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JOURNAL

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF MICHIGAN.

1875.

Printed by virtue of an Act of the Legislature, under the direction and supervision of

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LANSING:

W. S. GEORGE & co., STATE PRINTERS AND BINDERS

1875.

Lansing, Wednesday, March 24, 1875. The House met pursuant to adjournment, and was called to order by the Speaker.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Parsons.
Roll called : quorum present.
Absent without leave: Mr. Hertzler.
Mr. A. R. Wheeler asked and obtained leave of absence for Mr. Hertzler for

the day.

PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS. No. 1027. By Mr. Dow: Remonstrance of Wm. H. Osman, Jr., W. T. Bond, Richard Bartlett and 49 others, of Oakland county, against the passage of Senate bill No. 163, to prevent the hounding of deer ;

Referred to the committee on State affairs.

No. 1028. By Mr. Dow: Remonstrance of Jas. D. Bateman and 26 others, of Oakland county, on the same subject;

Referred to the committee on State affairs.

No. 1029, By Mr. Walker: Remonstrance of J. S. Franchell and 155 other citizens, of Clinton county, on the same subject ;

Referred to the committee on State affairs.

No. 1030. By Mr. Hunt: Petition of C. Hastings and 100 others, relative to the appointment of a board of censors.

а On demand of Mr. Hunt,

The petition was read at length and spread at large on the journal, as follows : To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of

Michigan:

The undersigned, residents and citizens of Detroit and State of Michigan, respectfully pray that the substitute bill 152, reported by the joint judiciary and health committess of the Senate, called a bill to establish a State board of censors, and to regulate the practice of medicine and surgery, may be so amended that the Governor and the Senate shall appoint a like board of religious censors, to regulate the teachings and practice of the various religious denominations within the State, to the end that the people may avoid the danger of a multiplicity of sects, and the heresies now being taught. That a like board of legal censors shall be appointed to regulate the practice of law in the various courts in the State, to the end that the people may be protected from pettifoggers, corrapt judges, and never ending suits in chancery. And we further pray that it shall be the duty of the religious censors to summon before them and examine every priest, deacon, elder, clergyman, bishop, and all other religious teachers in the essential departments of theology within the State, and that it shall be the duty of the legal censors to summon before them and examine every judge, councilor, lawyer and justice of the peace, in common, civil, criminal and international law, chancery and medical jurisprudence within the State, on and after the first day of October next, in the same manner, time and places, subject to the same tax, fines and imprisonment as are all physicians, surgeons, oculists and aurists within the State, on the first day of October, and after as set forth in the various sections of said bill.

On motion of Mr. Klein,
The petition was laid on the table.

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