ives his resolution of yesterday, so amending the 26th rule of the House as to authorize the speaker to appoint a Special Committee on Confederates Relations.
At half past twelve o'clock the resolution for the of Confederate States Senator was called up.
Mr. Dunn moved to postpone the election until Tuesday, the 20th last.
This gave rise to a debate, which was participated in by Messrs Richardson and Rives in its favor, and opposed by Messrs West, Barbour, Newton, and Bisgerville.
Mr. Maticry demanded the eyes and nays which being called, resulted: eyes, 53; nays, 49.
A message was received from the Senate announcing the non concurrence by that body in the House resolution for postponement.
Mr. Woolfolk then offered a joint resolution, making known to the Senate their readiness to pressed at once to the election of a Senator.
Another Reffentual attempt was made to postpone the election until Saturday, but after some tery discussion the House p