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den to secure uniform legislation on the subject of fish and game for the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and Illinois, and report to the next regular session of the legislature by bill; and,

Resolved, further, That the governor be requested to inform the governors of the above named states of the action taken by this legislature, and request them to advise like action on the part of the legislatures of their respective states.

[No. 16, S.]

JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 17.

To amend article No. 11 of the constitution of the state

of Wisconsin.

Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That article 11, of the constitution of the state of Wisconsin, be, and hereby is, amended by adding thereto a new sec. tion, known as section 6, as follows:

SECTION 6. The legislature is hereby authorized and empowered to restrict and limit taxation in counties and towns in this state.

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[No. 51, S.]

JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18.

Directing superintendent of public property to assign

a room in state capitol as headquarters for Wisconsin department G. A. R.

Be it resolved by the senate of the state of Wisconsin, the assembly concurring: That the governor is hereby author

ized and instructed to direct the superintendent of public property to assign a suitable room in the state capitol for the use of headquarters of the department of Wisconsin Grand Army of the Republic.

[No. 66, S.]

JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 19.

Requesting President McKinley to revoke order pertain

ing to Milwaukee pension agency.

Whereas, Ex-President Cleveland, by executive order, to take effect September first next, consolidated the United States pension agency at Milwaukee with that of Chicago; and

Whereas, such consolidation will prove a great inconvenience to the pensioners now paid from the Milwaukee agency; therefore,

Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, that President McKinley be earnestly requested to revoke this order, so far as it pertains to the pension agency at Milwaukee.

[No. 61, S.]

JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 20.

Authorizing state treasurer to transfer funds for normal

school purposes.

Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, that the state treasurer is hereby authorized to use, from any

den to secure uniform legislation on the subject of fish and game for the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michi. gan and Illinois, and report to the next regular session of the legislature by bill; and,

Resolved, further, That the governor be requested to inform the governors of the above named states of the action taken by this legislature, and request them to ad. vise like action on the part of the legislatures of their respective states.

[No. 16, S.]

JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 17.

To amend article No. 11 of the constitution of the state

of Wisconsin.

Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That article 11, of the constitution of the state of Wisconsin, be, and hereby is, amended by adding thereto a new sec. tion, known as section 6, as follows: SECTION 6. The legislature is

The legislature is hereby authorized and empowered to restrict and limit taxation in counties and towns in this state.

[No. 51, S.]

JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18.

Directing superintendent of public property to assign

a room in state capitol as headquarters for Wisconsin department G. A. R.

Be it resolved by the senate of the state of Wisconsin, the assembly concurring: That the governor is hereby author ized and instructed to direct the superintendent of public property to assign a suitable room in the state capitol for the use of headquarters of the department of Wisconsin Grand Army of the Republic.

[No. 66, S.]

JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 19.

Requesting President McKinley to revoke order pertain.

ing to Milwaukee pension agency.

Whereas, Ex-President Cleveland, by executive order, to take effect September first next, consolidated the United States pension agency at Milwaukee with that of Chicago; and

Whereas, such consolidation will prove a great inconvenience to the pensioners now paid from the Milwaukee agency; therefore,

Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, that President McKinley be earnestly requested to revoke this order, so far as it pertains to the pension agency at Milwaukee.

[No. 61, S.]

JOINT RESOLUTION NO, 20.

Authorizing state treasurer to transfer funds for normal

school purposes.

Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, that the state treasurer is hereby authorized to use, from any funds in his possession not otherwise needed, such sums as may be needed monthly during the months of September, October, November and December, 1897, not to ex: ceed twenty thousand dollars in any one month, for the payment of the current expenses of the normal schools during said month. All such sums so used shall be by him repaid and discharged out of the normal school income fund on or before the 31st day of January, 1898.

[No. 42, S.]

JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 21.

Authorizing the commissioners appointed underchapter),

laws of 1895, appropriating a certain sum of money for the erection of monuments on the battl field of Chicamauga, to use the unexpended balance, in erecting a monument on the battlefield of Chattanooga.

Whereas, Under chapter 5, laws of 1895, a certain sum of money was appropriated for the purpose of erecting suitable monuments upon the battlefield of Chicamauga (now a national park), commemorative of the Wisconsin troops engaged in said battle; and,

Whereas, After erecting said monuments and paving the expenses incurred therefor, there remainded the unex. pended balance of four thousand seven hundred ninetytwo dollars and fifty-one cents ($4,792.51); and

Whereas, Several thousand of Wisconsin troops were engaged in the battles of Chattanooga and Mission Ridge, therefore

Resolved, that the commission appointed to carry out the provisions of chapter 5, laws of 1895, are hereby authorized to expend the above unused balance of four thousand seven hundred ninety-two dollars and fiftr-one cents ($4,792.51), or such part thereof as may be necessary, in the erection of a suitable monument, commemorative of

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