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RESOLUTIONS INTRODUCED.

By Senator Hall: Res. No. 13, S., WHEREAs, A memorial has been presented to the Senate by Tevi B. Vilas, asking to be admitted to a seat in the Senate as a member thereof from the 26th Senatorial district; also a memorial by John Boyd claiming to be admitted to a seat from the 20th Senatorial district; therefore, Resolved, That the Secretary of State be, and that he is hereby requested to furnish to the Senate, for its information, copies of all election reports, and of all documents and papers on file in his office which relate to, or may be evidences of, the election of the said * Levi B. Vilas and John Boyd, or either of them, to the Senate for the session of 1871; and Resolved, further, That the Governor be and is hereby requested to inform the Senate what information, if any, has been furnished to the executive office in regard to any alleged vacancies in the 26th Senatorial district and in the 20th Senatorial district, or either of them, for the session of 1871, and also to inform the Senate what action, if any, has been taken by the Executive in regard to filling such alleged vacancies, together with his reasons therefor.

BILLS INTRODUCED,
On leave granted, read first and sepond times and referred.

By Senator Reed:
No. 58 S.,
A bill to authorize and empower David Jennings to keep and
maintain a ferry across the Wolf river. -
To committee on Roads, Bridges and Ferries.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES.

The committee on Charitable and Benevolent Institutions, to whom was referred,

No. 21. S.,

A bill to amend section 1 of chapter 73 of the general laws of 1859, entitled “an act to change the name of the House of Refuge to that of the State Reform School,”

Would respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have instructed me to report the same back with recommendation that it do pass.

M. H. PETTIT,

Committee.

The committee on Engrossed Bills report that they have examined and found correctly engrossed, No. 26, S., A bill to authorize the reviewing of the state road from Lone h; in Richland county, to Kickapoo Center, in Vernon county. o. 40, S., A bill to provide for opening up and constructing a state road from the village of Necedah to Remington's Mills - M. H. PETTIT, Acting Chairman.

SENATE BILLS ON THEIR THIRD READING.

No. 40, S.,

A bill to provide for opening and constructing a state road from Necedah to Remington’s Mills,

Was read a third time and passed.

On motion of Senator Strong,

The consideration of

No. 26, S.,

A bill to authorize the reviewing of the state road from Lone Rock, in Richland county, to Kickapoo Center, in Vernon county,

Was postponed till to-morrow morning.

ASSEMBLY BILLS ON THEIR THIRD READING.

On motion of Senator Krouskop,

The consideration of

No. 48, A.,

A bill to amend section 7, of chapter 27, of the private and local laws of 1868, entitled, an act to incorporate the Boscobel and Crawford county Bridge company, Was postponed.

On motion of Senator Clark,
The senate adjourned.

WEoNESDAY, January 25, 1871. 10 o'clock, A. M.

The Senate met agreeably to adjournment.
The Lieutenant Governor presiding.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Spaulding.
Roll called and quorum present.
Reading of the journal dispensed with.

On motion of Senator Clark,
The Senate took a recess till 11 1-2 o'clock.

Called to order by the Lieutenant Governor.

LETTERS, PETITIONS, MEMORIALS, Etc., Presented and referred.

By Senator Krouskop : Mem. No. 16, S., Remonstrance of Hiram Comstock against the passage of Assembly bill No. 48, a bill to amend section 7 of chapter 27 of the pri. vate and local laws of 1868, entitled “an act to incorporate the Boscobel and Crawford County Bridge Company.” To committee on Roads, Bridges and Ferries, with the bill cited in the title of the remonstrance.

By Senator Krouskop : e
Mem No. 17, S., .*

. The petition of H. Comstock for a bridge across the Wisconsin

river. - -
To committee on Roads, Bridges and Ferries.

RESOLUTIONS INTRODUCED.

By Senator Deuster:

Jt. Res. No. 4, S.,

WHEREAs, It appears that during the last months numerous ships have left our harbors with arms and munitions of war of all kind for France, and that most of these munitions are taken out of the arsenals of the United States; and

Whereas, The President of the United States has proclaimed strict neutrality in the present war between l'rance and Germany; therefore,

Resolved by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That the policy of the administration in thus selling munitions of war is contrary to the neutrality laws and against international policy.

Resolved, That Congress be and is hereby requested to pass further strict laws to prevent the violation of our neutrality.

Resolved, That copies of the foregoing preamble and resolutions, duly authenticated, be transmitted by the Secretary of State to the President of the United States Senate, and also to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States, with the request that the same be laid before their respective houses for immediate action.

Said resolution was,

On motion of Senator Hazelton,

Referred to committee on Federal Relations.

RESOLUTIONS CONSIDERED,

No. 15, S.,

Asking the governor and secretary of state for returns of election or other information in their possession relative to the election of Levi B. Vilas and John Boyd, to the Senate of this state,

Introduced yesterday, by Senator Hall,

Was adopted.

BILLS INTRODUCED,
On leave granted, read first and second times and referred.

By Senator Williams:

No. 59, S.,

A bill to declare the true intent and meaning of section 1 of cha ter 30 of the laws of 1870, entitled an act relating to courts held by justices of the peace.

On motion of Senator Williams,

The rules were suspended, and

The bill was passed.

By Senator Cameron :
No. 60, S.,
A bill to change the name of William Joecke, of the city and
county of La Crosse, to that of William Steinlein.
To committee on Local Legislation.

By Senator Huebschmann: No. 61, S., A bill to amend an act entitled an act to provide for the enrollment of persons liable to perform military duty, and the organization of the State militia, approved April 1, 1863. To committee on Military Affairs.

By Senator Krouskop : No. 62, S., - - A bill to repeal chapter 103, of the general laws of 1866, and other acts amendatory thereof, relating “ to the sale of lands for unpaid taxes, and the conveyance and redemption thereof.” o committee on Printing.

By Senator Hall:
No. 63, S.,
A bill to provide for the additional publication of the laws.
To Joint Committee on Claims.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES.

The joint committee on Local Legislation to whom was referred, No. 46, S., A bill to legalize the acts of the trustees of the First ward in the village of New London, Have had the same mnder consideration, and have instructed me to report the same back to the Senate without amendment and recommend its passage. SAMUEL PRATT,

Chairman.

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