So the Convention refused to reconsider the vote on said amend
Mr. Dent gave notice that on to-morrow he should move to
reconsider the vote of the Convention on the substitute ofléred by
Mr. Thomas and to be found on page 705 of journal.
Mr. Chambers, of Kent, gave notice that on to-morrow he
should move to reconsider the vote of the Convention just taken
on the motion to reconsider the amendment offered by him.
Mr. Ege moved the convention suspend the rule and take up
for consideration the motion submitted by Mr. Dent, to reconsider
the vote of the convention on the substitute offered by Mr.
Mr. Tuck moved the question be taken by yeas and nays and
being ordered appeared as follows:
AFFIRMATIVE—Messrs. Chapman, Pres't, Blakistone, Dent,
Ricaud, Sellman, Weems, Bond, Sollers, Howard, Buchanan, Bell,
Welch, Ridgely, Lloyd, Constable, McCullough, Miller, McLane,
Bowie, Spencer, Grason, George, Wright, Thomas, Shriver, Gaither,
Biser, Annan, Sappington, Stephenson, McHenry, Magraw, Nelson,
Carter, Thawley, Stewart of Caroline, Hardcastle, Gwinn, Stewart
of Balt. city, Brent of Balt. city. Sherwood, of Balt city, Press
man, Ware, Schley, Neill, John Newcomer, Harbine, Michael
Newcomer, Brewer, Anderson, Weber, Hollyday, Slicer, Fitzpat
rick, Smith, Parke, Ege, Shower, Cockey and Brown—60.
NEGATIVE—Messrs. Morgan, Hopewell, Lee, Chambers of Kent,
Donaldson, Dorsey, Wells, Randall, Kent, Dalrymple, Brent, of
Charles, Sherwood, of Talbot, Colston, John Dennis, Dashiell,
Williams, Hicks, Hodson, Goldsborough, Eceleston, Phelps, Tuck,
Sprigg, McCubbin, Bowling, Dirickson, McMaster, Hearn, Fooks,
Jacobs, Fiery, Davis, Kilgour and Waters—34.
So the Convention refused to suspend the rule.
The Convention then resumed the consideration of the un
finished order of the day, being the report of the committee on
Mr. Davis, moved to postpoue the consideration of the order of
the day, and take up for consideration the report of the commit
tee on Education
Determined in the negative.
Mr. Davis, moved for- the yeas and nays;
Which motion was not sustained.
Mr. McHenry, from commiitee No. 7, submitted the following
Sec. 1st. On the first Wednesday of November eighteen hun
dred and fifty one and the same day every second year thereafter,
the qualified voter-s of each county shall, by general ticket, elect
from amongst themselves, the same number of persons, to consti
tute the board of commissioners for such county as it may then be