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0. Title agreed to. On motion of Mr. Graham, By a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect, the bill was ordered to take immediate effect.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM STATE OFFICERS. The Speaker announced the following:

ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Lansing, January 15, 1895. To the House of Representatives :

GENTLEMEN-I beg leave to say that I expect to be in my office in the capitol, during every day the Legislature is in session; and I take this opportunity of saying to each and every member of your honorable body, that I shall regard it as a privilege to render you any assistance in my power, in the preparation or correction of bills, or to assist in any other way that I may be able.

Respectfully yours,
FRED A. MAYNARD,

Attorney General. The communication was laid on the table.

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE.

The Speaker announced the following:

SENATE CHAMBER,

Lansing, January 15, 1895. To the Speaker of the House of Representatives :

SIR-I am instructed by the Senate to inform the House relative to the following concurrent resolution, viz.:

Resolred by the Senate (the House concurring), That a special committee of three from each house be appointed to investigate the method of issuing and distributing public documents, and to report such changes in existing laws as they shall deem necessary;

That Senators McLaughlin, Martin and Barnum have been appointed as such committee on the part of the Senate.

Very respectfully,

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate. The message was laid on the table. The Speaker also announced the following:

SENATE CHAMBER,

Lansing, January 15, 1895. To the Speaker of the House of Representatives:

SIR-I am instructed by the Senate to return to the House the following concurrent resolution, in accordance with the request of the House

Resolved by the Senate (the House concurring), that the State Printer be instructed to forward one copy of the daily Journal to each daily and

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therefor.

weekly newspaper published within the State, and to each State officer, or members of State commission, supreme, circuit and probate judge, county clerk, county treasurer, register of deeds, prosecuting attorney, circuit court commissioner, and to each public library, board of trade, superior and recorder's court in the State, and to each county school commissioner and superintendent of each union school in the State, and that the amount of postage on such copies of said Journal be paid by the State Treasurer on the warrant of the Auditor General, on the presentation of bills duly certified by the postmaster at Lansing, and by the State Printer, showing that such stamps have been purchased and used only for the payment of postage on said copies of said Journal hereby ordered to be distributed.

Very respectfully,

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate. Mr. Linderman moved to reconsider the vote by which the House adopted the resolution;

Which motion did not prevail.

NOTICES.

Mr. M. S. Curtis gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill for the protection of certain fur bearing animals.

Mr. J. T. Campbell gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to provide for indeterminate sentences and for the disposition, management and release of criminals under such sentence.

Mr. Cathro gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A joint resolution authorizing and empowering the Commissioner of the State Land Office to revise purt paid certificate 18539.

Mr. Kempf gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to amend section 17 of act 164 public acts 1881, entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to public instruction and primary schools," and to repeal all statutes and acts contravening the provisions of this act.

Mr. Graham gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to amend act No. 259 of the public acts of 1889, entitled “An act relative to the admission of insane members of the Michigan Soldiers' Home to the insane asylums of this State, and to their support at such asylums."

Mr. Graham gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to protect vineyards, orchards and gardens in the State of Michigan, and to repeal act No. 131 of the laws of 1869, entitled “An act to protect vineyards in the State of Michigan."

Mr. Matthews gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to provide for the determination by the probate court of this State, of the sanity of persons heretofore adjudged by such courts to 'be insane,

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with a view of their admission to an asylum, home or retreat for the care and treatment of the insane.

Mr. Matthews gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to amend section 12 of act 393 of the local acts of 1879, being an act entitled "An act to provide for the keeping of the accounts of and the deposits of the public moneys of the county of Wayne, and to repeal act No. 14 of special session laws of 1874, relative to the deposits thereof," approred May 27, 1879.

Mr. Madill gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to incorporate the village of Caseville. Mr. Smiley gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to amend an act entitled "An act to regulate express companies and their agents and individuals prosecuting the express business not incorporated by the State of Michigan," approved March 27, 1867, chapter 103 first Howell's statutes, sections 3718 to 3723, by adding two new sections thereto relative to fixing their duties and liabilities.

Mr. Waite gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to protect fish and to regulate fishing in the waters of Green Bay within the county of Menominee, by prohibiting the use of seines, pound Dets, gill nets and other fixed or set nets with meshes below certain sizes, and to regulate the use of such nets and provide a penalty for the violation of such law.

Mr. Allen gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to reincorporate the city of Charlotte, and to repeal act No. 250 of the session laws of Michigan for the year 1871, entitled "An act to incorporate the city of Charlotte," approved March 29, 1871, and all amendments thereto.

Mr. Woodruff gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to compel street car companies and their employes who operate street cars in the city of Detroit, within the county of Wayne, for the purpose of carrying passengers, to furuish seats for all passengers who ride upon

their cars. Mr. Smith gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to enable the board of supervisors of the county of Houghton to replace and rebuild the bridge belunging to said county across Portage Lake in said county.

Mr. Sunith gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A hill to exempt the upper peninsula from the operation of act No. 79 of 1893, which is an amendment to an act entitled "An act to provide for the payment of a franchise fee by corporations."

Mr. Flood gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to provide for and authorize proceedings for legally establishing the so called State road drain in the township of Riverton, Mason

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county, Michigan, and to provide for and authorize the assessment and collection of taxes therefor.

Mr. Flood gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to provide for and authorize proceedings for legally establishing the so-called Bickford lake drain in the township of Riverton, Mason county, Michigan and to provide for and authorize the assessment and collection of taxes therefor.

Mr. Flood gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to provide for and authorize proceedings for legally establishing the so-called Ox Bow Lake drain in the township of Riverton, Mason county, Michigan, and to provide for and authorize the assessment and collection of taxes therefor.

Mr. Flood gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill to provide and authorize proceedings for legally establishing the so-called St. Marys Like drain in the township of Riverton, Mason county, Michigan, and to provide for and authorize the assessment and collection of taxes therefor.

Mr. Moore gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill regulating the number of trainmen necessary to operate a steam railroad train.

Mr. Moore gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A bill entitled “The employers' liability act."

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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

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Mr. Chamberlain, previous notice having been given and leave being granted, introduced

House bill No. 74, entitled

A bill to reincorporate the village of Wakefield, in the county of Gogebic, and to repeal act No. 335, of the local acts of 1893, entitled "An act to reincorporate the village of Wakefield, in the county of Gogebic.”

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the committee on Village Corporations.

Mr. Wagar, previous notice having been given and leave being granted, introduced

House bill No. 75, entitled

A bill to provide for a uniformity of text books in all the schools of the State.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the committee on Education.

Mr. Redfern, previous notice having been given and leave being granted, introduced

House bill No. 76, entitled

A bill to incorporate the city of St. Johns, and to repeal act No. 290 of the session laws of 1867 and all acts amendatory thereof.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the committee on City Corporations.

Mr. Aplin, unanimous consent being given, introduced

House bill No. 77, entitled A bill to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Bay, to transfer money from the contingent fund of said county, to the poor fund thereof.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and, pending its reference to a committee, On motion of Mr. Aplin, 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. Peer

Perry
Place
Redfern
Rice
Rich
Richardson
Robertson
Robinson

Rogner

Mr. Allen

Amidon
Aplin
Baird
Belknap
Benoit
Bradbury
Brown
Campbell, H. F.
Campbell, J. T.
Cathro
Chamberlain
Chilver
Clark
Cook
Cousins
Covell
Curtis, G. M.
Curtis, M. S.
Donovan
Edgar
Ferguson
Fisk
Fitzgerald
Flood
Foster
Fuller
Graham
Harris
Henderson
Henry

Mr. Herrig

Hicks
Hilton
Holden
Holmes
Hoyt
Huggett
Kelly, W. D.
Kelly, W. J.
Kempf
Kent
Kimmis
Kingsland
Latimer
Lee
Linderman
Lonsbury
Madill
Marsh
Marsilje
Matthews
McNall
Miller
Moore
Morse
Mulvey
Norman
Otis
Parkinson
Pierson

Rose
Rowley
Saxton
Sherwood
Smiley
Taylor
Voorheis
Wagar
Waite
Ware
Weekes
Westcott
Whitney
Wildey
Williams
Wolter
Wood
Woodruff
Wortley
Speaker

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Title agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Aplin,

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

Mr. Rich, previous notice having been given and leave being granted, introduced

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