Ala., was made the special order for Wednesday next.
Mr. Batson, of Ark., from the same committee, reported a bill to authorize certain battalions and
regiments to elect their field officers; which was considered and passed.
Mr. Gartrell, of Ga., from the Judiciary Committee, reported a bill to authorize Judges of District Courts to change the places of holding their courts in certain cases; which was taken up and passed.
Also, reported back the Senate bill to divide the State of Texas into two judicial districts, which was considered and passed.
Also. reported back a Senate bill to regulate the fees of District Attorneys in certain cases; which was taken up, and, being put to vote, was rejected — yeas 31, nays 42.
Also, reported from the same committee, to whom was referred a communication from the Attorney-General relative to the publication of the journals, reported back the same with a recommendation that it be laid upon the table; which was agreed to.