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Mr. Clayes moved as an amendment, that the points of order made yesterday and entertained by the House be entered on the journal.

Mr. Seymour moved to lay the motion to amend on the table.
Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Cassell, Davis of Cass, Dean, Fleming, Hall, Kline, Lee, Noel, Rankin, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles, Young.--16.

Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Clark, Clayes, Collier, Cooper, Daily, Doom, Gwyer, Marquette, Mason, Ramsey, Rueder, Taffe.-13.

Carried.
The following message from the Council was received:

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COUNCIL CHAMBER,

Oct. 22, 1858. Mr. Speaker:

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

C. B. No. 99, “ An act to establish a ferry opposite Strik-the-Rees Camp in Minnesota territory,"

Also, C. B. No. 101, “An act to lay out and establish a territorial road from Aspinwall in Nemaha county to Pawnee city in Pawnee county,"

And the concurrence of the House is requested.

I also, return you H. B. No. 37, “A bill for an act to authorize John H. S. Grove and Charles F. Putnam to run a ferry across the Missouri river at Ponca landing, Dakota county,"

The same having passed the Council with the amendments thereto attached

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

C. B. No. 33, “A bill for an act to locate and establish a territorial road from Nebraska city to Salem.”

S. M. CURRAN, Chief Clerk. The question now recurred on the motion to approve the journal.

Messrs. Mason and Steinberger asked to be excused from voting, which was refused by the House.

On motion of Mr. Collier, Call of the House ordered.

Absent—Messrs. Briggs, Cooper, Mason.
The Sergeant-at-arms was dispatched for the absentees.

Mr. Steinberger moved that all further proceedings under call be dispensed with On which the

ayes
and

nays were called:

Ayes-Messrs. Cassell, Davis of Cass, De Puy, Fleming, Hall, Kline, Lee, Marquette, Mason, Noel, Ramsey, Rankin, Roeder, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles, Young.-20.

Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Clark Clayes, Collier, Daily, Dean, Doom, Gwyer, Taffe.-9.

Carried.

The ayes and nays were now called on the motion to approve the journal.

Result as follows:

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

Nays—Messrs. Bramble, Clark, Clayes, Collier, Daily, Gwyer, Marquette, Taffe.-8.

Carried.

H. B. No. 6, "A bill for an act to provide for the valuation and assessment of the real and personal property, and for the levying and collection of taxes in the Territory of Nebraska,"

Being the special order for the day,

Mr. Stewart moved that the House go into Committee of the Whole for the consideration of that bill.

Carried, and

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

While in committee the Speaker took the Chair, in order to receive the following message from the Council:

COUNCIL CHAMBER,

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Mr. Speaker:

I herewith return to your honorable body,

H. B. No. 27, "A bill for an act to locate a territorial road from Rulo to Blue Springs,"

Also, H. B. No. 48, “A bill for an act to locate a territorial road from Ponca, Dakota county, to Pacific city, on the Running Water river,"

Also,
H. B. No. 25, “A bill for an act to establish a ferry across the
Missouri river at Wyoming city, N. T.,"

The same having passed the Council without amendment.
I have also to inform you that the Council has passed,

C. B. No. 109, “An act to amend an act to locate a territorial road in
Cass county,"
And the concurrence of the House is requested therein.

S. M. CURRAN,

Chief Clerk.

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The House having resumed business,

Mr. Stewart, from Committee of the Whole, reported that the committee had adopted the first seventeen sections of the bill before them, and asked leave to sit again at 21 o'clock this afternoon.

On motion of Mr. Mason,
The report was adopted.

On motion of Mr. Clayes,
The House took a recess until 21 o'clock P. M.

23 o'clock P. M. The Speaker took the Chair, and called the House to order. Mr. Shields obtained leave of absence until Tuesday next.

The House now resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, for the further consideration of

H. B. No. 6, “A bill for an act to provide for the valuation and assessment of the real and personal property, and for the levying and collection of taxes in the Territory of Nebraska,"

Mr. Stewart in the Chair.

After spending the afternoon therein, the committee rose and by its Chairman reported progress and asked leave to sit again.

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

SATURDAY, October 23, 1858. House met pursuant to adjournment. Prayer by the Chaplain. Journal read and approved. Mr. Fleming offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That J. D. Ramsey be excused for his non-attendance during the extra session and the first ten days of the regular session, and that the Secretary be respectfully requested to pay him the per diem and mileage to which he would have been entitled if he had been here, at the commencement of the first session of the Legislative Assembly.

On motion,
The resolution was adopted.
Mr. Fleming, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 82, “A bill for an act to incorporate the Missouri river and Nemaba Valley Rail Road Company,"

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

Mr. Daily, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 83, "A bill for an act to more particularly define and settle the boundaries of Nemaha county,"

Read first and second time by title.

Mr. Hall gave notice of a bill for an act concerning commission merchants.

Mr. Marquette gave notice of a bill for an act amendatory of the third chapter of an act entitled “An act respecting practice and proceedings in courts of justice, and for other purposes.

Mr. Seymour gave notice of a bill for the location of a territorial road from Omaha city via Hazelton, to Forest city in Sarpy county, at the mouth of the Elkhorn.

Mr. Briggs gave notice of a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter thirty-seven, entititled ' Of Wills,' approved January 26, 1856.".

Mr. Bramble, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 84, "A bill for an act to locate a territorial road from Ionia, Dixon county, to Fontenelle, Dodge county."

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

Mr. Steinberger gave notice of a bill for the location of a road from Omaha, via McCardles, to Elkhorn city.

Mr. Roeder, from Committee on Common Schools, submitted the following report:

Your committee to whom was referred H. B. No. 35, entitled “ An act to enable the trustees of colleges, academies, universities, and other institutions for the purpose of promoting education, to become bodies corporate,” have had the same under consideration, and recommend that the eleventh line of the third section, the words "to make,” be stricken out, and the words “ of making,” be inserted.

To section number eighteen add the words, “its passage.”

As amended, your committee would respectfully and earnestly recommend the passage of the bill.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

AUGUSTUS ROEDER,
WM. J. YOUNG,

P. G. COOPER.
On motion,
The amendments recommended by the committee were adopted.

On motion of Mr. Seymour,
Further consideration of the bill was postponed until Tuesday next.

Mr. Taffe, from Committee on Internal Improvements, to which was referred

H. B. No. 45, “A bill to authorize Thomas Patterson to erect a mill dam across Rock creek,

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

On motion, The rules were suspended, the bill read third time, passed and title agreed to. Mr. Marquette, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 85, "A bill for an act to incorporate the Salt Creek Bridge and Ferry Company."

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

Mr. Clark gave notice of a bill for an act to establish a territorial road from Brownville, Nemaha county, via Glen Rock and Helena, to Kingston, in Johnson county.

Mr. Briggs, from Committee on Privileges and Elections, to which was referred

C. B. No. 60, "A bill for an act to fix the time for holding the general elections,”

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

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

Mr. Taffe, from Committee on Internal Improvements, to which was referred

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

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

On motion,
The bill was ordered engrossed for a third reading.
Mr. Doom moved that the committee to which was referred the

H. B. entitled “An act to value and appraise the property of an execution defendant," Be requested to report the same back to the House on Monday next.

Also, The committee to which was referred a bill entitled "An act to regulate interest,” be requested to report the same back on the same day.

Carried.

Mr. Hall, from Committee on Accounts and Expenditures, submitted the following report:

Your Committee on Accounts and Expenditures, to whom was referred

H. B. No. 41, “A bill for an act for the preservation and safe keeping of the journals of the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Nebraska,"

Having had the same under investigation would report that we find no objection to the bill unless it be the expense incurred if the bill pass; and your committee do not see the importance of said bill,

Accordingly we ask leave to report back the bill without recommendation.

HALL, Chairman.
On motion of Mr. Seymour,
The bill was laid on the table.

Mr. Cooper gave notice of a bill authorizing the Governor to effect a loan on the credit of the territory for the purpose of making a geological survey, provided that Congress mabe no appropriation at this session.

Mr. Fleming moved that business on the Speaker's table be taken up. Carried.

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