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The Convention.

The debate was continued on Saturday, in Committee of the Whole, on the pending propositions. Mr. Flournoy urged the presenting of an ultimatum to the North, without a Conference with the Border States. Mr. Goggin spoke in favor of his own ordinance of secession, which looks to a re-construction in union with the States which-have withdrawn. Mr. James Barbour commenced a speech, advocating secession, but was physically unable to finish. He will resume the floor to-day, if the state of his health permits. The Convention, after a pretty warm contest, adopted a resolution for the termination of debate, in Committee of the Whole, on Thursday next.

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