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

A bill to amend section 2 of chapter 169 of the revised statutes of 1846, As amended by the several acts amendatory thereof, and being section 9053 of Howell's annotated statutes of Michigan.

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

A bill for the incorporation of the village of Fairgrove, Tuscola county.

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

A bill to amend section 1 of act No. 183 of the session laws of 1893, entitled "An act to amend section 1 of act No. 79 of the session laws of 1869, entitled an act to authorize the judges of probate of certain counties to appoint a register and prescribe his duties and compensation, as amended by subsequent acts amendatory thereof, being section 535 of Howell's annotated statutes.''

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

A bill to provide for the taking of testimony of parties to causes and witnesses before issue joined therein, or after issue, and before trial, and for a penalty for refusal to attend and testify.

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

A bill entitled "An act to amend sections 1 and 2, of chapter 140, of the revised statutes of 1846, relative to the limitation of personal actions, and being compiler's sections 8713 and 8714 of Howell's annotated statutes of the State of Michigan,

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

A bill to provide for the appointment by courts, of physicians to examine the plaintiff or person injured, in suits for damages on account of personal injuries, and for penalty for the refusal of the injured party to submit to such examination.

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

A bill to reincorporate the village of Paw Paw, Van Buren Co., Mich., and to repeal act No. 519 of the session laws for the year 1867, approved March 28, 1867, entitled "An acto to incorporate the village of Paw Paw," and all acts and parts acts amendatory thereto.

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

A bill to amend the charter of the village of New Buffalo, county of Berrien.

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

A bill to provide for taxation of attorney's fees in justice's court.

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

A bill to amend the charter of the city of Negaunee.

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

A bill to regulate the taxation of costs in actions for malicious prosecutions.

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

A bill to give justices of the peace jurisdiction over foreign corporations.

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

A bill to amend section 1 of act No. 166 of public acts of 1893, relative to relative to shutes or ladders for the passage of fish in Black river and Mill creek, St. Clair county,

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

A bill to change the name of John Augustson of Calumet township, Houghton county, to John E. Johnson.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS. Mr. Miller, previous notice having been given and leave being granted, introduced

House bill No. 142, entitled

A bill to amend act No. 233 of the laws of Michigan, approved February 7, 1867 and entitled “Au act to establish and organize school district No. 13 in the township of Oshtemo, county of Kalamazoo and State of Michigan.

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

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

House bill No. 143, entitled

A bill to change the name of John A. Beckbissinger, Emma M. Beckbissinger and Helen M. Beckbissinger to John A. Bissinger, Emma M. Bissinger and Helen M. Bissinger.

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

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

House bill No. 144, entitle

A bill to provide for the compulsory education of children, and to repeal all acts or parts of acts conflicting with provisions of the same.

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

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

House bill No. 145, entitled
A bill to change the name of Ida Sell to Ida Reynolds.

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

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

House bill No. 146, entitled A bill to prevent the manufacture and sale of any butter compound which is colored in imitation of yellow butter within this State, and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof.

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

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

House bill No. 147, entitled

A bill to amend the charter of the city of Bessemer, in the county of Gogebic, being act No. 263 of the local acts of the year A. D. 1893, entitled "An act extending the corporate limits of and providing a special charter for the city of Bessemer, in the county of Gobebic.”

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

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

House bill No. 148, entitled

An act to provide for the incorporation of mutual insurance companies to insure against loss by breakage of plate glass, and defining their powers and duties.

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

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

House bill No. 149, entitled

A bill to amend act No. 63 of the laws of 1889, entitled "An act relative to the board of county auditors for the county of Wayne, and to their powers, duties and compensation,” approved April 23, 1889.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and, pending its reference to a committee,

On motion of Mr. Woodruff,
The bill was laid on the table.

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

House bill No. 150, entitled

A bill to amend section 3 of act No. 128 of the public acts of 1887, entitled “An act for the requiring of a civil license in order to marry, and the registration of the same, and to provide a penalty for the violation of the provisions of the same," approved May 31, 1887.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and, pending its reference to a committee,

On Motion of Mr. Woodruff,
The bill was laid on the table.

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

House joint resolution No. 13, entitled

A joint resolution for the relief of the Western Union Telegraph Company

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

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Belknap offered the following:

Resolved by the House (the Senate concurring) That our Senators and Representatives in Congress be and are hereby requested to use all honorable means to cause the United States government to cede to the State of Michigan the island of Mackinac to be kept and used as a public park

Resolved, That a copy of the above resolutions be sent to each of tho Michigan Senators and Representatives at Washington;

Laid over one day under the rules.
Mr. Place offered the following:

Resolved (the Senate concurring), That a special committee of six, three from the Senate and three from the House, be appointed to investigate and report as to the advisability of the State purchasing or building an executive home in the city of Lansing, at a cost not to exceed $30,000;

Laid over one day under the rules.
Mr. Alpin offered the following:

WHEREAS, The death of Colonel J. B. Bachelder leaves a vacancy in the National Gettysburg Commission, and in the department of historian; and

WHEREAS, The Governor of the State of Michigan, together with many eminent citizens of this State, feeling a patriotic interest in the graves of her loyal sons upon that field, have respectfully requested the honorable, the secretary of war, that the commissioner and bistorian be appointed from the State of Michigan; and

WHEREAS, Many soldiers and others have united in requesting the appointment to this position of Colonel Edward Hill, formerly of the 16th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, a gentleman of culture and truth, a gal. lant soldier who participated in the battle of Gettysburg with credit and honor, and whose regiment held the position at Little Round Top, who holds the "Medal of honor" for gallant services on the field of battle, and who is eminently fitted by education, experience and extended acquaintance with veterans both north and south, and who is tactful, earnest, energetic and a persistent and patient worker; therefore

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the Legislature of the State of Michigan unite in indorsing the candidacy of Colonel Hill, and respectfully request the honorable, the Secretary of War, to appoint him to the position named.

Resolved further, That a copy of these resolutions be forwarded to the Secretary of War, and also a copy be forwarded to Colonel Hill;

Pending the order that the resolution lie over one day under the rules, On motion of Mr. Aplin

The rules were suspended, two thirds of all the member present voting therefor, and the resolution was put upon its immediate consideration.

The resolution was then adopted.

GENERAL ORDER.

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On motion of Mr. Foster,
The House went into committee of the whole, on the general order.
Whereupon the speaker called Mr. Rose 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. 117 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 conficting with the provisions of this act.”

Have made sundry amendments thereto, and have directed their chair. man to report the same back to the House, asking concurrence therein, and recommend its passage.

The committee of the whole have also had under consideration the following:

House bill No. 12 (file No. 22), entitled

A bill to amend section 8 of an act entitled "An act to authorize the formation of gas light companies," approved February 12, 1855, 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 companies,'” approved February 12, 1855, as heretofore amended, approved March 23, 1889.

And have directed their chairman to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that it be referred to the committee on Private Corporations.

ALLAN S. ROSE,

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

The House concurred in the amendments made by the committee to the first named bill, and it was placed on the order of third reading.

On motion of Mr. Kempf,

The House concurred in the recommendation of the committee relative to the second named bill, and it was referred to the committee on Private Corporations.

Mr. Redfern moved that the rules be suspended, and that
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 com. pensation for the same, and to repeal all existing acts or parts of acts conflicting with the provisions of this act,”

Be put on its immediate passage;

Which motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the members present voting therefor.

The bill having been read a third time and the question being upon its passage, pending the taking of the vote thereon,

Mr. Kelly moved that the bill be made the special order for Tuesday next, at 10 o'clock a. m.;

Which motion did not prevail, two-thirds of all the members present not voting therefor.

The bill was then not passed, & majority of all the members elect not voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.
Mr. Allen
Mr. Herrig

Mr. Sherwood
Amidon
Hicks

Smiley
Benoit
Hilton

Stoll
Brown
Hoyt

Waite
Campbell, J. T.
Huggett

Weekes
Chamberlain
Kempf

Westcott
Chilver
Latimer

Whitney
Curtis, M. S.
Lee

Wildey

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