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hundred and ninety-three (Pamphlet Laws one hundred and fortythree), entitled 'An act to extend the limitation of actions to a right to mine ore in lands in this ('ommonwealth where the same has not been exercised for a period of twenty-one years."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 916, entitled "An act to validate certain municipal claims in the several boroughs of the Commonwealth providing for the filing of liens therefor and the proceedings for the collection of such claims.”

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 868, entitled “An act to amend section one of an act approved the eighth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine (Pamphlet Laws one hundred and twenty-seven), entitled "I supplement to the act of April twentieth, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine, entitled 'An act to provide for the admission of certain classes of the insane into hospitals for the insane in this Cominonwealth and their discharge therefrom,' fixing the amount of compensation to be paid to the commissioners appointed under section six of said act and declaring who shall be liable there for, and for the costs of proceedings under said section."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 904, entitled "An act permitting building and loan associations to make temporary loans and to secure payment by pledge of bonds of the United States issued for war purposes."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 899, entitled “An act to amend section two of an act approved the eighth day of May, one thousand nine hundred and one (Pamphlet Laws one hundred and forty-two), entitled 'An act relative to verdicts and judgements in actions of ejectment and to regulate procedure in such actions, as amended.”

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, to be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeable to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 856 (House bill No. 356), entitled "An act to amend chapter three, article one, of an act approved the fourteenth day of July, one thousand nine hundred and seventeen (Pamphlet Laws eight hundred and forty), entitled 'An act concerning townships and providing, amending and consolidating the law relating thereto."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 812 (House bill No. 423), entitled “An act making unlawful the operation in certain cases of steam traction and steam portable engines unless equipped with spark arresters and providing penalties for violation of its provisions."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 961 (House bill No. 949), entitled "An act to amend and to repeal certain sections of an act approved the twenty-seventh day of June, one thousand nine hundred and thriteen (Pamphlet Laws five hundred and sixty-eight), entitled 'An act providing for the incorporation, regulation and government of cities of the third class; regulating nomination and election of municipal officers therein, and iepealing, consolidating and extending existing laws in relation thereto."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, to be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 383 (House bill No. 439), entitled "An act to amend section five of an act approved the fifth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five (Pamphlet Laws fifty-six), entitled "An act relative to the establishment and jurisdiction of magistrates' courts in the City of Philadelphia."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably, to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 808 (House bill No. 1125), entitled "An act to amend section one of an act approved the fifteenth day of April, one thou

sand nine hundred and seven (Pamphlet Laws eighty-six), entitled An act fixing the salary of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and of the Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction," fixing the salary of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for all services required to be performed by law.”

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 895, entitled "An act creating a Division of Documents; defining its powers and duties; regulating the number of documents to be printed, bound, and the requisition, distribution and sale of the public documents of this Commonwealth ; providing penalties for the violation of this act and repealing certain acts."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 952, entitled, "An act providing for the preparation, contents, style, printing and binding of the Legislative Journal, and its delivery and distribution; providing for the preparation, printing and binding of the Journals of the Senate and House of Representatires; authorizing the appointment of official reporters, expert typewriters, clerks and other employes and providing for their compensation and mileage; providing for the making of an appendix and index, the printing of wrappers and envelopes for mailing the Legislaaive Jounral and repealing all acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith.

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 556, entitled "An act to amend section two, article five, chapter seven of an act approved the fourteenth day of May, ole thousand nine hundred and fifteen (Pamphlet Laws three hundred and twelve), entitled, 'An act providing a system of government for boroughs and revising, amending and consolidating the law relating to boroughs,'” as amended.

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 814, entitled "An act amending the third section of

an act approved the twenty-third day of May, one thousand nine hundred and seven (Pamphlet Laws two hundred six), entitled 'An act to regulate and improve the civil service of the cities of the second class in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; making violations of its provisions to be misdemeanors, and providing penalties for violations thereof, providing for the method of making the annual appropriations to conduct the business of the Civil Service Commission."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, to be laid aside for second reading..

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 832 (House bill No. 775), entitled "An act providing for the payment of certain claims for damages done to property by bear; providing a method for the ascertainment of such damage, and making an appropriation."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 752 (House bill No. 1019), entitled "An act reorganizing the Adjutant General's Department; designating the officers and employes thereof, and fixing the salaries of each."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 642, entitled "An act creating a Department of ('onservation, charging the department with the enforcement, administration and execution of laws heretofore administered and executed by or through the Department of Fisheries, the Department of Forestry, the Board of Game Commissioners, the Water Supply Con mission and the State Forestry Reservation Commission ; defining the powers and duties of the Department of Conservation and prescribing penalties; abolishing certain departments, boards, commissions and offices; providing for the disposition of certain moneys received by the Department and making appropriations.”

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 380 (House bill No. 376), entitled "An act forbid ling

the advertising, publishing, selling, distribution, or otherwise disseminating or imparting, or attempting to disseminate or impart knowledge tending to interfere with or diminish the number of births of human beings in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania."

And said bill having beeen read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 891, entitled “An act regulating the licensing to practice dentistry of honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines, who served during the war with Germany and who were licensed and qualified to practice dentistry in other states.

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Agreeably to order, The Senate proceeded to the first reading and consideration of Senate bill No. 927 (House bill No. 1297), entitled "An act to prevent fraud and deception by regulating the sale or offering for sale of certain securities and of certain contracts or instruments relating to land; regulating the licensing of dealers in such securities, contraets or instruments, defining the powers and duties of the Commissioner of Banking and providing penalites."

And said bill having been read at length the first time, Ordered, To be laid aside for second reading.

Mr. Patton made a motion, That the Senate do now adjourn until ten-thirty to-morrow morning,

Which was agreed to,

Whereupon, The President pro tempore, Mr. Clarence J. Buckman, adjourned the Senate until to-morrow morning at ten-thirty o'clock.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 1919. The Senate met at ten-thirty o'clock.

The President pro tempore, Mr. Clarence J. Buckman, in the Chair.

Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. Thomas W. Davis.

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