er his lease for a portion of the public Armory, was taken up, on motion of Mr. Chapman, read a second time, and ordered to be engrossed, and read a third time, and being forthwith engrossed, two-thirds concurring, was read a third time, and passed — ayes 109.
Relief for Alleghany College.--Mr. Matthews called up a bill, authorizing a loan of $20,000, out of the Literary Fund, to the Alleghany College.
Advocated by Messrs. Christian and Caperton, and opposed by Messrs. Duckwall, Yerby, Rives, and others, and defeated on a call of the roll.
Extra Compensation.--Mr. Cowan moved to reconsider the vote ordering to its engrossment a bill giving compensation to Wm. F. Gordon and Shelton C. Davis, of $10 per day, for services rendered as Clerks to the Houses of the Legislature during the extra session.--The motion was agreed to.
Mr. Cowan then moved to strike out ten dollars and insert six, which was amended, on motion of Mr. McKenzie, by inserting eight.