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Taking fifty cents per week as the basis for daily papers, in my judgment four would be the proper number.

Very respectfully,

GEO. I. LYTLE,

Sergeant-at-Arms.

On motion of Mr. Burnell, the number of weekly newspapers equal to one daily was fixed at five.

Mr. Harvey gave notice of a bill for an Act defining the boundary line between El Dorado and Placer Counties.

GENERAL FILE.

Senate bill No. 12, an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act amendatory of and supplimental to an Act to prescribe the duties and provide for the compensation of the several county officers of the County of Butte, approved May third, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, approved April fourteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two-referred to the Judiciary Committee.

Senate bill No. 10, an Act to appropriate certain funds-considered engrossed, read third time, and passed.

Senate bill No. 19, an Act to repeal an Act to organize townships and regulate their powers and duties, and submit the same to a vote of the people, approved May fifteen, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, as far as the same relates to the County of Mendocino-referred to the Judiciary Committee.

At fifteen minutes past twelve o'clock, P. M., on motion of Mr. Burnell, the Senate adjourned.

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Journal of yesterday read and approved.

The President announced the following additional Standing Committees:

ON CORPORATIONS.

Messrs. Whiting, Higgins, Harvey, Burnell, and Quint.

ON AGRICULTURE.

Messrs. Porter of Contra Costa, Pacheco, Parks, Chamberlain, and Doll.

ON ROADS AND HIGHWAYS.

Messrs. Cavis, Kutz, and Saxton.

REPORT.

Mr. Parks, from the Joint Committee on Printing, made the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT :-The Joint Committee on Printing, to whom was referred the Governor's Message, and accompanying documents, have given the subject their careful attention, and in view of the depleted condition of the Treasury, and the fact that the most important documents mentioned have been scattered throughout the State by the public press, do most respectfully report the following as the number of each to be printed:

Of the Governor's Annual Message, twenty-four hundred copies; of the Report of the Secretary of State, four hundred and eighty copies; of the Report of the Attorney-General, four hundred and eighty copies; of the Reports of the Controller and Treasurer, four hundred and eighty copies, each; of the Report of the Surveyor-General, nine hundred and sixty copies; of the Report of the Directors and Resident Physician of the Insane Asylum, twelve hundred copies; of the Report of the Trustees of the State Reform School, four hundred and eighty copies; 'of the Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, twenty-four hundred copies; of the report of the Trustees of the California Institution for the Education of the Indigent Deaf, Dumb, and Blind, two hundred and forty copies; of the Report of Swamp Land Commissioners, two hundred and forty copies; of the Report of the State Geologist, twenty-four hundred copies; of the Report of the Adjutant-General, fourteen hundred and forty copies; of the Report of the State Prison Directors, two hundred and forty copies; of the Report of the State Capitol Commissioners, two hundred and forty copies; and that the State Printer be directed to furnish the Adjutant-General with nine hundred and sixty copies of his Report; the Trustees of the State Reform School, one hundred and twenty copies of their Report; the Directors of the Insane Asylum, two hundred and forty copies of their Report; the Superintendent of Public Instruction, one hundred and twenty copies of his Report; and deliver the rest to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the two Houses, to be distributed pro rata among the members of this Legislature, as soon as printed.

Adopted.

W. H. PARKS,

On the part of the Senate Committee.
REDFIELD,

On the part of the Assembly Committee.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

Bills were introduced as follows:

By Mr. Van Dyke, for an Act dividing the State into Judicial Districts. Read first and second times, the usual number of copies ordered printed, and referred to Judiciary Committee.

By Mr. Perkins, for an Act to change the name of John Schlageter. Read first and second times, and placed on file.

By Mr. Shurtleff, for an Act to amend an Act, passed March twentyfifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled an Act to amend 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 Commit

tee.

By Mr. McNabb, for an Act to legalize certain conveyances.

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

tee.

Mr. Anderson gave notice that, at an early day, he wonld introduce a bill to define the northern boundary line of Sierra County.

CONSIDERATION OF GOVERNOR'S MESSAGE.

On motion of Mr. Oulton, the Governor's Message was taken up and referred as follows:

That part of the Message relating to finances, was referred to the Finance Committee, with instructions to report a bill at an early day. That part relating to the Attorney-General and Secretary of State, was referred to the Judiciary Committee.

That part relating to war bonds, was referred to the Committee on Claims.

That part relating to the Adjutant-General, California Indians, and Harbor Defences, was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. That part relating to charitable institutions, was referred to the Committee on Public Morals.

That part relating to the State Prison, State Reform School, and State Capitol, was referred to the Committee on Public Buildings.

That part relating to the Insane Asylum, was referred to the Committee on State Hospitals.

That part relating to the State Library, was referred to the Committee on the State Library.

That part relating to the State Normal School, and Schools and School Funds, was referred to the Committee on Education.

That part relating to the Surveyor-General, was referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

That part relating to Swamp Lands, was referred to the Committee on Swamp and Overflowed Lands.

That part relating to the Chinese, was referred to a Special Committee of Five. The President appointed, as said committee, Messrs. Oulton, Booth, McCullough, Higby, and Birdseye.

That part relating to Geology and the Mines, was referred to the Committee on Mines and Mining Interests.

That part relating to agriculture, was referred to the Committee on Agriculture.

That part relating to the Pacific railroad, was referred to the Committee on Internal Improvements.

That part relating to boundaries and boundary lines, was referred to a Special Committee of Five. The President appointed as said Committee, Messrs. Shannon, Higby, Harvey, Anderson, and Quint.

That part relating to Federal Relations, was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations.

Mr. Powers offered the following resolution:

Resolved, By the Senate, the Assembly concurring, that Horace Lovely be allowed seven days pay, for services as Fireman, at four dollars per day, payable one half out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate, and one half out of the Contingent Fund of the Assembly.

Adopted.

Mr. Perkins moved to reconsider the vote whereby that portion of the Governor's Message relating to the Chinese was referred to a special committee.

Lost.

GENERAL FILE.

Senate bill No. 29, an Act to provide for the construction of a wagon and turnpike road in Mariposa county, was taken up.

Mr. Crane moved that the bill be referred to the Judiciary Commit

tee.

The question being on the reference of the bill, the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs: Crane, Gaskill, and Higby, and taken, with the following result:

AYES-Messrs. Abell, Anderson, Baker, Clark, Crane, Gaskill, Harvey, Higby, Kutz, Lewis, Nixon, Porter of Contra Costa, Porter of Santa Cruz, Shurtleff, Van Dyke, Wallis, and Whiting-17.

NOES-Messrs. Birdseye, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Chamberlain, Cunningham, Doll, Holden, McCullough, McNabb, Oulton, Parks, Perkins, Powers, and Shannon-15.

So the bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee.

At fifteen minutes before two o'clock, P. M., on motion of Mr. Lewis, the Senate adjourned.

J. F. CHELLIS,

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Quorum present.

Journal of yesterday read and approved.

The President announced the following additional Standing Commit

tees:

ON COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION.

Messrs. Clark, Booth, Perkins, Whiting, and Bogart.

ON INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS.

Messrs. Burnell, Parks, Doll, Pacheco, and Harvey.

ON MINES AND MINING INTERESTS.

Messrs. Harriman, Saxton, Higgins, Oulton, McCullough, Vineyard, and Anderson.

REPORTS.

Mr. Higgins, from the Committee on Enrolment, made the following report:

Mr. PRESIDENT:-The Committee on Enrolment have examined, and found correctly enrolled, Senate concurrent resolution No. 1.

HIGGINS, Chairman.

Mr. Burnell, Chairman of the Committee on Engrossment, made the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT:-The Committee on Engrossment have compared, and found correctly engrossed, Senate bill No. 10, entitled an Act to appropriate certain funds.

BURNELL, Chairman.

MESSAGE FROM THE ASSEMBLY.

The following message was received from the Assembly:

ASSEMBLY CHAMBER,

January 13th, 1863.

MR. PRESIDENT:-The Assembly, on the twelfth instant, concurred in Senate concurrent resolution No. 4, relative to Porter for the rear of the State House ;

Also, on the same day, the House adopted Assembly concurrent resolution No. 5, relative to the distribution of printed bills;

Also, on the same day, the House adopted Assembly concurrent resolution No. 6, concerning the appointment of a Joint Committee to investigate the matter of the payment of the State's quota of the Federal tax, and Messrs. Smith of Sierra, Ames, and Sutton, have been appointed such committee on the part of the House.

in.

W. N. SLOCUM,

Assistant Clerk.

CONSIDERATION OF ASSEMBLY MESSAGE.

Assembly concurrent resolution No. 5, above reported, was concurred

Assembly concurrent resolution No. 6, concerning the appointment of an investigating committee,

Mr. Gaskill moved to lay upon the table.

Upon which, the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs. Shannon, Quint, and Holden, and taken, with the following result:

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