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

HOTSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 30, 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. 179 (file No. 162), entitled

A bill to provide for the inspection of manufacturing establishments, workshops, hotels and stores in this State; to provide for the regulation of such establishments, and the employment of women and children therein; to regulate the conduct of sweatshops, so-called; to provide for the enforcement of the provisions of this Act; and to make an appropriation for the purpose of carrying out the same;

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.

Mr. Cannon 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, May 1, 1901.

2 o'clock p. m.

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

Religious exercises were conducted by Rev. R. C. Dodds of Lansing. The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary.

The following Senators were present: Messrs. Atwood, Baird, Bang. ham, Cannon, Doherty, Earle, Farr, Goodell, Helme, High, Holmes, Humphrey, Kelly, Lockerby, Loeser, Loomis, Moore, Nichols, Nims, Palmer, Pierson, Robson, Schumaker, Sleeper, Charles Smith, Gad Smith, Sovereign, Weekes, Westover-29.

The following Senator was absent with leave: Mr. Murfin–1.

The following Senators were absent without leave: Messrs. Fuller, McMullen-2.

Mr. Doherty asked and obtained indefinite leare of absence for Senator McMullen.

Mr. Charles Smith asked and obtained leave of absence for Senator Fuller from the remaining sessions of this week.

Mr. High asked and obtained leave of absence for the special committee appointed to confer with the authorities having in charge the Detroit Bicentennial, from tomorrow's session.

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR. The following message from the Governor was received and read:

EXECUTIVE OFFICE,

Lansing, May 1, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

I hereby nominate John McKay of Romeo, Macomb county, as member of the State Live Stock Sanitary Commission for the unexpired portion of the term ending the second Tuesday of July, 1903, succeeding J. H. Brown, resigned.

Respectfully,
A. T. BLISS,

Governor. The message was referred to the Committee on Executive Business.

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Westover offered the following resolution:

Whereas, The Legislature of the State of Michigan has learned with profound sorrow of the demise of Congressman Rosseau O. Crump, at his late residence in West Bay City, this morning; and

Whereas, The people of the State of Michigan sympathize with his immediate family in their bereavement; now, therefore

Resolved by the Senate (the House concurring), That we place on record our sense of sorrow and bereavement over the loss sustained by the people of the entire State, in common with those of the Tenth Congressional district, in the loss of an able and conscientious representative, whose services for upwards of six years have been directed to the general good of the commonwealth; and be it further

Resolved, That a committee consisting of three members of the Senate and five members of the House, to be selected by the President and Speaker respectively, be appointed to attend the funeral of the deceased; and be it further

Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to his family, and that as a further mark of respect the flags over the Senate and House wings of the Capitol be placed at half mast on the day of the funeral.

The resolution was unanimously adopted.

Mr. Farr moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 467, entitled

A bill to amend the charter of the City of Manistee, County of Manistee, Michigan.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Farr moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Cities and Villages.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Baird moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 358, entitled
A bill to amend the charter of the City of Saginaw.
The motion prevailed.

Mr. Baird moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Cities and Villages.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. \Vestover moved to take from the table
House bill No. 690, entitled

A bill to amend sections 3 and 4 of Act 429 of the Local Acts of 1887, entitled “An Act to revise and amend an Act, entitled 'An Act to organize the union school district of Bay City,' approved April 13, 1887," as amended by Act 429 of the Local Acts of 1897, approved May 7, 1897.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Westover moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Cities and Villages.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Atwood moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 541, entitled

A bill to amend article 2 of chapter 164 of the Compiled Laws of the State of Michigan of the year 1897, being compiler's section 6234, said chapter 164 being “An Act to revise the laws providing for the incorpo. ration of railroad companies, and to regulate the running and management, and to fix the duties and liabilities of all railroad and other corporations owning or operating any railroad in this State," by adding a new section thereto, to stand as section

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Atwood moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Railroads.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Sleeper moved to discharge the committee of the whole from the further consideration of

Senate bill No. 226, entitled

A bill to revise the law in relation to promissory notes, bonds, duebills and other instruments in writing by abolishing days of grace.

The motion prevailed.

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

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Goodell moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 47 (file No: 182), entitled

A bill to provide for the examination and licensing of barbers by a State board; prescribing the powers and duties of said board; to regulate the management of barber shops; and to repeal Act No. 212 of the Public Acts of 1899, entitled "An Act to provide for the examination and licensing of barbers."

The motion prevailed.

The question being on the motion that the bill be ordered to take effect June 1, 1901,

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

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS,

No. 292. By Mr. Nims: Petition of Rev. O. F. Winton, representing the Milford, Oakland county, M. E. church, asking for the passage of a bill to prohibit the use, sale or giving away of cigarettes or cigar

ette paper.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

No. 293. By Mr. Lockerby: Petition of William G. Whitney and 72 other citizens of the Sixth Senatorial district upon the same subject.

Same reference. .

No. 294. By Mr. Lockerby: Petition of Frank Bartlett and 22 other citizens of the Sixth Senatorial district upon the same subject.

Same reference.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

By the Committee on Fisheries:
The Committee on Fisheries, to whom was referred
House bill No. 1028 (file No. 318), entitled

A bill to provide for the lawful taking of suckers from the waters in Wall Lake, Township of Hope, Barry county, Michigan;

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 further consideration of the subject.

W. D. KELLY,

Chairman. The report was accepted and the committee discharged.

Mr. Schumaker 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. Atwood
Mr. Humphrey

Mr. Robson
Baird
Lockerby

Schumaker
Bangham
Loeser

Sleeper
Cannon
Loomis

Smith, Charles
Doherty
Moore

Smith, Gad
Farr
Nichols

Sovereign
Goodell
Nims

Weekes
High
Palmer

Westover
Holmes
Pierson

26

NAYS.

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The title was agreed to.

By the Committee on Fisheries:
The Committee on Fisheries, to whom was referred
House bill No. 5 (file No. 204), entitled

A bill to amend Act 37 of the Public Acts of 1899, entitled "An Act to provide for the salary of the State Game and Fish Warden, and for the appointment of a Chief Deputy Fish and Game Warden, and to prescribe his powers and duties," by adding four new sections thereto, numbered section 3, section 4, section 5 and section 6;

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 further consideration of the subject.

W. D. KELLY,

Chairman. The report was accepted and the committee discharged.

The bill was referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order.

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By the Committee on Fisheries:
The Committee on Fisheries, to whom was referred
House bill No. 451, entitled

A bill to prohibit fishing with, using or setting seines, gill nets, or any form of pound, trap, sweep or set nets, or like device, in any of the waters connecting Lakes Superior and Huron, and the tributaries thereof;

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 further consideration of the subject.

W. D. KELLY,

Chairman. . The report was accepted and the committee discharged.

The bill was referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order.

By the Committee on Fisheries:
The Committee on Fisheries, to whom was referred
House bill No. 475, entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 111 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan for the year 1899, relative to the catching of black bass in Bear Lake, in Charlevoix county, at certain times, and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof;

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 further consideration of the subject.

W. D. KELLY,

Chairman. The report was accepted and the committee discharged.

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

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