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made in the building now occupied by the Post Office Department. Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Confederate States of America, That the Postmaster-General be authorized to cause such alterations to be made in the building now occupied by the Post-Office Department as may in his opinion be necessary, provided the cost shall not exceed $2,500. The special order of the day, the Arkansas contested election case was taken up and the House was addressed by Mr. Gentry, of Tenn.; in favor of the claims of the contestant, Mr. Johnson; and Mr. Curry, of Ala., in favor of the sitting member, Mr. Garland. The contestant and the sitting member were then heard in support of their respective claims, when the question came up upon the resolution of Mr. Trippe, of Ga., to declare the seat vacant in the representation from the third district of Arkansas. This resolution was rejected by a vote of ayes 7, noes 70. Mr. Chilton, of Ala., offered the following: