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Mr. Leland also introduced
Senate bill No. 167, entitled

A bill to provide for the regulation, selling, offering or exposing for sale of agricultural seeds, to provide a penalty for the violation of this act, and to repeal all acts or parts of acts in conflict.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title, ordered printed, and referred to the Committee on Agriculture.

Mr. Leland also introduced
Senate bill No. 168, entitled

A bill to regulate the operation of abattoirs or slaughter houses, to provide for sanitary conditions in and surrounding same, and to provide for licensing and penalty.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title, ordered printed, and referred to the Committee on Public Health.

Mr. Connelly introduced
Senate bill No. 169, entitled

A bill to amend section 4 of Act No. 25 of the Public Acts of the Extra Session of 1919, entitled "An act to authorize and provide for the raising of money by taxation and for the borrowing of money by the State for the construction and improvement of highways and bridges, to authorize the issuance of notes and bonds as evidence of the indebtedness so created, and to provide a tax for the payment of the principal of such obligations and interest thereon," approved June 25, 1919, as amended by Act No. 65 of the Public Acts of 1921.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Highways.

Mr. Atwood introduced
Senate bill No. 170, entitled

A bill to amend section 40 of Act No. 183 of the Public Acts of 1897, entitled "An act to provide for the appointment and to fix the term of office, duties and compensation of circuit court stenographers in the State of Michigan,” being section 14507 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as amended by Act No. 231 of the Public Acts of 1919.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Third Reading of Bills.

The Secretary announced
Senate bill No. 56 (file No. 23), entitled
A bill for the suppression of gaming.
Pending the third reading of the bill,
Mr. Bahorski moved that the further consideration of the bill be made a special
order on Third Reading of Bills for Thursday, March 8, 1923, at 2:30 o'clock p. m.

Pending which,
Mr. Osborn moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Insurance.
Upon which motion he demanded the yeas and nays.
The roll was called and the Senators voted as follows:

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So, a majority of the Senators present not having voted therefor,
Mr. Osborn's motion did not prevail.

The question then being on the motion of Mr. Bahorski that the further consideration of the bill be made a special order on Third Reading of Bills for Thursday, March 8, at 2:30 p. m.,

The motion prevailed.

Motions and Resolutions.

Mr. Wilcox offered the following concurrent resolution:
Senate concurrent resolution No. 9.

A resolution providing for an investigation of the matter of establishing a branch of the State Prison in Keweenaw County.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That a committee of the Legislature, consisting of three Senators, to be appointed by the President of the Senate, and four Representatives, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, is hereby authorized; and that such committee, when appointed, is hereby directed to make an investigation and report to the Legislature on the feasibility and advisability of establishing a branch of the State Prison in Keweenaw County, with the object in view of giving employment, to convicts therein confined, in the mining of trap rock and other material used in the building of roads and highways. On motion of Mr. Gansser, The concurrent resolution was referred to the Committee on Penal Institutions.

Mr. Gansser offered the following concurrent resolution:
Senate concurrent resolution No. 10.
A resolution providing for final adjournment of the Legislature.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That when the Legislature adjourns on Friday, March 30th, 1923, it stand adjourned until Wednesday, April 18, 1923, at 10 o'clock a. m. And when the Legislature adjourns on Wednesday, April 18th, 1923, it stand adjourned without day.

On motion of Mr. Brower,
The concurrent resolution was referred to the Committee on Rules.

General Orders,

Mr. Eldred moved that the Senate resolve itself into Committee of the whole for consideration of the general orders.

The motion prevailed and the President designated Mr. Eldred as chairman.

Accordingly the Senate resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, with Mr. Eldred in the chair.

After some time spent therein the committee rose; and, the President having resumed the chair, the committee, through its chairman, reported back to the Senate, favorably and without amendment, the following entitled bill and joint resolution:

House joint resolution No. 3 (file No. 15), entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to article 8 of the State Constitution by adding thereto a new section to stand as section 30, authorizing the Legislature to provide for the incorporation of ports and port districts with power to engage in work of internal improvements.

Senate bill No. 126 (file No. 88), entitled

A bill to regulate the procedure in the arrest, detention and bail of persons charged with offenses.

The bill and joint resolution were placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

Leave of Absence.

Senator Penney asked and was granted leave of absence until Friday, March 2.

Mr. Eldred moved that the Senate adjourn.
The motion prevailed, the time being 2:42 o'clock p. m.
Accordingly, the President declared the Senate adjourned until tomorrow,
Thursday, March 1, 1923, at 2:00 o'clock p. m.

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

NUMBER THIRTY-TWO.

Senate Chamber,
Lansing, Thursday, March 1, 1923.

2:00 o'clock p. m.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment and was called to order by the President.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary.

Present: Senators Atwood, Bahorski, Bohn, Brower, Bernie L. Case, William L. Case, Condon, Connelly, Eldred, Gansser, Gettel, Glaspie, Hayes, Henry, Horton, Hunter, Johnson, Karcher, Leland, MacNaughton, Osborn, Pearson, Ross, Sligh, Smith, Truettner, Whiteley, Wilcox, Young-29; a quorum.

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Absent without leave: Senators Riopelle and Wood-2.

On motion of Mr. Hayes,

Indefinite leave of absence was granted to Senator Riopelle, on account of illness.

Mr. Ross moved that Mr. Wood be excused from today's session.
The motion prevailed.

Presentation of Petitions.

Petition No. 174. By Mr. Karcher. Petition of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Congregational Church, Harrison, the West Branch Parent Teacher Association, W. C. T. U., Gladwin, Evart Hive No. 544 of the L. 0. T. M., Woman's Christian Temperance Union, East Tawas, and the President and Secretary of the Gladwin State Bank praying the Legislature for the passage of a bill to accept the provisions of the Sheppard-Towner Maternity-Infancy Act of Congress.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

Petition No. 175. By Mr. Smith. Petition of B. F. McGarry and ninety-nine other citizens of Sanilac County favoring the passage of the Little Bill regarding private hunting grounds.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Conservation.

Petition No. 176. By Mr. Smith. Petition of Mrs. Rena Outwater and other citizens of Port Huron, urging the passage of the Full Crew Bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Railroads.

Petition No. 177. By Mr. Smith. Petition of Wm. L. Fuehrer, Supt. of Schools, Boyne City, favoring the establishment of a State Normal Summer School in Boyne City.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Education.

Petition No. 178. By Mr. Gansser. Petition of Frank Halstead and other citizens of Bay City urging the passage of the Full Crew Bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Railroads.

Petition No. 179. By Mr. Smith. Petition of William Abraham and forty-eight other citizens of St. Clair County favoring the passage of the Little Bill regarding private hunting grounds.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Conservation.

Petition No. 180. By Mr. Hayes. Petition of the Detroit Lodge No. 160, Loyal Order of Moose for the prompt payment of the bonus to all soldiers of the State of Michigan in accordance with Act No. 1 of the P. A. of 1921-First Extra Session.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Petition No. 181. By Mr. Hayes. Petition of Common Council of Detroit endorsing the Culver Bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Cities and Villages.

Petition No. 182. By Mr. Young. Petition of Carl Huff and other citizens of Durand, urging the passage of the trainmen's Full Crew Bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Railroads.

Petition No. 183. By Mr. Brower. Petition of A. G. Boyce and twenty other citizens of Jackson favoring the passage of the Full Crew Bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Railroads.

Messages From The Governor.

The following message from the Governor was received and read:

Executive Office, Lansing, March 1, 1923. To the Honorable, The President of the Senate.

Sir:--I herewith present for consideration and confirmation by the Senate, the following nominations to office:

Matthew W. King, of Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan, as member of the Board of Managers of the Michigan Soldiers' Home, to succeed self, term expired. (For term ending February 28, 1929.)

George S. Farrar, of Port Austin, Huron County, Michigan, as member of the Board of Managers of the Michigan Soldiers' Home, to succeed self, term expired. (For term ending February 28, 1929.) .

Henry Spaulding, of Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, as member of the Board of Managers of the Michigan Soldiers' Home, to succeed Spencer H. Blakely, deceased. (For term ending February 28, 1925.)

Respectfully,
ALEX. J. GROESBECK,

Governor.

The message and accompanying nominations to office were referred to the Committee on Executive Business.

Mr. Truettner moved that the Committee on Executive Business be granted leave to sit during the session.

The motion prevailed.

Messages from the House.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House concurrent resolution No. 19:

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate are hereby authorized to extend an invitation to Major Roy A. Haynes, Federal Prohibition Commissioner, to address the members of the House of Representatives and the members of the Senate assembled in the hall of the House of Representatives on Thursday, March 15th at 1:30 o'clock p. m.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had adopted the concurrent resolution.

Pending the order that, under rule 59, the concurrent resolution lie over one day,
Mr. William L. Case moved that rule 59 be suspended.
The motion prevailed.
The concurrent resolution was then considered and adopted.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House bill No. 86 (file No. 35), entitled

A bill to amend the title of Act No. 146 of the Public Acts of 1917, entitled, “An act to authorize and empower boards of education in certain school districts of this State; to provide for the establishing and offering of advanced courses of study to high school graduates, and to provide for the regulation thereof," and to amend said act by adding thereto a new section to stand as section 2.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Education.

A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
House bill No. 163 (file No. 29), entitled

A bill to authorize counties to raise by loan or borrow money for permanent improvements and to issue bonds of the county to secure the repayment thereof and validating proceedings heretofore taken authorizing the issuance of county bonds.

The message informed the Senate that the House of Representatives had passed the bill.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Counties and Townships.

Reports of Standing Committees.

Mr. Condon submitted the following report:

The Committee on Judiciary respectfully reports back to the Senate the followlowing entitled bill, without amendment, and with the recommendation that the bill do pass:

Senate bill No. 140 (file No. 106), entitled

A bill to supplement existing laws relating to the establishment and maintenance of municipal courts of record and to provide a system or method for the selection of juries for the trial of causes therein.

GEO. M. CONDON,

Chairman. The report was accepted. The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

Mr. Condon submitted the following report:

The Committee on Judiciary respectfully reports back to the Senate the followlowing entitled bill, without amendment, and with the recommendation that the bill do pass:

Senate bill No. 117 (file No. 81), entitled

A bill to amend section 41 of chapter 2 of Act No. 314 of the Public Acts of 1915, known as "The Judicature Act of 1915," being section 12124 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as amended by Act No. 346 of the Public Acts of 1917.

GEO. M. CONDON,

Chairman. The report was accepted. The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

Mr. Connelly submitted the following report:

The Committee on Highways respectfully reports back to the Senate the following entitled bill with amendment, recommending that the amendment be agreed to and that the bill, as thus amended, do pass:

Senate bill No. 152 (file No. 118), entitled

A bill to amend the title and sections 1, 3, 8, 10, 13 and 14 of Act No. 46 of the Public Acts of 1921, entitled "An act to protect the title of motor vehicles and trailers within this State; to provide for the issuance of certificates of title and evidence of registration thereof; to regulate purchase and sale or other transfer of ownership; to facilitate the recovery of motor vehicles and trailers stolen or

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