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in South Carolina, viz: “And further provided, Tnat the said bonds, br any part thereof, shall not be used, unless upon the express condition that upon application to the Congress of the United States, or to private capitalists, the amount of three millions of dollars in currency, or so much of that sum as may be necessary, shall be furnished in exchange, or upon the security of said bonds,” is hereby repealed,

After debate, participated in by Messrs. Whittemore, Leslie, Swails,
It was determined in the affirmative.
On the question of agreeing to the amendment of the Committee to
Strike out Section 7 and insert the following:

Sec. 7. That after the consolidation of the Greenville and Columbia Railroad Company with the Blue Ridge Railroad Company, the bonds now held by the Greenville and Columbia Railroad Company and the Blue Ridge Railroad Company, shall be endorsed by the consolidated Company,

It was determined in the affirmative.

On the question of agreeing to the amendment of the Committee, in Section 8, first line, to strike out the words "said Greenville and Columbia Railroad," and insert "consolidated ;" strike out on second line the words “twelve months,” and insert “two years,"

It was determined in the affirmative.

On the question of agreeing to the amendment recommended by the Committee, to Section 9, by inserting in first line between the words “Company" and "shall,” the words “and Blue Ridge Railroad Com

pany,"

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It was determined in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, Section 9 was further amended, in line two, by striking out the words “and body," and inserting in lieu thereof the word “bodies

On the question of agreeing to the amendment recommended by the Committee to strike out Seotion 10, and change numbers of Sections 11 and 12, so as to make them 10 and 11, it was dertermined in the affirmative.

On the question of agreeing to the amendment of the Committee to change the title of the Bill so as to read, "A Bill to promote the consolidation of the Greenville and Columbia Railroad Company and the Blue Ridge Railroad Company,” it was determined in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the vote whereby the Senate agreed to Section 9 of the Bill was reconsidered.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, Section 9 was amended, in the second line, by striking out the word “ bodies,” and inserting in lieu thereof, the words "and body."

Mr. LESLIE moved that the enacting clause of the Bill be stricken out.

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

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

Yeas-Messrs. Corbin, Dickson, Duvall, Poster, Montgomery, Smalls, Whittemore—7.

Nays-Messrs, Allen, Arnim, Barber, Bieman, Burroughs, Beckman, Cardozo, Clinton, Duncan, Gaillard, Greene, Hayes, Holcombe, Hollinshead, Johnston, Leslie, Maxwell, McIntyre, Nash, Owens, Rose, Swails, Wilson, Wimbush—24.

So the Senate refused to strike out the enacting clause of the Bill.

On the question of agreeing to the Bill, and ordering it to be engrossed for a third reading,

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

Yeas-Messrs. Allen, Arnim, Barber, Bieman, Burroughs, Beckman, Cardozo, Clinton, Duncan, Gaillard, Greene, Hayes, Holcombe, Hollins head, Johnston, Leslie, Maxwell, McIntyre, Nash, Owens, Rose, Smalls, Swails, Wimbush-24.

Nays-Messrs. Corbin, Dickson, Duvall, Foster, Montgomery, Whittemore, Wilson—7. So the Bill was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading.

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

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the Senate proceeded to the consideration, out of its order, of

Bill (House) to charter the North-Western Railroad in the State of South Carolina.

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

On motion of Mr. NASH, the Senate proceeded to the consideration, out of its order, of

Bill to incorporate the Union Saving Society's Bank.

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

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

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

A Bill to protect the interest of the State wherever payment of interest now due remains unpaid, as bonds issued by any Railroad, and whereon the guarantee of the State is endorsed ;

A Bill to incorporate the Continental Telegraph Company;

A Bill to establish the Charleston Charitable Association, of the State of South Carolina, for the benefit of the Free School Fund.

The above Bills received their first reading, were ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed

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

Joint Resolution authorizing the State Auditor and County Commissioners to levy certain taxes.

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

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

Joint Resolution authorizing the State Treasurer to pay L. A. Bigger a sum of $12,000, and for other purposes.

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

On motion of Mr. SMALLS, it was

Resolved, That when the Senate adjourn it shall stand adjourned to meet to-morrow, at 10 A. M

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

The House sent to the Senate,

Bill to create a debt of the State of South Carolina, to be known as the Sterling Funded Debt, the same, or the proceeds thereof, to be exclusively used for, or in payment of, the existing public debt of said State.

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

The House returned, with amendments,

Bill to make appropriations for the payment of the per diem and mileage of the members of the General Assembly, and the subordinate officers, and other expenses incidental thereto.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the furher consideration of House amendments to the above Bill was made the Special Order for to-morrow, at 11:30 A. M.

GENERAL ORDERS.

The Senate resumed the consideration of General Orders.

On motion of Mr. CARDOZO, the Senate proceeded to the consideration, out of its order, of

Bill (House) to incorporate, the Camden Steam Mill Company.

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

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

On motion of Mr. GAILLARD, the Senate proceeded to the consideration, out of its order, of

Joint Resolution, authorizing the State Treasurer to re-issue stock of the State of South Carolina.

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

There being no amendments,
Ordered, That it be engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the Senate proceeded to the consideration, out of its order, of

Bill (House) to fund-the nulla bona claims of Sheriffs and Ex-Tas Collectors.

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

Mr. HAYNE moved that the vote, whereby the above Bill was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, be re-considered.

Mr. NASH moved that the motion of the Senator from Marion be ordered to lie on the table.

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

yeas
and

nays. The

yeas and nays were taken, and resulted as follows: Yeas-Messrs. Arnim, Barber, Beckman, Cardozo, Duncan, Duvall, Greene, Hayes, Hollinshead, Leslie, Maxwell, McIntyre, Nash, Owens. Smalls, Swails, Whittemore, Wilson, Wimbush -19.

Nays-Messrs. Bieman, Burroughs, Clinton, Hayne, Holcombe, Johnston.-6.

So the motion for reconsideration was ordered to lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. MCINTYRE, the Senate proceeded to the consideration of

Bill (House) to re-charter the Cypress Causeway.

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

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

On motion of Mr NASH, the Senate proceeded to the consideration, out of its order, of

Joint Resolution (House) directing State Treasurer to refund to Messrs. Risley and Creighton six hundred and three dollars and seventy-eight cents, taxes overpaid by them.

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

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

On motion of Mr. JOHNSTON, the Senate proceeded to the consideration, out of its order, of

Bill to amend an Act entitled “ An Act to grant, renew and amend the charters of certain towns and villages therein mentioned.”

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

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

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, at 9:30 P. M., the Senate adjourned.

SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 1871.

Pursuant to adjournment, the Senate assembled at 10 A. 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 Chaplin.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with.

RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. HAYNE introduced the following Resolution:

Resolved, That so much of Rule 39 as requires that Reports of Committees shall lie on the table one day for consideration, be suspended for the remainder of the session.

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