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act of twenty-eighth May, 1798 ; also to the allowances described in the sixth section of the act approved August twenty-third, 1842; provided that nothing in the bill should be construed to affect in any way the rank, pay, and allowances of Winfield Scott, Lieutenant-General by brevet, then on the retired list of the army. Mr. Fessenden demanded the previous question; but the motion was lost — yeas, fifty-eight; nays, sixty-six. Mr. Pendleton, of Ohio, moved to postpone the further considerscribed in the sixth section of the act approved August twenty-third, 1842, granting additional rations to certain officers: Provided, that nothing in the bill contained should be construed in any way to affect the rank, pay, or allowances of Winfield Scott, Lieutenant-General by brevet, then on the retired list of the army. Mr. Farnsworth, Mr. Schenck, Mr. Washburne, and Mr. Hubbard advocated the passage of the measure, and Mr. Garfield, Mr. Stevens, and Mr. Boutwell opposed it. Mr. Garfield m