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and nays on the question being required by Mr. Rumsey, they were
as follows :

Ayes-Messrs. Connor, Edwards, Irwin, M'Donell, Noble, Rum.
sey, Schoolcraft, Trowbridge-8.
Nays-Messrs. Brown, Drake, Durocher, Lawrence, Stockton—5.
The bill was then laid on the table;

And, on motion of Mr. Lawrence, the Council took a recess uns til 3 o'clock P. M.

3 o'clock, P. M. The bill making certain appropriations, to be paid out of the Territorial Treasury, for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight," was taken up; and the amendments made in commit tee having been concurred in by the Council ; the bill was, on metion, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time to-morrow.

The “bill for the relief of Sheldon & Wells,” was taken up as in committee of the whole, reported without amendment, and ordered to be engrossed and read a third time to-morrow.

The "bill to improve the navigation of the Huron River of Lake Eric,” was taken up as in committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. Drake, the bill was amended by striking out all in the preamble, after the word " same,” in the 6th line.

Mr. Rumsey then moved that the bill be further amended by striking out the 1st, 2d, 3d, and 4th sections, and inserting in lies thereof a section to stand as the first section. The motion was agreed to.

On mution of Mr. Drake, the bill was then amended by striking out the words, “ he or they,” in the 7th line of the 3d section, and inserting in lieu thereof the words, " such person or persons."

Mr. M'Donell moved that the bill be further amended, so that the Latter clause of the 1st section read as follows, viz: “in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty ;” and having required the ayes and pays on the question, they were taken as follows:

Ayes-Messrs. Brown, Connor, Edwards, M'Donell, Schoolcrafı-5.

Nays-Messrs. Drake, Durocher, Lawrence, Noble, Ramsey, Stuckton, Trowbridge—7.

The bill was then reported to the Council, and as amended, was ordered 10 be engrossed and read a third time to-morrow.

The “ bill to amend an act, entitled “ an act relative to the City of Vetroit,” was taken up as in committee of the whole.

Un motion of Mr. M.Donell, the bill was amended by adding the oua section, to stand as the 2d.

The bill was then ordered to be engrossed and read a third time tp inrrow.

The resolution submitted by wir. Schoolcraft on the 25th inst. directing the Governor of the Territory to forward the revised Lous to the Governors of the several States and Territories of the bened, was taken up; and, on metion of Mr. Schoolcraft, it was

amended by striking out the word " directed," in the 31 line, and inserting the word “ requested."

The resolution was then read a third time and passed.

The “ bill to amend“ an act to regulate taveros," was taken up as io committee.

On motion of Mr. Lawrence, all of the 2d section, after the words “such license,” was stricken out.

Mr. Drake then moved that the bill be amended by striking out after the words,“ subject to," the following: "all the pains and penalties of perjury;" and insert in lieu thereof the following, viz: “pay a fine of thirty dollars, for the use of the poor of the towoship where such tavern is situated;" and that the words which had been struck out in said section, after the words “ such license,” ia the 4th line, be restored to the section. The motion was agreed to ; and the ayes and nays on the question being required by Mr. M'Donell, they were taken as follows :

Ayes-Messrs. Connor, Drake, Durocher, Edwards, Lawrence; Noble, Schoolcraft, Trowbridge-8.

Nays-Messrs. Brown, M'Donell, Rumsey, Stockton-4.

Mr. Stockton then moved that the bill be recommitted to the committee on the Judiciary. The motion was decided in the negative.

Mr. M'Donell moved that the 1st section of the bill be stricken out; and the motion was lost.

On motion of Mr. Drake, the bill was amended by adding a seco tion thereto, to stand as the 4th; and the bill, on motion, was ora dered to be engrossed and read a third time to-morrow.

On motion of Mr. Schoolcraft, the Council adjourned.

TUESDAY, July 1, 1928.

Prayer by the Rev. mr. Coston,

A message on Executive business was received by the hands of Dr. E. A. Brush.

Mr. Stockton presented the petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of St. Clair, praying that provision may be made by law, for extending the navigation of certain rivers in said county, beyond the point te which they were meandered by the Surveyors of the United States. Read and laid on the table.

Mr. Stockton also presented the account of H. Williams, for making a key for a door in the Capitol. Referred to the committee on Expenditures.

Mr. Drake, from the committee of Enrolment, reported as correctly enrolled, bills with the following titles, viz: " an act to prevent Justices of the Peace from keeping taverns, and for other purposes," “ an act to exonerate the several townships in this Territo. ry from certain penalties,” and “ an act to amend an act, entitled "an act concerning the Supreme, Circuit and County Courts of the Territory of Michigan, defining their jurisdiction and powers, and directing the pleadings and practice therein, in certain cases ;" also, « a resolution to send to the Governors of the several States and Territories of the Union, the revised Laws of the Territory of Michigan." And the President signed the same.

Mr. Lawrence moved that the operation of the 27th rule of the standing rules of the Council, be suspended; and the motion was agreed to.

Mr. Stockton then moved that the question taken on Saturday last, on the passage of the “ bill to prevent Justices of the Peace from keeping tavern, and for other purposes," be reconsidered ; and the motion was decided in the affirmative.

Said bill then being before the Council,

Mr. Stockton moved that it be amended by striking out the words, “ county of Wayne,” at the close of the bill, and inserting in lieu the following:“counties of Wayne, Macomb, and St. Clair ;" and the motion was agreed to by the following vote ; the ayes and nays being required by Mr. Drake :

Ayes-Messrs. Brown, Connor, Durocher, Edwards, Irwin, Law rence, M'Donell, Stockton-8.

Nays-Messrs. Drake, Noble, Rumsey, Schoolcraft, Trow, Bridge-5.

The bill, as amended, was then passed.

Mr. Noble presented sundry accounts, which were referred to the committee on Expenditures.

Mr. Schoolcrafi, from the committee on Expenditures, reported,

A bill in addition to an act making certain appropriations to be paid out of the contingent fund of the Legislative Council, for the year eighteen hundred and twenty-eight;" which received a first and second reading, and was laid on the table.

Mr. M'Donell, from the committee on Territorial Affairs, re. ported,

“A resolution for the distribution of the volume of the revised Laws;" which was read a first and second time, and laid on the table.

The "bill declaring certain rivers public highways, and for other purposes," was taken up and read a third time.

Mr. Drake moved to strike out the 4th section of tbe bill.

Mr. Lawrence then moved that the bill be postponed until the next session of the Legislative Council;

And the latter motion having precedence, it was put, and decided in the affirmative.

The “ bill to amend "an act to regulate taverns," was taken up and read a third time.

Mr. M'Donel! then moved to strike out all that part of the first section which relaxes to an “oath or affirmation," to be iaken by inn-keepers; and the motion was decided in the affirmative bis the following vote; the ayes and pays bemg required by Alr. Lay. gence :

Ayes-Messrs. Brown, Connor, Edwards, Irwin, M'Donell, No ble, Rumsey, Stockton-8.

Nays-Messrs. Drake, Durocher, Lawrence, Trowbridge-4.

On motion of Mr. Trowbridge, the bill was then indefinitely poste poned.

Mr. Stockton moved that the ayes and nays be taken op the question to postpone, until the next session of the Legislative Council, the “bill declaring certain rivers public highways, and for other purposes." The motion was agreed to ; and the ayes and nays, as given on the said question, were taken as follows:

Ayes-Messrs. Brown, Connor, Drake, Durocher, Edwards, Lawrence, Noble, Rumsey, Trowbridge-9.

Nays-Messrs. Irwin, M'Donell, Stockton-3.

The “ bill to amend an act, entitled “ an act relative to the City of Detroit," was taken up and read a third time, and again laid of the table.

Mr. Lawrence moved that the Council take a recess until 9 o'clock, P. M.; and having required the ayes and says on the question, they were as follows:

Ayes— Messrs. Drake, Edwards, Irwin, Lawrence, Rumsey, Stockton-6.

Nays-Messrs. Brown, Connor, Durocher, M'Donell, Noble, Trowbridge-6.

So the motion was lost.

The “ bill to improve the navigation of the Huron River of Lake Erie," was taken up and read a third time.

Mr. Drake then moved that the bill be amended by adding a section, to stand as the 4th section ; and the motion was agreed to by the following vote; the ayes and nays being required by Mr. Law rence :

Ayes-Messrs. Brown, Connor, Drake, Durocher, Edwards, Irvin, M'Donell, Rumsey, Trowbridge-9.

Nays-Messrs. Lawrence, Noble-2.
The bill, as amended, was then passed.

On motion of Mr. Drake, the Council took a recess until 3 o'clock P. M.

3 o'clock, P. M. Mr. M'Donell presented the claim of Jer. V. R. Ten Eyck, fog eertain services as Clerk, during the recent session of the Circuit Court for the county of Wayne. Read and laid on the table.

Mr. M'Donell also presented the petition of Simen Shover, prayn ing for remuneration for losses and sufferings in consequence of his confinement in the jail of Wayne county, on a charge of larceny, Laid on the table.

The “ bill authorising administrators de bonis non, to prosecute suits commenced by the Executor or Administrator of the estate, and for other purposes," was taken up, the question being on its passage.

On motion of Mr. Drake, the question “shall the bill pass ?" was 'then put, and was decided in the aflirmative.

So the bill passed.

The “ bill for the relief of Sheldon & Wells," was taken up, read the third time, and again laid on the table.

The “ bill amendatory of “an act to provide for laying out cer tain Territorial Roads, and for other purposes,” was taken up as in committee of the whole.

Mr. M'Donell moved that the bill be amended by adding thereto two sections, to stand as the first and second.

Mr. Lawrence then moved that the bill and amendment be refer. red to the comunittee on Territorial Affairs; and the motion was agreed to.

The “ bill to provide for the collection and settlement of taxes due previous to ihe passage of the present township laws," was taken up, considered as in commitice, and ordered to be engrossed and read a third time to-morrow,

The 6 bill to amend the several acts to organise the militia," was taken up as in committee of the whole.

Mr. Lawrence moved that the will be amended by adding thereto an amendment, to stand as the 2d section. The motion was agreed to ; and the ayes and nays being required by Mr. Drake, they were taken as follows:

Ayes- Alessrs. Brown, Connor, Drake, Durocher, Lawrence, M'Donell, Noble, Rimsey-8.

Nys-Messrs. Edwards, Irwin, Stockton, Trowbridge-4. Mr. Lawrence then moved that the bill be further amended, by adding thereto a section, to stand as the 3d section; and the mos tion was agreed to.

Mr Lawrence then moved that the bill be engrossed and read a third time to-morrow; and the motion was decided in the negative by the following vote; the ayes and nays being called for by Mr. Stockton :

Ayes--Messrs. Brown, Connor, Drake, Durocher, Lawrence-5.

Nays-Messrs. Edwards, Irwin, M'Donell, Noble, Rumsey, Stockton, Trowbridge-7.

The bill was ihe laid on the table.

Mr. Rumsey, from the comunittee on Schools, reported " a bill to authorise the Boards therein named, to take charge of the School lands in this Territory,” which received a first and second reading and was laid on the table.

The “ bill making certain appropriations to be paid out of the contingent fund of the Legislative Council for the year eighteen hundred and twenty-eight," was taken up as in committee.

Mr. Noble moved to amend by striking out the word " fortyone," in the 22d line of the 1st section, and inserting in lieu the word “ seventy-tww;" and the motion was agreed to.

Do motion of Mr. Noble, the bill was further amended, by in

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