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"Memorial to Congress respecting the improvement of the Fox river." Which was read the first and second times. Tho message from the Council was taken up, when
The following entitled bills were read the first and second times, to wit:
No. 36, “a bill to repeal an act entitled an act to amend an act entitled an act to prescribe the mode of proceeding in chan. cery, and for other purposes, approved 13th January, 1840 ; and
No. 62, "a bill to amend an act entitled, an act to change the time of holding courts in certain counties of the second judi. cial district and to provide for a change of venue in crimioal cases,” and
"Joint resolution relative to the distributive share of Wiscon. sin in the neto proceeds of the public lands."
The amendments of the Council to the undermentioned bills, of this House, were severally read and concurred in, to wit:
No. 10, “A bill concerning removals from office."
No. 18, "a bill to provide for laying out the several territori. al roads therein named.”
*No. 31, “ a bill to provide for laying out and establishing ter. ritorial roads therein named," and
No. 41," a bill to make valid the official acts of Frederick Borcherdt, a justice of the peace.”
On motion of Mr. Palmer,
The house resolved itself into the committee of the whole house, Mr. Thompson in the chair, having under consideration bills of this House of the following titles, to wit:
No. 23, “ a bill to repeal the 8th section of an act entitled an act to amend an act concerning justices of the peace.”
No. 43, “ a bill to amend an act of the revised statutes con. cerning arbitrations ;” and
No. 45, "a bill to provide for completing a new roof upon the capitol, and for other purposes ;"
And after some time spent therein, the committee rose, and by their chairman, Mr. Thompson, reported bills Nos. 43 and 45 to the house without amendment, and bill No. 23 with amend. ments.
The said bills were then severally ordered to lie on the table. And then the house adjourned until balf past 7 o'clock, P. M..
HALF PAST SEVEN O'CLOCK, P. M.
On motiou of Mr. Platt,
The house took up for consideration the following resolution offered by him on a previous day, to wit:
Resolved, That the Speaker and the chief clerk of this house issue certificates of mileage to the members of this house for the January session.
And the question being put on the passage thereof, it passed in the affirmative.
And the ayes and noes being called for,
Messrs. Crossman, Darling, Elmore, Hicks, Hopkins, Hun. kins, Masters, Meeker, Parsons, Platt. Thompson, Tripp and Trowbridge-13.
Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Agry, Hamilton, Judson, Long, Manahan, Olin, Palmer, Price, Van Vleet, Walker and Ellis, [Speaker)-11.
Mr. Hammilton, by leave, introduced No. 7, entitled " Reso• .lution relative to a state government."
Which was read the first and sccond times.
A motion was then made by Mr. Elmore, that all rules which prohibit the said resolution from being read the third time now and passed, be suspended with regard to the same.
And the question being put thereon, it passed in the negative - less than two-thirds voting therefor.
On motion of Mr. Darling,
Bill No. 48, (C. F.] entitled "a bill to provide for levying and collecting a territorial revenue," and the amendment offer. ed by Mr. Hamilton this morning thereto, vas taken up for con. sideration.
And the question depending, being on adopting the said amendment,
The same was put, and it passed in the negative. And the ayes and nooş being called for, Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs. Agry, Hamilton, Hicks, Masters, Tripp, Trowbridge, Van Vleet and Elis, Speaker, 1–8.
Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Crossman, Darling, Elmore, Hopkins, Hunkins, Jud. son, Long. Manahan, Masters, Olin, Parsons, Platt, Price Thomp. son and Walker-15.
Mr. Hamilton made a motion to strike out all after the en. acting clause. And the question being put thereon it passed in the negative. And the ayes and noes being called for, Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Agry Hamilton, Hicks, Platt, Tripp, Walker and Ellis Speaker.]—7.
Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Crossman, Darling, Elmore, Hopkins, Hunkins, Judson, Long, Manahan, Masters, Meeker, Olin, Parsons, Price, Thompson, Trowbridge, and Van Vliet,-16.
Mr. Plate then made a motion to annend the bill by striking out the words "three eighths," and inserting instead thereof the . Words "five eighths.”
Which being put was determined in the negative.
Those who voted in the negative are,
The said bill No. 48, was then ordered to a third reading. Me. Manahan moved that the 16th rule of this house be sus. pended with reference to the said bill, and that the same be now read a third time and passed.
Which being put, was disagreed to.
The House resolved itself into the committee of the whole House, Mr. Meeker in the chair, having under consideration bill
No. 49, [H. of H. file) entitled “a bill entitled an act in re. lation to certain actions in ejectment,”
And the resolution from the Conncil entitled
“ Joint resolution relative to the distributive sbare of Wiscon. sin, in the nett proceeds of the public lands.”
And after some time spent therein, the committee rose and reported bill No. 49 back to the House with amendments, and the resolution without amendment.
And pending the question on agreeing to the report,
Mr. Long, from the committee on enrolled bills, reported the follwing to be correctly enrolled, to wit:'.
“ An act concerning removals from office." ;
"An act to make valid the official acts of Frederick Bourch. erdt, a justice of the peace.” . . .
“ An act to provide for laying out and establishing Territo. rial roads therein named.” and
“Resolution to rescind a resolution to provide an office for the Auditor and Treasurer of the Tetr ritory."
Which were signed by the Speaker and ordered to be presen. ted to the President of the Council for his signature.
Mr. Hamilton, by leave, introduced bill No. 51, entitled "A bill to provide for the payment of certain accounts ;" Which was read the first and second times. And then the House adjourned.
Thursday, April 13, 1843. Mr. Long from tho committee on enrolled bills made the fol. owing report, to wit:
The committee on enrollment report, that they did on the twelfth day of April, A. D. eighteen hundred and forty-three. present to His Excellency the Governor for his approval, a bill entitled "an act to authorize the erection of a bride across Pike Creek,"
Also, a bill entitled "an act relative to the Assessor of Craw.' ford county."
Also, a bill entitled "an act to repeal certain parts of the several acts concerning the Militia, and for other purposes,”
Also, a bill entitled "an act to provide for laying out certain Territorial Roads." .,
Also, a bill entitled "an act to authorize the election of ad. aditional Justices of the Peace in certain lowbs."