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Mr. Stephenson made the point of order that it was now too late to refer the foregoing communication to a committee, which point of order the presiding officer of the Senate decided not well taken.

The question being, "Shall the foregoing nominations for justices of the peace in Chicago be referred to a special committee consisting of the Cook county Senators ?”

And the yeas and nays being demanded, it was decided in the negative by the following vote, viz.. Yeas, 19; nays, 24.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Chapman, Crawford, Eckhart, Evans, Funk, Gibbs, Greenwood, Hadley, Hogan, Humphrey, Johns, Knopf, Leman, Pearson, Pierce, Sumner, Thompson, Washburn-19. Those voting in the negative are:

Bacon of Will, Bell, Burke, Cantwell, Darnell, Dean, Forman, Garrity, Gore, Higvins, Hill, Johnson, Monahan, Orendorf, Oryan, Reavill, Reinhardt, Seiter, Shutt, Southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Torrance

The following item of the foregoing communication was then read, viz.:

For the town of South Chicago, Peter Foote, to succeed D. Harry Hammer.

And the question being, "Does the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nomination of Peter Foote as justice of the peace to succeed D. Harry Hammer in the town of South Chicago?" it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote, viz.: Yeas, 38;

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Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Bacon of Will, Bell, Burke, Cantwell, Curtiss, Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Evans, Forman, Funk, Garrity, Gibbs, Gore, Hudley, Higgins, Hill, Johns, Johnson, Leman, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson, Pierce, Reavill, Reinhardt, Seiter, Shutt, Southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Thompson, Washburn, Wheeler, Yost -38.

Mr. Torrance voting in the negative.

Mr. Leman gave notice of a motion to reconsider the vote whereby the foregoing nomination of Peter Foote was confirmed.

The following item of the foregoing communication was then read, viz.:

For justice of the peace for the town of West Chicago, Charles W. Woodman, to succeed himself.

The question being, “Does the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nomination of Charles W. Woodman to succeed himself as a justice of the peace for the town of West Chicago?" it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote, viz. Yeas, 44;

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Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Will, Bell, Cantwell, Crawford, Curtiss, Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Evans, Forman, Funk,Garrity, Gibbs, Gore, Greenwood, Hadley, Higgins, Hill, Hogan, Hum phrey, Johns, Johnson, Knopf, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson, Pierce, Reavill, Reinhardt. Seiter, Shutt, Southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Sumner, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler, Yost-44.

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The following executive communication, received May 19, 1887, was then read, viz.:

STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

SPRINGFIELD, May 18, 1887. To the Honorable, the Senate:

I have the honor to nominate and appoint W. G. Cochran Public Administrator of Moultrie county, and respectfully ask the concurrence of the Senate therein.

R. J. OGLESBY. The question being, “Does the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nomination of W. G. Cochran as Public Administrator of Moultrie county?" it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote, viz.: Yeas, 45; nays, 0.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messra Adams, Bacon of Will, Burke, Cantwell, Chapman, Crawford, Curtiss, Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Evans, Fornan, Funk, Garrity, Gibbe, Gore, Greenwood, Hadley, Higgins, Hill, Hogan, Humphrey, Johns, Johnson, Knopf, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson, Pierce, Reavill, Reinhardt, Seiter, Shutt, Southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Sumner, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler, Yost 45.

The following executive communication, received this day, was then read, viz.: STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

SPRINGFIELD, May 25, 1887. To the Honorable, the Senate:

I have the honor to dominate and appoint as member of the Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities Dr. J. L. R. Wadsworth, of Madison county, to succeed Wm. A. Grimshaw, whose term of office has expired, and respectfully ask the concurrence of the Senate therein.

R. J. OGLESBY. The question being, “Does the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nomination of Dr. J. L. R. Wadsworth, of Madison county, to succeed Wm. A. Grimshaw as a member of the Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities?" it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote, viz.; Yeas, 42; nays, O.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messre. Adams, Bacon of Wil, Bell, Burke, Cantwell, Chapman, Curtiss, Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Funk, Garrity, Gore, Greenwood, Hadley, Higgins, Hill, Hogan, Humphrey, Johns, Johnson, Knopf, Leman, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson, Pierce, Reavill, Reinhardt, Seiter, Southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Sumner, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler,

Yost-42.

Mr. Hill made the point of order that a motion to reconsider a vote in executive session was out of order.

Whereupon the presiding officer of the Senate ruled that the motion was not yet made, and it would be time enough to pass upon that point when reached, that so far only a notice of such a motion was entered.

At 3:52 o'clock P. M. Mr. Pearson moved that the executive session do now arise.

Which motion prevailed.

By unanimous consent, at request of Mr. Pearson, Senate Bill No. 386, for “An act to secure just compensation to miners," 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, 39; nays, 0.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Edgar, Bacon of Will, Bell, Burke, Cantwell, Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Forman, Funk, Garrity, Gibbs, Gore, Greenwood, Hadley, Higgins, Hill, Hogan, Humphrey, Johns, Johnson, Knopf, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Pearson, Reinhardt, Seiter, 'Shutt, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Sumner, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler, Yost-39.

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

Thereupon Mr. Washburn gave notice that he would make a motion to reconsider the vote whereby the foregoing bill was passed.

HOUSE MESSAGE.

A message from the House, by Mr. Dawson, Assistant Clerk:

Mr. President: I am directed to inform the Senate that the House of Representatives has concurred with them in the passage of a bill of the following title, to-wit:

Senate Bill No. 108, “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise the law in relation to recorders,' approved March 9, 1874,” Concurred in by the House May 25, 1887.

John A. REEVE, Clerk of the House of Representatives. By unanimous consent, at request of Mr. Johnson, House Bill No. 653, a bill for "An act in regard to the dangers incident to railroad crossings on the same level,” was taken up and read at large a second time.

And the question being, “Shall the bill be ordered to a third reading?" it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, at request of Mr. Pierce, House Bill No. 343, it bill for “An act to authorize cities and villages to establish and maintain kindergarder schools,” was taken up, read at large a first time, and

On motion of Mr. Pierce, was ordered to a second reading without reference.

By unanimous consent, at request of Mr. Hill, House Bill No 222, a bill for "An act to provide for appeals from interlocutory orders granting injunctions or appointing receivers," was taken up, read at large a first time, and

On motion of Mr. Hill, was ordered to a second reading without reference.

Mr. Bell, in accordance with the notice given by him on yesterday, moved to reconsider the vote whereby House Bill No. 753, for ‘An act to appropriate the amounts due to the owners of animals that were slaughtered prior to July 1, 1885, and whose claims were duly approved, in accordance with the provisions of law,” was ordered to a third reading.

Pending the consideration of the foregoing motion, at 4:30 o'clock P. M., Mr. McGrath moved that the Senate do now adjourn.

And the yeas and nays being demanded, it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote, viz.; Yeas, 26; nays, 20.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Bacon of Will, Bell, Cantwell, Chapman, Cochran, Crawford, Evans, Forman, Funk, Higgins, Knopf, McGrath, Orendorf, Pearson, Pier«e, Reavil), Reinhardt, Serier, Shutt, southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler, Yosi-26.

Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Edyar, Burke, Crabtree, Curtiss, Darnell, Eckhart, Garrity, Gibbs, Gore, Hadley, Hiil, Hogan, Humphrey, Johns, Leman, Monahan, Organ, Streeter, Sumner-20.

And the Senate stood adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow morning.

THURSDAY, MAY 26, 1887-10 O'CLOCK A. M.

Senate met, pursuant to adjournment.

Hon. A. W. Berggren, President pro tem, of the Senate, presiding.

Prayer by the Chaplain.

The journal of yesterday was being read, when, on motion of Mr. Hill, 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 pro tem. of the Senate announced it as the time for the consideration of the special order, being the further consideration of House Bill No. 103, for "An act to amend section thirty-four (34) of an act entitled 'An act concerning insolvent debtors,' approved April 10, 1872, in force July 1, 1872," with pending amendment, which was read a second time May 24, 1887.

The following amendment, offered by Mr. Crawford on May 24, 1887, was then read, viz.:

Amend by adding to the bill, as printed, the following:

“And, provided, further, that no person be released from imprisonment upon a capias ad satisfaciendum, by virtue of this act, where the judgment upon which capias was issued was obtained for money stolen or embezzled by the person thus imprisoned, or where such judgment was obtained for money entrusted to such person in a trust capacity, which he has fraudulently or feloniously converted to his own use, unless he shall first make a true and correct statement of the disposition of such money, so far as he has disposed of the same, and shall make restitution of the remainder thereof."'

After debate, the question being, “Shall the foregoing amendment be adopted ?"

And the yeas and nays being demanded, it was decided in the negative by the following vote, viz.: Yeas, 12; nays 33.

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