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Distinguished Arrivals. --Ex-Gov. Morehead and Judge Thos. Ruffin, of North Carolina, and Hons. Geo. W. Summers and Wm. C. Rives, Virginia Commissioners to the Peace Conference, recently in session at Washington, arrived yesterday, and are now stopping at the Exchange Hotel.
City Items. --There was another "demonstration" last night. Capt. Dancer's company marched down from Sidney, attended by the Armory Band, and, halting in front of the Ex-change, gave a serenade to some of the distinguished gentlemen sojourning there. We could not ascertain for whom the compliment was intended. It was reported that a Union demonstration was to be made, and that Messrs. Summers and Rives would speak; but neither of them appeared. The music and military went off up town, but a large crowd had meanwhile gathered, manifesting a determination to hear somebody; so Messrs. Gor-don and Newton gave them a few secession touches. We believe this satisfied the popular clamor. Mr. John Septon appears at the Theatre tonight, and the managers offer an attractive bill for the termination of his brief engagement. A glance at the bill for the evening will furnish convincing proof that a good performance will be given. In the Federal Court, the jury in the case of C
them, after they shall have reported according to the provisions of the Act of Assembly, appointing them to explain, severally, before the Convention, their views of the action of said Conference, and of its result. And that Commissioners Hon. Wm. C. Rives, Hon. John W. Brockenbrough, and Hon. James A. Seddon, be invited by the President to occupy seats in this Convention. Mr. Price,of Greenbrier, opposed that portion of the resolution requesting the Commissioners to address the Conventi Mr. Johnson,of Richmond, then addressed the Convention in opposition to the first part of the resolution, when Mr. Priceoffered the following as a substitute. Resolved,That the President of this Convention be instructed to invite the Hon. W. C. Rives, the Hon. Jas. A. Seddon, and the Hon. John W. Brockenbrough, to occupy seats upon this floor. Mr.John Tylerexplained the apparent delay in the report of the Commissioners.--They were required to make a report to the Governor, who mak