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

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 and joint resolution, viz :

"An act concerning the appointment of Electors of President and Vice-President;'

"An act to amend Chapter 207 of Volume 17 of the Laws of this State, entitled 'An act to revise and consolidate the statutes relating to the City of Wilmington;'

"A supplement to the act entitled, 'An act to authorize the laying out of a new public road in Dagsborough and Gumborough Hundreds, in Sussex County,' passed at Dover, April 13, 1885;"

“An act for the suppression of Lottery Policies;"

“An act authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional Justice of the Peace for New Castle County, to reside in Mill Creek Hundred;":

"An act in relation to steam engines passing upon the public highways of this State;">

“Joint resolution to appropriate $400 per year to the Fish Commissioner to hatch and distribute food fish in the several inland streams of this State."

Mr. Cooper, Clerk of the House, being admitted, informed the Senate that the House had concurred in the Senate amendments to the following House bills, viz:

"An act to reïncorporate Cooper's Cemetery, of North Murderkill Hundred, in Kent County;"

“An act to incorporate the Old School Baptist Cemetery, of Cow Marsh, in North Murderkill Hundred, Kent County, Delaware;'

"An act to incorporate the Fenwick Island Beach Company.'

On motion of Mr. Ferguson, the vote by which the Senate bill entitled,

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

Was passed, and the votes by which the title of the bill, the enacting clause, and the several sections, were adopted, and the vote by which the bill was read a third time by paragraphs, were,

a severally, reconsidered,

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

On motion of Mr. Cooper, the House bill entitled, “An act for the suppression of Lottery Policies,” 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 Judiciary.

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

"An act authorizing the laying out of a new road and the vacating of part of an old road in North West Fork Hundred, Sussex County,

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 Roads and Highways.

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 joint resolutions, the same having received the signature of the Speaker of the House, viz:

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

"An act to reënact the act entitled, 'An act to incorporate the Smyrna Building and Loan Association, of the Town of Smyrna;'

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

“A supplement to an act entitled, 'An act regulating Pilots and Pilotage of and in the Bay and River Delaware,' passed at Dover, April 5th, 1881;"

"An act to amend Chapter 185, Volume 15, Laws of Delaware;''

"An act to provide for the study of scientific temperance in the public schools of Delaware;"

"An act to extend the limits of School District No. 88, New Castle County;"

"An act for the benefit of married women and minor children;" “An act in relation to the Town of Felton;''

"An act to enable and authorize Levin W. Collins, Edward W. Houston, Joseph B. Hearn, and Isaac Jester to straighten and make a public road through their lands in Dagsboro' and Gumboro' Hundreds, in Sussex County;"

"An act to authorize the Levy Court of Kent County to appoint a Constable in Milford Hundred;"

"An act to authorize the extension of what is known as Quaker Meeting House Road, in Milford Hundred, Kent County;'

"An act for the prevention of cruelty to children, and for other purposes;"

"An act to amend Chapter 150, Volume 16, of the Laws of ·Delaware;''

“Joint resolution in relation to a new Library Building;"

"Joint resolution in relation to the death of Hon. William Dean."

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 concerning the revenue of this State;'' "A supplement to an act entitled, 'An act to dissolve School District No. 106, in Kent County;'

"An act in relation to the time of catching oysters in the creeks or the Delaware bay;"

"An act authorizing the appointment of an additional Notary Public for Sussex County, to reside within one mile of the village of Dagsborough;''

"An act in relation to recognizances in the Orphans' Court;"'

"An act to further extend the corporate limits and to regulate the membership of the Council of the City of Wilmington,

And presented the same to the Senate.

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

"An act to amend an act entitled, 'An act to reïncorporate the Town of Dover.

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

Amend the bill by inserting, between the word "opened" and the word “and,” in the eleventh line of Section 1, the words, "and improved.

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, 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.

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Ordered that the House be informed thereof, the bill returned to that body, and concurrence in the amendment requested.

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

"An act authorizing the School Commissioners of District No. 132, Sussex County, to expend certain money now in hand, and to change the location of the school house."

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

"An act in relation to United School Districts Nos. 32 and 108, in Sussex County."

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

"An act in relation to School District No. 173, in Sussex County.'

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

“An act to transfer the farm and house of George Derrickson from School District No. 28 to 181, Baltimore Hundred, Sussex County.

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

"An act to further extend the corporate limits and to regulate the membership of the Council of the City of Wilmington,

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 Cities and Towns.

On motion, the Senate adjourned.

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