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wharves; and for keeping in repair roads, bridges and wharevs of said county, and prescribing duties for said commissioners.

No. 33. House bill to amend and re-enact section 24-a of an act approved March 25, 1914, printed as chapter 305, acts of Assembly of l'irginia, session 1914, entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to establish and regulate the holding of primary elections, to pay expenses of same; to secure the regularity and purity of the same, and to prevent and punish any corrupt practices in connection therewith, approved March 14, 1912.

No. 91. House bill to authorize the town council of the town of Lawrenceville, Brunswick county, Virginia, to issue and sell bonds to the amount of and not exceeding $25,000.00 for the purpose of borrowing money to repair and extend the water works system of the said town.

No. 66. House bill to repeal an act entitled an act to authorize the board of supervisors of Bedford county to borrow money to build or improve the court house and clerk's office, and to issue bnds therefor, approved March 25, 1914.

S. B. No. 141. A bill to amend and re-enact sections one and nine of an act providing for the issuing of county bonds for permanent road or bridge improvement in the magisterial districts of the counties of the State, approved March 13, 1912, as amended March 17, 1915, p. 141; as amended March 17, 1916, p. 461; was taken

; up, read the second time, committee amendments agreed to, and the bill as amended, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

The following Senate bills were taken up and read the first time:

S. B. No. 53. A bill to cause all deposits or accounts in the several banks and banking corporations in this Commonwealth, whereof the depositor is unknown, or the person, or persons, to whom such account or deposit belongs, or belong, is, or are unknown, and against which deposit or account there has been no check, draft or order for a period of fifteen years, to escheat to the Commonwealth ; and to direct the manner of reporting same, and the final disposition thereof.

S. B. No. 84. A bill to set forth the qualifications prerequisite to taking examination as registered pharmacists, on and after April 1, 1922.

S. B. No. 39. A bill to amend and re-enact section 12 of an act to provide in cities containing 70,000 inhabitants or more for the election of a special justice of the peace, to be known as the civil justice, to prescribe his jurisdiction and duties and to fix his compensation; and to authorize the issue by other justices of the peace in said cities of warrants cognizable by said civil justice, approved March 5, 1908, as amended and re-enacted by an act approved February 14, 1910, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 14, 1912, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 10, 1914.

S. B. No. 59. A bill relating to the filing of answers in suits for the sale of infants' interests in real estate.

S. B, No. 57. A bill to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act approved March 25, 1902, entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act in regard to the notice by publiction of the codification of the ordinances of the city of Norfolk, approved March 10, 1902, approved February 5, 1915.

S. B. No. 73. A bill to refund money improperly collected from the Hotel Richmond Corporation, Jefferson Realty Corporation, Lexington Hotel Company, Inc., Murphy's Hotel, Inc., and Hotel Stumpf, E. A. Strumpf, proprietor, paid into the treasury of the State.

S. B. No. 76. A bill relating to motion picture films, reels or stereopticon views or slides; providing a system of examination, approval and regulation thereof, and of the banners, posters and other like advertising matter used in connection therewith; creating the Board of Censors; and providing penalties for the violation of this act.

S. B. No. 115. A bill to repeal an act approved February 19, 1908, entitled an act to constitute capitation tax a lien upon real estate owned by the person at the time such capitation tax is assessed, as amended by an act approved December 3, 1903.

S. B. No. 122. A bill to provide for the payment of compensation to the court stenographer employed on behalf of the State of Virginia by the Attorney General to stenograph the evidence and transcribe a record in the case of Commonwealth of Virginia v. J. Frederick Kernochan, committee of Marie Marshall, in the cirenit court of James City county and the city of Williamsburg on the 11th day of October, 1917.

S. B. No. 131. A bill to amend and re-enact section 2494 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended, in relation to liens on crops for advances to farmers, as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 17, 1910.

S. B. No. 153. A bill appropriating the sum of thirty-nine thousand ($39,000.00) dollars for the purchase of a lot of land on the corner of Governor and Franklin streets, in the city of Richmond, Va.

S. B. No. 170. A bill to refund monev improperly collected from the Virginia Hot Springs Company paid into the treasury of the State.

S. B. No. 4. A bill to provide for submitting to the qualified voters of the State the question of calling a constitutional convention to be held for the purpose of revising and amending the present Constitution.

S. Jt. Res. No. 5. Proposing amendment to section 32 of article II of the Constitution of Virginia, and providing for publishing said amendment and certifying the same to the next General Assembly.

S. B. No. 66. A bill to authorize and regulate the exchange of certain classes of reciprocal or inter-insurance contracts among individuals, partnerships and corporations, empowering corporations generally to make such contracts and prescribing certain fees, and penalty for violation.

S. B. No. 165. A bill to amend and re-enact an act approved March 20, 1916, entitled an act to authorize the board of supervisors of Wise county to invest, use and apply any part of the sinking fund created and set apart for the purpose of redeeming the principal of the $700,000 issue of thirty-year Wise county road bonds, dated February 1, 1911, in and to the purchase and holding of any part or parts of the $130,000.00 issue of thirty-year Wise county road bonds for the Richmond magisterial district, dated March 1, 1913; and in and to the purchase and holding of any part or parts of the $130,000.00 issue of Wise county road bonds issued for the Gladeville magisterial district, dated March 1, 1913, and to grant to the board of supervivors of said county the additional authority to invest, use and apply any part of said sinking fund, and any part of any sinking fund now or hereafter created and set apart for the purpose of redeeming the principal of any road bonds of said county now or hereafter issued for the said county, or for any of the magisterial districts thereof, in and to the purchase and holding of any part or parts of such county or district road bonds, now or hereafter issued, and in and to the purchase and holding of any school bonds now or hereafter issued by any school districts of said county

S. B. No. 171. A bill to amend and re-enact section 21 of an act, approved January 30, 1888, entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act to incorporate the town of South Boston, in the county of Halifax, be amended and re-enacted so as to read as follows and to enact and add two sections to said act, to be known as sections 26 and 27, providing for the collection of town levies and assessments, and prescribing penalties for the violation of the license ordinances of the town.

S. B. No. 184. A bill authorizing and directing the road authorities of Totaro magisterial district, in Brunswick county, Virginia, and the board of supervisors of the said county, to expend any surplus now in the hands of said authorities, arising from the sale of road bonds of said district, in the paving, macadamizing, or otherwise permanently improving Main street, in the town of

Lawrenceville, in said district, where said street is adjacent to and abuts upon the courthouse square of said county.

S. B. No. 189. A bill to amend and re-enact section 2106 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended. S. B. No. 44. A bill to provide for the leasing of the lands

A owned by the Commonwealth and known as the State farm, in Goochland county, Virginia, and the Maiden Adventure farm, in Powhatan county, Virginia, in the event that it is bought by the State, to the Waverly Oil and Gas company, for the purpose of drilling thereon for and removing therefrom the oil and

gas

thereon, and prescribing the terms and conditions of such lease.

S. B. No. 50. A bill to provide for the dismissal of indictments, warrants, informations and presentments for certain crimes and offenses pending against persons now or that may be hereafter enlisted or drafted in the army or navy of the United States, and to provide for the release of all tines and costs due and owing to the Commonwealth of Virginia against persons now or that may hereafter enlist or be drafted in the army or navy of the United States.

S. B. No. 54. A bill to effect a saving in architects' fees on public school buildings.

S. B. No. 62. A bill to provide for the admission of properly prepared mature women not less than 18 years of age to the graduate and professional courses of the l'niversity of Virginia.

S. B. No. 63. A bill to provide for the admission of women to the College of William and Mary in Virginia.

S. B. No. 79. A bill to provide for a commission to study educational conditions in Virginia and elsewhere and to report to the next General Assembly its findings, together with recommendations for a revision of the school laws and amendments to Article LX of the Constitution, and authorizing the State Board of Education to meet the expenses thereof.

S. B. No. 125. A bill to amend and re-enact sections 414, 445, 450, 451, 456, 462, 471, 486, 494, 496, 498, 503, 511 and 518 of the Code of Virginia as heretofore amended.

S. B. No. 172. A bill authorizing district or city school boards to borrow money on short-time loans.

S. B. No. 174. A bill to amend and re-enact section 3059-y of chapter 315 of the Acts of the General Assembly of Virginia of 1914, with reference to the time of holding the regular terms of court in the twenty-fifth judicial circuit.

S. B. No. 177. A bill to provide for the issuance of shares of capital stock of corporations organized under the laws of this State without nominal or par value.

S. B. No. 202. A bill to admit women to the practice of law in this State.

sions of this act.

S. B. No. 210. A bill to authorize the councils of the several cities or towns of the State to issue bonds for a supply of water or other specific undertaking from which the city or town may derive a revenne, pursuant to section one hundred and twenty-seven (127) B of the Constitution of Virginia.

S. B. No. 82. A bill to provide for State insurance of public property against fire and lightning; and to make an appropriation out of the State treasury for the purpose of carrying out the provi

S. B. No. 100. A bill to provide for the care, treatment and instruction of persons having tuberculosis, and to extend the work of the State Board of Health.

S. B. No. 101. A bill to amend and re-enact section 571 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended, in relation to redress against erroneous assessments of levies and local taxes.

S. B. No. 1. A bill providing for the assignment of able-bodied male persons between the ages of eighteen and fifty years, inclusive, not regularly and continuously employed, to work in occupations carried on by the State, or political sub-divisions thereof or by pripate emplovers, whenever, because of a state of war, the Governor determines such assignments to be necessary for the protection and welfare of the State, and finds such occupations essential for the protection and welfare of the State and the United States, and that the same cannot be carried on, as the protection and welfare of the people of this State and of the United States require without resort to this act, no person to be assigned to any work he is not physically able to do, and providing the procedure and the means and rules and regulations for carrying this act into effect, and for compensation to persons so assigned to work, for the period of such assignments and penalties for non-compliance with the act.

S. B. No. 55. A bill to define and regulate the practice of poropathy and manipulative surgery, to provide license of practitioners thereof, and to provide for a penalty for the violation of this act, and for other purposes.

S. B. No. 160. A bill making it unlawful for a person, firm or association to transact business in this State as a corporation, or to offer or advertise to transact business as a corporation without first being incorporated.

S. B. No. 161. A bill concerning the selection of jurors in case of misdemeanor.

S. B. No. 182. A bill prohibiting boating, fishing, hunting, gunning and skating in, on or over, the waters of any lake, pond or reservoir used as, or in connection with, the public water supply of any city in this Commonwealth, having by the last United States census a population of more than thirty thousand inhabitants, with

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