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After some time spent in the consideration of bills upon the General Order, the committee rose, and, through its chairman, made a report, recommending

First.

The passage, without amendment, of the following entitled bills:
Senate bill No. 211 (file No. 102).

A bill to provide for the expenses and publication of the collections of the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, making an appropriation therefor and providing a tax to meet the same, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1906, and June 30, 1907;

House bill No. 533 (file No. 170).

A bill to prevent persons from unlawfully using or wearing the badge or button of the Grand Army of the Republic, the Loyal Legion of the United States, or the United Spanish War Veterans, and to repeal section 11768 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;

House bill No. 219 (file No. 171).

A bill to amend sections 1 and 2 of chapter 2 of Act No. 3 of the Session Laws of 1895, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of villages within the State of Michigan, and define their powers and duties," being sections 2699 and 2700 of the Compiled Laws of 1897;

And
House bill No. 173 (file No. 175).

A bill to amend section 14 of article 2 of Act No. 198 of the Session Laws of 1873, entitled “An act to revise the laws providing for the incorporation of railroad companies, and to regulate the running and management, and to fix the duties and liabilities of all railroads and other corporations owning or operating any railroad in this State," the same being section 6239 of the Compiled Laws of 1997:

Second.

That the following entitled bill be referred to the Committee on Judiciary:

House bill No. 595 (file No. 173).

A bill to amend section 3 of Act 313 of the Public Acts of the State of Michigan for the year 1987, approved June 28, and being compiler's section 5381 of chapter 138 of Compiled Laws of 1897, and being an act, entitled “An act to provide for the taxation and regulation of the business of manufacturing, selling, keeping for sale, furnishing, giving or delivering spirituous and intoxicating liquors, and malt, brewed or fermented liquor's and vinous liquors in this State, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act”:

Third.

That all after the enacting clause of the following entitled bill be stricken out:

House bill No. 418 (file No. 174).
A bill to amend sections 1 and 5 of Act No. 229 of the Public Acts of

1899, entitled "An act to regulate the practice of horseshoeing in the State of Michigan," approved June 8, 1899.

The report was accepted.

The bills named in Part First of the report were placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

The question being on concurring in the recommendation of the committee relative to the bill named in Part Second of the report,

The recommendation was concurred in, and the bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

The question being on concurring in the recommendation of the committee relative to the bill named in Part Third of the report,

The recommendation was concurred in, and all after the enacting clause of the bill was stricken out.

Br unanimous consent,
The Committee on Liquor Traffic, by Mr. Holmes, Chairman, reported
House bill No. 725, entitled

A bill to prohibit the business of manufacturing, selling, furnishing, delivering or keeping for sale sacramental and intoxicating liquors, or malt, brewed and fermented liquors and vinous liquors in any city of the fourth class within the County of Sanilac, State of Michigan, except by the keeper of a hotel, and to define the term "hotel";

With the recommendation that the bill pass.
The report was accepted and the committee discharged.

Mr. Attridge moved that Rule 47 be suspended, and that the bill be placed on its immediate passage.

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

The bill was then referred to the committee of the whole and placed on the General Order.

By unanimous consent,

Mr. Greusel moved that the Speaker appoint committees to wait upon the Senate, the Governor, the State Officers and the Justices of the Supreme Court, to request their attendance at the Joint Memorial Exercises, and to escort them to their seats.

The motion prevailed. The Speaker appointed as the committee to wait upon the Senate, Messrs. J. H. Monroe, Nank and Agens.

The Speaker appointed as the committee to wait upon the Governor, Messrs. McCracken, McCall and Marvin.

The Speaker appointed as the committee to wait upon the State Officers, Messrs. Duncan, Clark and Decker.

The Speaker appointed as the committee to wait upon the Justices of the Supreme Court, Messrs. Mapes, Brockway and Stockdale.

Mr. Greusel moved that the House take a recess until 3:25 o'clock p. m.

The motion prevailed, the time being 2:50 o'clock p. m.

AFTER RECESS.

3:25 o'clock p. m.

The House was called to order by the Speaker.

Messrs. Canfield, McCarthy, Smith and Towner entered the House and took their seats.

The Speaker announced that the House, in accordance with the recommendation of the committee appointed on the part of the House under Senate resolution No. 45, would meet with the Senate at 3:30 o'clock p. m., to hold joint memorial exercises.

The Sergeant-at-Arms announced the Governor, the members of the Senate, the Justices of the Supreme Court and the State Officers, who were admitted and conducted to seats.

JOINT MEMORIAL EXERCISES.

3:30 o'clock p. m.

The members of the House and Senate were called to order by the Governor, Hon. Fred N. Warner, who announced that the two Houses had met to commemorate the death of Hon. Cyrus G. Luce, a former Governor of Michigan, who died at his home in Coldwater, March 18, 1905.

Addresses were made by Hon. Milo D. Campbell, of Coldwater, Hon. Philip T. Colgrove, of Hastings, former Governor John T. Rich, of Detroit, and Hon. Washington Gardner, of Albion, Member of Congress from the Third Congressional District.

The Governor, members of the Senate, State Officers and Justices of the Supreme Court having retired,

The House was called to order by the Speaker.

Mr. Turner asked and obtained an indefinite leave of absence for Mr. Whelan, on account of sickness.

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF MICHIGAN

1905

Published in accordance with an act of the

Legislature under the direction of

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LANSING MICHIGAN
WYNKOOP HALLENBECK CRAWFORD CO., STATE PRINTERS

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