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The secession of Virginia. The Southern newspapers continue to bring accounts of the enthusiastic reception of the news of Virginia's secession. The Atlanta (Ga.) Confederacy, of the 19th inst., says: For a short time, every one that met his neighbor hurriedly and anxiously asked, "Is it true?" Soon, however, all doubts were removed from the minds of the most skeptical, and all over the city cheers and shouts of excitation went up. Friends and neighbors met each other with faces beaming with smites and radiant with joy. The bells all over town were set to ringing, and kept up a joyous din of long and loud peals. Our Superior Court was in session, but Judge Bull, on receiving the news, promptly adjourned the Court.--Soon the loud-mouthed cannon was brought out, and a salute of eight guns were fired in honor of the event — His Honor Judge Bull firing off the first one! Everybody was filled with rejoicing that no one tried to conceal.--Even those who lately were "indifferen