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Session opened by prayer by Rev. John A. Menaul.
The roll call was dispensed with, all members being present.

The Journal of yesterday's proceedings was read in English and Spanish, and there being no objection offered, the same were approved.

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

Reports of standing committees were in order and the committee on territorial affairs, throngh their chairman, Mr. Ancheta, made a report on Council Bill No. 35, which report and bill were ordered to lie on the table and await their regular order.

The committee on judiciary, through their chairman, Mr. Catron, made reports ordered on Council Bills Nos. 55 and 36; bills and reports to lie on the table and awit their regniar order.

The committee on municipal and private corporations, through their chairman, Mr. Catron, made a report on House Bill No. 32; report and bill ordered to lie on the table and await their regular order.

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

Resolutions were in order, none being presented.

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

Council Bill No. 76 entitled An Act creating the office of county clerk, defining his duties and compensation; the bill was read a first and second time by title, ordered translated and printed and referred to the committee on territorial affairs.

Mr. Stover introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 77-entitled An Act to repeal Chapter 107 of the Session Laws of 1889, relating to fences in special cases; the bill was read a fir-t time by title, then read in full for information and under suspension of the rules, the bill was read a second time by title, and referred to the committee on territorial affairs.

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

House Bill No. 32-entitled An Act in relation to sewers in cities and incorporated towns and the report of the committee on municipal and private corporations, recommending their passage, taken up and upon motion of Mr. Stover, the bill and report were recommitted to the committee on municipal and

private corporations, without losing their place on the calendar.

Council Bill No. 36-entitled An Act in relation to the offense of bribery, defining the same and fixing the punishment thereof; and the report of the committee on judiciary, recommending its

passage, taken up. Upon motion of Mr. Richardson the biil was considered as engrossed and read a third time by title.

Mr. Richardson now moved that Council Bill No. 36 pass, which motion being carried the ages and nays were ordered with the following result:

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

Nays, none.
Mr. Perea pot voting.
Therefore Council Bill No. 36 was duly passed.

Council Bill No. 55-entitled An Act to provide for the issuance of county current expense bonds in the Territory of New Mexico and the report of the commietee on judiciary recommending several amendments and the passage of the bill as so amended, taken up.

Mr. Richardson moved that the bill be laid on the table until this afternoon.

Mr. Perea moved to amend Mr. Richardson’s motion, by laying the bill on the table to await future action ; Mr. Richardson accepted the amendment and the motion being carried it was so ordered.

Council Bill No. 35-entitled An Act to repeal Chapter 12, of the Session Laws of the 28th Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, and to provide for the feeding of county prisoners in said Territory, and the report of the committee on territorial affairs, recommending several amendments and the passage of the bill as so amended, was next taken

up. After some discussion, several additional amendments were adopted and Mr. Stover moved that the bill be laid on the table indetinitely, which motion was lost.

Mr. Mills now moved that the bill be considered an engrossed and that it be read a third time by title, and put upon its passage.

Mr. Richardson now moved that the bill pass, as amended, and the ayes and nays were ordered with the following result:

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Ayes, Messrs. Ancheta, Contreras, Jaramillo, Mills, Perea,
Richardson, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President—9.

Naye, Messrs. Catron, Santistevan and Stover-3.
Therefore Council Bill No. 35 was duly passed.

A messenger of the Ilouse appeared and announced that the House had failed to concur in the passage of House bill No. 64, entitled An Act to provide for certain contingent expenses of the 29th Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, as amended by the Council; the messenger further stated that the House had appointed a committee consisting of Messrs. Burns, Fall, Montoya, and Easley, to confer with a similar committee appointed by the Council in relation to the matter contained in said House Bill No. 64.

Mr. Perea rose to a question of privilege and moved that the chair appoint a committee to confer with the committee appointed by the House in relation to Ilouse Bill No. 64, which motion being carried the chair appointed Messrs. Perea, Catron, Ancheta and Jaramillo to act as snch committee.

Upon motion of Mr. Perea the Council then adjourned until 2 p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

HALL OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
Santa FE, N. M., January 21, 1891.

Wednesday, 2 o'clock p. m.
Bills on second reading still in order, there being no more.
Bills on third reading were in order, there being none.
Business on the President's table was in order.

House Bill No. 46-entitled An Act creating a commission: to codify and revise the laws of the Territory of New Mexico taken up; the bill was read a first time by title.

Mr. Stover moved that the rules be suspended and the bill read a second time, which motion was lost.

The bill was then ordered to lie on the table until to.morrow.

Council Bill No. 55-entitled An Act to provide for the issuance of county current expense bonds in the Territory of New Mexico, and the report of the committee on judiciary recommend ing several amendments and passage as so amended then taken up, but upon

motion was ordered to lie on the table until to morrow. Upon motion of Mr. Perea the ('ouncil then took a recess for

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fifteen minutes, to give the members of the conference commit. tee time to consult together on House Bill No. 64.

Council called to order at 2:35 p. m.

The members of the conference committee appointed by the House now made their appearance and upon motion of Mr. Perea the Council took another recess to allow the two conference committees to consult together, stating that the inatter of conference was of much importance and should be attended to at once.

The Council was again called to order at 3 p. m.

The committee on conference through their chairman, made the following report, that the committees of the Council and House had met to consult as to the disagreement of the two branches on House Bill No. 64 and the amendments thereto, and that they had failed to come to any agreement, in the premises.

Upon motion of Mr. Perea the report was adopted.

Mr. Jaramillo asks the unanimous consent of the Council to introduce a bill, which being granted he introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 78—entitled An Act amending the method of electing county commissioners; the bill was read a first time by title, then read in full for information and under suspension of the rules, read a second time by title, ordered translated and printed and referred to the committee on counties and county lines.

A messenger of the House appeared and announced that Council Bill No. 5 as amended had passed that body.

It appearing that the amendments offered by the House to Council Bill No. 5 constituted a complete substitute for said Council Bill No. 5, the substitute was read a first time by title, then read in full in English and Spanish for information, and under suspension of the rules the substitute was read a second time by title, and original Council Bill No. 5 and substitute referred to the committee on the judiciary, without being translated or printed.

Upon motion of Mr. Perea the Council then adjourned until 10 a. m., January 22, 1891.

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

TWENTY-FIRST DAY.

MORNING SESSION.

HALL OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL,
SANTA FE, N. M., January 22, 1891,

Thursday, 10 o'clock a. m.
Council met pursuant to adjournment.
Session opened by prayer by the Rev. John A. Menaul.
Roll call dispensed with all members being present.

The Journal of yesterday's proceedings was read in English and Spanish and no objection being offered the same was approved.

The chair then announced the order of business.
Petitions and itfeinorials.

Mr. Stover presented a letter from Judge Oakes, in relation to the protection of game, which letter was referred to the committee on territorial affairs; aleo

A letter from N. C. Dennette, in relation to settlers on public land, which letter was referred to the committee on mines and public lands.

Reports of standing committees were now in order and the committee on territorial affairs throngh its chairman, Mr. An. cheta, made a report on Council Bill No. 77, which report and bill were ordered to lie on the table and await their regular order.

The committee on railroads through its chairman, Mr. Stover, made a report on Council Bill No. 47, which bill and report were ordered to lie on the table, and await their regular order.

The committee on counties and county lines, through their chairman, Mr. Santistevan, made a report on Council Bill No. 28, which bill and report were ordered to lie on the table and await their regular order.

The committee on municipal and private corporations through its chairman, Mr. Catron, made a report on Council Bill No. 48, and presented a substitute for the same, which report and bill and substitute were ordered to lie on the table and await their regular order.

Same committee made a report on House Bill No. 32, which

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