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Which was read the first and second times.

On motion of Mr. Whiton, The House took up the message of the Governor, returning with his objections “an act to incorporate the Janesville Bridge Company," and the said bill.

And the question being on the passage of the bill,

Mr. Shepard moved a call of the House, which was made, and the sergeant-at-arms sent to notify Mr. Burt that his attendance was required in the House.

Mr. Burt having appeared,
The question was put to the House, “Shall the bill pass?"
And the ayes and noes being taken thereon,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Burt, Darling, Dewey, Eastman, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Shepard, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker, 25.

So the bill passed unanimously.

Ordered, That the Council be requested to reconsider and approve the said bill.

Mr. Shepard moved that the House take up for consideration bill No. 23,(H. of R. file,) entitled a bill to provide for the construction of a railroad from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi river,” together with the report of the committee of the whole on the said bill: Which motion was disagreed to.

On motion of Mr. Sutherland, The House resolved itself into the committee of the whole House, Mr Jenkins in the chair, having under consideration the following bill:

No 35, “A bill to establish a Territorial Road from Beloit to the county seat of Green county;"

And aster a short time spent therein the committee rose and reported the bill without amendment. Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed for the third reading.

On motion of Mr. Mills, The House resolved itself into the committee of the whole House, Mr. Gray in the chair, for the consideration of the following:

No. 9, “Resolution authorizing the Adjutant General to draw on the Treasurer for money to meet certain expenses."

No. 30, “A bill to organize the town of Lyonsdale in the county of Walworth.”

No. 31, “A bill to incorporate the trustees of the Delevan School.”

After some time spent therein, the committee rose and reported the same with an amendment to each:

Which were severally agreed to.

Ordered, That bill No. 31 do lie on the table, and that bill No. 30 and resolution No. 9 be engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Rockwell, The House resolved itself into the committee of the whole House, Mr. Hackett in the chair, for the consideration of bill No. 26, entitled,

A bill to provide for the incorporation of Religious Societies.”

And after a short time the committee reported the said bill without amendment.

Mr. Batchelder offered the following amendment, which was adopted:

Sec. 8. This act shall not be so construed as to deprive any religious society from conducting its own affairs agreeably to the discipline or rules of the society. But each society may conduct its own business according to its own internal regulations.

Mr. Gray moved the indefinite postponement of the bill, and the question being taken thereon it was determined in the affirmative.

And the ayes and noes having been called for, Those who voted in the affirmative, are, Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Brazelton, Brown, Burt, Dewey, Giddings, Gray, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Ogden, Parkison, and Newland.-13.

Those who voted in the negative, are, Messrs. Bond, Darling, Eastman, Ellis, Hackett, Mills, Ray, Rockwell, Shepard, Sutherland, Tripp and Whiton.—12.

A message was received from the Governor by his private Secretary, enclosing resolves of the Legislature of the State of Alabama, favorable to the admission of the Republic of Texas into the Union as an independent State. [See appendix, document N.]

Which the Speaker laid before the House, and being read, a motion was made by Mr. Burt, that the message and resolves be printed, which was disagreed to.

And then the said message and resolutions, on motion of Mr. Mills, were ordered to lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Shepard, The House resolved itself into the committee of the whole House, Mr. Whiton in the chair, having under consideration the following from the Council, to wit:

No. 3, “A bill to repeal an act entitled an act concerning the lien of mechanics and others for the cost of repairs and improvements on real estate,'" and,

After some time spent therein, the committee, by their chairman, reported the bill with amendments, which were agreed to by the House.

The question then recurred on ordering the bill to the third reading, and being taken it was decided in the affirmative.

And the ayes and noes having been called for, Those who voted in the affirmative, are, Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Burt, Darling, Eastman, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, Mills, Ray, Rockwell, Shepard, and Tripp.—15.

Those who voted in the negative, are, Messrs. Brown, Dewey, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Ogden, Parkison, Sutherland, Whiton, and Newland.—10.

By the special order of the House, the said bill was then read the third time, and the question being put “ shall the bill pass?" it was was determined in the affirmative.

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

Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Burt, Darling, Eastman, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, Mills, Ray, Rockwell, Shepard, and Tripp—15.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Brown, Dewey, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Oen,gd Parkison, Sutherland, Whiton, and Newland—10.

The title of the said bill was then agreed to.

Ordered, That the Council be requested to concur in the amendments to said bill.

Mr. Brown, by leave and agreeably to notice given, introduced bill No. 41, entitled a bill to establish a ferry within the Military Reservation of Fort Snelling;” which was read the first and second times.

A message from the Council by their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker,—The Council have adopted the report of the joint committee of conferrence, appointed on the disagreeing vote of the two Houses, on the bill No. 17, (C. F.) entitled A bill for the relief of Portage county.”

I am directed to inform you that the Council have recommitted to the committee of conference, appointed on their part, the report of the joint committee of conference, in relation to the disagreeing vote of the two Houses, on bill No. 29, entitled a bill to authorize the i3suing of drafts or bills for the payment of the expenses of the present session of the Legislative Assembly." And then the House adjourned until half past 2 o'clock, P. M.

HALF PAST 2 O'CLOCK, P. M. . . Mr. Hackett, from the committee on Enrolled bills, reported bill No. 20, entitled “an act to authorize Oliver C. Hubbard to build a dam on the Manitouwoc river,” to be correctly enrolled:

Which was signed by the Speaker, and ordered to be presented to the President of the Council for his signature.

Bill No. 8, from the Council, entitled a bill concerning the partition of lands,” was ordered to a third reading, and by special order of the House, was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

Ordered, That the Council be acquainted therewith.

Engrossed resolution No. 3, entitled “Resolution relative to adjournment,” was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to. Ordered, That the Council be requested to concur therein.

On motion of Mr. Rockwell, Bill No. 23, (H. of R. file,) entitled A bill to provide for the construction of a Railroal from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi river," was taken up for consideration, as the first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, and eleventh of the amendments reported by the committee of the whole, were severally agreed to:

When Mr. Rockwell moved to amend the 12th amendment by adding thereto the following words: “ as regards those parts of the road not then completed,'' which was disagreed to. The twelfth amendment of the committee was disagreed to:

On motion of Mr. Whiton,
The following amendment was adopted:

“Sec. 19. The said company shall complete the survey and location of said road within three years, or the charter hereby granted shall be null and void.”

Mr. Hackett moved to amend by adding the following:

“ This act may be altered, amended, or repealed by any future Legislature,” which was disagreed to.

Mr. Rockwell offered the following amendment:

Amend the tenth line in the tenth section, by inserting after the word " commissioners,” the words “or such of them as may be designated by a majority,” which was agreed to.

Mr. Parkison moved to amend the first section by striking out the words, “ Milwaukee, Madison, and Potosi.”

And a division being called, the question was first taken on striking out the word “ Milwaukee,”

And it was determined in the negative. And the ayes and noes being called for, Those who voted in the affirmative, are, Messrs. Batchelder, Eastman, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Whiton, and Newland.-10.

Those who voted in the negative, are, Messrs. Barber, Bond, Brown, Brazelton, Burt, Darling, Dewey, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, Ray, Rockwell, Shepard, Sutherland, and Tripp.–15.

The question was then taken on striking out the word “ Madison," and was determined in the negative,

And the ayes and noes being called for,

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