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seventy-four,' which said supplement was approved April fourth, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-four,"

Senate Bill No. 22, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act respecting conveyances (Revision of 1898),' approved June fourteenth, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight,”

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,'

Senate Bill No. 30, entitled "An act to amend and supplement the title and body of an act entitled 'An act to amend and supplement the title and body of an act entitled "An act to provide for the examination and license of engineers and firemen having charge of stationary and portable steam boilers and steam engines, and to prohibit the use of such steam boilers and steam engines unless the person in charge thereof shall be so licensed,” approved April fourteenth, one thousand nine hundred and thirteen, so that the scope of said act will include and provide for the inspection of steam boilers in this State carrying a pressure of more than fifteen pounds per square inch; creating a bureau for such inspection and prescribing its powers and duties,' approved March fourth, one thousand nine hundred and eighteen, extending the scope of the act to the inspection and regulation of certain refrigerating plants using ammonia or ethyl chloride,"

Senate Bill No. 5, entitled "An act to create a State Employment Bureau and defining its powers and duties,”

Senate Bill No. 23, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act for the incorporation of associations to encourage the purchase of homes and to facilitate the payment therefor,' approved March twenty-third, one thousand eight hundred and eight,"

Senate Bill No. 14, entitled “An act constituting eight hours' service a full day's labor for deputy keepers and guards employed in or about the New Jersey State Prison and New Jersey State Reformatory,”

Senate Bill No. 32, 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,"

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,”

And

Senate Bill No. 57, entitled “A supplement to an act entitled ‘An act concerning auto busses, commonly called jitneys, and their operation in cities,' ” approved March seventeenth, one thousand nine hundred and sixteen.

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

FRIDAY, February 14th, 1919. In the absence of the President, Mr. Hammond took the chair as President pro tempore.

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

Mr. Hammond-1.
As there was no quorum present, the Senate then adjourned.

MONDAY, February 17th, 1919. At 8 o'clock P. M. the Senate met.

The session was opened by prayer by the Rev. Edward G. Read, D.D., of Plainfield, N. J.

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

Edwards, Fithian, Haines, Hammond, Kays, Mackay,

Martens, Sturgess, Wells, Whitney—17. On motion of Mr. Case the reading of the Minutes of the Journal of February 11th was dispensed with.

The following communication from President Runyon was read in open Senate:

February 17th, 1919. Gentlemen of the Senate:

Owing to my inability to be present at this day's session of the New Jersey Senate, by reason of illness, and pursuant to the authority in me vested in and by Senate Rule No. 5, I do hereby designate and appoint Senator Collins B. Allen, of Salem county, to perform the duties of the Chair during the session of said Senate appointed to be held this day.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand the day and year first above written.

WILLIAM N. RUSYON,

President of the Senate. The following memorial by Mr. Sturgess was read and ordered to be spread in full upon the Minutes of the Journal: Senator Edward L. Sturgess:

RESPECTED FRIEND—At Pilesgrove Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, a body of over five hundred members, in session at Woodstown, New Jersey, First Month 28th, 1919.

The Prohibition Amendment to the Constitution of the United States was under consideration. For nearly one hundred years the Friends have labored con

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tinually and consistently to do away with the liquor traffic and the resulting intemperance, poverty, crime and want.

And now as this labor seems nearing fruition, it was decided to ask our Governor and the Legislature of our State to place New Jersey in the column of States that have adopted the said amendment.

The clerk was directed to send a copy of this minute to the Governor and to the members of the Senate and Assembly from Gloucester and Salem counties, with the request that it be presented to and read to each House. On behalf of the Monthly Meeting. (Signed) CHAS. D. LIPPINCOTT,

Clerk. Mr. Case, on leave, introduced Senate Bill No. 78.

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. Edwards, on leave, introduced

Senate Bill No. 79, entitled, "An act to authorize boards of chosen freeholders in counties of the first class in this State in which there is or may hereafter be established a county board of health to appropriate moneys for the construction, repair, equipment and maintenance of a public hospital for the treatment of contagious diseases,"

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

Mr. Case asked permission to withdraw Senate Bill No. 78, which was agreed to.

Mr. Edwards, on leave, introduced

Senate Bill No. 80, entitled “A supplement to an act entitled *An act concerning public utilities; to create a board of public utility commissioners and to prescribe its duties and powers, approved April twenty-first, one thousand nine hundred and eleven,

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

Mr. Bright, on leave, introduced

Senate Bill No. 81, entitled “An act to authorize boroughs and cities to destroy rag-weed, poison ivy and other noxious plants growing within their boundaries, and providing the method for its enforcement,"

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

Mr. Mackay, on leave, introduced

Senate Bill No. 82, entitled “A supplement to an act entitled 'An act to establish a thorough and efficient system of free public schools, and to provide for the maintenance, support and management thereof,'” approved October nineteenth, one thousand nine hundred and three,

Senate Bill No. 83, entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a thorough and efficient system of free public schools, and to provide for the maintenance, support and management thereof,'” approved October nineteenth, one thousand nine hundred and three,

Senate Bill No. 84, entitled “A supplement to an act entitled ‘An act to establish a thorough and efficient system of free public schools, and to provide for the maintenance, support and management thereof,' ” approved October nineteenth, one thousand nine hundred and three,

And

Senate Bill No. 85, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled ‘A supplement to an act entitled "An act to establish a thorough and efficient system of free public schools, and to provide for the maintenance, support and management thereof,” approved October nineteenth, one thousand nine hundred and three,' " which supplement was approved April fourteenth, one thousand nine hundred and fourteen,

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

Mr. Pilgrim, on leave, introduced

Senate Bill No. 86, entitled “A supplement to an act entitled ‘A supplement to an act entitled "An act to provide for the control and operation of roads and bridges owned or claimed to

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