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Lansing, May 13, 1901.

9 o'clock p. m.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment and was called to order by the President pro tem.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary.

The following Senators were present: Messrs. Atwood, Baird, Bangham, Farr, Fuller, Holmes, Humphrey, Kelly, McMullen, Moore, Murfin, Nims, Palmer, Pierson, Robson, Schumaker, Sleeper, Charles Smith, Gad Smith, Sovereign, Weekes, President pro tem.-22.

The following Senators were absent with leave: Messrs. Doherty, Earle, Loeser-3.

The following Senators were absent without leave: Messrs. Cannon, Goodell, Helme, High, Lockerby, Nichols, Westover-7.

Mr. Kelly moved that leave of absence be granted to the absentees from today's session, The motion prevailed.

Mr. Kelly moved that leave of absence be granted to the absentees from Friday's session.

The motion prevailed.

MESSAGES FROM THE GOVERNOR.

The following message from the Governor was received and read:

EXECUTIVE OFFICE,

Lansing, May 10, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I have this day approved, signed and deposited in the office of the Secretary of State,

Senate bill No. 470, being

An Act to detach certain territory from the Townships of Millen and Hawes and to attach the same to the Township of Mitchell, in the County of Alcona, and State of Michigan.

Very respectfully,

A. T. BLISS,

Governor.

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

EXECUTIVE OFFICE,

Lansing, May 13, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I have this day approved, signed and deposited in the office of the Secretary of State,

Senate bill No. 211 (file No. 138), being

An Act making appropriations for the current expenses and building and special purposes for the Michigan College of Mines, at Houghton,

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for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1902, and June 30, 1903, and to provide a tax to meet the same;

Also:
Senate bill No. 275, being

An Act to repeal sections 5 and 6 of Act No. 40 of the Public Acts of 1901, entitled “An Act to detach Calhoun county from the Fifth judicial circuit, and to create the 37th judicial circuit,” approved April 4, 1901;

Also:
Senate bill No. 254 (file No. 181), being

An Act to create a voting precinct in the Township of Rockland in Ontonagon county;

Also:
Senate bill No. 179 (file No. 162), being

An Act to provide for the inspection of manufacturing establishments, workshops, hotels and stores in this State; to provide for the regulation of such establishments, and the employment of women and children therein; to regulate the conduct of sweat shops, so called; to provide for the enforcement of the provisions of this Act; and to make an appropriation for the purpose of carrying out the same;

Also:
Senate bill No. 214 (file No. 139), being

An Act to restore school district No. 2 of Waterford township, in the County of Oakland, in the State of Michigan, to part of its original boundary lines, and add new territory thereto.

Very respectfully,

A. T. BLISS,

Governor.

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Kelly moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 24 (file No. 194), entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 101 of the Public Acts of 1893, entitled “An Act making it unlawful for foreign insurance companies legally admitted to do business in the State of Michigan to place or cause to be placed, except through a duly licensed agent in this State, insurance on property in the State of Michigan in offices outside the State of Michigan," and to add one new section to said Act to be known as section 7.

The motion prevailed.
Mr. Kelly moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

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

Mr. Murfin moved that a respectful message be sent to the House asking the return to the Senate of

House bill No. 350 (file No. 175), entitled

A bill to protect the owners of bottles, boxes, siphons, fountains and kegs, used in the sale of milk, cream or other dairy products, soda water, mineral, drinking or aerated waters, porter, ale, cider, ginger ale, small beer, lager beer, Weiss beer, beer, white beer, fruits, preserves, cordials, drugs, medicines, mixtures, perfumes, compounds or other manufactured articles or beverages, and to repeal Act No. 36 of the Public Acts of 1897, entitled "An Act to protect the owners of bottles, boxes, siphons, fountains and kegs, used in the sale of milk, cream, soda water, mineral or aerated waters, porter, ale, cider, ginger ale, small beer, lager beer, Weiss beer, beer, white beer, or other beverages," approved March 25, 1897.

The motion prevailed.
Mr. Murfin moved to take from the table
House bill No. 25 (file No. 32), entitled

A bill to amend section 2, section 6 and section 10 of an Act entitled "An Act to authorize proceedings against garnishees and for other purposes," being chapter 35 of the Compiled Laws of the State of Michigan of 1897.

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

Mr. Murfin moved that the bill be made a special order for tomorrow, May 14.

The motion prevailed.
Mr. Fuller moved to take from the table
House bill No. 908, entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of Act No. 87 of the Public Acts of 1891, entitled “An Act to provide for appropriation of money to pay the salary of the Attorney General, clerks and certain expenses in such depart. ment, and to provide the manner and condition of payment, and to repeal all Acts and parts of Acts contravening the provisions of this Act," as amended.

The motion prevailed.
Mr. Fuller moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

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

Mr. Bangham moved to take from the table
Senate bill No. 534 (file No. 116), entitled

A bill to provide for the manufacture and sale of black pepper in this State, and to provide a penalty for the violation of the provisions. of this Act.

The motion prevailed.

The question being on concurring in the amendment made to the bill by the House,

The amendment was concurred in, a majority of all the Senators. elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS.

No. 300. By Mr. Fuller: Petition of D. E. Gillotson, and 10 other traveling men, asking for the passage of Senate bill No. 350, providing for the reduction of railroad fares in the Upper Peninsula.

The petition was referred to the Committee on Railroads.

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE.

The following message from the House was received and read:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, May 10, 1901. To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill: House bill No. 954, By Mr. Vandercook, entitled

A bill to amend section 10 of title 3 of Act No. 374 of the Local Acts. of 1897, entitled “An Act to revise the charter of the City of Grand Rapids,” by adding a new subdivision thereto to be known as subdivision 58;

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 referred to the Committee on Cities and Villages.

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

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Lansing, May 10, 1901.
To the President of the Senate:

Sir-I am instructed by the House to transmit the following bill:
House bill No. 1216, By Mr. D. E. Burns, entitled

A bill to amend section 5 of Act No. 379 of the Local Acts of 1891, entitled "An Act to provide for the compensation and to prescribe the duties of certain officers of the County of Kent;"

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. Weekes 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 passed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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Mr. Murfin moved that the Senate resolve itself into the committee of the whole on the

GENERAL ORDER.

The motion prevailed.
The President pro tem. called Mr. Kelly to the chair.

After some time spent therein the committee rose and, through their chairman, made the following report:

The committee of the whole have had under consideration the following:

I.

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Senate bill No. 550 (file No. 199), entitled

To amend section 24 of Act No. 168 of the Public Acts of 1861, entitled "An Act to reorganize the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan, and to establish a State Board of Agriculture," approved March 15, 1861, the same being compiler's section 1855 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;

Have made no amendments thereto, and have directed their chairman to report the same back to the Senate, and recommend its passage.

The committee of the whole have also had under consideration the following:

II.

Senate substitute for House bill No. 239 (Senate file No. 196), entitled

A bill to define the legal qualifications of kindergarten, music, and drawing teachers in the State;

Also:
Senate bill No. 418 (file No. 198), entitled

A bill to provide for the incorporation of monumental insurance companies;

Also:
House bill No. 39 (file No. 162), entitled

A bill to secure greater safety and comfort for persons traveling on suburban and certain street railways;

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