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NEW COUNTIES AND COUNTY LINES.

The Convention took up the report of the Committee on New Counties and County Lines.

On motion of Mr. HOUSE, of Montgomery, the report was considered by sections or propositions.

Mr. HILL, of Gibson, moved to amend by striking out two hundred and fifty” in the second line and inserting “ three hundred.

Mr. MABRY moved to lay the amendment on the table.

Mr. Kry demanded the yeas and nays, which were ordered and the motion to lay on the table rejected: Yeas....

35 Nays...

36 Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Allen, Blizard, Branson, Britton, Brooks, Burkett, Campbell, Carter, Cummings, Cypert, Dibbrell, Doherty, Fielder, Gardner, Gaut, Gibbs, Gibson, Henderson, Hill of Warren, House of Williamson, Key, Kirkpatrick, Kyle, Mabry, McNabb, Martin, Nicholson, Sample, Seay, Shepard, Taylor, Thompson of Maury, Turner, Warner and Wright-35.

Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Arledge, Baxter, Blackburn, Brandon, Brown of Davidson, Brown of Henry, etc., Burton, Byrne, Chowning, Coffin, Deaderick, Dromgoole, Fentress, Finley, Garner, Gordon, Heiskell, Hill of Gibson, House of Montgomery, etc., Jones of Giles, Kennedy, McDougal, Meeks, Morris, Netherland, Parker, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Thompson of Davidson, Walters, Williamson and President Brown—36.

Mr. WILLIAMSON moved to amend by striking out “two hundred and fifty” and inserting “three hundred and fifty," and demanded the question, which was sustained,

Mr. JONES, of Giles, demanded the yeas and nays on the adoption of Mr. Williamson's amendment, which were ordered, and the amendment rejected. Yeas...

22 Nays...

47 Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Arledge, Baxter, Blackburn, Deaderick, Dromgoole, Fentress, Finley, Garner, Heiskell, House of Davidson, etc.

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Giles, Kennedy, Kyle, McDougal, Morris, Netherland, Parker, Porter of Henry, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Walters and William

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Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Allen, Blizard; Brandon, Britton, Brooks, Brown of Davidson, Brown of Henry, etc., Burkett, Burton, Byrne, Campbell, Carter, Chowning, Coffin, Cummings, Cypert, Dibbrell, Doherty, Fielder, Gardner, Gaut, Gibbs, Gibson, Gordon, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Hill of Gibson, House of Williamson, Ivie, Key, Kirkpatrick, Mabry, McNabb, Martin, Meeks, Nicholson, Porter of Haywood, Sample, Seay, Shepard, Taylor, Thompson of Davidson, Thompson of Maury, Turner, Warner and Wright—47.

Mr. Hill, of Gibson, called “the question” and demanded the yeas and nays on the adoption of his amendment, which were ordered, and the amendment rejected. Yeas......

33 Nays......

38 Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Arledge, Bate, Baxter, Blackburn, Brandon, Brown of Henry, etc., Burton, Byrne, Cummings, Deaderick, Dromgoole, Fentress, Finley, Garner, Gordon, Heiskell, Hill of Gibson, House of Montgomery, etc., Ivie, Jones of Giles, Kennedy, McDougal, Meeks, Morris, Netherland, Parker, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Walters and Williamson-33.

Those voting in the negative are :

Messrs. Allen, Blizard, Branson, Britton, Brooks, Brown of Davidson, Burkett, Campbell, Carter, Chowning, Coffin, Cypert, Dibbrell, Doherty, Fielder, Gardner, Gaut, Gibbs, Gibson, Henderson, Hill of Warren, House of Williamson, Key, Kirkpatrick, Kyle, Mabry, McNabb, Martin, Nicholson, Thompson of Davidson, Thompson of Maury, Turner, Warner and Wright–38.

Mr. MABRY moved to amend by striking out “fifty” in the second line and inserting “seventy-five," and demanded the question and the yeas and nays on his amendment, which were ordered and the amendment adopted. Yeas....

...41 Nays.....

29 Those voting in the affirmative are :

Messrs. Allen, Arledge, Bate, Baxter, Blackburn, Brandon, Brown of Davidson, Brown of Henry, etc., Burton, Byrne, Campbell, Coffin, Cummings, Dromgoole, Fentress, Finley, Garner, Gordon, Heiskell, Hill of Gibson, House oi Williamson, House

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of Montgomery, etc., Jones of Giles, Kennedy, Kyle, Mabry, McDougal, Meeks, Morris, Netherland, Nicholson, Parker, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Thompson of Davidson, Walters, Williamson and Wright—41.

Those voting in the negative are :

Messrs. Blizard, Branson, Britton, Brooks, Burkett, Carter, Chowning, Cypert, Deaderick, Dibbrell, Doherty, Fielder, Gardner, Gaut, Gibbs, Gibson, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Key, Kirkpatrick, McNabb, Martin, Sample, Seay, Shepard, Taylor, Thompson of Maury, Turner and Warner--29.

Mr. FENTRESS proposed to further amend the clause by striking out “four hundred and fifty” and inserting “seven hundred and fifty,” which was rejected by the Convention.

Mr. HILL, of Gibson, moved to amend by striking out “four hundred and fifty and inserting “ one thousand,” which was rejected.

Mr. HILL moved to amend by striking out “four hundred and fifty” and inserting “seven hundred," which was adopted, and the -clause as thus amended was adopted by the Convention.

Mr. MABRY moved to amend the second clause by striking out

twelve” and inserting “ten,” and demanded the yeas and nays, which were ordered and the amendment rejected. Yeas.....

...30 Nays....

41 Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Allen, Baxter, Blizard, Brandon, Branson, Britton, Brooks, Burkett, Chowning, Cummings, Cypert, Doherty, Fentress, Fielder, Gardner, Gaut, Gibbs, Gibson, Gordon, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Kirkpatrick, Mabry, Sample, Seay, Shepard, Thompson of Maury, Turner, Warner and Wright-30.

Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Arledge, Bate, Brown of Davidson, Brown of Henry, etc., Burton, Byrne, Campbell, Carter, Coffin, Deaderick, Dibbreil, Dromgoole, Finley, Garner, Heiskell, Hill of Gibson, House of Williamson, House of Montgomery, etc., Ivie, Jones of Giles, Kennedy, Key, Kyle, McDougal, McNabb, Martin, Meeks, Morris, Netherland, Nicholson, Parker, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Taylor, Thompson of Davidson, Walters, Williamson and President Brown-41.

Mr. SEAY moved to amend by striking out“ twelve” and inserting"nine," which was rejected.

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Yeas.....

Mr. MABRY moved to amend by striking out “twelve and inserting “eleven."

Mr. Key demanded the yeas and nays, which were ordered and the amendment adopted.

..38 Nays...

33 Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Allen, Baxter, Blizard, Brandon, Branson, Britton, Brooks, Burkett, Carter, Chowning, Cummings, Cypert, Doherty, Fentress, Fielder, Gardner, Gaut, Gibbs, Gibson, Gordon, Hendersun, Hill of Warren, Hill of Gibson, Kennedy, Key, Kirkpatrick, Mabry, McDougal, Meeks, Nicholson, Sample, Seay, Shepard, Thompson of Davidson, Thompson of Maury, Turner, Walters and Warner-38.

Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Arledge, Bate, Blackburn, Brown of Davidson, Brown of Henry, etc., Burton, Byrne, Campbell, Coffin, Deaderick, Dibbrell, Dromgoole, Finley, Garner, Heiskell, House of Williamson, House of Montgomery, etc., Ivie, Jones of Giles, Kyle, McNabb, Martin, Morris, Netherland, Parker, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Shelton, Staley, tephens, Taylor, Williamson and President Brown-33.

The clause as thus amended was adopted by the Convention.

Mr. FENTRESS proposed to amend the third clause by adding after the words “taken off” at the end of the clause, “and a majority of the voters of the county from which such part is proposed to be taken," and demanded the yeas and nays, which were ordered and the amendment rejected. Yeas.....

28. Nays....

42 Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Arledge, Blackburn, Brown of Davidson, Campbell, Cummings, Deaderick, Dromgoole, Fentress, Finley, Garner, Heiskell, House of Williamson, House of Montgomery, etc., Ivie, Jones of Giles, Kennedy, McDougal, Morris, Netherland, Porter of Henry, Shepard, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Turner, Walters, Williamson and Wright—28.

Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Allen, Baxter, Blizard, Brandon, Branson, Britton, Brooks, Brown of Henry, etc., Burkett, Burton, Byrne, Carter, Chowning, Coffin, Cypert, Dibbrell, Doherty, Fielder, Gardner, Gaut, Gibbs, Gibson, Gordon, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Hill of Gibson, Key,

Kirkpatrick, Kyle, Mabry, McNabb, Martin, Meeks, Nicholson,
Parker, Porter of Haywood, Sample, Seay, Taylor, Thompson of
Davidson, Thompson of Maury, and Warner—42.

Mr. GIBSON, moved to amend by striking out the words “ a majority” in the sixth line, and inserting "two-thirds."

Mr. SEAY moved to lay the amendment on the table, which motion was rejected.

Mr. SEAY demanded the yeas and nays on the adoption of the amendment, which were ordered, and the amendment adopted. Yeas....

...38 Nays..

32 Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Arledge, Blackburn, Brandon, Branson, Brown of Davidson, Byrne, Campbell, Carter, Coffin, Deaderick, Dromgoole, Fentress, Finley, Gardner, Garner, Gibson, Gordon, Heiskell, Hill of Warren, Hill of Gibson, House of Williamson, House of Montgomery, etc., Ivie, Jones of Giles, Kennedy, McNabb, Morris, Nicholson, Parker, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Shepard, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Williamson, Wright and President Brown-38.

Those voting in the negative are :

Messrs. Allen, Baxter, Blizard, Britton, Brooks, Brown of Henry, etc., Burton, Burkett, Chowning, Cummings, Cypert, Dibbrell

, Doherty, Fielder, Gaut, Gibbs, Henderson, Key, Kyle, Mabry, McDougal, Martin, Meeks, Netherland, Sample, Seay, Taylor, Thompson of Davidson, Thompson of Maury, Turner, Walters and Warner-32.

The clause as thus amended was adopted by the Convention.

On motion of Mr. Mabry, the Convention adjourned until to: morrow morning at 9 o'clock.

SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 19, 1870 ,

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment, Mr. President
BROWN in the Chair.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. SAMPLE, a member of the Convention.
The Journal of yesterday was read and approved.

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