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Mr. Sanchez moved that the rules be suspended for the purpose of considering House substitute for House Bill No. 111, and that it be read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

Motion lost; bill referred to Committee on Territorial Affairs.

House Bill No. 106, “An Act fixing the compensation of probate clerks in counties of the second class."

On motion of Mr. Leib, the bill was tabled indefinitely.

House Bill No. 108, “An Act for the preservation of the public health, and for other purposes."

Substitute was read for information.
On motion of Mr. Guver, the original bill was tabled indefinitely.
Mr. Guyer moved that the substitute be tabled indefinitely.

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

lotion prevailed. Mr. Valdez moved that the substitute be read a first and second time by title preparatory to its passage.

Mr. Guver moved an amendment that the House adjourn.
Roll call was ordered ; following result:

Aves: Barnes, Guver, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Leib, McIntosh, Ortega, Trujillo—8.

Nays: M. Baca, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Herrera, Romero, Sanchez, Staplin, Valdez, Wharton, Winston-11.

House therefore refused to adjourn.

On motion of Mr. Gutierrez, the rules were suspended and the bill read a first and second time by title.

On motion of Mr. Gutierrez, the rules were suspended and the bill read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

On motion of Mr. Staplin, the vote by which the bill was read a third time by title was reconsidered.

Mr. Gutierrez moved an amendment by striking out the word "three" and inserting the word “ten."

Motion prevailed.

Mr. Gutierrez moved an amendment by striking out the word "eight” and inserting the words "one hundred."

Adopted.

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

Mr. Herrera mored that the bill do now pass.
Roll call ordered ; following result:

Aves: M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Herrera, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick. Leib. McIntosh, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Stanlin, Trujillo, Valdez, Wharton, Winston-18.

Navs: Guver-1.
Bill therefore passed.
The following bill was introduced hr unanimous consent:
House Bill No. 147, introduced by Hon. John R. Guyer, "An Act

to amend section 3+13 of the Compiled Laws of 1897 of the Territory of New Mexico."

Bill read for information.

Read first and second time by title, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary

Mr. Guyer moved that the Committee on Judiciary be instructed to report tomorrow morning at 10 on House Bill No. 147.

Prevailed.

Mr. Wharton moved that the rules be suspended and that Council Bill No. 75 be taken up for consideration.

Mr. Herrera moved that the House concur in the passage of the bill.

Mr. Gutierrez moved an amendment that the bill be tabled indefinitely.

Motion, as amended, prevailed.
House Bill No. 109, “An Act in relation to highways."
Mr. Guyer moved that the bill be tabled indefinitely.
Motion prevailed.

Mr. Guyer moved that the rules be suspended for the purpose of introducing a joint memorial.

Motion prevailed.

House Joint Memorial No. 5, “To the President of the United States." Read in full.

Mr. Guyer moved that the joint memorial do now pass.
Roll call ordered; following result:

Ayes: M. Baca, . Barnes, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Guyer, Herrera, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Leib, McIntosh, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Staplin, Trujillo, Valdez, Wharton, Winston-19.

Nays: None.
Memorial therefore passed.

House Bill No. 139, “An Act for the protection of fruit interest and fruit growers in the Territory of New Mexico." Read for information.

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

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

Council Bill No. 99, “An Act to simplify and cheapen the hypothecation of real estate.'

On motion of Mr. Gallegos, the bill was tabled indefinitely.

Council Bill No. 77, "An Act to encourage and protect the clarworking industries in the Territory of New Mexico.'

Read for information.
Bill was passed over for the present.

Mr. Luna moved that the vote by which House Bill No. 147 was referred to its committee he reconsidered, and that the rules be suspended and the bill taken up for its consideration.

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

Mr. Luna moved that the bill do now pass. Roll call ordered; following result: Ayes: M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Guyer, Herrera, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Trujillo, Valdez, and Mr. Speaker-13.

Nays: Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Leib, McIntosh, Staplin, Wharton, Winston—7.

Bill therefore passed.

Mr. Luna moved that the vote by which the bill was passed be reconsidered, and the reconsideration be tabled indefinitely.

Motion prevailed.
Council Joint Memorial No. 5, "Asking for a trout hatchery."

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

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

House Bill No. 127, "An Act to regulate the manufacture and sale of malt, spirituous vinous liquors, and to repeal section 4137 of the Compiled Laws of 1897.”

Mr. Winston moved an amendment that in section 2, line 6, to strike out the words “twenty gallons” and insert the words “two gallons, the same not to be drunk on the premises” be inserted in lieu thereof.

Adopted.
On motion of Mr. Gutierrez, the bill was recommitted.

Mr. Guyer moved that the committee be instructed to report tomorrow at 10 on this bill.

Motion prevailed.

Mr. Guyer moved that the vote by which the bill was recommitted be reconsidered.

Motion prevailed.

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

Mr. Kilpatrick moved that the bill do pass.
Roll call was ordered; following result:

Ayes: Gallegos, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Leib, McIntosh, Staplin, Trujillo, Wharton, Winston—9.

Nays: M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gutierrez, Guver, Herrera, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Valdez-10.

Bill failed to pass.
On motion of Mr. Herrera, the House adjourned.

M. LUNA

Speaker R. L. BACA,

Chief Clerk.

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
Santa Fe, N. M., March 15, 1899.

Wednesday, 10 a. m.
House met pursuant to adjournment, with the Speaker in the
chair.

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

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the
Council had duly concurred in the passage of House Bill No. 123,
"An Act relating to flowing [flouring) mill ditches;" had amended
and passed House Bill No. 8, “An Act creating a police force in cer-
tain unincorporated towns in the Territory of New Mexico;" had
passed Council Bill No. 109, “An Act to amend section 54 of the
Compiled Laws of 1897;" Council Bill No. 127, "An Act to provide
for the prosecution of certain persons charged with crime," and re-
spectfully ask the concurrence of this honorable body thereto.

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

On motnon of Mr. Sanchez, the reading of the journal was dis-
pensed with and the same approved.

House Bill No. 148, introduced by Hon. William Kilpatrick, "An
Act providing for geological surveys in the Territory of New
Mexico."

Read first and second time by title and read in full for informa-
tion.

Mr. Kilpatrick moved that the rules be suspended and the bill
read a third time in full preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed.
Mr. Kilpatrick moved that the bill be passed.
Motion prevailed.

House Bill No. 149, introduced by Hon. Frank H. Winston, “An
Act creating a preparatory school in the Terrtiory of New Mexico,
and providing for the maintenance thereof."

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

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

Mr. Gutierrez moved that the bill be tabled indefinitely.
Motion lost.

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

Motion lost.
Motion of gentleman from Sierra prevailed.
Mr. Jaramillo moved that the bill pass.
Motion prevailed.
Mr. Barnes made the following report by unanimous consent:

Santa Fe, V. M., March 15, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Education, to whom was referred Council substitute for Council Bill No. 27, 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.

W. H. SCHULTZ,

Chairman. On motion of Mr. Staplin, the rules were suspended and the original bill was tabled indefinitely.

On motion of Mr. Schultz, the rules were further suspended and the substitute was taken up for consideration.

Substitute was read first and second time by title.

On motion of Mr. Guver, the House resolved itself into committee of the whole for the consideration of House substitute for Council Bill No. 27.

Mr. Jaramillo was called to the chair.

After the committee of the whole had arisen, the House was called to order.

A message from the Governor was announced.

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

Committee of the whole resumed its sitting.

After the committee of the whole had arisen, House called to order and Mr. Jaramillo made the following report:

Mr. Speaker: Your Committee of the whole, to whom was referred House substitute for Council substitute for Council Bill No. 27, have had the same under consideration and have made no recommendation.

On motion of Mr. Barnes, the House adjourned.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

Wednesday, 2 p. m. House met pursuant to adjournment with the Speaker in the chair.

A quorum being present the House proceeded to business.
House Resolution No. 16, introduced by Hon. J. E. Wharton, was

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