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opened the Senate adjourned. The House was called to order at 12 o'clock by the Speaker. The Speaker announced the appointment of the following committees: Committee to inquire into outrages committed by the enemy in North Carolina--Messrs. Smith of N. C., Helcombe of Va., Smith of Ala., H. W. Bruce of Ky., and Bell of Mo.; Committee, authorized by Mr. Foote's resolution, to inquire into the charge of corruption against a member of the House — Messrs Lyons of Va., McQueen of S. C., anSmith of Ala., H. W. Bruce of Ky., and Bell of Mo.; Committee, authorized by Mr. Foote's resolution, to inquire into the charge of corruption against a member of the House — Messrs Lyons of Va., McQueen of S. C., and Atkins of Tenn. The House then took up for consideration, as unfinished business, the bill reported from the Military Committee repealing existing and regulating future exemptions. Mr. Welch, of Miss., said that, as the chairman of the committee was absent, he moved to postpone the consideration of the bill to some future day. Mr. Foote signified his intention to move an amendment to the bill by striking out all after the word "repeal," in the fourth line. He regarded this mea
Lieut.-Gov. Price. The sensible and dignified speech of Lieutenant-Governor Price, on taking the Chair of the Senate, breathes a calm and resolute spirit characteristic of the man and becoming the times. Mr. Price will be a most worthy successor of Lieutenant-Governor Montague, and should any contingency call him to the Executive Chair, he has every quality of head and heart that the great occasion demands. With such a Chief Magistrate as Governor Smith, whose abilities have been so often proved in the council, and whose valor in the field has shown conspicuous among a host of heroes, and such a Lieutenant-Governor as Samuel Price, of Greenbrier, the old flag- ship will feel in every timber the touch of master spirits at her helm, and ride victorious through the fiercest storm.