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Senator Morehouse introduced Senate resolution No.84, as follows:

Resolved, That having the fullest confidence in the high character, ability and patriotism of Senator H. B. Miller, of Osage county, who as a boy of fifteen years of age did what he could to preserve the Union, and hand down to posterity the flag of our country with its stars undiminished and its honor intact, and as a parting tribute of respect, this Senate presents to him one of the bright banners-"old glory”- that has so fittingly graced this chamber during this session.

The resolution was adopted.

Senator Allen introduced Senate resolution No. 85, as follows:

Resolved, That the sergeant-at-arms be instructed to procure for each old soldier in the Senate, to wit, Senators Pestana, Stewart, Carpenter, Gabriel, and Conrad, a flag similar to the ones just presented to Senators Miller and Tapp, and that the same shall be presented to said senators at the same time the flags are presented to said Senators Miller and Tapp.

Resolved further, That out of respect for such old soldier senators we tender to them, one and all, our love and appreciation for their faithful work and friendship while with us in the Senate.

The resolution was adopted,

Senator Noftzger introduced Senate concurrent resolution No. 40, as follows:

Resolved by the Senate, the House concurring therein: That the consideration of all bills, except appropriation bills and bills in conference, shall cease at five o'clock this evening.

The resolution was adopted.

Senator Householder introduced Senate resolution No. 86, as follows:

WHEREAS, Not in the history of the state has the Senate had better or more faithful reading clerks than those occupying the positions during this session: therefore, be it

Resolved, That the thanks of this body be extended to J. A. Ramsey and W. E. Pitts for the able, courteous and faithful manner in which they have performed the duties of their respective positions.

The resolution was adopted.

Senator Chaney moved that the rules be suspended and that House bills No. 983, 986 and 987 be placed on third reading, subject to amendment and debate.

The motion prevailed.

House bill No. 983, An act for the relief of Wm. F. Alexander, was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass ? the roll was called, with the following result : Yeas 32, nays 0; absent or not voting, 8.

Senators voting in favor of the passage of the bill were: Brånine, Caldwell, Carpenter, Chaney, Codding, Conrad, Crum, Cubbison, Fitzpatrick, Fulton, Gabriel, Hurrel, Kennedy, King, Leidy, Miller, Morehouse, Morrow, Noftzger, Pestana, Peterson, Porter, Simons, Smith, Sponable, Stewart, Tapp, Vincent, Ward, White, Wright, and Wulfekuhler.

Senators absent or not voting were : Allen, Buschow, Findlay, Fullington, Henley, Householder, McKnight, and McMillan.

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

House bill No. 986, An act providing for the admission of certain hospital nurses into the Mother Bickerdyke Home annex to the State Soldiers' Home, was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass ? the roll was called, with the following result : Yeas 32, nays 0; absent or not voting, 8.

Senators voting in favor of the passage of the bill were: Branine, Caldwell, Carpenter, Chaney, Codding, Conrad, Crum, Cubbison, Fitzpatrick, Fulton, Gabriel, Fiurrel, Kennedy, King, Leidy, Miller, Morehouse, Morrow. Noftzger, Pestana, Peterson, Porter, Simons, Smith, Sponable, Stewart, Tapp, Vincent, Ward, White, Wright, and Wulfekuhler.

Senators absent or not voting were: Allen, Buschow, Findlay, Fullington, Henley, Householder, McKnight,

, and McMillan.

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

House bill No. 987, An act to authorize and empower the board of county commissioners of any county and the mayor and council of any city within the state of Kansas to appropriate money or issue bonds for the purpose therein expressed, and to perpetuate the memory of the soldiers of the Union in the war of rebellion, was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass ? the roll was called, with the following result: Yeas 32, nays 0; absent or not voting, 8.

Senators voting in favor of the passage of the bill were: Branine, Caldwell, Carpenter, Chaney, Codding, Conrad, Crum, Cubbison, Fitzpatrick, Fulton, Gabriel, Hurrel, Kennedy, King, Leidy, Miller, Morehouse, Morrow, Noftzger, Pestana, Peterson, Porter, Simons, Smith, Sponable, Stewart, Tapp, Vincent, Ward, White, Wright, and Wulfekuhler.

Senators absent or not voting were : Allen, Buschow, Findlay, Fullington, Henley, Householder, McKnight, and McMillan.

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

House bill No. 98, An act concerning child labor, prohibiting the employment in factories, workshops and mines of persons under fourteen years of age, and regulating the employment in other occupations or places of persons under sixteen years of age, was read the third time.

Senator Allen moved that the further consideration of this bill be indefinitely postponed.

The motion was lost.
Senator Caldwell moved the previous question.
The motion prevailed.

The question being, Shall the bill pass ? the roll was called, with the following result: Yeas 13, nays 15; absent or not voting, 12.

Senators voting in favor of the passage of the bill were : Caldwell, Carpenter, Codding, Gabriel, Householder, King, McMillan, Miller, Porter, Simons, Smith, Tapp, and Wright.

Senators voting in the negative were: Allen, Conrad, Crum, Fitzpatrick, Fulton, Kennedy, Leidy, McKnight, Morehouse, Pestana, Peterson, Stewart, Vincent, Ward, and White.

Senators absent or not voting were: Branine, Buschow, Chaney, Cubbison, Findlay, Fullington, Henley, Hurrel, Morrow, Noftzger, Sponable, and Wulfekubler.

A constitutional majority not having voted in favor of the passage of the bill, the bill did not pass.

Senator Chaney requested that the members of the Ways and Means Committee be excused at this time.

The request was granted.

Senator Noftzger moved that the Senate concur in the amendment made by the House on Senate concurrent resolution No. 10.

The motion prevailed.

House bill No. 481, An act repealing sections 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182 and 183 of chapter 36, article 10, General Statutes of 1901 of Kansas, relating to corrupt practices, was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass ? the roll was called, with the following result : Yeas 21, nays 11; absent or not voting, 8.

Senators voting in favor of the passage of the bill were: Allen, Buschow, Caldwell, Chaney, Crum, Cubbison, Fitzpatrick, Fulton, Hurrel, Kennedy, McKnight, Miller, Noftzger, Pestana, Peterson, Sponable, Stewart, Tapp, Vincent, Ward, and White.

Senators voting in the negative were: Branine, Carpenter, Codding, Conrad, Gabriel, Householder, King, Leidy, McMillan, Morehouse, and Wright.

Senators absent or not voting were: Findlay, Fullington, Henley, Morrow, Porter, Simons, Smith, and Wulfekuhler.

A constitutional majority having voted in favor of the pas. sage of the bill, the bill passed, and the title was agreed to.

House bill No. 889, An act to enlarge the jurisdiction of the justice of the peace in actions in replevin, was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass? the roll was called, with the following result : Yeas 25, nays 1; absent or not voting, 14.

Senators voting in favor of the passage of the bill were: Branine, Carpenter, Codding, Conrad, Crum, Cubbison, Fitzpatrick, Fulton, Gabriel, Hurrel, King, Leidy, McKnight, Miller, Morehouse, Noftzger, Pestana, Peterson, Porter, Simons, Sponable, Stewart, Tapp, Ward, and Wright.

Senator Caldwell voted in the negative.

Senators absent or not voting were: Allen, Buschow, Chaney, Findlay, Fullington, Henley, Householder, Kennedy, McMillan, Morrow, Smith, Vincent, White, and Wulfekuhler.

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

On motion of Senator Noftzger, the Senate adjourned..

EVENING SESSION.

SENATE CHAMBER, TOPEKA, KAN.,

March 11, 1903—7:30 o'clock P. M. The Senate met pursuant to adjournment; Lieut.-gov. D. J. Hanna in the chair.

The roll was called.

Present: Senators Allen, Branine, Buschow, Caldwell, Chaney, Codding, Conrad, Crum, Findlay, Fitzpatrick, Fulton, Gabriel, Householder, Hurrel, Kennedy, King, Leidy, McKnight, McMillan, Miller, Morehouse, Morrow, Noftzger, Pestana, Peterson, Porter, Simons, Smith, Sponable, Stewart, Tapp, Vincent, Ward, White, Wright, and Wulfekuhler.

Absent: Senators Cubbison, Fullington, and Henley. Senator Branine introduced resolution No. 87. as follows:

Resolved, That the tbanks of the Senate are extended to H. B. Glenn, docket clerk, and C. A. Henrie, assistant docket clerk of the Sepate, for the careful, cautious, efficient and satisfactory manner in which they have performed every duty of the important and exacting positions in which they have served during this session.

The resolution was adopted.
Senator Vincent called up Senate bill No. 680.

Senate bill No. 680, An act authorizing the Central Kansas Fair Association to police its grounds, was read the third time.

House amendments to Senate bill No. 680 are as fol. lows:

In title, after the word “grounds" insert the words "hold fairs and award premiums.”

The enacting clause amended to read, “Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Kansas.”

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