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pense of the different committees appointed to investigate the territorial institutions, and that it be incorporated together with expense of the members of the Council.”

Motion prevailed.

House Bill No. 42, “An Act for the purpose of regulating taxation upon territorial and county bonds."

On motion of Mr. Guyer, House Bill No. 42 was tabled indefinitely

PETITION NO. 2. On motion of Mr. Staplin, Petition No. 2 was made a special order for some Thursday morning.

Council Bill No. 101, “An Act to provide for the paying of bounties for the killing of wild animals."

On motion of Mr. Wharton, Council Bill No. 101 was tabled indefinitely

House substitute for Council Bill No. 101.

Mr. Gutierrez moved that the substitute be read a first and second time by title and a third time in full preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed, and it was so ordered.
Mr. Gutierrez moved that the bill do now pass.

Mr. Guyer moved an amendment that the House reconsider the vote by which this bill was read a first and second time by title and a third time in full.

Motion prevailed.
It was ordered read first and second time.

Mr. Barnes moved that the rules be suspended for the purpose of further considering this bill.

Motion prevailed.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had failed to concur in the passage of House Bill No. 54, “An Act to amend section 2299 and to repeal sections 2309, 2310, 2312, and 2314 and 2315 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, relating to mining claims."

Mr. Barnes moved that the substitute, as read, be amended adding to section 2 the following proviso:

Provided, That no bounties shall be paid under the provisions of this act except on such animals as are killed after the passage of this act.”

Amendments were adopted.

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

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

House Bill No. 43, “An Act prescribing certain duties of all physicians in New Mexico, and for other purposes.

Amendments offered by the committee were read.

On motion of Mr. Guyer, the amendments were adopted.

Mr. Guyer moved that the bill be read a third time in full preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed.
On motion of Mr. Sanchez, the bill was tabled indefinitely.
Mr. Guyer moved that the House take a recess until 2 p. m.

Mr. Guyer yielded in order to allow Mr. Wharton to introduce a bill, and House Bill No. 133, “An Act in relation to public highways and providing for the maintenance of same, and for the repeal of section 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834 of the Compiled Laws of 1897. Read first and second time by title, ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Roads and Highways.

Mr. Guver withdrew his motion.
On motion of Mr. Guver, the House adjourned.

M. LUNA,

Speaker. R. L. BACA,

Chief Clerk. .

FIFTY-SECOND DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Santa Fe, N. M., March 8, 1899.

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

Prayer by the Chanlain, Rev. P. Gilberton.
Roll was called, and the following members were present:

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

A quorum being present, the House proceeded to business.

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

Motion prevailed.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council Bill No. 51, “An Act establishing a board of public lands, assigning and for leasing and managing public lands and funds;" amended Council Bill No. 68, “An Act regulating fees and taxes to be paid by insurance companies ;” amended Council Bill No. 92, "An Act fixing the liquor and gaming license in the Territory of New Mexico.”'

That they had amended and passed House Bill No. 83, "An Act amending section 696 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, relating to bonds by probate clerks;" 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.”

That they had failed to pass substitute for House Bill No. 14, “An Act to prevent animals running loose in the streets of the towns and cities of the Territory of New Mexico," and they had amended and passed House Bill No. 47, “An Act amending section 2200 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;" Council Bill No. 77, “An Act to encourage and protect clay working industry of the Territory of New Mexico, and for other purposes;" amended Council Bill No. 66, “An Act to classify the Territory of New Mexico for the election of city marshals, and for other purposes," and respectfully ask the concurrence of this honorable body to the same.

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

Petition No. 3, from the citizens of Pinos Altos, asking for the amendment of certain laws, was presented.

On motion of Mr. Barnes, petition was tabled indefinitely.
The following reports of standing committees were received:

Santa Fe, N. M., March 8, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Finance to whom was referred Council Joint Resolution No. 11 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that it be passed with the following amendments:

In lines 1 and 2, where the words “two thousand” appear, insert “twenty-two hundred and fifty.” The same line fifth. Also, in line 12, strike out the words “four thousand" and insert “forty-five hundred."

In line 16, where the words "two thousand" appear, insert "twenty-two hundred and fifty."

VENCESLAO JARAMILLO.

Chairman. On motion of Mr. Jaramillc, the rules were suspended and the resolution read a third time preparatory to its passage.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the resolution do now pass.
Motion prevailed.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 8, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Education to whom was referred House Bill No. 24 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report said bill to the House with the recommendation that it be tabled indefinitely, as the same is provided for in Council Bill No. 27.

W. H. SCHULTZ,

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

Santa Fe, N. M., March 8, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Territorial Affairs to whom was referred Council Bill No. 78 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.

RAFAEL GALLEGOS,

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

Santa Fe, N. M., March 8, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Education to whom was referred House Bill No. 92 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, for the reason that the same is provided for in Council Bill No. 27.

W. H. SCHULTZ,

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

Santa Fe, N. M., March 8, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Education to whom was referred House Bill No. 61 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.

W. H. SCHULTZ,

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

Santa Fe, N. M., March 8, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Municipal Corporations to whom was referred House Bill No. 99 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.

R. P. BARNES,

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

The following bills were introduced :

House Bill No. 134, introduced by Hon. R. P. Barnes, "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 ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

House Bill No. 135, introduced by Hon. Frank Staplin, “An Act defining a lawful fence, and for regulating the building of fences." Read first and second time by title, and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

House Joint Resolution No. 11, introduced by Hon. William Kilpatrick, “In relation to the palace at Santa Fe.” Read first and second time by title, and ordered translated, printed and referred to the Committee on Public Property.

The following bills were taken up under the order of bills and joint resolutions on third reading :

Council Bill No. 78, “An Act to provide for the public health and to prevent the spread of disease.

Bill was read for information.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council Bill No. 120, “An Act to amend section 2186 of the Compiled Laws of the Territory of New Mexico, relating to certain liens,” and respectfully asked the concurrence of this honorable body thereto.

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

Mr. Guyer moved that the House resolve itself into the committee of the whole for the purpose of considering Council Bill No. 78.

Motion lost.
Mr. Guver moved the following amendments:

In section 1, line 4, after the word “district” insert “who attend or who may desire to attend any public school in his charge." In line 5, same section, insert after the word "previous" "to the approval of this act."

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council Bill No. 126, “An Act in reference to the jurisdiction of District Courts in certain criminal cases, and to repeal section 3403 of the Compiled Laws of 1897," and respectfully asked the concurrence of this honorable body to the same.

Mr. Guver moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from Union that the House commit Council Bill No. 78 to the Committee on Judiciary.

Motion as amended prevailed, and Council Bill No. 78 was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

House Bill No. 24, "An Act to amend sections 1520 and 1595 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, relating to text hooks used in common schools."

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