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nt and function, and report their action to the next session as an amendment of the Constitution of the United States, to be proposed by Congress to the States for their ratification, according to the fifth article of said Constitution. Mr. Washburne, (interrupting its reading.) I object to the introduction of that resolution. We have had enough of it read. Mr. Cox. I move to suspend the rules to enable me to introduce it. The reading of the resolution was resumed and completed. Mr. Potter. I wish to ask the gentleman from Ohio if he is willing to insert, among the proposed commissioners, the name of James Buchanan? (Laughter.) Mr. Cox. No, sir; not at all. I call for the yeas and nays on the motion to suspend the rules. The yeas and nays were ordered. Mr. Roscoe Conklin. I move that the House do now adjourn. The motion was not agreed to. The question was taken, [on the motion to suspend the rules,] and it was decided in the negative — yeas 41, nays, 85.