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On which motion the ayes and noes being called, the result was as follows, to wit: - Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Baker, Crocker, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong, White and Martin (Pres't.)—7.

Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Barber, Dewey, Heath, Rountree and Whiton-5.
So the vote was reconsidered.

The question then being on filling the blank with the word "sixty," and the ayes and noes being called, the result was as follows, to wit:

Those who voted in the affirmative were, - Messrs. Baker, Crocker, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong, White and Martin (Pres't.)--7.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Barber, Dewey, Heath, Rountree and Whiton-5. So the amendment was adopted. Mr. Strong moved to fill the 2d blank in section 6 with the word "seventy.”

On the question being taken, the ayes and noes were called, and the result was as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Crocker, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong and Martin, (President.)-5.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Baker, Barber, Dewey, Heath, Rountree, White and Whiton—7.

So the motion was lost.

Mr. White moved to fill said blank with the words, "sixiy-two and one half ;” and on the question the ayes and noes were called, and the result was as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were,
Messrs. Baker, Crocker, Dewey, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong,
White and Martin (President.)-8.

Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Barber, Heath, Rountree and Whiton--4.

So the motion was agreed to, and the blank filled accordingly.

Mr. Crocker moved to fill the third blank in section 6, of said bill, with the word "thirty;"

On which motion the ayes and noes were called, and were as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Crocker, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong and Martin, (President.)-5.

Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Baker, Barber, Dewey, Heath, Rountree, White and
Whiton—7.

So the motion was lost.
Mr. White moved to fill said blank with the word "twenty-five;">

And the ayes and noes being called on the motion, the result was as follows, viz:

Those who voted in the affirmative, were
Messrs. Baker, Crocker, Heath, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong,
White, and Martin, (Pres’t,) 8.

Those who voted in the negative, were:
Messrs. Barber, Dewey, Rountree and Whiton-4.
So the motion was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Crocker, The fourth blank in said section was filled with the word “thirtyfirst.“

Mr. Barber moved further to amend the bill by inserting in the fifth blank the word "four.” · The question being put, and the ayes and noes being called, the result was as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative, were Messrs. Barber and Rountree-2. Those who voted in the negative, were Messrs. Baker, Crocker, Dewey, Heath, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong, and Martin, (Pres't,) 10. So the amendment was rejected.

On motion of Mr. Crocker, The bill was amended by the insertion, in said last mentioned blank, the word "three.”

Mr. Strong obtained the unanimous consent of the council to , amend said bill by adding the following, viz:

“Section 11. As soon as the territorial printer shall receive a copy of any law of this territory, he shall print the same in the newspaper printed by him, and said newspaper shall be evidence of all laws printed therein."

The question then was, "Shall the bill pass?

And the ayes and noes being called, the result was as follows, to wit:

Those who voted in the affirmative, were
Messrs. Baker, Crocker, Dewey, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong,
White and Martin, (Pres't,—8.

Those who voted in the negative, were
Messrs. Barber, Heath, Rountree and Whiton-4.
So the bill passed, and the title to the same was agreed to.
Mr. Baker moved that the council do now adjourn;

And the ayes and nues being called, the result was as follows, viz:

Mr. Baker voted in the affirmative.

Those who voted in the negative, were Messrs. Barber, Crocker, Dewey, Heath, La Chapelle, Newland, Rountree, Strong, White, Whiton, and Martin, (Pres't,) 11. So the council refused to adjourn.

On motion of Mr. Strong, The council then adjourned until nine o'clock to-morrow morn

ing.

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EXECUTIVE JOURNAL.

TUESDAY, March 21, 1843. The message of the governor, this day received, relative to executive nominations, was, on motion, taken up.

On motion of Mr. Strong, So much of the governor's message as relates to the nominations of justices of the peace, was referred to the committee on judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Dewey, So much of the governor's message as relates to the nomina

tion of J. Allen Barber, for judge of probate, and Edward Bicknell, for auctioneer, for the connty of Grant, was considered, and he said nominations were confirmed by the council.

On motion of Mr. Crocker, The whole of the governor's message relative to nominations was referred to the committee on the judiciary, except such nominations for the county of Grant as had already been confirmed by the council.

WEDNESDAY, March 22, 1843.

The council met pursuant to adjournment.
The journal of the previous day having been read,
Mr. Rountree, of the committee on the militia, reported

Bill No. 26, “A bill to amend an act of the statutes of Wisconsin relating to the militia ;"

Which was read the first and second time.

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

Was then taken up.

Mr. Whilon, by the unanimous consent of the council, moved to amend the first section of said bill by inserting after the word, "thirty-six,” the following words, to wit: “on any land they own or may own within eighty rods of said section number thirty-six." Which amendment was concurred in by the council.

On motion of Mr. Whiton, The title to the same was amended by striking out the words, "a dam," and inserting in lieu thereof, the words, "certain dams.”

The bill was then passed, and the title to the same agreed to. Bill No. 23, “A bill for the relief of Philip Schaumburg;”

Was then taken up, read the third time, and passed, and the title to the same was then agreed to.

Mr. Strong, from the committee of conference, to whom was referred the disagreement of the two houses on bill No. 1, (H. of R.) submitted the following report of said committee:

“The committee of conference, to whom was referred the disagreeing vote of the two houses on bill No. 1, (H. of R.) entitled 'A bill to change the time of holding courts in certain counties of the second judicial district,' report:

That they recommend to the council to recede from its second amendment, and that the two houses adopt the amendment of the house of representatives to the second amendment of the council, with the following amendment: insert after the word “pending,' in the first section of the amendment of the house, the following words 'if the offence charged in the indictment be punishable with death or imprisonment in the state prison.?

Also, instead of the title, as amended, that the two houses adopt the following title, viz:

A bill to change the time of holding courts in certain counties of the second judicial district, and to provide for a change of venue in criminal cases."

Which report was adopted by the council.

Mr. Strong, of the committee on the judiciary, to whom had been referred bill No. 7, (II. of R.) “A bill to provide for the punishment of embezzling public money," reported the same back to the council with sundry amendments, in which the concurrence of the council was asked.

The bill and amendments were laid on the table.

Mr. Whiton of the committee on enrolled bills, submitted the following report:

“The committee on enrollment report, that they did, on yester. day, present to his excellency the governor for his approval, a bill entitled "An act to organize certain towns therein named,' and a bill entitled "An act to provide for the appointment of a superintendent of territorial property, and for other purposes.'

EDWARD V. WHITON, Chairman of the committee on the part of the council.

ROBERT M. LONG, Chairman of the conimittee on the part of the house." On motion of Mr. Strong,

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