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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.

On motion of Mr. Hoyt,
The House adjourned.

Lansing, Thursday, January 17, 1895. The House met pursuant to adjournment and was called to order by the Speaker. Roll called: quorum present. Absent without leave: Messrs. Chilver and Ferguson. On motion of Mr. Ware, Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Chilver until Monday next. On motion of Mr. Baird, Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Ferguson for the day. On motion of Mr. Lee,

Leave of absence was granted to the committee on School for the Blind for the day.

Mr. Waldo arose to a question of privilege: In that he was unavoidably absent when the vote was taken for United States Senators, he wished to be placed on record in that regard. It would have afforded him great pleasure to have been able to name as his candidates for the offices of United States Senators from Michigan, Hon. James McMillan and Hon. Julius C. Burrows.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS.

No. 21. By Mr. Miller: Petition of the board of supervisors of Kala. mazoo county relative to fees of county treasurers, for certifying on deeds the payment of taxes.

Referred to the committee on General Taxation.

No. 22. By Mr. Miller: Petition of the supervisors of Kalamazoo county for an amendment to the laws for drains and roads. Referred to the committee on Drainage.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.
By the committee on Village Corporations:
The committee on Village Corporations, to whom was referred
House bill No. 61, entitled

A bill to amend section 1 of act No. 237 of the session laws of 1893, entitled “An act to incorporate the village of Coloma, in the county of Berrien;"

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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.

E. B. TAYLOR,

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

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. Hicks

Mr. Perry
Amidon
Hilton

Place
Aplin
Holden

Redfern
Baird
Hoyt

Rice
Belknap
Hugget

Richardson
Benoit
Jones

Robertson
Bradbury
Kelly, W. D.

Rogner
Brown
Kelly, W. J.

Rose
Camburn
Kempf

Rowley
Campbell, H. F.
Kent

Saxton
Cathro
Kimmis

Sherwood
Chamberlain
Kingsland

Smiley
Clark
Kingsley

Smith
Cook
Linderman

Taylor
Cousins
Lonsbury

Voorheis
Covell
Madill

Wagar
Curtis, G. M.
Marsh

Waldo
Curtis, M. S.
Marsilje

Ware
Donovan
McNall

Weeks
Fisk
Miller

Westcott
Fitzgerald
Moore

Whitney
Flood
Morse

Wildey
Foote
Mulvey

Williams
Foster
Norman

Wolter
Graham
Otis

Wood
Harris
Parkinson

Woodruff
Henderson
Partridge

Wortley
Henry
Pearson

Speaker
Herrig
Peer

86 NAYS.

0 Title agreed to. On motion of Mr. Kingsland, By a vote of two-thirds of all the members elect, the bill was ordered to take immediate effect. By the committee on Public Lands: The committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred House bill No. 86, entitled A bill to establish and create a commission to be known as "The commission for the development of State lands," which shall have charge of

certain interests of the State in delinquent tax lands, granting the commission certain power and authority providing for the appointment, duties, terms of office, and pay of the members thereof, defining the duties of the Governor, Auditor General, Land Commissioner, and other officers with relation thereto, creating a fund for the use of said commission for the sale of delinquent tax lands, making an appropriation for the use of said commission, and repealing all acts or portions thereof contravening this act;

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.

R. KEMPF,

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

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

By the committee on Enrollment:

The committee on Enrollment report as correctly enrolled, signed and presented to the Governor, the following:

House bill No. 77, entitled

An act 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.

B. F. McNALL,

Chairman. Report accepted. By the committee on Education: The committee on Education, to whom was referred House bill No. 39, entitled

A bill to incorporate the schools of the city of Manistee, Manistee county, Michigan;

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.

F. W. REDFERN,

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

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

By the committee on City Corporations:
The committee on City Corporations, to whom was referred
House bill No. 66, entitled

A bill to amend section 7 of title 16 of act No. 405 of the laws of 1893, entitled "An act to reincorporate the city of Lansing, in the county of Ingham, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts in conflict therewith;"

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

CHARLES H. FISK,

Chairman Report accepted and committee discharged.

On motion of Mr. Foster,

The bill was referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the general order without printing.

By the committee on Ways and Means:

The committee on Ways and Means have directed me to make the following supplemental report to the one already made on mileage of members and employés of the House. The following names not having been reported:

Miles. W. E. Stocking, Janitor.

152 Van R. Pond, Clerk.

164 E. A. Foster, Enrolling Clerk..

372 Wm. W. Shier, Clerk

174 Wm. M. Clark, Clerk.

2 Geo. A. Dyer, Clerk.

2 Chas. H. Watson, Clerk..

1,224 Lloyd Smith, Messenger.

198 Thos. E. Mathews, Assistant Enrolling Clerk

186 Also the following additions of mileage as corrections of former report:

Miles. Representative Matthews, error of

12 Representative Lee, error of.

6 Representative Kempf, error of

10 Representative Kimmis, error of.

27 Messenger Roy S. Lyle, errror of.

70 W. A. Rowley, error of

8 A. S. ROSE,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. Rose, The report was adopted. By the committee on Local Taxation :

committee on Local Taxation, to whom was referred House bill No. 97, entitled

A bill to provide for and authorize proceedings for legally establishing the so called State road drain in the township of Riverton, Mason county, Michigan, and to provide for and authorize the assessment and collection of taxes therefor;

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.

E. A. WILDEY,

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

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

By the committee on Local Taxation:
The committee on Local Taxation, to whom was referred
House bill No. 98, entitled
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;

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.

E. A. WILDEY,

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

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

By the committee on Local Taxation:
The committee on Local Taxation, to whom was referred
House bill No. 100, entitled

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;

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

E. A. WILDEY,

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

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

By the committee on Local Taxation :
The committee on Local Taxation, to whom was referred
House bill No. 99, entitled

A bill to provide for and authorize proceedings for legally establishing the so called St. Mary's Lake drain in the township of Riverton, Mason county, Michigan, and to provide for and authorize the assessment and collection of taxes therefor;

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.

E. A. WILDEY,

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

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

By the committee on Private Corporations:
The committee on Private Corporations, to whom was referred
House bill No. 12, entitled

A bill to amend section 8 of an act entitled "An act to authorize the formation of gas light companies," approved February 12, 1885, being section 4175 of Howell's annotated statutes, as amended by act No. 25, of the public acts of 1889, entitled " An act to amend sections 2, 6 and 8 of an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of gas light compa

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