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and reenact Section 813 of the Revised Statutes of 1899, relating to manner and to whom lands shall be leased.”

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." RECONSIDERATION OF VOTE ON HOLSE BILL NO. 111.

Mr. McBride moved that the Senate do now reconsider the vote by which H. B. No. 111, by Mr. Cottle—“A bill for an act providing for the building of a nurses' dormitory at the Wyoming General Hospital at Rock Springs, Wyoming, and providing for the levy of a tax for funds therefor," was on yesterday passed by the Senate.

The motion prevailed by unanimous vote.

On motion of Mr. Iredale the chief clerk was instructed to return said H. B. No. 111 to the honorable House for correction of the endorsements thereon. COMMUNICATION FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

The following communication was received and read:
The State of Wyoming, Office of Secretary of State.

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

Sir:- I have the honor to herewith transmit letter from the assistant secretary of the United States, advising the receipt and forwarding of Senate Joint Resolution No. 1 with regard to the death of Queen Victoria.

Very respectfully yours,

F. CHATTERTON,

Secretary of State.
Department of State.

Washington, Feb. 12, 1901.
Honorable Fenimore Chatterton,
Secretary of State of Wyoming,

Cheyenne. Sir:-1 have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 7th instant transmitting an engrossed copy of the Joint Resolution passed by the Legislature of Wyoming regarding the death of Queen Victoria.

In accordance with the request which your make, it has given me pleasure to forward the resolution to the ambassador of the l'nited States at London for delivery to His Majesty's Government. I have the honor to be, sir,

Your obedient servant,

DAVID J. HILL.

Acting Secretary.
MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE.
The following commutlications 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 House this day aocepted the report of the Conference Committee appointed to confer with a like committee from the Senate concerning the amendments to S. F. No. 3, by Mr. Verbryck-"A bill for an act to create a state board of health and county health officers and prescribing the duties of the same," by the following vote:

Ayes, 29; noes, 0); absent, 7.

Substitute for S. F. No. 8, by Committee on Judiciary“A bill for an act authorizing the state board of land commissioners in certain cases to reserve causes to the district courts of the state."

Ayes, 26; noes, 0); absent, 10.

S. F. No. 3, by Mr. Nichols—“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 and the filing of affidavits of assessment work."

Ayes, 27; noes, 0); absent, 9.

Said Senate Files Nos. 33, 8, and 3 are herewith returner? to your honorable body.

Very respectfully,
A. J. MOKLER,

Chief Clerk.
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 bill was this day considered in Committee of the Whole and recommended it to be indefinitely postponed as recommended.

S. F. No. 2:3, by Committee No. 1—"A bill for an act speci. fying property subject to levy on execution and providing for an indemnifying bond for the officer serving the same and to amend and re-enact Section 3828 of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming, 1899."

Said S. F. No. 23 is herewith returned to your honorable body.

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 have the honor to inform your honorable body that

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the amendments on the back of the H. B. No. 111 is a correct
copy of the records of the House.
Said H. B. No. 111 is herewith enclosed.

Very respectfully,
A. J. MOKLER.

Chief Clerk.
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 entitled bills were this day read a third time in the House, placed upon their final passage and passed by the vote indicated:

S. F. No. 36, by Atwood C. Thomas—"A bill for an act concerning the effect of adjudications by the state board of control, of rights to the use of the public waters of the state, and providing for the reopening of the decrees of the board in certain cases."

Passed.
Ayes, 28; noes, 3; absent, 5.

S. F. No. 22, by L. G. Davis (by request)—“A bill for an act providing for the revaluation of state lands for rental purposes, upon application for re-lease.”

Passed.
Ayes, 24; noes, 9; absent, 3.

S. F. No. 26, by Atwood C. Thomas—“A bill for an act to amend and re-enact Section 5256 of the Revised Statutes of 1899.”

Passed.
Ayes, 32; noes, 0; absent, 4.

S. F. No. 15, by Atwood C. Thomas—“A bill for an act defining a breach of the peace, and providing a penalty therefor.”

Passed.
Ayes, 31; noes, 0; absent, 5.

S. F. No. 14, by Mr. Davis—“A bill for an act to amend and re-enact Sections 3748 and 5416 of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming of 1899, relating to time within which motion for new trial must be made in both civil and criminal cases."

Passed.
Ayes, 32; noes, 0; absent, 4.

S. F. No. 17, by Mr. Nichols—"A bill for an act providing for garnishment and execution from any of the courts of this state and proceedings thereon."

Passed.
Ayes, 33; noes, 0; absent, 3.

S. F. No. 18, introduced by Mr. McGill—“A bill for an act to repeal Sections 5185, 5186 and 5187 of the Revised Stat. utes of the State of Wyoming, relating to costs in criminal cases having twenty or more defendants.”

Passed.
Ayes, 30; noes, 0; absent, 6.

S. F. No. 28, by Mr. Griffin—"A bill for an act in relation to the appointment of special deputy coal mine inspectors in certain cases and providing for the payment of their per diem and expenses."

Passed.
Ayes, 31; noes, 0; absent, 5.

S. F. No. 7, by Mr. L. G. Davis-—“A bill for an act concerning the leasing and re-leasing of state lands,” having been amended as follows:

Amend Section 1 in line 6 by inserting the word "pre. ferred,” before the word "right,” and amend line 8 by inserting the word "preferred" before the word "right," was placed on its final passage and passed by the following vote:

Ayes, 31; noes, 5; absent, 0.

S. F. No. 19, by Mr. Rusk-"A bill for an act providing for the inspection of horses about to be driven or shipped out of the state; creating the sheriffs of the several counties inspectors of horses and prescribing his duties as such; prohibiting the transportation by railroad companies of horses without inspection, and providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act,” having been amended as follows:

Insert in line 5 Section 2 after the word "inspector,” the words “of the county in which the shipment is to be made."

Strike out of line 3, Section 7, after the word "state" the words "except for grazing or pasturage.”

And by inserting a new section to be known as Section 8, and renumbering the last section to read Section 9:

Section 8. “A fee of fifteen cents per head shall be charged on all horses inspected under the provisions of this act, and such fee or charge shall be a lien upon the horses inspected until the same shall be paid. Said fees shall be in full compensation for all services rendered in making such inspection; provided, however, that said sheriff's shall have power and are hereby authorized to sell all unclaimed horses which shall come into their possession while in the discharge of their duties as such inspectors in the manner and form now prescribed for the advertising and sale of personal property under writ of execution and shall pay the proceeds of such sale, less the actual expenses of advertising, care, and keeping of such unclaimed horses into the county treasury, to the credit of the general fund of the county..

"Provided, further, that if ownership of such estrays shall be established to the satisfaction of the board of county commissioners of the county in which such animals are sold, within one year after the date of notice of sale of such unclaimed horses, it shall be the duty of the board of county commissioners to cause a county warrant to be issued against the general fund of the county in favor of the owner or owners with at least one creditable corroborative witness," was placed on its final passage and passed by the following vote:

Ayes, 32; noes, 2; absent, 2.

S. F. No. 32, by Mr. Nichols—"A bill for an act directing the Governor of the state to procure suitable medals for the Wyoming 'troops who served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American war, and to make an appropriation there. for," having been amended as follows:

Strike out the words in the Philippines' in line 4 of Sec. tion 1," was placed on its final passage and passed by the following vote:

Ayes, 32; noes, 2; absent, 2.

S. F. No. 1, by Mr. Nichols—"A bill for an act to repeal Sections 25:33 and 2534 of the Revised Statutes of the State of Wyoming, relating to the organization of mining districts, and the filing of copies of the laws and proceedings of mining districts," failed to pass the House by the following vote:

Jives, 2; noes, 30; a bsent, 1.

Senate Files Nos. 36, 22, 26, 15, 14, 17, 18, 28, 7, 19, 32 and 1 are herewith returned to your honorable body.

A. J. MOKLER,

Chief Clerk. CONSIDERATION OF HOUSE AMENDMENTS TO SENATE

FILES. Moved by Mr. Griffin that the Senate do now concur in the amendments to S. F. No. 7, by Mr. Davis—“A bill for an act concerning the leasing and re-leasing of state lands," made by the House.

A roll call being had on the motion to concur therein, the same resulted as follows:

Ayes-Black, Davis, Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, Iredale, Madden, McBride, Osmopd, Rusk, Sullivan, Verbryck, Williams, Mr. President-14.

Voes, Brittain and Nichols, 2; absent, McGill and Thom

as, 2.

And thereupon Mr. President declared that the Senate had concurred in said amendments to said S. F. No. 7.

Moved by Mr. Nichols that the Senate do not concur in House amendments to S. F. No. 19, by Mr. Rusk—“A bill for an act providing for the inspection of horses about to be driven or shipped out of the state; creating the sheriffs of the sev. eral counties inspectors of horses and prescribing their duties as such; prohibiting the transportation by railroad companies of horses without inspection, and providing penalties for the violation of this act," and that the Senate ask the House to

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