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WHEREAS, One of the great political parties in said country did espouse the cause of the oppressors, and, to extend and perpetuate said institution, did plunge the country into a gigantic civil war, which resulted in setting the bondmen free; and,

WHEREAS, Said freedmen have been and are deprived of many of their natural and civil rights, and by the severity of treatment of their late masters have been driven from the land of their birth; and,

WHEREAS, One of the great political parties became, and is again, the apologist of the oppressors; and,

WHE EAS, The people of this great country have again put their seal of condenınation upon said political party; and,

WHEREAS, The government of England' have denied to the poor and oppressed of Ireland many of their natural and civll rights; and,

WHEREAS, Our sympathies go out to the oppressed of all nations and all peoples; now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That we deeply sympathize with the down-trodden people of Ireland in their efforts to escape the grievous burdens, intolerable wrongs and exactions of tyrannical government; and, also, that we deeply sympathize with the freedmen of our own country, in their efforts to escape the grievous burdens, intulerable wrongs and exactions of their late tyrannical masters, which has long oppressed both peoples, and in their eminently patriotic struggle for liberty, equality, and justice.

On motion of Mr. Hartshorn, said resolution and proposed substitute were referred to the committee on Federal Relations.

Mr. Sinks moved that the Senate adjourn.

On which motion the yeas and nays were demanded, taken, and resulted---yeas 13, nays 14, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative wereMessrs. Beebe, Carran, Creamer, Eggleston, Hartshorn, Horr, Moore, Perkins, Pollard, Pond, Pringle, Richards, and Sinks-13.

Those who voted in the negative were Messrs. Atkinson, Beer, Carlisle, Entrekin, Hitchcock, Kirby of Hamilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Mounts, O'Hagan, Parker, Saltzgaber, Tyler, and Van Cleaf-14.

So the motion was disagreed to. Mr. Van Cleaf offered the following resolution, which was referred to the committee on Public Library :

S. J. R. No. 73: Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That the State Librarian be and he is hereby authorized to sell all surplus reports and documents in the document rooms of the Library not desired for distribution, and to apply the proceeds to the assorting and arranging of the reports and papers which he may select to remain in said rooms; and that he distribute the extra copies of Report of Labor Statistics of 1878, and Report of Centennial Commission, to the members and officers of the present General Assembly.

Mr. Beer moved that the Senate adjourn.

On which motion the yeas and nays were taken, and resulted-yeas 11, nays 17, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were-
Messrs. Beebe, Beer, Carran, Eggleston, Entrekin, Moore, Pollard, Pond,
Pringle, Richards, and Saltzgaber-11.

Those who voted in the negative were-
Messrs. Atkinson, Carlisle, Hartshorn, Hitchcock, Horr, Kirby of Ham.

ilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Mounts, O'Hagan, Parker, Perkins, Richards, Saltzgaber, Sinks, Tyler, and Van Cleaf-17.

So the motion was disagreed to
Mr. Mounts moved to take H. B. No. 89 from the table.

On which motion the yeas and nays were demanded, taken, and resulted-yeas 16, nays 7, as follows: · Those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Atkinson, Beebe, Beer, Carlisle, Eggleston, Hartshorn, Hitchcock, Horr, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore, Mounts, Perkins, Pollard, Richards, and Van Cleaf-16.

Those who voted in the negative wereMessrs. Carran, Creamer, O'Hagan, Parker, Saltzgaber, Sinks, and Tyler-7.

So the motion was agreed to.

The question then being “Shall the bill pass ?” the yeas and nays were ordered, taken, and resulted-yeas 21, nays 2, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative wereMessrs. Atkinson, Carlisle, Carran, Eggleston, Hartshorn, Horr, Jackson, Kirby of Hamilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore, Mounts, O'Hagan, Perkins, Pollard, Pringle, Richards, Sinks, Tyler, Van Cleaf, and Wilkins of Fulton—21. .

Those who voted in the negative were-
Messrs. Hitchcock, and Pond-2.
So the bill passed. The title was agreed to.
Mr. Marriott offered the following joint resolution :

S. J. R. No. 74: Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That this General Assembly will adjourn, without day, on Monday, March 21, 1881, at the hour of 8 o'clock a.m. of said day.

Mr. Eggleston gave notice to discuss, and the resolution went over, under the rules. Mr. Kirby of Hamilton moved that the Senate adjourn.

On which motion the yeas and nays were demanded, taken, and resulted-yeas 22, nays 2, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were-
Messrs. Beebe, Carlisle, Carran, Creamer, Eggleston, Hartshorn, Hitch-
cock, Horr, Kirby of Hamilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore,
Mounts, Parker, Perkins, Pollard, Pond, Pringle, Richards, Tyler, Van
Cleaf, and Wilkins of Fulton—22.

Those who voted in the negative were--
Messrs. Atkinson, and O'Hagan-2.
So the motion was agreed to, and the Senate adjourned.
Attest:

J C. DONALDSON, Clerk

WEDNESDAY, February 23, 1881–10 O'CLOCK A.M.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. The Journal was read and approved. Mr. Carlisle presented the remonstrance of John Mitchell, and numerous other citizens of Coolville, Athens county, remonstrating against the passage of any law increasing the levy for school purposes in said village.

Which was referred to the committee on Schools and School Lands.

Mr. Van Cleaf presented the remonstrance of A. Young, and 26 other citizens of Franklin county, against any measures increasing taxation in said county. Which was referred to the committee on Roads and Highways. Bills were read the second time, and referred as follows:

S. B. No. 346: To amend sections 3822 and 3824 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio.

To committee on Roads and Highways.

S. B. No. 347: To amend section 6762 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio.

To committee on Judiciary.

S. B. No. 348: To authorize the commissioners of Montgomery county to build a monument or other memorial to perpetuate the memory of soldiers from said county who died in the service of their country.

To committee on Military Affairs.

H. B. No. 767 : To authorize the board of education of the village district of the incorporated village of Woodsfield, Monroe county, Ohio, to refund its present indebtedness for school house purposes—was read the second time.

Mr. Atkinson moved that the constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three different days be dispensed with, that said H. B. No. 767 may be read the third time.

On which motion the yeas and nays were taken and resulted-yeas 27, nays none, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative wereMessrs. Atkinson, Beebe, Beer, Carlisle, Carran, Creamer, Eggleston, Entrekin, Horr, Hollingsworth, Jackson, Kirby of Hamilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore, Mounts, O'Hagan, Parker, Pond, Pringle, Richards, Sinks, Strong, Sullivan, Tyler, Van Cleaf, and Wilkins of Fulton—27.

So the motion having failed to receive the necessary three-fourths vote, was disagreed to.

On motion of Mr. Atkinson, said bill was referred to the committee on Finance.

Bills were read the second time, and referred as follows:

H. B. No. 787: To enable certain counties to issue bonds for the repair of turnpikes, bridges, and culverts.

To committee on Roads and Highways.
H. B. No. 692: To amend section 2434 of the Revised Statutes.
To committee on Municipal Corporations.

H. B. No. 748: To provide for county solicitors in counties containing cities of the second grade, class first, being supplementary to chapter 10, title 8, part 1, of the Revised Statutes of Ohio, and to amend sections 845 and 2862 of said Statutes.

To committee on Judiciary.

H B. No. 726: To authorize the commissioners of Scioto county to levy a tax for the purpose of constructing certain free turnpikes in said county.

To committee on Railroads, Turnpikes, and Telegraphs.

H. B. No. 694: To authorize the council of the city of Xenia to sell the city hospital property in said city.

To committee on Municipal Corporations
H. B. No. 665 : To amend section 3240 of the Revised Statutes.
To committee on Judiciary.

H. B. No. 379: To repeal an act entitled "an act to divide the town. ship of Findlay, Hancock county, into two election precincts,” passed March 29, 1875. (Ohio Laws, volume 72, page 259.)

To committee on Privileges and Elections.
Mr. Creamer submitted the following report:

The committee on Revision has examined, and found correctly en.' grossed, H. B. No. 733 and S. B. Nos. 332, 331, and 342.

A. R. CREAMER, E. N. HARTSHORN,
JOHN C. ENTREKIN, A. R. Van CLEAF.

H. B. No. 700: 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—was read the third time.

The question being “Shall the bill pass ?” the yeas and nays were ordered, taken, and resulted-yeas 31, nays none, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Atkinson, Beebe, Beer, Carlisle, Carran, Creamer, Eggleston, Entrekin, Harper, Hartshorn, Hitchcock, Horr, Hollingsworth, Kirby of Hamilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore, Mounts, O'Hagan, Parker, Perkins, Pollard, Pond, Pringle, Richards, Sinks, Strong, Sullivan, Tyler, Van Cleaf, and Wilkins of Fulton--31. So the bill passed. The title was agreed to.

H. B. No. 671: To authorize the county commissioners of Ross county to levy a tax for the purpose of constructing, extending, or finishing free turnpikes—was read the third time.

On motion of Mr. Eatrekin, said bill was referred to a select committee of one. Mr. Entrekin was appointed such committee.

H B. No. 733: To distribute the surplus dog tax, in Paulding countywas read the third time

Mr. Carran moved to indefinitely postpone said bill.

On which motion the yeas and nays were demanded, taken, and resulted-yeas 5, nays 24, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were-
Messrs. Carran, Hollingsworth, Pond, Pringle, and Richards—5.
Those who voted in the negative were-

Messrs. Atkinson, Beebe, Carlisle, Creamer, Eggleston, Harper, Hartshorn, Hitchcock, Horr, Jackson, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore, Mounts, O'Hagan, Parker, Perkins, Saltzgaber, Sinks, Strong, Sullivan, Tyler, Van Cleaf, and Wilkins of Fulton—24.

So the motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Strong moved to refer said bill (H. B. No. 733) to a select committee of one, with instructions to amend as follows:

Strike out, in line 2, the words, “that may be now on hand, and."
Mr. Pringle moved to amend the amendment as follows:

After the word “hereafter, in line 2, insert the following: “Be levied and.”

On which motion the yeas and nays were demanded, taken, and resulted-yeas 9, nays 21, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative wereMessrs. Carran, Creamer, Entrekin, Horr, Hollingsworth, Pond, Pringle, Richards, and Strong-9.

Those who voted in the negative wereMessrs. Atkinson, Beer, Carlisle, Eggleston, Harper, Hartshorn, Jackson, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore, Mounts, O'Hagan, Parker, Perkins, Pollard, Saltzgaber, Sinks, Sullivan, Tyler, Van Cleaf, and Wilkins of Fulton-21.

So the motion was disagreed to.

The question recurring on the motion to refer H. B. No. 733 to a select committee of one, with instructions to amend, the yeas and nays were demanded; taken, and resulted-yeas 8, naye 22, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative wereMessrs. Creamer, Entrekin, Horr, Hollingsworth, Pond, Pringle, Richards, and Strong-8.

Those who voted in the negative wereMessrs. Atkinson, Beebe, Beer, Carlisle, Eggleston, Harper, Hartshorn, Jackson, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore, Mounts, O'Hagan, Parker, Perkins, Pollard, Saltzgaber, Sinks, Sullivan, Tyler, Van Cleaf, and Wil. kins of Fulton-22.

So the motion was disagreed to.

The question then being " Shall the bill pass ?” the yeas and nays were ordered, taken, and resulted-yeas 20, nays 11, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Atkinson, Beebe, Carlisle, Eggleston, Harper, Hartshorn, Jackson, Kirby of Wyandot, Marrioit, Moor., Mounts, O'Hagan, Parker, Perkins, Saltzgaber, Sinks, Sullivan, Tyler, Van Cleaf, and Wilkins of Ful. ton-20.

Those who voted in the negative were-
Messrs. Beer, Carran, Creamer, Hitchcock, Horr, Hollingsworth, Pollard,
Pond, Pringle, Richards, and Strong-11.

So the bill passed. The title was agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Horr, the Senate cook a recess.

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S. B. No. 296: For the regulation of children's homes and industrial schools established under the general incorporation laws of the State in counties containing a city of the first class and second grade, and to repeal an act supplementary to the act of 1876 for the establishment, support, and regulation of children's homes in the several counties and children's homes districts in this State, passed April 24, 1876, (O. L., vol 74, p. 128) was read the third time.

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