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of park districts and the transfer of submerged lands to those bordering on navigable bodies of water," approved June 24, 1895, in force July 1, 1895, or any amendments thereto, but the election of a commissioner therein provided for, shall continue to be held on the first Tuesday of April of each year, as therein provided.

SEC. 295. The invalidity of any portion of this Act shall not affect the validity of any of the remainder thereof which can be given effect without such invalid part.

On motion of Mr. Piercy, the further consideration of the bill and pending annendment was postponed to and made a special order for Wednesday, June 9, 1915, immediately after the preceding special order.

On motion of Mr. Cleary, the Sergeant-at-Arms was ordered to procure from the House of Representatives a sufficient number of H. B. 397 to supply each Senator with a copy.

REPORTS FROM STANDING COMMITTEES BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT.

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 462, for "An Act reappropriating the appropriation made in an Act entitled, 'An Act for an appropriation for the relief of Berthrol C. V. Jorgensen,' approved June 5, 1911, in force July 1, 1911,"

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and that it be ordered to a first reading.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a first reading, and was immediately taken up and read at large a first time, and ordered to a second reading

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 534, for "An Act in relation to procuring of site and for the erection of an armory for the use of the organization of the Illinois National Guard at Pekin,"

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and that it be ordered to a first reading.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a first reading, and was immediately taken up and read at large a first time, and ordered to a second reading

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, Senate Bill No. 116, for "An Act authorizing the appointment of a housing commission, and making an appropriation for the salary of a secretary and expenses of the commission,

Reported the same back with amendments thereto, and recommended that the amendments be adopted, and that the bill as amended do pass, and that it be ordered to a first reading.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a first reading, and was immediately taken up and read at large a first time, ordered to a second reading, and to be printed with the amendments.

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, House Bill No. 103, for "An Act making an appropriation for the relief of John Brown,

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and that it be ordered to a second reading.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, House Bill No. 392, for "An Act for an appropriation

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for the relief of Mons Anderson, Catherine Morrisey, Mollie Ramenofsky, Pearl D. Bowman, Margaret Woodbury, Lillie Sumberg, Nels Munson, Catherine Payne, Norma Payne, Vivian Kelley, Joseph Herrick, Ida Ackerman, Isabelle Bennett, Ethel Steele, Nettie Steele and George Hanson,

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and that it be ordered to a second reading.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, House Bill No. 393, for “An Act for an appropriation for the payment of damages for the deaths, respectively of Rosa H. Farmer, Verne Kelley and Inez Goodwin,"

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and that it be ordered to a second reading.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, House Bill No. 461, for “An Act to make an appropriation to compensate Peter H. Schwaba, law clerk for the Illinois State Board of Health, for injuries sustained,"

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and that it be ordered to a second reading.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, House Bill No. 493, for “An Act making an appropriation of the sum of $1,000.00 to reimburse Louis B. Anderson for money expended for the care and treatment of himself and damages as a result of injuries sustained while in line of duty with the 8th Regiment Illinois National Guard, August 1, 1914,"

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and that it be ordered to a second reading.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, House Bill No. 514, for "An Act for an appropriation to pay and reimburse Henry C. Allen for the use and value of a motor boat used and destroyed by fire in the service of the State Fish and Game Commission,"

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and that it be ordered to a second reading.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, House Bill No. 854, for "An Act making an appropriation for the relief of the suffering and destitute miners at Royalton, Illinois, and the families and dependents of miners who lost their lives in the mine disaster at Royalton, Illinois,"

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass

and that it be ordered to a second reading.
Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a second reading.

Mr. Curtis, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred a bill, House Bill No. 558, for "An Act to make an appropriation to compensate Charles Alling, formerly attorney for the Illinois State Board of Health, for the loss of his right eye,

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Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill do pass and that it be ordered to a second reading.

Under the rules, the bill was ordered to a second reading.

On motion of Mr. Broderick, Senate Bill No. 488, a bill for “An Act conferring powers on cities and villages with relation to street and other railroads,

Was taken up and read at large a second time, together with the following amendments thereto (which have been printed), reported from the Committee on Public Utilities May 20, 1915:

AMENDMENT No. 1.

Amend Senate Bill No. 488 by adding to section 1 of the printed bill the following: “And, provided also, that nothing herein shall be construed to authorize the laying of any tracks for the purpose of connecting any existing surface railways with any other existing surface railways without obtaining the necessary frontage consents as provided by law."

Mr. Dailey offered the following amendment:

AMENDMENTS TO SENATE BILL No. 488.

AMENDMENT No. 2.

Amend section 1 by adding in line 9, after the word "power," the words: “Subject to the provisions of this Act:"

AMENDMENT No. 3.

Amend section 1 by striking out in line 16 the words "such term," and inserting in lieu thereof the words "the life of the grant (original or extended).”

AMENDMENT NO. 4.

Amend section 1 by inserting in line 20, after the word "such," the word "lawful."

AMENDMENT No. 5.

Amend section 1 by striking out lines 38 to 44, both inclusive, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“It shall not be necessary to have or procure the petition or consent of any property owners for the exercise of any of the foregoing powers and authority: Provided, that permission and authority shall not be given to extend any railroad tracks longitudinally upon the surface in any street, alley, public way or public grounds, or to extend any elevated railroad structure longitudinally above the surface in any street, alley, public way or public grounds without the consent of property owners as now provided by law, unless such extension shall be for the purpose of making connections with tunnels or subways as mentioned in paragraph third above. In making any such grant such city council or board of trustees shall have power to impose terms and conditions in connection with the grant. But no terms or conditions shall be valid which attempt or tend to interfere with or obstruct the full and complete exercise by any other public body or bodies of any jurisdiction or power conferred upon it or them by any law of this State now or hereafter in force.”

AMENDMENT No. 6.

Amend the bill by striking out the present section 2 and inserting in lieu thereof a new section 2 as follows:

*SEC. 2. No grant under the authority of this Act by any city or village providing that the term thereof may in any event extend beyond twenty years shall become effective until a proposition to approve the same shall have been submitted at some general or special election to the electors of

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such city or village qualified to vote for municipal officers, and shall have been approved by the majority of the electors voting upon such proposition. Whenever the city council of any city, or the board of trustees of any village shall desire to have submitted to popular vote any such proposition and shall by ordinance provide for such submission, stating the substance of the proposition to be voted on and designating the election at which such proposition is to be submitted (which may be any general or special election in and for the entire city or village coming not sooner than thirty days from and after the passage of such ordinance), it shall be the duty of the city clerk of such city, or the village clerk of such village, promptly to certify the passage of such ordinance to the proper election officials and it shall thereupon be the duty of such election officials to submit such proposition to popular vote at such designated election. For the purpose of submitting any such proposition to a vote of the electors of the city or village, such city council or board of trustees shall have power to call a special election and to provide for the holding thereof and for the submission thereat of such proposition."

On motion of Mr. Dailey, the further consideration of the bill and pending amendments were postponed to and made a special order fo Wednesday, June 9, 1915, immediately after the preceding special order, and the amendments ordered printed.

On motion of Mr. Dailey, the consideration of Senate Bill No. 548, a bill for “An Act providing for the consolidation of corporations owning or operating or owning and operating railroad lines, whether street railroads or other railroads, or both, located wholly or mainly within the corporate limits of a single city or village, and for the merger or the operation in connection with each other of the properties of such corporations by purchase and sale, lease or operating agreement,"

Was made the special order for Wednesday, June 9, 1915, immediately after the preceding special order.

On motion of Mr. Dailey, the consideration of Senate Bill No. 538, a bill for “An Act to provide for the regulation of public utilities in cities which now have, or may hereafter have, a population of five thousand (5,000) or more,"

Was made the special order for Wednesday, June 9, 1915, immediately after the preceding special order.

On motion of Mr. Dailey, the consideration of Senate Bill No. 539, a bill for “An Act to provide for the regulation of public utilities in cities which now have, or which may hereafter have, a population of five thousand (5,000) or more,”

Was made the special order for Wednesday, June 9, 1915, immediately after the preceding special order.

By unanimous consent, on motion of Mr. Curtis, House Bill No. 912, a bill for “An Act for an appropriation for the repair and rearrangement of the interior of the Capitol Building,"

Was recalled from the order of third reading to the order of second reading for amendment.

Mr. Curtis offered the following amendments to the bill, which were adopted:

AMENDMENT No. 1.

Amend section 2 by inserting the words “the President of the Senate" immediately after the words “Commission consisting of" where they now appear in line 2; by striking out the word "and" in line 2 immediately after the words "The Speaker of the House” and by inserting the words "and one member of the House of Representatives of the Forty-ninth General

Assembly designated by the Speaker" immediately after the words "The
Forty-ninth General Assembly" where they now appear in line 3.

AMENDMENT No. 2.

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Amend section 3, by striking out the words “two” in line 1 and inserting therefor the word “three" and by striking out the term “2” where it now appears in line 2 and inserting therefor the term “3."

The question then being, “Shall the bill as amended be ordered to a third reading and the amendments printed ?" it was decided in the affirmative:

On motion of Mr. Curtis, House Bill No. 935, for "An Act making an appropriation in aid of the State Board of Agriculture, the State Bee-Keepers’ Association, the Illinois Dairymen's Association, the Illinois State Poultry Association, the Illinois Live Stock Breeders' Association, the Illinois State Academy of Science and the Illinois State Horticultural Society,"

Having been printed as received from the House of Representatives together with the Senate amendments adopted thereto, was taken up and read at large a third time,

And the question being, "Shall this bill pass together with the
Senate amendments thereto?" it was decided in the affirmative by the
following vote: Yeas, 41 [42]; nays, 0.
The following voted in the affirmative: Messrs.

Carroll

Apt
Andrus
Austin
Bailey
Baldwin
Bardill
Boehm
Campbell
Canaday

Cliffe
Coleman
Compton
Cornwell
Curtis
Dailey
Denvir
Ettelson

Franklin
Glackin
Gorman
Haase
Hamilton
Harding
Harris
Herlihy
Hughes

Hurley
Jewell
Landee
Latham
Meeker
McNay
Olson
Pervier

Roos
Smith
Sullivan
Swanson
Tossey
Womack
Woodard
Yeas-41 [42].

Nays-0.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, and that the Secretary inform the House of Representatives thereof and ask their concurrence in the adoption of the Senate amendments to the bill.

On motion of Mr. Curtis, House Bill No. 951, for "An Act making appropriations for the Illinois State Penitentiary, the Southern Illinois Penitentiary, and the Illinois. State Reformatory,"

Having been printed as received from the House of Representatives 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, 40; nays, 1.

The following voted in the affirmative: Messrs.

Abt
Andrus
Austin
Bailey
Baldwin
Bardill
Campbell
Canaday

Cleary
Cliffe
Coleman
Compton
Cornwell
Curtis
Dailey
Denvir

Ettelson
Àranklin
Gorman
Haase
Hamilton
Harris
Herlihy
Hughes

Hull
Hurley
Jewell
Landee
Latham
Meeker
McNay
Olson

Pervier
Piercy
Roos
Smith
Sullivan
Swanson
Tossey
Womack

Yeas-40.

Woodard

Nays-1.

The following voted in the negative: Mr.

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

On motion of Mr. Curtis, Senate Bill No. 385, for "An Act making an appropriation to reimburse owners of dairy cattle for expense in

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