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Also, Senate joint resolution No. 2, to amend section 13, of article 3, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, and recommended its passage.

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Also, Senate bill No. 7, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the redemption of real estate sold under execution, order of sale, or other final process,' approved June 4,1861," and recommended its passage.

Also, Senate bill No. 5, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a code of criminal procedure," " and recommended its passage.

The report of the Committee of the Whole was agreed to.
On motion of Senator Legate,

The vote by which the report of the Committee of the Whole was agreed to was reconsidered.

Senator Weer, by consent, introduced Senate bill No. 30, "An act for the creation and regulation of incorporated companies in the State of Kansas."

Read a first time.

The President presented the following proposition from Milton W. Reynolds, Esq., proprietor of the Lawrence Daily Journal: TOPEKA, Jan. 13, 1866. HON. JAMES MCGREW, President of the Senate: SIR:-Through you, I desire to submit to the body over which you preside, the following proposition :

I will furnish any number of copies of the Kansas State Journal to members of the Legislature, that may be ordered, for one dollar per copy, during the session of the Legislature.

The Journal shall contain a full report of the proceedings of both Houses, and will be placed upon members' desks upon the arrival of the cars, or mailed to such names as are furnished, from the office in Lawrence.

Respectfully, &c.,

M. W. REYNOLDS,

Editor, and one of the Proprietors of the Kansas State Journal.

On motion, the Senate adjourned until Monday, at 10 o'clock

A. M.

A. R. BANKS,

Senate called to order.

President in the chair.

Secretary.

MORNING SESSION.

SENATE CHAMBER, January 15, 1866, 10 o'clock A. M.

Roll called.

Quorum present.

Prayer by the chaplain, Rev. Mr. Lee.

Present-Senators Anderson, Drenning, Emmert, Eskridge, Gambell, Grover, Houston, Legate, Manning, Miller, Quigg, Riggs, Speer, Smith, Twiss, Weer and Wheeler.

Journal of yesterday read and approved.

Senator Grover, chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, made the following reports:

MR. PRESIDENT-Your committee have had under consideration Senate bill No. 19, "An act supplementary to an act entitled 'An act to provide for the regulation of the running at large of swine,'" and instruct me to report the same back to the Senate, and recommend its passage..

O. J. GROVER,

Chairman.

MR. PRESIDENT-Your committee have also had under consideration that part of the Governor's message relating to immigra

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tion, and instruct me to report the accompanying bill as the result of their deliberations.

O. J. GROVER,

Chairman.

The chairman of the Committee on Agriculture introduced Senate bill No. 31, "An act to establish a board of immigration.' Read a first time.

On motion of Senator Eskridge,

Senate bill No. 31, "An act to establish a board of immigration,' was ordered to be printed.

Senator Speer, chairman of the Committee on Education, made the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT-Your committee have had under consideration Senate bill No. 22, "An act for the sale of lands belonging to the State Agricultural College, and to defray the current expenses thereof," and recommend its passage.

SAMUEL SPEER,

Chairman.

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 concurred in Senate concurrent resolution No. 3, in reference to joint committee on rules. Committee on the part of the House, Messrs. Glick, Phillips, Kellogg, Blair and Cavender.

JOHN T. MORTON,

Chief Clerk. Senator Manning introduced Senate concurrent resolution No. 16, relating to furnishing both Houses with postage stamps.

Laid over under the rule.

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Senator Gambell introduced Senate bill No. 32, “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to regulate county affairs,' approved February 11, 1865."

Read a first time.

Also, Senate bill No. 33, "An act providing for the appointment of a stenographic reporter to the district court for Leavenworth county."

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Read a first time.

Senator Weer introduced Senate bill No. 34, "An act for the supplying of evidence of records and documents lost or destroyed."

Read a first time.

Also, Senate bill No. 35, "An act for the relief of the blind asylum, at Wyandotte, Kansas."

Read a first time.

Senator Houston introduced Senate joint resolution No. 3, concerning the Leavenworth, Lawrence and Fort Gibson Railroad Company.

Read a first time.

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Also, Senate bill No. 36, "An act to authorize counties, cities and towns to subscribe stock in railroad companies, for certain purposes."

Read a first time.

Senator Drenning introduced Senate bill No. 37, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a code of criminal procedure."

Read a first time.

Also, Senate bill No. 38, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act concerning descent and distribution."""

Read a first time.

Also, Senate bill No. 39, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act relating to dower.'"

Read a first time.

Also, Senate bill No. 40, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to create and regulate macadamized and plank road companies.""

Read a first time.

The second reading and reference of bills being in order,

Senate bill No. 24, "An act to change the name of the Leaven

worth, Lawrence and Fort Gibson Railroad Company," was

Read a second time, and

Referred to the Committee on Corporations.

Senate bill No. 25, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act concerning writs of quo warranto, approved February 10th, 1859," was

Read a second time, and

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senate bill No. 27, "An act supplemental to an act entitled 'An

act relating to counties and county affairs,"" was

Read a second time, and

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senate bill No. 26, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to facilitate the settlement of the estates of deceased partners,' approved February 24, 1860," was

Read a second time, and

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senate bill No. 28, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the election of county attorneys, and prescribing their duties,"" was

Read a second time, and

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senate bill No. 29, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act regulating crimes and the punishment of crimes against the perSons of individuals,"" was

Read a second time, and

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Senate bill No. 30, "An act to provide for the creation and reg. ulation of incorporated companies in the State of Kansas," was Read a second time, and

Referred to the Committee on Corporations.

The resolutions relating to treason, offered by Senator Houston on a previous day, were taken up for consideration.

On motion of Senator Eskridge,

The resolutions were made the special order for to-morrow at 2 o'clock.

The President announced Senators Twiss, Houston and Eskridge as the special committee on that portion of the Governor's message having reference to certain Indian reservations.

On motion of Senator Eskridge,

The resolutions indorsing the administration of President Johnson were referred to a special committee of three, consisting of Senators Houston, Eskridge and Manning.

Senator Eskridge moved that Senate concurrent resolution No.

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