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The excitement bid fair to culminate in a row, and the parties were mounting the seats for the purpose of witnessing that expected result, when a cry of "Turn out that — Black Republican" concentrated the attention of the meeting upon an individual near the centre of the hall, who was vigorously hustled out and quiet was again restored, when three cheers were called for "South Carolina." They were given with a will; cheers for Mississippi were also given, and a call for "three cheers for Governor Hicks" was responded to with a mingled chorus of cheers, hisses and groans. Cheers for the "United States" were also given.] Mr. Handy--obtaining silence — I am not here, in my native State, to be deterred by hisses from declaring truths. [Vociferous cheering] I am here to speak words of truth, and reason soberly and respectfully. If they prove unpleasant, reject them; but I ask to be heard with respect and consideration, and not to be put off with the clamor of prejudice and preconcei