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Senators voting in the affirmative, were:
Messrs. Cate, Eckel, Elliott, Frierson, Fuson, Henderson, Keith,
Lindsley, Norman, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Smith, Under-
wood, Wisener, Wyatt, Wilson, and Mr. Speaker Senter-18.

So the Bill passed.
Senate Bill No. 60, was taken up on House amendments.

Un motion of Mr. Lindsley, the amendment relating to holding an election in the Seventeenth District, in Davidson County, was not concurred in.

Mr. Wisener moved to amend by adding to the last amendment, a proviso that no State aid is granted.

Adopted; and the amendments concurred in.
Senate Bill No. 176, was taken up on House amendment.
Mr. Wisener offered the following amendment, to-wit:

SEC. Be it further enacted, That the Legislature reserves the right to alter, amend, or repeal the charter herein granted.

Lost.
Pending which,
Mr. Wisener moved a call of the House.

Present,
Absent,

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Senators present, were: Messrs. Cate, Elliott, Frierson, Fuson, Henderson, Lindsley, McCall, Norman, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Smith, Underwood, Wisener, Wyatt, and Mr. Speaker Senter-16.

Senators absent, were:

Messrs. Aldridge, Eckel, Eaton, Garner, Lyle, Matthews, Nelson, and Wilson-8.

Mr. Keith came in during roll call, and his name was called.

Present,
Absent,

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and con

The Speaker announced there was a quorum present.
The amendment to Senate Bill No.

was taken

up curred in.

Mr. Wisener moved to take up the motion to reconsider the vote passing Senate Bill No. 105, on its third reading, and called for the ayes and noes, with the following result:

Ayes,

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Senators voting in the affirmative, were:

Messrs. Fuson, Lindsley, McCall, Patterson, Wisener, Wyatt, and Mr. Speaker Senter—7.

Senators voting in the negative, were.

Messrs. Cate, Elliott, Frierson, Henderson, Keith, Norman, Parker, Rodgers, and Smith—9.

There being no quorum voting, the motion lost.
On motion of Mr. Parker,
The Senate adjourned to meet at 2 o'clock, P. M.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. Mr. Speaker Senter in the Chair.

House Message No. 206, to-wit:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

March 14, 1868. Mr. Speaker:-I am directed by the House of Representatives to transmit herewith, House Joint Resolution No. 208; and return Senate Bill No. 191, amended and passed.

GEO. EDGAR GRISHAM,

P. C. of the House.

House Joint Resolution No. 208, on House Message No. 106, was taken up, to-wit; "Directing the Comptroller to issue his warrant to James Sparkman, for per diem due him not accounted for in the Appropriation Bill.”

Concurred in.
Senate Bill No. 192, was taken up on House amendments.

On motion of Mr. Fuson, the amendment changing the county line between the Counties of Putnam and DeKalb, was non-concurred in.

On motion of Mr. Norman, the amendments relating to changing the county line of Henderson, was non-concurred in.

On motion of Mr. Parker, the amendment changing the county line between the Counties of White and Van Buren, was nonconcurred in, and

The remaining amendments concurred in.

House Bill No. 505, on Report No. was taken up on its third reading, and

Vote taken by ayes and noes, on its passage, with the following result;

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Senators voting in the affirmative, were:

Messrs. Elliott, Fuson, Garner, Keith, Lindsley, Norman, Patterson, Rodgers, Smith, Wisener, Wyatt, and Mr. Speaker Senter-12.

Senators voting in the negative, were:
Messrs. Cate, Frierson, Henderson, McCall, and Parker-5.

So the Bill passed.

Executive Message No. 15, to-wit:

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OFFICE,

Nashville, March 14, 1868. Gentlemen of the Senate:

I hereby nominate the Cookville Times, a loyal newspaper, published in our County of Putnam, for legal advertising in the Third Congressional District.

W. G. BROWNLOW, Governor.

On motion of Mr. Smith, the nomination was confirmed.

Senate Bill No. 191, was taken up on House amendments, and amendments concurred in.

Senate Bill No. 152, was taken up on House amendments, and amendments concurred in.

On motion of Mr. Smith,

The Senate adjourned, to meet at 10 o'clock, A. M., Monday next.

MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 16, 1868.

Senate met pursuant to adjournment. Mr. Speaker Senter in the Chair.

Prayer by Rev. Mr. Huntington.

On motion of Senator Patterson, the call of the roll was suspended. House Message No. 207, to-wit:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

March 16, 1868. Mr. Speaker:-I am directed by the House of Representatives to transmit herewith, House Joint Resolution No. 209, adopted; and return Senate Soint Resolution No. 85, concurred in.

Geo. EDGAR GRISHAM,

P. C. of the H. of R.

Senate Joint Resolution No. 59, was taken up on House amendments, and amendments concurred in.

Mr. Frierson returned House Joint Resolutions Nos. 174, 188, and 128.

Mr. Rodgers offered Senate Resolution No. —, to-wit:

Resolved by the Senate of the State of Tennessee, That in closing a long and arduous Session of this body, calling for the exercise of a patient and intelligent administration of the duties of Speaker, we hereby tender to the Hon. D. W. C. Senter, Speaker of this body, our thanks, for the patient and impartial and intelligent discharge of the duties of his position, impressed with his moral integrity and unflinching loyalty and devotion to the Government of the United States, and the Government of the State of Tennessee.

Adopted.
Mr. Rodgers offered Senate Resolution No. —, to-wit:

Resolved by the Senate of the State of Tennessee, That the thanks of this body are hereby tendered to the Clerks and Officers of the Senate, for the intelligent, polite and careful discharge of the duties of their office.

Adopted.

House Bill No. 317, was taken up on Senate amendment No. 1, non-concurred in by the House.

On motion of Mr. Patterson, the Senate receded from said amendment.

Mr. Norman, as Chairman of the Committee on Finance, returned Senate Bill No. 227, and requested that it lay on the table, as a Bill had passed the Senate containing the same subject matter.

So the Bill was laid on the table.

House Joint Resolution No. 209, was taken up, and concurred in.

Mr. Elliott entered a motion to reconsider the vote passing House Bill No. 515, on its second reading.

House Message No. 208, to-wit:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

March 16, 1868. Mr. Speaker:-I am directed by the House of Representatives to transmit herewith, House Bills Nos. 507, 87, 505, 228, 292, 253, 259, 398, 518, 257, 287, 315 243, 395, 487, 267, 361, 5, 181, 230, 246, 349, 381, 282, 227, 484, 453, 62, 375, 185, 346, and 317; and House Joint Resolutions Nos. 195, 37, 208, 209, 170 and 90, for the signature of the Speaker of the Senate; also, to return Senate Bill No. 175, and Senate Joint Resolution No. 78, signed by the Speaker of the House.

GEO. EDGAR GRISHAM,

P. C. of the H. of R.

The hour of 12, M., having arrived,

The Speaker declared the Senate adjourned, as per Joint Resolution, until the 9th day of November, 1868.

D. W. C. SENTER,

Speaker of the Senate. D. M. NELSON,

Principal Clerk.

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