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On the ist day of January, A. D. 1887, at the time the State Treasurer settled with the Auditor of Accounts there was due from the State Treasurer to the State, (deposited in the Farmers' Bank, at Dover) applicable to the General Fund,

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There was due from the State Treasurer, as Trustee of the School Fund,

$ 17,319.50

There was also due from the State Treasurer to the State, (as a sinking fund) under an act of the General Assembly entitled, “An act in relation to Oysters,” passed at Dover, March 25th, 1871,

• 4,639.79

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$ 2,421.92

Amount due the school districts of New Castle Co.,

deposited in Farmers' Bank at New Castle, Amount due the school districts of Kent County,

deposited in Farmers' Bank at Dover, . Amount due the school districts of Sussex County,

deposited in Farmers' Bank at Georgetown, .

8,407.10

10,908.90

COLIN FERGUSON,
B. L. LEWIS,

Senate Committee.

FRANKLIN TEMPLE,
THOS. R. WILSON, JR.,
JAMES W. WARE,

House Committee. On motion of Mr. Martin, the report was accepted and the

committee discharged.

Mr. Martin presented the petition of Jesse R. Wheatley and Mary J. Wheatley, his wife, for an act making valid the acknowledgment of a certain deed,

Which, on his motion, was read,

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And, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Cooper, House bill (No. 10) entitled,

"An act to define the meaning of a bona fide citizen of this State, so far as the words appear in the fish laws of this State,"

Was read first time.

On motion of Mr. McWhorter, the Senate bill entitled,

An act to incorporate the Republican Printing and Publishing Company, of Wilmington, Delaware,"

Was read a second time by its title,

And, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on Corporations.

On motion of Mr. Cooper, the House joint resolution entitled,

“Joint resolution appointing a joint committee to establish the price of the Minutes of the Council,'

Was read,
And, on his further motion, was

Concurred in. Whereupon the Speaker appointed as said committee on the part of the Senate, Messrs. Cooper and Martin.

Ordered that the House be informed thereof and the joint resolution returned to that body.

Mr. McWhorter, in pursuance of previous notice, asked, and, on motion of Mr. Cooper, obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled,

"An act making the thirtieth day of May, in each year, a legal holiday,”

Which, on motion of Mr. McWhorter, was read.
On motion of Mr. McWhorter, the House bill entitled,

An act entitled 'A further supplement to an act to incorporate the Masonic Hall Company, of Wilmington, Delaware,'

Was read a second time by its title,

And, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on Corporations.

On motion of Mr. McWhorter, the House bill entitled, "An act to make valid the record of certain deeds," Was read a second time by its title,

And, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on Revised Statutes.

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On motion of Mr. McWhorter, the House bill entitled,

"An act to continue in force an act to incorporate National Lodge, No. 32, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, of St. Georges, Delaware, passed at Dover, February 19, 1867,"

Was read a second time by its title,
And, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on
Corporations.

On motion of Mr. McWhorter, the House bill entitled,
"An act to incorporate the Lea Pusey Company,''
Was read a second time by its title,
And, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on

Corporations.

Mr. Bacon presented the petition of Julia A. Morgan and
George W. Morgan, praying for a divorce,

Which, on his motion, was read,
And, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on

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Divorce.

Mr. Lewis offered the following resolution, viz :

Resolved, That all bills entitled acts of incorporation, reïncorporations, or renewal of corporations, be accompanied by the

original act.

Which, on his motion, was read,
And, on motion of Mr. McWhorter,

Adopted Mr. Cooper, Clerk of the House, being admitted, informed the Senate that the House had adopted and asked the concurrence of the Senate in the following joint resolution, viz :

"Joint resolution Oppointing a joint committee of two on the part of the Senate and three on the part of the House, to settle with the State Treasurer, Auditor of Accounts, Secretary of State, and Clerks of the Senate and House of Representatives,'

And that Messrs. Ware, Allaband, and Perry, had been appointed on said committee on the part of the House.

Mr. Bacon presented the petition of Thomas A. Joseph, William H. Downs, and 14 others, praying for a private road in Indian River Hundred, Sussex County,

Which, on his motion, was read, and,

On his further motion, referred to the Committee on Roads and Highways.

On motion of Mr. Martin, the House bill entitled,

“An act to amend Chapter 376, Volume 14, Laws of Delaware,'

Was read first time, And, on his further motion, Rule 14 was suspended as to this bill

And further, on his motion, the bill was read a second time by its title, and, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on Revised Statutes.

On motion of Mr. Cooper, the Senate bill entitled,

"An act to lay out a new public road in Kenton Hundred, Kent County and State of Delaware,'

Was read a second time by its title,

And, on his further motion, referred to the Committee on Roads and Highways.

On motion of Mr. Lewis, the House bill entitled, "An act concerning School District No. 4, in Kent County," Was read,

And, on his further motion, the petition accompanying the bill was referred, without reading, to the Committee on Education.

Mr. Lewis, from the Committee on Corporations, reported back, with favorable recommendation, the House bill entitled,

“An act to incorporate the Combs Coal and Lumber Company,”

Which, on his motion, was taken up for consideration, and, on his further motion, was read a third time, by paragraphs, in order to pass the Senate.

On the question, “Shall this bill pass the Senate ?"

The yeas and nays were ordered, which, being taken, were as follows:

Yeas-Messrs. Bacon, Cooper, Crossan, Ferguson, Lewis, Martin, McWhorter, and Mr. Speaker-8.

Nays-None.

So the question was decided in the affirmative, and the bill, having received the required constitutional majority,

Passed the Senate.

Ordered that the House be informed thereof, and the bill returned to that body.

Mr. McWhorter presented the petition of J. C. Lenhart and others concerning policy shops in Wilmington, Delaware.

Which, on his motion, was read,

And, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

On motion of Mr. McWhorter, the House joint resolution entitled,

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