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We being divided upon this bill, return the same without l'ecommendation.

M. NICHOLS,

Chairman.
Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyomiug.

Senate Chamber.

Cheyenne, Feb. 15, 1901. Mr. President:

Your Committee No. 7, to whom was referred H. B. No. 53, beg leave to report as follows:

That the same be returned to the Committee of Whole for its consideration.

PATRICK SULLIVAN,

Chairman.
Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyoming.
Senate Chamber.

Cheyenne, Feb. 8, 1901.
Mr. President:

Your Committee No. 6, to whom was referred H. B. No. 102, beg leave to report as follows: We recommend that the same do pass.

ATWOOD C. THOMAS,

Chairman.
Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

Senate Chamber.

Cheyenne, Feb. 15, 1901. Mr. President:

Your Committee No. 10, to whom was referred H. B. No. 104, beg leave to report as follows:

We recommend the following amendments:

Strike out all of Section 3 in the printed bill and substitute the following Section:

Section 3. “Such police justices shall be appointed by the mayor with the consent of the council, and no person other than a duly elected justice of the peace for the justice precinct embraced in said city or town shall be elibible or shall be appointed as such police justice."

In lines 1 and 2, Section 6, of the printed bill, strike out the words “or elected;" in line 3, Section 9, strike out the words “or elected.”

Strike out all of Section 5 printed bill and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Section 5. "The term of office of such police justices shall be the same as that of justices of the peace and their salary shall be as prescribed by the ordinances of their respect. ive cities or towns, provided that such salary shall not be other or greater than the amount paid to justices of the peace in precincts having a population similar to each of said cities or towns."

Strike out all of Section 9 after the word “passage” in line 1 of printed bill, and that it do pass as amended.

L. G. DAVIS,

Chairman.

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REPORTS FROM SELECT COMMITTEES.
The following reports were received and read:
Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

Senate Chamber.

Cheyenne, Feb. 15, 1901. Mr. President:

Your Conference Committee, to whom was referred H. B. No. 22, beg leave to report as follows:

We recommend that the title to said bill be amended as follows:

AMENDMENT. Amend title by inserting after "3268," "and to repeal Section 3267," and as so amended Senate do concur.

L, G. DAVIS,
Chairman Senate Committee.

W. PLATT,
Chairman House Conference Committee.

Cheyenne, Feb. 14, 1901.
To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives:

Your committee on conference as to the House amendment to Senate File No. 3—"A bill for an act to amend and re-enact Sections 2553, 2555 and 2559 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Wyoming, relating to location certificates of placer claims, the amount of assessment work required to be done upon placer claims and the filing of affidavits of assessment work," having had the same under consideration, beg leave to report as follows:

We recommend that S. F. No. 3 do pass without amendment.

M. NICHOLS.
WESLEY BRITTAIN.
C. A. GUERNSEY.
CHARLES F. FISHBACK.
W. F. SMITH.

A. P. BIGAS.
On motion of Mr. Nichols the said reports of the ('on-
ference Committees were accepted.
The Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

Senate Chamber.

Cheyenne, Feb. 15, 1901. Mr. President:

Your Committee No. 24, on Enrollment, to whom was referred S. F. No. 25, beg leave to report as follows:

That the same has been correctly enrolled, being Enrolled Act No. 13; is herewith returned for your signature.

M. NICHOLS,

Chairman. SIGNING OF ENROLLED ACT. Mr. President thereupon gave notice that he was about to sign said E. A. No. 13, Senate—"An act to amend and reenact Sections 2162, 2163 of the Revised Statutes of 1899, providing for licenses for the sale of spirituous, malt and fermented liquors and wines, and for other purposes."

And thereupon Mr. President did, in the presence of the Senate, affix his official signature to said S. E. A. No. 13.

CONSIDERATION OF BILLS ON GENERAL FILE.

On motion of Mr. Rusk the Senate resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole for the consideration of bills on the general file, Mr. Griffin being called to the chair.

On rising the Committee of the Whole presented: the following report: Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

Senate Chamber. Mr. President:

Cheyenne, Feb. 15, 1901. Your Committee of the Whole having had under consideration bills on the general file, beg to report progress and ask leave to sit again.

GEO. N. GRIFFIN,

Chairman. On motion of Mr. Nichols the report of the ('ommittee of the Whole was accepted and the request therein made granted.

Mr. JcGill moved a call of the Senate.
A roll call showed the following members present:

Black, Brittain, Davis, Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, Madden, McBride, McGill, Nichols, Osmond, Rusk, Sullivan, Stone, Thomas, Verbryek, Mr. Vice President-17.

Absent, Williams, 1.

Mr. McGill moved that further proceedings under the call of the Senate be dispensed with.

The motion prevailed and it was so ordered.

CONSIDERATION OF BILLS ON GENERAL FILE.

On motion of Mr. McGill the Senate resumed the consideration of bills on the general file in ('ommittee of the Whole. Mr. Griffin again being called to the chair.

On rising the Committee of the Whole presented the following report: Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

Senate Chamber. Mr. President:

Cheyenne, Feb. 15, 1901. Your Committee of the Whole having had under consideration bills on the general file, beg to report progress and ask leave to sit again.

GEO. N. GRIFFIN,

Chairman On motion of Mr. McBride the report of the ('ommittee of the Whole was accepted and the request therein made granted.

MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR.
The following communication was received and read:
The State of Wyoming, Executive Department.

Cheyenne, Feb. 15, 1901.
To the Honorable President and Senate of the Sixth State Leg.

islature: Gentlemen :- I have the honor to hereby nominate C. G. Coutant as State Librarian for a term of two years and ask your consent that appointment may issue as provided by law.

Very respectfully,
DeF. RICHARDS.

Governor. Mr. McGill moved that the Senate now do advise, consent to and confirm the nomination of ('. G. ('outant as State Librarian for a term of two years, which motion prevailed with the following vote:

Ayes-Black, Brittain, Davis, Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, Madden, McBride, McGill, Nichols, Osmond, Rusk, Sullivan, Thomas, Verbrvek, Williams, Mr. President-17.

Voes, 0); absent, Iredale, 1.

On motion of Mr. Nichols the Senate stood in recess until 2 o'clock p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.
The Senate was called to order at 2 o'clock p. m.
Mr. President in the chair.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE.
The following communications were received and read:
The Legislature of the State of Wyoming.
House of Representatives.

Cheyenne, Feb. 15, 1901.
Hon. President of the Senate:

Sir: I have the honor to inform your honorable body that the following titled bills were this day read a third time and passed by the vote indicated:

H. B. No. 136, by Mr. Badgette-"A bill for an act to amend and re-enact Section 1057 of the Revised Statutes of 1899, relating to meetings of boards of county commissioners.”

Passed.
Ayes, 26; noes, 9; absent, 1.

H. B. No. 127, by Mr. Gray—"A bill for an act to regulate the employment of legislative lobby counsel and agents and to provide for the return of legislative expenses."

Ayes, 25; noes, 11; absent, 0.

H. B. No. 17, by Mr. Roberts (by request)—“A bill for an act creating a board of commissioners for the Pan-American Exposition, 1901, defining its duties and powers and appropriating money to secure a proper exhibit for Wyoming and its citizens at such exposition."

Passed.
Ayes, 21; noes, 15; absent, 0.

H. B. No. 113, by Mr. ('ooper“ A bill for an act to amend and reenact Section 81:3 of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming, 1899, relating to manner and to whom lands shall be leased."

Passed.
Ayes, 34; noes, 0); absent, 2.

Said House Bills Nos. 136, 127, 17, 113 are herewith enclosed for your consideration and action.

Very respectfully,
A. J. MOKLER,

Chief Clerk.
The Legislature of the State of Wyoming.
House of Representatives.

Cheyenne, Feb. 15, 1901.
Ilon. President of the Senate:

Sir:-I am directed by the honorable House to request your honorable body to amend H. B. No. 111 to conform to the printed copy or that your substitute for H. B. Yo. 111 be printed.

Said H. B. No. 111 and the Substitute therefor are here. with returned.

Very respectfully,
A. J. MOKLER,

Chief Clerk.

HOUSE BILLS ON FIRST READING. The following House Bills were read first time and on motion referred to the ('ommittee of the Whole:

H. B. No. 136, by Mr. Badgette-"A bill for an act to amend and re-enact Section 1057 of the Revised Statutes of 1899, relating to meetings of boards of county commissioners."

H. B. No. 17, by Mr. Roberts (by request)-"A bill for an act creating a board of commissioners for the Pan-American Exposition, 1901, defining its duties and powers, and appropriating money to secure a proper exhibit for Wyoming and its citizens at such exposition."

H. B. No. 113, by Mr. Cooper-"A bill for an act to amend

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