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o vindicate the honor of the Old Dominion. How long are we to be kept waiting before they arrive at some conclusion ? We (in the mountains up here) read your excellent paper every day, but can never see anything from the Convention that is palatable to our taste. They sit, talk, and make long- winded speeches, while the enemy of Virginia is preparing his incendiary plans to succumb her sons. We had speeches to-day (Court day) from gentlemen, all of whom were in favor of secession. Mr. Burwell, of Bedford, spoke about two hours, and in his able speech showed how much more it was to the interest of Virginia to be with the South than remain the tail of a Northern Confederacy.-- Col. R. M. Wiley, of Craig, (who is a candidate for the State Senate,) also took strong Southern grounds. Col. Anderson, our late representative in the Legislature, also gave "an account of his stewardship." He told the people that all hopes of an adjustment had banished — he had exhausted all in his powe