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TUESDAY, October 19, 1858. House met pursuant to adjournment. Prayer by the Chaplain. Journal read and approved. Mr. Fleming, on leave, introduced, H. B. No. 60, An act to incorporate the town of Beatrice."

Read first and second time time, and referred to Committee on Cor. porations.

Mr. Ramsey gave notice of a bill for the incorporation of the city of Rulo, Richardson county.

Mr. Shields, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 61, An act to establish a territorial road from Bellevue to Forrest city in Sarpy county,"

Read first and second time, and referred to Committee on Roads.
Mr. Rankin, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 62, “An act to establish a territorial road from Bellevue via Hazelton in Sarpy county, to Elkhorn city, in Douglas county,"

Read first and second time and referred to Committee on Roads. Mr. Rankin gave notice of a bill to organize Hall county, Nebraska. Mr. Seymour gave notice of a bill to organize the county of New Eldorado on the Head Waters of the Platte river, which county, shall be entitled to one representation in the next Territorial Legislature,

Also, A bill to incorporate the Omaha and Salt Lake Telegraph Company, Also, A bill to incorporate the Omaha Gas Light Company. Mr. Gwyer, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 63, “ An act to incorporate the Missouri and Columbia River Rail Road Company,"

Read first and second time, and referred to Committee on Internal Improvements.

Mr. Steele, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 64, "A bill for an act authorizing Joel H. Johnson to keep a ferry across the Loup Fork at Genoa in Monroe county,"

Read first and second time and referred to Committee on Corporations.

Mr. Bramble, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 65, “ Joint memorials and resolutions relative to the Yancton Sioux Indians, and the treaty negotiated with them,

Read first, second and third time, passed, and title agreed to.
Mr. De Puy, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 66, "A bill for an act to incorporate the town of Fremont, Dodge county, N. T.,"

Read first and second time, and referred to Committee on Corporations.

Mr. Davis of Washington, from Committee on County Seats and County Boundaries, to which was referred House Bills Nos. 33 and 47, re

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ported the same back without amendments, and recommended their passage.

Ordered engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow.
Mr. Steinberger, from select committee to whom was referred

C. B. No. 64, “A bill for an act to incorporate Columbus in Platte county,"

Reported the same back without amendment and recommended its passage.

The bill was now read the third time, passed and title agreed to.

Mr. Davis, from Committee ou County Seats and Boundaries, to which was referred

H. B. No. 5, “An act entitled an act to re-locate county seats,”
Reported the same back without recommendation.

On motion of Mr. Davis of Cass,
The bill was referred to a select committee of five.
Committee-Messrs. Davis of Cass, Shields, Daily, Ramsey and Taffe.

Mr. Stewart, from Committee on Corporations, submitted the following report:

Your committee, to whom was referred Council Bills Nos. 72, 78, 87 and House Bills Nos. 57 and 58, having had the same under consideration, beg leave to report the same back with certain amendments, and recommend their passage; also, H. B. No. 56, and recommend that the same be recommitted to a select committee of three, composed of the members from Sarpy county.

JAMES STEWART, Chairman. H. B. No. 56, "An act to establish a ferry across the Missouri river to Sarpy county,"

Referred to special committee, consisting of Messrs. Wattles, Norwood, Shields and Rankin.

C. B. No. 87, "An act to amend the city charter of Plattsmouth,”
Read third time, passed and title agreed to.
C. B. No. 78, “An act to incorporate the town of St. Helena."
Read third time, passed and title agreed to.

H. B. No. 57, "A bill for an act to incorporate the Nebraska Lead Mining Company,"

Taken up and amended as follows: In section two insert the words, “to carry out the provisions of this act," after the word “necessary," and by adding to the same section, "provided that nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to give to said corporation the powers and privileges of banking."

Ordered engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow.

H. B. No. 58, A bill for an act to incorporate the Nashville Coal Mining Company,"

Amended by adding to section three, "provided that nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to give said corporation the powers and privileges of banking."

Ordered engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow.

Mr. Rankin, from select committee, to which was referred

H. B. No. 56, “An act to establishi a ferry across the Missouri river, in Sarpy county,"

Reported the same back without amendments, and recommended its passage.

Ordered engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow. Mr. Fleming, from Committee on: Federal Relations, submitted the following report:

Mr. Speaker:

The Committee on Federal Relations, to whom was referred
C. F. No. 47, “A bill for an act to amend an act entitled "County
Surveyors,'

Have had the same under consideration, and directed me to report the same back to this House, and respectfully recommend that it do not pass.

WM. C. FLEMING.
On motion of Mr. Briggs,
The bill referred to in report was indefinitely postponed.
Mr. Hall, from select committee, to which was referred

H. B. No. 29, “A bill to provide for the erection of a court house and jail in the county of Otoe,”

Submitted the following report:

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Your committee, to whom was referred H. B. No. 29, having had same under consideration, after having prepared a substitute intending to recommend its passage, find on examination of section fourteen, page seventy-one, of the acts of 1855 and 1856, that the bill which we have prepared is in substance the same as there provided. Your committee are therefore of opinion that no legislation on the subject matter of H. B. N. 29 is needed, and would recommend that the whole subject matter be indefinitely postponed.

WM, B. HALL, Chairman.
On motion,
The report was adopted and the bill indefinitely postponed.

Mr. Cassell gave notice of a bill for an act to incorporate the
Nebraska City Hydraulic and Gas Company.

Mr. Noel, from Committee on Engrossing and Enrolling Bills, reported House Bills Nos. 40, 54, 53, 38, 52 and 4, as correctly engrossed.

On motion of Mr. Clayes, H. B. No. 23, A bill for an act to exempt the homestead of families and other property from forced sale,"

Was made the special order of the day for to-morrow at 10 o'clock
A. M.

On motion of Mr. Davis of Cass,
Business on Speaker's table be taken up.

C. B. No. 88, “A bill for an act to amend an act entitled an act to incorporate Nebraska city,"

Read first time, and referred to Committee on Corporations.

H. B. No. 38, "A joint resolution in relation to the extension of the time of pre-empting land on certain conditions,"

Read third time, passed and title agreed to.

H. B. No. 40, “An act for the encouragement and protection of live fences,"

Referred to a select committee of three, consisting of Messrs. Steinberger, Davis of Washington, and Wattles.

H. B. No. 52, “ A bill for an act to authorize R. W. Frame to keep a ferry across the Missouri river at Peru, Nemaba county, N. T.

Referred to a special committee of three, consisting of Messrs. Clarke, Daily and Noel.

Mr. Noel, from Committee on Engrossing and Enrolling Bills, reported, H. B. No. 46, as correctly engrossed.

H. B. No. 44 " A bill to authorize George W. Hunt to keep a mill dam across the south branch of Weeping Water in Cass county."

Referred to a select committee of three, consisting of Messrs. Davis of Cass, Noel and Lee.

The following message from the Council was received:

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COUNCIL CHAMBER,

Oct. 19, 1858. Mr. Speaker:

I am instructed to inform your honorable body that the Council has passed

C. B. No. 23, “A bill for an act providing for the better regulation of schools in Nebraska,"

And the concurrence of the House is requested.

I also inform you that the Council has concurred in the amendments of the House to

C. B. No. 40, “ An act to authorize Richard Kimball and Richard Hogaboom to establish and keep a ferry across the Platte river at Laramer city.”

S. M. CURRAN, Chief Clerk.

H. B. No. 53, "A bill for an act to locate a territorial road from Nebraska city to Platte river,”

Read third time, passed and title agreed to.

H. B. No. 54, “A bill for an act to locate a territorial road from Wyoming to Salt creek,"

Read third time, passed and title agreed to.
C. B. No. 72, "An act to incorporate the city of Dakota,"
Read third time, passed and title agreed to.

H. B. No. 46, “An act to consolidate the town of Rock Bluffs, and North Rock Bluffs, and to incorporate Rock Bluffs city,”

Read third time, passed and title agreed to.

C. B. No. 23, “A bill for an act providing for the better regulation of schools in Nebraska,"

Read first and second time, and referred to Committee on Common Schools.

Mr. Rankin, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 67, “An act for organizing the county of Hall, to define the boundaries and to locate the county seat thereof,"

Read first and second time, and referred to a special committee of three, consisting of Messrs. Rankin, Daily and Marquette.

Mr. Rankin moved to adjourn.
Lost.

Mr. Stewart moved that the House go into Committee of the Whole on the Revenue Bill.

Carried, and The House went into Committee of the Whole, Mr. Stewart in the Chair.

The House having resumed business,

Mr. Stewart, from Committee of the Whole, reported back the Revenue Bill, and recommended that it be made the special order of the day for Thursday next, at 10 o'clock A. M.

On motion of Mr. Clayes,
The report was adopted by the House.
Mr. Collier, from Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred
H. B. No. 42, “An act for the regulation of county jails,”
Reported the same back without recommendation.

The bill was now taken up and considered, section by section, and amended as follows:

In section nine, the word "prisoners” was substituted for the word prisons.”

Also, the blanks in section seven were filled by inserting in the first the word “first," and in the second the words, “its session."

Also, a new section was added to the bill, which reads as follows:

Sec. 15. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

The bill was then read third time, passed and title agreed to.

Mr. Noel, from Committee on Engrossing and Enrolling Bills, reported · H. B. No, 20 as correctly engrossed.

Mr. Clark introduced
H. B. No. 68, “ Joint resolution relative to adjournment."
H. B. No. 20, "A bill for an act regulating fines,"
Read third time, passed and title agreed.
Mr. Fleming moved that
H. B. No. 68, “ Joint resolution relative to adjournment,”
Be now taken up and considered.
Mr. Collier moved to lay the motion on the table.
Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Collier, Davis of Cass, Davis of Washington, Daily, Doom, De Puy, Gwyer, Kline, Marquette, Noel, Rankin, Roeder, Shields, Steele, Stewart, Taffe, Wattles.-18.

Nays-Messrs. Briggs, Cassell, Clark, Clayes, Fleming, Hall, Lee, Ramsey.-8.

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