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Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Babcock, Burns, Cass, Cothren, Drake, Gardner, Hanrahan, Holliday, Jackson, Kinney, Martin, Mooers, Newell, Patch, Pole, Reed, Stewart, Wakeley, Walworth, and Williston,--20.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Botkin, Burt, Featherstonbaugh, Gibson, Virgin, and Walker, (Speaker,)-6.

Mr. Patch moved that the house adjourn till two o'clock, P. M.

Which was disagreed to. Mr. Burt moved that so much of the rules as prevented bills, &c., from being read the second and third times on the same day, be suspended, and that said bill be read the third

time now ;

Which was disagreed to.

On motion of Mr. Newell,
The house adjourned till two o'clock P. M.

TIVO O'CLOCK P. M.

The unfinished business of the morning being

Bill No. 1, (C.). A bill in relation to the formation of a state government in Wisconsin, and to change the time of holding the annual session of the legislature."

Said bill was taken up, and read the third time.
And the question baving been put,

“ Shall the bill pass ?"
It was decided in the affirmative.

The question was then put on agreeing lo the title of said bill,

It was decided in the affirmative.
The question being on ordering bill

No. 3, (H. of R.) "A bill in relation to the formation of state government in Wisconsin," and

No. 2, (H. of R.) "A bill for the organization of a state government,' To be engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Stewart,
The said bills were indefinitely postponed.
The message of the council was then taken up,

And the question being on concurring in the amendment of the council to

Resolution No. 2, (H. of R.) " Resolution relative to adjournment."

And having been put,
It was decided in the affirmative.
A message from the council by their secretary:

“Mr. Speaker--I am directed to inform you that the council have passed

No. 2, (C.) ' A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the present session of the legislative assembly,' and

No. 1, (C.) Resolution relative to the payment of R. G. Spaulding.'

In which the concurrence of this house is requested."
The said message was then taken and

No. 1, (C.) “Resolution relative to the payment of R. G. Spaulding,"

Was read the first and second times.

Mr. Botkin moved to dispense with alt rules preventing resolutions, &c. from being read the second and third times on the same day, and that said resolution be read the third time now ;

Which was agreed to. Said resolution was then taken up and read the third time.

And the question having been put on the adoption of said resolution,

It was decided in the affirmative.

No 2, (C.) “A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the present session of the legislative assembly," Was read the first and second limes, and

On motion of Mr. Burt,

up,

The house resolved itself into committee of the whole for the consideration of

No. 2, (C.) “A bill 10 provide for the paymeni of the expenses of the special session of the legislative assembly for A. D. 1847,"

Mr. Reed in the chair,

And after some time spent therein the committee rose, and by their chairman reported the said bill back to the house with amendments.

And pending the question on concurring in the report of The committee of the whole,

On motion of Mr. Mooers,
Said bill was laid on the table.
A message from the council, by their secretary:

“Mr. Speaker-The council have non-concurred in the 4th, 5th, 71h, 15th, 171h and 18th amendments of this house to

No. 1, (C.) • A bill in relation to the formation of, a state: government in Wisconsin and to change the time of holding the annual session of the legislature,'

And have concurred in the remaining amendments-the 13th with an amendment.

In which the concurrence of this house is requested."
The message from the council was taken up,

And pending the question on receding from the 4th amend. ment of the house of representatives to said bill, Mr. Holliday moved a call of the house;

Which was ordered, and Messrs. Burns, Cothren, and Hanrahan reported absent.

The sergeant-at-arms was sent to notify the absent members that their attendance was required in the house.

The sergeant-at-arıns reported all the members in their

seats, and

On motion, Further proceedings under the call were dispensed with. Mr. Stewart demanded the previous question. And the question having been put, “Shall the main question be now put ?”

It was decided in the affirmative.

The question was then put on receding from the 4th amendment of the house to said bill, and

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

Messrs. Babcock, Botkin, Burns, Burt, Featherston haugh, Gibson, Holliday, Jackson, Martin, Pole, Stewart, Virgin, and Williston,-13.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Cass, Cothren, Drake, Gardner, Hanrahan, Kinney, Mooers, Newell, Patch, Reed, Wakeley, Walworth, and Walker, (Speaker,)-13.

The question was then put on receding from the 5th, 7th, 15th, 17th and 18th amendments of the house to said bill,

And was decided in the negative.

And the question having been put on concurring in the amendment of the council to the 13th amendment of the house of representatives to said bill, to wit:

"To add to said amendment the words, “And the county of Portage three dollars for every one hundred;" It was decided in the affirmative,

On motion of Mr. Gardner,
The house adjourned until seven o'clock this evening.

SEVEN O'CLOCK, P. M.

Mr. Cothren introduced the following resolution, to wit:

"Resolved, that the superintendent of public property be requested to state his reasons for not furnishing candle sticks and candles for the use of the members of this house."

Mr. Patch moved that the resolution be indefinitely postponed;

Which was disagreed to. And the question having been put on the adoption of the said resolution,

It was decided in the affirmative.
А
message

from the council, by their secretary : “Mr. Speaker-I am directed to inform you that the council have refused to recede from their vote non-concurring in the 4th, 5th, 7th, 15th, 17th and 18th amendments of this house to

No. 1, (C.) 'A bill in relation to the formation of a state government in Wisconsin, and to change the time of holding the annual session of the legislature,'

And request a conference thereon; and have appointed Messrs. Lovell, Darling, and Holmes as the committee on their part in relation thereto."

Mr. Cothren moved that a committee of conference be appointed on the part of the house, on the bill referred to in the foregoing message ;

Which was agreed to. The speaker announced the appointment of Messrs. Cothren, Holliday and Wakeley the said committee.

Mr. Burns, from the committee on enrollment, reported

No. 1, (C.) “Resolution relative to the payment of R. G. Spaulding,”

As correctly enrolled.
The said resolution was signed by the speaker.

Mr. Newell presented the accounts of W. W. Wyman for printing proclamation of the governor, and for newspapers furnished the members of the legislative assembly;

Which was laid on the table, to be taken up propriation bill.

Mr. Stewart presented the account of D. Holt, jr., for postage of members of the legislative assembly for the present session ;

Which was laid on the table, to be taken up with the appropriation bill.

Mr. Cothren, from the committee of conference appointed on bill No. 1, (C.) made the following report:

“The committee report that they have agreed to recommend that the house of representatives recede from its 7th amendment, and that the council 'recede from its rote non

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