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The bill and all amendments thereto having first been printed, and the question being, “Shall this bill pass ?" it was decided in the affirmative-yeas 88, nays 10.

Those voting in the affirmative are, Messrs. Alexander of Montgomery, Anderson, Armstrong of LaSalle, Ballow, Barkley, Blakely, Bocock, Booth, Bradwell, Branson, Bryant, Casey, Carpenter, Chambers, Crawford, Cronkrite, Crosby, Cullerton, Darnell, Dewey, Dolan, Efner, Ewing, Forrier, Flanders, Forth, Freeland, Freeman, Gol den, Graham, Granger, Grey, Gridley, Halpin, Hart, Henry, Hite of Madison, Hite of St. Clair, Hildrup, Hollenback, Hopkins, Jaquess, Jackson, James, Johnston, Jones, Kase, Lane of Hancock, Lietze, LOmax, Loomis, Mann, McPherran, Meacham, Middlecoff, Mitchell, Moore of Marshall, Mulvane, Newton, Oberly, Oleson, Orendort, Peltzer, Plowman, Pollock, Pyatt, Quinn, Race, Ramey, Rountree, Savage, Shaw, Smith, Snow, Soule, Starr, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean, Taggart, Thomas, Virden, Walker, Warner, Washburn, Wayman, Webster, Wood, Wymore, Mr. Speaker--88.

Those voting in the negative are, Messrs. Collins, Gordon, Griffith, Herting, Moose, Moffett, Neville, Rice, Streetor, Stroud, Thornton-11.

So the bill was declared passed.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, that the Clerk inform the Senate of the passage of the bill, and ask their concurrence therein.

House bill, No. 601, for An act to revise the law in relation to abatement," was read a third time.

The bill and, all amendments thereto having first been printed, and the question being, “Shall this bill pass ?" it was decided in the affirmative-yeas 100, nays 00.

Those voting in the affirmative are, Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Alexander of Montgomery. Anderson, Armstrong of LaSalle, Ballow, Barkley, Blakely, Bocock, Bradwell, Branson, Bryant, Bullard, Casey, Chambers, Collins, Crawford, Cronkrite. Crosby, Cullerton, Dement, Dolan, Dolton, Efner, Ewing, Flanders. Forth, Freeland. Free. man. Gordon, Graham, Granger, Grant, Grey, Gridley, Griffith, Halpin, Hart, Henry, Hildrup, Hoiles. Hollenback. Hopkins. Inscore, Jaquess, Jackson, Johuston, Joues, Kann, Kase, Lane of Ilancock. Lietze. Lomax, Marsh. Massie, MoAdams, McDonald, McGee, McLaughlin, McPherran, Meacham. Middlecotr. Moore of Marshall, Morrison, Moffett, Mulvane, Neville, Newton, Oakwood, Oberly, Oleson. Orendortt. Peltzer. Plowman, Pollock, Pyatt, Quinn, Ramey, Rountree, Savage, Scanlan, Scott, Sheri. dan. Smith. Snow, Starr, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean, Streetor, Stroud. Taggart, Thomas, Thornton, Virden, Walker, Warner, Weinheimer, Wood, Wymore, Mr. Speaker-100.

So the bill was declared passed.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, that the Clerk inform the Senate of the passage of the bill, and ask their concurrence therein.

Leave of absence was granted to Messrs. Senne, Easley aud Anderson.

House bill, No. 608, for "An act to revise the law in relation to attorneys and counsellors," was read a third time.

The bill and all amendments thereto having first been printed, and the question being, “Shall this bill pass ?" it was decided in the affirmative, yeas 92, nays 16.

Those voting in the affirmative are, Messrs. Alexander of Montgomery, Armstrong of LaSalle, Ballow, Barkley, Bocock, Bradwell, Branson, Bryant, Casey, Carpenter, Chambers, Collins, Crawford, Cronkrite, Crosby, Darnell, Dement, Dewey Dolton. Efner. Ewing. Ferrier, Flanders, Freeland, Freeman, Graham, Granger, Grant. Grev. Gridley, Griffith, Halpin, Hawes, Henry, Herrington, Hildrup, Hoiles, Inscore, Jaquess, Jackson, Johnston. Jones. Kase, Lane of Hancock, Lietze, Mann, Marsh, McAdams, McGee, McPherran, Middlecoff, Mitchell, Moore of Marshall, Moffett, Mulvane, Neville, Newton, Nulton, Oakwood, Orendorff Peltzer, Plowman, Pollock, Pyatt, Rice, Rountree, Savage, Scanlan, Scott, Shaw, Sheridan, Smith, Snow, Soule, Starr, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean, Taggart, Thomas, Virden, Walker, Warner, Washburn, Webster, Weinheimer, Westfall, Wood, Wymore, Mr. Speaker-92.

Those voting in the negative are, Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Blakely, Bullard, Dolan, Forth, Gordon, Hart, Hopkins, Moose, Morrison, Oberly, Oleson, Ramey, Streetor, Stroud, Thornton-16.

So the bill was declared passed.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, that the Clerk inform the Senate of the passage of the bill, and ask their concurrence therein.

Mr. Barkley moved to suspend the rules to receive a report from the penitentiary committee; which was not agreed to.

House bill, No. 644, for "An act to revise the law in relation to joint rights and obligations," was read a third time.

The bill and all amendments thereto having first been printed, and the question being, “Shall this bill pass ?" it was decided in the affirmative-yeas 105, nays 00.

Those voting in the affirmative are, Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Alexander of Montgomery, Armstrong of LaSalle, Ballow, Bark. ley, Blakely, Bocock, Bradwell, Branson, Bryant, Bullard, Casey, Carpenter, Chambers. Collins, Crawford, Cronkrite. Crosby, Cullerton, Darnell, Dement, Dewey, Dolan, Dolton, Efner, Ewing. Ferrier, Flanders, Forth, Freeland, Freeman, Gordon, Graham, Granger, Grant, Grey, Gridley, Griffith, Halpin, Hart. Hawes, Herrington, Hildrup, Hollenback, Hopkins, Inscore, Jaquess, Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Kase, Lane of Hancock, Lietze, Loomis Mann, Marsh, McAdams, McGee, McPherran, Meacbam, Middlecoff, Moore of Marshall, Morrison, Moffett, Mulvane, Neville, Newton, Nulton, Oakwood, Oberly, Oleson, Orendorff, Peltzer, Plowman, Pollock, Pyatt, Ramey, Rice, Rountree, Savage, Scanlan, Scott, Shaw, Sheridan, Smith, Snow, Soule, Starr, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean, Streetor, Stroud, Taggart, Thomas, Thornton, Virden, Walker, Warner, Washburn, Webster, Weinheimer, Westfall, Wood, Wymore, Mr. Speaker-105.

So the bill was declared passed.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, that the Clerk inform the Senate of the passage of the bill, and ask their concurrence therein.

Mr. Ballow (by consent) presented a petition from citizens of Adams county, asking for an amendment to House bill, No. 266; which was referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Barklev (by consent), from the committee on penitentiary, to which was referred Senate bill, No. 330, for “An act making an appropriation for buildings and other improvements for the State reform school, and for the purchase of stock," reported the same back, with amendments, and recommended that the bill be passed as amended.

The report of the committee was concurred in, the bill temporarily laid aside, and the amendments ordered printed.

Mr. Moore of Marshall, from committee on enrolled and engrossed bills, begs leave to report that bills of the following titles have been correctly engrossed, on January 16, 1874:

House bill, No. 622, for "An act to revise the law in relation to costs."

House bill, No. 638, for "An act to revise the law in relation to county treasurer.

House bill, No. 641, for “An act to revise the law in relation to ferries."

House bill, No. 646, for “An act to revise the law in relation to mandamus."

House bill, No. 648, for “An act to revise the law in relation to notices."

Mr. Orendorff (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 719, for “An act to enable cities and villages to establish and regulate cemeteries." Which was referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

On motion of Mr. Inscore, At 4:45 o'clock P. M. the House adjourned to 10 o'clock A. M., to.' morrow.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 1874.

The House met, pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Shaw.
The journal of yesterday was being read, when,

On motion of Mr. Wayman,
The further reading of the same was dispensed with.

Mr. Armstrong of Grundy (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 720, for "An act concerning jurors, and to repeal certain acts herein named."

Which was read a first time, and ordered to a second reading.

By consent, Senate bill, No. 338, for "An act making an appropriation for the ordinary expenses of the Southern Normal University,"

Was taken up and referred to the committee on State institutions.

Mr. Mann (by consent) presented a petition from a number of citizens of Kane county, asking for an amendinent to "An act in regard to roads and bridges in counties under township organization."

Which was referred to the committee on roads, highways and bridges.

Mr. Graham, from the committee on revenue, to which was referred House bill, No. 666, for “An act in regard to assessors and collectors in certain incorporated cities, and to extend the time for the assessment and collection of the county and State taxes therein, for the year A. D. 1873," reported the same back and recommended that it be laid on the table, and submitted as a substitute therefor:

House bill, No. 721, for "An act in regard to assessors and collectors in certain incorporated cities, and to extend the time for the assessment and collection of the county and State taxes tberein, for the year A. D. 1873," and recommended that the substitute be passed.

The report of the committee was concurred in, the bill laid on the table, the substitute read a first time and ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Graham (by consent), from the committee on revenue, introduced House bill, No. 722, for “Au act extending the time for the collection of the taxes on the assessment for the year A.D. 1873, and delinquent and omitted taxes on the assessment books for said year."

Which was read a first time, and ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Rountree (by consent), from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred House bill, No. 628, for “An act to amend section sixteen (16), of article eleven (11), of an act entitled an act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,' approved. April 10, 1872," House bill, No. 667, for “An act to amend an act entitled an act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,' approved March 7, 1872," and House bill, No. 684, for “An act supplemental to an act entitled an act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,' approved April 10, 1872," reported the same back, and submitted therefor House bill, No. 723, for “An act to amend section sixteen (16), of article eleven (11), of an act entitled 'an act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,' approved April 10, 1872," and recommended that the bills be laid on the table, and that the substitute be passed. · The report of the committee was concurred in, the bills were laid on the table, the substitute read a first time and ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Rountree (by consent), from the coinmittee on municipal affairs, to which was referred House bill, No. 719, for "An act to enable cities and villages to establish and regulate cemeteries," reported the same back with the following amendment: Strike out the word "corporation” wherever it occurs in said bill, and insert the words "corporate limits," and recommended that it pass, as amended.

The report of the committee was concurred in, the bill read a first time, the bill and amendment ordered printed, and the bill ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Jones, from the committee on contingent expenses, submitted the following report: TO THE HON. SHELBY M. CULLOM,

Speaker of the House of Representatives : The committee on contingent expenses, to whom was referred the resolution in regard to the contract for heating the Hall of Representatives, etc., would respectfully beg leave to make the following report:

The west side of the House is heated in accordance with the resolution passed by this asseinbly at its last session.

Would also report that the cost of heating the Hall of Representatives, together with all rooms in the west side of the building, is eleven (11) (lollars per day, and that the cost of heating the Senate is one (1) dollar per day, making total expense of heating Senate chamber and west side of building twelve (12) dollars per day. Mr. Ide, who has charge of heating-house, stated that the amount of coal required to heat the building twenty-four hours, costs four (4) dollars, and that he pays three (3) dollars per day each to two men for taking charge of the heating, etc., which leaves him a profit of two (2) dollars per day ; also, stated that if the House of Representatives is dissatisfied, he is willing to throw up the contract, provided that the contract of the Senate is also rescinded.

A. M. JONES,

C'hm. Com. on Con. Ex. The report of the committee was adopted.

House bill, No. 609, for “An act in regard to canal companies," was read a third time.

The bill, and all the amendments thereto, having first been printed, and the question being : “Shall this bill pass ?” it was decided in the affirmative, yeas 100, nays 0.

Those voting in the affirmative are, Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Alexander of Montgomery, Arnistrong of LaSalle, Ballow. Blakely, Bocock, Booth, Bradwell, Branson, Bullard, Casey, Cassedy, Carpenter, Chambers, Crosby, Cullerton, Darnell, Dement. Dewey, Dolan, Efner, Ewing. Ferrier, Flanders. Forth, Freeland, Freeman, Gulden, Gordon, Graham, Granger, Grant, Grey, Gridley, Griffith, Halpin, Hart, Hawes, Hay, Henry, Herring. ton, Hildrup, Hoiles, Hollenback, Hopkins, Jaquess, Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Lane of Hancock, Lietze, Lomax, Loomis, Mann, Marsh, McPherrau, Meacham, Middlecoff, Mitchell, Moore of Marshall Morrison, Moffett. Mulvane, Neville, Newton, Oakwood, Oberly, Oleson, Peltzer, Plowman, Pollock, Pyatt, Quinn, Race, Ramey, Rice, Ronntree, Savage, Scanlan, Scott, Shaw, Sheridan, Sunth, Snow, Sonle, Starr, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean, Streetor, Taggart, Thomas, Thornton, Walker, Warner, Washburn, Webster, Westfall, Wood, Wymore, Mr. Speaker-100.

So the bill was declared passed.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, that the Clerk inform the Senate of the passage of the bill, and ask their concurrence therein.

House bill, No. 610, for "An act to revise the law in relation to the State Commissioners of Public Charities," was read a third time.

Mr. Moore of Marshall moved to refer the bill to the committee on fees and salaries, with the following instructious: To take into consideration the propriety of reducing the number of commissioners of the state board of public charities to three, making them elective by the people, and fixing a salary for the same, giving them the entire supervision and management of state charitable institutionis.

Mr. Grey moved to amend the motion by referring the bill to the committee on civil service and retrenchment; which was accepted by Mr. Moore of Marshall.

On motion of Mr. Johnstou, The previous question was ordered.

The question being on the adoption of the motion to refer the bill to the cominittee on civil service and retretchment, with the instructions aforesaid, it was decided in the affirmative.

A message froin the Senate, by Mr. Paddock: Mr. Speaker: I am directed to inform the House of Representatives that the Senate has passed a bill of the following title, to-wit:

Senate bill, No. 334, for “An act relative to property conveyed, devised or bequeathed to the State in trust for charitable purposes."

In the passage of which I am instructed to ask the concurrence of the House of Representatives.

By consent, House bill, No. 62, for "An act to amend an act entitled (an act to establish and maintain a system of free schools, approved April 1, 1872,"

Was taken up, read a second time, and laid on the table. .

Mr. Oakwood introduced House bill, No. 724, for “An act to amend
an act entitled “an act to establish and maintain a system of free
schools,' approved April 1, 1872."
Which wids leard a first time, and ordered to a second reading.

Ou motion of Mr. Morrison,
The rules were suspended to receive the following resolution :
Rosolved. That the chairman of the committee on State institutions be requested to report back the
revision bills in their hands, with their amendments thereto, that they may be referred to the com-

mittee on civil service and retrenchment.

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Which was adopted.

Iu compliance with the above resolution, Mr. Branson, from the committee on state institutions, reported back

House bill, No. 612, for "An act to revise the law in relation to the Illinois Institution for the Education of the Blind,"

House bill, No. 613, for "An act to revise the law in relation to the Illinois Institution for the Eincation of the Deaf and Duimb,"

House bill, No. 614, for "An act to ri vise the law in relation to the
State Insane Asylums,"

Hon.e bill, No. 615, for “An act to revise the law in relation to the
Illinois Industrial University,"

louse bill, No. 616, for “An act to revise the law in relation to the Illinois Institution for the Education of Feeble-minded Children,"

House bill, No. 618, for "An act to revise the law in relation to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home,”

Hou se bill. No. 611, for “An act to revise the law in relation to the Illinois Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary.”

Mr. Bradwell moved to recoiniit the bills to the committee on state institutions. Which was not adopted.

On inotion of Mr. Cronkrite, The bills, to-wit: House bills, Nos. 611, 612, 613, 614, 615, 616 and 618 were referred to the committee on civil service and retrenchment.

Mr. Routree, (by consent) from the committee on municipal affairs, to wbich was referred House bill, No. 705, for "An act to amend sections six (6), seven (7), nine (9), twenty-four (24), twenty-six (26), and fifty-three (53), of article nine (9), of an act entitled “an act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,' approved April 10, 1872," reported the same back, and recommended that it pass.

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

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