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H. B. No. 100. A bill to appropriate the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars to the State farm to meet the deficit in maintenance for the fiscal year ending February 28, 1918; was taken up, read the third time and passed with its title by the following vote--ayes, 22; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Barham, Bowers, Buchanan, Cannon, Corbitt, Downing, Early, Gayle, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Jeffreys, Jordan, Keith, Lacy, Rinehart, Robertson, Thornton, Trinkle, Webb-22.

MR. CANNON moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which was rejected.

H. B. No. 112. A bill to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to provide for the working and keeping in repair the public roads of Amherst county, as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 2, 1898, and as further amended by an act approved March 15, 1904, which latter act was further amended by an act approved March 16, 1910, which said amendmeat and the amendment herein contained being for the purpose of authorizing the board of supervisors of said county to work and improve the public roads of said county, expend any surplus money on the roads and bridges of said county and authorize the erection of toll gates on certain roads in said county for the purpose of raising revenue to maintain and build, macadamize and otherwise permanently improve roads in said county, approved February 20, 1912, as amended by an act approved March 16, 1916; was taken up, read the third time and passed with its title by the following vote-ayes, 22; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS-Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Barham, Bowers, Buchanan, Cannon, Corbitt, Davis, Downing, Early, Gayle, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Keith, Lacy, Rinehart, Robertson, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Webb-22.

VR. STRODE moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which was rejected.

H. B. No. 112. A bill to amend sertion 2844 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended, in relation to public holidays; was taken up, read the third time and passed with its title by the following vote--ayes, 22 ; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS-Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Barham, Bowers, Buchanan, Cannon, Corbitt, Davis, Downing, Early, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Jordan, Keith, Lacy, Rinehart, Robertson, Strode, Thornton, Trinlile, Webb-22.

MR. Canyon moved to reconsider the vote ly which the bill was passed, which was rejected.

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S. B. No. 59. A bill relating to the filing of answers in suits for the sale of infants' interest in real estate; was taken read the third time and passed with its title by the following vote-ayes, 22; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Barham, Bowers, Buchanan, Cannon, Corbitt, Davis, Downing, Early, Gayle, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Jeffreys, Jor. dan, Keith, Lacy, Rinehart, Robertson, Thornton, Webb-22.

MR. BOWERS moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which was rejected.

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. Fredes: k Eucl , committee of Marie Marshall, in the circuit court of James City county and the city of Williamsburg on the 11th day of October, 1917; was taken up, read the third time and passed with its title by the following vote-ayes, 24; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Barham, Bowers, Buchanan, Cannon, Corbitt, Davis, Downing, Gayle, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Jeffreys, Jordan, Keith, Lacy, Mathews, Rinehart, Robertson, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Webb-24.

MR. GUNN moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which wis rejected.

S. B. No. 155. A bill appropriating the sum of thirty-nine thousand ($39,00).00) dollars for the purchase of a lot of land on the corner of Governor and Franklin streets, in the city of Richmond, Va.; was taken ip, read the third time and passed with its title by the following voi ayes, 26; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YLAS--Messrs Addison, Ardrews, Barham, Bowers, Buchanan, Cannon, Corbitt, Dsvis, Daining, Early Gayle, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Jeffreys, Jordan, Keitli, Lacy, ?fathews, Rinehart, Robertson, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Webb, Wendenbut1:26.

Mr. Gunn 1: oved to reponsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which wis rejected

S. B. No. 11'5. A bill o amend and re-enact an act approved March 20, 1916 entitled an act to authorize the board of superviscrs of Wise di inty to in set, use and apply any part of the sinking fund creates and set -art for the purpose of redeeming the principal of the $700,001 issue of thirty-year Wise county road

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bonds, dated February 1, 1911, in and to the purchase and holding
of any part of parts of the $130,000 issue of thirty-year Wise county
road bonds issued 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 issue of Wise county road bonds issued for the
Gladeville magisterial district, dated March 1, 1913, and to grant to
the board of supervisors 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 pur-
pose of redeeming the principal of any road bonds of said county
now or hereafter issued for the said county, or for any of the magis-
terial 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 was
taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a
third time.

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 reenact 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 was taken up and read the second time.

Me. LACY offered an amendment, which was agreed to, and the bill as amended was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

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; was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

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

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; was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

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 revenue, pursuant to section one twenty-seven (127) B of the Constitution of Virginia; was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

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; was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 161. A bill concerning the election of jurors in case of misdemeanor; was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

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 without the consent in writing of the city, or water supply company owning such lake, pond or reservoir, or entitled to use the waters of the same in connection with its water supply, and providing the penalties for the violation of the same; was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

S. B. No. 223. A bill regulating the hours of labor of women; was taken up, read the second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

On motion of Mr. EARLY

II. B. No. 124. A bill to authorize the board of supervisors of Albemarle county to borrow money and to issue bonds for the purpose of securing national and State aid in the building of roads; was dismissed from the calendar.

Mr. MATEws moved to reconsider the vote by which

S. Jt. Res. No. 5. Proposing amendment to section 32 of Artide II of the Constitution of Virginia, and providing for publishing said amendment and certifying the same to the next General Assembly; was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time, which was agreed to.

MR. MATHEWS offered an amendment, which was agreed to, and the resolution, as amended, was ordered to be engrossed and read the third time.

On motion of MR. GUNN

H. B. No. 72. A bill to validate certificates of acknowledgment to deeds and other writings recorded in Virginia, taken before certain officials in foreign countries, was indefinitely postponed.

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

S. B. No. 203. A bill to amend and re-enart an act entitled an act concerning coal mines and safety of employees, creating a departinent and inspector of mines under the Bureau of Labor and Industrial Statistics, approved March 13, 1912, and as in part amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 22, 1916.

S. B. No. 215. A bill to amend and reenact an act entitled an act to prohibit the killing of sora in the marshes of the Mattaponi river at night with lights, approved March 24, 1914.

S. B. No. 52. A bill to amend and re-enact section 33532 of the Code of Virginia as heretofore amended, as to the fees of jailers, for feeding prisoners.

S. B. No. 58. A bill requiring clerks of courts to make report to the State Registrar of Vital Statistics of all divorces, granted and pending

S. B. No. 64. A bill to require the Auditor of Public Accounts to turn over to the State Bureau of Vital Statistics certain marriage, birth and death records.

S. B. No. 88. A bill to amend and re-enact section :3508 of the Code of Virginia, in relation to fees of certain oficers, as heretofore amended.

S. B. No. 140. A bill to amend and re-enact section 1064% of an act entitled an act to raise revenue for the support of the government and public free schools, and to pay the interest on the public debt, and to provide a special tax for pensions, as authorized by section 189 of the Constitution, approved April 16. 1903, and acts amendatory thereof.

S. B. No. 156. A bill to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act relating to the situs for taxation of intangible property owned by corporations which do no business in this State, approved March 22, 1916.

S. B. No. 185. A bill to amend and re-enact section 2 of an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, entitled an act imposing public duties on heat, light, power, water and telephone companies and providing for the control and regulation of such companies by the State Corporation Commission, which was approved March 27, 1914.

S. B. No. 195. A bill to amend and re-enact section S52 of the Code of 1887, as amended by an act approved March 14, 1908, relating to compensation to clerks of boards of supervisors.

S. B. No. 224. A bill appropriating the sum of $6,500.00 or so much thereof as may be necessary for rebuilding causeway and bridge at Jamestown Island.

S. B. No. 230. A bill to extend the usefulness of the University of Virginia, and to give credit toward degrees to women for work done in the summer school.

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