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explanation, holding in his hand a copy of the Richmond Dispatch of date this day, from which he read. In his remarks on Friday night, on the convention bill, he was represented as saying that Virginia, like a "shooting star," was about to leave the Southern Confederacy and re-appear among the disturbed Northern constellation. He said no such thing. He generally dealt in plain speech when he said anything at all, and the language attributed to him was gratuitous on the part of the reporter. Mr. Staples's speech was also incorrectly reported. The bill to increase the pay of the Commonwealth's attorney of Henrico county to fifteen hundred dollars and the pay of the attorney of the Circuit Court of Richmond to five thousand dollars, was taken up on the motion of Mr. English, and ordered to its engrossment. After some other business, the House went into secret session upon the motion of Mr. Jones, of Gloucester; and when the doors re-opened, at 3 P. M., adjourned.