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Virginia State Convention.Fifth day.--[Second session.] Richmond June 18, 1861. In the absence of Mr. President Janney, Mr. Southall called the Convention to order at the usual hour. The session was opened with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Peterkin, the same reverend gentleman who officiated so acceptably on yesterday. [It certainly is not out of place here to inquire why Bishop Matill, of the Catholic Church, has not been invited, in turn, to open the sessions with prayer. He certainly is as truly Southern, and so are all his clergy, as any man or set of men South of the Potomac. Such discriminations are, of course, unintentional, but they may coefate mischievously.] Mr. Macfarland, of Richmond, (who, we presume, from his frequent calls on the Chair and large budget of documents, is the custos peen of our Commonwealth,) submitted a resolution authorizing any Banks in the State which may be menaced by an invading foe to stampede instanter, with bag and baggage, (which