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14. 18l8, approved Marsh 8, 168.
Pa.ed t Ir det '
Mr. Pierce moved tbm the anual number be
printed.
Adopted.
On motion of Mr. (mpbell, the bill to be en
t.tled an acet to incorpoate the New Orleans
Drainage Company, atd to mpoide for the
drainage of New Orleas, ordered to be print
bttL
JODIT laOtLUTIOS.
Mr. Ray called up joint resolution creating a
joint committee of drainage for the City of New
Orleans.
'Passed its first reading.
8osurvous.
By Mr. Campbell:
Resolved, That Mr. Edward Henderson be al
Iowed thirty days' pay for services rendered dn
ring the regular session of 1870, as clerk for the
Committee on Public Education.
By Mr. Todd :
iRsolve, That a committee of three be ap
pointed by the Chair to examine and inquire in
to what disposition was made of $309,844,27,
which was collected as Metropolitan fund, the
raid police force being now paid in checks, in
stead of currency, as required by law.
By Mr. Lewis :
Reesolved That a special committee of three be
appointed, to ascertain what members of the
Senate are now holding more than one State
otfee, in violation of the constitution of the
state, and that said committee be empowered to
Pend for persons and papers.
Lien over.
Mr. Futch called up the following resolution :
Resolved, That the Committee on Public
Buildings are hereby instrutedto proceed, ata
carly a day as praetidable, to the DeaZ Dumb
and Blind Asylum, at Baton Rouge, and meoor
tain if that building furnishe sufficient acom
modation for the del, dumb and blind, and the
pupils of the State University. and if it should
be that there is not sufcient room for both in
the institution, to report which it will be the
more expedient to remove, and to what plae.
Adopted,
Mr. Lynch moved that the veto mesage of
the Governor be taken up, together with the bill
to be entitled.an act relative to the Misissippi
Valley Levee Cosipany, ad providing for the
construction, repair, and maintemanee of cer
tain levees by said company, and for compean_
tion thereor by tolls on lands protected by said
levees, and the mops of said lands.
The yeas and nays being called, the Senate
decided to take up the veto message by the fol
lowing vote :
Yeas: Anderson, Barber, Butler, Campbell,
Coupland, Futch, Gallup, Harris, Hunsaker,
lugraham, Lynch, McMillen, Noland, Pierce,
Plinchbaek, Ragan, Smith, Swords, Sypher,
Twitchell, Whitney, Wilcox-22.
Nays : Antoine, Blackman, Bowman, Fish,
lHerwig. Jenks, Kelso, Lewis, Ray, Thompson
10.
Mr. Ray moved to postpone one week the
consideration of the veto message.
Mr. Lynch moved to lay on the table the mo
:ion to postpone.
On a call of the yeas and nays, the Senate de
,ided to lay the motion on the table by the fol
Iowing vote :
Yeas : Andrson, Antoine, Barber, Blackman,
Butler, Campbell, Futch, Gallup, Harris, Her
wigg, lunsaker, Jenks, Lynch, McMillen, No-,
land, OHara, Pierce, Pinchbeck, Ragan, Smith,
Swordl, Sypher, Todd, Twitchell, Whitney
W~lcox-2c.
Nays : cowman, Coupland, Fish, Ingndrtm,
KElso, Lewis, Bay, Thompsou--8.
Mr. IBy moved to postpone the bill and mes
sage until next Monday.
The yeas and nays beingcalled n the motion
to lay on the table, the Senate voted to
lay the motion on the table by the following
;ote
Yeas: Anderson, Barber, Blackman, Butler,
C'ampbell, Coupland, Futch, Gallup, Harris,
Herwigg, Hunsaker, Ingraham, Lynch, Me
Millen, Noland, O'Hare, Pierce, Pinchb·tk,
Ragan, Smith, Swords, Sypher, Todd, Twit
cnell, Whitney, Wileox-2-6.
Nays: Antoine, Bowman, Fish. Jenka,
Kielso, Lewis, Ray, Thompson--8.
On motion of Mr. Lynch the main ques
tion was ordered on the veto message.
The C(hair then put the following question
to the Senaio: "Shall this bill become a law,
the (;ove'nor'. olbjections to the contrary
iotwithstanding?" and ordered the yeas and
,;ays. when the Governor's veto was sstsain
.di by tlhe. following vote:
Yeas: Fish, Ray-2.
Nays: Anderson, Antoine, Barber, Black
maln, Bowman. Butler, Campbell, Coupland
Futc, Gallnp. Harris, Herwig, Runsaker,
Ingraham, Jenks, Kelso, Lewis, Lyneh, Mce
.lillhn, Nohnd. O'Hara, Pierce, Pinchback.
Raglan, hnmith, Sworda, Syvpher, Thompson.
T1hdd, Twitehell, Whitney, Wileox-32.
Mr. Lewis moved to reconsider the vote
tist token.
Mr. Pinchback raised the point of order
that the motion of Senator Lewis was not in
'rd'r.
The Chair snstained the point' of order
raisetd. from which decision Mr. Lewis took
:.n appeal
'rhl( Chair was susatained on the appeal,
Mr. Lynch moved to adjour.
Adopted.
Thle President then announced that the
Senate stood adjourned until Monday, the
twei:tv-third instant, at twelve o'cloak H.
CELHARLE H. MERITT,
Secretary of the Senate.
,'imatrfth kIrm krru.
Monday, January S, 1871.
S-nate met purmant to adjornmaent.
Present: Hon. O. J. Dunn, Lieutenant
(;,vernor and President of the Senate, and
tiesrs. Anderson, Antaime, Barber. B kman,
lI;oln.,, Butler, Campbell, Coupland, Daigle,
'l.h. Fntch, CGallnp, Harrts, Herwig, Hunaker,
ng.1,,ham. Jenks, Kelso, Lewis, Lynch, MecMil
i. N. Sland, O'Hara, Pieece, Pinchback. Raegan
l:?;. Srm;th, Swords, Sypher, Todd, Twitchell,
lrai, r by the Chaplain,
l;.;lingt of the minuteE of thE pre :tl. 5 ,l'
...n dispien'w-d with
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,mos wm ad OR 4"4. Ms hs +nltes
s44e is ammame evsmar a.
in )in oe f a list f fe al- at as m t
to Tei Vamy Low* Csw !rd
pi doi gfor the eon bmee , repre
tesanee of ceredn - s te..
'alla AMD ~*~· -v *
Mr. kSypL u" Iml elai
sea, tf the peaL y, -oig a a -ppro
pIriticM to pentst A.Olphm Hon property
ad other pi of t prish, by daramge
through Bayou Yohely, which was reAped to
the Com tee on Daige, (Canals aqd Island
Navigation,
msroas or Qomarrzrn.
Mr. yInch, free the Committee on Finance,
reported favorably upao Seate bill No: 67, to
be entitled an act for the srlief ofF. G. Lioress.
Mr. Bowman, fom the Committee nm Claims
to whom was referred the petition ef James O,
Nixon, reported an erig , bill, to be entited
an act for the relief of James O. Nixon, late
publi printer.
Mr. Harris, from the Committee on Engres
sing Bills, reported the following bills as having
been dyesgrossed ;
pate bill No, 17, to be entitled as set to
fix the terms of the District Court in the four
teenth Judicial Distr~ot, and to substitute for
Seaitebill No. T9, tobe entitled a c t to ap
partion the State into Senatorial Districts, and
to Sx the numberoffepresetatives to be elected
hm msaid parish and Representative Distrits in
the State, and designating in whatDistricts Sea
atos are to be elected, where there has been a
change in the Senatorial Districts, and repealing
all o:her laws on the subject.
NorTas OFor mn.
By Mr. Campbell;
Of a bill to be entitled an act giving consent
of the General Assembly of the Stateof Louis
iana to the purchase by the United Mtates of land
within this State for pblic purposes.
Also, of a bill to be entitled a act to provide
for the relinquishamt to the United States, in
certain casea of title to lands 'for silas of light
stations on the coasts and waters of this
State.
By Mr. Lewis :
Of a bill to be entitled an act in reference to
public printing.
By Mr. Futch:
Of a bill to be entitled an act for theelief of
J. M. Thurman, of Claiborne parish.
By Mr. Ingraham;
Of a bill to be entitled an act to incorporate
the Young Friend's Benevolent and Aid Associa
tion of New Orleans, Louisiana.
By Mr. Sypher ;
Of a bill tobe entitled an actto amend and re
nact an act "enitled ag act to incorporave Har
mony Fire Company No. 1, of the trwn of
Franklin, parish of St. Mary," approved Febru
ary 28, 1863.
By Mr: Jenks ;
Of a bill to be entitled an act for the relief of
Miguel Barro.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.
The following bills were introduced according
to previous notice:
By Mr. Hunsaker ;
A bill to be entitled an act to fix uniform sa.
laries for parish judges.
Passed its first reading.
The constitutional rule was then suspended by
a four-fifths afliimative vote, the bill put on its
second reading, and referred to the Committee
on Judiciary, and ordered printed.
By Mr. Blackman ;
A bill to be entitied an act to amend the laws
for the government and regulation of the banks
of he State.
Passed its first reading.
The constitutional rule was then suspended by
a four-fifths affirmative vote, the bill put on its
second reading, and referred to the Committee
on Banks and Banking, and was ordered
printed.
By Mr. Campbell;
A bill to be entitled an act relative to in
terest
Passed its first reading.
The constitutional rule was then suspended
by a fonr-fifths aftirmative vote. the bil put on
its second reading, and referred to the Conm
mittse on Finance.
By'MrSypher;
A bill to be entitled e act to establish the fif
teenth judicial district forthe State of Louisiana,
and fixing the time of holding court therein.
Paised its first reading.
The constitutional rule was then susended by
a four-fifths affirmative vote, put on second
reading, and referred ts the Judiciary Coim
mittee,
By Mr. Todd :
A bill to be entitled an aet to abolish the Sixth
District Court of the parish of Orleans, and
transfer the records of the same to the Fourth
District Court.
Passed it irst reading.
The following bills were introduced by unan
imous consent;
By Mr. Bay ;
A bill tobe entitled an act to regulate certain
criminal proceedingin the distritand perish
courts.
Passed its rs renadig
The cstutiomal role was qended by a
four-fiths aernative vote, the bil put on itm
coad reading, and referred to the Committes on
Judiciary,
ByMr. Ray ;
A bill to be entitled an act to nx ad
regulate the fees of the Attorney Ge
neral, Distei Attorney. pro tenpore in
criminal peseedingn,
Passed it fira t reading
The constitutional rule was then m
pended by a four-Mfths a·drmative vote,
put on second reading, and referred to
the Judiciary Committee.
BOLUTKOII8.
By Mr. O'Hara: a,
Re*rdm, That the committee appoint
ed to examine the books ad seeounts of
the State Treairer be authorised to sp
point the necessary clerical force for
the proper prosecution of their ianveiti
gation.
Lies over.
The following resolution was called
up:
By Mr. Lewis :
three be appointed. to aseurtain her
members of the Senate are now hdi
£ iptme med n n
asid N L sw be M da
MKi Karldmad to
the Oamittee on Eleatiom.
Mr. O'Hara moved to amnadnl teiay
ring to the committee on Judkos r.
Mr. MeMillen accepted the amendt
ment.
Mr, Lewis moved to lay the motion to
refer on the table.
Mr, McMillen called for the yeae and
nays..
The motion to lay on the table was ad
opted by the following vote:
Yeas: Antoine, Blackman, Bowman,
Butler' Coupland, Daigle, Patch, Ingrs
ham, Kelbo, Lewis. Noland, O'HaYa,
Pierce, Pinchbeck, Bagan, Ray, Smith,
Teodd-18.
Nays : Campbell, Fish, Gallup, Har
ris, Herwig, Jenks, Lynch, McMillen,.
Swords, Sypher, Twitchell, Wilox-42.
Mr. Lewis than moved the adoption of
the resolution.
Mr. McMillen moved the resolution be
laid on the table.
Mr. Lewis called for the yeas and nays
on the motion to table, which the Senate
refused by the following vote :
Yras: Anderson, Campbell, Fish, Gal
lug, Harris, Herwig,J enks, Lynch, Me
Millen, Noland, Pierce, Swords, Sypher,
Wileox-14.
Nays: Antoine, Blackman, Bowman,
Butler, Coupland, Daigle, Hunseker, In
graham, Kelso, Lewis, O'Hara, Pinch
back, Ragan. Ray, Smith, Todd-1&
Mr. Lewis then moved to adopt the
resolution, and moved the previous ques
tion.
Mr. McMillen called for the yeas and
nays upon the ordering of the main
question.
Yeas: Anderson, Antoine, larker,
Blackman, Bowman, Butler, COmpland,
Daigle, Fish, Ingraham, Kelas Lewis,
O'Hara, Pinchback, Ray, Smit, Todd-
17.
Nays : Campbell, Gallup, Harris, Her
wig. Hunsaker, Jenks, Lynch, McMillen,
Noland, Pierce, Ragan, Swords, Sypher,
Twithell, Wilcox-15.
The Chair declared the main question or
dered.
Mr. McMillen called for the yeas and nays
on the motion to adopt.
The Senate refused to adopt the resolu
tion by the following vote:
Yeas: Anderson, Antoine, Bowman, But
ler, Coupland, Daigle, Kelso; Lewis, O'Hara
Pinchbeck, Ray, Smith-12.
Nays: Barber, Campbell, Fish, Gallbp,
Harris, Herwig, Runsacher, Ingraham,
Jenks, Lynch, McMillen, Noland, Pierce,
Ragan, Swords, Sypher, Todd, Twitobell,
Wilcox-19.
Mr. Todd called up the following resolu
tion:
Resorlved, That a committee of three he
anpointed by the Chair to examine and in
quire into what disposition was made of
$309,642 27, which was collected as Metro
politan fund, the said police force being now
paid in checks instead of currency, as re
quired by law.
But pending the consideration of the same,
the order of the day was announmed by the
Chair.
BILm ON THIRD RLEDING:
Substitute to Senate bill No. 49, to be *
titldl an act to apportion the State into F
atorialDistricts and to fi the numb
Bepresentatives to be elected from as5i'
ishe and Representative Districts in th0
and designating in what Districts . ......
are to be elected, where there has been a
ehange in the Senatorial Distric~t and, re
pealing all other laws on the subjet.
The bill was read its third andlast time
and, on call of the yeas and nays, fnslly
adopted by the following vote:
Yeas: Antoine, Barber, Butler (ampbell,
Fish, Oallnup, Harris, erwig, Hunlaker,
Ingraham, Jenrs, Kelso, Lewis, Lyneh, Me
Millen, O'Hara, Bagan, Ray, Smith, Swords
Sypher, Thompson, Todd, Twithell, Wil
cox-24.
Nays: Anderson, Blackman Bowman,
Coepland, Psigle, Patch, Pieces, Pinchbeck
--9.
On motion of Mr. Wilcox, the title was
adopted.
Mr. Pinehback moved to adjourn.
Addted.
The Feadent then ansnnaed tlat the
Senate atood adjourned nil Tuesday, ths
twenty-fourth instmat, stlve o'elek .
Beretary of the Semat
Pmmreent: Hoa. O. J. Dunn, Idelma
Govero r and PriaM ut the Senates
eanrs.nderson, Benii Drker, Blhck
ma, Bowman, Buller, Camplwi,
Fish, Patch Gallup, Harris, ordug . pun
saker, Ingraiam, Jleks, ties Lewis,
Lynch, UMMillen, Noland. O'lk Pisge,
Pihb, Bagan, Bay, -It'. Swsals,
Sypher, Todd, Twitcbe, WhItm. is,,
Prayer by the Chaplain.
The minutes of the previous day's masm
rweme partiSy read, when their further read
ing was dispensed with.
By ananimous consent, Mr. 7bdd intro
daedl the following to be adopted as a role
of the Senate:
That the roos be closed during the
prayers of the Claplain.
Mr. McMillen called for the yeasaad nysj
- . q:  o, L- / p No
od, O'MhaT Pionea Ple m  k, Began,
Bay, Sypher, Todd, Twit hell, Wilox-28.
Nays: Fish, MrMien-L.
The following ange weas received from
the Hobse of Z ntmtirevs:
To the Homrable~ President and Members of
the enate:
I an directed by he House to ask the
eancurs of the Seate in the falowing
House bills:
House bil No. 8, an act to saenl article
915 of tbe.dvil code; and -
Hose bail No. 18, an act to allow Xypo
lite Belloeq. of t. Mary parish, to e the
State.
Bespeetfully,
WILLIAM VIGEB,
Chief( Clrk.
xEAGEB TO THE HOU8E.
The Secretary asked the con orromse of
the House on substitute for Senate bill No.
49. (Apportionment bill).
PErITIPr AND MEMOrIALS.
Mr. Ray presented a pettion from the
it lei stersof the Poor, whiehwsliUsd
to the Coammittee on Charmhpe lbts
tions.
Mr. Harris, from the Committee on Ea
grossing Bills, rpeted the foowing bl
as having been duly engrossed:
Senate bill No. 65, ti be entitled an set to
anthorise the change o the of Louisa
Parmly Ws. to Loisin ly
bell
voracs or anaiL
By ML. Swords:
Of abilto be entitia a set to umend
the Sat,'second and third section of as act
entitled "a act to establish a public park
for the city of New Orleans, and to provide
means therefor," approved March 16, 1870.
By Mr. Kelso:
Of a bill to be entitled an act for the relief
of John D. Lacy.
By dr. iHarrs:
Ofabil to be entitled an act to incorpo
rate the Agricultural, Qnmermal and Emi
grant Amniation of the State of Lou a
to eneourage direct ocean communication
from the port of New Orleans to any port or
ports of Great Britain ad the continent of
Europe: to foster emigration, and for other
purpose.
INTUODUCTION OF MIA.
The following bills were introduced me
cording to previousnotice:
By Mr.,C nlbell:
A bill to be entitled an act giving onsent
of the General Assembly of the Sate of
Louisiana to the purchase by the United
States of land within this State for public
Passed its first reading.
The constitutional rule was then suspend
ed by a four-fifths affirmative Vote, the bill
put on its second reading, ordered printed
and referred to the Committee on Federal
Relations.
Also, a bill to be entitled an at to provide
for the relinquishment to the United States,
in certain cases, of title to lands for sites of
lightations on the coamts and waters of
this State.
Passed its first reading.
The constitutional rule was then suspend
ed by a four-fifths affirmative vote, the bill
put on its second reading, and ordered re
ferred to the Committee on Federal tela
tions.
By Mr. Futch:
A bill to be entitled an act for the relief
of J. M. Thurman, of Claiborne parish.
Panssed its second reading.
The constitutional rule was suspended by
a four-flfths affirmative vote, the bill put on
its second reading. and referred to the Com
mittee on Judiciary.
By Mr. Sypher:
A bill to be entitled an act to amend and
re-enact an act entitled "An act to inoorpo
rate Harmony Fire Company No. 1, of the
town of Frandlin, pariahof St. Mary," ap
proved February28, 16.
Passed its Arst reading.
The constitutional rule was tba suspend
ed by a four-fifths adirmative vote, the bill
Put on its second reading, ordered printed,
nd referred to the Committee on Corpor
tions.
By Mr.T Jenks:
A bill to be entitled an act for the relief
of Miguel Basso.
Passed its ftnt reading.
The constitutional rule was then smupend
ed by a four-ffths armative vote. the bill
put on its second reading; ordered printed,
and referred to the Committee on Appro
priations.
By Mr. Lewis:
Abill tobeentitled a mt dene the
duties and fix the eomapmnsation of State
Printer.
Lies over.
By Mr. Blackmatn:
A bil to be entitled an t to amen ahnd
re-enact the tweaa-ninth laotian df a dot
entitled "An aetto inoorporate the Alexan
dria, Homer sad PFOlton airoad Cmmpa
Passed it. frst reading.
The coniltataam ra am then .upemd
ed by a fomur-fiths armatie vote the. bIll
put dan it second reading, ordered pited,
adwalerred to the Ommanittae cm Rlroada
The ollowing biunr introduced by ua
niamosa eonsmat:
By Mr. Flab:
A bil to he entiiad an act to inessease th
aryo otim repeater of the Spmase Coart.
Phed i frt rading
The coustittiomal rub -sthen suspend
edby a Sourd-ifth armative veto, tl
putcam tseeod mading, ad dard e
fs ht. to the (Immitte ii Judis ry. -
By M. Bay:
Jitat reaation Mi rabem to sadsting a
site for aStbcat uapesnagagr m ds
tmrefor.
Passed it frst rah-g.
By Mr. O';ars
Reosoe, That the commeaae appeintad
to examine the books ad aceoela e(the
State Treasurer be autboriaed to appoint
easmary clerical force for the proper pro- i
seention of their invesUgation.
Adopted
.1r I ,lid e I
qlp fU , hEWaM 1 WWn tow
pigb shecka, is , d e ate me a e
Qalab by law
r. Mexien move the btlowing amend- 1
mM to the toregoing remudti:
ousied, Ta1t toeu pak commitee 601.
poasdof the Seni Sem  r epei
P eI Distriect, helandheriy a inmeds&to
inquire into and rport to the Senate, wht die.
poition was made of thre. hundred aed alan
tiLLa six hul and t ety-two delars and I
Igat.even en s (I U tT1, wMlk was
e -bejaed aw pes ,eptd N as fen S O al
pee force being new pa i4 ieboks isead ef
esency, as reqI by l aw, and that they b
e~powered to send ir peross and papese
hbe amendmen~ s aceepted and the resol
tlost4opted asaeamasi
eir wesolved by the senate of the Sate of"
-~moe, ' o weia .aened, That
the CoriM cel aesadimr  Meset the
Senate be insamer d to asoertais Mil report to
the Sete, at as early a day sm peylabb, whyf
the ac mlears appointedald bliuMeted by
act No. 0 oft the regular eredes at the Gen
erad Asiemlyof the State of Lotsniau of 37O,
to assain who ane the surviving veterana
the ial etoemas of the war et 1814rd
1815, bL et made their report to this Semate,
as reqisels by law.
Lies over.
ssear or ooMmrras as asu esa. a
Mr. Iaraham called up the aportd of the
Committee on Claims, to whom was referre4 the
petition of James O. Nixon, who reported an
original bill, to be entitled an act for the relief
at James 0. Nixon, late pblie printer.
Mr. Ingrauam moved the bill reported by the
committee be read.
The bill pasned its iLt rending.
Mr. Ingbam moved the constitutional rule
be spamded, and the bi read a seeand time
Mr. Inoh alled for the yeas and ays on the
motion to sspend thae rals.
The roles were suepended by a obehai 4af.
irmative vote, as follow :
Yea : Anderson, Antoine, Barber, Blackman,
Bowman, Butlwe Daigle, Fish, Gallop, Herwig,
Hua ker, Ingraham, Jenks, Kelo, Lewis, No
land, O'Hara, Pinchbak, Bagan, Bay, Smith,
Swords, Sypher, Todd, Twite Whitney,
Wilcox-27.
Nays: Campbell, Coupland, Lynch, MeMil
len, Pierce-5.
Bill put on its second reading and ordered
printed.
ODs ors DATY- rnL . ON To D Blu m.
An act to.ehange the venue in the cae of
David Fisher, J. C. Oliver and Celestine Oliver,
from Ascension parish to the parish of Jearon,
pansed its third reading, and on a call of the
yeas and nays was adopted bo the following
vote :
Yeas: Anderson, Antoine, Barber, Butler,
Campbell, Coupland. Fish, Fetch, Gallup, Her
wig. Hunsaker, Ingraham, Jenks, Kelso, Lewis,
McMillen, Noland, O'Hara, Pierce, Pinchbeck,
Began, Swords, Todd, Twitchell, whitney. Wil
cox-%6.
Nays: Blackman, Bowman, Daigle, Smith--4.
The title was then adopted.
Senate bill No 17, entitled and act to fix the
terms of the District Court in the Fourteenth Ju
dicial District, came up and was read the third
time, and finally adopted with its title.
BILLr OXN SCOND RnaDING.
Senate bill No. 72 was called up, end 9a
motion of Mr. Began, was referred to the Com
mittee on Penitentiary. '
Senate bill No 63, to be e led an Mt to in
corporate the New Orleans Dreaige Comspany,
and to provide for the drainage of New "Queas,
was called up and referred to the Comitte on
Dminaga
Mr. Todd enDed for an executive seminn.
Mr . o to ad~osa .
Os al o( t aan ·1ray., Semte refued to
adjourn by the following vote:
Yeas: Anderson, Antoifde, Bowman, Digle,
Pte1h, Jes, Pinchbeck, Swords,Whitney-4.
Nays: Barber, Butler, Cmpbell, (cup&and,
Fih, Gallup, HErrwig, lauaker, Ingraoh ,
lawis, Noland, Pirere, agan, Smith, Tdl,
Twitcel, Wileox-1-7.
The Senate thenwent into executive semio.
The Senrte~ aring risen from executive as
ion
Mr. Pierace called up a bill entitled anact to
aea n amtre taa act entitled "An act to
establish a fetropolitan Police Ditrict, and to
provide forthe govsren thareo4" approved
Septmember 14, 1868, approved March 8, 16,
which was refered to the delegtim frm the
- mpopaa Poase aMoi
Mr. PinCebeck moved to mara.
On call of the yeas and ays the nao was
adapted, by the following rote:
Yeas: Anderson, Antoise, Ueuarn, Bowman,
Coupland, ile, Iish, IJ, Harris Jaska,
Lawis, Lyne, MoYMlon, Pbi~ath, Bay,
8mith-1.
Napu: Barber, Butler, Caeog el, Galap
wg. numaker, lagnahsl, NeLond, O'8ah,
Plam Bean, swe 'todd, Tea Wilcox
--l&
The Pednedt th en, amo~ aI· Senasa te
ood ajd eurned wa Weiis the oaei.g
ih instant, at twelw*o'eisak moma
NtearIs a U. seT,
* ae- o the Senate. "
W*. **ar, •ry u, -I ,
Senate. met punt
ar..: aet oo to h e.b. Da..hia p -.
0aa Piere4 P rian bk "
awerde, sypher, Todd, Twitball, WMines
Pbsyerby th Chae fbq -l
ealing of the mintts of the p jgi
tand w diwasp-a swit
The folloning meenge rasweeaived *nto
Tos the Homora rey and MLmbers or
Senate. .
I have the oanr.tomubit, for the iafras
the e seh mai e e hea the etNs w to,
- mea ooern -a w
sh mweb rr mef fromt ot
Homr ofReaeatatives:
To the RHesaeble ag gn
I am dimeted by the Home to aska ccc
reace the folowing bill:
bllS lo S7
Homes b io 87, an at fir the relierf .cha
L. LerwiO et parish of Claiberae.
WILLIAM VIGER8,
Chief Clerk.
MZassE To'TES r OUau
The Secretary presented to the House for con.
enrence SBeate bill No 17, to fx terms of court
i- the Fourteenth Judicial Distrie and motiu
So $ Ome that the Senate had concurred in
Bomebill No , to change venue in the ae o
Esier, ete., with amendments.
By Mr. Coupland:
PhIon of the SocietyofSt. Vincent de Paul
for rllet
Bearred to the Committee on Charitab.o In
atltutions.
ItaPOrs Or coMrrrl . E,
r. RBy, from the Committee on Judiciary,
ed hoably, with amendmenmat on Senate
bil No 87, to be entitled an act toincreae the
stry ofthe Beporter of tie Sepreme Courtn.
Mr. Barber, from the Committee on Parish~,
and Parish Boundaries, reported favorably o
Sleats bill No. 21, to beeatitled an act to lucate
the seat of juitiee and egurt-house in and for tie
pauih of Plaquemine, and to repeal certain ares
therein named.
worn s or a us.
By Mr. Lewis :
Of bill to be entitled an aet toprovide for the
appontment of an inspector of fuel for the
parishe of Orleans and Jefferson, and to deline
thLaies, powers and compensation of s~id Idn
spetor.
ByMr. Blackman :
Oft bill to be entitled an act to incorporate
the Louisiana Savings Bank and Sale Deposit
Company.
INwr iDUmcTN oP r LLs.
The following bills were introduced by unan
mous conset, without previous notice :
By Mr. Bay :
A bill to be entitled an act to amendl .nd re
emnae articles Ave hundred and seventy-four,
fie hundred and eighty-fur, and Ave hundred
and eighty-five, and to apes tcle five hwu
dred and eighty-three of the CWs of Practi-e.
Passed its frit reading.
The eonstitugonal rule was then suspended by
a foor-fifhs a'irmative vote, the bill put on its
second reading, and referred to the Committee
on Judiciary.
By Mr. Bagan :
A bill to be entitled an act to establish an in
stitution of the blind, and an Industrial Hiome
for the blind, at Baton Rouge.
Passed its first reading :
The constitutional rule was then suspended by
Sfour-fithsafhlrmative vote, the bill put on its
second reading, and referred to the Committee
on Charitable Inustitutions.
ResOLUTIONS
Mr. O'Hara. byunztmmous consent, introtu
ced the following resolution :
Be it resolvel by the Senate of the State of
Louisiana, That the sum of ninety-six dollars be
paid to Juliua Socha ; the like amount to Eugene
Laquene, and the sum of eighty-eight dollars to
Charles F. Berens, witnesses in the contested
election case of Sambola vs. Campbell, as p
pears by certifcates issued by the Seate Conm
mittee on Elections, attested by the Secretary of
the Senate, the same to be paid out of the con
tlra nm d ofthe Senate.
wehared, with accompanying vouchers, to
Commatll on Claim.
oW~aLA oDLR Or Tax DAI--SILL ON PINR"
Zoas bill No. 6, to. be entitled an act to
-al artlel 918 c the Civil Code, and to
prtibe the desmeent of community property
in ralm eas
PanlLets srt rading.
See oasteitional rule was sspended by a
fourh-eM airmative vote, the bill pat on iate
.aed n g, and referred to the Committee
oas. bill No. 18, to be entitled an atIt to
allowHypolite Belloeq, of St. Mary pauris, to
e ti BState for alleged damages soatau.ed
diug the construetion of levees.
Psseed its arst reading.
The constitutional role was then suspelud!
by a fblr-Aftbs ardirmative rote, the bill put on
inseond radi., and rerdermed totheComutte
ea diciary.
p. Samith called up the following resolautio :
*-malo, That the Coammittee on Eectios be
ad ~hreby authorised to send for pereon and
pr-ti all cases of eatesed dsatins athat
ay eome before them, ipn the squrLte
ether the esitestant or e se, or their a
Mr. Lynch moved to aimen by adding the
wl d, That a. mor- t. t- wi-t e
shall eanmoned to rsustain r oagYe saay ae
Amenment -ee,.
M r. Noland moved that the rnolutiou be s
Smyd to the Commttee en PUMee.
On embem of M. Smih, tb * rsnr
s m ea tim tth ,
Orn motion of Mr. Wleox, the resolution ua
tinih, ea aeall of the yees and nays, by the
.eYbwl rose :
Stea : Anderon,, ashman, Bowman, Dutl,
*mapbef, Daigle, Fatch, Gallup, Hmmaker,
LyMch, Mcin Nolad, O'Ha*
; linahack, rgan, Swerd, Sypher,
Whitsy, Wiloo,--,
: Antoine, Hier, Coaglead. Theb
Hrwig, ghem, 'au w ,y
1L
eae bill No. 87, to be emtitled a aact or
the r f of Jda L Lewi, of the pariabh E!
Phiahaeased its lin mading
lie eanositlntuiomer w wee thea Saus.ud
a hosrf as adrastive mwt thebliput up@
rseond sendia, and sefered to the Co'c
a*ae ou Claims. -
3fLJA 56 TWI3D ERADIO.
Seate bill No. 6, to be entitled an ct-o
detorie the ehange eo the name of IdiW*
tna,ey ward to el.asna Parmely Camphu
, The bill wi read its third and last
hie, and inaBy adopted with its title.
B:rIs or AECOND lEADINiO.

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