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Vr. Guyer moved that the amendments offered by the committee be adopted.

Motion prevailed.

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

Jir. Barnes asked unanimous consent that the word “forgery” in the title of the bill be stricken out and the word “felony" be inserted in lieu thereof.

Consent granted.

On motion of Mr. Barnes, the bill was placed on its passage and passed.

Council Bill No. 115, “An Act to amend section 3777 of the Compiled Laws of 1897."

Read in full for information.

On motion of Mr. Wharton, Council Bill No. 115 was tabled indefinitely

House substitute for Council Bill No. 115, read for information.

Mr. Valdez moved that the rules be suspended and that the substitute be considered read a first and second time by title, and read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed.

On motion of Mr. Gallegos, the substitute was placed on its passage and passed.

Mr. Gallegos moved that the rules be suspended, and that House Bill No. 8 be taken up for consideration.

Motion lost.

Mr. Gutierrez moved that House Bill No. 8 be made a special order for tomorrow at 10 o'clock.

Motion prevailed.

House Bill No. 94, “An Act amending sections 4122 and 1548 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, relating to funds into which license money shall be paid.”

Mr. Gallegos moved that the report of the committee be adopted.

Mr. Winston moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from San Miguel that the report of the committee be laid on the table.

Motion, as amended, prevailed.
Mr. Barnes moved that the bill be tabled indefinitely.

Mr. Guver arose to a point of order, and stated that the tabling of a report carried with it the tabling of the bill.

The chair stated that the point of order was not well taken.

Question then recurred upon the motion of the gentleman from Grant that the bill be tabled indefinitely.

Roll call ordered, with the following result:

Aves: Celso Baca. Barnes. Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez. Guver, Herrera, Taramillo. Kilpatrick, Leib, McIntosh, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Schultz, Staplin-16.

Nays: M. Baca, Trujillo, Valdez, Wharton, Winston, and Mr. Speaker-6. Motion prevailed; bill therefore tabled indefinitely.

House Bill No. 96, “An Act with reference to fences across and along the public roads in the Territory of New Mexico.”

On motion of Mr. Gallegos, report of the committee was adopted, and the bill therefore failed to pass.

Mr. Wharton moved that the rules be suspended and that the business on the Speaker's table be taken up.

Motion prevailed, and the following bills taken up:

Substitute for House Bill No. 44, “An Act to prevent animals running loose in the streets of towns and cities of the Territory of New Mexico.”

Amendments offered by the committee read.

Mr. Barnes moved that the House concur in the Council amendments.

Mr. Gallegos moved that the bill, together with the Council amendments, be laid on the table indefinitely.

Motion prevailed.

House Bill No. 47, "An Act amending section 2200 of the Compiled Laws of 1897."

Mr. Wharton moved that the request of the Council be granted.

Mr. Barnes moved that the motion of the gentleman from Lincoln be tabled indefinitely.

Motion prevailed.
Council amendments read.

Mr. Barnes moved that the House concur in the Council amendments.

Mr. Wharton moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from Grant that the bill be tabled indefinitely.

Motion to amend lost.

Question then recurred upon the motion of the gentleman from Grant.

Roll call was ordered, which resulted as follows:

Aves: M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Guver, Herrera, Kilpatrick, Sanchez, and Mr. Speaker-10.

Navs: Celso Baca, Jaramillo, Leib, McIntosh, Ortega, Romero, Schultz, Staplin, Trujillo, Valdez, Wharton, Winston-12.

House therefore failed to concur in the Council amendments.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that this bill be sent to the Council, as requested.

Mr. Barnes moved that a conference committee of three be appointed to meet a like conference committee appointed from the Council

Motion prevailed, and the chair appointed Messrs. Barnes, Guror and Kilpatrick.

Council Bill No. 81, “An Act in relation to rewards for the

arrest and conviction of criminals, and regulate the payment of the same." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Council Bill No. 126, "An Act in reference to the jurisdiction of the District Courts in certain criminal cases, and to repeal section 3403 of the Compiled Laws of 1897." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Council Bill No. 77, “An Act to encourage and protect the clayworking industries of the Territory of New Mexico." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Manufactures.

Council Bill No. 66, "An Act to classify the Territory of New Mexico for the election of city marshals, and for other purposes. Read first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Amended Council Bill No. 92, "An Act fixing the liquor and game license in the Territory of New Mexico.” Read first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Amended Council Bill No. 68, “An Act regulating fees and taxes to be paid by insurance companies." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Insurance.

Council Bill No. 51, “An Act establishing a Board of Public Lands, assigning their duties and for leasing and managing public lands and funds." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the special Committee on Public Lands.

Mr. Romero moved that Council Bill No. 51 be made a special order for Saturday at 10 o'clock a. m.

Motion prevailed.

Council Bill No. 116, “An Act to provide for the assessment of property in the Territory of New Mexico." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Council substitute for House Bill No. 54, “An Act to amend section 2299, and repeal sections 2309, 2310 and 2280 of the Compiled Laws of 1897." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Mines and Mining.

Council Joint Memorial No. 5, “Asking for a trout hatchery.” Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Territorial Affairs.

Substitute for Council Bill No. 79, "An Act regulating the doing of business within the Territory of New Mexico by non-resident or foreign building and loan associations." Read first and second time he title, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Council Bill No. 129, “An Act to provide the necessary funds to comnlete and furnish the Territorial Capitol now in course of construction at Santa Fe, and for other purposes.” Read first and second time br title, and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Council Bill No. 128, “An Act relating to delinquent taxes." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Council Bill No. 102, “An Act to provide for the issuance of bonds in the towns or villages which have been or may hereafter be incorporated under chapter II of the Compiled Laws of 1897, and for other purposes." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Municipal Corporations.

Council Bill No. 28, “An Act to provide for the compensation of jurors in the Justice of the Peace Courts in the Territory of New Mexico." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Council Bill No. 120, “An Act to amend section 2186 of the Compiled Laws of the Territory of New Mexico, relating to certain liens." Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary. On motion of Mr. Gutierrez, the House adjourned.

M. LUNA,

Speaker. R. L. BACA,

Chief Clerk.

FIFTY-FOURTH DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Santa Fe, N. M., March 10, 1899.

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

Praver by Rev. P. Gilberton.
Roll called and the following members present:

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

A quorum being present, the House proceeded to business.

Mr. Gutierrez moved that the reading of the journal be dispensed with and that the same stand approved.

Motion prevailed.

House Bill No. 8, “An Act creating a police force in unincorporated towns, in county seats in the Territory of New Mexico," was a special order for 10 o'clock.

Amendments offered by the committee were read.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council Bill No. 112, "An Act authorizing boards of county commissioners to change the names of unincorporated towns, villages and settlements;" Council Bill No. 133, *An Act prohibiting mayordomos of acequias from taking or caring for any lands or alfalfa under irrigation during their term of office;' that they had concurred in House substitute for House Bill No. 15, “An Act relating to pawn brokers," with a slight amendment; House substitute for House Bill No. 67, “An Act for the protection of stock raisers and to prevent butchers from paying a compensation for the robbery of stock," and respectfully ask the concurrence of this honorable body thereto.

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

Mr. Gutierrez moved an amendment to section 2, line 5, of House Bill No. 8, to strike out the words “two thousand” and insert in lieu thereof "fifteen hundred.”

On motion of Mr. Barnes, the House resolved itself into the committee of the whole for the consideration of House Bill No. 8.

Mr. Kilpatrick was called to the chair.

After the committee of the whole had arisen, the House was called to order with the Speaker in the chair, and Mr. Kilpatrick, chairman of the committee of the whole, made the following report:

Mr. Speaker: I am instructed by the committee of the whole to report back to the House the adoption of House Bill No. 8, with several amendments.

Mr. Guver moved that the amendments offered by the committee of the whole be adopted.

Motion prevailed.

Mr. Winston moved that section 3 be stricken out and the following inserted in lieu thereof:

“Section 3. That the chief of police shall be appointed within 30 days after the passage of this act, and shall serve as such chief of police until after the next precinct election for justices of the peace held in each county for the lection of precinct officers, at which election, and at each precinct elecetion thereafter, a chief of police shall be voted for and elected, and shall enter upon the discharge of his duties on the first Monday in February succording said election, and shall hold said office until his successor shall be elected and qualified.”

Amendment was adopted.
Nr. Guver moved that the bill, as ame

mended, be read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed.

On motion of Mr. Gutierrez, the bill was placed on its passare and passed.

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