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Volume 302: debated on Friday 22 January 1886

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Land Law (Ireland) Act (1881) Amendment Bill

On Motion of Mr. Connolly, Bill to amend "The Land Law (Ireland) Act, 1881," ordered to be brought in by Mr. CONNOLLY, Mr. PARNELL, Mr. TIMOTHY HEALY, Mr. SEXTON, and Mr. WILLIAM O'BRIEN.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 1.]

County Government (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. John O'Connor, Bill to provide for the better government of Counties in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. JOHN O'CONNOR, Mr. TIMOTHY HEALY, Mr. SEXTOX, Mr. DILLON, Mr. REYNOLDS, and Mr. SMALL.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 2.]

Police Forces Enfranchisement Bill

On Motion of Sir Henry Selwin-Ibbetson, Bill for the complete enfranchisement of the Police Forces of the United Kingdom, ordered to be brought in by Sir HENRY SELWIN-IBBETSON, Lord CLAUD HAMILTON, Mr. RADCLIFFE COOKE, Mr. COWEN, and Sir GEORGE RUSSELL. Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 3.]

Church Patronage Bill

On Motion of Mr. Rylands, Bill to amend the Law relating to the Sale of Church Patronage, ordered to be brought in by Mr. RYLANDS, Mr. LEATHAM, Mr. HENRY FOWLER, and Mr. BRINTON.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 4.]

Poor Law Guardians (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Edward Harrington, Bill to amend the Law relating to the election and constitution of Boards of Poor Law Guardians in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. EDWARD HARRINGTON, Sir. EDMOND DWYER GRAY, Mr. SEXTON, Mr. TIMOTHY HEALY, and Mr. JORDAN.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 5.]

Church Of Scotland Bill

Considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Resolved, That the Chairman be directed to move the House, That leave be given to bring

in a Bill to declare the Constitution of the Church of Scotland.

Resolution reported: —Bill ordered to be brought in by Mr. FINLAY and The Marquess of STAFFORD.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 6.]

Public Health Acts (Improvement Expenses) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Dodds, Bill to amend the Public Health Acts in relation to Private Improvement Expenses, ordered to be brought in by Mr. DODDS, Sir EDWARD REED, Mr. ARNOLD MORLEY, Mr. WILLIAM COOK, and Mr. BULLARD.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 7.]

Parliamentary Elections (Returning Officers Expenses) (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Tuite, Bill to amend the Law relating to the Expenses of Returning Officers at Parliamentary Elections in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. TUITE, Mr. CHANCE, Mr. TIMOTHY HARRINGTON, Mr. MAURICE HEALY, and Mr. ALEXANDER BLAINE.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 8.]

Municipal Franchise (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. James O'Brien, Bill to amend the Law relating to the Municipal Franchise in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. JAMES O'BRIEN, Mr. TIMOTHY HARRINGTON, Mr. RICHARD POTTER, Mr. MAYNE, and Mr. PETER M'DONALD.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 9.]

Labourers (Ireland) Acts Amendment Bill

On Motion of Mr. Mayne, Bill to amend the Labourers (Ireland) Acts, ordered to be brought in by Mr. MAYNE, Mr. T. P. O'CONNOR, Mr. WILLIAM O'BRIEN, Mr. SEXTON, and Mr. SHEEHY.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 10.]

Tenure Of Town Houses (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Crilly, Bill relating to the Tenure of Houses in Towns in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. CRILLY, Mr. SMALL, Mr. T. D. SULLIVAN, Mr. PETER M'DONALD, and Sir THOMAS ESMONDE.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 11.]

National School Teachers (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. William O'Brien, Bill to amend the Law relating to National School Teachers in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. WILLIAM O'BRIEN, Mr. JUSTIN HUNTLY M'CARTHY, Mr. SEXTON, Mr. EDMOND DWYER GRAY, and Mr. CONWAY.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 12.]

Registration Of Voters (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Dillon, Bill to amend the Law relating to the Registration of Voters in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. DILLON, Mr. MAURICE HEALY, Mr. CHANCE, Mr. TIMOTHY HEALY, Mr. HARRINGTON, and Mr. SMALL.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 13.]

University Education (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Lalor, Bill to amend the Law relating to University Education in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. LALOR, Mr. DILLON, Mr. SEXTON, Mr. JOHN REDMOND, Mr. EDMOND DWYER GRAY, and Mr. CLANCY.

"Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 14.]

Salmon Fisheries (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Hooper, Bill to amend the Law relating to Salmon Fisheries in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. HOOPER, Mr. TIMOTHY HEALY, Mr. SEXTON, Mr. LANE, Colonel NOLAN, and Mr. LEAMY.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 15.]

Butter Substitutes Bill

On Motion of Mr. Conway, Bill to regulate the importation, manufacture, and sale of Butter Substitutes, ordered to be brought in by Mr. CONWAY, Mr. LANE, Mr. JOHN O'CONNOR, Mr. LEAMY, Mr. FINUCANE, and Mr. BIGGAR.

Bill presented, and road the first time. [Bill 16.]

Crofters (Scotland) Bill

On Motion of The Marquess of Stafford, Bill to amend the Law relating to the tenure of land by Crofters in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland; and to make other provisions for improving the condition of the Crofters, ordered to be brought in by The Marquess of STAFFORD and Dr. FARQUHARSON.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 17.]

Technical Education (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. P. J. Power, Bill to promote Technical Education in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. P. J. POWER, Mr. T. D. SULLIVAN, Mr. MURPHY, Mr. LANE, Mr. A. O'CONNOR, and Mr. EDMOND DWYER GRAY.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 18.]

Housing Of Working Classes In Towns (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. O'Kelly, Bill to provide for the better Housing of the Working Classes in Towns in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. O'KELLY, Mr. EDMOND DWYER GRAY, Mr. MURPHY, Mr. HOOPER, and Mr. JOHN REDMOND.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 19.]

Municipal Boundaries (Dublin) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Chance, Bill to provide for the Extension of the Municipal Boundaries of Dublin, ordered to be brought in by Mr

CHANCE, Mr. T. D. SULLIVAN, Mr. EDMOND DWYER GRAY, Mr. TIMOTHY HARRINGTON, and Mr. MURPHY.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 20.]

Rates (Dublin) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Sheehy, Bill to amend the Law relating to the collection of Rates in Dublin, ordered to be brought in by Mr. SHEEHY, Mr. EDMOND DWYER GRAY, Mr. MAYNE, Mr. HENRY GILL, and Mr. TIMOTHY HARRINGTON.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 21.]

Private Bill Legislation Bill

On Motion of Mr. Sellar, Bill to amend the system of Private Bill Legislation in the United Kingdom, ordered to be brought in by Mr. SELLAR, Sir LYON PLAYFAIR, Mr. RAIKES, Mr. JOHN MORLEY, and Mr. ROBERTSON.

"Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 22.]

Boundaries Of Towns (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Reynolds, Bill to extend the Boundaries of certain Cities and Towns in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. REYNOLDS, Mr. LANE, Mr. SMALL, Mr. TUITE, and Mr. WILLIAM ABRAHAM.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 23.]

Parliamentary Elections (Polls) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Joseph Cowen, Bill to provide that at every General Parliamentary Election all the Polls shall be taken on the same day, ordered, to be brought in by Mr. JOSEPH COWEN, Mr. LABOUCHERE, and Mr. AGNEW.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 24.]

Representation Of The People Act (1884) Extension Bill

On Motion of Sir Robert Fowler, Bill to amend the Law relating to the Representation of the People, by amending and extending the Service Franchise, ordered to be brought in by Sir ROBERT FOWLER, Mr. LIONEL COHEN, Mr. HUNT, and Sir ROPER LETHBRIDGE.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 25.]

Copyhold Enfranchisement Bill

On Motion of Mr. Charles James, Bill to amend the Copyhold Acts, and for the Enfranchisement of Copyhold and Customary Lands, ordered to be brought in by Mr. CHARLES JAMES, Mr. GREGORY, Mr. STAFFORD HOWARD, Mr. FERGUSON, and Mr. MELLOR.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 26.]

Sale Of Intoxicating Liquors On Sunday Bill

On Motion of Sir Joseph Pease, Bill for Closing Public Houses on Sunday, making exception for the sale of beer during certain hours, and for the Metropolitan District, ordered to be brought in by Sir JOSEPH PEASE, Mr. PALMER, and Mr. ISAAC WILSON.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 27.]

Police Constables' Pensions Bill

On Motion of Lord Claud John Hamilton Bill to make provision respecting the Pensions' Allowances, and Gratuities of Police Constables in Great Britain, and their widows and children, and to make other provisions respecting the Police of Great Britain, ordered to be brought in by Lord CLAUD JOHN HAMILTON, Sir HENRY SELWIN-IBBETSON, Mr. RAIKES, and Sir GEORGE RUSSELL.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 28.]

Fishery Piers And Harbours (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Carew, Bill to amend and extend the Fishery Piers and Harbours (Ireland) Acts, ordered to be brought in by Mr. CAREW, Colonel NOLAN, Mr. WILLIAM CORBET, Mr. O'KELLY, and Mr. BARRY.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 29.]

Trees (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Gilhooly, Bill to encourage the Planting of Trees in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. GILHOOLY, Mr. TIMOTHY HARRINGTON, Mr. MARUM, Mr. PYNE, and Mr. O'HANLON.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 30.]

Metropolitan Board Of Works (Fire Brigade Expenses) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Tatton Egerton, Bill to amend the Law relating to the Expenses of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, ordered to be brought in by Mr. TATTON EGERTON, Sir JAMES M'GAREL-HOGG, and Mr. RIDER COOK.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 31.]

Tobacco (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. T. P. O'Connor, Bill to permit the growth of Tobacco in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. T. P. O'CONNOR, Mr. PYNE, Mr. BARRY, Mr. CONDON, and Mr. O'HANLON.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 32.]

Contagious Diseases Acts Repeal Bill

On Motion of Mr. James Stuart, Bill to repeal the Contagious Diseases Acts, 1866 and 1869, ordered to be brought in by Mr. JAMES STUART, Mr. STANSFELD, and Sir ROBERT FOWLER.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 33.]

Metropolitan Board Of Works (Water Supply, &C) Bill

On Motion of Sir James M'Garel-Hogg, Bill to confer further powers upon the Metropolitan Board of Works with respect to the Supply of Water, ordered to be brought in by Sir JAMES M'GAREL-HOGG, Mr. BRYCE, Sir GEORGE RUSSELL, and Colonel HUGHES.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 34.]

Licensing Laws (Amendment) (Local Control) Bill

Considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Resolved, That the Chairman he directed to move the House, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Licensing Laws by establishing Licensing Boards to exercise Local Control and to reduce the number of existing Licences.

Resolution reported: — Bill ordered to be brought in by Mr. STAFFORD HOWARD, Mr. HOULDSWORTH, and Mr. C. T. DYKE ACLAND.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 35.]

Fairs And Markets (Tolls) (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Sexton, Bill to amend the Law relating to Tolls at Fairs and Markets in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. SEXTON, Mr. HAYDEN, Mr. HARRIS, Mr. J. P. O'BRIEN, Mr. CHANCE, and Mr. JUSTIN M'CARTHY.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 36.]

Quarter Sessions (Boroughs) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Powell Williams, Bill to repeal certain provisions relating to Quarter Sessions (Boroughs) of "The Municipal Corporations Act, 1882," ordered to be brought in by Mr. POWELL WILLIAMS, Mr. JOHN BRIGHT, Mr. HERBERT GLADSTONE, and Mr. HOULDSWORTII.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 37.]

Tenure Of Land (Scotland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Barclay, Bill to amend the Law relating to the Tenure and Occupancy of Land in Scotland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. BARCLAY, Sir GEORGE BALFOUR, Dr. FARQUHARSON, and Mr. ESSLEMONT.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 38.]

Probation Of First Offenders Bill

On Motion of Mr. Howard Vincent, Bill to permit the conditional release of First Offenders upon Probation in certain cases, ordered to be brought in by Mr. HOWARD VINCENT, Sir HENRY SELWIN-IBEETSON, Sir ALGERNON BORTHWICK, Mr. LAWSON, and Mr. MOLLOY.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 39.]

Port And Harbour Authorities Bill

On Motion of Mr. Matthew Kenny, Bill to amend the Law relating to the constitution of Port and Harbour Authorities in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. MATTHEW KENNY, Mr. BIGGAR, Mr. JUSTIN HUNTLY M'CARTHY, Mr. PETER M'DONALD, Mr. JAMES O'DOHERTY, and Mr. TIMOTHY HARRINGTON.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 40.]

Land Purchase Facilities Bill

On Motion of Mr. M'Laren, Bill to amend the Law relating to the compensation of owners of Land acquired for undertakings of public

utility, ordered to be brought in by Mr. M'LAREN, Mr. JOSEPH BOLTON, Mr. HOULDS-WORTH, and Mr. JESSE COLLINGS.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 41.]

Sites For Schools, &C (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Jordan, Bill to facilitate the acquiring of Sites for Schools and Churches, and for Residences for Clergymen and School Teachers in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. JORDAN, Colonel NOLAN, Mr. CHANCE, Mr. REYNOLDS, and Mr. FLYNN.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 42.]

Landlord's Right Of Distress

ABOLITION BILL.

On Motion of Mr. Crompton, Bill to abolish the Landlord's Right of Distress for the rent of agricultural holdings in England, and his right of priority over the other creditors of the tenant in England, ordered to be brought in by Mr. CROMPTON, Mr. WINTERBOTHAM, Mr. ARTHUR ELLIOT, and Mr. BRUNNER.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 43.]

Metropolitan Board Of Works (Theatres, &C) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Rider Cook, Bill to confer further powers upon the Metropolitan Board of Works for inspecting Theatres and Music Halls, and granting certificates, ordered to be brought in by Mr. RIDER COOK and Sir JAMES M'GAREL-HOGG.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 44.]

Burial Law Amendment Bill

Considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Resolved, That the Chairman be directed to move the House, That leave be given to bring in a Bill for the further Amendment of the Burial Laws.

Resolution reported: — Bill ordered to be brought in by Mr. OSBORNE MORGAN, Mr. HENRY II. FOWLER, Mr. RICHARD, and Mr. CARVELL WILLIAMS.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 45.]

Explosive Substances Act (1883)

Amendment Bill

On Motion of Sir Herbert Maxwell, Bill to amend "The Explosive Substances Act, 1883," ordered to be brought in by Sir HERBERT MAXWELL, Lord ALGERNON PERCY, Mr. LONG, and Sir ROBERT FOWLER.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 46.]

Bankruptcy (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Peter M'Donald, Bill to amend the Law relating to Bankruptcy in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. PETER M'DONALD, Mr. HENRY GILL, Mr. CLANCEY, Mr. JOHN O'CONNOR, and Mr. O'HANLON.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 47.]

Land (Highlands And Islands) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Gavin Clark, Bill to amend the Laws relating to the tenure of Land in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Gavin Clark, Mr. Macfarlane, "Mr. Macdonald, Mr. Mackintosh, Sir. Jesse Collings, and Mr. Burt.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 48.]

Marriage With A Deceased Wife's Sister Bill

On Motion of Mr. Heneage, Bill to alter and amend the Law as to Marriage with a Deceased Wife's Sister, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Heneage, Mr. Broadhurst, Mr. Albert Grey, Mr. Puleston, Mr. Cameron, Mr. Burt, and Mr. Arch.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 49.]

Marriages (Nonconformist Chapels) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Shirley, Bill to amend the Laws relating to Marriages in Nonconformist Chapels, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Shirley, Mr. M'lver, Mr. Newnes, Sir George Sitwell, Mr. Conybeare, Mr. Leicester, Mr. Johns, and Mr. Charming.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 50.]

Beer Adulteration Bill

On Motion of Baron Dimsdale, Bill for the better securing of Purity in Beer, ordered to be brought in by Baron Dimsdale, Mr. Knatch-bull-Hugessen, Mr. Halsey, Mr. Round, and Mr. Abel Smith.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 51.]

Spirits In Bond (Great Britain And Ireland) Bill

Considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Resolved, That the Chairman be directed to move the House, that leave be given to bring in a Bill dealing with the Bonding of Spirits in Great Britain and Ireland.

Resolution reported: — Bill ordered to be brought in by Mr. Flynn, Colonel Nolan, Sir. John O'Connor, Mr. Peter M'Donald, and Mr. O'Hanlon.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 52.]

Allotments And Small Holdings Bill

On Motion of Mr. Jesse Collings, Bill to facilitate the creation of Allotments and Small Holdings of Land, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Jesse Collings, Mr. Burt, Mr. Broadhurst, Captain Vernoy, Mr. Arch, Dr. Foster, Mr. Blower, Mr. Cobb, and Mr. Newnes.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 53.]

Church Boards Bill

On Motion of Mr. Albert Grey, Bill to provide for the establishment of Church Boards, ordered to be brought in by Sir. Albert Grey, Sir. Stafford Howard, Sir John Lubbock, Mr. M'lver, Mr. Houldsworth, Sir U. Kay-Shuttle-worth, and Mr. Gerald Balfour.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 54.]

Mining Leases Bill

On Motion of Mr. Conybeare, Bill to regulate the granting- of Mining Leases in the counties of Cornwall and Devon; and to amend the Law relating to the payment of wages of miners and the inspection of mines, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Conybeare, Mr. Borlase, Mr. Burt, Mr. M'Laren," Mr. Blake, and Mr. Saunders.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 55.]

Shop Hours Regulation Bill

On Motion of Sir John Lubbock, Bill to limit the Hours of Labour of children and young persons in Shops, ordered to be brought in by Sir John Lubbock, Sir. Burt, Mr. Macnaghten, Sir Robert Peel, and Mr. Rathbone.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 56.]

Allotments Bill

On Motion of Mr. Finch-Hatton, Bill to encourage and facilitate the provision of Allotments for Cottagers, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Finch-Hatton, Mr. Birkbeck, and Viscount Newark.

Bill presented, and read the first time, [Bill 57.]

Game Laws Amendment Bill

On Motion of Mr. Menzies, Bill for the better protection of occupiers of land against injury to their crops and lands from Ground and other Game, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Menzies, The Marquess of Stafford, and Dr. Farquharson.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 58.]

Beer Adulteration (No 2) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Birkbeck, Bill for better securing the purity of Beer, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Birkbeck, Sir Herbert Maxwell, Mr. Charles Hall, Mr. Fellowes, and Mr. Joseph Cowen.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 59.]

Employers' Liability Act (1880)

Amendment Bill

On Motion of Mr. Arthur O'Connor, Bill to amend "The Employers' Liability Act, 1880," ordered to be brought in by Mr. Arthur O'Connor, Dr. Commins, Mr. Sexton, and Mr. Jesse Collings.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 60.]

Tithe Rent-Charge (Extraordinary) Amendment Bill

On Motion of Mr. Norton, Bill to amend the Law relating to Extraordinary Tithe in respect

of any special cultivation of land, and to make reasonable compensation to the present Tithe owners, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Norton, Mr. Knatchbull-Hugessen, and Mr. Pomfret.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 61.]

Marriages (Hours Of Solemnisation) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Carvell Williams, Bill for extending the Hours within which Marriages may be lawfully solemnised, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Carvell Williams, Mr. Richard, and Mr. Ince.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 62.]

Tithe Kent-Charge (Extraordinary) Redemption Bill

On Motion of Mr. Thomas Bolton, Bill to amend the Tithe Commutation Acts as to Extraordinary Tithe Rent-Charge on hop grounds, orchards, fruit plantations, and market gardens; and to provide for fixing the capital value thereof and the redemption of the same, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Thomas Bolton, Mr. Thorold Rogers, Mr. Borlase, and Sir John Lubbock.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 63.]

Oaths Bill

Considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Resolved, That the Chairman be directed to move the House, that leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Law relating to Oaths.

Resolution reported: —Bill ordered to be brought in by Mr. Serjeant Simon, Mr. Stans-feld, Mr. Heneage, Mr. Charles Russell, and Mr. Channing.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 64.]

Tithe Rent-Charge Amendment Bill

On Motion of Mr. Brookfield, Bill to commute Extraordinary Tithe Rent-Charge, and otherwise amend the Tithe Commutation Acts, ordered to he brought in by Mr. Brookfield and Mr. Farquharson.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 65.]

Beer Adulteration (No 3) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Quilter, Bill for bettter securing the purity of Beer, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Quilter, Mr. Duckham, Mr. Heneage, and Mr. Everett.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 66.]

Workhouse Children Bill

On Motion of Mr. Molloy, Bill to amend and regulate the instruction of Children in Workhouses, ordered to he brought in by Mr. Molloy, Mr. Arthur O'Connor, and Mr. Howard Vincent.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 67.]

Turbary Mountain Grazing And Sea Wrack (Ireland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Small, Bill to amend the Law relating to Turbary Mountain Grazing Lands and Sea Wrack Beds in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Small, Mr. James O'Doherty, Mr. Conway, Mr. Crilly, and Mr. Alexander Blaine.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 68.]

Theatres, &C (Metropolis) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Dixon-Hartland, Bill for the better regulation of Theatres and Music Halls in the Metropolis, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Dixon-Hartland and Mr. Macfarlane.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 69.]

Parliamentary Franchise (Extension To Women) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Woodall, Bill for extending the Parliamentary Franchise to Women, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Woodall, Sir Robert Fowler, Mr. Houldsworth, Mr. Illingworth, Mr. Stansfeld, and Mr. Yorke.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 70.]

Land Cultivation Bill

On Motion of Mr. Bradlaugh, Bill to promote the better Cultivation of Land, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Bradlaugh, Mr. Labouchere, Mr. Arch, and Mr. Burt.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 71.]

Liquor Traffic Local Veto (Scotland) Bill

Considered in Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Resolved, That the Chairman be directed to move the House, that leave be given to bring in a Bill to enable owners and occupiers in burghs, wards of burghs, parishes, and districts in Scotland to prevent the common sale of Intoxicating Liquors, or otherwise to have effectual control over the Drink Traffic within such areas.

Resolution reported: — Bill ordered to be brought in by Mr. M'Lagan, Dr. Cameron, Mr. Mackintosh, Mr. Noel, Mr. Cameron Corbet, Mr. Jacks, Mr. Mark Stewart, Mr. Lacaita, and Dr. Clark.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 72.]

Fishery Acts (Scotland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Jacks, Bill to consolidate and amend the Fishery Acts applying to Scotland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Jacks, Mr. Dodds, and Mr. Beith.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 73.]

Sale Of Intoxicating Liquors On Sunday (Durham) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Theodore Fry, Bill to prohibit the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sundays in the county of Durham, ordered to

be brought in by Mr. Theodore Fry, Mr. Walter James, Mr. Dodds, Mr. Richardson, Mr. Gourley, and Mr. Paulton.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 74.]

Municipal Franchise (Ireland) (No 2) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Johnston, Bill to assimilate the Municipal and Parliamentary Franchise in Ireland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Johnston and Mr. Be Cobain.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 75.]

Employees' Liability Act (1880) Amendment (No 2) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Burt, Bill to amend "The Employers' Liability Act, 1880," ordered to be brought in by Mr. Burt, Mr. Broadhurst, Mr. Joicey, Mr. Haldane, and Mr. Lockwood.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 76.]

Unclaimed Deposits Bill

On Motion of Mr. Edmund Robertson, Bill to provide for the Publication of Unclaimed Stocks, Shares, Deposits, and Debentures in Trading Companies, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Edmund Robertson, Dr. Clark, and Mr. Watt.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 77.]

Tramways Acts (Ireland) Amendment Bill

On Motion of Colonel Nolan, Bill to amend the Tramways Acts (Ireland), ordered to be brought in by Colonel Nolan, Mr. T. P. O'Connor, Mr. Foley, Mr. Harris, and Mr. Molloy.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 78.]

Ecclesiastical Assessments (Scotland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Finlay, Bill to amend the Law as to Ecclesiastical Assessments in Scotland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Finlay and Mr. M'Lagan.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 79.]

Sanitation Of Houses Bill

On Motion of Mr. Dixon-Hartland, Bill for the better Sanitation of Houses in the Metropolis, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Dixon-Hartland and Sir Edmund Lecbmore.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 80.]

Metropolitan Board Of Works (Keeping Of Firewood) Bill

On Motion of Sir James M'Garel-Hogg, Bill for the safe keeping of Firewood within the limits of the Metropolis, ordered to be brought in by Sir James M'Garel-Hogg and Mr. Morgan Howard.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 81.]

Parliamentary Elections Bill

On Motion of Mr. Conybeare, Bill to amend the Acts relating to the Registration of Voters and the conduct of Parliamentary Elections, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Conybeare, Mr. Macdonald Cameron, Mr. Lawson, Mr. Hob-house, and Mr. Shirley.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 82.]

Land Tenure And Transfer Bill

On Motion of Mr. Ince, Bill to amend "The Settled Land Act, 1882," and for the simplification of Titles, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Ince, Mr. Courtney, and Mr. Stanhope Kenny.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 83.]

Parliamentary Elections (Returning Officers' Expenses) (Scotland) Bill

On Motion of Mr. Hunter, Bill to provide for the payment of the Expenses of Returning Officers at Parliamentary Elections in Scotland, ordered to be brought in by Mr. Hunter, Mr. Barclay, Dr. Clark, Mr. Esslemont, and Mr. Edmund Robertson.

Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 84.]

Adjournment

Resolved, That the House will, at the rising of the House this day, adjourn till Monday next.—( Mr. Akers-Douglas.)

House adjourned at a quarter after Twelve o'clock till Monday next.