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The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

The Committee on Towns and Counties, by Mr. Hoyt, Acting Chairman, reported:

House Bill No. 341—

A bill to amend section 59, chapter 14, Revised Statutes of 1846—to fix minimum salaries of prosecuting attorneys,

With the recommendation that the following amendments be adopted and that the bill then pass:

1. Amend by striking out of line 24 of section 59 the word "seven" and inserting in lieu there of the word "five".

2. Amend by striking out of line 24 of section 59 the words "and fifty".

The question being on the adoption of the amendments to the bill recommended by the committee,

The amendments were adopted.

The bill was ordered printed, referred to the Committee of the Whole and placed on the general orders.

Mr. Fitch asked and obtained an indefinite leave of absence.

Mr. Walter J. Thomas moved that the House adjourn.
The motion prevailed.

The Speaker pro tem declared the House adjourned until Monday, April 13, at 8:30 o'clock p. m.

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

JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

NUMBER SIXTY-TWO.

Lansing, Monday, April 13, 1925.

8:30 o'clock p. m.

The House was called to order by the Speaker.

Mr. William B. Hartzog, Representative from Ingham county, offered the invocation:

"Father in Heaven, the whole lot of our lives is at Thy disposal. We have liberty only within Thy purpose. We live in Thy love as a sure dwelling place. It is a comfort to us to know this. Our limitations are great, but Thou knowest all things. Thy love for us is as great as Thy knowledge of us. Forgive us, guide us and protect us that we may glorify Thee and accomplish what is best for ourselves and for our fellow men. In Jesus' Name. Amen."

The roll of the House was called by the Clerk, who announced that a quorum was present.

The following member was absent with leave:
Mr. O'Connell.

The following members were absent without leave:

Messrs. Birkholm, Bryant, Clancy, Cowan, Dexter, Evans, Farrier, Fuller, Kooyers, Langsford, Lawson, Madill, McKibbin, McLain, O'Beirne, Odell, Palmer and Smedley.

Mr. Howell moved that Mr. Smedley be excused from today's session.
The motion prevailed.

Mr. Skeels moved that Mr. Birkholm be excused from today's session.
The motion prevailed.

Mr. McEachron moved that Mr. Kooyers he excused from today's session.
The motion prevailed.

Mr. Ormsbee moved that Mr. Evans be excused from today's session.
The motion prevailed.

Mr. Strauch moved that all other absentees without leave be excused from today's session.

The motion prevalled.

The Speaker announced the appointment of Messrs. Culver, Turner and Evans as conferees on the matters of difference between the two Houses relative to

House Bill No. 137 (file No. 49) A bill to amend Act No. 188, Public Acts of 1899—an act to provide for the taxation of inheritances.

Announcement by Clerk of Printing and Enrollment of Bills. The Clerk announced that the following named bills had been printed and placed upon the files of the members, Friday, April 10:

Senate Bill No. 288 (file No. 293)—

A bill to repeal Act No. 358, Public Acts of 1917-an act to provide for the protection of fish in Lake Pleasant and Elk Lake, county of Lapeer.

Senate Bill No. 289 (file No. 294)-

A bill to amend Act No. 152, Public Acts of 1885—Michigan Soldiers' Hometo increase compensation of members of board.

The Clerk also announced that the following named bills and joint resolution had been printed and placed upon the files of the members, Saturday, April 11:

House Bill No. 413 (file No. 307)

A bill to consolidate all courts of inferior jurisdiction in the city of Monroe into a justice court.

House Bill No. 462 (file No. 308)—

A bill to amend Act No. 369, Public Acts of 1919—to provide that clerks of municipal courts of record may, in certain cases, administer oaths, accept sureties upon recognizances, etc.

House Bill No. 453 (file No. 309)—

A bill to amend Act No. 314, Public Acts of 1915—Judicature Act--constable's fees.

House Bill No. 465 (file No. 310)—
A bill to prohibit the soliciting of personal injury claims.
House Bill No. 328 (file No. 311)-

A bill to regulate the buying, selling, etc., of bonds and other evidences of debt by brokers.

House Bill No. 455 (file No. 312)—

A bill to prohibit fishing with other than hook and line in certain portions of the Straits of Mackinac.

House Bill No. 463 (file No. 313)—

A bill to permit the taking of certain fish by means of spears or dip nets in Sanilac county.

House Bill No. 475 (file No. 314)—
A bill to prohibit the use of gill nets in taking fish from Saginaw Bay.
House Bill No. 473 (file No. 315)-
A bill to make an appropriation for the payment of claims against the State.
House Bill No. 230 (file No. 316)-

A bill to amend Act No. 269, Public Acts of 1909—to provide that members of the State Board of Agriculture shall receive $5.00 per day.

House Bill No. 228 (file No. 317)—

A bill to authorize the payment of bounties for the destruction of wolves and coyotes.

House Bill No. 344 (file No. 318)-
A bill to authorize the establishment of port districts, etc.
House Bill No. 477 (file No. 319)—

A bill to amend Act No. 76, Public Acts of 1879, relative to manner of appoint, ment and salary of stenographer in police court in Grand Rapids.

House Bill No. 399 (file No. 320)

A bill to amend Act No. 166, Public Acts of 1917-an act to classify certain school districts.

Senate Bill No. 290 (file No. 295)-

A bill to amend Act No. 91, Laws of Michigan of 1839—an act to provide for the recording of town plats.

Senate Bill No. 291 (file No. 296)—
A bill to provide for the selection of national committeemen.
Senate Bill No. 292 (file No. 297)—

A bill to amend Act No. 9, First Extra Session, Public Acts of 1912-nomination of President of the United States.

Senate Bill No. 293 (file No. 298)—
A bill to apportion representatives among the several counties of the State.
Senate Bill No. 294 (file No. 299)-

A bill to amend Act No. 74, Public Acts of 1911-salaries of deputy county clerks.

Senate Bill No. 295 (file No. 300)—
A bill to amend Act No. 73, Public Acts of 1923_trout streams.
Senate Joint Resolution No. 7 (file No. 301)

A joint resolution to substitute “Director of Conservation” for “Commissioner of the State Land Office."

Senate Bill No. 296 (file No. 302)—

A bill to provide for the purchase and distribution of Lord's Michigan Civil Justice Guide of 1925.

Senate Bill No. 297 (file No. 303)-
A bill to provide for the appointment of a calendar clerk for Saginaw county.
Senate Bill No. 102 (file No. 304)—

A bill to amend Act No. 213, Public Acts of 1915-election of presiding circuit judge.

Senate Bill No. 298 (file No. 305)

A bill to amend sections 6 and 19 of chapter 163, Revised Statutes of 1846— appearance of persons liberated on recognizances.

Senate Bill No. 301 (file No. 306)—

A bill to repeal Act No. 207, Public Acts of 1923-an act to limit the amount of land which may be held by fishing, hunting, etc., corporations.

Senate Bill No. 293 (file No. 307)—
A bill to apportion representatives among the several counties of the State.

The Clerk also announced that the following named bills had been printed and placed upon the files of the members, Monday, April 13:

House Bill No. 454 (file No. 321)—
A bill to regulate the issue of municipal bonds, etc.
House Bill No. 488 (file No. 322)—

A bill to amend Act No. 206, Public Acts of 1893—to permit the Department of Conservation to apply for injunction restraining owners of lands on which taxes are unpaid from ing timber thereon.

House Bill No. 486 (file No. 323)—
A bill to make an additional appropriation for the building of armories.
House Bill No. 341 (file No. 324)—

A bill to amend section 59, chapter 14, Revised Statutes of 1846—to fix minimum salaries of prosecuting attorneys.

Messages from the Governor.

Messages were received from the Governor informing the House of Representatives that on Wednesday, April 8, he had approved and deposited in the office of the Secretary of State

House Enrolled Act No. 16 (House Bill No. 210, file No. 75)—

An act to provide for the cancellation of taxes for the years 1916 to 1923, inclusive, on certain Presque Isle county lands.

House Enrolled Act No. 19 (House Bill No. 163, file No. 46)—

An act to amend Act No. 181, Public Acts of 1919—to regulate the importation of tuberculous cattle.

Messages were received from the Governor informing the House of Representatives that on Thursday, April 9, he had approved and deposited in the office of the Secretary of State

House Enrolled Act No. 15 (House Bill No. 48, file No. 61)

An act to authorize rural agricultural school districts to borrow money and issue bonds therefor.

House Enrolled Act No. 17 (House Bill No. 221, file No. 67)—

An act to amend Act No. 198, Public Acts of 1873—capital stock of railroad, bridge and tunnel corporations.

House Enrolled Act No. 20 (House Bill No. 254, file No. 71)

An act to amend Act No. 3, Public Acts of 1895—to provide for the printing of village council proceedings in village newspapers.

House Enrolled Act No. 22 (House Bill No. 97, file No. 72)

An act to amend Act No. 314, Public Acts of 1915—Judicature Act—to provide that all counties shall receive the benefit of the “County law library fund."

House Enrolled Act No. 23 (House Bill No. 46, file No. 30)—

An act to amend Act No. 305, Public Acts of 1915—an act to prescribe the duties of the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives, etc.

House Enrolled Act No. 24 (House Bill No. 212, file No. 110)—

An act to authorize boards of supervisors to make appropriations to subsidize certain private institutions or agencies.

Messages from the Senate.

The Speaker laid before the House
House Bill No. 321 (file No. 124)

A bill to amend Act No. 183, Public Acts of 1909—to close season on mink and muskrat until 1927, and beaver, otter, fisher and marten until 1930.

The bill was received from the Senate on Friday, April 10, with certain 'amendments made by the Senate, consideration of which was postponed until today under the rules.

(For amendments see p. 785 of the House Journal.)

The question being on concurring in the adoption of the amendments made to the bill by the Senate,

The amendments were concurred in, a majority of all the members-elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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

The Speaker laid before the House
House Bill No. 103 (file No. 50)—

A bill to amend Act No. 278, Public Acts of 1909—an act to provide for the incorporation of villages.

The bill was received from the Senate on Friday, April 10, with an amendment made by the Senate, consideration of which was postponed until today under the rules.

(For amendment see p. 785 of the House Journal.)

The question being on concurring in the adoption of the amendment made to the bill by the Senate,

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