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and for the appointment of a justice clerk, and room for holding justice court, in, and for the city of Grand Rapids, and to define their jurisdiction, and fix their compensation," and to repeal an act entitled "An act to provide for the election of four justices of the peace, in, and

or the city of Grand Rapids, and to define their jurisdiction, and fix their compensation," approved March 11, 1881, and all acts and parts of acts in any wise contravening the provisions of this act, by adding thereto a new section to be known as section No. 9.

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

A bill to amend section 1 of act No. 45, of the public acts of 1887, entitled "An act to facilitate the disposal and settlement of taxes, on vacant or part paid swamp, school and other lands.” approved, March 24, 1887, as amended by act 69, of the public acts of 1889, approved May 3, 1889.

Mr. Cook gave notice that at some future day be would ask leave to introduce

A bill providing for the election of an assessor, in and for the city of Iron Mountain, in the county of Dickinson, and prescribing his powers, duties and compensation.

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

A bill providing for a board of review of assessments in the city of Iron Mountain, in the county of Dickinson, and to repeal act No. 273 of the local acts of 1893, being an act entitled “An act to provide for a board of review of assessment in the city of Iron Mountain in the county of Menominee.”

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

A bill to amend section 1 of act No. 159, session laws of 1891, entitled "An act to regulate the taking and catching of fish in the inland waters of this State," approved June 24, 1891, as amended by act No. 186, laws of 1893.

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

A bill to authorize and empower the Commissioner of the State Land Office to sell and dispose of the dead and fallen timber on lands belonging to, or held in trust or otherwise by the State.

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

A bill to amend an act relative to free schools in the city of Detroit, approved February 24, 1869, and amended March 28, 1873; March 11, 1881, and June 8, 1883, so as to provide for a reorganization of the board of education in said city.

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

A bill to amend the charter of the village of Sherwood, Branch county, Mr. Ware gave notice that at some future day he would ask leave to introduce

A joint resolution to authorize and instruct the Board of State Auditors to examine into, and if they deem justifiable, to allow the claim of Alonzo Button for injuries sustained by him from a premature discharge of a cannon while engaged in the regular performance of his duty, as a member of

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the gun squad of the Curtenius Guard (an organized volunteer uniformed militia company, organized under the laws of the State of Michigan), at Mason, Michigan, on the third day of July, 1858.

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

A bill to amend section 1, of act No. 171, session laws 1873, entitled "An act establishing a State agency for the care of juvenile offenders," approved April 29, 1873, as amended by act No. 37, public acts 1875, approved March 19, 1875, being compiler's section 9874 of Howell's annotated statutes, as amended by act No. 168, public acts of 1885, approved June 10, 1885, amended by act No. 295, of public acts of 1887, approved June 28, 1887, and amended by act No. 187, of public acts of 1889, approved June 26, 1889.

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

A bill to prohibit the taking, catching and destruction of fish in the Kalamazoo river of Michigan and its tributaries by any other means than that of hook and line.

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

A bill to detach N. Sec. 19, T. 47 N., R. 27 W. from the township of Ish peming and attach the same to the township of Tilden in the county of Marquette.

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

A bill to amend section 5 of act No. 161 of the public acts of 1885, entitled "An act to establish the police court of the city of Detroit,' approved June 9, 1885, as amended by act No. 287 of the public acts of 1887, approved June 28, 1887.

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

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

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

A joint resolution for the relief of Matilda Thrasher.

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

A bill to change the name of Ida Sell of the township of Rollin, county of Lenawee, State of Michigan, to Ida Reynolds.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

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

House bill No. 19, entitled

A bill for the incorporation of villages within the State of Michigan. and defining their powers and duties.

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

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

House bill No. 20, entitled
A bill to provide for the incorporation of cities of the fourth class.

The bill was read a first and seeond time by its title and referred to the committee on Municipal Legislation.

Mr. J. T. Campbell, previous notice having been given and leave being granted, introduced

House bill No. 21, entitled

A bill to amend section 16 of chapter 248 of Howell's annotated statutes of the State of Michigan relative to probate courts.

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

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

House bill No. 22, entitled

A bill to amend sections 1 and 5 of act No. 25 of the public acts of 1887, approved March 9, 1887, entitled “An act to provide for three additional circuit judges for the third judicial circuit,” as amended by act No. 120 of the public acts of 1893, so as to provide for one additional circuit judge for the third judicial circuit.

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

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

House bill No. 23, entitled A bill to amend section 1 of act No. 124, session laws of 1869, entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the several acts relating to the protection of game, and to the better preservation of elk, deer, birds or wild fowl,” approved April 3, 1869, and all subsequent amendments of said section, the same being section No.

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

Mr. W. D. Kelly, previous notice having been given and leave being granted, introduced

House bill No. 24, entitled

An act providing for the employment, defining the duties, and fixing the compensation of a stenographer for the fourteenth judicial circuit, State of Michigan, and to provide for the collection and disposition of the stenographer's fee.

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

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

House bill No. 25, entitled

A bill to apportion anew the Representatives among the several counties and districts of this State.

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

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

House bill No. 26, entitled
A bill for the apportionment of Senators in the State Legislature.

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

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

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House bill No. 27, entitled
A bill to divide the State of Michigan into 12 congressional districts.

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

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

House bill No. 28, entitled

A bill to incorporate the public schools of the township of Briley, Montmorency county.

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

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

House bill No. 29, entitled
A bill to provide for the bulletining of the arrival of passenger trains.

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

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

House bill No. 30, entitled

A bill to amend section 51, of act No. 206, of the session laws of 1893, intitled “An act to provide for the assessment of property and the levy (and collection) of taxes thereon, and for the collection of taxes heretofore and hereafter levied, making such taxes a lien on the lands taxed, establishing and continuing such lien, providing for the sale and convey. ance of lands delinquent for taxes, and for the inspection and disposition of lands bid off to the State and not redeemed or purchased, and to repeal act No. 200, of the public acts of 1891, and all other acts and parts of acts in anywise contravening any of the provisions of this act.”

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

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

House bill No. 31, entitled

A bill to prohibit and prevent adulteration, fraud and deception in the manufacture and sale of articles of food and drink, drugs and medicines.

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

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

House bill No. 32, entitled
A bill to establish a normal schooi in central Michigan.

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

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

House bill No. 33, entitled

A bill providing for additional buildings at the Asylum for the Insane, located at Newberry, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, for the furnishing and equipment of the said asylum, including the erection of water tower and connections, pumps, boilers, and electric light plant, and for a working capital for said asylum, and making an appropriation therefor.

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

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

House bill No. 34, entitled

A bill fixing the name of the asylum for the insane located at Newberry in the upper peninsula of Michigan.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the committee on Upper Peninsula Insane Asylum.

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

House bill No. 35, entitled

A bill to amend section 2 of an act entitled “An act to authorize the Board of Control to transfer the St. Mary's Falls ship canal, with the property belonging to the same, to the United States," approved March 3, A. D. 1881, the same being act No. 17 of the session laws of 1881, said section 2 being compiler's section 5504 of Howell's annotated statutes, so as to authorize the use and expenditure of materials and funds therein mentioned for the construction of a marine hospital.

The bill was read a first and second time by its title and referred to the committees on State Affairs and Federal Relations.

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

House bill No. 36, entitled

A bill to authorize the payment of money due to estates of deceased persons to the county treasurer, in certain cases.

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

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

House bill No. 37, entitled
A bill to incorporate the village of Crystal City, in the county of Benzie.

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

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

House joint resolution No. 4, entitled

Joint resolution proposing an amendment to section 28, of article 4, of the constitution of this State, relative to the introduction of bills in the Legislature.

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

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Chamberlain offered the following:

Resolved, that the Sergeant-at-Arms be authorized to provide the messenger boys with suitable bages, at a cost not to exceed two dollars each;

Which was not adopted.
Mr. Kempf offered the following:

Resolved, That the committee clerks be required to be at their respective committee rooms from 8 a. m. until 12 m.; from 2 p. m. until 5 p. m., and from 7 p. m. until 9 p. m., and that they shall render all required clerical

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