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iation, then excused himself from speaking, on account of indisposition. Rev. Chas, H. Read, D. D., of Richmond, made a few remarks, referring pleasantly to a recent visit to New Orleans.--The President, Mr. Burress, and Dr. Gwathrey then related touching incidents of camp lite and the battle at Bethel. The merciful Providence which had seemed to foil our enemies and give us the victories, was devoutly acknowledged in prayer, after which the Association adjourned, having enjoyed a most pleasant session. The following gentlemen were elected officers for the ensuing year: President--Joel B. Watking. Vice Presidents--Wm P. Munford, T. Roberts Baker, A. Bolling, Asa Snyder, Jas. Gordon. Corresponding Secretary — Alex. Scott. Recording Secretary — J. D. K. Sleight. Treasurer — S. B. Smith. Registrar — Jas. E. Burress. Librarian — P. F. Howard. Directors — James K. Lee, G. L. Bidgood, Wm H. Gwathmey, M. D., Albert Blair, R. H. Cunni
Eleven months. The Chicago Tribune says:-- "We are able to announce, on unquestionable authority, that Gen. Scott has so far matured the plans for the war as to inform the President and the Cabinet that the last Secession flag shall be tosturbances within eleven months from the 15th of April, and he will do it. "We understand that it is a part of Gen., Scott's plan to occupy Virginia and Tennessee completely on or before the 20th of July. Sixth-five thousand Northwestern troopsto splutter out his life, like a tallow candle, in his own grease and noisomeness. What bloated assurance except that of Scott, what blind credulity except that of the Northern press, could believe that such a country can ever be conquered; more than all, conquered in eleven months, and that "about the 4th of March next Scott will hand over the Union, safe and sound, to its constituted and constitutional authorities." The announcement of such a preposterous programme is of itself proof that t
his ordinance, Mr. Janney announced that the regular business was now before the House — namely, the election of eleven members to the Confederate Congress. Mr. Scott, of Fauquier, rose to make a nomination, prefacing the name of John Tyler with some lengthy remarks, chiefly in deprecation of reviving in any manner, or to any Wm. Ballard Preston. Mr. Niblett moved that this Convention now proceed to elect members to the Confederate Congress by Districts. Mr. Borst replied to Mr. Scott, in opposition to his expressed preference for restricting the nominations to members of this Convention. Mr. Neblett's resolution was amended so as to go first into the election of two delegates at large, and then elect by districts. Mr. Scott moved to amend by selecting one nominee for the State at large from East, and the other from the West, of the Blue Ridge. A division of the various questions before the Convention was called for. Mr. Treadway dissected the whole