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MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE.

The following messages from the House of Representatives were then read:

MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed to inform the Senate that the House of Representatives bas concurred in

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 1, In relation to Indian depredations on the frontier, Without amendment.

A. R. BANKS,

Chief Clerk. Mr. President: I am directed to inform the Senate that the House of Representatives has adopted

House Concurrent Resolution No. 3, Respecting school lands sold by the general government, In which your concurrence is respectfully desired.

A. R. BANKS,

Chief Clerk. Mr. President: I am directed to inform the Senate that the House of Representatives has adopted

House Concurrent Resolution No. 2, Relating to Joint Rules, In which your concurrence is respectfully desired.

A. R. BANKS,

Chief Clerk.
Committee on the part of the House:
Messrs. Buchan, Veale and Kalloch.

RESOLUTIONS INTRODUCED.

Mr. Matheny offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Senate do, tomorrow at 10 o'clock a. 1., proceed to the election of a chaplain for the Senate.

Which was adopted.

Mr. Crichton offered

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 14, Memorializing Congress to extend the time of payment of the lands included in what is known as tho Cherokeo strip, on the southern border of Kansas.

Read first time, and
Laid over under the rules.

House Concurrent Resolution No. 2, In relation to Joint rules.

Read first time, and

Laid over under the rules.

House Concurrent Resolution No. 3, Respecting school lands sold by the general government.

Read first time, and

Laid over under the rules.

Mr. J. C. Wilson offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-Arms be instructed to procure from the Secretary of State, seven copies of the latest sectional map of the State of Kansas for the use of the Committee on Apportionment.

Which was adopted.

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 11, To raise a Joint Committee to inquire into the affairs of the State officers.

Was taken up for consideration.
And was adopted.

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 12, Memorializing Congress to donate to the State of Kansas, the Fort Harker Reservation, for the founding of an Industrial Normal School,

Was taken up for consideration,
And was adopted.

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 13, Relating to printing the Governor's Message,

Was taken up for consideration. .
A vote being bad,
It was not adopted.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

Mr. St. John introduced

Senate Bill No. 23, An act entitled an act to amend a bill to protect the people of Kansas from empiricism, and to elevate the medical profession.

Read first time.

Mr. York introduced

Senate Bill No. 24, An act to provide for the publication of all general and certain local laws.

Read first time.

Mr. Grimes introduced

Senate Bill No. 25, An act amendatory of an act for the assessment and collection of taxes.

Read first time.

Mr. Matheny introduced

Senate Bill No. 26, An act for the relief of John Boyles, of Cherokee county.

Read first time.

Mr. Matheny introduced

Senate Bill No. 27, An act to amend an act entitled an act to prohibit hunting within the enclosure of others without leave.

Read first time.

BILLS ON SECOND READING.

Senate Bill No. 20, An act relating to sale of school lands.

Read second time, and
Referred to Committee on Public Lands.

Senate Bill No. 21, An act to amend section 601, of the Code of Civil Procedure.

Read second time, and
Referred to Committee on Judiciary.

Senate Bill No. 22, An act entitled an act to create the fifteenth judicial district, and to provide for a judge thereof, and for holding the terms of court therein.

Read second time, and
Referred to Committee on Judiciary,

Mr. McFarland asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to offer the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Secretary of State be requested to furnish the Judiciary Committee of this body with a copy of each of the volumes of the Kansas Reports, and a copy of the several volumes of the statutes published in this State, for the use of said Committee during its term of office.

Mr. Price moved to amend by adding the following:

Then the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate shall return the same to the Secretary of State.

A vote being had,
The amendment was adopted.
The resolution as amended, was then adopted.

SPECIAL ORDER.

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 3, Relating to a United States District Court in the Indian Territory,

Was taken up for consideration.
Read second time, and
Referred to Committee on Judiciary.

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 6, Relating to postage stamps,

Was taken up for consideration.

Mr. Ely moved to amend by inserting one dollar instead of ten.

Which amendment did not prevail.

Mr. J. C. Wilson moved to amend by inserting $5.00 instead of $10.00.

Which amendment did not prevail.

Mr. York moved the previous question, but by unanimous consent, the motion was withdrawn.

Mr. St. John moved to amend by inserting $4.00 instead of $10.00.

Which amendment did not prevail.
Mr. Moonlight moved to lay the resolution on the table.
Wbich motion did not prevail.

Mr. Murdock moved to amend by striking out the word officers.

Which amendment was adopted.

Mr. Ely moved to amend by striking out $10.00 and inserting $3.00.

Which amendment was lost.

The question being upon the adoption of the resolution as amended,

The yeas and nays were demanded, and
The roll was called with the following result:
Yeas, 14; naye, 17.
Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were:

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