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n these words': "All Southern men, and many others in Washington, consider war imminent. The only question is where the blow shall fall." Mr. Carlile replied, relieving himself from any charge that he had a special purpose to conceal any portion of the dispatch. He did not believe there was any truth in it. Brief speeches were made by Messrs. Baylor of Augusta, and Hall of Wetzel--Mr. Montague having meantime raised a point of order as to the debate now going on, which the Chair overruled. Mr. Carter, of Loudoun, said he was authorized to state that there was no truth in the report recently alluded to here, of a correspondence between the Governor of this Commonwealth and the President. He then moved an adjournment, but withdrew it at the request of Mr. Macfarland, who desired to make a correction of the journal. The motion to adjourn was renewed by Mr. Macfarland, and voted down. On motion of Mr. Morton, the Convention took a recess till 5 o'clock, P. M.
, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Kent, Kindred, Lawson, Leake, C. K. Mallory, Jas. B. Mallory, Marr, Miller, Montague, Morris, Morton, Neblett, Orrick, Parks, Preston, Randolph, Richardson, Robert E. Scott, Wm. C. Scott, Seawell, Sheffey, Slaughter, Speede to leave the city at present. He cordially endorsed the nomination of the gentleman from Augusta, (Mr. Stuart.) Mr. Morton, of Orange, nominated Mr. Samuel McDowell Moore, of the county of Rockbridge, as a fairer exponent of the principles ofs, lost sight of the dignity of the subject. He took exception to the term "submissionists," which had been used. Mr. Morton disclaimed having applied that term to any party on this floor. Mr. Goode, of Bedford, nominated Hon. Henry A. Wishich, he thought, the Convention would vote with equal unanimity for a gentleman whom he should put in nomination. Mr. Morton withdrew the name of Mr. Moore from the list of candidates. He was decidedly in favor of the election of Mr. Wise, eve