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“Section 14. The town of Calumet shall comprise all the district of country included in the county of Calumet;"

Which amendment was adopted.
Mr. Crocker, on leave granted, presented

A petition from Russel Frisbie and others of the town of Summit, in Milwaukee county, relative to executive appointments;

Which, on motion, was laid on the table.
Bill No. 6 (H. of R.) was then read the third time and passed;
And the question being on agreeing to the title thereof,

Mr. Whiton moved to amend the title by striking out all after the words “ a bill to," and insert in lieu thereof, “ organize certain towns therein named;" which amendment was agreed to;

And the title as amended was agreed lo.

Bill No. 6, “ A bill to repeal certain acts and parts of acts relative to the Milwaukee and Rock river canal,” was, on motion, taken up, read the third time, and passed;

And the question being on agreeing to the title thereof,

Mr. Newland moved to amend the title by striking out all after the words “ a bill to," and insert in lieu thereof the following~ repeal so much of the several acts of the legislative assembly of this territory, as authorizes the sale of any portion of the lands granted to the territory by the act of congress of June 18th, 1838, to aid in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock river canal, and to amend an act approved February 19th, 1841, supplemental to the several acts in relation to said canal;"

Which amendment was agreed to; And the title, as amended, was then agreed to. Mr. Baker, pursuant to previous notice given, introduced the following entitled bill, .

No. 19, “ A bill to prohibit public shows for gain, without a permit;"

Which was read the first and second time, and, on motion,
Referred to the committee on the judiciary;

Also, bill No. 20,- A bill for the preservation of deer in certain
counties;"
Which was read the first and second time...
On motion of Mr. Whiton,

The resolution offered by him this morning, relative to employing a chaplain, was taken up for consideration;

And the question being on the adoption of said resolution, the ayes and noes were called, and resulted as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Baker, Barber, Crocker, Heath, Hugunin, Newland, Rountree, White, Whiton, and Strong, (President.).—10.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Dewey and La Chapelle-2. So the resolution was adopted.

Wr. Whiton, from the joint committee on enrolled bills, reported No. 1,“ Joint resolution to authorize the cancelling of certain canal bonds," as correctly enrolled.

Mr. Whiton, from said committee, also submitted the following report, viz:

“ The committee on enrollment report, that the said committee did, on this day, present to his excellency the governor, for his approval, a bill entitled “ An act to annex certain fractions or lots of land to the town of Rock, in the county of Rock.” That his excellency immediately took the bill from the table where it had been placed by the chairman of the committee, and placed it in the hat of the chairman, and said, “I must declide to receive it." The chairman then asked his excellency, if he could leave it.his excellency answered, “no, you cannot leave it”- the chairman then said, “the bill has been presented.” His excellkncy then replied—5 yes, the bill has been presented.” The committee then retired with the bill in the hat of the chairman, where it had been placed by his excellency. All of which is respectfully submitted.

EDWARD V. WHITON,
H. CROCKER,
ROBERT M. LONG,
JOHN M. CAPRON,

JOHN H. MANAHAN.". The following message from the house of representatives, was delivered by the clerk thereof, viz:

“Mr. President: I am directed to present for your signature, 6 Joint resolution to authorize the cancelling of certain canal

bonds," which has been signed by the speaker of the house of re-
presentatives.”
The President then placed his signature to said resolution.

On motion of Mr. Martin,
The council took a recess till 4 o'clock, P. M.

FOUR O'CLOCK, P. M. Mr. Crocker presented the petition of I. S. Loomis and others, of the town of Genesee, praying for a division of said town;

Which was referred to the committee on incorporations:

Also, the proceedings of a meeting of the citizens of Brookfield, Milwaukee county, relative to the Milwaukee and Rock river canal;

Which was referred to the committee on internal improvements.

Mr. Whiton, from the select committee to whom was referred petitions praying for the building of a dam across Rock river, re

ported

Bill No. 21, “A bill to authorize the construction of a dam across Rock river;"

Which was read the first and second time.

The following message from the house of representatives was delivered by the clerk thereof, viz:

“Mr. President: I have been directed to request this house to transmit to the house of representatives, all petitions relative to bill No. 7, (C. file,) entitied “ A bill to authorize Henry Thien to build a dam on the Milwaukee river;" and to present for the concurrence of this house, a resolution relative to the appointment of a joint committee to confer with the governor, and to inform you that Messrs. Capron, Hunkins, and Darling, have been appointed the committee, under the said resolution."

On motion of Mr. Newland, The secretary was ordered to transmit to the house of representatives the petitions relative to bill No.7.

On motion of Mr. Crocker, The message from the house of representatives was taken up, and the following joint resolutions, referred to in said message, were under consideration, viz:

Resolved, (the council concurring,) That a committee of three from each house, be appointed, to confer with the executive rela. tive to the disagreement between the executive and legislative assembly, in the first amendment; and concurred in the second amendment of the house of representatives to said bill;

Resolved, That the committee to be appointed to wait on the executive, be instructed to make a written report, and that such report be submitted to the executive for its approval, before it is submitted to the two houses."

Mr. Newland moved to lay the same on the table;
Which motion was lost.

The question then being on the adoption of the resolutions, the ayes and noes were called for; when, On motion of Mr. Whiton,

The council resolved itself into a committee of the whole for the consideration of said joint resolutions;

Mr. White in the chair.

After some time, the committee rose and reported said resolutions back to the council without amendment.

The question then being on the adoption of said joint resolutions, it was decided as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Baker, Barber, Heath, Hugunin, and Rountree-5. Thosc who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Crocker, Dewey, La Chapelle, Martin, Newland, White, Whiton, and Strong, (President.)—8.

So the resolutions were rejected.

The following message from the house of representatives, was delivered by the clerk thereof, viz:

6 Mr. President: The house of representatives have concurred in the amendments of the council to bill No. 6 (H. of R.) entitled 6 A bill to divide the town of Warren, in the county of Milwaukee, and to establish the town of Nemahbin,” with amendments, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house."

On motion of Mr. Newland, The message was taken up, and the amendments of the house of representatives to said bill No.6, referred to in said message, being under consideration,

The council refused to concur with the house of representatives

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The council also refused to concur with the house of representatives in the third amendment; and concurred with the house of representatives in the fourth amendment to said bill.

A message, in writing, from the governor, was delivered by his private secretary, Mr. Charles Doty;

Which was read and referred to the committee on territorial affairs.

Mr. Whiton, from the committee on enrolled bills, reported bill No. 2, as correctly enrolled.

On motion of Mr. Newland, The council adjourned.

SATURDAY, March 18, 1843.

The council met pursuant to adjournment,

And the journal of the previous day having been read, · Mr. Whiton presented a petition from Squire Lamb and others, praying for the establishment of a territorial road from Beloit to Madison, and moved its reference to the committee on territorial roads;

The motion was agreed to, and reference was made accordingly.

Mr. Martin offered the following preamble and resolutions, viz:

WHEREAS, the governor of the territory has inforined the two houses of the legislative assembly, that he declines any further communication with them until advised that the members are holding the special session appointed by the proclaniation of the 31st of January last;

And whereas, the public good imperiously demands the enactment of various laws at the present time, and more especially such laws as may have a tendency to relieve the people of the

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