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On motion of Mr. Robinson,

By a vote of two-thirds of all the Senators elect the joint resolution was ordered to take immediate effect.

House bill No. 228 (file No. 188), entitled

A bill to amend Secs. 27 and 40 of act No. 155 of the public acts of 1851, entitled “An act to provide for the formation of companies to construct plank roads,” and to add a new section thereto, providing a penalty for non-compliance with the law;

Was read a third time and passed, two-thirds of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.

Mr. Barnard

Barnum
Bostwick
Campbell
Colman
Covell
Flood
Hadsall

Mr. Holmes

Hughes
Jibb
Latimer
Lawrence
Maitland
Mason
Merriman

Mr. Moore

Mudge
Prescott
Preston
Robinson
Teeple
Warner
Youmans

NAYS.

Title agreed to.

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

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

Lansing, Wednesday, April 28, 1897. The Senate met pursuant to adjournment and was called to order by the President.

Religious exercises by the Rev. C. C. Miller.
Roll called: quorum present.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS. No. 793. By Mr. Loomis: Petition of F. J. Clark and 34 other citizens of Grand Rapids for the passage of the bill to prohibit the sale of cigarettes.

Referred to the committee on State Affairs.

No. 794. By Mr. Loomis: Petition of E. R. Thompson and 56 other cit. izens of Grand Rapids on the same subject.

Same reference.

No. 795. By Mr. Wagner: Protest of John Graham and 26 other cit. izens of Sanliac county against the passage of the Wagar salary bill and the Kimmis fee bill.

Referred to the committee on State Affairs.

No. 796. By Mr. Loomis: Remonstrance of P. Slatenburgh and 916 others against the passage of the peddlers' license bill.

Referred to the committee on State Affairs.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

By the committee on Claims and Public Accounts:
The committee on Claims and Public Accounts, to whom was referred
Senate joint resolution No. 9, entitled

A joint resolution authorizing and directing the Auditor General to cancel certain State taxes due and payable from Manitou county at the time of and prior to its disorganization;

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.

J. K. FLOOD,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged.

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

By the committee on Banks and Corporations:
The committee on Banks and Corporations, to whom was referred
Senate bill No. 379, entitled

A bill to amend act No. 50 of the public acts of 1887, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of certain corporations generally known as building and loan associations," as amended, by adding thereto one new section to be known as Sec. 34;

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.

G. W. TEEPLE,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee dicharged. On motion of Mr. Teeple,

The Senate 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 committee on Banks and Corporations:
The committee on Banks and Corporations, to whom was referred
House bill No. 542 (file No. 336), entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 3 of act No. 129 of the public acts of 1883, entitled "An act for the organization of telephone and messenger service com

panies," approved May 31, 1883, the same being Sec. 3718e of the third volume 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.

G. W. TEEPLE,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged.

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

By the committee on Agricultural Interests:
The committee on Agricultural Interests, to whom was referred
Senate bill No. 204, entitled
A bill to provide for the protection of rabbits in Wayne 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 it do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

S. J. LAWRENCE,

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

The rules were suspended, two-thirds of all the Senators present vot. ing therefor, and the bill was put on its immediate passage.

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

YEAS.
Mr. Barnard
Mr. Jibb

Mr. Prescott
Blakeslee
Lawrence

Preston
Bostwick
Loomis

Sayidge
Campbell
Maitland

Teeple
Colman
Mason

Wagar
Forsyth
Merriman

Warner
Hadsall
Moore

Westcott
Holmes
Mudge

Youmans
Hughes

26
NAYS
Title agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Holmes,

By a vote of two-thirds of all the Senators elect the bill was ordered to take immediate effect.

By the committee on Labor Interests:
The commitee on Labor Interests, to whom was referred
House bill No. 575 (file No. 351), entitled

A bill to fix the responsibility for making permanent improvements to manufacturing establishments in Michigan where ordered by factory or deputy factory inspectors;

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.

WILLIAM SAVIDGE,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged.

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

By the committee on Asylums for Insane:

The committee on Asylums for Insane at Kalamazoo and Traverse City, to whom was referred

House bill No. 179, entitled

A bill to authorize and empower the trustees of the Michigan Asylum for the Insane to convey certain land in the city of Kalamazoo for the purpose of extending Wheaton avenue;

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.

E. S. WAGAR,

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

The rules were suspended, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting therefor and the bill was put on its immediate passage.

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

YEAS.

Mr. Barnard
Mr. Hughes

Mr. Prescott
Barnum
Jibb

Preston
Blakeslee
Lawrence

Savidge
Bostwick
Loomis

Teeple
Campbell
Maitland

Wagar
Colman
Mason

Wagner
Covell
Merriman

Warner
Flood
Moore

Westcott
Forsyth
Mudge

Youmang
Hadsal]

28 NAYS.

0 Title agreed to. On motion of Mr. Colman,

By a vote of two-thirds of all the Senators elect the bill was ordered to take immediate effect.

By the committee on Public Health:
The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred

House bill No. 474 (file No. 327), entitled

A bill making an appropriation for the use of the State Board of Health, to enable it to comply with act 146 of the public acts of 1895, entitled "An act to provide for teaching in the public schools the modes by which the dangerous communicable diseases are spread and the best methods for the restriction and prevention of such diseases;"

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.

JOHN L. PRESTON,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. The bill was referred to the committee on Finance and Appropriations.

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. 298 (file No. 90), entitled

A bill to prevent male and female persons over fifteen years of age from debauching the persons and depraving the morals of boys under fifteen years of age;

For which your committee hold the receipt of the Executive office dated April 28, 1897, at 2:01 o'clock p. m.

J. K. FLOOL),

Chairman. Report accepted.

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. 312, entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 3 of act No. 10 of the public acts of 1895, being an act entitled “An act to establish a board of health for the city of Detroit," approved February 27, 1895, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent therewith;

For which your committee hold the receipt of the Executive office dated April 28, 1897, at 2:01 o'clock p. m.

J. K. FLOOD,

Chairinan. Report accepted.

By the committee on State Affairs :
The committee on State Affairs, to whom was referred
Senate bill No. 196, entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 5 of act No. 148, public acts of 1873, entitled "An act relating to the accounting for moneys received and expended by certain officers," being compiler's Sec. 369 of Chap. 12 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, with the

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