§ The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificates from the Examiners that the Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied with: Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 5); Local Government Provisional Orders (No. 2).
§ The same were ordered to lie on the Table.
§ Killery's Divorce Bill [H.L.].—Petition of Gwenllian Pascoe Killery by her agents, Messrs. Lewis and Lewis, praying that substituted service of a copy of the Bill, together with notice of the Second Reading thereof, and all other notices or orders connected therewith may be made upon Messrs. Field, Roscoe, and Company, at 36, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London; Presented and read; and 1022 and to be taken into consideration on Wednesday next.
§ Taff Vale Railway Bill.—The Chairman of Committees informed the House that the opposition to the Bill was withdrawn. The orders made on the 8th of May and Tuesday last discharged, and Bill committed for To-morrow.
§ National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty Bill [H.L.]; Birkenhead Corporation Water Bill [H.L.]; Glasgow Corporation Bill [H.L.]; Sheffield Corporation Bill [H.L.]; Electric Supply Corporation Bill H.L,].—Read 3a, and passed, and sent to the Commons.
§ South Eastern, and London, Chatham and Dover Railway's Bill; Shanklin Gas Bill.—Read 3a, with the Amendments, and passed, and returned to the Commons.
§ London and North Western Railway Bill.—Standing Order No. 93 considered (according to order) and dispensed with, with respect to a petition of the Middlesex County Council. Leave given to present the said Petition.
§ Electric Lighting Provisional Orders (No. 1) Bill [H.L.].—Read 3a (according to order), and passed, and sent to the Commons.
§ Oregon Mortgage Company, Limited, Order Confirmation Bill.—Read 3a(according to order), and passed.