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(C.) were concurred in, and said resolution was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

Memorial No. 8, (H. of R.) was token up, and the amendments of the committee of the whole thereto were concurred in.

Mr. Dennis moved to lay said memorial on the table ;
Which was agreed to.

No. 67, (H. of R.) was taken up, and the amendments of the committee of the whole were concurred in.

Said bill was then ordered to be engrossed for its third reading.

On motion of Mr, Burnett,
Bill No. 91, (C.) was laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. MaGone,
Bill No. 92, (C.) was laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Dennis,
No. 38, (C.) was referred to a select committee of three.

The chair appointed Messrs. Dennis, Mooers and Clapp the said committee.

Bills Nos. 60 and 24, (C.) were then read the third time, passed, and the titles thereof agreed to.

No, 19, (C.) was ordered to its third reading.

Mr. Burnett moved that the further consideration of said bill be indefinitely postponed;

Which was agreed to. And the ayes and noes having been called for, Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Billings, Burnett, Clapp, Crawford, Croswell, Dennis, Earll, Fisher, Graves, Hoard, Jackson, MaGone, Mooers, Phelps, Pole, Sheldon, Thomas, Wooster and Darling, (Speaker,)—19.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Barstow, Brawley, Cruson, Jones, Morrow, and Parker-6.

Mr. Sheldon moved to re-consider the vote on the indefinite postponement of said bill;

Which was decided in the negative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Brawley, Clapp, Cruson, Jones, Morrow, Parker and Thomas-7.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Barstow, Billings, Eurnett, Crawford, Croswell, Dennis, Earll, Fisher, Graves, Hoard, Jackson, MaGone, Mooers, Phelps, Pole, Sheldon, Wooster and Darling, (Speaker,)-18.

No. 79, (C.) was taken up, when

Mr. Burnett moved to amend the bill by adding the following paragraph :

“ That the sum of sixty-one dollars and thirty-five cents be, and the same is hereby allowed to Augustus A. Bird, for sheriff s fees in the suits of the Territory versus Doty and others ;'

Which was agreed to.

Mr. Dennis moved further to amend by adding the following:

Provided, that before the Auditor of the Territory shall be authorized to issue any warrant for the payment of the above named interest, or any portion thereof, he shall be satisfied from an examination of the records of the Secretary and Treasurer's office, that the interest has not before been paid, and shall also require the applicant to file in his office his affidavit that the interest has not before been paid, or any part thereof;"

Which was agreed to.

On motion said bill was ordered to its third reading now, and was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

No. 90, (C.) was then taken up, when .

Mr. Morrow moved that said bill be laid on the table-unti] Monday next; Which was disagreed to,

Said bill was ordered to its third reading now, and having been read the third time, and the question having been put on the passage of said bill;

It was decided in the affirmative.
And a division having been called for,
There were aves 19--noes 7..

The Speaker laid before the House a communication from the Superintendent of Territorial Property ;

Which was read and laid on the table.

No. 71, (C.) was taken up, and on motion, ordered that it be read the third time now.

Said bill was then read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

Resolution No. 16, (C.) was, on motion, ordered to its third reading now.

It was then read the third time, passed, and the title thereof. agreed to.

No. 32, (C.) was then taken up, when Mr. Billings moved that the further consideration thereof be indefinitely postponed.

Mr. Jackson moved to postpone the further consideration thereof until Monday next.

Mr. Burnett moved to amend said motion by making it the special order of the day for Monday; Which was agreed to. The motion as amended was then agreed to. Mr. Dennis, from the select committee to which had been referred,

No. 38, (C.) " A bill to authorize religious societies to lease or sell their real estate,"

Reported the same back to the House without amendment with a recommendation that it do pass,

And on his motion * The said bill was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

Mr. Barstow, from the select committee to which had been referred

No. 66, (C.) " A bill to incorporate the village of Prairieville ;" Reported the same back to the Iloase with amendments, and

On motion of Mr. MaGone, The rule requiring this bill to be again acted upon in committee of the whole, was suspended, and the said bill was taken up, the amendments of the committee concurred in, and

the bill read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to,

Mr. Morrow, by leave, introduced the following resolution; Which was adopted, to wit:

Resolved, That the committee on Finance, to whom was referred so much of the Governor's message as relates to the indebtedness of the Territory, be, and is hereby directed to communicate to this House any and all information of which they are in possession upon this subject, and whether any ascertainment of such debt can be had, and if so, the amount of the saine.

The message of the Council was then taken up, and the folowing entitled bills were then read the first and second times.

No. 77. (C.) “ A bill repealing an act which vacated an alley in Southport ;"

No. 89, (C.) “A bill to amend an act entitled 'an act to provide for the payment to the county of Dane, the sum therein mentioned,' approved February 22, 1845."

No. 53, (H. of R.) “A bill to organize certain towns there. in named,”

Was taken up and the amendments of the Council to said bill concurred in.

No. 51, (H. of R.) “ A bill to amend an act entitled 'an act to provide for the government of the several towns in this Territory, for the revision of county government and for other pur

poses,'"

Was then taken up and the amendments of the Council concurred in.

On motion of Mr. Hoard,
The House adjourned.

Mozdar, February 2, 1816.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Spaulding.

On motion of Mr. Billings, The reading of the journal was dispensed with. Mr. Burnett presented a petition of citizens of Grant coun. ty, asking for an alteration in the law relative to the assessment and collection of taxes;

Which was laid on the table.

Mr. Burnett, from the committee on the judiciary, to which the petition of inhabitants of Portage county, asking for the removal of the county seat of said county: Also, petition of citizens of Dodge county, asking to have the law regulating the surveying of lands altered: Also, a petition of citizens of the county of Walworth, asking for a repeal of the law taxing personal property in said county:

Reported that in the opinion of the committee it was inexpedient to attempt any legislation on the subjects therein mentioned, at the present session, and asked to be discharged from the further consideration of the said petitions ;

Which was agreed to.

Also, from the same committee, to which had been referred the petition of Methodist ministers, asking for an alteration in the law regulating marriages, made the following report :

(See Appendir.]

The report was accepted, and the committee discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

On motion of Mr. Mooers, Two hundred copies of said report were ordered to be printed.

Mr. MaGone from the committee on Corporations, to which it had been referred, reported back

No. 62, (H, of R.) “A bill for the purposes therein nam

ed;"

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