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   Wisconsin Enquirer (Newspaper) - February 20, 1841, Madison, Wisconsin                                tr, 16, i84l, Mr.Mitflh.il. memorial of thut LeHialoture M will him 10 mil won JwiKwD. Jloiy, for tcrrkw WM refwred to A bill W incorporate Medwil And In promote medical A bill to auitorwe Samuel H. Farm worth ia coMtroct tmi maintain aaroM the A bill rtltlivt to Julimof trioUogii. ttra of Jidda, of ihe coontta of Manitoo-. woo and A bin to part of of PlMHHUit Fwiriu to the lawn of South-port. And ft bill to divhk town of Witter. town, Md to MUblkli tha town of Union. The Council then went into executive bwUwM j after which, the bill to revivi tho of town nnd county government being ordor ofttv) dny, win tahcn up >n ol tho whulo, Mr, Button in tiiu ir. After going through with Um firsl with tiul low commiiiee rose, reported prog DM, and to nil than adjuurned till 3 o'clock, r. N. AESMON, 3 u'cU-CX. The tyaiiiu-.il in com- nHtlecoC ilia wholo on kilt, be- ginning with ill1- eighth After fcaving gone Uiroujtn viiih I ho bill, anil nmking siighi umanJm Kio, uml while ihn wlinlit b II wus for auvtml- meut, Mr. Collins d UN unvm'lineni, which WiiH in itlriku out ul! after I tin firm at-cuoii, nil.'1, iiisrrl  H, thu cuiiirniUi-'i) row-1 111] Illicit li-nvi! BY CHAItLES 13.. until bni COUNCIL. Pi ID AT, Feb. 19. Ptaysr, by HeV. Mr, Blmgerfend. Mr. BaiaiiAH prviented a pWitidn of in. Mr. Mr. (Icit.l.iNS (ru I s'. ill.- nf rnn 'ii-.: vutir   lu'n tiouM-a, uti I'm rrsol t on in fur ill'' paynmot ol'llin i in of tin- sluiivo Aawmttly, rL'jtori.'il 'i n- Jiion was rond anil udopni.f. The ('it'jiKiil 111) Friday morn ing ul ill u'i HOD.SE Ot-' KHl'UIWKNTA'nvlW. W BON US CIA V, 10, le-U. Ituv. Mr. Muciit-ll. M. H.IMUH, from iln: rumnii rilarrij rt-poru-d bick l 10 lull I" pruvaiti HHJ cireulaiion ui' bnh. an tut' J llliil n lilt: CJtnillMI woro I ID iliu ul NU -li nn tirl. Mr. WiiiinN, honi iloi LMoiinii mi un itiu juilii-niry, nyorlcil a liiil to ulluw ihn conn. ly cuinmu-iio .lorn of nicy lo Itiuir ulli.-u at tlio (muau ol' Ur. bun. unwell. Mr. OKMINO, fr.nu tho sumo ecunmiitcn, frporii-il nilrursii lo ilm jn liiiun cfMiciirnin1- wiltl Uii i and uUo n.krd o Ui tlitisli.irgud from tho further I'ljriiiilnrrition of iliu p'-ti. tion on ll'3 iicn, n.s thtt -.ulfjoci pi'iidiutt IniToru ifin Mr. frinn Iliu sototil ccminiltoi', a li.li to nicji jioralu ihu rjllugu ul IVn 1. Mr. Hki'Nsnw, ilio comrnlitoo -on Oi, n 1'iJiiud (hi li.li IVmn ttM t iiunoil fur tlm aii'ijiurl of nulls, with minify n. maiKlinunm, and onknl ic Imvu it prmlcj which wnn oni.m: j. Tim bill tenure of cifTico ofoertttio  men.t bf Mr. Ahidt, The same raw decided w 0, noes 0, Mr, roae to enter his protest agtttDst tha ralRtive to the reso. lutidn Iri behalf of tna periplo or' his district, nnd in behalf of the county of Grant. He did not believe that ihs citijwns of those counties wanted the seat of government changed) nnd furthermdro, he thought that were it set changed; groat Injury Would be dine to tha interests of the Terrritory, Mr. VINEYBRB said Iio waa very riiuch obliged to the gentltrrlari for the interest he mnnilested in the welfaro of His (Mr. V.'s) coiiHtiiuunla but hi; bogged U-ave tostatfj, ihat he knew their views Kir enough let say thnt ho hud been instructed by them to vote for the removu! of thu Capitol, to any point which should be agreed upon. After some further Jibate, nud a motion to lay the on the table, Mr. MARTIN said that the question orU ninally was on the Resolution to fix ihu fur tins adjournment of the present session. It had nothing to da with lho seat of gov. eminent, or the cotnpltslioti of the Capitol. Ho, tucrt-fore, in ordor to pass the resolu- lion, itnrl which he considered entirely out of place, uVmmndiid 'ho previ- ous was susluined. Tlie question WUM llien put on ordering the resolufioti to a third and duel- dod in the adirrnative. On motion of Mr. Collins (throe fourths concurring Ordered, That so muoh of the twenty seventh rule as prohibits bills from being road a second and third time on the same dny, ba suspended with reference to the resolution before the Council, in order that thesfirne may bo road tho thirl time now. Tli3 resolution was thereupon read the third timu.passs'l.ani] the title n ns agreed to. The bill prescribing iho tenure of office of certain county olficcrs, and other was read the first and seuood limes. The bill to lay out and establish I'ial roads, waa then taken up and consid- ered in committee of the wholo. On motion of Mr. Martin, tho words 'Neenah when) they occur in the 7th soction, wure stricken out. Arndt moved further UP amend the 7th section, some discussion, wua thu committee rose and re- ported tho bill with amendments. The amendments wera concurred in. Mr. Arnold then moved to by in- serting after tho words 'Fox River', in llio Oth section, the words'of Green Bay'. The amondrnent was agreed to, and the bill waa then ordered ton thirj reading. On motion of Mr. Arnold (throe fourths concurring That so much of the 27ih rule as prohibits bills from being read n second and third timos on the sumo 'hiy, be sus. pendetl with reference; to tho bill just dcred lo a third in order that the same may be read the third lime now. ..was ihc.-rf.-upojn-nad the third the iiila woe-.agreed lo. from tho H. Jtee to this Mr.; of whom lufjcee tI have Ran id mtjjuirai bad lek Kfj jfore he hod receiVDd my aeen him, and received IM> infor- oiiitiBti. I hare ibforoteften other gtinttisautn, on I can that the, law iti 1836, all the are now appdintad by the fay Legislaturit. Mr. Bmwao'ii he Col. W. S. Haroihon that he diijpw the ori- ginal draft of this bank charWf, and that vfhen he wrote this sectioq, hod the Statutes of Yarlt of him, and that the Legislature had no lodga ol any other statute, imd they must have referred to tliose etututea in passing this statute, Mr. ataterttent is incor- reel. Col. Hnmihon did not ornft'the charter of the Bank of Miasral Point, but it rtoi dtafled Uy officer of tfib rfouse. is ready to mftlia .lei .ttrt fust if it wia necessary. Mr. the gbmloman from Rock mean to be understood that Col. W.'S. Hamilton did not mu thut he draftoc( thia charteiT Mr. mee.n to be under- stood as tfiat the glat.'irnent in- correct, and falae. Tho section under which we havo ihe power to pass thia bill and bring this bank under iis control, was inlrodnced dui-irijj its' progress through tlio House of Rfipreaantutjves by a person now a riiernbcr af this Mr. DCNH asltf.-d the gentlsmiii from Brown if hft cduld givu uny infurniulioii concerning tho intrdductirin of this section to the charier, Mr. EULIS as lia had becti appeal- ftd to by the gentleman from towu, (Mr. for informetion as to the history of this Rmondmnrjt, and as an attempt hud besn mailo to show ihat the friends of the charter, had themsalvea insertad this sees tion. he would briefly state, tlust he the honor to be a moinbisr of the House of Representatives of the Belmont Assembly, at which this, with two other bank char, ters, wns granted. The clmrter of Mineral Puint as well ns those of tho Miners Bunk of Dul uque, Rttd lho Milwaukee liimlt, wero nil ametiduJ in nti essential particular, on his motions. Thu amendments to the two last mentioned, were made biiforo tiie House on ilwr final passage; but that to tliia wa> in committee of the whole; atul a refer- ence to the original hill fiir engrossment, ho presumed would show the amendment, tacked to the bili, to bo in his hsnU wri- i adjourned.' Statute j of New York. Tha geDtloinati from when he, drew up that of the muat have htid ia mind tliat law as it waa supposed then to exist. He coujd lave bad no refers encet ndr eriuld tlie tiff. re- faried any wbaequont which the Lagislatpjre of New might pan. Tlvs LegMntorp. of tho Territory had at that tirtl? bijfb're therti the Revised Statutes of New York, of 1829 end 1836. They knew of i.o oilier subsequent on the subject, and they could tmve known of i.o other.. book and st.iiuto are now heforo ira, end nil ha wished waa to pass u law lirniltir to tlidt. He would kevp tlie 3ank of Mineral Kiint atrlc'.ly whhin its charter, and if it hail vinlaiej it, as gentlemen had ited, ht; vvould repeal thai charter at once. But hn Imd iio aaiJsfiiaiory proof that it had viola- ted But if it Ij.ui, !ie would say A bill which might bu drawn occoKiinj; 13 Ihf} provisions ot' the a ifoly funxl of New Torh, should l-avo IIID hov.-ever it mi appear ttjnp. ply each a xyjlotn la a. siit fie Ix'ciiU'Jf ho believed it to bo the best of only two modui-. thill coulil be adopted, .of nr. riving nt any Uno'wltsdge of the affairs of tlie outsit. He awnrc; thrit tlifj whole arrioutit of tho fuisd would be ot.sumwd bv thu pay of tho salaries of commis-iiotierj, and could tlieniforri tint ba Applied lo ihe re- deiHrJtitjn of ita bills. I Ut Ho Wriri srtlia- lliat tho bill muot j 11194. Thu edict Imd gtJno tonh, and tho bill must thin House; thu lenders df the party havo given tho word, and their followers must oVy. Tho bill must pass, li strongly hitn of ot-citrrenoe which took place ia his native State, a fow y mrs sinct-, when speculation in Mrrino sheep was iho rage. A Farmer had rocatitlya very vaiu able flock, upon which lui fJont.id. It happened one clay, thatllie jioc.lt curuo up nunr llio house and the oiii Bull wciher took it into his head, to lako a leap iti'.o lho garden, which was.enclosed a sione wall. Ho so, and tl-.c whole Jlocle fol- lowed, anil wero oil found druwnud or smolhurod in a xvell, wlii  behinff. Ttia ii obnaiioup lo two olrmia ih bank who a livo out of tha pub. lie, and (be apotogitti of ihj bank, who wo in terranlf and employees. The tyiiira ii looked upon favorably by til nthar rltuutet of There coulj bo but Jitila n lianue w Wieronain Ipnnka; we tmd all vvittieEwd ionic uf nititi binding, ia (lie liaa ro continue, and the btdi.nte exsminjilioii Imvc nit of the psirry us Iiavinu ,'c'J to tJuivr, this bank. It tlie gu'itleitiaa nieiint !u bu dursioud, hn oould inform thai lin'i of democracy would not slop lo wuale hia strength on a Mr, SncNaoif. nnolh -rlnw ttinn ihr Thu question nearnd oo tha lion of Mr. Ophain, and U wm io the n On motion of Mr. Ordefed, That thcbitt Wd OB On motion No- HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. FRIDAY, February 12, 1841. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Philo. Mr. presented iho reply of Al- fred Branson, tu T. Ln Chupollo tho seal from CM furd, which Wiis road and referred lo co.nmitluo on eluctiona. motion of Mr, Ray, Resolved, that after Monday nex', no1 new bijiinoss shall be receiveil to be acted upon by this hoijsie, except petitions, counts, reports of committees upon subjects which may previously to that timo refer- red to l hero, and tha b'ilr. M r. BRVRSOX was opptiaad uihv passage of tho resolution, Ijesausa had imtico to introduce a bill in rotation ft) tire dleciion of Dflugntc to Congress, and Ire h.id wailed to receive the latest informution ho could obtain on thn; subject. There was now information in town ihat the present delegate wnuld" ceoainty resign after tho fourth of March nest anrf if there should 'bo a aossion of Congress wa should ba without atlelegnte, because there was no to provide f iV an election in such a case before the fourth Monday of Septem- ber, Mr. EtLts inqurred of the committee on the bank of Wkcoaiiri, wbao a report might Hb opinion on charters of this kind were wc.'l knowri, and had always huen the sime; but those were tho duys cf otink tnatiia and paper money no hope of averliivj the passage tha bili, Ms only course to endeavor 'lit roiiuvo it from seme of its most objactiontiblu and having a high opinion oJ tho New York safety fund system, ihe suction in question, and whicli happily places this bank within tha reach of Legislation, was hastily drawn up, moved, and adopted. Mr. E. further said, that in oTuring the "10 or not. .11 -i i the edtt-t lia.icotio forth he bi must tin- section, he had his eye to the law as u then IIo ,so. h, rffunvd to tU existed, which was understood lo be ul such u nature as gave the Legislature, through tlie Bank Commissioners, a complete su- pervision of the aifuirs of tho Bank. [Mr. Drunson brought tho engrossed bill to incorporate the Bunk of Mineral Point into Ihu House, and it had-attiiclu.-d 10 the last tho arnunJment, in Mr. E's hand writing, us ha asserted, tiftor hav- ing examined it Mr. BARBEH wished to dullne his pc.si- tion in re'atiou to tiiii question. Ho ilui not riso as the uf ihe bunk, but wiihod to koop it strictly wilhiii iis i-liar- terad iimitw, he wished to confine it strii-.t- ly to its legitimate business, and would subject it to a rigid examination. There wero two wnys provided in the ehafter of ihe bank, by which examinations oould bo had. certain itatemeni.-i to bonk, either to tfcu LnpgijiatuVo a cwn- miuoe thereof. Tbe sttWr bf. in which ihe whuV ad. Tu allow lho uysiem to alluiv to rt'p-t Terrilory; hut if llw liiN banks will Iio brougln nndrr totiirol, and ihe r Vie will be mivi.-il fioni !ln-ir Mr. UATCJIKH Iio miirht HIWUVK oonduci niinsjlf attiut tha i radii uf aincer.ty ho lo him. n -rved ihm if iho b.nk violated ita "hnrier, it t i.iuld be wound up; lnu do notintifl-fd tiisi :l ihe Lc. liod thu p rnur i-> t lie auch i ilie hilr hflijrv {HIH. HiiJ by it en .m of ilio hunk. The !nml: ea: nn no greater jwxvcr tlinn tlie 1 "rid tlie liajik h: d refused to nlluw an to i.'it- nuincust -e. Ha yet no proul tliat the Inu- Nc..- York ainiilErt.i tliu pruTisiun? ot li'i.s hill. The qijmiitii 11 trio uitfcaJnien't, il SST..I. r.ti.flii-id r, lin-r, uVmiiu, Dewcy, M.iim, Eitu, fl.n-lv ;i, Lniu, Mills. dun, jf.rmi'lfi', .iny, Shi-ji. SitiiiurltinJ, mil id.HrtizloUn. Urown, Uurl, nd Tho que.itiiin i ilmn on Ilm nnu-ntl. ns and it wr.a lost, es- Urown, R iri, Darling, Dcwev, p-lt, IfM-f, Mills. Og.lrn, foriiiaun, PuniK. lee, flny, K.ickwjll mid Sin- Hiichc-klc Bartn-r. Bond, Urn. zbfoii, Branatin, Ucin-.iir, IJmin, Kith, tirny, Whii.jii, and Mr.IiocKwnLL uiiVred ilio followingtunendmeni in lul.': 'A3. That nil njirsor JMued bv coiiipnny ihat may ba litfenfier charirr. oil in this 'IVrfiiury and ;pt tg act, bu cmuitL-nigaud by ilia con rhiwioner eleciett liy thu licforc boint ind the imd uuiMimiKiuiiar iu hcruliy auil jnsed to countereisn billa io ihe amount nuthorti by (he chutler of sail) no maro; 1 thaull bills or notes iacue.l by uny such instituti, n for circutntion.ihBll at uij limes be wfit-a j: esontcd it ihe coun. tor ol'suiM bank for ji.iymi-.u. without reference t tl.e cfujuitiuna of naytiu-r. in auuh noty. Tbm tlii.Htcoiiu-iiih.iil lion jpari i f the charter of eny IUI.UH licrriifiur incorpuraad in this Territory, Kn.l n fji-un! in c pinply wjih previn. io.-ia herein cim'uimtJ, thai Hi al! I lorCvil thv ch'irlirr cfbtiLlt Imii'.. nnd t.ie ulonnaid coiuniiu. IB lic.Tj.-by i proec-i.-J funhwiih to close up sjch Ijciiik ig to tlit ol this net." Mr. BROWN 13 m icnd the amendment by inser'inj in ilio bel'on 'may In-', -njw a: j t wh.jtn the writ ii JMHiii'il, and he M il anihac it '.T j w.iulil Jie ill i'1-iiii iiinuci ulxaii! lha writ. Mr.'DcNH. Tlia bill drs for ibfl Irai-rni. in'ily uf llie dfT, Uvil. and :.iut Rbflicinnlly giianin parry, agamy liio injur.' uf I he jinuiiig of the writ. 7'lie tn'.iifat mm Knvf but liti'e be. cnusu (D-nn oihi-'cr r.iii alw y< be fjnnd to induri.i the .Tu'lihiiiiy, and under u prewnt prnctice tha tm'J by nliaehiiu-nt an hive tu) fotncdy. Mr. DVHX nfftn-J u m whicltexirndud to Junlici-i coin: whicli pifvuiled. Mr. DtiH3 ufTrrr-d a n -Uon wht-rtiiy a anrt be maintained a non-revidefR debt. v.-li'i In's rotate, b faro a JuHinu of ihe Puaoe, preraili-d. Tha bill On this hill itehati! iron- l ita varkma and pimiiry i ere (o it. Tlie qneatiitn M i rirr bill en wrila attoclinir-ni ID a third tig, Mr. RUCIWELI. oppmeit ihe bill, he cuiilil not see any m ivjn fur Irivrnping ilia troi irm of iba debtor w of fain pmpft'iy. and catet are mom frequi al than in ihe dtfendutt may uAt oi Ilia Ibo tbt Rmendment, which resolution rend tiiu third urna'and Tho county bill thuti up mud ordered to tltird roidtng Arnold, Bulltn, Learned, Martin, Kountrw, ud Colliiw, Storliag, ud Mr. Urn AM thftn moved to luipeiid M much of ihu 27th rulo M prohibiU from rcml aecond Had third on (he in am day, in order thai the uill urderpd to i third reading, tuny be the third time nun-. Ttie itiolinii to. Mr. ABNOLD, fromMw jtioVci.T-y, to tlw Ctxincil the Itatl referred la tHotn, lory to tho net relating lo jmticra of thu jwuco, with amendment} on which Council went inlo cornmitteo r-f th< whole, Mr. in iho chair. Tho uvfore ilio ccmniiiteo on ndoption of (lie aim'mlmr fit propoaad by tlio cotumii, ori tti" j'ldicinry. Mr. ARSGI.P rose in defence of iliu u- iho ubuiOB to which the present law was Imbla, niid what he considered would bo (lie of ilic pnitangc of the bill, uineii'lud. Mr. COLUK3 proitosed foilowiil< menc'mcnt, lo llio mncojrricn'. of tlifi mitten Strikeout nil after die tnnciing of the bill, and insurt the clnuM tho 1st tteriiun of llth iho net concerning jiuticea of Ihe hereby rnponied j" which after IHMIIK tup-, ported in some by Mr. adonted. Mr. Jinni then propoted to amend by inning un additiannl iK-ction, wliich objected to by Mr. Collins, aa twin on: of order. Thoro waa but a single cUusu to tho bill, which wsi molt" an amendment, and had been adopted, which hn i placed i: out of the reach of any luriliiH amendment. Tho Chair decided that the motion out nf order. Tlio commitiae then rote and reported. Tlio amendment of thu committee Concurred In. Mr. MAnTiN then moved lo nmtnd tlm of the commiltre by adding anolher sociion (hereto, SRC. In all actions on contract, when the piHinitflrshall recover than Kim, hn wlmll not recover to a aninuiil the amount of iu. rnvuruii by him, iinleM tho ctuim wi lho pluintiff rimy bf rcducnd by Mr. AP.NOLD oppoicH the tho ground ihnl injunlice wouM Jo-ie to .t pl.'iinlifl) nnd ihat Jr.ruiy times A H.Dnli dclit would note: collected, snd thua ro-iult in Mr. MARTIN supported tlis amundnr n: on the (list in moil U'CTH sutU it uns coirnjenCi'd ctt lunw hvu WLTD tliiough nmlict, atn' fur Mio puipone uf or puny llin cilijt-ct woi; 'o this abuse nfpnwvr nn I   I Tlm plaintiff nevi-r cnlla for n 1'iry tio Mnnll an ailiounl i !f hudid, IKJ to puy, und pay for the Tin- j'.ii v cnHci) for by dit. fi-iiiirn.t who, us n timber of coi rrnyn fur ihn tlie genilumun'a Iio diil not at all apply tb iiieiidmi-ni. Hit object Wat id proieci i n nil from roxitlioiM lie cilfd cain-3 '.viihif) hit own the 11 lii power, Jliu ''ken and 'n-t. WM diMgrued to-   around by ad. ding 4 n clioo, as follows SF.C. 13. No pcrwn to allowt-J from nnr judgment in M court, unlcH he, or lomQ one for iinn. viii make an afliduvil mtjii! wm in hit favor] ihat f n wai granted, lho amount of l he j fncnt, of court, would inn. more lhan Inn i [if the wan him.aiid ba wai (Jwniiff.j he he had a good cauw ot orihai the judgmewl, of would mducod mow than Wsn nn.t if the judgment WM agaii.H higa, [tM he that he had A fOXHl tutwanlia! dsf'-aewon lho nwriis. The arrttndrrkuil wna kwt. Mr. M ABTW then moved to aownd by ding ilw followinf MCtkm, the Mcdvod by lew ilmn Hn doHar% M u emit. tl.   

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