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derate States. Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Garland, of Ark., introduced a bill for the relief of George A. Davis, of the State of Arkansas, a mail contractor in that State. Referred to the Committee on Claims. Mr. Hilton, of Fla., offered a resolution that hereafter the House will take a daily recess from 3½ o'clock P. M. until 6 o'clock P. M. In support of the resolution, Mr. Hilton said it was quite manifest that, without longer daily sessions than we are nowMr. Hilton said it was quite manifest that, without longer daily sessions than we are now holding, Congress would not be able to dispatch the business demanding their attention. We have but a month left to us, and yet only one bill of general importance — that in relation to substitutes — had been adopted. There were yet to be acted upon the Exemption bill, the Currency bill, the Tax bill, the Army bill, and the bill regulating 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'c