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(H. 91.) An act to pay Lewis N. Flint the sum therein mentioned,"

(H. 128.) “An act incorporating the American Exploring, Mining, and Manufacturing Company.

(H. 136.) "An act to incorporate the Windham Slate and Mineral Company.'

(H. 101.) The engrossed bill entitled " An act to abolish the School Fund," was read the third time.

On motion of Mr. Rice, said bill was Ordered, To lie on the table. (H. 141.) Mr. Rice, from the Committee of Ways and Means, to which was referred the bill entitled “ An act lo provide for the distribution of the State School Fund," reported the same without amendment.

Mr. Rice moved to amend said bill by striking out the second section, and inserting the following, namely:

" Section 2. The Commissioner of the State School Fund shall, within one year from the passage of this act, collect and pay over to the Treasurer of each organized town in this Siate, one-fourth part of their just proportion of said fund, and the other three-fourths in three equal instalments annually thereafter, and take their receipts therefor.

“ He shall, also, in like manner, pay over to the Prudential Commit, tee of School Districts in unorganized towns and gores in this State their just proportion of said Fund, and take their receipts therefor."

And also to add the following section :

“ Section 4. There is hereby assessed a tax of eight cents on the dollar of the polls and rateable estate of the inhabitants of this State, in addition to the tax heretofore assessed at the present session of the Legislature, for the purpose of paying the first instalment provided for by this act, and the Treasurer is hereby directed to include the same in his warrants to the First Constables of the respective towns.'

Mr. Stevens moved to amend the said amendment by adding to said section second the following:

“ The Treasurer of the State shall each year issue his warrants to the several First Constables in this State, thereby requiring each Constable to collect a tax of fifteen cents on the dollar, on the Grand List of their several towns, until the whole amount of the indebtedness of the State to the School Fund Shall be discharged."

And the question being taken, the amendment to the amendment was adopted ; and said section 2, as moved by Mr. Rice, as thus amended, was adopted.

When Mr. Stevens moved to dismiss said bill; and the question being taken, it passed in the affirmative.

(H. 101.) The engrossed bill entitled " An act to abolish the School Fund," was again considered, on motion of Mr. Stevens.

And the question was stated from the chair, Shall the bill pass ?

On which question, the yeas and nays, having been demanded by Mr. Benjamin, were taken, and were as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs.
Adams of Weston, Barden,

Blackmer,
Aiken,
Batchelder,

Blanchard,
Allen,
Balis,

Bogue,

Briggs,
Hall,

Maxham,
Bryant,
Hammond,

May,
Burton,
Harmon,

Maynard,
Button,
Harrington,

Merritt,
Capen,
Harvey,

Middlebrook,
Cheever,

Hazen of Hartford, Newell,
Cheney,

Hazen of North llero, Page,
Churchill,
Holcomb,

Parsons,
Clapp,
Holden,

Phelps,
Clark of Georgia, Holland,

Plumb, Coleman,

Howe of Lunenburgh, Pope,
Conkey,

Howe of Shoreham, Rider,
Converse,
Jenney,

Rising,
Crawford,

Jones of Windham, Ross,
Crook,
Joslyn,

Russell,
Crowley,
Kelley,

Seeger,
Davis of Alburgh, Kendrick,

Smith of Barton,
Davis of Newark, Keyes of Putney,

Smith of Ripton,
Dodge,
Kimball,

Spafford,
Dorwin,
Lamb,

Stetson,
Eddy,
Langdon,

Stevens,
Edgerton,
Landon,

Stoddard,
Fairbanks,
Lawrence,

Walter,
Fairchild,
Lee,

Warner,
Foot,
Leonard,

Welch,
Forbush,
Lynde,

Weston of Chester,
Gibbs,
Marsh,

Wesson of Danville, Gilmore of Ira, Marshall,

Wheelock, Gilmore of Rutland, Martin,

Wilcox.-97. Goodhue,

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs.
Adams of West Haven, Danforth,

Keyes of Victory,
Aldrich,
Darling,

Lathrop,
Andrus,
Drury,

Lougee,
Bailey,
Ellwell,

Marston,
Ballou,
Elmore,

Matthews,
Barlow,
Farnsworth,

Morse,
Barnes,
Follansbee,

Needham,
Bartlett,
Fry,

Nelson of Derby,
Beckett,
Gage,

Nelson of Ryegate,
Beedy,
Gardner,

Nutter,
Beers,
Gillett,

Paine,
Belknap,
Goodall,

Perkins,
Benjamin,
Hadley,

Perry,
Benson,
Harris,

Peterson,
Bentley,
Hart,

Rice,
Bill,
Hinman,

Riford,
Bishop,
Hitchcock,

Rolfe,
Blair,
Hollister,

Shaw,
Bliss,
Holmes,

Strong of Starksboro',
Bratton,
Houghton,

Temple,
Buchannan,
Hutchinson,

Thomas,
Bucklin,
Johnson,

Townsend,
Burbank,
Jones of Chelsea,

Waterman,
Chase of Calais, Kay,

Wilmarth,
Chase of Franklin,
Keeler,

Winchester.-76
Clark of Middletown,

So it passed in the affirmative.

(H. 142.) The engrossed bill entitled " An act to incorporate the Brattleboro’ Infirmary," was read the third time, and passed.

(H. 88.) Mr. Hall, from the Committee on Roads, to which was referred the bill entitled “ An act to incorporate the Northern Extension Rail Road," reported that, in the opinion of said Committee, it is unnecessary to pass said bill, for the reason that the two Rail Road Companies mentioned in said act will probably mutually agree upon the connection between the Northern and Central Rail Roads provided for by said act.

On motion of Mr. Barlow, it was Ordered, That said bill lie on the table.

(H. 105.) On motion of Mr. Stevens, the House took into consideration the bill entitled “ An act in addition to Chapter 67 of the Revised Statutes," which, on the 29th ult., was ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Barlow moved to dismiss said bill; and the question being taken, it passed in the affirmative.

Mr. Harlow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to which was referred the Report of the Committee appointed by the Governor to examine the accounts of the 16th Regiment of the Militia, reported that said Committee had not been able to ascertain any new facts on said subject, and they therefore asked to be discharged from the further consideration of said Report.

Which report was concurred in, and said Committee was discharged accordingly.

(H. 26.) Mr. Swift, from the Judiciary Committee, to which was referred the bill entitled “ An act to repeal so much of the act incorporating the Vermont Central Rail Road Company as exempts the property of said Company from taxation,” reported that the same ought not

Mr. Stevens moved to dismiss said bill; and the question being taken, it passed in the affirmative.

(S. 48.) The bill from the Senate entitled " An act altering the name of Jonas Fish,” was read the third time, and passed.

(H. 98.) On motion of Mr. Fairbanks, the House proceeded to consider the bill entitled “An act relating to the Grand List,” and the amendments moved thereto by Mr. Russell on the 31st ultimo, which had been laid on the table.

The amendments moved by Mr. Russell were adopted, and it was

Ordered, That said bill be engrossed and read the third time this aflernoon.

(II. 51.) Mr. Marston moved to discharge the Committee of the Whole from the further consideration of the bill entitled “ An act for the improvement of Common Schools ;" and the question being taken, it passed in the affirmative.

Mr. Fairbanks moved to dismiss said bill; and the question being taken, it passed in the affirmative.

to pass.

(H. 27.) The House took up the bill entitled “ An act in relation to Elections,” which on the 15th ultimo was ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Farnsworth moved 10 amend said bill, which provides that all ballots given at elections shall be on white paper, without any distinguishing mark thereon, by striking out the word " while ;" wlich amendment was disagreed to.

Ordered, That said bill be engrossed and read the third time this afternoon.

(S. 25.) The bill from the Senate entitled " An act for the relief of Creditors," was considered.

Mr. Hammond moved to amend the first section of said bill, which is as follows.

“ Sec. 1. Whenever any execution against property shall have been returned unsatisfied to the amount of fifty dollars, the plaintiff may file a bill in chancery against the defendant, and any other person, to compel the discovery of any property or thing in action belonging to such defendant, and of any money or other property, or thing in action, due to him, or held in trust for him ; and prevent the transfer of any such money, or other property, or thing in action, or the payment or delivery thereof, to the defendant, except so much of any funds provided by some other person and held in trust for such defendant, as may be ne. cessary for the maintenance of himself, and those whom he is bound by law to support.”

By striking out the word fifty'' and inserting the words “ three hundred;" which amendment was adopted.

When, on motion of Mr. Stevens, The House adjourned.

AFTERNOON.

(S. 24.) The bill from the Senate entitled “ An act relating to the laying out of Highways, in addition to Chapter 20 of the Revised Statutes, was read the third time, and passed.

(S. 44.) On motion of Mr. Bill, the House proceeded to consider the bill from the Senate entitled “ An act in addition to, and alteration of, Chapter 21 of the Revised Statutes, entitled “Of Highways and Bridges,'” which was yesterday laid on the table.

Said bill was amended, on motion of Mr. Russell, by adding an additional section.

And the question was stated from the Chair, Shall the bill be read the third time? and being taken, was decided in the negative.

And so the House refused to concur in the passage of said bill.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Clarke, their Secretary :

Mr. SPEAKER :-The Senate have considered the amendment of the House of Representatives to the Senate bill (S. 35) entitled “ An act

in amnendment of an act in relation to the State Prison,' approved No. vember 10, 1811," and have adopted the same in concurrence.

The Senate concur with the House of Representatives in passing the resolution relative to the annual Report of the Trustees of the Vermont Asylum for the Insane, -and in the resolution providing for an adjournment of the General Assembly without day.

(S. 22.) The Senate have further considered the 4th amendment of the House of Representatives to the Senate bill entitled " An act relating to Common Schools,” and have resolved to insist on their disagreement to said amendment.

I am directed to transmit to the House of Representatives the annual Report of the Quarter Master General, which has heretofore been communicated to the Senate by the Governor for the use of the General Assembly.

(S. 38.) The bill from the Senate entitled “ An act relating to Public Accounts," was read the first time, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

(S. 39.) The bill from the Senate entitled " An act in amendment of an act in addition to Chapter 19 of the Revised Statutes, relating to the instruction of the Deaf, Dumb and Blind,' passed November 12, 1812," was read the first and second time, and referred to the Commit-' tee on Education.

(S. 49.) The bill from the Senate entitled "An act relating to Highways near the line of adjoining towns,' was read the first and second tiine, and referred to the Committee on Roads.

A resolution from the Senate :

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the Secretary of State be instructed forth with to furnish to the Superintendent, and each of the Directors of the State Prison, a copy of the act relating to the State Prison, passed at the present session of ihe Legislature.

Which was read and passed in concurrence.

(S. 25.) The House resumed the consideration of the bill from the Senate entitled “ An act for the relief of Creditors," which was pending at the adjournment this forenoon.

Said bill was further amended, on motion of Mr. Thomas.

And the question was stated, Shall the bill pass ? and being taken, it was decided in the negative.

And so said bill was rejected.

(S. 37.) The bill from the Senate entitled “An act in relation to the use of Fire Arms in Villages, was read the third time and passed.

On motion of Mr. Goodhue, 'leave of absence was granted to Mr. Keyes, the member from Putney, from and after to-morrow morning, for the remainder of the session.

(S. 22.) The House proceeded to consider the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the 4th amendment of the House to the Senate bill entitled " An act relating to Common Schools,” which amendment had been insisted on by the House and returned from the Senate with their resolution to insist on their disa reement to the same.

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