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The Senate then refused to advise and consent to the foregoing nomination to office, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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Mr. Atwood moved that the Executive Session close.
The motion prevailed, the time being 4:45 o'clock p. m.

Lansing, February 26, 1901.

3:20 o'clock p. m.

The sergeant-at-arms announced that the Senate Chamber had been prepared for the Executive Session.

The Senate took up the order of

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Goodell moved that Rule 12 be suspended during the Executive Session.

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

Mr. Atwood 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. Atwood moved to reconsider the vote by which the Senate advised and consented to the following nomination to office by the Governor:

James B. Kennedy, of Detroit, as member of the Board of Health of the City of Detroit.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Atwood moved that the foregoing nomination be referred to the Governor for correction.

The motion prevailed,

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR.

The following message from the Governor was received and read:

EXECUTIVE OFFICE,

Lansing, February 26, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

I hereby 'nominate Johnston B. Kennedy, of Detroit, as member of the Board of Health of the City of Detroit to fill the unexpired portion of the term ending the first day of March, 1902.

Very respectfully,

A. T. BLISS,

Governor.

The question being on the reference of the message to the Committee on Executive Business,

Mr. Atwood moved that the rules be suspended and that the Senate proceed to vote upon the question of advising and consenting to the foregoing nomination to office.

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

The Senate then advised and consented to the foregoing nomination to office, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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The following message from the Governor was also received and read;

EXECUTIVE OFFICE,

Lansing, February 26, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

I hereby nominate Charles D. Lawton, of Lawton, Van Buren county, as member of the Board of State Tax Commissioners for the unexpired portion of the term ending the 31st day of December, 1902.

Very respectfully,

A. T. BLISS,

Governor.

The question being on the reference of the message to the Committee on Executive Business,

Mr. Murfin moved that the rules be suspended and that the Senate proceed to vote on the question of advising and consenting to the foregoing nomination to office.

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

The Senate then refused to advise and consent to the foregoing nomination to office, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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Mr. Atwood moved that the Executive Session close.
The motion prevailed, the time being 3:45 o'clock p. m.

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Lansing, February 27, 1901.

2:40 o'clock p. m.

The sergeant-at-arms announced that the Senate Chamber had been prepared for the Executive Session.

The Senate took up the order of

REPORTS

OF

STANDING

COMMITTEES.

By ihe Committee on Executive Business:

The Committee on Executive Business, to whom was referred the fol. lowing nomination to office by the Governor:

William T. Dust, of Detroit, Wayne county, as member of the Board of State Tax Commissioners for the unexpired portion of the term ending the 31st day of December, 1904;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the Senate without recommendation.

T. W. ATWOOD,

Chairman. The report was accepted.

Mr. Murfin moved that the Senate advise and consent to the foregoing nomination to office.

The motion then prevailed, and the Senate advised and consented to the foregoing nomination, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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Mr. Kelly moved that a committee of two Senators be appointed to wait on the Governor and inform him of the action of the Senate on the foregoing nomination to office.

The motion prevailed.

The President appointed as such committee Senators Kelly and Nichols.

Mr. Loomis moved that the Senate take a recess for ten minutes.
The motion prevailed, the time being 2:55 o'clock p. m.

AFTER RECESS.

3:05 o'clock p. m.

The Senate was called to order by the President.
A quorum of the Senate was present.

The Senate took up the order of

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR.

The following message from the Governor was received and read:

EXECUTIVE OFFICE,

Lansing, February 27, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

I hereby nominate Amariah F. Freeman, of Manchester, Washtenaw county, as member of the Board of State Tax Commissioners for the unexpired portion of the term ending the 31st day of December, 1902.

Very respectfully,

A. T. BLISS,

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

REPORTS OF 'STANDING COMMITTEES.

By the Committee on Executive Business:

The Committee on Executive Business, to whom was referred the following nomination to office by the Governor:

Amariah F. Freeman, of Manchester, Washtenaw county, as member of the Board of State Tax Commissioners for the unexpired portion of the term ending the 31st day of December, 1902;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the Senate, with the recommendation that the Senate advise and consent to the said nomination to office.

T. W. ATWOOD

Chairman. The report was accepted.

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