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pray that you will aid those interested in their behalf by making this bill a law without delay.

FRANK D. TAYLER, and 75 Others. The petition was referred to the Committee on City Corporations.

No. 228. By Mr. C. E. Ward: Memorial of Jennie Wood and 239 other citizens of Owosso, relating to equal suffrage.

The memorial was referred to the Committee on Elections.

No. 229. By Mr. Hallenbeck: Petition of D. M. Beman and 50 other citizens of Eaton Rapids and vicinity, asking for the passage of a bill providing for the erection of a sailors' and soldiers' monument on the Capitol grounds.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

No. 230. By Mr. Fairbanks: Protest of Chas. McDermott and 24 other citizens of Elk Township, Lake County, against the passage of House bill No. 396, providing for the detaching of certain territory from Elk Township and the annexation thereof to Eden Township, in said county.

The protest was referred to the Committee on Towns and Counties. •

No. 231. By Mr. Reynolds: Protest of Cory 0. Adams and 29 other citizens of Benzie County against the passage of House bill No. 67, relating to the running at large of cattle in highways.

The protest was referred to the Committee on Towns and Counties.

No. 232. By Mr. William Kirk: Petition of Edwin Crosby and 74 others, asking for the passage of a general primary election law.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Elections.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

The Committee on State Affairs, by Mr. Byrns, Chairman, reported
House bill No. 172, entitled

A bill to amend the title and Sections 1, 2, 3, 7 and 12 of Act No. 191 of the Public Acts of 1899, entitled “An Act to protect the professional title and degrees of veterinary surgeon, doctor of veterinary medicine and surgery and veterinarian, and their abbreviations to regular graduates of recognized colleges or schools of veterinary medicine and surgery and those having passed a satisfactory examination before a State veterinary board; to create a State veterinary board for the registration of veterinary surgeons, doctors of veterinary medicine and surgery and veterinarians;"

With the accompanying substitute therefor, entitled

A bill to protect the professional title and degrees of veterinary surgeon, doctor of veterinary medicine and surgery, and veterinarian, and their abbreviations (and to restrict the use of such titles and their abbreviations) to regular graduates of recognized colleges or schools of veterinary medicine and surgery and those having passed a satisfactory examination before a State veterinary board, for registration of veterinary surgeons, doctors of veterinary medicine and surgery, and veterinarians; to regulate the practice of veterinary medicine, veterinary surgery or any branch thereof, including veterinary dentistry, in the State of Michigan, and prescribing penalty for the violation of the same;

And recommended that the substitute be concurred in and that the bill, as substituted, do pass.

The report was accepted and the committee discharged.

The question being on the adoption of the proposed substitute recommended by the committee,

The substitute was adopted.

The bill was then referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the General Order.

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR.

A message was received from the Governor announcing the approval of the following bills:

House bill No. 21 (file No. 28, enrolled No. 46), entitled

A bill to define the duties of the coroners of the County of Kent, to fix their qualifications and to provide for their compensation;

House bill No. 448 (enrolled No. 54), entitled

A bill to authorize and empower the Village of Newaygo, in the County of Newaygo, and State of Michigan, to raise or borrow money and issue bonds therefor, not to exceed $20,000, with which to construct a village hall, and to authorize a joint building as a village hall for said village and county court house for the County of Newaygo, and to provide for the submission of the question of said bond issue to the voters of said village;

House bill No. 195 (enrolled No. 56), entitled
A bill to incorporate the City of Beaverton, in the County of Gladwin;

House bill No. 299 (file No. 39, enrolled No. 59), entitled

A bill relative to fences along those highways in Charlevoix County which are used or hereafter shall be used as United States mail routes;

House bill No. 79 (file No. 1, enrolled No. 65), entitled

A bill to amend Section 15 of Chapter 35 of the Revised Statutes of 1846, relative to the preservation of the public health, quarantine, nuisances and offensive trades, as amended by Act 97 of the Public Acts of 1895, being Section 4424 of the Compiled Laws of 1897.

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE.

The following message from the Senate was received and read:

Senate Chamber,

March 16, 1903. To the Speaker of the House of Representatives :

Sir-I am instructed by the Senate to return to the House the following bill:

House bill No. 301, entitled

A bill to authorize and empower the public schools of the Village of Addison to borrow money and issue its bonds therefor;

And to inform the House that the Senate has amended the title to read as follows:

A bill to authorize and empower the public schools of the Village of Addison, Lenawee County, to borrow a sum of money not exceeding $5,000 in excess of the maximum amount now allowed by law, for the purpose of purchasing a schoolhouse site, building a schoolhouse and equipping and furnishing the same;

And that in the passage of the bill, with the title thus amended, the Senate has concurred, and has also concurred in ordering the bill to take immediate effect.

Very respectfully,
ELBERT V. CHILSON,

Secretary of the Senate. The question being on agreeing to the title of the bill, as amended by the Senate,

The title was agreed to.

The bill was then referred to the Clerk for printing and presentation to the Governor.

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Seeley moved to take from the table
House bill No. 1117, entitled

A bill to amend Section 4 of Chapter 3 of Act No. 243 of the Session Laws of 1881, entitled “An Act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to the establishment, opening, improvement, and maintenance of highways and private roads, and the building, repairing, and preservation of bridges within this State," approved June 8, 1881, as subsequently amended, the same being Compiler's Section 4089 of the Compiled Laws of 1897.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Seeley moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Roads and Bridges.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Seeley moved to take from the table
House bill No. 1119, entitled

A bill to amend Section 5 of Chapter 11 of Act No. 243 of the Session Laws of 1881, entitled “An Act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to the establishment, opening, improvement and maintenance of highways and private roads, and the building, repairing and preservation of bridges within this State," approved June 8, 1881, as subsequently amended, the same being Compiler's Section 4171 of the Compiled Laws of 1897.

The motion prevailed. Mr. Seeley moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Roads and Bridges.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. William Kirk moved to take from the table
House bill No. 1040, entitled

A bill to amend Compiler's Sections 5303 to 5314, inclusive, of Chapter 134, Compiled Laws of 1897, as amended.

The motion prevailed. Mr. William Kirk moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Public Health.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Duncan offered the following resolution:
House resolution No. 90.

Whereas, Dr. Peter Klein, an ex-member of the Legislature, died at his home in Detroit, on Sunday, March 15; and

Whereas, Dr. Klein's services as a member of the House of Representatives of this State, during the years 1869 and 1870, and again in 1875 and 1876, were those of a faithful and efficient representative of the people; and

Whereas, In Dr. Klein's death the State has lost a valued citizen and his family a loved member; therefore be it

Resolved, That the sympathies of this House be extended to the bereaved ones, and that a copy of these resolutions be transmitted to the family of the deceased.

The resolution was adopted unanimously by a rising vote.

The Clerk announced that the following bills had been printed and that they were presented to the Governor, March 16:

House bill No. 23 (enrolled No. 66);
House bill No. 258 (enrolled No. 67);
House bill No. 110 (file No. 41, enrolled No. 68);
House bill No. 197 (enrolled No. 69);
House bill No. 632 (enrolled No. 70);
House bill No. 482 (enrolled No. 71);
House bill No. 300 (file No. 51, enrolled No. 72);
House joint resolution No. 32 (file No. 49, enrolled No. 73).

Mr. Pettit moved that the House adjourn.
The motion prevailed, the time being 9:25 o'clock p. m.

The Speaker declared the House adjourned until to-morrow at 2 o'clock p. m.

CHARLES S. PIERCE, Clerk of the House of Representatives.

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