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inconsistent therewith," being consecutive section No. 9705 of Howell's annotated statutes of this State. Senate bill No. 275 (file No. 168), entitled

A bill to provide for incorporating the record of proceedings had on motions for new trial in bills of exceptions,

Have made sundry amendments thereto, and have directed their chairman to report the same back to the Senate, asking concurrence therein, and recommend their passage.

III. The committee of the whole have also had under consideration the following: Senate bill No. 207 (file No. 177), entitled

A bill to authorize the common council of any incorporated city within the limits of this State, or for the board of trustees of any incorporated village therein to make contracts for lighting parks, alleys and other public places within its corporate limits,

Have directed their chairman to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that the bill be referred to the committee on Judiciary. CHARLES F. GIBSON, Chairman.

. Report accepted. The first above named bills were placed on the order of third reading of bills:

On motion of Mr. Gibson,

The Senate concurred in the amendments made to the second named bills, and the same were placed on the order of third reading of bills.

On motion of Mr. Gibson,

The Senate concurred in the recommendation of the committee regarding the third named bill, and the same was referred to the committee on Judiciary:

On motion of Mr. Doran,

The Senate then adjourned and the President announced that the Senate would stand adjourned until tomorrow at 2 o'clock p. m.

Lansing, Wednesday, April 12, 1893. The Senate met pursuant to adjournment and was called to order by the President.

Roll called: quorum present.
Absent without leave: Messrs. Earle and Gibson.
On motion of Mr. Steel,
Leave of absence was granted to the absentees from today's session.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

By the committee on Judiciary:
The committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred

Senate bill No. 237 (file No. 100), entitled

A bill to authorize the justices of the peace and of all police courts having jurisdiction in cases of disorderly persons, to make a special sentence of certain offenses and offenders, and to enforce such special sentence,

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the Senate, with the accompanying substitute therefor, entitled

A bill to authorite the courts, justices of the peace and police justices of this State to permit those charged and complained against as disorderly persons on account of drunkenness or intoxication to give a special recognizance conditioned for such person taking the cure, for such drunkenness and intoxication and for the adjournment of such case against such person for a limited time for this purpose and to provide the means for carrying out the same,

Recommending that the substitute be concurred in, and that the substitute do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

CHARLES H. MCGINLEY, Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. McGinley,

The Senate concurred in the adoption of the substitute reported by committee.

The bill was ordered printed, referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order.

By the committee on Judiciary:
The committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred
House bill No. 554 (file No. 141 ), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of an act entitled "An act to exempt sewing machines from levy and sale on execution,” approved March 13, 1861, being section 7717 of Howell's annotated statutes,

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.

CHARLES H. MCGINLEY, Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged.

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

By the committees on Judiciary and Railroads jointly:
The committees on Judiciary and Railroads jointly, to whom was referred
Senate bill No. 360, entitled

A bill to amend section 3 of article 3 of an act entitled "An act to revise the laws providing for the incorporation of railroad companies, and to regulate the running and management, and to fix the duties and liabili. ties of all railroad and other corporations owning or operating any railroad in this State," approved May 1, 1873, being act No. 198 of the session laws of 1873; to provide for the taxation of railroad property, and to repeal the following: Section 33 of an act approved March 28, 1846, entitled "An act to authorize the sale of the Central railroad and to incorporate the Michigan Central Railroad Company.” Section 21 of an act approved May 4, 1846, entitled "An act to incorporate the Grand River Valley Railroad Company.” Section 2 of an act approved May 18, 1846, entitled "An act in regard to the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad Company." Section 31 of an act approved May 9, 1846, entitled "An act to authorize the sale of the Southern Railroad, and to incorporate the Michigan Southern Railroad Company.” And section 9 of an act approved February 13, 1855, entitled "An act to authorize the consolidation of the Detroit & Pontiac and the Oakland & Ottawa Railroad Company, so as to form a continuous line from Detroit to Lake Michigan under the name of the Detroit & Milwaukee Railroad Company,"

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to request of the Senate that the bill be printed for the use of the committees.

CHARLES H. McGINLEY,

Chairman Judiciary. JOSEPH FLESHIEM,

Chairman Railroads.
Report accepted and committee discharged.
On motion of Mr. McGinley,
The request was granted, and the bill ordered printed for the use of the
committees

By the committee on Judiciary:
The committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred
Senate bill No. 101 (file No. 36), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of an act entitled "An act to designate the holidays to be observed in the acceptance and payment of bills of exchange and promissory notes, in the holding of courts and relative to the contin. ance of suits," approved March 8, 1865, as amended by act No. 208 of the session laws of 1881, and to add a new section thereto to stand as section 2 of said act,

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 not pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

CHARLES H. MCGINLEY, Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. McGinley, The bill was laid on the table. By the committee on Judiciary: The committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 437 (file No. 95), entitled A bill regulating fraternal beneficiary societies, orders or associations,

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration and have directed me to report the same back to the Senate with amendments thereto, recommending that the amendments be concurred in, and that the bill when so amended do pass,

And further recommend that the title thereto be amended so as to read as follows:

A bill to define what shall constitute fraternal beneficiary societies, orders or associations; to provide for their incorporation and the regulation of their business, and for the punishment for violation of the provisions of the act of their incorporation, and to repeal all existing acts inconsistent therewith, And ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

CHARLES H. MCGINLEY, Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged.

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The question being on concurring in the amendments made to the bill by the committee,

Mr. Doran moved that the bill be re-referred to the committee on Judiciary,

Which motion did not prevail.

The Senate then concurred in the amendments, made to the bill by the committee.

The bill was then ordered printed, referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order.

By the committees on House of Correction at Marquette and State Prison jointly:

The committees on House of Correction at Marquette and State Prison jointly, to whom was referred

Senate bill No. 26, entitled

A bill to revise and consolidate the laws relative to the State Prison, to the State House of Correction and branch of the State Prison in the upper peninsula, and to the House of Correction and Reformatory at Ionia, and the government and discipline thereof, and to repeal all acts inconsistent therewith,

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration and have directed me to request of the Senate that the bill be printed for the use of the committee.

PETER PASCOE, Chairman Committee on House of Correction at Marquette.

J. MILTON EARLE,

Chairman Committee on State Prison.
Report accepted and committee discharged.
On motion of Mr. Pascoe,

The request was granted, and the bill ordered printed for the use of the committee.

By the committee on Finance and appropriations:
The committee on Finance and appropriations, to whom was referred
Senate bill No. 266, entitled

A bill to make an appropriation for special investigations and inspections, and otherwise to increase the efficiency of the State Board or Health in restricting dangerous diseases,

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the Senate, with the accompanying substitute therefor, entitled

A bill to make an appropriation for special investigations and inspections, and otherwise to increase the efficiency of the State Board of Health in restricting dangerous diseases,

Recommending that the substitute be concurred in, and that the substitute do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

EDWIN G. FOX, Chairman.
Report accepted and committee discharged.
On motion of Mr. Fox,

The Senate concurred in the adoption of the substitute reported by the committee.

The bill was then ordered printed, referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order.

By the committee on Finance and appropriations:
The committee on Finance and appropriations, to whom was referred
Senate joint resolution No. 21, entitled
A joint resolution for the relief of Albert B. Judd,

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration and have directed me to report the same back to the Senate with amendments thereto, recommending that the amendments be concurred in, and that the bill when so amended do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

EDWIN G. FOX, Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. Ou motion of Mr. Fox,

The Senate concurred in the amendments made to the joint resolution by the committee On motion of Mr. Fox,

The joint resolution was then referred to the committee of the whole, and placed on the general order, without printing.

By the committee on Counties and townships:
The committee on Counties and townships, to whom was referred
Senate bill No. 400, entitled

A bill to detach certain territory from the township of McMillan, in the county of Luce, in the State of Michigan, and to organize the township of Culhane, in said county,

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 the bill do not pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

R. E. FRENCH, Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. French, The bill was laid on the table. By the committee on Counties and townships: The committee on Counties and townships, to whom was referred Senate bill No. 476, entitled

A bill to authorize the township of Lincoln in the county of Arenac to borrow money to be used to encourage and promote manufacturing interests in said township and to issue bonds therefor,

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the Senate with the accompanying substitute therefor, entitled

A bill to authorize the township of Grayling in the county of Crawford, to borrow money to be used for local improvements and to issue bonds therefor,

Recommending that the substitute be concurred in, and that the substitute do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

R. E. FRENCH, Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. French,

The Senate concurred in the adoption of the substitute reported by committee.

On motion of Mr. Pierce,

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