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Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate be authorized to draw a pay certificate for five thousand five hundred dollars in favor of the Republican Printing Company, for printing.

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

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

Mr. HAYNE introduced the following Resolution :

Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-Arms be, and he is hereby, authorized to take charge of that part of the Capitol used by the Senate, and the furniture belonging thereto, with the exception of the room used by the Clerk of the Senate.

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

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

Mr CARDOZO introduced the following Resolution :

Resolved, That when the Senate adjourn, it shall stand adjourned to meet this day at 7:30 P. M.

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

Mr. MAXWELL introduced the following Resolution:

Resolved, That Rule 34 of the Senate, which provides that “no Bill shall be read a third time on the day fixed for the adjournment of the Senate,” be, and is hereby, suspended during the remainder of the session.

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

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

GENERAL ORDERS.

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The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the General Orders.

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

Bill (House) to establish the Charleston Charitable Association of the State of South Carolina, for the benefit of the free school fund.

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.

Bill (House) to amend and extend the charter of the Planters' and Mechanics' Bank of South Carolina, and for other purposes therein named.

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.

Mr. CORBIN gave notice that, on the third reading of the above Bill, he would move to make sundry amendments.

Mr. WHITTEMORE gave notice that on the third reading of a Bill to amend and extend the charter of the Planters' and Mechanics' Bank, of South Carolina, and, also, on the third reading of a Bill to establish the Charleston Charitable Association, of the State of South Carolina, for the benefit of the free school fund, he would move to make sundry amendments.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the Unfinished Business, to wit:

Consideration of Section 5 of Bill for the establishment of a Normal School in each Congressional District in this State.

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the further consideration of the above Bill was postponed until the next regular session of the General Assembly.

GENERAL ORDERS.

The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the General Orders.

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the Senate took up from the table, for consideration,

Concurrent Resolution authorizing the Governor to appoint a physician to inspect the various Asylums in the United States.

The Resolution was concurred in, and ordered to be returned to the House of Representatives.

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

Bill (House) to amend "An Act entitled an Act to organize the Su

preme Court."

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. ALLEN, the Senate proceeded to the consideration, out of its order, of

Joint Resolution (House) authorizing the Secretary of State of the State of South Carolina to contract with the Southern Domestic Gas Light Company for the illumination of the State House and public offices thereof.

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

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

Mr. CARDOZO moved that the vote whereby the Senate struck out the enacting clause of House Bill to facilitate the punishment of crime be reconsidered.

The motion of the Senator from Kershaw was not agreed to.
The Senate proceeded to the consideration of

A Bill to charter the North Western Railroad Company, in the State of South Carolina.

The Bill received its third reading.

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

Pending the consideration of the motion of the Senator from Greenville.

The PRESIDENT announced the hour arrived for the consideration of the

SPECIAL ORDERS.

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

Message No. 59 of His Excellency the Governor, returning, with his objections, an Act to compel County Treasurers to receive County checks in payment for County taxes, and other purposes.

A Bill to create a sinking fund for the payment of the principal of the public debt of South Carolina.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the further consideration of the Special Orders was postponed until the disposal of the matter previously under consideration.

GENERAL ORDERS.

The Senate resumed the consideration of General Orders.

A Bill to charter the North Western Railroad Company, in the State of South Carolina.

On the question of agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Greenville, that the enacting clause of the Bill be stricken out,

Mr. SWAILS called for the yeas and pays.
The yeas and nays were taken, and resulted as follows:
Yeas-Messrs. Allen, Barber, Greene, Leslie, Maxwell, Owens,

. Swails.-7.

Nayz-Messrs. Arnim, Bieman, Beckman, Corbin, Dickson, Duncan, Duvall, Foster, Holcombe, Johnston, Nash, Rose, Smalls, Whittemore, Wilson, Wimbush.-16.

So the Senate refused to strike out the enacting clause of the Bill.
On the question of agreeing to the passage of the Bill,
Mr. ARNIM called for the yeas

and

nays. The yeas and nays were taken, and resulted as follows:

Yeas-Messrs. Arnim, Bieman, Beckman, Dickson, Duvall, Foster, Gaillard, Holcombe, Johnston, Maxwell, Nash, Smalls Whittemore, Wilson.-11.

Nays-Messrs. Allen, Barber, Cardozo, Clinton, Corbin, Greene, Hayes, Hollinshead, Leslie, Owens, Rose, Swails, Wimbush.—13.

So the Bill passed, title ordered to be changed to that of an Act, and enrolled for ratification.

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

Bill to repeal Paragraph 4, Section 81, of the Code of Procedure of the State of South Carolina.

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the enacting clause of the Bill was stricken out.

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

Bill (House) to provide for the election of Justices of the Peace and Constables, and for other purposes.

The Bill was taken up for a second reading.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the further consideration of the Bill was postponed until the next regular session of the General Assembly.

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

Resolution (by Mr. Hayes) to authorize State Librarian to purchase fifty copies of Ramsay's History of South Carolina.

The Resolution was agreed to, and ordered to be sent to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

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

Report of Judiciary Committee on Bill to provide for the appointinent of Trial Justices and the organization of their Courts, and the jurisdiction of the same.

The Report was read, and the Bill taken up for a second reading.

On motion of Mr. WILSON, the further consideration of the Report and Bill was postponed, and made the Special Order for Thursday, November 23, 1871, at 2 P. M.

The Senate proceeded to the consideration of

Bill to determine the day of election for the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Charleston.

The Bill received its third reading, passed;

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

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

The Joint Resolution received its third reading, passed.

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

Bill to incorporate the Continental Telegraph 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.

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 interest of the State, whenever payment of interest now due remains unpaid, on bonds issued by any railroad company, and whereon the guaranty of the State is endorsed

The Bill received its third reading, passed, and was ordered to be sent to the House of Representatives.

Bill (Senate) to establish the Charitable Association of the State of South Carolina, for the benefit of the Free School Fund.

The Bill received its third reading.
On motion of Mr. LESLIE, the Bill was ordered to lie on the table.
Bill (Senate) to incorporate the Continental Telegraph Company.
The Bill received its third reading.
On motion of Mr. LESLIE, the Bill was ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. CORBIN, from the Committee on Conference, on part of the Senate, submitted the following

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