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"Joint resolution appointing 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,"

Was read,

And, on his further motion,

Concurred in.

The Speaker named as the committee on the part of the Senate, Messrs. Lewis and Ferguson.

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

On motion, the Senate took a recess till 3 o'clock, P. M.

SAME DAY-3 o'clock, P. M.

Senate reässembled at the expiration of the recess.

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

"Joint resolution to pay the claim of Holmes & Draper,"

Was taken up for consideration,

And, on his further motion, was

Concurred in.

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

Mr. Bacon offered a joint resolution entitled,

"Joint resolution of inquiry as to Corporations,"

Which, on his motion, was read,

And, on his further motion, was

Ordered to the House for concurrence.

Adopted.

Mr. Martin moved that the papers and resolutions concerning the claim of Hon. W. F. Causey, late Secretary of State, be referred to the Committee on Claims,

Which motion

Prevailed.

Mr. McWhorter gave notice that, on to-morrow or some future day, he would ask leave to introduce a bill entitled,

"An act relating to the City of Wilmington."

Mr. Cooper, Clerk of the House, being admitted, informed the Senate that the House had indefinitely postponed the Senate joint resolution entitled,

"Joint resolution of inquiry as to Corporations,"

And returned the same to the Senate.

On motion, the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, February 2d, 1887-11 o'clock, A. M.

Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by the Chaplain.

Roll called-Members present-Messrs. Bacon, Cooper, Crossan, Dorman, Ferguson, Lewis, Martin, McWhorter, and Mr. Speaker.

Journal read and approved.

On motion of Mr. Cooper, the House bill 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 a second time by its title,

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

Mr. Martin gave notice that, on to-morrow or some future day, he would ask leave to introduce sundry bills, entitled as follows, viz:

"An act to extend the act of incorporation of Hebron Lodge, No. 14, I. O. O. F., of Seaford, Delaware;"

"An act to incorporate the Odd Fellows' Cemetery in Seaford, Delaware."

Mr. Cooper, Clerk of the House, being admitted, returned to the Senate the following duly and correctly enrolled Senate bill, the same having been signed by the Speakers of the two houses, viz :

"An act for the renewal of the charter of the Lobdell Car Wheel Company."

Mr. Cooper, Clerk of the House, being admitted, presented for the signature of the Speaker of the Senate the following duly and correctly enrolled House joint resolution, the same having been signed by the Speaker of the House, viz:

"Joint resolution to pay the claim of Holmes & Draper."

Mr. Crossan, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported, as duly and correctly enrolled, and signed by the Speaker of the House, and ready for the signature of the Speaker of the Senate, the joint resolution entitled,

"Joint resolution to pay the claim of Holmes & Draper."

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

"An act concerning School District No. 4, in Kent County," Was read a second time by its title,

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

Mr. Cooper, Clerk of the House, being admitted, informed the Senate that the House had passed and asked the concurrence of the Senate in the following House bills, viz:

"An act for the laying out a new public road in South Murderkill and Mispillion Hundreds, in Kent County;"

"An act for the relief of the United School Districts Nos. 44 and 150, in Sussex County;"

"An act for the renewal of the charter of the Mutual Loan Association;"

"An act to amend Section 5, Chapter 126, Volume 14, Laws of Delaware;"

"An act to authorize the Recorder of Deeds of Kent County to procure a new seal of office;"

"An act to reënact and continue in force the act incorporating the Felton Institute and Classical Seminary;"

"An act to authorize the laying out of a new public road in West Dover Hundred;"

"An act to lay out a new public road in South Murderkill Hundred;"

"An act to enable Robert Fisher to change a part of the public road leading from the Dover and Horsehead road to the Dover and Kenton roads."

Mr. Bacon, from the Committee on Roads and Highways, to whom was referred the petition of Thomas A. Joseph and others, praying for a road in Indian River Hundred, reported back, with favorable recommendation, a Senate bill entitled,

"An act to lay out a private road in Indian River Hundred, Sussex County.'

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

"Joint resolution concerning Joint Divorce Committee," Was read, as follows:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Amend the joint resolution by adding the following:

"And the chairman of said joint committee is hereby authorized to administer oaths or affirmations to witnesses appearing before them."

Extract from journal.

For concurrence.

E. T. COOPER,

Clerk of the House.

Mr. McWhorter further moved that the House amendment be concurred in,

Which motion

Prevailed.

Ordered that the House be informed thereof.

Mr. Cooper, Clerk of the House, being admitted, informed the Senate that the House had passed and asked the concurrence of the Senate in following House bills, viz:

"An act to authorize the laying out of a new public road in Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex County;"

"An act supplementary to act amendatory of an act entitled, 'An act to incorporate the Ferris Reform School;' "

"An act to incorporate the Portland Paving Company, of Delaware;"

"An act to amend Section 7, Chapter 469, Volume 17, Laws of Delaware, entitled, 'An act to establish a Board of Education for South Milford, and to incorporate the same, and for other purposes;''

"An act to incorporate the Greenbank Ice Company, of Marshallton, Delaware.

On motion, the Senate took a recess till 3 o'clock, P. M.

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