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REPORT:

The Committee on the part of the Senate, appointed to meet a similar Committee on the part of the House of Representatives, in Free Conference, on the “Bill to regulate the manner of Drawing Juries,” have met and considered the matters of disagreement between the two House, and report:

They recommend that the Senate recede from its amendment of the fourth Section, and adopt the said Section, amended so as to read as follows:

“SECTION 4. That there shall be appointed by the Governor, and confirmed by the Senate, one officer for each County in the State, to be named and designated a Jury Commissioner, who, with the County Auditor, and Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, shall constitute a Board of Jury Commissioners for the County ; said Jury Commissioner shall hold his office for two years, unless sooner removed by the Governor."

The Committee recommend that the Senate recede from its amendment to the 27th Section, whereby the words, "with the permission of the Court,” were inserted, and that the Section be adopted as passed by the House of Representatives.

The Committee recommend that the Senate recede from its amendment, whereby Section 37 was stricken out, and that the same be restored and amended as follows:

In the first line, after the words "Jury Commissioner," insert the words, " appointed by the Governor," and in the same line strike out the word “their," and insert in lieu thereof the word “his.”

The Committee recommend that the House of Representatives do recede from its disagreement to the other Senate amendments of the Bill, and do agree to the same.

Respectfully submitted

D. T. CORBIN, Chairman Senate Committee.

The question was taken on agreeing to the Report, decided in the affirmative, and a message sent to the House of Representatives accordingly.

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

GENERAL ORDERS.

The Senate resumed the consideration of General Orders on the Calendar.

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

Joint Resolution to provide for the compensation of the State Labrarian.

The Resolution was taken up for a second reading.

On motion of Mr. LESLIE, the resolving clause of the Resolution was stricken out.

On motian of Mr. ARNIM, the Senate proceeded to the consideration, out of its order, of

Report of Committee on Railroads on Bill to incorporate the Yemasee and Millen Railroad.

The Report and Bill were taken up for a second reading.

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

Mr. WHITTEMORE moved to amend Section 1, in the seventh line of printed Bill, by striking out the name “H. H. Montgomery," and inserting in lieu thereof the name “ J. J. Patterson.”

On motion of Mr. ARNIM, the amendment was ordered to lie on the table,

Which the PRESIDENT decided carried with it the entire Section.
On motion of Mr. SMALLS, the Section was taken up from the table.
Pending further consideration of the Section,
Tha Sergeant-at-Arms announced,

MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR.

Messages Nos. 61 and 62, from His Excellency the Governor, were presented to the Senate, by Mr. W. F. Hague, Assistant Private Secretary.

The PRESIDENT announced that the Messages related to Executive Business.

GENERAL ORDERS.

The Senate resumed the consideration of
Bill to incorporate the Yemasee and Millen Railroad.

Mr. SMALLS moved to amend Section 1, by inserting after the name “H. H. Montgomery,” the names "George Waterhouse, J. C. Mayo, J. W. Crofut, H. M. Stewart, Sr., H. J. Maxwell."

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

On motion of Mr. LESLIE, Section 3 was amended, by the addition of the following proviso:

And provided, further, That this Act shall not be construed so as to bind the State to endorse, guarantee or aid said road.”

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

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

Bill (House) to provide the manner for obtaining the right of way, when lands are surrounded by other lands.

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

Bill (House) to empower and authorize and require the County Commissioners of Orangeburg County to build a bridge across the North Edisto River, and establishing a road therefrom to the town of Branchville.

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 far a third reading.

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

Report (unfavorable) of the Judiciary Committee on a Bill to prohibit disguises.

The Report was read, agreed to, and the Bill, accordingly, ordered to lie on the table.

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

Report of Committee on the Judiciary on a Bill to authorize the Clerks of Courts of Common Pleas to take testimony in certain cases.

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

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

Report of the Committee on Roads, Bridges and Ferries on the petition of George R. Tucker, of Union County.

On motion of Mr. GREENE, the further consideration of the Report was postponed until the next regular session.

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

Report of Committee on Privileges and Elections on Joint Resolution to suspend so much of an Act entitled “An Act providing for the general election, and the manner of conducting the same,” as requires the Board of Canvassers to count the votes at certain times.

The Report was read, and the Joint Resolution taken up for a second reading

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the Resolution was ordered to lie on the table.

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

Bill (House) to confer the right of legitimacy on certain children.

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

Report of Committee on Incorporations on a Bill to provide for the incorporation of towns and villages in this State.

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

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the further consideration of the Bill was postponed, and made the Special Order for the fourth Tuesday in November next.

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

Report of Committee on Public Lands on a Bill to repeal an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the appointment of a Land Commissioner, and to define his

powers

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

On motion of Mr. HAYNE, the further consideration of the Bill was postponed to the next regular session.

SPECIAL ORDER. • On motion of Mr. GAILLARD, the Senate proceeded to the consider. ation of the Special Order for this day, at 2 P. M., to wit:

Bill (House) to renew and amend the charters of certain towns and villages therein mentioned.

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

On motion of Mr. GAILLARD, Section 1 was amended by striking out of line five, printed Bill, the words“ of each year (unless the same falls on Sunday,) and the day next preceding," and inserting in lieu thereof "1871, and on the same day in each year thereafter.”

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, Section 22 was amended by filling the blanks with the word "twenty.”

On motion of Mr. GAILLARD, Section 38 was amended by striking out of the third line the words “next, on which day, as well as on the second Monday in April," and inserting, in lieu thereof, “1871, and on the same day.”

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

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

Joint Resolution authorizing the State Treasurer to re-issue to Rinah S. Cohen a certain certificate of State stock.

The Resolution received its second reading.

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

“That said Rinah S. Cohen shall enter into a bond, with sufficient security, twice the sum of said stock, to the State Treasurer, to indemnify the State against loss.”

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The Resolution, as amended, was agreed to, and ordered to be engrossed for a third reading.

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

At 2:35 P. M., the Senate went into Executive Session.

After the disposal of Executive Business, the Senate returned to open session.

On motion of Mr. ARNIM, at 3 P. M. the Senate adjourned to 7:30 P. M.

EVENING SESSION.

The Senate re-assembled at 7:30 P. 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 PRESI. DENT, announced the Senate ready to proceed to business.

Prayer by the Chaplain.

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