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READING BILLS OF THE SENATE THE THIRD TIME.

Senate Bill No. 95, for “An act in relation to appeals from the decisions of justices of the peace in civil suits,” having been printed, was read at large a third time.

And the question being, “Shall this bill pass?" it was decided in the negative: Yeas, 15; nays, 8.

Those voting in the affirmative were:

Mexsrs. Crawford, Eckhart, Evans, Garrity, Hadley, Hill, Johns, Monahan, Orendrrf. Spiter Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler, Yost—15.

Those voting in the negative are:
Messrs. Crabtree, Curtiss, Darnell, Funk, Johnson, Organ, Reavill, Stephensor.- 8

The above vote showing no quorum present, thereupon Mr. Pearson moved a call of the Senate, which motion prevailed, and a call being had, the following were found to be present:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Will, Bell, Berggren, Chapman, Crabtree, Crawford, Curtiss, Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Evans, Funk, Garrity, Greenwood, Hadley, Higgins, Hill, Hogan, Johns, Johnson, Leman, Monaban, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson, Reavill, Reinhardı, Seiter, Stephenson, Sumner, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler-Présent, 35.

Thereupon Mr. Curtiss moved a reconsideration of the vote whereby the foregoing bill failed to pass, and that the further consideration thereof be postponed to and made a special order for next Thursday, April 7, 1887, at 10:30 o'clock A. M.

Which motion prevailed.

Senate Bill No. 142, for "An act to amend section one (1) of ‘An act to revise the law in relation to marriages,' approved February 27, 1874, in force July 1, 1874,” having been printed, was read at large a third time.

And the question being, “Shall this bill pass ?" it was decided in affirmative: Yeas, 32; nays, O.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Will, Bell, Berggren, Chapman, Crabtree, Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Evans, Funk, Garrity, Greenwood, Hadley, Higgins, Hill, Hogan, Johns, Johnson, Monahan, Orendorf, Oryan, Pearson, Reavill, Reinhardt, Seiter, Stephenson, Sumner, Thompson, Tor rance, Washburn, Wheeler 32.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, and that the Secretary inform the House of Representatives thereof and ask their concurrence therein.

Senate Bill No. 335, for “An act to amend section sixteen (16) of an act entitled 'An act to revise the law in relation to clerks of courts,' approved March 25, 1874, in force July 1, 1874,” having been printed, was read at large a third time.

And the question being, “Shall this bill pass ?” it was decided in the affirmative: Yeas, 28; nays, 0.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Will, Bell, Berggren, Chapman, Crabtree, Crawford, Curtiss, Eckhart, Evans, Garrity, Hadley, Higgins, Hill, Johns, Johnson, Monahan, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson Reavill, Seiter, Stephenson, Summer, Thompson, Torrance, Wheeler->

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, and that the Secretary inform the House of Representatives thereof, and ask their concurrence therein.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Adams, from the joint committee on enrolled bills, reports that a bill of the following title has been correctly enrolled, and on the first day of April, 1887, laid before the Governor for his approval, to-wit:

Senate Bill No. 67, “An act to remove the dam across the Little Wabash river at New Haven, Gallatin county, Illinois, and for making an appropriation therefor.”

A message from the Governor, by H. J. Caldwell, Private Secretary:

Mr. President: I am directed by the Governor to inform the Senate that he has approved and signed bills with the following titles, to-wit:

House Bill No. 50, “An act to appropriate the money turned into the State treasury by the Board of Live Stock Commissioners, the proceeds of the sale of the healthy carcasses of cattle slaughtered in Chicago, by order of the Board, on account of exposure to pleuro-pneumonia, for the payment of damages for animals slaughtered under the provisions of law.”

Approved March 30, 1887.

House Bill No. 466, "An act to amend section one of article five of 'An act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,' approved April 10, 1872, and in force July 1, 1872.”

Approved March 31, 1887.

House Bill No. 316, “An act to amend section one hundred (100) of an act entitled 'An act to extend the jurisdiction of county courts, and to provide for the practice thereof, to fix the time for holding the same, and to repeal an act therein named,' approved March 26, 1874, in force July 1, 1874; as amended by an act approved May 22, 1877, in force July 1, 1877.

Approved March 30, 1887.

A message from the Governor, by H. J. Caldwell, Private Secretary:

Mr. President: I am directed by the Governor to lay before the Senate the following communication:

STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

SPRINGFIELD, April 1, 1887. To the Honorable, the Senate:

I have the honor to transmit herewith the sixteenth annual report of the railroad and warehouse commission of Illinois.

R. J. OGLESBY. Mr. Bacon of Will asked unanimous consent to take up Senate Bill No. 277, for "An act to provide for the semi-monthly payment of employes and to prevent deductions therefrom,” for the purpose of amendment, and objections having been made, Mr. Higgins moved a suspension of the rules in order to take up the foregoing bill and have it read a second time.

Which motion prevailed.

And Senate Bill No. 277, a bill for “An act to provide for the semi-monthly payment of employes and to prevent deductions therefrom,” was read at large a second time.

Thereupon Mr. Hadley offered the following amendment, viz.:

Amend by striking out the words "mercantile, railroad, street railway, telegraph, telephone, municipal corporations and every incorporated express company and water company, or any person or persons," also the words "employing more than ten persons,” where they occur in lines three, four and five of section one, and lines two, three and four of section two, printed bill, and insert after the word “every” in line two of section one, and after the word "any” in line one of section two, printed bill, the following: "person, firm or corporation engaged in."

The question being, "Shall the foregoing amendments be adopted ?” and the yeas and nays being called for, it was decided in the negative by the following vote, viz.: Yeas, 17: nays, 17.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Bacon of Will, Bell, Berggren, Chapman, Eckhart, Evans, Garrity, Greenwood, Hadley, Higgins, Hogan, Leman, Monahan, Pearson, Reinhardt, Seiter, Washburn.--17.

Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Adams, Crabtree, Crawford, Curtiss, Darnell, Funk, Gibbs, Hill, Johns, Johnson, Orendorf, Organ, Reavill, Stephenson, Sumner, Torrance, Wheeler-17.

Mr. Hogan offered the following amendment, viz.:

Amend by striking out after the word "state" in line 5, section 1, down to “payment,” in line 8.

Mr. Bell moved to make the further consideration of the foregoing bill a special order for Thursday, April 7, 1887, immediately after the reading of the journal.

Which motion was lost.
Mr. Thompson moved that the Senate do now adjourn.

And the yeas and nays being demanded, it was decided in the negative by the following vote, viz.: Yeas, 7; nays, 20.

Those voting in the affirmative are:
Messrs. Bacon of Will, Bell, Curtiss, Leman, Reinhardt, Seiter, Thompson.-7.
Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Adams, Berggren, Chapman, Crabtree, Darnell, Dean, "Funk, Greenwood, Hill, Johns, Johnson, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson, Reavill, Stephenson, Sumner, Torrance, Washburn, Yost-20.

The question now being, "Shall the foregoing amendment offered by Mr. Hogan be adopted ?”

It was decided in the affirmative.

Thereupon Mr. Evans moved to lay the whole matter on the table.

Which motion prevailed, and Senate Bill No. 277, with the amendments, was laid on the table.

At 11:10 o'clock A. M., on motion of Mr. Thompson, the Senate adjourned.

And in accordance with the joint resolution of the two Houses, the Senate stood adjourned until Wednesday, April 6, 1887, at 5 o'clock P. M.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 1887_5 O'CLOCK P. M.

Senate met, pursuant to adjournment.
Hon. John C. Smith, President of the Senate, presiding.
Prayer by the Chaplain.

The journal of Friday, April 1, was being read, when, on motion of Mr. Darnell, the further reading of the same was dispensed with, and it was ordered to stand approved.

SPECIAL ORDER.

The reading of the journal having been completed, the President of the Senate announced it as the time for the special order, being the further consideration of the motion made by Mr. Bell to reconsider the vote whereby the following resolution, offered by Mr. Evans, was adopted, viz.:

Resol red, By the Senate, the Ilouse of Representatives concurring herein, That when the two Houses of the General Assembly adjourn on Thursday, May 12, 1887, both Houses stand adjourned

sine uie.

Mr. Bell moved to postpone the further consideration of the foregoing motion to reconsider the vote by which the aforesaid resolution was adopted, and make the same a special order for Wednesday, April 13, 1887, at 10:30 o'clock A. N.

Which motion prevailed.

By unanimous consent, on request of Mr. Thompson, Senate Bill No. 216, a bill for “An act to regulate the attendance of teachers upon teachers' institutes," was taken up and read at large a second time.

And the question being, "Shall the bill be ordered engrossed and printed for a third reading?" it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, on request of Mr. Sumner, Senate Bill No. 330, a bill for "An act to amend sections three (3), eight (8) and eleven (11) of an act entitled 'An act to revise the law in relation to township insurance companies,' approved March 24, 1874, and in force July 1, 1874,” was taken up and read at large a second time, together with the following amendment thereto, reported from the committee on judicial department:

Amend written bill by inserting between the words "dwellings” and "barns" in second line of section 8, the following words: "school houses and churches."

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