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respect to the publication of the annual reports of the State Horticultural Society.

Senate file No. 32, an act to legalize the ordinances passed by the incorporated town of Templeton, Carroll county, Iowa.

Senate file No. 51, an act to repeal section 6 of chapter 52 of the laws of the Twenty-first General Assembly and enact a substitute in lieu thereof.

Joint Resolution No. 8, Resolved, by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, that the Auditor of State issue warrants for the mileage of members who visited the several state institutions on committees appointed to investigate the same, the several amounts to be reported to him by the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House.

Senator Ellis offered the following amendmet:

W. S. RICHARDS,
Private Secretary.

Amend by striking out the words, twenty-eight thousand."
Ruled out of order.

The question being, "Shall the rules be suspended and the bill read a third time now?"

Carried.

On the question "Shall the bill pass?" the yeas were:

Senators Bishop, Boardman, Carpenter, Chantry, Cheshire, Craig, Downey, Eaton, Everall, Garst, Harmon, Harper, Harsh, Henderson, Jamison, Jewett, Kelly, Lewis, Oleson, Palmer, Penrose, Perrin, Phelps, Reynolds, Riggen, Upton, Vale, Waterman-28.

The nays were:

Senators Andrews, Baldwin, Brower, Conaway, Dent, Ellis, Gorrell, Green, Groneweg. Hipwell, Hurst, Kilburn, Lehfeldt, Rea, Rowen, Terry. Turner-17.

Absent or not voting:

Senators Finn, Funk, Mattoon, Perry, Yeomans—5.

So the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

Senator Kilburn offered the following explanation of his vote:

I am compelled to vote "No." because, as I understand, as the bill now stands, it increases the compensation of sheriffs in some counties.

The time for the special order having arrived, Joint Resolution No. 4, proposing a change in the constitution of the State of Iowa, relative to suffrage, with report of committee recommending that it be adopted, was taken up.

Senator Jamison moved that the rules be suspended, the joint resolution be considered engrossed, and read a third time now.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE.

The following message was received from the House:

MR. PRESIDENT—I am directed to inform your honorable body that the House has passed the following bills, in which the concurrence of the Senate is asked: House file No. 15, a bill for an act to amend section 3275 of the Code.

House file No. 19, a bill for an act to legalize the election of trustees and articles of incorporation of Fills cemetery, town of Libertyville.

House file No. 32, a bill for an act to legalize the organization of the independent school district of Avoca, Pottawattamie county, Iowa.

I. K. WILSON,

Chief Clerk.

Also: MR. PRESIDENT—I am directed to inform your honorable body that the House bas passed the following bills in which the concurrence of the Senate is asked: House file No. 88, a bill for an act to legalize the levy of certain taxes of Plattville township, Mills county, Iowa.

Also:

I. K. WILSON,

Chief Clerk.

MR. PRESIDENT-I am directed to inform your honorable body that the House has passed the following bills, in which the concurrence of the Senate is asked: House file No. 79, a bill for an act to amend section 2130 of Code of 1873, as amended by section 3, chapter 100, of the acts of the Sixteenth General Assembly, so as to give graders a lien on land or lots graded.

House file No. 116, a bill for an act to amend section 2, chapter 38, of laws of 1882, authorizing cities of second class, having not less than 5,000 inhabitants, to

levy a

special tax for the creation of a paving fund.

House file No. 150, a bill for an act to amend section 3327, of the Code of 1873, relating to the satisfaction of school fund mortgages.

I. K. WILSON, Chief Clerk of House.

Senator Lewis yielded the floor to a motion by Senator Jamison that further consideration of Joint Resolution No. 4, be postponed until to-morrow at 10:30 A. M.

Senator Jamison's motion to postpone consideration of Joint Reso

lution No. 4, carried.

Senator Kelly asked that Senate file No. 151 be taken from the calendar and referred to Committee on Ways and Means.

It

was so ordered.

Yesterday's journal was read, corrected and approved.

Senator Craig moved that the Senate do now adjourn until 10 o'clock A. M. to-morrow.

Carried.

The Senate adjourned.

894.

DES MOINES, IOWA, Wednesday, February 14, 1894. Senate met in regular session at 10 o'clock A. M., President Dungan in the chair.

Prayer by Rev. Charles Earnest Freeman, of Spirit Lake, Iowa.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS.

Senator Mattoon presented a petition from citizens of Allamakee county, Iowa. asking that women be granted the right to vote.

Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments and Suff

rage.

Senator Dent presented a petition on the same subject, from mothers who are tax-payers, of Cherokee county.

Same reference.

Senator Yeomans presented a petition on the same subject, from 139 tax-paying women of Sioux City.

Same reference.

Senator Rowen presented two petitions on the same subject, from citizens of Iowa.

Same reference.

Senator Harper presented a petition from 62 tax-paying women of Des Moines county, Iowa, on the same subject.

Same reference.

Senator Penrose presented a petition from the Presbyterian Christian Endeavor Society from Garrison, Iowa, protesting against repeal of prohibitory law.

Referred to Committee on Suppression of Intemperance.

Senator Perrin presented a resolution, in the nature of a petition, on the same subject, from the citizens of Charles City, Iowa, in mass convention assembled.

Same reference.

Senator Brower presented a memorial from citizens of Pottawattamie county asking for a modification of the prohibitory law. Same reference.

Senator Mattoon presented a petition from the Knights of Labor

of Lansing, Iowa, asking for the establishment of free employment bureaus.

Referred to Committee on Labor.

Also:

A resolution in the nature of a petition from the same parties asking the passage of Senate file No. 72 and House file No. 145.

Same reference.

Senator Cheshire presented a petition from the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor of Des Moines, asking for the passage of a law prohibiting the sale of tobacco to minors under sixteen years

of age.

Referred to Committee on Public Health.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

By Senator Cheshire, Senate file No. 249, a bill for an act to provide for an additional member of the State Board of Health.

Read first and second times and referred to Committee on Public

Health.

By Senator Downey, by request, Senate file No. 250, a bill for an act granting additional powers to cities organized under special char

ters.

Read first and second times and referred to Committee on Cities and

Towns.

By Senator Funk, Senate file No. 251, a bill for an act appropriating funds for the support of the State Fish Commission.

Read first and second times and referred to Committee on Appro

priations.

By Senator Green, Senate file No. 252, a bill for an act to provide for the classification of steam boilers and to prescribe a penalty for the violation thereof.

Read first and second times and referred to committee on manufac

tures.

By Senator Hipwell, by request, Senate file No. 253, a bill for an act for the more speedy detection of crimes.

Read first and second times and referred to Committee on Cities and Towns.

By Senator Penrose, Senate file No. 254, a bill for an act to legalize the action of the school board of the independent district of Belle Plaine, Benton county, Iowa, relating to the levy of school taxes in

1893.

Read first and second times and referred to Committee on Judiciary. By Senator Green, Senate file No. 255, a bill for an act to repeal sections 6 and 11 of chapter 43 of the laws of the Twenty-third Gen

eral Assembly of Iowa, in relation to tramps and to enact a substitute therefor.

Read first and second times and referred to Committee on Judiciary.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE

The following message was received from the House:

MR. PRESIDENT-I am directed to inform your honorable body that the House has passed the following bills, in which the concurrence of the Senate asked:

House file No. 80, a bill for an act to regulate the cancellation of mortgages.

House file No. 87, a bill for an act to legalize the levy of certain taxes of Center township, Mills county, Iowa.

House file No. 139, a bill for an act to amend section 1, chapter 16, acts of the Twenty-second General Assembly.

Also:

I. K WILSON,

Chief Clerk.

MR. PRESIDENT-I am directed to inform your honorable body that the House has passed the following bill, in which the concurrence of the House was asked: Senate file No. 207, a bill for an act to amend chapter 13, acts of the Twentyfirst General Assembly, relating to aiding the construction of highways and bridges over navigable boundary rivers of the State of Iowa.

I. K. WILSON,

Chief Clerk.

Senator Palmer moved the consideration of Joint Resolution No. 4 be postponed for twenty minutes.

Carried.

HOUSE MESSAGES.

House file No. 15, a bill for an act to amend section 3275, chapter 2, title XX of the Code of 1873, was read first and second times and referred to Committee on Judiciary.

House file No. 19, a bill for an act to legalize the election of trustees and articles of incorporation of Fell's cemetery, town of Libertyville, county of Jefferson, State of Iowa, was read first and second times and referred to Committee on Judiciary.

House file No. 32, a bill for an act to legalize the organization Independent School District of Avoca, Pottawattamie county, Iowa, was read first and second times and referred to Committee on Judiciary.

House file No. SS, a bill for an act to legalize the levy of certain taxes of Plattville township, Mills county, Iowa, was read first and second times and referred to Committee on Judiciary.

House file No. 79, a bill to amend section 2130 of the Code of 1873,

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