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Mr. Doom moved to take up business on the Speaker's table and orders of the day.

Carried.

H. B. No. 74,.“A bill for an act to relocate the seat of justice of Washington county,"

Was now taken up, on the motion to adopt the majority report on the same, that being the unfinished business of yesterday.

Mr. Mason moved the previous question.
Mr. Cooper moved a call of the House:

Absent-Messrs. Fleming, Roeder, Seymour and Steinberger.

On motion of Mr. Clark,
All further proceedings under call were dispensed with.
The motion for the previous question was now sustained, and
The main question ordered.
On which the ayes and nays were called:

Ayes—Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Clark, Davis of Cass, Davis of Washington, Daily, Dean, De Puy, Gwyer, Hall, Lee, Mason, Noel, Ramsey, Shields, Steele, Wasson, Wattles, Young.–19.

Nays—Messrs. Briggs, Clayes, Collier, Cooper, Doom, Kline, Rankin, Stewart, Taffe.-9.

Carried.

Mr. Davis of Washington moved that the bill be now read a third time and put on its passage and on this moved the previous question,

Which was sustained and the main question ordered,
On which the ayes and nays were had:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Clark, Davis of Cass, Davis of Washington, Daily, Dean, De Puy, Hall, Lee, Mason, Noel, Shields, Wasson, Wattles, Young.-16.

Nays-Messrs. Briggs, Clayes, Cooper, Doom, Gwyer, Kline, Rankin, Seymour, Steele, Stewart, Taffe.-11.

Carried.
The bill was now read a third time and put on its passage.
On which the ayes and nays were had:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Clark, Davis of Cass, Davis of Washington, Daily, Dean, De Puy, Gwyer, Hall, Lee, Mason, Noel, Shields, Steele, Wasson, Wattles, Young.–18.

Nays-Messrs. Briggs, Clays, Cooper, Doom, Kline, Rankin, Seymour, Stewart, Taffe—9.

Carried.
Bill passed and title agreed to.

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

Your committee, to whom were referred House Bills Nos. 111, 110 and 86, also Council Bills Nos. 64, 76, 95, 123, 121, 89, 99 and 117, having had the same under consideration, beg leave to report the same back and recommend their passage without amendment.

STEWART,
DAVIS of Cass,
RAMSEY,
KLINE,
BRAMBLE.

Mr. Steele, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 117, "Joint resolution and memorial, asking for an appropriation to construct a bridge over the Loup Fork river,"

Also, H. B. No. 118, “Joint resolution and memorial, asking for an appropriation to construct a bridge over the Platte river." Mr. Mason, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 119, “Joint resolution for the payment of the code commissioners of 1855, and their clerks,"

Read a first and second time, and ordered engrossed for a third reading. Mr. Cooper, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 120, “Memorial and joint resolution, asking for a grant of land to build the Lewis and Clark College,"

Read first and second time, and referred to a select committee of three, consisting of Messrs. Cooper, De Puy and Wattles,

Mr. De Puy, on leave, introduced

H. B. No. 121, “A bill for an act to define the boundaries between Washington and Dodge counties,"

Read first and second time, and referred to a special committee, consisting of Mrs. De Puy, Davis of Washington, Kline and Cooper.

Mr. De Puy, on leave, also introduced

H. B. No. 122, “A bill for an act to incorporate the Columbus Ferry Company,"

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

H. B. No. 22, "A bill for an act to apportion the members of the House of Representatives of the Territory of Nebraska,"

Being the special order of the day,
Was now taken up.

Mr. Marquette moved that the bill be read third time, and put on its passage.

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

Mr. Gwyer moved to adjourn,
On which the ayes and nays were called:

Ayes-Messrs. Briggs, Clayes, Cooper, Gwyer, Kline, Ramsey, Rankin, Roeder, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Wattles.-12.

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Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Clark, Collier, Davis of Cass, Davis of Washington, Daily, Dean, Doom, De Puy, Hall, Lee, Marquette, Mason, Noel, Seymour, Stewart, Taffe, Wasson, Young.-20.

Lost.
The following message from the Council was received:

COUNCIL CHAMBER,

Oct. 30, 1858. Mr. Speaker :

I am instructed to inform your honorable body, that the following named House Bills have passed the Council without amendment:

H. B. No. 113, "A bill for an act respecting juries,"

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

H. B. No. 46, "An act to consolidate the towns of Rock Bluffs and North Rock Bluffs, and to incorporate Rock Bluff city.”

I also return you

H. B. No. 70, "A bill for an act to incorporate the Nebraska City Hydraulic and Gas Company,"

The same having passed the Council, with the amendments thereto attached, And the concurrence of the House is requested.

S. M. CURRAN, Chief Clerk. Mr. Rankin now moved that the motion to go into Committee of the Whole, and the whole subject matter be laid on the table.

Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Briggs, Clayes, Cooper, Gwyer, Kline, Rankin, Roeder, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles.—13.

Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Clark, Collier, Davis of Cass, Daily, Dean, Doom, De Puy, Hall, Lee, Marquette, Mason, Noel, Ramsey, Taffe, Wasson, Young:-18.

Lost.
Mr. Clayes moved that the House adjourn until 2 o'clock P. M.
Lost.

The ayes and nays were now called, on the motion to go into Committee of the Whole:

Ayes-Messrs. Briggs, Clayes, Collier, Cooper, De Puy, Gwyer, Kline, Ramsey, Rankin, Roeder, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles.-16.

Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Clark, Davis of Cass, Daily, Dean, Doom, Hall, Lee, Marquette, Mason, Noel, Taffe, Wasson, Young, Speaker.—16.

Lost.
Mr. Gwyer moved to adjourn.
Lost.

Mr. Rankin moved that further consideration of the bill till Tuesday next and that the bill be printed. The following message from the Council was received:

COUNCIL CHAMBER,

Oct. 30, 1858. Mr. Speaker:

I herewith return to your honorable body

H. B. No. 6,"A bili 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," The same having passed the Council without amendment.

S. M. CURRAN, Chief Clerk. Mr. Clark moved to lay the motion to postpone on the table. Mr. Gwyer moved a call of the House. Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Briggs, Clayes, Collier, Cooper, Davis of Washington, Gwyer, Kline, Rankin, Roeder, Seymour, Shields, Steele, Steinberger, Stewart, Wattles.--15.

Nays-Messrs. Bramble, Cassell, Clark, Davis of Cass, Daily, Dean, Doom, De Puy, Hall, Lee, Marquette, Mason, Noel, Ramsey, Taffe, Wasson, Young.-17.

Lost.
Mr. Gwyer moved to adjourn.
Lost.

Mr. Gwyer moved to refer the bill to a select committee of five, with instructions to report at 10 o'clock Monday morning.

Mr. Cooper moved to amend by referring to select committee of seven.
Carried.
Motion as amended,
Carried.

Committee-Messrs. Gwyer, Doom, Bramble, Davis of Washington, Wattles, De Puy and Daily.

Mr. Clark obtained leave of absence.
Messrs. Taffe and Cooper also obtained leave of absence for next week.
Mr. Daily moved to adjourn.
Lost.

On motion of Mr. Hall,
The House now took a recess until three o'clock P. M.

3 o'clock P. M. House called to order. Call of the House.

Absent-Messrs. Cassell, Daily, Davis of Washington, Dean, Fleming, Kline, Mason, Rankin, Seymour, Shields and Stewart.

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On motion of Mr. Doom,
Further proceedings under call were dispensed with.
Mr. Kline, from special committee, to which was referred

C. B. No. 42, “A bill for an act to amend an act entitled 'An act establishing the mode of locating and changing county seats,''

Reported the same back, and recommended its passage.

Mr. Daily, from same committee, asked further time to report, which was granted.

Mr. Wattles obtained leave of absence, and Mr. Rankin was appointed in place of Mr. Wattles on select committee on apportionment bill."

H. B. No. 9, "A bill for an act to establish a common school system in the Territory of Nebraska,"

Was now taken up.

Mr. Gwyer moved that section thirty-nine be amended by inserting the word "white" before the word “youth," in second line.

Ayes and nays called:

Ayes-Messrs. Bramble, Briggs, Collier, Cooper, Davis of Cass, Daily, Doom, Gwyer, Hall, Kline, Marquette, Mason, Noel, Rankin, Steele, Steinberger, Young.–17.

Nays—Messrs. Cassell, De Puy, Lee, Roeder, Seymour, Stewart, Taffe, Wasson.-8.

Carried.
The following message from the Council was received:

COUNCIL CHAMBER,

Oct. 30, 1858. Mr. Speaker:

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

C. B. No. 136, “Joint resolution granting pay to Justin Davis for certain service, and

C. B. No. 137, “Joint resolution to pay E. S. Dundy mileage and per diem, And the concurrence of the House is requested.

S. M. CURRAN, Chief Clerk.

Mr. Young moved to amend section 39, by striking out the word “three,” in second line and inserting "two." Carried.

On motion of the same gentleman Same section was amended by striking out the words “Library Fund," in third line.

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

Carried.

And the House went into Committee of the Whole, Mr. Collier in the Obair.

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