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Mr. Fisk
Mr. Moore

Mr. Whitney
Fitzgerald
Morse

Wildey
Flood
Mulvey

Williams
Foote
Norman

Wolter
Foster
Otis

Wood
Harris
Parkinson

Woodruff
Henderson
Partridge

Wortley
Henry
Pearson

Speaker

90 NAYS.

0 Title agreed to. On motion of Mr. Chamberlain,

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

By the committee on Towns and Counties:
The committee on Towns and Counties to whom was referred
House bill No. 10, entitled

A bill to authorize the township of Titta bawassee, in Saginaw county, to borrow twelve thousand dollars ($12,000) on its bonds to build a bridge across the Tittabawassee river;

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

C. K. HOYT,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. Whitney,

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. Allen
Mr. Henry

Mr. Perry
Amidon
Herrig

Place
Aplin
Hicks

Redfern
Baird
Hilton

Rice
Belknap
Hoyt

Rich
Benoit
Huggett

Richardson
Bradbury
Jones

Robertson
Brown
Kelly, W. D.

Robinson
Camburn
Kelly, W. J.

Rogner
Campbell, H. F. Kempf

Rose
Cathro
Kimmis

Rowley
Chamberlain
Kingsland

Saxton
Chilver
Kingsley

Sherwood
Clark
Lee

Smiley
Cook
Linderman

Smith
Cousins
Lonsbury

Taylor
Covell

Madill
Curtis, G. M.
Marsh

Waite
Curtis, M. S.
Marsilje

Ware

Wagar

Mr. Donovan
Mr. Matthews

Mr. Weekes
Edgar
McNall

Westcott
Ferguson
Moore

Whitney
Fisk
Morse

Wildey
Fitzgerald
Mulvey

Williams
Flood
Norman

Wolter
Foote
Otis

Wood
Foster
Parkinson

Woodruff
Graham
Partridge

Wortley
Harrie
Pearson

Speaker
Henderson
Peer

89 NAYS.

0 Title agreed to. On motion of Mr. Whitney,

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

By the committee on Judiciary;
The committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred
House joint resolution No. 2, entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to section 1, article 9 of the constitution of this State relative to the salaries of certain State and judicial officers and providing that the Legislature shall have authority to fix and determine the same;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to request of the House that the bill be printed for the use of the committee.

GEO. G. COVELL,

Chairman. Reported, accepted and committee discharged. On motion Mr. Covell,

The request was granted, and the bill ordered printed for the use of the committee.

By the committee on Judiciary:
The committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred
House joint resolution No. 1, entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to section 1, article 9 of the constitution of this State, relative to the salaries of State officers;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to request of the House that the bill be printed for the use of the committee.

GEO. G. COVELL,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion Mr. Covell,

The request was granted, and the bill ordered printed for the use of the committee.

By the committee on Judiciary:
The committee on Judiciay to whom was referred
House joint resolution No. 9, entitled

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to section 26, of article 4, of the constitution of Michigan, relative to the powers of the Legislature;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to request of the House that the bill be printed for the use of the committee.

GEO. G. COVELL,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. Covell,

The request was granted, and the bill ordered printed for the use of the committee.

By the select committee on Municipal Legislation:
The select committee on Municipal Legislation, to whom was referred
House bill No. 19, entitled

A bill to provide for the incorporation of villages within the State of Michigan, and defining their powers and duties;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have directed me to report the same back to the House with amendments thereto, recommending that the amendments be concurred in, and that the bill when so amended do pass, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

B. S. WAITE,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. Waite,

The House concurred in the amendments made to the bill by the committee.

The bill was then ordered printed, referred to the committee of the whole, and placed on the general order.

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 return to the House the following bill:

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;

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

Very respectfully,

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate. The bill was referred to the committee on Enrollment for enrollment and presentation to the Governor.

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:

Resolved (the Senate concurring), That D. H. Hasbrouck be granted the privilege of maintaining a fruit and candy stand in postoffice and stationery room of this building during the present session of the Legislature; In the adoption of which the Senate has concurred.

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 transmit to the House the following bill: Senate bill No. 8, entitled

A bill to amend section 7 of act No. 49 of the public acts of 1875, entitled "An act to provide for a municipal court in the city of Grand Rapids to be called the superior court of Grand Rapids,” approved March 24, 1875, as amended, being section 6570 of Howell's annotated statutes.

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

Very respectfully,

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate. The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the committee on Judiciary. 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 transmit to the House the following concurrent resolution:

Resolved by the Senate (the House concurring), That William Petrie, of Benzie county, be and is hereby appointed Assistant Keeper of the Stationery Room;

Which has been adopted by the Senate, and in which the concurrence of the House is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate.

}

The question being on concurring in the adoption of the resolution,
Mr. Redfern offered the following substitute therefor:

Resolved (the Senate concurring), That Charles D. Cowles be and is bereby appointed Assistant Keeper of the Stationery Room at a compensation of $2 per day during the present session of the Legislature;

Pending discussion of which,
On motion of Mr. Waite,
The resolution was laid on the table.

Mr. Norman moved that a committee of three be appointed to notify the Senate that the House is ready to receive them in joint convention, to compare the votes cast in the two houses yesterday for Senator in the Congress of the United States;

Which motion prevailed, and the Speaker announced as such committee Messrs. Norman, Robinson and Fisk.

After a short absence the committee returned, and reported that they had performed the duty assigned them and were discharged.

The Sergeant-at-Arms announced the Honorable, the Senate, who were conducted to seats.

PROCEEDINCS IN JOINT CONVENTION.
The joint convention met at 12 m. and was called to order by the Hon.
Alfred Milnes, Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary thereof, and a quorum of the Senators were present.

The roll of the House was called by the Clerk thereof, and a quorum of the members were present.

The President of the Senate announced that the two houses had met in joint convention to compare the proceedings of the Senate and House of Representatives of yesterday, relative to the naming of a person for Senator in the Congress of the United States, for six years from the fourth day of March next, and to ascertain if the same person had received a majority of all the votes cast in each house for such office, and thereby an election had taken place.

And further to compare the proceedings of the Senate and House of Representatives of yesterday relative to the naming of a person for Senator in the Congress of the United States in place of Hon. Francis B. Stockbridge, deceased, and to ascertain if the same person had received a majority of all the votes cast in each House for such office, and thereby an election had taken place.

The Secretary of the Senate, by direction of the President thereof, read the Journal of proceedings in the Senate thereon as follows:

STATE OF MICHIGAN,

SENATE CHAMBER,
Lansing, Mich., January 15, 1895.

SPECIAL ORDER,
The President announced that the hour of 2:30 p. m. had arrived, the
time fixed by resolution of the Senate for the naming, on the part of the
Senate, of a person for Senator in the Congress of the United States, from
the State of Michigan, for the full term of six years from the fourth day
of March next, and also the naming of a person for Senator in the Congress
of the United States, from the State of Michigan, to fill the vacancy caused
by the death of Hon. Francis B. Stockbridge.

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