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The General Assembly of Georgia--Governor Brown's message. Milledgeville, March 25. --The General Assembly, convened in extra session, was organized to-day. Gov. Brown sent in a message in which he recommended the restriction of the planting of cotton to one-quarter of an acre to each hand, under a heavy penalty. He argues the necessity of the cause, presenting the possible scarcity of previsions. He recommends that further restrictions be put upon the distillation of spirits so as Gov. Brown sent in a message in which he recommended the restriction of the planting of cotton to one-quarter of an acre to each hand, under a heavy penalty. He argues the necessity of the cause, presenting the possible scarcity of previsions. He recommends that further restrictions be put upon the distillation of spirits so as to prevent the use of potatoes, peas and dried peaches, for that purpose. He opposes the endorsement of the bonds of the Confederate States by Georgia, as calculated to impair the confidence of capitalists and injure the credit of the State at home and abroad. He says it could do the Confederacy no good. He recommended that Congress be requested to levy a tax to pay the interest on the whole debt, and create a sinking fund to extinguish the debt gradually. He urges a cordial support of t
itary Affairs. Mr. Sparrow from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the bill to Messere the efficiency of the Medical Department, reported it with amendments, and the bill and amendments were ordered to be printed. Mr. Brown, from the Committees on Naval Affairs. reported a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to pay officers of the navy their necessary and actual traveling expenses under orders, in of mile are in certain cases with an amendment. The amendment being agreed to the bill was passed, the title being altered so as to read "an act to increase the allowance for mileage to officers of the navy in certain cases" Mr. Brown from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred the mem state of acting masters'mates in the Confederate States navy, praying for an increase of pay, reported a bill to increase the pay of masters mates in the navy, which being read the req number of times, was passed. Mr. Oldham, from the Committee