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Mr. HAYES, from the Medical Committee of the Senate, to whom was referred the account of Dr. W. L. Templeton, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the account be paid.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr. WHITTEMORE, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the following Bills, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Bills do pass :

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;” Joint Resolution to sell the State lands in the County of Darlington for $4.38 per acre.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr. WHITTEMORE, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the following Bills, reported back the sume, with a recommendation that the Bills do pass :

A Bill to amend Title V of Part I of the Code of Procedure;

A Bill to amend an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the fees of Probate Judges, Clerks of Courts, Trial Justices, Magistrates, and other officers therein mentioned.”

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr WHITTEMORE, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred a Bill to enforce the payment of the poll tax, reported back the same, accompanied by the following substitute, and a recommendation that the same do pass :

A Bill to enforce the payment of the poll tax.

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 Enrolled Acts, reported that the following Acts, having been duly enrolled, sealed and ratified, were presented for approval to His Excellency the Governor, this day, at 1:20 P. M.:

An Act to regulate the appointment, jurisdiction and duties of Notaries Public;

An Act to repeal so much of the Act of 1839 as prohibits the Clerks of the Courts of the State from acting as Attorneys or Solicitors in the Courts of the State ;

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

Mr. WHITTEMORE, from the Committee on Engrossed Bills, reported as duly and correctly engrossed, and ready for a third reading :

A Bill to incorporate the Saving, Building and Loan Association of South Carolina;

A Bill to amend an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Enterprise Railroad Company, of Charleston, S. C.”

The above Bills received their third reading, passed, and were ordered to be sent to the House of Representatives.

Mr. ARNIM, from the Committee on County Offices and Officers, to whom was referred a Bill for the election of County Auditors and Treasurers, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Bill be amended by striking out Section 2, and that the Bill, so amended, do pass.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr. WIMBUSH, from the Committee on Incorporations, to whom was referred a Bill to provide for the incorporation of towns and villages in this State, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Bill

do pass.

Ordered for consideration to-morrow.

Mr. WIMBUSH, from the Committee on Contingent Accounts and Expenses, to whom was referred the accounts of A. Palmer, and others, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Accounts be paid.

On motion of Mr. WIMBUSH, the Rule was suspended, and the Report considered immediately.

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

BILLS INTRODUCED.

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

Joint Resolution suspending so much of an Act entitled “An Act providing for the general elections, and the manner of conducting the same,” as requires the Boards of Canvassers to count the votes at certain times.

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

Mr. GREENE, pursuant to notice, introduced

A Bill to incorporate the Union Gold Mining Company of South Carolina.

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

Mr. CARDOZO, pursuant to notice, introduced
A Bill to limit the salaries of County Trasurers.

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

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

A Bill to grant to certain persons therein named, and their associates, the right to dig and mine in the beds of the navigable streams and waters of the State of South Carolina for phosphate rocks and phosphatic deposits.

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

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

A Bill to repeal an Act entitled “An Act to regulate the publication of all legal and public notices."

The Sergeant-at-Arms announced

MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR.

Messages Nos. 43 and 44, from His Excellency, 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 proceeded to the consideration of the General Orders on the Calendar.

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

Report of Committee on Roads, Bridges and Ferries on Bill to establish a ferry across the Catawba River, near the late John S. Perry's mill, and for other purposes therein mentioned.

The Report was read, and 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. WHITTEMORE, the Senate proceeded to the consideration, out of their order, of

Joint Resolution to allow J. M. Plowden, of Clarendon County, to sell forfeited lands.

The Joint 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.

Joint Resolution to pay Wm. B. Timmons two hundred and thirtythree dollars and forty-four cents.

The Resolution received its second reading.

After debate, participated in by Messrs. Smalls, Whittemore, Johnston, Swails, Nash,

On the question of ordering the Resolution 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. Arnim, Barber, Bieman, Burroughs, Cardozo, Duvall, Foster, Hayes, Holcombe, Johnston, McIntyre, Owens, Rose, Smalls, Whittemore, Wilson, Wimbush.-17.

Nays-Messrs. Duncan, Greene, Leslie, Maxwell, Nash.-5.
So the Resolution was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading

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

Bill to provide for a general license law.

The Bill was read by its title, and referred to the Committee on Finance.

SPECIAL ORDER.

and nays.

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

House message on Senate Joint Resolution to authorize the State House Keeper to purchase fifteen tons of coal.

On the question of concurrence in the House amendment,
Mr. ARNIM called for the

yeas
The yeas and nays were taken, and resulted as follows :
Yeas-Messrs. Bieman, Greene, Smalls.-3.

Nays-Messrs. Arrim, Barber, Burroughs, Cardozo, Duncan, Duvall, Foster, Hayes, Holcombe, Johnston, Leslie, Maxwell, McIntyre, Nash, Owens, Rose, Whittemore, Wilson, Wimbush.-19.

So the Senate insisted on its refusal to concur.

Ordered, That a message be sent to the House of Representatives, informing that body that the Senate insists on its refusal to concur in House amendments.

Concurrent Resolution asking of the United States Government protection against domestic violence in this State.

On motion of Mr. NASH, the further consideration of the above Resolution was indefinitely postponed.

Bill to regulate the granting of divorces.

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

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, Section 2 was amended, in the seventh line, by filling the blanks with the words “twenty-one" and "eighteen".

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, Section 7 was amended, by filling the blank in line five, printed Bill, with the word “five" and in line nine with the word “three".

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, Section 13 was amended by filling the blank in line three, printed Bill, with the word “five”.

On motion of Mr. NASH, Section 14 was stricken rut, and the succeeding Sections numbered accordingly.

Mr. ARNIM moved that Section 20 be stricken out.

On motion of Mr. CARDOZO, the consideration of the motion of the Senator from Edgefield was indefinitely postponed.

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, Section 20 was amended, in the first line, by inserting between the words “State” and “g6", the words “whose marriage has been consummated therein shall”; also by insert ing after the word “obtain ", second line, printed Bill, the word “solely".

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

Mr. JOHNSTON moved that the enacting clause be stricken out.

On motion of Mr CARDOZO, the further consideration of the motion of the Senator from Sumter was indefinitely postponed

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

The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the Special Order for this day at 1:30 P M., to wit:

Report of the Special Committee on a Bill to alter and amend an Act entitled “ An Act to alter and amend the charter and extend the limits of the city of Columbia," approved February 26, 1870.

The Report and Bill were taken up together for consideration.
Pending consideration,
On motion of Mr. MAXWELL, at 2:30 P. M., the Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 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.

On motion of Mr. WHITTEMORE, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispened with.

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