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first attempt in that direction ought to be resisted by Virginia, and favoring secession. Mr. Forres, of Rockingham, presented a series of reunion resolutions from that county. Referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. Military Defences. Mr. Richardson, of Hanover, moved that the Convention take up his resolution on the military strength of the State--a like motion having been lost yesterday for want of a full vote. Mr. Richardson demanded the yeas and nays. Mr.Brown, of Preston, opposed the taking up of the resolution. He thought the agitation of any subjects foreign to the purposes of the Convention would have a tendency to depreciate State stock. The motion to take up was lost — ayes 35, noes 46. Order of the day. The Convention then resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, (Mr. Southall, of Albemarle, in the Chair,) and proceeded to the consideration of the reports from the Committee on Federal Relations. The Chairman said the
t it would be referred. Mr. Kemper said such a course was unnecessary, the Military Committee having reported a similar bill heretofore by unanimous vote. Mr. Gibson of Jefferson, denied the accuracy of the statement. He was a member of said committee, and had always been opposed to any such bill. Mr. Crane said the John Brown raid had initiated a system of solicitation for increased pay by a great many. The official duties of the Adjutant General had no doubt been much increased by Brown's inroad; for Gov. Wise, on his own responsibility, had given him nearly $1,000 additional pay. The committee then reported a bill making him a salaried officer, $2,000 per annum.) This bill proposes to pay him that salary for the years '58 and '59. It was a fact which alarmed him, that Virginia was fast becoming a military power, and he did not doubt that the gallant officers in command would soon be called on to march their forces against whom nobody could tell. An Ordnance Department ha
Medical graduates. --Among the graduates at the commencement of the Medical Department of the Pennsylvania University on the 14th inst., were the following from Virginia: Thos. B. Amiss, C. Baldwin, E. G. Booth, Jr., J. W. Brown, Shirley C. Carter, L. N. Cheatwood, Edward A. Craighill, Daniel H. Hardaway, N. P. Henderson, H. T. Hunter, R. K. McCausland, S. M. McPherson, H. B. Meade, G. Mitchell, P. H. C. Noble, Thomas Opie, R. P. Page, Edward W. Perkins, J. M. Stephenson, C. W. Timms, Newton Wayt and V. O. Williams. Those from North Carolina: W. H. H. Cobb, M. E. Dodson, J. T. Fuller, F. R. Gregory, J. H. Hicks, W. A. Holt; J. T. Johnson, Chas. Lesesue, P. P. Mendin, Thos. A. Oakley, J. B. Robertson, Simpson Russ, W. G. Stephens, J. B. Stovall, W. B. Watford, and R. H. Worthington.