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Mr. Barnes asked unanimous consent to change the title of House Bill No. 8, to read as follows: “An Act creating a police force in certain unincorporated towns in the Territory of New Mexico."

Title was changed.

Committe on Mines and Public Lands made the following report:

Santa Fe, N. M., March 10, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committe on Mines and Public Lands, to whom was referred Council substitute for House Bill No. 54, 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.

WILLIAM KILPATRICK,

Chairman.

Ordered to lie on the table to be taken up in its regular order.
The folowing bill was introduced:

House Bill No. 139, introduced by Hon. A. D. McIntosh, “An Act to amend section 101 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, relating to stock."

Read first and second time by title, ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Stock and Stock Raising.

House Joint Resolution No. 13, introduced by Hon. Frank Staplin.

Read first and second time by title and read in full for information.

Mr. Staplin moved that the rules be suspended and that the resolution be read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

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

Roll call was ordered, which resulted as follows:

Ayes: Celso Baca, M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gutierrez, Guver,
Jaramillo, Leib, McIntosh, Ortega, Romero, Schultz, Staplin,
Wharton, Winston—15.

Nays: Gallegos, Herrera, Kilpatrick, Sanchez-4.
Resolution was therefore tabled indefinitely.

Mr. McIntosh, chairman of the Committee on Roads and Highways, asked unanimous consent for the purpose of making a report. Consent granted; following report made:

Santa Fe, N. M., March 10, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Roads and Highways, to whom was referred House Bill No. 133, 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:

A. D. MCINTOSTT.

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

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

Council substitute for House Bill No. 51, “An Act to amend section 2299 and to repeal sections 2309, 2310, 2312, 2314 and 2315 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, relating to mining claims."

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

Motion prevailed; bill therefore duly concurred in.

House Bill No. 133, “An Act in relation to public highways and providing for the maintenance of same, and for the repeal of sections 1831, 1832, 1833 and 1834, of the Compiled Laws of New Mexico of 1897."

Amendments offered by the committee were read.
Mr. Guyer moved the adoption of the amendments.
Motion prevailed.

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

Mír. Guver moved that the bill be passed. ·
Motion prevailed.

The following bills were taken up under the order of business on the Speaker's table:

Council Bill No. 112, "An Act authorizing county commissioners to change the names of unincorporated towns, villages, and settlements.”

Read first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Territorial Affairs.

Council Bill No. 133, "An Act prohibiting mavordomos of acemias from taking or caring for any lands or alfalfa under irrigation during their term of office."

Read first and second time hy title and referred to the Committee on Irrigation.

Substitute for House Bill No. 75, “An Act relating to pewn brok

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Read first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Substitute for House Bill No. 67, "An Act for the protection of stocl: raisers and to prevent butchers from paving a compensation for the robbery of stock."

Road first and second time hv title and referred to the Committee on Stock and Stock Raising.

On motion of Mr. Kilpatrick, the House took a recess until ? P. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

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

Mr. Jaramillo asked unanimous consent to make a committee report. Consent granted; following report made:

Santa Fe, V. M., March 10, 1899. VIr. Speaker: Your Committee on Finance, to whom was referred Council Bill No. 116, have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it do pass.

VENCESLAO JARAMILLO,

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

Santa Fe, N. M., March 10, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Finance, to whom was referred Council Bill No. 129, 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. Ordered to lie on the table to be taken up in its regular order.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 10, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Finance, to whom was referred Council Bill No. 81, 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.

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

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had concurred in House Bill No. 31, “An Act to amend section 2937 and 2938 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;" House Bill No. 72, “An Act to preserve the public health," with a slight amendment; House Bill No. 99, "An Act relating to municipal corporations," and had passed Council substitute for House substitute for Council Bill No. 45, "An Act in relation to the shipment of cattle and inspection of hides;" Council Bill No. 130, "An Act to enable interested persons to pay the tax upon any particular item in a tax return, and have such portion of the property relieved from the lien;" Council Bill No. 134, “An Act to define the grounds of challenge to jurors for cause in civil and criminal cases, triable in district courts of the Territory of New Mexico;" Council Bill No. 135, “An Act for the protection of elk in the Territory of New Mexico;" Council Bill No. 138, "An Act to provide for and require the payment of certain indebtedness contracted by the former City of Las Vegas, now disincorporated in the years of 1883 and 1884, and respectfully ask the concurrence of this honorable body thereto.

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

House Bill No. 102, “An Ict to create a preparatory school for New Mexico and to provide for the maintenance thereof,” was a special order for 2 p. m.

Mr. Guver moved that the consideration of this bill be postponed until after the consideration of the next special order.

Motion prevailed.

Mr. Barnes asked unanimous consent for the purpose of introducing a bill.

Consent granted.

House Bill No. 140, introduced by Hon. R. P. Barnes, “An Act relating to cities and incorporated towns within the Territory of New Mexico.”

Read first and second time by title, ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Municipal Corporations.

Mr. Romero moved that the vote by which House Joint Resolution No. 13 was tabled indefinitely, be reconsidered.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the motion of the gentleman from Mora, be tabled indefinitely.

Motion lost.

Question then recurred upon the motion of the gentleman from Mora, which prevailed.

A message from the Governor of New Mexico was announced.

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

Mr. Guver moved that the rules be suspended and that the House proceed to the consideration of House Joint Resolution No. 13.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the motion of the gentleman from Union, be tabled indefinitely.

Motion lost.

Question then recurred upon the motion of the gentleman from Union, which prevailed.

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

Mr. Guver moved that the resolution do now pass.
Roll call was ordered with following result:

Aves: M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Guver, Herrera, Kilpatrick, McIntosh, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Staplin, Trujillo, Valdez—15.

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Nays: Celso Baca, Jaramillo, Leib, Schultz, Wharton, Winston-6.

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

Mr. Winston moved that the rules be suspended and that House substitute for House Bill No. 67, be taken up for consideration.

Motion prevailed.
Council amendments were read.

On motion of Mr. Winston, the House concurred in the Council amendments.

The following mesasge of the signing of Council Joint Resolution No. 3, Council Joint Resolution No. 9, Council Bill No. 96, Council Bill No. 12, Council Joint Memorial No. 4, Council Bill No. 41, Council Bill No. 31, Council Bill No. 83, Council Bill No. 46, by the Governor was received.

Mr. Guyer asked unanimous consent to call up House Biil No. 102, the consideration of which had been postponed.

No objections.
House Bill No. 102 was read in full for information.

Mr. Guver moved that the bill be read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed.
Mr. Guver moved that the bill do pass.
Roll call ordered, with following result:

Aves: Celso Baca, M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Guver, Herrera, Kilpatrick, Leib, McIntosh, Romero, Sanchez, Schultz, Staplin, Trujillo, Valdez, Winston-18.

Navs: Jaramillo, Ortega--2.

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

Mr. Gutierrez moved that the rules be suspended and that House Bill No. 92 be taken up for consideration.

Motion prevailed.
Council amendments read.

On motion of Mr. Gutierrez, the House concurred in the Council amendments.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the House take up the special order. Motion prevailed.

On motion of Mr. Jaramillo, House Bill No. 89 was tabled indefinitely. On motion of Mr. Gutierrez, the House adjourned.

M. LUNA,

Speaker. R. L. BACA.

Chief Clerk.

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