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SENATE JOURNAL

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XXVTII GENERAL ASSEMBLY, REGULAR: SESSION, 1869.

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Moves to lay on the table papers in the case
of Foster vs. Essex....
Introduces an act to repeal an act to amend
chapter 137 of the General Statutes,
and to revive and re-enact section 21
of the same chapter..........

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Nominates Thomas M. Horine, of Jefferson
county, for Eurolling Clerk......
Nominates Albert C. Allen for Engrossing
Clerk.

7 Moves to indefinitely postpone an act to amend chapter 137. General Statutes, and to revive and re-enact section 37 of said chapter......

8

Nominates Daniel Keiser, of Clinton county,
for Doorkeeper of the Senate......
Nominates Thos. Winston, of Cole county,
for Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate...
Nominates C. Bulkley, of Cole county, for
Chaplain of the Senate...
Nominates Henry L. Clark, of St. Louis
county, for Reporter of the Senate....
Absent at roll call.. ........33, 39, 131, 156
Offers substitute for resolution relative to
printing the inaugural address of the
Governor and Lieutenant Governor,
and the farewell address of Lieuten-
ant Governor Smith......

Appointed on Committee on Militia........
Appointed on Committee on Permanent Seat

of Government.....

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99

8 Offers amendment to resolution relative to printing report of Commissioner of Permanent Seat of Government......... 102 Moves to strike out the portion of the resolution relative to the printing of the report of the Inspectors of the Missouri Penitentiary....

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Offers resolution that the Committee on the Judiciary are instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing an uniform system of common pleas court for each county in the State; also a uniform system of probate and county courts for each county, and have leave to report by bill or otherwise.........

69 Introduces an act to establish, organize and maintain the Missouri Industrial University........

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Moves the above act be referred to the Committee on Education........

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pardons.

181

Moves to refer the above entitled bill to the
Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence,
and that filty copies of the same be
printed for the use of th Senate.
Absent at roll call.................182, 184, 184, 180,
ers an amendment to a concurrent resolu-

tion of Senator Cavender in relation to
the pay of Hon. C. D. Drake for ser-
vices in the case of F. P. Blair vs.
Stephen Ridgeley and others.........
Demands the ayes and noes on the adoption
of his amendment to a concurrent re-
solution by Senator Cavender in rela-
tion to Hon. C. D. Drake's pay in the
case of F. P. Blair vs Stephen Ridge-
ley....
Offers concurrent resolution requesting the
Supreme Court of the United States
to take up and try the case of Blair
vs. Kidgeley.

181

195

195

198

Offers an amendment to an ac to abolish the
ollice of fund commissioner of the
North Missouri Railroad Company...
.... 204
Absent at roll call...

Aloves to adjourn..
Introduces an act to amend the Constitution

of the State of Missouri, by striking
out section 12 of article eleven of said
Constitution............

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221

Moves that the above entitled bill be referred
to the Committee on Constitutional
Amendments, and fifty copies thereof
printed for the use of the senate....... 221
Moves that leave of absence be granted to
Senator Brown of St. Louis..
Introduces an act to give efficiency to the
western court of common pleas in
Platte county.

Moves to reconsider the vote by which the
act to give efficiency to the western
court of common pleas in Platte coun-
ty was ordered printed........
Offers a concurrent resolution instructing our
Senators and requesting our Repre-
sentatives in Congress to secure a re-
duction of the tarif on woolen and
cotton goods......

Moves that the above entitled concurrent re-
solution be referred to the Committee
on Federal Relations, and that ty
copies thereof be printed for the use
of the Senate......

Absent at roll cali..
Offers a substitute for pending a endments
to an act for the incorporation of in-
surance companies other than lie as-
surance companies, and for the regu-
lation of insurance business other
than life assurance business......

Jutroduces an act to define and carry out the
registration laws and prescribe the

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253

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duties of registration officers......
Demands the ayes and noes on a motion of
Senator Conrad & reject an act to de-
fine and carry out the registration
laws, and prescribe the duties of re-
gistration officers....
Offers an amendment to a resolution offered
by Senator Gottschalk, requiring the
several county assessors to certily to
the State Auditor an abstract of the
first ten sales of real estate in every
month, to enable the State Board of
Equalization to do equal justice to all
parts of the State....

Obtains leave of absence............
Absent at roll call.......

Appointed on the Committee on Criminal
Jurisprudence.

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258

255

206

268

250

introduces an act amendatory and supple-
mentary of an act entitled an act to
provide for the registration of voters,
and to provide for the appointment of
judges of election by the board of re-
gistration, approved March 21, 1868.. 285
Moves that the above entitled act be referred
to the Committee on Retrenchment,
and that fifty copies thereof be printed
for the use of the Senate.......
285
Absent at roll call.......
.....304, 304, 306
Introduces an act to amend an act entitled
an act to incorporate the Platte City
and Fort Des Moines Railroad Com-
pany, approved January 1, 1860, and
an act amendatory thereof, approved
February 12, 1864, to change the name
of said company, fix the termini of
said railroad, to construct a branch
road in the direction of Ottumwa, to
issue bonds and mortgages thereon,
and to classify the directors thereof... 322
Moves to refer the above entitled bill to the
Committee on Banks and Corpora-
tions........
Introduces an act amendatory and supple-
mentary to an act entitled an act to
incorporate the Prairie Point Acad-
amy, of Pettis township, in Platte
county.
Mores that the rules be suspended, that an
act amendatory and supplementary of
an act entitled an act to incorporate
the Prairie Point Academy, in Pettis
township, in Platte county, Missouri,
be read the third time and put upon
its passage.
Introduces an act to amend an act entitled
an act to establish a court of common
pleas in the county of Platte, approved
March 1, 1851....

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Platte to subscribe for the capital
stock in the Kansas and Missouri
Bridge Company, and to pay the same
by issuing bonds of the county, be re-
ferred to the Committee on Internal
Improvements, and that fifty copies
thereof be printed for the use of the
Senate........
Moves to refer to the Committee on the Ju-
diciary, an act amendatory of an act
entitled an act to provide for the reg-
istration of voters, and provide for
the appointment of judges of election
by the board of registration, approved
March 21, 1868.

Mores that the rules be suspended, that an
act to amend an act entitled an act to
change the time of holding courts in
the Fifth Judicial Circuit, approved
February 14, 1868, be considered en-
grossed, read a third time and put
upon its passage....
Moves to refer to the Committee on Banks
and Corporations an act to amend an
act entitled an act to incorporate the
city of Springfield, and more fully de-
fine its powers..........
Moves to refer to the Committee on Crimi-
nal Jurisprudence an act to amend an
act approved March 23, 1868, and en-
titled an act to amend an act entitled
an act to establish a court of criminal
correction in St. Louis county, ap-
proved March 15, 1866

Moves to refer to the Committee on Internal
Improvements a concurrent resolution
of the two houses of the General As-
sembly to create a joint committee to
report by bill or otherwise such legis-
lation as is needed for the improve-
ment of the Osage river..
Demands the ayes and noes on Senator
Evan's motion for the previous ques-
tion on his motion to suspend the rules
so that joint resolution ratifying the
constitutional amendment proposed
by Congress be read a second time
Demands the ayes and noes on Senator Rose-
berry's motion for the previous ques-
tion on his motion to suspend the rules
so that joint resolution ratifying the
constitutional amendment proposed
by Congress, be read the third time
and put upon its passage..

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Absent at roll call..
Demands the ayes and noes on the resolution
recommended by the Committee on
Elections that L. M. Conklin be al-
lowed per diem for the present ses-.

gion....

Absent at roll call.
Moves to reconsider the vote by which an act
to establish a board of police for the
city of St Joseph, and to authorize
the appointment nd maintenance of
a police force for said city, and to
abolish the office of City Marshal and
Street Commissioner, was ordered to a
third reading.
Withdraws his motion to reconsider the vote
by which an act to establish a board
of police for the city of St. Joseph,
and to authorize the appointment and
maintenance of a police force for the
said city, and to abolish the offices of

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489

Offers resolution in relation to the deposi-
tions, affidavits, letters and other pa-
pers. in the contested election case of
L. M. Conklin, against James S. Rol-
lins
Moves to take up an act to authorize the
Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad
Company to increase its capital stock, 491
Moves to suspend the rules, read a third
time and put upon its passage, an act
to authorize the Hannibal and St.
Joseph Railroad Company to increase
its capital stock
491
Moves to reconsider the vot by which an
act to authorize the Hannibal and St.
Joseph Railroad Company to increase
its capital stock was passed, and to
lay that motion on the table............
Absent at roll call.....

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Submits report from Committee on the Ju-

diciary, recommending that an act to
amend section twenty-three of chap-
ter two hundred and thirteen, Gener-
al Statutes of Missouri, in relation to
witnesses, be referred back to the
House of Representatives, and offer-
ing the following resolution: That
the Secretary of Senate is hereby di-
rected to return to the House of Rep-
resentatives House bill No. 46, with
the information that the same has not
been engrossed, and with the request
that the same be engrossed, and with
the further request that the House re-
quire all bills to be engrossed before
they are transmitted to the Senate.... 120
Submits report from Committee on the Ju-

diciary recommending the passage of
au act extending the time in which
the Secretary of State shall lay before
the present General Assembly, an ab-
stract of the enumeration of the resi-
dent inhabitants of each county in
the State...

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208

chapter ninety-five of the General
Statutes of Missouri.....

Moves that the above entitled bill be refer-
red to the Committee on Ways and
Means, and fifty copies thereof print-
ed for the use of the Senate......
Submits a report from the Committee on the
Judiciary, recommending that an act
requiring the governor to issue com-
missions do not pass..

Moves to indefinitely postpone further con-
sideration of an act requiring the gov
ernor to issue commissions.
Moves to refer an act to give efficiency to the
western court of common pleas in
Platte county to the Committee on
the Judiciary, and that fifty copies
thereof be printed for the use of the
Senate.

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226

223

225

281

Absent at roll call
Withdraws the motion to print fifty copies
of an act to give efficiency to the west-
ern court of common pleas in Platte
County
Absent at roll call 235, 247, 249, 254, 255,
256, 258, 261. 262, 280, 280
Offers an amendment to a concurrent reso-
lution instructing our Senators in Con-
gress to vote for the repeal of the
civil tenure of office act..
Moves to lay on the table a motion of Sen-
ator Gottschalk to recominit to the
Committee on Banks and Corpora-
tions, an act to amend an act entitled
an act to incorporate the town of
Chillicothe and the several acts
amendatory thereof.
Demands the ayes and noes on an amend-
ment of Senator Reed, to an act to
amend section one of chapter thirty-
one of the Genral Statutes of Mis-
souri, concerning the salaries of cer-
tain civil officers......

Absent at roll call.
Submits a report from the Committee on the
Judiciary, recommending the passage
of a substitute for an act in relation
to the court of common pleas in the
county of Buchanan........

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292

294

Moves that an act in relation to the court
of common pleas in the county of Bu-
chanan be considered as engrossed,
read a third time, and put upon its
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passage....
Moves to reconsider the vote by which an
act in relation to the court of common
pleas in the county of Buchanan was
passed, and to lay that motion on the
table...
296

Moves to reconsider the vote by which an act
to amend an act entitled an act to in-
corporate the city of Chillicothe, ap-
proved March 1, 1855, and the acts
amendatory thereof, and to lay that
motion on the table....
301
Submits a report from the Committee on the
Judiciary recommending that a sub-
stitute for an act to amend an act en-
titled an act to establish a court of
common pleas in the county of Lafay
ette, and a court of common pleas in
the counties of Ray, Daviess and Pet-
tis, with probate jurisdiction in the
last three counties, and repealing all
laws in conflict with the same, ap-

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Absent at roll call.
Offers concurrent resolution in relation to
the printing and binding of the Agri-
cultural report for the year 1868, and
the distribution thereof.....

323
Absent at roll call..................... 327, 335, 345
Offers an amendment to an act to provide
for the transfer of all moneys belong-
ing to the military department of the
State into the State treasury, to pro-
vide for the payment of the militia
for services rendered, and to appro-
priate money therefor......
348
Demands the ayes and noes on a motion of
Senator Bruere to reconsider the vote
by which an act to provi'e for the
transfer of all moneys of the military
department of the State to the State
treasury, to provide for the payment
of the militia for services rendered,
and to appropriate money therefor.... 351
Absent at roll call..........356, 360, 361, 361, 362
Moves to refer to the Committee on the Ju-

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364

diciary an act to establish the salary
of the judge of the probate court of
Benton county..........
Moves to reject an amendment offered by
Senator Morse to an act amendatory
of an act entitled an act to provide
for the registration of voters, and
provide for the appointment of judges
of election by the board of registra-
tion, approved March 21, 1868.......... 367
Submits a report from the Committee on the
Judiciary, recommending the pas-
sage of an act establishing a court of
common pleas in Saline county......... 368
Moves to reconsider the vote by which an
act establishing a court of common
pleas in Saline county was passed, and
and to lay that motion on the table... 368
Moves to lay on the table a resolution of

Senator Rogers to grant the use of the
Senate chamber to the Rev S. W.
Marston, of St. Louis, for a lecture on
the temple Solomouis.....

372
.....373, 373, 379, 435

Absent at roll call.

Obtains leave of absence.........

Moves to refer a communication from the
Commissioner on Permanent Seat of
Government, to the Committee on Per-
manent Seat of Government..

Absent at roll call

436

467

442
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Submits a report from the Committee on the
Judiciary, recommending the passage
of an act to establish the salary of the
judge of the probate court of Benton
county
Moves that an act to establish the salary of
the judge of the probate court of Ben-
fon county, he read a third time, and
1ut upon its passage..
Moves to reconsider the vote by which an
act to establish the salary of the judge
of the probate court of Benton county

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was passed, and to lay that motion on
the table.....
Absent at roll call...
Moves to take up an act to establish the
Twenty-second Judicial Circuit, to
provide for the election of a judge
and circuit attorney, and for other
purposes
491
Demands the ayes and noes on a motion of
Senator Brown, of St. Louis, to sus-
pend the rules and read a second time,
an act to establish and regulate a po-
lice force for the city and county of
St. Louis, and to secure the public
health thereof.
Offers a resolution in relation to the per diem
of J. F. Howes, reporter in the Seu-

ate

Absent at roll call

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503

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Obtains leave of absence for Senator Bruere 505

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Moves above act be referred to the Commit-
tee on the Judiciary, and fifty copies
be printed for the use of the Senate... 90
Introduces an act to amend an act to incor-
porate the Osage Valley and South-
ern Kansas Railroad Company, by
adding to the end thereof two new
sections, to be numbered sections
twenty-two and twenty three
Moves the above act be referred to the Com-
mittee on Internal Improvements, and
fifty copies be printed for the use of
the Senate.......
Submits report from Committee on Printing.
reporting back an act to provide for
the execution and supervision of the
State printing and binding, and moves
fifty copies be ordered priuted for the
use of the Senate.......
115
Submits a report from the Committee on
Printing, recommending the passage
of an act to provide for the execu-
tion and supervision of the State
printing and binding," with amend-
ments thereto......
189
Submits a report from the Committee on
Ways and Means, recommending the
passage of a substitute for an act
to define the annual taxatian of the
revenue for the years 1869 and 1870, 231
Submits a report from the Committee on
Ways and Means, recommending that
"an act to provide the annual rates
of taxation for State revenue, and for
the payment of all State indebtedness,
and to repeal certain acts and parts of

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