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YEAS—Messrs. Buchanan, Byrd, Cannon, Downing, Drewry, Early, Goolrick, Gravatt, Gunn, Holt, Jeffreys, Keith, Rinehart, Rison, Robertson, Trinkle, Walker, Wendenburg, West—19.

Nays—Messrs. Addison, Allen, Andrews, Bowers, Conrad, Corbitt, Gayle, Goodloe, Hening, Jordan, Lacy, Mapp, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Webb-16.

The amendment was then agreed to by the following vote-ayes, 19; noes, 16.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Buchanan, Byrd, Cannon, Downing, Drewry, Early, Garrett, Goolrick, Gravatt, Gunn, Holt, Keith, Rinehart, Rison, Robertson, Trinkle, Walker, Wendenburg, West-19.

NAYS—Messrs. Addison, Allen, Bowers, Conrad, Corbitt, Gayle, Goodloe, Hening, Jeffreys, Jordan, Lacy, Mapp, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Webb—16.

MR. MAPP offered an emergency amendment, which was agreed to.

The bill was then ordered to be engrossed; and being forth with engrossed, on his further motion, was passed with its title by the following vote-ayes, 30; noes, 6.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Addison, Allen, Andrews, Bowers, Byrd, Conrad, Corbitt, Davis, Drewry, Garrett, Gayle, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Holt, Jeffreys, Jordan, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Walker, Webb, W'est-30.

Nays—Messrs. Buchanan, Cannon, Downing, Early, Goolrick, Wenden. burg-6.

MR. MAPP offered an amendment to the title, which was agreed to.

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

MR. TRINKLE moved to reconsider the vote by which the Senate refused to amend S. B. No. 113.

S. B. No. 113. A bill to amend and re-enact sections 2 and 3 of an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of an act entitled an act providing for the appointment of a State board of health and of local boards of health, defining the duties and powers and compensation thereof, and of their members, officers and agents in connection with the preservation of public health; and prescribing penalties against witnesses failing to obey subpoenas issued by said State board of health, or any authorized member thereof, for refusing to testify or otherwise acting in contempt of said State board or its duly authorized members, approved March 7, 1900 (section 1713-d, Code of 1904); to repeal sections 1714, 1715, 1716, 1717 and 1718 of the Code of Virginia, 1887, and all other acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith; to provide for the appointment of a health commissioner and assistants, to define their duties, to provide for their compensation and to appropriate money to carry the provisions of this act into effect, approved March 14, 1908, in accordance with the recommendation of the Governor, as follows:

In line 5, from the bottom of page 1 (enrolled bill), strike out the word "five" and insert in lieu thereof the word "four," and the question being whether the motion to reconsider shall be agreed to, was put and decided in the affirmative.

MR. TRINKLE then moved to amend the bill in accordance with the recommendation of the Governor, as above set forth; and the question being whether the motion to amend shall be agreed to, and whether the Senate shall amend the bill in accordance with the recommendation of the Governor, was put and decided in the affirmative-ayes, 26; noes, 5.

The vote required by the Constitution was recorded as follows:

YEAS—Messrs. Andrews, Bowers, Corbitt, Davis, Drewry, Garrett, Gayle, Goodloe, Hening, Holt, Jeffreys, Jordan, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Walker, Webb, Wendenburg, West-26.

NAYS-Messrs. Addison, Buchanan, Cannon, Goolrick, Gunn-5.

H. B. No. 403. A bill to organize home guard companies.

MR. ROBERTSON moved that the Committee on General Laws be discharged from further consideration of the bill, which was agreed to by the following vote-ayes, 36; noes, 1.

Senators who voted are:

Yeas-Messrs. Addison, Allen, Andrews, Bowers, Buchanan, Conrad, Corbitt, Davis, Downing, Drewry, Early, Garrett, Gayle, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gravatt, Gunn, Hening, Holt, Jeffreys, Jordan, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Rinehart, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Walker, Webb, Wendenburg, West-36.

NAYS–Mr. Cannon-1.

S. B. No. 173. A bill establishing a State purchasing commission and providing for the purchase of furniture, equipment, mate rial, supplies, printing and stationery for the use of the State and State institutions, boards, commissions and officers; was taken up and read the second time.

MR. BUCHANAN offered an amendment.

The hour of 6 o'clock having arrived, the chair was vacated until 8 P. M. o'clock.

B. F. BUCHANAN,

President of the Senate. O. V. HANGER,

Clerk of the Senate.

TUESDAY, March 5, 1918—EVENING SESSION. Lieutenant-Governor B. F. BUCHANAN presiding.

The following communication from the Governor, by his secretary, was received, read and referred to the Committee on Nominations :

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA,

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE,

RICHMOND. To the Senate of Virginia:

I have this day appointed, subject to the consent of the Senate, Grenville Gaines, of Warrenton; G. Taylor Gwathmey, of Norfolk; Montgomery C. Jackson, of Petersburg; James O. Winston, of Thompson Cross-Roads, and Francis Bell, of Dublin, to be members of the board of visitors of the Virginia Military Institute at Lexington, each for a term of four years, beginning July 1, 1918.

WESTMORELAND DAVIS,

Governor.

A communication from the Governor, transmitting a copy of a communication to him from Hon. Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War and chairman of the Council of Defense, with regard to the State Council of Defense, was received, by his secretary, and laid before the Senate; which was taken up, read and referred to the Committee on General Laws.

A. message was received from the House of Delegates, by MR. SPROUL, who informed the Senate that the House of Delegates had passed the following:

H. B. No. 185. A bill to amend and re-enact section 1 of an act entitled "an act to amend and re-enact an act approved March 14, 1906, entitled an act to empower boards of supervisors to enact special and local legislation to protect the public roads and bridges from obstruction, encroachment and injury, to make violations of such enactments a misdemeanor, and to provide penalties," approved March 15, 1910; which was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on County, City and Town Organization.

A message was received from the House of Delegates, by MR. MUSGRAVE, who informed the Senate that the House of Delegates had passed the following:

H. B. No. 216. A bill to enable the rector and board of visitors of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute to provide needed accommodations and equipments for students, to issue bonds and borrow money therefor, and to appropriate money to provide for interest and a sinking fund for such purpose; which was taken up, read the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

MR. ANDREWS moved that the Committee on Finance be discharged from further consideration of the bill, which was agreed to by the following vote-ayes, 21; noes, 3.

Senators who voted are:

YEAs—Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Barham, Corbitt, Davis, Early, Garrett, Goodloe, Hening, Jordan, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Rinehart, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Thornton, Walker, Wendenburg, West—21.

NAYS—Messrs. Byrd, Conrad, Keith-3.

MR. Early moved to suspend the rules and take up out of its order

S. B. No. 225. A bill authorizing the rector and visitors of the University of Virginia to offer one hundred and nineteen State scholarships to students from Virginia, which shall entitle the holder to tuition in the college, room rent, light, heat and attendance free of charge; which was rejected by the following vote-ayes, 23; noes, 1.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Addison, Barham, Bowers, Buchanan, Byrd, Corbitt, Davis, Early, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Jeffreys, Jordan, Keith, Lacy, Mathews, Rinehart, Rison, Royall, Trinkle, Walker, Wendenburg, West—23.

Nays—Mr. Downing-1.

MR. STRODE moved to suspend the rules and take up out of its orcler

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; which was rejected by the following vote-ayes, 17;

noes, 7.

Senators who voted are:

Yeas-Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Bowers, Buchanan, Byrd, Corbitt, Downing, Gunn, Hening, Jeffreys, Jordan, Keith, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Wendenburg, West—17.

Nays-Messrs. Conrad, Davis, Goolrick, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Walker-7.

MR. STRODE moved to suspend the rules and take up out of its order

S. B. No. 5. A bill to provide text-books at the public expense for the use of pupils in the primary and graded public schools of the State; which was rejected by the following vote-ayes, 18; noes, 10.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS-Messrs. Addison, Byrd, Corbitt, Davis, Early, Goodloe, Gunn, Jeffreys, Jordan, Mapp, Mathews, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Trinkle, Walker, Wendenburg, West—18.

Nays—Messrs. Barham, Bowers, Downing, Garrett, Hening, Keith, Lacy, Rinehart, Rison, Thornton-10.

MR. MAPP moved to suspend the rules and take up out of its order

S. B. No. 1. 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 private employers, 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; which was rejected by the following vote-ayes, 22; noes, 8.

Senators who voted are:

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Yeas—Messrs. Andrews, Barham, Bowers, Byrd, Oorbitt, Davis, Early, Garrett, Goodloe, Hening, Jeffreys, Jordan, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, West-22.

Nays-Messrs. Addison, Cannon, Downing, Goolrick, Gunn, Rinehart, Walker, Wendenburg-8.

S. B. No. 385. A bill to amend and re-enact section 238 of the Code of Virginia, providing for the examination of accounts and the payments of amounts appropriated for contingent expenses; was taken up, read the third time and passed with its title by the following vote-ayes, 29; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

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Yeas-Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannon, Conrad, Cor. bitt, Davis, Downing, Drewry, Early, Garrett, Goodloe, Goolrick, Gunn, Hening, Jordan, Keith, Mapp, Mathews, Rinehart, Rison, Robertson, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Walker, West-29.

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

Mr. Guxx moved to suspend the rule under which the Senate is operating, and that all bills in regular order be considered on their merit, which was rejected by the following vote-ayes, 22 ; noes, 5.

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