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ft to us, and yet only one bill of general importance — that in relation to substitutes — had been adopted.
There were yet to be acted upon the Exemption bill, the Currency bill, the Tax bill, the Army bill, and the bill regulating the so called blockade running, to say nothing of other measures of interest, though of less general importance.
Members getting their dinners at four o'clock could well dispense with their suppers, in view of the pressing demands of the public business.
Mr. Baldwin, of Va., opposed the resolution, stating that the sessions of the House were now too protracted to admit of proper work in the committees.
The resolution was adopted by the following vote: Ayes 36, noes 28.
Mr. Clapp, of Miss., from the Special Committee to whom the subject had been referred, reported back the bill to provide for wounded and disabled officers, soldiers, and seamen, an asylum, to be called the Veteran Soldiers' Home, and asked a suspension of the rules to allow t