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or servants, by reason of the negligence of any other agent or servant thereof, when such damage is sustained within this State.

Also,
House bill No. 791, entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 9 of 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," approved May 1, 1873, as amended, the same being Sec. 3323 of Howell's annotated statutes of Michigan.

Also,
House bill No. 856, entitled

A bill to prohibit public officers from soliciting or accepting passes, favors or free transportation from any railroad company, street railroad company, steamboat or transportation company, or any other corporation engaged in carrying passengers.

Also,
House bill No. 1215, entitled
A bill to amend the railway law;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that the several bills do lie on the table, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

C. E. Foote,

Ohairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. Foote, The sereral bills were laid on the table. By the committee on University: The committee on University, to whom was referred House bill No. 1159, entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 1 of act No. 19 of the public acts of 1893, approved March 23, 1893, entitled “ An act to amend Sec. 1 of act No. 32 of the public acts of 1873, entitled 'An act to extend aid to the University of Michigan,'” and to repeal an act entitled “ An act to extend aid to the University of Michigan, approved March 15, 1857, being Secs: 3506 and 3507 of the compiled laws of 1871,” the same being Sec. 4944 of Howell's annotated statutes.

Also,
House joint resolution No. 27, entitled

Joint resolution proposing an amendment to Sec. 8 of Art. 13 of the constitution of this State relative to the board of regents of the University and their powers.

Also,
House joint resolution No. 30, entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Sec. 8 of Art. 13 of the constitution of this state relative to the board of regents of the Univer. sity and their powers.

Also,

House joint resolution No. 37, entitled

Joint resolution for submitting to the people an amendment to Sec. 6 of Art. 7 of the constitution of this State, relative to the residence of students while attending seminaries of learning.

Also,
House joint resolution No. 32, entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to Sec. 8, Art. 13, of the constitution of this State, relative to the board of regents of the University and their powers;

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

George L. Lusk,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. Lusk, The bill and joint resolutions were laid on the table.

Mr. Smith moved to discharge the committee of the whole from the further consideration of

Senate bill No. 174 (file No. 189), entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 11 of act 187 of the session laws of 1887, approved June 17, 1887, entitled “ An act to revise the laws providing for the incor. poration of coöperative and mutual benefit associations, and to define the powers and duties and regulate the transaction of the business of such corporations and associations doing business in this State;">

Which motion prevailed.
On motion of Mr. Smith,

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 the question being upon its passage, pending the taking of the vote thereon,

On motion of Mr. Belknap,
The House took a recess until 7:30 o'clock this evening.

EVENING SESSION.

7:30 o'clock p. m. The House met and was called to order by the Speaker. Roll called: quorum present. Mr. Fleischhauer moved that there be a call of the House; Which motion prevailed.

PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE CALL.

The roll of the House was called by the Clerk, and the following memhers reported absent without leave: Messrs. Adams, Alward, Clute, Foster, Hammond, Kerr, Lusk, McGill, Otis, Putney, Sawyer, and Shisler.

On motion of Mr. Chamberlain,
Mr. Hammond was excused from the operation of the call.
On motion of Mr. Fuller,
Mr. Foster was excused from the operation of the call.
On motion of Mr. Pearson,
Mr. Putney was excused from the operation of the call.

The pending question, when the House took a recess, was the passage of

Senate bill No. 174 (file No. 189), entitled

A bill to amend Sec. 11 of act 187 of the public acts of 1887, and Sec. 28 of act 187 of the public acts of 1887, as amended by act No. 58 of the public acts of 1895, entitled “ An act to revise the laws, provide for the incorporation of co-operative and mutual benefit associations, and to define the powers and duties and regulate the transaction of business of such corporations and associations doing business within this State."

The bill, having been read a third time, it was not passed, a majority of all the members elect not voting therefor by yeas and nays, as follows:

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Mr. Allison
Mr. Jackson

Mr. Shepard, F. M.
Babcock, C. G.
Lusk

Shisler
Bates
Marsilje

Stewart
Bemis
Molster

Stoneman
Bryan
Moore, E. W.

Tefft
Buskirk
Niedermeier

Vought
Caldwell
Oberdorffer

Weier
.Campbell
Otis

Wetberbee
Clark
Perry

Whitney
Dickinson, L. D. Petrowsky

Widoe
Donovan
Phillips, C. c.

Williams
Edgar

Phillips, M. F.
Eikhoff
Powers

Zimmerman
Goodell
Reed

Speaker
Graham

43 The Sergeant-at-Arms announced Mr. Lusk at the bar of the House.

Wing

On motion of Mr. Zimmerman,

Mr. Lusk was admitted within the bar, rendered an excuse, and took bis seat.

The Sergeant-at-Arms announced Mr. Otis at the bar of the House.
On motion of Mr. Belknap,

Mr. Otis was admitted within the bar, rendered an excuse, and took his seat.

The Sergeant-at-Arms announced Mr. Adams at the bar of the House. On motion of Mr. Jackson,

Mr. Adams was admitted within the bar, rendered an excuse and took his seat.

The Sergeant-at-Arms announced Mr. Perry at the bar of the House. On motion of Mr. Widoe,

Mr. Perry was admitted within the bar, rendered an excuse, and took his seat.

Mr. Smith moved to discharge the committee of the whole from the further consideration of

Senate bill No. 387 (file No. 175), entitled

A bill to provide for having printed the report of the board of World's Fair managers for the State of Michigan;

Which motion prevailed.
On motion of Mr. Smith,

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

Mr. Fleischhauer Mr. Oberdorffer
Anderson
Foote

Pearson
Bates
Fuller

Peek
Bemis
Gibson

Peters
Billings
Gillam

Phillips, C. C.
Caldwell
Graham

Reed
Campbell
Goodyear

Rulison
Chamberlain
Green

Savage
Coad
Harris

Shepard, F. M.
Colvin
Herrig

Shepherd, F.
Connors
Hofmeister

Shisler
Cousins
January

Smith
Crippen
Lusk

Van Camp
Davis
Madill

Wetherbee
Dickinson, J. H.
Mayer

Whitney
Donovan
Miller

Widoe
Dudley
Moore, M. G.

Zimmerman
Edgar
Niedermeier

Speaker

NAYS.

Allison
Babcock, C. G.
Babcock, H.

Mr. Dickinson, L. D.

Eikhoff
Goodell

Mr. Otis

Perry
Petrowsky

Mr. Belknap

Bricker
Bryan
Buskirk
Cahoon
Camburi
Clark

Mr. Jackson

Kimmis
Marsilje
Molster
Moore, E. W.
O'Dett

Mr. Phillips, M. F.

Scully
Stewart
T'efft
Vought
Weier

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Title agreed to.
The Sergeant-at-Arms announced Mr. Alward at the bar of the House.
On motion of Mr. Bryan,

Mr. Alward was admitted within the bar, rendered an excuse, and took his seat.

The Sergeant-at-Arms announced Mr. Clute at the bar of the House. On motion of Mr. Clark,

Mr. Clute was admitted within the bar, rendered an excuse, and took his seat.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.

By the committee on Rules and Joint Rules:

The committee on Rules and Joint Rules having under consideration the proposed amendment to House rule 10,

Respectfully report that they have considered the same and have directed me to report the same to the House and recommend that House rule 10 be amended so as to read as follows:

Rule 10a. He shall make up and complete the Journal of the House, in conformity to the rules; keep the several orders of business separate and distinct, and keep on file the several bills in the order of the third reading in the order in which they were received from the committee of the whole.

Rule 10b. He shall prepare and place on the desk of each member each day a list of the business on his desk under each order of business, and shall also place on the desk of each member each day, during the first fifty days of the session, a calendar of bills introduced, showing their reference; and as soon as may be after the first fifty days of the session, shall prepare a clerk's calendar of all bills and joint resolutions introduced and their bill history up to that date. As soon as may be after the announcement of the standing committees of the House, he shall have lists prepared and placed upon the desks of the members, which shall show a list of the members with their seat number, district, county, home postoffice, Lansing address, nativity and profession or occupation; a list of counties showing the members representing the same; alphabetical list of members showing the committees upon which each one has been appointed ; lists of the standing committees of the House, showing membership thereof; lists of the special committees; the assignment of committee rooms and a list of the elective and appointive employes of the House.

Rule 10c. He shall be responsible to the House for the care and preservation of every bill and joint resolution introduced into the House and for each bill and joint resolution received from the Senate up to the time of its return to that body, which responsibility shall only be relieved

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