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A Bill to amend an Act entitled “An Act providing for the assessment and taxation of property;"

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

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

A Bill to incorporate the Mars Bluff Sons of Benevolence.

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

A Bill to amend the charter of the town of Union.

BILLS INTRODUCED.

Mr. CARODOZO, on behalf of the Committee on Chairtable Institutions, introduced

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. WIMBUSH, on behalf of the Committee on Incorporations, introduced

A Bill to change the name of the Gap Creek and Middle Saluda Turnpike Company, and to amend and renew the charter thereof.

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

Mr. SWAILS, pursuant to notice, introduced

Joint Resolution authorizing the County Commissioners of Williamsburg County to levy a special tax.

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

Mr. CORBIN, pursuant to notice, introduced

A Bill to amend an Act entitled “An Act providing for the general elections and the manner of conducting the same," approved March 1, 1870.

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

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

A Bill to incorporate the Charleston Riflemen Club; A Bill to increase the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court; A Bill to authorize aliens to hold property. *The above Bills received their first reading, were ordered for a second reading and consideration to-morrow, and to be printed.

RESOLUTION.

Mr. WHITTEMORE introduced the following:

Resolved, That the Committee on Education be requested to report as soon as Tuesday, the 10th inst:, upon the Report of that Committee relative to the amendments to the Act entitled “ An Act to establish and maintain a system of Free Common Schools for the State of South Carolina,” which was recommitted to that Committee for their consideration.

Mr. ARNIM moved that the Rule be suspended, and the Resolution considered immediately.

Objection being made, the Resolution was ordered for consideration to

morrow.

GENERAL ORDERS.

The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the Generai Orders on the Calendar.

Report of the Committee on the Judiciary on a Bill to provide for the protection of persons and property, and the public peace, and to tax real estate for the expense of the same.

The Report and Bill were taken up for consideration.

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

The question was taken on agreeing to the amendments recommended in the Report of the Committee, and decided in the affirmative.

There being no further amendments,
Ordered, That the Bill be engrossed for a third reading.
Bill to renew the charter of the Camden Bridge Company.

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

Bill to alter and renew the charter of the town of Darlington.

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

Bill to authorize Circuit Judges to hold Courts in other Circuits than their own

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

SPECIAL ORDER.

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

Bill to amend the charter of the Columbia Bridge Company.

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the Bill was recommitted to the Committee on Incorporations.

On motion of Mr. ARNIM, the Senate adjourned at 1:10 P. M.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 1871.

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 names, the PRESIDENT announced the Senate ready to proceed to business.

Prayer by the Rev. J. G. Thompson.
The Clerk read the Journal of yesterday.

PETITIONS, &c.

Mr. SWAILS presented the account of Edward R. Lessesne for making copies of proceedings of Coroner's inquest in case of freedmen destroyed by the burning of the Kingstree Jail in January, 1867; which was referred to the Committee on Claims.

Mr. HAYNE presented sundry accounts of E. R. Stokes, and the Republican Printing Company; which were referred to the Committe on Contingent Accounts and Expenses.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES.

Mr. GREENE, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred a Bill to provide for the redemption of certain lands sold under order of Gen. Ed. R. S. Canby for taxes, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Bill do pass.

Ordered for consideration on Monday next.

Mr. GREENE, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred a Joint Resolution authorizing the State Auditor to suspend

proceedings in certain cases, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Resolution do pass.

Ordered for consideration on Monday next.
Mr. GREENE, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred

a Joint Resolution instructing the State Auditor to order enforcement of collection of taxes, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Resolution be laid on the table.

Ordered for consideration on Monday next.

Mr. HAYES, on behalf of the Committee on Claims and Grievances, asked to be discharged from the further consideration of the following petitions referred to that Committee, and that the same be referred to the Committee on Finance; which was so ordered :

Petition of the South Carolina Society;
Petition of Francis Weston, Executor and Trustee of Paul Weston;
Petition of Richard L North;
Petition of R. B. Miles ;

Petition of M. E. Carrere and W. M. Wilson, Executors of the last will and testament of Samuel Wilson, deceased;

Petition of Alexander H. Chisolm;

Petition of Benjamin P. Fraser and P. Weston Fraser, praying the renewal of certain State Stocks and Bonds lost or destroyed during the late war.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

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

A Bill to renew and amend the charter of the town of Anderson.

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

A Bill to regulate the confirmation of all officers appointed by the Governor.

BILLS INTRODUCED.

Mr. WHITTEMORE, pursuant to notice, introduced

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

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration on Monday next, and to be printed.

Mr. DUNCAN, pursuant to notice, introduced
A Bill to amend the charter of the town of Union.

The Bill received its first reading, was ordered for a second reading and consideration on Monday next, and to be printed.

Mr. GREENE, on behalf of the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the petition of John Phillips, surviving executor of John Campbell, praying that certificates or scrip for State stock issued by State Treasurer to the executors of John Campbell, which have been lost and

destroyed, be renewed by the issuing of certificates by the State Treasurer, introduced :

Joint Resolution authorizing the State Treasurer to re-issue to John Phillips, Executor of John Campbell, deceased, certain certificates of State Stock.

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

Mr. GREENE, on behalf of the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the petition of Thomas L. Webb, Trustee of McKewn and Martha Johnstone, for renewal of certificate of State Stock lost or destroyed, introduced

Joint Resolution authorizing the State Treasurer to re-issue to Thomas L. Webb, Trustee of McKewn and Martha Johnstone, a certain certificate of State Stock.

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

Mr. BIEMAN asked and obtained the unanimous consent of the Senate to introduce

Joint Resolution authorizing the County Commissioners of Oconee County to levy a special tax.

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

RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. ARNIM introduced the following:

Whereas Professors La Borde and Reynolds, and Librarian C. Bruce Walker, and Professor Rivers remained faithful to the duties of their respective positions in the State University during a certain period of the late war, when the exercises of the University were suspended, and there were no provisions made for their compensation for the services then ren dered, and by so doing they contributed greatly towards preserving the State property from sharing the general ruin to which the City of Columbia was subjected; and, whereas, the above named officers never received any compensation for the time mentioned in their petition, although the Board of Trustees invited and directed them to remain and perform their respective duties with the expectation that the said officers would receive their usual compensation therefor; therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same,

SECTION 1. That the claims of Professors M. La Borde, three thousand

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