Jones, of Tenn., called the main question, and the call being sustained, the House was brought to a vote upon the amendment of Mr. Foote, reported yesterday.
On this vote the ayes and noes were called, and the amendment was lost, as follows — ayes 14, noes 45.
The vote was then taken upon the substitute to the committee's bill, introduced by Mr. Lyons, of Va., and it was rejected.
Mr. Hartridge, of Ga., then introduced the following substitute for the substitute offered by Mr. Buldwin yesterday, and addressed the House in its support:
The Congress of the Confederate States do enact, That in all cases where any person or persons, target on oath with treason, misprision of treason, or other crime or misdemeanor against the Confederate States, and endangering the safety thereof, shall be arrested or imprisoned by virtue of any warrant or authority from the President of the Confederate States, or from any person acting under the direction or authority of the President