ssed at some length by Mr. Conead in its favor, and Messrs. Baldwin, Miles, and Harris, in opposition to it.
Mr. Heiskell, of Tenn., moved that the consideration of the bill and the amendment be indefinitely postponed.
Agreed to — ayes 33; nays 23.
A motion was then made to reconsider the vote by which the bill was indefinitely postponed, and it was agreed to.
Mr. Harris moved that the bill and the amendment be recommitted to the Military Committee, which was agreed to.
Mr. Swan, of Tenn., reported back from same committee a resolution with reference to conferring rank upon Chaplains in the Army Laid upon the table.
He also asked that the memorial to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to suspend the collection of taxes in certain States, be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
It was so referred.
Mr. Gartrell, from the Judiciary Committee, reported back the bill relative to the payment of District Attorneys, with a recommendation that it pas