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PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

The House of Representatives sent to the Senate

Concurrent Resolution for the appointment of a Joint Committee to confer with the Governor as to measures necessary or expedient to recommend to the consideration of the General Assembly.

Mr. WHITTEMORE moved that the Senate concur in the Resolution. The motion of the Senator from Darlington was not agreed to. On motion of Mr. WIMBUSH, the Resolution was ordered to lie on the table.

The House also sent to the Senate

Concurrent resolution to authorize the Chairmen of Engrossed Bills of the Senate and House of Representatives to employ the necessary Engrossing Clerks, and to authorize the Sergeant-at-Arms to fit up a room · for said purpose, to be called the Engrossing Room. Mr. HAYNE moved that the Resolution be laid on the table. The motion of the Senator from Marion was subsequently withdrawn, Mr. MONTGOMERY moved that the Resolution be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. After debate, participated in by Messrs. Hayne and Leslie, The motion of the Senator from Newberry was withdrawn. Mr. HAYNE renewed the motion that the Resolution be laid on the table.

The motion of the Senator from Marion was not seconded. Mr. WIMBUSH moved that the further consideration of the Resolution be indefinitely postponed.

The motion of the Senator from Chester was not seconded. The question recurred on agreeing to the Resolution. After debate, participated in by Messrs. Hayne and Nash, Mr NASH moved that the further consideration of the Resolution be indefinitely postponed.

After debate, participated in by Messrs. Arnim and Whittemore,

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 Allen, Barber, Borroughs, Cardozo, Dickson, Duncan, Hayne, Johnston, McIntyre, Nash, Smalls and Wimbush.-12.

Nays--Messi's. Bieman, Duvall, Foster, Greene, IIayes, Holcombe, Leslie, Maxwell, Owens, Rose, Swails, Whittemore and Wilson.-13.

So the motion of the Senator from Richland was not agreed to.

Mr. WHITTEMORE moved that the Resolution be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. JOHNSTON moved that the motion of the Senator from Darlington be laid on the table.

On the question of agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Sumter, Mr. SWAILS called for the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were taken, and resulted as follows:

Yeas—Messrs. Barber, Burroughs, Cardozo, Dickson, Hayne, Johnston, McIntyre, Nash, Smalls and Wimbush.—10.

Nays-Messrs Allen, Bieman, Duncan, Duvall, Foster, Greene, Holcombe, Leslie, Maxwell, Owens, Rose, Swails, Whittemore and Wilson.–14.

So the motion of the Senator from Sumter was not agreed to.

On the question of agreeing to the motion of the Senator from Darlington, Mr. SWAILS called for the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were taken, and resulted as follows:

Yeas-Messrs. Allen, Arnim, Barber, Bieman, Cardozo, Duncan, Duvall, Foster, Greene, Holcombe, Leslie, Maxwell, Owens, Rose, Swails, Whittemore, Wilson, Wimbush.--18.

Nays-Messrs Burroughs, Dickson, Hayne, Johnston, McIntyre, Nash, Smalls.-7. So the motion of the Senator from Darlington was agreed to.

PETITIONS, &C.

Mr. WILSON presented a copy of an extract from the Presentment of the Grand Jury of Anderson County, at the September Term, 1870; which was read and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES.

Mr. WIMBUSII, from the Committee on Incorporations, submitted the report of that Committee, accompanied by the following Bills :

A Bill to renew and amend the charter of the town of Abbeville; A Bill to charter the town of Yorkville.

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

Mr. CARDOZO, from the Committee on Charitable Institutions, submitted the report of that Committee, accompanied by the following Bill, and a recommendation that the same do pass :

A Bill to amend an Act entitled An Act to establish a State Orphan Asylum."

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

Mr. CARDOZO, from the Committee on Charitable Institutions, to whom was referred the Resolution to authorize the President to appoint a Standing Committee of five on the Lunatic Asylum, reported back the same, with a recommendation that said Resolution be ordered to lie on the table.

Ordered for consideration on Monday next.

Mr. WIMBUSH, from the Committee on Incorporations, to whom was referred a Bill to renew the charter of the Orangeburg Presbyterian Church Society, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Bill do pass.

Ordered for consideration on Monday next.

Mr. NASH, from the Committee on Contingent Accounts and Expenses, to whom was referred sundry contingent accounts against the Senate, reported back the same, with a recommendation that they be paid. Orilered for consideration on Monday next.

RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. ARNIM introduced the following Resolution:

Resolved, That when the Senate adjowns, it shall stand adjourned till Monday next, at 12 M.

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

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

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Mr. CORBIN gave notice that he will on Monday next, or some sub. sequent day, ask leave to introduce

A Bill to amend an Act entitled An Act to revise, simplify and abridge the rules, practice, pleadings and forms of Courts in this State,” approved March 1, 1870 ;

A Bill to regulate the appointment, juris liction and duties of Notaries Public.

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

A Bill to incorporate the town of Timmonsville;
A Bill to renew and amend the charter of the town of Darlington ;

A Bill to incorporate the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Darlington, S. C.;

A Bill to amend an Act entitled An Act to define the jurisdiction and duties of County Commissioners.”

ADDITIONS TO COMMITTEES.

On motion of Mr. SWAILS, the Senate proceeded to the election of an additional member to the Committee on Public Lands.

Mr. WHITTEMORE nominated Hon. John Wilson, Senator from Anderson.

Mr. SWAILS nominated Hon. C. P. Leslie, Senator from Barnwell. Those who voted for Hon C. P. Leslie are : Messrs. Allen, Barber, Duncan, Duvall, Greene, Hayne, Nash, Owens, Swails and Wimbush.-10.

Those who voted for Hon. John Wilson are:

Messrs. Arnim, Cardozo, Corbin, Johnston, McIntyre, Smalls and Whittemore.-7.

The PRESIDENT declared Mr. Leslie, having received the highest number of votes given, duly elected member of the Committee on Public Lands.

Mr. NASH moved that Hon. Robert Smalls, Senator from Beaufort, be elected additional member of the Committee on Printing.

Mr. ALLEN nominated Hon. Henry E. Hayne.

Mr. LESLIE moved that the further consideration of the election for an additional member to the Committee on Printing be postponed until Monday next.

Pending the consideration of the motion of the Senator from Barnwell,

On motion of Mr. ARNIM, the Senate adjourned at 2:05 P. M.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1870.

Pursuant to adjournment, the Senate assembled at 12 M., and was called to order by the President, Hon. A. J. RANSIER.

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

Prayer by the Chaplain..
The Journal of Friday was read.

PAPERS FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

The House sent to the Senate

Concurrent Resolution to appoint a Joint Committee to investigate the claims of public school teachers.

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the Resolution was referred to the Committee on Education.

PETITIONS, &c. Mr. CORBIN presented the memorial of the Charleston Board of Trade against any change in the present usury laws of the State; which was read, referred to the Committee on Finance, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. HAYES presented the accounts of Messrs. Bryan & McCarter for sundry copies of Richardson's Law and Equity Reports, furnished the Secretary of State ; which were referred to the Committee on Claims.

Mr NASH presented sundry accounts of R. C. Shiver, W. B. Stanley and J. H. & M. L. Kinard, for articles furnished the Senate ; which were referred to the Committee on Contingent Accounts and Expenses of the Senate.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES.

Mr. MONTGOMERY, on behalf of Mr. Corbin, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the following Bills, reported back the same, with a recommendation that they do pass :

A Bill to alter and amend an Act entitled An Act to provide a mode by which to perpetuate testimony in relation to deeds, wills, choses in action and other papers and records destroyed or lost during the recent war;

A Bill to invest the title of the State to a lot of land in the village of Orangeburg, of which Deidrich Klepping died seized, in the purchaser or purchasers who shall pay for the premises under a sale by a decree of the Probate Court of Charleston County, and to direct the application of the proceeds of sale.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr. MONTGOMERY, on behalf of Mr. Corbin, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the following Bills, reported back the same, with a recommendation that they do not pass :

A Bill to incorporate the Port Royal Improvement Company;
A Bill to regulate the taking of bail in criminal cases.
Ordered for cousideration to-morrow.

Mr. MONTGOMERY, on behalf of Mr. Cərbin, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred a Resolution relative

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