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That H. B. No. 140, by Mr. Fishback—"A bill for an act to provide that the word "telegraph" wherever it occurs in the laws of Wyoming, shall be construed to include the word "telephone," do pass.

That H. B. No. 141, by Mr. Fishback—“A bill for an act to amend and re-enact Sections 5422,-5423, 5424, 5425, 5426 of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming, of 1899, relating to the proceedings in error in criminal cases," do pass.

That H. B. No. 147, by Mr. Wilson—"A bill for an act to create a commission to investigate the subject of arbitration and provide compensation for the same," do pass.

That H. B. No. 148, by Mr. Hicks“A bill for an act fixing the time for advertising for sale real property upon which taxes are delinquent for the preceding year or years," do pass.

That H. B. No. 142, by Mr. Fourt—“A bill for an act to amend and re-enact Section 717 of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming, relating to the Wyoming National Guard," do pass.

That H. B. No. 137, by Mr. Reid (by request)-"A bill for an act to amend and re-enact Sections 2105, 2106, 2107, 2110 and 2114 of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming, relating to game," be amended as follows:

Strike out the word “January” in line 9, Section 3, and insert “December 15th" in lieu thereof, and as so amended that the bill be reported back without recommendation.

That H. B. No. 46, by Mr. Cooper-"A bill for an act providing for the rewriting, compilation, publication and distribution of a certain pamphlet heretofore edited by the secretary of state, and commonly known as "The State of Wyoming, having a special reference to the resources of the state and making an appropriation therefor," do pass.

G. G. VERBRYCK,

Chairman. On motion of Mr. Nichols further consideration of H. B. No. 131, by Mr. Reed—"A bill for an act providing for pure foods, drugs and drinks, and to create the office of a state food and dairy commissioner, a state chemist, and defining their respective duties and powers, and prescribing penalties for the enforcement of this act," was indefinitely postponed.

On motion of Mr. Guernsey the Senate then stood in re. cess until 7:30 o'clock p. m.

EVENING SESSION.
The senate was called to order at 7:30 o'clock p. m.
Mr. Vice President in the chair.

A quorum not appearing Mr. Nichols moved a call of the Senate.

The roll call being called showed the following present:

Present-Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, McBride, Vichols, Osmond, Sullivan, Verbryck, Williams and Mr. Vice President..

Absent-Black, Brittain, Davis, Madden, McGill, Rusk, Thomas, Stone-8.

Mr. Nichols moved that further proceedings under the call be dispensed with.

REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEE. By unanimous consent the following report was received and read: Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

Senate Chamber.

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

Your Committee No. 17, to whom was referred H. B. No. 137, beg leave to report as follows: That the same do pass.

JOE IREDALE,

Chairman. CONSIDERATION OF BILLS ON GENERAL FILE.

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

On rising the ('ommittee of the Whole presented the fol. lowing report:

On motion of Mr. Davis the report of the Committee of the Whole was accepted.

On motion of Mr. Sullivan further consideration of H. B. No. 137, by Mr. Reid (by request)—"A bill for an act to amend and re-enact Sections 2105, 2106, 2107, 2110 and 2114 of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming, relating to game," was indefinitely postponed.

SUSPENSION OF THE RULES. Moved by Mr. Guernsey that the rules be suspended for the purpose of reading House Bills Nos. 141, 140, 142, 147 and 148 second and third time by title only and placing the same on their final passage.

A roll call being had on the motion to suspend the rules, the same resulted as folows:

Ayes--Black, Davis, Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, Iredale, Madden, McBride, McGill, Nichols, Osmond, Sullivan, Thomas, Verbryck, Williams, Mr. President--16.

Voes, 0; absent, Brittain and Rusk, 2.

And thereupon Mr. President declared that the rules had been suspended for the purpose above stated.

The following House Bills were then read second and third time by title only, placed on their final passage and passed by the vote indicated :

H. B. No. 140, by Mr. Fishback—"A bill for an act to provide that the word "telegraph” wherever it occurs in the laws of Wyoming shall be construed to include the word "telephone."

Roll call:

Ayes Black, Davis, Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, Iredale, Madden, McBride, McGill, Nichols, Osmond, Sullivan, Thomas, Williams, Mr. President-15.

Yoes, Verbryck, 1; absent, Brittain and Rusk, 2.

And thereupon Mr. President declared that said H. B. No. 140, having received an affirmative vote of a majority of all the members elected to the Senate of the Sixth State Legis. lature, had duly passed the Senate.

H. B. No. 141, by Mr. Fishback—“1 bill for an act to amend and re-enact Sections 5422, 5423, 5424, 5425, 5426, of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming of 1899, relating to the proceedings in error in criminal cases."

Roll call:

Ayes-Black, Davis, Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, Iredale, Madden, McBride, McGill, Nichols, Osmond, Sullivan, Thomas, Verbryck, Williams, Mr. President--16.

Noes, 0); absent, Brittain and Rusk, 2.

And thereupon Mr. President declared that said H. B. No. 141, having received an affirmative vote of a majority of all the members elected to the Senate of the Sixth State Legis. lature, had duly passed the Senate.

H. B. No. 142, by Mr. Fourt—"A bill for an act to amend and re-enact Section 717 of the Revised Statutes of Wyoming, relating to the Wyoming National Guard."

Roll call:

Ayes-Black, Davis, Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, Iredale. Madden, McBride, McGill, Nichols, Osmond, Sullivan, Thomas, Verbryck, Williams, Mr. President-16.

Noes, 0; absent, Brittain and Rusk, 2.

And thereupon Mr. President declared that said H. B. No. 112, having received an affirmative vote of a majority of all the members elected to the Senate of the Sixth State Legislature, had duly passed the Senate.

H. B, No. 147, by Mr. Wilson—"A bill for an act to create a commission to investigate the subject of arbitration and provide compensation for the same."

Roll (all:

Jyes-Davis, Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, Iredale, Madden, McBride, McGill, Nichols, Sullivan, Thomas, Verbryck, Wil liams, Mr. President-14.

Yoes, Black, 1; absent, Brittain, Rusk, Osmond, 3.

And thereupon Mr. President declared that said H. B. No. 147, having received an affirmative vote of a majority of all the members elected to the Senate of the Sixth State Legislature had duly passed the Senate.

H. B. No. 148, by Mr. Hicks—"A bill for an act fixing the time for advertising for sale real property upon which taxes are delinquent for the preceding year or years."

Roll call :

Ayes-Black, Davis, Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, Iredale, Madden, McBride, McGill, Nichols, Osmond, Sullivan, Thomas, Verbryck, Williams, Mr. President--16.

Noes, 0; absent, Brittain and Rusk, 2.

And thereupon Mr. President declared that said H. B. No. 148, having received an affirmative vote of a majority of all the members elected to the Senate of the Sixth State Legislature, had duly passed the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Griffin the Senate then adjourned until 9 o'clock a. m. tomorrow.

GEO. W. PERRY,

Chief Clerk.

THIRTIETH DAY.

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Senate Chamber.

Cheyenne, Feb. 16, 1901. The Senate was called to order at 9 o'clock a. m. pursuant to adjournment of last evening.

Mr. President in the chair.
Roll call:

Present--Black, Brittain, Davis, Griffin, Guernsey, Hawk, Iredale, Madden, McBride, McGill, Nichols, Osmond, Rusk, Sullivan, Thomas, Verbryck, Williams, Mr. President-18.

Absent, 0.
Prayer by the chaplain.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

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

Senate Chamber.

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

Your Committe No. 5, Public Buildings, to whom was referred the tenth annual report of the state board of charities and reform, and the biennial report of the Capitol Build

ing Commission, beg leave to report that we have examined the same and they are herewith returnd.

D. L. RUSK,

Chairman.
Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

Senate Chamber.

Cheyenne, Feb. 16, 1901. Mr. President:

Your Committee No. 22, to whom was referred H. B. No. 107, beg leave to report the same back to the Senate without recommendation.

C. A. GUERNSEY,

Chairman.
Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

Senate Chamber.

Cheyenne, Feb. 16, 1901. Mr. President:

Your Committee No. 6, to whom was referred H. B. No. 103, 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. 16, 1901. Mr. President:

Your Committee No. 1, to whom was referred H. B. No. 66, beg leave to report as folllows: Recommend it be indefinitely postponed.

M. NICHOLS,

Chairman.
Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

Senate Chamber.

Cheyenne, Feb. 16, 1901. Mr. President:

Your ('ommittee No. 10, to whom was referred H. B. No. 106, beg leave to report as follows: We recommend the bill do pass.

L. G. DAVIS,

Chairman.
Sixth Legislature of the State of Wyoming.

Senate Chamber.

Cheyenne, Feb. 16, 1901. Mr. President:

Your Committee No. 6, to whom was referred H. B. No. 101, beg leave to report as follows: We recommend that the same do pass.

ATWOOD C. THOMAS,

Chairman.

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