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And so, a constitutional majority not having voted in favor of the passage of the bill, the bill did not pass.

Ordered that the Secretary inform the House thereof.
On motion, the Senate adjourned.

GEO. C. CROWTHER, Secretary.

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AFTERNOON SESSION.
SENATE CHAMBER, TOPEKA, KANSAS,

February 19, 2 o'clock P. M., 1873. The Senate met pursuant to adjournment; President in the chair.

Roll called. The following gentlemen were present and answered to their names: Messrs. Butler, Barker, Crichton, Ely, Grimes, McFarland, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Price, Rogers, Simons, Simpson, St. John, Topping, Walker, Wilson, J. C., and Winter. Quorum present.

Mr. St. John moved a call of the Senate, and the roll was called with the following result:

Gentlemen present were: Messrs. Butler, Barker,,Crichton, Ely, Grimes, McFarland, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Price, Rogers, Simons, Simpson, St. John, Topping, Walker, Wilson, J. C., and Winter.

Gentlemen absent were: Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Edwards, Guerin, Johnson, Judd, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, McWirt, Palmer, Schmidt, Wilson, V. P., and York.

Mr. J. C. Wilson moved that further proceedings under the call be dispensed with, which motion did not prevail.

The Sergeant-at-Arms was directed to bring in absentees.

After some time the Sergeant-at-Arms returned with several Senators, upon which Mr. Butler moved that further proceedings under the call be dispensed with, which motion prevailed.

Senate bill No. 47, “Relating to killing of stock on railroads," was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill

pass? the roll was called with the following result: Yeas, 18;

nays, 7.

Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Butler, Barker, Crichton, Ely, Grimes, McWirt, Moonlight, O'Neil, Price, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, Simpson, St. John, Topping and Winter.

Gentlemen voting in the negative were: Messrs. Edwards, Judd, McFarland, Murdock, Palmer, Walker, Wilson, J. C., and Winter.

Gentlemen absent or nor voting were: Messrs. Guerin, Johnson, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, Morrill, Wilson, V. P., and York.

And so, a constitutional majority having voted in favor of the passage of the bill, the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

Ordered that the Secretary inform the House thereof.

Senate bill No. 1, "An act to remove disabilities,” was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass? the roll was called with the following result: Yeas, 24; nays, 0.

Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Butler, Barker, Crichton, Edwards, Grimes, Judd, McFarland, McWirt, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Palmer, Price, Rogers, Simons, Simpson, St. John, Topping, Walker, Wilson, J. C., and Winter.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Ely, Guerin, Johnson, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, Schmidt, Wilson, V. P., and York.

And so, a constitutional majority having voted in favor of the passage of the bill, the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

Ordered that the Secretary inform the House thereof.

Senate bill No. 16, "An act concerning universities and institutions of learning," was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass ? the roll was called with the following result: Yeas, 23; nays, 0.

Gentleman voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Blair, Barker, Crichton, Edwards, Ely, Grimes, Judd, McFarland, McWirt, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, Palmer, Price, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, Simpson, St. John, Topping, Walker, Wilson, J. C., and Winter.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Brandley, Butler, Guerin, Johnson, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, O'Neil, Wilson, V. P., and York.

And so, a constitutional majority having voted in favor of the passage of the bill, the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

Ordered that the Secretary inform the House thereof.

Senate bill No. 18, “An act to amend section 139 of the civil code of civil procedure,” was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass? the roll was called with the following result: Yeas, 10; nays, 12.

Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Brandley, Barker, Edwards, Ely, Grimes, Judd, McFarland, Murdock, Palmer and Winter.

Gentlemen voting in the negative were: Messrs. Blair, McWirt, Moonlight, Morrill, O'Neil, Price, Rogers, Simons, Simpson, St. John, Topping and Walker.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Butler, Crichton, Guerin, Johnson, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, Schmidt, Wilson, J. C., and Wilson, V. P.

And so, a constitutional majority not having voted in favor of the passage of the bill, the bill did not pass.

Senate bill No. 56, "An act to authorize Montgomery county to issue bonds to pay the indebtedness of the county,” was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass? the roll was called with the following result: Yeas, 21; nays, 1.

Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Barker, Crichton, Edwards, Ely, Grimes, Judd, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Palmer, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, Simpson, St. John, Topping, Wilson, J. C., and Winter.

Mr. Walker voted in the negative.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Butler, Crichton, Guerin, Johnson, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, McFarland, McWirt, Price, Wilson, V. P., and York.

And so, a constitutional majority having voted in favor of the passage of the bill, the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

Ordered that the Secretary inform the House thereof.

Senate bill No. 36, “To authorize railroad corporation to purchase the bonds and stock of other companies, and to indorse and guarantee the same, and foreclose mortgages," was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass? the roll was called with the following result: Yeas, 21; nays, 3.

Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Butler, Barker, Crichton, Edwards, Grimes, Judd, McFarland, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Palmer, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, St. John, Walker, Wilson, J. C., and Winter.

Gentlemen voting in the negative were: Messrs. Ely, Simpson and Topping.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Guerin, Johnson, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, McWirt, Price, Wilson, V. P., and York.

And so, a constitutional majority having voted in favor of the passage of the bill, the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

Ordered that the Secretary inform the House thereof.

Senate bill No. 55, "To repeal an act to provide for issuing the bonds of Mound city township, Linn county," was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass? the roll was called with the following result: Yeas, 20; nays, 2.

Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Butler, Barker, Crichton, Ely, Grimes, Judd, McFarland, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Palmer, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, Simpson, St. John, and Winter.

Gentlemen voting in the negative were: Messrs. Edwards, and Wilson, J. C.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Guerin, Johnson, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, McWirt, Price, Topping, Walker, Wilson, V. P., and York.

And so, a constitutional majority having voted in favor of the passage of the bill, the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

Ordered that the Secretary inform the House thereof.

Mr. Moonlight moved that the Senate do now resolve itself into committee of the whole, for the consideration of bills on the calendar.

Mr. Edwards moved to amend by taking up Senate bill No. 90 and bills on the calendar.

Mr. Crichton moved to amend the amendment by adding “Senate bill No. 119 and bills on the calendar;" upon which a vote. was had, and the amendment to the amendment did not prevail.

The question being upon the adoption of the amendment, a vote was had, and the amendment adopted.

The question being upon the adoption of the original motion as amended, a vote was had and the motion prevailed.

Mr. Palmer in the chair.

After some time spent therein the committee arose, and through its chairman made the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee of the whole Senate have had under consideration the following bills:

Senate bill No. 90, “To change the terms of courts in the fourteenth judicial district, and establishing courts in certain counties therein named,” and I am directed to report said bill to the Senate with the recommendation that it be passed.

Senate bill No. 13, "An act making an appropriation for the State Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb," and recommend that it retain its place on the calendar.

House bill No. 10, "An act creating a metropolitan police for cities of the first class,” and recommend that it retain its place on the calendar.

Senate bill No. 4, “An act relating to the code of civil procedure, and amendatory of section 7 of chapter 87 of the laws of 1870," and recommend that it retain its place on the calendar.

Senate bill No. 43, “ To create the 16th judicial district, and to provide for holding terms of court therein," and recommend that it retain its place on the calendar.

Senate bill No. 22, “An act to create the 15th judicial district, and to provide for a judge thereof, and for holding the terms of court therein," and recommend that it retain its place on the calendar.

Senate bill No. 45, “To remove blind and deaf and dumb asylums to Shawnee county," and recommend that the enacting clause be stricken out.

Senate bill No. 51, “To encourage planting and growing forest trees in the State of Kansas,” and recommend that it be rejected.

Senate bill No. 101, “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act relating to counties and county officers,'” and recommend that it be rejected. Senate bill No. 69, “An act to correct an error in ‘An act to

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