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ent of the mileage of each Senator shall be certified to the Secretary of the Senate, and of each Representative and Delegate to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Representatives, by the Postmaster-General, within thirty days of the commencement of each session of Congress. Mr. Simmons, of Rhode Island, and Mr. Howe, of Wisconsin, opposed the amendment. Mr. Howe could not vote for the ninth section, making a deduction on Government salaries. Mr. Trumbull regretted that Mr. Sherman and Mr. Doo-little had pressed their amendments. Mr. Sherman's original amendment was agreed to, and Mr. Doolittle proposed to add a new section, reducing the rate of mileage fifty per cent. The amendment was opposed by Mr. McDougall, and was agreed to — yeas, twenty-nine; nays, ten. Mr. Howe moved to strike out the ninth section making a deduction in salaries of ten per cent during the war — yeas, two; nays, thirty-six. Yeas--Messrs. Howe and McDougall-two. Nays--Messrs. Anthony, Browning, Chan