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Virginia Legislature. [Extra session.] Wednesday, March 29, 1865. The Senate met at 12 o'clock, but no quorum appearing, a motion to adjourn was agreed to. House of Delegates. The House met at noon, and was called to order by J. Bell Bigger, Assistant Clerk, in the absence of both Speaker and Clerk. The Clerk read a telegram from Speaker Sheffey, announcing that he would be unable to reach the city before Friday. Mr. English, of Henrico, moved that Mr. Tomlin, of King William, be elected Speaker pro tempore. Much discussion ensued touching the parliamentary usage under the circumstances, in which the House found itself without a Speaker and without a quorum. The roll was called, and thirty-four members answered to their names. Finally, on motion of Mr. Holden, the House adjourned.
Spirit of the people of Augusta. A large and enthusiastic meeting of the people of Augusta county, Virginia, was held on the 27th ultimo, of which the Staunton Vindicator says: "The meeting was addressed by J. M. McCue, Esq., member of the House of Delegates from this county; Hon. J. Randolph Tucker, Attorney-General of Virginia; H. W. Sheffey, Esq., Speaker of the House of Delegates, and A. H. H. Stuart, Esq., of Staunton. The speeches were all patriotic, practical and telling. At the conclusion of Mr. Stuart's speech, contributions of provisions and money were solicited, when sixty-two of those present subscribed one hundred and thirty-five barrels of flour, seven thousand one hundred pounds of bacon, and one hundred and fifteen thousand dollars in money and bonds. The rush to lay their provisions and funds on the altar of their country was exciting, and the scene grand beyond description, being the offerings not only of the man with his thousands, but also of the poo