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s adopted. Mr. Phelan offered an amendment placing the detail altogether in the hands of the military commandant of the locality, who would, he believed, be the best judge of the necessity of such detail. The amendment was rejected. Mr. Preston, of Va., moved to strike out the whole section. He believed that the States themselves, were competent to attend to this matter themselves. He did not think it was proper that this conscript army should be turned into a police to guard our cintroduced except upon the application of the owner of the estate, and the recommendation of five respectable citizens. Several other amendments were made and others proposed, upon which the discussion becoming extended, On motion of Mr. Preston, was postponed until to-morrow. On motion of Mr. Maxwell, the Senate agreed, that when it adjourn, it adjourn to meet on Monday next. On motion of Mr. Maxwell, the motion to postpone the consideration of the substitute bill was recon