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Was amended by the unanimous consent of the house by prefixing an enacting clanse thereto;
And was then passed, and the tiile thereof agreed 10.
ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Plati, on the passage of the said bill,
Those who voted in the affirmative were,
Messrs. Agry, Bartlett, Birchard, Crossman, Darling, Ellis, Grani, Hunkins, Long, Manahan, Masters, Meeker, Parsons, Trowbridge, and Walker (speaker)-15.
Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Capron, Elmore, Hicks, Hopkins, Messersmith, Olin, Palmer, Plati, Price, Thompson, and Tripp—11.
The house proceeded to consider the unfinished business of Saturday, when the undermentioned bill, to wit:
No. 14, (H.) “A bill to provide for the appointment of a printer to the legislative assembly of the territory of Wisconsin," was,
On motion of Mr. Parsons,
The question was then put on granting leave to Mr. Ellis to withdraw the resolution offered by him on the 6th inst. relating to printing in the daily slips the several amendments offered by Messrs. Platt and Hicks to bill No.5, (C.)
And it passed in the affirmative.
On motion of Mr. Ellis, The undermentioned rosolution was amended by striking out the word “ Tuesday,” and inserting “ Thursday” in lieu thereof, and was then adopted, to wit:
No. 15, (C.)" Resolution directing the select committee therein named to report,"
And is as follows:
“Resolved, the house of representatives concurring, that the joint select committee appointed under the resolution of April 15th, 1843, to ascertain the terms on which a settlement could be effected with the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal Company, be directed to report on Tuesday next."
The amendment to bill
No. 4, (H) “A bill to change the time of holding the annual meetings of the several boards of county supervisors,”
Was read and concurred in.
On motion of Mr. Darling, Ordereil, that the message relating to resolution No. 11, (C.) “ Resolution relative to the selection of seminary lands," do lie on the table.
Mr. Plat give notice that he should, on a future day, introduce an address to the secretary of the treasury, praying ihat he will direct a different minner of se:ilement of the accounts of the inarshal of this territory.
On motion of Mr. Elmore, The house took up resolution
No. 12, (11.) “ Resolution relative to an adjournment of the assembly without dy;" and
On inotion of Mr. Elmore,
Mr. Dirling moved to amend the resolution by striking out the word “nex!,” alier the word “ January.” Which was disagreed to.
On motion of Mr. Elmore, Ordered, that said resolution do lie on the table until Monday next.
Mr. Ellis, ly leave, offered the following resolution, to wit:
No. 15, (11.) “Risolution relative to the adjournment of the present session of the legislative assembly:
* Resolveit, That the present session of the legislative assembly, if the council concur, shall cease and determine on the first day of February nexi.”
And the question being piit on the adoption thereof,
Massrs. Bartlett, Birchard, Crossinan, Darling, Ellis, Elmore, Grant, Hopkins, Long, Olin, Parsons, Platt, Price, Thompson, and Walker (peaker)-- 15.
Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Agry, Capron, Hicks, Hunkins, Manahan, Masters, Messersmith, Meeker, Palmer, Tripp and Trowbridge-il.
On inotion of Mr. Plati, The house resolved itself into the committee of the whole house, having the following memorial and bill under consideration, to wit:
No.5, (C.) “Memorial to congress for a donation of land to improve the Grant river slough;""
No. 20, (C.) "A bill to repeal an act to establish the university of Wisconsin;"
No. 23, (C.) "A bill to define the boundaries of certain counties therein named, and for other purposes."
Mr. Meeker in the chir.
After some time the committee rose and reported the said memorial and bill No. 20, without amendment, and asked leave to sit again for the consideration of bill No. 23. Memorial No.5, (C.) was ordered to a third reading.
On motion of Mr. Hopkins,
Leave was granted to the committee to sit again for the consideration of bill No. 23.
Mr. Agry, by leave, offered the following resolution, which was adopted, to wit:
"Resolred, That the judiciary committee be directed to inquire into the expediency of so altering the existing law relating to township and county government as to admit of the annual meeting of the board of supervisors of the several counties at some time other than on the first Tuesday of September, and to report by bill or otherwise."
On motion of Mr. Ellis, Ordered, that the undermentioned bills be now considered in the committee of the whole house, to wit:
No. 9, (H.) "A bill respecting the office of register of deeds for the county of Brown;"
No. 13, (H.) “A bill to set off the town of Howard, in the county of Brown."
On motion of Mr. Paliner, Ordered, that the undermentioned bill be referred to the saine comunitier, io wil;
No. 5. (11.) “ A bill to amend an act concerning the City of the Four Likes
The house then resolved itself into the committee of the whole house on the said bills,
Mr. Messersmith in the chair;
And after some spent therein, the committee by their chairman reported Nos. 5 and 13 with, and No. 9 without amendment.
Bill No. 9 was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading.
The question was then put on agreeing to the amendment made by the judiciary committee, and recommended by the committee of the whole house to bill No. 5, (which was to strike out the enacting clause)
And decided in the affirmative.
The amendinents to bill No. 13, were then agreed to, and the bill ordered to be engrossed. Mr. Ellis offered the following resolution, which,
On motion of Mr. Paliner,
“ Resolved, That the committee on the judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of repealing the act concerning the City of the Four Lakes, approved April 15th, 1843."
Mr. Long, from the committee on enrolled bills, reported "An act to organize the county of Sauk” to be correcily enrolled; Which was signed by the speaker.
On motion of Mr. Trowbridge, The house adjourned.
TUESDAY, January 9, 1844. Mr. Trowbridge presented the petition of S. Doolittle and other citizens of the town of Southport, praying the passage of a law granting to Jared Lake the privilege of extending a wharf into Lake Michigan;
Which was referred to the committee on incorporations.
No. 15, (H.) 'Resolution relative to the adjournment of the present session of the assembly,' with an amendment, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house;
And have concurred in the amendment of this house to
No. 15, (C.) “Resolution directing the select committee therein named to report;'
And have passed
No. 4, (C.) •Memorial to congress praying for the evacuation of Fort Crawford; also,
No. 22, (C.) 'A bill to amend an act concerning notaries public,' in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.
The governor has notified the council that he did on the 1811 December ult., approve and sign
"An act giving to Ilenry, alias Henry Tutt, the name of Henry Early;' and
"A memorial to congress for the improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers; and also, on the 20th of December,
"Memorial for a re-appropriation of certain monies to complete, the light house on Grassy Island, near the mouth of Fox river;" and also, on the 271h of December,
‘An act to enable school district number four, in the town of Janesville, to levy a tax for the purpose of building or purchasing a school bouse;' and also, on the 3d day of January inst.,
'An act to amend the act to incorporate the Fox River Iinprovement Company;' and
'An act 10 authorize the register of deeds of the county Granı, to procure certain records in the office of the register of deeds of the county of lowa;' and also, on the 6th of January inst.,
‘An act to authorize the village of Racine to borrow money and for other purposes;?
And that he did deposite the same severally in the office of the secretary of the territory.
The council lave also passed
Mr. Ellis, by leave, introduced the following resolution, to wit:
No. 16, (H.) •Resolution relative to the extinguishment of the Indian title to lands therein mentioned;
Which was read the firsi and second time.
Resolved, That the committee on incorporations in the investigation of the subject relating to the Wisconsin Marine and Fire