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Have made sundry amendments thereto, and have directed their chairman to report the same back to the House, asking concurrence therein, and recommend its passage.

S. C. Goodyear,

Chairman, Report accepted and committee discharged.

The question being on concurring in the amendments made by the committee to the bill,

The House concurred, and it was placed on the order of third reading.

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Sawyer moved that the joint committees on State Prison, State House of Correction, and Upper Peninsula Prison, be discharged from the further consideration of

House bill No. 358, entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 5 of an act entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the laws relative to the State Prison, to the State House of Sorrection, and branch of the State Prison in the upper peninsula, and to the House of Correction and Reformatory at Ionia, and the government and discipline thereof, and to repeal all acts inconsistent therewith," being act No. 118 of the public acts of the State of Michigan of the year 1893, approved May 26, 1893;

Which motion prevailed.
Mr. Davis moved to take from the table,
House bill No. 653, entitled
A bill to prohibit pool selling in this State;
Which motion prevailed.
Oni motion of Mr. Davis,
The bill was referred to the committee on State Affairs.
Mr. Graham moved to take from the table,
House bill No. 316 (file No. 414), entitled

A bill to authorize the State Board of Agriculture to hold institutes and to establish courses of reading and lectures for the instruction of citi. zens of this State in the various branches of agriculture, and making an appropriation therefor;

Which motion prevailed.
The question being on the passage of the bill,

Mr. Clute moved to amend the bill by striking out in lines 3 and 4, Sec. 4, the words “five thousand five hundred” where they occur in each of said lines, and inserting the words “three thousand" in lieu thereof in each of said lines;

Which motion did not prevail, two-thirds of all the members present not voting therefor.

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

YEAS.

Mr. Alward

Anderson
Atkinson

Mr. Foote

Fullei
Gibson

Mr. Otis

Pearson
Perry

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Mr. Babcock, C. G.

Babcock, H.
Bates
Billings
Bricker
Bryan
Buskirk
Caldwell
Campbell
Chamberlain
Coad
Connors
Consins
Crippen
Dickinson, J. H.
Donovan
Dudley
Edgar
Fleischbauer

Mr. Gillam

Goodell
Goodyear
Graham
Green
Gustin
Hammond
Harris
Herrig
Jackson
January
Kelly
Marsilje
Mayer
Miller
Moore, M. G.
Oberdorffer
O'Dett

Shepard, F. M.
Shepherd, F.
Shisler
Smith
Van Camp
Washer
Whitney
Widoe
Williams
Speaker

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Mr. Cahoon
Mr. Hofmeister

Mr. Powers
Clark
Kimmis

Tefft
Clute
Madili

Vought
Colvin
Moore, E. W.

Weier
Dickinson, L. D. Niedermeier

Wing

15 Title agreed to. Mr. Anderson moved to take from the table, House bill No. 278, entitled

A bill making an appropriation of $15,000 to the county of Kalamazoo, State of Michigan, to aid said county in removing bars and other obstructions from the Kalamazoo river, and otherwise improving the flow of water therein, through the townships of Cooper, Comstock, Kalamazoo, and the city of Kalamazoo, in said county;

Which motion prevailed.
On motion of Mr. Anderson,

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

By unanimous consent, the House took up the order of

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

By the committees on State Prison, State House of Correction and Upper Peninsula Prison:

The committees on State Prison, State House of Correction and Upper Peninsula Prison, to whom was referred

House bill No. 358, entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 5 of an act entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the laws relative to State Prison, State House of Correction and branch of the State Prison in the upper peninsula and the House of Correction and Reformatory in Ionia and the government and discipline thereof, and to repeal all acts inconsistent therewith, being act No. 118 of the public acts of the State of Michigan of the year 1893, approved May 6, 1893;

Respectfully report the same back to the House in accordance with its order, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

J. H. Anderson, Chairman State Prison,

John F. Widoe,

Chairman Upper Peninsula Prison. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. Sawyer,

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

By the committee on General Taxation:
The committee on General Taxation, to whom was referred
House bill No. 534, entitled

A bill to provide for the sale of State tax lands within the incorporated village of Atlanta;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the House, without amendment and recommend that it do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

H. K. Gustin,

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

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

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

YEAS.

Mr. Adams

Allison
Alward
Anderson
Atkinson
Babcock, C. G.
Babcock, H.
Billings
Bricker
Bryan
Buskirk
Cahoon
Caldwell
Campbell
Chamberlain
Clark
Clute

Mr. Foote

Fuller
Gibson
Gillam
Goodell
Goodyear
Graham
Green
Gustin
Hammond
Herrig
Herrig
Hofmeister
January
Kelly
Kerr
Kimmis

Mr. Oberdorffer

()'Dett
Otis
Pearson
Peek
Peters
Petrowsky
Phillips, M. F.
Putney
Reed
Rulison
Savage
Sawyer
Shepard, F. M.
Shepherd, F.
Smith
Stewart

Mr. Coad
Mr. Madill

Mr. Stoneman
Colvin
Marsilje

Tefft
Cousins
Mayer

Washer
Crippen
Miller

Weier
Dickinson, L. D. Molster

Widoe
Donovan
Moore, E. W.

Williams
Dudley
Moore, M. G.

Wing
Fleischhauer
Niedermeier

Speaker

73 NAYS.

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

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

By the committee on Private Corporations:
The committee on Private Corporations, to whom was referred
House bill No. 906, entitled

A bill regarding fees for the incorporation and the increase of capital stock of companies and corporations in this State;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration and have directed me to report the same back to the House, with the accompanying substitute therefor, entitled

A bill to provide for the payment of franchise fees by corporations;

Recommending that the substitute be concurred in, and that the substitute do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

M. G. MOORE,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged.

The question being on concurring in the amendment made by the com. mittee to the bill,

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

By the special committee on Mileage:

Your committee on Mileage report that the following persons employed by engrossing clerk are entitled to mileage as follows:

Francis Sheridan
Lena Brown
Lottie Chamberlain
Helen Williams

214 miles.
170

2
320

Signed,

Wm. D. Kelly,

Chairman. William Harris.

Committee on Mileage. Report accepted and committee discharged. The question being on the adoption of the report, The report was adopted.

By the committee on City Corporations:
The committee on City Corporations, to whom was referred
House bill No. 1046, entitled

A bill to amend act No. 215 of the public acts of 1895, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of cities of the fourth class;"

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the House, with amend. ments 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.

P. Herrig,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged.

The question being on concurring in the amendment made by the committee to the bill, The House concurred. On motion of Mr. Fuller, The rules were suspended, two-thirds of all the members present voting therefor, and the bill was put upon its immediate passage.

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

YEAS.

Mr. Adams

Alward
Anderson
Atkinson
Babcock, C. G.
Babcock, H.
Bates
Bricker
Bryan
Buskirk
Cahoon
Caldwell
Campbell
Chamberlain
Coad
Colvin
Cousins
Crippen
Davis
Dickinson, J. H.
Dickinson, L. D.
Donovan
Dudley

Mr. Edgar

Fleischhauer
Foote
Fuller
Gibson
Gillam
Goodell
Goodyear
Graham
Green
Hammond
Harris
Herrig
Jackson
January
Kerr
Madill
Marsilje
Miller
Moore, E. W.
Niedermeier
Oberdorffer
O'Dett

Mr. Otis

Pearson
Peters
Phillips, C.C.
Phillips, M. F.
Powers
Putney
Reed
Rulison
Savage
Shepard, F. M.
Shepherd, F.
Smith
Stewart
Van Camp
Vought
Washer
Weier
Whitney
Widoe
Williams
Wing
Speaker

69 0

NAYS.

The question being on agreeing to the title,
Mr. Fuller moved to amend the title so as to read as follows:

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