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Senators voting in the affirmative, were:

Messrs. Aldridge, Cary, Eaton, Elliott, Frierson, Fuson, Garner, Henderson, Keith, Matthews, Norman, Parker, Rodgers, Smith, Un. derwood, Wisener, Wyatt, Wilson, and Mr. Speaker Senter---19.

Senators voting in the negative, were:
Messrs. Lyle, McCall, Nelson, and Patterson---4.

So the Bill passed.

House Bill No. 18, was taken up on its third reading, and the vote taken by ayes and poes on its passage, with the following result:

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Senators voting in the affirmative, were:

Messrs. Aldridge, Cary, Eaton, Elliott, Frierson, Fuson, Henderson, Garner, Keith, Lyle, Matthews, McCall, Nelson, Norman, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Smith, Underwood, Wisener, Wilson, and Mr. Speaker Senter---22.

So the Bill passed.

House Bill No. 34, was taken up on its third reading, and passed.

On motion of Mr. Cary, the Committee on Military Affairs was ordered to report on Senate Bill No. 16, at as early a day as practicable.

Senate Bill No. 34, was taken up on its third reading.

On motion of Mr. Lyle, “two per cent on foot passengers,” was stricken out of the Bill.

The Bill then passed; and was ordered to be transmitted to the House of Representatives.

Senate Bill No. 35, was taken up on its third reading, and rejected.

Senate Bill No. 36, was taken up on its third reading, and referred to the Committee on Incorporations.

Mr. Nelson entered a motion to reconsider the vote rejecting Senate Bill No. 35, on its third reading. House Message No. 9, to-wit:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

October 25, 1867. Mr. Speaker:---I am directed by the House of Representatives, to return to the Senate Bills Nos. 7, and 9, passed; also to in

form the Senate that the House has passed House Bills Nos. 3, 20, 21, 28, 35, and 46; and adopted House Joint Resolutions Nos. 20, 22, 28, and 30, herewith transmitted, for the action of the Senate.

The Committee on the part of the House, on House Joint Resolution No. 20, were: Messrs. Bosson, Doughty, Roach, Jordan, and Williams.

The Committee on the part of the House, on House Joint Resolution No. 30, were: Messrs. Prosser, White, of Bradley, and Reeves.

GEORGE EDGAR GRISHAM,

P. C. of the H. of R.

On motion of Mr. Aldridge,

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

MONDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 28, 1867.

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

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Huntington.
Roll called under the rules.

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Senators present, were:-Messrs. Aldridge, Cary, Eaton, Elliott, Fuson, Garner, Henderson, Keith, Lyle, Matthews, McCall, Nelson, Norman, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Smith, Underwood, Wyatt, Wilson, and Mr. Speaker Senter—21.

Senators absent, were:-Messrs. Cate, Eckel, Frierson, and Wisener—4.

The Speaker announced a quorum present, and the minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Report No. 24, from the Committee on Public Grounds and Buildings, to-wit:

Mr. Speaker:- The Committee have instructed me to present

to the Senate the Report of the Superintendent of Public Grounds and Buildings, with the following instructions: That the Superintendent go forward and have the amount of work specified done, and report the charges to this body.

R. P. EATON, Chairman. The regular Calendar of business was then taken up.

House Bill No. 3, on House Message No. 9, was taken up on its first reading, to-wit: “A Bill for An Act to Incorporate Crotton College, Monroe County.

Passed; and referred with a proposed amendment, to the Committee on Education and Common Schools.

House Bill No. 21, on House Message No. 9, was taken up on its first reading, to-wit: “An Act to Incorporate the Middle Creek Cemetery."

Passed.

House Bill No. 28, on House Message No. 9, was taken up on its first reading, to-wit: “An Act to Incorporate Euphrates Lodge No. 35, Independent order B. B. Sons of Covenant."

Passed.

House Bill No. 20, on House Message No. 9, was taken up on its first reading, to-wit: “An Act to change the time of holding the Circuit Courts in Fayette and Shelby Counties.”

Passed.

House Bill No. 35, on House Message No. 9, was taken up on its first reading, to-wit:“An Act to Incorporate the Alexandria Lodge No. 75, of Free and Accepted Masons, in the County of DeKalb."

Passed.

House Bill No. 46, on House Message No. 9, was taken up on its first reading, to-wit: “An Act to change the place of comparing the vote in the fourth Senatorial District of this State."

Passed.

Senate Bill No. 6, was taken up on its third reading, on amendment offered by the Committee, to wit: “In second section, after the word "informer” insert "and the other half to the Public Schools of the State of Tennessee." instead of the words, "and the other half to the State of Tennessee." Add the following section to section 5th of the Bill: “And after the expiration of all licenses issued before the passage of this Act.”

Adopted.
Mr. Cary moved to pass the Bill over informally.

Mr. Nelson moved in lieu, that the Bill be made the special order of the day for to-morrow at 10 o'clock, A. M.

Accepted in lieu; and carried

Senate Bill No. 26, on Report No. 20, was taken up on its third reading, and the vote taken by ayes and noes on the passage, with the following result:

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Senators voting in affirmative, were:

Messers. Aldridge, Cary, Eaton, Elliott, Frierson, Fuson, Garner, Henderson, Řeith, Lyle, Matthews, McCall, Nelson, Norman, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Smith, Underwood, Wyatt, Wilson, and Mr. Speaker Senter—22.

So the Bill passed

Senate Bill No. 27, on Report No. 22, was taken up on its third reading, on amendment offered by the Committee, to-wit:

SEC. 2. Be it further enacted, That 2114 of the Code shall apply to and include equitable as well as legal titles to real estate, Adopted.

The Bill was then put on its passage, and vote taken by ayes and noes, with the following result:

Ayes,--------------------------------------------15 Noes,---

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Senators voting in the affirmative, were:

Messrs. Aldridge, Cary, Eaton, Elliott, Frierson, Garner, Henderson, Matthews, McCall, Nelson, Rodgers, Smith, Wisener, Wyatt, Wilson, and Mr. Speaker Senter-15.

Senators voting in the negative, were:

Messrs. Fuson, Keith, Lyle, Norman, Patterson, Parker, and Underwood—7.

So the Bill passed.

Senate Bill No. 19, on Report No. 15, was taken up on its second reading, and withdrawn by Mr. Elliott, for perfection.

Senate Bill No. 23, on Report No. 19, was taken up on its second reading, and passed.

Senate Bill No. 25, on Report No. 16, was taken up on its second reading.

Mr. Rodgers called for the ayes and noes on the passage of the Bill, with the following result:

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Senators voting in the affirmative, were:
Messrs. Aldridge, Fuson, Rodgers, and Mr. Speaker Senter—4.
Senators voting in the negative, were:
Messrs. Cary, Eaton, Elliott, Frierson, Garner, Henderson,

Keith, Lyle, Matthews, McCall, Nelson, Norman, Patterson, Parker, Smith, Underwood, Wisener, Wyatt, and Wilson-19.

So the Bill was rejected.

Senate Bill No. 31, on Report No. 18, was taken up on its second reading, on amendment offered by the Committee, to-wit:

SEC. 2. Be it furthr enacted, That the parties applying for the subpoena shall pay the fees to the officers and witnesses before they shall be compelled to issue or serve the process, or attend as a witness, which fee shall be the same as for similar services before Justices of the Peace.

Adopted; and the Bill passed.

Senate Bill No. 32, on Report No. 16, was taken up on its second reading, and passed over informally.

Senate Bill No. 33, on Report No. 17, was taken up on its second reading, and rejected.

. Senate Joint Resolution No. 18, was taken up on Report No. 14, for adoption.

The question was taken on the adoption of the Resolution, and the vote taken by ayes and noes, with the following result:

Ayes, --------------------------------------------22
Noes,-------------------------------------
Senators voting in the affirmative, were:

Messrs. Aldridge, Cary, Eaton, Elliott, Frierson, Fuson, Garner, Henderson, Keith, Lyle, Matthews McCall, Norman, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Smith, Underwood, Wisener, Wyatt, Wilson, and Mr. Speaker Senter—22.

Senator voting in the nagative, was:
Mr. Nelson-1.

The Resolution was adopted, and its transmission ordered to the House of Representatives.

House Joint Resolutiou No. 34, was taken up on Report No. 21.

Senate Bill No. 43, reported and offered in lieu of the Resolution by the Judiciary Committee, was adopted in lieu, and passed first reading.

House Joint Resolution No. 20, was taken up, on House Message No. 9, to-wit: Raising a special Committee on Immigration.

On motion of Mr. Smith, the Resolution was laid on the table.

House Joint Resolution No. 22, was ta ken up on House Message No. 9, to-wit: Authorizing the Governor to remove any Receiver or Directors on the part of the State, on Railroads or Turnpikes, whenever, in his opinion, the interest of the State would be promoted..

Referred to the Judiciary Committee.

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