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Resolved. That the privileges of the floor be extended to former Senator Samuel T. Munson, of Sussex county.

Mr. Case moved that the Senate take a recess of five minutes.

Which was agreed to.

Upon the conclusion of which and under the direction of the President, the Secretary called the Senate, when the following Senators appeared and answered the call:

Messrs. Ackerson, Allen, Barber, Bright, Brown, Case, Conrad,

Edwards, Fithian, Haines, Hammond, Kays, Mackay,
Martens, Runyon (President), Smith, Sturgess, Wells,

Whitney—19.
Mr. Case, on leave, introduced

Senate Bill No. 39, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a State Highway Department and to define its powers and duties, and vesting therein all the powers and duties now devolved by law upon the Commissioner of Public Roads and the existing State Highway Commission and Highway Commission,' approved March thirteenth, one thousand nine hundred and seventeen,"

Which was read for the first time by its title, ordered to have a second reading, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Mackay, on leave, introduced

Senate Bill No. 40, entitled "A supplement to an act entitled ‘An act to extend protection to the civil rights of members of the military and naval establishment of the United States engaged in the present war,' approved February twenty-sixth, one thousand nine hundred and eighteen,

Which was read for the first time by its title, ordered to have a second reading, and referred to the Committee on Militia.

Mr. Bright, on leave, introduced

Senate Bill No. 41, entitled “A supplement to an act entitled ‘An act defining floating indebtedness and authorizing and directing the funding of floating and other indebtedness in any municipality and county in this State,' approved March twenty-seventh, one thousand nine hundred and seventeen,"

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Which was read for the first time by its title, ordered to have a second reading, and referred to the Committee on Municipal Corporations.

Mr. Brown, on leave, introduced

Senate Bill No. 42, entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to establish a State Highway System, and to provide for the improvement, betterment, reconstruction, resurfacing, maintenance, repair and regulation of the use thereof,' approved March thirteenth, one thousand nine hundred and seventeen,"

Which was read for the first time by its title, ordered to have a second reading, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Case offered in nomination the following officers and moved their election to their respective positions :

President's Secretary-Vincent W. Nash, of the county of Union.

Chaplain-Rev. Edward G. Read, of the county of Union. Supervisor of Bills—Robert M. Johnston, of the county of

Atlantic.

Assistant Supervisor of Bills—Charles H. Lincoln, of the county of Gloucester.

Second Assistant Supervisor of Bills-0. E. Payne, of the county of Ocean. Journal Clerk-George A. Redding, of the county of Cape

May.

First Assistant Journal Clerk—George M. Tuttle, of the county

of Morris.

Second Assistant Journal Clerk-Percy D. Watt, of the county

of Union.

Calendar Clerk-C. V. Hance, of the county of Ocean.
Bill Clerk-George P. Nimmo, of the county of Bergen.
Sergeant-at-Arms-George Guthrie, of the county of Mercer.
Secretary to Committee on Appropriations—Owen W. Kite,
of the county of Mercer.

Clerk to Committee on Printed Bills-Howard Woolston, of the county of Somerset.

Clerk to Committee on Appropriations—Fletcher L. Fritts, of the county of Morris.

Clerk to Committee on Stationery and Incidentals—William M. Wright, of the county of Mercer.

Committee Clerks-James J. Moncrief, of the county of Salem; J. Preston Potter, of the county of Gloucester; George E. Kaegi, of the county of Essex; Joseph Navatto, of the county of Somerset.

Stenographers—Daniel A. Naughton, of the county of Monmouth; William J. Barth, of the county of Essex; William L. Sauerhoff, of the county of Camden.

Doorkeepers-Thomas Grant, of the county of Essex; Herman Davis, of the county of Cumberland; Gerard Van Niekerk, of the county of Passaic; Franklin S. Walker, of the county of Camden; Oakford E. Green, of the county of Salem.

Gallery Keepers-William E. Brennan, of the county of Passaic; Ralph W. Chandless, of the county of Bergen; Frank Chiaravalli, of the county of Somerset.

File Clerks-William E. Wood, of the county of Bergen: Joseph Cirone, of the county of Passaic; Frank DeLuca, of the county of Cumberland; Eldred I. Hibbs, of the county of Camden.

Pages—Joseph Haultzhauser, of the county of Gloucester; J. Horace Loscalzo, of the county of Cape May; Albert Maroziti, of the county of Morris; Henry T. Breen, of the county of Passaic; Samuel W. Reynolds, of the county of Ocean.

The officers nominated by Mr. Case were then elected by the following vote:

In the affirmative wereMessrs. Ackerson, Allen, Barber, Bright, Brown, Case, Conrad,

Edwards, Fithian, Haines, Hammond, Mackay, Martens,

Runyon (President), Smith, Sturgess, Whitney—17. In the negative

- None. The President then administered the oath of office.

On motion of Mr. Case, the Senate proceeded to the consideration of Executive business, on the conclusion of which, and,

Under the direction of the President, the Secretary called the Senate, when the following Senators appeared and answered the call :

Messrs. Ackerson, Allen, Barber, Bright, Brown, Case, Conrad,

Edwards, Fithian, Haines, Hammond, Mackay, Martens,
Runyon (President), Smith, Sturgess, Whitney—17.

Mr. Case offered the following resolution, which was read and adopted :

Resolved, That when the Senate adjourn it be to meet on Tuesday morning, at 12 o'clock.

A message was received from the Governor, by the hands of Mr. Croasdale, his Secretary, endorsed "Nominations."

Mr. Edwards offered the following memorial, which was read and ordered to be spread on the Journal.

Resolution unanimously adopted by the Board of Directors of the Jersey City Chamber of Commerce, at a meeting held on Wednesday, January 22d, 1919, relative to the construction of a vehicular tunnel between the States of New Jersey and New York:

WHEREAS, An act to provide funds for New Jersey's share in the construction of a vehicular tunnel between that State and New York, known as Chapter 51, Laws of 1918, was passed by the New Jersey Legislature at its session in 1918 and became a law; and

WHEREAS, This act provides that these funds will not be available until 1922; and

WHEREAS, The Legislature of the State of New York now in session announces that an appropriation will be made at this session on account of New York's share of the construction of the tunnel, to be immediately thereafter available; therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Board of Directors of the Jersey City Chamber of Commerce request the Governor of the State of New Jersey, the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey and the Senate of the State of New Jersey, to immediately amend the act referred to, so that New Jersey's fund for the construction of this vehicular tunnel will be immediately available, or at least as soon as the New York fund is available; and be it further

Resolved, That copies of this resolution be sent to the Governor, the Senate and the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, to the Interstate Bridge and Tunnel Commission and to Jersey City's representatives in the New Jersey Senate and General Assembly, and to the press.

F. Van Z. LANE,

Secretary and Manager,

Jersey City Chamber of Commerce. Attest: F. VAN Z. LANE, Secretary and Manager,

Jersey City Chamber of Commerce. On motion of Mr. Case, the Senate proceeded to the consideration of Executive business, on the conclusion of which, and,

Under the direction of the President, the Secretary called the
Senate, when the following Senators appeared and answered the
call :
Messrs. Ackerson, Allen, Barber, Bright, Brown, Case, Conrad,

Edwards, Fithian, Haines, Hammond, Kays, Mackay,
Martens, Runyon (President), Smith, Sturgess, Whit-

ney-18.
Mr. Whitney, on leave, introduced

Senate Bill No. 43, entitled “An act to incorporate the Third Judicial District of the County of Morris,"

Which was read for the first time by its title, ordered to have a second reading, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Case, the Senate then adjourned.

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