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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.

R. B. LOOMIS,

Chairman. The report was accepted and the committee discharged.

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

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Holmes 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, pending the taking of the vote on the passage thereof,

Mr. Holmes moved to amend the bill by striking out the enacting section and inserting the following in lieu thereof:

That section 1 of Act No. 425, Local Acts 1895, approved May 21, 1895, entitled “An Act to provide for and fix and limit the compensation and to prescribe the duties of certain officers and employes of the County of Wayne," be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

The amendment was adopted.
The question being on the passage of the bill, as amended,

The bill was then 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. Holmes moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

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

By the Committee on Agricultural Interests:
The Committee on Agricultural Interests, to whom was referred
House bill No. 289 (file No. 223), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the Michigan State Agricultural Society for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1902, and June 30, 1903, and to provide a tax to meet the same;

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.

SOLON GOODELL,

Chairman. The report was accepted and the committee discharged.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriations.

By the Committee on Agricultural Interests:
The Committee on Agricultural Interests, to whom was referred
Senate bill No. 217, entitled
A bill to provide for the registration of grange libraries;

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 provide for the registration of grange libraries with the Michigan State Library;

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.

SOLON GOODELL,

Chairman. The report was accepted and the committee discharged.

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

The motion prevailed.

The bill was then ordered printed, 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, April 9, 1901.
To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 554, entitled

A bidl to amend sections 292 and 143 of Act No. 321 of the Local Acts of 1897, entitled "An Act to amend and revise the charter of the City of Adrian,” approved March 10, 1897;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect been ordered to take immediate effect, 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 Cities and Villages.

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

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 9, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 953, entitled

A bill to amend section 33 of title 3 of Act No. 374 of the Local Acts of 1897, entitled “An Act to revise the charter of the City of Grand Rapids;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect been ordered to take immediate effect, 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 Cities and Villages.

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

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

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

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 251 (file No. 245), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1902, for erecting one detached building for women patients, for the purchase of furniture and furnishings for the same, and for the erection of five fire-proof stairways and the necessary remodeling incident thereto in the main buildings already erected at the Michigan Asylum for the Insane at Kalamazoo, and to provide for a tax to meet the same;

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 Asylum for Insane at Kalamazoo.

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

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

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

Sir, I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 424 (file No. 246), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the State Industrial Home for Girls for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1902, and June 30, 1903, and to provide for a tax to meet the same;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect been ordered to take immediate effect, 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 Industrial Home for Girls.

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

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

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

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 704 (file No. 212), entitled

A bill to amend section 18, chapter 3, of Act No. 164, of the Public Acts of 1881, being compiler's section 4683 of the Compiled Laws of the State of Michigan, entitled “An Act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to public instruction and primary schools, and to repeal all statutes and Acts contravening the provisions of this Act;"

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 Education and Public Schools.

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

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 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. 145 (file No. 58), entitled

A bill to provide for renewing the incorporation of companies organized for the purpose of the introduction of water into towns, cities and villages;

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

By inserting in line 16 of section 2, after the word "franchise," the words "granted by any municipality;"

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 amendment made to the bill by the House,

Mr. Moore moved that the Senate concur.

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The motion prevailed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting there. for, by veas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.

Mr. Baird
Mr. Humphrey

Mr. Robson
Bangham
Kelly

Schumaker
Cannon
Lockerby

Sleeper
Doherty
Loeser

Smith, Charles
Earle
McMullen

Smith, Gad
Farr
Moore

Sovereign
Fuller
Murfin

Weekes
High
Nims

Westover
Holmes
Palmer

President pro tem.

27 NAYS.

0 The bill was then 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, April 9, 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. 27, entitled

A bill providing for changing the name of the State House of Correction and Reformatory at Ionia;

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.

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Earle moved to take from the table
House bill No. 199 (file No. 54), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 145 of the Public Acts of 1887, entitled "An Act to regulate the use of steam engines, steam wagons or other vehicles, which are in whole or in part operated by steam, on the public highways of this state, and to prohibit the blowing of steam whistles upon the highways of this State," being section 5543 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, as amended by Act No. 217 of the Public Acts of 1897.

The motion prevailed.

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