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Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Brandley, Butler, Barker, Edwards, Grimes, Guerin, Judd, Martindale, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Price, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, St. John, Wilson, V. P., and Winter.

Gentlemen voting in the negative were: Messrs. Ely and Price.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Blair, Crichton, Johnson, Martin, Matheny, McFarland, McWirt, Moonlight, Palmer, Simpson, Topping, Walker, Wilson, J. C., 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.

House bill No. 335, “An act to legalize the sale of certain school lands in the town site of Independence,” was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass? the roll was called with the following result: Yeas, 15; nays, 5.

Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Brandley, Barker, Edwards, Grimes, Judd, McFarland, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Rogers, Simons, Topping, Wilson, V. P., and Winter.

Gentlemen voting in the negative were: Messrs. Blair, Ely, Price, Schmidt, and St. John.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Butler, Crichton, Guerin, Johnson, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, McWirt, Palmer, Simpson, Walker, Wilson, J. C., and York.

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.

Mr. Price asked and by unanimous consent obtained leave to introduce Senate bill No. 163, “An act in relation to the extension of the corporate limits of cities and towns," which was read the first time.

Mr. Price asked and by unanimous consent obtained leave to introduce Senate bill No. 164, “An act to provide for the issuance of duplicates of certain Union military scrip,” which was read the first time.

Mr. Price moved that the rules be suspended, and the bills juct introduced be read the second time and referred now, which motion prevailed, and Senate bill No. 163, "An act in relation to the extension of the corporate limits of cities and towns," was read the second time and referred to the committee of the whole.

Senate Bill No. 164, “An act to provide for the issuance of duplicates of certain Union military scrip,” was read the second time and referred to the committee of the whole Senate.

Mr. Price moved that the rules be suspended, and Senate bill No. 163 considered engrossed and read a third time now, which motion prevailed, and Senate bill No. 163, “An act in relation to the extension of the corporate limits of cities and towns," was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass ? the roll was called with the following result: Yeas, 17; nays, 0.

Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Barker, Grimes, Judd, McFarland, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, Price, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, St. John, Topping, Wilson, V. P., and Winter.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Butler, Crichton, Edwards, Ely, Guerin, Johnson, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, McWirt, O'Neil, Palmer, Simpson, Walker, Wilson, J. C., and York.

And so, a constitutionai 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.
On motion, the Senate adjourned.

GEO. C. CROWTHER, Secretary.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

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SENATE CHAMBER, TOPEKA, KANSAS,

March 4, 1873, 2:00 P. M. The Senate met pursuant to adjournment; President in the chair.

Roll called. The following gentlemen were present and answered to their names: Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Butler, Barker, Edwards, Ely, Grimes, Guerin, Judd, McFarland, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Price, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, St. John, Wilson, V. P., and Winter. Quorum present.

Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. F. S. McCabe.
The journal of Saturday was read and approved.

Mr. St. John asked and by unanimous consent obtained leave to offer Senate concurrent resolution No. 44, “Relating to certain bribe money," which was

laid over under the rules. Mr. Brandley moved that the rules be suspended, and Senate concurrent resolution No. 44 taken up for consideration now, which motion prevailed, and Senate concurrent resolution No. 44, "Relating to certain bribe money," was taken up for consideration.

Resolved by the Senate, the House concurring therein, That the President of the Senate and Treasurer of State are hereby authorized and required to employ counsel in defending the suit now pending, in which J. Q. Page is plaintiff and the President of the Senate, E. S. Stover, and the Treasurer of State, J. E. Hayes, are defendants, to recover $7,000 alleged to have been paid by S. C. Pomeroy to A. M. York. Mr. Butler moved that the resolution be laid upon the table,

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and nays were demanded, and the roll was called with the following result: Yeas, 8; nays, 4.

Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Butler, Barker, Crichton, Grimes, Murdock, Price, Wilson, J. C., and Winter.

Gentlemen voting in the negative were: Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Edwards, Ely.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Guerin, Johnson, Judd, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, McFarland, McWirt, Moonlight, Morrill, O'Neil, Palmer, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, Simpson, St. John, Topping, Walker, Wilson, V. P., and York.

And so, a majority not having voted in the affirmative, the motion did not prevail.

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

Ordered that the Secretary inform the House thereof.

Mr. Brandley, chairman of the committee on enrolled bills, asked and by unanimous consent obtained leave to make the following reports:

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MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on enrolled bills, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 10, “An act to add Elm Grove township, of Labette county, to the forty-fourth representative district," have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the Senate correctly enrolled, and have presented the same to the Governor for his signature.

H. BRANDLEY, Chairman.

, MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on enrolled bills, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 13, “An act making an appropriation for the state asylum for the deaf and dumb," have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the Senate correctly enrolled, and have presented the same to the Governor for his signature.

H. BRANDLEY, Chairman. MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on enrolled bills, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 53, “An act in relation to county commissioner districts,” have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the Senate correctly enrolled, and have presented the same to the Governor for his signature.

H. BRANDLEY, Chairman. MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on enrolled bills, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 161, “An act to restrain state officers and officers of state institutions,” have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the Senate correctly enrolled, and have presented the same to the Governor for his signature.

H. BRANDLEY, Chairman. MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on enrolled bills, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 114, "An act to provide for issuing bonds of Blue Rapids township, of Marshall county," have had the same under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the Senate correctly enrolled, and have presented the same to the Governor for his signature.

H. BRANDLEY, Chairman. MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on enrolled bills, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 116, “An act limiting the time for the transfer of the bonds of Atchison county to the Atchison, Oskaloosa & Lawrence railroad company,” have had the same

under consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the Senate correctly enrolled, and have presented the same to the Governor for his signature.

H. BRANDLEY, Chairman. Mr. Murdock moved that the rules be suspended, and House bill No. 388 considered engrossed and read the third time now, which motion prevailed, and House bill No. 388, "An act making an appropriation for additional legislative expenses for the fiscal year ending November 30, 1873,” 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, Barker, Crichton, Edwards, Grimes, Judd, Martindale, McFarland, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Palmer, Price, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, St. John, Topping, Wilson, J. C., Wilson, V.P., and Winter.

Mr. Ely voted in the negative.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Brandley, Butler, Guerin, Johnson, Martin, Matheny, McWirt, Simpson, Walker, 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. St. John moved that the rules be suspended, and House bill No. 120 considered engrossed and read the third time now, which motion prevailed, and House bill No. 120, "An act to legalize the official acts of the city council of DeSoto, a city of the third class, in Johnson 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, 0.

Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were: Messrs. Blair, Edwards, Ely, Grimes, Guerin, Judd, Martindale, McFarland, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Price, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, St. John, Wilson, J. C., Wilson, V. P., and Winter.

Gentlemen absent or not voting were: Messrs. Brandley, Butler, Barker, Crichton, Johnson, Martin, Matheny, McWirt, Palmer, Simpson, Topping, Walker, 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.

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