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NAYS.

Mr. Baird

Bangham
Cannon
Fuller
High
Holmes

Mr. Humphrey

Kelly
McMullen
Moore
Murfin
Nichols

Mr. Pierson

Sleeper
Smith, Charles
Smith, Gad
IVeekes

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The question then being on the motion made by Mr. Kelly, as amended, that the bill be referred to the Committee on Counties and Townships,

Mr. Goodell moved, as a substitute for the motion, that the bill be referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order.

The substitute was not adopted.

The question then recurring on the motion made by Mr. Kelly, as amended by the motion made by Mr. Moore, that the bill be referred to the Committee on Counties and Townships,

The motion prevailed.

The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 11, 1901.
To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 1025 (file No. 142), By Mr. Henry, entitled

A bill to authorize and empower street railway companies in the County of Saginaw, using electricity as a motive power, to sell, dispose of and utilize electric current and surplus steam;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect been ordered to take immediate effect, and in which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was read a first and second time by its title and, pending its reference to a committee,

Mr. Baird moved that the rules be suspended and that the bill be placed on its immediate passage.

The motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting therefor.

The bill was then read a third time and passed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.

Mr. Baird
Mr. Humphrey

Mr. Pierson
Bangham
Kelly

Robson
Cannon
Loomis

Schumaker
Farr
McMullen

Sleeper
Fuller
Moore

Smith, Charles
Goodell
Murfin

Smith, Gad
Helme
Nichols

Weekes
High
Nims

Westover
Holmes
NAYS.

0 The title was agreed to. Mr. Baird moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

The motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators elect voting therefor.

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The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 12, 1901. . To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to return to the Senate the following concurrent resolution:

Whereas, July 24, next, will be the two-hundredth anniversary of the founding of the City of Detroit, which it is proposed in some manner to properly commemorate; and

Whereas, It is the publicly expressed wish of the citizens of Detroit and the Common Council of the City of Detroit that this celebration be participated in by the citizens of the entire State who are equally interested with the citizens of Detroit in an erent of such prominence and of interest to them; and

Whereas, This wish of the citizens and common council has taken the form of an invitation to the State to participate, which invitation we have been recommended by our Governor to accept; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate (the House concurring), That a committee of three Senators, to be apointed by the President of the Senate, to act with a similar committee of five members from the House, to be appointed by the Speaker, to be directed to confer with the Detroit citi. zens' committee and the Detroit Common Council committee having the proposed celebration in charge, as to the best and most appropriate manner for insuring the participation of the people of the entire State in the celebration of the two-hundredth anniversary of their oldest and leading city; In the adoption of which the House has concurred.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M.'MILLER, Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Mr. Helme asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from today's session, after 10 o'clock a. m.

Mr. Holmes mored that the Senate resolve itself into the committee of the whole on the

GENERAL ORDER.

The motion prevailed.
The President called Mr. McMullen to the chair.

After some time spent therein the committee rose and, through their chairman, made the following report:

The committee of the whole have had under consideration the following:

Senate bill No. 156 (file No. 52), entitled

A bill to provide for the construction and maintenance of a psychopathic ward upon the hospital grounds of the University of Michigan, and to appropriate the sum of fifty thousand dollars therefor;,

Also:
Senate bill No. 181 (file No. 122), entitled

A bill to amend section 6 of Act No. 35 of the Session Laws of 1867, entitled "An Act to provide for the formation of street railway conpanies," being section 6439 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;

Have made no amendments thereto and have directed their chairman to report the same back to the Senate and recommend their passage.

DAN. P. MCMULLEN,

Chairman. The report was accepted.

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

By unanimous consent, the Senate returned to the order of

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Nichols moved that a respectful message be sent to the House asking the return to the Senate of

House bill No. 1000 (file No. 147), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 233 of the Session Laws of 1861, entitled “An Act to facilitate the commencement of suits against joint defendants residing in several counties,” aproved March 16, 1861, as subsequently amended, and being compiler's section 10010 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;

The motion prevailed.
Mr. Humphrey moved to take from the table
House bill No. 536 (file No. 252), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the Industrial School for Boys for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1902, and June 30, 1903, and to provide for a tax to meet the same.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Humphrey moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Westover moved that a respectful message be sent to the House asking the return to the Senate of

House bill No. 888 (file No. 111), entitled

A bill to regulate the size of loads to be hauled over such roads as are built or may be built in the County of Bay under the Bay county road system, according to width of wagon tires used thereon, and to give boards of Bay county road commissioners power to prescribe such regulations to preserve roads that are built of stone, gravel, cinders or other material from being rutted or cut up to injure their use; also to give such boards police power on all roads under their jurisdiction.

The motion prevailed.

By unanimous consent, the Senate returned to the order of

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE.

The following message from the House was received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 12, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir—I am instructed by the House to retransmit in accordance with the request of the Senate the following bill:

House bill No. 242 (file No. 88), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of an Act to authorize proceedings against garnishees and for other purposes, being compiler's section 990 of the Compiled Laws of 1897.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. Mr. Baird moved to suspend rule 36 limiting the time within which a motion to reconsider a vote may be made.

The motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators elect voting therefor.

Mr. Baird then moved to reconsider the vote by which the Senate, on March 27, passed the above named bill.

The motion prevailed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Mr. Baird moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

The motion prevailed.

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The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 12, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to return to the Senate the following bill:

Senate bill No. 345, entitled

A bill to amend Act No. 222 of the Local Acts of 1893, approved February 15, 1893, entitled “An Act to provide for the appointment of an assistant prosecuting attorney for St. Clair county and to prescribe his duties and fix his compensation,” by adding a new section thereto to stand as section five (5);

In the passage of which the House has concurred by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect has ordered the same to take immediate effect.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was referred to the Secretary for printing and presentation to the Governor.

The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 12, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to return to the Senate the following bill:

Senate bill No. 258 (file No. 70), entitled

A bill to amend Act No. 185 of the Public Acts of 1899, entitled “An Act to provide for the employment of women physicians in certain institutions of this State;"

In the passage of which the House has concurred by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect has ordered the same to take immediate effect.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was referred to the Secretary for printing and presentation to the Governor.

The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 12, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to return to the Senate the following bill:

Senate bill No. 414, entitled

A bill to amend chapter 7 of Act No. 390 of the Local Acts of 1885, entitled "An Act to amend and revise the charter of the City of Port Huron," approved June 17, 1885, and the amendments thereto, by adding thereto one new section to stand as section 62;

In the passage of which the House has concurred by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect has ordered the same to take immediate effect.

Very respectfully,
LEWIS M. MILLER,

, Clerk of the House of Representatives.

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