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read in full, and on motion of Mr. Gutierrez, was tabled indefinitely.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had failed to concur in the passage of House Bill No. 117, “In Act to amend sections 2553 and 2551 of the Compiled Laws of 1897 of New Mexico, limiting the rate of interest;" House Bill No. 102, “An Act relative to life, health and accident insurance on the mutual plan and the conduct of business of such insurance," and that they had passed Council Bill No. 111, “An Act to establish a committee for the control and management of the palace in the City of Santa Fe, and the lands and appurtenances thereto," and had amended and passed Council Bill No. 100, “An Act to authorize the Governor and Adjutant General of the Territory of New Mexico to purchase certain mustering in and muster out rolls and other documents and papers pertaining to the volunteer militia and regular army service of the Territory of New Mexico during the civil war of 1861," and respectfully asked the concurrence of this honorable body thereto.

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

On motion of Mr. Romero, the rules were suspended and Council Bill No. 62 taken up for consideration.

On motion of Mr. Romero, the House concurred in the passage of Council Bill No. 62.

On motion of Mr. Gutierrez, the rules were suspended and House Bill No. 8 taken up for consideration.

Amendments offered by the Council were read.

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

Mr. Valdez moved that the rules be suspended and that House Bill No. 141 be taken for consideration.

Motion prevailed, and the bill read for information.
On motion of Mr. Gutierrez, the bill was tabled indefinitely.

Mr. Luna mored that the rules be suspended and that Council Bill No. 100 be taken

up

for consideration. Motion prevailed.

On motion of Mr. Luna, the rules were suspended and the bill considered read first and second time and read a third time preparatory to its passage.

Mr. Sanchez moved the bill be now passed.
Roll call was ordered which resulted as follows:

Aves: M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Herrera, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Schultz, Staplin, Trujillo, Valdez, Winston, and Mr. Speaker-17.

Navs: Guver, Leib, McIntosh, Wharton-4.
The bill was therefore passed.

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

Council Bill No. 125, “An Act in relation to practice in the supreme and district courts and for other purposes.'

Mr. Barnes moved the following amendments which adopted :

Amend section 3 by striking out on page 1, line 3, of the original bill, the words “however when no bond for costs had been given” and also by striking out from same section, line 10 thereof, page 1, of the said bill the following words “either party may give bond for costs and shall not thereafter be required to make such deposit.”

Amend section 5, by adding thereto the following:

“And the clerk of the district court shall be allowed ten cents per folio for making out and certifying a copy of the record and five cents per folio for certifying any part thereof copies of which may have been furnished by the stenographer to be paid by the party sueing out writ of error or appeal."

Amendments offered by the committee were read.

Mr. Luna moved that the recommendations of the Judiciary Committee be adopted.

Roll was called which resulted as follows:

Ayes: Celso Baca, M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gallegos, Gutierrez, Guver, Herrera, Kilpatrick, Leib, McIntosh, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Schultz, Staplin, Trujillo, Valdez, Winston, and Mr. Speaker -20.

Navs: Jaramillo, Wharton—2.
Amentments adopted.

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

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

Mr. Gutierrez moved the rules be suspended and that the vote by which Council Bill No. 75 was tabled indefinitely be reconsidered.

Motion lost.

On motion of Mr. Jaramillo, the rules were suspended for the purpose of allowing the following reports of the Committee on Judiciary to be made:

Santa Fe, N. M., March 15, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred House Bill No. 135, 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.

R. P. BARNES,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 15, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred House Bill No. 134, 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.

R. P. BARNES,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 15, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred House Bill No. 137, 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.

R. P. BARNES,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 15, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred House Bill No. 140, 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.

R. P. BARNES,

Chairman.

Reports ordered to take their regular course.

On motion of Mr. Staplin, the rules were suspended and House Bill No. 135 was taken up for consideration.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed House Bill No. 142, with a slight amendment, and respectfully asked this honorable body to concur in the same.

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

Amendments offered by the Committee on Judiciary to House Bill No. 135 were read.

On motion of Mr. Guyer, amendments were adopted.

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

Motion prevailed.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council Bill No. 59, "An Act to amend sections 441 and 443 of Compiled Laws of 1897 and to otherwise modify the existing statutes to corporations,” and respectfully asks the concurrence of this honorable body thereto.

The chair stated the matter would be duly laid before the House.
Mr. Guver moved that the bill do pass.
Roll called, which resulted as follows:

Aves: Crespin, Gutierrez, Guver, Jaramillo, McIntosh, Sanchez, Staplin, Wharton-8.

Nays: Celso Baca, M. Baca, Barnes, Gallegos, Herrera, Kilpatrick, Leib, Ortega, Romero, Schultz, Trujillo, Valdez, Winston -13.

Bill failed to pass.

On motion of Mr. Jaramillo, the rules were suspended and House Bill No. 142 taken up for consideration.

Amendments of the Council were read.

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

Mr. Jaramillo was granted unanimous consent for the purpose of introducing a resolution.

House Resolution No. 17:

Be it resolved, That from and after the passage of this resolution, the Speaker or member acting as such, shall not concede a roll call upon any proposition, except upon the passage of a bill, or upon a motion to lay a bill upon the table. That the Speaker shall, if demanded, decide by division all propositions except as above stated.

On motion of Mr. Luna, the resolution was adopted.

On motion of Mr. Wharton, the rules were suspended and Council Bill No. 39 was taken up for consideration.

Mr. Wharton moved that the amendments offered by the Committee on Judiciary, be adorted.

Motion prevailed.

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

Mr. Barnes asked unanimous consent that the title of the bill be amended.

Consent granted.

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

On motion of Mr. Barnes, House Bill No. 72 was made a special order for 7:30

On motion of Mr. Sanchez, the House adjourned.

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NIGHT SESSION.

Wednesday, 7:30 p, m. House met pursuant to adjournment with the Speaker in the chair.

A quorum being present, the House proceeded to business.

Special order for 7:30 was the consideration of House Bill No. 72.

On motion of Mr. Jaramillo, the conference committee was instructed to report this bill tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock.

On motion of Mr. Barnes, Council Bill No. 80 was taken up for consideration.

On motion of Mr. Jaramillo, the original bill was tabled indefinitely.

House substitute for Council Bill No. 80 was read first and second time by title, and read in full for information.

Mr. Gutierrez moved an amendment to section 11, that the words "tax payers" be stricken out, and the words "owner of real estate" be inserted in lieu thereof.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council Bill No. 124, "An Act providing funds and making appropriations for the 50th, 51st, and 52d fiscal years, and for other purposes," and respectfully ask the concurrence of this honorable body thereto.

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

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had duly concurred in the passage of House Bill No. 148, "An Act to provide for geological surveys in the Territory of New Mexico;" House substitute for House Bill No. 108, “An Act for the preservation of the public health and for other purposes."

Mr. Barnes moved to amend the motion of the gentleman from Bernalillo, that section 11 be made to read as follows:

“Section 11. Every male citizen of the United States who is qualified to vote at public elections under the laws of this territory, and who is the owner of real estate in any of the counties of this territory, shall be qualified to serve as a grand or petit juror in any of the courts of this territory; excepting, however, the following classes of persons who shall be disqualified to serve as grand or petit jurors in any of the courts of this territory: such persons as may have been convicted of any infamous crime and all persons who are living in a state of bigamy, polygamy, professional gamblers, that is such persons as are actually engaged in gambling as a regular occupation and who are not otherwise engaged ; habitual drunkards or persons who are addicted to the excessive use of intoxicating liquors as a beverage, attorneys at law and all persons over the age of sixty years."

Amendment of the gentleman from Grant adopted.

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

Motion prevailed.

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

Mr. Jaramillo moved that Council Bill No. 124 be taken up for consideration.

Motion prevailed.
Bill was read first and second time by title.

Mr. Wharton moved that the bill be made a special order for tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock.

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