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ting the so called blockade running, to say nothing of other measures of interest, though of less general importance. Members getting their dinners at four o'clock could well dispense with their suppers, in view of the pressing demands of the public business. Mr. Baldwin, of Va., opposed the resolution, stating that the sessions of the House were now too protracted to admit of proper work in the committees. The resolution was adopted by the following vote: Ayes 36, noes 28. Mr. Clapp, of Miss., from the Special Committee to whom the subject had been referred, reported back the bill to provide for wounded and disabled officers, soldiers, and seamen, an asylum, to be called the Veteran Soldiers' Home, and asked a suspension of the rules to allow the bill to be placed at once upon its passage. The rules were suspended and the bill taken up for consideration. After some discussion the bill was postponed until Monday next, and made the special order in the morning hou