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Senator from Barnwell, that the Resolution be referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

The amendment of the Senator from Darlington was accepted.

Mr. HAYNE moved, as an amendment, that the Senate concur in the Resolution.

After bebate, participated in by Messrs. Hayne, Whittemore,
The motion of the Senator from Darlington was withdrawn
The question recurred on concurrence in the Resolution.
After debate, participated in by Messrs. Leslie, Arnim, Smalls,

Mr. SMALLS moved to amend the Resolution by striking out the word “ fifteenth," and inserting in lieu thereof the word “twentieth.”

After further debate, participat d in by Messrs. Smalls, Leslie, Maxwell, Whittemore,

Mr. HAYNE moved that the further consideration of the amendment of the Senator from Beaufort be indefinitely postponed.

Afer further debate, participated in by Messrs. Nash, Leslie, Hayne, Whittemore, Maxwell,

On the question of agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Marion, Mr. HAYNE called for the

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nays.
The
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nays were taken, and resulted as follows: Yeis-Messrs. Bieman, Burroughs, Cardozo, Dickson, Duncan, Duvall, Foster, Hayne, Holcombe, Maxwell, McIntyre, Owens, Rose, Smalls, Wilson.-15.

Nays-Messrs Barber, Greene, Leslie, Montgomery, Nash.—5.

So the further consideration of the amendment of the Senator from Beaufort was indefinitely postponed.

The question was then taken on concurrence in the Resolution, and decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That it be returned to the House of Representatives.
The Sergeant-at-Arms announced

MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR.

Message No. 46, from His Excellency the Governor, was presented to the Senate by Mr. W. F. Hague, Assistant Private Secretary.

The PRESIDENT announced that the Message related to Executive Business.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES. Mr. WHITTEMORE, from the Committee on Engrossed Bills, reported as duly and correctly engrossed, and ready for a third reading :

Bill to protect the right of parents, and to prevent the procuring and carrying from the State persons under the age of twenty-one years.

The above Bill received its third reading, passed,

Ordered, That the title thereof be changed to that of an Act, and that it be enrolled.

Bill to amend an Act to provide for the appointment of a Land Commissioner, and to define his powers and duties;

Bill to amend an Act entitled “An Act to provide for the conversion of State securities ;”

Bill to provide for the government of the South Carolina Institution for the education of the deaf, and dumb and the blind;

Bill to incorporate the Huntoon Chemical and Soap Company, of South Carolina;

Bill to amend an Act entitled “ An Act to provide for the appointment of Trial Justices;"

Bill to authorize and empower the Board of County Commissioners of Darlington County to issue bonds to the amount of seventy-five thousand dollars ;

Joint Resolution directing part of a certain tax to be devoted to the erection of a court house and jail at Manning;

Bill to amend an Act establishing a line beyond which the wharves shall not be extended, in the city of Charleston ;

Bill to more effectually provide for the recording of all conveyances of real estate.

The above Bills and Joint Resolution received their third reading, passed, and were ordered to be sent to the House of Representatives.

Mr. HAYNE, from the Committee on Education, to whom was referred the favorable Report of House Committee on Claims, on the accounts R. A. Green and L Cain, for services as school teachers, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Senate concur.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr. WILSON, from the Committee on Mines and Mining, to whom was referred a Bill to grant to certain persons therein named, and their associates, the right to dig and mine in the beds of the navigable streams and waters of the State of South Carolina, for phosphatic rocks and phosphatic deposits, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Bill do pass.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr. GREENE, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the petition of R. L. North, Executor of E. E. North, deceased, praying for the renewal of a certain certificate of State stock, reported back the same, accompanied by the following Joint Resolution, and a re. commendation that the Resolution do pass :

Joint Resolution authorizing the State Treasurer to re-issue a certain

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certificate of State Stock to R. L. North, Executor of Elizabeth E. North, deceased.

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

Mr. GREENE, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred a Bill to amend an Act entitled “ An Act to fix the salaries and regulate the pay of certain officers," reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Bill do pass, with the following amendment added to Section 1, to wit: "except in the County of Charleston, where the maximum shall not exceed two thousand five hundred dollars per annum."

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr. HAYNE asked and obtained leave to withdraw from serving on the Special Joint Committee appointed to investigate the affairs of the County Commissioners of Charleston County.

BILLS INTRODUCED.

Mr. WILSON, pursuant to notice, introduced

Bill to provide for the appointment of Trial Justices, the organization of their Courts, and the juris.liction of the same.

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

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

Bill to amend an Act entitled “An Act to organize and govern the militia of the State of South Carolina.”

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

NOTICES OF BILLS.

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

Joint Resolution to create a State Board of Finance or Supervisors of the Treasury.

SPECIAL ORDER.

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

Report of Committee on Privileges and Elections on the right of Hon. George F. McIntyre to a seat in the Senate.

The Report was read.

Mr. SWAILS moved that the further consideration of the Report and Resolution of the Committee on Privileges and Elections be indefinitely postponed

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On the question of agrecing to the motion of the Senator from Williamsburg, Mr. LESLIE called for the

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and

nays. After debate, participated in by Messrs. Arnim, Hayne, Maxwell, Swails, Leslie, Nash, Wimbush,

Mr. LESLIE moved that the Senate adjourn.

On the question of agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Barnwell.

Mr. LESLIE called for the yeas and nays.
The

yeas and nays were taken, and resulted as follows: Yeus - Messrs. Bieman, Burroughs, Foster, Greene, Holcombe, Leslie, Owens, Rose, Wilson—9.

Nays-Messrs. Arnim, Barber, Cardozo, Dickson, Duvall, Hayne, Maxwell, Montgomery, McIntyre, Nash, Smalls, Swails, Whittemore, Wimbush-14.

So the Senate refused to adjourn.

The question recurred on agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Williamsburg, that the further consideration of the Report and Resolution be indefinitely postponed.

After further debate, participated in by Messrs. Leslie, Swails, Hayne, Mr. SWAILS moved a call of the Senate.

The roll was called, and the PRESIDENT announced a quorum present.

The Senate resumed the consideration of

Report of Committee ou Privileges and Elections on the right of Hon. George F. McIntyre to a seat in the Senate.

The question recurred on agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Williamsburg, that the further consideration of the Report and Resolution be indefinitely postponed.

After further debate,
Mr. SWAILS moved a call of the Senate.

The roll was calleed, and the PRESIDENT announced a quorum present.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the Report of the Committee on Privileges and Elections on the right of Hon. George F. McIntyre to a seat in the Senate.

After further debate,
Mr. SWAILS moved a called of the Senate.

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

The Senate resumed the consideration of the Report.
Mr. NASH moved a call of the Senate.

The roll was called, and the PRESIDENT announced a quorum present.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the Report.
Mr. SWAILS moved a call of the Senate.
The PRESIDENT declined to entertain the call.
After further debate, participated in by Messrs. Leslie, Hayne,
Mr. SWAILS moved a call of the Senate.

The 'roll was called, and the PRESIDENT announced a quorum present.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the Report of the Committee on Privileges and Elections on the right of Hon. George F. McIntyre to a seat in the Senate.

After further debate,

Mr. LESLIE moved that the further consideration of the Report be postponed until to-morrow.

On motion of Mr. HAYNE, the motion of the Senator from Barnwell was laid on the table.

The PRESIDENT decided the Senator from Barnwell entitled to the floor.

Mr. HAYNE appealed from the decision of the Chair.

The question was taken: “Shall the decision of the Chair be sustained ?" and decided in the affirmative.

After further debate,
Mr. ARNIM moved a call of the Senate.

The roll was called, and the PRESIDENT announced a quorum not present

On motion of Mr. HAYNE,
The Sergeant-at-Arms was directed to summon absent Senators.
Mr. LESLIE moved that the Senate adjourn.
The motion of the Senator from Barnwell was not agreed to.

Mr. WHITTEMORE moved that six Deputy Sergeants-at-Arms be employed to summon absent Senators.

On motion of Mr. HAYNE, the motion of the Senator from Darlington was amended so as to read that the Sergeant-at-Arms be authorized to call to his assistance six persons to summon absent Senators.

The amendment was accepted, and the motion, as amended, was agreed to.

Mr. ARNIM moved that the Senate adjourn.

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

Mr. ARNIM moved a call of the Senate.

The roll was called, and the PRESIDENT announced a quorum not present.

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