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lector" and insert the word “sheriff” in line 14 of section 15 of the printed bill.

Motion of the gentleman from Grant was carried.
Motion of the gentleman from San Miguel was lost.

Question then recurred upon the motion of the gentleman from Lincoln, that the House substitute for Council Bill No. 43 be read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed.
Mr. Leib moved that the bill do now pass.
Roll call was ordered, which resulted as follows:

Ayes: M. Baca, Barnes, Gutierrez, Guyer, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Leib, McIntosh, Schultz, Staplin, Wharton, Winston, and Mr. Speaker-13.

Nays: Celso Baca, Crespin, Gallegos, Herrera, Ortega, Romero, Trujillo, Valdez-8.

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

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the vote by which House substitute for Council Bill No. 43 was passed be reconsidered, and that the reconsideration be tabled indefinitely.

Motion prevailed.

Mr. Barnes asked unanimous consent to make the following reports: Consent was granted and the following reports were made:

Santa Fe, N. M., February 21, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred House Bill No. 64 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.

R. P. BARNES,

Acting Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., February 21, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred Council Bill No. 69 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; for the reason that the offenses described in the said bill are already covered by existing criminal statutes.

R. P. BARNES, Acting Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., February 21, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred Council Bill No. 61 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.

R. P. BARNES,

Acting Chairman. Jír. Romero asked unanimous consent to make the following reports. There being no objections, the following report was made:

Santa Fe, N. M., February 23, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your special Committee on Public Lands to whoun was referred Council Joint Memorial No. 3 have had the same urder consideration, and I am directed to report the said memoriai to the House with the recommendation that it be passed.

B. A. ROMERO,

Chairman. Jr. Gallegos, chairman of the Committee on Territorial Affairs, asked unanimous consent to make a report. Consent was granted, and the following reports were made:

Santa Fe, N. M., February 22, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Territorial Affairs to whom was referred substitute for House Bill No. 3 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be amended by striking out in the 5th line of said bill the words "exceeds five hundred dollars and," and that the bill, so amended, be passed.

RAFAEL GALLEGOS,

Chairman. Santa Fe, N. M., February 22, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Territorial Affairs to whom was referred substitute for Council 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 passed.

RAFAEL GALLEGOS,

Chairman. Santa Fe, N. M., February 21, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Territorial Affairs to whoin was referred Council Bill No. 41 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with Che recommendation that it be passed.

RAFAEL GALLEGOS,

Chairman Mr. Staplin asked unanimous consent to make a report. Consent was granted, and the following report made:

Santa Fe, N. M., February 23, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your special committee to whom was referred House Bill No. 84 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.

FRANK STAPLIN,

Chairman. Mr. Schultz, chairman of the Committee on Education, asked unanimous consent to make the following reports: Consent was granted.

Santa Fe, N. M., February 22, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Education to whom was referred Council Bill No. 97 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.

W. H. SCHULTZ,

Chairman. Santa Fe, N. M., February 22, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Education to whom was referred House Bill No. 73 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.

W. H. SCHULTZ,

Chairman. Reports ordered to lie on table to be taken up in their regular order.

Mr. Gutierrez moved that the rules be suspended and that House Bill No. 84 be read a third time by title preparatory to its passage

Mr. Wharton moved that the House adjourn.

Motion of the gentleman from Lincoln prevailed, and the House therefore stood adjourned.

M. LUNA,

Speaker. R. L. BACA,

Chief Clerk.

FORTIETH DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Santa Fe, N. M., February 24, 1899.

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

Rev. Gilberton was excused on account of illness.
A quorum being present, the House proceeded to business.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had duly corrected and passed Council Bill No. 70, "An Act relative to municipal corporations,” returned by this honorable House of Representatives for its correction.

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

The Journal of the thirty-ninth day was read in English.

Mr. Gutierrez moved that the reading of the Journal in Spanish be dispensed with.

Division was called for, which resulted seven in the affirmativel and seven in the negative.

Mr. Kilpatrick demanded roll call to ascertain if a quorum was present.

Roll was called, and the following members answered to their names :

Celso Baca, M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Guyer, Herrera, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Leib, Ortega, Romero, Schultz, Staplin, Trujillo, Valdez, Wharton, Winston, and Mr. Speaker.

A quorum was present.

Messrs. Sanchez and McIntosh were excused on account of sickness.

Mr. Gutierrez withdrew his motion, and the Journal was read in Spanish. On motion of Mr. Valdez, the Journal was approved.

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

Santa Fe, N. M., February 23, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Finance to whom was referred House Joint Resolution No. 8 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.

VENCESLAO JARAMILLO,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., February 23, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Finance to whom was referred Council Bill No. 96 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.

VENCESLAO JARAMILLO,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., February 22, 1899. Jr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred House Bill No. 69 beg leave to report that they have had the same under consideration, and recommend the passage of the substitute hereto attached.

R. P. BARNES,

Acting Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., February 21, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Stock and Stock Raising to whom was referred Council Bill No. 46 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 the following amendments:

Change the title of the bill to read as follows:

“An Act to repeal sections 161, 162, 163, 164, 165 and 166 of the Compiled Laws of 1897; to prevent the introduction and spread of diseases among sheep and other animals, and to further protect the sheep industry in the Territory of New Mexico.”

On page 2, line 10, on page 7, line 21, on page 9, in line 12, and on page 12, in line 29, change the word "will" to the word “shall."

On page 12, line 27, after the word “taken” insert the word “as.”

Beginning in line 30, on page 12, strike all of section 17 after the word “innocence.”

RAMON DE HERRERA,

Chairman. Reports ordered to lie on table to be taken up in their regular order.

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

House Bill No. 95, introduced by Hon. Pablo Trujillo, “An Act to construct a dormitory in connection with the New Mexico School of Mines at Socorro, New Mexico." Read first and second time by title, and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Finance.

House Bill No. 96, introduced by Hon. B. A. Romero, “An Act with reference to fences across and along the public roads in the Territory of New Mexico." Read first and second time by title, ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Roads and Highways.

House Bill No. 97, introduced by Hon. B. A. Romero, “An Act regarding gambling license and for other purposes." Read first and second time by title, 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:

Council Bill No. 46, “An Act to amend an act of the Thirirsecond Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, entitled 'An Act to prevent the introduction and spread of disease among sheep in New Mexico, and providing remedies therefor; ap

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