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The Legislature. Yesterday was the, day fixed upon by both branches of the General Assembly for the election of a Confederate States Senator, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the death of Hon. Ballard Preston, but owing to an effort on the part of certain members to postpone the matter until some future day, the greater part of the session in the lower House was consumed in desultory speech making, calling for the eyes and noes &c. The names of Hon. William C. Rives, Judge John J. Allan, Hon, Charles W, Russell, and Hon. John B. Ficyd were finally put in nomination, but no vote was taken, and the election was postponed until to-day.
ested by the enemy; and if so, for what cause, and how confined. Referred to the Committee on Courts of Justices. Mr. Rives his resolution of yesterday, so amending the 26th rule of the House as to authorize the speaker to appoint a Special Che election until Tuesday, the 20th last. This gave rise to a debate, which was participated in by Messrs Richardson and Rives in its favor, and opposed by Messrs West, Barbour, Newton, and Bisgerville. Mr. Maticry demanded the eyes and nays w in the negative eyes 18, nays 83. Fomiactions for Senator.--air. Anderson, of Rockbridge put in nomination the Hon. Wm. C. Rives, which was ascended by Messrs. Prince, Mag Rives, and Staples. Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt, nominated Judge Rives, and Staples. Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt, nominated Judge John J. Allen. Mr. Green, of Jefferson, presented the name of Hon, Chas. W Russell Wheeling, which was accorded by Messrs, Edmund and Lairdly. Mr. Wynne nominated Gen. John B Floyd, each gentleman taking occasion to pay an appropriate t