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Mr. Berry introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 33, for "An act relating to negotiable instruments."

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Berry, was referred to the Committee on Judiciary, when formed.

Mr. Humphrey introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 34, for "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish and maintain a system of free schools, approved and in force May 21, 1889."

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Humphrey, was referred to the Committee on Education and Educational Institutions, when formed.

Mr. Landrigan introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 35, for "An act in relation to pedigrees of stallions and jacks."

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Landrigan, was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Horticulture, when formed.

Mr. Davidson introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 36, for "An act to amend section 1, of paragraph 131, of article 15, of an act to revise. the law in relation to township organization. (Approved and in

force March 4, 1874,) so as to conform to section 36 of an act concerning Fees and Salaries, and to classify the several counties of this State with reference thereto. (Approved March 29, 1872, in force July 1, 1872.) Title amended by Act approved March 28, 1874. In force July 1, 1874.”

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Davidson, was referred to the Committee on Judiciary, when formed.

Mr. Davidson introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 37, for "An act to amend sections 9, 10, 12, 13 and 3 of an act for the assessment of property and providing the means therefor and to repeal a certain act therein named. Passed and approved February 25, 1898.”

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Davidson, was referred to the Committee on Judiciary, when formed.

Mr. Gardner introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 38, for "An act to authorize the judges of county courts to appoint short-hand reporters for the taking and preservation of evidence, and to provide for their compensation, in counties having a population of not less than seventy thousand,

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Gardner, was referred to the Committee on Judicial Department and Practice, when formed.

Mr. Galligan introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 39, for "An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act to regulate the civil service of cities," approved and in force March 20, 1895, ̈

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Galligan, was referred to the Committee on Municipalities, when formed.

Mr. Busse introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 40, for "An act to revise and amend an act entitled 'An act to insure the better education of practitioners of dental surgery, and to regulate the practice of dentistry in the State of Illinois,' approved May 30, 1881, in force July 1, 1881,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Busse, was referred to the Committee on License and Miscellany, when formed.

Mr. Milchrist introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 41, for "An act to provide for the incorporation, management and regulation of pawners' societies, and limiting the rate of compensation to be paid for advances, storage and insurance on pawns and pledges in certain cases,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Milchrist, was referred to the Committee on Corporations, when formed.

Mr. Gardner introduced a bill, Senate Bill No. 42, for "An act to amend section one of article three of 'An act to revise the law in relation to township organization, in force March 4, 1874, as amended June 4, 1889, in force July 1, 1889, as amended June 21, 1895, in force July 1, 1895,"

Which was read at large a first time, ordered printed, and,

On motion of Mr. Gardner, was referred to the Committee on County and Township Organization, when formed.

On motion of Mr. Berry, leave of absence was granted to Senators Brenholt and Townsend, on account of sickness.

On motion of Mr. Mahoney, leave of absence was granted to Senator Hull, on account of business, and to Senator McAdams, on account of the death of his wife.

READING BILLS OF THE SENATE THE THIRD TIME.

Senate Bill No. 6, for "An act making appropriations for the payment of employés of the Forty-first General Assembly,"

Having been printed, was taken up and read at large a third time. And the question being, "Shall this bill pass?" it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote:

Yeas, 41.

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This bill expressing an emergency in the body of the act, rendered it necessary that it should go into effect immediately, 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 Secretary inform the House of Representatives thereof and ask their concurrence in the passage of the bill.

At 10:10 o'clock a. m., on motion of Mr. Busse, the Senate went into executive session for the purpose of considering messages from his Excellency, the Governor.

On motion of Mr. Mahoney, the rules of the Senate requiring all executive sessions of the Senate to take place with closed doors, were suspended.

Whereupon, the following executive message, received January 17, 1899, was taken up and read:

A message from the Governor, by J. Mack Tanner, Private Secretary:

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

STATE OF ILLINOIS, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT,
SPRINGFIELD, January 17, 1899.

To the Honorable, the Senate:

I have the honor to nominate and appoint_H. B. Wheelock, of Evanston, Illinois, to be member of the State Board of Examiners of Architects, to succeed Dankmar Adler, resigned; Otto C. Schneider, of Chicago, to be member of the Board of Lincoln Park Commissioners, to succeed Peter Hand, resigned, and I respectfully ask that these appointments be confirmed.

JOHN R. TANNER, Governor.

The question being, "Does the Senate advise and consent to ́the nominations just made?" it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote: Yeas, 34.

The following voted in the affirmative: Messrs.

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At 10:12 o'clock a. m., on motion of Mr. Mahoney, the executive session arose and the Senate. resumed the consideration of business.

At 10:13 o'clock a. m., on motion of Mr. Pemberton, the Senate adjourned until tomorrow at 10 o'clock a. m.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 1899-10 O'CLOCK A. M.

Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Hon. Walter Warder, President pro tempore of the Senate presiding.

Prayer by the chaplain.

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Granger offered the following resolution, which was unanimously adopted by a rising vote:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 15.

WHEREAS, The Hon. George Kirk, a member of the Senate of the 32nd and 33rd General Assemblies of the State of Illinois, from the 8th Senatorial District, departed this life at his home in Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois, on the 19th day of November, 1898.

WHEREAS, It is the desire of this Senate to render appropriate tribute to the memory of one whose genial countenance and welcome presence were once seen on this floor; be it therefore

Resolved, That by the death of Hon. George Kirk the State of Illinois has been deprived of the services of a citizen who in all the walks of life was possessed of those admirable qualities of honesty and integrity which most befit that highest of all human types, the type of "true American manhood; " and be it

Resolved, That this Senate extend to his bereaved family its most tender sympathy and condolence because of the loss of a kind and affectionate father and devoted husband, and be it further

Resolved, That this preamble and resolution be spread upon the journal of this Senate, and the Secretary be directed to send an engrossed copy to the family of the deceased.

On motion of Mr. Berry, the Secretary of the Senate was instructed to send to Senator McAdams a message of condolence from the Senate, regarding the death of his wife.

At 10:05 o'clock a. m., on motion of Mr. Campbell, the Senate took a recess until 10:30 o'clock a. m.

10:30 O'CLOCK A. M.

Senate reconvened.

Mr. Campbell offered the following resolution:

SENATE RESOLUTION No. 16.

Resolved, That the following be, and are hereby constituted, the standing committees of the Senate, viz.:

Agriculture and Horticulture-Bogardus, Chairman; Baxter, Berry, Bollinger, Brenholt, Fort, Granger, Payne, Wm.; Pemberton, Stubblefield, Templeton, Dressor, Funderburk, Hussman, Landrigan, McConnel.

Appropriations-Chapman, Chairman; Aspinwall, Begole, Berry, Bogardus, Busse, Campbell, Gardner, Granger, Humphrey, May, Templeton, Curley, Davidson, Hull, Landrigan, Mahoney, Payne, Joseph T.

Banks and Banking-Pemberton, Chairman; Berry, Bogardus, Case, Chapman, Hamilton, Hunt, Payne, Wm.; Sullivan, Townsend, Hull, Maguire, Mahoney, McConnel, Mounts.

Building and Loan Associations-Hunt, Chairman; Baxter, Bollinger, Campbell, Case, Fort, McCloud, Milchrist, Putnam, Templeton, Davidson, Funderburk, Hull, McAdams, Shumway.

Canals and Rivers-Payne, Wm., Chairman; Aspinwall, Baxter, Dunlap, Evans, Fort, Milchrist, Odeli, Stubblefield, Sullivan, Davidson, Dressor, Hull, Landrigan, Maguire..

Congressional Apportionment-Juul, Chairman; Aspinwall, Begole, Busse, Campbell, Case, Evans, Gardner, Humphrey. Milchrist, Odell, Pemberton,. Stubblefield, Townsend, Warder, Funderburk, Hussman, Maguire, Mahoney, Mounts, Shumway.

Corporations-Case, Chairman; Baxter, Begole, Busse, Campbell, Evans, Granger, Hall, Hunt, Pemberton, Sullivan, Townsend, Broderick, Curley, Galligan, Hussman, Mahoney, Mounts.

County and Township Organization-Odell, Chairman; Baxter, Bogardus, Dunlap, Fort, McCloud, Payne, Wm.; Towsend, Dressor, Hull, Hussman, McAdams.

Education and Educational Institutions-Bollinger, Chairman; Aspinwall, Baxter, Berry, Busse, Evans, Hunt, Juul, May, Pemberton, Broderick, Davidson, Galligan, McConnel, Shumway.

Elections-Brenholt, Chairman; Aspinwall, Dunlap, Gardner, Granger, Humphrey, Templeton, Warder, Davidson, Landrigan, Maguire, Shumway. Enrolled and Engrossed Bills-Busse, Chairman; Begole, Edwards, Hamilton, Odell, McAdams, Shumway.

Expenses of the General Assembly-Campbell, Chairman; Evans, Hall. Federal Relations-Edwards, Chairman; Chapman, Granger, McCloud, Odell, Davidson, Hull.

Fees and Salaries-Campbell, Chairman; Chapman, Juul, May, Putnam, Stubblefield, Sullivan, Templeton, Galligan, McAdams, Payne, Joseph T.; Shumway.

Finance-Evans, Chairman; Dunlap, Hamilton, Milchrist, Odell, Payne, Wm.; Dressor, Funderburk, Hussman.

Fish and Game-Fort, Chairman; Begole, Bogardus, Bollinger, Dunlap, Edwards, Gardner, Hamilton, May, Pemberton, Leeper, Maguire, Mahoney, McAdams, McConnel.

Insurance-Berry, Chairman; Aspinwall, Begole, Busse, Campbell, Chap· man, Evans, Milchrist, Sullivan, Templeton, Townsend, Funderburk, Hussman, Maguire, Hull, Mounts.

Judiciary-Baxter, Chairman; Berry, Bollinger, Brenholt, Campbell, Chapman, Edwards, Gardner. Hamilton, Humphrey, Juul, Milchrist, Putnam, Warder, Davidson, Leeper, McConnel, Mahoney, Mounts, Shumway.

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