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incorporate the Artisans' Savings Bank and the acts supplementary thereto, and to amend the same.'

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

"A supplement to the act entitled, 'An act to incorporate the New Castle Gas Company.'"

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

"An act incorporating the Peninsula Fruit Exchange," 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 ?"

The yeas and nays were ordered, which, being taken, were as follows:

Yeas-Messrs. Crossan, Dorman, Ferguson, Lewis, and Mr. Speaker-5.

Nays-Messrs. Bacon, Martin, and McWhorter-3.

So the question was decided in the negative, and the bill, having failed to receive the required constitutional majority,

Was

Lost. Whereupon Mr. Lewis asked and obtained leave of the Senate to change his vote from the affirmative to the negative.

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

"An act in relation to damages to bridges and other public property in this State."

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

"A supplement to an act entitled, 'An act regulating Pilots and Pilotage of and in the Bay and River Delaware,'

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.

Mr. Cooper, from the Committee on Cities and Towns, reported back, with amendments, the Senate bill entitled,

"An act to incorporate the Town of Clayton."

On motion of Mr. Cooper, the amendments were read,

And, on his further motion, were

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, 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,

Ordered to the House for concurrence.

Passed the Senate.

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, the same having been signed by the Speaker of the House, viz:

"An act to incorporate the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union, of the City of Wilmington;"

"An act for the protection of Fisheries in this State;"

"An act to incorporate the Malam Locomotive Boiler Company;"

"An act to divorce Maggie L. Cannon and Isaiah Cannon from the bonds of matrimony."

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

"An act confirming the sale of certain real estate in the City of Wilmington,'

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 ?”

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, the Senate took a recess until 2:30 o'clock, P. M.

SAME DAY-2:30 o'clock, P. M.

Senate reässembled at the expiration of the recess.

Mr. Cooper, from the Committee on Education, reported back, with favorable recommendation, the Senate bill entitled,

"An act to change the boundary lines of School Districts Nos. 73 and 87, in the Hundred of Brandywine, in the County of New Castle, in the State of Delaware,"

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 to the House for concurrence.

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

"An act in relation to the term of office of the Mayor of the City of Wilmington,

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Which, on his motion, was read.

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 Cities and Towns.

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

"An act amendatory of the charter of the City of Wilmington,'

Which, on his motion, was read,

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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 Cities and Towns.

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

"An act to further amend Chapter 15 of the Revised Code," 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. Crossan, Dorman, Ferguson, Lewis, McWhorter, and Mr. Speaker-6.

Nays-Messrs. Bacon, Cooper, and Martin-3.

So the question 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, 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 benefit of married women and minor children;"

"An act to divorce Deborah Jane Schlechter from Charles J. Schlechter, and to change her name;"

"An act relating to goods, wares, and merchandise in store and in transit, and to make receipts and bills of lading therefor negotiable;"

"An act to renew an act entitled, 'An act to incorporate Wissahickon Tribe, No. 20, Improved Order of Red Men,'. passed at Dover, Del., January 28, 1885."

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