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as adopted, authorizing the appointment of a committee to consider what arrangements should be made for the purpose of accommodating the Senate and House of Representatives of the Confederate States. The order of the day, being a bill to encourage the production of salt from sea water, came up. The bill was discussed by Messrs. McCamant, Sheffey, Robertson, Worsham, Collier, and Steger; after which a vote was taken thereupon, but failed to pass. A bill constituting a part of New River a lawful fence, was read a third time and passed. On motion of Mr. Cazenove, the vote on the salt bill was reconsidered. After a long and desultory debate, a motion was made to table the bill, but failed to carry. Another debate ensued which was put an end to by the previous question being sustained, and the bill being again voted on, passed by the following vote;--Ayes 80, noes 16. And then the House adjourned. The following resolutions were offered in the House of De
ht Eight Lincolnites --From the Knoxville (Tenn.) Register, of the 18th inst., we gather the following particulars of a gallant exploit of one of our patriotic and daring Confederate soldiers. If one Southern soldier can put to flight eight armed tories, can the issue of this war be doubtful? Robert E. Patterson, of Capt. Bradley's cavalry, was in town yesterday, from whom we learned the particulars of an adventure which rumor had already given us an inkling of. He was at his home on New river, in the upper edge of Anderson county, on furlough, when he received intelligence of a party of eight persons on horseback, who, with a guide, were making their way through the mountains towards Kentucky. He immediately mounted and gave chase. He no sooner got in sight of them than they commenced a stampede a la the Yankees from Wild Cat, scattering portmanteaus and saddle-bags, shawls and blankets along the road. Some of them evidently dismounted and took to the bushes, for trooper Pat