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Which were agreed to
Bill No. 15 [H. of R.) cntitled " a bill to amend an act enti. tled an act to incorporate the village of Racine," was taken up ; when the sixteenth rule of this House was suspended with ref. ence to the said billi
Which was then read the third time, passed and the title thereof agreed to.
And then the House adjourned.
Friday, March 24, 1843.
Mr. Tripp presented the pe:ition of inhabitants of Dane county praying that commissioners be appointed to locate a territo. rial road from Madison to Whitewater, which was
Referred to the committee on roads.
Mr. Agry offered the following resolution, which was adopted, to wit:
Resolved, That the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to devise some plan for expediting the publication of the opinions and decisions of the Supreme Court, and to report by bill or otherwise.
Agreeably to previous notice and by leave Mr. Thompson in. troduced bill No. 20, entitled “ a bill for the collection of cer. tain taxes in the county of Milwaukee.”
Which was read the first and second times,
Mr. Crossman presented the petition of E. M. Williamson, clerk of the board of county commissioners of Dane county, asking permission to occupy a room in the capitol for the com. missioners' and register's office, which was
Referred to the committee on territorial affairs.
Mr. Crossman from the committee on engrossed bills reported to be correctly engrossed,
No. 9, “ a bill to amend an act entitled an act to provide for the printing and distribution of the laws of Wisconsin.”
Mr. Hamilton from the committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred a petition on the subject, reported bill
No. 21, entitted “ a bill to organize the county of Portage for judicial and other purposes."
Which was read the first and second times.
Mr. Walker presented the annual report of the register and receiver of the Milwaukee and Rock River canal.
Which was read, referred to the committee on internal im. provements, and one hundred copies thereof ordered to be print. ed.
The Speaker announced the special order of the day, being No. 2,[C. F.] entitled “an act to provide for the appointment of a Superintendent of territorial property, and for other purpo. ses,” which the Governor had returned to the Council with his objections thereto.
On motion of Mr. Walker,
A call of the Flouse was made and the sergeant-at-arms sent to notify Mr. Meeker that his attendance in the House was re. quired. Mr. Mecker having appeared,
Further proceedings in the call of the House were dispensed with.
The question was then put, “Will the House on reconsider. ation pass the bill ?” and it was determined in the affirmative as follows:
Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs. Agry, Bartlett, Crossman, Darling, Elmore, Hamil. ton, Hicks, Hopkins, Hunkins, Judson, Long, Manahan, Masters Meeker, Olin, Platt, Parsons, Price, Thompson, Tripp, Trow. bridge, Van Vleet, Walker and Ellis, (Speaker.)--24.
Those who voted in the negative, are
“Mr. Speaker-The Governor has notified the Council that he did on the 21st inst. approve and sign “an act to annex certain fractions or lots of land to the town of Rock," also that he did on the 22d inst. approve und sign an act entitled “an act to change the name of Henry Sanders Brown," also that he did on the 23d inst. approve and sign “an act to provide for the election of sheriffs, judges of probate, and justices of the peace." also that he did on this day approve and sign a bill entitled "an act fixing the time of holding ihe annual sessions of the Legislative Assembly, and for other punpuses."
The following entitled bills of this House, were severally read the third time, passed, and the titles thereof agreed to, viz:
No. 4, "a bill concerning road taxes.”
No. 9,“ a bill to amend an act entitled an act to provide fue the printing and distriburion of the laws of Wisconsin."
No 16, “ a bill to authorize Levi Godfrey, to build a dam on Fox river,”
No. 13, (H. of R. file] entitled “ a bill in relation to the dulies of certain Territorial officers.” was read the third time, when Mr. Darling moved to fill the blank in the bill with “ the 31st," which was agreed to.
The bill was then passed and the title thereof agreed to.
Schaumburg.” was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.
Mr. Darling, by leave, offered the following preamble and resolvtion, to nit:
Wherias, The reporter of the Wisconsin Inquirer is guilty of falsely reporting in said paper of the 23d inst. the report of the joint committee on envolments, in relation to the presentation of a bill to the Governor, entitled “ an act to annex ceriain fractions or lots of land 10 ihe town of Rock in the county of Rock," inade on the 17th inst., and
Whereas, In the same paper, a certain preamble and resolu. tiens of the Legislative Assembly in relation to the present ses. sion, are published with an imporiant omission, which material. ly changes the sense and meaning of the preamble prefixed to said resolutions, and
Wherias, The report of the proceedings of this blouse, in the same paper, is made in a manner calculated and apparently in. tended, to place a ceriain me:nber of this blouse in a ridiculous attitude before the community, in a slanderous and libellous manner, therefiro
Resolved, That the reporterard editor of the Wisconsin Enquirer be expelled from seats within the bar of this House.
And pending the question on the passage of the preamble and resolution.
A call of the Ilouse was made, and the sergeant-at-arms di. 'rected to notify Mr. Palmer, who was not in his seal, that his presence was required in the flouse.
Nir. Palmer having appeared, further proceedings in the call of the House were dispensed with.
The question was then put on the passage of the resolution, and it was determined in the afirmative,
And the ayes and nocs being called for,
Messrs. Agry, Barileit, Crossman, Darling, Elmore, Hamil. ton, Hicks, Hopkins, lankins, Judson, Long, Manahan, Mas. ters, Meeker, O.in, Plett, Parsons, Price, Thompson, Tripp, Trowbridge, Van Vleci, Wallier, and Ellis (Speaker.]-24.
Those who voted in the negative are,
The house resolved itself into the committee of the whole house, Mr. Darling in the chair, having under consideration bill No. 21, (C. F.) entitled "a bill to authorise the consiruc. tiun of certain dams across Rock river.”
After some time spent therein, the committee rose and Mr. Darling reported the same back to the house with amendments.
A motion was then made by Mr. Hamilton to adjourn.
Mr. Hamilton then called for the question to be taken separately on each amendment reported by the committee.
When the first and second amendments were concurred in.
Mr. Homilton moved to amend the third amnendment, which described the width of the lock, by striking out "twenty-four” and inserting "hiriy.”
And the question being taken it was determined in the nega. tive. And the ayes and no es being called for, Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Agry, llamilton, Hicks, Judson, Long, Mceker, and Platt-7.
Those who voted in the negative, are
Messrs. Bartlett, Capron, Crossman, Darling, Elmore, llop. kins, Hunkins, Masters, Oin, Palmer, Parsons, Price, Thomp. son, Tripp, Trowbridge, Van Vleet, Walker and Ellis, (Speak. er.)—18.