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   Prairie Du Chien Patriot (Newspaper) - January 5, 1847, Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin                               X a 0.4 1 AND EXACT JUSTICE TO AIL MSH.' VOL, 1. PtfAIBIE DU CHIEN, (CRAWFORD TUESDAY, JANUARY NO. 15. THE PMJRIB m CHIES PATRIOT, U EVI.IU TIFSHM, AT PKAtlilK C111EX Co. W. T BY -o,  tes for Governor, or for Lieutenant !ess Legislature shall, by their a uvernor, the two houses of the LegisJa- 'j-wrument prevent its return, in whi fo at its next anual 'session, forth- case it shall not be a law. ith by joint ballot, choose one of the J ARHCLL V. said persons so having an and the _ ADMINISTRATIVE. nuaiber of votes for Governor or Section 1 A Secretary of State, who Lieutenant Govermif.' The returns of) (halleo? ojficio be the Auditor, a Treasu- t-lcction for Governor and Lieutenant and an Attorney General, shall be Governor shall be mude in ,sucU manner j elf at the times and plactes of choo- as shall be prescribed by law. sing Governor Lieutenant Governor Sec. 4. Thu Governor thai! be Com- and shall hold their for the term manlier in-chief of the military and naval of two years. forces of the State. He shall power Sec. 2. Tlie Secretary of Stato shall to convene the Legislature on extraordi- keep a fair record of the official of nary occasions. He communicate tlie L -gMative and Executive depart- b) message to the Legislature, at every j meets of the State, and shall, when re- I session, the condition of tlie State; arid j quired, lay the same, and all matters rel- tu oup such matters to them for! tliereto, before either branch of to idvnt Statv, hy the of the State of Wisconsin, and do ordain and Constitution for the gov. luture ami sliall such I I i W y. do mutually wuh each oth-, tbe-r Consider8tion as he shall judge ex- the Legisl. form a tree and in- j.je transact necessary other duties sliall be ass'igned him by business with the officers of Govt-rmnent, j Jaw. shall as a cotupeusa- cjvil and military, lie shall expedite tion for his services yearly, such sum us all such measures as may be resolved up shall be provided hy law, not exceeding n. ORDINANCE IN HKHnoNTO THE BOUN- oi) by the Legislature, and shall take care that the laws are faithfully executed. Sec. 5. The Governor shall receive as u compensation for his services annu- one thousand dollars, and shall keep his Office at the Beat of government. Sec. 3. The powers and duties ofthe Treasurer and Attorne General shall jjrescribed by Uw. Each of said offi- cers shall receive as a compensation for IJAKY OV Section I. U is Uc-rt-by "fdained ally the sum of one thousand dollars. (IfcUrt-il tlirtt S'Jti-'of Wisconsin 6. The Governor shall have comi'iitto nud.icoi'pt of Hie boun- to grant reprieves and pardons Jus services jtarly, a to be prescri- iiroscribwd in tin- act of Congress after conviction, for offunces except j bed by law. entitled "iin act ID enable the of treason nod caaes of impeachment. He! Sec. 4. The Legislature shall not Wisconsin Territory to form a Constitu- 1 may commute sentence of death lo grant or allow to any officer named in tfiim and Stato government, and for in a prison for life. He this iirUcle, any extra compensation uu- admission of such Slnte into m.ty gra'it pardons upon such conditions i der any pretence whatever. approved August Provided anU witii such restrictions and limitations however, that the following alteration of as he may think proper. Upon lioundary be'aml iien-by is i tiotn for treason, IIP shull power proposed to the Congress ofthe United' Strttt-s a< tin- prrfrreiipe of tlie of Wisconsin, and if the same shall be as- sented and to by the Concjrr-ss of tin- United States, tht-n Hit- jnim- sliall be. and fotnvcr ri-main on the ofWiscon-iui viz: Lf m ing the afore- ARTICLE VI. COnVIC- i OM THE CONSTITUTIOW AND OIlGAUIilATION OF THE LKGISLATUIir. Section 1. The Legislative powrr said boundary Hue at the fir.it rapids in the river St. thence in n direct line southwardly to a point 15 milt-s fast thu most easterly point in Labi; St. Croix, thence due south to the main c-hanntl ofthe Mississippi river 
                            

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