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than cct. We think that wit li tho superior equipments of tho convict shaft, and the further Advantage of being at nil times Ablo to command tho service of a largo number of uion, It will bo no diflleult mutter for the superintendent to dinposo of tho ooal with out Iohh, and even with an advantage to tho state. Respectfully submitted. John Oiivy, nni,'0 City, Kim. Hn.il ItoR, Chlcopeo, Kas. Uoiikht (lu.MouK, Seummon, Kas. A. H. (liJiHiiow, Leavenworth, Km The House pussed several lull, among them House Mil No. litt, An act to re store tho name of Davis county by cbang ing the name of (icary county to Davla county, and to legalize certain proceed ina had and taken and recordu made re lating to Haid county under the name of deary county, waa road the third time, and tho question being, Bhall tho bill paw? tho roll was called with tho follow Ing result: Yean 8.", naya 2f. Quite a long protcBt was Mod against the pannage of thin bill, which wan limned by eighteen Representatives, and the additional protect which is herewith given: W. C. Webb, Representative from tho Forty-first district, joins In tho above pro- toHfc, and wishon to add: That tho passage of House bill No. 102 in in effect an attempt to ro-honor .TeiTerson Davia under and upon false pretenses. Friday, February 21. In the Senate the follwing communication waa received and read: KKBOLL'TIO.V ADOITEI) IIY Till COMMEHCIAL CI.OII OK KAtlHAH CITY, FdlHUAItV 11, 1801. Whereas, A Senate concurrent resolution introduced by Senator II. B. Kelloy, hua been adopted by tho Logislaturoof tho state of Konsas, looking toward tho holding of a commercial congress in K annas City, April lith next, for the discussion of commercial and economio questions affocting tho mate rial intorcsta of western agricultural and mining states, and providing for roprcson tation from tho various statos and terri tories; and Whereas, The holding of bo roprosonta tivo a congress for tho discussion of ques tions of interest to tho entire wont and south west, such an opportune time, promisoa groat benefits to the soctions of country in toreetod; therefore Remolvod, That the Commercial club of K annas City m out heartily concurs in and endorses tho resolution adopted by thestuto Legislature of Kansas, and that tho thanks of this body are hereby tendered Senator Kelley and the members of the Senate and House of tho Kansas Legislature now in ses sion, for tho action taken. . Pyehso.i Reitouik, Secretary. The Senato disposed of the Mohler bill No. :19, which paaeed the Sonate early In the session, and which has been sus pended like Mohammed's coffee ever elnce. Senator Oabom moved that hie motion to Buepend the rules to permit a motion to reconsider Senate bill No. 59, be post poned until the flrnt day of April, 1891, which motion prevailed. The roll was called with the following result: Yeas 21; nays 12. Senators voting In favor of the motion were: Messrs. Uentley, Berry, Carroll of Leavenworth, Elliston, Emery, Forney, Hays, Howard, Kelloy of McPheraon, Kirkpatrlck, Lockard, Moody, Norton, Osborn, Itankin, Schilling, Senior, Smith, Tucker, Woodward and Wright Senators voting In the negative were: Metiers. Glllett, Kelly of Crawford, Kim ball, King, Long, McTaggart, Mechem, Mohler, Murdock, Klchter, Iloe and Wheeler. Senators abeent or not voting were: Messrs. Huchan, Carroll of Mland, Hark nees, Johnson, Martin, Rueh and Wilson. Senate bill No. 07, by Senator Uentley, An act relating to the sale of real proper ty Bold under foreclosure of mortgage, covers substantially the same ground, bo Ita author declarer Its uectiona road as follow: Section 1. That nectiou 4 .'.' 1 of the gea oral statutes of Kaunas, of l.W, relating to the waiver of appraisement of real proper ty, bo and tho Maine ia hertvby repcnloJ. tfoo. 2. This art shall take eiToct and bo in force from and after ita publication iu the oflloia.1 state paper. The following report! have beon made upon the bill: Mu. Piikhidknt: Your committee on en- groHsud bills, to whom wiw referred Sonate bill No. 07, An aot relating to tho sale of real property sold under foreclosure of mortgage, have examined the same, And instruct mo to report tho bill back to tho Senato correctly engronHod. J, W, Founky, Chairman. Mn. SrKAKEu: Tho committee of tho ju diciary have had under their consideration Sonate bill No. 67, entitled "An act relating to tho sale of real property sold un ur foro closuro of mortgage, and instruct me to re port it back and rocommond ita passage. Tho bill repoala section of tho general statutes of Kansas of 1HK0, relating to the waiver of appraisomont of real property. J. S. Dooutti.k, Chairman. In the House tho following named bill wtui Introduced, providing for a new county: House bill No. 7H7, An act to create a new county of Latham, from territory belong ing to tho counties of Cowley, Butler, Elk and (Ireenwood. IIILLH PAHBKl). House bill No. 8;), An act to regulate tho printing of legal notices and advor tiaomenta, waa read the third time, and the question being, Shall tho bill paan? the roll woa called, with the following re Bult: Yeas 81, nays 0. House bill No. 211, An act to prohibit counties, townships or cities from voting aid except for public buildings, bridges and Bchool houses, was read the third time, and the question beiug, Shall the bill pasa? the roll wad called, with the following result: Yeas 81, nays 0. House bill No. 107, An act to authorize and empower the board of education of the city of Topeka, In Shawnee county, to issue the bonds of their district for purchaoing site for, and erecting build lngs and making additions, to finish buildings, and furnishing Bald buildings and additions as school rooms, and for ofllcers for the board of education and superintendent, was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill pnoB? the roll waa call!, with the fol lowing result: Yeas 81, nays 0. House bill No. 301, An act to provide for the joint maintenance of a bridge across the Kansas river by the township of Kaw, in Wabaunsee county, and the township of St. Marys, In Pottawatomie county, and to provide for tho Issuance of bonds by Baid Kaw township for that purpose, was read the third tlmo, and the queetlon being, Shall the bill pass? the roll waa called, with the following re Bult: Yeas 81, nays 0. House bill No. (substitute for House bill No. 33,) An act for the pre vention of lotteries, was read the third time, and the queetlon being, Shall the bill pass? the roll was called, with the following result: Yeaa 81, naya 0. House bill No. 53;), An act to abolish the court of common pleas of Sedgwick county, and to provide for the transfer of cases pending therein to the district court, was read the third time, and the question being, Shall the bill poos? the roll was called, with the following renult: Ye&s 81, nays 0. Ilouea bill No. 577, An act punishing drunkenness in public officials by for felture of office, was read the third time, and the quenticn being, Shall the bill pa.is? the roll was called, with the fol lowing result: Yeas 81, naya 0. Mr. Lupfer, chairman of the commit- ti on education, presontod tho following report: Tho coininttt'o on education, having hud under roiihUlontion Houko till iO, entitled "An act authorizing tho issuing of llfo cer tillcata to teach in tho publio schools by educational iuHtitutioiis chartered by th stato," Instruct mo to report tho said bill baolt to tho House, with tho recommenda tion that th title bo amended so m to read na follows, to wit: An act authorizing the lmiiiiog of certillcatos to teach for three yeara in ths common school of tho state to graduates of InntituMons chartered by tho state, and also a moUmd for securing a life diploma, and repealing all acts, or portions thereof, In conflict with this net; aluo strike out all of llouno bill (M), afUr tho enacting clause, and substitute tha attached bill for same. Monday February 2!1.--In the Senate Mr. Osborn obtained unanimous consent to introduce the following bill. Senato bill No. .'W0, An act to require tho register of deeds to procuro and keep a mortgage Indobtednens record, and prescrib ing the forma of tho same, and to require annual report by said registers therefrom. It waa referred to the judiciary com mittee. lillla entitled as follows were pruned: Senate bill No. J178, An act consenting to tho purchmio of land In the state of Kanww by the United States for Indian ochool purposes, ceding Jurisdiction thereover to the United States was read the third time, and the question being, shall tho bill pass? The roll wan called with the following result: Yeaa 2. nays 0. Senate bill No 208, An act accepting the provisions of an act of Congress, en titled, "An act to provide aid to etate and territorial homes for the support of dis abled Boldlers of tho United Staten," ap proved August 27, 1888, wan read tho third time and the question being, shall the bill pass? The roll was called with the following result: Yens 22, nays 0. Senate bill No. 27i), An act providing for the appointment of a Bpecial agent of tho stato of Kansas to aid soldiers, Bail ors or marines, and tho parents, widow or child of any aoldler, sailor or marine of the late war, residing In the Btate of Kan sas, in the prosecution of any claim In any of the departments of tho govern ment of the Unltod states, defining hla duties and fixing his compensation, was on third rending, subject to amendment and debate. The last bill was amended so as to make the term of ofilce of the agent four years Instead of three and the bill passed by a voto of yeas 27, naya 0. In the House Mr. Carey In behalf of Women's Suffrage Club of Hutchinson, made a brief and felicitous presentation of a token of appreciative regard of the action of the House in passing the bill to confer upon Kansas women the rtght of Buffrago. Mr. Senn was appointed chairman of the Coffey vlllo dynamite Investigation committee to iill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Mr. Andrewf on ac count of sickness. House bill No. 133, Mr. Elder's bill, An act to amend section HO of chapter CI1 of the Benslon laws of 1871, being an act en titled "An act to establish an insurance epartment in tho state of Kansas, and to regulato tho companies doing busi ness therein, and to provide for the pay ment of leases written In policies," wai paaaod, with the sections 2 and three so amended as to road as follows: Section 2. Whenever any policy of insur ance nhall bo written to innuro any rwl property including building or buildings owned separate from the realty, as well aa such are a part of tho roalty, and the property insured shall bo wholly destroyed and without criminal fault on the port of tho insured or his osoigna, tho amount of the insurance written In such policy nhall bt taken conclusively to bo tho tru vatuoof tho property w hurj Insured, and tho company may otttier pay the amount written in tiin .'i policy, la earth, or rohuild mad rviloro hiiv.'i building to Its original condition as to vnla, slo plan and goneral finish, uc,h work of rebuilding x commence within sixty days after tho destruction of such building, and to bo couiplotd with all pnmiiLle speod, and to dear and remove all dobrla from tho premises. Sec. .1. Whenever thero is a partial de struction or damago to property covered by Insurance, It shall bo tho duty of tho party writing tho policies to pay tho acsigued A sum of monoy equal to tho darmtgo done to tho property, or repair the same to tho ox tent of such damage, not exemuling tho amount written in tho policy, so that said property shall bo in as good condition m before tho fire, at tho option of tho insured. Senate bill No. 27f, An act granting the right to erect and maintain dams acroos the Kansas river in Shaw nee county, waa rend tho third time, and the question being, bhall the bill j;aa? The roll waa called with the following result: Yeaa 70, nays 15. Scrscnmi for Tni AnvooiTf. Iitgftrnolt on California. In a recent magazine article, Mr. Kr neot IngerBoll, the noted writer, says: Tho climate of southern California in winter closely resembles that of Egypt. Ita equability Is countant, and Its dryuenn la proverbial, The only complaint mndo is, that it is too nearly perfect. Residents bred in tho eastern states confess now and thsn that a rousing storm would give them a grateful sonsatiou. Hut this sentiment meet with no favor from tho man who has just (led from a superlluity of wotucHS and chilling giilos. To him perpetual summer seems perpetual paradise, And to the invalid dreading tho advance of diseaso tho still and Arid Atmosphoro is as tho breath of llfo. Tho moat comfortable way to reach the Pacific coast la via Santa Fe Itoute. Weekly excursions In Pullman tourist sleepers nt low rates. Apply to (J. T. Nicholson, (J. P. fc T. A., Topekn, Kaa., for folder. Oregon, WuMhlngton Himl tho Northwt 1'iM-lflc Count. Tho constant demand of tho traveling public for tho far west for a comfortable and at tho same time an economical mods of traveling, has led to tho establishment of what ia known as Pullman Colonist Sleep ers. Theso cars aro built on tho namo general plan as tho regular tlrst-clas Pullman sleeper, tho only dill'ereuoo being that they are not upholstered. They are furnished complete with good comfortable hair mattresses, warm blank ets, snow whito lineu curtains, plenty of towels, combs, brushes etc., which secure to tho occupant of a berth as much privacy as ia to bo had in Mrst-clais sleepers. There ' Aro also separate toilet rooms for ladies and f:outlmcu, and smoking is absolutely pro libitod. For full information send for Pullman Colonist Sleeper Leaflet. IS. L. Lornan, general passonger Agent, Omaha, Neb. T1MK TA 111.12 TO PICK A CITY Il'V. Curs leave Hlxth and Kannn.i avenue aa fol low: For Went Sixth and 1'otwln every ten minutes at rt, IS, 'us, :u ia and m minutes past cadi hour from ft :M a. m. until 7 :0 p. m. ; tlieu every 11 inln- uw' uniu u :.u p. in. (Jura leave Die aveuue for Auburn'liiln and the Asylum at ft :M a. in.; then at 0:lftn. m., ami at ir minutes aim o minuica past each hour until 10:4a p.m. Ttie can leave tho avenue at 5 :., 0 :45, 7:15 and 11 :45 a. ni ami I tI5. 4 :4ti ami fl:15 i. m.: connect wlili the motor lino tor Martlu'i hill. I'nra kohii south on hansui avenue for West Tenth and llnchanan si reef s, leave every ten minutes, commencing on the hour and at lo, 30, 40 and M minutes pant c:vh hour. Tho can leaving on the hour, and at 'JO and 40 mlnntea past the hour tto to Arch street, Ixwman hill. Mouth Topclca ran leave at 10, 30 and ft) min ute pait each hour up to 7:M, after which cara run ever? half hour up to 11 :to. North Topeka cara make nine trlrm each hour as follows, leaving on cadi hour: ft, 1. 20, 2ft, n. 3ft, 40, 45 and W minutes pamteach hour up t07;30, after which they leave at 6, 10,20, 3ft, 40 and 60 minutes up to II o'clock, then at 11:30. 11 :ftO and the last at u mhlnhcht. All of these fco to Kotlt Island. Union raelllcdepotsand Gor don street, and all leaving at lft, and 05 min utes punt ench hour k through to CarlVtd par It. Car for NanUFe depot leave, as, 3H and 4.1 tnlnure past each hour in) to 7:4a 0. in., afttr which they leave at IS and 43 mluues up to 10:4 &ndl!:is. Can for Washburn leave at 2:21 and 42 nt tch hour tip to s m p. tn., aud.theu at 2 tad 33 past up to 11:02.