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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. Crossan, the House bill entitled,

"An act to amend Chapter 185, Volume 15, Laws of Dela

ware,

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.

Mr. Cooper, from the Committee on Judiciary, reported back, with favorable recommendation, the House bill entitled,

"An act for the relief of Dorcas Law and others,"

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?”

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.

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

"An act to amend Chapter 208, Volume 17, Laws of Delaware."

On motion of Mr. Cooper, the amendment was read, as follows:

Amend Section 1 by striking out the words "Ebbitt House, No. 1007 Market street, in the twenty-seventh line of said section, and substituting the words "School No. 2, at the northeast corner Eleventh and Washington streets," in lieu thereof.. And, on his further motion, the amendment was

Adopted.

Further, on his motion, the bill, as amended, 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, McWhorter, and Mr. Speaker-6.

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, the bill returned to that body, and its concurrence in the amendment requested. On motion of Mr. McWhorter, the House bill entitled,

"An act to divorce Francis R. S. Davis from his wife, Martha M. Davis,"

Was read.

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 Divorce.

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

"An act to divorce Caleb Brinton and Clarin J. Brinton from the bonds of matrimony,"

Was read.

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 Divorce.

On motion, the Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, April 7th, 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, McWhorter, and Mr. Speaker. Journal read and approved.

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, sundry House bills and a joint resolution, entitled as follows, viz:

"An act to authorize John P. Jefferson to extend and straighten the public road leading from Malcolm's Mill to Bethel Church to the public road leading from said Bethel Church to Seven Hickories, situate in Little Creek Hundred;"

"An act to divorce Frank B. Lafferty from his wife, Carrie H. Lafferty;"

"An act to incorporate the Muddy Branch Ditch Company;" "An act in relation to the proposed canal, intended as an inland water way, connecting Assawaman Bay with Delaware Bay;"

"An act to incorporate Palestine Castle, No. 1, Ancient Order Knights of the Mystic Chain, Wilmington, Delaware;"

"An act to exempt from taxation certain property in the City of Delaware City;"

"An act to lay out a new road in North West Fork Hundred, Sussex County, and to vacate part of an old one;"

"An act for the relief of School District No. 116, Kent County;" "Joint resolution in relation to receiving new business."

Mr. Cooper, Clerk of the House, being admitted, presented for the signature of the Speaker of the Senate sundry duly and correctly enrolled House bills and a joint resolution, the same having received the signature of the Speaker of the House, viz:

"An act to divorce Clara V. Coyle and Samuel Coyle from the bonds of matrimony;"

"An act to amend Section 1 of an act entitled, 'An act to allow the registry of dogs in Kent County,' passed at Dover, February 25th, 1879;"

"Joint resolution appropriating $500 for expenses in the boundary line suit between this State and New Jersey."

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

"Joint resolution to pay Levi C. Bird $500,"

And presented the same to the Senate.

Mr. Bacon, from the Committee on Roads and Highways, reported back, with favorable recommendation, the Senate bill entitled,

“An act in relation to public roads and highways in Brandywine Hundred, in New Castle County."

Mr. Crossan, under suspension of Rule 13, introduced a bill entitled,

"An act to amend Chapter 724, Volume 14, Laws of the State of Delaware,"

Which, on his motion, was read.

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. McWhorter, the House joint resolution entitled,

"Joint resolution to pay Levi C. Bird $500,"

Was read,

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. Crossan, the House bill entitled,

"An act to incorporate The Heald Company,"

Was read.

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.

Mr. Cooper, under suspension of Rule 13, introduced a bill entitled,

"An act authorizing John L. Bilderback to change the course of a certain road in Kenton Hundred,"

Which, on his motion, was read.

Further, on his motion, the bill was read a second time by its

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