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

"An act in relation to Primary Elections ;"

"An act extending the jurisdiction of Justices of the Peace to replevin cases," and

An act to suppress combinations to enhance the cost of household necessities.'

On motion of Mr. Lewis, the Clerk was instructed to have 500 copies of the Message of the Governor printed for the use of the Senate.

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On motion, the Senate adjourned till 3 o'clock, P. M.

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

Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

On motion of Mr. Martin, the documents accompanying the Governor's message were taken up,

And, on his further motion, the report of the State Veterinary Surgeon was read.

On motion of Mr. Martin, the report of John H. Rodney, Esq., Commissioner from Delaware in the matter of the Centennial Celebration of the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, was read.

On motion of Mr. Crossan, the report of the State Chemist was taken up,

Further, on motion of Mr. Martin,

The report was

Laid on the table.

Mr. Lewis moved that the report of the State Librarian be read, Which motion

Prevailed.

Pending the reading, on motion of Mr. Lewis, the further reading of the report was dispensed with.

Mr. Lewis moved that the documents accompanying the Governor's message be referred to a special committee, Which motion

Prevailed. Whereupon the Speaker appointed Messrs. Lewis, Crossan and Bacon said committee.

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

"An act authorizing an election to ascertain the sense of the voters of Delaware concerning a Convention."

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

"An act in relation to public travel."
Mr. Dorman offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate be and he is hereby directed to furnish each member of the Senate with one daily newspaper of his choice during the session of the Legislature, and also to furnish the Senate with three copies of each daily newspaper published in the State during the session. Which, on his further motion, was

Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Cooper, Mr. Dorman was appointed a committee to negotiate with a news agent and secure his lowest terms for furnishing said papers.

Mr. McWhorter offered a joint resolution adjourning both Houses until Monday, the roth inst., at 5 o'clock, P. M.,

Which, on his motion, was read,

And further, on motion of Mr. Cooper, was

Adopted.

Ordered to the House for concurrence.

Mr. Lewis offered a joint resolution appointing a joint committee to draft rules to govern the intercourse between the two Houses,

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

Adopted. Whereupon the Speaker appointed Messrs. Lewis and Crossan said committee on the part of the Senate.

Ordered to the House for concurrence.

Mr. Cooper, Clerk of the House, being admitted, informed the Senate that the House had concurred in the Senate joint resolution appointing a special committee to whom the Governor's message should be referred, and that Messrs. Harrington, Daisy and Ware had been appointed such committee on the part of the House.

Also, that the House had concurred in the Senate joint resolution adjourning both Houses to Monday, January 1oth, at 5 o'clock, P. M., and returned the same to the Senate.

On motion, the Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, January 10th, 1887.-5 o'clock, P. M. Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Roll called-Members present-Messrs. Bacon, Crossan, Ferguson, Lewis and Mr. Speaker.

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Journal read and approved.
Mr. Ferguson offered a resolution, as follows :

Resolved, That the Clerk be authorized to furnish the members of the Senate with five hundred two-cent postage stamps, five hundred one-cent stamps, and five hundred wrappers.

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

Adopted. Mr. Lewis offered a joint resolution appointing a joint committee to examine the State Treasurer's account,

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

Adopted. Whereupon the Speaker appointed Messrs. Lewis and Ferguson, on the part of the Senate, said committee.

Ordered to the House for concurrence.

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

"Joint resolution appointing a joint committee to draft rules for the government of intercourse between the two Houses,”

And that Messrs. Chandler, Jones and Wilson had been apappointed said committee on the part of the House.

Mr. Cooper, Clerk of the House, being admitted, informed the Senate that the House had adopted and requested the concurrence of the Senate in a joint resolution entitled,

"Joint resolution to arrange for the inauguration of the Governor elect,

And that the House had appointed Messrs. Norney, Jones and Daisy as a joint committee on the part of that body.

On motion of Mr. Ferguson, the House joint resolution just presented was read, And further, on his motion, was

Concurred in. Whereupon the Speaker announced as a committee on the part of the Senate Messrs. Ferguson and Bacon.

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

On motion, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, January 11th, 1887.-10 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.

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

"Joint resolution appointing a Joint Committee to examine the State Treasurer's account,”

. And returned the same to the Senate, and that the House had appointed as said committee on the part of that body, Messrs. Temple, Wilson and Ware.

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