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town of Madison, praying that a law be passed to enable school district No. 1, in said town, to raise a tax to build a school house;

Which was referred to the following select cominiitee, to wit: Messrs. Palmer, Masters and Crossman.

On motion of Mr. Hunkins, The house resolved itself into the committee of the whole house, for the consideration of the following bills, to wit:

No. 45, (11.) “A bill to erect the towns of Jacksor and Palmyra;'

No. 43, (C.) "A bill 10 postpone the payment of principal and interesi moneys due from the purchasers of the canal lands, and for other purposes;"

No. 44, (C.) “ A bill to submit to the people of Wisconsin the question of state government;"

No. 63, (C.)“ A bill to authorize the president and trustees of the town of Milwaukee to borrow money."

Asier some time spent therein, the committee rose and repor. ted the said bills without amendinent.

On motion of Mr. Masters,
Ordered, that bill No. 45 do lie on the table.
A message from the council, by their secretary:
“ Mr. Speaker: The council have passed the following:

No. 61, (C.) • A bill to annex certain lands to the town of Geneva;'

No.7, (C.) •Memorial to congress relative to the Wisconsin Marine and Fire Insurance Company;'

No. 60, (C.) 'A bill to amend an act to incorporate the village of Southport;'

No. 46, (C.) “A bill making appropriations out of the territorial treasury for the payment of certain debts therein named;'

In which I am directed 10 ask the concurrence of this house; and have passed the following bills of this house, to wit:

No. 26, ' A bill to authorize the trustees of school district number one, in ihe town of Rochester, to collect certain moneys and and pay over 10 district number eight;'

No. 35, . A bill to prevent disturbance and interruption at camp meetings;'

No.39, “ A bill to incorporate the Burlington Academy, in the town of Burlington;'

No. 37, A bill to authorize Jared Lake and his associates to build and maintain a wharf;'

The latter with amendinents, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house. I am directed to inform this house that there have been no remonstrances presented in the courcil against the passage of a law to authorize the register of deeds of Brown county to keep bis office at Green Bıy.”

Bill No. 43, (C.) was ordered to a third reading;

And by special order of the house was read the third time, pas. sed, and ile tiile thereof agreed to, the rule prohibiting it from being read the second and third time on the same day having been suspended on motion of Mr. Elmore.

Mr. Thompson moved to amend bill No. 63, (C.) in the first section, eighth line, by striking out all after the word it riser,” in said section.

And the question being put, It passed in the negative; And the ayes and poes having been called for by Mr. Thompson, Those who voted in the affirmative, were Messrs. Ilicks, Hopkins, Mecker, and Thompson-4. Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Bartlett, Capron, Crossman, Darling, Ellis, Elmore, Grant, Hunkins, Long, Messersmith, Olin, Palmer, Parsons, Platt, Price, Tripp, 'Trowbridge, and Walker (speaker)—18.

The said bill was then ordered !o a third reading, and by spe. cial order of the house was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to; the rule preventing it from being so read having been suspended on motion of Mr. Hunkins.

On the question of suspending the rule, the ages and noes were called for by Mr. Thompson; and

Those who voted in the affirmative were,
Messrs. Bartleri, Birchard, Capron, Crossman, Darling, Ellis,
Elmorc, Hicks, Hunkins, Long, Messersmith, Olin, Palmer, Par-
sons, Price, Tripp, Trowbridge, and Walker (speaker)—18.

Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Grant, Hopkins, Meeker, Plati and Thompson–5.
Pending the question on bill No. 44, (C.) and

On motion of Mr. Elmore,
The house adjourned until half past two o'clock, P. M,

HALF-PAST TWO O'CLOCK, P. M.

Mr. Mecker moved that bill No. 41, (C.) be laid on the table, and be made the special order of 10-inorrow;

And the question being put thereon,
It passed in the negative.

And the ages and noes having been called for by Mr. Crossman,

Those who voted in the afirmative were,

Messrs, Darling, Ellis, Elmore, Hicks, Lunkins, Meeker, Parsons, Price, and Walker (speaker)-9.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Agry, Birileti, Birchard, Capion, Crossman, Grant, Ilopkins, Long, Musters, Messersmith, Olin, Palmer, Platt, Thompson, Tripp and Trowbridge--16.

Mr. Hlunkins offered the following amer.dment to said bill, to wit:

Sec. If upon the return of the votes, as herein before mentioned, it shall appear that a majority of the votes are against the formation of a state government, then the same question shall be annually submitted to the people, at the general election, in the manner provided by this act, until the ultimate decision of the people in favor of that measure.” Mr. Grant moved a call of the house; when Messrs. Elmore and Manahan were reported to be absent.

On motion of Mr. Thompson, Ordered, that the absentees be excused from attendance in the house.

The question was then put on agreeing to the amendment proposed by Mr. Ilunkins;

And it passed in the negative.

And the ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Hun. kins,

Those who voted in the affirmative were,
Messrs. Darling, Hunkins, Mecker, Price, Thompson, and
Walker (speaker)-6.

Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Agry, Barilett, Birchard, Capron, Crossman, Ellis,

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Grant, Hicks, Hopkiris, Long, Masters, Messersmith, Olin, Palmer, Parsons, Plast, Tripp and Trowbridge-18.

Mr. Dirling moved to amend suid bill by striking out the word “ enacted," in the enacting clause, and inserting in lieu thereof the word "resolved,” also, by striking out all after the word “congress," in the last line but iwo, and inserting in lieu thereof ilie following, to wit:

“Be it further resolved, that if it shall appear that a inajority of the whole number of votes, thus returned, shall be in furor of state governmeni, it shall then be the duly of the secretary to certify and return an abstract of the same, together wiih a copy of these resolutions, under his hand and the seal of the territory, to the delegale of this territory, and to the presiding officers of both houses of Congress, on or before the first Monday of December nextand upor: the reception of such returns, .

Resolved further, that congress be respectfully requested to pass a law to enable the free inabitants of this territory to form a permaneni constitution and state goverment; and that such las inay also authorize and make provision for taking a census or enu. meration of the said free inbabitants, or for any other measures, necessary to carry out the provisions of these resolutions."

And the question being put on adopting said amendment,
Il pissed in the negative.
And the aves and noes having been called for by Mr. Darling,
Those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Dirling, Ellis, Hunkins, Meeker, Price, Thompson, and
Walker (speaker)-7.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs Ayry, Barilett, Blrchard, Capron, Crossman, Grant, Hicks, Hopkins, Long, Masters, Messersmith, Olin, Palmer, Parsons, Plati, 'Tripp, and 'Trowbridge-17.

Mr. Ellis then moved that said bill be postponed until the 4th of July next;

On which question Mr. Hunkins moved the previous question;

Which was put in these words: “ shall the main question be now pui?"

And it passed in the affirmative.

The question was then put on postponing said bill until the 4th day of July next; and

It passed in the negative.

And the ayes and does having been called for by Mr. Hunkins,

Those who voted in the affirmative were,
Messrs. Darling, Ellis, Hicks, Ilunkins, Meeker and Price-6.

Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Agry; Barilett, Birchard, Capron, Crossman, Grant,
Hopkins, Long, Masters, Messersmilli, Olin, Palıner, Parsons,
Plart, Thompson, Tripp, Trowbridge, and Walker (speaker) -18.

The question was then put on ordering said bill to a third reading; and

It passed in the afirmative.
And the ayes and nocs having been called for by Mr. Ellis,
Those who voted in the affirmative were, .

Messrs. Agry, Bartlett, Birchard, Capron, Crossman, Grant, Hopkins, Long, Masters, Messersmith, Olin, Parsons, Plati, Thompson, Tripp, Trowbridge, and Walker (speaker)—17.

Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Darling, Ellis, Hicks, Ilunkins, Meeker, and Price-6.

Mr. Trowbridge then moved that so much of the 15th rule of the house probibiting bills from receiving their second and third reading on the same day, be suspended in reference to said bill.

And the question being put thereon,
It passed in the negative;

(Two thirds of the members not having voted in the affirmative.)

And the ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Ellis, Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Bartlet, Birchard, Capron, Crossman, Grant, Hopkins, Masters, Messersmith, Olin, Palmer, Parsons, Platt, Tripp, Trowbridge, and Walker (speaker)-15.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Agry, Darling, Ellis, Ilieks, Hunkins, Meeker, Price, and Thompson—8.

Mr. Long, from the committee on enrollment, reported the undermentioned, as correctly enrolled, to wit:

No. 35, (H.) "A bill to prevent disturbance and interruption at camp meetings;"

No. 43, (C.) "A bill to postpone the payment of principal and interest moneys due from the purchasers of canal lands, and for other purposes; Which were signed by the speaker.

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