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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
TWENTY-EIGHTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
AT THE ADJOURNED REGULAR SESSION, BEGUN AND
HELD AT SPRINGFIELD,
JANUARY 6, 1874.
STATE JOURNAL PRINTING OFFICE.
JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1874.
Pursuant to previous orders by the General Assembly, the House of Representatives resumed its session at the State House in the city of Springfield, Tuesday, January 6, 1874, at 12 o'clock M.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Webster.
The journal of May 6, 1873, was being read, when,
The further reading of the same was dispensed with.
The roll of the House was called, when the following members answered to their names:
Messrs. Alexander of Crawford, Alexander of Montgomery, Anderson, Armstrong of Grundy, Armstrong of LaSalle, Ballow, Barkley, Blakely, Bradwell, Branson, Bullard, Cassedy, Carpenter, Chambers, Connolly, Crawford, Conkrite, Darnell, Davis. Dement, Dolan, Dresser, Easley, Efner, Ferrier, Flanders, Forth, Freeland, Freeman, Golden, Gordon, Graham, Gridley, Hart, Harvey, Hawes, Hay, Henry, Herrington, Herting, Hite of Madison, Hite of St. Clair, Hollenback, Hopkins, Jaquess, Jackson, Jessup, Jones, Lemma. Lewis, Lietze, Loomis, Mann, Marsh, Massie, McDonald, McGee, Meacham, Middlecoff, Mitchell, Moore of Marshall, Moore of Adams, Moose, Morrison, Moflit Neville, Nulton, Oleson, Orendorff, Peltzer, Plowman, Pollock, Race, Rankin, Ray, Rice, Rogers, Rountree, Savage, Sawyer, Scanlan, Senne, Sheridan, Shumway, Snow, Soule, Stewart of Winnebago, Stewart of McLean, Streetor, Stroud, Taggart, Thomas, Thornton, Virden, Walker, Washburn, Webber, Webster, Wein. heimer, Westfall, Wicker, Wymore, Mr. Speaker-103.
A quorum of the House being present, further proceedings under the call were dispensed with.
Mr. Hite of St. Clair presented the credentials of Spencer M. Case, Representative elect from the forty-ninth district.
Mr. Ballow presented the credentials of Mr. Albert J. Griffith, Representative elect from the thirty-seventh district.
The Representatives elect whose credentials had been presented then appeared and took the oath required by the constitution, which was administered by Judge Zane, of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit.
Mr. Connolly presented the credentials of Mr. Joseph H. Ewing, Representative elect from the thirty-second district, together with the following resolution:
WHEREAS the Hon. W. T. Sylvester was, at the general election in November, 1872, duly elected a Representative to the 28th General Assembly for the 32d senatorial district and qualified and entered upon the discharge of his duties as such; and, whereas, the said Hon. W. T. Sylvester has since that time removed, and changed his domicil from the said 32d senatorial district to the county of Macon, in the 29th senatorial district; therefore,
Resolved, That the said Hon. W. T. Sylvester has by such removal and change of domicil vacated his office as member of the 28th General Assembly, and the clerk of this House is hereby ordered to omit his name, henceforth, from the rolls of the House.
On motion of Mr. Race,
The credentials and resolution were then referred to the committee on judiciary.