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Absent without leave: Messrs. Covell, Wagner and Merriman.
On motion of Mr. Latimer,
Leave of absence was granted to the absentees from today's session.

Mr. Loomis asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from Monday and Tuesday's session.

Mr. Maitland asked and obtained leave of absence for himself from Monday's session.

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Loomis moved that when the Senate adjourn today it stand adjourned until Monday next at 9 o'clock p. m.;

Which motion prevailed.

GENERAL ORDER.

On motion of Mr. Barnum,
The Senate went into committee of the whole on the general order,
Whereu pon,
The President called Mr. Holmes to the chair.

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

The committee of the whole have had under consideration the following:

House bill No. 181 (file No. 366), entitled

A. bill to prevent the introduction or spread of San Jose scale or other injurious insects or infectious diseases of trees, vines, shrubs or plants grown in this State or imported from other states, provinces or countries;

House bill No. 173 (file No. 129), entitled

A bill to provide for the incorporation of the Finnish Temperance Friends' Association of America;

House bill No. 215 (file No. 340), entitled

A bill to amend Secs. 1, 2, 4 and 5 of an act entitled “ An act to regulate the admission to practice of attorneys, solicitors and counsellors, to provide for a board of examiners, and to repeal conflicting acts” being act No. 205 of the public acts of 1895;

Have made no amendments thereto, and have directed their chairman to report the bills back to the Senate and recommend their passage.

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

II.

Senate bill No. 68 (file No. 22), entitled

A bill to prevent the forfeiture of fire insurance policies by the violation of any condition of the policy when such violation has been without prejudice to the insurer;

Have made sundry amendments thereto, and have directed their chair. man to report the bills back to the Senate, asking concurrence in the amendments, and recommend that the bills, when so amended, do pass.

The committee of the whole have also had under consideration the fol. lowing:

III.

Senate bill No. 34 (file No. 9), entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 9 of Art. 2 of act No. 198 of the session laws of 1873, being 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 liabilities of all railroad and other corporations owning or operating any railroad in this State," as amended by act 177 of the session laws of 1877, and act 230 of the public acts of 1887, and act 202 of the public acts of 1889, and act 90 of the public acts of 1891, being Sec. 3323 of Howell's annotated statutes;

And have directed their chairman to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that the bill be made the special order for Thursday, April 29, at 3 o'clock p. m.

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

IV.

House bill No. 166 (file No. 159), entitled

A bill to amend Secs. 1 and 2 of act No. 186 of the public acts of 1867, entitled "An act to authorize dissection in certain cases, for the advancement of science,” approved March 27, 1867, as amended by the several acts amendatory thereof;

And have directed their chairman to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that all after the enacting clause be stricken out.

ARTHUR L. HOLMES,

Chairman. Report accepted.

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

The Senate concurred in the amendments made to the bill in part II of the report, and the same was placed on the order of third reading of bills.

The Senate concurred in the recommendation of the committee regarding the bill named in part III of the report and the bill was made the special order for Thursday, April 29, at 3 o'clock p. m.

The Senate concurred in the recommendation of the committee regarding the bill named in part IV of the report and all after the enacting clause was stricken out.

On motion of Mr. Lawrence,
The Senate took up the order of

THIRD READING OF BILLS.

On motion of Mr. Lawrence,
The Senate took up
House bill No. 627 (file No. 308), entitled

A bill to provide for the payment of expenses in matters in which the State is a party or interested;

Pending third reading of which

Mr. Lawrence moved that the bill be referred to the committee on Judiciary;

Which motion prevailed.

Mr. Holmes moved that the Senate adjourn,
Which motion prevailed, and

The President declared the Senate adjourned until 9 o'clock p. m., on Monday next.

Lansing, Monday, April 26, 1897.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment and was called to order by the President.

Roll called: not a quorum present.

Absent without leave: Messrs. Blakeslee, Colman, Covell, Lawrence, Mason, Merriman, Prescott, Savidge and Westcott.

Mr. Latimer moved that the Senate adjourn,
Which motion prevailed, and

The President declared the Senate adjourned until 2 o'clock p. m.. tomorrow.

Lansing, Tuesday, April 27, 1897.

The Senace met pursuant to adjournment and was called to order by the President.

Religious exercises by Senator Bostwick.
Roll called: quorum present.
Absent without leave: Messrs. Forsyth, Moore, Savidge and Westcott.
On motion of Mr. Merriman,
Leave of absence was granted to the absentees from today's session.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS.

No. 781. By Mr. Robinson: Protest of Robert Shields and 29 other citizens of Houghton county against the passage of the Wagar salary bill and the Kimmis fee bill.

Referred to the committee on State Affairs.

No. 782. By Mr. Barnard: Protest of A. Otte and many other citizens of Grand Rapids on the same subject.

Same reference.

No. 783. By Mr. Barnard: Petition of H. A. Greenley and many other citizens of Grand Rapids on the same subject.

Same reference.

No. 784. By Mr. Robinson: Petition of William Rothschild and 78 other citizens of Gogebic county asking for the passage of Senate bill No. 34.

Referred to the committee on Railroads.

No. 785. By Mr. Robinson: Petition of Alfred Fowler and many other citizens of Marquette county on the same subject.

Same reference.

No. 786. By Mr. Robinson: Petition of Chas. Painter and many other citizens of Marquette county on the same subject.

Same reference.

No. 787. By Mr. Robinson: Remonstrance of J. A. Hubbell and 64 other citizens of Houghton county against Senate bill No. 34.

Referred to the committee on Railroads.

No. 788. By Mr. Hughes: Petition of C. A. Fuller and 84 other citizens of Eaton county in favor of the repeal of the farm statistics law.

Referred to the committee on Agricultural Interests.

No. 789. By Mr. Hughes: Petition of Robert Elliott and 20 other citizens of Kent county in favor of the amendment to the local option law.

Referred to the committee on Liquor Traffic.

No. 790. By Mr. Warner: Petition of D. C. Challis and 80 other citi. zens of Oakland county on the same subject.

Same reference.

No. 791. By Mr. Colman: Protest of the school board of Augusta against the uniform text book bill. Referred to the committee on Education and Public Schools.

No. 792. By Mr. Colman: Protest of school board of Kalamazoo on same subject.

Same reference.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

By the committee on Public Health:
The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred
House bill No. 268-416-3 (file No. 334), entitled

A bill to prohibit the selling, giving or furnishing tobacco, or cigarettes in any of their forms to minors, or the use of tobacco or cigarettes in any of their forms by minors, and providing penalties 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 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.

J. L. PRESTON,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. Preston,

The Senate concurred in the amendments made to the bill by the com. mittee.

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

By the committee on Engrossment and Enrollment:

The committee on Engrossment and Enrollment report as correctly enrolled, signed and presented to the Governor,

Senate bill No. 280, entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 1 of act No. 458, laws of 1871, entitled "An act to provide for the publication of lists of claims allowed by the board of county auditors for the county of Wayne;">

For which your committee hold the receipt of the Executive office dated April 27, 1897, at 4:35 o'clock p. m.

J. K. FLOOD,

Chairman. Report accepted.

By the committee on Education and Publio Schools:
The committee on Education and Public Schools to whom was referred
House bill No. 450 (file No. 293), entitled

A bill to amend an act entitled "An act to revise and amend an act entitled 'An act to organize the union school district of Bay City,'approved April 13, 1887 and to add one new section thereto to stand as Sec. 20;

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 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.

RICHARD MASON,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. Mason,

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

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

By the committee on Industrial School for Girls:
The committee on Industrial School for Girls, to whom was referred
House bill No. 526 (file No. 163), entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 4 of act No. 117 of the public acts of 1893, entitled "An act to provide for the control and management of the Industrial

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