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SIXTEENTH DAY.

Lansing, Friday, January 26.

9:00 o'clock a. m.

The House was called to order by the Speaker.

Religious exercises were conducted by Rev. Dr. George Luther Cady, of the Plymouth Congregational Church, of Lansing.

The roll of the House was called by the Clerk, who announced that a quorum was present.

Messrs. Anderson, Brower, Chapin, Chew, Crawford, Culver, Diehl, Ewing, Farrier, R. L. Ford, Sheridan Ford, Francis, Gayde, Gettel, Hallett, Hassenger, Jackson, Lamphere, McGillivray, Martin, Nelson, Newkirk, Petermann, Peterson, Clarence J. Reed, Root, H. L. Schmidt, Stearns, Stevenson, Vine, Warner, Weissert, Wood and Woodruff were absent with leave.

Messrs. Bosch, Copley, Cowan, Flowers, Foote, Griggs, Houghton, Ivory, Jerome, Kooyers, Martz and Toepel were absent without leave.

Mr. Clark asked and obtained leave of absence for Mr. Bosch from today's session.

Mr. Blinn asked and obtained leave of absence for Mr. Ivory from today's session.

Mr. Thomas Read asked and obtained leave of absence for Mr. Toepel from today's session.

Mr. Daprato asked and obtained an indefinite leave of absence for Mr. ('owan including today's session.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS.

Mr. Evans presented
Petition No. 23.

Resolutions adopted by the Men's Class of the First Methodist Church of Adrian, favoring the passage of a law that will abolish the saloon and make certain that no city or village will allow such an institution within its corporate limits in any guise, but that will permit the purchase of liquor for personal use in the future, as in the past.

The resolutions were referred to the Committee on Liquor Traffic.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

Mr. Ormsbee introduced (by request)
House bill No. 117, entitled

A bill to provide for the taxation of personal property and credits and cash surrender values on life insurance policies held by taxpayers in this State.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on General Taxation.

Mr. John Schmidt introduced (by request)
House bill No. 118, entitled

A bill for the protection of the public health; by providing that persons, firms, or corporations, who are operating or conducting hotels, restaurants, dining cars, bakeries, confectionery shops, or other public eating places, or manufactories of food products in this State, shall not employ or keep in their employ, as cooks, waiters, kitchen help, chambermaids, bakers, manufacturers of candies or food products for public use, or other house servants, any person or persons who are suffering from trachoma, active tuberculosis of the lungs, open skin tuberculosis, syphilis, gonorrhea, open external cancer, barber's itch, or any other dangerous communicable disease, or who are carriers of typhoid fever or diphtheria germs.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Public Health.

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. McArthur made written request for the printing of
House bill No. 102, entitled

A bill to prohibit the manufacture, sale, keeping for sale, giving away or furnishing of vinous, malt, brewed, fermented, spirituous or intoxicating liquors, except in certain cases; to define intoxicating liquors; to prohibit the soliciting, advertising, and taking orders therefor, its carriage to or possession at dances, dance-halls, or other public gatherings; and the maintaining of locker or club-room where such liquors are kept for beverage purposes; declaring certain places and things to be nuisances and providing for their abatement and injunction; declaring the rights and responsibilities of owners of property in such cases and providing for search of property in such cases, and providing for search of premises and seizure, the destruction of liquors and other personal property under certain circumstances; regulating the transportation and delivery of such liquors by common carriers and prescribing their duties in connection with the shipment of such liquors; prescribing the duties of certain officers, fixing their fees, and the forfeiture of or removal from office in certain cases; for citizens or certain organizations employing counsel associate with the prosecuting attorneys; defining terms used herein, repealing laws in conflict herewith, regulating procedure and fixing penalties for violation thereof, providing for the appointment of a State marshal, deputy State marshal and inspectors, prescribing their powers and duties, and to fix their compensation; to transfer the powers and duties of the Public Domain Commission, as pertain to the powers and duties of State Game, Fish and Forest Fire Commission to the State marshal and to define the powers and duties of the State marshal in relation thereto; and to secure the enforcement of the laws prohibiting the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors, and the time when this act shall take effect.

The request was referred to the Committee on Printing.

Mr. Ross asked and obtained leave of absence for the members of the Committee on Central Michigan Normal School from Monday's and Tuesday's sessions.

Mr. Wells moved that the House adjourn.
The motion prevailed, the time being 9:16 o'clock a. m.

The Speaker declared the House adjourned until Monday at 8:45 o'clock p. m.

CHARLES S. PIERCE,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. 19

SEVENTEENTH DAY.

Lansing, Monday, January 29.

8:45 o'clock p. m.

The House was called to order by the Speaker.

Religious exercises were conducted by Rev. E. E. Mieras, of the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene, of Lansing.

The roll of the House was called by the Clerk, who announced that a quorum was present.

Messrs. Brower, Cowan, Crawford, Diehl, Sheridan Ford, Gayde, Gettel, Glaspie, Hallett, Hassenger, McGillivray, Nelson, Olmsted, Petermann, Ross, Stearns, Vine and Weissert were absent with leave.

Messrs. Bosch, Evans, Farrier, Galloway, Griggs, Houghton, Lamphere, Martz, Moore, C. J. Reed, Sours, Toepel, Ward, Welsh and Woodruff were absent without leave.

Mr. Chapin asked and obtained leave of absence for Mr. Sours from tonight's session.

Mr. Thomas Read asked and obtained leave of absence for Mr. Foote from tonight's session.

Mr. Ivory asked and obtained an indefinite leave of absence for Mr. Toepel.

Mr. Wagner asked and obtained an indefinite leave of absence for Mr. Fox.

Mr. Deuel asked and obtained a leave of absence for the members of the Committee on State Industrial Home for Girls from tomorrow's session.

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