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i was taken up and read the third time;

And the question being on the passage thereof, .

The ayes and noes were called, and the question was determined in the affirmative, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative, were Messrs. Crocker, Dewey, Heath, Hugunin, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong, and Whiton-8.

Those who voted in the negative, were
Messrs. Barber, Rountree and Martin, (Pres’t,)-3.

The question then being on agreeing to the title thereof,
, On motion of Mr. Strong,

The same was amended so as to read, “A bill to provide for levying and collecting a territorial revenue."

On motion of Mr. Newland, Bill No. 56, "A bill in relation to taxes in the town of Milwaukee,”

Was taken up, read the third time, and passed;
And the question being on agreeing to the title thereof,

On motion of Mr. Crocker, The same was amended so as to read as follows: 6 A bill to amend the several acts relative to the town of Milwaukee;". And the title, as amended, was then agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Crocker, 6 Joint resolutions relative to making a settlement with the Milwaukee and Rock river canal,"

Were taken up, read the third time, and passed;
And the title thereof was then agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Strong,
The council took a recess till 3 o'clock, P. M. '

THREE O'CLOCK, P. M.

On motion of Mr. Strong,
Bill No. 50, entitled “A blll concerning the City of the Four
Lakes,"

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

Mr. Strong, from the committee of conference to whom the subject had been referred, made the following report, viz:

The second committee of conferrence, to whom was referred the disagreement between the iwo houses on bill No.8, (H. of R.) report, that they recommend the house to recede from their disagreement to the third amendment of the council, and that the house modify their amendment to the fourth amendment of the council, by striking out the names of " William R. Hesk, and Narcisse Juneau," and inserting “ John S. Rockwell and Francis M' Carty."

Which report was, on motion, adopted.

Mr. Strong, from the committee of conference to whom the subject had been referred, made the following report, viz:

“ The committee of conferrence, to whom was referred the disagreement between the two houses upon joint resolutions entitled 6 Resolutions relative to the bonds issued for the completion of the capitol," report, that they recommend to the council to modify its amendment, by inserting after the word “report,” the words, 6 in relation to the purchase of bonds at a discount;" and that they recommend to the house to concur in the amendment of the council, as thus modifiod."

The following entitled bills were taken up,
And severally read the first and second time, viz:
No. 10, (H. of R.) “A bill concerning removals from office;">

No. 42, (H. of R.) “A bill for an act authorizing the governor to offer rewards for the apprehension of criminals in certain cases;">

No. 38, (H. of R.) " A bill to repeal an act concerning the admission of attorneys at law, and for other purposes."

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

“ Mr. President: The house of representatives have concurred in bills and a resolution of this house as follows, to wit:

No. 44, "A bill relative to the assessors of Crawford county;' No. 61, “A bill to repeal a part of an act therein mentioned;"

No. 39, 'A bill to amend an act entitled an act to provide for the government of the several towns in this territory, and for the revision of county government;' and

*Resolution to limit the time for bringing in and sending bills; In the last named bill and resolution, with amendments, in which the concurrence of this house is asked.

I am directed to present, for the concurrence of this house, the following resolution, viz:

No. 5, ‘Resolution to rescind a resolution to provide an office for the auditor and treasurer of the territory;'

And to inform you, that Messrs. Darling and Walker have been appointed of the committee of conference to confer further in telation to bill No. 8, (H. of R.) 'A bill to establish a territorial road from Prairie du Chien to Lake Superior."

On motion of Mr. Strong, “Resolution to limit the time for bringing in and sending bills," Was taken up for consideration;

And the question being on concurring in the amendments of the house of representatives to said resolution, the same were concurred in by the council;

And said resolution is as follows:

Resolved, by the council, if the house of representatives concur, that no new bill shall be introduced in either house after Wednesday, the 12th day of April.

Mr. Whiton, from the committee on enrolled bills, reported as correctly enrolled, bill

No. 61, “A bill to repeal a part of an act therein mentioned.”

Resolution No. 5, “Resolution to rescind a resolution to provide an office for the auditor and treasurer of this territory;"

Was then taken up and read the first and second time.

The following message from the governor was delivered by his private secretary, Mr. Charles Doty, viz: “To the Legislative Council:

I have approved and signed bills with the following titles, to wit: "An act relative to Dodge county;'

"An act to change the name of certain towns in Walworth county;'

"An act to alter the boundaries of certain towns in the counties of Racine and Rock;

"An act to repeal the fourth section of an act entitled can act to organize the county of St. Croix,' and to legalize the acts of certain officers in said county, and for other purposes; also,

Resolution relative to wood furnished for the legislative assombly;'

And have deposited the same in the office of the secretary of he territory.

J. D. DOTY. Executive Department,

Madison, April 10, 1843."} On motion of Mr. Newland, Bill No. 58, “ A bill to provide for the payment of certain territorial debts therein named," was taken up and considered in committee of the whole;

Mr. White in the chair;

And after some time, the committee rose and reported the same back to the council with amendments.

The question then being on agreeing to the report of the committee of the whole,

A division of the several amendments reported by the committee was called for, and the question was taken on the amendments separately.

The question then being on agreeing to the first amendment, which is as follows:

“To Josiah A. Noonan, for incidental printing by order of J. H. Hathaway and A. W. Hatch, receiver and register of the Milwaukee and Rock river canal, fifteen dollars;">

The ayes and noes were called, and it was decided in the af. firmative, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative, were

Messrs. Barber, Crocker, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong, White and Whiton—7.

Those who voted in the negative, were Messrs. Dewey, Heath, Hugunin, Rountree, and Martin (President,)-5.

The second and third amendments were then concurred in by the council.

The question was then taken on the fourth amendment, which is as follows:

“ TO J. Hathaway and A. W. Hatch, register and receiver of the Milwaukee and Rock river canal, in place of the fees allowed by

law, including office rent and copying tract book, one hundred and fifty-five dollars;"

And the ayes and noes being called, the question was determined in the affirmative, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative, were Messrs. Barber, Crocker, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong, White and Whiton--7.

Those who voted in the negative, were

Messrs. Dewey, Heath, Hugunin, Rountree, and Martin (President,)-5.

Mr. Whiton moved further to amend the bill, by striking out the following, viz:

“ For the purpose of paying a reward for the apprehension of William Caffee, charged with the crime of murder, the auditor is directed to issue his warrant on the treasurer of the territory, in favor of any person who shall make satisfactory proof to him that he has paid said reward, or any part thereof, for the amount so paid, provided said warrants shall not exceed in the aggregate the sum of two hundred dollars."

Mr. Strong moved to amend the motion to amend, so as to in. clude the following item of said bill, viz:

“For the purpose of paying a reward for the appreheusion of Edward Jones and Henry V. Moore, fugitives from justice, in Racine county, the auditor is directed 10 issue his warrant on the treasurer of the territory, in favor of any person who shall make satisfactory proof to him that he has paid said reward, or any part thereof, for the amount so paid, provided said warrant shall not exceed, in the aggregate, the sum of two hundred dollars;" Which was agreed to. The question then recurring on the motion to amend the bill,

The ayes and noes were called, and it was determined in the negative, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative, were Messrs. Dewey, Whiton, and Martin (Pres't,)-3. Those who voted in the negative, were Messrs. Barber, Crocker, Heath, Hugunin, La Chapelle, Newland, Strong, and White-9.

The question then being on ordering said bill to be engrossed for a third reading,

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