Prairie Du Chien Patriot, January 5, 1847

Prairie Du Chien Patriot

January 05, 1847

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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- 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 atiatarial district, and slmil be entitled to one senator. The county of Washington shall con- stitute the third senatorial district and shall be entitled to one senator. The county of Dodge shall constitute the fourth senatorial district and shall be entitled to one senator. The county oil Milwaukee shall con- stitute the fifth senatorial district and be entitled to two senators. The county of Waukenha shall con- stitute the sixth senatorial and shall be entitled to two senators. The county of Jefferson shall con- stitute the seventh senatorial diitn'ct te The county of Dan. .hall eowiitute the eighth stnttorial district and shall U entitled to one senator. Tie county of Racine shall the ninth senatorial district acd entitled to two senators. TUe county of eomtU tenlh dittrtet, and be entitled to two The connty of Rock shall constitute the eleventh senatorial dirtriet and shall be entitled to two The county of Green ab.ll the twelfth senatorial district and shall be entitled to one -senator. The county ot Iowa shall constitute tlie thirteenth senatorial district and thai! be entitled to two senators Provided that whenever the said county of shall be divided, and two countiet fliall be organized out of the same, thcrt the northern 'ot said two new counties shall be entitled to oue senator, and southern ot said two new counties shall be entitled to one senator. The county ot Grant, shall constitute the fourteenth senatorial district and frhall be entitled to two senators. Sec. 5. The reprt-sentatives shall be chosen tutmially on tfia day of tho gene- ral flection, by the qualified electors of the several districts; the senators shall be chosen bienially for two years, at the same time and in the same manner as tha representatives are required to be cho- sen. Sec. 6. Senators and representa- tives shall qualified electors in tha respective tiisiricls which they repre- sent, and shall hare resided at least one year in the stair. Sec. 7. No persons holding office under the United State, Postmasters cepted, shall be elijjiblw to a scat in Legislature of his State. Sec. 8. A majority of each house shall constitute a quorum to do business but a m. 'Her number may adjourn (roar duy to and may compel the attend, atK-e of absent members, in such man- ner and under Much at rach house way provide. Each house shall choose its own officers. Sec. 9. Each houne sliull determine tin; rules of its proceedings, and of tlie qualifications, electious and returns of its own punish for con- tempts, and its for disorderly behavior, and may, with thu concur- rence of two thirds of all the elected, expel a member but no mem- ber ybull be fxpelled a second time for the sairx- cause. See. 10. No senntor or representative in tlie Leifishtnre ol thin stair, shall du- ring (he time for which lie was elected, or during one year after the expiration thereof, be appointed or elected to any civil office under the authority of this state which t huvc been created or the emoluments when of shall baiebfen increased during the time lor which he wns elected. Sec- 11. Senators Hnd representa- tives sh ill in all casi-s except treason, felony und breach ofthe be priv- ilfgeiij from arrest, nor shall they be sub- ject to any process, during the session of of the It-Kwlttttire, (or fifteen days next bH'ore the commencement and af- ter the termination of each session. Sec. 12. The Legislature nhall at the seat of government on the second Thursday in January in every year, and at no other period, unless otherwise di- rected by law, or provided foriothU constitution. St-c. 13. The Governor shall issue writs of flection to fill such vacnnciea as inny occur in the Senile or House of Sec. U. The style of the lavs of this State shall be It is eoacUd by the Legislature of the State of Wisconsin, as follows, viz Sec. 15. Each member ol the Leg- Mature shall receive for services two dollars each attendance during the firit forty days of any cession, and one dollar for each attendance du- ring the remainder of such session and WcmM for every mile he shall travel in gong ti and the place of nwetinR the Legidrtnre, to competed by Uie moat usually travalted ARTICLE VII. OH THK DDTUa ABD MtfTKlC- TIOWS or run LiaitiAToaE. See I Each house shall keen a jour- nal of its proceedings poWJsh sane, except parts M muf secrecy. The doort of shell fee kept tfce iiiii_ ;