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Lovejoy's Resolutions.

[From the Albany Journal.]

The effort of Mr. Lovejoy, of Illinois, to drag the slavery question into the debates of a session convened purely to transact business was as untimely as it was indiscreet. The country will insist that the halls of Congress are not the proper place, just now, to roll out the negro.

Equally uncalled for was that gentleman's efforts to arraign the Administration. Such a course will, we are sure, be condemned, not only by the people at large, but by his own constituents.

[From the Boston Advertiser.]

It never concerns Mr. Lovejoy, of Illinois, that anything which he wishes to do happens to be none of his business. If it did he would not have offered his resolution demanding of the President the removal of Col. Emory, whose appointment Mr. Lovejoy censures without knowledge. It is the business of the Senate, and not of the House, to act in all such matters, and if the latter body had been foolish enough to adopt Mr. Lovejoy's resolution, the President, we hope, would have peremptorily declined to submit to such an unwarranted demand.

We copy the above in reference to Mr. Lovejoy, for the purpose of remarking that so far as we are able to observe, the people of Illinois equally condemn the impropriety of the resolutions recently offered by him in the House. The negro question is not now before the country. The government is engaged in a more important business — the crushing out of an armed rebellion; and it is every way untimely to thus waste the precious moments of Congress, as well as provoke crimination and recrimination outside among those, who, on the great issue of Union and Disunion, are now acting as a unit in support of the administration. Let us go on and save the country instead of stopping to wrangle among ourselves about the status of runaway negroes.

The other part of Mr. Lovejoy's resolution, demanding of the President the removal of Col. Emory, is in equally bad taste, and is besides a personal insult to Mr. Lincoln. The Senate and not the House of Representatives, is the proper body to discuss and pass upon the President's appointments, and if they shall see good cause for refusing to confirm Col. Emory's appointment, we have not a word to say; but we are certain there are facts in the case which, if they were in the knowledge of Mr. Lovejoy, would provoke, instead of censures, his hearty approval of the appointment.