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Those voting in the negative are,
Messrs. Crawford, Cronkrite, Darnell, Jaquess, Kase, Neville, Nulton, Pyatt, Thornton-9.
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.

Honse bills on third reading being in order,

House bill, No. 1, for “An act of limitations of liens of judgments and decrees where the record thereof has been destroyed, and to limit the time of commencing proceedings to restore such record or establish such lien," was read a third time.

The bill and all amendments thereto having first being printed, and the question being, “ Shall this bill pass ?" it was decided in the negative, yeas 36, nays 68.

Those voting in the affirmative are, Messrs. Armstrong of Grundy, Armstrong of LaSalle, Ballow, Bocock, Casey. Carpenter, Dresser, Ewing, Ferrier, Forth, Freeland, Golden, Graham, Granger, Gridley, Griffith, Halpin, Herting, Hol lenback, Jaquess, Johnson, Lemina, Lomax, Neville, Oleson, Peltzer, Rice, Sheridan, Snow, Taggart, Warner, Washburn, Wayman, Webster, Wymore–36.

Those voting in the negative are, Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Alexander of-Montgomery, Blakely, Booth, Bullard, Chambers, Collins, Connolly, Crawford, Cronkrite, Crosby, Cullerton, Darnell, Dement, Dolan, Efner, Flanders, Freeman, Gordon, Grant, Grey, Harvey. Hay, Henry, Herrington, Hildrup, Hoiles, Hopkins, Inscore,

ackson, Jones. Kase, Lane of Hancock, Lietze. Loomis, Marsh, Massie, McPherran, Middlecoff, Mitchell, Moore of Marshall, Moore of Adams, Mulvane, Oakwood, Oberly. Orendorff, Pollock, Prat Quinn, Race, Savage, Scanlan, Scott, Sunith, Soule, Starr, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLea Streetor, Thomas, Thornton, Virden, Walker, Weinheimer, Westfall, Wood, Mr. Speaker-68.

So the bill not having received the number of votes required by the constitution, was declared not passed.

Ilouse bill, No. 108, for "An act to regulate the means of egress from public buildings," was read a third time.

Mr. Collins moved to refer the bill to the committee on miscellaneous subjects ; which was not agreed to.

Mr. Hawes moved to refer the bill to the committee on education ; which was agreed to.

Hlouse bill, No. 466, for "An act to make appropriation for the building of the south wing of the Southern Illinois Insane Asylum, and for providing the same with necessary heating apparatus and furniture," was taken up, and,

On motion of Mr. Inscore,
Referred to the committee on state institutions.

Hlouse bill, No. 127, for “An act to repeal •an act for the appointment of official reporters, and for the preservation of evidence in certain cases in Cook county,' approved March 6, 1867, and an act amendatory thereto, approved March 11, 1869," was read a third time, and,

On motion of Mr. Hopkins, The further consideration of the same was indefinitely postponed.

Hlouse bill, No. 201, for “An act to provide for the erection of buildings necessary for the education of the blind of the State of Illinois," was taken up, and,

On motion of Mr. Gordon, Laid on the table.

House bill, No. 226, for “An act in relation to the board of county commissioners of Cook county," was taken up, and,

On motion of Mr. Johnston,
Referred to the committee on county and township organization.

Mr. Quinn entered a motion to reconsider the vote by which the consideration of House bill, No. 127, for "An act to repeal (an act for the appointment of official reporters, and for the preservation of evidence in certain cases in Cook county,' approved March 6, 1867, aud an act amendatory thereto, approved March 11, 1869," was indefinitely postponed.

House bill, No. 363, for "An act to amend an act entitled “an act concerning Canada thistles,' in force March 15, 1872," was read a third time, and,

On motion of Mr. Johnston, Laid on the table.

Ilouse bill, No. 396, for "An act to secure to children elementary instruction," was taken up, and,

On motion of Mr. Snow, The further consideration of the same was postponed and made the special order for to-morrow, January 20th.

House bill, No. 417, for "An act to amend an act entitled “an act to incorporate the Union Stock Yard and Transit Company of Chicago, in force February 13, A. D. 1865," was taken up, and,

On motion of Mr. Hopkins, The further consideration of the same was postponed, and made the special order for Wednesday, January 28th.

House bill, No. 408, for "An act to punish an officer for being intoxicated while in the discharge of the duties of his office,” 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 93, nays 12.

Those voting in the affirmative are, Messrs. Alexander of Montgomery, Armstrong of Grundy, Armstrong of LaSalle, Ballow, Blakely, Bocock, Booth, Bradwell, Bullard, Casey, Carpenter, Chambers, Collins, Connolly, Crawford, Cronk. rite, Crosby, Darnell, Dement, Dewey, Dolan, Dresser, Efner, Ewing. Ferrier, Flanders, Forth, Free land, Freeman, Gordon, Graham, Granger, Grant, Grey, Gridley, Griffith, Hart, Harvey. Hawes. Hay. Henry Herrington, Hite of St. Clair, Hildrup, Hoiles, Hollenback, Hopkins, Jaquess, Johoston, Jones, Lane of Hancock, Lemma, Lietze, Lomax, Loomis, Marsh, Massie, McGee, Middlecott, Mitchell, Moore of Marshall. Moore of Adams, Morrison, Mulvane, Nulton, Oakwood, Orendorff, Pollock, Pyatt, Race, Rice, Savage, Scanlan, Scott, Sheridan, Smith, Snow, Soule, Starr. Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean, Streetor, Taggart, Thomas, Thornton, Virden, Warner, Wayman, Webster, Westfall, Wood. Wymore, Mr. Speaker-93.

Those voting in the negative are, Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Halpin, Herting, Inscore, Jackson, Kase, McPherran, Oberly, Peltzer, Walker, Washburn, Weinheimer-12.

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. 462, for "An act to amend section 9 of an act entitled an act to provide for the exercise of the right of eminent domain,' in force July 1, 1872," was taken up, and,

On motion of Mr. Armstrong of La Salle, Referred to the judiciary committee.

House bill, No. 507, for “An act to amend an act entitled “an act to settle up and close the trust of the board of Trustees of the Illinois and Michigan Canal," " was taken up, and,

On motion of Mr. Armstrong of LaSalle,
Referred to the committee on canal and river improvements.

House bill, No. 598, for “An act in relation to the collection of wages," · was read a time, and,

On motion of Mr. Scaulan, The further consideration of the same was postponed and made the special order for Friday, January 23d.

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of said reported reports of the dis be instructed

Senate bills on first reading being in order,

Senate bill, No. 334, for "An act relative to property conveyed, devised or bequeathed to the State in trust for charitable purposes," was read a first time, and,

On motion of Mr. Hay,
Referred to the committee on civil service and retrenchment.

Senate bill, No. 317, for "An act to revise the law in relation to the partition of real estate," was read a first time, and,

On motion of Mr. Kase, Referred to the committee on judiciary. Mr. Jones (by consent) submitted the following resolution : WHEREAS, there is a report in circnlation that the printing of the report of the State board of agriculture has cost the State over ($11, 000) eleven thousand dollars, and that the printing of the railroad and warehouse board has cost over (88,000) eight thousand dollars; therefore, be it

Resolved, That the committee on printing be instructed to report to this Honse what is the expense of printing the several reports of the different boards in this State, and also give their views as to the value of said reports.

Mr. Oberly submitted the following amendment to the resolution. Add the following:

"And that the committee be also instructed to investigate the cost of the binding done for the State, and whether it is done in accordance with contract."

Which was accepted by Mr. Jones.
Mr. Grey submitted the following amendment to the resolution :

Add the following: “And that the committee have power to send for persons and papers."

Which was adopted.

The question their being on the adoption of the resolution, it was decided in the affirmative.

The Speaker appointed as the select committee of thirteen, to which was referred a resolution relating to temperance, Messrs. Carpenter, Stewart of McLean, Washburn, Muvane, Stewart of Winnebago, Armstrong of LaSalle, Bradwell, Wood, Casey, Jaquess, Hite of St. Clair, Morrison and Lomax.

The Speaker laid before the House the following communication from the State Board of Agriculture : STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE, SECRETARY'S OFFICE,

SPRINGFIELD, January 15, 1874. TO THE HON. SHELBY M. CULLOM,

Speaker of the House of Representatives : DEAR SIR: I have the honor to hand you herewith a copy of the resolution on the subject of fisheries, passed by the State Board of Agriculture, at its late session.

Very respectfully, etc.,

A. M. GARLAND,

Secretary. WHEREAS, in the opinion of the State Board of Agriculture, the re-stocking of the waters of this State with food fishes is one of vast importance to the pecuniary and sanitary interests of the people ; therefore,

Resolved. That the General Assembly is respectfully requested to consider the propriety of establishing for the State of Mlinois a Commission on Fisheries similar to those now existing in several of the States of the Union, and under the general government. The above is a true copy.

A. M. GARLAND, (SEAL.]

Sec'y B'd Ag. On motion of Mr. Oberly, At 12:30 o'clock P. M., the House adjourned to 2:30 o'clock P. M.

HALF-PAST TWO O'CLOCK P. M.

The House met, pursuant to adjournment.

On motion of Mr. Casey, House bill, No. 447, for “An act in relation to advertisements and notices," Was taken from the table and referred to the committee on printing.

Senate bill, No. 316, for “An act to revise the law in relation to recorders," was read a first time, and,

On motion of Mr. Hay,
Referred to the committee on judiciary.

Senate bill, No. 293, for “An act to revise the law in relation to coroners,"

Was read a first time and referred to the committee on fees and salaries.

Senate bill, No. 292, for “An act to revise the law in relation to sher

iffs,

Was read a first time and referred to the committee on fees and salaries.

Senate bill, No. 215, for “An act to amend section two (2) of chapter twenty-six (26) of the Revised Statutes, entitled “Costs,” was read a first time, and,

On motion of Mr. Hay, Laid on the table.

Senate bill, No. 230, for “An act to amend an act entitled . an act in regard to practice in courts of record,”” was read a first time.

Mr. Walker moved to refer the bill to the committee on judiciary; whieh was not agreed to.

The bill was then ordered to a second reading.

Senate bill, No. 271, for “An act to provide for the manner of electing officers of county agricultural societies," was read a first time, and,

On motion of Mr. Efuer,
Referred to the committee on agriculture and horticulture.

Senate bill, No. 291, for “An act to revise the law in relation to replevin," was read a first time, and,

On motion of Mr. Thornton, Referred to the committee on judiciary.

Senate bill, No. 400, for “An act to enable cemetery companies to sell and convey land not required for burial purposes,"

Was read a first time, and ordered to a second reading.

Senate bill, No. 428, for “An act to prohibit advertising lotteries and games of chance, and fixing the punishment therefor," was read a first time, and,

On' motion of Mr. Hay, Laid on the table.

Mr. Moore of Marshall, from the committee on enrolled and engrossed bills, begs leave to report that bills of the following titles have been correctly engrossed on January 19, 1874:

House bill, No. 107, for “An act to amend section seven of an act act entitled “an act in regard to judgments and decrees, and the man.

ner of enforcing the same by execution, and to provide for the redemption of real estate sold under execution or decree."

House bill, No. 188, for "An act to protect persons pledging personal property as collateral security for loans of money in the State of Illinois."

House bill, No. 306, for “An act to authorize courts of record, in certain cases, to order lands to be subdivided and platted.”

House bill, No. 433, for "An act to amend section 47 of an act entitled 'an act in regard to evidence and depositions in civil cases,' approved March 29, A. D. 1872.

House bill, No. 457, for “An act to repeal section twenty-eight of an act in regard to evidence and depositions in civil cases,' in force July 1, 1872,"

House bill, No. 486, for “An act to restrict solitary confinement to certain cases in the Illinois State Penitentiary."

Ilouse bill, No. 500, for “An act to amend section 14 of an act entitled (an act to provide for the management of the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet.?"

House bill, No. 645, for “An act to revise the law in relation to limited partnership."

House bill, No. 647, for "An act to revise the law in relation to names."

House bill, No. 649, for "An act to revise the law in relation to oaths and affirmations."

House bill, No. 651, for “An act to revise the law in relation to promissory notes, bonds, due bills, and other instruments in writing."

House bill, No. 655, for "An act to amend an act entitled (an act concerning bail in civil cases,' approved January 22, 1872."

Senate bills on second reading being in order,

Senate bill, No. 58, for "An act to repeal an act entitled (an act to amend the law concerning township organization, approved January 31, 1872," Was read a second"time, and,

On motion of Mr. Johnston,
Referred to the committee on county and township organization.

Senate bill, No. 280, for “An act to revise the law in relation to change of venue," Was read a second time, and,

On motion of Mr. Savage,
Recommitted to the comunittee on judiciary.

Senate bill, No. 295, for “An act to revise the law in relation to the rate of interest,"

Was read a second time, and
Mr. Efner submitted the following amendment:
Add to section 3 the following:

Provided, however, that if the contract or instrument on which the judgment was recovered drew a greater rate of interest than six (6) per centum per annum at the time the same was merged in the judgment, then the judgment rendered or recovered thereon shall bear the same rate of interest as the contract or instrument on which the judgment was recovered, and the execution issued on such judgment shall direct the collection of interest at such greater rate from the date of the recovery of such judginent until the same shall be paid."

On motion of Mr. Hay, The bill and amendments were referred to the committee on judiciary,

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