§ The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificates from the Examiners that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied with:—Bishop's Stortford and District Gas; Brixham Gas; St. Marylebone Electric Lighting; Colney Hatch Gas; London and North Western Railway; Midland Railway; Charing Cross. Euston, and Hampstead Railway; Felixstowe Gas; Birkdale Improvement; Acton Improvement; Soothill Nether Urban District Tramways; Southend-on-Sea Gas. The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ De Trafford Estate. Petition for a Private Bill; together with a copy of the proposed Bill annexed thereto; read, and referred to two English Judges.
§ Lord Tredegar's Supplemental Estate. Petition for a Private Bill; together with a copy of the proposed Bill annexed thereto; read, and referred to two English Judges.
§ London, Tilbury, and Southend Rail-way Bill. A petition of Messrs. Batten, 1015 Proffitt, and Scott, of 32. Great George Street, London, praying for leave to present a petition of the East Ham Urban District Council, praying to be heard by counsel against the Bill, although the time limited by Standing Order No. 93 for presenting such petition has expired; read, and ordered to lie on the Table; and Standing Order No. 93 to be considered To-morrow in order to its being dispensed with in respect of the said petition.
§ Pier and Harbour Provisional Orders (No. 1) Bill [H.L.]. A Bill to confirm a Provisional Order made by the Board of 1016 Trade under the General Pier and Harbour Act, 1861, relating to Wexford, was presented by the Lord Wolver-ton; read la; to be printed; and referred to the Examiners. (No. 50.)