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SEVENTEENTH DAY.

MORNING SESSİON.
HALL OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL,
Santa FE, N. M., January 17, 1891,

Saturday, 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.

The Journal of yesterday's proceedings was read in English and Spanish and upon motion of Mr. Jaramillo the same was approved.

A messenger from the Governor appeared and presented a message which was received.

Mr. Perea moved that the Council resolve itself into an executive session, which motion being carried, the Council thereupon went into executive session.

Upon the Council arising from executive session the chair announced the order of business.

Petitions and menorials.

The chair presented a memorial from Pascual Baca, in relation to acequias and irrigation; which was read and referred to the committee on irrigation.

Reports of standing committees were in order.

The committee on enrolled and engrossed bills through their chairman, Mr. Aucheta, reported Council Bill No. 50 ag duly enrrolled and engrossed.

The report of the committee was adopted.

The committee on territorial affairs through their chairman, Mr. Ancheta, made a report on House Bill No. 3; report and bill ordered to lie on the table and take their regular course.

The chair announced that he had signed Council Bill No. 50.

The committee on penitentiary through their chairman, Mr. Stover, made a report on Council Bill No. 27; report and bill ordered to lie on the table, and take their regular course.

The committee on judiciary through their chairman, Mr. Catron, made a report on Council Bill No. 56; report and bill ordered to lie on the table, and take their course.

The committee on municipal and private corporations through their chairman, Mr. Catron, made a report on House Bill No. 17, and report and bill ordered to lie on the table, and take their regular course.

Reports of special committees were now in order.

The special committee appointed by the Conncil to confer with a similar committee of the House in relation to the printing of rules and bills in Spanish, through their chairman, Mr. Ancheta, reported the following bill, with the recommendation that it be passed.

Council'Bill 62—entitled An Act to provide for the printing of bills, reports, documents and etc., in the Spanish language; the bill was read in full for information; the bill was then read a first and second time by title, and under suspension of the rules was read a third time by title.

Mr. Perea moved that the bill pass, which motion being carried; the ages and nays were called for with the following result:

Ayes, Messrs. Catron, Ancheta, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevan, Stover, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President_12.

Nays, none.
Therefore Council Bill No. 62 was duly passed.
Resolutions were now in order, none were presented.
Introduction of bills was now in order.
Mr Stover introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 63, entitled An Act to amend Chapter 11, Title 33 of the Compiled Laws of New Mexico, relating to judg. ments; bill read in full for information; bill read a first and sec. ond time by title, and referred to the committee on jndiciary, without being translated or printed.

Joint resolutions were now in order, none being presented. Bills on second reading were now in order.

Council Bill No. 18 was taken up, but upon motion of Mr. Catron it was laid on the table until Monday.

Council Bill No. 27-entitled An Act to provide for the purchase of school books for the inmates of the territorial penitentiary was next taken up and the report of the committee on penitentiary thereon read and adopted.

Mr. Mills presented an amendment to be inserted at the end of Section 1, which amendment was adopted.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the bill be read a third time by title, and that it pass, which motion was carried.

The ayes and nays were called for with the following result:

Ayes, Messrs. Ancheta, Jaramillo, Mills, Santistevan, Stover, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President—8.

Nays, Messrs. Catron, Contreras, Perea, and Richardson--4. Therefore Council Bill No. 27 was duly passed. Mr. Mills moved to reconsider the vote by which Council Bill No. 27 was just passed and that the same be laid on the table, which motion being carried, it was so ordered.

House Bill No. 17-entitled An Act in relation to condemnation of private property by municipal corporations, thereon read and adopted, the bill was then read in full for information and upon motion was read a third time by title.

Mr. Richardson moved that House Bill No. 17 pass, and the ayes and nays were called for with the following result:

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

Nays, none
Mr. Jaramillo not voting.
Therefore House Bill No. 17 was duly passed.

Council Bill No. 56-entitled An Act amending Chapter 52 of the Session Laws of 1887 was taken up and the report of the committee on judiciary thereon read and approved.

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

Mr. Ancheta moved that the bill pass, and the ayes and nays were ordered with the following result:

Ayes, Messrs. Ancheta, Catron, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevan, Stover, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President--12.

Nays, none.
Therefore Council Bill No. 56 was passed unanimously.

House Bill No. 31—entitled An Act to repeal An Act of the 28th Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico entitled An Act providing for the inspection of live animals in. tended for human food and prohibiting the sale or use of uncured meats, of uninspected bovine cattle and hogs and the sale of improper fresh meats was taken up and the report of the committee on territorial affairs thereon; read and adopted.

Mr. Jaramillo moved that the bill be read a third time by title, and passed which motion being carried, the ayes and nays were called for with the following result:

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Ayes, Messrs. Ancheta, Catron, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevan, Stover, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President-12.

Nays, none.
Therefore House Bill No. 31 passed unanimously.

Business on the President's table was now in order, and House Bill No. 28, entitled An Act to amend Section 1608 of the Compiled Laws of 1884 entitled municipal corporations; the bill was read a first and second time by title, and referred to the committee on municipal and private corporations.

By unanimous consent Mr. Stover presented a resolution in the nature of a petition from the Commercial Club of Albuquerque, New Mexico, which was referred to the committee on judiciary.

Upon motion of Mr. Perea the Council then adjourned until 2 p. m. January 19, 1891.

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

EIGHTEENTH DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

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HALL OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL,
SANTA FE, N. M., January 19, 1891,

Monday, 2 o'clock
Council met pursuant to adjournment.
Session opened by prayer by Rev. John Menaul.
The roll call was dispensed with, a quorum being present.

The Journal of Saturday’s proceedings was read in English and Spanish, and upon motion of Mr. Perea the same was approved.

The chair announced that he had signed House Joint Resolution No. 3.

The chair announced the order of business, petitions and memorials.

Mr. Mills presented a memorial from the Commercial Club of Las Vegas, N. M., in relation to an appropriation for the New Mexico exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition.

The memorial was read in full for information and ordered to be considered as having been read a first and second time, also to be translated and printed and referred to the committee on finance.

A messenger from the House appeared and presented House Bills Nos. 9 and 32 which he announced had passed the House.

Reports of standing committees were now in order, none being presented.

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

Introduction of bills was in order.
Mr. Mills introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 64-entitled An Act relating to the office of county treasurer and fixing the salaries thereto, the bill was read a tirst and second time by title, ordered translated and printed and referred to the committee on county and county lines.

Mr. Richardson introduced the following;

Council Bill No. 65—entitled An Act to provide for the incorporation of towns and villages in the Territory of New Mexico; the bill was read a first and second time by title, ordered translated and printed and referred to the committee on municipal corporations; also

Council Bill No. 66-entitled An Act to provide for the establishment, charge, maintevance and control of roads and highways in the Territory of New Mexico; the bill was read a first and second time by title, ordered translated and printed and referred to the committee on roads and highways.

Mr. Richardson arises to a question of privilege and presents a substitute, to supply the place of Council Bill No. 55, entitled An Act to provide for the issuance of county current expense bonds in the Territory of New Mexico; which bill has imaccountably been lost, the substitute ordered to take the same course, as was ordered in the case of Council Bill No. 55.

Joint resolutions were now in order, none being prefented.

Bills upon second reading were now in order, there being none presented.

Bills on third reading were in order and Council Bill No. 18 was taken up; read by sections and varions amendments adopted.

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