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seven (77), of 'An act in regard to the administration of estates.'" Approved April 1, 1872, in force July 1, 1872.'”

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

Mr. Bryan introduced a bill, House Bill No. 6, a bill for "An act to amend -An act to authorize cities and incorporated towns and townships to establish and maintain free public libraries and reading rooms.'' Approved March 7, 1872, by adding thereto four sections, to be known as sections 13, 14, 15 and 16. Approved June 29. 1891.

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

Mr. Craig introduced a bill, House Bill No. 7, a bill for "An act to amend section four of An act entitled 'An act to establish and maintain the Eastern Illinois State Normal School.'' Approved May 22, 1895.

The bill was taken up, read by title, ordered printed, thereupon,

Mr. Craig asked unanimous consent to have said bill read at large a first time and ordered to a second reading without reference to a committee. There being no objections House Bill No. 7

Was taken up, and read at large a first time

And the question being. "Shall the bill be ordered to a second reading ?" It was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Fuller introduced a bill, House Bill No. 8, a bill for “An act to provide for an additional term of the Circuit Court in the county of Boone.

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

The hour of 11 o'clock a. m. having arrived the time hereto fixed by joint resolution to name a person for senator in the congress of the l’nited States to represent the State of Illinois, the Speaker announced that such nominations were in order.

Whereupon Mr. O'Donnell, in appropriate remarks, placed in nomination the name of Mr. John P. Altgeld for the office of senator in the congress of the l'nited States to represent the State of Illinois beginning on the 4th day of March A. D. 1897.

Mr. Blood, on behalf of the people's party, then placed in nomination the name of Mr. John P. Altgeld for the same term.

The nomination of Mr. Altgeld was seconded by Messrs. Perry, Staudacher, Sullivan, McGoorty and Alschuler.

There being no further nominations the Speaker then announced that the roll of the members would now be called for the purpose of receiving the vote of each member viva voce for choosing a senator in the congress of the l'nited States from March 4 A. D. 1897.

The roll was then called for the aforesaid purpose with the following result:

62 votes.
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Mr. Altgeld received..
Mr. Mason received.
Mr. Hitt received
Mr. Allerton received
Mr. Cannon received
Mr. Hopkins received
Mr. Lorimer received
Mr. Carr received...

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Those voting for Altgeld: Allen, C. A., Compton,

Hussman,

McLauchlan, Salmans,
Alschuler, Conlee,

Jarvis.
Mitchell.

Schwab.
Atchison,
Craig,

Johnson, C.C., Montgomery, Shepard,
Barnett,
Edelstein, Kain,

Morris,

Staudacher, Barricklow, Farrell,

Large,

Murray, Geo. Sterchie,
Beer,
Gaines,
Lovett,
Novak,

Stewart.
Blood,
Galligan,
McDonough, O'Donnell,

Stoskopf,
Branen,
Hall, Ross C., McGee,

Orran.

Sullivan, Brignadello, Hall, Frank L., McGinnis,

O'Shea,

Suttle.
Bristol,
Harnsberger, McGoorty,

Perry,

Trousdale,
Bryant,
Hart,
McGuire,
Price,

Walleck.
Butler,
Horn,
McEniry,
Rhodes.

Webb.
Carmody,

Huffman,
Mr. Bailey voted for Mr. Cannon.
Mr. Ely voted for Mr. Hopkins.
Mr. Funk voted for Mr. Allerton.
Mr. Murdock voted for Mr. Carr.
Mr. Nohe voted for Mr. Lorimer.
Mr. Noling voted for Mr. Hitt.
Mr. Sharrock voted for Mr. Mason.
Total vote cast 69.

No quorum having voted the Speaker thereupon announced that no election was had for a l'nited States senator.

At the hour of 11:55 o'clock a. m., Mr. Murdock moved that the House do now adjourn, on which the yeas and nays were demanded by five members.

The roll was ordered called resulting as follows: Yeas, 81; nays, 60.

Those voting in the affirmative are: Messrs. Anderson. Daugherty. King.

Xohe,

Shanahan,
Andrus,
Dewoody,

Kolstedt,
Noling,

Sharrock,
Allen, C. A., Di.kson,
Lalonte, Nothnagel,

Sherman,
Avery,
Dinneen,

Lathrop,
Olsen,

Steen.
Bailey,
Eldredge,

Laub,
Parish,

Thiemann,
Berryman, Ely,

Lyon,
Payne,

Thomas,
Booth,
Flannigan,

Margriss,
Perrottet,

Tisdel,
Bovey,
Fuller,

Meaney,

Powell, Jas.. Torrence.
Boyd,
Funk,
Merriam,

Powell, Almet, Trowbridge,
Brown,
Garver,

Merrill,

Quanstrom, Ward,
Bryan,
Glade,

Metcalf,
Revell,

Wathier,
Buckner,
Guffin,

Miller,
Rhodes,

Wiedmaier.
Busell,
Hammers,
Murdock,
Rowe,

White,
Busse, Robt. C., Houghton. Murray, A. G., Salmans,

Wilson, ('avanaugh, Johnson, J. W., Murray, H. V., Sayler,

Wood,
Cochran,
joy,

Needles,
Serogin,

Wylie.
Curtis,
Kincheloe,

Vichols,
Selby,

Yeas-84.

Those voting in the negative are: Messrs.
Allen, R. H., Carmody,

Horn,
McEniry,

Schwab, Alschuler, Compton,

Huffman, McLauchlan, Shepard,
Atchison,
Conlee,

Jarvis,
Mitchell,

Staudacher,
Barnes,
Craig.

Johnson, C. C., Montgomery, Sterchie, Barnett, Edelstein, Kain, Morris,

Stewart. Barricklow, Farrell,

Large,

Murray, H. V., Stoskopf, Bartling, Gaines, Lovett, Novak,

Sullivan,
Beer,
Galligan,
McDonough, O'Donnell,

Suttle,
Blood,
Hall, Ross C.. McGee,

Organ,

Trousdale, Branen, Hall, Frank L., McGinnis, O'Shea,

Walleck. Brignadello, Harnsberger. McGoorty, Perry,

Webb,
Bristol,
Hart,
McGuire, Price,

Nays-60. Butler

The motion prevailed and the House stood adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1897–10 O'CLOCK A. M.

The House met pursuant to adjournment,
The Speaker in the Chair.
Prayer by the Chaplain.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

The special order heretofore entered for the reconsideration of Senate Bill No. 1, a bill for “An act to provide for the incidental expenses of the Fortieth General Assembly of the State of Illinois, and for the care and custody of the State House and grounds, incurred or to be incurred, and now unprovided for, was taken up, read at large a third time,

And the question being, "Shall the bill pass?" it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote: Yeas, 127; nays, 13.

Those voting in the affirmative are: Messrs.

Anderson, Craig,

Johnson, C. C., Murray, Geo.. Selby.
Andrus,
Curtis,

Joy,

Murray, A. G., Shanahan, Allen, R. H., Daugherty,

Kain,

Murray, H. V., Sharrock,
Alschuler, DeWoody,
Kilcourse. Needles,

Shepard,
Atchison,
Dickson,

King,
Nohe,

Sherman,
Avery,
Dinneen,

Kolstedt,
Noling,

Steen,
Bailey,
Edelstein,
LaMonte, Nothnagel,

Sterchie.
Barnes,
Ely,

Large,
O'Donnell,

Stoskopf
Barricklow, Farrell,

Lathrop,
Olsen,

Sullivan,
Bartling,
Flannigan,

Laub,
Organ,

Thiemann,
Beer,
Fuller,

Lyon,
O'Shea,

Thomas,
Berryman, Funk,

McGee,
Parish,

Torrence.
Booth,
Gaines.
McGoorty, Payne,

Trousdale,
Bovey,
Galligan.
McGuire, Perrottet,

Trowbridge,
Boyd,
Garver,

McEniry, Powell, Jas., Walleck,
Brignadello, Glade,

McLauchlan, Powell, Almet, Ward,
Brown,
Guflin.

Marquiss,
Price.

Wathier,
Bryan,
Hall, Ross C.. Meaney.

Quanstrom, Webb,
Buckner,
Hall, Frank L., Merriam,

Revell,

Wiedmaier,
Busell,
Hammers,

Merrill,
Rowe,

White,
Busse, Fred A., Harnsberger, Metcalf,

Salmans,

Williams,
Busse, Robt. C., Horn,

Miller,
Sayler,

Wilson,
Butler,
Houghton,
Montgomery, Schwab,

Wood,
Carmody,
Huffman,

Morey,
Schubert,

Wylie.
Cochran,
Hunter,

Morris,
Scrogin,

Yeas-127.
Compton, Johnson, J. W., Murdoch,

Those voting in the negative are: Messrs.
Allen, C. A., Bristol,

Hart,
Lovett,

Stewart,
Barnett,
Bryant,
Hussman, Rhodes,

Nays-13.
Blood,
Conlee,
Jarvis,

Staudacher, This bill expressed an emergency in the body of the act, and having received the votes 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. Paddock, Secretary.

Mr. Speaker-I am directed to inform the House of Representatives that the Senate has concurred in the adoption of the following preamble and joint resolution, to-wit:

WHEREAS, There is now pending in Congress a bill (H. R. 4339) to establish a National Military Park to commemorate the campaign, siege and defense of Vicksburg; and

WHEREAS, The operations that culminated almost simultaneously at Gettysburg and Vicksburg in July, 1863, not only mark the turning point in the War of the Rebellion, but also constitute one of the greatest epochs in the history of our country, and should both be commemorated in the most impressing and enduring manner possible; and

WHEREAS, The establishment of a National Military Park at Vicksburg will be a most fitting and appropriate monument to the Great Commander, whose genius planned these operations and directed them to a successful issue; and

WHEREAS, The State of Illinois has an especial interest in this bill for the reason that fifty-four of her infantry regiments, thirteen of cavalry and eleven batteries of artillery participated in the operations it is intended to commemorate, being a much larger number than from any other state-and for the further reason that a greater number of her gallant soldiers participated in those operations than were assembled under one command by any other operation of the war; therefore be it

Resolred by the House of Representatires, the Senate concurring therein: That the Legislature of the State of Illinois, by this concurrent resolution, asks that the above named bill (H. R. 4339) be passed during this session of Congress, and request the Senators and members of the House of Representatives in Congress from Illinois to labor earnestly for its passage, and the Secretary of State is hereby directed to send a copy of this resolution to the Senators and Representatives from Illinois and to the Hon. John A. T. Hull, Chairman of the House Committee on Military Affairs. Concurred in January 20, 1897.

J. H. PADDOCK, Secretary. A message from the Senate by Mr. Paddock, 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:

Resolred by the Senats, the House of Representatives concurring herein: That when the Senate and House of Representatives adjourn to-day they stand adjourned until 5 o'clock p. m. Monday, January 25, 1897. Adopted January 20, 1897.

J. H. PADDOCK, Secretary. Mr. Allen moved that the joint resolution be concurred in. The motion prevailed and it was so ordered.

The Clerk of the House reported that Senate Bill No. 1, "An act making appropriation for the payment of the employés of the Fortieth General Assembly had been correctly enrolled, and on the 19th day of January A. D. 1897, was laid before the Governor for his approval.

Mr. Nohe offered the following resolution and moved its adoption. Resolred, That the Secretary of State be authorized and directed to procure for and furnish each member of the House two (2) Keystone File Binders, one for filing Senate bills, also a smaller file for preserving House calendars. and synopses.

The resolution was adopted.

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