onference. Mr. Wilson, Mr. Sherman, and Mr. McDougall were appointed conferees.
The House agreed to a further conference, and appointed Mr. Blair, of Missouri, Mr. Kelley, of Pennsylvania, and Mr. Jackson, of Kentucky, conferees on its part.
In the Senate, on the first of August, Mr. Wilson from the second committee of confere. Steele, of New-York, objected to the bill as one of a series of measures which centralize power in the Federal Government.
Mr. S. C. Fessenden, of Maine, and Mr. Kelley, of Pennsylvania, advocated the measure, and Mr. Cox, of Ohio, and Mr. Norton, of Missouri, opposed it. On the twenty-fifth, Mr. Thomas, of Massachusetts, openehe Whole, Mr. Fenton, of New-York, in the chair.
After debate, in which Mr. Stevens, Mr. Brooks, Mr. Cox, Mr. Schenck, Mr. Garfield, Mr. Lovejoy, Mr. Spalding, Mr. Kelley, and Mr. Strouse participated, the committee, on motion, rose to terminate the debate.
Mr. Harding, of Kentucky, moved to amend by adding, as a provision, th