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YEAS—Messrs. Andrews, Barham, Cannon, Corbitt, Davis, Downing, Early, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Jeffreys, Jordan, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Rison, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Walker, Wendenburg—22.

Nays-Messrs. Buchanan, Drewry, Garrett, Keith, West-5.

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.

Mr. EARLY moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed, which was rejected.

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

S. B. No. 173. A bill establishing a State purchasing commission and providing for the purchase of furniture, equipment, material, supplies, printing and stationery for the use of the State and State institutions, boards, commissions and officers; which was rejected by the following vote-ayes, 17; noes, 4.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Addison, Cannon, Corbitt, Davis, Goodloe, Hening, Jeffreys, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Rison, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Walker, West-17.

NAYS—Messrs. Buchanan, Drewry, Goolrick, Gunn–4.

MR. BUCHANAX moved that the Senate adjourn, which was rejected by the following vote--ayes, 10; noes, 17.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS—Messrs. Buchanan, Byrd, Drewry, Garrett, Goolrick, Keith, Rinehart, Robertson, Walker, West-10.

NAYS--Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Barham, Cannon, Corbitt, Davis, Downing, Goodloe, Hening. Jeffreys, Mapp, Mathews, Rison, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Wendenburg—17.

MR. MAPP moved to suspend the rules and take up Senate bills on third reading to which there are not more than six objections.

MR. BUCHANAN Moved to amend by striking out six and inserting four objections.

MR. ADDISOX, as a substitute for the whole, moved to strike out six and insert fire objections; which was agreed to.

The motion, as amended, being to suspend the rules, was rejected by the following vote—ayes, 22 ; noes, 0.

Senators who voted are:

YEAS-Messrs. Addison, Andrews, Byrd, Cannon, Corbitt, Davis, Downing, Early, Goodloe, Gunn, Hening, Keith, Lacy, Mapp, Mathews, Rinehart, Rison, Royall, Strode, Thornton, Trinkle, Wendenburg--22.

MR. BUCHANAN moved that the Senate adjourn until tomorrow at 10 A. M. o'clock, which was agreed to.

B. F. BUCHANAN,

President of the Senate.

0. V. HANGER,

Clerk of the Senate.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 1918.

Lieutenant-Governor B. F. BUCHANAN presiding.
Prayer by Rev. Father Hannigan.
The Journal of yesterday was read by the Clerk.

A communication from the House of Delegates, by their Clerk, was received and read as follows:

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In the House of Delegates, March 5, 1918.

. The House of Delegates has agreed to the report of the Committee of Conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on House bill entitled an act to amend and re-enact section 89 of an act entitled an act to provide for the settlement, registration, transfer, and assurance of titles to land, and to establish courts of land registration with jurisdiction for said purposes, and to make uniform the laws of the States enacting the same, approved February 24, 1916, No. 4.

The House of Delegates has passed IIouse bills entitled an act to ratify and confirm certain acts of Henry C. Stuart, former Governor of Virginia, in relation to the securing of options in the name of the State of Virginia, on certain lands to be used for military purposes, situated in Prince George county, Virginia, and to authorize the proper officers of the State of Virginia to assign such options to the United States Camp, Inc., No. 411; an act to appropriate, upon certain conditions, the sum of $630.00 for the installation of three automatic flue cleaners (one for each boiler) for the Virginia State Power Plant, Richmond, Virginia, No. 321; an act to provide for the removal of certain justices, No. 383; an act for the relief of Martha E. Hensley, J. C. Larkey and S. E. Head, No. 415; an act to allow the supervisors of Amelia county to increase the salary of the county clerk of said county, No. 421; an act to authorize and empower the council of the town of Columbia, in the county of Fluvanna, to elect the treasurer of said county collector for said town, No. 422; an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact section 509 of the Code of Virginia, in reference to

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commissioners of the revenue extending levies and taxes, and compensation thereof, as amended by an act approved March 11, 1912, as amended by an act approved March 21, 1916, No. 424; an act to repeal an act entitled an act to create a road board for Haytokah magisterial district of Nottoway county, approved March 15, 1915, No. 426; an act to appropriate five hundred dollars to erect a memorial tablet in the Capitol building to commemorate “The Capitol Disaster," which occurred on April 27, 1870, No. 428; an act to relieve Thomas B. Garnett, his heirs and assigns, from the duty of maintaining a road over the dam of his mill on the line between the counties of King George and Westmoreland, No. 429; an act to empower the board of supervisors of York county to borrow money for the purpose of bridging Felgates creek, Kings creek and Queens creek, in the county of York, to borrow money for said purpose, and to issue bonds therefor, No. 430; an act to provide for the building of bridges in the county of Isle of Wight, and to authorize the board of supervisors to borrow money by the issuing of bonds and to build bridges, in said county, and to authorize the qualified voters of said county to vote on the question, No. 431; an act for the protection and preservation of the Inter-county fair grounds at Doswell, Virginia, No, 434; an act to punish the making or use of false statements to obtain property or credit, No. 143; an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to provide in cities containing forty thousand inhabitants or more, for the appointment of matron for the jails, and to fix their compensation and provide how the same shall be paid, approved March 12, 1908, No. 155; an act authorizing erperts in making mental tests to act as members of commissions in proceedings for commitment of feeble-minded persons to the State colonies, and also to testify before such commissions, No. 156; an act prohibiting the use of public drinking cups, No. 302; an act to prohibit hotels, restaurants, cafes, dining-car companies, sleeping-car companies and barber shops from allowing tips to be given to employees, and to prohibit employees in hotels, restaurants, cafes, dining-car companies and barber shops from receiving them. No. 173; an act to amend and re-enact section 8 of an act entitled an act to an act entitled an act concerning the bureau of insurance, and late 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, 1914, No. 176; an act to amend and re-enact section 28 to an act entitled an act concerning the bureau of insurance, and insurance, guaranty, trust, indemnity, fidelity, security, and fraternal benefit companies, associations, societies, and orders, and imposing penalties for its violation, approved March 9, 1906, No. 180 ; an act to regulate the business of making small loans, by requiring persons charging directly or indirectly a greater rate of compensation than the conventional legal interest rate per annum on loans not exceeding three hundred ($300) dollars, to any person, to obtain a license; by prescribing the maximum amount of compensation which licensees may charge; by regulating assignments to licenses of salaries or wages earned, or to be earned; by prohibiting false or deceptive advertising concerning such loans; by fixing penalties for violations of certain provisions of this act; by prescribing certain duties of the chief examiner of banking division of the corporation commission in respect to licenses, repealing section 81 of the revenue act and all other acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act, No. 207; an act to amend and re-enact sections 1453, 1460, 1487, of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended, and to repeal sections 1450, 1451, 1452, 1455, 1456, 1457 and 1458 of the Code of Virginia, in relation to the election of school trustees, No. 229; an act to provide uniform office hours for all State departments, institutions and other agencies, No. 230; an act to amend and re-enact section 2079 of the Code of Virginia as heretefore amended, in regard to unlawful hunting, so as to permit the killing of turkey buzzard and black buzzard, No. 239; an act regulating marriages and the issuance of marriage licenses; prohibiting marriages in certain cases, providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act, No. 242; an act to amend and re-enact section 3466 of the Code of Virginia, providing when petition for appeal or writ of error rejected; when rejection final, No. 243; an act to amend and re-enact section 89 of an act entitled an act to raise revenue for the support of the government and public free schools, and to pay interest on the public debt, and to provide a special tax for pensions, as anthorized by section 189 of the Constitution, approved April 16, 1903, as amended by an act approved March 19, 1915, No. 423; an act to amend and re-enact sub-section fourth of section 834 of the Code of Virginia as heretofore amended, No. 198; an act prohibiting, inciting or attempting to incite, or aiding in inciting insurrections or sedition, and providing penalties for any violation

, of this act, No. 223; an act making it unlawful for any person or persons to discourage the giving of assistance to the United States, or to the State of Virginia in time of war, or to interfere with or discourage the enlistment of any man or men in the military or naval forces of the United States, or of the State of Virginia, and providing penalties for any violation of this act, No. 224; an act allowing James A. Fenwick to erect a wharf in King George county, No. 425; an act to provide for the recordation of the names of drafted men and volunteers, No. 433; an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act for the protection of fish in the Nottoway river, in Southampton, Sussex, Dinwiddie, Brunswick and Greensville counties, Virginia, approved March 1, 1906, No. 436; an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act for the working and keeping in repair the roads of Tazewell county, approved February 24, 1888, and further to provide for permanent improvement of the roads in said county, approved February 29, 1892, as amended and re-enacted by an act approved February 12, 1894, as amended by an act approved January 11, 1900, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved January 27, 1900, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved December 17, 1901, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 8, 1910, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 13, 1912, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 4, 1914, and as amended and re-enacted by an act approved March 16, 1916, and to provide for the working, repairing, maintaining and improving the roads in Tazewell county, No. 437; an act concerning the exercise of the right of the power of eminent domain by the Government of the United States of America, No. 438; an act to appoint a commission to provide and arrange for a celebration of the 300th anniversary of the first meeting of the General Assembly of Virginia, on July 30, 1919, and to provide sufficient funds therefor, No. 439; an act to allow the gigging of fish in North fork of Shenandoah river in certain seasons, No. 410; an act to empower and authorize the board of supervisors of Lee county to employ an agent to make from the office of the register of the land office of Virginia, copies of surveys missing from the surveyor's records now on file in the clerk's office of Lee county, and of old surveys covering lands in Lee county as now constituted, made before the formation of said county, and to make copies so procured evidence in any case involving the title to the lands covered by such surveys, No. 441; an act to authorize and empower the council of the town of Luray in the county of Page, to convey certain land to the Confederate Memorial Association of said county, No. 442; an act to regulate the operation of motor vehicles in the counties of Accomac and Northampton, No. 447; an act to take over certain roads in Clarke county, No. 448; an act to amend and re-enact section 2 of an act entitled an act to establish a public free school on the grounds of the Prison Association of Virginia at Laurel, Henrico county, and to make an appropriation for the erection and equipment of the school house, and to provide for the conduct and maintenance of the same, approved March 16, 1908, No. 449 ; and an act to amend and re-enact clause 2 of an act of the General Assembly of Virginia entitled an act to establish a court of law and chancery for the city of Roanoke, Virginia, which was approved March 10, 1910, No. 450; in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

H. B. No. 411. A bill to ratify and confirm certain acts of

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