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Tallahassee, Jan. 21, 1936. } To the Legislative Council :
The aci. :0 authorize and permit John M'Lemore to build a bridge across the Suwannee river, at the Gadsden Springs on said river is returned, 'vith the proposed amend. ment to be made at the end of the first section." Provident, That said bridge be kept in sufficent and proper order, and if this shall not be the case, the county court shall have anthority to declare that no tolls shall be demanded or exacleit, and to give in any oth or person the right of building another briige or of establishing a ferry."
JOHN H. EATON, And thereupon the said bill is on motion of mr Brown ordered to be reconsiderell, and is placed among the orders for to day.
mr. Berthelot pursuant to notice given ou yesterday, asked and obtained leave to introduce a will entitleri, “ An Aci w incorporale the Allar:ric and Gulf of Mexico Rail-Road Com. pany, which was read by the title and referred to the committee on internal improvements.
inr. Hawkins have notice that he will on some future dav introduce a bill authorizing the county court of Jackson coun Ty to lay thixes in suid county for the building a jail and for other purposes.
mar. Walker gave notice that he will on some future day ask leave to introduce a bill to repeal “ An Act passed February 9th 1935, entitied an act for the relief of Grantees and claim. aots of land in certain cases.'»
mir. Tabor give notice that on tu..morrow he will ask leave to introduce a bill 10 he entitled, “An Act to authorize Sion Snith to dispise ol certain real estate."
mnr. Berthelon presented the petition of J. Liv ngsion and others, pra viny a charter to run stages froni Tallahassee to | Jacksonville, which was read and referred to the comminillee on the State of the Territory.
mr. Hawkins presented the petitions of Micajah Whitchurst and also of John Britt, which was read and severally referred to the Judiciary committee.
mr. Berthelot presented the petition of the President and Directors of the Union Bank of Florida, praying an alteration in their charter, which was read and referred to the Bauk coinmittee.
mr. Kenan offered a resolution in the words following ti Resolved, That the committee on the Judiciary be instruct. ed to inquire whether any alteratione are necessary to be made in the several laws of this Territory, relative to the dis. tribution of the estates of intestates; and also whether the property of orphan children is sufficiently secured by the existing
Which was read and laid on the table till io-morrow. w. mr. Hawkins from the commitee on Enrolments reported
as correctly Enrolled, . “ An Act respecting the hostile negroes and mullattoes in the
Seminole Nation," and .“ Resolutions respeeting the loss of major F. S. Dade, and those under bis command, ou the 331h of December last past." mr. Blount from the Judiciary committee to whom saja bills had been referred, reported wi:hout ilmnendment a bill entitled, * An Art in repeal part of ihe 5th section of an act entitled, can act 10 make perm:nent the county seilt of Madise'll county. and for other purposes," which was again read and the rule being waived, placed among the orders for a third reading on to-div.
Also a bill entitled, “ An Act 10 authorize the guardian or tuitor of the niimor heir of Daniel E. Burch deceased, 10. sell the real estate of said heir within this 'Territory and for other purposes," which was read and ordered for a third reading on to-norrow.
mr. Brown pursuant 10 previous notice asked and obiained leave in introduce a boill eniilled, " An Act 10 organize a regi. ment in the county of Colunibia 1o be called the 121b regiment," which was read and ordered for a third reading on 10 day.
Also : hill entitled, “ An Act to legitimate ;nd change the name of George W. Curier," which was read and ordered for the second reading on fir day.
A biil enljiie. - An Act 10 prohibit the circulation of incendiary publications," was taken from the orders of the day, and read the second time, when on motion the House went into cumminee of the whole thereon, afier some time spent therein the committee rose, iltid er M'Neil iberefrom reported progress and asked leave 100 kit again, which report wiis concurred in by the House, and litenty five copies ore ordered to be printedi.
mr. Berthelot asked and obtained leave (the rule hering waiv ed for th:11 purpose) to introduce al resolution in ile words following,
Resolved, that at the next general election lior members of the Legislative Council, the vote of the neopile of the Territory in each and every county thereof, shall be taken upon the siibject of changing our form of givernment, and that each voler love jernisied to write on lois ballot “Stale" or "No Stale" in order that Ilie will and wishes of the people may be fallv kumsyni mpen ibis impartidist subject; and that the inspirctors of elections in each altid every county and precirci, in this Territory shall cause due murice to be given to the electors of their right of woring upon said subject. Which was read and laid on the talie until 10-morrow.
A bul entitled, “An act for the serilemert of certain clainis therein stated," was read a second time and ordered for a third rending on los Morrow.
A bill enti:lei, “ An Act 10 incorporate the Ciry or Key. West," was read the second time by the ville when on motion, of Mr. Duvil the House went into commillee thereon, afier sunie ime spent therein il:e commitee rore and mi. Mort.nl theretium reported said bill willioui alienduient, which report was crocurred in by the House, and said bill was ordered to be read a third time on tomorrow.
Al engrossed bill entitled, “ An Act 10 raise a regiment of volunteers in this Teritory,” was reind the third time, the yeas and naus being required on ils passage by Messrs. Berilielot and Duval, were yels Messrs. Bertheloi, Blount, Brown of Columbia, Higginbotham, Hunter, Jolson, Kenali, Macou, M'Nul, Miles, Muswo, Rumusey, Tabora Walker 14. Nays
Mr. President Messrs. Burritt, Dennis, Duval, Hawkins and M'Canıs-6. So said bill is passed, ordered that idee ville be as above sta led.
A bill entitled, “ An Act to authorize and permit Jobn M'Lemore to build a bridge across the Suwannee river, at the Gadsden Springs on said river," was referred to a committee of the whole House. The House went into committee thereon, after some time spent therein the committee rose, and mr. Duval therefrom reported said bill amended as proposed by the Governor, which report was concurred in by the House, and said bill was read the second and third times and passed, (the rule being waived for that purpose ; ordered that the title be as above set forth,
A bill entitled, “ An Act to repeal part of the 5th section of an act entitled an act to make permanent the county seat of Madison county and for other purposes," " was read the third time and passed; oidered that the title be as above set forth.
A bill entitled, “ An Act to organize a reginient in the coun. ty of Columbia 1o be called the iwib regimeni,” was read the second and third time (the rule being for that purpose waived) and passed, ordered that the title be as above set forth.
A bill entitled, “ An Act to legitimate and change the name of George W. Carter," was read the second and third lire, (the rule being waived) and passed, ordered that the title be as above stated.
A bill entitled, “. An Act to incorporate the Florida Insurance and Banking Compan:," was op motion of mr. Morion post. poned and made the order of the day for to morrow.
The House then adjourned until 10-morrow at 12 o'clock.
Friday, January 22. The House met pursuant to adjournment, a quorum being present, the journal of yesterday's procecdings was read.
Mr. Berthelot pursuant to previous notice asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled, “ An Act for the relief of Paul M'Cormick of Leon County,” which was read and ordered for a second reading on to-morrow.
Mr. Walker pursuant to previous notice asked and obtained leave to introduce the following bills :. - A bill entitled, “ An Act to fix the place of holding the Superior and County Courts in and for the County of Alachua,” and also,
A bill entitled, “ An Act to repeal an act therein mentioned," which bills were read the first time and ordered for a second reading on to-morrow. * Mr. Tábor pursuant to previous notice asked and obtained leave to jutroduce a hiil entitled, “ Ar. Act to authorize Sion Smith to dispose of certain real estate," which was read by the title, and referred to the Judicrary committee.
Mr. Berthelot presented the petition of Thom" E. Randolph and others, which was read and with the accompanying documents referred to the Judiciary committee.
Mr. Blount offered the following resolutions, to wit :
Resolved, unanimously, That a select committee be appointed and authorized to purchase on account of the Territory of Florida, all the rifles, inuskets and other implements of war, for sale at this time in Tallabassee, for the purpose of arming
the volunteers, and placing the country in a situation of defence.
Resolved, That the said committee distribute the arms so purchased 10 the commanding officer of any volunteer regi. ment, battallion or company, or of any budy of ciuzens, who may organize themselves for the purpose of aiding in defence of the country.
Which was read, and upon his motion (the rule being waiv. ed) were adopted. Messrs. Blount, Burritt, Berthclot, M'Canis and Miles were appointed on said committee.
Mr Morton from the committee on the State of the Territory to whom was referreri the petition of sundry inhabitants praving the establishment of a new county out of part of Monroe county, reported that the committee considered said petitior reasonable, and in conformity to said opinion he reported a bill entitled, “An Act to organize a county to be called Pinkney county,” which was read and ordered for a second reading on to-morrow.
Also from the same committee he reported without amend. ment a bill which had been referred to säid committee entitled, “ An Act to authorize Thomas Cooper to establish a Ferry a. cross the Escambia river,” which was read a second time, and ordered for a third reading on to-morrow.
Mr. Hawkins from the committee on enrolments reported as correctly enrolled,
"An Act to raise a regimert of volunteers in this Territory," and
“ An Act to authorize a regiment in the county of Colnmbia to be called the 12th regimeni.”
Mr Duval from the committee on the militia to whom was referred a bill entiiled, “ An Act to amend an act entitled an aci lo amend an act to organize and regulate the militia of the Territory of Florida, and to repeal an act passed the 1st day of February 1832, and for other purpuses," reported as a substitute for said bill, a bill entitled, * An Act supplemental to the several acts organizing the inililia of the l'erritory of Florida,” which was read the first and second time (the rule being waiveu for that purpose) and ordered for a third reading on to-day.
Mr. Blount from the Judiciary committee to whom said hill had been referred, reported with amendments a bill entitled, “ an act to amend an act to prevent tresspasses and . depredations on lands within the jurisdiction of the Territory of Florida," which was first read and ordered for a second reading on to-inorrow.
The resolution offered on yesterday by mr. Kenan was again read and adopted.
A bill entitled, "An Act ro authorize the guardian or tutor of the minor heir of Daniel C. Buich deceased. to sell the real estate of the said heir within this Territory and for other purs poses," was read the second time and ordered for a third read. ing on to-morrow
A resolution offered by Mr. Berthelot on yesterday was again read and adopted.
A bill entitleri, “An Act for the settlement of certain claims therein stated," was read the third time and passed; ordered that the title be as above set forth.
A bill entitled, “ An Act to incorporate the City of Key. West," was read the third time ind pissed.
A bili entitled, “An del 10 incorporate the Florida Insurance and B:unking Company," was on motion of mr. Morton postponed and made the oriler of the day for 10 morrow.
A bill entiileil, “ All Act snpplemental do the several acts or. ganizing the militia of the Territory of Florida," was taken from the orders of the day and read the ilıird time. The vras ani nays being required on ils passage by messrs. Macon and Deiinis, were yeas Mr. President Messrs. Blumni, Burrill, Hawkins, Higginbothami, lugter, Johnson. Kenan, M'Canis, Miles, Mostor, Ramsey and Tabor - 13. N:ys MOSSTS. Beribelt, Brown of Columbia, Dennis, Duvill, Mocoll, M'Neil and Walker-7. So said bill is passed : cordered that the title be as above set forth.
The House then adjourned until to morrow morning cleven o'clock.
Saturday, January 23. The House met pursuant to sadjourminent. a quorum' being present, the journal of yesterday's proceedings was read.
Mr. Duval asked that the rule be waived, and that leave be given hinne withon: previous notice 10 introduce a bill entitled, " An Act to organize the Tallahassee Guards," which consent was unanimously riven, ind saill bill was read and placed among the orders for a second reading on today.
Mr. Blount pursuant to nolire hereforore given, asked and obtained leave 10 imor aduce a bill entitled, “ All Act lo au horize the County Cout of Escambia County, 10 adınit 10 probate the last will and testament of Antonio Villaverde deceased " whirh was read and placed among the orders for a second reading on Monday next.
Mr. Blount from the Judiciary committer 10 whoni was referred the petition of Mirajuh Whehurst, reported one favourabiy on the said periline, il nut isl.se Iloist the politinn. er have leave to wiihdraw bis said pesition and the accom). panying documents ; whish report was roncuired m boy the House, and the documents withdrawn).
A bill entitled, “ An Act io aw horize the guardian or jutor of the minor heirs of Jiyene fuitenals and Ylla to sell and dispose of the real estate of the said heirs within this Territory," was read the second time, and made the order of ttie day for monday next.
A bill entitled, • 11 Act for the relief of Paul M'Cor. mick of Leon County," was read the Spe*ond time and ordered tor a third reading on Monday next.
A biil entitled, “ An Act to tix the place of holding the Superior and County Court in and lur the County of A. lachua," was read a second time and ordered for a third reading on Monday
A bill entitled, "An Act to repout an act Microin non