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On motion of Mr. Sparks Senate takes recess until 2 P. M. same day.

Same day, 2 P. M. Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Iliffe, on behalf of the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported as duly and correctly enrolled and ready for the signature of the President, the following Senate Joint Resolution, No. 5, entitled: Senate Joint Resolution providing for the adjournment of the Legislature to January 21, A. D. 1907.

Mr. Swain, Clerk of the House, being admitted, presented for the signature of the President of the Senate the following duly and correctly enrolled House Joint Resolution, the same having been signed by the Speaker of the House.

House Joint Resolution , No. 4, relative to Lieutenant Colonel Harry G. Cavanaugh, United States Army, retired.

Mr. Swain, Clerk of the House, being admitted, returned to the Senate the following duly and correctly enrolled Senate joint resolution, the same having been signed by the Speaker of the House and Mr. President pro tempore of the Senate, Senate Joint Resolution, No. 4, entitled: Authorizing and directing the State Treasurer to transfer the sum of five thousand and nine hundred ($5,900) from the general fund to the school fund.

Mr. Swain, Clerk of the House, being admitted, presented for the signature of the President of the Senate the following duly and correctly enrolled House bill, the same having been signed by the Speaker of the House. House Bill, No. 14, entitled: An Act proposing an amendment to Section 4 of Article 5 of the Constitution of this State by striking out of said section all thereof which required the payment of money as a qualification to register.

Mr. Swain, Clerk of the House, being admitted, informed the Senate that the House had concurred in the following Senate Joint Resolution, No. 5, entitled: Providing for the adjournment of the Legislature to January 21, A. D. 1907.

And returned the same to the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Rose, House Joint Resolution, No. 3, relating to the appointment of a night watchman for the State House was laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Sparks Senate takes recess until 3.15 o'clock, same day.

Same day, 3.15 P. M. Mr. Swain, Clerk of the House, being admitted, returned to the Senate the following duly and correctly enrolled Senate bill, the same having been signed by the Speaker of the House and Mr. President of the Senate. Senate Bill, No. 1, entitled : An Act to provide for the State of Delaware to be represented at the Jainestown Ter-Centennial Exposition and to make an appropriation therefor.

Mr. Swain, Clerk of the House, being admitted, returned to the Senate the following duly and correctly enrolled Senate Joint Resolution, the same having been signed by the Speaker of the House and Mr. President pro tempore of the Senate. Senate Joint Resolution, No. 5, entitled: Providing for the adjournment of the Legislature to January 21st, A. D. 1907.

On motion of Mr. Sparks Senate adjourns in pursuance to Joint Resolution, No. 5, until Monday, January 21st, 1907, 10.30 o'clock, A. M.

January 21st, 1907, 10.30 o'clock, A. M.
Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by the Chaplain.

Roll called. Members present-Messrs. Barnard, Boyce, Conner, Hart, Houston, Iliffe, Jester, Lingo, Mendinhall, Miller, Monaghan, Morrison, Reed, Rose, Rowland, Mr. President pro tem.

Journal read and approved.

Mr. Iliffe, on behalf of the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported as duly and correctly enrolled and ready for the signature of the President, House bill, No. 14, entitled: An Act proposing an amendment to Section 4 of Article V, of the Constitution of this State by striking out of said Section all thereof which requires the payment of money as a qualification to register.

Ir. Iliffe, on behalf of the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported as duly and correctly enrolled and ready for the signature of the President, House Joint Resolution, No. 4: Relating to Lieutenant Colonel Harry G. Cavanaugh, U. S. A., retired.

The following notices were given:

Mr. Sparks gave notice that on to-morrow or some future day he would ask leave to introduce a bill, entitlerl: Ar Act to change the name of Dudley Vernon Brown to Dudley Vernon Walker.

Vr. Mendinhall gave notice that on to-morrow or some future day he would ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled : An Act to regulate ration and tolls of telephone companies within tiie State.

Mr. Monaghan gave notice that on to-morrow or some future day he would ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled: An Act to revive and extend the time for recording private acts.

Mr. Conner gave notice that on to-morrow or some future day he would ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled: An Act to provide for the appointment of an additional Justice of the Peace and Notary Public for South Murderkill Hundred.

Mr. Rose gave notice that on to-morrow or some future day he would ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled: An Act to amend Chapter 15, Volume 16, Laws of Delaware, by striking out in the sixth section, fourth line the words two thousand and insert the word five hundred.

Mr. Rose gave notice that on to-morrow or some future day he would ask ieave to introduce a bill, entitled: An Act to slippress bucket shops in this State.

Mr. Monaghan gave notice that on to-morrow or some future day he would ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled: An Act prohibiting pawnbrokers from accepting in pawn certain articles necessary to cripples and other persons incapacitated through illness or accident.

Mr. Mendinhall gave notice that on to-morrow or some future day he would ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled: An Act fixing the duties and powers of New Castle County School Commissioners and New Castle County School Superintendent.

Mr. Mendinhall gave notice that on to-morrow or some future day he would ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled: An Act for the assessment of a poll tax and collection of same in New Castle County for school purposes.

Mr. Mendinhail gave notice that on to-morrow or some future day he would ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled: An Act for the regulation, assessment and collection of taxes in New Castle County, outside of the City of Wilmington, for school purposes.

On motion of Mr. Sparks, the Secretary was ordered to send a telegram of condolence to Senator Moore expressing the sympathy of this body in the loss he sustains by the death of his father-in-law.

The Secretary, in pursuance of the above motion, sent the following message:

Senate Chamber, Dover, Del.

Hon. T. C. Moore, Smyrna, Del.:

The State Senate of Delaware desires to send condolence to you and your wife in this your hour of affliction.

L. G. STERNER, Secretary. On motion of Mr. Rose, the bill, (S. B. No. II), entitled :

An Act to change the name of Sallie B. Loper to Sallie B. Johnson,

Was read a first time.

On the further motion of Mr. Rose, Rule 14 was suspended as to this bill.

And further on his motion the bill was read a second time, by its title, and referred to the Committee on Revised Statutes.

On motion of Mr. Barnard, the bill, (S. B. No. 13), entitled:

An Act in relation to fees of justices and constables,
Was read a first time.

On the further motion of Mr. Barnard, Rule 14 was suspended as to this bill.

And further on his motion, the bill was read a second time, by its title, and referred to the Committee on Revised Statutes.

On motion of Mr. Sparks, the bill, (S. B. No. 14), entitled :

An Act to prohibit the making or publishing of false or exaggerated statements or publications of or concerning the affairs, pecuniary condition or property of any corporation, joint stock association, co-partnership, or individual, which

, said statements or publications are intended to give, or shall have a tendency to give, a less or greater apparent value to the shares, bonds or property, or any part thereof of said corporation, joint stock association, co-partnership or individual, than

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