y of State; Mr. Joseph Mayo, Mayor of Richmond; Captain Semmes, Confederate States Navy; the Hon. Messrs. SemMessrs. Semmes, Henry, Maxwell, and others, and the Vice-Presidents of the meeting, entered the building.
As they ascens question, I will ask another.
Is the gallant Captain Semmes in this crowd ? If he is, give him another Alabthe occasion with their presence and beauty.
Mr. Semmes, of Louisiana.
The Hon. Mr. Semmes, of LouisiMr. Semmes, of Louisiana, addressed the meeting, and was listened to with marked interest and attention:
He had been in favor ions meant submission — unconditional submission.
M. Semmes then spoke of the financial condition of the countoney for Government purposes in the same way.
Mr. Semmes agreed with what had been said, that the whole pro face their trials was the proper fortitude.
Mr. Semmes defended New Orleans against slurs that had been having been subjected to like circumstances.
Mr. Semmes denounced the speculators, but made a distinction