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mber, Mr. Garland. The contestant and the sitting member were then heard in support of their respective claims, when the question came up upon the resolution of Mr. Trippe, of Ga., to declare the seat vacant in the representation from the third district of Arkansas. This resolution was rejected by a vote of ayes 7, noes 70. Mr. Chilton, of Ala., offered the following: Whereas, the Committee on Elections have excluded all the proof that was offered in the contested election by J. P. Johnson of the seat occupied in this House by A. H. Garland, and yet said proof, if property taken and submitted, has an important bearing in said content; Therefore, Resolved, That the matter of the said contested election be recommitted to the Committee on Elections, with instructions further to investigate said contest, and to allow the respective parties a reasonable time within which to retake the proof, and to adduce such legal evidence as they may be able to adduce, such proof to be