ering Executive nominations.
Vacancies in the Legislature.
Mr. Masters moved a reconsideration of the vote of last evening, by which the report of the Committee on Elections was stricken out.
The motion opened the way for debate, in which Messrs. Haymond and Borlin participated, when Mr. Hall, of Lancaster moved the previous question, which was sustained.
The vote was then taken on the motion to reconsider, and resulted — eyes 41, noes 47.
So the motion was lost.
Mr. Brooke moved to reconsider the vote by which the substitute of Mr. Dorman was rejected last night.
The question recurring on Mr. Dorman's substitute, the vote was taken, and resulted in its adoption — ayes 71, noes 26.
The substitute is as follows:
"Whereas, Vacancies may have occurred, or may occur, in the General Assembly, and, by reason of the presence of the public enemy, it may be impossible to fill such vacancies in the mode now provided by the Constitution and l