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Which were read and laid on the table.
Mr. Upham presented the petition of citizens of Milwaukee county for territorial roads therein mentioned.
Read, and referred to committee on territorial roads.
Mr. Learned from committee on enrolment, reported that the following were presented, on yesterday, to the Governor, for his approval, viz:
An act relating to sheriffs ;
An act to amend an act entitled an act concerning grand and petit jurors ;' and
An act entitled an act to provide for the trial of criminal cases.'
Resolution No. 18, (H. of R.) entitled " resolution relative to the election of a Board of Canal Commissioners and a Com. missioner of Public Buildings,” was read the third time,
And the question being on the passage thereof, Mr. Upham moved that a call of the Council be made, and the absent members sent for.
The call was thereupon made.
Mr. Arndt then moved to suspend further proceedings in the call.
The motion was agreed to.
Mr. Upham then moved to adjourn, and that a call of the
On motion of Mr. Collins,
The question of adjournment was then taken, and determined in the negative.
Mr. Upham moved to lay the resolution on the tablo.
Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs, Janes, Martin, Upham and Vineyard.
Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arnold, Arndt, Brigham, Bullen, Collins, Rountree, Sterling and Maxwell, (President.)
The question was then put, shall the resolution pass ?--and it was determined in the affirmative-ayes 9, noes 3.
And the ayes and noes being called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arnold, Arndt, Brigham, Bullen, Collins, Janes, Rountree, Sterling, and Max. well, (President.)
Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Martin, Upham, and Vineyard.
The title was then read and agreed to.
Bill No. 5, (H. of R.) entitled a bill to divorce Peter How. ard from his wife, Sarah Howard, and to change the name of said Howard, having been read the third time, and the question being on the passage thereof,
Mr. Collins moved to lay the bill, on the table.
Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arnold, Arndt, Brigham, Collins, Janes, Rountree, Sterling and Maxwell, (President.)
Those who voted in the negative, are Mesars, Bullen, Martin, Upham and Vineyard.
Mr. Rountree, in accordance with notice given, obtained leave to introduce bill No. 38, entitled “ a bill to incoporate the town of Plattville."
Which was read a first and second times and ordered to be printed
On motion of Mr. Collins, resolution No. 11, (H. of R.) was taken up; when
Mr. Collins moved to amend the resolution, as follows:
Strike out all after the word " to,” where it first occurs, in the first line, to the word “the,” where it first occurs in the third line, and insert the following, viz: "Open a correspon. dence with the Governor of;" also, strike out the word " effect," in the third line, and insert the word “ascertain” in place there. of : also, strike out the words by compromise or otherwise," and insert in place thereof the words “the terms on which.”
And further, strike out the second paragraph.
The amendment was agreed to and the resolution was ordered to a third reading.
On motion of Mr. Collins, Ordered, That the twenty-seventh rule be suspended with reference to the bill just ordered to a third reading, and that the same be read a third time now.
The resolution was thereupon read a third time; when
Mr. Collins obtained the unanimous consent of the Council to amend the bill further, by striking out the words.“ restora. tion of," and inserting before the words." to the jurisdiction," the words “ may be restored.”
The resolution was then passed, and the title was agreed to.
Bills and resolution from the House of Representatives, as follows, were read; a first apd second times and ordered to be com. mitted to committee of the whole, viz:
No. 29. A bill to amend an act of the Revised Statutes Wisconsin Territory, entitled an act concerning judgments and executions;'
No. 40. A bill to organize the county of Calumet;
No. 42. A bill to authorize Asa Clark to build and maintain a dam across the outlet of Pewaukee Lake;
No. 43. A bill to amend an act entitled an act for assessing and collecting county revenue ;
No. 44. A bill to authorize Samuel H. Farnsworth to build and maintain a dam across the south channel of the Menominee river and for other purposes ;
No. 45. A bill relating to the duties of the registers of deeds in the counties of Sheboygan and Manitouwoc;
No. 53. A bill to apnex a part of the town of Pleasant Prairie to the town of Southport; and
No. 6. Resolution to provide for the distribution and sale of the Territorial maps.
On motion of Mr. Janes, The Council resolved itself into committee of the whole, Mr. Vineyard in the chair, for the consideration of bill No. 36, entia tled "a bill relative to trunks, baggage, and other unclaimed personal property ;'
And after a short time the committee rose and reported the bill without amendment. And the report having been received,
On motion of Mr. Arndt,
On motion of Mr. Arnold, The Council was again resolved into committee of the whole, Mr. Janes in the chair, for the consideration of Memorial No. 6, (H. of R.) entitled memorial to Congress relative to appropri. ations for defraying the expenses of the Legislative Assembly, and of the courts of the Territory.'
And after some time the committee rose and reported the me. morial with amendments. The amendments were concurred in, and the memorial adopted,
On motion of Mr. Sterling, The Council again resolved itself into committee of the whole Mr. Arnold in the chair, for the consideration of memorial No. 12, (H. of R.) entitled memorial for the relief of John Hood;'
And after some time the committee rose and reported the memorial without amendment
The memorial was thereupon adopted.
The following message was then received from the House of Representatives, by the clerk thereof:
“ Mr. President- The House of Representatives has concur. red in all the amendments of this House to bill No. 37, (of the House of Representatives) entitled a bill supplementary to the several acts relating to the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal, and in the amendment of this House to resolution No. 18, en. titled,
Resolution relative to the election of board of canal commis. sioners and a commissioner of public buildings.
« The Governor has notified the House of Representatives that he has on this day approved the following, to wit:
An act to incorporate the village of Southport; and a
Memorial to Congress for an appropriation for the survey of certain roads therein named.
“ I am directed to present the following bills for the concur. rence of this House, to wit:
No. 56. A bill to change the pame of the town of Kinnikin. nick; and
No. 57. A bill to divide the town of Watertown in the coun. ty of Jefferson and to establish the town of Union.”
On motion of Mr. Bullen, the Council again resolved itself into committee of the whole, Mr. Brigham in the chair, for the consideration of bill No. 53 (H. of R.) entitled "a bill to an. nex a part of the town of Pleasant Prairie to the town of South. port;" and after some time the committee rose and reported the bill without amendment.
The bill was thereupon ordered to a third reading.
On motion of Mr. Arnold, the Council was again resolved in. to committee of the whole, Mr. Arndt in the chair, tor the con. sideration of bill No. 43, (H. of R.) entitled ' a bill to amend an act for assessing and collecting county revenue,' and after some