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and nays were called on No. 19 S., he asked unanimous consent that the journal record a statement that he was opposed to the bill.

Consent was given.

Several senators made reference to the action of the assembly upon a similar bill.

The president called the senators to order and ruled that mention in debate of any action of the assembly was out of order.

[March 12.]

MOTIONS. Senator Bichler moved that No. 245, S., be recalled from the committee on corporation.

Which motion prevailed. Senator Bichler offered a substitute amendment to the bill. The president stated that the amendment could not be received until the bill was returned from the committee and on the clerk's desk, saying. “It is a dangerous practice to endeavor to act upon papers when they are not in the possession of the senate and on the clerk's desk, and it will be the rule of the chair that this senate cannot act upon papers unless they are on the clerk's desk.”

[March 13.1 The question was, “Shall the vote by which the bill was passed be reconsidered?

While Senator Burke was endeavoring to secure recognition, the president announced that the noes have it.

Senator Burke then asked for the yeas and nays.

Senator Randolph rose to a point of order that the vote was announced. The president stated that the books on his desk obstructed his view of Senator Burke, and requested that the senate permit him to entertain the request for the yeas and nays. There being no objection, the request was entertained.

[March 20.]
No. 333, S.;
Senator Husting offered amendment No. 1, S.
The question was, Shall amendment No. 1, S., be adopted?

The president put the question and was about to announce the result when Senator Husting asked unanimous consent to discuss the amendment.

Senator Burke objected.

Senator Husting then called for a division and the amendment was adopted.

Upon motion of Senator Husting,

The vote by which amendment No. 1, S., was adopted, was considered.

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(March 25.]

MOTION. Senator Zophy moved that No. 103, S., be re-referred to the committee on Judiciary.

Senator Randolph rose to a point of order, stating that the vote by which the bill was laid over until Thursday, March 27, 1913, must first bé reconsidered before Senator Zophy's motion was in order.

The president held the point of order well taken.

[March 26.]

MOTIONS. Senator Snover moved that the vote by which No. 105, S., was refused passage, be reconsidered.

Senator Randolph rose to a point of order, that Senator Snover being absent at the time when the vote on No. 105, S., taken, cannot move a reconsideration, not having oted with the majority under rule 73.

The president held the point of order well taken.

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March 27.) Senator Linley moved that the vote by which No. 125, S., was passed, be reconsidered.

The president held, that, since Senator Linley voted with the minority, he could not move a reconsideration.

l'pon request of Senator Ackley, with unanimous consent No. 192, S., was recalled from the committee on ('orporations.

Senator Ackley offered substitute amendment No. 1,

The president held that the amendment could not be received until the bill was on the clerk's desk.

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[March 27.) No. 403, s. Discussion arose between Senators Glenn and Kileen.

Senator Randolph rose to a point of order, that the senators were not addressing the chair and that Senator Kileen had spoken more than twice upon the same question.

The president held the point of order well taken.

(April 10.] Jt. Res. No. 20, A.,

Senator Bosshard moved that the resolution be non-concurred in.

Senator Scott moved that the resolution be laid over and made a special order at 7:30 o'clock p. m.

Senator Burke rose to a point of order, that the motion of Senator Scott was out of order while the motion of Senator Bosshard was pending.

The president held that a motion to postpone took precedence of the motion to non-concur.

(April 16.] And so the senate refused to place the bill at the foot of the calendar.

Senator Skogmo moved to lay the bill over and make it a special order at 10:30 o'clock a. m., Wednesday, April 23, 1913.

Senator Burke rose to a point of order that the motion to place at the foot of the calendar was a motion to postpone, and that a second motion to postpone could not be entertained at this time.

The president held the point not well taken, stating that the motion to place at the foot of the calendar was not a motion to postpone within the intent of the rule.

Senator Skogmo offered substitute amendment No. 2, S. Senator Burke moved that substitute amendment No. 2, S., be laid on the table.

Senator Bosshard rose to a point of order, that the substitute amendment must lay over under the rules before action.

The president held the point of order well taken.

Substitute amendment No. 2, S., was refused adoption.
The question was, “Shall the bill be indefinitely postponed"?
Senator Bosshard rose to debate the question.

Senator Burke rose to a point of order that the main question having been ordered to be now put, debate was out of order.

The president held the point well taken.

[April 17.] No. 103, S.

Senator Randolph rose to a point of order, stating that the bill, carrying an appropriation, must be referred to the committee on Finance under the rules.

The chair held the point well taken, and

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(April 17.] No. 412, S., Senator Bishop moved that the bill be indefinitely postponed.

The president held that the question on the amendment must be first put under rule 68 which gives a motion to amend precedence over a motion to postpone indefinitely.

Jt. Res. No. 24, S.

Senator Scott moved that the resolution be laid over until Thursday, May 1, 1913.

Senator Bichler moved to amend the motion, to make it that the resolution be re-referred to the special committee on Conservation.

The president held the motion of Senator Bichler out of order under rule 68, which gives a motion to postpone to a day certain, preference over a motion to commit because to allow a privileged motion to be amended by a motion of lower privilege would be to repeal the order of precedence established in the rule.

[April 18.]

MOTIONS.

Senator Richards moved that the vote by which No. 274, S. was indefinitely postponed, be reconsidered.

The president held the motion out of order, the time for reconsideration having expired.

Upon motion of Senator Richards,

All rules interfering, were suspended, with unanimous consent, to allow him to move a reconsideration of the vote by which No. 274, S., was indefinitely postponed.

Upon motion of Senator Richards,

The vote by which No. 274, S., was indefinitely postponed, was reconsidered.

[April 22 )
No. 873, A.,
Was read a third time.
Senator White asked unanimous consent to offer an amendment.
Senator Scott objected.
The president ruled the amendment out of order.

[April 23.]

RECESS. Senator Snover moved that the senate take a recess until 7:00 o'clock p. m.

Senator Randolph moved to amend the motion, to be to take a recess until 7:30 o'clock p. m.

The question was, Shall the amendment by Senator Randolph be adopted?

Division was called for, and the amendment was adopted?

The motion of Senator Snover, as amended, prevailed, and the senate took a recess until 7:30 o'clock p. m.

[April 30.) Senator A. E. Martin moved the previous question. The question was, Shall the main question be now put?

The ayes and noes were required, and the vote was: Ayes, 28; noes, 2; absent or not voting, 2, as follows:

Ayes--Senators Ackley, Albers, Bichler, Bishop, Bosshard, Burke, Culbertson, Cunningham, Hoyt, Huber, Kellogg, Kileen, Martin A. E., Martin H. C., Monk, Perry, Randolph, Scott, Skogmo, Snover, Stevens, Teasdale, Tomkins, True, Weigle, Weissleder, White, and Zophy—28.

Noes-Senators Glenn and Linley—2.
Absent or not voting-Senators Husting and Richards-2.
Senator Linley rose to explain his vote.

Senator Randolph rose to a point of order, stating that since the vote was on the main question, the vote had nothing to do with the bill.

The president held that a senator may explain his vote on any question, but that he may not under guise of an explanation debate the question.

[April 30.] No. 201, S. Senator Weigle addressed the senate.

Senator H. C. Martin rose to a point of order that Senator Weigle was not addressing himself to tie question.

The president held the point well taken.
Senator Zophy then addressed the senate.

Senator H. C. Martin rose to a point of order that Senator Zophy was not addressing himself to the question.

The president held the point well taken.

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