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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.

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

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, May 27, 1901.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 675 (file No. 263), By Mr. Hunt, entitled

A bill to amend section 5 of Act No. 229 of the Public Acts of 1899, entitled "An Act to regulate the practice of horseshoeing in the State of Michigan,” approved June 8, 1899;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, 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 referred to the Committee on Labor Interests.

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

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, May 27, 1901.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 1220, By Mr. D. E. Burns, entitled

A bill providing for the selection of candidates for elections by popular rote and relating to primary elections in the City of Grand Rapids;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, 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, on motion of Mr. Loomis, was referred to the Committee on Cities and Villages.

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

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, May 24, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to return to the Senate the follow

in

Senate bill No. 550 (file No. 199), entitled

A bill to amend section 24 of Act No. 168 of the Public Acts of 1861, entitled "An Act to reorganize the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan, and to establish a State Board of Agriculture," approved March fifteenth, eighteen hundred sixty-one, the same being compiler's section 1855 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;

In the passage of which the House has concurred by a majority vote of all the members elect.

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 24, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

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

Whereas, By a concurrent resolution of this Legislature the Tax Commission office was removed from Detroit to Lansing; and

Whereas, The Majestic Company, in whose building in Detroit the Tax Commission had its offices, were not notified of such act; and

Whereas, The Tax Commission did not vacate these Detroit offices in February, but held them into March; therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate (the House concurring), That the Board of State Auditors are hereby instructed to audit and pay the account of the Majestic Company of Detroit for the month of March, provided a receipt in full is obtained by such board from said company; In the adoption of which the House has concurred.

Very respectfully,

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

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

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, May 24, 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. 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 to inform the Senate that the House has amended the same as follows:

1. By inserting in line 4 of section 9, after the word “corps," the fol. lowing: "Provided, That if more than forty companies are organized, at least one shall be a company of colored men.”

2. By inserting in line 2 of section 66, after the word "brigade," the words and commander of naval brigade."

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 immediate effect.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

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

The amendments were concurred in, a majority of the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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

Mr. Atwood moved that the Senate resolve itself into

EXECUTIVE SESSION.

The motion prevailed, the time being 10:35 o'clock p. m.
The executire session closed, the time being 10:50 o'clock p. m.

Mr. Doherty moved that the Senate adjourn.

The motion prevailed, the time being 11 o'clock p. m., and the Presi. dent declared the Senate adjourned until tomorrow at 2 o'clock p. m.

Lansing, May 28, 1901.

2 o'clock p. m.

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

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

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

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

House bill No. 1035 (file No. 113), entitled

A bill to provide for the holding of primaries in the County of Kent, and to punish frauds thereat, and by delegates elected thereat, and the corruption and attempted corruption of such delegates.

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

Mr. Weekes 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 roting 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. Weekes moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

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

Mr. Bangham moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 132 (file No. 78), entitled

A bill to fix the salary of the Chief of the Division of Vital Statistics in the Department of State.

The motion prevailed.
The bill was then presented to the Governor for his approval.

Mr. Loomis moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 457, entitled

A bill providing for the improvement of the water power in Grand River within the City of Grand Rapids.

The motion prevailed.

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

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Goodell offered the following resolution:

Resolved by the Senate (the House concurring), That the Secretary of State is hereby authorized and directed to furnish each member of the Legislature of 1901 with a set of Miller's Compiled Laws.

The question being on the adoption of the resolution,

Mr. Atwood moved to amend the resolution by inserting after the word “member," the words "except the Senator from the 21st district,"

The question being on the adoption of the amendment,
Mr. Loomis moved to amend the amendment to read as follows

By inserting after the word "member" the words "except the Senators from the 16th and 21st districts."

The amendment to the amendment was adopted.
The amendment, as amended, was then adopted.
The question being on the adoption of the resolution, as amended,
Mr. Helme demanded the yeas and nays.

The resolution was then not adopted, a majority of all the Senators present not roting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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Mr. Goodell mored to reconsider the rote by which the Senate refused to adopt the foregoing resolution.

The motion prevailed.
The question being on the adoption of the resolution,
The resolution was adopted.

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