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Mr. Dooley moved to amend the bill by inserting after the word “dollars,” in the third line of section 172, the following: “If in the country, or in a town of less than two thousand inhabitants.”

Mr. Harrison moved to amend the amendment offered by Mr. Dooley by striking out “two" and inserting "one,” which was agreed toyeas 61; nays 10.

On motion of Mr. Bagwell, the vote was recorded as follows:

YEAS—Messrs. Anderson, Armentrout, Armstrong, Beaton, Blair, Bohannon, Boykin,

Branch, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, A. J. Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Crank, Dooley, Finney, Foster, Franklin, P. Gibson, Gilman, Graves, Grayson, Griffith, Haden, Holbrook, John T. Hoskins, Hudgin, James, Jett, Jordan, B. W. Lacy, J. Horace Lacy, Lee, Lipps, Lipscomb, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Magruder, Massey, McGonigal, McMullan, Montague, Moore, Morris, Neeley, O'Neal, Richmond, Riddlebarger, Scruggs, Shumate, Stuart, Taliaferro, Taylor, Thomas, Wallace, Williams, Withers, Young, and Mr. Speaker—61.

Nays-Messrs. Bagwell, Jack Carter, Matt Clark, Flood, Goodwyn, Harris, May, W. A. Nash, Whittaker, and Winn–10.

The amendment offered by Mr. Dooley (as amended) was agreed to.

A message was received from the senate by Mr. Grimsley, who informed the house that the senate had passed senate bill entitled " An act to amend and re-enact section 18 of an act approved March 27, 1874, fixing the times for holding the circuit courts of the State, No. 300; in which they respectfully request the concurrence of the house.

The bill (house bill No. 276) was further amended.

The hour of 3 o'clock P. M. having arrived, the chair was vacated until 71 o'clock P. M.

EVENING SESSION.

The speaker resumed the chair at 73 o'clock P. M. Senate, joint resolution declaring the substitution of the word “supervisors" for the word "justices,” in the 7th section of 50th chapter of Code of 1873, and other verbal changes by the compiler of the Code to be the true meaning and intent of the law, came up.

The question being on agreeing to the amendment proposed by the committee for courts of justice to strike out the following words: "Be taken, held and construed to be the true intent and meaning of said chapter, since the passage of the act of the general assembly, 1869-'70, known as the act prescribing the duties and compensation of township officers, now embraced in the 47th chapter of said Code, conferring upon the board of supervisors powers heretofore exercised by the county court in all matters pertaining to the care, custody, preservation and erection of county buildings," and insert in lieu thereof the following: “Are hereby adopted and declared to be the law of this Commonwealth, was put--yeas 60, no quorum voting.

On motion of Mr. Graves the vote was recorded as follows:

YEAS-Messrs. Anderson, Armentrout, Armstrong, Beaton, Boykin, Brooks, Brown, Campbell, Jack Carter, A. J. Clark, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Crank, Finney, Flood, Foster, Friend, Fulkerson, Gilman, Graves, Harrison, Hill, Holbrook, John T. Hoskins, Howard, James, P. K. Jones, Jordan, Koiner, Lee, Lewis, Lightner, Lipps, Lovell, Loving, Magruder, Massey, McGonigal, Montague, Moore, Morrison, John L. Nash, Neeley, Norton, O'Neal, Pannill, Richmond, Riddlebarger, Scruggs, Shumate, Strother, Swann, Taylor, Thomas, Turner, Williams, Withers, Young, and Mr. Speaker-60.

Mr. Riddlebarger moved a call of the house.
Mr. Jack Carter moved to adjourn, which was rejected—yeas 8;
On motion of Mr. Harrison, the vote was recorded as follows:

nays 70.

YEAS—Messrs. Fulkerson, P. K. Jones, Lightner, Montague, Norton, Swann, Thomas, and Young_8.

Nays-Messrs. Anderson, Armentrout, Armstrong, Bagwell, Beaton, Boykin, Branch, Brooks, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, A. J. Clark, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Crank, Finney, Flood, Foster, Friend, Gilman,

Graves, Grayson, Griffith, Harris, Harrison, Hill, Hoenniger, Holbrook, John T. Hoskins, Howard, Hunter, James, Jett, Jordan, Koiner, J. Horace Lacy, Lee, Lewis, Lipps, Lipscomb, Longley, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Magruder, Massey, McGonigal, McMullan, Moore, Morris, Morrison, John L. Nash, Neeley, O'Neal, Pannill, Pendleton, Richmond, Riddlebarger, Rogers, Scruggs, Shumate, Strother, Taylor, Turner, Wallace, Williams, Withers, and Mr. Speaker-70.

The motion by Mr. Riddlebarger for a call of the house was rejected.

The amendment proposed by the committee for courts of justice was agreed to. The senate joint resolution was ordered to its third reading.

No. 91. Senate bill entitled an act prescribing the manner in which records for the supreme court of appeals shall be printed, and providing for letting the same to contract, was,

On motion of Mr. Coghill, committed to the committee on printing.

No. 93. Senate bill entitled an act to amend and re-enact section 26, chapter 52, Code of 1873, in relation to proceedings on report of commissioners of roads, was,

On motion of Mr. Ould, dismissed.

No. 207. Senate bill entitled an act to amend and re-enact section 15 of chapter 173 of the Code of Virginia (edition of 1873), in relation to new trials, came up.

On motion of Mr. Neeley, the bill was amended by striking out the words "unless the trial be of an issue in a chancery case.”

On motion of Mr. Harrison, the bill was dismissed.

The following senate bills and joint resolution were read a third time and passed and agreed to:

No. 200. Senate bill entitled an act to authorize the qualified voters of Halifax county to vote on the question of the purchase of the tollbridge at South Boston, in that county, in order to make it a free bridge.

No. 143. Senate bill entitled an act for the relief of Ira M. Hurt and Ira Hurt, sureties for Richard A. Hurt, a lunatic-yeas 85. The vote required by the constitution was recorded as follows:

YEAS—Messrs. Anderson, Armentrout, Armstrong, Bagwell, Beaton, Blair, Bohannon, Boykin, Branch, Brooks, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, A. J. Clark, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Crank, Dooley, Finney, Fitzpatrick, Flood, Foster, Franklin, Friend, Fulkerson, Gilman, Graves, Grayson, Griffith, Harris, Harrison, Hoenniger, Holbrook, John T. Hoskins, Howard, Hudgin, Hunter, James, Jett, P. K. Jones, Jordan, B. W. Lacy, J. Horace Lacy, Lee, Lewis, Lightner, Lipps, Lipscomb, Longley, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Magruder, Massey, May, McGonigal, McMullan, Montague, Moore, Morris, Morrison, John L. Nash, Neeley, Norton, O'Neal, Ould, Pannill, Pendleton, Popham, Richmond, Riddlebarger, Rogers, Scruggs, Shumate, Strother, Swann, Taliaferro, Taylor, Thomas, Turner, Wallace, Williams, Withers, and Young-85.

No. 101. Senate bill entitled an act to amend the charter of the town of Potomac.

No. 94. Senate bill entitled an act to incorporate the Chesapeake and Albemarle railway company.

No. 99. Senate bill entitled an act to authorize the school trustees of Stonewall township, in the county of Richmond, out of the dog tax of 1872, to build one or more school houses in said township.

Nó, 32. Senate bill entitled an act to provide for a new registration in Alexandria city and county.

No. 211. Senate bill entitled an act to amend and re-enact 63d section of chapter 57, Code of 1873, with reference to chartered companies.

No. 214. Senate bill entitled an act amending sections 11 and 14 of chapter 155 of Code of 1873, in relation to the terms of the circuit and chancery courts of the city of Richmond.

No. 162. Senate bill entitled an act to incorporate the Rappahannock banking and insurance company.

No. 226. Senate bill entitled an act authorizing the trustees of the Presbyterian church at Culpeper to borrow money and execute a mort

gage therefor.

No. 122. Senate bill entitled an act to provide for the establishment of a new school district in the county of Carroll.

Senate joint resolution authorizing the superintendent of public buildings, with the approval of the governor, to furnish accommodation in the capitol for the records of the Southern historical society.

Motions (severally made) to reconsider the votes by which senate bills Nos. 200, 143, 101, 94, 99, 32, 211, 214, 162, 226 and 122 were passed, and by which senate joint resolution, authorizing the superintendent of public buildings, with the approval of the governor, to furnish accommodation in the capitol for the records of the Southern historical society, was agreed to, were rejected.

On motion of Mr. Graves, the house adjourned until to-morrow at 11 o'clock A. M.

SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1874.

The journal was read by the clerk.
A communication from the senate, by their clerk, was read as follows:

In Senate, April 3, 1874. The senate insist on their third amendment to house bill entitled

An act to incorporate the Virginia chemical and mining company; No. 100.

They have agreed to the substitute proposed by the house of delegates for senate bill entitled

An act to amend the charter of Randolph Macon college; No. 138. And to the amendments of the house to senate bills entitled An act to incorporate the town of Mechanicsburg, in the county of Bland; No. 89. And

An act to incorporate the American and European land company ; No. 27.

And they have agreed to house joint resolution requesting a committee of conference on house bill entitled

An act in relation to actions of detinue; No. 46. They have passed bills entitled An act incorporating the Richmond Caledonian club of the city of Richmond, Virginia ; No. 206.

An act to incorporate the Presbyterian cemetery at Lynchburg ; No. 272. And

An act to provide a charter for the town of Lexington; No. 243. In which bills they respectfully request the concurrence of the house of delegates.

No. 100. House bill, was placed on the calendar, the rules having been suspended, on motion of Mr. Morrison, requiring its reference to a committee.

The speaker appointed Messrs. Allen, Brooks and Neeley as the committee of conference on part of the house on house bill entitled “An act in relation to action of detinue;" No. 46.

No. 206. Senate bill, was read twice and placed on the calendar, the rules having been suspended, on motion of Mr. Dooley, requiring its reference to a committee.

No. 272. Senate bill, was read twice and referred to the committee on propositions and grievances.

No. 243. Senate bill, was read twice and placed on the calendar, the rules having been suspended, on motion of Mr. Morrison, requiring its reference to a committee.

No. 300. Senate bill entitled an act to amend and re-enact section 18 of an act approved March 27, 1874, fixing the times for holding the circuit courts of the State, was read twice and placed on the calendar, the rules having been suspended, on motion of Mr. Coghill, requiring its reference to a committee.

No. 107. Senate bill entitled an act to increase the fees of sheriffs and other officers, and to amend and re-enact the 13th section of chapter 180 of the Code of 1873, was reported from the committee for courts of justice with amendments.

The following senate bills were reported from the committee on propositions and grievances :

No. 250. Senate bill entitled an act to incorporate the Warm Spring company. No. 177. Senate bill

. entitled an act to incorporate Saint Paul's church home of Petersburg.

No. 144. Senate bill entitled an act to incorporate the Alleghany improvement company, with an amendment.

No. 185. Senate bill entitled an act to incorporate the trustees of Fidelity Lodge, No. 1,379, of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows of the city of Richmond.

No. 353. House bill to prevent obstruction to the free passage of fish in the streams of the State, reported from the committee on propositions and grievances, was read a first time.

Joint resolutions requesting the courts of the several counties in which are now deposited the marriage license bond of Thomas Jefferson, the will of General Washington, and the will of Thaddeus Kosciusko, to transfer these documents to the secretary of the Commonwealth for preservation among the historical papers in the State library, was reported from the committee for courts of justice.

The speaker laid before the house a communication from the governor, transmitting resignation of Wyndham Kemp, county judge of Gloucester, which was referred to the committee for courts of justice.

The following report was presented :

The committee on enrolled bills have the honor to report that the following bills were approved by the governor April 2:

An act to provide a charter for the city of Winchester.

An act to amend and re-enact section 41 of chapter 86, Code of 1873, in relation to inspections.

An act authorizing the African Methodist Episcopal church and congregation, at Staunton, to execute deeds of trust.

An act to authorize the Bessemer company to purchase and dispose of lands in the State of Virginia.

An act to amend and re-enact sections 3, 4, 6 and 12 of chapter 154 of the Code of 1873, in relation to the jurisdiction of county courts.

An act to extend the time within which the township collectors of the counties of Wise and Buchanan may return their delinquent lists for the years 1872 and 1873.

An act to incorporate the Bank of Jacksonville.

An act to incorporate the Saint George benevolent society of Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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