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Which amendments, on motion of Mr. Rockwell, were considered separately, and the first, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth of the said amendments were agreed to.

The second amendment, which was in the following words: “ strike out the name of A. L. Castleman, and insert in lieu thereof the name of George S. West,” which was disagreed to. Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Darling, The House resolved itself into the committee of the whole House, Mr. Rockwell in the chair, for the consideration of bill No. 29, (C. F.) entitled A bill to authorize the issuing of drafts or bills for the payment of the expenses of the present session of the Legislative Assembly;"

And after some time spent therein, the committee rose and by their chairman reported the bill to the House with amendments.

Pending the question on agreeing to the said report, a call of the House was made, on motion of Mr. Parkison, and the sergeant-atarms sent to procure the attendance of absent members.

Mr. Batchelder moved that further proceedings in the call of the House be dispensed with, which was disagreed to.

The absent members having appeared,

The Speaker stated that the question was on agreeing to the report of the committee of the whole; when

Mr. Whiton moved to amend said report, by adding an additional section, as follows:

“ That this act take effect from and after its passage;" which was disagreed to.

Mr. Whiton moved to amend by adding an additional section, as follows: ." That this act take effect, and be in force from and after the 4th day of March next;” which was also disagreed to.

The question was then taken on agreeing to the report of the committee.

And the ayes and noes being called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative are,
Messrs. Batchelder, Brown, Dewey, Giddings, Gray, Hackett,

Jenkins, La Chappelle, Ogden, Parkison, Sutherland, Whiton, and Newland, speaker, 13.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Barber, Bond, Brazelton, Burt, Darling, Eastman, Ellis, Mills, Ray, Rockwell, Shepard, Tripp, 12.

So the report of the committee was agreed to.

Mr. Ellis moved that the bill do lie on the table, and the question being put, it passed in the negative,

And the ayes and noes being called for, Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Batchelder, Darling, Ellis, Shepard, Sutherland, and Newland, speaker, 6.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs, Barber, Bond, Brazelton, Burt, Brown, Dewey, Eastman, Giddings,Gray, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Tripp, and Whiton, 19,

Mr. Ray moved to amend by adding the following words: “ That this act take effect from and after its passage.”

Which was decided by the Speaker to be out of order, the House having just refused to adopt the said amendment.

Mr. Whiton moved to amend the bill by adding thereto the following: “This act shall take effect on the 10th day of February, 1842;" which was agreed to.

Mr. Shepard then moved that the bill be indefinitely postponed, and the question being put, it passed in the negative.

And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative are,
Messrs. Dewey, Ellis, Gray, Shepard and Sutherland, 5.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Burt, Darling, Eastman, Giddings, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker, 20.

Mr. Gray moved to amend by striking out in the 7th line of the first section, the words, “five and ten dollars,” and inserting the la irto1.11... mal. ..

'" mm. said sum.'

Which was determined in the negative,
And the ayes and noes being called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Messrs. Burt, Darling, Dewey, Ellis, Gray, and Mills, 6.
Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Eastman, Giddings, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Shepard, Sutherland, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker, 19.

Mr. Ellis moved that the bill be referred to the committee on corporations; which was determined in the negative,

And the ayes and noes being called for, Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Burt, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, Ray, Rockwell, Shepard, and Newland, speaker, 8.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Darling, Dewey, Eastman, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden Parkison, Sutherland, Tripp, and Whiton, 17.

Mr. Darling moved that the third section of the bill be stricken out which was disagreed to.

The question then recurred on ordering the bill to a third reading and being put it was determined in the affirmative.

And the ayes and noes being called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Eastman, Giddings, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker, 18.

Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Burt, Darling, Ellis, Gray, Shepard, and Sutherland, 7.
Mr. Gray moved that the House adjourn; which was disagreed to.

On motion of Mr. Whiton,
The bill was read the third time, when
Mr. Ellis moved that the House adjourn, which was disagreed to.

The question was then put, “shall the bill pass?" and determined in the affirmative.

The ayes and noes being called for, Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Barber, Batchelder; Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Eastman, Giddings, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker, 17.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Burt, Darling, Dewey, Ellis, Gray, Rockwell, Shepard, and Sutherland, 8.

So the bill passed and the title thereof was agreed to.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the Council to concur therein.
And then the House adjourned.

Tuesday, February 1, 1842.

Mr. Darling presented a “Communication from the Adjutant General, in relation to the expenditures of his office, for the year ensuing;"! which was read, and referred to the committee on Public Expenditures.

Mr. Darling presented the “ account of Cady and Farwell, for furniture for the Capitol;” which was referred to the committee on Public Expenditures.

A message from the Council by their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker,-I am directed to present for your concurrence, bill No. 10, entitled A bill to repeal all acts relative to grist mills," and to inform you that the first amendment of this House, to bill No. 17, entitled A bill for the relief Portage county,” has been concurred in ; and that the second amendment has been non-concurred in."

On motion of Mr. Jenkins, Resolved, That the committee on Territorial Affairs, be instructed to inquire into the expediency of drafting for the consideration of this House, a memorial to Congress, asking for amendments to the act of organization of the Territory of Wisconsin, so as to secure to the people thereof, the privileges following:

1st The privilege of electing members of the Council, biennially, instead of every four years.

2nd. The privilege of electing members of the popular branch, annually, instead of biennially.

3rd. The privilege of electing officers, the appointment of whom is now invested in the Executive of Wisconsin, viz: Sheriffs, Judges of Probate, and Justices of the Peace.

And further, that said committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of asking, by memorial or otherwise, for an extension of the jurisdiction of the Justices of the Peace, to actions in which the sum demanded is one hundred dollars, instead of fifty.

Mr. Darling, from the committee on Corporations, reported bill No. 27, entitled A bill to repeal an act entitled • an act to incorporate the stockholders of the Bank of Mineral Point;'"

Which was read the first and second times.

Mr. Mills, from the select committee to which the subject was referred, reported bill No. 28, entitled A bill relating to costs and fees;"

Which was read the first and second times.

Mr. Brown, from the select committee to which the subject was referred, reported bill No. 29, entitled A bill to establish the county of Richland;"

Which was read the first and second times.

Mr. Whiton presented a communication from Henry W. Clark, praying the incorporation of the “Geneva Sacred Music Association,” together with the constitution of said Association;

Which were read, and referred to the committee on Corporations.

Mr. Rockwell, from the committee on Engrossed bills, reported bill No. 21, entitled A bill to provide for laying out a Territorial road from Mineral Point to Milwaukee,” to be correctly engrossed.

The House proceeded to consider the message from the Council, and the question was stated to be on receding from the second amendment of this House to bill No. 17, (C. F.) entitled A bill for the relief of Portage county;" and being put in these words, “ Will the House recede from their amendment?

It was detorrinod in the norative, aves 6, noes 9.

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