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urther consideration of the message, and that is to laid on the table. The report of the committee was agreed to. Mr. Bell, of Mo., called up the bill reported from the Military Committee to provide for the temporary organization of forces in the States or parts of States invaded or occupied by the enemy. After some discussion the bill was passed — ayes 48, noes 10. Mr. Russell, of Va, called for the special order of the day, viz: A bill to repress atrocities of the enemy. Mr. Foote moved to substitute the report made by the Committee of Foreign Affairs yesterday on the same subject. Mr. Barksdale moved to substitute the minority report from the same committee. The bill and substitutes were next read, and the House decided to take a recess until 7½ o'clock P. M. Evening Session.--The Chair laid before the House a communication transmitting a communicate from the Secretary of War, relative to offices created, and vacancies to be filled, during the recess
rtments. Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. The Chair laid before the House a communication from the President returning a bill entitled an act to reorganize and promote the efficiency of the medical department of the army. Mr. Foote, of Tenn., moved the postponement of its consideration for half an hour. Not agreed to. Mr. Harris, of Mo., moved to postpone it until the third Monday in January next. This motion prevailed. Mr. Foster, of Ala., presented a resolution declaring that in view of the large amount of unfinished business before Congress, the session be prolonged to the 16th inst. Mr. Foote, of Tenn., offered a substitute to rescind the resolution fixing 12 o'clock to day as the time of adjournment and extending the session to Monday next, the 20th inst. This substitute was accepted by Mr. Foster, and was then agreed to — ayes 44, noes 17. The Senate was informed of the action of the House. A message was received from that body info
One hundred dollars reward --For the apprehension of my negro boy Joe, who left the army, near Manassas, immediately after the last battle there, taking with him my Bay Horse and Mule. Joe is about 5 feet 7 inches high, black, sprightly in manner, and quick and intelligent in his replies. He was seen about the 15th of September near Stevensville, 20 miles above Gordonsville, with the horse and mule in his possession, and said that he was trying to make his way to Richmond. I will pay the above reward for the delivery of the Negro, Horse, and Mule, or $50 for the apprehension and delivery of the Negro alone and all expenses incurred. Geo. S. Foote. Surg. C. S. A. Address. Surgeon J. Chambliss, in change of 2d division General Hospital, Camp Winder, Richmond, Va. oc 7--1m*
One hundred Dollars reward --For the apprehension of my negro boy Joe, who left the army, near Manassas, immediately after the last battle there, taking with him my Bay Horse and Mule. Joe is about 5 feet 7 inches high, black, sprightly in manner, and quick and intelligent in his replies. He was seen about the 15th of September near Stevensville, 20 miles above Gordonsville with the horse and mule in his possession, and said that he was trying to make his way to Richmond. I will pay the above reward for the delivery of the Negro, Horse, and Mule, or $50 for the apprehension and delivery of the Negro alone and all expenses incurred. Geo. S. Foote, Surg. C. S. A. Address, Surgeon J. Chambliss, in charge of 2d division General Hospital, Camp Winder, Richmond, Va. oc 7--1m*
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