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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. LESLIE introduced the following Resolution :

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

The Resolution was considered immediately and agreed to.
PAPERS FORM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES..

The House sent of the Senate,

Bill to amend and extend the charter of the Planters' and Mechanics' Bank, of South Carolina, and for other purposes therin named;

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

The above Bills received their first reading, were ordered for a second reading and consideration on Monday next, and to be printed.

The House sent to the Senate the following message:

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

COLUMBIA, S. C., March 3, 1871. Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Senate :

The House of Representatives respectfully informs your honorable body that it insists upon its refusal to concur in Senate amendments, as noted in previous message, to a Bill to regulate the manner of drawing juries, and, in order to expedite the passage of the Bill, again requests a Committee of Free Conference. Very respectfully,

F. J. MOSES, Jr.,

Speaker House of Representatives. On motion of Mr. SMALLS, the request was agreed to, and a message sent to the House of Representatives accordingly.

Messrs. Corbin and Clinton were appointed Committee on part of the Senate.

The House also sent to the Senate the following messages : :

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

COLUMBIA, S. C., March 4, 1871. Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Senate :

The House of Representatives respectfully informs your honorable body that a Concurrent Resolution from your House to authorize the State Treasurer to pay to Hon. R. H. Graham, amount of undrawn appropriations for Judge of the First Judicial Circuit for the fiscal year ending October 31st, 1871, and October 31st, 1872, has been laid on the table in this House. Very respectfully,

F. J. MOSES, JR., Speaker of the House of Representatives. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

COLUMBIA, S. C., March 4, 1871. Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Senate :

The House of Representatives respectfully informs your honorable body that it has adopted the report of the Committee of Conference on disa. greement to Senate amendments on a Bill to make appropriations and raise supplies for the year commencing November 1, 1870. Very respectfully,

F. J. MOSES, JR., Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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

The House also sent to the Senate, Report of House Committee on Claims on the accounts of E. Cain and others.

On motion of Mr. HAYNE, the Report was referred to the Committee on Claims. The Sergeant-at-Arms announced

MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR Message No. 60, from His Excellency the Governor, was presented to the Senate by Mr. W. F. Hague, Assistant Private Secretary.

The PRESIDENT announced that the Message related to Executive Business.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES. Mr. SWAILS, from the Committee on Railrovds, to whom was referred a Bill to charter the Northwestern Railroad Company, in the State of South Carolina, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Bill do pass

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. MAXWELL, from the Committee on Enrolled Acts, reported as duly and correctly enrolled, sealed, and ready for ratitication,

An Act to change the name of the Gap Creek and Middle Saluda Turnpike Company, and to amend and renew the charter thereof;

An Act to alter and amend an Act entitled, “ An Act to alter and amend the charter of the city of Greenville;"

An Act to amend the charter of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church, of Charleston ;

Joint Resolution authorizing the Attorney General to purchase a fire proof safe for the use of the Attorney General's office;

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

Joint Resolution making an appropriation of forty-seven thousand dollars for the completion of the State Lunatic Asylum, and for other purposes

A message was sent to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, inviting him to attend in the Senate to assist in the ratification of the above Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Mr. WHITTEMORE, from the Committee on Conference, submitted the following

REPORT:

The Committee, on the part of the Senate, appointed to meet confrerees on the part of the House, to consider the disagreement of the House of Representatives to the Senate amendments to a Bill to make appropriation and raise supplies for the year commencing November 1, 1870, have attended to their duty, and beg leave to report that the Senate amendments have been concurred in, except the following:

Section 1, line thirty-two, “for additional clerical services, five hundred dollars," which relates to the Auditor of the city of Charleston.

Section 2, lines one and two, where the Senate strikes out “twenty-five," and inserts "fifteen,” which relates to the Governor's contingent fund.

Section 5, line two, where the Senate strikes out“ eighty and inserts “sixty” whieh relates to the construction of the Penitentiary.

Section 7, the striking out of the Military Department.

Your Committee, therefore, recommend that the Senate recede from its action in the foregoing amendments, and that five hundred dollars be allowed the Audifor of the city of Charleston for additional clerical services.

That $20,000 be allowed the Governor for his contingent fund.

That eighty thousand dollars be allowed for constructing the Penitentiary.

That Section 7, in the original Bill, be restored, and that ten thousand dollars be allowed for military expenses.

The Committee further recommend that Section 6 be amended by the addition of the following: “For purposes indicated in the seventh Section of Act approved March 9, 1869.”

B. F. WHITTEVORE,

Chairman Committee.

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

Mr. CORBIN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the matter of the residence of Judge Thomas within his Circuit, submitted the Report of that Committee, accompanied by the testimony and statement, “that Judge Thomas has not complied with the requirements of the Constitution, and during his continuance in office has not resided in the Sixth Circuit, of which he is Judge.”

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

Mr. CORBIN, from the Committee on Privileges and Elections, to whom was referred the matter of R. H. Cain, contestant, versus Samuel E. "Gaillard, contestee, for a seat as Senator from Charleston County, submitted the Report of that Committee that the cause is not in condition to be passed upon finally by the Committee, or the Senate, and the recommendation that the Senate agree to the following Resolution :

Resolved, That in the case of R. H. Cain, contestant, against S E. Gaillard, contestee, the contestant be allowed ter. days' time to serve a copy of his grounds of contest on the contestee, and that the contestee be allowed ten days' time after the service thereof, to answer the same.

2. That after the expiration of the time given to said Gaillard to answer (whether he has answered or not) that the said Cain do give said Gaillard five days' notice of the time, place, and before whom he, said Cain, will proceed to take testimony for the purpose of establishing the facts alleged in his grounds of contest. That a similar notice be served upon said Gaillard, of each and every place where testimony is proposed to be taken.

3. That after the testimony shall have been announced to be closed by said Cain on his part, the said Gaillard shall, if he so desire, proceed, on similar notice to that required to be given by the contestant, to take testimony to sustain the allegation of the answer on his part.

If said Gaillard shall not proceed to take testimony in reply within ten days after the said Cain has announced the testimony on his part closed, he shall be considered as having waived his right to take testimony. The testimony on the part of said Gaillard, shall be closed in fifteen days after the commencement of the taking thereof, unless further time be granted him by the Senate:

4. That the testimony may be taken before any officer authorized by law to take depositions, and the same shall be duly sealed up by him, and directed to the Chairman of the Committee on Privileges and Elections of the Senate, endorsed, so as to indicate the contents, across the seal of the envelope.

· The Report was agreed to, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. HAYES, from the Medical Committee of the Senate, to whom was referred the Report of House Medical Committee on the account of Dr. W. R. Jones, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the Senate concur.

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

Ordered, That the account be returned to the House of Representatives.

Mr. HAYES, from the Committee on Claims, to whom was referred the account of C. M. Wiggins, for dieting prisoners confined in the County jail of Marion, reported back the same, with a recommendation that, as the account belongs to that class of claims known as Contingent Accounts, the whole matter be referred to the Comptroller-General, for his approval.

The question was taken on agreeing to the Report, decided in the affirmative, and the account accordingly referred to the ComptrollerGeneral.

Mr. HAYES, from the Committee on Claims, to whom was referred the Report of the House Committee on account of William Kennedy, claiming payment of a reward offered by His Excellency the Governor, for the arrest and delivery of one Thomas R. Lannier, charged with the crime of murder, reported back the same, with the request that, as the claim ap pears to have been founded upon contract between the claimant and His Excellency the Governor, and the Committee do not feel justified in recommending any interference in the matter, they be discharged from its further consideration.

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

Mr. HAYES, from the Committee on Claims, to whom was referred Report of House Committee on Claims on the account of L. S. Langley, reported back the same, with a recommendation that the account be rejected.

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