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::, t"het ikS, accollllts and vouchers Sst, t.t Tasl'unrer: J. H. Bowen, of ..II.; L. J. %Sner, of Avoyellen; A. of Orlc.'; H. J. Hyams Of West ;t,, ltouge; Victor E. Mc yarthy, of )Ir I) 4is, of Orleans, under supension r:i:t. , introduced the following re . whih was read and unanimous ., That the Hall of the House of i tatives be and is hereby granted to ., ?,." of 1M14 and 1815 on Sunday, t1.,. hth instant, for the purpose of ,r ,;:ug the fifty-seventh annivesary bu "I' attlh of tew OrleTns. 1: thl , of Bossier, as chairman of 4.1 ,,iltittte' ,,n Elections and Qualifi r.: Iu,, w1L, r a suspension of the rules, :.:,ln 1 the following resolution, which Eas read: :...,,-1, That in all cases of contest !,,r tth 1at of a member of the House of j pr-,,tWIivts, duly returned by the la ,rl ,f :eturning Officers, and sworn i a..IIrr:g to law, the contesting party ii r,,*:"' 1u mileage or per diem un b1, " L.":Llish his claim to the contested ,s:,.~.w:rn'W11 in and seated. M! .IºI luun, of Livingston moved its l,:.:,, Lltand called for the previous ~ :;, which was ordered. Ia-1, the adoption of the resolution, ., rand nays were demanded by 31-..r .ttoine, of Orleans, and Young, C:. t',nrdli:, which resulted as follows: ram..\lwhl Adolphe Baker Barker Bar Intl.vy Bowen Brewster Broussard ,Yr:. ltryen Buchanan Buckingham b;*],.r ('a:uter Chachere Darby Darins n:ir Ividvsn Da.vis Demas Dewees E:I,, Faulk-nc r Floyd Fontelieu Gaiddis h.,r (artskamp1) W. Harper Hemp .1,1 t,n Hyams Kearson Kenner V..u lIisllha L:a S:diniere Llambias SMahn'!: .,y MIarvin Matthews Mc ,::by .11"arul:mud Meadows Moncure 1,.: Mrphy 'Morris Murray Nelson _ l,:atk Ott) Overton Pond Quinn I:. ,,hl Sartain Slhunmaker Smuith r St.ulps) Stbton, Stievens Tatman . ':1n,,n, Tournoir Clhanm Wanud VWash at of Assunmption, W h';Ltlihil;tian ofu •ria, Waters WV lhf, lu1I E. Willianms " :all Yorke Young --So. N .,: Antoine Barrett Blunt Bnrch :-.,ti: Dullrio P. Harper H. Lott J. ,' ,r itiley Tieaud, Wil.uwi--13. ýI U, 1w40., of De Soto, moved to re- 1 ".,: ,ir tl. voto just taken, and also i,,r,,,I t,, the motion to reconsider on till t.bl4. S'.tarr1 ol. Mr. Kener, of Orleans, introduced the ,lolllins resolution, which was laid over atlr th, rules: 1: ý,',",, That the Speaker appoint a rt':,lti nt stynti, 4rapher as the officiad re- I Ier of th, Huase, whose duty it shall I " . r'lw~rt the debates of the House for p ii tia in the oflicial journal of the ":,, and`1 whose compensation shall be t i-:,ty dollars a day. ,r J'~'ph B. Lott, of Rapides, intro- n j, I tht following resolution, which f :LI1,er under the rules: ,' . That the journal of the House S:"' Illlrn in the New Orleans Standard, a .I tihat the eXJpello of the same be paid I tt ,f t ui ntinatent fund. L MIr I'wces,e of De Soto, under a --e I '" f the rules, by a rising vote of Sx:-tl.e , tcas t, eight nays, introduced ,il N,. 1. "Alnd act appropriating J l- t,, pay the mileage and per diem !: I"ltf. of both houses of the Oen -\t,ihlty and to pay the ofecers, i ud the contingent expenses of f ,bill was put upon ita firt rseading. : ihr a sllSlielesio of the constitua ':u rnlh,, the bill undlerwent its second It Ir. )Davidson, of Livingston, moved r e to the Committee on Con- a Sat E} lt.i .s. Mr. D vi of De Soto, moved to lay n" -,tii ,t ,n the table, Mes.ra Barrett t It i,. ',f Orleans, called for the aL l I:1, na?. s whlich resulted as follows: - Yt*.-.\1.1 Adolph. Barow Belot c hyBh nt owe n1tard *Bron l n ":l "k'hte r e Carter f fi'l I b\i1 DemIas Deween Faulkner E ltli. l1 ;:tl.lis P. Harper Hemp- r ,I Ilt In HIyais Kearson Keaner - L Saliniire Llambis H. Lott t -: I.,,'ch Mahon- Marvin Matthews c 2 .I:. 01ra1l Mlucure MIorphv . ( int by Ringgold Sartuin it :liton TttIan Tournoir e i " !V, ;gton, of Assump '" " .". of ConcordiaWLters hi " 1 . ,.ituas Yorke Young- - ..\,: : rrctt Brewster Brvan :(:',k i (r.tLuup Johnson SO:,lat,:k O;c:ton Pondc Riley Schumacher Stamps Thompson Tireaud E. Williams Wilson Worrall 21. Upon motion of Mr. Dewes, of Do Soto, the bill was considered as engrosed, and he also moved a suspassion of the rules, by which the bill should be con sidered in Committee of the ,Whole. Carried. Under a further suspension of the con stitutional rule, the bill was pt upon its third reading and final pasage, it title adopted, and it was ordered to be sent to the Senate for concurrene. soTICt O To E IrsaraonDCIO Ox or uI. The following notices were given: By Mr. Brown, of Ascension: An act for the incorporation of a Young Men's Mercantile Library Association for the city of New Orleans. Also, by the same member: An act entitled an act for the appoint ment of commissioners to digest and an notate the laws of the State of Louisiana, and prepare a code of practice for the courts, and for other purposes. By Mr. Davidson, of Livingston: A bill to grant homesteads to all actual settlers on the public lands of the State of Louisiana. By Mr. Faulkner, of Caldwell: An act for the relief of Lewis M. Dawes, State assesesor of the parish of Caldwell. By the same member: An act to authorize the sheriffs and police juries of the different parishes of the State, where there is no newspaper published in said parishes, to advertise by posting up copies and notices at the court-house, and at least three other pub lic places in said parishes, all legal and judicial notices. By MJr. Brewster, of Ouachita: A joint resolution providing for the ad journment of the present session of the General Aswexbly on the first Saturday in February next. By lMr. Yorke, of Carroll: An act to incorporate the Carroll Pturish Savings Bank and Trust Com pIny. By Mr. GartsLamp, of Jefferson: An net to amend article nine hundred and fifteen of the Civil Code. An act to change the numbers and limnits of the First and Eighth Justice Courts for the parish of Jefferson, and to establish the Seventh aMt Eighth Justice Courts in the parish of Orleans. An act to amend an act entitled "An a;ut relative to the Justices of Peace, 1a'rish of Jefferson, and creating an ad ditional Justice Court in the Fi s: Ward of said parish," approved February 9, 18(;9. By Mr. Brewster, of Ouachita: A bill to provide for the punishment of members of the General Assembly who mxay be proven guilty of accepting brides. By Mr. Soner, of Avoyelles: A joint resolution instructing our Sena tors and Representatives in Congress in relation to a general amnesty, by the i abrogation of the third section of the fourteenth amendment of the constitution i of the United States. Also, an act entitled an act to regulate and preserve the public peace in, and to , prohibit unmlawful and lewd coductt at places of amusement in the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes. By Mr. Matthews, of Teness: A bill to incorporate the town of St J Joseph, parish of Tenss, Louisiana. By Mr. Bentley, of St Mary: A bill for the purpose of allowing HL Belloq, late of Algiers, to sme the State I for damages sustained in the conatretion of levees. By Mr. Wheyland, of Sabine: A bill for the relief of William Wright, levee contractor. t By Mr. Hempetead, af Iberville : A hill for the purpose of abolihing theI system of poliee juries in the parishesand providing for the election of Pariah Com misasioners to exercise the same duties as the police juries have hertofore. By permission, Mr. Brown, of Aeaen sion, introduced an act entitled an act to change the venue in the ase of David Fisher, J. C. Olivier and Celestin Olivier from Ascension prih to th parish of St. James,u which was put upon itE first reading, under a suspension of the rules. Under a suspeasion of the oonstita-i tiondl rule, the birl was put upon its s cond reading. MIr. D.vidson, of Livingston, moved its refrcnice to the Committee on Jndi cinry. a 3Mr. Brown, of Asension, moved to I lay the motion to referon the table, which was enied by a rising vote of M50 yea to d 12 nays.f The bill was consideredl as engrosseld. Under a further susipension of the ei consttittiouud rule, by a risiLg vote of w I60 yeas to 12 nays, the bill was put upon I ts third rndinig. Mr Brown, of. Ascenhon, moved that s the bill do nally at, aad caied for the Sprevion, q- -tia The main question was rdered. - Upon its final passage, the yeas and nays were demanded by Mesers Worral, aof Jefferemo, and Monseure, oCs&, with - the following rent : Yeas: Abel, Adolphe, Antoine, Barrstt, * etentley, Ruant, ow., Bwster, Brown, Buehann, Burh, Cohanme, Crawford, Darinaburg, Davis, Danas, De woes, Faulkner, Floyd, Caddie, Garet emp, P. Harper, W. Harper, Hempstead, Huton, Johnson, Keearon, Kenner, Kin Ssells, Larent, H. Lott, J. B. Lott, Lynch, SMahoney, Marvin, Matthews, McCarty, Moore, Morphy, Morris, Ong Oplatek, Overton, Quinn. Baby, Riley, Ringgold, Sartain, &nith, Soner, stamps, stanton, ToIrnoir, Turead, Verrett, Wand, Wash ington of Assumption, Washington of Coheuodia Waters, Wheyland, E. Wil lias, H. Williams, Wilson, Yorke, Young--66. Nays: Baker, Barker, Barrow, Bryan, Butler, Carter, Chaebere. Darby, David son, Dario, Ellis, Fontelien, Hyams, Kil len, 1 ialieimere, Liambias, McFarland Meadows, Moncure, Murray, Nelson, t Pond, Schumacher, St3vens, Sins waTat. man, Thompson, Ulhlm , Worral--9. The bill was finally paned, and sent to I the Senate for concurrence. The Speaker laid before the House a communication from the State Supsrin tendent of Education, asking for farther time to make a report, whieh was granted. JMr. Wheyland, of De Soto, moved to adjourn. Lost. Mr. Harper, of SL Charles, asked for a suspension of the rules to introduce a resolution. The rules were suapended, and the fol lowing resolution was meld and adopted: ResAudla, That each member of the House be permitted to elect three daily, and two weekly newspapers and that the Serge.mt-at-Arms shall, at the request of members cause said daily papers to be sent to their residences in the city. Mr. Young, of Concordia, moved that the House do adjourn until 12 11. to morrow. Carrie,?. And the Speaker accordingly declared the House as adjourned. WILLIAM VIGERS, Chief Clerk Fmerth By' rsrr ldls. Housz or REP NrTAIs, ) Thursday, January 5, 1871. The House met pursuant to adjourn ment ; Speaker Carr in the chair. The roll was called, and the following named members . responded to their names : Speaker Carr, Abel, Adolphe, Antoine, Baker, Barber, Barrett, Barrow, Belot, Bentley, Blunt, Bowen, Brewster, Brous-1 sard, Brown, Bryan, Buchanan, Buck- I ingham, Bureh, Butler, Carter, Craw-e ford, Darby, Darinsburg, Davidson, Da vis, Demas, Dewees, Durio, Ellis, Faulk ner, Floyd, Fontelieu, Gaddie, Gardner, Garatkamp, P. Harper, W. Harper, Hempstea4d, Ha n yas, Joheb on, Kesrson, Kenner, Killen, Kinsella, La Sliniere, Laurent, Liambias H. Lott, J. Lott, Lynch, Mahoney, Marvin, Mat-' thews, McCarty, MeFarkand, Meadow, Monenre,Morphy, Moncre, Morris, MLe ray, Nelson, Ong, Oplatek Ot, Overton,1 Pond, Quinn, Raby, Rey, Rianggekld, Sartain, Sehumaher, on3r, Stamps,1 Stanton, Stevens, Stminson, Tatman, Tbompson, Tounir, Tursaud, hmama, Verrett, Wand, Wabington of Asummip tion, Washington of Coneordis, Water, Wh-yland, E. Willims H. Williams, Wilson, Worrall, Yorke, Young-97. Quorum poesePt Pkayer by Rev. Mr. Armistead. The j-ur was read and approved. The Speaker m need that, by authority of the rules governing the Thom a xelly. By parmmodm, Mr. Bowes, of Orbishe, introduced the folowing reslntiomwhieh was rnead uadera am i o f the rules and adopted : Riotrd, That the special Hose eom mittee appointed to ezamine the books and accounts of A. Dbuclet, State Treasurer, be authorized to employ an epert in lieu ofa clerk, and that his per £ diem be fixed at the mne rate prescribed for the enrolling elerkta By permin on, Mr. Brown, of Ascen ion, introdneed the following resolution, whici was read under a esupensior of It the rules : Rsalud, That a commitee of three ºt members be appointed by the Speaker to e unite with two Seatoesappulated by the Senate, compusing a joint committee of ire, to investigate the late riots at Do d naldanvige and kmtan Boge, with I, power to appoint a ebrk to administer b oaths, send or persons and papers, and, it neaemary, to visit thb plass wher the riots occurred ; maid committee to report withaot delay. Mt.orrall, of JeFm n, moved that the ioduation be amended o as to re quire the committee to repast at eane deinite time. Mr. Morris, of Ascension, moved to lay theamendment on the table, which was carried by a ising otse of ui twyes b ifteen nays. Mr. Hempstead, of Ibrll, moved that the committee be instructed to re Iport without delay. t Carried. The resoluttion as amended, was adopt. ed. Mr. Dewees, of De Soto,by permimion, introduced the following rwmolutioklw h was read, under a supeion of the rules, and adopted. Rtesoltd, That a special committee of three members of this House be appoint ed to examine into thbe mimes a the New Orleans Ga IAght Company, for the purpose of asertaining whether said company has complied with the onditions of its charter according to law ; and that saideommittee have fallpower toexamine all papers, books,plans, maps, documents and accounts connected with or belong ing to said New Orleans Gas Light Com pany; and, if necessary, to remove the same for examination. And that said committee be further authorized and eman powered to send for and examine, under oath, if necemary, iln -pqsons connected with said eompany,or other parti whom the committee may think proper, for the purpose of arriving at a true statement of said company's affairs ; and that said committee be anthorized to employ the necessary clerical aid for the same. Mr. Wheyland. of Sabinu, movel a re considerationu of the vote whereby the resolution was adopted, and also moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. Carried. Mr. Pond, of East Felicians, by per mission, introduced the following remlu tion, which lieu over under the rules : 1&rwddld, That the Jdkliciary Committee be instructed, when appointed, to report without delay, to this House, aets repeal ing the laws now known as the constabu lary and militia laws, and to frame and report in lieu thereof suitable and efficient substitutes therefor. Mr. Gartl np, of Jefferson, by per mission, introduced the following resohi tion, which lies over under the rules. Jestdeda, That the Speaker appoint a i special committeee of ie members to ex amsie the afairs of the Board of Metro politad Pole, and to see if the sid board has complied with the act estabhlishingi said Metropolitan Police force. NaorT or saupn Notices were given that the following entit)ed bills would be introdneed on sme future day. By Mr. Stanton, o Bomsier : A bill to cratethe parimh dof Webster andaeleet a new parish site for Bomsier. By lr BDu akgham, cMoaehoms : An act to provide for supplying the] loes ofpublic ecords and other papers 1 consumed by the burning of the court house, in the parish of orehoume, on the sixteenth of Mn~ald 11B . By Mr. Crts, of Camr :. An act to incorporate the Louisiana Stmamship Company of New Odu eans; to eneouragem direct -s caomuniestion from theport of New Orleans to any port or ports of Great Britain and the con tinent of Europe ; to foter immuigration, and for other purproe By Mr. Bowen, of Orleans: A 6 or th If lter of s . t lin, la austice of the Peae for the Severth Jas tic Couru By Mr. Gadner, of Jeferson : An act for the relis t tiMetompoliten Polies within the limits o the parish at Jetermom. By Mr. Sohmr, of Avoeylm : An act in relation to criminal dsrs committed by imem persous or pemsons albged tobe inse, and far other pr- I pose& By. Mr. Marriy, of Orleans : An act for the erection of an asylum i for the blind and cripple for the city of New Orleans 1 By Mr. Quinn, of Orlesas : An act amending the registration and I election laws.i By Mr. Torke, of Carrol : A bi eatilshi A sA to epes an act i abe at*ing the Pgn ed Paovidm is Umeprish farcrolla, Mate of Louiiana" By Mr. Faalra, at Caiawel: SAnLseor IAessne f Andrew rame A Co. An act upplmn.t tse e asa.tin - corporating the Atlantie and l.i.sip , sip Canal company, and granting State i aidbthe By. Mr. rrafll, Jeerson : An act to annex t*e city of Carro a to theity of New Orleans. An set to provide for eompuory ed umaotiom in this 8te. An motto extend the limitb s the cor poration of the town o Minden, and to gi e the corporate athoriti tsereof the, elusive control of the license and sale of spirituous or intoxicating liqnors with in the sid limit., and the disposition of the revenues arsing therefrom. Dsaoounsow or mua. Previous notice having been given, Hose bill N 8, an act to change the numbers and limits of he First and Eighth Justice Courtsor the parish of Jeberson, and to establish the seventh and Eighth Jaustice Courts of ahe parish of Orleans, was put npon its fi read Under a suspension of the cooditn tional rule, the bill was read a second tie by title, and referred to the Com mittee on Judiciary. Previous notice having been given, House bill Na 4, an act to amend an act entitled "an at relative to the Justice o the Peace, parish o Jeterson, and creat ing an additional justice court in the First Ward of said parish," approved February 9,189, mwas pt upon its ir reading. Under a suspension of the coasMtit tional rule, the bill underwent its second reading and was referred to the Commit tee on Judiciary. Previous notice having been given, Haome bill Na , a bill to authorise the Sheriand police juries of the di brent parishm whr nhes newspapers ewe pub lished to post and advreti in writig at the courthouse door, and three other public places in their parishes, bices' of sale and other publi notices, andl pr ceeding of polies juries required by law, was read. The constutionaml rule being suspend ed, the bill was put on its second reading, and was referred to the oemmitte e Public Printing. Previous notice having been given, House bill No 6, an act to amend article 915 of the Civil Code, c., was put on its Snt reading. The constitfonal rule being suspend ed the billwasread a secondtime, and rerred to tbhe Committee on Judiciary. Previous notice having been given, House bill No , joinsrsolutio instruct ing our Senators and requesting our Re Ptative in Congrme in relation to a ean anmnesty by the abrogation of the third section of the fesateenth article of amendment to the constitution of the United States of America, was put on its rst reading. and vs ordered to b prined and ml endred. Sacmu amen ow mu mar. Te special order of the day being the consideration n the veto mt essei ot hi ExcepenCy the Governor, they were taken M. Mhtthews, of Tenes, moved that their considmrtion be postponedand that they be made the special order oithe day fo Smtrday neSt, at, e snL, P. M. Mr. Hemptead, of IbervilBe, moved to lay the motion to postpone upon the ta~bl, wieh was ot by a iing roateof yea, three; anys, sixty-twa The motion to poatjome themprevailed. Upon motion of Mr. emptead, of Ibervle, the House was adjourned until arrewr twve rdelook sh . . WILLIAM VIGERS, Chet Clerk. Friday, January 6,1871. J The House met pursuat to adjourn Speaker Carr (a -e dbb, The ro was called, ad the following members responded to their names: Mesews Car, Abel, Adolpi Antone, Baker, Barke, Barrow, Belot, Bentley, Bicklhamn, Blunt, Bowen, Brewter, Brous sard, Brown, Bryan, Buoian, Bucking ham, Borch, Butler, Carter, Cochran, Crawford, Darby, Darinuburg, Davidson, Davis, Dewee, Ellis, Faulkner, F1oyd, Fontetieu, Caddie, Gardner, Garstkamp, Pi. Harper, W. Harper, Hempetead, Hu tor, Hyam., Johaso.,' Kearesom $ ser Kierb -eis lotJ Ae id e, !m ia., Smbi. k 8. Igt s. a 4, L ^ b a boey, Mar in, Matthews, Maript aruand, Meadows, M .emeir. om,% Morphy, oris, Murray, Nemo o ,g Ophte, ot4 rto Permrd d Qre Baby, Haingedd, ei m, Ib br shamps, Stevens Stiaa, Tatae4S Thomarpon, Tireredm, Oumaa, Wands, Wad higtes, of A.septien., N~igto ofConcordia, Waters, Wheyland, E. Wil liams, H. Wdlies, Wilon;, dCrrall Quorum present. Prayer by the oev. Yr. eIrt - The Journal was read sad approIed merns. iokham, of asbMagtoa, sad Cochran, Lafayettbe, were presenated to the House by Mr. Davidson, f I g ston as members elect bran their repeo tive parishe, and were duly sworn in by the Speaker. The Speaker aneunced the following members as the special committee to e amine into th adlairec the New O-bm Gas Light Company: E. W. Dewees, e, De Sot Aleasunder C. aBicknam, of Wash ington, Itemy Riley, t St. Jamn, Mr. Garathamp, of Jesae , called up the following resolution which wa read and adopted: Resoltwl, That the Speaker appoint a special committee of Are enbeurs to e: amine the a&rs of the hard of Metro politan Polie, and to see if the mid goud has complied with the at adesblishi said Metropolitan Police force. Mr. Hemptead, f Ibsill, sla d up the ollowing resoltion: oleraf, That the Spear appoint a caspetent stenographer as the ail re prrter of the House. whose dout it bll be to report the debates of the Hose for publication in the official journal of the tate, and whose compensatiom shall be twenty dollar a day. 4nd mored Ms adoption. Mr. Oplatek, of Orleans, moved to a mead by strikin out the word "twenty," and insert5ingdftes." Mr. Dewees, of Orleans, moved that the resolution be referred to the Commit tee on Contingent Expenses. Mr. GOatkamp moved to la the tion to refer on the table. carried. Mr. Davidson, of Iriaington, moved to amend by inserting the word "ten," sad strike out Wq wed wsuee." · Lost Tshe quation earring on the amend meat to insert "iftesen" instead of c"twes ty," it was carried, ad4 the souion e ameded was adopted. D permission, e wMr" w.ane e ier, introduced the following resolution which was read and f a sauspension of the rules,, aadadpec: Wuman, the Legislature, in 1868, pas sed an act authorisiagt the city of New Orl ns to issue bonds to the amount to the amount f, d *.a te n I boe $508,000 of said bonds di pgod by tfisa Agentd the 9i4 of New at leans, Thomas Layton, Esq., aad the pro ceeds thereof having been acconated for by evidence produced blore a special in vesti4ating committee aof the last seseion of the Legislature; anad wherers, There as sill $4,4.s50 c said bonds amascounted for; thmaer lies radvrd, By the aeuse of Repereeata tires of the state qatlaqidsam, th.) a special committee of the memabrs, be ap pointed by the Chir to invesigate what hasbeeonaeoftheremainderotsmidbondls, and what disposition ass bteeU made of the proceeds thereoL The coamitise be empowered to send for persona and pa per and employ one clrrk Said com mittee to reder a report as soon aspae* tieshla Mr. Lynoh, of Iberrile, alled up the fdowing resoution, and mvnd its soap. Reaoud , That the 1ourfal cf the sei -and th e the asime cf U saea he p-id -t c the .atsaget Met xr. I dS sorm eese tt ell he resolution en Utim lnt Carried by a ring wote.-yeee SW ays 19. The resolution wee leid a he tebis Mr. Mare of Tumbemars by posmd-e -o imteeodoed the Aihiwint uses-sn which lies aund t b a . maui. the ook, u p omaset ban - arMeb body an the -im f ite laoii -as I ey Company, and tUIt tbcom &ttre be aepoesw to.eldpp a dlrk, to be paid the regular per dic oi clerks of the House. maouri owrhDro oomrrasin The Committ on Eleetions sad qmmi Leatiens, through its chairman, orsede the following resolutio, with acomapan:. ing letter of decleasion, and reconneen ad its adoptaon: (lb he Cbahsoud ia w am .)