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

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

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?"

It was decided in the affirmative, and the bill, having received the required majority,

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

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Mr. Lewis, from the Committee on Corporations, reported back, with favorable recommendation, 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."

On motion of Mr. McWhorter, the bill 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, Dorman, Ferguson, Lewis, Martin, McWhorter, and Mr. Speaker-9.

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 a petition from Charles M. Banks and five hundred others, praying the Legislature to make the thirtieth day of May a legal holiday,

Which, on his motion, was referred, without reading, to the Committee on Revised Statutes.

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

"An act authorizing the Levy Court of Sussex County to fund the debt of said county,"

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 ?"

It was decided in the affirmative, and the bill, having received the required majority,

Passed the Senate.

Ordered to the House for concurrence.

Mr. McWhorter offered a joint resolution entitled,

“Joint resolution authorizing the State Treasurer to pay Edmond B. Frazer, for services rendered, two hundred dollars,”

Which, on his motion, was read,
And, on his further motion, was

Laid over.

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

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SAME DAY-3 o'clock, P. M. The Senate reässembled at the expiration of the recess.

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

"An act relating to the Town of Smyrna.”
On motion of Mr. McWhorter, the Senate bill entitled,

"An act relating to the government of the City of Wilmington,"

Was read a second time by its title,

And, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on Cities and Towns.

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

“Joint resolution to defray the expenses of the inaugural ceremonies,”

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.

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

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

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 Education.

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

"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 road,"

Was read a second time by its title,

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

Mr. Martin, from the Committee on Revised Statutes, reported back, with favorable recommendation, the House bill entitled,

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

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

"An act to authorize the laying out of a new public road in West Dover Hundred, Kent County, Delaware,''

Was read a second time by its title,

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

On motion of Mr. Martin, the House bill entitled, "An act to amend Section 5. Chapter 126, Volume 14, Laws

, of Delaware,

Was read a second time by its title,

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

Mr. Martin, from the Committee on Revised Statutes, reported back, with favorable recommendation, the House bill entitled,

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

On motion of Mr. Martin, Rule 14 was suspended as to this

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And, on his further motion, the bill was taken up for consid. eration,

And further, on his motion, the bill was read a third time, by paragraphs, in order to pass the Senate.

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

It was decided in the affirmative, and the bill, having received the required majority,

Passed the Senate.. Ordered that the House be informed thereof and the bill re. turned to that body.

On motion of Mr. Dorman, Rule 14 was suspended in order to take up the Senate bill entitled,

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

And, on his further motion, the bill was taken up for consideration,

And further, on his motion, was read a third time, by paragraphs, in order to pass the Senate.

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

It was decided in the affirmative, and the bill, having received the required majority,

Passed the Senate. Ordered to the House for concurrence. On motion of Mr. Lewis, Rule 14 was suspended in order to take up for consideration the House bill entitled,

“An act to authorize the Recorder of Deeds of Kent County to procure a new seal of office,

And, on his further motion, the bill was taken up for consideration,

And further, on his motion, was read a third time, by paragraphs, in order to pass the Senate.

On the question, “Shall this bill pass the Senate ?”'

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