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Extra session of the Legislature. At a recent meeting held by citizens of Halifax county an extra session of the Virginia Legislature was recommended, and the Governor requested to convene one "with the least possible delay." Dr. E. A. Coleman presided, and Dr. J. W. Craddock acted as Secretary. --The resolution was moved by Mr. James C. Bruce, and adopted unanimously. The chief argument for the calling together the Legislature was that the menaced condition of the State demanded measures for the public defence (especially from raids) which it was thought the Legislature should adopt. The miserable Constitution of '50 saddled Virginia with biennial sessions of her Legislature. It was a lame and impotent conclusion for a body of men engaged in so important a matter as amending the Constitution of the State to arrive at. The State of Virginia, with her extensive area, large and multiform resources, and constantly accruing subjects of legislative inquiry and action, requires