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iance with an order from the Chair, and asked that the matter be disposed of. The President said he gave no such order, and went on to explain what had occurred. Mr. Wysor, of Pulaski, said that the gentleman who made the disturbance had refused to leave, and was, in consequence, taken into custody by the Sergeant- at-Arms. After some further conversational debate, Mr. R. Y. Conrad moved that the prisoner be discharged from custody, which was carried in the affirmative. Mr. Burdett, of Taylor, offered a resolution, that in view of the disturbance that had just occurred, a committee be appointed to take into consideration the expediency of adjourning to Staunton, or some other place at which the sessions can be held without being interrupted by outside pressure. On motion of Mr. Wickhan, the resolution was laid on the table. Correction and Personal explanation. A letter was read from Mr. Sherrard Clemens, (who was confined to his room by sickness,) corr
, relating to the national troubles, was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. A report fixing the compensation of officers was adopted. Mr. Moore, of Rockbridge, submitted resolutions demanding from the North security against future wrongs; opposed to going into any Confederacy which had for its objects the re-opening of the African slave trade, free trade, or direct taxation; and proposing to go into Confederacy on the basis of the Crittenden resolutions, or their equivalent. Mr. Moore sustained his resolutions in an anti-secession speech, which was replied to by Mr. Goode, of Bedford. Before the last-named gentleman concluded, the President was compelled to give an order to clear the galleries, in consequence of a popular demonstration, and the further consideration of the resolutions was postponed to this morning. Mr. Burdett, of Taylor, in view of the interruption, introduced a resolution proposing an adjournment to Staunton, which was promptly laid on the table.