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of the want of time, and, the principles on which said bill was framed seemed to be just and right; and,

WHEREAS, We, the General Assembly of the State of Illinois, are in sympathy with the provisions of said bill and hope that a bill embodying the same provisions will be made into a law by the next Congress; therefore, be it

Resolved, that the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring, Respectfully recommend and urge the speedy passage of a bill into a law by the next Congress, containing the provisions of the said House Bill No. 5139, and known as the Hamil Bill in the Sixty-third Congress, and we ask our Senators and Representatives in Congress to support such a measure; and, be it further

Resolved, That a copy of this joint resolution be forwarded by the Clerks of each House, and the Secretary of State to the Chairman of the Civil Service Committee in both Houses of Congress, under the seal of the State.

Mr. Arthur Roe offered the following resolution, which was referred under the rules, to the Committee on Contingent Expenses :

HOUSE RESOLUTION No. 49. Resolved, That the Speaker of the House is hereby directed and empowered to appoint two (2) cloakroom attendants and one (1) laboratory or toilet-room attendant at the rate of $3.00 per diem.

Mr. Turner offered the following resolution, which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Contingent Expenses :

HOUSE RESOLUTION No. 50. Be it resolved, by the House of Representatives of the Forty-ninth General Assembly, That the Speaker be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to appoint the following persons to the following positions: G. H. L. Nelson, Speaker's room; I. P. Allison, janitor; John Bell, page; $1.50 per day.

The said appointees shall receive $2.50 per day, and the date of service and employment shall be from and after January 6, 1915.

Mr. Rostenkowski offered the following resolution, and moved its adoption :

HOUSE RESOLUTION No. 51. WHEREAS, The Hon. Albert Glade of Cook County, Illinois, a member of the Thirty-ninth, Fortieth, Forty-first, Forty-second, Forty-third, Forty-fourth, Forty-fifth, and Forty-sixth General Assemblies, departed this life on the 29th day of December, A. D. 1913; and,

WHEREAS, The said Albert Glade was a worthy and honorable representative of the people of the State of Illinois, a man whose energies and abilities both as a member of the House, and as a private citizen were devoted toward improving the conditions under which his fellow-workers toiled; a man whose vote as a legislator was always cast in favor of measures for the benefit of the whole people of the State of Illinois; a man whose integrity and honesty were never questioned, and a man whose conduct as a member of the House earned for him the respect of every member thereof, and every person of his acquaintance; therefore, be it

Rsolved, That in the death of Hon. Albert Glade, the State of Illinois has lost one who, as a member of this House was an honest and patriotic legislator, and the people of his district an able and energetic Representative. and his immediate constituency a lifelong friend; his family a kind and loving husband and father, and the community in which he resided a distinguished and honorable citizen; and, be it further

Resolved, That this preamble and resolution be spread upon the Journal, and that a suitably engrossed copy thereof be forwarded by the Clerk, to the family of the deceased, and as a further mark of respect to his memory, that the House do now adjourn.

The resolution was unanimously adopted by a rising vote, and in accordance therewith, at the hour of 12:15 o'clock p. m., the House stood adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 1915, 10:00 O'CLOCK A. M.

The House met pursuant to adjournment,
The Speaker in the chair.
Prayer by the Rev. E. S. Coombs.

The Journal of yesterday was being read, when, on motion of Mr. Mulcahy, the further reading of the same was dispensed with, and it was ordered to stand approved.

The House proceeding upon the order of petitions, Mr. Flagg presented a petition from the Commercial Club of Collinsville, Illinois, relating to an increased passenger fare on railroads, which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation.

Mr. Flagg presented a petition from citizens of Highland, Illinois, relating to an increased passenger fare on railroads, which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation.

Mr. Flagg presented a petition from citizens of Greenville, Illinois, relating to an increased passenger fare on railroads, which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation.

Mr. Lyle presented a petition from citizens of Chicago, Illinois, relating to an increased passenger fare on railroads, which was referred, under the rules, to the Committee on Public Utilities and Transportation.

The House proceeding upon the order of reports of standing committees, Mr. Boyer, from the Committee on Contingent Expenses, to which was referred House Resolution No. 39:

Resolved, That the Speaker of the House be, and he is hereby empowered and directed to appoint Will H. McConnell as Press Messenger, whose duties shall be to look after the press galleries and the accommodation of the press at a compensation of $5.00 per day.

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the resolution be adopted.

Pending consideration, Mr. Lee O'Neil Browne moved to amend House Resolution No. 39, by adding the name of Michael Giblin as House Messenger, at the per diem of $5.00.

Mr. Rothschild moved to lay the amendment on the table,

And the question being on the motion to table, a division of the House was had, resulting as follows: Yeas, 28; nays, 66.

And the motion to table was lost.

Mr. McCormick moved to recommit House Resolution No. 39, together with the pending amendment, to the Committee on Contingent Expenses.

Mr. Thomas Curran moved to lay the motion to recommit on the table,

And the question being on the motion to table, a division of the House was had, resulting as follows: Yeas, 68; nays, 17.

And the motion to recommit was ordered to lie on the table.

The question recurring on the adoption of the amendment, & call of the roll was had, resulting as follows: Yeas, 75; nays, 55.

Those voting in the affirmative arc: Messrs.
Basel
Donlan

Hruby
Morris

Ryan, Frank Brown, W. M. Epstein

Huston
Mulcahy

Ryan, J. W. Browne, L. O'N. Fahy

Igoe

O'Connell Santry
Bruce
Festerling

Jackson

O'Rourke Scanlan
Burns
Fieldstack
Lantz
Perkins

Scholes
Butler
Foster
LePage
Placek

Seif
Buxton
Garesche

Lipshulch Prendergast Shephard
Curren, C. Gorman

Lyle
Purdunn

Smejkal
Curran, T. Graham, T. E. Lynch

Quisenberry Smith
Dalton
Griffin
McCabe
Ray

Tompkins
Davis
Harvey
McGloon
Rentchler

Trandel
Desmond
Hennebry
Merritt

Rethmeier Turner
Devereux
Hilton
Mitchell

Richardson Vickers
Devine
Hoffman
Moore
Rinehart

Walsh
Donahue
Holaday
Morrasy
Rostenkowski Weber

Yeas-75.
Those voting in the negative are: Messrs.
Atwood
Drake
Hicks
Roderick

Thon
Bentley
Ellis
Hubbard
Roe, A.

Tice
Bippus
Felts
Kane

Rothschild Tuttle
Boyer
Flagg

Kasserman Rowe, W. Vursell
Brewer
Frankhauser Kessinger Shurtleff

Watson
Brinkman
Graham, W. J. Madsen

Sonnemann West
Burres
Green, C.
Mason
Stanfield

Williamson
Campbell
Green, E. W. McCormick Stewart

Wilson, G. H.
Cooper
Gregory
Pace

Strubinger Wilson, H.
Dahlberg
Hamlin

Pierson
Taylor

Wood
De Young
Helwig
Provine
Thomason Young

Nays—55.
And the amendment offered by Mr. Lee O'Neil Browne was adopted.

The question then being on the adoption of the resolution, as amended, a call of the roll was had, resulting as follows: Yeas, 95;

nays, 37.

Those voting in the affirmative are: Messrs.
Basel
Donahue
Hennebry Moore

Ryan, Frank
Bippus
Donlan
Hilton
Morrasy

Ryan, J. W.
Boyd
Drake

Hoffman
Morris

Santry
Boyer
Dudgeon
Holaday
Mulcahy

Scanlan
Brinkman
Epstein
Hruby

O'Connell Scholes
Brown, W. M. Fahy

Huston
O'Rourke

Seif
Browne, L. O'N. Festerling

Igoe
Perkins

Shephard
Bruce
Fieldstack

Jackson
Placek

Shurtleff
Burns
Foster

Jacobson

Prendergast Smejkal
Butler
Frankhauser Kessinger Purdunn

Smith
Buxton
Garesche
Leech

Quisenberry Stanfield
Campbell
Gorman
LePage
Ray

Tompkins
Conlon
Graham, T. E. Lipshulch Rentchler

Trandel
Curren, c. Gregory

Lynch

Rethmeier Turner Curran, T. Griffin

McCabe

Richardson Tuttle
Dalton
Groves
McGloon
Rinehart

Vickers
Desmond
Hamlin
Meents
Roderick

Walsh
Devereux
Harvey
Merritt
Roe, A.

Weber
Devine
Helwig
Mitchell
Rostenkowski Young

Yeas-95.
Those voting in the negative are: Messrs.
Atwood
Flagg
Lyle

Rowe, W. Vursell
Benson
Graham, W. J. Madsen

Sonnemann Watson
Cooper
Green, c.
Mason
Stewart

West
Dahlberg

Green, E. W. McCormick Strubinger Williamson
Davis
Hubbard
Pierson
Taylor

Wilson, G. H.
De Young
Kane
Provine
Thon

Wilson, H.
Ellis
Kasserman Rothschild

Tice

Wood
Felts
Lantz

Nays—37.
And House Resolution No. 39, as amended, was adopted.

Mr. Boyer, from the Committee on Contingent Expenses, to which was referred House Resolution No. 49:

Resolved, That the Speaker of the House is hereby directed and empowered to appoint two (2) cloak room attendants, and one (1) lavatory or toilet room attendant, at the rate of $3.00 per diem.

Reported the same back with the following amendment, to wit:

AMENDMENT No. 1. Amend House Resolution No. 49, by changing the number of cloak room attendants from two (2) to four (4).

With the recommendation that the resolution, as amended, be adopted,

And the question being on the adoption of the report of the committee, a call of the roll was had, resulting as follows: Yeas, 116;

nays, 12.

Those voting in the affirmative are: Messrs.
Atwood
Devereux
Harvey
Moore

Scholes
Basel
Donahue

Helwig
Morrasy

Seif
Benson
Donlan
Hennebry Morris

Shephard
Bentley
Drake

Hicks
Mulcahy

Shurtlett
Bippus
Dudgeon
Hilton

O'Rourke Smejkal
Boyd
Epstein
Hoffman
Perkins

Smith
Boyer
Fahy
Holaday
Placek

Stanfield
Brinkman
Felts
Hruby

Prendergast Stewart
Brown, W. M. Festerling

Huston
Provine

Strubinger
Browne, L. O'N. Fieldstack

Igoe

Quisenberry Thon
Bruce
Flagg

Jackson
Ray

Tice
Burns
Foster

Kasserman Rentchler Trandel
Burres

Frankhauser Kessinger Rethmeier Turnbaugh
Butler
Garesche
Leech

Richardson Turner
Buxton
Gorman
LePage
Rinehart

Tuttle
Campbell
Graham, T. E. Lyle

Roderick

Vickers
Conlon
Graham, W. J. Lynch

Roe, A.

Vursell
Cooper
Green, C.
Lyon

Rostenkowski Walsh
Curren, C. Green, E. W. McCabe

Rowe, W. Weber Curran, T. Gregory

McGloon

Ryan, Frank Williamson
Dahlberg
Griffin
Meents

Ryan, J. W. Wilson, G. H.
Dalton
Groves
Merritt
Santry

Wilson, H.
Davis
Hamlin
Mitchell
Scanlan

Young
Desmond

Yeas-116. Those voting in the negative are: Messrs. Ellis Madsen

Pierson

Sonnemann Watson
Hubbard
Mason
Rothschild Taylor

West
Lantz
McCormick

Nays-12.
And the report of the Committee was adopted.

Mr. Boyer, from the Committee on Contingent Expenses, to which was referred House Resolutions No. 33, 36, 38, 45, and 50.,

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the resolutions be not adopted.

The report of the committee was concurred in, and the resolutions were ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Boyer, from the Committee on Contingent Expenses, reported the following resolution with the recommendation that it be adopted:

HOUSE RESOLUTION No. 52. WHEREAS, A number of people have faithfully served the House during the period of organization from January 6, 1915, to February 18, 1915, and that said services were needed and should be paid for; therefore, be it

Resolved, that the Speaker of the House be, and he is hereby empowered and directed to certify the following named persons with the number of days and amount per diem set opposite their names on the temporary pay roll that they may receive their pay without delay: Total

$2,741 00

Linnie N. Vance, stenographer, 44 days at $3.00 per day..
Michael S. Giblin, messenger, 58 days at $4.00 per day.
Jesse Hawkins; messenger, 16 days at $4.00 per day.
William Haynes, door, 44 days at $3.00 per day.
William Kipling, door, 44 days at $3.00 per day.
A. W. Skeevers, door, 22 days at $3.00 per day.
W. P. McGuire, windows, 22 days at $3.00 per day.
Albert Murrell, cloak room, 44 days at $3.00 per day.

$132 00 232 00 64 00 132 00 132 00 66 00 66 00 132 00

Richard Hodges, cloak room, 44 days at $3.00 per day.

132 00 Jos. H. Bell, cloak room, 44 days at $3.00 per day..

132 00 Gus Link, cloak room, 44 days at $3.00 per day.

132 00 B. N. Simonton, 15 days at $3.00 per day.

45 00 Alonzo K. Leath, 30 days at $3.00 per day.

90 00 Thomas Dolan, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Hallie Johns, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Hugh Flanagan, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Palmer Babcock, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 George Valentine, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Patrick Murphy, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day...

66 00 Bernard Shaughnessy, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Rupert Clark, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day..

66 00 John Charles, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Allen Warren, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day..

66 00 Donald Drohan, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Emmett Knotts, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Justin Wochner, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 John Keegan, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 John McFadden, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Daniel Carr, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 William Quinn, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Morris Lee, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Conrad, John, page, 44 days at $1.50 per day.

66 00 Mr. Lyle moved to amend the resolution by adding the name of G. Steddleton, 44 days at $1.50 per diem, $66.00.

Mr. Arthur Roe moved to lay the amendment on the table,

And the question being on the motion to table, a division of the House was had, resulting as follows: Yeas, 52; nays, 40.

And the amendment offered by Mr. Lyle was ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. McGloon moved to amend the resolution by adding the following:

Resolved, That Paul Mehassey, who served as a page in this House from January 6 to February 18, be allowed the sum of $1.50 per day for his services rendered and for which he has not been compensated.

Mr. Boyer moved to lay the amendment on the table,

And the question being on the motion to table, a division of the House was had, resulting as follows: Yeas, 71; nays, 26.

And the amendment offered by Mr. McGloon was ordered to lie on the table.

The question recurring on the adoption of the resolution, a call of the roll was had, resulting as follows: Yeas, 116; nays, 17.

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