ncing the passage of a number of bills, most of which were appropriately referred.
Senate Bills Reported.--The following Senate bills were favorably reported on by House committees: Authorizing the Merchants' Bank of Virginia to establish branches at Rocky Mount, Liberty, Goodson and Princeton; to incorporate St. Paul's Church Home; for the relief of the securities, of James R.
Courtney, of Westmoreland county; making an appropriation for the publication of the second edition of the Code.
Bills Reported.--The following House bills were reported: Changing the time of holding.
the Circuit Courts in the sown of Danville; authorizing the amendment of the charter of the Holliday's Cove Railroad; for the relief of Hilton Fitzhugh, late Sheriff of Prince William county.
Kill Passed.--Senate bill authorizing the payment of a sum of money to Scott and Anderson for constructing the Hillsville Turnpike — ayes 92, noes 2.
The House adjourned to attend the Convention.