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Mr. Jas. H. May moved that a committee of three be appointed to wait on the Hon. John M. Botts, and invite him to address the meeting. Cries of "out of order," c the affirmative. The Chair appointed the following committee to wait on Mr. Botts: Jas. H. May. Richard F. Walker, and Wm. R. Sturdivant. A motion was mad for the approaching State Convention. Before the reading was concluded, Mr. Botts entered with the committee, and was greeted with loud cheers. This interruptn the table was lost. Before any further action was taken, the calls for Mr. Botts became most vehement.--Mr. Botts came forward on the stand, and was received Mr. Botts came forward on the stand, and was received with various demonstrations.--Mr. Thos. Clemmitt stood up and gesticulated with much energy, and as well as we could understand, appealed to the meeting to hear none at the same time — cheers and hisses commingled inharmoniously — and finally Mr. Botts was understood to say that he did not come there to address a mob, and retire