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g the Committee on Postal Affairs to take such action as to modify the law and exclude from the number of military exempts all clerks in post-offices, as well as certain postmasters in charge of minor offices. The resolution was referred. Mr. Peter, of Virginia, introduced a bill to continue in office Major and Brigadier Generals of the Provisional Army, which was ordered to be printed, and made the special order for Monday next. Mr. Peter also offered a bill for the suppression of dMr. Peter also offered a bill for the suppression of drunkenness, which was ordered to be printed. The House had also under consideration the bill for the destruction of cotton, tobacco, and other property, as reported by the Military Committee, which passed by year 71, nays 11. The bill reads as follows: A Bill to Provide for the Destruction of Cotton, Tobacco, and other Property, when the same shall be about to fall into the hands of the enemy. The Congress of the Confederates States do enact, That it shall be the duty of a