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Perkins, Pollard, Pond, Richards, Saltzgaber, Sinks, Strong, Sullivan, Tyler, Van Cleaf, and Wilkins of Tuscarawas—25.

So the resolution was adopted.

Mr. O'Hagan asked and obtained indefinite leave of absence on account of sickness in his family. On motion of Mr. Eggleston, the Senate adjourned. Attest:

J. C. DONALDSON, Clerk.

SATURDAY, February 5, 1881–10 O'CLOCK A.M. The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Moore. The Journal was read and approved. Mr. Hollingsworth presented the petition of Milton Harvey, and 113 other citizens of Harrison county, praying for the passage of an act to protect the homes of the people, and to provide against the evils resulting from the traffic in intoxicating liquors.

Which was referred to the committee on Sanitary Laws and Regulations.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Mr. President :

The following bills have been introduced in the House of Representatives, and read the first time :

H. B. No. 699-Mr. Licey: To confer upon justices of the peace final jurisdiction in the trial of certain offenses.

H. B. No. 700—Mr. Brown of Putnam : To authorize the re-recording of the original petition, plat, and articles of incorporation of the village of Columbus Grove, Putnam county, and for other purposes.

H. B. No. 701-Mr. Brown of Putnam : To authorize certain townships to build railroads, and to lease or operate the same. Attest:

D. J. EDWARDS, Clerk.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Mr. President:

The House of Representatives has passed the following bill, in which the concurrence of the Senate is requested:

H. B. No. 572—Mr. Moore of Washington: To amend sections 6445 and 6446 of the Revised Statutes. Attest:

D. J. EDWARDS, Clerk. Said bill was read the first time.

Mr. Marriott offered the following resolution, which was unanimously adopted :

S. R. No. 86: Resolved, That we learn with profound sorrow of the decease of the beloved wife of our fellow Senator, T. J. Pringle, of Clarke county, and we extend to him and his family our deep and heartfelt sympathy in their sad bereavement.

Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate be directed to transmit a copy of this resolution to the Senator.

Mr. Hollingsworth offered the following joint resolution, which was referred to the committee on Judiciary :

S. J. R. No. 67: Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That our Senators in Congress, in view of the high character, acknowledged · ability, and superior attainments of Stanley Matthews as a lawyer, be requested to vote for and use every honorable means to secure his confirmation as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Mr. President:

The Speaker of the House of Representatives has, in the presence of the House, signed the following bill: H. B. No. 698: To amend section 3470 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio. Attest:

D. J. EDWARDS, Clerk.

The President pro tem. of the Senate, in the presence of the Senate, signed said bill.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Mr. President:

The Speaker of the House of Representatives has, in the presence of the House, signed the following joint resolutions :

S. J. R. No. 49: Relatlve to counting the vote for State officers.

S. J. R. No. 58: Relative to binding the Report of the Commissioner of Common Schools.

8. J. R. No. 60: Providing for printing 16,000 additional copies of the Report of the Secretary of State for 1880. Attest:

D. J. EDWARDS, Clerk. The President pro tem. of the Senate, in the presence of the Senate, signed said joint resolutions.

Mr. Pollard submitted the following report:

The joint committee on Enrollment have examined, and found correctly enrolled, the following joint resolutions :

S. J. R. No. 58: Relative to binding the Report of the Commissioner of Common Schools.

S. J. R. No. 49: Relative to counting the vote for State officers.

S. J. R. No. 60: Providing for printing 16,000 additional copies of the
Report of the Secretary of State.
GEO. W. MOORE,

JNO. HARDY,
J. K. POLLARD,

W. T. WALLACE,
H. R. SMITH,

J. L. CORYELL.
C. R. HARMON,

On motion of Mr. Pond, the Senate adjourned until 3 o'clock on Monday afternoon. Attest:

J. C. DONALDSON, Clerk.

MONDAY, February 7, 1881–3 O'CLOCK P.M.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Dr. Bailey.
The Journal was read and approved.
Bills were read the second time, and referred as follows:

S. B. No. 309: To authorize the commissioners of Knox county to transfer funds from the tax on dogs to the Knox County Agricultural Society.

To committee on Agriculture.

S. B. No. 310: To authorize the county commissioners of Hamilton county to levy a tax for the opening or grading and completing of an avenue known as Glenway West.

To committee on Roads and Highways.

S. B. No. 311: More effectually to provide against the evils resulting from the traffic in intoxicating liquors.

To committee on Judiciary.
S. B. No. 312: To amend section 715 of the Revised Statutes.
To committee on Benevolent Institutions.

On motion of Mr. Kelly, S. B. No. 285: To provide for the appointment of special policemen in State institutions—was informally passed.

The following bill were introduced and read the first time:

S. B. No. 313—Mr. Van Cleaf: To amend section 3906 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio. Mr. Moore submitted the following report:

The committee on Roads and Highways, to whom was referred H. B. No. 568: To authorize the commissioners of Scioto county to complete certain unfinished portions of the turnpikes in said county, and to levy tax to pay for same-having had the same under consideration, report it back, and recommend its passage.

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Said bill was ordered to be read the third time to-morrow.
Mr. Mounts presented the memorial of the Warren County Horticul-

tural Society, asking for the establishment of a Botanical and Horticul. tural Department at the State University.

Which was referred to the committee on Universities, Colleges, and Academies.

Mr. Kelly offered the following joint resolution, which was referred to the committee on Mines and Mining:

S. J. R. No. 68: Be it resolved by the General Assembly o, the State of Ohio, That the Secretary of State be authorized to have mounted, not to exceed five, of the geological maps of Ohio, for each member of the General Assembly. On motion of Mr. Pollard, the Senate adjourned. Attest:

J. C. DONALDSON, Clerk.

TUESDAY, February 8, 1881–10 O'CLOCK A.M.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Dr. Bailey.
The Journal was read and approved.

The following bill was read the second time, and referred to the committee on Railroads, Turnpikes and Telegraphs:

H. B. No. 572: To amend sections 6445 and 6446 of the Revised Statutes.

Mr. Van Cleaf submitted the following report:

The committee on Revision has examined, and found correctly en. grossed, S. B. Nos. 264, 285, 303, 266, 279, and H. B. No. 643.

A. R. VAN CLEAF,
A. R. CREAMER,
F. M. MARRIOTT.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Mr. President:

The House of Representatives has passed the following bills, in which the concurrence of the Senate is requested :

H. B. No 648—Mr. Kerr: To distribute the surplus dog tax in Columbiana county.

H. B. No. 590—Mr. Koons: For the relief of David Cline, deceased, treasurer of Clay township, Knox county.

H. B. No. 646—Mr. Carlisle : Supplementary to the act relating to incorporated villages which by the federal census of 1870 had, and which by any subsequent federal census may have, a population of 1087, as amended April 16, A.D. 1879 (Revised Statutes of Ohio, sections 8356 and 8367), an act supplementary thereto, passed March 30, A.D. 1880 (vol. 77, page 91, Ohio Laws.)

H. B. No. 671—Mr. Spetnagle: To authorize the commissioners of

Ross county to levy a tax for the purpose of constructing, extending, or finishing free turnpikes. Attest:

D. J. EDWARDS, Clerk. Said bills were read the first time.

S. B. No. 285 : To provide for the appointment of special policemen in State institutions—was read the third time.

The question being “Shall the bill pass ?” the yeas and nays were ordered, taken, and resulted-yeas 28, nays none, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative wereMessrs. Atkinson, Beebe, Carlisle, Creamer, Entrekin, Fleischmann, Harper, Hartshorn, Hitchcock, Hollingsworth, Kelly, Kirby of Hamilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore, Mounts, O'Hagan, Parker, Perkins, Pollard, Richards, Saltzgaber, Sinks, Strong, Sullivan, Tyler, Van Cleaf, and Wilkins of Fulton—28

So the bill passed The title was agreed to.

H. B. No. 643: Making appropriations to pay the principal and interest on the public debt, and the expenses of the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund-was read the third time, and further consideration postponed until to-morrow.

Sub. for H. B. No. 276: To amend section 2711 of the Revised Statutes of 1880—was read the third time.

The question being “Sball the bill pass ?the yeas and nays were ordered, taken, and resulted-yeas 27, nays none, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Atkinson, Beebe, Carlisle, Entrekin, Fleischmann, Harper, Hartshorn, Hitchcock, Hollingsworth, Kelly, Kirby of Hamilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore, Mounts, O'Hagan, Parker, Perkins, Pollard, Richards, Saltzgaber, Sinks, Strong, Sullivan, Tyler, Van Cleaf, and Wilkins of Fulton-27.

So the bill passed.

The title was amended by striking out the figures "1880," and inserting the word “Ohio,” and was then agreed to.

S. B. No. 264: To amend section 2004 of the Revised Statutes—was read the third time.

Mr. Sinks moved to refer said bill (S. B. No. 264) to a select committee of one, with instructions to amend as follows:

Insert, in line 2, after the word “Statutes," the words “ of Ohio."
Which was agreed to.

The President pro tem. appointed Mr. Sinks such committee, who reported the bill back amended as instructed.

The question being “Shall the bill pass ?” the yeas and nays were ordered, taken, and resulted-yeas 19, nays 8, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were – Messrs Atkinson, Beebe, Entrekin, Fleischmann, Hartshorn, Hollingsworth, Kelly, Kirby of Hamilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Moore, Mounts, Perkins, Pollard, Richards, Saltzgaber, Sinks, Strong, Tyler, and Wilkins of Tuscarawas-19.

Those who voted in the negative were

Messrs. Carlisle, Creamer, Harper, Marriott, Parker, Sullivan, Van Cleaf, and Wilkins of Fulton—8.

So the bill passed.

The title was amended by adding at the end thereof the words “ of Ohio," and was then agreed to.

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