Page images
PDF
EPUB

Mr. Schultz moved that the report of the conimittee be adopted. Motion prevailed, and the bill was tabled indefinitely.

House Bill No. 92, “An Act to enforce the building of school houses in the several school districts of the counties of the Territory."

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

Mr. Guyer moved an amendment to the motion of the gentleman from San Miguel that House Bill No. 92 be made a special order for Friday morning at 10 o'clock.

Mr. Barnes moved an amendment to the amendment of the gentleman from Union that the bill be read a third time by title preparatory to its passage.

Motion prevailed.
Mr. Kilpatrick moved that the bill be now passed.
Bill was read in full for information.
Roll was called, which resulted as follows:

Ayes: Celso Baca, M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gutierrez, Guyer, Herrera, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Sanchez, Staplin, Valdez, Winston, and Mr. Speaker-14.

Navs: Gallegos, Leib, McIntosh, Ortega, Romero, Schultz, Trujillo, Wharton-8.

The bill having received the necessary number of votes, was declared to be passed.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council Bill No. 116, “An Act to provide for the assessment of property in the Territory of New Mexico," and respectfully asked the concurrence of this honorable body thereto.

The chair stated the matter would be duly laid before the House. Mr. Sanchez asked unanimous consent to introduce a bill. Consent was granted.

House Bill No. 136, introduced by Hon. Pedro Sanchez, “An Act to extend the time for the payment of delinquent taxes." Read first and second time by title.

On motion of Mr. Sanchez, the rules were suspended and the bill read a third time in full preparatory to its passage.

Mr. Kilpatrick moved that the vote by which the rules were susnended be reconsidered.

Mr. Guver moved an amendment that the bill under consideration be tabled indefinitely.

Motion, as amended prevailed, and the bill therefore failed to pass.

House Bill No. 61, “An Act to amend sections 1593 and 1595 of chapter I of the Compiled Laws of 1897, relating to public school books.”

Mr. Schultz moved that the report of the committee be adopted, and that the bill be returned to the introducer.

Motion prevailed.

A message from the Council was announced, asking for the return of House Bill No. 47.

Mr. Guyer moved that the request of the Council be postponed. Mr. Wharton moved an amendment that the request be granted. The Speaker announced the following communication :

Office Capitol Re-building Board,

Santa Fe, N. M., March 7, 1899. II on. Maximiliano Luna, Speaker, IIouse of Representatives, Santa

Fe, N. M..

My Dear Sir: I am directed by the Capitol Re-building Board to extend to the House of Representatives a cordial invitation to join with the board in an inspection of the Capitol building and grounds on next Saturday afternoon, March 11, at 3 o'clock. It will give us great pleasure to have all the members of the House present at that time.

Very respectefully, (Signed)

WM. H. POPE.

Secretary, Capitol Re-building Board. On motion of Mr. Staplin the House adjourned.

M. LUNA.

Speaker. R. L. BACA,

Chief Clerk.

FIFTY-THIRD DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Santa Fe, N. M., March 9, 1899.

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

Prayer by Rev. Gilberton.
Roli called, and the following members 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. Kilpatrick moved that the reading of the Journal be dispensed with, and that the same stand approved.

Motion prevailed.

House Bill No. 89, “An Act to repeal section 1305 and to amend section 1306 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, in regard to gambling," was a special order for 10 o'clock.

Bill was read for information.

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council substitute for Council Bill No. 79, “An Act regulating the doing of business within the Territory of New Mexico by non-residents or foreign building and loan associations."

Council Bill No. 102, “An Act to provide for the issuance of bonds in the towns and villages which have been or may hereafter be incorporated under chapter II of the Compiled Laws of 1897, and for other purposes.'

Council Bill No. 28, "An Act providing for the compensation of jurors in the Justice of the Peace Courts in the Territory of New Mexico."

Council Bill No. 128, “An Act relating to delinquent taxes," and that they had duly concurred in House Bill No. 55, “An Act to promote and encourage the discovery and development of the mineral resources of the Territory of New Mexico," with a slight amendment, and respectfully ask the concurrence of this honorable body in the same.

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

A message from the Council was announced, stating that the Council had passed Council Bill No. 129, "An Act to provide the necessary funds to complete and furnish the Territorial Capitol now in course of erection at Santa Fe, and for other purposes."

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

Mr. Barnes moved that House Bill No. 89 be tabled indefinitely. Roll was called, with the following result:

Aves: M. Baca, Barnes, Crespin, Gutierrez, Jaramillo, Kilpatrick, Leib, McIntosh, Schultz, Valdez—10.

Navs: Celso Baca, Gallegos, Guver, Herrera, Ortega, Romero, Sanchez, Staplin, Trujillo, Wharton, Winston-11.

Motion was therefore declared lost.
The following communication from the Council was received:

Hall of Legislative Council,

Santa Fe, March 9, 1899. To the II onorable Speaker of the House of Representatives of the

Thirty-third Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico:

Sir: I am directed by the honorable Legislative Council to request the return to said Council House Bill No. 47 for correction. Your obedient servant,

W. E. MARTIN, Chief Clerk Council.

The chair announced having signed the following bills:

Council Bill No. 31, “An Act to amend an act entitled 'An Act to encourage the establishment, development and maintenance of parks in towns and cities in the Territory of New Mexico, and to provide for their control and government, and for other purposes.'

Council Bill No. 41, “An Act concerning elections of county commissioners.”

Council Bill No. 96, “An Act to amend an act to provide the necessary funds to complete and furnish the Territorial Capitol at Santa Fe, and lay out the grounds thereof, and for other purposes."

Council Joint Memorial No. 4, "In reference to federal aid for the building and construction of reservoirs and canals in the Territory of New Mexico.”

House substitute for Council Bill No. 83, “An Act to amend section 3120 and to repeal section 3109 of the 1897 compilation of laws of the Territory of New Mexico."

Council Bill No. 12, “An Act to amend sections 3818, 3828, 3816 and 3836 of the Compiled Laws of the Territory of New Mexico of 1897 with reference to railroads."

Council Bill No. 97, "An Act to regulate the compensation of school superintendents.”

Council Bill No. 46, “An Act to amend an act of the thirty-second session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, entitled 'An Act to prevent the introduction and spread of disease among sheep in New Mexico, and providing remedies therefor."

Mr. Jaramillo mored that House Bill No. 89 be passed.

Mr. Guyer moved an amendment that the House take a recess until 3 p. m.

Motion, as amended, prevailed.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

Thursday, 3 o'clock p. m. House met pursuant to recess, with the Speaker in the chair. Roll 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 lIouse proceeded to business.

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

Objection made.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the rules be suspended for the purpose of introducing a resolution.

Motion prevailed.

Mr. Guyer moved that House Bill No. 89 be made a special order for tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock, immediately after the reading of the Journal.

Mr. Kilpatrick moved an amendment that it be made a special order for Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock.

Motion, as amended, prevailed.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the rules be suspended and that the resolution introduced be read in full for information.

Motion prevailed.
On motion of Mr. Sanchez, the resolution was tabled indefinitely.

Petition No. 4 was introduced by Hon. E. L. Gutierrez, and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

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

Santa Fe, N. M., March 9, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on County and County Lines to whom was referred Council Bill No. 62 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.

B. A. ROMERO,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 9, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Roads and Highways to whom was referred House Bill No. 96 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.

A. D. MCINTOSH,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 9, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on County and County Lines to whom was referred House Bill No. 66 have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the House? with the recommendation that it be returned to the introducer.

B. A. ROMERO,

Chairman.

Santa Fe, N. M., March 9, 1899. Mr. Speaker: Your Committee on Judiciary to whom was referred House Bill No. 94 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.

R. P. BARNES,

Chairman.

« PreviousContinue »