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relative thereto," being section 4913 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, as amended by Act No. 16 of the Public Acts of 1919.

The bills were placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

The Committee of the Whole, through its chairman, also reported back to the Senate the following entitled bill and joint resolution, recommending that the bill and joint resolution be laid on the table:

Senate joint resolution No. 2 (file No. 40), entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Article XVI of the Constitution, by adding a new section thereto to stand as section 12 of said article, providing for a death penalty in certain cases.

Senate bill No. 108 (file No. 72), entitled

A bill to amend section 107 of Title III of chapter 14 of the Revised Statutes of 1846, "Of County Officers," as last amended by Act No. 74 of the Public Acts of 1889, being section 2491 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

The recommendation of the Committee of the Whole was concurred in and the bill and joint resolution were laid on the table.

The Committee of the Whole, through its Chairman, also reported back to the Senate the following entitled bills, recommending that the bills be referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations:

Senate bill No. 48, entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the Michigan Historical Commission for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance, operation and other purposes.

Senate bill No. 36, entitled

A bill to make appropriations for the State Board of Law Examiners for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1924, and June 30, 1925, for maintenance, operation and other purposes.

The recommendation of the Committee of the Whole was concurred in and the bills were referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations.

Mr. Truettner moved that the Senate resolve itself into

Executive Session,

The motion prevailed, the time being 2:39 o'clock p. m.

The executive session closed, the time being 2:41 o'clock p. m.

The Secretary announced that the Senate had, in Executive Session, advised and consented to the following nominations to office, submitted to the Senate by the Governor in his message of date March 1, namely:

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.)

Mr. MacNaughton moved that when the Senate adjourns today it stand adjourned until tomorrow, Friday, March 2, at 10:00 o'clock a. m.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. MacNaughton moved that when the Senate adjourns tomorrow it stand adjourned until Monday, March 5, at 8:00 o'clock p. m.

The motion prevailed.

Leaves of Absence.

Senators Bahorski and Condon asked and were granted leaves of absence until Monday, March 5.

Senator Glaspie asked and was granted leave of absence until Tuesday, March 6.
On motion of Mr. Truettner,
Indefinite leave of absence was granted to Senator Atwood.

Mr. Osborn moved that the Senate adjourn.
The motion prevailed, the time being 2:45 o'clock p. m.

Accordingly, and in pursuance of the order previously made, the President declared the Senate adjourned until tomorrow, Friday, March 2, 1923, at 10:00 o'clock a. m.

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

NUMBER THIRTY-THREE.

Senate Chamber,

Lansing, Friday, March 2, 1923.

10:00 o'clock a. m.

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

Religious exercises were conducted by Rev. W. J. Webber of the German Methodist Episcopal Church of Lansing.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary.

Present: Senators Bohn, Brower, Bernie L. Case, William L. Case, Connelly, Gansser, Gettel, Hayes, Henry, Horton, Johnson, Karcher, Leland, MacNaughton, Pearson, Ross, Sligh, Truettner, Whiteley, Wilcox, Young-21; a quorum.

Absent with leave:

Senators Atwood, Bahorski, Condon, Glaspie and Riopelle

-5.

Absent without leave: Wood-6.

Senators Eldred, Hunter, Osborn, Penney, Smith and

Mr. Whiteley moved that the absentees without leave be excused from today's session.

The motion prevailed.

Presentation of Petitions.

Petition No. 184. By Mr. Connelly. Telegrams of F. D. Smith and forty other residents of the City of Muskegon favoring amendments to Senate Bill 69, File 35, relative to rating bureaus.

The telegrams were referred to the Committee on Insurance.

Petition No. 185. By Mr. Hayes. Petition of The Calean Study Club of Highland Park and Royal Oak 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. 186. By Mr. Gansser. Petition of E. V. Pierce and Calhoun Lodge No. 84, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen of Battle Creek favoring the Automatic Fire Door and Automatic Bell Ringer safeguards on Michigan railways.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Railroads.

Petition No. 187. By Mr. Bohn. Petitions of St. Ignace Parent Teacher Association, St. Ignace, Parent Teacher Association, Sault Ste. Marie, Childs Welfare League, Sault Ste. Marie, Ball School, Parent Teacher Association, Escanaba, and Private Individuals of St. Ignace 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.

Announcement by Secretary of Printing and Filing of Bills.

The Secretary announced that the following named bills had been printed and placed upon the files of the Senators March 1:

Senate bill No. 157 (file No. 121)

To amend section 1, Act No. 146, P. A. of 1917-advanced courses of study for high school graduates.

Senate bill No. 158 (file No. 122)—

To amend sections 14 and 31, chapter IV, Part III, Act No. 256, P. A. of 1917– General Insurance Law, relative to consolidation and merger of fraternal benefit societies.

Senate bill No. 159 (file No. 123)—
To establish standard time within the State.
Senate bill No. 160 (file No. 124)-

To establish a trunk line highway in Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Crawford, Oscoda and Alcona counties.

Senate bill No. 161 (file No. 125)

To amend section 2, Act No. 334, P. A. of 1913—“Trunk Line Highway," being section 4852, C. L. of 1915, as last amended by Act No. 210, P. A. of 1921-routes.

Senate bill No. 32 (file No. 126)—
To make appropriations for the Board of Osteopathic Registration.
Senate bill No. 37 (file No. 127)-

To make appropriations for the Michigan State Board of Examiners for Registration of Architects, Engineers and Surveyors.

House bill No. 145 (file No. 49)—

To amend section 3, subdivision 2, chapter 2, part 3 of Act No. 256, P. A. of 1917 -general insurance law.

House bill No. 194 (file No. 50)—

To prevent the use of fictitious names in registering at hotels, lodging houses, etc.

Messages From the House.
A message was received from the House of Representatives transmitting
Senate bill No. 116 (file No. 80), entitled

A bill to define cheese and to regulate the manufacture and sale of same within the limits of the State of Michigan; to provide for labeling; prescribe a penalty, and to repeal sections 5, 7 and 8 of Act No. 193 of the Public Acts of 1895, as amended by Act No. 73, Public Acts of 1913; also to repeal section 6 of Act No. 193, Public Acts of 1895, as amended by Act No. 118, Public Acts of 1897, and Act No. 73 of the Public Acts of 1913.

Concerning which bill matters of difference have arisen between the two Houses, and on which matters of difference a conference has been ordered.

The message informed the Senate that Representatives Dykstra, Smith and Curtis had been appointed conferees on the part of the House.

The bill was referred to the Conference Committee.

Motions and Resolutions.

Mr. Wilcox offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 30:

Whereas, the Senate has just learned of the very serious illness of its Sergeantat-Arms, Ex-Senator Captain Charles Tufts, and

Whereas, Captain Tufts is a distinguished and honorable ex-member of this body and a faithful and efficient public servant and a true and loyal friend to all of the members of this body,

Therefore, Be it resolved, That the Senate hereby expresses its deepest sympathy to its ex-member and present Sergeant-at-Arms in this serious illness, and its sincere hope that he may be blessed with a speedy recovery and return to his post in this body, and

Be it further resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be presented to Captain Tufts in person by a committee of three Senators to be appointed by the President of the Senate, provided his illness will permit their presentation.

The resolution was unanimously adopted.

The President appointed as a committee to visit Captain Charles Tufts, Senators Wilcox, Brower and Henry.

The President called Hon. Walter J. Hayes, President pro tempore, to the chair.

General Orders.

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

The motion prevailed and the President pro tempore designated Mr. Gansser as chairman.

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

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

Senate joint resolution No. 3 (file No. 63), entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to section 13 of Article V of the State Constitution with reference to the time during which a session of the Legislature may continue.

The joint resolution was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

The President resumed the chair.

Leave of Absence.

Senator Pearson asked and was granted leave of absence until Thursday, March 8.

Mr. Brower moved that the Senate adjourn.
The motion prevailed, the time being 10:25 o'clock a. m.

Accordingly, and in pursuance of the order previously made, the President declared the Senate adjourned until Monday, March 5, 1923, at 8:00 o'clock p. m.

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate

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