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--Gov. Houston Refuses to Recognize the State Convention, &c.--Gen. Houston has refused to recognize the Texas State Convention. He considers that its functions terminated in submitting the Secession Ordinance to the people. He tells the Convention that he and the Legislature, which meets on the 18th inst., will attend to public questions.--He favored the holding of a Convention to change the State Constitution, but opposes Texas joining the Southern Confederacy.--The Convention, in reply, have passed an Ordinance claiming full sovereign power, promising to consummate, as speedily as possible, the connection of Texas with the Confederate States. The Convention will at once require all officers of the State to take an oath of allegiance to support the new Government and carry out the Convention Ordinances. It is reported that Clark will be put in Gov. Houston's place, if the latter refuses to take the oath. It is also reported that Gov. Houston is raising troops on his own account. --Fifteen hundred Texan troops are at and near Brownsville.

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