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Dewey, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Jenkins, Mills, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, Whiton, and Newland, speaker, 18.

So the motion was lost.

The following message was received from the Governor by his private Secretary:

“Mr. Speaker-I am directed by His Excellency, the Governor, to inform this House that he has this day, approved and signed the following acts, viz:

An act to authorize the Adjutant General to draw on the Treasurer for money to meet certain expenses, and

An act to incorporate the trustees of the Delavan School.

And that he declines to sign the act entitled “an act to change the corporate limits and powers of the town of Milwaukee,” which he returns with a statement of his objections in writing.”

Mr. Hackett from the committee on enrolled bills, reported that the committee had presented to the Governor for his approval on to day, the following, to wit:

Memorial to Congress relative to duties on lead.

An act to change the name of the town of Finch, in the county of Jefferson.

An act to repeal an act entitled an act to incorporate the stockholders of the Bank of Mineral Point.

An act to organize certain towns in the county of Rock. · An act to incorporate the Beloit and Rock river Bridge Company.

Resolution relative to procuring the journals of Congress and public documents for the Wisconsin Library.

And that the following had been correctly enrolled, to wit:
“An act to organize certain towns in the county of Fond du Lac."

An act to authorize the construction of a dam across the Crawfish river:" and - “Resolution relative to choosing a commissioner of public buildings."

The last mentioned bills were signed by the speaker and ordered to be presented to the president of the Council for his signature.

A message from the Council by their Secretary:
“Mr. Speaker,--I am directed to inform you that the Council

have adopted the report of the joint committee of conference on bill No. 31, (C. F.) entitled “A bill to repeal several acts providing for aiding in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock river canal, and to provide for the temporary management and control of the canal lands.”

And that the Council have concurred in the following resolution of this House, to wit:

“No. 15. Resolution relative to distributing copies of the journals of the Legislative Assembly."

I am further directed to present for the concurrence of this House the following resolution, to wit:

« No. 9. Resolution relative to the loan to aid in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock river canal.

The following amendments were severally agreed to, to wit: the fourth, ninth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth.

Mr. Rockwell moved to amend the fifth amendment which provided for allowing J. Dodge, four dollars per day as assistant secretary of the Council, by striking out “ four dollars” and inserting “ three dollars and fifty cents” in lieu thereof.

And the ayes and noes being taken thereon, were as follows:

Ayes—Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Brazelton, Bond, Burt, Darling, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Mills, Ogden, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, and Tripp.-15.

Noes-Messrs. Brown, Dewey, Ellis, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Parkison, Shepard, Whiton, and Newland.–10.

So the amendment was amended, and was then agreed to.

The sixth and seventh amendments which provided a compensation to T. J. Emerson, assistant secretary in the Council, and to John F. Meade, assistant clerk in the House, were amended to correspond with the last amendment by allowing to each three dollars and fifty cents per day.

Mr. Ellis moved to amend the eighth amendment which allowed 10 E. S. Sill one hundred and eighty-six dollars and fifty cents, while contesting the seat of Thomas E. Parmelee, by striking out one hundred and eighty-six dollars and fifty cents, and inserting in lieu thereof “ for forty days attendance at three dollars per day,” one hundred and twenty dollars:

Which was determined in the affirmative.
And the ayes and noes being called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. Batchelder, Brown, Burt, Darling, Dewey, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, La Chappelle,, Rockwell, Shepard, Tripp, and Newland, speaker.—13.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Barber, Bond, Brazelton, Eastman, Hackett, Jenkins, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Sutherland, and Whiton.–12.

The question then recurred on agreeing to the amendment as amended, and the ayes and noes were taken and were as follows:

Ayes-Messrs. Burt, Darling, Eastman, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, La Chappelle, Rockwell, Shepard, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker.—12.

Noes—Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Dewey, Hackett, Senkins, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, and Sutherland.-13.

So the amendment was disagreed to.

Mr. Dewey moved to amend the tenth amendment by striking out 50 before dollars, (which provided for allowing one hundred and fifty dollars to W. W. Wyman for printing the proceedings of the Council in the Express:)

Which was disagreed to.

The question was then taken on agreeing to the amendment, and the ayes and noes were taken and were as follows:

Ayes—Messrs. Barber, Brazelton, Brown, Darling, Ellis, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Shepard, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker.—13.

Noes—Messrs. Batchelder, Bond, Dewey, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Jenkins, Ray, Rockwell, and Sutherland.—11.

So the amendment to fill the blank with one hundred and fifty was agreed to.

On agreeing to the sixteenth amendment a division was called, and the question was taken on the first paragraph (which provided for allowing to David Newland three dollars a day extra as a compensation as speaker.)

And a motion was made by Mr. Gray to amend by inserting one hundred and thirty-eight dollars in lieu of two hundred and seven dollars:

Which was determined in the negative.

Mr. Newland was then excused from voting on the question pending.

The question was then taken on agreeing to the amendment, and the ayes and noes were called for and were as follows:

Ayes—Messrs. Barber, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Dewey, Ellis, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Ogden, Parkison, Shepard, and Whiton.–12.

Noes-Messrs. Batchelder, Burt, Darling, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Mills, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, and Tripp.–12.

The question was then taken on the 2nd paragraph (which allowed to A. G. Ellis eighteen dollars, as a compensation as speaker pro tem for six days,) and the ayes and noes were as follows:

Ayes—Messrs. Barber, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Dewey, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Ogden, Parkison, Shepard, Whiton, and Newland, -12.

Noes—Messrs. Batchelder, Burt, Darling, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Mills, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, and Tripp.-12.

So the amendment was disagreed to.

The question was then taken on the third paragraph (which provided a compensation to James Collins as President of the Council,) and the ayes and noes were taken and were as follows:

Ayes-Messrs. Barber, Bond, Brown, Dewey, Ellis, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Ogden, Parkison, Shepard, Whiton, and Newland.-12.

Noes—Messrs. Batchelder, Brazelton, Burt, Darling, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Mills, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, and Tripp.-13.

So the amendment was disagreed to.

The question was then taken on the 5th paragraph, (which allowed a compensation to John H. Rountree, as President pro tem of the Council,) and the ayes and noes were as follows:

Ayes-Messrs. Barber, Bond, Brown, Dewey, Ellis, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Ogden, Parkison, Shepard, Whiton, and Newland, 12.

Noes-Messrs. Batchelder, Brazelton, Burt, Darling, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Mills, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, and Tripp, 13.

So the 16th amendment was disagreed to.

And pending the question on agreeing to the 17th amendment, Mr. Brown by leave, made the following report,

The committee of conference to whom was referred the disagreeing vote of the two Houses upon the bill to repeal the several acts providing for aiding in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock river Canal, and to provide for the temporary management and control of the canal lands, report

Ist. They recommend to the Council to recede from their disagreement to the amendments of the House to the second, third, and fourth sections of the bill, and to concur therein.

2nd. They recommend to the Council to recede from their disagreement of the House, striking out the 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 20th, 11th sections, and that the Council concur in the amendments striking out these sections.

3d. They recommend to the House of Representatives to recede from their amendment striking out the 12th section, with the following amendments, to wit:

Strike out “ Board of Commissioners of the Canal lands,” and insert "said agents.”

Strike out the words “ of this act,” in the 5th line and insert “of the several acts recited in the first section of this act.” And to the Council to adopt the said 12th section with the foregoing amendments.

On motion of Mr. Whiton, The further consideration of bill No. 47 was postponed until evening.

The report of the committee of conference was then agreed to. And the ayes and noes being called for thereon, were as follows:

Ayes—Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Burt, Darling, Dewey, Eastman, Ellis, Gray, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker.—23.

Noes—Messrs. Giddings and Shepard.—2.
Ordered, That the clerk acquaint the Council therewith.

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