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Question on inserting 1200.
Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Briggs, Cassell, Clayes, Doom, De Puy, Gwyer, Marquette, Roeder.-8.

Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Clark, Collier, Cooper, Davis of Cass, Daily, Dean, Fleming, Hall, Kline, Lee, Mason, Noel, Ramsay, .Rankin, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Taffe, Wattles.—22.

Lost.
Question on inserting 1000.
Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Briggs, Clark, Clayes, Collier, Davis of Cass, Daily, Doom, De Puy, Fleming, Gwyer, Marquette, Ramsey, Roeder.-13.

Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Cooper, Dean, Hall, Kline, Lee, Mason, Noel, Rankin, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Taffe, Wattles.-17.

Lost.
Qucstion on inserting 800.
Ayes and pays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Briggs, Clark, Clayes, Collier, Davis of Cass, Daily, Fleming, Gwyer, Marquette, Ramsey.-10.

Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Cooper, Dean, Doom, De Puy, Hall, Kline, Lee, Mason, Noel, Rankin, Roeder, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Taffe, Wattles.-20.

Lost.
Question now had on amendment proposed by Mr. Rankin, viz:

To insert after the words, the “family homestead” in section one, as follows: "Not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres of land with the improvements thereon."

Also,
To strike out the proviso attached to the same section.
On this the ages and nays were called—result as follows:

Ayes-Messrs. Davis of Washington, Dean, Kline, Mason, Rankin, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles.-11.

Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Briggs, Cassell, Clark, Clayes, Collier, Cooper, Davis of Cass, Daily, Doom, De Puy, Fleming, Gwyer, Hall, Lee, Marquette, Noel, Ramsey, Roeder, Taffe.—20.

Lost.

Mr. Stewart now moved to lay on the table the whole matter connected with the homestead bill, except

C. B. No. 3, "A bill for an act to exempt the homestead of families from forcible sale."

Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Cooper, Davis of Washington, Dean, Doom, Fleming, Hall, Kline, Lee, Mason, Noel, Rankin, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Taffe, Wattles.-19.

Nays-Messrs. Briggs, Cassell, Clark, Clayes, Collier, Davis of Cass, Daily, De Puy, Gwyer, Marquette, Ramsey, Roeder.-12.

Carried.

C. B. No. 3, "A bill for an act to exempt the homestead of families from forcible sale,"

Being now taken up,
Mr. Steinberger moved to amend as follows:

In section one insert after the words "family homestead, as follows: "Of every free, white householder of this Territory, male or female, being an occupant or owner of the premises."

On this, the ayes and pays were called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Cooper, Davis of Washington, Dean, Doom, Fleming, Hall, Kline, Lee, Mason, Noel, Ramsey, Rankin, Shields, Steele, Steinberger.—17.

Nays-Messrs. Briggs, Clark, Clayes, Collier, Davis of Cass, Daily, De Puy, Gwyer, Marquette, Roeder, Seymour, Stewart, Taffe, Wattles.-14.

Carried
Question on reading bill third time.
Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Cooper, Davis of Washington, Dean, Fleming, Hall, Kline, Lee, Mason, Noel, Rankin, Seymour, Shields, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles.-17.

Nays--Messrs. Briggs, Clark, Clayes, Collier, Davis of Cass, Daily, Doom, De Puy, Gwyer, Marquette, Ramsey, Roeder, Steele, Taffe.-14.

Carried.
The bill was now read a third time.

Mr. Marquette moved the indefinite postponement of the bill, and on that moved the previous question.

The main question was now ordered, and on that the ayes and nays were called:

Ayes-Messrs. Briggs, Cassell, Clark, Collier, Davis of Cass, Daily, Doom, De Puy, Gwyer, Marquette, Ramsey, Roeder, Taffe.-13.

Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Davis of Washington, Dean, Fleming, Hall, Kline, Lee, Mason, Noel, Rankin, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles.-17.

Lost.

The bill was now put on its passage, on which the ages and nays were called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Clayes, Cooper, Davis of Washington, Dean, Fleming, Hall, Kline, Lee, Mason, Noel, Rankin, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles.-18.

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Nays-Messrs. Briggs, Cassell, Clark, Collier, Davis of Cass, Doom, De Puy, Gwyer, Marquette, Ramsey, Roeder, Taffe.-13.

Passed.
Mr. Clayes moved to re-consider the vote just taken.
Mr. Doom moved to adjourn.
Lost.
Mr. Steinberger moved to lay the motion to re-consider on the table,
Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Davis of Washington, Dean, Fleming, Hall, Kline, Lee, Mason, Noel, Rankin, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles.--17.

Nays-Messrs. Briggs, Clayes, Collier, Davis of Cass, Daily, Doom, De Puy, Gwyer, Marquette, Ramsey, Roeder, Taffe.-12.

Carried.
The title of the bill was then agreed to.
Mr. Daily moved to adjourn.
Lost.
On motion the House took a recess until 3 o'clock P. M.

3 o'clock P. M. The Speaker having called the House to order,

Mr. Gwyer moved that the House now take up and consider the revenue bill. .

Mr. Stewart moved, as an amendment, that the House now go into Committee of the Whole on the revenue bill.

Mr. Taffe moved to lay the motion and amendment on the table.
Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Clark, Collier, Davis of Cass, Davis of Washington, Dean, Fleming, Hall, Lee, Marquette, Ramsey, Rankin, Shields, Steinberger, Taffe, Wattles.-17.

Nays—Messrs. Briggs, Clayes, Cooper, Daily, Doom, Gwyer, Kline, Hall, Steele, Stewart.-- 10.

Carried.

Mr. Clark moved that further consideration of the revenue bill be deferred until to-morrow.

Carried.
Business on the Speaker's table now taken up.

H. B. No. 74, "An act to relocate the seat of justice of Washington county."

Mr. Kline moved that further consideration of the bill be deferred until Monday next.

Carried.
H. B. No. 31, "An act concerning limited partnerships,"
Read third time, passed and title agreed to.

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

On motion of Mr. Roeder,
Amended as follows:

Section two was stricken out, and the following inserted in place thereof: “The seat of justice of said county shall be located by the citizens thereof, under the provisions of an act entitled 'An act in relation to new counties, approved March 14, 1855,' or any other law of a similar character which may be enacted hereafter.”

The bill was then ordered engrossed for a third reading to-morrow.

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

Read third time, passed and title agreed to.

H. B. No. 47, “A bill for an act to incorporate the town of West Point, in Cuming county,"

Read a third time, passed and title agreed to.
Mr. Kline, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 81, "An act to dissolve the bonds of matrimony between John N. Burton and Mary Burton.

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

Mr. Steele offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-arms procure for each member of the House, – copies of the Omaha Nebraskian, wherein is published the Criminal Laws passed at this session of the Legislature.

Laid over under rule.

H. B. No. 75, "A bill for an act to incorporate the Concord Town and Ferry Company,"

Read a third time and put on its passage.
Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Collier, Davis of Cass, Daily, Dean, Doom, De Puy, Kline, Lee, Marquette, Noel, Ramsey, Roeder, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Taffe, Wattles.—20.

Nays-Messrs. Briggs, Clark, Clayes, Cooper, Fleming, Gwyer, Hall, Mason.-8.

Passed.
The title then agreed to.

Mr. Davis of Washington obtained leave of absence until Monday next.

Mr. Kline gave notice of a bill entitled "A general Banking Law.”
Mr. Kline obtained leave of absence until Saturday next.
H. B. No. 60, "An act to incorporate the city of Beatrice,"
Read third time, passed and title'agreed to.

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

Postponed until Monday next.

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

Ordered engrossed for a third reading to-morrow.

H. B. No. 56, "An act to establish and keep a ferry across the Missouri river; between La Platte mill, and a line due east of the Otoe and Omaha Mission House, at Bellevue, Sarpy county."

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

H. B. No. 76, "An act securing the benefits of the writ of habeas corpus,"

Ordered engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow.
H. B. No. 77, "An act for the prevention of frauds and perjuries,”
Read third time and put on its passage.
On which the ayes and nays were called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Briggs, Cassell, Clark, Clayes, Collier, Cooper, Davis of Cass, Doom, De Puy, Fleming, Gwyer, Hall, Lee, Marquette, Mason, Noel, Ramsey, Roeder, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles.-25.

Nays-Messrs. Daily, Taffe.-2.
Passed and title agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Briggs,
The House adjourned at 5 o'clock P. M.

FRIDAY, October 22, 1858. House met at the usual hour. Prayer by the Chaplain. Journal of yesterday read.

Mr. Collier moved that the Clerk be instructed to record the questions of order and the decisions or the Speaker thereon, in their proper place on the journal.

Mr. Hall moved to lay the motion on the table.
Carried.

Mr. Clayes moved that the Clerk be instructed to enter upon the journal, all business of whatever character which may be entertained by the House, and under no circumstances to change or alter the proceedings of the House in his daily record.

Mr. Seymour moved to lay that motion on the table,
On which the ayes and nays were called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Davis of Cass, Dean, Fleming, Hall, Kline, Lee, Mason, Noel, Ramsey, Roeder, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Taffe, Wattles.-19.

Nays-Messrs. Briggs, Clark, Clayes, Collier, Cooper, Daily, Doom, Gwyer, Marquette.-9.

Carried.
Mr. Steele moved that the journal of yesterday, as read, be approved.

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