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Trespass. --The case against August Rupert and Christians, his wife, charged with trespassing upon the premises of Mrs. Cluskey, greatly to her annoyance, was continued by the Recorder till this morning.
lantry of our troops in the late fight was frankly conceded by one of the Yankee officers who fell into our hands by calling attention to the fact that, while they had been repulsed in an attempt to storm our works with a force seven columns deep, we had carried theirs in the recent fight with a single line. In the recent fight, Captain Farris, formerly correspondent of the Atlanta Register, was killed; Captain Matthews, formerly correspondent of the Atlanta Appeal, lost a leg, and Captain Cluskey, formerly editor of the Memphis Avalanche, was seriously, if not fatally, wounded. A correspondent of the Macon Telegraph writes thus from Atlanta: The Federals have brought nearly their entire force across the river, and have but few troops to guard their line of communication from Marietta. In the left of active hostilities, they are busily engaged repairing the railroad bridges across the Chattahoochee, and it is supposed their work will be completed by Thursday, as they
expense of the Government. Adopted. Also, a bill to provide for the payment of officers' horses lost in service. Referred. Mr. Foote, of Tennessee, offered a joint resolution of thanks to General Forrest and his men for their numerous victories, by land and water, over the enemy. Referred. Also a resolution declaring it inexpedient to fix a maximum of prices for provisions; but that it is desirable that the families of soldiers should be supplied with food at Government prices. Mr. Foote introduced a resolution requesting the Finance Committee to bring in, at as early a day as practicable, a general financial bill, which shall reflect as much as possible the views of the Secretary of the Treasury. Adopted. Mr. Cluskey, of Tennessee, introduced a bill to amend the law providing the tobacco ration. Also, a bill for the general organization of hospitals. On motion of Mr. Russell, of Virginia, the House resolved itself into secret session. Adjourned.
of Judge Halyburton to $10,000. Mr. Chilton, of Alabama, reported from the Judiciary Committee the Supreme Court bill, which was ordered to be printed and made a continuing special order. Mr. Russell moved to go into secret session. Mr. Orr said, to test the matter, he would call the yeas and nays, which were ordered, and resulted as follows: Yeas--Messrs. Anderson, Atkins, Baylor, Blandford, Bradley, Branch, Bridgers, E. M. Bruce, H. W. Bruce, Chambers, Chilton, Clark, Cluskey, Colyar, Conrow, Darden, Dejarnette, Dickinson, Dupre, Ewing, Foote, Gholson, Hartridge, Hatcher, Herbert, Holliday, Johnston, Keeble, Kenner, Lyon, Machen, McCallum, McMullen, Montague, Norton, Perkins, Read, Rives, Russell, Sexton, Triplett, Vest, Welsh, Wilkes, Mr. Speaker--45. Nays--Messrs. Akin, Ayer, Baldwin, Bell, Boyee, Clopton, Farrow, Foster, Fuller, Gaither, Garland, Gilmer, Hanly, Hilton, Holder, Lamkin, J. M. Leach, Lester, Logan, Marshall, Miles, Murray, Orr, Ramsay, Simp
with deep sensibility, the message from the House of Representatives announcing the death of the Hon. Simpson H. Morgan, late a Representative from Texas. "Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be directed to communicate a copy of the foregoing resolution. "Resolved, That, in token of respect for the memory of the deceased, the Senate do now adjourn." House of Representatives. The House met at 11 o'clock. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Patterson, of the Episcopal Church. Mr. Cluskey, of Tennessee, by leave, introduced the following: "Resolved, That the Committee on Elections inquire and report upon the expediency of declaring vacant the seats of members who have absented themselves from the sessions of Congress without leave, and who have announced their intention not to return to their duties." Adopted. The House took up for consideration the bill to provide for the laying of an export duty of five cents in specie on every pound of cotton and tobacco.
ange of Prisoners: Messrs. Marshall, of Kentucky; Perkins, of Louisiana; Gilmer, of North Carolina; Clark, of Missouri, and Funsten, of Virginia. Mr. Branch, of Texas, introduced a series of patriotic resolutions, adopted by the Legislature of the State of Texas, concerning peace reconstruction and independence, and endorsed them in a series of eloquent and appropriate remarks; at the close of which he moved to lay the resolutions on the table and have them printed. On motion of Mr. Cluskey, of Tennessee, the resolutions were ordered to be spread upon the Journal. On motion of Mr. Boyce, of South Carolina, Captain Raphael Semmes, of the Confederate States Navy, was invited to occupy a seat upon the floor of the House during his sojourn in the city. The morning hour having expired, Mr. Foote, of Tennessee, arose to a question of privilege. Mr. Foote said that his rights had been assailed as the representative of a sovereign people, and he desired to vindicate h
cy now exists requiring its suspension." Mr. Leach asked the yeas and nays, which were ordered, and resulted as follows: Yeas.--Messrs. Anderson, Bell, Boyce, Branch, Clopton, Colyar, Cruikshank, Darden, Foster, Fuller, Garland, Gilmer, Lamkin, J. M. Leach, J. T. Leach, Lester, Logan, Marshall, Miles, Murray, Orr, Ramsay, J. M. Smith, W. E. Smith, Turner and Wickham--26. Nays.--Messrs. Akin, Baldwin, Batson, Baylor, Blandford, Bradley, H. W. Bruce, Burnett, Chrisman, Clarke, Cluskey, Conrow, De Jarnette, Dupre, Ewing, Farrow, Gaither, Gholson, Goode, Gray, Hanly, Hatcher, Herbert, Hilton, Holden, Johnston, Keeble, Lyon, Machen, Moore, Norton, Perkins, Read, Russell, Sexton, Shewmake, Simpson, Snead, Staples, Triplett, Villere, Wilkes and Mr. Speaker--43. So the resolution was lost; and, on motion of Mr. Russell, it was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. On motion of Mr. Staples, of Virginia, the House adopted a resolution that the Committee on Ways a
The Daily Dispatch: January 30, 1865., [Electronic resource], "rich man's War — poor man's fight." (search)
following proviso to the third section: "Provided further, That in no event shall any portion of said slaves or free negroes so impressed have arms placed in their hands, or be mustered into the Confederate States service, or be used at any time as soldiers in said service." The proviso was laid on the table by the following vote: Ayes.--Messrs. Akin, Atkins, Baldwin, Barksdale, Batson, Baylor, Bell, Blandford, Branch, E. M. Bruce, Burnett, Carroll, Chilton, Clark, Clopton, Cluskey, Colyar, Conrow, Dickinson, Dupre, Elliott, Ewing, Farrow, Gaither, Garland, Gholson, Gray, Hatcher, Hilton, Holder, Johnston, Keeble, Lester, Lyon, Machen, Marshall, Menees, Miller, Moore, Norton, Read, Russell, Sexton, Shewmake, Simpson, Snead, Triplett, Villere, Wilkes and Witherspoon--50. Nats.--Messrs. Anderson, Chambers, Cruikshank, Darden, Echols, Fuller, Gilmer, Goode, Herbert, Lamkin, J. M. Leach, J. T. Leach, Logan, McMullin, Miles, Orr, Ramsay, J. M. Smith, W. E. Smith, Smit
as reported back from the committee with an amendment increasing the number of aids allowed a general commanding an army in the field. The amendment was agreed to and the bill passed. Senate bill to abolish the offices of quartermasters and commissaries, assistant quartermasters and commissaries, engaged in the performance of post duty and in the collection of the tax in kind, and to fill their places with bonded officers, was reported back from the Committee on Military Affairs with the recommendation that it do not pass. The bill was amended by striking out the clause abolishing the offices of those officers engaged in the collection of the tax in kind, and passed — yeas, 38; nays, 29. The House then proceeded to the consideration of the tax bill; pending which, Mr. Cluskey, of Tennessee, presented resolutions (which he, however, subsequently withdrew,) declaring the seat of the Hon. Henry S. Foote vacant. The House then took a recess until half-past 7 P. M.
The Daily Dispatch: February 28, 1865., [Electronic resource], Proclamation by the President, appointing a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer, with thanksgiving. (search)
service.-- [Provides for the payment of the appraised value of horses lost in service without waiting to have their claims audited by the Auditor of the Treasury Department in Richmond.] The House also passed the bill to prescribe the mode of appointment of company, battalion and regimental officers. [Provides that vacancies among the commissioned officers of the army shall be filled by assignment of the general commanding the army, upon the recommendation of their superiors.] Mr. Cluskey, of Tennessee, offered a resolution expelling the Hon. Henry S. Foote from the House of Representatives; which was passed — yeas, 72; noes, O. Every member present, upon a call of the House, just previously ordered, voted for the resolution, except Messrs. Baldwin, of Virginia; J. T. Leach, of North Carolina; and Turner, of North Carolina, who did not vote. Mr. McMullin, of Virginia, also asked to be excused from voting, but subsequently recorded his vote in the affirmative.
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