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of citizens of Brown county on the subject was referred, report. ed bill No. 29, entitled “ a bill to amend an act entitled an act, concerning the lien of mechanics and others, for the cost of repairs and improvements on real estate."

Which was read a first and second times, and laid on the ta., ble to be printed.

Bill No. 16. (H. of R.) entitled "a bill relating to fines and orfeitures,” was read the third time, passed, and the title was, agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Rountree, the Council proceeded to the consideration of Executive business.

The Executive business was disposed of.

Mr. Upham moved a reconsideration of the vote of yesterday by which the Council refused to concur in the first amendment of the House of Representatives to bill No. 21, entitled " to provide for the compensation of the officers of the Legisla, tive Assembly."

The motion to re-consider was agreed to-ayes 7, noeş 6.
And the ayes and noes being called for,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arnold, Col. lins, Learned, Sterling, Upham, Vineyard, and Maxwell, (Presi. dent.)

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arodt, Brig. ham, Bullen, Janes, Martin, and Rountree.

The question then recurred on concurring in the said amend. ment, viz: “To insert after the words (Clerk of the House) the words [five dollars each per day, and to the;] when

Mr. Martin moved to amend the amendment by striking out "five," and inserting in place thereof " four and a half."

Which was disagreed to—ayes 6, noes 7.
And the ayes and noes being called for,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arndt, Brig. ham, Bullen, Janes, Martin, and Rountrec.

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Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arnold, Collips, Learned, Sterling, Upham, Vineyard, and Maxwell, (President.)

Mr. Martin then moved to amend the amendment by striking out “five dollars," and inserting - four dollars and seventy.five': cents,” in place thereof.

Mr. Collins moved to insert " four dollars and eighty.seven and a half cents," in place of the words proposed to be strick. en out.

Which motion was unanimously rejected.
The question then recurred on the motion of Mr. Martin,
Which was determined in the negative-ayes 4, noes 8.
And the ayes and goes being called for,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arndt, Bullen, Janes, and Martin.

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arnold, Brig. ham, Collins, Learned, Sterling, Upham, Vineyard, and Max well, (President.)

Mr. Martin moved to adjourn.

The motion was lost. The question was then put on concurring in the amendment of the House of Representatives, and determined in the affirma. tivemayes 7, noes 6.

And the ayes and noes being called for,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arnold, Col. lins, Learned, Sterling, Upham, Vineyard and Maxwell, (President.)

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arndt, Brig. ham, Bullen, Janes, Martin, and Rountree.

On motion of Mr. Martin, the Council adjourned.

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... Friday, January 22, 1841.

On motion of Mr. Arndt, Resolved, 'That a committee of three be appointed to inquire bow far the person appointed by this Legislature to prepare the laws of the August and present sessions for publication has pro. ceeded, and in what manner the duties are performed.

Messrs. Arndt, Janes and Rountree, were appointed the com. mittee.

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

An act to prescribe the number, duties and compensation of the officers of the Legislative Assembly, and for other purposes ; and

An act to provide for the compensation of the present officers of the Legislative Assembly.'',

Mr. Sterling, from the committee on territorial affairs, made report, as follows :

** The committee on territorial affairs, to whom was referred the petition of the citizens of Portage county, praying to be at. tached to the county of Dane for judicial pu rposes; also, the petition of the citizens of Brown county, praying that the Wis. consin Pinery be also attached to the county of Dane for judicial purposes, have instructed me to report back to the Council bill No. 14, which was referred to them, entitled " A bill to enlarge the boundaries of Portage county, and for other purposes;" to which they have made some 'amendments, and would respect. fully recommend their adoption."....11

Bill 14, with amendments, was then a second time; and

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On motion of Mr. Arndt,
The amendments to said bill were ordered to be printed.

On motion of Mr. Collins,
The Council resolved itself into committee of the whole, Mr.
Rountree in the chair, for the consideration of resolution No. 7,
entitled “ Resolution relative to examination of the Mineral
Point Bank ;"

And after some time, the committee rose and reported the re. solution without amendment.

Mr. Arnold then moved to amend the resolution in the second line thereof by striking out two members," and inserting in place thereof "one member."

Mr. Martin moved further to amend by, striking out in the third line, the words " appointed by the presiding officer of their respective," and inserting in place thereof the words “ elected by joint ballot of the two."

The motion was disagreed to. The Clerk of the House of Representatives being announced, the following message was received :

Mr. President: The House of Representatives bas concur. ired in bill No. 8, (C. F.), entitled " A bill to amend an'act to establish the rate of toll for grinding," with amendments thereto in which this House is requested to concur:

"And in the amendments of this House to the following bill and memorial, viz: 1, puis atlat 1. No. 16. A bill relating to fines and forfeitures; and

No. 10.: A memorial to Congress to extend the jurisdiction of justices of the peace. -}')* I am directed to present for your signature,

An act to prescribe the number, duties and compensation of the officers of the Legislative Assembly and for other purposes ; and

An act to provide for the compensation of the present officers of the Legislative Assembly.”

The President signed the bill and memorial memtioned in the above message.

The further consideration of the resolution was then resumed, when

Mr. Martin moved to strike out the words “ appointed by the presiding officer of” in the fourth line, and insert "elected by;"

Which was agreed to. Mr. Bullen then moved to insert in the fifth line, after the word “ bank," as follows: " And that said committee be direc. ted to ascertain, if possible, either by the examination of the stock ledger of the bank or otherwise, who are the stock holders of said bank."

The motion was disagreed to. Mr. Arnold then moved to strike out in the fifth line the words " or a majority of them;"

Which was agreed to, and the resolution was thereupon or. dered to be engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Learned, the Council was resolved into committee of the whole, Mr. Martin in the chair, for the consid. eration of memorial No. 4, entitled “ Memorial to Congress on the subject of the sale of the public lands north of Wisconsin river;" and, after some time, the committee rose and reported the memorial with amendments.

The amendments were concurred in, and the memorial was thereupon adopted.

On motion of Mr. Janes, The Council was again resolved into committee of the whole, Mr. Learned in the chair, for the consideration of bill No. 22, (H. of R.) entitled " A bill to provide for a special election in the town of Burlington, in the county of Racine;"

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