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Committee on Finance. There being no objections, it was so ordered. On motion of Mr. Jaramillo, the IIouse adjourned.

M. LUNA,

Speaker. R. L. BACA,

Chief Clerk.

THIRTY-THIRD DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Santa Fe, N. M., February 17, 1899.

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

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

Journal of the thirty-second day was read in English, and, on motion of Mr. Gallegos, the reading in Spanish was dispensed with.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council Joint Resolution No. 9.

Council Bill No. 45, "An Act in relation to the shipment of cattle and the inspection of hides."

Substitute for Council Bill No. 2, “An Act for the protection of game in the Territory of New Mexico."

Council Bill No. 61, “An Act to dispense with the necessity of seals and scrolls on deeds, bonds, releases and other legal instruments, etc.,” and respectfully asked the concurrence of this honorable body to the same.

The chair announced that the matter would be duly placed before the House.

Mr. Valdez moved that the House adjourn until 10 o'clock Mondav morning.

Mr. Valdez withdrew his motion.
Mr. Gallegos moved that the Journal stand approved.
Motion prevailed.

The special order for 10 o'clock, immediately after the reading of the Journal, was the consideration of Council Bill No. 43.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that Council Bill No. 43 be made a special order for Monday morning at 10 o'clock.

Vr. Guver moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from Rio Arriba, that the time be extended in order that the committee may have time to make a report on Council Bill No. 43, and that the said Council Bill No. 43 be made a special order for Monday morning at 10 o'clock.

Motion as amended prevailed.

Mr. Guyer asked unanimous consent to introduce House Joint Resolution.

There being no objection, House Joint Resolution No. 7 was introduced.

House Joint Resolution No. 7 was read first and second time by title, and read in full for information.

Mr. Valdez moved that House Joint Resolution No. ~ be read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed.

On motion of Mr. Sanchez, House Joint Resolution No. 7 was passed.

Mr. Valdez moved that the House adjourn until Monday morning.

Motion was lost, and House refused to adjourn.

The following messages of the signing of Council Joint Memorial No. 2, Council Bill No. 36, also substitute for House Bill No. 21 and Council Joint Resolution No. 7, also Council Joint Resolution No. 8, Council Bill No. 48, Council Bill No. 19, Council Bill No. 82, Council Bill No. 74, Council Bill No. 49, by the Governor, were received.

Under the order of reports of standing committees, the Committee on Stock and Stock Raising made the following report:

Santa Fe, N. M., February 17, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Stock and Stock Raising to whom was referred Council Bill No. 52 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.

RAMON DE HERRERA,

Chairman.

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

Under the order of introduction of bills, the following were introduced:

House Bill No. 87, introduced by Hon. Ramon de Herrera, "An Act concerning the admission of students into the University of New Mexico." Read first and second time by title, and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Education.

House Bill No. 88, introdured by Hon. Frank Staplin, “An Act to provide for the adjustment of certain floating school indebtedness.” Read first and second time by title, and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Finance.

House Bill No. 89, introduced by Hon. Frank H. Winston, "An Act to repeal section 1305 and to amend 1306 of the Compiled Laws of 1897," in regard to gambling. Read first and second time by title, and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Finance.

House Bill No. 90, introduced by Hon. Ramon de Herrera, "An Act relating to the sale of patent and proprietary medicines in the Territory of New Mexico." Read first and second time by title, and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Prıvate Corporations.

Under the order of joint resolutions, the following was introduced :

House Joint Resolution No. 8; read first and second time by title and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Under the order of bills and joint resolutions on third reading, the following were taken up for consideration:

House Bill No. 2, "An Act regulating tolls and charges by telegraph companies in the Territory of New Mexico.”

Mr. Gallegos asked unanimous consent to withdraw House Bill No. 2.

There being no objection, House Bill No. 2 was returned to Mr. Gallegos.

Council Bill No. 52, “An Act to prevent the larceny of calves and young cattle in the Territory of New Mexico, and to provide punishment therefor.”

Mr. Barnes asked that the bill be read for information.
There being no objection, it was so ordered.

Mr. Barnes moved that the further consideration of Council Bill No. 52 be dispensed with, and that the same be referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Motion prevailed.

Substitute for Council Bill No. 14, “An Act entitled ‘An Act providing for the transcribing of testimony and facilitating the taking of proof before grand juries, repealing section 972 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, and providing for the compensation of stenographers, etc.'”

Mr. Guver moved that the report of the Committee on Judiciary in relation to substitute for Council Bill No. 14 be tabled indefinitelv.

Motion prevailed.

House Bill No. 4, "An Act regulating the service and further prescribing the duties of express companies in the Territory of New Mexico."

Mr. Gallegos moved that the rules be suspended, that the bill be considered read a third time and placed on its passage.

Mr. Barnes asked that the bill be read for information.

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There being no objection, it was so ordered.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had concurred in and passed House Bill No. 74, “An Act to create the County of McKinley and to provide for the government thereof."

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

Mr. Staplin moved that House Bill No. 4 be recommitted to the Committee on Territorial Affairs.

Mr. Kilpatrick moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from Taos that the bill be recommitted to the Committee on Private Corporations.

Motion, as amended, prevailed, and House Bill No. 4 was referred to the Committee on Private Corporations.

Under the order of business on the Speaker's table, the following were taken up for consideration:

Council Bill No. 62, “An Act to provide for the transcription of records where new counties are created in the territory, and for other purposes." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on County and County Lines.

Mr. Barnes moved that the rules be suspended and that Council Bill No. 62 be read a third time in full preparatory to its passage.

Motion was lost.

On motion of Mr. Herrera, the House adjourned until Monday morning at 10 o'clock.

M. LUNA,

Speaker. R. L. BACA,

Chief Clerk.

THIRTY-SIXTH DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Santa Fe, N. M., February 20, 1899. House met pursuant to adjournment. The Speaker being absent on official business, R. L. Baca, the clerk, called the House to order. On motion of Mr. Guver, the House adjourned.

M. LUNA

Speaker. R. L. BACA.

Chief Clerk.

THIRTY-SEVENTH DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
Santa Fe, N. M., February 21, 1899.

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

Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. Gilberton.
A quorum being present, the House proceeded to business.
A message from the Governor was announced.

The chair announced that the matter would be duly laid before the House for its consideration.

The following messages, of the signing of Council Bill No. 37, also Council Bill No. 5, by the Governor, were received.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the reading of the Journal be dispensed with, and that the same stand approved..

Motion prevailed.

Council Bill No. 43 being a special order for Monday morning, there being no quorum present on Monday morning, and the same was carried over and made a special order for 10 o'clock.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed House Joint Resolution No. 6, with an amendment, and House Joint Resolution No. 7: Council Bill No. 97, “An Act to regulate the compensation of school superintendents:" Council Bill No. 80, "An Act in relation to the number and qualification and the manner of selecting jurors in district courts for the Territory of New Mexico;" Council Bill No. 96, “An Act to amend an act to provide the necessary funds to complete and furnish the territorial capitol at Santa Fe, and lay out the grounds thereof, and for other purposes," and respectfully ask the concurrence of this honorable body in the same.

Mr. Guver moved that Council Bill No. 43 be laid on the table indefinitely.

Motion prevailed, and the bill was therefore tabled indefinitelv.

House substitute for Council Bill No. 43 was read first and serond time by title, ordered translated, printed and made a special order for 10 o'clock Thursday morning.

Tinder the order of presentation of petitions and memorials, the following petition was presented :

Petition No. 3, signed by more than one hundred citizens of New Mexico, asking for the repeal of the present gambling law as contemplated by House Bill No. 89, and that gambling be prohibited in the territory.

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