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eyed to the President's stand and formally given to the Convention, through Hon. Wm. L. Yancey, in a handsome address. Mr. Smith, from Tuscaloosa, followed with a feeling reference to the Stars and Stripes, and invoked a blessing on the new flag. Alpheus Baker, of Eufaula, returned the thanks of the Convention to the ladies. The ordinance will be ratified Monday, when it is believed many other delegates will sign it. An immense meeting is now in session in front of the Capitol. Distinguished co-operation delegates are pledging their constituents as a unit to sustain secession. The flag presented by the ladies is now waving over the Capitol, amid the ringing of bells, firing of cannon, and intense enthusiasm. [third Dispatch.] Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 11. --An illumination is lighting the city from the Capitol to the river. An immense crowd is gathered in front of Montgomery Hall. Hon. J. L. M. Curry, and Mr. Mathews, of Mississippi, spoke.