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asked for, than that the entire State's interest in the road should be sacrificed under the auctioneer's hammer. Mr.Collier said he only desired to see even-handed justice. If this road really needed the relief asked for, he was willing to grad the pay of those members voting for night sessions, for each day on which they failed to attend such sessions. Mr.Collier moved that the Clerk be authorized to draw such pay and expend the same, under the direction of the Speaker.--Amidst the allowed to witness the uproar in the House. He therefore moved to clear the galleries. [Uproarious applause.] Mr.Collier moved to amend the resolution by substituting the following: Resolved, That on and after Monday next this House wi remind the gentleman who called him to order that he frequently came in and walked to his seat with his hat on. Mr.Collier said if the gentleman would pass the apples around, members would not object to his eating. [Renewed sensation and laug
flag-raisings. --A pleasant excursion is offered to the friends of secession, and all others who may desire to participate, to-day. A number of the citizens of Chesterfield, aided by large delegations from this city and Petersburg, design raising a "secession pole" at the little village of Chester, which will be graced with a beautiful flag. --Among the speakers expected to be present are the Hon. Roger A. Pryor, Gen. Thomas P. August, Gen. J. L. Kemper, and Messrs. B. B. Douglass, Chas. F. Collier, and Thos. M. Isbell. Excursion trains will leave Richmond and Petersburg simultaneously, at ten o'clock, and return tickets will be issued for the trip. A beautiful flag of the Southern Confederacy will also be raised to-day, in Hanover county, at the head of the Mechanicsville Turnpike. It bears seven stars, in a blue field, a blank space being left in the centre for Virginia, when she shall wheel into line. Three broad stripes, two red, the middle one white, complete the ense