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hunting, so as to permit the killing of turkey buzzard and black buzzard.

He, from the same committee, reported with amendments :

H. B. No. 242. A bill regulating marriages and the issuance of marriage licenses; prohibiting marriages in certain cases, providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments, and with the recommendation that it do not pass :

H. B. No. 243. A bill 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.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

H. B. No. 244. A bill to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act approved February 26, 1910, entitled an act to amend and re-enact section 525 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended, approved February 20, 1912, as amended by an act approved February 18, 1915.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

H. B. No. 247. A bill to authorize courts and other tribunals to take judicial notice of the laws of other States and foreign countries, and of the United States.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

HI. B. No. 382. A bill to amend and re-enact section 3142 of the Code of Virginia, relative to lists of jurors.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

H. B. No. 383. A bill to provide for the removal of certain justices.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

H. B. No. 384. A bill to validate certificates of acknowledgment taken by notaries public in foreign countries.

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

H. B. No. 350. A bill to amend and re-enact an act approved February 5, 1916, entitled an act to make it larceny to receive money or other thing of value with intent to injure or defraud, from any person engaged in the cultivation of the soil, under a contract of employment for personal service, and fraudulently refuse or fail to perform such service, or refund such money or other thing of value so received

He, from the same committee, reported without amendments:

H. B. No. 433. A bill to provide for the recordation of the names of drafted men.

He, from the same committee, reported withont amendments:

H. B. No. 438. A bill concerning the exercise of the right of the power of eminent domain by the Government of the United States.

And he, from the same committee, reported without amendments :

H. B. No. 450. A bill 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.

MR. WENDENBURG offered the following resolution, which was agreed to:

Whereas, the Clerk of the Senate has no salary during the recess of the General Assembly, except for the time immediately preceding and to lowing each session as provided by statute; and,

Whereas, the Clerk of the Senate is required to return to his office at certain times in discharge of his official duties, and no prrvisica is made for compensation or expense; therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate, That when the clerk of the Senate is required to return to his office on official business at a time when salary is not already provided by law, he shall be allowed the regwar per diem and mileage as provided by law, to be approved by the President of the Senate and certified by him to the Auditor of Public Accounts, for payment out of the contingent fund of the Senate.

Th. following House bills were taken up and read the second time:

H. B. No. 307. A bill to ratify and confirm judicial proceedings in partition suits where parcels of real estate, in which infants had undivided interests, have been conveyed to corporation organized for the purpose of acquiring such real estate in exchange for its capital stock.

H. B. No. 303. A bill to amend and re-enact section 3630 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended in relation to homestead exemption.

H. B. No. 329. A bill to amend and re-enact section 508 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended, and to appropriate sums collected hereunder for the payment of pensions and for the support of the public free schools of the primary and grammar grades.

HI. B. No. 330. A bill to regulate the business of itinerant venders and itinerant auctioneers, prescribing a specific license therefor and providing penalties for a violation thereof.

H. B. No. 338. A bill to appropriate $100.00 for payment of account due by commission on efficiency and economy for stenographic work.

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H. B. No. 343. A bill to provide for the training and licensing o: attendants for the sick under certain conditions.

H. B. No. 266. A bill to amend and re-enact chapter 279 of an act of the General Assembly, approved March 16, 1910, entitled an act to require the State Treasurer to charge off the books of his office all checks drawn by him on State depositors which have not been presented for payment within five years from the date they were issued, and to require him to certify the fact to the Auditor of Public Accounts and to the State depositories on which these checks were drawn not to pay same.

H. B. No. 272. A bill to amend and re-enact section 3049 of the Code of Virginia relative to temporary appointment of circuit judges.

H. B. No. 274. A bill to appropriate $780.65 to reimburse Marshall M. Milton for expenditures made and bills incurred by him in the organization and recruiting of the Fifth Company, Virginia Coast Artillery, between the time of its muster into State service, July 2, 1917, and its muster into Federal service July 25, 1917.

H. B. No. 352. A bill to provide for the recordation of certain maps and plats.

H. B. No. 361. A bill to amend and re-enact sections 2 and 3 of an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to provide for a change in the form of government of cities having a population of less than 100,000 and of towns, and to provide in what manner such cities and towns may adopt such form of government, approved March 20, 1916.

II. B. No. 157. A bill to provide for the disposition of infants of convict mothers.

H. B. No. 178. A bill to amend and re-enact section 280 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended and re-enacted.

H. B. No. 209. A bill to authorize the board of vistors of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute to sell and convey a certain parcel of land not needed for the purposes of said institution.

H. B. No. 241. A bill to amend and re-enact section 8 of an act entitled an act to regulate the practice of medicine and surgery in the State of Virginia and to repeal all acts or parts of acts of the General Assembly of Virginia, and any section or sections of the Code of Virginia in conflict with the provisions thereof, especially an act entitled an act to regulate the practice of medicine and surgery in the State of Virginia, approved February 22, 1894, and sections 1744, 1745, 1746, 1747, 1748, 1749, 1750, 1751 and 1752 of the Code of Virginia of 1887; and all amendments thereto, approved March 13, 1912.

II. B. No. 175. A bill to amend and re-enact sections 3527, 3530 and 3531 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended, in relation to fees of justice of the peace, attorneys for the Commonwealth, clerks, sheriffs, sergeants, jailors, coroners, criers, constables, etc.

H. B. No. 160. A bill to amend and re-enact seciton 1 of an act entitled an act to create a commission to consider the compensation of court clerks, examiners of records, treasurers, commissioners of the revenue, sheriffs, high constables and city sergeants, and until action upon the report of said commissioners, to fix the maximum amount of the compensation of said officers, approved March 27, 1914, as amended by an act approved March 22, 1916.

H. B. No. 344. A bill to amend and re-enact section 1 of an act 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, approved March 27, 1914.

H. B. No. 284. A bill to amend and re-enact section four of an act entitled an act concerning the appointment of a dairy and food commissioner within the Department of Agriculture and Immigration, and imposing penalties for its violation, approved March eleventh, nineteen hundred and eight, and to repeal section fifteen-a of an act entitled an act to prevent the manufacture or sale of adulterated, misbranded, poisonous or deleterious stock and cattle feeds, and to repeal section fifteen and sub-sections a, b, c, d, e, f and g of said section fifteen, chapter one hundred and eighty-eight, Acts of Assembly, nineteen hundred and eight, approved March eleventh, nineteen hundred and eight, and to repeal all other laws in conflict with this act, in so far as they may be in conflict with the provisions of this act, approved March fourteenth, nineteen hundred and ten.

H. B. No. 177. A bill to amend and re-enact an act approved March 3, 1898, entitled an act to prescribe the mode in which clerks of courts shall keep a record of all taxes and other public moneys collected by them, and to require them to pay the same into the treasury, as amended by an act approved March 27, 1914; and to require the clerk in connection therewith, to keep a record of fees received.

H. B. No. 186. A bill to provide for the redemption of district and county road bonds under certain conditions.

H. B. No. 296. A bill to relieve Marshall McCormick, by the payment to him of certain warrants which he paid off in 1877, 1878 and 1879, but which have not been repaid to him.

H. B. No. 380. A bill for the prevention of blindness from opthalmia neonatorum; was taken up and read the second time.

The committee amendments were rejected, and the bill was ordered to be read a third time.

H. B. No. 119. A bill to amend and re-enact sub-section 2 of an act entitled an act to amend and re-enact sub-section 2, 6, 9, 10 and 13, of section 2086 of the Code of Virginia, as heretofore amended, approved March 22, 1916; 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.

H. B. No. 218. A bill to provide for the sale or partition of personal property of greater value than twenty dollars where it is owned by two or more persons jointly who cannot agree upon a sale or division of the same; 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.

H. B. No. 305. A bill to amend and re-enact section 164 of the Code of Virginia of 1904, as amended and re-enacted March 14, 1908, as amended and re-enacted March 17, 1910, as amended and re-enacted February 18, 1915, in relation to qualifications of disability of person holding office under United States so as to allow

rural carriers of United States government to be appointed and act - as notary public; was taken up, read the second time, committee amendments agreed to, and the bill as amended, ordered to be engrossed and read a third tiine.

H. B. No. 360. A bill to authorize the sale and conveyance of a lot of not exceeding fifteen acres of land, part of the State Penitentiary farm; was taken up and read the second time.

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

H. B. No. 337. A bill appropriating the sum of $43,000.00 for the purchase of tract of land in Powhatan county, Virginia; was taken up and read the second time.

MR. HENING offered an amendment, which was rejected.

MR. GARRETT moved to 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.

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