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FIFTY-FIFTH DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Santa Fe, N. M., March 11, 1899.

Saturday, 10 o'clock a. m.

House met pursuant to adjournment with the Speaker in the chair.

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

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had amended and passed House substitute for House Bill No. 99, “An Act relating to municipal corporations;" amended Council Bill No. 131, “An Act relating to the sale of coal oil and its products," House Joint Resolution No. 13; Council Bill No. 99, "An Act to simplify and cheapen the transfer and hypothecation of real estate;" Council Bill No. 125, “An Act in relation to practice in the supreme and district court, and for other purposes," Council Bill No. 139, ‘An Act for the protection of the fruit interests and the fruit grower in the Territory of New Mexico," and respectfully asked the concurrence of this honorable body thereto.

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

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

Motion prevailed.

The special order for the morning was the consideration of House Bill No. 95, “An Act to construct the dormitory in connection with the New Mexico School of Mines at Socorro, New Mexico."

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

Mr. Jaramillo moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from Socorro, that the report of the committee be adopted.

Motion as amended prevailed, and the bill be laid on the table indefinitely.

The Committee on Engrossed and Enrolled bills made the following reports which were adopted:

Santa Fe, N. M., March 11, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Engrossed and Enrolled Bills, beg leave to report that they have examined House substitute for House Bill No. 99, and find the same correctly engrossed and enrolled according to the original thereof.

MARCIAL VALDEZ,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 10, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Engrossed and Enrolled Bills, begs leave to report that they have examined House Bill No. 80, and find the same correctly engrossed and enrolled according to the original thereof.

MARCIAL VALDEZ,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 10, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Engrossed and Enrolled Bills, begs leave to report that they have examined House Bill No. 51, and find the same correctly engrossed and enrolled according to the original thereof.

MARCIAL VALDEZ,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 10, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Engrossed and Enrolled Bills, beg leave to report that they have examined House Bill No. 58, and find the same correctly engrossed and enrolled according to the original thereof.

MARCIAL VALDEZ,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 11, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Engrossed and Enrolled Bills, beg leave to report that they have examined House Joint Resolution No. 13, and find the same correctly engrossed and enrolled according to the original thereof.

MARCIAL VALDEZ,

Chairman. The following reports of standing committees were received and ordered to take their regular course:

Santa Fe, N. M., March 11, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Labor, to whom was referred House Bill No. 112, 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. SCHULTZ,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 11, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Insurance, to whom was referred amended Council Bill No. 68, have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be tabled indefinitely, and that the accompanying substitute be passed in lieu thereof.

PEDRO SANCHEZ,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 11, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Private Corporations, to whom was referred House Bill No. 113, have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be tabled indefinitely, and that the accompanying substitute be passed in lieu thereof.

VICTOR ORTEGA,

Chairman.

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House Resolution No. 15 introduced by Pablo Trujillo.
Read in full for information.
On motion of Mr. Staplin, House Resolution No. 15 was adopted.

The following bills and joint resolutions on third reading were taken up for consideration:

Council Bill No. 81, “An Act in relation to rewards for the arrest and conviction of criminals and to regulate the payment of the same."

Mr. Guyer moved that the report of the committee be adopted.
Motion prevailed and the bill therefore failed to pass.

Council Bill No. 129, “An Act to provide the necessary funds to complete and furnish the Territorial Capitol now in course of construction at Santa Fe, and for other purposes."

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

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

Mr. Baca moved that the rules be suspended and that Council Bill Vo. 131 be taken up for consideration.

Mr. Romero moved an amendment to the motion from the gentleman from Guadalupe, that the bill be referred to its proper committee.

Motion, as amended, prevailed and Council Bill No. 131 was considered read first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Council Bill No. 116, “An Act to provide for the assessment of property in the Territory of New Mexico."

Mr. Schultz moved that the report of the committee be adopted.
Motion prevailed and the bill was therefore duly concurred in.

House Bill No. 112, “An Act for the protection of secret order men.'

Bill was read in full as amended. On motion of Mr. Staplin, the amendments offered by the committee were adopted.

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

On motion of Mr. Guyer, the bill was placed on its passage and nassed.

Mr. Staplin moved that the House take a recess for twenty-five minutes.

Motion prevailed.

After recess the House was called to order with the Speaker in the chair.

Amended Council Bill No. 68, “An Act regulating fees and taxes to be paid by insurance companies.”

On motion of Mr. Guyer, amended Council Bill No. 68 was tabled indefinitely.

Mr. Guyer moved that the rules be suspended and House substitute for amended Council Bill No. 68 be considered read a first and second time by title and read a third time in full preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed.

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

Mr. Barnes moved that the rules be suspended and that the House proceed to the consideration of House substitute for House Bill No. 99.

Motion prevailed.

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

Mr. Gutierrez moved that the rules be suspended and that House Bill No. 113 be taken up for consideration.

Motion prevailed.

On motion of Mr. Gutierrez, House Bill No. 113 was tabled indefinitely

House substitute for House Bill No. 113 was read for information.

Mr. Gutierrez moved that the rules be suspended and that House substitute for House Bill No. 113 be considered read a first and secord time by title and read a third time by title preparatory to its nassage.

Motion prevailed.

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

Mr. Sanchez, chairman of the Committee on Insurance, asked unanimous consent for the purpose of making a committee report. Consent granted.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 11, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Insurance, to whom was referred House Bill No. 35, have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be tabled indefinitely, and that the accompanving substitute be pased.

PEDRO SANCHEZ,

Chairman.

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On motion of Mr. Sanchez, House Bill No. 35 was tabled indefinitely

House substitute for House Bill No. 35 was read for information.

Mr. Gutierrez 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. Gutierrez, the substitute was placed on its passage and passed.

Mr. Wharton asked unanimous consent to present a petition.

Consent granted, and the petition was read and referred to the Committee on. Judiciary.

Mr. Barnes moved that the rules be suspended and that House
Bill No. 72 be taken up for consideration.

Mr. Valdez asked unanimous consent to introduce a bill.
Consent granted and the following bill introduced :

House Bill No. 141, introduced by Hon. Marcial Valdez, "An Act to create the office of river commissioner in each precinct of the County of Dona Ana, and for other purposes.”

Read first and second time by title and ordered translated and printed.

Motion of the gentleman from Grant prevailed.

Mr. Wharton moved that the House concur in the Council amendments to House Bill No. 72.

Motion lost.

Mr. Guver moved that the chair appoint a conference committee of three to meet a like conference committee from the Council for the purpose of considering House Bill No. 72.

Motion prevailed and the chair appointed the following named gentlemen on that committee: Messrs. Sanchez, Romero, and Truüillo.

Mr. Winston moved that the rules he suspended and that House Bill No. 55 be taken up for consideration.

Motion prevailed.

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