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terest. Mr. Dupre, of La., introduced a bill relating to the subsistence of officers and enlisted men. Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Barksdale, of Miss., introduced a bill to provide for compensation to persons employed by commanding Generals as Provost Marshals from civil life. Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Barksdale introduced the following bill to suspend the writ of habeas corpus: The Congress of the Confederate States do enact. That during the present invasion of the Confederate states the President shall have power to suspend the operation of the writ of habeas corpus in any town, city, or can be speedily tried in due course of law. Sec 3 This act shall continue in force for thirty days after the next meeting of Congress, and no longer. Mr. Barksdale moved a suspension of the rule, for the purpose of putting the bill upon its passage. Lost for the want of a two-thirds vote; and the bill was referred to the