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Senate bill No. 123 (file No. 119), entitled

A bill to provide for a graduated tax upon the gross income of each and every person of lawful age living in the State of Michigan where the amount of said gross income exceeds $1,000, and to provide for the disposition of the tax arising therefrom;

Was read a third time by its title and, pending the further reading of the bill,

Mr Murfin moved that the bill be laid on the table.
The motion prevailed.

House bill No. 169 (file No. 191), entitled

A bill to require adequate water supply, sewerage and drainage to all slaughter houses in or within one mile of any city, park or highway;

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

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The question being on agreeing to the title,
Mr. Sovereign moved to amend the title so as to read as follows:

A bill to require adequate water supply, sewerage and drainage to all slaughter houses in or within one mile of any city, park or highway, and to provide a penalty for violation of the provisions of this Act.

The motion prevailed, and the title was so amended.
The title, as amended, was then agreed to.
Mr. Robson moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

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

Senate bill No. 437 (file No. 165), entitled

A bill to amend sections 1 and 3 of Act No. 46 of the Public Acts of 1869, entitled “An Act to prohibit, discourage and punish prize fighting within the State of Michigan," approved March 22, 1869, being compiler's sections 11732 and 11734 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;

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

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House bill No. 532, entitled

A bill to provide for the registration of electors and to preserve the purity of elections, and guard against the abuse of the election franchise by a registration of electors of the County of Saginaw, excepting the City of Saginaw, and to regulate the sessions of the several boards of registration in said county;

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

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House bill No. 611 (Senate file No. 166), entitled

A bill to amend section 4, section 5, section 6, section 8 and section 13, of Act 147 of the General School Laws of 1891, entitled “An Act to provide for the election of county commissioner of schools, for the appointment of school examiners, (and) to define the duties and fix the compensation for the same, and to repeal all existing Acts or parts of Acts conflicting with the provisions of this Act;"

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

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Senate bill No. 97 (file No. 16), entitled

A bill to provide for the licensing and regulation of sales of goods, wares and merchandise by itinerant venders, and to repeal Act No. 259, Public Acts of the State of Michigan of 1899;

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

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House bill No. 424 (file No. 246), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the State Industrial Home for Girls for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1902, and June 30, 1903, and to provide for a tax to meet the same;

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

YEAS.

Mr. Atwood

Baird
Cannon
Doherty
Earle

Mr. Holmes

Humphrey
Kelly
Lockerby
Loeser

Mr. Nichols

Nims
Palmer
Robson
Schumaker

Mr. Farr
Air. Loomis

Mr. Smith, Charles
Fuller
McMullen

Sovereign
Helme
Moore

Weekes
High
Murfin

Westover

27 NAYS.

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

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

Senator Bangham entered the Senate chamber and took his seat.

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

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By the Committee on Finance and Appropriations:

The Committee on Finance and Appropriations, to whom was ferred

House bill No. 883 (file No. 287), entitled

A bill to promote the efficiency of the Pan-American Exposition Commission; to make an appropriation therefor for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1902; to provide for a tax to meet the same, and to make avail. able for immediate use an appropriation made by an Act entitled "An Act to create a commission and define its duties and powers, and make an appropriation of money for the purpose of making an exhibit of the various manufactures and products of the State of Michigan at the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo, New York, in the year 1901," approved January 24, 1901;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the Senate without amendment and recommend that it do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

CHARLES SMITH,

Chairman. The report was accepted and the committee discharged.

Mr. Loomis 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 the question being on its passage, the roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary, and the Senators voted as follows:

YEAS.
Mr. Atwood
Mr. Kelly

Mr. Palmer
Baird
Lockerby

Robson
Cannon
Loeser

Schumaker
Doherty
Loomis

Smith, Charles
Earle
McMullen

Sovereign
Farr
Moore

Westover
Holmes

Nims

NAYS.

20

Mr. Helme

Mr. Murfin

2

The President declared that the bill had passed, a majority of all the Senators elect having voted therefor.

Mr. Murfin arose to a point of order and stated that the bill appropriated public money for private purposes, and that, under section 45 of article II of the State Constitution, its passage required the votes of two-thirds of all the Senators elect.

The President declared the point of order not well taken, for the reason that, in the judgment of the chair, the bill did not come within the constitutional provision referred to.

The question being on agreeing to the title of the bill,
The title was agreed to.
Mr. Loomis moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

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

Mr. Kelly moved that the Senate adjourn.

The motion prevailed, the time being 5:15 o'clock p. m., and the President declared the Senate adjourned until tomorrow at 2 o'clock p. m.

Lansing, April 18, 1901.

2 o'clock p. m.

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

Religious exercises were conducted by Rev. W. H. Pound, of Lansing.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary, who announced that all of the Senators elect were present.

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR.

The following message from the Governor, was received and read:

EXECUTIVE OFFICE,
Lansing, April 18, 1901.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I have this day approved, signed and deposited in the office of the Secretary of State,

Senate bill No. 140, being

An Act to detach certain territory in School District No. 3 in the Townships of Marion and Bridgehampton in the County of Sanilac from said district, and establish the Deckerville high school district;

Also: Senate bill No. 152 (file No. 51), being An Act to amend section 1 of Act No. 79 of the Public Acts of 1899, entitled "An Act to provide for the payment of taxes, fines, penalties,

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