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section of the bill: "Provided, however, that the provisions of this act shall not apply to persons under eighteen years who have been accepted as substitutes." Mr. Chilton, of Ala., submitted a substitute for Mr. Singleton's proviso. Mr. Bruce, of Ky., moved to lay the bill and amendments upon the table, and on this motion the ayes and noes were called; and the vote being taken, the motion was rejected by the following vote: Ayes 31, noes 51. Mr. Curry, of Ala., called the previom entering the service, if in the opinion of the proper authorities they are capable of performing military service." Mr. Gartrell. after addressing the House, moved to lay the bill and amendments upon the table Motion lost. Mr. E. M. Bruce, of Ky., moved to recommit the bill and amendments to the Military Committee, but accepted a motion to postpone the whole subject indefinitely. This motion was defeated by a vote of 32 to 46. The question then came up on the amendment of Mr. Cr