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election system for the nomination of township officers," approved May thirteen, nineteen hundred nineteen.

Respectfully,
ALEX J. GROESBECK,

Governor.

Mr. Hicks moved that the Senate adjourn.
The motion prevailed, the time being 1:40 o'clock p. m.

Accordingly, and in pursuance of the order previously made, the President declared the Senate adjourned until Monday, April 18, 1921, at 8.30 o'clock p. m.

DENNIS E. ALWARD, Secretary of the Senate.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

NUMBER SIXTY-SIX.
Senate Chamber, Lansing, Monday, April 18, 1921.

8:30 o'clock p. m. The Senate met pursuant to adjournment and was called to order by the President.

Religious exercises were conducted by Rev. Rolph Duff of Lansing.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary.

Present: Senators Amon, Baker, Bolt, Brower, Bryant, Clark, Condon, Davis, Eldred, Engel, Hamilton, Hicks, McArthur, McNaughton, McRae, Osborn, Penney, Riopelle, Ross, Sink, Smith (2nd dist.), Tufts, Vandenboom, Wilcox, and Wood --25; a quorum.

Absent without leave: Senators Forrester, Hayes, Henry, Johnson, Lemire, Phillips, and Smith (11th dist.)---7.

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

The motion prevailed.

Presentation of Petitions.

Petition No. 631. . By Mr. Baker. Petition of Dell Davis and 50 other citizens of Charlevoix County, favoring Senate bill No. 179, providing for pecuniary assistance for the blind.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations.

Petition No. 632. By Mr. Engel. Petition of W. I. Gullikson and 47 other citizens of Wexford, endorsing Senate bill No. 113, providing for appointment of county nurses.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

Petition No. 633. By Mr. Engel. Petition of Mrs. B. B. Rowe and 27 others of Saginaw, favoring the passage of the teachers' retirement fund bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Education.

Petition No. 634. By Mr. Vandenboom. Petition of William Anderson and 50 others of the 31st district, favoring the passage of Senate bill No. 179 providing pecuniary assistance for the blind.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations.

Petition No. 635. By Mr. McArthur. Petition of Edith M. Ely and 25 others of Olivet, protesting against the passage of the motion picture censorship bill.

The petition was referred to the Committee on State Affairs.

The President laid before the Senate the following communication, which was read and on motion of Senator McArthur was ordered spread upon the Journal:

Lansing, Michigan, April 18, 1921. Honorable Thomas Read, Lieutenant Governor, Lansing.

Sir:-The Morley S. Oates Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, of Lansing, Michigan, wish to go on record as expressing their thanks and appreciation to the members of the Senate for the splendid work and efforts expended by them in securing the passage of Bonus Amendment.

We wish, further, to state that we have the utmost confidence in your future intentions toward the ex-service men of this State and we decry as an out. rage the propaganda from various parts of the State threatening your body.

Very respectfully,

GLENN W. CAREY,

Post Commander.

Bills Printed and Filed.

The Secretary announced the printing of the following entitled bills and that the said printed bills were placed on file in the Document Room of the Senate April 14, 1921:

Senate bill No. 289 (file No. 266)

To amend sections 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17 and 19 of Act No. 306 of the Public Acts of 1919--real estate brokers. Senate bill No. 290 (file No. 267) To authorize the Boards of Supervisors to secure the removal of trees, etc. Senate bill No. 80 (file No. 268)— Appropriation for the Industrial School for Boys. Senate bill No. 125 (file No. 269)Appropriation for the Department of the Auditor General. Senate bill No. 291 (file No. 270)

To amend sections 12, 13 and 18 of Article 2, Title 1, and section 35 of Article 2, Title 2, of Act No. 167 of the Public Acts of 1917--housing code. Senate bill No. 292 (file No. 271)-To license the hunting of wild animals, etc. Senate bill No. 189 (file No. 272) Salary of circuit court stenographer. Senate bill No. 293 (file No. 273)

To amend sections 11 and 13 of Act No. 98 of the Public Acts of 1913--Water works systems, etc.

The Secretary also announced the printing of the following entitled bills and that the said printed bills were placed on file in the Document Room of the Senate April 15, 1921:

Senate bill No. 296 (file No. 275)-
State income tax.
House bill No. 540 (file No. 283)—

To amend section 2 of House enrolled Act No. 19 of the P. A. of 1921---Conservation Department.

Senate bill No. 298 (file No. 277)-

To amend section 7 of Act No. 205 of the Public Acts of 1887–to authorize the business of banking.

Senate bill No. 299 (file No. 278)-

To amend sections 2, 3, 4 and 10 of chapter 2, Part V, of Act No. 256 of the Public Acts of 1917-General insurance law.

Senate bill No. 300 (file No. 279)

To amend section 21 of Part 2 of Act No. 10 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan of the First Extra Session of 1912-Workmen's compensation law.

Senate joint resolution No. 7 (file No. 280)—.
Proposed amendment to State Constitution relative to internal improvements.
Senate bill No. 294 (file No. 281)--
Making certified copies and photostat copies of records, etc, evidence in court.
Senate bill No. 117 (file No. 282)-

To amend chapter 1, Act No. 314 of the Public Act of 1915, being sections 12006 to 12082, inclusive, Compiled Laws of 1915—Judicature Act-relative to new trials,

Senate bill No. 180 (file No. 283)—
Providing for a State Teachers' Retirement System.
Senate bill No. 301 (file No. 284)-
To repeal Act No. 278 of the Local Acts of 1883--Stone roads in Bay county.
Senate bill No. 130 (file No. 285)

Appropriation for the Michigan State Board of Examiners for Registration of Architects, Engineers and Surveyors.

Senate bill No. 302 (file No. 286)—
To advance the science of jurisprudence, etc.
Senate bill No. 303 (file No. 287)-
Appropriations for the Michigan Training School for Women.
Senate bill No. 304 (file No. 288)-

To amend section 1 of Act No. 69 of the Public Acts of 1919--to regulate cold storage of egg3.

Senate nui No. 305 (file No. 289)-
Regulati f the creration of motor veh.cles.
Senate bill No 366 (filo No. 290)
To regulate tralic in eggs and the manufcturu of egg products.
House bilo 448 (file No. 291)-
Settlement of contested will cases in probate courts.
House bill No. 529 (file No. 292)-
To define and prohibit general libel.
House bill No. 285 (file No. 293)—

To amend section 13, chapter 3, Act No. 314, Public Acts of 1915—appoint. ment of probate registers.

House bill No. 339 (file No. 294)—

To define cases which shall be known as “coroners' cases" in counties of 250,000 or more. House bill No. 509 (file No. 295)—

To amend section 10, Act No. 49, Public Acts of 1875—to provide for a municipal court in the city of Grand Rapids.

House bill No. 508 (file No. 296)—

To amend section 12, Act No. 49, Public Acts of 1875—to, provide for a municipal court in the city of Grand Rapids.

House bill No. 450 (file No. 297)-

To amend section 3, chapter 19, Revised Statutes of 1846-an act fixing penalties for violating election laws.

House bill No. 498 (file No. 298)—

To prohibit the corrupt influencing of any person engaged in competitive pursuits.

House bill No. 466 (file No. 299)

To repeal section 15, Act No. 78, Session Laws of 1855—to establish a house of correction for juvenile offenders.

House bill No. 467 (file No. 300)

To amend Act No. 192, Session Laws of 1871-to provide for a board of commissioners for certain State institutions.

House bill No. 523 (file No. 301)---
To amend chapter 52, Act No. 314, Public Acts of 1915—the Judicature Act.
House bill No. 474 (file No. 302) —

To amend section 41, chapter 2, Act No. 314, Public Acts of 1915—the Judicature Act.

House bill No. 478 (file No. 303)—

To amend section 21, chapter 156, Revised Statutes of 1846—an act relative to offenses against public justice. House bill No. 462 (file No. 304)—

To amend section 33, Act No. 118, Public Acts of 1893-to revise the laws relative to State's prisons. House bill No. 463 (file No. 305)—

To amend sections 1, 2 and 3, Act No. 184, Public Acts of 1905-to provide for indeterminate sentences.

House bill No. 443 (file No. 306)—
To regulate junk dealers, etc.
House bill No. 472 (file No. 307)-

To amend section 6, Act No. 148, Public Acts of 1869—to revise the laws relative to the maintenance of poor persons.

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