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The Legislature. Senate.--Mr. Douglas, from the Military Committee, asked to be discharged from the further consideration of the resolution for repealing the law exempting militia officers from service. The bill for the relief of Brigadier-General Alfred Beekley was rejected, and the vote subsequently reconsidered and the bill tabled. A resolution of inquiry for exempting inspectors of tobacco was adopted. On motion of Mr. Collier, a resolution was adopted inquiring whether any and what legislation is requisite to preserve and enforce the writ of habeas corpus. Also, one inquiring whether there is constitutional competency in the Confederate Government to pass any law to suspend the writ of habeas corpus so as to restrain a State Judge from awarding the writ in a proper case. Adjourned. In the House, the Senate bill reorganizing the State Penitentiary was discussed and passed by a vote of ayes, 100; noes, none. Senate bill for the relief of the familie
with receiving one blanket, the property of Dr. Fisher, knowing it to have been stolen, was arraigned to answer to the allegation yesterday morning Mrs. Read, a white woman, testified that she and Beliah lived in the same house, that a man named Collier had given the accused a blanket, and at the same time a trunk which had been stolen from Dr. Fisher, had been opened by them, and sundry paper found therein were burnt up. Miss McCurthy denied the charge in so far as Collier was concerned in theCollier was concerned in the affair. The Mayor sent her on for examination before the Hustings Court, on the second Monday in February. [Immediately upon the Mayor's announcement quite a good looking, well dressed lady stepped forward and, bursting into fears, desired to know whether bail would be accepted for her sister's appearance. Beliah, seeing her sister, who was leading the life of virtue and morality, thus intercede in her behalf, made come show of remorse of conscience for the position in which she herself was