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- Johnston, Lewis, McComas, McGrew, Macfarland, Marshall, Moore, Orrick, Osburn, Patrick, Pendleton, Porter, Price, Pugh, Rives, Robt. E. Scott, Sharp, Sitlington, Slaughter, Spurlock, Staples, Chapman J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, White, Wickham, Willend said he would never consent that any Yankee foe should filch the Union, or the forts, or the Capital, from him. Mr. Rives, of Prince George, moved to amend Mr. Wise's amendment (which he had signified his willingness to withdraw, but objection was made.) by adding to the word "except," the words "with provisions."--[Laughter.] Mr. Rives, in a forcible speech, commented with particular severity upon the attempt to starve out Maj. Anderson, and said that if the attempt of the Federaclaimed that it was the duty of Virginia to help keep Maj. Anderson alive until pending difficulties are adjusted. Mr. Rives' amendment was then voted down — ayes 35, noes 60. Mr. Wisesaid he had offered his own amendment for the purpose o