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Page viii - Any member may call for a division of the question when the sense will admit of it...
Page 2 - Touching the duty of the Speaker. 1. He shall take the Chair every day precisely at the hour to which the House shall have adjourned on the preceding day; shall immediately call the members to order; and, on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read.
Page 4 - Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and its effect shall be to put an end to all debate, and bring the house to a direct vote upon amendments reported by a committee, if any, upon pending amendments, and then upon the main question.
Page viii - Shall the main question now be put?" and until it is decided, shall preclude all amendments or debate. When on taking the previous question, the House shall decide that the main question shall not now be put, the main question shall be considered as still remaining under debate. The
Page 4 - A motion to adjourn shall always be in order, and shall be decided without debate. 17. The previous question shall be put in this form : "Shall the main question be now put?
Page 4 - ... pending, being first applied to the amendment last moved, and then on the main question. The board may, at any time, by a majority vote, close all debate upon a pending amendment or an amendment thereto, and cause the question to be put thereon, and this shall not preclude further amendment or debate upon the main subject.
Page 2 - Upon canvassing the returns it was found that Thomas Johnson of Shawnee had received a majority of all the votes cast and was declared duly elected. Many politicians and Editors of public Journals whose standard of political morals was of the straitest kind viewed these proceedings with decided aversion and regarded them as revolutionary &c mobocratic law 1 These "Notee...
Page 1 - An act for the assessment of property, and for the levy and collection of taxes...

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