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approval, and having received the vote of two-thirds of the members elected, was declared passed.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, and that the Clerk inform the Senate thereof.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Eden, Secretary:

Mr. Speaker-I am directed to inform the House of Representatives that the Senate has adopted the following joint resolution, in the adoption of which I am instructed to ask the concurrence of the House of Representatives, to wit:

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION No. 3.

Resolved, by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring herein, That a convention is necessary to revise, alter or amend the Constitution of this State, and that the question of the calling of such convention shall be submitted to the electors of this State at the next general election, as provided for in Article 14 of the present Constitution. Adopted March 11, 1915.

A. E. EDEN, Secretary of the Senate. The foregoing Senate Joint Resolution No. 3, was referred, under the rules, to the Committee of the Whole House.

The House proceeding upon the order of consideration of measures in Committee of the Whole House.

The Speaker called Mr. Shurtleff to the chair, and thereupon, at the hour of 11:15 o'clock a. m., the House went into Committee of the Whole House.

At the hour of 11:40 o'clock a. m., the House resumed its session.
The Speaker in the chair.

Mr. Shurtleff, from the Committee on the Whole House formed for the purpose of considering House Bill No. 176, being a bill for “An Act to provide for an increase in the number of judges of the Circuit Court of Cook County,"

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass.

The report of the committee was concurred in, and the bill ordered to a first reading.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Igoe called up House Bill No. 176, in the order of first reading; and House Bill No. 176, a bill for “An Act to provide for an increase in the number of judges of the Circuit Court of Cook County,"

Was taken up, read at large a first time and ordered to a second reading

The House proceeding upon the order of introduction of bills, the roll was called for that purpose, whereupon,

Mr. Atwood introduced a bill, House Bill No. 286, a bill for “An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to provide for the regulation of public utilities, approved June 30, 1913, in force January 1, 1914, by amending section thirty-nine (39) thereof."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation.

Mr. Boyer introduced a bill, House Bill No. 287, a bill for “An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to provide for the regulation of public utilities,' approved June 30, 1913, in force January 1, 1914."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation.

Mr. Brewer introduced a bill, House Bill No. 288, a bill for “An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to revise the law in relation to change of venue,' approved March 25, 1874, in force July 1, 1874, as amended by subsequent Acts by amending section twenty-one (21) thereof."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Brewer introduced a bill, House Bill No. 289, a bill for "An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to revise the law in relation to habeas corpus,' approved March 2, 1874, in force July 1, 1874, by amending section two (2) thereof."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. DeYoung introduced a bill, House Bill No. 290, a bill for “An Act to amend sections 91 and 118 of an Act entitled, 'An Act in relation to practice and procedure in courts of record,' approved June 3, 1907, and in force July 1, 1907, as amended.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judicial Department and Practice.

Mr. De Young introduced a bill, House Bill No. 291, a bill for “An Act to amend section 8 of an Act entitled, 'An Act to establish Appellate Courts,' approved June 2, 1877, and in force July 1, 1877, as amended.

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judicial Department and Practice.

Mr. Ellis introduced a bill, House Bill No. 292, a bill for "An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to provide for fees of clerks of Probate Courts in counties of the second class, having a population of seventy thousand or more,' approved June 16, 1909, in force July 1, 1909, as amended by subsequent Acts amendatory thereof by amending section 1 thereof."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judicial Department and Practice.

Mr. Ellis introduced a bill, House Bill No. 293, a bill for “An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act in regard to limitations,' approved April 4, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as amended by subesquent Acts by amending section 11 thereof.

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Ellis introduced a bill, House Bill No. 294, a bill for “An Act concerning the lien of mortgages and trust deeds in the nature of mortgages."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Fahy introduced a bill, House Bill No. 295, a bill for “An Act to make an appropriation to provide for cooperative agricultural extension work, in connection with the United States Government, as authorized by an Act of Congress, approved May 8, 1914."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

Mr. Gardner introduced a bill, House Bill No. 296, a bill for “An Act to define and punish the crime of contributing to the dependency and neglect of children.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Hicks introduced a bill, House Bill No. 297, a bill for "An Act to define, license and regulate the business of personal property loan brokers, and to limit the amount of any single loan to be made by such brokers and the interest and other charges to be made upon such loans,"

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on License and Miscellany.

Mr. Hicks introduced a bill, House Bill No. 298, a bill for “An Act giving to the trustees of schools, boards of education, or other corporate authorities, managing and controlling the public schools of any school district, existing by virtue of any special charter, and governed by any or all such special charters or special or general school laws of this State, and having a population of fewer than 500,000 inhabitants, the power to acquire property and to have the compensation to be paid therefor determined by the exercise of the right of eminent domain.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Education.

Mr. Hilton introduced a bill, House Bill No. 299, a bill for “An Act to provide for the inspection of cement; for the appointment of inspectors, and defining their powers and duties."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Industrial Affairs.

Mr. Mason introduced a bill, House Bill No. 300, a bill for "An Act relating to short appointments of civil service employees and to improve the administration of the civil service of the State of Illinois, and of its municipal corporations, counties, towns, sanitary districts and all bodies politic and providing a penalty for violation thereof.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Civil Service.

Mr. Merritt introduced a bill, House Bill No. 301, a bill for "An Act to amend sections 3 and 11 of an Act entitled, 'An Act to regulate the civil service of the State of Illinois,' approved May 11, 1905, in force November 1, 1905, as amended by Act approved April 19, 1907, in force July 1, 1907, as amended by Act approved June 10, 1911, in force July 1, 1911."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Civil Service.

Mr. Mitchell introduced a bill, House Bill No. 302, a bill for “An Act to regulate the civil service of counties.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Civil Service.

Mr. Mitchell introduced a bill, House Bill No. 303, a bill for "An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to revise the law in relation to the State Treasurer,' approved April 23, 1873, in force July 1, 1873, and subsequent Acts amendatory thereof, by amending section one (1) thereof."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and to lie on the Speaker's table.

Mr. Mitchell introduced a bill, House Bill No. 304, a bill for “An Act to create a finance commission and to regulate the deposit of State funds."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and to lie on the Speaker's table.

Mr. O'Connell, by request, introduced a bill, House Bill No. 305, a bill for “An Act to regulate the pursuit of the profession and avocation of a piano tuner, and to insure the better qualifications of persons following such business in the State of Illinois.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on License and Miscellany.

Mr. O'Rourke, by request, introduced a bill, House Bill No. 306, a bill for “An Act to amend section 1 of an Act entitled, “An Act to establish and regulate the maximum rate of charges for the transportation of passengers by corporations or companies operating or controlling railroads in part or in whole in this State, and to provide penalties for the violations of the provisions thereof and repealing all Acts and parts of Acts in conflict herewith,' approved May 27, 1907, in force July 1, 1907, as amended by an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois, approved June 27, 1913, in force July 1, 1913."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation.

Mr. O'Rourke introduced a bill, House Bill No. 307, a bill for "An Act to create an emergency fund to be used for the suppression and prevention of the spread of contagious and infectious diseases among domestic animals in this State, when the same shall become necessary.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

Mr. Pace introduced a bill, House Bill No. 308, a bill for "An Act to amend section 12 of an Act entitled, 'An Act to establish and maintain the Western Illinois State Normal School,' approved April 24, 1899, in force July 1, 1899.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Education.

Mr. Pierson introduced a bill, House Bill No. 309, a bill for "An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to provide for and fix the compensation of the members of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois,' approved December 6, 1907, in force July 1, 1908.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Pierson introduced a bill, House Bill No. 310, a bill for "An Act to amend an Act entitled, 'An Act to provide for the organization of park districts, and the transfer of submerged lands to those bordering on navigable bodies of water,' approved June 24, 1895, in force July 1, 1895, by adding thereto a section providing for the dissolution of a park district formed under the provisions of said Act.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Municipalities.

Mr. Arthur Roe introduced a bill, House Bill No. 311, a bill for "An Act for an appropriation to enable the State Auditor to examine

assessors of taxes and other revenue officers, and prosecute violation under the revenue law."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

Mr. Santry introduced a bill, House Bill No. 312, a bill for “An Act to promote the safety of passengers riding or traveling upon the electric railway cars within the State, and providing for a penalty for the violation of the provisions of said Act."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation.

Mr. Smejkal, by request, introduced a bill, House Bill No. 313, a bill for “An Act entitled an Act to amend section 8 of an Act entitled, ‘An Act to revise the law in relation to the suppression and prevention of the spread of contagious and infectious diseases among domestic animals, approved June 14, 1909, in force July 1, 1909.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Agriculture.

Mr. Tice, by request, introduced a bill, House Bill No. 314, a bill for "An Act to provide for the incorporation of cooperative associations for pecuniary profits."

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Mr. Turnbaugh introduced a bill, House Bill No. 315, a bill for “An Act in relation to an Illinois State Teachers' Pension and Retirement fund.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Education.

Mr. Weber introduced a bill, House Bill No. 316, a bill for "An Act to create a State Tax Commission, to define its powers and duties, and to abolish the State Board of Equalization.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Revenue.

Mr. Lyle introduced a bill, House Bill No. 317, a bill for “An Act to define and punish the crime of contributing to the delinquency of children.”

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Rourke presented a petition, relative to House Bill No. 306, which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lyle presented a petition, relating to an increased passenger rate on railroads, which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation.

The House proceeding upon the order of resolutions, Mr. Donahue offered the following resolution, which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Civil Service.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION No. 9.

WHEREAS, There was pending before the last Congress, House Bill No. 5139, and known as the Hamil Bill, an Act to provide for the retirement of employees of the Federal Government, under civil service, and said Sixty. third Congress adjourned without enacting such bill into a law, on account

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