy of a game which enjoys tha traditional admi ration of as requiring the exertion of every originating faculty of the In the oonrse of one of the gumus between Morphy a move of the former excited much among the He had declined to take a although apparently exchange of would have it was conclusively in The game without verbal was rapidly by No sooner did he deliv er the checkmate thai one of the moat intense Irfokers For the love of heaven tell ine why yon did not take the Ba said all alive to tbe nature of his friends it a deep laid In have lost the game by a Andorsscn saw the and he planned this snare for So sayisg he placed the as they had beea at the critical and the re sult by a series of moves which been inevitable had he taken the knight I not Anderseen Pre t thinkincpoiaibly that the Pnnce of Dark ness was not without a share in tha sition of the young Tho following dialogue is have glass of Lbeheve ft will do yoa If ;