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pon the top of a desk and proceeded amid a scene of confusion which was quite exciting, and came very near being serious. The speech of Mr. Stephens in the main met the approval of those who are not for immediate action. His policy, if carried out, will either restore the Government to a constitutional basis or force us to a dissolution. The Baptist State Convention of Alabama, in session at Montgomery, on the 14th inst., adopted a preamble and resolutions, presented by Rev. Basil Manly, which set forth the following: From the administration of the Federal Government, as things are — especially with reference to our peculiar property recognized by the Constitution — we can no longer hope for justice, protection or safety. We have supposed ourselves entitled to equality of rights, as citizens of this republic. We are not willing to surrender them, even at the risk of life and all we hold most dear. While, as yet, no particular mode of relief is before us, on wh