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On motion of Mr. Cronkrite, The rules were suspended, and he was permitted to introduce House bill, No. 725, for "An act to establish maximum rates of charges for the trausportation of passengers and freight on the different railroads in this State."

Which was referred to the comunittee on civil service and retrenchment.

On motion of Mr. Walker,
At 12:30 o'clock P. M. the House adjourned to 2:30 P. M.

TWO-THIRTY O'CLOCK P. M.

The House met, pursuant to adjournment.
House bills on third reading being in order,

House bill, No. 419, for “An act to revise the law in relation to the commitment and detention of lunatics," was read a third time.

The bill and all amendinents thereto having first been printed, and the question being : "Shall the bill pass ?" it was decided in the affirmative-yeas 102, nays 2.

Those voting in the affirmative are,
Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Alexander of Montgomery, Armstrong of La Salle, Ballow, Blakely,
Bocock, Booth, Bradwell, Branson, Bullard, Casey, Carpenter, Chambers, Crawford, Cronkrite, Crosby,
Dement, Dewey, Dolan, Efner, Ewing, Flanders. Forth, Freeland, Freeman, Golden, Graham, Granger,
Grant, Grey, Gridley, Griffith, Halpin, Hart, Harvey, Hay, Henry, Herrington, Herting, Hildrup,
Hoiles, Hollenback, Hopkins, Inscore, Jaquess, Johnston, Jones, Kase, Lane of Hancock, Lomma,
Lietze, Lomax, Loomis, Mann, Marsh, McGee, McPherran, Meachau, Middlecott, Mitchell, Moore
of Marshall, Morrison, Moffett. Mulvane, Neville, Newton, Nulton, Oakwood, Oberly, Oleson, Oren-
dorff, Peltzer, Plowman, Pollock, Pyatt, Race, Ramey, Rountree, Savage, Scott, Shaw, Sheridan,
Smith, Soule, Starr, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean, Streetor, Taggart, Thomas, Thorn-
ton, Walker, Warner, Washburn, Wayman, Webster, Weinheimer, Westfall, Wood, Wymore, Mr.
Speaker-102.

Those voting in the negative were Messrs. Collins and Quinn.
So the bill was declared passed.

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

House bill, No. 622, for “An act to revise the law in relation to costs," was read a third time.

The bill and all amendments thereto having first been printed, and the question being, “Shall the bill pass?" it was decided in the affirm. ative-yeas 98, nays 4.

Those voting in the affirmative are,
Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Armstrong of LaSalle, Ballow, Blakely, Bocock, Booth, Bradwell,
Branson, Bullard, Casey, Carpenter, Chambers, Collins, Cronkrite, Crosby, Darnell, Dement, Dewey,
Dolan, Efner, Ewing. Flanders, Forth, Freelaud, Freeman, Golden, Graham, Granger, Grant. Grey,
Gridley, Halpin, Hart. Harvey, Henry, Herrington, Herting. Hildrup, Hoiles, Hollenback, Hopkins,
Inscore, Jaquess, Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Lape of Hancock, Lemma. Loomis, Mann, Marsh, McGee,
McPherran, Meacham, Middlecoff, Mitchell, Moore of Marshall, Morrison, Moffett. Mulvane, Neville,
Newton, Nulton, Oakwood, Oberly, Oleson, Orendorff, Peltzer, Plowman, Pollock, Pyatt, Race, Ramey,
Rountree, Savage, Scanlan, Scott Shaw, Sheridan, Smith, Soule, Starr, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart
of McLean, Streetor, Taggart, Thomas, Thornton, Walker, Warner, Wayman, Webster, Weinheimer,
Westfall, Wood, Wymore, Mr. Speaker-98.

Those voting in the negative are,
Messrs. Griffith, Kase, Lietze, Quinn-4.
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. 638, for “An act to revise the law in relation to county treasurer," was read a third time.

The bill and all amendments thereto having first been printed, and the question being, “Shall the bill pass ?" it was decided in the affirmative-yeas 98, nays 0.

Those voting the affirmative are, Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Alexander of Montgomery, Armstrong of Grundy, Armstrong of LaSalle, Blakely, Bocock, Booth, Bradwell, Branson, “Bullard, Casey, Carpenter, Chambers, Collins, Crawford, Cronkrite. Crosby, Darnell, Dement, Dewey, Dolan, Ewing, Ferrier, Flanders, Forth, Freeland, Freeman, Golden, Graham, Granger, Grant, Grey, Gridley, Griffith, Halpin, Hart, Hay, Henry, Herrington, Herting, Hildrup, Hoiles, Hollenback, Hopkins, Inscore, Jaquess, Jackson, Johnston, Kase, Lane of Hancock, Lietze, Lomax, Loomis, Mann, Marsh, MoGee, Meacham, Middlecoff, Mitchell, Moore of Marshall, Morrison, Moffett, Mulvane, Neville, Newton, Nulton, Oakwood, Oberly, Oleson, Orendorff, Peltzer, Pollock, Pyatt, Quinn, Race, Ramey, Rice, Rountree, Savage, Scanlan, Scott, Shaw, Sheridan, Smith, Soule, Starr, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean, Streetor, Taggart, Thomas, Walker, Warner, Wayman, Webster, Wood, Wymore, Mr. Speaker-98.

So the bill was declared passedi.

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

Mr. Rice submitted the following resolution : Resolved, That Mrs. M. E. DeGeer, of Chicago, Lecturer for Grand Lodge, Sons of Temperance, Stato of Mlinois, have the use of this hall for a lucture on Thursday evening the 22d inst.

Which was adopted.

Mr. Quinn moved to suspend the rules to receive a resolution; which was not agreed to

Mr. Quinn (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 726, for “An act entitled an act to make cities, towns and townships within the State of Illinois liable for damage done to private property by mobs or unlawful assemblies.""

Which was read a first time, and referred to the committee on judiciary.

Mr. Hoiles (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 727, for “An act to amend section thirty (30) of (an act for the assessment of property, and the levy and collection of taxes,' approved March 30, 1872.".

Which was read a first time and referred to the committee on revenue.

Mr. Gridley (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 728, for "An act to amend section fifteen and a half (151) of an act entitled an act to amend an act entitled "an act to exempt the homestead from forced sale, and to provide for setting off the same, and to exempt certain personal property from attachment and sale on execution, and from distress for rent,' approved April 30, 1873."

Which was read a first time, and referred to the committee on education.

Mr. Gridley (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 729, for “An act concerning county superintendents of schools."

Which was read a first time, and referred to the committee on education.

Mr. McPherran (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 730, for “An act to amend an act entitled an act to prevent extortion and unjust discrimination in the rates charged for the transportation of passengers and freights on railroads in this State, and to punish the same, and prescribe a mode of procedure and rules of evidence in relation thereto, and to repeal an act entitled an act to prevent unjust discriminations and extortions in the rates to be charged by the different railroads in this State for the transportation of freights on said roads,' approved April 7, A. D. 1871."

Which was referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Ferrier (by consent), from the committee on elections, to which was referred House bill, No. 626, for “An act to repeal an act entitled ban act for the registry of electors, and to prevent fraudulent voting,'

approved February 15, 1865,” House bill, No. 629, for "An act to repeal an act entitled “an act for the registry of electors, and to prevent fraudulent voting,' approved February 15, 1865," and House bill, No. 668, for "An act to repeal an act entitled (an act for the registry of electors, and to prevent fraudulent voting,' approved February 15, 1805," reported the same back, and submitted as a substitute therefor House bisl, No. 731, for "An act to repeal an act entitled (an act for the reyis. try of electors, and to prevent fraudulent voting,' approved February 15, 1865," and recommended that the substitute be passed, and that the bills be laid on the table.

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

Mr. Starr (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 732, for "An act to enable owners to recover damages for the injury to or the killing of stock by railroad companies."

Which was referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Armstrong of Grundy (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 733, for “An act to repeal an act entitled “Police magistrates, approved February 27, 1854, and all acts amendatory thereof."

Which was referred to the committee on judiciary.

Mr. Pollock (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 734, for "An act to amend an act entitled “an act providing for the health and safety of persons employed in coal mines,' approved March 27, 1872."

Which was referred to the committee on mines and mining.

Mr. Orendorff (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 735, for “An act to amend section 40 of an act entitled “an act in regard to practice in courts of record, approved February 22, 1872."

Which was referred to the committee on judiciary. Mr. Warner (by consent) submitted the following resolution : WHEREAS, The expenses of our State institutions have been very large ; therefore, with a view to economize as far as possible in such expenditures, be it

Resolved. That the committee on civil service and retrenchment be requested to carefully examine into the cost and manner of furnishing supplies to our State institutions, and if, in their judgment practicable, report at an early day, a bill providing for the furnishing of such supplies at a less cost to the State than at present. Which was adopted.

Mr. Marsh (by consent) presented a communication from the board of supervisors of Ogle county, in relation to amending the revenue law; which was referred to the committee on revenue.

On motion of Mr. Mulvane, At 4:20 o'clock P. M., the House adjourned to 10 o'clock A. M. on Monday next, January 19th.

MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1874.

The House met, pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Hale.
The journal of Saturday last was being read, when,

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

Revision bills on third reading being in order,

House bill, No. 641, for “An act to revise the law in relation to ferries,” was taken up, and,

On motion of Mr Moore of Adams, Referred to the committee on canal and river improvements. Mr. Crawford (by consent) submitted the following: WHEREAS, This General Assembly has undertaken to complete the revision of the Statutes begun by the 27th General Assembly; and whereas numerous amendinents to the revenue law of 1871 and 1872 bave been made by this General Assembly, and varions bills and resolutions proposing further mate. rial changes in said law have been introduced in both houses of this assembly, and are now pending : and whereas it is specially desirable, in view of said revision, that the Statutes upon the different subjects embraced therein shall be as compact and clear as possible; therefore,

Resolved by the House, the Senate concurring herein, That the revenue committees of the House and of the Senate be and are hereby instructed to jointly prepare a bill revising and consolidating all the various acts now in force on the subject of revenue, embodying therein so much of the matter of the various bills and resolutions now pending before them, and such other provisions as in their judgment may be advisable; and that they report said joint bill to their respective houses at the earliest practicable moment.

Which was adopted.

Mr. Wood, from the committee on roads, highways and bridges, submitted the following report:

The committee on roads, highways and bridges, to whom was referred House bill, No. 337, for "An act to amend section 36 of an act entitled 'an act to fix the salaries of State officers,'” etc., have instructed me to report the same back, and recommend that it be referred to the committee on county and township organization.

The report of the committee was concurred in, and the bill referred to the committee on county and township organization.

Mr. Armstrong of Grundy (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 736, for "An act to amend section 53 of an act entitled can act in regard to gateways, roads and bridges in counties not under township organization,' in force April 18, 1873."

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

Mr. Savage (by consent) presented a petition from citizens of Will county, asking for an amendment to the revenue law; which was referred to the committee on revenue.

Mr. Westfall (by consent), from the committee on fees and salaries, submitted the following report:

The committee on fees and salaries, to which was referred House bill, No. 635, for “An act to provide for fees of certain officers therein named in counties of the third class," have had the same under consideration, and respectfully report the same back with a substitute therefor, being House bill, No. 737, for "An act to provide for fees of certain officers therein named in counties of the third class," recommending that the substitute do pass, and that the original bill be laid on the table.

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. Dolan (by consent) submitted the following resolution : Resolved, that the committee on finance be and they are hereby instructed to provide a bill to authorize the payment of thirty per cent., the balance of which the State is yet owing to White coun also to repair the gates of the lock so that its navigatiou will not be retarded as it is at the present tiine.

On motion of Mr. Carpenter, The resolution was referred to the committee on canal and river improvements.

A message from the Governor, by Philo J. Beveridge, Private Sec’y: Mr. Speaker: I am directed by the Governor to lay before the House of Representatives the following written communication :

STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

SPRINGFIELD, January 17, 1874. To the General Assembly :

I have the honor to lay before the Legislature a communication from the Auditor of Public Accounts, giving information of the operations of the law to fund and provide for paying the railroad debts of counties, townships, cities and towns," in force April 16, 1869.

JOHN L. BEVERIDGE. Mr. Oakwood (by consent) introduced House bill, No. 738, for “An act to amend sections one and two of an act entitled (an act to establish a board of railroad and warehouse commissioners, and prescribe their powers and duties," approved April 13, 1871." Which was read a first time, and,

On motion of Mr. Hopkins, Referred to the committee on inland commerce and warehouses. Mr. Freeman (by consent) submitted the following resolution : WHEREAS, by reason of certain insidious evasions, invasions and cunning devices, spirituous liqnors are constantly sold in this State under the guise of medicine, getting at nought our laws regulating the sale of spirituous liquors, and thereby scattering sin, poverty and drunkenness everywhere in our midst; therefore,

Resolved, that the committee on temperance be and is hereby instructed to give this subject such an investigation as its importance demands, and report to this House at an early day by bill or other wise.

And moved to refer the same to the committee on judiciary; which was not agreed to.

Mr. Hart moved to refer the resolution to a select committee of thirteen, Mr. Carpenter to be one of the committee; which was agreed to.

House bill, No. 646, for “An act to revise the law in relation to mandamus," was read a third time.

The bill and all the amendments thereto having first been printed, and the question being: “Shall the 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, Armstrong of LaSalle, Ballow, Blakely, Bocock. Booth. Bradwell, Bullard, Casey, Chambers, Collins, Crawford, Cronkrite, Crosby, Darnell. Dement. Dewey, Dolan, Dolton, Dresser, Efner, Ferrier, Flanders, Forth, Freeland, Freeman. Golden Gordon, Graham, Granger, Grant, Grey, Gridley, Halpin, Hart, Harvey, Hawes, Hay, Henry, Her rington, Herting, Hite of St. Clair, Hildrup, Hoiles, Hollenback, Hopkins, Inscore, Jaquess. Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Kase, Lane of Hancock, Lemma, Lietze, Lomax, Loomis, Massie, McGee, McPherran, Middlecoft Mitchell. Moore of Marshall, Moore of Adams, Morrison, Neville, Nulton, Oakwood, Oberly. Oleson. Peltzer. Pollock, Pyatt, Quinn, Race, Rice, Savage, Scanlan, Sheridan, Smith, Snow, Soule, Starr. Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean, Taggart, Thomas, Thornton, Virden, Walker, Washburn, Wayman, Webster, Weinheimer, Westfall, Wood, Wymoro, Mr. Speaker--100.

So the bill was declared passed.

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

House bill, No. 648, for "An act to revise the law in relation to notices," 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 98, nays 9.

Those voting in the affirmative are, Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Alexander of Montgomery, Armstrong of Grundy, Armstrong of La Salle, Ballow, Blakely, Bocock, Booth, Bradwell, Bullard, Casey, Chambers, Collins, Connolly, Crosby. Cullerton. Dement. Dewey. Dolan, Dresser, Efner, Ewing, Ferrier, Flanders. Forth. Free. land. Freeman. Golden Gordon, Graham, Granger, Grant, Grey, Gridley, Griffith. Halpin. Hart Harvey, Hawes, Hay, Henry, Herrington, Herting, Hite of St. Clair, Hildrup, Hoiles, Hollenback Hopkins. Inscore. Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Labe of Hancock, Lemma, Lietze, Lomax, Loomis. Marsh Maggie McPherran. Middlecoff, Mitchell, Moore of Marshall, Moore of Adams, Morrison. Mulvane Oak wood Oberlv. Olegon, Orendorff, Peltzer, Pollock, Quinn, Race, Ramoy. Rice. Savage Scaulan, Scott. Sheridan. "Smith, Snow, Soule, Starr, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean. Streetor. Taggart. Thomas. Virden, Washburn. Wayman, Webster, Weinheimer, Westfall, Wood, Wymore, Mr. Speaker--98.

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