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ere freely resorted to in the course of the day. The vote in the city was between Messrs. Randolph, Steger and Robertson, State- Rights candidates, and Messrs. Macfarland, Johnson, Botts, and Gilmer, Union candidates. Mr. Gilmer withdrew from the contest about mid-day. Messrs. Randolph, Johnson and Macfarland were elected. Macfarland were elected. After the result was announced at the City Hall, speeches were made by the delegates elect. The State-Rights party engaged the services of Smith's First Regiment Band, and the "Marsellaise," "Old Virginny Never Tire," and other enlivening airs, were played at various prominent points. The Armory Band played "Hall Columbia,following is a statement of the result in Richmond: candidates.Jefferson Ward.Madison Ward.Monroe Ward.total vote. Marmaduke Johnson6588006572115 Wm. H. Macfarland5528886742114 John M. Botts5275625171666 George W. Randolph4578695651891 John O. Steger380867471171- John Robertson3867505301666 John H. Gilmer1708685341
te Rights candidates, Mr. Randolph--and two of the so-called Union ticket: Messrs, Johnson and Macfarland. But it was seriously designed at one time to have nominated Mr. Macfarland upon the State- RiMr. Macfarland upon the State- Rights ticket; and, in the speeches last night, in acknowledgement of the honor conferred upon them both, Messrs. Johnson and Macfarland made decidedly Virginian, State-Rights, and anticoercion speechesMacfarland made decidedly Virginian, State-Rights, and anticoercion speeches. The whole State-Rights ticket would have been elected but for the influence, 1st, of the cry of secession; 2nd, of the alarm excited among the foreigners relative to their oath of allegiance; aroper guarantees for the future given, they would go for separation from the Union. Indeed, Mr. Macfarland was one of the committee that framed and reported the resolutions adopted by the great meetiin Richmond last month. They place Virginia on the proper ground, and there we now regard Messrs. Macfarland and Johnson as now standing. The principal event of the day will be readily recognize