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The Speaker also announced the following:

SENATE CHAMBER,

Lansing, January 17, 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. 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 herewith,”

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.

By unanimous consent,
The Speaker also announced the following:

SENATE CHAMBER,

Lansing, January 17, 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. 10, entitled

A bill to authorize the township of Titta bawassee, inSaginaw county, to borrow $12,000 on its bonds to build a bridge across the Tittabawassee river.

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. Whitney,
The House adjourned.

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Lansing, Friday, January 18, 1895. The House met pursuant to adjournment and was called to order by the Speaker. Roll called: quorum present. Absent without leave: Messrs. Flood and Wolter. On motion of Mr. Chamberlain, Leave of absence was granted to all absentees for the day.

Mr. Kempf moved to reconsider the vote by which the House adopted the following:

Resolved (the House concurring), That no officer of the Senate or House of Representatives, or any clerk of committees, except the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives shall receive any extra compensation during the session of 1895.

Which motion prevailed.
The question being on the adoption of the resolution,
On motion of Mr. Kempf,
The resolution was referred to the special committee on pay of
employees.
The Speaker announced that the hour had arrived for the

SPECIAL ORDER,
Being the consideration of the following:
House bill No. 40 (file No. 4), entitled

A bill to amend sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 11 and 13 of act No. 147, of the public acts of 1891, being an act approved June 19, 1891, entitled "An act to provide for the election of a county commissioner of schools, for the appointment of school examiners, and to define the duties and fix the compensation for the same, and to repeal all existing acts or parts of acts conflicting with the provisions of this act.”

On motion of Mr. Chamberlain, The House went into committee of the whole, on the special order. Whereupon the Speaker called Mr. Woodruff 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: House bill No. 40 (file No. 4), entitled

A bill to amend sections 1, 2, 3, 4,5, 6, 11 and 13, of act No. 147 of the public acts of 1891, being an act approved June 19, 1891, entitled "An act to provide for the election of a county commissioner of schools, for the appointment of school examiners, and to define the duties and fix the compensation for the same, and to repeal all existing acts or parts of acts conAicting with the provisions of this act;".

But not having gone through therewith, have directed their chairman to report that fact to the House and ask leave to sit again.

ARI E. WOODRUFF,

Chairman. On motion of Mr. Woodruff, Leave was granted the committee to sit again for the consideration of the bill.

The Speaker pro tem assumed the chair.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS.

No. 25. By Mr. Hoyt: Petition of J. Den Herder and thirty-three others relative to the incorporation of the village of Zeeland.

Referred to the committee ou Village Corporations.

No. 26. By Mr. Taylor: Petition to cause all prison made goods to be branded as such.

Referred to the committee on Liquor Traffic.

No, 27. By Mr. Place: Petition of seventy-five residents of the county of Ionia relative to the liquor traffice.

Referred to the committee on Liquor Traffic.

No. 28. By Mr. Rose: Petition of M. H. French and fifty-five others on the same subject. Same reference.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.
By the committee on Railroads:
The committee on Railroads, to whom was referred
House bill No. 51, entitled

A bill to establish and regulate the sale and use of coupon or mileage tickets separate or in book form, and to prohibit the exacting or demanding of any contract, agreement or condition of exemption from liability to person or persons, or loss of•property of any person or persons purchasing or using any ticket, mileage book, pass or other evidence of transportation issued or sold by any railroad company or other transportation line or common carrier, organized or which may be organized and doing business in and through the State of Michigan, and prescribing a penalty;

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.

GEORGE E. HILTON,

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

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
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;

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.

A. C. COOK,

Acting Chairman, Report accepted and committee discharged.

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

By the committee on Judiciary:
The committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred

House bill No. 117, entitled A bill to amend section 8713 of Howell's annotated statutes of Michigan; Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration and have directed me to request of the House that bill be printed for the age of the committee.

A. C. COOK,

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

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 bill No. 118, entitled

A bill to enlarge the powers of the circuit courts of the State of Michigan and to provide for the improvement of the practice therein in actions at law and actions in equity;

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.

A. C. COOK,

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

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. 52 (manuscript), entitled An act to amend an act entitled "An act relative to justices' courts in the city of Grand Rapids, to reduce the number thereof and to fix the compensation of such justices and provide a clerk and offices therefor, being act No. 306 of the local acts of 1893, approved March 22, 1893, by adding thereto a new section;

Also,
House bill No. 66 (manuscript), entitled

An act 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 Ingbam, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith;"

B. F. MCNALL,

Chairman Report accepted. By the committee on Judiciary: The committee on Judiciary, to whom was referred House bill No. 89, entitled

A bill to provide for the determination by the probate courts of this State of the sanity of persons heretofore adjudged by such courts to be insane with a view to their admission to an asylum, home or retreat for the care and treatment of the insane;

Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration,

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and have directed me to request of the House that the bill be printed for the use of the committee.

A. C. COOK,

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

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

By the joint committees on City Corporations and Village Corporations: The joint committees on City Corporations and Village Corporations, to whom was referred

House bill No. 68, entitled

A bill to authorize the cities and villages of this State which own and operate electric light works for the purpose of lighting their streets and other public places to furnish and supply electric lights to the inhabitants of such oities and villages;

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. E. B. TAYLOR,

Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged.

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

By the committee on Judiciary:
The committee on Judiciary to whom was referred.
House bill No. 53, entitled

A bill to provide for a legal department for the city of Detroit, and to abolish the offices of city counselor and city attorney, and to repeal an act entitled, "An act supplemental to the charter of the city of Detroit, and to provide for a law department in said city,” approved June 1, 1893;

a 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.

A. C. COOK,

Acting Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion Mr. Cook,

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 bill No. 102, entitled

A bill to amend section 5 of act No. 204 of the public acts of 1893, entitled “An act to create a board of jury commissioners consisting of seven persons, for the courts of record in the county of Wayne and to repeal act No. 95 of the public acts of 1887, as amended by uct No.

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