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the right of the State to rebuild or repair the State House or Penitentiary, or to build or repair buildings for scientific or beneficent purposes : Provided also, That not more than one proposition relative to internal improvement or public works shall be submitted to the people at any one election.

Which report was concurred in,

And said section was read a first time, and passed to a second reading

The resolution submitted by Mr. Foster on the 29th inst., on the subject of printing the Journal of Debates, &c., was taken up.

Mr. Borden moved to amend by striking out the words “Printer to the Convention," and inserting the words “State Printer." Which was decided in the negative; when,

On motion of Mr. Stevenson, The resolution and pending amendment was laid on the table. Mr. Foster moved to take from the table the said resolution; Which was decided in the negative.

The resolution submitted by Mr. Stevenson, on the 29th instant, on the subject of the order of business, was taken up.

The question being upon the adoption thereof,
It was decided in the affirmative.

The resolution submitted by Mr. Kilgore, on the 29th, on the subject of discharging the standing committees from the consideration of the subjects referred to them, was taken up; when

Mr. Edmonston moved to lay the same upon the table.
The ayes and noes having been demanded by ten members,

Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Alexander, Anthony, Barbour, Bascom, Beach, Beard, Beeson, Biddle, Borden, Bourne, Bracken, Bright, Bryant, Butler, Carter, Chandler, Chapman, Chenowith, Clark of Tippecanoe, Coats, Colfax, Cookerly, Crawford, Crumbacker, Dick, Dobson, Dunn of Perry, Duzan, Edmonston, Fisher, Foster, Frisbie, Garvin, Graham of Miami, Graham of Warrick, Gregg, Hall, Halliday, Hamilton, Hawkins, Helmer, Hendricks, Hovey, Howe, Huff, Jones, Kent, Kendall of White, Kinley, Lockhart, Logan, Maguire, Mather, Mathes, McClelland, McFarland, McLean, Miller of Clinton, Mooney, Morgan, Morrison of Marion, Mowrer, Nave, Niles, Nofsinger, Owen, Pettit, Read of Monroe, Ristine, Robinson, Schoonover, Shannon, Sherrod, Shoup, Smiley, Snook, Smith of Scott, Spann, Steele, Terry, Thomas, Thornton, Todd, Vanbenthusen, Wheeler, Wiley, Work, Wunderlich, Yocum, Zenor, and Mr. President-91.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Badger, Ballingall, Blythe, Bowers, Carr, Clark of Hamilton, Cole, Davis of Madison, Davis of Parke, Farrow, Gootee, Harbolt, Hardin, Hitt, Hogin, Holman, Johnson, Kilgore, March, May, Miller of Fulton, Miller of Gibson, Milroy, Moore, Morrison of Washington, Murray, Newman, Pepper of Crawford, Prather, Rariden, Read of Clark, Sims, Smith of Ripley, Stevenson, Tague, Trembly, Walpole, Watts, and Wolfe-39.

So the resolution was laid on the table.

ORDERS OF THE DAY. No. 1. Being sections of the new Constitution, reported Oct. 25, by Mr. Read of Clark, chairman of the committee on State officers other than the executive and judiciary,

Which was read a second time, when
Mr. Shoup moved to amend first section as follows:

Strike out the word “two,” in the 2nd line, and insert the word “ four." The ayes and noes being demanded by ten members,

Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Alexander, Badger, Barbour, Berry, Blythe, Borden, Bourne, Bowers, Bright, Bryant, Butler, Carr, Clark of Hamilton, Clark of Tippocanoe, Cole, Cookerly, Crawford, Crumbacker, Davis of Madison, Davis of Parke, Dunn of Perry, Edmonston, Farrow, Foley, Foster, Garvin, Graham of Miami, Graham of Warrick, Gregg, Hall, Halliday, Harbolt, Helmer, Hendricks, Hitt, Hogin, Hovey, Howe, Huff, Jones, Kent, Kinley, Lockhart, Logan, May, Miller of Clinton, Miller of Gibson, Milroy, Mooney, Morgan, Morrison of Marion, Morrison of Washington, Murray, Nave, Newman, Nofsinger, Owen, Pepper of Crawford, Pettit, Read of Monroe, Ristine, Robinson, Schoonover, Shannon, Sherrod, Shoup, Sims, Snook, Spann, Steele, Stevenson, Terry, Watts, Work, Wunderlich, and Mr. President-76.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Anthony, Ballingall, Bascom, Beach,

Beard, Beeson, Biddle, Bracken, Carter, Chapman, Chenowith, Coats, Colfax, Dick, Dobson, Duzan, Fisher, Frisbie, Gordon, Haddon, Hamilton, Hardin, Hawkins, Helm, Holman, Johnson, Kendall of White, Kilgore, Maguire, March, Mather, Mathes, McClelland, McFarland, McLean, Miller of Fulton, Moore, Mowrer, Niles, Prather, Rariden, Read of Clark, Smiley, Smith of Ripley, Smith of Scott, Tague, Tannehill, Thomas, Thornton, Trembly, Vanbenthusen, Walpole, Wheeler, Wiley, Wolfe, Yocum, and Zenor-56.

So the amendment was adopted.

Mr. Graham of Warrick moved to amend as follows:

Strike out the word “six," in the 4th line, and insert the word "eight."

When Mr. Hovey moved to amend the amendment by striking out the word “proviso,” in the 3rd and 4th lines.

Which was decided in the negative.
Mr. Shoup moved to amend the amendment as follows:

Strike out the word “four," in the 4th line, and insert the word “eight;" also, strike out the word “six,” in the 4th line, and insert the word “twelve."

Which was decided in the negative.

The question then being upon the adoption of the amendment submitted by Mr. Graham of Warrick,

It was decided in the affirmative.
Mr. Milroy moved to amend as follows:

Add, after the word “electors,” in the 1st line, the words “ of the State;"

Which was decided in the negative.
Mr. Kent moved to amend as follows:

Strike out the word "and," in the 6th line, between the words “same” and “all," and insert the word “with :" Which was decided in the negative;

On motion of Mr. Pettit, The word “ upon” was inserted in the 6th line, between the words “enjoined him."

Mr. Newman moved to strike out the 5th, 6th, and 7th lines, and the word “other," in the 8th line:

Which was decided in the affirmative;

SECOND SECTION.

Mr. Cart moved to amend as follows:

Strike out the word "two," in the 3rd, and insert the word, “four,"

When Mr. Kilgore moved to amend the amendment as follows:

Strike out the word “six,” in the 6th line, and insert the word " eight: Which was decided in the negative.

On motion of Mr. Rariden, The Convention adjourned.

FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 1, 1850.

Convention met.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Cooper.
Journal of yesterday was read.

On motion,
Leave of absence was granted to Messrs. Sehoonover, Conduit,
Bracken, Coats, Pepper of Ohio, Wallace, and Helmer.

Mr. Dunn of Jefferson, presented two petitions from the citizens of Jefferson county, praying the prohibition of legalized traffie in spiritous liquors,

Which was referred to the committee on the legislative department.

Mr. Morrison, chairman of the committee on the executive, made the following report:

MR. PRESIDENT :

The committee on the executive department, to whom was referred resolutions of the Convention, numbers 9, 26, 31, and 35, on the subject of the pardoning power; resolutions No. 68, in regard to electing a Governor for four years; resolution No. 69, providing for elections by the people in case of death, resignation, or removal of the Governor, instead of the present mode of filling the vacancy; and resolution No. 77, as to the ineligibility of the Governor and Lt. Governor to any other office during the term for which they are elected, have had the same under consideration, have acted upon them in the sections herewith submitted, and have directed me to report, that the resolutions be laid upon the table; and the following article and sections be presented to the Convention, and your committee ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the resolutions, in all of which they ask the concurrence of the Convention,

NUMBER 17.

Sec. 1. The executive power shall be vested in a Governor, who shall hold his office for years. A Lieutenant Governer shall be elected and hold his office for the same term of time.

Sec. 2. No person shall be eligible to the office of Governor, or Lieutenant Governor, who has not been five years a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the State of Indiana five years next

preceding his election, nor shall any person be eligible to either of said offices, who has not attained the age of thirty years.

Sec. 3. The Governor shall be ineligible to any other office during the time for which he was elected.

Sec. 4. The Governor and Lieutenant Governor shall be elected at the time and places of choosing members of the General Assembly. The persons respectively having the highest number of votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor shall be elected, but in case two or more shall have an equal and the highest number of votes for Governor or for Lieutenant Governor, the General Assembly shall, forthwith, by joint ballot, choose one of the said persons so having an equal and the highest number of votes as Governor 'or as Lieutenant Governor.

Spo. 5. In voting for Governor and Lieutenant Governor the electors shall distinguish whom they vote for as Governor and whom as Lieutenant Governor. The returns of every election for Governer and Lieutenant Governor, shall be sealed up and transmitted to the seat of government, directed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives who shall open and publish them in the presence of both Houses of the General Assembly.

Sbo. 6. The Governor shall be commander-in-chief of the military and naval forces, and may call out such forces to execute the laws, to suppress insurrections, and to repel invasions.

Sec. 7. "He shall transact all necessary business with officers of government, and may require information in writing from the officers of the executive department, upon any subject

relating to the duties of their respective offices.

Sbo. 8. He shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed.

Spo. 9. He may convene the General Assembly on extraordina ry occasions.

Sno. 10. He shall give to the General Assembly, and at the clone of his official term, to the next General Assembly, informar tion by message of the condition of the State, and recommend mah measures to them as he shall deem expedient.

Spo. 11. He may convene the General Assembly at another place, should the seat of government become dangerous from dig ease or a common enemy.

Seo. 12. He shall issue write of election to all mob vacancies as occur in the Senate and House of Representatives.

Sec. 13. He may grant reprieven, commutations and pardans after convictions, for all offences except treason and canes of impeachment, upon such conditions and with such restrictions and limitations as he may think proper, subject to regulations provided by law, relative to the manner of applying for pardons. Upon conviction for treason, he may suspend the execution of the sentence, until the case shall be reported to the General Assembly at its nost session, when the General Assembly shall either pardon, or commute the sentence, ar grant a further reprieve. Ho shall communicate to the General Assembly at nach session, information of each

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