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plicants for registration under chapter 254 of the Session Laws of 1901;

Also, Senate bill No. 689, An act relating to the sale of intoxicating liquors, and the suppression of places where such liquors are sold or used, or kept for sale or used contrary to the law, and supplemental to chapter 232 of the Laws of 1901 ;

Also, Senate bill No. 598, An act authorizing the chartered insti. tutions of learning to erect and maintain electric plants;

Also, Senate bill No. 673, An act relating to taxation in Leavenworth county, Kangas;

Also, Senate bill No. 283, An act to amend section 2 of chapter 122 of the Laws of 1874, the same being paragraph 5590 of the Compiled Laws of 1889, relating to the appraisement of school property, and repealing the original section;

Also, Senate bill No. 666, An act authorizing the county commissioners of Phillips county, Kansas, by unanimous vote, may allow the under-sheriff of said county for his services a sum not exceeding $400 per annum, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith;

Have compared the engrossed copies with the enrolled bills, and I am directed to report to the Senate that the same are correctly enrolled, that they have been properly signed by the president and secretary of the Senate and the speaker and chief clerk of the House, and have been presented to the governor for his approval, this 12th day of March, 1903.

F. W. SPONABLE, Chairman. MR. PRESIDENT: Your Committee on Enrolled Bills, to whom was referred Sepate bill No. 519, An act making appropriation to pay for the necessary furniture and fixtures in the Grand Army museum, and to pay for the publication of the reports of the department commander of the Grand Army of the Republic to the governor;

Also, Sedate bill No. 17, An act making the certified copies of the United States government patents, certified to by the proper officers of the United States, at Washington, D, C., as true copies of the original patents issued competent as evidence and conclusive proof of title as therein shown;

Also, Senate bill No. 662, An act to legalize all acts performed by S. W. McElroy as judge pro tempore of the district court of the seventeenth judicial district, while sitting in and for Rawlins county,

Kansas;

Also, Seoate bill No. 688, An act to enable Pawnee county to drill wells for gas and to provide for the control and disposition of the same, and

issue bonds therefor; Also, Senate bill No. 9, An act to amend section 643 of the General Statutes of 1901, entitled "An act to authorize cities to establish and maintain free public libraries and reading-rooms;

Have compared the engrossed copies with the enrolled bills, and I am directed to report to the Senate that the same are correctly enrolled, that they have been properly signed by the president and secretary of the Senate and the speaker and chief clerk of the House and has been presented to the governor for his approval, this 12th day of March, 1903.

F. W. SPONABLE, Chairman. MR. PRESIDENT: Your Committee on Enrolled Bills, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 642, An act making appropriations to pay the salaries, per diem, mileage and expenses of the regents and trustees of the state institutions, board of directors of the Penitentiary, board of managers of the State Industrial Reformatory, board of managers of the State Soldiers' Home, the Live-stock Sanitary Commissioners, and the School Text-book Commission, fixing the salaries, and providing for the giving of bond of certain officers herein stated;

Also, Senate bill No. 671, An act providing for the application of the excess fees of the register of deeds of Coffey county, Kansas, and relating to the fees and salary of the sheriff of Coffey county, Kansas;

Also, Senate bill No. 566, An act to amend sections 4 and 6 of chapter 107 of the Session Laws of 1897, of an act entitled "An act creating two city courts in Kansas City township, Wyandotte county, Kansas, and defining the jurisdiction thereof and the powers and duties, and fixing the salaries thereof, and limiting the jurisdiction of the justices of the peace in said township,” and repealing said original section;

Have compared the engrossed copies with the enrolled bills, and I am directed to report to the Senate that the same are correctly enrolled, that they have been properly signed by tbe president and secretary of the Senate and the speaker and chief clerk of the House, and have been presented to the governor for his approval, this 12th day of March, 1903.

F. W. SPONABLE, Chairman. MR. PRESIDENT: Your Committee on Enrolled Bills, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 262, An act to amend section 78 of chapter 80 of the code of civil procedure, the same being paragraph 4512 of the General Statutes of the State of Kansas of the year 1901;

Also, Senate bill No. 297, An act amending section 3392 of the General Statutes of Kansas of 1901, and repealing said section 3392 in relation to insurance;

Also, Senate bill No. 25, An act defining what shall constitute public stock-yards, defining the duties of the person or persons op. erating the same, and regulating all charges thereof, and removing all restrictions in the trade of dead animals, and providing penalties for the violation of this act;

Also, Senate bill No. 4, An act requiring safeguards for the protection of all persons employed or laboring in manufacturing establishments, and providing civil remedies for all persons so engaged,

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or their personal representatives, in cases where such persons may be killed or injured while employed or laboring in any manufacturing establishment which is not properly provided with safeguards required by this act;

Also, Senate bill No. 82, An act to repeal section 14, chapter 10, Session Laws of 1898, being section 1302, General Statutes 1901, section 33, chapter 23, General Statutes 1868, and section 45, chapter 23, General Statutes 1868, and section 15, chapter 10 of the Session Laws of 1898, being section 1302, General Statutes of 1901 ;

Have compared the engrossed copies with the enrolled bills, and I am directed to report to the Senate that the same are correctly enrolled, that they have been properly signed by the president and secretary of the Senate and the speaker and chief clerk of the House, and has been presented to the governor for his approval, this 12th day of March, 1903.

F. W. SPONABLE, Chairman.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE. MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed by the House to inform the Senate that the House has appointed as conference committee on House bill No. 982, An act making appropriation for miscellaneous pur. poses, Messrs. Leland, Kinnison, and Goebel.

W. P. MASON, Chief Clerk. MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed by the House to inform the Senate that the House bas adopted Senate concurrent resolution No. 39, Relating to exhibit at Louisiana Purchase Exposition. The resolution is transmitted herewith.

W. P. Mason, Chief Clerk. MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed by the House to inform the Senate that the House has non-concurred in report of conference committee on House bill No. 600, and asks for committee of conference, Conferees on the part of the House are Messrs. Leland, Kinnison, Goebel.

W. P. Mason, Chief Clerk. Mr. PRESIDENT: I am directed by the House to inform the Senate that the House has non-concurred in Senate amendment to House bill No. 982 and asks for a conference committee.

W. P. Mason, Chief Clerk. MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed by the House to inform the Senate that the House has adopted the report of the conference committee on House bill No. 600, An act making appropriation for the executive and judicial departments of the state for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1904, and June 30, 1905, and deficiencies of 1903. The report is transmitted herewith.

W. P. Mason, Chief Clerk.

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Senator Allen introduced Senate resolution No. 98, as follows:

Resolved, That we deplore the sickness of our brother senator, Hon. G. H. Fullington, and we hope and earnestly trust that his recovery may be speedy and permanent. We have missed him during our session, and regret that he was unable to be with us; and therefore, be it further

Resolved, That the Senate extend to our brother senator our sincere regrets, and assure him that, while he has not been able to be with us in person, we have constantly been with him in mind and spirit; be it further

Resolved, That a copy of this resolution be sent to our brother by the secretary of this Senate.

The resolution was adopted.

MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed by the House to inform the Senate that the House bas passed Senate bill No. 666, An act authoriz. ing the county commissioners of Phillips county, Kansas, by unanimous vote, may allow the under-sheriff of said county for his services a sum pot exceeding $100 per annum, and repealing all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith.

Also, passed Senate bill No. 668, An act for the election of county commissioners of Crawford county and prescribing their terms.

Also, passed Senate bill No. 548, An act authorizing the establishment and maintenance of foot-paths or sidewalks along public highways, prohibiting trespassing thereon, and prescribing penalties for the violation thereof.

Also, concurred in Senate amendments to House bill No. 298.
The bills are transmitted herewith.

W. P. Mason, Chief Clerk.
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

TOPEKA, March 11, 1903. To the Senate : I have this day received and approved Senate bill No. 25, An act defining what shall constitute public stock-yards, defining the duties of the person or persons operating the same, regulating all charges thereof, and removing restrictions in the trade of dead animals, and providing penalties for the violation of this act.

W. J. BAILEY, Governor. Senator Chaney moved that the rules be suspended, and that House bill No. 979, be placed on third reading, subject to amendment and debate.

The motion prevailed.

House bill No. 979, An act making an appropriation for the payment of compensation and expenses for making examinations of insurance companies under chapter 357 of the Session Laws of 1901, was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pass ? the roll was called, with the following result: Yeas 22, nays 1; absent or not voting, 17.

Senators voting in favor of the passage of the bill were: Buschow, Chaney, Codding, Crum, Fulton, Householder, Hurrel, Kennedy, King, Miller, Morrow, Noftzger, Pestana, Peterson, Porter, Simons, Sponable, Stewart, Tapp, Ward, Wright, and Wulfekuhler.

Senator McMillan voted in the negative.

Senators absent or not voting were: Allen, Branine, Caldwell, Carpenter, Conrad, Cubbison, Findlay, Fitzpatrick, Fullington, Gabriel, Henley, Leidy, McKnight, Morehouse, Smith, Vincent, and White.

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

Senator Sponable, chairman of the Committee on Enrolled Bills, offered the following reports :

MR. PRESIDENT: Your Committee on Enrolled Bills, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 573, An act to amend section 2 of chapter 165 of the Session Laws of 1887, being 2454 of the General Ştatutes of 1901;

Also, Senate bill No. 548, An act authorizing the establishment and maintenance of foot-paths or sidewalks along public highways, prohibiting trespassing thereon, and providing penalties for the violation thereof;

Also, Senate bill No. 274, An act to provide for the indeterminate sentence of persons convicted of certain felonies, for the termination of such sentence, and the release of such persons, defining the duties of the directors and warden of the Penitentiary in relation thereto, and repealing section 5686 of the General Statutes of 1901, and all other acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith;

Also, Senate bill No. 42, An act to amend section 3 of chapter 25 of the Session Laws of 1895, as amended by chapter 194 of the Session Laws of 1901, and to repeal chapter 194 of the Session Laws of 1901.

Have compared the engrossed copies with the enrolled bills, and I am directed to report to the Senate that the same are correctly enrolled, that they have been properly signed by the president and secretary of the Senate and the speaker and chief clerk of the House, and has been presented to the governor for his approval, this 13th day of March, 1903.

F. W. SPONABLE, Chairman. MR. PRESIDENT: Your Committee on Enrolled Bills, to whom

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