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ld save them against the North. They most earnestly desired the co-operation of Virginia, and if she refused, they would receive it more in sorrow than in anger. Greater than we once went to his own, and his own received him not; yet he became a great light, illuming all the world. In conclusion, Mr. Benning presented-the Georgia Ordinance of Secession, earnestly invited Virginia to unite with her, and thanked the Convention for the attention given to his long address. As he took his seat, there was a hearty demonstration of applause. The Georgia Secession Ordinance was then read by the Clerk, and, on motion of Mr. Preston, of Montgomery, laid on the table and ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Preston, the further execution of the order of the day was postponed until Tuesday. On motion of Mr. Early, the resolution adopted on Saturday, in regard to tickets for this day, was renewed for to-morrow. On motion of Mr. Staples, the Convention adjourned.
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ntribution from the housekeepers; a splendid supper was gotten up, and the slaves of the town and vicinity enjoyed themselves to their heart's content with good things; and a further compliment was granted them, in the way of a dance, at the Masonic Hall on Tuesday night. A more orderly set I never saw, and a happier people does not live in this land. We have no fears of our slaves. They will work and fight for their masters, in any emergency. Rain, rain is the order of the day here. One of the heaviest slides that ever occurred on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, came down on Sunday night last, near the Big Tunnel, and if this rain continues, more rock and earth will fall in the road, and it will not be open before Sunday night. The cut where this slide fell in is 92 feet deep and 80 feet long. This being St. Valentine's day, our young ents have invested heavy in the Valentine made Many very pretty and expensive ones were sent around to ladies fair. Montgomery.