s separation (if unavoidable) shall render proper and expedient." The gentleman from Smy the (Mr. Sheffey) had moved to amend the amendment by striking out the words "if so empowered," which was the lining to accept it, and arguing briefly in favor of his own.
The vote was then taken on Mr. Sheffey's amendment, and it was rejected — yeas 64, nays 72.
Mr. Blow's amendment was then votedOrburn, Parks, Patrick, Pondleton, Porter, Preston, Price, Pugh, Rives, Robert E. Scott, Sharp, Sheffey, Sitlington, Slaughter, Southall, Spurfeck, Staples, Alex.
H, H Stuart, Chapman J. Stuart, Strarks, Patrick, Pendleton, Preston, Price, Pugh, Raudolph, Richardson, Robert E. Scott, Seawell, Sheffey, Sitlington, Slaughter, Southall, Speed, Spurlock, Staples, Chapman J. Stuart, Strange, Summersblett, Neison, Orrick, Parks, Preston, Price, Pugh, Randolph, Richardson, R. E. Scott, Seawell, Sheffey, Stitlington, Slaughter, Speed, Spurlock, Staples, Strange, Sutherlin, Tayloe, Thornton, R. H.