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Mr. Jaramillo withdrew his motion.

Mr. Wharton moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from Valencia, that Council Bill No. 43 be made a special order for tomorrow at 3 p. m.

Mr. Luna moved that the amendment made by the gentleman from Lincoln be tabled indefinitely. On motion of Mr. Winston, the House adjourned.

M. LUNA, R. L. BACA,

Speaker Chief Clerk.

THIRTY-FIRST DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Santa Fe, N. M., February 15, 1899.

Wednesday, 10 o'clock a. m. House met pursuant to adjournment with the Speaker in the chair.

Prayer by Rev. Gilberton.
A quorum being present, the House proceeded to business.

Mr. Herrera moved that the reading of the journal in English be dispensed with.

Mr. Trujillo moved an amendment that the reading be dispensed with.

Motion to amend lost.
Motion of the gentleman from San Miguel was lost.
The journal of the thirtieth day was read and approved.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had concurred in and passed House substitute for Council Bill No. 29, “An Act to provide for the sale of personal property under process, etc.," and included the engrossed House substitute for Council Bill No. 29, for the signature of the Speaker and Chief Clerk of the House.

Mr. Sanchez moved that Mariano Sena be appointed committee interpreter, and that his name be placed on the pay-roll of the House.

Motion prevailed.

Mr. Kilpatrick moved that in view of the fact that this is the anniversary of the destruction of the Maine, that the House adjourn out of respect to the families of the dead sailors.

M. LUNA, R. L. BACA,

Speaker. Chief Clerk.

THIRTY-SECOND DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Santa Fe, N. U., February 16, 1899.

Thursday, 10 o'clock a. m. House met pursuant to adjournment with the Speaker in the chair.

A quorum being present, the House proceeded to business.
Journal of the thirty-first day was read and approved.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council Bill No. 41, "An Act concerning collections of county commissioners,” and respectfully ask the concurrence of this honorable body in the same.

The chair announced that the matter would be dulv laid before the House.

The chair announced having signed Council Bill No. 5, "An Act to extend the work of the New Mexico Normal School at Las Vegas, and for other purposes ;" Council Bill No. 48, “An Act to designate the funds into which moneys collected on judgments in actions in which the territory is a party, shall be paid," and Council Joint Resolution No. 8. "Relating to the creation of the 6th judicial district in the Territory of New Mexico."

House Bill No. 47 being a special order for 10 o'clock was taken up for consideration.

By request of Mr. Guyer, the bill was read in full for information.

Mr. Guyer moved an amendment that the portion of the bill providing that the librarian be acquainted with both the English and Spanish language be stricken out.

Motion prevailed, and the amendment was therefore adopted.

Mr. Gutierrez moved an amendment that in line 5, in section 2200, where the words “ seventy-fie" appear, that "sixty” be inserted in lieu thereof.

Mr. Winston moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from Bernalillo, that "fifty dollars" be inserted where “sixty” appears.

Motion of the gentleman from Sierra lost.

Mr. Staplin moved that the further consideration of this bill be indefinitely postponed.

Mr. Guver moved that the motion of the gentleman from Taos he tabled indefinitely.

Motion prevailed.

Mr. Barnes moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from Bernalillo, that "fifty" be substituted for "sixtv."

Motion carried.

On motion of Mr. Jaramillo, the bill was read a third time preparatory to its passage.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the bill do now pass.
Mr. Gutierrez moved that the bill be laid on the table indefinitely.
Motion of the gentleman from Bernalillo was lost.

Question then recurred upon the motion of the gentleman from Rio Arriba.

Roll call was ordered, which resulted as follows:

Ayes: Celso Baca, M. Baca, Barnes, Gallegos, Guyer, Herrera, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Leib, McIntosh, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Schultz, Trujillo, Staplin, Valdez, Wharton, Winston—19.

Vays: Crespin, Gutierrez—2.

The bill having received the necessary number of votes was declared duly passed.

House Bill No. 66, relating to the creation of Luna county, being special order for the morning session, was taken up for consideration.

Mr. Kilpatrick moved that House Bill No. 66 be recommitted to the Committee on County and County Lines.

Motion prevailed.

Mr. Guyer asked unanimous consent that the report of the Committee on Enrolled and Engrossed Bills together with House Joint Resolution No. 6, be taken up for consideration.

There being an objection unanimous consent was not granted.

Mr. Guyer moved that the rules be suspended and that House Joint Resolution No. 6 be taken up for consideration.

Motion prevailed.

House Joint Resolution No. 6 was read first and second time by title.

Mr. Kilpatrick moved that House Joint Resolution No. 6 be read a third time by title, preparatory to its passage.

Mr. Jaramillo moved an amendment that the resolution be tabled indefinitely.

Motion to amend was lost.

Question then recurred upon the motion of the gentleman from Santa Fe, that the resolution be read a third time by title preparatorr to its passage.

Motion prevailed.

Mr. Guver moved that House Joint Resolution No. 6 do now pass.

Roll was called, which resulted as follows:

Ayes: Celso Baca, M. Baca, Barnes. Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Guver, Herrera, Kilpatrick, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Schultz. Staplin, Trujillo, Valdez—16.

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Navs: Jaramillo, Leib, McIntosh, Wharton, Winston-5.

The resolution having received the necessary number of votes was declared duly passed.

Under order of reports of standing committees, the following reports were made:

Santa Fe, N. M., February 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred substitute for Council Bill No. 14, have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be passed with amendments.

W. H. H. LLEWELLYN,

Chairman. Ordered to lie on the table to be taken up in its regular order.

Santa Fe, N. M., February 14, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Private Corporations, to whom was referred House Bill No. 2, have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be not passed.

VICTOR ORTEGA,

Chairman.

Ordered to lie on the table to be taken up in its regular order.

Santa Fe, N. M., February 15, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Private Corporations, to whom was referred' House Bill No. 4 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be not passed.

VICTOR ORTEGA,

Chairman.

Ordered to lie on table to be taken up in its regular order.

l'nder the order of introduction of bills, the following were introduced :

House Bill No. 82, introduced by Hon. E. L. Gutierrez, “An Act granting to purchasers at tax sales heretofore made, the lien of the county and territory for such taxes." Read first and second times by title, and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

House Bill No. 83, introduced by Hon. T. D. Leib, “An Act to amend section 696 of the Compiled Laws of 1897,” relating to bonds bu probate clerks. Read first and second time by title and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Territorial ffairs. House Bill No. 81, introduced by Hon. Ramon de Herrera, “An Act to amend section 1+18 of the Compiled Laws of New Mexico, as compiled in 1897,“ relating to marriages. Read first and second time by title, and in full for information.

Mr. Guyer moved that this bill be referred to a special committee of one, consisting of Mr. Staplin.

Mr. Wharton moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from Union that it be a committee of two, consisting of Messrs. Leib and Staplin.

Mr. Guyer accepted the amendment.

The motion of the gentleman from Union, as amended, was unanimously adopted.

House Bill No. 85, introduced by Hon. A. D. McIntosh, "An Act to prevent collectors and treasurers of different counties of the Territory of New Mexico from serving more than two terms in such offices in succession." Read first and second time by title, and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Territorial Affairs.

House Bill No. 86, introduced by Hon. R. P. Barnes, “An Act to provide for appointment of court interpreters, and their compensation." Read first and second time by title, and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Guyer moved that Council Bill No. 43 be made a special order for 2 o'clock p. m.

Motion prevailed.
On motion of Mr. Kilpatrick, the House took a recess until 2 p.m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

Thursday, 2 p. m. House met pursuant to recess, with the Speaker in the chair. A quorum being present, the House proceeded to business.

The special order for the afternoon session being the consideration of Council Bill No. 43, the same was taken up.

Mr. Guver moved that in order that this bill may be passed, more quickly and more correctly, that it be referred to its proper committee, with instructions that they report tomorrow morning, and that the said bill be made special order for 10 a. m.

Mr. Jaramillo moved an amendment, that the House resolve itself into the committee of the whole for the purpose of considering Council Bill No. 43.

Motion to amend was lost.
Motion of the gentleman from Union prevailed.

The chair stated that if there were no objections, the bill would be considered read first and second time by title, and referred to the

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