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Dayton, McNeil, Wright, Deming, 43 NAYS. Mr. Giddings, Matthews, Wilkinson, 3

On motion of Mr. H. H. Comstock,

Leave was granted to Mr. Chamberlain to withdraw the paper from the files of the House.

On motion of Mr. Lockwood,

The House adjourned.

AFTERNOON SESSION. Two o'clock P. As. The House met pursuant to adjournment, and was called to order by the Speaker. The bill to provide for the sale of certain state tax lands and lands withheld for taxes, and for other purposes, was taken up, and the first amendment thereto reported by the committee of the whole, was non-concurred in, and the second amendment was concurred in by the House. On motion of Mr. Buck, The words, “heretofore prescribed by law,” were stricken out of the fourth line of section three. Mr. Coe moved to amend the bill by adding thereto the following, to stand as a new section : Sec. That sections seventy-one and seventy-two of said chapter twenty, are hereby amended, by striking out the words “Auditor General” wherever they occur in said sections, and insert in lieu

so that said sections will read

thereof, the words “county treasurer;" as follows:

Sec. 71. The county treasurer shall cause such statements to be published in the county in which the lands therein described are sittiate, for eight weeks successively, next previous to the first Monday in October in each year, in one newspaper printed and published in such county, if there be one, which shall have been established therein three months prior to the first day of April; and in case there is no such newspaper printed and published in the county, such statement shall be printed and published in an adjoining county, if libere be such newspaper established therein; but if there is no such newspaper printed or published in the same or any adjoining county, such statement shall be printed and published in the state paper.

Sec. 72. The newspaper in which such statements are to be published shall be designated by the county treasurer, on or before the first day of April in each year, and not afterwards, unless the proprietor of any paper so designated, shall neglect or refuse to print and publish such statement, or unless from some other cause it shall become impracticable, in which case the county treasurer shall designate some other paper for that purpose before the time limited for commencing the publication.

Pending the question on this amendment,

On motion of Mr. G. B Turner,

The bill was laid on the table.

The bill relative to the costs of proceedings in criminal cases was taken up,

And the first amendment reported thereto by the committee of the whole was concurred in, and the second amendment was non-concurred in. *

On motion of Mr. Hawley,"

The words “residing out of the township or city where the court may be held,” were inserted after “person” in the first line of section two.

Mr. Coe moved that the bill be recommitted to the committee on the judiciary with instructions to strike out the first section, which motion was lost, and

The bill was ordered to be read the third time.

The bill for the improvement of the road leading from Pontiac, in the county of Oakland, to Lapeer, in the county of Lapeer, was taken up, and

The question being on concurring in the amendment reported by the committee of the whole, striking out all after the enacting clause,

Mr. H. H. Comstock moved to amend the second line of section one by striking out the word “three” before “thousand” and inserting “one,” which motion was lost.

Mr. Haight moved that section one be stricken out, which motion was lost. . Mr. Stevens moved that all after the first section be stricken out, which motion was not agreed to.

The question then recurring on the amendment reported by the committee of the whole, striking out all after the enacting clause, it

was non-concurred in. The bill was then ordered to be engrossed and read the third time,

by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS. Mr. Bacon, Mr. Deming, Mr. McNair, Belding, Flower, Moffatt, Burk, Fox, Mulhollen, Cady, Giddings Parkhurst, Coe, Hammond, Salyer, H. H. Comstock, Hawley, Turrill, O. C. Comstock, Lockwood, Wright, Curtis, Matthews, Speaker, Dayton, - * 25 NAYS. Mr. Allen, Mr. Holmes, Mr. St. Clair, Campbell, Kilborn, Stevens, Coman, McNeil, G. B. Turner, Haight, Moran, J. W. Turner Harger, O'Malley, Tuttle, Hartsuff, Pennoyer, Waite, Hobart, Smith, Wilkinson, 21

The bill to authorize Jacob Barns, guardian of Cornelius Barns, to sell certain real estate, was taken up, and the amendments reported thereto by the committee of the whole, were non-concurred in, and The bill was ordered to be read the third time. The bill for the relief of the township of Waterloo, in the county of Jackson, was taken up, and the amendment thereto reported by the committee of the whole, was concurred in. On motion of Mr. Fox, The following amendments were made to the bill, viz: The words “until the contrary appear” were stricken out of the third line of section four; the word “ten” was stricken out of the first line of section seven, and “five” inserted; and the word “first,” where it occurs in the second and third lines of the same section was stricken out and “twentieth” inserted. The bill was then ordered to be engrossed and read the third time. The bill to amend the revised statutes in relation to the printing of the annual reports of the state officers, was ordered to be engrossed and read the third time. The bill to amend section thirty-four of chapter one hundred and

thirty-four of the revised statutes of 1846, was ordered to be read the third time. The House then resolved itself into committee of the whole on the special order, Mr. G. B. Turner in the chair. And after spending some time thereon, the committee rose, and by their chairman, reported progress, and asked and obtained leave te sit again. On motion of Mr. Salyer, The House adjourned.

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Wednesday, March 7, 1849.

The House met pursuant to adjournment, and was called to order by the Speaker.

Prayer by the Chaplain.

The roll was called, and Messrs. Chittenden, Davis, Earl, Ferguson, M. S. Gillett, Hatch, Ingersoll, Mosher and Tilden were absent on leave, and Mr. A. Gillet was absent without leave.

Mr. G. B. Turner, from the committee on claims, to whom was referred the claim of Johnson Niles for services and expenses in going for Mr. Hatch, a member of this House, as per resolution, reported the same back and recommended its allowance at a sum therein named, and recommended that it be referred to the committee on ways and means, with instructions to embody the amount in the general appropriation bill; which report was accepted and the committee discharged from the further consideration of the subject, and the claim was referred to the committee on ways and means with the instructions.

Mr. Parkhurst, from the committee on engrossment and enrollment, reported that the fellowing bills were correctly enrolled, and were this day presented to the Governor for his approval, viz:

A bill to incorporate the Minesota mining company; and

A bill to provide for laying out a state road from Ceresco mills, in the township of Marshall, in the county of Calhoun, to Bellevue, in Eaton county.

Mr. Parkhurst, from the same committee, reported that the following entitled bills were correctly engrossed, viz:

A bill for the improvement of the road leading from Pontiac, in the county of Oakland, to Lapeer, in the county of Lapeer;

A bill for the relief of the township of Waterloo, in the county of Jackson; and

A bill to amend the revised statutes in relation to printing of the annual reports of the state officers.

Mr. O'Malley, from the committee on the state library, to whom was referred the joint resolution relative to furnishing legislative documents to Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, president of the French republic, reported the same back and asked to be discharged from its further consideration; which report was accepted and the committee discharged, and

The joint resolution was ordered to be printed, referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order.

Mr. Kilborn, from the committee on public lands, reported a bill to provide for the sale of university lands in the county of Berrien, and

A bill to provide for draining low lands in the town of Lansing, and for other purposes; Which were severally read twice, ordered to be printed, referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order. Mr. Deming, from the committee on roads and bridges, to whom was referred the Senate bill providing for the improvement of the state road leading from the village of Flint, in the county of Genesse, via the Miller settlement, to Shiawassee town, reported the same back and recommended that it be not passed, which report was accepted and the committee discharged from the further consideration of the subject, and the bill was referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order. Mr. Deming, from the same committee, reported a bill to amend chapter twenty-four of the revised statutes of 1846, which was read twice, ordered to be printed, referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order. Mr. Deming, from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of L. H. Ion and others, of Eaton county, relative to the laying out of a certain road in said county, reported the same back, and asked to be discharged from its further consideration; which report was accepted and the committee discharged.

Mr. Matthews, from the committee on the organization of townships and counties, to whom was referred sundry petitions for the or

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