Madison Express, August 22, 1840

Madison Express

August 22, 1840

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Madison Express (Newspaper) - August 22, 1840, Madison, Wisconsin BY WILLIAM W. WYMAN. The Rights and Int true nature of the Eloc- to i-i.l _si.cii shall comprise said Mana- trie Fluid, so far at least as this ran boas And that the said corn- curtained by citing well known acts, and inittoc mjet j niniiilly for tha transaction coniparing a grc-at many analogous cir- of it such time and place as cum; tances. Ho has also a.'signed a nny hen ;.fter bo agreed on. At sitch causi; for the Polarity of the any member of tho said com- 'I'hcso two discoveries are supported by m iv 1 represented by proxy. Well known and inconteatible facts, That a moi ting bj held for which he thinks cannot bo controverted th" 'So f nioro fui'y organizing said they explain tho whole phenorn; na atten- s.iei -ty, .it 11 ulisoii, on Iho Monday ol j dant on tho Magnet, and render he whole nib r and tlu.t tha cliTgy, and science of it, and of Electricity, perfectly Mate-, from tho several parishes, in j simple and easily comprehended. He has r parts Hi'the Ti-rritory, bj Ktpt ct- j written a paper on the subject, which has n-q'ic.'.ti d to attend for the purpose been submitted to the examination of a pronn tiii' nfores lid object. Th it thr U'-v. B. F.iton, b- Vies I'l-.-xMoiil, A. G. Kllis. joint number of scientific gentleman of Utica fimimg whom are Dr. Bachulder, and Rev. Mr. Mandeville, Pastor of the DJtch Re- tary aiif! Tr.-.iiuror, iinJJ. V. Huydum, furined nt once pron mnced it :1( 1ii. on I in 1-iy of U r n.'il. HIX.I'I- t known the captain of each boat was in his berth at the stood tie regular mate of each having charge. The Gov. Dudley's bow struck the North Carolina between the -ladies' and gen- tleman's cabin. The shock was terrrible, and in ten minutes after it took place, the NorthCarolina had sunk to the water's edge. The passengers oi both boats were all in their berths at the time, andFhad hard- ly time to escape with their lives. The and self-possession man- ifested on the trying occasion by the Capt. of each boat, were doubtless the means of preventing any loss of life. The small boats were immediately mannt d, and the passengers of the North Carolina all con. veyed in safety to the Gov. about ten minutes after every one was transferred to the latter, the North Caro- lina, then down to the water's edge, keeled over and sunk. Manllo glasses, Mirrors, Chandafiers, Astral Lamps, Ace. bought of L. Vernon Co. for President's House, 00 Tea trays, (gold leaves, "Or- namental "gilt Pior tables, Round do (blue :ind gold slab) arm chairs, Sofas, and western sides of juka Michigan. A gentleman of intelltge ice, who has recent- ly visited many of the owns on the eastern side of the Lake, give i a melancholy de- scription of the prostt ition of all business, and improvement. I i a number of the hitherto most promine it villages, the num. her of untunanted dwe lings is lamentable. Stores, taverns, and n cchanic's shops, are closed and gloomy sil ;nce reigns within and without. Many 1 inklings whichhave been commenced, ant some of them, in a stats of to completion, have been abandoned and left exposed "to the elements. A ;eneral depression seems to pervade evei y class of business and every species of 1 fade is prostrated. On the western side f the Lake the as- pect of affairs is entirely different not- withstanding the pondment to resolution No. 6, entitled "Res. lution relative to the as follows "To John A. Homer, late Secretary, the balance due on an appropriation mad'i to him made in 1S3G, one hundred and thirty dollars." Tho motion was disagreed to, ayes S, noes 8. And the ayes and noes haing been call- ed for, Those voting in tho affirm.itive, uro Messrs. Arndt, Martin, and Rountree. Those voting in tho negative, arn Messrs. Brigham, Bullen, Janes, Lear- ned, Maxwell, Sterling, Wells, and Pron. tiss (President.) Mr. Brigham then moved to amend tho first section by adding thereto, as fol- lows "Tj W. W. Wyman, for publishing tho resolutions relating to the Southern boun- dary, eight dollars." Which was agreed to. Mr. Arndt then moved to add an addi- tional section to the bill, as follows SEC. That so much of the act entitle 1 "An act to provide for the compensation of the officers of the Legislative Asscmbh, for other approved January 13th 1840, as appropriated to William B. Slaughter, for necessary expenses in pay- ing twenty thousand dollars to the Ban'; of Missouri, four hundred dollars, be an J the same is hereby repealed. Tho motion was agreed to ayes 9, noes 3. A nd the ayes and noes having been call ed for, Those who voted in the affirmative, ar; Messrs. Arndt, Brigham, Bullen, Learned, Martin, Rountree, Sterling, an J Prentiss (President.) Those who voted in the negative, arj Messrs. Maxwell, Vineyard, and Wells. And thu question being on ordering th j bill to u third reading. It was determined in the affirmative, ayes 10, noes 2. which the subject had made the following re- been referre The committee of conference on tho disagreeing vote of the two houses on tho amendment to bill No, 13, (II. of R. File) recommend the adoption of the fol- lowing, in liou of amendment by Council to suid bill, SECT. That so much of the act entitled "an act to provide for tho commponsalion of the officers of the Legislative Assembly, and for approved Janu- ary 13th 1840, as appropriated to William B. Slaughter for necessary expenses in paying twenty thousand dollars to the b.ink of Missouri, four hundred dollars, ap- propriated by tho Legislative Assembly, at the session begun and hold at Burling, ton in the years 1837 and 1838, to the said William B. Slaughter, paid fay the 1 Secretary of tho Treasury of the United States to him for distributing the laws to tho several counties of the Territory, en- titled to receive them, which service was never performed. Which was read, and adopted. Ordered, that the Hou.se of Repre- sentatives be informed thereof. The following message was received from the House of Representatives by the clerk thereof, viz "Mr. House of Rep- resentatives have adopted the report of the joint committee of conference on the disa- greeing vote of the two Houses in rela- tion to bill No. 13, entitled "A bill to pro- vide for the compensation of the officers of tlie Legislative Assembly, und for oth- er and Have passed a resolution entitled "Res. olution suspending certain joint In which the concurrence of tliia House is requested. j And then he withdrew. j "Resolution suspending certain joint from tho House of Representa- tives, was road a first and second time, Those who voted in tho affirmative, ar j 1 and, publication of the le ws." I am directed to p resent it, and "reso. lution relative to ad for your signature." And then he with Irew. The President Big icd the resolution re ferred to in the prec pding message. Bill No. 13, (H. f R.) bill to provide for the ct mpensation ot the of- ficers of the Legiria ire Assembly and for Messrs. Arndt, Brigham, Bullen, Jane? Learned, Maxwell, Rountree, Sterling, Those who voted in the negative, ar; Messrs. Martin, and Vineyard. On motion of Mr. Arndt, Ordered, that so much of the 26th nil 3 as prohibits bills and resolutions frori being read the second and third time o i the same day, be suspended with refei- ence to the bill just ordered to a thirl reading, and that the same be read a third time now. Tho bill was thereupon read a third time, passed, and the title was agreed to Ordered, that the House of Representa- tives bo informed thereof. The President laid before the Counc 1 a communication from Moses M. Strong Esq., in relation to an amendment prc- poeed to the appropriation bill, ju-t passed, and requesting to be permitted to be heard upon the subject on the floor of the Council. The communication wos read, and Mr. Vineyard moved that Mr. Strong be permitted to offer explanations on the floor of the Council. The motion 10. And the ayes and noes being called for, No one voted in the affirmative. Those voting in the negative, are Messrs. Arndt Brigham Bullen, Jane i, Learned, Maxwell, Rouutree, Vineyard, Wells, and Prentiss (President.) Mr. Vineyard then moved that the corr- munication be laid on the table. Which was agreed to. On motion of Mr. Bullen, Resolved, that the sum allowed tho of- ficers of this house, per diem, during the present session, is not to bo understood in any manner aa committing tha membois to make a like compensation to the ofii- cera who may be elected at any futuie session. The following message was received from the House of Representatives by clerk thereof, viz "Mr. President Governor hr s notified the House of Representatives that he did on this day approve the following acts, viz An act relating to the duties of the Register of deeds of the county of Dant An act relating to the general etectfr n for the year 1840 and An act to organize the county of Was i- ington and for other purposes The House of Representatives concurred in all the amendments of the Council to bill No. 13, of the II. of R. entitled "A bill to provide for the cot-i- pensation of the officers of tha Legisla- tive Assembly, and for other except the eighth amendment, in which they have nonconcured." And then he withdrew. The message from, the House of Repra- sentatives in relation to the disagreeing vote of the two houses on bill No. 13, (H. of R.) entitled "A bill to provide fir the compensation of the officers of the Legislative Assembly, and for other pur- having been taken up, i On motion of Mr. Arndt, Ordered, that a committee of confer- ence be appointed thereon. Messrs. Arndt and Weils were appoint- ed the committee. Ordered, that the House of Represent- atives be informed thereof, and commit, tee of conference requested thereon. The following message was received from the House of Representatives by the clerk thereof, viz of On motion of Mr. Janes, the rules were suspended so us to admit of tho same being read the third time now. The resolution was thereupon rend the third time, passed, and the title was agreed to Ordered, that the Houso of Representa- tives be informed thereof. On motion of Mr. Janes, the Council adjourned until 7 o'clock on to.morrow morning. COUNCIL. FBIDAY, August 14, 1840. Mr. Bullen, from Committee on enrol- ment, reported "an act to provide for tho compensation of the officers of the Leg- islative Assembly, and for other to be correctly enrolled. Mr. Martin moved a reconsideration of the vote by which section No. 5, of bill No. 13 (H. of R.) enttitled a bill to pro- vide for Iho compensation of the officers of the Legislative Assembly, and for other was passed. The motion was 3, noes 7. And the ayes and noes'having been call- ed for, Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Martin, Sterling, and Vine- yard. Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arndt, Brigham, Bulten, Janes, Maxwell, Rountreo, and Prentiss, [Pres. The following mossago was received from the House of Representatives, by the clerk thereof, viz "Mr. House of Rep- resentatives have passed a resolution re- scinding the 'resolution relative to ad- which I am directed to aak the concurrence of the Council. I am directed to present for your signa- ture "an act to provide for the compensa- tion of the officers of the Legislative As- sembly, and for other which has been signed by the Speaker of the House of the HOUSJ of Representatives." And then he withdrew. The President signed the act referred to in fire foregoing message. Tho resolution, from the House of Representatives, to rescind the 'Resolu- fion relative to was tak- en up, read a first and second time, and, On motion of Mr. Brigham, tho jtund- ing rules were suspended, and the resolu- tion was ordered to a third reading now. The resolution was thereupon read a third time, and the question being on the passage thereof, Mr. Martin asked a call of tho house. Which was made, and absent members sent for. And, pending the report of the Serg. eant-at-arms, Mr. Vineyard moved a suspension of the Which was agreed to. And, the question being ngain put on tho passage of the resolution, Mr. Martin again asked a call of the house, made, and absent L Which was again members sont for. And, pending the report of the Sor- geant-at-arma, Mr. Vineyard moved a suspension of the call, Which was determined in affirma- 9, noesl. And the ayes and BOM having been-call ed for, Those who voted in tjw affirmative, arc Messrs. Amdt, Brigham, Janes Max. w.-ll, Rountree, Sterling, Vineyard, Wells, and Prentiss, [President.] Mr. Martin voted in the negative. So that further proceedings on the call wi-rc suspended And, the question being again "put on th.j passage of the resolution, [t was determined in the affirmative, 8, noes 2. Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arndt, Brigham, Janes, w.li, Rountree, Sterling, Wells, and Pr :nths, (President.) Thoso who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Martin and Vineyard. And the title having been read, it was (igroed to, ayes 8, noes 8. The ayes and noes having been called Thoso who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arudt, Janes, Maxwell, Roun- trie, Sterling, Vineyard, Wells, and Pi ;nths, [President.] Thoso who voted in the negative, are Mcs-srs. Brigham, Butlen and Martin. Ordered, that the House of Represent- atives be informed thereof. Mr. Bullen, from tho committee on en- rolment, reported that ha hml this day presented to the Governor for his approv- al, the following An .net to Jprovide for the compensa- tirnof the officers of the Legislative As- scmbly and for other purposes. Resolutions relative to publication laws. Mr. Martin give notice that ho would on to-morrow ask leave to introduce a bill to repeal the appropriation act ot this session of the Legislature. The President laid before th8 council a ormnunication from tho Governor, no- tit ng them that he had thin day approved "Resolutions relative to publication of th laws." Which was road and laid on the table. Mr. Brigham, on leave given, offered re solution No. 8, entitled "Resolution rel- ative to adjournment." Which was read a first and second, tii ic, and t On motion of Mr. Brigham, it was or- dcred that the rules be far suspended as to crder the resolution to third reading now. The resolution was thereupon read a th rd time, passed, and tho title was a- gr ;ed to. Ordered that the concurrence of tho H wse of Representative bo requested th -rein. Tbe following message was received fn.m the House of Representatives by th j clerk thereof, viz "Mr. President The Governor has notified tlio House of Representatives that lie did on this day examine and approve "en act to provide for I ho compensation of the officers of the Legislative Assem- bly and for other purposes." 'The House of Representatives have concurred in resolution No. 8 of thU House, entitled "Resolution relative to adjournment And, have appointed Messrs. Cruson and Story a committee on their part, act in conduction with such committee aa be appointed on the part of Iho Council, to wait on his Excellency tha Governor, and inform him that the two H mses are now ready to adjourn, and al x> to ask him if ho has any further communications to make to them. And then he withdrew. On moion of Mr. Janes, Ordered, that a committee be appointed to act in conjunction with the committee pointed by tho House of JZepresenta- to wait on the Governor. Messrs. Janes, and Learnej p< intcd the committee. Ordered, that the House ativea be informed according Mr. Janes, from the ca pointed for tho purpose, repor c< mmittee had performed the i' e< them, and that the Governor ii them that he had no further con tion to make to them. On motion Mr. Bullen, (-Mr. Rountrae in unanimously, that the thanka o! the Council ba tendered to the Hon. William A. Prentisa, President there- for the efficient and satisfactory man- ner in which ho has discharged tha du- ti 'S of presiding officer of this house du- ig tho present session." .Messrs. Street 'and Billings, a com- mittee from the House of Uc-presenta- that purpose, wore introduced, and informed the Council that tho Flouse had gone through with the busi- i before them, and were ready lo ad- journ. On motion of Mr. Wells, Ordered, that the Secretary of Conn- cil be directed to inform the House of Representatives that tho Council had completed the business before them, and wero now ready to adjourn. Mr. Bullen then offered the following Resolved, that the Council do now ad- sine die. The President thereupon row, and re- turned his acknowledgments to the Council, as follows "Gentlemen of the Cotmetl Your unan- mous approbation of the discharge of wy d jfies as presiding officer of this body, aa e (pressed in the resolution just passed, demands from me my sincere thanks. This session, though short, has resulted in the accomplishment of the main object o f our convention, an apportionment of representatives to the branch of the 1 '.-T f Legislature, and, I hope will prow acceptable to the people. Permit me, in conclusion, Gentlemen, to say that I separate from you, eojtoetowly end individually with most friendship and bare a mfo to The WM ,ied in And the ed the of ttw tny Lit ;

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