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The Corwin amendment. --A dispatch published yesterday announced that the Senate, previous to adjournment at 5 o'clock in the morning, adopted the following joint resolution to amend the Constitution, with Corwin's amendment, by a vote of 24 to 12--a constitutional majority. The following is the joint resolution, with Mr. Corwin's amendment: Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, two-thirds of both House concurring,) That the following article be proposed to the Legislatures of the several States as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which, when ratified by three-fourths of said Legislatures, shall be valid, to all intents and purposes, as part of said Constitution, viz: Art, 12, No amendment of this Constitution, having for its object any interference within the States with the relation between their citizens and those described in section second of the first article of th
ommonwealth's claim to a fine imposed for an alleged violation of the inspection laws. The bill was passed. Bills Passed.--Senate bill to authorize an issue of arms to Titus V. Williams, of the county of Tazewell, for the use of an Academy; House bill to amend an act passed 31st March, 1860, entitled "an act to restrict the catching of oysters in certain months;" House bill to incorporate the Berkeley Border Guard Armory Company; Senate bill to refund to the Preston Coal and Iron Company House bill to incorporate the Berkeley Border Guard Armory Company; Senate bill to refund to the Preston Coal and Iron Company money improperly paid by it into the Treasury. Military Academy.--The bill appropriating $100,000 for the establishment of a Military Academy at some eligible point in the Trans-Alleghany portion of the State, having been taken up, was discussed by Messrs, Neeson and Paxton, and rejected for want of a constitutional majority. On motion of Mr. Townes, the vote by which the bill was lost, was reconsidered, and the bill laid on the table in order to enable its friends to modify it.
House of delegates. Tuesday, March 5, 1861. The House was called to order at 11 o'clock A. M., by Speaker Crutchfield. A message was received from the Senate announcing the passage of House bills for the relief of Joshua H. Staats, late Sheriff of the county of Jackson; changing the time of holding the Circuit Court in the town of Danville; incorporating the Staunton Arms and Ordnance Manufacturing Company; also, Senate bills incorporating the Southern Institution for the amelioing the Maryland and Virginia Coal Oil Company, in the county of Taylor. Most of the Senate bills above named were referred to committees. Bills Passed.--Senate bill incorporating the Maryland and Virginia Coal Oil Company in Taylor county; House bills amending the act passed March 20th, 1860, authorizing the Council of the City of Richmond to construct a railroad in its streets; amending certain laws respecting the militia of the Commonwealth; for the relief of David A. Hopkins and Saml