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NOTICES OF BILLS.

Mr. HAYNE gave notice that he will on to-morrow, or some subsequent day, ask leave to introduce

A Bill to repeal an Act entitled “ An Act to establish the Constabulary force of South Carolina.”

Mr. CARDOZO gave notice that he will on to-morrow, or some subsequent day, ask leave to introduce

A Bill to empower the State to maintain the beneficiaries in the Lunatic Asylum, instead of the Counties.

BILLS INTRODUCED.

Mr. ALLEN asked and obtained the unanimous consent of the Senate to introduce, without previous notice,

A Bill authorizing the Governor to appoint a Sheriff in the County of Greenville, to fill the unexpired term of A. B. Vickers, deceased. The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading

6 and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

Mr. GREENE, pursuant to notice, introduced
A Bill to extend the jurisdiction of Probate Judges of this State.

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed. Mr. GREENE, pursuant to notice, introduced

A Bill to amend an Act entitled “ An Act to revise, simplify and abridge the rules, practice, pleadings and forms of Courts of this State."

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed. Mr. WILSON, pursuant to notice, introduced

A Bill to define the law in relation to certain easements, and for other purposes.

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

Mr. GREENE asked and obtained the unanimous consent of the Senate to introduce, without previous notice,

Joint Resolution authorizing the Attorney-General to employ assistance in certain suits now pending, and making an appropriation to pay for the same.

The Resolution received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

GENERAL ORDERS. The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the General Orders on the Calendar.

Bill to amend so much of an Act entitled “An Act to revise, simplify and abridge the rules, practice, pleadings and forms of Courts in this State as pertains to the Third, Fourth and Fifth Judicial Circuits of the State.”

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

Bill to incorporate the town of Timmonsville.
The Bill received its second reading.

On motion of Mr. ARNIM, the Bill was amended by striking out, wherever it occured, the word “Magistrate,” and inserting, in lieu thereof, the words “Trial Justice.”

Pending the consideration of Section 4,

The PRESIDENT announced the hour arrived for the consideration of the

SPECIAL ORDER.

The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the Special Order for this day, at 1 P. M.:

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."

Mr. HAYNE moved that the Special Order be discharged, and the further consideration of the Report be made the Special Order for Thurgday next, at 1 P. M.

Mr. WHITTEMORE moved, as an amendment to the motion of the Senator from Marion, that the further consideration of the Report be made the Special Order for to-morrow, at 1 P. M.

The amendment of the Senator from Darlington was not agreed to.

The question was taken on agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Marion, and decided in the affirmative.

GENERAL ORDERS.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the General Orders.
Bill to incorporate the town of Timmonsville.
Pending the consideration of Section 5,

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the Bill was recommitted to the Committee on Incorporations.

Reports (Majority and Minority) of the Committee on Public Lands on Resolution of Hon. Geo. F. McIntyre, Concurrent Resolution from the House of Representatives, and Concurrent Resolution of Hon. E. S. J. Hayes.

The reports were read, and taken up for consideration.

After debate, participated in by Messrs. Arnim, Rose, Whittemore, Hayne, Maxwell, Nash, Smalls, Leslie, Cardozo, McIntyre,

On the question of agreeing to the majority report,
Mr. HAYNE called for the yeas and nays.
The yeas and nays were taken, and resulted as follows:

Yeas-Messrs. Allen, Arnim, Barber, Dickson, Duvall, Foster, Greene, Hayes, Hayne, Holcombe, Johnston, Leslie, Maxwell, Montgomery, MeIntyre, Nash, Rose, Smalls, Wimbush.-19.

Nays—Messrs. Cardozo, Whittemore, Wilson.—3.
So the majority report was agreed to.

Ordered, That the Resolution of Hon. George F. McIntyre, and the Concurrent Resolution from the House of Representatives, be laid on the table.

Ordered, That the Resolution of Hon. E. S. J. Hayes be sent to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

Resolution to require Committee on Charitable Institutions to investi. gate all matters pertaining to the same, and report.

The Resolution was taken up for consideration.
After debate, participated in by Messrs. Nash, Arnim, Whittemore,

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

Report of the Committee on the Judiciary on a Bill to incorporate the Port Royal Improvement Company.

On motion of Mr SMALLS, the Report was laid on the table, and the Bill taken up for consideration.

On motion of Mr. SMALLS, the further consideration of the Bill was postponed to January 10, 1871.

A Bill to alter and amend an Act entitled “An Act to provide a mode by which to perpetuate testimony in relation to deeds, wills, choses in action, and other papers and records destroyed or lost during the recent war.”

The Bill was taken up for a second reading.
On motion of Mr. LESLIE,
Ordered, That it be stricken from the Calendar.

A Bill to vest the title of the State to a lot of land in the village of Orangeburg, of which Diedrich Klepping died seized, in the purchaser or purchasers who shall pay for the premises, under a sale by decree of the Probate Court of Charleston County, and to direct the application of the proceeds of sale.

The Bill received its second reading.
There being no amendments,
Ordered, That it be engrossed for a third reading.
On motion of Mr. SMALLS, the Senate adjourned at 2:30 P. M.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1870.

Pursuant to adjournment the Senate assembled at 12 M., and was called to order by the President, Hon. A. J. RANSIER.

The roll was called, and, a quorum answering to their names, the PRESIDENT announced the Senate ready to proceed to business.

Prayer by the Chaplain.
The Journal of yesterday was read.

PETITIONS, &c.

Mr. SMALLS presented the petition of the Board of County Commissioners of Georgetown County, praying the passage of an Act empowering the Board to levy a special tax of two mills on the real and personal property in the said County, to relieve it of its present indebtedness ; which was read, and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. NASH presented the petition of Professors M. LaBorde, J. L. Reynolds, W. J. Rivers, and C. Bruce Walker, Librarian of the South Carolina College, praying an appropriation of $9,650 in full discharge of claims of said Professors and Librarian ; which was read, referred to the Committee on Finance, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. CORBIN presented the memorial of the Charleston Chamber of Commerce, giving certain considerations against the proposition to revive legislative interference in this State in the matter of the rate of interest chargeable for the use of money ; which was read and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. CORBIN presented the petition of John Phillips, surviving executor of John Campbell, deceased, praying that the State Treasurer be authorized to issue to him duplicates of certificates for State stocks destroyed in the conflagration at Columbia, S. C., in February, 1865; which was read and referred to the Committee on Claims.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES.

Mr. WIMBUSH, from the Committee on Incorporations, to whom was referred a Bill to incorporate the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, in Darlington County, S. C., reported back the same, with a recommendation that, as an Act to provide for the formation of religious, charitable and educational associations, approved February 28, 1870, makes all necessary provisions for such incorporations, the Bill be laid on the table.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

BILLS INTRODUCED.

Mr. WHITTEMORE, pursuant to notice, introduced

A Bill to amend an Act entitled “ An Act to define the jurisdiction and regulate the practice of Probate Courts.”

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

Mr. HAYNE, pursuant to notice, introduced
A Bill to repeal an Act entitled “An Act to establish a State Police.”

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed. Mr. CARDOZO, pursuant to notice, introduced

A Bill to empower the State to maintain the beneficiaries in the Lu. natic Asylum, instead of the several Counties.

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed. Mr. WIMBUSH, pursuant to notice, introduced

A Bill to incorporate the Stonewall Fire Engine Company, of Chester, South Carolina.

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed. Mr. WIMBUSH, from the Committee on Incorporations, introduced A Bill to incorporate the Young Men's Brotherly Association.

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

Mr. SMALLS asked and obtained the unanimous consent of the Senate to introduce, without previous notice,

A Bill to authorize the County Commissioners of Georgetown County to levy a special tax.

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

Mr. WIMBUSH asked and obtained the unanimous consent of the Senate to introduce, without previous notice,

A Bill to amend an Act entitled “An Act to revise, simplify and abridge the rules, practice, pleadings and forms of Courts in this State.”

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

Mr. CORBIN asked and obtained the unanimous consent of the Senate to introduce, without previous notice,

Joint Resolution authorizing the State Treasurer to re-issue to John Phillips, Executor, his successors and assigns, certain certificates of stock.

The Joint Resolution received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

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