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report and bill were 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
Mr. Richardson introduced the following:

Council Bill No 79—entitled An Act to fix the time for holding the Supreme and District Courts in the Territory of New Mexico, the bill was read a first time by title and under suspension of the rules read a second time and referred to the committee on the judiciary; also

Council Bill No 80-entitled An Act in reference to supervision of public roads in towns and cities in the Territory of New Mexico, amending Section 1286 of the Compiled Laws of 1884, the bill was read a first time and under suspension of the rules, read a second time and referred to the committee on roads and highways.

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

Council Bill No. 28.-entitled An Act for the protection of the records of the several counties of the Territory of New Mexico, and regulating the business of abstracting in relation thereto, and the report of the committee on counties and county lines, recommending several amendments and the passage of the bill as so amended, was taken up and read in full for information.

Upon motion of Mr. Mills the amendments suggested by the committee were adopted.

Mr. Mills moved that the bill be considered as engrossed and read a third time by title.

Mr. Perea moved that the bill be laid on the table indefinitely, which motion was lost.

Mr. Mills motion was then carried and the bill was read a third time.

Mr. Mills moved that Council Bill No. 28 pass as amended and the ages and nays were ordered with the following result:

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

Nays, Messrs. Contreras and Perea---2.
Therefore Council Bill No. 28 was duly passed.
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 recommer:ding several amendments and the passage of the bill as so amended, next taken up and read in full for information.

Upon motion of Mr. Stover the amendments suggested by. the committee were adopted, and upon further motion of Mr. Stover the bill was considered as engrossed and read a third time by title.

Mr. Stover then moved that House Bill No. 32 as amended be passed, 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 House Bill No. 32 as amended was passed unanimously.

Council Bill No. 48—entitled An Act enabling the authorities having charge of the tinances of any town or city in the Territory of New Mexico to refund any bonds or other obligations of said towns or cities, by the issuance of similar obligations, bearing a less rate of interest, and the report of the committee on municipal and private corporations, recommending that the bill do not pass, but that the substitute for said bill prepared by said committee, be passed instead, next taken up, but upon motion, the bill, report and substitute were recommitted to the committee on municipal and private corporations.

Council Bill No. 47-entitled An Act to amend Chapter 23 of the session laws of 1887, and for other purposes, and the re. port of the committee on railroads recommending its passage next taken up and read in full for information.

Upon motion of Mr. Stover the bill was considered as engrossed and read a third time by title.

Mr. Ancheta now moved that Council Bill No. 47 pass and the ayes and nays were ordered with the following result:

Ayes, Messrs. Ancheta, Catron, Contreras, Mills, Perea, Richardson, Santistevan, Stover, Valdez, Vigil and Mr. President11.

Mr. Jaramillo did not vote.
Therefore Council Bill No. 47 was duly passed.

Council Bill No. 77—entitled An Act to repeal Chapter 107 of the session laws of 1889 relating to fences in special cases,

and the report of the committee on territorial affairs recommending the passage of the bill next taken up and bill read in full for information.

Upon motion of Mr. Perea the bill was considered as engrossed and read a third time by title.

Mr. Jaramillo now moved that Council Bill No. 77 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. 77 was passed unanimously.

Upon motion of Mr. Catron the rules were suspended and the committee on the judiciary made a report on Council Bill No. 79—entitled An Act to fix the time for holding the supreme and district courts in the Territory of New Mexico recommending its passage.

The bill was read in full for information and a slight amendment offered by Mr. Richardson, adopted.

Upon motion of Mr. Catron the bill was considered as engrossed and read a third time by title.

Mr. Catron 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 Conncil Bill No. 79 passed unanimously.

Business on the President's table was now in order and House Bill No. 46 entitled An Act creating a commission to codify and revise the laws of the Territory of New Mexico taken up and read a third time and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Untinished business was now in order, and Council Bill No. 55 entitled An Act to provide for the issuance of county current expense bonds in the Territory of New Mexico taken up, but apon

motion of Mr. Catron the bill was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with instructions to report to-mor

row.

Mr. Mills now moved to adjourn.
Mr. Perea moved to amend by adjourning until 10 a. m.

Jacuary 23, 1891, which motion was carried, and the Council adjourned until 10 a. m. January 23, 1891.

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

TWENTY-SECOND DAY

MORNING SESSION.

HALL OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL,
SANTA FE, N. M., January 23, 1891,

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

The Journal of yesterday's proceedings was read and apapproved.

A messenger from the Governor of New Mexico, appeared and delivered a message, which was received.

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 the judiciary through Mr. Mills made a report on Council Bill No. 15 and the substitute presented by the House; the bill and report ordered to lie on the table and await its reg. ular order.

The committee on territorial affairs through its chairman, Mr. Ancheta, made a report on Council Bill No 51, which bill and report were ordered to lie on the table and await their regular order.

The committee on roads and highways, through its chairman, Mr. Stover, made a report on IIouse Bill No. 11, which bill and report were ordered to lie on the table and await their reg. ular order.

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

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The committee on the judiciary, through its chairman, Mr. Catron, made a report on Council Bill No. 55, which bill and report were ordered to lie on the table and await their regular order.

Mr. Perea moved that the Council go into executive session, but upon suggestion, withdrew his motion.

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

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

Council Bill No. 81-entitled An Act providing funds and making appropriations for the 42 and 438 fiscal years and for other purposes; the bill was read a first time by title and under suspension of the rules read a second time by title, ordered printed in English and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Richardson introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 82-entitled An Act to amend An Act of the 27th Legislative Assembly, Section 2, Chapter 7, entitled An Act relative to practice in the supreme court, the bill was read a first time by title, and under suspension of the rules, was read a second time and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Mills introduced the following:

Council Bill No. 83-entitled An Act relating to deeds and conveyancing; the bill was read a first time by title, and under suspension of the rules, it was read a second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Stover by request introduced

Council Bill No. 84 - entitled An Act in relation to suits against counties and subdivisions thereof; the bill was read a tirst time by title and under suspension of the rules it was read a second time, ordered translated and printed and referred to the committee on the judiciary; also

Councl Bill No 85-entitled An Act amending Sec. 6, of Chapter 56, of the Session Laws of 1889, relating to the duties of district attorneys, the bill was read a first time by ritle, and under suspension of the rules it was read a second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Joint résolutions were now in order, none being presented.

Bills on second reading were in order and Council Bill No. 15 and the substitute for same presented by the House, and the re

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