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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: S. B. No. 109: To amend section 437 of the Revised Statutes. Attest:

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

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Mr. President:

The House of Representatives has concurred in the passage of the following bill :

S. B. No. 120: Relative to State and county roads, and unfinished free turnpikes, in Pickaway county-with the following amendments, in which the concurrence of the Senate is requested:

In line 6, after the word State, add the words “or county.”.

In section 1, line 2, strike out the words “of any county in this State," and insert in lieu thereof “of Pickaway county."

The title amended so as to read as follows: “Relative to State and county roads and unfinished free turnpikes in Pickaway county" Attest:

D. J. EDWARDS, Clerk. On motion of Mr. Van Cleaf, said bill and amendments were referred to a select committee of one. On motion of Mr. Kelly, the Senate adjourned. Attest:

J. C. DONALDSON, Clerk.

TUESDAY, January 18, 1881–10 o'CLOCK A.M.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Dr. Hutchins.
The Journal was read and approved.
Mr. Pollard submitted the following report:

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

H. J. R. No. 66: Relating to the election of a United States Senator to succeed Hon. James A. Garfield.

J. K. POLLARD,

C. R. HARMON,
GEO. W. MOORE,

John F. LOCKE,
L. M STRONG,

J. L. CORYELL,
H. R. SMITH,

W. T. WALLACE.
JNO. HARDY,

MEENAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Mr. President:

The following bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives, and read the first time:

H. B. No. 614– Mr. Groom : To authorize the commissioners of Franklin county to build a bridge across Big Darby creek, in Pleasant township, of said county, and to levy a tax for that purpose. Attest:

D. J. EDWARDS, Clerk. Mr. Moore asked and obtained indefinite leave of absence for Mr. Atkinson.

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. 442-Mr. Robinson: To amend section 7421 of the Revised Statutes. Attest:

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

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVER.

Mr. President:

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

S. B. No. 99: To prohibit the selling of pools upon the result of any trial or contest of skill, speed, or power of endurance of man or beast. Attest:

D. J. EDWARDS, Clerk. The President of the Senate, in the presence of the Senate, signed said

bill.

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

Sub. for H. B. No. 275: To amend sections 2701, 2704, and 2705 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio, 1880.

To committee on Municipal Corporations.

H. B. No. 276: To amend section 2711 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio.

To committee on Municipal Corporations.

Sub. for H. B. No. 277: To amend section 2692 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio.

To committee on Municipal Corporations.

H. B. No. 380: To amend sections 7060 and 7061 of the Revised Statutes.

To committee on Privileges and Elections.

H. B. No. 389: To amend sections 2957 and 2958 of the Revised Statutes.

To committee on Privileges and Elections.

H. B. No. 402: Supplementary to section 1466, Revised Statutes, relating to control of cemeteries.

To committee on Corporations other than Municipal.

H. B. No. 518: To regulate the construction, enlargement, changes in and conduct and management of water works in certain cities, and to authorize the issue of bonds in connection therewith-was read the second time.

Mr. Pond moved that the constitutional rule requiring bills to be read on three different days be dispensed with, that H. B. No. 518 may be read the third time.

On which motion the yeas and nays were taken, and resulted-year 30, nays none, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were Messrs. Beebe, Beer, Carlisle, Carran, Cline, Creamer, Eggleston, Entrekin, Fleischmann, Harper, Hartshorn, Hitchcock, Horr, Jackson, Kirby of Hamilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moory, O'Hagan, Parker, Perkins, Pollard, Pond, Richards, Sinks, Strong, Sullivan, Van Cleaf, Wilkins of Fulton, and Wilkins of Tuscarawas-30.

So the constitutional rule was dispensed with, and the bill was read the third time.

The question being “Shall the bill pass ?” the yeas and nays were ordered, taken, and resulted-yeas 30, nays none, as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Beebe, Beer, Carlisle, Carran, Cline, Creamer, Eggleston, Entrekin, Fleischmann, Harper, Hartshorn, Hitchcock, Horr, Jackson, Kelly, Kirby of Hamilton, Kirby of Wyandot, Marriott, Moore, O'Hagan, Parker, Perkins, Pollard, Pond, Sinks, Strong, Sullivan, Van Cleaf, Wilkins of Fulton, and Wilkins of Tuscarawas—30.

So the bill passed. The title was agreed to.

H. B. No. 569 : To authorize the county commissioners of Henry county, Ohio, to issue bonds to complete and furnish the court house, jail and sheriff's residence-was read the second time and referred to the committee on Finance.

The following bill was introduced and read the first time :

S. B. No. 270–Mr. Richards : To amend section 4081 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio.

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 resolution :

H. J. R. No. 66: Relative to the election of a United States Senator to succeed Hon. James A. Garfield. Attest:

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

Bills were introduced and read the first time, as follows:

S. B. No. 271-Mr. Eggleston : To amend section 1 of an act to provide compensation for members of county, city, and State boards of equaliza

tion, for the equalization of appraisement of real estate appraised in 1880, passed April 15, 1880.

S. B. No. 272—Mr. Perkins : To authorize the commissioners of Trumbull county to compromise with the sureties of George B. Kennedy, late auditor of said county.

S. B. No. 273—Mr. Carran : Supplementary to the Revised Statutes of Ohio, title two, chapter one, and to provide for the creation and regulation of safe deposit and trust companies. Mr. Pond submitted the following report:

The committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred H. B. No. 146: To amend section 5176 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio-having bad the same under consideration, report it back, and recommend its passage.

F. B. POND,

F. M. MARRIOTT,

LYMAN J. JACKSON, R. G. RICHARDS.
Said bill was ordered to be read the third time to morrow.
Mr. Pood submitted the following report:

The committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred H. B. No. 215 : To amend section 6845 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio-having had the same under consideration, report it back, and recommend its passage.

F. B. POND,

F. M. MARRIOTT,
LYMAN J. JACKSON, R. G. RICHARDS.

Said bill was ordered to be read the third time to morrow.
Mr. Beer submitted the following report:

The committee on Finance, to whom was referred H. B. No. 548: Making appropriations to meet deficiencies in the appropriations for the Leg.. islature and Decennial Board of Equalization, for the year ending February 15, 1881-having had the same under consideration, report it back, and recommend its passage.

Thos. M. BEER,

P. HITCHCOCK,
B. WILKINS,

C. S. PARKER
B. EGGLESTON,
Mr. Hitchcock moved to amend as follows:

In line 10 strike out “two hundred and fifty" and insert “one thousand.”

Also, in line 12 strike out "five” and insert "thirty-eight.”
The amendments were agreed to.

Said biil was ordered to be engrossed and read the third time to-morrow.

Mr. Wilkins of Tuscarawas submitted the following report:

The committee on Finance, to whom was referred H. B. No. 546: To provide for deficiencies in State common school fund by anticipation of payment thereof by drafts on county treasurers-having had the same under consideration, report it back, and recommend its passage.

B. WILKINS,

B. EGGLESTON,
P. HITCHCOCK, Thos. M. BEER.
C. S. PARKER,

Said bill was ordered to be read the third time to-morrow.

Mr. Strong offered the following joint resolution :

S. J. R. No. 59: Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio (threefifths of all the members elected to each House concurring therein), That a proposition to amend the Constitution of the State of Ohio be submitted to the electors of the State on the second Tuesday of October, A.D. 1881, as follows:

That the additional section to article 15 of the Constitution, in relation to the traffic in intoxicating liquors, be so amended as to read as follows:

Sec. 9. The General Assembly shall have plenary power to provide by law for regulating or prohibiting the traffic in intoxicating liquors, and may im pose a special tax on persons engaged therein, and shall have like power to authorize counties, townships, and municipal corporacions to regulate or probibit such traffic and to impose a special tax upon persons engaged therein.

At such election, the electors desiring to vote in favor of this amendment shall have placed upon their ballots the words, “ Constitutional amendment in relation to intoxicating liquorg—Yes." And electors who do not desire to vote in favor of said amendment may have placed upon their ballots the words “Constitutional amendment in relation to intoxi. cating liquors—“No." And if a majority of all the votes cast at said election shall be in favor of said amendment, then said section, as herein specified, shall be and constitute the additional section of article 15 of the Constitution of the State of Ohio, mentioned in section 18 of the schedule to said Constitution; and said original additional section shall be repealed.

On motion of Mr. Strong, said resolution was laid upon the table and ordered printed.

Mr. Van Cleaf offered the following joint resolution:

S. J. R. No. 60: Be it resolved by the General Assembly or the State of Ohio, That there be printed sixteen thousand additional copies of the Report of the Secretary of State for the fiscal year 1880, for the use of and to be equally distributed to the members of the present General Assembly. To determine what number of such reports are to be printed in German, it shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to ascertain from each member of the General Assembly what number of such reports be shall be entitled to receive he wishes in the German language; the aggregate number so determined shall be the number authorized to be printed in German, and they shall be distributed accordingly: provided, that in the printing of the additional copies herein provided for there shall be no charge for composition. And the Supervisor of Public Printing is hereby directed to have the copies of said reports provided for herein, and also those provided for by law, bound in muslin in the usual manner.

On motion of Mr. Van Cleaf, said resolution was referred to the committee on Printing.

The President announced :

This being the day and hour designated by H. J. R. No. 66, adopted on the 13th day of January, 1881, for the election of a person to be Senator in the Congress of the United States for the term of six years from and after the 4th day of March, 1881, in place of James A. Garfield, who was elected on the 13th day of January, 1880, but who has declined and renounced said election, the Senate will now, pursuant to said House

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