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Mr. Fitzgerald

Foote
Foster
Graham
Henderson
Henry

Mr. Miller

Moore
Morse
Otis
Perry

Mr. Whitney

Wildey
Wolter
Wortley
Speaker

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Mr. Allen

Amidon
Benoit
Brown
Camburn
Campbell, J. T.
Cathro
Chamberlain
Cook
Cousins
Covell
Curtis, G. M.
Edgar
Flood
Fuller
Harris
Hicks
Holmes
Hoyt

Mr. Huggett

Jones.
Kelly, W. D.
Kelly, W.J.
Kent
Kimmis
Latimer
Lee
Linderman
Lonsbury
Madill
Marsh
Marsilje
Mulvey
Norman
Parkinson
Partridge
Pearson
Peer

Mr. Place

Rice
Rich
Richardson
Robertson
Robinson
Rose
Rowley
Saxton
Sherwood
Smiley
Smith
Taylor
Voorheis
Waite
Williams
Wood
Woudruff

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Mr. Linderman moved that a joint committee of five on the part of the House be appointed to act with a like committee on the part of the Senate relative to the appointment of a Legislative Postmaster and Assistant;

Which motion prevailed.

The Speaker announced as the members of such committee on the part of the House, Messrs. Linderman, Marsh, Whitney, Holden and Matthews.

Mr. Fuller offered the following:

Resolved, That thọ daily sessions of this House commence at 10 o'clock a. m. until further ordered:

Which was adopted.

Mr. Fisk gave notice that within the time limited therefor he will move to reconsider the vote by which the House adopted the following resolution:

Resolved, That a special committee of five members be appointed to whom shall be referred the report of the municipal incorporation commission, when the same shall be presented to the House for consideration.

The Sergeant-at-Arms announced a committee from the Senate, who reported that the Senate had completed its organization and was ready for business.

The Speaker also announced the following:

Lansing, January 2, 1895. To the Speaker of the House of Representatives :

SIR-I should be pleased to meet the two Houses in joint convention on Thursday, January 3, 1895, at such hour as may be convenient, for the purpose of communicating information by message as to the condition of the State.

Very respectfully,

JOHN T. RICH,

Governor. The message was laid on the table. The Speaker also announced the following:

Lansing, January 2, 1895. To the Speaker of the House of Representatives :

SIR-Pursuant to resolution authorizing me to do so, I have made the following appointments :

Journal Clerk-Samuel F. Cook, of Alger.
Reading Clerk-Justus N. Estabrook of Saginaw.
Corresponding Clerk-Morton L. Munson of Wayne.
Financial Clerk-Norton J. Miller of Ingham.
Clerk's Messenger-George D. Hilton of Newaygo.

LEWIS M. MILLER,

Clerk. The communication was laid on the table. The Speaker also announced the following:

To the Speaker of the House of Representatives :

SIR—In accordance with the resolution of the House authorizing the same, I hereby appoint Severin Avery of Marquette county as Journal Clerk's Messenger.

SAMUEL F. COOK,

Journal Clerk.

The communication was laid on the table.

Mr. Robertson asked and obtained leave of absence for himself until January 14th.

On motion of Mr. Chamberlain,
Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Wood until January 9th.
On motion of Mr. Miller,
The House adjourned.

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Lansing, January 3, 1895. The House met pursuant to adjournment, and was called to order by the Speaker. Roll called: quorum present. Mr. Norman offered the following:

Resolved, That the reading of the Daily Journal be dispensed with for the present session of the Legislature, and that the Clerk be authorized to make all necessary corrections therein from day to day.

The question being on the adoption of the resolution,

The resolution was adopted, two-thirds of the members present voting therefor.

The Chief Clerk, Journal Clerk, Reading Clerk, Corresponding Clerk, Financial Clerk, and Sergeant-at-Arms, elective and appointive officers of the House, appeared, took and subscribed to the constitutional oath of office, and entered upon their respective duties.

Mr. Harris announced that himself and Mr. Herrig had arranged to change seats; the change resulting gives Mr. Harris seat No. 61, and Mr. Herrig seat No. 60.

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE.

The Speaker announced the following:

SENATE CHAMBER, !

Lansing. January 2. 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 (the House concurring), That the joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives and the rules in joint convention of the Legislature of 1893, be adopted as the present joint rules, until otherwise ordered;

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,
The resolution was adopted.
The Speaker also announced the following:

SENATE CHAMBER,

Lansing, January 2, 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 (the House concurring), That the two Houses meet in joint convention at 2 o'clock p. m., tomorrow, for the purpose of receiving any communications the Governor may be pleased to make;

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,
The resolution was adopted.

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Fitzgerald offered the following: Resolved, That the representatives of the daily press in attendance upon the sessions of this body be permitted to draw seats in the same manner as the members; Which was adopted. Mr. Kempf offered the following: Resolved, That a committee of five be appointed by the Speaker who will determine the extra compensation to be paid to the House employés;

Which was adopted.
The Speaker announced as the committee under the resolution, Messrs.
Kempf, Henry, Edgar, Cook and Hicks.

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

Resolved, That a special committee of five members be appointed to whom shall be referred the report of the municipal incorporation commission, when the same shall be presented to the House for consideration; Which motion did not prevail.

By the Special Joint Committee on appointment of Postmaster and Assistant:

The Special Conference Committee on Postmaster and Assistant, Respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and recommend James McKay of Kent county, for Postmaster, and Edward I. Stimson of Saginaw, for Assistant.

E. M. BARNARD,
WM. G. THOMPSON,
F. W. CLAPP,
F. M. EARLE,
R. E. FRENCH,

Senate Committee.
A. T. LINDERMAN,
L. M. MARSH,
JOSEPH WHITNEY,
CHARLES HOLDEN,
JOHN A. MATTHEWS,

House Committee. Report accepted and committee discharged.

Mr. Linderman offered the following:

Resolved by the House (the Senate concurring), That James McKay, of Kent, be and is hereby appointed Legislative Postmaster, and E. A. Stimson, of Saginaw, be and is hereby appointed Assistant Postmaster for the present session;

Which was adopted.
Mr. Wildey offered the following:

Resolved by the House (the Senate concurring), That it shall be the duty of each member to designate in some manner the amendments offered by them to all general legislation, and the State Printer shall be instructed to print such proposed amendments in italics in the printed bills furnished the members.

Laid over one day under the rules.
On motion of Mr. Hicks,
The House took a recess until 2 o'clock this afternoon.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

2 o'clock p. m. The House met and was called to order by the Speaker. Roll called: quorum present.

Mr. J. T. Campbell moved that a committee of five be appointed to wait on the Senate and inform that body that the House is in session, and ready to receive them in joint convention;

Which motion prevailed.

The Speaker announced as the committee Messrs. J. T. Campbell, Mulvey, McNall, Voorheis and Donovan.

The Speaker announced the following appointments under the authority granted by a resolution of the House:

Chief Janitor-Oliver T. Watkins, of Kent.
First Assistant Janitor - George W. Cook, of Shiawassee.

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Second Assistant Janitor - Ernest B. Long, of Genesee.
Keeper of Cloak Room-George Houston, of Wayne.

The committee appointed to notify the Senate that the House was ready to receive them in Joint Convention, returned, and reported that they had performed the duty assigned them, and were discharged.

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE.

The Speaker announced the following:

SENATE CHAMBER,

Lansing, January 3, 189.5. 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 by the House (the Senate concurring), That James McKay,

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