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Mr. Fulkerson moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the amendment of the senate was agreed to, which was rejected.

Ordered, That Mr. Boykin inform the senate that the house had agreed to the amendment of the senate.

The speaker appointed Messrs. Neeley, Boykin and Brown the committee on the part of the house.

The following report was presented :

The committee on enrolled · bills have the honor to report that the following joint resolution and bills have been approved by the governor April 2, 1874:

Joint resolution extending the time for the final settlement of the treasurer of the city of Richmond with the auditor of public accounts.

An act for the relief of the sureties of William Sample, late sheriff of Russell county.

An act to dispense with security and regulate the trial of certain controversies between the State and the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad company.

An act to amend and re-enact sections 21, 38 and 44 of an act entitled an act to amend the charter of the city of Lynchburg, approved March 6, 1872.

An act to incorporate the Farmers' mutual insurance company.
An act in relation to action of detinue.
An act to incorporate the Saint Paul's church home of Petersburg.

An act to amend and re-enact section first of an act entitled an act to extend a credit of 12 and 24 months from the ratification of the sale of the State's interest in the Upper Appomattox company to the board of superintendents of said company, and to ratify and confirm all acts done in pursuance of the provisions of the act approved March 20, 1873; approved February 11, 1874.

An act to amend and re-enact section 1 of chapter 160 of the Code of 1873, in relation to granting licenses to practice law.

Mr. Lewis stated that he would have voted in the affirmative on the question of ordering senate bill No. 10, entitled an act to provide for the lease of the penitentiary, to its third reading, but had paired off with Mr. Davis.

Mr. Stuart offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That the resolution adopted by this house providing for the call of the roll and allowing each member to call a bill be and the same is hereby so modified as to make it apply to night sessions only.

The house refused to refer the resolution to a committee.
The resolution was agreed to.
Mr. Graves offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That at 2 o'clock this day the house will proceed to vote upon senate bill No. 133, known as the immigration bill, and the amendments thereto, without further debate upon the bill or the amendments, and upon any motion for reconsideration of any vote upon said bill or the amendments no debate shall be in order, but the vote shall be taken immediately, and hereafter no member shall occupy the floor on any special order for a longer time than fifteen minutes at any one time.

The house refused to refer the resolution to a committee.

On motion of Mr. Anderson, the resolution was amended by striking out “2 o'clock," and inserting “1 o'clock."

The resolution (as amended) was agreed to.

Mr. Riddlebarger moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the resolution was agreed to, which motion was agreed to.

The question recurring on agreeing to the resolution,

Mr. Riddlebarger moved to amend the resolution by striking out the words “and hereafter no member shall occupy the floor on any special order for a longer time than fifteen minutes at any one time," which was agreed to-yeas 61; nays 51.

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

YEAS_Messrs. Armstrong, Bagwell, Bickings, Blair, Bohannon, Brady, Branch, Brooks, Peter J. Carter, Cecil, Cox, Crank, Davis, Finney, Friend, Gaines, Gardner, T. S. Gibson, Goodwyn, Grayson, Hale, Hamilton, Harris, Hill, Hoenniger, John T. Hoskins, James, P. K. Jones, Lamkin, Lee, Lewis, Lightner, Lipps, Lipscomb, Longley, Lovell, Lucas, Magruder, May, McGonigal, McMullan, Morris, Moss, W. A. Nash, Nickens, Norton, Popham, Richmond, Riddlebarger, Stovall, Swann, Syphax, Taliaferro, Turner, Wallace, Webb, Wharton, Whittaker, Winn, Yager, and Young-61.

NAYS-Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Armentrout, Boykin, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, A. J. Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Critz, Dooley, Fitzpatrick, Flood, Foster, Franklin, Fulkerson, P. Gibson, Gilman, Graves, Haden, Harrison, Henderson, Howard, Hudgin, Hunter, Jett, Jordan, Koiner, Lovenstein, Loving, Lybrook, Massey, Montague, Morrison, John L. Nash, Ould, Pannill, Pendleton, Powell, Rogers, Round, Scruggs, Shumate, Stuart, Taylor, Thomas, Williams, Withers, and Mr. Speaker-51.

Pending the further consideration of the resolution,
The hour of 12 o'clock having arrived, special order-

No. 133. Senate bill entitled an act for the encouragement of land purchasers and actual settlers in Virginia, and to repeal an act approved March 29, 1873, entitled an act for the encouragement of immigration, came up:

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Mr. Graves moved the pending question, which was ordered-yeas 59; nays 50.

On motion of Mr. W. A. Nash, the vote was recorded as follows:

Yeas Messrs. Anderson, Armentrout, Armstrong, Bickings, Boykin, Brooks, Brown, Campbell, Jack Carter, A. J. Clark, Cockerille, Critz, Davis, Dooley, Finney, Flood, Foster, Franklin, Friend, Fulkerson, Gaines, Gardner, P. Gibson, T. S. Gibson, Graves, Haden, Hale, Harrison, Henderson, Howard, James, Jett, Jordan, Koiner, Lewis, Lipps, Loving, Lybrook, Massey, Morris, Morrison, J. L. Nash, Neeley, O'Neal, Ould, Pendleton, Popham, Round, Scruggs, Sellers, Stuart, Swann, Thomas, Wallace, Webb, Withers, Yager, Young, and Mr. Speaker-59.

Nays-Messrs. Allen, Bagwell, Blair, Bobannon, Brady, Branch, J. Armistead Carter, Peter J. Carter, Matt Clark, Coghill, Cox, Fitzpatrick, Goodwyn, Grayson, Hamilton, Harris, Hill, Hoenniger, John T. Hoskins, Hudgin, P. K. Jones, J. Horace Lacy, Lamkin, Lee, Lightner, Lipscomb, Longley, Lovell, Lovenstein, Lucas, Magruder, McGonigal, McMullan, Montague, Moss, . A. Nash, Nickens, Norton, Pannill, Richmond, Rogers, Shumate, Stovall, Syphax, Taliaferro, Taylor, Turner, Van Auken, Whittaker, and Winn-50.

The bill was read a third time and rejected-yeas 58; nays 58. The vote required by the constitution was recorded as follows: YEAS-Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Bagwell, Bickings, Blair, Boykin, Brady, Brooks, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Cecil, A. J. Clark, Davis, Dooley, Flood, Foster, Franklin, Friend, Gaines, Gardner, P. Gibson, Goodwyn, Harrison, Henderson, Hoenniger. Hudgin, Jordan, J. Horace Lacy, Lee, Lewis, Lovell, Lovenstein, Magruder, Massey, May, McGonigal, J. L. Nash, W. A. Nash, Neeley, O'Neal, Ould, Pendleton, Riddlebarger, Rogers, Round, Scruggs, Shumate, Stuart, Swann, Taliaferro, Taylor, Turner, Van Auken, Wallace, Winn, Withers, and Young—58.

NAYS-Messrs. Armentrout, Armstrong, Bohannon, Branch, Jack Carter, P. J. Carter, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Cox, Crank, Critz, Finney, Fitzpatrick, Fulkerson, T. S. Gibson, Graves, Grayson, Haden, Hale, Hamilton, Harris, Hill, John T. Hoskins, Howard, Hunter, James, Jett, P. K.' Jones, Koiner, Lamkin, Lightner, Lipps, Lipscomb, Longley, Loving, Lucas, Lybrook, McMullan, Montague, Morris, Morrison, Moss, Nickens, Norton, Pannili, Popham, Powell, Richmond, Sellers, Stovall, Syphax, Thomas, Webb, Whittaker, Williams, Yager, and Mr. Speaker-58.

Mr. Longley moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the bill was rejected, which motion was rejected.

On motion of Mr. Lovenstein, the house proceeded to the consideration of house engrossed bills.

The following house engrossed bills were read a third time and passed :

No. 139. House engrossed bill authorizing and directing the commissioners of the sinking fund to convert into six per cent. registered stock of the State of Virginia all bonds, stocks, &c., received by virtue of the fifth section of the act passed March 30, 1871-yeas 91; nays 2.

The vote required by the constitution was recorded as follows:

YEAS-Messrs. Allen, Armstrong, Bickings, Blair, Bohannon, Boykin, Branch, Brooks, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, P. J. Carter, A. J. Clark, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Cox, Crank, Dooley, Finney, Flood, Foster, Fulkerson, Gaines, Gardner, P. Gibson, T. S. Gibson, Gilman, Graves, Grayson, Haden, Hamilton, Harris, Henderson, Hill, Hoenniger, Howard, Hudgin, Hunter, James, P. K. Jones, Jordan, Koiner, Lamkin, Lee, Lewis, Lightner, Lipps, Lipscomb, Longley, Lovenstein, Loving, Lucas, Lybrook, Magruder, Massey, McGonigal, McMullan, Morrison, Moss, John L. Nash, Norton, O'Neal, Ould, Pannill, Pendleton, Popham, Richmond, Rogers, Round, Scruggs, Sellers, Shumate, Stovall, Stuart, Swann, Syphax, Taliaferro, Taylor, Thomas, Turner, Van Auken, Wallace, Webb, Whittaker, Williams, Winn, Withers, Yager, and Mr. Speaker-91. NAYS-Messrs. Goodwyn and May-2.

No. 138. House engrossed bill to provide for the completion of the Black Lick and Cove plaster bank turnpike in Wythe county.

No. 230. House engrossed bill to authorize the mayor and council of the town of Suffolk to borrow money,

No. 325. House engrossed bill to incorporate the Virginia turnpike company.

No. 133. House engrossed bill to amend and re-enact the 17th section of chapter 99 of the Code of 1873, for the protection of game.

No. 219. House engrossed bill to provide the mode of ascertaining compensation for land condemned for a road or landing.

No. 141. House engrossed bill to make repairs at the Eastern lunatic asylum-yeas 92; nays 7.

The vote required by the constitution was recorded as follows:

YEAS–Messrs. Anderson, Armentrout, Armstrong, Bickings, Blair, Bohannon, Branch, Brooks, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, P. J. Carter, A. J. Clark, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Cox, Crank, Critz, Dooley, Finney, Fitzpatrick, Flood, Friend, Fulkerson, Gaines, Gardner, P. Gibson, T. S. Gibson, Gilman, Goodwyn, Grayson, Haden, Hale, Harrison, Henderson, Hill, Hoenniger, Howard, Hudgin, Hunter, James, Jett, Jordan, Koiner, J. Horace Lacy, Lamkin, Lee, Lewis, Lightner, Lipps, Lipscomb, Longley, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Lucas, Lybrook, Magruder, Massey, May, McGonigal, McMullan, Montague, Morrison, Moss, John L. Nash, Neeley, Nickens, Norton, Ould, Pannill, Pendleton, Popham, Richmond, Rogers, Round, Scruggs, Sellers, Shumate, Stovall, Stuart, Taliaferro, Thomas, Wallace, Wharton, Whittaker, Williams, Winn, Yager, and Mr. Speaker-92.

Nays-Messrs. Franklin, Graves, Hamilton, Powell, Swann, Webb, and Withers-7.

No. 140. House engrossed bill to amend and re-enact sections 34 and 35, chapter 172, Code of 1873, with reference to depositions.

No. 143. House engrossed bill to amend the 5th section of chapter 161 of the Code of 1873, concerning the fees of the attorney-generalyeas 78; nays 10.

The vote required by the constitution was recorded as follows:

YEAS—Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Armstrong, Bickings, Blair, Branch, Brooks, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, P.J. Carter, A, J. Clark, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Davis, Dooley, Finney, Fitzpatrick, Flood, Franklin, Friend, Fulkerson, Gaines, Gardner, Gilman, Graves, Haden, Hale, Hamilton, Harrison, Henderson, Hoenniger, J. T. Hoskins, Hudgin, Hunter, P. K. Jones, Jordan, J. H. Lacy, Lamkin, Lee, Lewis, Lightner, Longley, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Lucas, Lybrook, Magruder, Massey, May, McGonigal, McMullan, Montague, J. L. Nash, Neeley, Norton, O'Neal, Ould, Pannill, Pendleton, Rogers, Sellers, Shumate, Stuart, Syphax, Taliaferro, Thomas, Turner, Van Auken, Wallace, Wharton, Williams, Winn, Withers, and Mr. Speaker-78.

NAYS—Messrs. Cecil, Howard, James, Moss, W. A. Nash, Popham, Powell, Riddlebarger, Round, and Webb-10.

No. 144. House engrossed bill providing for taxing certain costs in motions made by the auditor against collecting officers, and in cases of appeals from decisions of the auditor.

No. 175. House engrossed bill to provide for storage and preservation of the arms and ordnance stores of the State.

No. 228. House engrossed bill to incorporate the town of Smithville, in the county of Charlotte.

No. 356. House engrossed bill for the relief of James O. Swanson, of Pittsylvania county-yeas 81.

The vote required by the constitution was recorded as follows:

YEAS–Messrs. Armstrong, Bickings, Blair, Branch, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, P. J. Carter, Cecil, A. J. Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Cox, Crank, Finney, Fitzpatrick, Flood, Gaines, Gardner, P. Gibson, T. S. Gibson, Goodwyn, Graves, Haden, Hale, Hamilton, Harris, Henderson, Hill, Hoenniger, John T. Hoskins, Howard, Hudgin, James, Jett, P. K. Jones, Jordan, Koiner, J. Horace Lacy, Lamkin, Lee, Lipps, Lipcomb, Longley, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Lucas. Lybrook, Magruder, Massey, May, McGonigai, McMullan, Montague, Morrison, W. Å. Nash, Neeley, Nickens, Norton, O'Neal, Ould, Pannill, Pendleton, Powell, Richmond, Riddlebarger, Round, Scruggs, Shumate, Stovall, Taliaferro, Turner, Webb, Wharton, Williams, Winn, Yager, Young, and Mr. Speaker-81,

No. 326. House engrossed bill to incorporate the Lexington gas company.

No. 345. House engrossed bill to authorize the county of Essex to vote on the question of the fence law.

No. 340. House engrossed bill in relation to proceedings at rules.

No. 310. House engrossed bill to enlarge the corporate limits of the town of Goodson, Virginia.

Messages were received from the senate by Messrs. Finney, Maddox, Ragland and Moffett, who informed the house that the senate had passed senate bills entitled

An act authorizing the auditor of public accounts to sell the three steam tug-boats used in collecting the oyster revenue of the State; No. 309.

An act to provide for a new registration in the city of Manchester ; No. 319.

An act to authorize the townships of Christiansville, Blue Stone, Clarksville and Boydton to subscribe to the stock of the Roanoke valley railroad; No. 314.

An act incorporating the Masonic college of Virginia ; No. 302. And

An act to incorporate the James river coal company ; No. 267.
In which they respectfully request the concurrence of the house.

No. 159. House engrossed bill making an appropriation for repairs to capitol, was,

On motion of Mr. Lamkin, dismissed.

No. 152. House engrossed bill amending and re-enacting the 11th section, 7th chapter, Code of 1873, in relation to voters, was read a third time and passed.

Mr. Neeley moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the bill was passed, which was agreed to.

The question recurring on the passage of the bill,
On motion of Mr. Neeley, the bill was passed by.

No. 198. House joint resolution in relation to payment of interest on bonds held by the literary fund, came up.

Mr. Round moved to commit the bill to the committee on schools and colleges, which was rejected-yeas 35; nays 56.

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

YEAS–Messrs. Armstrong, Bickings, Branch, Jack Carter, Matt Clark, Cox, Crank, Finney, Friend, P. Gibson, Goodwyn, Hamilton, Harris, Hill, Hoenniger, Lamkin, Longley, Magruder, May, McMullan, Moss, W. A. Nash, Nickens, Norton, Pannill, Pendleton, Powell, Richmond, Riddlebarger, Round, Scrugys, Sellers, Syphax, Yager, and Young-35.

NAYS-Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Blair, Bohannon, Boykin, Brooks, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, P. J. Carter, A. J. Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Davis, Dooley, Fitzpatrick, Flood, Foster, Fulkerson, Gaines, Gardner, T. s. 'Gibson, Graves, Haden, Hale, Harrison, Henderson, Howard, Hunter, James, Jett, Jordan, Koiner, J. H. Lacy, Lee, Lewis, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Lucas, Lybrook, Massey, Montague, Morris, Morrison, John L. Nash, Neeley, Rogers, Shumate, Stovall, Taliaferro, Taylor, Webb, Wharton, Winn, and Mr. Speaker-56.

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