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prescribe the conditions and procedure governing the determination of
the amount and the payment of such compensation;

And
Senate bill No. 306 (file No. 280), entitled

A bill to provide for the regulation and inspection of analyses and other tests of sugar beets, and to provide compensation for making such tests.

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Mr. Weter moved that the Senate resolve itself into the committee of the whole on the

SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY.

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The motion prevailed.
The President called Mr. Cartier to the chair.

After some time spent therein, the committee rose, and through its chairman made the following report:

The committee has had under consideration the following:

Senate substitute for Senate bills Nos. 102 and 172 (file No. 415), entitled

A bill to promote the general health and welfare of the people of this State by providing compensation for accidental injuries or death of workmen arising out of and in the course of employment, and to prescribe the conditions and procedure governing the determination of the amount and the payment of such compensation;

Has amended the same as follows:
By striking out of line 10 of section 23 the words "said" and "also.”

And has directed its chairman to report the same back to the Senate, asking that the amendments be concurred in, and recommend that, as amended, the bill pass.

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

Senate bill No. 306 (file No. 280), entitled

A bill to provide for the regulation and inspection of analyses and other tests of sugar beets, and to provide compensation for making such tests;

And has directed its chairman to report the same back to the Senate, with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Agricultural Interests.

CHARLES E. CARTIER,

Chairman. The report was accepted.

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The President pro tem. took the chair.

The Senate concurred in the amendment made to the first named bill in the report and the bill was placed on the order of third reading of bills.

The Senate concurred in the recommendation of the committee regarding the second named bill in the report and the bill was re-referred to the Committee on Agricultural Interests.

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By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

By the Committee on Finance and Appropriations:
The Committee on Finance and Appropriations reports
House bill No. 569 (file No. 322), entitled

A bill to provide a tax to meet the several appropriations for which
ä tax is not otherwise provided, for the general expenses of the State
government, salaries of the State officers, judicial and other, expenses of
the State departments and expenses of the Legislature for the years 1911
and 1912;
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

WILLIAN H. BRADLEY,

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

The bill was referred to the committee of the whole and placed at the head of the general orders.

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By the Committee on Finance and appropriations:
The Committee on Finance and Appropriations reports
Senate bill No. 38 (file No. 26), entitled

A bill to establish the State Civil Service Commission; to regulate the
civil service of the State of Michigan; and making an appropriation
therefor;
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

WILLIAM H. BRADLEY,

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

The bill was referred to the committee of the whole and, on motion of Mr. Newton, placed at the head of the general orders.

By the Committee on Finance and Appropriations:
The Committee on Finance and Appropriations reports
Senate bill No. 144 (file No. 201), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the State Board of Fish Commis-
sioners for current expenses and for building and special purposes,
for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1912, and June 30, 1913, and to
provide a tax to meet the same;
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

WILLIAM H. BRADLEY,

Chairman.

The report was accepted and adopted and the committee discharged.

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

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By the Committee on Finance and Appropriations:
The Committee on Finance and Appropriations reports
House bill No. 287 (file No. 211), entitled

A bill releasing the county of Lapeer from any and all liability to the
State of Michigan for expenses incurred by the State in maintaining
a quarantine at the Michigan Home for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic
at the city of Lapeer during the fall of 1910;
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

WILLIAM H. BRADLEY,

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

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

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By the Committee on Finance and Appropriations:
The Committee on Finance and Appropriations reports
House bill No. 161 (file No. 75), entitled

A bill to provide for the publication of a memorial volume containing
the history of the statue erected to Major-General George A. Custer in
the city of Monroe, and a record of the proceedings and speeches de
livered at the unveiling of said statue, and to make provision to defray
the expense thereof;
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

WILLIAM H. BRADLEY,

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

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

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By the Committee on Finance and Appropriations:
The Committee on Finance and Appropriations reports
House bill No. 317 (file No. 319), entitled

bill providing for the improvement of a certain portion of the high-
way known as the "Fort Gratiot Turnpike," located in the township of
Columbus in the county of St. Clair, and making an appropriation there.
fur;
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

WILLIAM H. BRADLEY,

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

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole and, on motion of Mr. Weter, placed at the lead of the general orders.

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By the Comiittee on Finance and Appropriations:
The Committee on Finance and Appropriations reports
House bill No. 144 (file No. 232), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the Michigan School for the Blind for repairs and special purposes and for current expenses for the fiscal

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years ending June 30, 1912, and June 30, 1913, and to provide a tax
therefor:
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

WILLIAM H. BRADLEY,

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

The bill was referred to the committee of the whole and placed at the head of the general orders.

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By the Committee on Normal School at Kalamazoo :
The Committee on Normal School at Kalamazoo reports
House bill No. 168 (file No. 317), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the Western State Normal School
for current expenses and for building and special purposes for the fiscal
years ending June 30, 1912, and June 30, 1913, and to provide a tax to
nieet the same;
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

F. D. SCOTT,

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

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

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

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Mr. Kingman offered the following resolution:
Senate concurrent resolution No. 72.

Whereas, The early date fixed for the adjournment of the present session of the Legislature has caused the printing of an unusual number of bills which, together with the large daily journals, has loaded the State printing office beyond its contract capacity: Therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate, (the House of Rpresentatives concurring), That the State printers be and are hereby authorized to employ, when necessary, between now and the date for final adjournment, May 2, such extra force for night and Sunday work in addition to the regular day force, as may be deemed necessary to keep pace with the work of the session; and be it further

Resolved, That the Board of State Auditors audit and allow bills presented by the State printers for said necessary overtime work; And be it further

Resolved, that the Legislature recommends the enactment in law at the earliest possible date of Senate bill No. 409 (file No. 381) which provides for a change in the system of setting the type on enrolled acts from hand to machine work.

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

The President assumed the chair.

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Mr. Miller offered the following resolution:
Senate resolution No. 73.

Whereas, The sworn petition of Joseph W. Donovan of Detroit, Michigan, has been presented to this Legislature, a true and exact copy of which is hereto attached and made a part hereof; and

Whereas, It is deemed desirable and expedient, under the circumstances, that the prayer of this petition be granted; now therefor be it

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the prayer of the petition of the Honorable Joseph W. Donovan be and the same hereby is granted, and that a committee of two Senators, to be appointed by the President, and a committee of three Representatives, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, hereby are authorized and directed forth with to proceed to recount the votes cast for Circuit Judges at the election held in the county of Wayne, State of Michigan, on the 3rd day of April, A D. 1911, and report their findings back to the Legislature with all convenient speed; and be it further

Resolved, that the committees hereby appointed are authorized to summon ballot boxes and witnesses and to employ such clerical help as in their judgment shall be deemed necessary for the proper expediting of their duties as herein set forth, and that any party interested may be represented by counsel at said recount; and be it further

Resolved. That the Board of Wayne County Canvassers is hereby directed to furnish proper accommodations and such assistance as they may be able to furnishi, to further and expedite the recount of such votes.

l'ending the reference of the resolution to a committee, under the last clause of Rule 17,

Mr. Miller moved that the rule be suspended and that the resolution be placed on its immediate consideration.

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

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

The President innounced is the committee on the part of the Senate,
Senator's Mapes and Vaughan.

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Mr. F. I), Scott moved that the Senate resolve itself into the committee of the whole on the

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