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viding penalties for the violation of certain provisions thereof and repealing Act No. 215 of the Public Acts of 1909, and all other acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith," being compilers' sections 610, 616 and 630 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

House bill No. 18+ (file No. 63), enrolled No. 5, entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 136 of the Public Acts of 1893, entitled “An act to authorize the State Board of Education to grant teachers' certificates in certain cases," being section 5814 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

House bill No. 141 (file No. 36), enrolled No. 6, entitled

A bill to amend section 24 of Act No. 205 of the Public Acts of 1887, entitled "An act to revise the laws authorizing the business of banking and to establish a Banking Department for the supervision of such business,” being section 7993 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

House bill No. 136 (file No. 61), enrolled No. 7, entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of chapter 10 of Act No. 164 of the Public Acts of 1881, 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,” and acts amendatory thereof, being compilers' section 5734 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

House bill No. 179 (file No. 72), enrolled No. 8, entitled

A bill making it unlawful to knowingly and wilfully raise a false alarm of fire at any public gathering or in any public place, or to ring any bell or operate any mechanical apparatus for the purpose of creating a false alarm of fire, and to provide a punishment therefor.

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 213 (file No. 189), entitled

A bill to amend section 2 of Act No. 33 of the Public Acts of 1915, entitled “An act to provide for the establishment of a general hospital department in the Traverse City State Hospital, to provide for the government thereof and for the reception and treatment of patients seeking medical or surgical aid therein,” being section 1368 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Traverse City State Hospital.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 214 (file No. 178), entitled

A bill to authorize the Commissioner of the State Highway Department to determine whether certain lands owned by the State, in the county of Jackson, will be benefited by certain proposed drains, and to authorize such lands to be assessed for benefits and making an appropriation therefor.

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 167 (file No. 121), entitled

A bill to amend Act No. 107 of the Public Acts of 1871, entitled "An act to provide for the better protection of human life on railroad trains," as amended, the same being compilers' section 8394 to 8396 of the Compiled Laws of 1915, by adding thereto a new section to stand as section 4.

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 174 (file No. 133), entitled

A bill to amend section 6 of Act No. 274 of the Public Acts of 1911, entitled "An act to prohibit the sale, keeping for sale, loaning, giving away or carrying of certain dangerous weapons; to prevent the carrying of concealed weapons except in certain specified cases when a license is issued therefor; to provide punishment for the violation of the provisions hereof; and to repeal Act No. 129 of the Public Acts of 1887, entitled 'An act to prevent the carrying of concealed weapons and to provide a punishment therefor,' being sections 11513 and 11514 of the Compiled Laws of 1897," said section 6 being section 15241 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 204 (file No. 198), entitled

A bill to authorize highway officials to close roads under construction, improvement or repair, or any portion of a highway whereon a bridge is being constructed or repaired; to require such officials to place in good repair and to mark by proper signs suitable detours around roads, or portions of roads, which are closed hereunder; to provide suitable barriers, and lights shall be maintained at the end of such roads or portions of roads which are thus closed and at the intersections thereof with other roads; to require the removal of signs and barriers located and placed hereunder; and to provide a penalty for a violation of the provisions hereof.

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 221 (file No. 191), entitled

A bill to authorize the Board of Control of the Traverse City State Hos. pital to sell and dispose of certain lands acquired for the use of said institution in the city of Traverse City, Michigan, and to provide for the re-appropriation of the proceeds of such sale for certain purposes.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Traverse City State Hospital.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 122 (file No. 202), entitled

A bill to authorize and direct the sale of certain real estate now owned by the State of Michigan in the village of Houghton, Houghton county, Michigan.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on State Affairs.'

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 168 (file No. 122), entitled

A bill to amend sections 1 and 6 of Act No. 48 of the Public Acts of 1901, entitled “An act to provide for a tax upon dogs and to create a fund for the payment of certain damages for sheep killed or wounded by them in certain cases," approved April 8, 1901, being compilers' sections 7274 and 7279 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 107 (file No. 106), entitled

A bill to amend section 27 of Act No. 302 of the Public Acts of 1915, entitled "An act to provide for the registration, identification and regulation of motor vehicles operated upon the public highways of this State and of the operators of such vehicles and to provide for levying specific taxes upon such vehicles so operated, and to provide for the disposition of such funds and to exempt from all other taxation such motor vehicles so specifically taxed, registered, identified and regulated and to repeal all other acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith or contrary hereto," approved May 19, 1915, being section 4823 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 212 (file No. 188), entitled

A bill to amend section 2 of Act No. 61 of the Public Acts of 1911, en. titled "An act in relation to the division of or changing of boundaries of primary school districts,” and acts amendatory thereof, being section 5766 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 155 (file No. 111), entitled

A bill to provide for safety to life and property in this State in the use and construction of steam boilers; creating a board of boiler rules to prescribe uniform rules and regulations for boilers used in this State; to define the powers of the board of boiler rules; to provide penalties for the violation of this act and rules and regulations of the board of boiler rules, and making an appropriation to carry out the provisions of this act.

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

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 10 (file No. 103), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the Michigan Soldiers' Home for current expenses for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1918, and June 30, 1919, and to provide a tax therefor.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Michigan Soldiers' Home.

A message was received from the Senate transmitting
Senate bill No. 165 (file No. 201), entitled

A bill to provide for a public relief department of the State Board of Corrections and Charities, for a uniform system of records and reports relating to public relief to poor and indigent persons, to define the duties of certain officials in connection with the administration of such relief, and to repeal all acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith.

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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

Mr. Anderson introduced
House bill No. 512, entitled

A bill to amend sections 3 and 9 of Act No. 263, Public Acts of 1915, entitled "An act to provide for an angler's license for non-residents of the State to take or catch or attempt to take or catch fish with hook and line or any other device in the lakes and streams within the jurisdiction of the State of Michigan; to provide that licensees may take from the State one day's legal catch; to provide for the issuance of licenses and collection of fees therefor; to authorize and regulate the disbursement of license fees collected; to provide a penalty for the violation of this act, and to repeal Act No. 329 of the Public Acts of 1913," being sections 7738 and 7744 of the Compiled Laws of 1915.

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

THIRD READING OF BILLS.

House bill No. 116 (file No. 44), entitled

A bill providing that any common carrier by railroad, their officers, agents and employes, employing any special agents or detectives for the purpose of detecting and reporting any misconduct or violation of any order or rule of such common carrier by railroad, shall before disciplining or discharging any employe upon the report of any such detective or special agent give the employe so reported an opportunity to be heard; to be confronted with such special agent or detective reporting him and to have the right and privilege to cross-examine such detective or special agent; to be represented by counsel if he so desires, and providing a penalty for the violation thereof,

Was read a third time and, the question being on its passage,
Mr. Toepel moved to amend the bill

By inserting in line 4 of section 1 after the word “railroad” the words "or any corporation, partnership or individual."

The motion did not prevail and the amendment was not adopted, a majority of all the members-elect not voting therefor.

Mr. Culver demanded the previous question.
The demand was seconded.
The question being, “Shall the main question be now put ?”
The previous question was ordered.

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

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Pending the announcement of the vote upon the bill,
Mr. McArthur demanded the vote of Mr. Glaspie
Mr. Glaspie voted nay and was so recorded.
Mr. Frost demanded the vote of Mr. Ivory
Mr. Ivory voted yea and was so recorded.
The House agreed to the title of the bill.

Mr. Glaspie, having reserved the right to explain his vote, sent to the Clerk's desk the following statement:

Believing that, if this bill is a wise provision for common carriers, it should be equally applicable to all corporations, a provision the Legislature refuses to accept, I am constrained to vote against restrictions upon one class of corporations we refuse to apply to all others.

House bill No. 344 (file No. 156), entitled

A bill to amend sections 5 and 6 of chapter 3 of Act No. 283 of the Public Acts of 1909, approved June 2, 1909, entitled "An act to revise,

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