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ments to Senate Concurrent Resolution, which fixed the time for the election of an Associate Justice for the Supreme Court, and a Judge for the First Circuit on the 10th instant, be, and is hereby, rescinded.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the Rules were suspended, and the Resolution considered immediately.

The question was taken on agreeing to the Resolution, and decided in the affirmative.

Mr. WHITTEMORE introduced the following Resolution :

Resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring, That, in Joint Assembly, they enter into an election of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of South Carolina, and Circuit Judge of the First Judicial Circuit, at 2:30 P. M. this day.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the Rules were suspended, and the Resolution considered immediately.

The question was taken on agreeing to the Resolution, and decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That it be sent to the House of Rrpresentatives for concurrence.

GENERAL ORDERS.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the General Orders.

Resolution to appoint a Committee of three to examine the accounts of the State Treasurer.

The Resolution was taken up for consideration.

After debate, participated in by Messrs. Hayne, Arnim, Leslie and Nash,

On motion of Mr. HAYNE, the Resolution was ordered to lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. WIMBUSH, the Senate took up out of its order for consideration,

Bill to provide a salary for the office of Lieutenant-Governor.

The Bill received its second reading, was considered as in Committee of the Whole, and by Sections.

Mr. SWAILS moved that Section one be amended in the second line, printed Bill, by striking out, before the word “dollars," the words “twentyfive hundred," and inserting in lieu thereof the words “three thousand.”

On the question of agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Williamsburg,

Mr. LESLIE called for the yeas and nays.
The yeas and nays were taken, and resulted as follows:

Yeas.- Messrs Arnim, Barber, Hayne, Johnston, Maxwell, Montgonery, McIntyre, Swails, Wimbush -9.

Nays-Messrs. Allen, Bieman, Cardozo, Dickson, Duncan, Duvall, Foster, Greene, Hayes, Holcombe, Leslie, Nash, Rose, Smalls, Whittemore, Wilson.-16.

So the amendment proposed by the Senator from Williamsburg was not agreed to.

The question was then taken on agreeing to the Bill, and decided in the aflirmative.

Ordered, That it be engrossed for a third reading.

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

At 12 M. the Senate went into Executive session.
After the disposal of Executive business,
The Senate returned to open session.

GENERAL ORDERS.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the General Orders :

A Bill to incorporate the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, in Darlington County, S. C.

On motion of Mr. ARNIM, the Bill was read by its title, and referred to the Committee on Incorporations,

Joint Resolution to provide for the adjustment of the Fire Loan Debt.

On motion of Mr. ARNIM, the Joint Resolution was read by its title, and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Report of the Committee on Claims on accounts of Messrs. Bryan & McCarter.

The Report was agreed to, and ordered to be sent to the House of Representatives.

Report of the Committee on Education on a Bill to amend an Act entitled “ An Act to establish and maintain a system of free common schools for the State of South Carolina."

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the further consideration of the Report was postponed and made the Special Order for Monday next, at 1 P. M.

Report of the Committee on Education on a House Concurrent Resolution to appoint a Joint Committee to investigate the claims of school teachers.

The question was taken on agreeing to the Resolution, and decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That the Resolution do lie on the table.
Bill to repeal so much of the Act of 1839 as prohibits the Clerks of

the Courts of the State from acting as Attorneys and Solicitors in the Courts of the State.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the Bill was read by its title, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Bill to repeal the bastardy laws of the State.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the Bill was read by its title, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Bill to provide for the creation and regulation of independent agricultural societies.

On motion of Mr. HAYNE, the Bill was read by its title, and referred to the Committee on Agriculture.

Report of the Committee on Privileges and Elections on a Resolution of inquiry as to vacant seats in the Senate from Abbeville, Charleston and Georgetown Counties.

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the Report was recommitted to the Committee on Privileges and Elections, with instructions to report separately on the vacancies therein mentioned.

Bill to repeal an Act entitled “ An Act to provide for a Sinking Fund, and the management of the same.”

On motion of Mr. WIMBUSH, the Bill was read by its title, and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Bill to extend the limits of the town of Camden.

On motion of Mr. CARDOZO, the further consideration of the Bill was postponed to Monday next.

Bill to alter and amend an Act entitled “An Act to alter and amend the charter of the city of Greenville, and for other purposes."

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the further consideration of the Bill was postponed to Monday next.

Bill to amend the charter of the Columbia Bridge Company.

On motion of Mr. ARNIM, the further consideration of the Bill was postponed, and made the Special Order for Thursday next, at 1 P. M.

Bill to amend an Act entitled “An Act to regulate the fees of Probate Judges, Clerks of Courts, Trial Justices and Magistrates, and other officers herein mentioned.”

On motion of Mr. GREENE, the Bill was read by its title, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Bill to provide for the protection of persons, property and the public peace, and to tax real estate for the expense of the same.

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the Bill was read by its title, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

RECESS. On motion of Mr. HAYNE, the Senate, at 2:20 P. M., took a recess for ten minutes.

At the expiration of that time, the PRESIDENT resumed the Chair.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

The House returned, with concurrence,

Senate Concurrent Resolution to enter into an election for an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and Judge of the First Judicial Circuit, this day, at 2:30 P. M.

JOINT ASSEMBLY.

Pursuant to Concurrent Resolution, agreed to by both Houses, the Senate, at 2:30 P. M., proceeded to the Hall of the House of Representatives.

The two Houses having met in Joint Assembly, it was called to order by Hon. A. J. RANSIER, President of the Senate.

The PRESIDENT announced that agreeably to Concurrent Resolution, the two Houses were now in Joint Assembly for the purpose

of

proceeding to an election for an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court for the term of six years, and a Judge to fill the vacancy in the First Judicial Circuit, occasioned by the resignation of R. B. Carpenter.

The Joint Assembly proceeded to vote for an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court for the term of six years.

Mr. HAYNE nominated Hon. J. J. Wright.
Mr. BOSTON nominated Hon. S. L. Hoge.
Mr. CRITTENDEN nominated Mr. C. D. Melton.

SENATE.

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Those who voted for Hon. J. J. Wright are:

Messrs. Allen. Barber, Cardozo, Dickson, Hayes, Hayne, Johnston, Leslie, Maxwell, Montgomery, Nash, Smalls, Swails, Whittemore, Wimbush.-15.

Those who voted for Mr. C. D. Melton are:
Messrs. Bieman, Duvall, Holcombe.-3.
Mr. Greene voted for Hon. S. L. Hoge.
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Those who voted for Hon. J. J. Wright are:

Hon. F. J. Moses, Jr., Speaker, and Messrs. Adamson, Andell, Bascomb, Bosemon, Bowley, Bryant, Byas, L. Cain, E Cain, Corwin, Cousart, Crews, James Davis, T. A. Davis, Dennis, Elliott, Ellison, Farr, Ford, Frost, Gaither, Gantt, Gardner, Garey, Giles, Glover, Goodson, Goggins, S. Greene, John A. Green, Hardy, Harris, Hart, C. D.

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Hayne, Henderson, Hudson, Humbert, Humphries, Hunter, Hurley, Jamison, Jervey, Johnson, Jones, Keith, Kuh, Lang, Lee, Lloyd, Logan, Maddocks, McDaniels, T. D. McDowell, W. J. McDowell, Mead, Milton, Mobley, Mickey, Myers, Nuckles, Pendergrass, Perry, Ramsay, Reedish, Rivers, Saunders, Simons, Singleton, Small, Smart, A. Smith, Sumpter, Talbott, Tarlton, W. M. Thomas, J. W. Thomas, Thompson, Wallace, Warley, White, Wilkes.--82.

Those who voted for Mr. C. D Melton are :

Messrs. Allen, Bass, Crittenden, Derrick, Doyle, Duncan, Dusenberry, Hagood, Kinsler, Lyle, Sellers, R. M. Smith, Sullivan, Taylor, Williams, Wilson.-16.

Those who voted for Hon. S L Hoge are:

Messrs. Barker, Boston, Dannerly, Guftin, Jackson, Kennedy, O'Connell, Yocom –8.

Mr. Whipper voted for Mr. L. Cain.

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.134 Necessary to a choice The PRESIDENT declared Hon. J. J. Wright, having received a majority of the whole number of votes given, duly elected Associate Justice of the Supreme Court for the term of six years.

The Joint Assembly proceeded to vote for a Judge of the First Judicial Circuit, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of R. B. Carpenter.

Mr. DENNIS nominated Hon. R. F. Graham.
Mr. C. D. HAYNE nominated Mr. Wm. Whaley.
Mr. L. CAIN nominated Hon. W.J. Whipper.

SENATE.

Those who voted for Hon. R. F. Graham are :

Messrs. Allen, Arnim, Barber, Cardozo, Dickson, Greene, Hayne, Johnston, Montgomery, Nash, Smalls, Swails, Whittemore, Wimbush.-14.

Those who voted for Mr. Wm. Whaley are:
Messrs. Bieman, Duvall, Holcombe, Maxwell.-4.
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