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Absent, Messrs. Ancheta and Richardson.
Therefore IIouse Bill No. 174 was passed.

On motion of Mr. Perea, and by unanimous consent, llouse Bill No. 127, An Act to provide for minor children, was taken up and read the first time in full.

On motion of Mr. Mills, it was read the second time by title, and on motion of Mr. Jaramillo it was read the third time, and on his further motion the bill passed by the following vote:

Ayes, Messrs. Catron, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Santistevan, Stover, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President--10.

Nays, Mr. Richardson--1.
Absent, Mr. Ancheta.
Therefore Ilouse Bill No. 127 was passed.

A message announced that the Ilouse had concurred in Council amendments to Ilouse Joint Resolution No. 10, relating to the pay of clerks and employes.

On motion of Mr. Jaramillo, and by unanimous consent House Bill No. 126, to amend Chapter 135 of the Laws of 1889, was taken up, read the first time in fuil, and on motion of Mr. Jaramillo the bill was read the second time by title.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the rules be further suspended and the bill be read the third time.

Motion lost.
Mr. Stover moved to adjourn.
Motion lost.
Mr. Perea moved to adjourn.
Motion lost.
Mr. Catron moved to take a recess until 2:30

p. Carried.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

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ILALL OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL,
SANTA FE, N. M., February 26, 1891,

Thursday, 2:30 o'clock p. m. The President signed House Joint Resolution No. 10, relating to the pay of clerks and employes.

On motion of Mr. Perea, and by unanimous consent, House Bill No. 192, An Act for the relief of counties and municipalities, was read in full, and, on motion of Mr. Richardson, it was read the second time by title, and on his further motion it was read the third time and passed by the following vote:

A yes, Messrs. Catron, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevan, Stover, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President--11.

Nays, none.
Sick, Mr. Ancheta--1.
Therefore, Ilouse Bill No. 192 was passed.

The President signed House Bill No. 197, An Act to provide for minor children; also,

House Bill No. 88–An Act in relation to the Agricultural College and Agricultural Experiment Station of New Mexico; also,

Honse Bill No. 113 - An Act to provide a method for establishing the rights of appropriation of water for ditches, canals or feeders of reservoirs, and requiring registration of all such hereinafter made, changed or enlarged; also,

House Bill No. 184 – An Act to require the redemption of merchandise checks, orders, tickets and due bills at their full face value in cash or merchandise; also,

Hlouse Bill No. 174–An Act fixing the salary of the Terri. torial librarian; also,

House Bill No. 138—An Act anthorizing and restricting the issue of bonds by counties, for the building of court houses and jaile.

Mr. Richardson demanded the regular order, being House Substitute to Council Bill No. 81, An Act providing funds and making appropriations for the 42 and 43d fiscal years and for other pirposes, which was read in full for information, and the

, rules were suspended and the bill was read a second time.

On motion of Mr. Perea, the House Substitute to this bill was laid on the table indefinitely, and he presented a substitute to the lIouse Substitute which was read the first, second and third time and adopted.

On motion of Mr. Perea, that the President appoint a committee of three to confer with a similar committee of thellouse on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on this bill, the President appointed Messrs. Perea, Catron and Jaramillo as said committee on the part of the Council.

A message announced that the Ilonse had passed Council Bill No. 66, An Act to provide for the establis'iment, change, maintenance and control of roads and highways in the Territory of New Mexico; also,

Substitute to House Bill No. 197---Au Act to provide for

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pay of the engineer of the capitol building for the months of January and February 1891; also,

House Bill No. 199—An Act to amend Section 38, of An Act of the 28th Legislative Assembly, entitled An Act effecting community and town grants.

Mr. Stover moved that the Council go into executive session. Carried.

Council again called to order.

The following communication was presented to the Council by the President:

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,

Washington, D. C. February 25, 1891. To the Hon. J. Franco. Chavez, President of the Council of

the Territory of New Mexico: Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt, with your communication of February 20, of the Joint Resolution passed by the Council on the death of General William T. Sherman. I will take care to have the valuable document preserved in the archives of the war department.

Very respectfully yours,

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major General Commanding. House Bill No. 48–An Act to provide for the incorporation of community grants and lands, and for other purposes, was taken up, and on motion of Mr. Stover the House amendments were concurred in.

On motion of Mr. Catron House Bill No. 199, An Act to amend Section 38, of An Act of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, entitled An Act effecting community, town and colony grants, and for other purposes, was taken up and read the first time by title, and on his further motion the bill was read the second time in full, and on his further motion the bill was read the third time by title, and on his further motion the bill passed by the following vote:

Ayes, Messrs. Catron, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevan, Stover and Mr. President-9.

Nays, Messrs. Valdez and Vigil-2.
Sick, Mr. Ancheta.

House Bill No. 184-An Act to require the redemption of merchandise checks, orders, tickets and due bills at their face value in cash or merchandise, was taken up.

On motion of Mr. Catron the bill was laid on the table indefinitely.

The committee on engrossed and enrolled bills reported as correctly enrolled House Substitute to Council Bill No. 134, An Act to amend An Act entitled An Act to establish common schools and create the effice of superintendent of public instruction in the Territory of New Mexico, and the chair signed the

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The chair also signed House Bill No. 48, An Act to provide for the incorporation of community grants and lands and for other purposes, and also signed House Bill No. 199, An Act to amend Section 38, of An Act of the 29th Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, entitled An Act effecting community, town and colony grants and for other purposes.

On motion of Mr. Richardson House Bill No. 72, An Act to provide for the custody and care of the capitol building and grounds at Santa Fe, was taken up and read the first time in full, the rules were suspendod and the bill was read the second time.

Mr. Catron offered an amendment to the bill, which was read the first time in full, the rules were suspended and it was read the second time.

Mr. Stover moved that all after the enacting clause of the bill be stricken out, and that Mr. Catron's amendment be inserted therefor.

Motion carried.

On motion of Mr. Catron the bill as amended was read the third time.

On motion of Mr. Richardson the bill passed by the following vote:

Ayes, Messrs. Catron, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevan, Stover, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President--11.

Nays, none.
Sick, Mr. Ancheta.
Therefore House Bill No. 72 was passed.

On motion of Mr. Richardson Council Bill No. 66, An Act to provide for the establishment, charge, maintenance and control of roads and highways in the Territory of New Mexico, was taken up, and all amendinents were concurred in as made by the House.

On motion of Mr. Richardson the rules were suspended and House Bill No. 126, An Act to amend Chapter 135 of the Laws

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of 1889, was taken up, and on his motion the rules were further suspended and the bill was read the first, second and third time and passed by the following vote:

A yes, Messrs. Catron, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Richardson, Santistevan, Valdez and Vigil—8.

Nays, Messrs. Perea, Stover and Mr. President - 3.
Sick, Mr. Ancheta.
Therefore House Bill No. 126 was passed.
The Council adjourned to 8 p. m.

NIGIIT SESSION.
HALL of LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL,
Santa Fe, N. M., February 26, 1891,

Thursday, 8 o'clock p. m.
Council called to order.

Mr. Stover announced that the conference committee of both Houses on Council Bill No. 81, the finance bill, was still in session and asked for further time, and on motion of Mr. Stover the Council took a recess for fifteen minutes.

Council called to order.

House Bill No. 139–An Act to regulate the practice of dentistry and punish violations thereof, was taken up and read the first time by title.

On motion of Mr. Mills the rules were suspended, the bill was read the second and third time, and on his motion the rules were further suspended and the bill passed by the following vote:

Ayes, Messrs. Catron, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevan, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President--10.

Naye, Mr. Stover-1.
Absent, Mr. Ancheta.

Therefore House Bill No. 139 was passed, and the President signed the same.

On motion of Mr. Perea, House Bill No. 176, a substitute for An Act to amend Section 1, of Chapter 28, of the Session Laws of 1889, in regard to graveyards, was taken up, read the first time by title, and on his motion the rules were further suspended and the bill was read the second time, and on motion of Mr. Jaramillo, the rules were further suspended, the bill was read the third time and passed by the following vote:

Ayes, Messrs. Catron, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevan, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President—10.

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