round that he was opposed to reforms (as they are called) of all kinds.
He spoke with much earnestness.
Mr. Robinson wanted to stop this debate and get to the vote.
The report of the Select Committee was accepted by the Senate — ayes 19; noes, 18.
House of Delegates.
The House met at 12 o'clock, M.
The Speaker announced the following select joint committee on the pardon of Jefferson Davis and others, and the restoration of the writ of habeas corpus: Messrs. Baylor, Martin, Holmes, Bowles, Hancock, Trout, Lewis, Childress, Mann, Parsons, Langhorne.
Mr. Joynes, from the Committee on Courts of Justice, reported the following bills, which were read and ordered to be printed:
A bill to provide that credit in all suits hereafter brought shall be endorsed on the original writ.
A bill to amend and re-enact section three of chapter three of the Code.
A bill providing for the punishment of vagrants.
This bill provides that vagrants ma