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us, many are for immediate secession. A petition to this effect was lately sent to our representative in the Convention, signed by a number of our most prominent citizens. Our city press teem with rumors of this kind, and are anxiously perused by our people. A great deal of excitement is expressed to hear the latest news from Charleston, and our papers will be eagerly sought for. The election for the Mayoralty has just closed in Portsmouth, which resulted in the selection of John O'Lawrence, (Union,) of that city, over Geo. W. Grice, (Secessionist.) The fact of the triumph of the Union party at this ne created some surprise among a number, who were sanguine of the success of the Secession candidates. A number of our working men have recently been displaced from the Gosport Navy-Yard. I hear it started that Mr. Jas. C. White, of Portsmouth, (Bell and Everett,) will receive the appointment of Postmaster of that city.--It is also reported that Capt. Ferguson former