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annum.” Also, by inserting after the word "act,” in the last line thereof, the following: "but nothing in this or any other section of this act shall warrant the payment of any annuity to any widow of a deceased member of said department, after she shall have remarried.”

Mr. Garrity offered the following amendment, which was adopted, viz.:

"Amend section 1, line 2, after the word 'State,' by adding: Whose population exceeds fifty thousand.''

Mr. Crawford offered the following amendment, which was adopted, viz.:

Amend by inserting the words 'villages or incorporated towns' after the word ‘cities' wherever it occurs in the printed bill.”

Mr. Crawford offered the following amendment, which was adopted, viz.:

“Amend by inserting the words 'village or incorporated town' after the word 'city' wherever it occurs in the bill.”

Mr. Crawford offered the following amendment, which was adopted, viz.:

"Amend by adding to section two the following: Provided, that in villages and incorporated towns the Board of Trustees of the Firemen's Pension Fund shall consist of the president of the board of trustees, the town or village clerk, the town or village attorney, and the chief officer of the fire department.

Also, amend by inserting after the word mayor in line one of section thirteen, the words, "or president of the board of trustees.”

The question being, “Shall the foregoing bill as amended be engrossed and printed for a third reading?" it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Hill asked unanimous consent to take up Senate Bill No. 57, a bill for “An act to amend section fifty-three (53) of an act entitled 'An act in regard to elections, and to provide for filling vacancies in elective offices,' approved April 3, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows," for consideration.

Ohjection having been made, Mr. Hill moved to suspend the rules for the purpose of taking up the aforesaid Senate Bill No. 57 for consideration.

Upon which motion the yeas and nays were demanded, and it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote, viz.: Yeas, 29; nays, 6.

Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Bacon of Will, Bell, Berggren, Burke, Cochran, Crabtree, Crawford, Dean, Eckhart, Forman, Funk, Hadley, Higgins, Hill, John-on, Leman, Orendorf, Organ, Pearson, Reavill, Seiter, Shutt, Southworth, Stephenson, Strattan, Streeter, Sumner, Torrance, Washurn--29.

Those voting in the negative are:
Messrs. Curtiss, Darnell, Humphrey, Johns, McGrath, Thompson-S.

Thereupon, the aforesaid Senate Bill No. 57, a bill for “An act to amend section fifty-three (53) of an act entitled 'An act in regard to elections, and to provide for filling vacancies in elective offices, approved April 3, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows,” was read at large a second time, together with the following amendment proposed by the committee on elections, viz.:

Amend by adding after the word "heading,” in the 12th line of written bill, the following:

“Unless there shall be printed as a part of said heading in as large type as said ticket may contain, a statement to the effect that the same is a split or irregular ticket.”

After debate, Mr. Johns moved that the foregoing Senate Bill No. 57, do lie on the table.

And the question being, "Shall the foregoing Senate Bill No. 57, be laid on the table?” it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, on motion of Mr. Crawford, Senate Bill No. 108, being “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise the law in relation to recorders,' approved March 9, 1874,” was taken up for consideration, and read at large a second time.

Whereupon the 'following amendment, proposed by the committee on judiciary, was adopted, viz.:

"In line three (3), section 21, erase the words "at all times," and insert in lieu thereof the words “during office hours.”

The question then being, "Shall the foregoing bill, as amended, be ordered engrossed and printed for a third reading ?” it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, on motion of Mr. Reavill, Senate Bill No. 208, a bill for “An act to amend section 1 of an act entitled 'An act to provide for changing the names, for changing the places of business, for increasing or decreasing the capital stock, for increasing or decreasing the number of directors, and for the consolidation of incorporated companies, so as to enable eleemosynary or religious corporations to change the time and manner of electing directors, and to allow the alumni to vote in the election of the trustees, or a part thereof,' approved and in force March 26, 1872," was taken up and read at large a second time.

And the question being, “Shall the bill be engrossed and printed for a third reading?"

Mr. Reavill offered the following amendment, which was adopted, yiz.:

Amend by inserting after the word "corporation," in the 14th line of printed bill, the following: “for educational purposes."

Mr. Berggren offered the following amendment, which was adopted, viz.:

Amend section one by inserting after the words "General Assembly," the following: “That section 1 of an act entitled 'An act to

provide for changing the names, for changing the places of business for increasing or decreasing the capital stock, for increasing or decreasing the number of directors, and for the consolidation of incorporated companies, so as to enable eleemosynary or religious corporations to change the time and manner of electing directors, and to allow the alumni to vote in the election of the trustees, or a part thereof,' approved and in force March 26, 1872, be, and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

The question now being, "Shall the foregoing bill as amended be engrossed and printed for a third reading ?” it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, on motion of Mr. Sumner, Senate Bill No. 308, a bill for “An act relating to telegraph, telephone, electric light and other wires, poles and cables, was taken up and read at large a second time.

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

At 12:15 o'clock P. M., on motion of Mr. Thompson, the Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 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. Pearson, the further reading of the same was dispensed with, and it was ordered to stand approved.

HOUSE MESSAGES.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Hall, Assistant Clerk:

Mr. President: I am directed to inform the Senate that the House of Representatives has adopted the following preamble and joint resolution, in the adoption of which I am instructed to ask the concurrence of the Senate, to-wit:

Resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring herein, That the Secretary of State be directed to put the employes in the heating department now on his pay roll working in reliefs of twelve ours, into reliefs of eight hours labor, and that this General Assembly will make such appropriations for his department as will enable the Secretary of State to comply with the law making eight hour: labor a legal day's work, so that hereafter the employes of the State will not be compelled to work more than eight hours for a day's labor. Adopted by the House March 28, 1887.

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

MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS.

By unanimous consent, on motion of Mr. Eckhart, House Bill No. 466, a bill for “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," was taken up and read at large a second time, and

The question being, "Shall House Bill No. 446 be engrossed and placed on the calendar for a third reading?" it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, on motion of Mr. Organ, House Bill No. 316, a bill for “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," was taken up and read at large a second time.

And the question being, “Shall the foregoing House Bill No. 316 be engrossed and placed on the calendar for a third reading?” it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, on motion of Mr. Washburn, Senate Bill No. 226, a bill for “An act to amend section six (6) and fourteen (14) 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,” was taken up and read at large a second time, together with the following amendments, viz.:

Amend by striking out in line two of written bill the words and figures “and fourteen (14),” also strike out in section one (1) in line thirteen of the written bill, the words and figures "and fourteen (14)," also strike out the last two lines of the bill, being section “fourteen thereof.”'

The question being, “Shall the foregoing amendments to Senate Bill No. 226, be adopted ?" it was decided in the negative.

The question then being, "Shall the foregoing Senate Bill No. 226, be engrossed and placed on the calendar for a third reading?" it was decided in the affirmative.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS. Mr. Reinhardt presented a petition from citizens of Illinois, praying the passage of House Bill No. 29, providing for the semi.. monthly payment of wages.

Which, on motion of Mr. Reinhardt was ordered to be placed on file.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

Mr. Crawford, from the committee on judiciary, to which was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 194, for "An act to regulate the price of telephones,” reported the same back with amendments with the recommendation that the bill do pass.

The report of the committee was concurred in, and the bill was ordered to a second reading and to be printed, with the amendments.

Mr. Crawford, from the committee on judiciary, to which was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 23, for "An act to regulate the manufacture, use and sale of explosives, and to punish an im proper use of the same," reported the same back with a substitute therefor, with the recommendation that the original bill be laid on the table, and that the substitute do pass.

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