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

W. D. KELLY,

Chairman. The report was accepted.

The bill named in part 1 of the report was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

Mr. Kelly moved that the Senate concur in the amendments made to the first and third named bills in part II of the report.

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

Mr. Kelly moved that the Senate concur in the amendments made to the second named bill in part II of the report.

The inotion prevailed.

Pending the order that the bill be placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills,

Mr. Kelly moved that the rules be suspended, and that the bill be made a special order for Thursday, May 16.

Mr. Moore moved to amend the motion by making the day for the special order Tuesday, May 14, instead of Thursday, May 16.

The amendment was not adopted.

The question then being on the motion, that the bill be made a special order for Thursday May 16,

Mr. Kelly demanded the yeas and nays.

The motion made by Mr. Kelly then prevailed, a majority of all the Senators present voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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Mr. Murfin moved that the Senate adjourn.

The motion prevailed, the time being 10:15 o'clock p. m., and the President pro tem. declared the Senate adjourned until tomorrow at 2 o'clock p. m.

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Lansing, May 14, 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. 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, Fuller, Goodell, Helme, High, Holmes, Humphrey, Kelly, Lockerby, Loeser, McMullen, Moore, Murfin, Nims, Palmer, Pierson, Robson, Schumaker, Sleeper, Charles Smith, Gad Smith, Sovereign, Weekes, Westover, President pro tem.-31.

The following Senator was absent without leave: Mr. Nichols-1.

Mr. Kelly moved that leave of absence be granted to Mr. Nichols from today's session.

The motion prevailed.

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Bangham moved to take from the table
House bill No. 939, entitled

A bill to amend chapter 2 by adding two new sections thereto; to amend section 1 of chapter 4, section 2 of chapter 6, sections 2 and 3 of chapter 12, section 4 of chapter 13, sections 1 and 3 of chapter 19, section 12 of chapter 20, sections 2 and 7 of chapter 28, section 1 of chapter 30, the title to chapter 34, section 1 of chapter 34, and adding two new sections thereto to stand as sections 4 and 5, section 1 of chapter 38, sections 1, 4 and 6 of chapter 40, section 2 of chapter 41 of Act No. 430 of the Local Acts of 1899, entitled “An Act to amend and revise the charter of the City of Battle Creek," approved June 1, 1899.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Bangham 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. Bangham then moved to reconsider the vote by which the Senate, on March 20, ordered the above named bill to take immediate effect.

The motion prevailed.

The question being on the motion that the bill be ordered to take immediate effect.

The motion did not prevail, two-thirds of all the Senators elect not voting therefor.

Mr. Bangham then moved to reconsider the vote by which the Senate, on March 20, 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. Bangham moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Cities and Villages.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Moore moved to discharge the committee of the whole on the special order, for May 16, from the further consideration of

Senate bill No. 418 (file No. 198), entitled

A bill to provide for the incorporation of monumental insurance companies.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Moore then moved that the bill be referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order.

The motion prevailed.

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Mr. Lockerby moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 32 (file No. 60), entitled

A bill to amend sections 2, 7 and 9 of Act No. 115 of the Public Acts of 1893, entitled "An Act to provide for the government, management and control of the State Public School at Coldwater, and to repeal all Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act,” as amended by Act No. 94 of the Public Acts of 1895 and Act No. 98 of the Public Acts of 1897, being sections 2022, 2027 and 2029 of Miller's Compiled Laws.

The motion prevailed.
Mr. Lockerby moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

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

Mr. McMullen moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 390, entitled

A bill to amend Act No. 249 of the Local Acts of 1871, entitled, "An Act to incorporate the City of Alpena," approved March 29, 1871, as amended.

The motion prevailed.

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

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Murfin offered the following concurrent resolution:

Whereas, Monday, May 20, has been set apart for the dedication of the Michigan building at the Pan-American Exposition; therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate (the House concurring), That in order to give the members of the Legislature an opportunity to witness the ceremonies of said dedication, when the Legislature adjourns on Thursday, May 16, it stand adjourned until Wednesday, May 22, at 10 o'clock a. m.

The resolution was not adopted.

Mr. Helme moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 356, entitled

A bill to amend sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Act No. 153 of the Session Laws of 1861, being an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the public schools of the City of Adrian," approved March 13, 1861, as amended by Act No. 341 of the Session Laws of 1869, approved March 24, 1869, and as further amended by Act No. 439 of the Local Acts of 1897, approved May 21, 1897. The motion prevailed.

Mr. Helme moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Education and Public Schools.

The motion prevailed.

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No. 301. By Mr. Nims: Petition of Rev. J. R. Bornes, in behalf of the members of the Baptist church of Milford, Oakland county, asking for the passage of a bill to prohibit the sale, use or giving away of cigarettes or cigarette paper.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

No. 302. By Mr. Nims: Petition of Rev. A. C. Wilson, in behalf of the members of the Presbyterian and Congregational churches of Milford, Oakland county, upon the same subject.

Same reference.

No. 303. By Mr. Earle: Petition of P. W. Voorhees, and 325 other citizens of Wayne county, upon the same subject.

Same reference.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

By the Committee on Cities and Villages:
The Committee on Cities and Villages, to whom was referred
House bill No. 939, entitled

A bill to amend chapter 2 by adding two new sections thereto; to amend section 1. of chapter 4; section 2 of chapter 6; sections 2 and 3 of chapter 12; section 4 of chapter 13; sections 1 and 3 of chapter 19; section 12 of chapter 20; sections 2 and 7 of chapter 28; section 1 of chapter 30; the title to chapter 34; section 1 of chapter 34; and adding two new sections thereto to stand as sections 4 and 5; section 1 of chapter 38; sections 1, 4 and 6 of chapter 40; section 2 of chapter 41, of Act No. 430 of the Local Acts of 1899, entitled "An Act to amend and revise the charter of the City of Battle Creek,” approved June 1, 1899;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the bill back to the Senate with the accompanying substitute therefor, entitled

A bill to amend chapter 2 by adding two new sections thereto; to amend section 4 of chapter 13; to amend section 12 of chapter 20; and to amend section 1 of chapter 30 of Act No. 430 of the Local Acts of 1899, entitled “An Act to amend and revise the charter of the City of Battle Creek," approved June 1, 1999;

Recommending that the substitute be concurred in and that the bill, as substituted, do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

J. O. MURFIN,

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

Mr. Jurtin moved that the Senate concur in the adoption of the substitute reported by the committee.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Bangham moved that the rules be suspended and that the bill be placed on its inimediate 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:

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

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

By the Committee on Cities and Villages:
The Committee on Cities and Villages, to whom was referred
House bill No. 1006 (file No. 310), entitled

A bill to amend section 11 of chapter 7 of Act No. 215 of the Public Acts of 1895, entitled "An Act to provide for the incorporation of cities of the fourth class," the same being section 3293 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the Senate with the accompanying amendments thereto, recommending that the amendments be concurred in, and that the bill, when so amended, do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

J. O. MURFIN,

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

Mr. Murfin moved that the Senate concur in the amendments made to the bill by the committee.

The motion prevailed.

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

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