as in contravention of the policy of the General Assembly.]
Election of State officers.
On motion of Mr. Fleming, the joint resolution providing for the election, on the 27th inst., of a State Treasurer, Secretary of State, Auditor of Public Accounts, Public Printer, &c., was taken up and amended to order the election on the 7th inst., (Friday next,) instead of on the day originally proposed.--Adopted.
Nations of the public Guard.
Mr. Wynne called up the bill in favor of Samson Jones, agent of Mrs. Jane a. Griffin, for supplying the Public Guard with rations.
The bill was rejected-ayes 38, noes 46.
Exemptions from military duty.
Mr. Woodson offered a resolution instructing the Committee on Military affairs to report a bill repealing so much of the act, passed February 18, 1862. as exempts from military duty the members of the General Assembly during the terms for which they were elected.
After considerable debate, the resolution was rejected — ayes 38,