Imagens das páginas
PDF
ePub

No. 36, (H. of R.) "A bill to repeal the limitation of suits for the recovery of lands forfeited for taxes;" and

No. 63, (H. of R.) “ A bill to provide ways and means to accomplish certain ends."

The said bills were then read the third time and passed ; when

Mr. Burnett moved to amend the title to No. 63, (H. of R.) so as to read, “A bill to repeal the laws limiting the time for the commencement of suits for lands sold for taxes ;"

Which was disagreed to.

Mr. Sheldon then moved to amend the title as above moved by Mr. Burnett;

Which was agreed to.

Mr. Sheldon then moved to amend the title to No. 36, (H. of R.) so as to read, "A bill to organize certain towns therein named ;"

Which was agreed to.

No. 43, (C.) “ A bill to change the time of holding the district court in the counties of Crawford and lowa ;"

Was then taken up; when

Mr. Burnett moved to amend by striking out the word "one," in the 2d line of the 1st section, and inserting the word “first.”

Mr. Hoard moved to amend the amendment by striking out the words “fourth Monday in June," and inserting the words “ first Monday in July;"

Which was agreed to.

The question then recurred on agreeing to the amendment as amended;

And having been put,
It was decided in the affirmative.

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

And having been put, It was decided in the negative. And the ayes and noes having been called for, Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Barstow, Brawley, Croswell, Fisher, Hoard, Jack son, Morrow, Phelps, Wooster and Darling, (Speaker,)-10.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Billings, Brown, Burnett, Clapp, Crawford, Cruson, Dennis, Earll, Graves, Jones, MaGone, Parker, Pole and Sheldon,-14.

So the House refused to order the said bill to a third read

ing.

A message from the Council, by their Secretary: “Mr. Speaker- The Council have passed

No. 14, (C.) Resolution relative to the offices of the Au. ditor and Treasurer of the Territory;'

No. 78, (C.) “A bill for the relief of the stockholders of the Wisconsin Marine and Fire Insurance Company;'

No. 3, (H. of R.) “A bill to change the time of holding courts in certain counties in the 2d judicial district;'

No. 9, (H. of R.) 'Joint resolution in relation to canal funds ;'

With amendments to the two last, in which the concurrence of this House is requested.

And have non-concurred in the amendments of this House

to

No, 84, (C.) 'A bill to pay the county of Iowa the sum therein named.'

I am instructed to inform you that the President of the Council has appointed Messrs. Catlin and Frank of the committee on the part of the Council under

No. 13, 11.) Joint resolution relative to the territorial treasury and Auditor's office.'

And have also concurred in the amendments of this House to

No. 74, (C.) • A bill to pay Moses M. Strong the sum therein mentioned.'"

No. 25, (C.) “ A bill to authorize certain persons to build a dam across Milwaukee river;"

Was then read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

No. 11, (C.) “ A bill to amend the act concerning proceeda ings in courts of record, and for other purposes,"

Was taken up and read the third time; when

Mr. MaGone moved to amend by striking out the enaeting clause; Which was disagreed to. And a division having been called for, There were ayes 11-noes 14. Mr. Hoard moved that the further consideration of said bill be postponed indefinitely.

Which was agreed to.
Mr. Phelps, by leave, introduced the following resolution ;
Which was adopted :

Resolved, by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin, That the joint committee appointed by the two Hlouses to cancel the bonds and scrip in the hands of the Treasurer. be also directed to cancel the two remaining “Baxter bonds” now in the hands of the Treas. urer, which bonds were duly executed, but never delivered to the contractor.”

No. 93, (C.) “A bill in relation to common schools in the city of Milwaukee,"

Was then taken up; and
On motion, said bill was ordered to its third reading now,

And was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

No. 17, (C.) “ A bill to provide the means for the payment of the interest on certain liquidated territorial bonds therein named,"

Was taken up, and the amendments of the committee of the whole were concurred in. · Said bill was then read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to. .

No. 41, (C.) " A bill to provide for the payment of interest on certain liquidated territorial bonds ;"

Was taken up; when

Mr. Phelps moved to amend by adding a section allowing to William N. Seymour the sum of $2 50 for costs, in suit of the Territory vs. Doty and al.;

Which was agreed to.
Said bill was then ordered to its third reading now,

And was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

No. 3. (H. of R.) “Resolution requiring the Superintendo ent of Territorial Property to discontinue all territorial suits now pending,"

Was taken up;

And the question having been put on ordering said bill to be engrossed for a third reading,

It was decided in the negative. Mr. Phelps, from the joint committee on Enrollment made the following report:

The joint committee on Enrollment report that they did, on this day, to wit. the 2d day of February, A. D. 1846, present to the Governor for his approval, the following bills, resolutions and memorial, to wit:

“An act to amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the town of Platteville ;'"

"An act defining the time for taking appeals from the vote of school meetings, and for other purposes ;''

"An act to authorize Jemison Hamilton to build and maintain a bridge across•the Pecatonica river, at New Bedford ;

"An act to authorize school district No. 2, in Sheboygan county, to levy a tax for finishing a school house;" .

“ An act to organize certain towns therein named;"

“An act to submit to the inhabitants of the counties of Jefferson and Dodge the question of the division of said counties;"

“An act to provide for and regulating the action of replevin before justices of the peace ;'!

“An act relating to the county of St, Croix;"

An act to authorize the collector of the town of Hudson to collect certain taxes ;"

"An act repealing an act which vacated an alley in Southport;"

“Resolution concerning a light house on Grassy Island near the mouth of Fox river;"

“ Joint resolution providing for the payment to William W. Brown out of the canal funds the sum therein named;" and “A memorial to Congress on the subject of the reserved mineral lands ;"

• JOHN CATLIN, 1 Of' the joint commit

NOAH PHELPS, ) tee on Enrollment.
On motion of Mr. MaGone,
The House adjourned.

TUESDAY, February 3, 1816.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Spaulding.
The Journal was read and corrected.
Mr. Hoard offered the following resolution ;
Which was adopted :

Resolved, That the Council be requested to return to this House, Council bill No. 43.”

Mr. Earll, from the committee on Internal Improvements, to which had been referred several petitions asking for the incorporation of rail road companies, reported adversely to the prayer of said petitioners.

Mr. MaGone, from the committee on Corporations, to which had been referred sundry petitions asking for the incorporation of several mutual insurance companies, reported adversely to the prayer of the petitioners.

The said reports were accepted and the committees discharged. The message of the Council was then taken up, and

On inotion of Mr. MaGone, No. 6, (H. of R.) “ Memorial to Congress for an appropriation for a road from Manitowoc to intersect the road from Green Bay to Fond du Lac ;''.

Was laid on the table.

« AnteriorContinuar »