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Mr. WHITTEMORE, from the Select Committee on Impeachment, also reported the following Order:

Ordered, That, during the trial of the impeachment now pending, no persons, besides those who have the privilege of the floor, and Clerks of the Standing Committees of the Senate, shall be admitted to that portion of the Capitol set apart for the use of the Senate and its officers, except upon tickets issued by the Sergeant-at-Arms. The number of tickets shall not exceed eight hundred. Tickets shall be numbered and dated, and be good only for the day on which they are dated.

Second. A portion of the gallery shall be set apart for the Executive and Judicial officers of the State, and be exclusively appropriated to that purpose.

Third. Five tickets shall be issued to each Senator; five tickets, each, to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the Speaker of the House of Representatives ; three tickets to each member of the House of Representatives; three tickets, each, to the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court and the Judges of the Circuit Courts and the United States District Court; three tickets, each, to the Secretary of State, Comptroller General, State Treasurer, Attorney General, Adjutant General, Superintendent of Education, and State Auditor; forty tickets to the private Secretary of the Governor, for the use of the Governor; and thirty-five tickets shall be issued by the presiding officer of the Senate to the reporters of the press, and twenty tickets for his own use. The residue of the tickets to be issued shall be distributed among the members of the Senate, in proportion to the representation of their respective Counties in the House of Representatives, and the seats now occupied by the Senators shall be reserved for them.

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Ordered for consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

Mr. WIMBUSH, from the Committee on Incorporations, to whom was referred a Bill to alter and amend the charter of the town of Darlington, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Bill do pass.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr. WIMBUSH, from the Committee on Incorporations, to whom was referred a Bill to incorporate the Hedges Light Guard, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Bill do pass.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr. MAXWELL, from the Committee on Enrolled Acts, reported as duly and correctly enrolled, sealed, and ready for ratification,

Joint Resolution authoring the State Auditor to suspend proceedings in

certain cases ;

An Act to provide for a salary for the Lieutenant-Governor of the State of South Carolina.

A message was sent to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, inviting him to attend in the Senate to assist in the ratification of the above Act and Joint Resolution.

BILLS INTRODUCED.

Mr. HAYNE, pursuant to notice, introduced

A Bill to confer and impose upon the Land Commissioner the powers and duties of the Commissioner of Agricultural Statistics.

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

Mr. WHITTEMORE, pursuant to notice, introduced

A Bill to dispose of the lands forfeited to the State, and to create a school fund from the sales of the same.

A Bill to further amend an Act entitled “An Act providing for the assessment and taxation of property.”

The above Bills received their first reading, were 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,

A Bill to amend an Act entitled "An Act establishing a line beyond which the Wharves shall not be extended in the city of Charleston, and for other purposes," ratified 21st December, A. D. 1836

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 authorize the formation of and to incorporate the Savannah Valley Railroad Company.

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

Mr. NASH, pursuant to notice, introduced

A Bill to repeal an Act entitled “ An Act to establish a Bureau of Agricultural Statistics for the encouragement of industrial enterprises, and to invite capital to South Carolina for the development of the resources of the State.”

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 io declare the corporate privileges of the Camden Bridge Company at an end, and vest said privileges in the County of Kershaw.

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

Mr. ARNIM, pursuant to notice, introduced

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A Bill to amend an Act entitled “An Act to provide for the construction and keeping in repair of public highways and roads."

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

Joint Resolution authorizing the County Commissioners of Chesterfield County to levy a special tax.

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

NOTICES OF BILLS.

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

A Bill for the maintenance and support of illegitimate children.

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

A Bill to repeal so much of an Act entitled "An Act to organize and govern the militia of the State of South Carolina," as provides for the appointment and pay of an Assistant Adjutant General.

Also, Bill to amend the charter of the Columbia Building and Loan Association.

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

A Bill to provide for the establishment of a house of correction.

RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. CORBIN introduced the following Resolution :

Resolved, That the Land Commissioner be requested to inform the Senate what lands have been purchased by himself and his predecessor in office, on behalf of the State, and what lands are now at his disposal.

2. That, if able to do so, the Land Commissioner will also inform the Senate the price paid for said lands.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.
Mr. NASH introduced the following Concurrent Resolution :

Whereas, it appears by the Reports of the Treasurer and ComptrollerGeneral, for the fiscal year ending October 31, 1870, that the Committee of Investigation, appointed at the regular session of 1868–69, to investigate the electoral affairs in the Third Congressional District of this State, have drawn the following amounts, at the following times : November, 1869........

$ 1,226 45 December, 1869..

2,401 20

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March, 1870.

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April, 1970........
May, 1870..........
September, 1870..........

7,456 00 2,500 00 1,500 00 2,500 00

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$17,583 65 Therefore, be it resolved by the Senate, the House concurring, That a Special Committee of two on the part of the Senate, and on the part of the House, be immediately appointed to investigate the matter, and report as early as practicable.

On motion of Mr. NASH, the Rule was suspended, and the Resolution considered immediately.

After debate, participated in by Messrs. Nash, Smalls, Hayne, McIntyre, Arnim,

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

Ordered, That it be sent to the House of Representatives.
Mr. OWENS introduced the following Resolution :

Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate be authorized to draw a pay certificate for four thousand dollars, on account of current printing.

On motion of Mr. OWENS, the Rule was suspended, and the Resolution considered immediately.

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

Mr. JOHNSTON introduced the following Concurrent Resolution:

Whereas there has been information brought to the notice of this General Assembly of the terrible outrages that have been recently committed in the up-country by unknown parties, whereby many lives have been lost, and numbers of men compelled to leave their homes; and whereas many men from these Counties are now in this city, suffering from want of food, clothing and shelter, and dare not return to their homes; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring, That these men be employed, or in some manner afforded relief, by the State, until such time as they may with safety return to their homes.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

GENERAL ORDERS.

The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the General Orders on the Calendar

Bill to supply the deficiency in the appropriation for the Charleston City schools, for A D. 1870,

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

Bill to amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the formation of corporations."

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

Bill to regulate the tenure of certain civil offices.

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

Bill to regulate the granting of licenses to retailers of spirituous liquors.

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

Joint Resolution authorizing the County Commissioners of Spartanburg County to levy a special tax.

The Joint Resolution received its second reading, and was considered as in Committee of the Whole.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the Resolution was amended by the addition of the following:

"The same to be used exclusively to paying the past indebtedness of the County."

There being no further amendments,
Ordered, That the Resolution be engrossed for a third reading.

Resolution to appoint a Special Committee to compare printed Reports of Comptroller General with manuscript copy.

The Resolution was taken up for consideration.

On motion of Mr. WIMBUSH, the Resolution was amended by the addition of the following:

"And in case there appears any discrepancy, to compare the Reports with the vouchers in the office of the Comptroller General and State Treasurer."

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

Messrs. Arnim and Wimbush were appointed said Committee.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the following Bills were read by their titles and referred to the Committee on Incoporations :

Bill to incorporate the Moses' Guards, of Ridgeway, Fairfield County, South Carolina ;

Bill to recharter Pumpkintown Turnpike Road, in Pickens County;

Bill to incorporate the Nashville Independent Blues Charitable Associaa tion,

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