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By Mr. Ide,
S. 36. An act in relation to the rights of married women ;
To the Committee on Judiciary.
By Mr. Burnap,

S. 37. An act concerning the presence of minors as spectators in court rooms;

To the Committee on Judiciary.
By Mr. Page,

S. 38. An act to legalize the grand list of the town of Cambridge for the years 1881 and 1882 ;

To the Committee on Grand List.

A message was received from the House of Representatives by Mr. Merrill, their Assistant Clerk, as follows: MR. PRESIDENT :

I am directed to inform the Senate that the House have considered joint resolutions from the Senate as follows:

Joint resolution relating to Reform School;

Joint resolution providing for joint committee to visit the Insane Asylum ;

And have adopted the same in concurrence.

Mr. Boyden, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred a bill entitled,

S. 18. An act in addition to chapter ninety-nine of Revised Laws, referring to discharge of personal property mortgages ;

Reported, recommending the passage of a substitute bill as follows:

S. 39. An act in addition to chapter ninety-nine of Revised Laws, relating to discharge of personal property mortgages.

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont :

Sec. 1. Mortgages on personal property may be discharged by the mortgagee, his assignee, administrator, executor, agent or attorney in the same manner as mortgages on real estate.

SEC. 2. If any mortgagee, his assignee, executor or administrator, after performance of the condition of said mortgage, before or after the breach thereof, or tender of performance of said condition at or after the time fixed for the performance of the same in said mortgage, shall not within ten days after being thereto requested by any person entitled to redeem, discharge said mortgage on the record thereof, such person entitled to redeem may recover of the person whose duty it is to discharge the same, ten dollars for such neglect, and all damages occasioned thereby, in an action on the case;

Which was read the first and second times, and on motion of Mr. Kelton, ordered to lie and be printed.

On motion of Mr. Burnap, a bill entitled,

S. 11. An act to amend section two thousand seven hundred and forty-eight, chapter one hundred and thirty; Revised Laws, relating to towns ;

Was taken up.

And on motion of Mr. Boyden, the bill was ordered to be recommitted to the Committee on the Judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Read, the Senate adjourned.

AFTERNOON.

A message was received from the House of Representatives by Mr. Merrill, their Assistant Clerk, as follows: MR. PRESIDENT :

I am directed to inform the Senate that the House have passed bills of the following titles :

H. 8. An act to repeal section two thousand five hundred fiftyeight, chapter one hundred twenty-eight of Revised Laws of Vermont, entitled Registration of Deaths;

H. 36. An act relating to seizures and arrests;

H. 59. An act in addition to certain sections of chapter one hundred sixty-nine of the Revised Laws, in relation to the traffic in intoxicating liquors;

In the passage of which the concurrence of the Senate is requested.

Mr. Kelton asked to be excused from further service on the Joint Standing Committee on the House of Correction, and the same was granted. Mr. Bingham introduced a bill entitled,

S. 40. An act relating to the attachment and levy of execution on personal property ;

Which was read the first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

House bills of the following titles were severally read the first and second times, and referred as follows:

H. 8. · An act to repeal section two thousand five hundred and fifty-eight, chapter one hundred eight of Revised Laws of Vermont, entitled “ Registration of Deaths ;”

To the General Committee.
H. 36. An act relating to seizures and arrests ;
To the Committee on Judiciary.

H. 59. An act in addition to certain sections of chapter one hundred sixty-nine of the Revised Laws, in, relation to the traffic in intoxicating liquor;

To the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Martin, from the Committee on Highways and Bridges, to which was referred a bill entitled,

H. 11. An act in amendment of section three thousand fifty-seven, chapter one hundred forty-one of the Revised Laws, relating to compensation for labor on highways;

Reported in favor of its passage in concurrence, and the third reading was ordered for to-morow morning.

On motion of Mr. Goodwin, the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18TH, 1882.

Reading of Scriptures and prayer by the Chaplain.
Journal of Tuesday read and approved.

Bills of the following titles were severally introduced, read the first and second times and referred as follows:

By Mr. Bingham,
S. 41. An act enlarging the powers of police officers ;
To the Committee on the Judiciary.
By Mr. Walker,

S. 42. An act to incorporate the Rutland Street Railway Company ;

To the Committee on Railroads.
By Mr. Walker,

S. 43. An act to pay the Rutland County National Bank the sum therein named ;

To the Committee on Claims.

The President appointed in place of Mr. Kelton, who was excused from further service on the joint committee on the House of Correction,

Mr. Read of Addison.
A House bill entitled,

H. 11. An act in amendment of section three thousand fiftyseven, chapter one hundred forty-one of the Revised Laws, relating . to compensation for labor on highways.;

Was read the third time and passed in concurrence.

Mr. Burnap from the special Joint Committee on State and Court expenses, to which was referred a bill entitled,

S. 7. An act relating to court expenses ;
Reported, recommending that the bill be amended as follows:

By adding to section one the words, including the entire expenses of the General Terms of the Supreme Court;

Which was agreed to.

Mr. Walker moved to further amend the bill by inserting after the words “ County Court” at the end of the third line of section one, the words Supreme Court and Court of Chancery; also by inserting the word and before the word “ provide” in the fifth line of the same section ; also by striking out the words after the word “ furniture" in the sixth line of section one the words, " and pay all expenses of heating, lighting and taking care of the same;".

Which were severally agreed to.

Mr. Burnap moved that the Senate reconsider its vote agreeing to the amendment proposed by the committee;

Which was agreed to.

Thereupon the amendment offered by the committee was disagreed to, and the bill was ordered to be read the third time to-morrow morning.

Petitions to the Legislature for the enactment of laws requiring instruction in the nature of alcohol and its effects upon the human tissues, brain and character, to be given in all schools supported by public money or under State control;

Were severally presented, and referred to the Committee on Education.

By Mr. Burnap,

Petition of Mrs. E. B. Lund and seven hundred and nineteen others.

By Mr. Estey,

Petition of East Putney Total Abstainers Society, and eightythree others.

By Mr. Dartt,
Petition of eighty-three of the citizens of Springfield.
By Mr. Ide,
Petition of Agnes E. Shields and others ;

Petition of Harriet L. Moore and five hundred and ninety-three others;

Petition of C. L. Morrill and ninety-six others.
By Mr. Jones,
Petition of Ellen Rogers and three hundred and ten others;
Petition of C. P. Taplin and one hundred twenty-three others ;
Petition of Ella M. Dutton and sixty-seven others ;
Petition of Elmer E. Reynolds and one hundred others;
Petition of A. B. Tewksbury and sixty-seven others.
By Mr. Page,
Petition of I. L. Pearl and two hundred twenty-four others.
Mr. Bingham offered a resolution as follows:

Resolved, That all petitions hereafter presented in the Senate relating to the subject matter of requiring instruction in nature of alcohol and its effects upon the human tissues, brain and character to be given in all schools supported by public money or under State control, be referred to the Committee on Education without reading ;

Which was read and adopted.

Mr. Burnap, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred a bill entitled,

S. 11. An act to amend section two thousand seven hundred forty-eight, chapter one hundred thirty, Revised Laws, relating to towns ;

Reported, recommending that the bill be amended by striking out in the last line of section one the words " connected with the history of the town;"

Which was agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Hogan, the bill was ordered to lie and be made

the special order for Tuesday next at two o'clock and fifteen minutes in the afternoon.

Mr. Crane, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred a bill entitled,

S. 21. An act in amendment of chapter forty-four of the Revised Laws, relating to the Supreme Court;

Reported, recommending that the bill be amended by inserting after the word " court” in the sixth line of section one the words, and Court of Chancery;

Which was agreed, to and the bill was ordered to be read the third time to-morrow morning.

Mr. Crane, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred a bill entitled,

S. 26. An act in addition to chapter one hundred sixty-nine of the Revised Laws, entitled " the traffic in intoxicating liquor ;"

Reported, recommending that the bill be amended as follows: By striking out the word search in the thirteenth line of section two, and the word “or” in the fourteenth line of the same section ;

Which was agreed to, and the bill was ordered to be read the third time to-morrow morning.

Mr. Bingham, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred a House bill entitled,

H. 36. An act relating to seizures and arrests;

Reported in favor of its passage in concurrence, and the bill was ordered to be read the third time to-morrow morning.

A joint resolution from the House as follows:

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the joint committee on the Reform School be authorized and directed to visit and inspect said school at Vergennes, and having made due inquiry concerning its management, needs and system of discipline, report by bill or otherwise ;

Was read, and on motion of Mr. Kelton, ordered to lie.

Mr. Ide, from the Committee on Railroads, to which was referred a bill entitled,

H. 1. An act to incorporate the Brattleboro and Bennington Railroad Company ;

Reported, recommending the passage of the same. in concurrence.

Mr. Crane moved that the Senate propose to the House to amend the bill by striking out section nine.

Pending the question, Will the Senate agree to the same ? . On motion of Mr. Hogan, it was ordered to lie.

On motion of Mr. Chamberlain, the Senate adjourned.

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