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An act incorporating the Richmond Caledonian club of the city of Richmond, Virginia.

An act to incorporate the Warm springs company. An act to authorize the mayor and council of the town of Suffolk to An act to incorporate the Saint Mary's Catholic benevolent society of Fredericksburg, Virginia.

An act to provide an increase of the county and district school funds of Bland and Prince William counties.

An act for the relief of William E. L. Peebles and Benjamin F. Palmatary, sureties of J. D. Tatum, late collector of Templeton township, Prince George county, Virginia.

An act to provide for storage and preservation of the arms and ordnance stores of the State.

An act to amend and re-enact the 17th section of chapter 99 of the Code of 1873, for the protection of game.

The morning hour having expired, the house proceeded to the consideration of the business on the calendar.

No. 379. House bill to repeal section 10, chapter 100 of the Code of 1873, in relation to fishing in the Roanoke river west of the Blue Ridge, was,

On motion of Mr. Blair, taken up out of its order on the calendar.

The bill was read a second time and ordered to be engrossed to be read a third time.

No. 345. Senate bill entitled an act appropriating the public revenue for the fiscal year 1873–'74 (unfinished business), came up.

The bill was further amended.

Mr. Bagwell moved to amend the bill by striking out the words “to Hampton normal and agricultural institute five thousand dollars.”

Mr. A. J. Clark moved the previous question, which was ordered. The amendment offered by Mr. Bagwell was rejected-yeas 59;

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nays 59.

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

YEAS-Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Armstrong, Bagwell, Beaton, Bohannon, Boykin, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, A. J. Clark, Cockerille, Coghiil, Crank, Davis, Dooley, Fitzpatrick, Franklin, Friend, Fulkerson, Gaines, Gilman, Graves, Haden, Harrison, Henderson, Hoenniger, Hudgin, Hunter, Jett, Jordan, Koiner, J. H. Lacy, Lewis, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Massey, McMullan, Montague, Moore, John L. Nash, Ould, Pannill, Rogers, Sellers, Shumate, Strother, Stuart, Swann, Taliaferro, Taylor, Wallace, Webb, Winn, Withers, Yager, and Mr. Speaker-59.

NAY8-Messrs. Bickings, Blair, Brady, Branch, Brooks, P. J. Carter, Cecil, Matt Clark, Cox, Finney, Flood, Foster, P. Gibson, Gilliam, Goodwyn, Grayson, Hamilton, Harris, Hill, Holbrook, Wm. Hoskins, Jno. T. Hoskins, James, P. K. Jones, Rufus S. Jones, B. W. Lacy, Lamkin, Lee, Lipps, Lipscomb, Longley, Lucas, Lybrook, Magruder, May, McGonigal, Morrison, Moss, W. A. Nash, Nickens, Norton, O'Neal, Paige, Popham, Powell, Rains, Richmond, Round, Scruggs, Spratt, Stovall, Syphax, Thomas, Turner, Van Auken, Wharton, Whittaker, Williams, and Young-59.

The bill was ordered to its third reading.

No. 260. House joint resolution directing the president and directors of the Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company to commence the work on the road to Cumberland gap, came up.

Mr. Longley moved to pass by the joint resolution and have the amendments printed, which was rejected.

Mr. Lewis moved to lay the joint resolution on the table, which was rejected-yeas 45; nays 68.

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

YEAS-Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Armentrout, Blair, Branch, Brooks, Jack Carter, Cecil, Finney, Gaines, P. Gibson, Harris, Harrison, Henderson, Hoenniger, Holbrook, William Hoskins, Hudgin, Hunter, James, Koiner, Lamkin, Lee, Lewis, Lipps, Longley, Lybrook, Massey, McMullan, Moore, Morrison, Ould, Pendleton, Powell, Richmond, Round, Scruggs, Shumate, Stuart, Syphax, Taliaferro, Van Auken, Webb, Winn, and Mr. Speaker_45.

NAYS— Messrs. Armstrong, Bagwell, Beaton, Bickings, Bohannon, Boykin, Brady, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Peter J. Carter, A. J. Clark, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Cox, Crank, Fitzpatrick, Flooil, Foster, Franklin, Friend, Fulkerson, Gilliam, Gilman, Goodwyn. Graves, lladen, Hamilton, Hill, J. T. Hoskins, Jett, P. K. Jones, Jordan, B. W. Lacy, J. Horace Lacy, Lipscomb, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Lucas, Magruder, May, McGonigal, Montague, Moss, J. L. Nash, W. A. Nash, Nickens, Norton, O'Neal, Paige, Pannill, Popham, Rains, Riddlebarger, Sellers, Spratt, Stovall, Swann, Taylor, Thomas, Wharton, Whittaker, Williams, Withers, Yager, and Young-58.

The question being on agreeing to the first amendment of the senate, as follows:

In third section strike out the following:

And whereas the estimate for the construction of said Virginia and Kentucky road, at the time of the passage of the act aforesaid, was three millions five hundred thousand dollars, the said Atlantic, Missis. sippi and Ohio railroad shall deposit with some party, to be mutually agreed upon by the board of public works and said Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio company, the amount of three million five hundred thousand dollars in the bonds of said company, as a security for the construction of said Virginia and Kentucky railroad, so soon as said Kentucky connections are established or guaranteed or assured as aforesaid.

Mr. Riddlebarger moved the pending question, which was ordered— yeas 64; nays 52.

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

YEAS— Messrs. Armstrong, Beaton, Bickings, Bohannon, Boykin, Brady, Brown, Campbell, A. J. Clark. Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Cox, Davis, Fitzpatrick, Flood, Foster, Franklin, Friend, Fulkerson, Gilman, Goodwyn, Graves, Haden, Hamilton, Hill, Hoenniger, Holbrook, William Hoskins, John T. Hoskins, Jett, P. K. Jones, Jordan, B. W. Lacy, J. Horace Lacy, Lipscomb, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Lucas, Magruer. May, Montague, Moss, John L. Nash, W. A. Nash, Nickens, Norton, Pannill, Pendleton, Popham. Rains, Riddlebarger, Spratt, Swann, Taylor, Thomas, Turner, Wallace, Whittaker, Williams, Withers, Yager, and Young-64.

NAYS-Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Armentrout, Bagwell, Blair, Branch, Brooks, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, Peter J. Carter, Cecil, Dooley, Finney, Gaines, P. Gibson, Gilliam, Grayson, Harris, Harrison, Henderson, Hudgin, Hunter, James. R.S. Jones, Koiner, Lamkin, Lee, Lewis, Lightner, Lipps, Longley, Lybrook, McMullan, Moore, Morrison, O'Neal, Ould, Powell, Richmond, Rogers, Round, Scruggs, Shumate, Stovall, Strother, Stuart, Syphax, Taliaferro, Van Auken, Webb, Winn, and Mr. Speaker-52.

The first amendment of the senate was agreed to-yeas 71; nays 48. O., motion of Mr. Anderson, the vote was recorded as follows:

YEAS-Messrs. Armstrong, Bagwell, Beaton, Bickings, Blair, Bohannon, Boykiu, Brady, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Peter J. Carter. A. J. Clark, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Cox, Crank, Davis, Fitzpatrick, Flood, Foster, Franklin, Friend, Fulkerson, Gilman, Goodwyn, Graves, Haden, Hamilton, Hill, John T. Hoskins, Jett, P. K. Jones, R. S. Jones, Jordan, B. W. Lacy, J. Horace Lacy, Lipscomh, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Lucas, Magruder, May, Montague, Moss, John L.. Nash, W. A. Nash, Nickens, Norton, Paige, Pannill, Pendleton, Popham, Rains Riddlebarger, Sellers, Spratt, Stovall, Swann, Taylor, Thomas, Turner, Wallace, Wharton, Whittaker, Williams, Withers, Yager, and Young—71.

NAYS-Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Armentrout, Branch, Brooks, Jack Carter, Cecil, Dooley, Finney, Gaines, P. Gibson, Grayson, Harris, Harrison, Henderson, Hoeuniger, Holbrook, William Hoskins, Hudgin, Hunter, James, Koiner, Lamkin, J.ee, Lewis, Lightner, Lipps, Longley, Lybrook, Massey, McGonigal, McMullan, Moore, Morrison, O'Neal, Ould, Powell, Richmond, Rogers, Scruggs, Shumate, Stuart, Syphax, Taliaferro, Van Auken, Webb, Winu, and Mr. Speaker-48.

Mr. Harrison moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the motion to pass by the joint resolution was rejected, which motion was rejected—yeas 54; nays 64.

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

YEAS-Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Armentrout, Blair, Branch, Brooks, Jack Carter, Cecil, A. J. Clark, Dooley, Finney, Flood, Gaines, P. Gibson, Grayson, Harris, Jarrison, Henderson, Holbrook, Wm. Hoskins, Hudyin, Hunter, James, Koiner, Lamkin, Lee, Lewis, Lightner, Lipps, Longley, Lybrook, Magruder, Massey, McGonigal, McMullan, Moore, Morrison, Moss, Oull, Powell, Richmond, Rogers, Round, Scrigors, Shnmate, Stuart, Syphax, Taliaferro, Van Auken, Wallace, Webb, Wim. Withers, and Mr. Speaker-it.

Nays— Messrs. Armstrong, Bagwell, Beaton, Bohannon, Boykin, Brady, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Peter J. Carter, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Cox, Crank, Davis. Fitzpatrick, Foster, Franklin, Friend, Fulkerson, Gilman, Goodu'yn, Haden, Hamilton, Hill, Hoenniger, John T. Hoskins, Jett, P. K. Jones, Rufus S. Jones, Jordan, B. W. Lacs, J. H. Lacy, Lipscomb. Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Lucas, May, Montague, John L. Nash, w. A. Nash, Neeley, Nickens, Norton, O'Neal, Paige, Pannill, Pendleton, l'opham, Rains, Riddlebarger, Spratt, Stovall, Swann, Taylor, Thomas, Turner, Wharton, Whittaker, Williams, Yager, and Young-64.

The question being on agreeing to the second amendment of the senate,

Mr. Graves moved the pending question, which was ordered.
The second amendment of the senate, as follows:
Strike out the fourth section and insert the following:

If at the expiration of the time prescribed in the charter of the said Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company for the completion of said extension or road, such guaranty and assurance are not secured, the said Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company shall return and deliver over to the board of public works such assets or interests as the State held in the Virginia and Kentucky railroad company, and shall grant to all stock holders of the Virginia and Kentucky railroad company, who may have transferred their subscriptions to the capital stock of the said Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company, a release from their obligations on such amount, and shall turn over to the said Virginia and Kentucky railroad company, when reorganized as herein-after provided, such property, assets and records received by it of the Virginia and Kentucky railroad company, subject to such outlay as it may have made on account of such extension and in the payment of the debts of the said Virginia and Kentucky railroad company, whereof the board of public works shall determine, or if a majority of such stockholders shall desire to withdraw from the Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company in the mean time, then and in that event, the said Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company shall execute such release and transfer aforesaid, such stockholders so released, and such as may not have transferred their subscriptions to the Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company, then and thereby being reinstated in all their rights, obligations, liabilities and privileges as before the act approved June 17, 1870. And such stockholders of the Virginia and Kentucky railroad company shall, upon notice to be given by the board of public works in the newspapers published in the counties of Lee, Scott and Washington, and at the place designated, assemble and reorganize the Virginia and Kentucky railroad company, as provided by the Code for the organization of railroad companies : provided, in the event the guaranty aforesaid shall not be so secured, the said Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company may employ its resources and such of its own means as it may have reserved for such extension or road to Cumberland gap, in aid of the construction of branch roads of any gauge, and in the extension by lease or otherwise of its main line west and to the city of Richmond, all in such manner and to such ex- , tent as may seem to the said company best for its interest and the good of the State: provided, that nothing in this act shall be so construed as to impair the obligations of the said Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company as by covenant or deed made and dated the 22d day of December, 1870, to indemnify the State against any liability by reason of her conditional subscription to the Virginia and Kentucky railroad company, and to secure the payment of the four millions to be paid by the said Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company for claims and stocks sold the said company.

Was agreed to-yeas 66; nays 49.
On motion of Mr. Powell, the vote was recored as follows :

YEAS-Messrs. Armstrong, Bagwell, Beaton, Bickings, Bohannon, Boykin, Brady, Brown, Campbell, P. J. Carter, A. J. Clark, Matt Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Cox, Crank, Davis, Fitzpatrick, Flood, Foster, Franklin, Fulkerson, Gilliam, Gilman, Goodwyn, Graves, Haden, Hamilton, Hill, John T. Hoskins, Jett, P. K. Jones, R. S. Jones, Jordan, B. W. Lacy, J. H. Lacy, Lipscomb, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Lucas, Magruder, May. McGonigal, Montague, John L. Nash, W. A. Nash, Neeley, Nickens, Norton, Pannill, Popham, Rains, Riddlebarger, Spratt, Stovall, Swann, Taylor, Thomas, Turner, Wharton, Whittaker, Williams, Withers, Yager, and Young-66.

NAYS--Messis. Allen, Anderson, Armentrout, Blair, Branch, Brooks, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, Cecil, Dooley, Finney, Gaines, P. Gibson, Grayson, Harris, Harrison, Henderson, Hoenniger, Holbrook, Hudgin, Hunter, James, Koiner, Lamkin. Lee, Lewis, Lightner, Lipps, Longley. Lybrook, Massey, McMullan, Moore, Moss, Ould, Pendleton, Powell, Richmond, Rogers, Round, Scruggs, Shumate, Stuart, Syphax, Taliaferro, Van Auken, Webb, Winn, and Mr. Speaker-49..

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

No. 345. Senate bill entitled an act appropriating the public revenue for the fiscal year 1873-74, was,

On motion of Mr. Stuart, taken up out of its order on the calendar.

Mr. Finney moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the bill was ordered to its third reading, which was agreed to-yeas 63; nays 40.

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

YEAS—Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Armstrong, Bagwell, Beaton, Blair, Bohannon, Boykin, Brooks, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, A. J. Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Crank, Davis, Finney, Fitzpatrick, Franklin, Gaines, Gilman, Graves, Grayson, Haden, Harrison, Henderson, Hoenniger, Hudgin, Hunter, Jett, Jordan, Koiner, J. H. Lacy, Lamkin, Lewis, Lightner, Longley, Lovel), Lovenstein, Loving, Massey, McMullan, Montague, J.L. Nash, Neeley, Ould, Pannill, Powell, Scruggs, Shumate, Spratt, Strother, Stuart, Swann, Taliaferro, Taylor, Webb, Williams, Winn, Withers, and Mr. Speaker-63.

Nays-Messrs. Bickings, Branch, P. J. Carter, Matt Clark, Cox, Flood, Foster, P. Gibson, Gilliam, Goodwyn, Hamilton, Harris, Hill, J. T. Hoskins, P. K. Jones, R. S. Jones, B. W. Lacy, Lee, Lipps, Lipscomb, Lucas, Lybrook, Magruder, May, McGonigal, Moss, Nickens, Norton, Paige, Rains, Round, Stovall, Syphax, Thomas, *Turner, Van Auken, Wharton, Whittaker, Yager, and Young 40.

Mr. Finney moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the amendment offered by Mr. Bagwell, as follows: To strike out the words “To Hampton normal and agricultural institute five thousand dollars," was rejected, which motion was agreed to.

The question recurring on agreeing to the amendment offered by Mr. “ Bagwell, was put and decided in the affirmative-yeas 63; nays 39.

Ön motion of Mr. P. J. Carter, the vote was recorded as follows:

YEAS—Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Armstrong, Bagwell, Beaton, Bohannon, Boykin, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, A. J. Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Davis, Finney, Fitzpatrick, Franklin, Friend, Fulkerson, Gaines, Gilman, Graves, Haden, Harrison, Henderson, Hoenniger, Hudgin, Hunter, James, Jett, Jordan, Koiner, J. Horace Lacy, Lamkin, Lewis, Lightner, Lovell, Lovenstein, Loving, Massey, McMullan, Montague, Moore, J. L. Nash, Neeley, Ould, Pannill, Powell, Riddlebarger, Scruggs, Shumate, Spratt, Strother, Stuart, Swann, Taliaferro, Taylor, Webb, Winn, Withers, Yager, and Mr. Speaker–63.

Nays-Messrs. Bickings, Blair, Brady, Branch, Peter J. Carter, Matt Clark, Cox, Flood, Foster, P. Gibson, Gilliam, Goodwyn, Hamilton, Harris, Hill, J. T. Hoskins, P. K. Jones, R. S. Jones, B. W. Lacy, Lee, Lipscomb, Lucas, Magruder, May, Moss, W. A. Nash, Nickens, Norton, Paige, Popham, Rains, Round, Stovall, Syphax, Van Auken, Wharton, Whittaker, Williams, and Young —39.

The bill was read a third time and passed-yeas 76; nays 29.
The vote required by the constitution was recorded as follows:

YEAS-Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Armentrout, Bagwell, Beaton, Blair, Boban"non, Boykin, Brown, Campbell, J. A. Carter, Jack Carter, A. J. Clark, Cockerille, Coghill, Crank, Davis, Finney, Fitzpatrick, Flood, Foster, Franklin, Friend, Gaines, P. Gibson, Gilman, Graves, Haden, Harrison, Henderson, Hoenniger, William Hoskins, Hudgin, Hunter, James, Jett, Jordan, Koiner, B. W. Lacy, J. H. Lacy, Lamkin, Lee, Lewis, Lightner, Lipps, Lovell. Lovenstein, Loving, Magruder, Massey, McMullan, Montague, Moore, J. L. Nash, Neeley, Ould, Pannill, Popham, Powell, Richmond, Riddlebarger, Scruggs, Shumate, Spratt, Strother, Stuart, Swann, Taliaferro, Taylor, Webb, Wharton, Williams, Wiun, Withers, Yager, and Mr. Speaker-76.

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