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

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

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

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Also, Senate bill No. 36, "An act to authorize counties, cities

towns to subscribe stock in railroad companies, for certain purposes."

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

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

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

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

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The second reading and reference of bills being in order,

Senate bill No. 24, “An act to change the name of the Leavenworth, 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 'Aa 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 perSODs 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 treasonr, 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 tomorrow at 2 o'clock.

The President apnounced 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 speờial committee of thrée, consisting of

Senators Houston, Eskridge and Manning.
Senator Eskridge moved that Senate concurrent resolution No.

4, relating to the proposed Southern Branch of the Pacific Railroad, be referred to a special committee of three.

Senator Houston moved, as an amendment, that the resolution be referred to a special committee of five.

The motion, as amended, prevailed, and the President appointed

Senators Eskridge, Houston, Manning, Twiss and Emmert such committee.

On motion, the Senate adjourned until 2 o'clock P. M.

AFTERNOON SESSIOX.

2 O'CLOCK. P. M.

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

Present–Senators Akin, Anderson, Emmert, Eskridge, Gambell, Grover, Horne, Houston, Jones, Manning, Miller, Milhoan, Quigg, Riggs, Speer, Smith, Twiss, Weer and Wheeler.

Senate concurrent resolution No. 12, instructing the Joint Committee on Ways and Means to report the general appropriation bill as early as the 1st day of February, 1866, was taken up for cont sideration,

And the question being, Shall the resolution be adopted ?

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

Yeas, 17; Days, 1.
Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were-

Senators Akin, Anderson, Emmert, Eskridge, Gambell, Horne, Houston, Jones, Manning, Miller, Milhoan, Quigg, Riggs, Speer, Twiss, Weer and Wheeler.

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Senator Grover voted in the negative.
And so the resolution was adopted.
Ordered, That the Secretary inform the House thereof.

Senator Anderson, chairman of the Committee on Enrolled Bills, made the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT-Your committee have examined Senate bills Nos. 2, 3 and 4, found them correctly enrolled, and have placed them in the hands of the Governor for his approval.

D. ANDERSON,

Chairman, Senate concurrent resolution No. 13, in relation to Indian reservations, was taken up for consideration,

And the question being on the adoption of the resolution,

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

Yeas, 20; nays, 0.
Gentlemen voting in the affirmative were-

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

And so the resolution was adopted.
Ordered, That the Secretary inform the House thereof.

A message was received from the Governor, with reports and accompanying documents relating to the geological surveys of the State of Kansas.

On motion of Senator Houston,
The reports and documents were laid on the table.

The following, Senate concurrent resolution No. 14, was taken up for consideration :

WHEREAS, The committee of conference appointed by both Houses, have reported in favor of Messrs. Speer and Ross; therefore,

Resolved that the Senate, the House. concurring, Do hereby accept the proposition of said Speer and Ross, to furnish a daily paper, of the size of the Daily State Record : ten copies to each member during the entire session of the Legislature, at one dollar per copy; and to furnish ten copies, in pamphlet form, of all laws

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ordered to take effect on publication in a newspaper, to be mailed to each member with ten days after the close of this session of the Legislature.

On motion of Senator Manning,
The consideration of the resolution was indefinitely postponed.

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. 15, accepting the proposition made by John W. Wright, publisher of the Leavenworth Daily Conservative, to furnish daily papers to members of the Legislature.

JOHN T. MORTON,

Chief Clerk. On motion of Senator Gambell,

Senate joint resolution No. 1, donating certain Reports to the Leavenworth Law Library, was ordered to be engrossed and to a third reading

On motion of Senator Eskridge,

The report of the Committee of the Whole on Senate joint resolutions Nos. 1 and 2, and Senate bills Nos. 5 and 7, was received.

On motion of Senator Gambell,

Senate joint resolution No. 2, to amend section 13, article 3, of the Constitution of the State of Kansas, was ordered to be engrossed and to a third reading.

On motion of Senator Weer,

Senate bill No. 5, "An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish a code of criminal procedure,'” was re-committed to the Committee of the whole Senate.

On motion of Senator Gambell,

Senate bill No. 7, "An act to repeal 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," was ordered to be engrossed and to a third reading.

On motion of Senator Eskridge,

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