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beer, lager beer, Weiss beer, beer, white beer, or other beverages,"
proved March 25, 1897;

Also:
House bill No. 606 (file No. 203), entitled

A bill to amend section 7 of Act No. 268 of the Public Acts of 1897, approved June 2, 1897, entitled “An Act to regulate the use of firearms. in hunting for and killing deer protected by the laws of this State and providing a penalty for its violation," the same being section 5798 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;

Also:
House bill No. 104 (file No. 240), entitled

A bill to revise and amend the laws for the protection of game and birds;

Have made sundry amendments thereto, and have directed their chairman to report the same back to the Senate, asking concurrence therein, and recommend their passage.

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

II.

Senate bill No. 147 (file No. 185), entitled

A bill to amend section 24 of Act No. 205 of the Public Acts of 1887, entitled “An Act to revise the laws authorizing the business of banking, and to establish a banking department for the supervision of such business," being compiler's section 3208c3 of Howell's Annotated Statutes, being section 6113 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;

And have directed their chairman to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that the same be laid on the table.

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

III.

Senate bill No. 221 (file No. 101) entitled

A bill to increase the efficiency of the military establishment of the State of Michigan and to repeal all former Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with the provisions of this Act;

And have directed their chairman to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that the bill be made a special order for tomorrow, May 9.

W. H. LOCKERBY,

Chairman. The report was accepted.

Mr. Lockerby moved that the Senate concur in the amendments made to the bills named in part I of the report.

The motion prevailed, and the same were placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

Mr. Lockerby moved that the Senate concur in the recommendation of the committee regarding the bill named in part II of the report.

The motion prevailed and the same was laid on the table.

Mr. Lockerby moved that the Senate concur in the recommendation of the committee regarding the bill named in part III of the report.

The motion prevailed and the same was made a special order for tomorrow, May 9.

By unaminous consent,

Mr. Murfin moved to take from the order of Third Reading of Bills, the following bill:

House bill No. 350 (file No. 175), entitled

A bill to protect the owners of bottles, boxes, siphons, fountains and kegs, used in the sale of milk, cream, or other dairy products, soda water, mineral, drinking or ærated waters, porter, ale, cider, ginger ale, small beer, lager beer, Weiss beer, beer, white beer, fruits, preserves, cordials, drugs, medicines, mixtures, perfumes, compounds or other manufactured articles or beverages, and to repeal Act No. 36 of the Public Acts of 1897, entitled "An Act to protect the owners of bottles, boxes, siphons, fountains and kegs, used in the sale of milk, cream, soda water, mineral or ærated waters, porter, ale, cider, ginger ale, small beer, lager beer, Weiss beer, beer, white beer, or other beverages," approved March 25, 1897.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Murfin 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. Lockerby

Mr. Schumaker
Cannon
McMullen

Sleeper
Earle
Moore

Smith, Charles
Goodell
Murfin

Sovereign
Felme
Nichols

Weekes
High
Nims

Westover
Holmes
Robson

President pro tem.

21 NAYS.

0 The title was agreed to. Mr. Murfin moved that the bill be ordered to take effect June 1, 1901.

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

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, May 8, 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. 344 (file No. 176), entitled
A bill to amend sections 8 and 9 of Act No. 119 of the Public Acts

of 1893, entitled "An Act to define what shall constitute fraternal beneficiary societies, orders or associations; to provide for their incorporation and the regulation of their business, and for the punishment for violation of the provisions of the Act of their incorporation, and to repeal all existing Acts inconsistent therewith," the same being sections 7747 and 7748 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, and to add two new sections to said Act, to stand as sections 21 and 22;

And to inform the Senate that the House has amended the same as follows:

By inserting in line 13 of section 22, after the word "a" the word "twothirds;"

In the passage of which, as thus amended, 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 effect, July 1, 1901. In this action the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The question being on concurring in the amendment made to the bill by the House,

The amendment was concurred in, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.

Mr. Baird

Cannon
Earle
Farr
Fuller
High
Humphrey

Mr. Lockerby

Moore
Murfin
Nichols
Robson
Schumaker

Mr. Sleeper

Smith, Charles
Sovereign
Weekes
Westover
President pro tem.

19
0

NAYS.

Mr. Moore moved that the bill be ordered to take effect July 1, 1901.

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

The bill was then referred to the Secretary for printing and presentation to the Governor.

Mr. Westover asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from tomorrow's session.

Mr. McMullen asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from tomorrow's session.

Mr. Fuller moved that when the Senate adjourn today, it stand adjourned until tomorrow at 9 o'clock a. m.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Westover moved that the Senate adjourn.

The motion prevailed, the time being 6 o'clock p. m., and the Presi. dent pro tem. declared the Senate adjourned until tomorrow at 9 o'clock a. m.

Lansing, May 9, 1901.

9 o'clock a. m.

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

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary.

The following Senators were present: Messrs. Atwood, Baird, Cannon, Doherty, Earle, Farr, Fuller, Goodell, Helme, High, Holmes, Humphrey, Lockerby, Moore, Nichols, Nims, Pierson, Schumaker, Charles Smith, Gad Smith, Sovereign, Weekes, Westover, President pro tem.24.

The following Senators were absent with leave: Messrs. Loeser, McMullen, Murfin-3.

The following Senators were absent without leave: Messrs. Bangham, Kelly, Palmer, Robson, Sleeper-5.

Mr. Sovereign moved that leave of absence be granted to the absentees from today's session.

The motion prevailed.

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Moore moved that when the Senate adjourn today, it stand adjourned until tomorrow at 9 o'clock a. m.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Moore moved that when the Senate adjourn tomorrow, it stand adjourned until Monday, May 13, at 9 o'clock p. m.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Sovereign asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from tomorrow's session.

Mr. Nims asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from tomorrow's session.

Mr. Moore asked and obtained leave of absence for Senator Sleeper from tomorrow's session.

Mr. Farr asked and obtained leave of absence for the Committee on Cities and Villages from tomorrow's session.

Mr. Charles Smith asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from the sessions of tomorrow and Monday.

Mr. Doherty asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from the sessions of tomorrow and Monday.

Mr. Earle asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from the sessions of tomorrow and Monday.

Mr. Moore asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from tomorrow's session.

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By the Committee on Railroads:
The Committee on Railroads, to whom was referred
House bill No. 39 (file No. 162), entitled

A bill to secure greater safety and comfort for persons traveling on suburban and certain street railways;

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.

ARTHUR L. HOLMES,

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.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE.

The following message from the House was received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, May 8, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

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

Senate bill No. 470, entitled

A bill to detach certain territory from the Townships of Millen and Hawes, and to attach the same to the Township of Mitchell in the County of Alcona, and State of Michigan;

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, May 8, 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. 156 (file No. 52), entitled

A bill to provide for the construction and equipping of a psychopathic ward upon the hospital grounds of the University of Michigan, and to appropriate the sum of $50,000 therefor;

And to inform the Senate that the House has amended the same as follows:

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