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Mr. Sumner moved that the foregoing resolution be adopted.
Which motion prevailed.

Mr. Berggren, by unanimous consent, offered the following resolution, which was taken up for consideration, read and adopted, viz.:

Resolved, That the chairman of each committee of the Senate be authorized to draw orders on the Secretary of State for such furniture, stationery and other articles as may be necessary for the transaction of the business of his committee, and the Secretary of State is hereby directed and authorized to honor said orders.

At 5:25 o'clock P. M., on motion of Mr. Evans, the Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1887–10 O'CLOCK A. M.

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

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

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. J. E. Melick, 3d Assistant Clerk:

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

WHEREAS, By the action of the Federal House of Representatives, and by the pronounced vote of 179 to 76, that body has adopted the report of its committee upon invalid pensions, providing for the partial care and maintenance of honorably discharged soldiers and wailors whose names are not now borne upon the pension rolls, and the dependent parents of such soldiers or sailors who were killed or died while in the service of the couniry, therefore

Resolred, By the Senate, the House of Representatires concurring herein, That this patriotic action merits the most cordial approval of this General Assembly.

Resolred, That the Secretary of State be instructed to forward a copy of this joint resolution to the chairman of the committee of invalid pensions of the Federal House of Representatives, and a copy each to the Senators in Congress from Illinois. Adopted Jannary 18, 1887. Concurred in January 19, 1887.

JOHN A. REEVE, Clerk of the House of Representatives.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS. The President of the Senate presented a petition from the chairman of the special committee on legislation of the Illinois National Guard, asking for a conference with the military committees of the two houses, concerning more perfect enforcement of military laws.

Which was read and referred to the military committee.

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

At 10:15 o'clock A. M., Mr. Bacon, of Edgar, moved that the Senate go into executive session for the purpose of considering executive nominations.

Which motion was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Curtiss, the rule requiring executive business to be transacted with closed doors was suspended.

Whereupon the following item, contained in an executive communication received January 11, 1887, was taken up for consideration and read, viz.:

STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

SPRINGFIELD, January 11, 1887. To the Honorable, the Senate:

I have the honor to advise the Senate that I have made the following appointments since the adjournment of the regular session of the Thirty-fourth General Assembly, and respectfully ask the concurrence of the Senate:

Trustees for the Soldiers and Sailors Home, the following named gentlemen: L. T. Dickason, of Vermilion county; Daniel Dustin, of DeKalb county; Joseph G. Rowland, of Adams county.

R. J. OGLESBY. The question being, "Does the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nominations?"

Mr. Bell moved that the question of the confirmation of these appointments be referred to the committee on State charitable institutions.

Which motion was lost.

Then the question being, “Does the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nominations” it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote: Yeas, 43; nays, 0.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Meus. Adams, Bacon of Edgar, Bacon of Will, Berggren, Cochran, Crabtree, Crawford, Curtiss, Dean, Ecklart, isvans, Forman, Funk, Garrity, Gibbs, Gore, Greenwood, Hadley, Iliggins, Hill, Hogan, Humphrey, Johns, Johnson, Knopf, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Pearson, Pierce, Reavill, Reinhardt, Seiter, Shutt, Southworth, Stephenson, Streeter, Sumner, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler, Yo-i-13.

The following item, contained in an executive communication received January 11, 1887, was then taken up and read, viz.:

STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,

SPRINGFIELD, January 11, 1887. To the Honorable, the Senate:

I have the honor to advise the Senate that I have made the following appointments since the adjournment of the regular session of the Thirty-fourth General Assembly, and respectfully ask the concurrence of the Senate:

P. Bird Price, of Cook county, as Chief Grain Inspector for the city of Chicago, for the term of two years, to succeed Frank Drake, whose term of office has expired.

K. J. OGLFSBY,

The question being, "Does the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nomination ?” It was decided in the affirmative by the following vote: Yeas, 46; nays, O.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Edvar, Bacon of Will, Bell, Berggren, Burke, Cochran, Crabtree, Crawford, Curtiss, Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Evans, Forman, Funk, Gibhs, Gore, Greenwood, Hadley, Hivyins, Hill, Ilogan, Ilumphrey, Johns, Johnson, Knopf, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Pearson, Pierce, Reavill, Reinhardt, Seiter, Shutt, Southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Sumner, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler, Yost-46.

The following item contained in an executive communication received January 11, 1887, was then taken up and read, viz:

J. C. Pipino, from the city of Quincy; Enis N. Hotchkiss, from the city of Peoria, and Wm. C. Minier, of the city of Chicago, as Game Wardens under the act entitled "An act to provide for an additional remedy for the protection of game, and for the protection of deer, wild fowls and birds, and for the appointment of gama wardens, and defining the powers and duties of same, approved June 27, 1885, in force July 1, 1885."

The question being, “Does the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nominations?" It was decided in the affirmative by the following vote: Yeas, 45; nays, 0.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Edgar, Bacon of Will, Bell, Berggren, Burke, Cochran, Crabtree, Crawford, Curtiss, Darnell, Dean, Evans, Funk, Garrity Gibbs, Gore, Greenwood, Hadley, Iliggins, Ilill, llogan, Humphrey, Johns, Johnson, Knopf, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson, Pierce, Reavili, Reinhardt, Seiter, Southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Sumner, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler, Yost-45.

The following item contained in an executive communication, received January 11, 1887, was then taken up and read, viz:

“Officers for the town of Lake, Cook county, for the enforcement of the law for the prevention of cruelty to animals: William Mitchell of Cook county, to succeed S. M. Tabor, and as such officer for East St. Louis, St. Clair county, Emil J. Eggman to succeed N. S. McKeen, and as such officer for the city of Peoria, Peoria county, Michael C. Quinn.”

A division of the foregoing item was then called for and granted.

On motion of Mr. Gibbs, the foregoing item with reference to confirmation of William Mitchell was postponed.

Mr. Bell moved that the executive session now rise.
Which motion was lost.

The question being, "Does the Senate advise and consent to the appointment of Emil J. Eggman, for the position named?” it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote: Nays 0.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Edgar, Bacon of Wiil, Bell, Berggren, Burke, Cochran, Crabtree, Crawford, Curuss. Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Evans, Forman, Funk, Garrity, Gibbs, Gore, Green: wood, Iliggins, Hill, Hogan, Humphrey, Jobs, Johnson, knopf, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson, Pierce, Reavill, Reinhardi, Seiter, shuti, southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Summer, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler, Yo-t.--Yeas 17.

Yeas 47,

The question being, “Does the Senate advise and consent to the appointment of Michael C. Quinn, for the position named?” it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote: Yeas 30,

nays 14.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Edgar, Bacon of Will, Berggren, Cochran, Crabtree, Crawford, Curtiss, Eckhart, Evans, Funk, Garrity, Gibbs, Greenwood, Padler, Hogan, Humphrey, Johns, Knopf, McGrath, Monahan, Pearson, Pierce, Reinhardt, Sumner, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler and Yost-30.

Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Darnell, Dean, Forman, Gore, Hill, Johnson, Orendorf, Organ, Reavill, Seiter, Southworth, Stephenson, Strattan and Streeter--14.

The following item, contained in an executive communication received January 11, 1887, was then taken up and read, viz:

N. K. Fairbank, of Chicago, as member of the Board of Fish Commissioners, to be his own successor.

The question being, “Does the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nomination?" it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote: Yeas, 46; nays, 0.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Edgar, Bacon of Will, Bell, Berggren, Burke, Cochran, Crabtree, Crawford, Curtiss, Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Forman, Funk, Garrity, Gibbs, Gore, Greenwood. Hadley, Higgins, Hill, Hogan, Humphrey, Johns, Knopf, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson, Pierce, Reavill, Reinhardt, Seiter, Shutt, Southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Sumner, Thompson, Torrance, Washburn, Wheeler and Yost-46.

The following item, contained in an executive communication received January 11, 1887, was then taken up and read, viz.:

"As a Board of Live Stock Commissioners, under the law entitled "An act to revise the law in relation to the suppression and prevention of the spread of contagious and infectious diseases among domestic animals,' approved June 27, 1885, in force July 1, 1885," the following named gentlemen: Hiram McChesney, of Cook county; Edwin S. Wilson, of Richland county; Jon M. Pearson, of Madison county.

The question being, "Shall the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nominations?" It was decided in the affirmative by the following vote: Yeas, 47; nays, O.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Adams, Bacon of Edgar, Bacon of Will, Bell, Berggren, Burke, Cochran, Crabtree, Crawford, Curtiss, Darnell, Dean, Eckhart, Evans, Forman, Funk, Garrity, Gibbs, Gore, Greenwood, Hadley, Higgins, Hill, Hogan, Humphrey, Johns, John-on, Knopf, McGrath, Monahan, Orendorf, Oryan, Pearson, Pierce, Reavill, Reinhardt, Seiter, Shutt. Sonthworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Sumner, Torrance, Wa-hburn, Wheeler, Yosi. Yeas-47.

The following item, contained in an executive communication received January 11, 1887, was then taken up and read, viz:

Edward Harlan, of Marshall, Clark county, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Illinois Soldiers' Orphans' Home, to succeed John I. Rinaker, resigned.

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