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Mr. Bracken offered the following resolution, which was adop!. ed :

Resolved, That the president of the Milwaukee and Rock river canal company, be requested to furnish to this House the plans and drawings of said canal, and estimates of the cost of construct. ing the same, now in his possession.

Mr. Wells, from the committee on the judiciary, reported bills, which were read a first and second time, and ordered to be print. ed, entitled as follows, viz:

No. 32, “ A bill in relation to assessors."

No. 33, “ A bill relative to the writ of mandamus, and for other purposes.'

No. 34, “ A bill relating to strays.”

Mr. Story presented the account of Horatio N. Wells, Attor. ney-General of the Territory, for services rendered and expenses incurred in commencing suit against the Bank of Wisconsin, and moved that the same be referred to a select committee.

Ordered, That the said account be so referred.

The Speaker appointed Messrs. Story, Bracken and Shew, said committee.

The Speaker laid befere the House a message from the Execu. tive, notifying the House that he had this day approved and signed “ A memorial to Congress relative to confirming the titles to lots one, two and three, of section thirty-two, town seven, range twen. ty-two east.”

Mr. Street moved that the House do reconsider the vote of Saturday last, by which the communication from Thomas Fawcett, and others, was referred to a select committee.

The ayes and nocs being called on the question to reconsider, there were ayes 9, noes 17.

Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Bracken, Craig, Cruson, McGregor, Newman, Shackelford, Shew, Story and Street.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Baldwin, Beardsley, Blackstone, Billings, Brunson, Childs, Conroe, Dewey, Hoyt, Jenkins, Longstreet, Ray, Sholes, Sievens, Sutherland, Wells and Whiton, speaker.

So the motion to reconsider was lost.

Mr. Childs, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported the following to be correctly engrossed, viz:

No. 18, “ A bill to repeal an act entitled “ An act to change ihe corporate limits and powers of the town of Green Bay.'

No. 23, “ A bill to annual the marriage contract of Joseph R. Brown and Margaret Brown ;” and,

No. 24, “ A bill to provide for the support of common schools, and for other purposes."

The House then proceeded to the orders of the day, being bills, &c., on their

passage,

when No. 18, “ A bill to change the corporate limits and powers of the town of Green Bay,” was read a third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

No. 23, “ A bill to annul the marriage contract of Joseph R. Brown and Margaret Brown,” was read a third time, and the ayes noes being called for, by Mr. McGregor, on the question of its final

passage, there were, ayes 14, noes 12. Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Beardsley, Billings, Bracken, Brunson, Childs, Craig, Dewey, Hoyt, Longstreet, Shackelford, Sholes, Stevens, Street and Wells.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Baldwin, Black. stone, Conroe, Cruson, Jenkins, McGregor, Newman, Ray, Shew, Story, Sutherland and Whiton, speaker,

So the said bill was passed, and the title thereof was then agreed to.

No. 24, " A bill to provide for the support of common schools, and for other purposes,” was read a third time, passed, and title thereof agreed to.

Ordered, That the clerk request the concurrence of the Council in the said several bills.. Message from the Council by their secretary:

Mr. Speaker-The Council have passed the following bills, and request the concurrence of the House therein, viz :

“No. 17, • A bill to provide for the support of illegitimate child. ren.'

“ No. 27, • A bill limiting the term of office of all officers not now limited by law.'

* No. 29, . A bill 10 establish the town of Bristol, in the county of Racine.'

Have concurred in resolution No. 10, of this House, entitled • Resolution relating to the appointment of Samuel B. Knapp fiscal agent,' with amendments thereto, in which the concurrence of this House is requested.

6 And have non-concurred in the amendment of this House to bill No. 15, entitled . A bill to prevent the sale of intoxicating li. quors to Indians.

“ The Governor has notified the Council that he did on this day approve • An act to provide for the construction of a bridge across the Milwaukee river.'And then he withdrew.

On motion of Mr. Shackelford, The House resolved itself into the committee of the whole, Mr. Dewey in the chair, having bills under consideration of the follow. ing titles, to wit :

No. 13, “ A bill to amend an act concerning judgments and executions ;" and,

No, 21, “A bill relative to the seat of justice of Brown coun

ty.

After some time the committee rose and reported bill No. 13 with, and bill No. 21 without amendments.

Mr. Childs called for the ayes and noes on the question of .agreeing to the report of the committee on bill No. 13, and, Pending the question thereon,

On motion of Mr. Shackelford,
Ordered, That the said bill do lie on the table.

A motion was then made by Mr. Childs, that bill No. 21 be recommitted to the same committee by whom it was reported, and that said committee be instructed to report on to-mor

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And the ayes and noes being called for on the said motion, were as follows:

Ayes-Messrs. Baldwin, Beardsley, Billings, Blackstone, Bracken, Brunson, Childs, Craig, Cruson, Dewey, Hoyt, Jenkins, Longstreet, Nowman, Ray, Shew, Story, Street, Sutherland and Whiton, speaker-20.

Noes-Messrs. Conroe, McGregor, Shackelford, Sholes, Ste. vens and Wells-6.

Mr. I.ongstrect moved that bill No. 13 be taken up and con. sidered, which was agreed to.

The question was then pui, “ Will the House agree to the re. port of the committee ?"

And the ayes and noes being called, were as follows :

Ayes--Messrs. Baldwin, Beardsley, Blackstone, Conroe, Cru. son, Dewey, Hoyt, McGregor, Newman, Shew, Sutherland, Wells and Whiton, speaker--13.

Noes--Messrs. Billings, Bracken, Brunson, Childs, Craig, Jenkins, Longstreet, Ray, Shackelford, Sholes, Stevens, Story and Street--13.

So the report of the committee was disagreed to.

A motion was then made by Mr. Longstreet, that the said bill, No. 13, be referred to a select committee, to consist of three, and the

ayes and noes being called for on the said motion, there were ayes 15, noes 11.

Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Beardsley, Billings, Bracken, Brunson, Childs, Craig, Jenkins, Longstreet, Newman, Ray, Shackelford, Sholes, Stevens, Story and Street.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Baldwin, Black. stone, Conroe, Cruson, Dewey, Hoyt, McGregor, Shew, Suther. land, Wells and Whiton, speaker,

The Speaker appointed Messrs. Longstreet, Wells and Blackstone, the said committee.

Mr. Street, agreeably to notice for leave, introduced bill No. 35, which was read the first and second time, and ordered to be printed, entitled as follows:

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*** A bill to amend an act of the statutes of the Territory of Wis. consin, entitled • An act concerning costs and fees.'”

Mr. Childs then moved ihat two more members be added to the committee to which bill No. 13 was referred, which was decided in ile affirmative.

The ayes and nocs being called on the said motion, there were ayes 16, noes 10.

Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Billings, Blackstone, Brunson, Childs, Craig, Jenkins, Longstreet, New. man, Ray, Shackelford, Sholes, Story, Street, Sutherland, Wells and Whiton, speaker.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Baldwin, Beardsley, Bracken, Conroe, Cruson, Dewey, Hoyt, McGregor, Shew and Stevens.

The Speaker appointed Messrs. Childs and Jenkins of the said committee.

Mr. Shew then moved that two more members be added to the said committee.

Pending the question thereon, a motion was made by Mr. Bil. lings, that the House do now adjourn until 3 o'clock P. M.

And the ayes and noes being called on the said motion, were as follows:

Ayes--Messrs. Baldwin, Beardsley, Billings, Blackstone, Brun. son, Childs, Craig, Hoyt, Jenkins, Longstreet, Ray, Shackelford, Shew, Sholes, Stevens, Story, Sutherland and Whiton, speaker18.

Noes--Messrs. Bracken, Conroe, Cruson, Dewey, McGregor, Newman, Street and Wells--8.

So the House adjourned until 3 o'clock P. M.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

Three o'clock. Mr. Sutherland, by leave, presented a petition from citizens of Dane county, praying that an additional term of court may be held in said county.

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