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MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE.

The following message from the House was received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 11, 1901.
To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 1255, By Mr. D. E. Burns, entitled
A bill to amend the charter of the City of Grand Rapids;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect been ordered to take immediate effect, and in which the concurrence of the Senate is. respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was read a first and second time by its title and, pending its reference to a committee,

Mr. Loomis moved that the rules be suspended, and that the bill be placed on its immediate passage.

The question being on the motion made by Mr. Loomis,
Mr. Helme proceeded to discuss the bill.

Mr. Loomis arose to a point of order and stated that the discussion of the merits of the bill was not in order upon a motion that the rules be suspended and that the bill be placed on its immediate passage.

The President declared the point of order well taken.

The question being on the motion that the rules be suspended, and that the bill be placed on its immediate passage.

The motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting therefor.

The bill was then read a third time and, pending the taking of the vote on the passage thereof,

Mr. Helme moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Cities. and Villages, and demanded the yeas and nays.

The motion made by Mr. Helme then did not prevail, a majority of the Senators present not voting therefor, by yeas and nays as follows:

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

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The title was agreed to.
Mr. Loomis moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

The motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators elect voting therefor.

The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 11, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill: House bill No. 336, By Mr. Chandler, entitled

A bill to provide for the improvement of the Mackinac Island State Park, and to reimburse the general fund of the State for moneys expended for that purpose;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, and in which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was read a first and second time by its title and, pending its reference to a committee,

Mr. Fuller moved that the rules be suspended, and that the bill be placed on its immediate passage.

The motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting therefor.

The bill was then read a third time and, pending the taking of the vote on the passage thereof,

Mr. Kelly moved that the Senate take a recess until 5:30 o'clock p. m., to listen to an address by Hon. Peter White.

The motion prevailed, the time being 5:20 o'clock p. m.

AFTER RECESS.

5:30 o'clock p. m.

The Senate was called to order by the President.
A quorum of the Senate was present.

The question being on the passage of House bill No. 336,

Mr. Nichols moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Finance and Appropriation.

The motion prevailed.

The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 11, 1901.
To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transinit the following bill:
House bill No. 26 (file No. 259), By Mr. Chandler, entitled

A bill to provide for the assessment of the property of railroad companies, union station and depot companies, telegraph companies, telephone companies, express companies, sleeping car companies, car loaning companies, stock car companies, refrigerator car companies, fast freight line companies, and all other companies not above specified owning and operating cars of any character or description within the State of Michigan; and for the levy thereon by a State board of assessors of taxes, and for the collection thereof; and to repeal all Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent herewith;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, and in which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was read a first and second time by its title and, on motion of Mr. Kelly, was referred to the Committee on Railroads.

The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 11, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following joint resolution:

House joint resolution No. 1091 (file No. 253), By Mr. Kanouse, entitled

A joint resolution providing for the erection of a monument to the memory of the army nurse, E. May Tower (who died in Porto Rico), at her place of interment in the cemetery at Byron, in the County of Shiawassee, Michigan, and for a tax to meet the same; Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect been ordered to take immediate effect, and in which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The joint resolution was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 11, 1901.
To the President of the Senate:

Sir—I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 536 (file No. 252), By Mr. W. A. Reed, entitled

A bill making appropriations for the Industrial School for Boys for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1902, and June 30, 1903, and to provide for a tax to meet the same;

Which las passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect been ordered to take immediate effect, and in which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was read a first and second time by its title and, pending its reference to a committee,

Mr. Humphrey moved that the bill be laid on the table.
The motion prevailed.

The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
Lansing, April 11, 1901.

. To the President of the Senate:

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

House bills Nos. 225-346 (file No. 193), By Messrs. Lowrey and Ward, entitled

A bill to amend sections 2, 8 and 24 of Act 206 of the Public Acts of 1893, entitled "An act to provide for the assessment of property and the levy (and collection) of taxes thereon and for the collection of taxes heretofore and hereafter levied; making such taxes a lien on the lands taxed, establishing and continuing such lien, providing for the sale and conveyance of lands delinquent for taxes, and for the inspection and disposition of lands bid off to the State and not redeemed or purchased; and to repeal Act No. 200 of the Public Acts of 1891, and all other Acts and parts of Acts in anywise contravening any of the provisions of this Act," approved June 1, 1893, being sections 3825, 3831 and 3847 of the Compiled Laws of 1897, and to add a new section to stand as section 24a;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect been ordered to take immediate effect, and in which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on Taxation.

The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 11, 1901.
To the President of the Senate:

Sir–1 am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 383 (file No. 254), By Mr. Hunt, entitled

A bill making appropriations for the Michigan School for the Blind for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1902, and June 30, 1903, and to provide for a tax to meet the same;

Which has passed the House by a majority vote of all the 'members elect, and by a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect been ordered to take immediate effect, and in which the concurrence of the Senate is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the Committee on School for the Blind.

The following message from the House was also received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, April 11, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

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

Senate bill No. 62 (file No. 55), entitled

A bill making appropriations for the purchase of books and equipments for the Michigan State Library and the Michigan Traveling Libraries for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1902, and June 30, 1903, and to provide for a tax to meet the same;

In the passage of which the House has concurred by a majority vote of all the members elect, and by a rote of two-thirds of all the members elect has ordered the same to take immediate effect.

Very respectfully,

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk of the House of Representatives. The bill was referred to the Secretary for printing and presentation to the Governor.

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