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House bill No. 327 (file No. 311), entitled

A bill to provide appropriations for the State Board of Geological Survey for special purposes for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1912, and June 30, 1913, and to provide a tax to meet the same;

House bill No. 156 (file No. 313), entitled

A bill providing for appropriations for the Eastern Michigan Asylum at Pontiac, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1912, and June 30, 1913, for building and special purposes, and to provide a tax to meet the same;

House bill No. 124 (file No. 210), entitled

A bill to provide for the expense of furnishing official information from the records of the Adjutant General's office for which no provision is made pertaining to the establishment, muster history and final disposition of the soldiers and sailors from this State during the war of the rebellion and Spanish-American wars; to furnish certificates of service to applicants where the soldier's muster out or discharge papers are lost; to furnish such information from the records of the office as to establish the soldier's or sailor's military or naval history; to distribute the regi mental records, and to make an appropriation therefor, and to provide a tax to meet the same;

House bill No. 347 (file No. 200), entitled

A bill to amend section 7 of chapter 25 of Act No. 568 of the Local Acts of 1907, entitled “An act to incorporate the city of Zeeland," approved May 29, 1907;

The question being on the adoption of the resolution,

The resolution was adopted, two-thirds of the Senators-elect voting therefor.

Mr. Mapes offered the following resolution :
Senate resolution No. 86.

Resolved, that the Secretary of the Senate be and he is hereby directed to draw an order in favor of J. Clyde Watt, Law Clerk of the Senate, in the sum of twenty-five dollars for extra services performed as secretary of the Wayne County Circuit Judge Recount Committee.

Pending the reference of the resolution to a committee, under the last clause of Rule 17,

Mr. Mapes 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.

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

REPORTS OF SELECT COMMITTEES.

The Committee of Conference appointed on the part of the Senate to consider the matters of difference existing between the Senate and House relative to

Senate bill No. 22 (file No. 133), entitled

A bill to establish a lien upon grain, seed and other products for threshing or hulling the same, to provide the manner of enforcing such lien, and prescribing the penalty for the selling, secreting or otherwise disposing of property subject to such lien;

Respectfully recommends that the Senate concur in the amendments made to the bill by the House.

LAWRENCE W. SNELL,

Chairman Senate Committee on Conference. The question being on concurring in the amendments made to the bill by the House,

Mr. Snell moved that the Senate concur.

The motion prevailed, a majority of the Senators-elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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

Mr. Fowle moved that the Senate take a recess until 4:20 o'clock p. m. The motion prevailed, the time being 4:10 o'clock p. m.

AFTER RECESS.

4:20 o'clock p m.

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

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

THIRD READING OF BILLS.

Mr. Fowle moved that there be a call of the Senate.
The motion prevailed.

PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE CALL.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary, and the following Senators reported absent without leave: Senators Miller, Taylor, Walter, Ward, Watkins and White.

Mr. Fowle moved that the Sergeant-at-Arms be despatched after the absentees.

The motion prevailed.

The Sergeant-at-Arms announced Senator Watkins at the bar of the Senate.

Mr. Fowle moved that Senator Watkins be admitted and allowed to take his seat.

The motion prevailed.

The Sergeant-at-Arms announced Senators Ward and Walter at the bar of the Senate.

Mr. Moriarty moved that the Senators named be admitted and allowed to take their seats.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Fowle moved that the Senate proceed with the regular order of business under the call.

The motion prevailed.
House substitute for House bills Nos. 42 and 48 (file No. 70), entitled

A bill to amend section 9 of Act No. 198 of the Laws of 1873, entitled "An act to revise the laws providing for the incorporation of the railroad, bridge and tunnel companies and to regulate the running and management and to fix the duties and liabilities of all railroad, bridge, tunnel and other corporations owning or operating any railroad, bridge or tunnel within this state," as amended, said section being compiler's section 6234 of the Compiled laws of 1897;

Was read a third time, and pending the taking of the vote on the pas

sage thereof,

Mr. Moriarty moved to amend the bill as follows:

By inserting in line 126 of section 9 after the word "('ompany" the following: "Provided further, That roads in the l'pper Peninsula which report as above provided passenger earnings of one thousand two hundred dollars per mile or more may charge not to exceed two and onehalf cents per mile.”

The question being on receiving the amendment,
After extended debate,
Mr. Moriarty demanded the yeas and nays.

The amendment then was not received, a majority of the Senatorselect not voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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NAYS.

Mr. Barnaby
Mr. Freeman
Mr. Newton

Mr. Wara
Bradley
James
Putney

Watkins
Conley
Lee
Scott, F. D.

Weter
Fowle
Mapes
Walter

Wiggins

16 The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was then passed, a majority of the Senators-elect voting there for, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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Mr. Moriarty moved that all further proceedings under the call be dispensed with.

The motion prevailed.

House bill No. 122 (file No. 221), entitled

A bill to amend the title and sections 1, 3 and 4, and to repeal sections 5 and 6 of Act No. 97 of the Public Acts of 1889, entitled "An act to provide for an additional circuit judge for the seventeenth judi. cial circuit, and to define the powers and duties of the judges of said circuit and to provide for the manner of conducting the business of said court,” being sections 285, 286, 287 and 288 of the Compiled Laws of 1997;

Was read a third time, and pending the taking of the vote on the passage thereof,

Mr. Mapes moved to amend the bill as follows:

By striking out all amendments made to the bill by the Committee on Judiciary, which were as follows:

,1. By striking out of line 7 of the title the word “three" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "two."

2. By striking out of line 2 of section 1 the word “three" and inserting in lieu thereof the word “two."

3. By striking out of line 4 of section 1 the word “three” and inserting in lieu thereof the word “two."

4. By inserting in line 4 of section 1 after the second word "cir: cuit" the words "together with the judges holding court in said circuit as hereinafter provided."

5. By striking out of line 6 of section 1 the word "they" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "The two judges of said circuit."

6. By striking out of line 12 of section 1 the word “judges” and inserting in lieu thereof the word “judge."

7. By striking out of lines 12 and 13 the words “designate by an order to be entered upon the journal one of themselves to."

8. By adding at the end of section 1 the words “For the purpose of relieving the conjestion in the business of said circuit and also to accommodate and take care of the future increase of court work therein, the judges of the first, twentieth, twenty-first and twenty-seventh judicial circuits shall and they are hereby required to each annuallly hold one of the regular terms of court in said seventeenth judicial circuit as fixed by the judges thereof. Unless and until some other arrangement is made between the judges of said first, twentieth, twenty-first, and twenty-seventh circuits, they shall, commencing with the first term after this act shall take effect, hold court in said seventeenth judicial circuit in the following order: The judge of the first circuit, the twentieth circuit, the twenty-first circuit and the twenty-seventh circuit; the judges of the four last mentioned circuits shall hereafter fix the times for holding the terms of court in their own circuits so as not to interfere with the terms of court in the seventeenth circuit at which they are to respectively preside as lierein provided.”'

9. By inserting in line 1 of section 3 after the word "judges" the Words "holding court in said circuit.”

10. By striking out of line 7 of section 3 the words “of the” and inserting in lieu thereof the words "sitting in said."

11. By striking out of line 7 of section 4 the word “either” and inserting in lieu thereof the words “any one."

12. By striking out all of section 4 after and including the word "the" in line 10.

The question being on receiving the amendment,
Mr. Vanderwerp demanded the yeas and pays.

The amendment was then received, a majority of the Senators-elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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Mr. Fowle
Mr. Miller

Mr. Vanderwerp Mr. Weter
Freeman
Moriarty
Vaughan

White
Kingman
Putney
Watkins

Wiggins

12 The amendment was then adopted. The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was then passed, a majority of the Senators-elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.

Mr. Barnaby

Bradley Cartier

Mr. James

Kingman
Kline

Mr. Moriarty

Murtha
Putney

Mr. Vaughan

Walter
Ward

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