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Pending action,

On the further motion of Mr. Lacey, the bill under consideration was recommitted to the Committee on Agriculture.

On motion of Mr. Pilling, the bill (H. B. No. 362) entitled

"An act to amend Section 4, Chapter 26 of Volume 19 of the Laws of Delaware,

Was read.

On the further motion of Mr. Pilling, the further consideration of the bill was

Indefinitely postponed.

Mr. McMullin, from the Committee on Agriculture, reported back, with favorable recommendation, the bill (H. B. No. 330) entitled

"An act in relation to Augustine Marsh."

On motion of Mr. Lacey, the bill just reported 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.

On motion of Mr. Watson, the bill (H. B. No. 455) entitled

"An act to make valid the acknowledgment of a certain deed in New Castle county,”

Was read.

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

And further, on his motion, the bill was read a second time by its title,

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And, on his further motion, was referred to the Committee on Revised Statutes.

On motion of Mr. Pilling, the bill (H. B. No. 292) entitled

"An act to authorize the Levy Court of New Castle county to borrow money and issue certificates of indebtedness therefor,"

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. Ross, the bill (H. B. No. 399) entitled

“A supplement to an act entitled 'An act in relation to Municipal Elections to be held in the City of Wilmington,' passed April 6, 1893,"

Was read.

On motion of Mr. Watson, the bill (H. B. No. 377) entitled “An act to incorporate the town of Georgetown," Was read.

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

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 Corporations.

Mr. Watson, from the Committee on Corporations, reported back, with amendments, the bill (H. B. No. 212) entitled

"An act to incorporate the Masonic Hall Company, of Lewes, Delaware."

On motion of Mr. Watson, the bill just reported was taken up for consideration,

And further, on his motion, the amendments were read, as fol. lows:

Amend the House bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Masonic Hall Company, of Lewes, Delaware,'' as follows:

Strike out all of Section 2 and substitute in lieu thereof the following:

“SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That at the first stated meeting of the stockholders as aforesaid, there shall be elected five directors, three of whom shall be the trustees of Jefferson Lodge, No. 15, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, of Lewes; Delaware, who shall constitute a board of directors and serve until the next stated meeting of the stockholders. The said board of directors shall elect from their number a president, a secretary and a treasurer. At all elections for directors the same shall be by ballot, unless otherwise ordered or provided for by this act, and in elections as well as in other matters in meetings of stockholders, each stockholder shall have as many votes as shares of stock he owns or represents in the corporation. A majority of all the votes cast shall be necessary to the election of directors or the adoption of any measure whatever. Stockholders only shall be allowed to vote at any meetings of the stockholders."

Amend the House bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Masonic Hall Company, of Lewes, Delaware,” as follows:

Strike out all of Section 6 between the word “meeting” in the tenth line of said section and the word “A” in the thirteenth line of said section and substitute in lieu thereof the following:

There shall be elected five directors, three of whom shall be trustees of Jefferson Lodge, No. 15, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, of Lewes, Delaware, who shall constitute the board of directors. They shall elect from their number a president, a secretary and a treasurer."

On the further motion of Mr. Watson,
The amendments were

Adopted. On motion of Mr. Records, the bill, as amended, 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. Lacey, McMullin, Pyle, Records, Watson 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 and the bill returned to that body, and concurrence in the amendments requested.

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On motion of Mr. Pilling, the bill (S. B. No. 98) entitled

“An act to incorporate the Sanitarium Company, of Wilmington, Delaware,

Was taken up for consideration,
And further, on his motion, the House amendment was read.
And, on the further motion of Mr. Pilling,
The amendment was

Concurred in.
Ordered that the House be informed thereof.

On motion, the Senate took a recess until 3 o'clock, p. m.

SAME DAY-3 o'clock, p. m.

Senate reassembled at the expiration of the recess.

On motion of Mr. Records, the bill (H. B. No. 459) entitled "An act in relation to the town of Dover,”

Was read.

On motion of Mr. McMullin, the bill (H. B. No. 393) entitled

"An act to divorce James H. Coates from his wife, Lelia M. Coates, a vinculo matrimonii,''

Was read.

On motion of Mr. Pilling, the bill (H. B. No. 326) entitled

"An act respecting a Free Library and to increase the usefulness of the schools of Wilmington,"

Was read.

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

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 Education.

On motion of Mr. McMullin, the bill (H. B. No. 207) entitled

"An act to divorce Isaac West from Eliza West, a vinculo matrimonii,''

Was read.

On motion of Mr. Lacey, the bill (H. B. No. 452) entitled

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