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And, on his further 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 returned to that body.

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

"An act to amend Section 15 of the act entitled, 'An act to incorporate the Pint Branch Ditch Company,' passed at Dover, April 6, 1885,"

Was read first time.

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

"An act to vacate part of a public road in Lewes and Rehoboth Hundred, Sussex County,"

Was read first time.

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

"Joint resolution in relation to the purchase of stationery for the next session of the General Assembly,"

Was read,

And, on his further motion, was

Laid over.

Mr. Bacon gave notice that, on to-morrow or some future day, he would ask leave to introduce the following bills, viz:

"An act authorizing School District No. 51, Sussex County, to apply money in hand to finish paying for school house;"

"An act entitled, 'An act to incorporate Indian Hill Tribe, No. 19, Improved Order of Red Men.""

On motion of Mr. Martin, Rule 14 was suspended as to the bill entitled,

"An act to amend Section 15 of the act entitled, 'An act to incorporate the Pint Branch Ditch Company,' passed at Dover, April 6, 1885,"

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 Corporations.

On motion of Dr. Dorman, the House bill entitled,

"An act to confirm and establish the marriage between William A. Dodd and Ella S. Dodd,"

Was read first time.

On the further motion of Mr. Dorman, Rule 14 was suspended, And, on his further motion, the bill was read a second time by its title,

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

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

"An act to authorize the Levy Court of Kent County to reappoint, for an additional term, any Constable in Mispillion Hun+ dred, Kent County,"

Which, on motion of Mr. Lewis, was read.

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

"An act to incorporate the Lea Pusey Company,"

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.

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

"An act to incorporate the Portland Paving Company, of 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 amend an act entitled, 'An act to incorporate the Aid Loan Association, 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 for the renewal of the charter of the Mutual Loan Association,"

Was read a second time by its title,

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

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

"An act to incorporate the Delaware Light, Fuel and Power Company."

Mr. McWhorter presented the petition of Joseph H. Chambers and eighty others, praying for an act making the thirtieth day of May a legal holiday,"

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

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

"An act to authorize the State Auditor to purchase a cancel." 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.

Mr. Ferguson moved that the Senate bill entitled,

"An act to punish false pretenses in obtaining certificates of registration of cattle, and other animals, and to punish giving false pedigrees,"

Be taken up for consideration,

Which motion

Prevailed.

On his further motion, the House amendment to the bill was read, as follows:

Amend by striking out, in the eighth line of Section 1, the words, "in a State prison for a term not exceeding three years,

or-". And further amend by striking out the words, "one thousand," in tenth line, and inserting "five hundred."

And, on the further motion of Mr. Ferguson, the House amendment was Concurred in.

Ordered that the House be informed thereof.

Mr. Martin, from the Committee on Revised Statutes, reported back, with an amendment, the Senate bill entitled,

"An act to regulate the Practice of Pharmacy in the State of Delaware, and for other purposes,

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And, on his motion, the bill was taken up for consideration. On the further motion of Mr. Martin, the amendment was read, And, on his further motion, was

Adopted.

And further, on his motion, the bill, as amended, 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,

Ordered to the House for concurrence.

Passed the Senate.

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

"An act supplementary to an act in relation to Mechanics' Liens, passed at Dover, March 20th, 1879,"

Was read first time.

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

"An act to authorize Stansbury C. Matthews to straighten a public road on his own land in Broad Creek Hundred, Sussex County,"

Was read a second time by its title,

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

On motion, the Senate adjourned.

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