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Virginia Legislature.[Extra session.] Senate. Friday, January 6, 1865. Mr. Johnson, of Bedford, President pro. tem., called the Senate to order at 12 o'clock M. The Rev. Dr. Leyburn, of the Presbyterian Church, led in prayer. Mr. Alderson offered a resolution, which was agreed to, instructing the Committee for Courts of Justice to inquire into the expediency of reporting a bill more effectually to prevent the distillation of grain into ardent spirits. Mr. Johnson, of Bedford, introduced a resolution instructing the Joint Committee on Salt to inquire into the expediency of providing, by law, for a maximum price of salt and to guard against an excess over such maximum price by proper penalties. Agreed to. On motion of Mr. Christian, of Augusta, the Senate adjourned. House of Delegates. The House met at noon, and was opened with prayer by Rev. J. B. Taylor, missionary to the army. On motion of Mr. Haymond, of Marion, the House proceeded, without