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The bill was read a third time and passed.

Ordered, That Mr. McCaull carry the bill to the Senate and request their concurrence in the amendments of the llouse.

No. 32. House bill to amend and re-enact section 2 of chapter 80 of Acts of 1875-6, for the relief of the sureties of J. B. Golliday, late treasurer of Shenandoah county, was, on motion of Mr. HENKEL, taken up out of its order on the calendar.

On motion of Mr. TIENKEL, the bill was amended by inserting in 1st line of 2d section as proposed to be amended, after “allowed," the words “ with the consent of their sureties entered of record in the county court of Shenandoalı."

On motion of Mr. HIENKEL, the bill was amended by inserting in 2d line of 2d section, after “equal,” the word “annual."

The bill as amended was ordered to be engrossed to be read a third time.

No. 95. House bill to relieve Milford B. Spencer of his disabilities under clause 3, section 1, article 3 of the constitution, was, on motion of Mr. GRATES, 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. 72. Honse bill to amend and re-enact section 8 of chapter 32 of the Code of 1873, with reference to the compensation of assessors, was, on motion of Mr. LOVELL, taken up out of its order on the calendar.

The bill was read a second time.

Mr. STEVENS moved to strike out “two dollars” and insert “ four dollars”; which was rejected.

Mr. Robinson moved to lay the bill on the table; which was rejected.

The bill was ordered to be engrossed to be read a third time.
Mr. STEVENS demanded the yeas and nays, which was not sustained.

A message was received from the Senate by Mr. MASSEY, who informed the llouse that the Senate had 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 the 1st and 2d sections of an act approved March 21, 1877, entitled an act to secure the payment of wages or salaries to certain employees of railway, canal, steamboat and other transportation companies, No. 6.

The report of the committee of conference as follows The committee of conference appointed by the Senate and Ilouse of Delegates in reference to the disagreeing votes of the two houses on certain amendments proposed by the Senate to Tlouse bill, entitled an act to amend and re-enact the first and second sections of an act approved March 21, 1877, entitled an act to secure the payment of wages or salaries to certain employees of railway, canal, steamboat and other transportation companies, No. 6, have agreed, and recommend that the Senate recede from its first and third amendments, and that the following additional proviso be added at the end of the first section: “But it is expressly provided that the liens of the employees and officials aforesaid shall be prior to that of all other liens whatsoever, and shall be the first discharged."

Jxo. E. MASSEY,
Chairman of Committee of the Senate.

JOSEPH R. ANDERSON, Chuirman of Committee of House of Delegates. was agreed to.

Ordered, That Mr. ANDERSON inform the Senate that the House had agreed to the report of the committee of conference,

No. 107. Senate bill entitled an act to incorporate the Shenandoah seminary at Dayton, Rockingham county, was, on notion of Mr. HARRISON of Rockingham, taken up out of its order on the calendar.

The bill was read a third time and passed.

No. 129. House bill to authorize the commissioned officers of the Suffolk Grays to change their uniform, was, on motion of Mr. SHRIVER, taken up out of its order on the calendar.

The bill was read a second time.
Mr. Myers offered a substitute; which was agreed to.

The bill as amended was ordered to be engrossed to be read a third time.

On motion of Mr. IIARDESTY, the House adjourned until to-morrow at 10 o'clock A. M.

SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 1879.

On motion of Mr. TALIAFERRO of Norfolk city, the reading of the Journal was dispensed with.

A communication from the Senate by their clerk, was read as fo)lows:

In Senate, March 28, 1879: The Senate have passed bills entitled an act to provide convict labor for the Wilson creek and South Fork turnpike road, between the mouth of Wilson, in Grayson county, and Marion, in the county of Smyth, No. 17; an act to amend and re-enact an act entitled an act to incorporate the Richmond and Mecklenburg railroad company, approved March 25th, 1875, No. 21; an act to amend the 14th section of an act entitled an act for the assessment of taxes on persons, pro perty, income, licenses, &c., and imposing taxes thereon for the support of government and free schools, and to pay interest on the public debt, approved March 27th, 1878, No. 25; an act to amend and reenact section 68 of chapter 34 of the Code of 1873, as amended and l'e-enacted by an act approved February 13th, 1877, and by an act approved April 4th, 1877, and by an act approved February 20th, 1878, in relation to deposits required of foreign insurance companies, No. 31; an act to amend and re-enact an act to provide for the transportation of convicts and insane persons and their guards at reduced

rates, approved March 12th, 1878, No. 93; an act to amend and reenact an act entitled an act for the protection of game, approved March 14th, 1878, No. 76; an act to furnish material and convict labor in aid of the Lee monument association, No. 111; and an act to repeal an act entitled an act to complete the organization of the Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad company, approved March 6, 1872, touching the condemnation of stock in certain other railroad companies, No. 96.

In which bills they respectfully request the concurrence of the House of Delegates.

Nos. 21, 31, 93, 76, 111 and 17. Senate bills, were read twice and placed on the calendar under a suspension of the rule.

No. 25. Senate bill, was read twice and referred to the committee on finance.

No. 96. Senate bill, was read twice and referred to the committee on roads and internal navigation.

No. 23. Senate bill entitled an act for the hiring of convict labor and the leasing of the penitentiary to the Washington, Cincinnati and St. Louis railroad company, was read twice and referred to the conmittee on asylums and prisons.

No. 152. House bill to protect the interest of the sinking fund of the commonwealth in the Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad, reported from the committee on roads and internal navigation, was read a first time.

Mr. Farr, under a suspension of the rule, presented

No. 153. House bill authorizing the governor to appoint an agent to prosecute a settlement of all outstanding claims not provided for, which was read a first time.

Mr. Luck offered the following concurrent resolution:

Resolved (the Senate concurring), That the resolution fixing Wednesday, the 2d April, as the day for the adjournment of the general assembly be rescinded, and when the general assembly adjourns on Mondy, 31st instant, it adjourn sine die; which was rejected—yeas 32;

nays 47.

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

YEAS— Messrs. Speaker, Bland, John R. Carter, Chase, Dance, Davidson, Davis, Dickerson, Dyer, Edmunds, Fauntleroy, Fry, Fulton, Hardesty, Henry, Johnson, Johnston, Jordan, Keyser, Kyle, Luck, McConnell, McCraw, Moorman, Parrish, Robinson, Sandidge, Shamon, Shumate, Spessard, Smith J. R. White, and Wright--32.

NAYS-Messrs. Akers, Anderson, Attkisson, Barbour, Bernard, Burger, Burnham, Crank, Crutchfield, Echols, Edwards, Farr, Finney, Frazier, Goode, Graves, Green, Grigsby, Hall, Hanger, II. II. Harrison, Reuben N. Harrison, Healy, Henkel, Iliner, Hunter, Kelly, Lovell, McMullan, Moncure, Mushbach, Pulliam, Ragland, Shriver, E. II. Smith, J. Howard Smith, William B. Taliaferro, Warner T. Taliaferro, Trout, VanLear, Walsh, Waring, Watson, Whitacre, Thomas J. White, Wilkinson, and Young—47.

Mr. Fowler was granted an indefinite leave of absence.

Mr. DANCE asked for an indefinite leave of absence for Mr. FickLIN, which was refused.

Omissions-Journal House of Delegates, page 532, after the words “came up,” near the top of the page, put "the motion to reconsider was rejected.”

Page 551, after “ December," where it appears in second place on said page, insert “which was agreed to.?!

The morning hour having expired, the Ilouse proceeded to the business on the calendar.

On motion of Mr. EDMUNDS, the House proceeded to the consideration of House engrossed bills.

No. 29. Hlouse engrossed bill to amend and re-enact sections 24 and 26 of an act entitled an act prescribing the duties, liabilities and compensation of certain county officers, providing for the collection of taxes, and the repeal of chapters 37 and 46 of the Code of 1873, approved March 29, 1875, was, on motion of Mr. Farr, dismissed.

No. 42. House engrossed bill to authorize the Jamies river and Kanawha company to make sale and transfer of all its works, property and franchises, and to invest the purchaser or purchasers with certain corporate rights, powers, and franchises, was, on motion of Mr. TALIAFERRO of Gloucester, dismissed.

No. 83. House engrossed bill to amend the act of March 25, 1872, relating to creeks in Charlotte county, was, on motion of Mr. EDMUNDS, committed to the committee on counties, cities and towns.

No. 86. IIouse engrossed bill to relieve from taxation the Franklin society and library company, was read a third time and rejectedyeas 53; nays 16.

The vote required by the constitution was recorded as follows:

YEAS- Messi's. Speaker, Akers, Anderson, Attkisson, Barbour, Bernard, Bland, Burger, John R. ('arter, Peter J. Carter, Cox, Crank, Crutchtield, Dance, Davidson, Echols, Edwards, Evaus, Frazier, Fulkerson, Graves, Green, Grigwby. Hall, llenry, Johnson, Kelly, Lovell, McGraw, McDaniel, McMullan, Moncire, Moorman, Myers, Parrish, Ryland, Shannon, Shriver, William B. Taliaferro, Tront, VanLear. William M. Walker, Wallace, Walsh, Waring, Watson, Whitacre. Smith J. R. White, Thomas M. White, Wilkinson, Wittiin, Wright, and Young-53.

NAYS-Messrs. Dickerson, Dyer, Finney, Fry, Fulton, Reuben X. Harrison, Ileuson, Waddy T. James, Johnston, Jordan, keyser, Kyle, Mushbach, Raglani. Shumate, and Spessard—10.

The following lIouse engrossed bills were read a third time and paşşed:

No. 89. IIouse engrossed bill to amend and re-enact section 9 of chapter 311 of the Acts of 1877-78, in relation to the regulation of the sale of poisons, was read a third time and passed.

Ordered, That Mr. PuLLIAM carry the bill to the Senate and request their concurrence.

No. 148. Hlouse bill to amend and re-enact sections 84, 85, 86, 88, 89, 91, and 92, and to repeal section 93 of the charter of the city of Richmond., was read a third time and passed.

Ordered, That Mr. ANDERSON carry the bill to the Senate and request their concurrence.

No. 122. House engrossed bill for the relief of Edward C. Murphy and others, sureties of Charles L. Powell, late sheriff of Pittsylvania county, was read a third time and passed-yeas 85 ; nays 1.

The vote required by the constitution was recorded as follows:

YEAS— Messrs. Speaker, Akers, Anderson, Attkisson, Barbour, Bernard, Bland, Burger, Burnham, John R. Carter, Peter J. Carter, Cox, Crank, Crutchfield, Dance, Davidson, Davis, Dickerson, Dyer, Echols, Edmunds, Edwards, Evans, Farr, Finney, Fry, Fulton, Graves, Green, Grigsby, Hall, Hardesty, H. H. Harrison, Reuben N. Harrison, Healy, Henkel, IIenry, Henson, Hunter, Waddy T. James, Johnson, Johnston, Kelly, Keyser, Kyle, Lee, Lovell, McCabe, McCaull, McConnell, McCraw, McDaniel, McMullan, Moffett, Moncure, Moorman, Mushbacli

, Myers, Parrish, PulJiam, Ragland, Robinson, Ryland, Sandidge, Shannon, Shriver, E. II. Smith, J. Howard Smith, Spessard, Stevens, William B. Taliaferro, Trout, VanLear, William M. Walker, Wallace, Walsh, Waring, Watson, Whitacre, Smith J. R. White, Thomas M. White, Wilkinson, Witten, Wright, and Young-$5.

NAYS–Mr. Jordan-1.

No. 95. House engrossed bill to relieve Milford B. Spencer of his disabilities, under clause 3, section 1, article 3 of the constitution, was read a third time and passed by a two-thirds vote.

Ordered, That Mr. WILKINSON carry House bills Nos. 122 and 95 to the Senate and request their concurrence.

No. 32. Tlouse engrossed bill to amend and re-enact section 2 of chapter 80 of Acts of 1875-6, for the relief of the sureties of J. B. Golliday, late treasurer of Shenandoah county, was read a third time and passed.

Ordered, That Mr. HENKEL carry the bill to the Senate and request their concurrence.

No. 72. House engrossed bill to amend and re-enact section 8 of chapter 32 of the Code of 1873, with reference to the compensation of assessors, was read a third time and passed---eas 77; nays 16.

The vote required by the constitution was recorded as follows:

YEAS- Messrs. Speaker, Akers, Anderson, Attkisson, Barbour, Bernard, Rland, Bocock, Burger, Burnham, Chase, Cox, Crank, Crutchfield, Dance, Davidson, Davis, Dickerson, Echols, Edmunds, Edwards, Frazier, Fry, Fulton, Graves, Green, Grigsby, Hall, Hanger, Reuben N. Harrison, lIealy, l'enkel, Henry, Henson, Waddy T. James, Johnson, Johnston, Jordan, Kelly, Keyser, Kyle, Lee, Lovell, Luck, McCaull, McConnell, McCraw, McDaniel, McMullan, Motfett, Moncure, Moorman, Mushbach, Myers, Parrish, Pulliam, Ragland, Reese, Sandidge, Shannon, Shriver, E. II. Smith, Spessard, William B. Taliaferro, Warner T. Taliaferro, Trout, William M. Walker, Wallace, Walsh, Waring, Watson, Whitacre, Smith J. R. White, Thomas M. White, Wilkinson, Witten, and Wright-77.

NAYS-Messrs. John R. ('arter, Peter J. Carter, Evans, Farr, Fauntleroy, Finney, Ilardesty, IIunter, McCabe, Robinson, Rylanı, Shumate, J. Howard Smith, Stevens, VanLear, and Wingfield--16.

Ordered, That Mr. LOVELL carry the bill to the Senate and request their concurrence.

No. 129. House engrossed bill to authorize the commissioned officers of the Suffolk Greys to change their uniform, was reall a third time and passed.

On motion of Mr. Myers, the title was amended so as to read as follows:

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