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in reference to sustaining the Federal Administration and Monroe Doctrine, to the Committee on Federal Relations.

M. QUIGG,

Chairman.
On motion of Senator Quigs,
The report was adopted and the committee discharged.

The following message from the House of Representatives wag taken up for consideration :

MR. PRESIDENT-I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has concurred in Senate concurrent resolution No. 2, in reference to printing the Gover

nor's message, with the following amendments : Ist. Strike out ! “5,000" and insert “2,500." 2d. Add the following: “And

that the printing of the 1,000 copies in German be awarded to l.. Weil, of the Kansas Zeitung."

JOHN T. MORTON,

Chief Clerk. On motion of Senator Wheeler,

Senate concurrent resolution No. 6. relating to the printing of the Governor's message, as amended by the House. was taken up for consideration.

Senator Miller moved to amend the House amendment by striking out "L. Weil" and inserting "S. Soussman." and striking out “ Kansas Zeitung" and inserting “Kansas Journal.”

The question being on the motion of Senator Miller*to amend by striking out certain words and inserting certain other words,

The yeas and nays were demanded and had with the following result:

Yeas, 15; nays, 5.
Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were

Senators Akin, Emmert, Eskridge, Gambell, Grover, Horne, Houston, Jones, Manning. Miller, Milhoan, Potter. Riggs, Speer and Smith.

Gentlemen voting in the negative were-
Senators Legate, Quigg, Twiss Weer, and Wheeler.
And so the motion prevailed.
Senator Twiss moved to reconsider the vote by which Senate

amendment to Senate concurrent resolution No. 6, as amended by the House of Representatives, had been adopted.

On motion of Senator Eskridge,
The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.
On motion, the Senate adjourned until 2 o'clock P. M.

AFTERNOON SESSION

2 O'CLOCK P: M. Senate called to order. President in the chair. Roll called. Quorum present.

Present–Senators Anderson, Emmert, Eskridge, Foote, Grover, Horne, Houston, Jones, Legate, Manning, Viller, Vilhoan, Potter, Quigs, Riggs, Speer, Smith, Twiss, Weer and Wheeler.

On motion of Senator Potter,

The Senate proceeded to consider the point of order taken by Senator Legate, on a previous day, when, on motion, the further, consideration of the subject was postponed until to-morrow.

The following message from the House of Representatives was received and read :

MR. PRESIDENT-I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has adhered to its amendments to Senate concurrent resolution No. 2, accepting the proposition of Speer & Ross to furnish members and officers of the Legislature with the Kansas Daily Tribune, and respectfully ask for a committee of conference on the disagreeing vote of the

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two Houses. Committee on the part of the House, Messrs. Stewart, Foster, Martindale, Lacock and Bradford.

JOHN T. MORTON,

Chief Clerk. On motion of Senator Akin,

A committee of conference was appointed on the part of the Senate, to confer with a like committee on the part of the House upon Senate concurrent resolution No. 2.

Senators Akin, Grover and Horne were appointed such com mittee.

On motion of Senator Legate,

The Senate went into Committee of the Whole for the consid eration of Senate bill, No. 4, “An act to declare M. O. Murphy, a minor, of lawful age,

Senator Legate in the chair.

After some time spent therein, the committee rose and through their chairman reported back Senaté bill No. 4, and recommended its passage.

Senator Legate moved that the rules be suspended, and that Senate bill No. 4 be considered engrossed and read a third time now.

And the question being on the suspension of the rules,

The yeas and nays were demanded and had with the following result:

Yeas, 18; nays, 0.
Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were-

Senators Akin, Drenning, Eskridge, Gambell, Grover, Horne, Houston, Jones, Legate, Manning, Milhoan, Quigg, Riggs, Speer, Smith, Twiss, Weer and Wheeler.

And so the rules were suspended, and Senate bill No. 4 was
Read a third time,
And the question being, Shall the bill pass ?

and nays were had with the following result :
Yeas, 18; nays, 0.
Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were-
Senators Akin, Drenning, Emmert, Eskridge, Gambell. Grover,

The yeas

Horne, Houston, Jones, Legate, Manning, Milboan, Quigs. Riggs, Speer, Smith, Twiss, Weer and Wheeler.

A constitutional majority having voted in foror of the passage of the bill,

The bill passed, and
The title was agreed to.
Ordered, That the Secretary inform the House thereof.

Senator Houston introduced Senate bill No. 21, an act entitled “An act to amend 'An act to authorize counties and cities to issue . bonds to railroad companies,' approved February 10, 1865.”

Read a first time.

Senator Houston introduced Senate bill No. 22, “An act to provide for the sale of lands belonging to the State Agricultural Col. lege and to defray the current expenses thereof."

Read a first time.

Senator Horne offered the following resolution. which was adopted :

Resolved, That Gen. Geo. W. Deitzler be invited to a seat with : in the bar of the Senate.

Senator Akin, by consent, introduced Senate bill No. 23, “An act to define the duties of justices of the peace in criminal cases."

Read a first time.
On motion, the Senate adjourned

A. R. BANKS,

Secretary.

MORNING SESSION.

SENATE CHAMBER, January 13, 1866, 10 o'clocik A. M.

Senate called to order.
President in the chair.
Roll called

Quorum present.
Prayer by the chaplain, Rev. Mr. Lee.

Present–Senators Drenning, Emmert, Eskridge, Gambell, Horne, Houston, Jones, Legate, Manning, Miller, Potter, Quigg, Riggs, Speer, Smith, Twiss and Weer.

Journal of yesterday read and approved.

Senator Gambell, chairman of the Committee on Judiciary, made the following reports:

MR. PRESIDENT-Your committee have had under consideration Senate joint resolution No. 1, donating certain reports to the Leavenworth Law Library Association, and instruct me to report the same back and recommend its passage, with the following amendments : Add to section one the following proviso: "And provided further, that in case any or all of the volumes of said reports remaining in the State Library shall become lost or destroyed, the same shall be replaced with the corresponding volumes hereby donated.”

W. P. GAMBELL,

Chairman, MIR. PRESIDENT--Your committee have also had under considerrtion Senate joint resolution No. 2, to amend section 13, of article 3, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, and instruct me to report the same back and recommend its

passage

with the following amendment: Insert after the words “United States," in section 1, the following: “During the term of office for which said justices and judges shall be elected.”

W. P. GAMBELL,

Chairman.

. MR. PRESIDENT-Your committee have also had under consid. eration Senate bill No. 5, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a code of criminal procedure,' approved February 9, 1859,” and now report the same back to the Senate without recommendation.

W. P. GAMBELL,

Chairman. MR. PRESIDENT-Your committee have also had under consideration Senate bill No. 7, "An act to repeal "An act to provide for

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