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he principal discussion of the day. It was participated in by Messrs. Conrad, Jas. Barsour, Scott of Fauquier, Harvey, Fisher, Morton, (who desired a secret session — but the intimation was generally scouted throughout the hall,) Borst, Goggin, Slaughter, and others. A motion to lay upon the table was lost — yeas 34, nays 56. Strasburg was now evidently triumphant, and the discomfited forces were driven to a rally for the decisive fight. Amendments and substitutes were offered — affecting speeches were made. Conrad, of Frederick. held his ground manfully, and finally the rdinance was passed in the following form, as submitted by Mr. Slaughter. Be it ordained, That the Manassas Gap Railroad Company be and are hereby authorised to extend their road from some point at or near Strasburg to connect with the railroad at or near Winchester. If the Major General in command of the Confederate forces in this Commonwealth regards the construction of this road at this time necessary f<