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thereto, as follows : “ And it is hereby further provided that no lawyer shall in any case charge or take any other or greater fee than is provided for in the sections hereby revived." And pending the question thereon, On motion of Mr. Martin, the Council adjourned.

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The President laid before Council a communication from the Governor on Executive business.

Read and laid on the table. Mr. Arndt, from the committee on engrossed, bills, reported the following to be correctly engroesed, viz:

No. 26. A bill to restrain pedlars and other persons from trading without licence.

Mr. Learned, from the committee on enrolment, reported the following to be correctly enroled, viz :

Resolution relative to the university lands; and,
Memorial to Congress relative to school lands.

Also, that the following had been presented to the Governor, on yesterday, for his approval, viz :

Memorial for an appropriation to improve the rapids ot the Mississippi river.

Mr. Janes, from the select committee to whom was referred that portion of the Governor's message on the subject, reported a bill as follows:

No. 30. A bill to provide for the appointment of a territorial Geologist.

Which was read a first and second times.
Mr. Learned, from the majority of the select committee to

to which the petitions of citizens of the towns of Aztalan and Jefferson, proposing in the event of the removal of the seat of government of the territory to either of those places, to erect suitable buildings for the accommodation of the Legislative As. sembly, made an unfavorable report thereon, together with a resolution as follows:

Resolved, That the committee be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

Mr. Vineyard, from the minority of the same committee made a report unfavorable to the proposal of the citizens of the town of Jefferson, and favorable to the proposal of the citizens of the town of Aztalan, accompanied by a bill (No. 31,) entitled “a bill to remove the seat of government from Madison to the town of Aztalan in Jefferson county.”

Which bill was read a first and second times.

Mr. Arnold from the select committee to which had been re. ferred the petition of Lyman Goodenow and William T. Bid. well, on the subject, reported a bill, No. 32, entitled "a bill to incorporate the Trustees of the Prairieville Academy;"

Which was read a first and second time.

Mr. Martia, in accordance with notice given, obtained leave to introduce bill No. 33, entitled “a bill to incorporate the Fox and Wisconsin Steamboat Company;"

Which was read a first and second time.

Engrossed bill No. 26, entitled "a bill to restrain pedlars and other persons from trading without licence," was read the third time, passed, and the title was agreed to.

And the ayes and noes being called for on the passage of the bill,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arnold, Bul. len, Collins, Learned, Rountree, Sterling, Upham and Vine. yard, 8.

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arndt, Brig. ham, Janes, Martin and Maxwell, (President.) 5.

On motion of Mr. Brigham, The Council proceeded to the consideration of Executive bu. siness ;

The Executive business was disposed of.

The Council proceeded to the further consideration of bill No. 25, entitled "a bill to repeal a certain act therein mention. ed relating, to costs and fees, and for other purposes ;" when

Mr. Collins renewed his motion of yesterday to amend the bill by adding thereto as follows :

"And it is hereby further provided that no lawyer shall in any case charge or take any other or greater fee than is provi. ded for in the sections hereby revived.”

And pending the question thereon,
Mr. Collins moved to lay ihe bill on the table,

Which was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Collins,
The Council adjourned until 3 o'clock, P. M.

Three O'clock, P. M.
On motion of Mr. Arnold, the Council adjourned.

Thursday, January, 28, 1841.

Mr. Learned from the committee on enrolment, reported the following to be correctly enroled, viz ;

" An act relative to the duties of the Secretary of the Territo.

ry; and

A memorial to Congress concerning pre-emption rights to mineral and other lands.

On motion of Mr. Janes the Council proceeded to the further consideration of bill No. 24, entitled, “ a bill to incorporate the village of Racine.”

And the question being put on concurring in the amendinent reported by the committee of the whole,

The same was agreed to.

And pending the question on ordering the bill to be engros. sed for a third reading,

'The clerk of the House of Representatives was announced, when the following message was received, viz :

• Mr. President-I am directed to inform this House that the Governor has notified the House of Representatives that he did on yesterday approve a memorial of the following title, to wit:

Memorial for an appropriation to improve the rapids of the Mississippi river.

“I am further directed to present the following for your sig. nature, viz:

An act relative to the duties of the Secretary of the Territory ; Resolution relative to the University lands ;

Memorial to Congress concerning pre-emption rights to min. eral and other lands; and,

Memorial to Congress relative to school lands.”

The President signed the act, resolution and memorials refer. red to in the foregoing message.

And the question being again put on ordering the bill No. 24, to be engrossed for a third reading,

Mr. Arndt moved to amend the same further, by striking out all in the seventeenth number of the fourteenth section except the following :-“To organize school districts in said village, to receive the money coming from the county for the benefit of the scholars in said village, and generally to have full control over all public schools in said village, and to take such measures for the benefit of public instruction as they may deem proper.”

The motion was agreed to.

Mr. Arnold then moved to refer the bill to the committee on the judiciary.

The motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Martin moved to amend further by inserting before the words “one per centum,” in the fifty ninth line of the 14th sec. tion, the words “one fourth of.”

Which was agreed to.

Mr. Collins moved to amend by striking out, in the twentyseventh section, the words," from and after its passage," and inserting in place thereof, as follows : "at such times as the le. gal voters residing within the corporate limits of the village of Racine shall by two-thirds of their votes accept this charter."

The motion was agreed to.

Mr. Martin then moved to amend the fourteenth section by striking out in the 40th and 41st lines thereof; the words." and generally to take such measures for the public health as they shall deem proper."

Which was disagreed to..
Mr. Janes then moved to lay the bill on the table.

Which was agreed to. . 1 On motion of Mr. Janas, the Council resumed the considerá

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