On Saturday the Senate voted on and rejected the bill to aid the Covington
and Ohio Railroad.
The vote was afterwards reconsidered and the bill laid on the table.
The resolution favoring the establishment of a line of packet between France
, was adopted.
The General Appropriation bill was passed; also Senate bill for the relief of the Orange and Alexandria railroad, as amended by the House
, and a number of local bills.
At the night session, the joint resolution for the relief of the securities of P. P. Winston
, late Sheriff
, was laid on the table.-- In Executive session, C. Dimmock
was confirmed as Colonel
of Ordnance; B.G. Baldwin
of do., and P. G. Coghlan
, at its morning session, passed a number of bills, mostly originating in the Senate, and postponed indefinitely the consideration of Senate amendment rescinding Monday as the time of final adjournment, and fixing on Thursday.
joint resolution in regard to the movement of Federal troops and arms within this State, with Senate amendments thereto, was considered and debated at some length.
At the night session discussion was resumed, and continued in one way or another till 4½ o'clock yesterday morning, when the House
began to vote on certain amendments, one of which, offered by Mr. Collier
, striking out that part of the Senate resolution requiring the Governor
to call out the militia, was adopted about 5 o'clock; shortly after that time, a quorum having been obtained, the Senate amendment to House
They were published on Friday.