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Answering present: 25.

The roll of the Senators-elect was then called and the following answered to their names:

District.

Name.

Adress.

County.

Party.

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Adolph Marks
Samuel A. Ettelson.
James L. MacMurray.
Frederick B. Roos..
Patrick J. Carroll.
Frank J. Ryan..
Albert C. Clark.
John J. Bochm.
Edward J. Glackin.
John T. Denvir..
l'dward J. Hughes
Daniel Webster.
John A. Piotrowski...
John T. Joyce...
Ilerman J. Haenisch.
Martin R. Carlson.
Harry G. Wright.
Randolph Boyd.
Thurlow G. Essington
Richard J. Barr.
William S. Jewell.
Larl B. Scarcy-
Herbert G. Giberson.
R. E. Duvall..
John W. Shaw.

3. 5 7. 9. 11 13 15 17. 19. 21 25. 27 29.. 31. 33.. 35 37.. 39.. 41. 43. 45. 47.. 49.. 51.

17 E. Monroe St., Chicago.
3841 Grand Boul., Chicago
4933 Woodlawn Av., Chicago.
512 Marengo Av., Forest Park.
3541 S. Hermitage Av., Chicago
6828 Bishop St., Chicago.
7137 Euclid Av., Chicago.
729 W. 18th St., Chicago.
745 Lytle St., Cl.icago.
1847 Š. Crawford Av., Chicago .
3339 Fulton St., Chicago.
2321 N. Hamlin Av., Chicago
1459 W. Blackhawk St., Chicago.

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227 W. Oak St., Chicago..
3816 Rokeby St., Chicago.
Moline.
Dokalb
Galva.
Streator.
Joliet.
Lewistown,
Springfield.
Alton..
Belleville.
Harrisburg

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Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Dem. Dem. Rep. Dem. Dem. Dem. Dem, Rep. Dem. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Dem, Rep. Dem.

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Rock Island
DeKalb.
Henry.
LaSalle,
Will..
Fulton.
Sangamon
Madison
St. Clair
Saline.

Answering present: 25.

When the name of Lowell D. Mason, Senator-elect from the Twentythird District was called, it was announced that he was not present, being detained at home by illness.

Mr. Wood offered the l'ollowing l'esolution, which, on his motion, was adopted :

SENATE RESOLUTION No. 1.

Resolved, That a committee of five Senators be appointed by the President of the Senate to wait 11on the Judges of the Supreme Court and informi them that the presence of one of their number is desired in the Senate Chamber for the purpose of administering the oath of office to the Senators- . elect.

The President of the Senate appointed as the committee provided for by the foregoing resolution: Messrs. Wood, VanLent, N. E. Smith, Bailey and Hughes.

Mr. Denvir, Senator-elect, asked permission to introduce a resolution.

Mr. Dailey raised the point of order that Mr. Denvir was not a member of the Senate until after he had taken the oath of office, which point of order was sustained by the President of the Senate.

Mr. Wood, from the committee appointed to wait upon the Judges of the Supreme Court, reported that they had performed that duty and that Chief Justice Floyd E. Thompson of the Supreme Court was present for the purpose of administering the oath of office to the Senatorselect.

Whereupon the Senators-elect appeared at the bar of the Senate and the Chief Justice thereupon administered to them the oath of office required by and set forth in the Constitution of the State of Illinois, to which oath each Senator-elect subscribed his name.

The President of the Senate announced that the next order of business was the election of the President pro tempore of the Senate of the Fifty-third General Assembly.

Mr. Dailey placed in nomination Senator Barr, of Will County.
Mr. Boehm placed in nomination Senator Denvir, of Cook County.
The roll, of the Senate was then called, with the following result:

50
Necessary for a choice.
Mr. Barr received..
Mr. Denvir received.

Those voting for Mr. Barr are: Messrs. Bailey

Duvall Boyd

Turnbaugh

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Dunlap

Barbour

Sneed
Swift
Telford

Buck Carlson Clark Cuthbertson Dailey Denvir

Essington
Ettelson
Forrester
Glenn
Gray
Haenisch

Hamilton
Hanson
Hicks
Jewell
Joyce
Kessinger
Lantz
MacMurray

Marks
Meents
Mills
Roos
Schulze
Searcy
Smith, N. E.
Smith, O. W.

Van Lent
Webster
Wood
Wright

Total-41

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Mr. Searcy nominated for Secretary of the Senate, at $15.00 per day, James H. Paddock, of Springfield, Illinois, and the nomination and per diem was unanimously confirmed by the Senate by the following vote:

The following voted in the affirmative: Messrs.
Bailey
Dailey
Gray

MacMurray Smith, N. E.
Barbour
Denvir
Haenisch
Marks

Smith, O. W.
Barr
Dunlap
Hamilton
Meents

Sneed
Boyd
Duvall
Hanson
Mills

Swift
Boehm
Essington
Hicks
Piotrowski

Telford
Buck
Ettelson
Hughes
Roos

Turnbaugh
Carlson
Forrester
Jewell
Ryan

Van Lent
Carroll
Giberson
Joyce
Schulze

Webster
Glackin
Kessinger
Searcy

Wood
Cuthbertson Glenn

Lantz
Shaw

Wright

Total-50 Mr. Searcy placed in noinination for Messenger of the Senate Mr. T. B. Scouten, of Cook County. There being no other nominations, on motion of Mr. Carroll nominations were declared closed.

The roll being called, the election of Mr. Scouten was confirmed by the following vote:

The following voted in the affirmative: Messrs. .
Bailey
Dailey
Gray

MacMurray Smith, N. E.
Barbour
Denvir
Haenisch
Marks

Smith, 0. W.
Barr
Dunlap
Hamilton
Meents

Sneed
Boyd
Duvall
Hanson
Mills

Swift
Boehm
Essington
Hicks
Piotrowski

Telford
Buck
Ettelson
Hughes
Roos

Turnbaugh
Carlson
Forrester
Jewell
Ryan

Van Lent
Carroll
Giberson
Joyce
Schulze

Webster
Clark
Glackin
Kessinger
Searcy

Wood
Cuthbertson Glenn

Lantz
Shaw

Wright

Total 50 Mr. Boyd offered the following resolution, which on his motion was adopted :

SENATE RESOLUTION No. 2.

Resolved, That the Superintendent of Printing is hereby authorized and directed to furnish as follows:

First-To the President of the Senate, and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate on their written order, such stationery, equipment and other office supplies as either of them may require to enable them to discharge the duties of their respective offices.

Second–To the Secretary of the Senate on his order, such printing, binding, blanks, blank books, stationery, office supplies and equipment as may be required for bis office or for the Senate, or for any of the committees of the Senate.

Thirr-To the Chairman of the Committee on Contingent Expenses of the Senate, such stationery, equipment and office supplies as may be needed by the officers or coinmittees of the Senate, other than the Secretary of the Senate.

Mr. Hamilton offered the following resolution, which on his motion was adopted :

SEYAIF RESOLUTION No. 3.

Whercas, It is necessary that every Senator should be conversant with the business transacted by thc Senate each day, in order that he may act understandingly on all matters; therefore, be it

Resolvcd, That the Secretary of the Senate shall prepare each day an exact transcript of the Journal and furnish same to the State Printer, who shall print 200 copies thereof at once, so that a copy may be placed on the desk of each Senator the following morning by 9:00 o'clock, and after the same shall have been corrected, he sliall print 300 copies thereof and deliver to the Secretary of the Senate. The form of the copies furnished, the Senators shall be precisely the same as those published in accordance with the law relating to State contracts.

Resolved, That it shall be the duty of the State Printer to deliver the copies above provided for according to the provisions of the State printing contract to the State binder in time so that he may be able to bind and deliver the same to the Secretary of the Senate each morning by 9:00 o'clock.

Mr. Webster offered the following resolution, which was ordered to

lie over:

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 4.

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate purchase a sufficient number of the last edition of the Revised Statutes of Illinois for the use of the Senate and committees thereof, to be paid for out of the appropriation hereafter made for the incidental expenses of the Senate of the Fifty-third General Assembly.

Mr. Joyce offered the following resolution, which on his motion was adopted:

SENATE RESOLUTION No. 5.

Resolved, That the President of the Senate is hereby authorized to appoint a committee of three correspondents of the newspapers represented at the General Assembly, to be known as the Standing Committee of Correspondents, to have supervision of all press matters in relation to the Senate and who shall formulate rules governing the press gallery of the Senate, which they shall present to the President of the Senate for his approval and by him reported to the Senate.

Mr. Haenisch offered the following resolution, which on his motion was adopted :

SENATE RESOLUTIOX NO. 6.

Resolved. That no person other than members and officers of the General Assembly, the elected State officers. Judges of the Supreme Court, the Secretary to the Governor and fornier Presidents of the Senate, shall be admitted to the floor of the Senate while in session, unless by leave of the President of the Senate or by a majority of the Senators present, and each person so admitted must bear card of admission signed by the President. Representatives of the Press, while the Senate is in session, shall have access to the galleries and places allotted to them by the President of the Senate; and,

Further, That at 9:45 o'clock a. m., on legislative days, the floor of the Senate shall be cleared of all persons not entitled, as set forth above, to the privileges of the floor, except that persons furnished with Senate guest cards signed by the President of the Senate shall be admitted to that part of the floor outside of the railing; and,

Further, That the President's gallery shall be reserved for the family and guests of the Senators, and admission to this gallery shall be by card of the Senate, signed by the President of the Senate.

Mr. N. E. Smith offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:

SENATE RESOLUTION No. 7.

Resolved, by the Senate, That the per diem of the Chaplain of the Senate be $6.00 per day, and the Mail Carrier of the Senate shall receive $3.00 per day.

The roll being called, the resolution was adopted by the following

The following voted in the affirmative: Messrs.
Bailey
Dunlap
Haenisch

Marks
Barbour
Duvall
Hamilton

Meents
Barr
Essington
Hicks

Mills
Boyd
Ettelson
Hughes

Piotrowski
Buck
Forrester
Jewell

Ryan
Carlson
Giberson
Joyce

Schulze
Clark
Glackin
Kessinger

Searcy
Cuthbertson Glenn

Lantz

Shaw
Dailey
Gray

MacMurray Smith, N. E.

Smith, O. W.
Sneed
Swift
Telford
Turnbaugh
Van Lent
Webster
Wood
Wright

Yeas-45

Mr. Forrester offered the following resolution and moved its adop

tion:

SENATE RESOLUTION No. 8.

Resolved by the Senate, That the presiding officer of the Senate shall have the power to appoint:

One Executive Assistant at $9.00 per day.
One Stenographer and Executive Clerk at $5 per day.
One Messenger at $4.00 per day.
One Janitor at $4.00 per day.

The roll being called, the resolution was adopted by the following vote :

The following voted in the affirmative: Messrs.
Bailey
Dunlap
Hamilton

MacMurray Smith, N. E.
Barbour
Duvali
Hanson
Marks

Smith. O. W.
Boyd
Essington
Hicks
Meents

Swift
Carlson
Ettelson
Hughes
Mills

Telford
Carroll
Forrester
Jewell
Piotrowski

Turnbaugh
Clark
Glackin
Joyce
Ryan

Webster
Cuthbertson Glenn

Kessinger
Schulze

Wood
Dailey
Gray
Lantz
Searcy

Wright
Denvir
Haenisch

Yeas-42
Mr. Gray offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:

SENATE RESOLUTION No. 9. Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate is hereby authorized to appoint two stenographers for his office at $6.00 per day each, and also a messenger for his office at $4.00 per day, which appointments when made shall be reported to the Senate and entered on the Journal.

The yeas and nays being called, the resolution was adopted by the following vote:

The following voted in the affirmative: Messrs:
Bailey
Denvir
Gray
MacMurray

Smith, O. W:
Barbour
Dunlap
Haenisch
Marks

Sneed
Barr
Duvall
Hamilton
Meents

Swift
Boyd
TCssington
Hicks
Mills

Telford
Carlson
Ettelson
Hughes
Piotrowski

Turnbaugh
Carroll
Torrester
Jewell
Ryan

Van Lent
Clark
Giberson
Joyce
Schulze

Webster
Cuthbertson Glackin

Kessinger
Searcy

Wood
Dailey
Glenn
Lantz
Smith, N. E. Wright

Yeas-45 As provided for by the foregoing resolution, the Secretary of the Senate reported that he made the following appointments :

Secretary's Stenographers, Louise M. Hardt and Della Young.
Secretary's Messenger, E. T. Curless.

Mr. Clark offered the l'ollowing resolution, which on his motion was adopted :

SEYATE RESOLUTION No. 10..

Resolved. That the President of the Senate appoint a committee of eight Senators to wait upon His Excellency the Governor and inform him that the Senate is now duly organized and is ready to receive any communication he may desire to make.

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