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The special order of the day, the Arkansas contested election case was taken up and the House was addressed by Mr. Gentry, of Tenn.; in favor of the claims of the contestant, Mr. Johnson; and Mr. Curry, of Ala., in favor of the sitting member, Mr. Garland. The contestant and the sitting member were then heard in support of their respective claims, when the question came up upon the resolution of Mr. Trippe, of Ga., to declare the seat vacant in the representation from the third district of Ark vote of ayes 7, noes 70. Mr. Chilton, of Ala., offered the following: Whereas, the Committee on Elections have excluded all the proof that was offered in the contested election by J. P. Johnson of the seat occupied in this House by A. H. Garland, and yet said proof, if property taken and submitted, has an important bearing in said content; Therefore, Resolved, That the matter of the said contested election be recommitted to the Committee on Elections, with instructions further t