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NAMES OF INSANE CONVICTS SENT FROM STATE PRISON TO STATE INSANE ASYLUM

By Governor Leland Stanford, for the year 1862.

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January

MR. PRESIDENT:-The Assembly yesterday adopted Assembly concurrent resolution No. 3, concerning Fireman for the two Houses, in which they ask the concurrence of the Senate;

Also, unanimously adopted resolutions of respect to the memory of the late Colonel Roderick Matheson, and I am instructed to ask the Senate to consider and adopt the same, which are herewith transmitted.

W. N. SLOCUM,
Assistant Clerk.

CONSIDERATION OF ASSEMBLY MESSAGE.

Assembly concurrent resolution No. 3, above reported, was laid on table.

The resolutions above reported relative to the memory of the late Colonel Roderick Matheson, were unanimously adopted.

At three o'clock, P.M., on motion of Mr. Powers, the Senate adjourned until eleven o'clock, A.M., to-morrow.

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Absent-Messrs Abell, Baker, and Crane.

Mr. Abell was granted three days leave of absence.
Journal of yesterday read and approved.

The following communication was read:

To the Honorable the Senate of the State of California:

The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California, whose road forms an important portion of the great Pacific Railroad across the American continent, intent to inaugurate the commencement of the work on their road with appropriate ceremonies, on the eighth day of January, at eleven o'clock, A. M., at the corner of K and Front streets, in this city, and your honorable body is cordially invited to participate in the ceremonies.

JAMES BAILEY,

Secretary.

The President announced the following additional Standing Committees:

ON SWAMP AND OVERFLOWED LANDS.

Messrs. Harvey Powers, Parks, Chamberlain, and Baker.

ON PUBLIC LANDS.

Messrs. Holden, Porter of Contra Costa, Baker, Doll, and Whiting.

ON MILITARY AFFAIRS.

Messrs. Pacheco, Abell, Booth, Cunningham, Birdseye, and Shurtleff

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Mr. Gaskill moved to suspend the rules for the purpose of introducing a resolution.

Mr. Powers moved to adjourn.

Lost.

The motion of Mr. Gaskill was lost.

At forty minutes past eleven o'clock, A.M., on motion of Mr. Gaskill, the Senate adjourned in honor of the anniversary of the battle of New Orleans, and to participate in the ceremonies of inaugurating the commencement of the Central Pacific Railroad.

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The following additional Standing Committees were announced by the President

ON FINANCE.

Messrs. Perkins, Doll, Birdseye, Cunningham, and Gaskill.

ON EDUCATION.

Messrs. Abell, Booth, Birdseye, Chamberlain, and Porter of Contra Costa.

ON CLAIMS.

Messrs. Oulton, Parks, Burnell, Abell, and Saxton.

ON FEDERAL RELATIONS.

Messrs. Porter of Santa Cruz, Shannon, Shurtleff, Gaskill, and Burnell.

ON ENGROSSMENT.

Messrs. Burnell, Powers, McNabb, Pacheco, Saxton, and Kutz.

ON ENROLMENT.

Messrs. Higgins, Oulton, Holden, Porter of Contra Costa, Wallis, and Clark.

The Governor's Annual Message was referred to the Joint Committee on Printing.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

Bills were introduced as follows:

By Mr. Perkins, for an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act concerning crimes and punishments, passed April sixteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty.

Read first and second times.

On its reference to the Judiciary Committee, the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs. Perkins, Oulton, and Burnell, and taken, with the following result:

AYES-Messrs. Anderson, Birdseye, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Cavis, Chamberlain, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Doll, Harvey, Hathaway, Higby, Higgins, Kutz, McCullough, McNabb, Oulton, Pacheco, Parks, Porter of Contra Costa, Porter of Santa Cruz, Saxton, Shurtleff, Van Dyke, and Wallis-27.

NOES Messrs. Baker, Gaskill, Harriman, Lewis, Perkins, Powers, Quint, Shannon, Vineyard, and Whiting-10.

Also, for an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to regulate proceedings in civil cases in the Courts of Justice of this State, passed April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and fifty-one.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Judiciary Committee.

By Mr. Porter of Contra Costa, for an Act to amend an Act to provide for the appointment of a Measurer of Wood in and for the City of San Francisco, approved April twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.

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Read first and second times, and referred to the San Francisco Delegation.

By Mr. Chamberlain, for an Act amendatory of and supplemental to an Act concerning Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, passed February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-one.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Judiciary Commit

tee.

By Mr. Holden, for an Act to provide for purchasing postage stamps and express envelopes for members and officers of the Legislature at its fourteenth session.

Read first and second times.

Mr. Gaskill moved to suspend the rules and consider the bill.

Mr. Harvey moved to refer to Swamp Land Committee.

Lost.

On the question of suspending the rules, the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs. Chamberlain, Burnell, and Whiting, and the motion was lost by the following vote:

AYES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Bogart, Burnell, Crane, Gaskill, Harriman, Hathaway, Higby, Higgins, Holden, Lewis, McCullough, McNabb, Oulton, Pacheco, Parks, Perkins, Powers, Quint, Shannon, Van Dyke, and Wallis-23.

NOES-Messrs. Birdseye, Booth, Chamberlain, Clark, Cunningham, Doll, Harvey, Kutz, Nixon, Porter of Contra Costa, Saxton, Shurtleff, Vineyard, and Whiting-14.

So the bill went to the general file.

By Mr. Oulton, for an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to amend sections thirty-two and thirty-eight of an Act entitled an Act to provide revenue for the support of the Government of this State, approved May seventeenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, approved May fourteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Finance Committee.

Mr. Shannon asked leave to introduce a bill without notice.

Mr. Porter of Contra Costa objected.

Mr. Oulton moved to suspend the Twelfth Rule, requiring unamimous consent for the introduction of a bill without notice.

The Chair decided that the Rule could be suspended by a two thirds vote.

Mr. Higby appealed.

On the question: "Shall the decision of the Chair stand as the judgment of the Senate?" the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs. Burnell, Powers, and Higby, and the appeal was sustained, by the following vote:

AYES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Doll, Nixon, Oulton, Perkins, Powers, Quint, Shannon, and Van Dyke-12.

NOES-Messrs. Booth, Burnell, Cavis, Chamberlain, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Harriman, Hathaway, Higby, Higgins, Kutz, Lewis, McCullough, Pacheco, Parks, Porter of Contra Costa, Porter of Santa Cruz, Shurtleff, Wallis, and Whiting-21.

By Mr. Shurtleff, for an Act to divide the State into Congressional Districts, and to fix the time of electing Representatives to Congress.

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