nounced the following additional standing committees, under a resolution adopted by the House some days ago:
Committee on Quartermaster and Commissary Department, and on Military Transportation.--Messrs. CL liton, of Ala., Marshall, of La. McRae, of Miss.
Preston, of Va., Clark, of Ga.; Lander, of N. C. Dawkins, of Fla. Ayer, of S. C., and Sexton of Texas.
On Ordnance and Ordnance Stares.--Messrs. Boteler, of Va.; Conrad, of La.; Wright, of Tenn.; Clopton, of Ala; Hodge, of Ky.; Hartridge, of Ga. Cook, of Mo., Clapp, of Miss, and Herbert, of Texas.
On the Medical Department.--Messrs. Wright, of Ga. Be . of Mo., Goode, of Va.; Chisman, of Ky.; Smith, of N. C.; Farrow, of S. C.; Ralls, of Ala.; McNeely, of Tenn., and Royston, of Ark.
The morning hour having expired, the special order of the day came up, being the bill to provide for filling up existing regiments battalions, squadrons, and companies, and to increase the Provisional Army of the Confederate States, wh
ted to communicate to the House of Representatives, whether or not persons physically disabled to discharge the duties of a soldier, have, by the order of the Secretary of War, been ordered to be enrolled as conscripts for the purpose of performing other duties than those contemplated by the act of Congress, entitled an act further to provide for the public defence — approved on the 16th day of April, 1862, and if so, by or under what authority, has said order been made.
Mr. Hartridge offered a resolution that the Committee of Ways and Means be requested to inquire into the expediency of authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to offer a reward of --thousand dollars for the apprehension and conviction of any person engaged in forging or uttering counterfeit Confederate Treasury notes, and to report by bill or otherwise.
Resolution agreed to.
Mr. Wright, of Ga., introduced a resolution on the subject of a Commissioner to the United States on the rules of conduc
Mr. Foster, of Ala, moved to amend by striking out $4 and inserting $5. This motion was rejected.
On the passage of the bill the vote was taken by ayes and noes, as follows:
Ayes.--Messrs. Ashe, Atkins, Ayer, Baldwin, Batson, Bell, Bonham, Boyee, Bridges, H. W. Bruce, E. M. Bruce, Chambliss, Chisman, Clapp, Clopton, Collier, Cook, Crockett, Curvin, Curry, Dargan, Davis, Dawkins, Dejarnett, Ewing, Farrow, Foote, Foater, Freeman, Gardenheir, Gartrell, Gentry, Graham, Gray, Hanly, Hartridge, Heiskell, Herbert, Hilton, Hoge, Holcomb, Holt, Johnson, Kenan of Ga., Kenan of N. C., Kenner, Lander, Lyon, Machen, Marshall, McDowell, McLean, Menees, Miles, Moore, Perkins, Pugh, Royston, Russell, Sexton, Smith of Ala., Smith of N. C., Strickland, Swann.
Tibbs, Trippe, Vest, Villere, Welch, Wilcox, Wright of Texas, Wright of Tenn, and Mr. Speaker.--74.
Noes.--Messrs. Breckinridge, Conrad, Conroe, Dupre, Harris, and Lyons.--6.
Absent, or not voting.--Messrs. Arrington, Barksd