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EIGHTEENTH DAY

Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory,

Friday, January 27, 1905.

MORNING SESSION.

The House convened pursuant to adjournment, with the Speaker in the chair.

Prayer was offered by the Chaplain.
The roll call showed all members present except Mr. Jester, excused.

The Journal for the preceding day was read, corrected and approved.

The following Committees reported: Mr. Speaker:

The Committee on Ways and Means reported and recommended that House Bill No. 92 do pass; House Bill No. 25 do not pass.

DYKE BALLINGER,

Chairman. The report was adopted. Mr. Speaker:

The Committee on Education report and recommend that House Bill No. 107 do not pass; that House Substitute Bill No. 27 do pass.

A. J. ROSS,

Chairman. The report was adopted. Mr. Speaker:

The Committee on Compensation of Public Officers report and recommend that House Bill No. 127 do pass; House Bill No. 119 do

not pass.

A. MCBRIDE.

Chairman.

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The report was adopted. Mr. Speaker:

The Committee on Penitentiary and Reformatory report and recommend that House Bill No. 98 do pass.

B. B. BONE,

Chairman. The report was adopted.

Mr. Speaker:

The Committee on Municipal Corporations report and recommend that Substitute for House Bill No. 16 do pass; House Bill No. 18 do pass; House Bill No. 78 do not pass.

C. E. WOOD,

Chairman. The report was adopted.

Mr. Becker moved that in as much as the printer had left House Bill No. 61 off of the calendar, it be placed upon the Calendar under the General Order of business. The motion carried.

The following bills were introduced and read the first time:

House Bill No. 115, by Mr. Woods.
House Bill No. 146, by Mr. Woods.
Ilouse Bill No. 147, by Mr. Hogy.
House Bill No. 118, by Mr. Ross.
House Bill No. 149, by Mr. Ross.
House Bill No. 150, by Mr. Taylor.
House Bill No. 151, by Mr. Taylor.
House Bill No. 152, by Mr. Gayman.
House Bill No. 153, by Mr. Craig.
House Bill No. 154, by Mr. Maxwell.
Hlouse Bill No. 155, by Mr. Craig.

Mr. Noffsinger moved, that in as much as there are so many bills to be considered, in order to give the Committees time to work, the House adjourn until 2 o'clock P. M., Saturday, January 28.

Mr. Walker moved to amend by adjourning until Monday at 10 o'clock.

Mr. Gandy moved to substitute for all motions pending, that the House adjourn until 2 P. M. this afternoon.

Mr. Becker moved as a substitute that when the House do adjourn, it adjourn until 10 o'clock Saturday. Motion carried.

Mr. Hogg offered House Resolution No. 7, which was read the first time, as follows:

Be it Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Eighth Leg- • islative Assembly for the Territory of Oklahoma.

Whereas, by Council Concurrent Resolution No. 1, passed by the House on January 19, 1905, the President of the Council and the Speaker of the House are authorized and directed to enter upon and into a contract, on the part of the Territory, for the printing of the Eighth Legislative Assembly:

Whereas: This matter involves the expenditure of many thousands of dollars of the money of the tax payers of this Territory, and the people of the Territory and their Representatives, in this House, are entitled to know what prices are being paid for this printing:

Yow, Therefore, be it resolved by the House of Representatives that the Speaker of this House be requested and directed to make a report in writing to the House on or before the first day of February, 1905, and in this report to fully set forth what, if anything, has been done by the Honorable President of the Council and the Honorable Speaker of the House by virtue of the authority given them under Council Concurrent Resolution No. 1, and if a contract has been made to set up in his report a full copy thereof, and to include in said report a copy of the contract heretofore made by the Secretary of Oklahoma Territory with the State Capital Printing Company, which last contract was mentioned in said Council Concurrent Resolution No. 1, and the price fixed therein made the maximum price to be paid under the contract authorized to be made by the President of the Council and the Speaker of the House, on the part of the Territory.

The following bills were read the second time and referred to Committees :

Council Bill No. 1, Committee on Judiciary.
Council Bill No. 17, Committee on Judiciary.
Council Bill No. 12, Committee on Judiciary.
House Bill No. 132, Committee on Drainage and Irrigation.
House Bill No. 133, Committee on Regulation of Liquor Traffic.
House Bill No. 134, Committee on Compensation of Public Officers.
House Bill No. 135, Committee on Appropriations.
House Bill No. 136, Committee on Quarantine.
House Bill No. 137, Committee on Education.
House Bill No. 138, Committee on Municipal Corporations.
House Bill No. 139, Committee on Sanitary Affairs.
House Bill No. 140, Committee on Judiciary.
House Bill No. 141, Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence.
House Bill No. 142, Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence.

Ilouse Bill No. 143, Committee on County and Township Organization.

House Bill No. 114, ('ommittee on Agriculture.

The Committee on Asylums and Public Charities reported as folloks:

:., Speaker:

The Committee on Asylums and Public Charities recommend that Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 8+ do pass.

W. W. DANIELS,

Chairman.

Mr. Noflsinger moved that the House adjourn for the purpose of committee work. The motion was carried.

JESSE B. NORTON,

Speaker.

NINETEENTH DAY

Guthrie, Oklahoma Territory,

Saturday, January 18, 1905.

MORNING SESSION.

The House convened pursuant to adjournment, with the Speaker in the chair.

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Prayer was offered by the Chaplain.

Upon roll call all members were present except Ballinger, Bryan, Fuller, Ingmire, Jester, McBride and Robinson, excused by the Speaker.

The minutes of the previous day were read and approved.

Message from the Council. Mr. Speaker:

I have the honor to transmit through you to the House over which you preside, House Concurrent Resolution No. 3, which has passed the Council, and Council Bill No. 4.

J. P. JAYNE,

Chief Clerk. Council Bill No. 4 was read the first time.

The Committee on Judiciary reported as follows: Mr. Speaker:

The Committee on Judiciary recommend that House Bill No. 113, as amended by the Committee do pass, House Bill No. 116 do pass, House Bill No. 59 do pass, House Bill No. 39 as amended do pass, House Bill No. 50 do pass, House Bill No. 123 do not pass, and that Council Bills Nos. 1 and 7 be transmitted to the Council that they may comply with Rule 19.

W. W. NOFFSINGER,

Chairman.

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