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roduced a bill to amend the act regulating the granting of furloughs and discharges in the army and navy. Referred. Mr. Atkins introduced a resolution restricting debate to thirty minutes, and to one speech on any one question, which was not adopted — ayes 44, noes 33, less than two thirds voting in the affirmative. Mr. Atkins also offered a resolution that hereafter the daily hour of meeting of the House shall be 11 o'clock A. M., which was agreed to. Mr. Colyer, of Tenn., offeredmendatory of the currency and funding law of February 17th, 1864. The pending question being upon the amendment of Mr. Atkins, to substitute the 1st day of January, 1865, for the dates mentioned in the bill as the limitation of time for funding Treasury notes by persons residing within the enemy's lines, a long debate ensued, and the amendment was adopted. Mr. Atkins moved to further amend by striking out the words "above the denomination of five dollars," which was agreed to. Mr.