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Mr. Ancheta introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 53 - entitled An Act to provide for the prompt payment of wages to laborers, every month; the bill was read a first and second time by title, ordered translated and printed and referred to the committee of Territorial affairs.

Upon motion of Mr. Ancheta the Conncil then resolved itself into a committee of the whole with the President in the chair to consider Council Bill No. 3.

The committee of the whole having arisen, the President as chairman of said committee reported that they have had under consideration Council Bill No. 2 and recominended that the fame pars, as amended.

Mr. Catron moved to amend the amendment offered by the coininittee at the end of Section 3 by inserting after the word "board,” the words "willfully or voluntarily” which motion being carried it was so ordered.

Mr. Mills moved to amend Section 14 by striking out the words “its passage” and inserting “in lieu thereof “April 1, 1891,” which motion being carried it was so ordered.

Upon motion of Mr. Mills the bill was read a third time by title, and put upon its passage.

Mr. Richardson woved that Council Bill No. 2 be passed which motion was carried.

The ayes and nays were ordered, with the following result:

Ayer, Messrs. Ancheta, Catron, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevar, Valdez and Mr. President-- 10.

Naye, Mr. Stover--1.
Mr. Vigil was absent.
Therefore Council Bill No. 3 was duly passed.

Upon motion of Mr. Mills Council Bill No. 3 was referred to the engrossing clerk.

Upon motion of Mr. Mills the Council then adjourned until 2 o'clock p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

ILALL OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
Santa FE, N. M.. January 14, 1891.

Wednesday, 2 o'clock p. m.
Bills upon second reading were now in order, there being
none.
Business on the President's table was taken

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as follows:

House Bill No. 26-entitled An Act relating to depositions; the bill was read a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on judiciary.

IIouse Bill No. 5.-entitled An Act relating to proceedings in criminal cases; the bill was read a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on judiciary.

House Bill No. 3—entitled An Act relating to criminal cases; the bill was read a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on judiciary.

House Bill No. 1-entitled An Act relating to change of venue and repealing the change of venue Act of the 28th LegisJature; the bill was read a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on judiciary.

Unfinished business was now in order, there was none.

The Chair announced that he had received a note from Hermenegildo Vigil, member from San Miguel county, stating that on account of sickness he was unable to attend.

The committee on rules presented a set of joint rules for the government of both Houses, which were read in full and upon motion of Mr. Mills referred back to the committee, to be amended.

Upon motion of Mr. Richardson the Council then adjourned until 10 o'clock a. mn. January 15, 1891.

J. FRANCO CHAVEZ, President. M. LUNA, Chief Clerk.

FIFTEENTH DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HALL OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL,
SANTA FE, N. M., Jannary 15, 1891,

Thursday, 10 o'clock a. m.
Council met pursuant to adjournment.
Session opened by prayer by Rev. John Menaul.
Roll call dispensed with, a quorum being present.
Mr. Read as a committee of one appointed by the Ilonse ap.

peared and presented House Joint Memorial No. 2 for the signature of the President of the Council.

Mr. President announced that he had signed House Joint Memorial No. 2.

Upon motion of Mr. Jaramillo the reading of the Journal was dispensed with and Journal approved.

The chair announced the order of business, petitions and memorials, none being presented.

Reports of standing committees were now in order.

The committee on privileges and elections, through their chairman, Mr. Ancheta, made a report on Council Bill No. 50, which was ordered to lie on the table; bill and report ordered to lie on the table and take their regular course.

The committee on Territorial affairs, through their chairman, Mr. Ancheta, made a report on Council Bills Nos. 19 and 24 and presented a substitute for said bills.

Upon motion of Mr. Jaramillo the substitute for Council Bills Nos. 19 and 24 was read in full for information, after which bills, report and substitute were ordered to lie on the table and take their regular course.

A committee from the House composed of Messrs. Garcia, Herrera and Perea, presented itself and announced that it was sent by the IIouse to confer with a similar committee appointed by the Council, in reference to the printing of bills, rules and other papers in the Spanish language.

The committee on rules presented a set of joint rules, which was ordered to lie on the table.

Reports of special committees were in order, none were presented.

Resolutions were in order, none being presented.
Introduction of bills was in order.
Mr. Richardson presented the following:

Council Bill No. 54—entitled An Act to prevent animals in herd from trespassing upon lands, using and fouling the water thereon and for other purposes; the bill was read a first and second time by title, ordered translated and printed and referred to the committee on Territorial affairs; also

Council Bill No. 55---entitled An Act to provide for the issuance of county current expense bonds in the Territory of New Mexico; the bill was read a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on judiciary, without being translated or printed

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Mr. Ancheta introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 56-entitled An Act amending Chapter No. 52 of the Session Laws of 1887; the bill was lead a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on judiciary, without being translated or printed.

Mr. Mills introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 57-entitled An Act to limit the time within which actions to recover the possession of real estate shall be brought, to provide a mode whereby titles to real estate may be quieted and for surveying and platting such real estate, declaring the effect of such survey and platting and making such survey and plats evidence, and to regulate the practice in proceed ing brought in such cases; the bill was read a first and second time by title, ordered translated and printed and referred to the committee on judiciary.

Bills on second readi:g were now in order.

Council Bill No. 50 was taken up and the report of the committee on privileges and elections, who had had said bill under consideration was read.

Santa Fe, N. M., January 15, 1891. Mr. President: Your committee on privileges and elections to which was referred Council Bill No. 50 have had the same in consideration, and I am directed to report the said bill to the Council with the recommendation that it be passed.

J. A. ANCHETA,

Chairman. The bill was then read in fall for information and upon mo. tion the report was adopted.

Upon motion of Mr. Ancheta the bill was read a third time by title, and put upon its passage.

Mr. Perea moved that Council Bill No. 50 be passed upon which motion the ages and nays were called with the following result:

Ayes, Messrs. Ancheta, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Santistevan, Stover, and Mr. President-S.

Nays, Messrs. Richardson, Valdez and Vigil-3.
Mr. Catron was absent.
Therefore Council Bill No. 50 was duly passed.

Mr. Perea moved that the vote by which Council Bill No. 50 had been passed be reconsidered and the same laid on the table, which motion being carried, it was so ordered.

Bills on third reading were now in order, there being none.

Business on the President's table was in order.

House Bill No. 3-entitled An Act relating to streets in unincorporated towns, was taken up; read a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on municipal and private corporations.

House Bill No. 11-entitled An Act providing for guide boards upon public roads, was taken up; read a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on roads and highways.

The joint rules presented by the committee on rules were then taken up; but upon

motion were ordered to lie on the table, until all the members of said committee were present, Mr. Catron being absent.

The request of the committee of the House that a similar committee of the Council be appointed to confer together in reference to Bills, rules and other papers being printed in Spanish was then taken up and Messrs. Ancheta, Perea and Contreras, were appointed by the chair to act as such committee.

Mr. Richardson asked for manimous consent to introduce a bill, which being granted he presented the following:

Council Bill No. 58 entitled An Act fixing the compensa . tion of probate clerks and ex-officio recorders in the Territory of New Mexico; the bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the committee on territorial affairs, without being translated or printed.

Upon motion of Mr. Mills the Council then adjourned

until 2 p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

HALL OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL,
Santa FE, N. M., January 15, 1891,

Thursday, 2 o'clock p. m.
Mr. Mills inoved that the joint rules be taken up.
Mr. Perea moved that joint rules be printed firsć.

Mr. Richardson rose and stated that as all the members of the committee on rules were not present, he was of the opinion that joint rules be passed over until tomorrow.

Mr. Mills withdrew his motion.

Upon motion of Mr. Stover the Council took a recess subject to the order of the President.

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