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Smith, Squtres, Stewart, Sterling, Vittum, Whittlesey, and Wiel. -22.
Mr. Wakeley voted in the negative.
TO THE SENATE:
I have the honor herewith to transmit to you, the Report of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, and also, the Report of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin, for the year ending December 31st, 1852.
LEONARD J. FARWELL. [For report of State Agricultural Society, see Appendix D.For report of Board of Regents of the University, see Appendix E.)
Mr McLane moved that the report of the State Agricultural Society be referred to the committee on Agriculture,
Which was agreed to.
Mr. Stewart moved that the report of the Board of Regents be referred to the committee on Education, School and University Lands,
Which was agreed to.
The Senate then resolved itself into committee of the whole for the consideration of.
No.3 S., a bill to authorize the Racine, Janesville and Mississippi Railroad Company to build their Railroad in divisions, and to connect with certain other Railroads.
No. 10 S., a bill to authorize the city of Racine to aid in the construction of certain Railroads.
No. 19 S., a bill to amend an act entitled “an act to incorporate the Mineral Point Railroad Company," approved April 17, 1852.
Mr. Alban in the Chair,
And after some time spent therein,
The committee arose and reported back to the Senate said bill No.3 S., with amendment and recommended the reference thereof to a select committee of three.
Also, said bill No. 10 S., without amendment.
And said bill No. 19 S., and recommended its reference to committee on Incorporations.
The question being upon the reference of said bill No. 3 S., together with the pending amendments,
It was agreed to.
And Messrs. Cary, Briggs and Bowen were appointed said committee.
The question being upon ordering said bill No. 10 S., to be engrossed and read a third time,
Mr. Cary moved that the bill be laid upon the table one day,
Said bill No. 19 S., was referred to the committee on Incorporations.
On motion of Mr. Reed, the Senate then adjourned to 3 o'clock P. M.
3 O'CLOCK, P. M. Mr. Squires, from the committee on Enrolled Bills, reported as correctly enrolled :
No. 178., a bill to allow appeals to be taken from the decisions of the Register of the State Land Office.
Mr. Alban introduced
The Senate then resolved itself into committee of the whole for the consideration of
No. 36 A., a bill to vacate a part of Water and Fifteenth streets, in the village of Manitowoc.
No. 29 A., a bill to amend Chap. 88, Section 219, of the Revised Statutes.
No. 24 A., a bill to authorize John J. Cruikshank to construct and maintain a Canal at Grand Rapids, Wisconsin.
Mr. Prentice in the Chair,
The committee arose, and by its Chairman, reported back to the Senate said bill No. 36 A., and recommended that it be read the third time.
Also, No. 29 A., and recommended that the enacting clause thereof be stricken out.
And No. 24 A., and recommended the reference thereof to the committee on Internal Improvements.
Said bill No. 36 A., was ordered to be read the third time."
The question being upon striking out the enacting clause of said bill No. 29 A.
It was decided in the negative,
Messrs. Alban, Bashford, Cary, Lewis, Sharpstein, and Stewart.-6. Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Blair, Bovee, Bowen, Briggs, McLane, Miller, Prentice, Reed, Smith, Squires, Vittum, Wakeley, Whittlesey and Weil-15.
Mr. Reed moved the reference of said bill to the Committee on Judiciary,
Which was agreed to.
Said bill No. 24 A., was referred to the Committee on Internal Improvements.
In committee of the whole, for the consideration of
No. 4 A., A bill to extend the time for the completion of a bridge across Platte River, in Grant county.
Mr. Lewis in the chair;
4 A. back to the Senate, without amendment, and recommended
And said bill was ordered to be read a third time.
No. 3 (S), A bill to authorise the Racine, Janesville, and Mississippi Railroad Company to build their Railroad in divisions, and to connect with certain other Railroads,
Reported the same back to the Senate, by way of substitute, which was read the first and second times.
On motion of Mr. Hunter,
WEDNESDAY, January 19, 1853.
Mr. Vittum presented the petition of inhabitants of Marquette county for a law similar to the Maine Liquor Law,
Which was referred to Committee on Judiciary.
Remonstrance of Geo. W. Clark and 25 others, citizens and merchants of Janesville, Rock Co., against the proposition to change the location of the Beloit and Madison Rail Road from Janesville to any other point.
Remonstrance of J. A. Nehrig and 13 others upon the same subject.
Remonstrance of Charles Holt, Wm. Truesdell and 32 others upon the same subject.
Remonstrance of Jackman and Smith, Holden, Kemp & Co., McCrea, Bell & Co., L. M. Doubleday & Co., J. J. White & Co., O. M. Dean & Co., and 94 others upon the same subject.
Which, on motion of Mr. Miller were laid upon the table, to be considered in connection with,
No. 6 S., A bill to amend the charter of the Beloit and Madi. son Rail Road Company.
The following resolution, introduced yesterday by Mr. Hunter, was then taken up:
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk be authorized to procure 100 copies of the township map of Wisconsin, by J. W. Hunt, for the use of the Senate, at a cost not exceeding 25 cts. per copy.
Mr. Blair moved to amend the resolution by striking out 100 and inserting 200,
Which was decided in the affirmative.
Messrs. Alban, Allen, Blair, Bovee, Bowen, Briggs, Hunter, McLane, Miller, Reed, Wakeley, Whittlesey and Wiel.--13,
Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Bashford, Cary, Lewis, Pinkney, Prentice, Sharpstein, Smith, Squires, Stewart, Sterling and Vittum.-11.
Mr. Smith moved to amend said resolution by adding:-"Provided that the amount paid for the same shall be deducted from the per diem of the Senators."
Mr. Reed moved to lay the amendment upon the table,