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Mr. Freeman moved to reconsider the vote by which the Senate refused to

pass the bill.

Which motion prevailed.
The question being on the passage of the bill,
On motion of Mr. Baxter,
The bill was laid on the table.
Senate joint resolution No. 18, entitled

Joint resolution to authorize the Agricultural Land Grant Board to confirm the sale of certain Agricultural College lands heretofore sold,

Was read a third time and passed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.
Mr. Adair,

Mr. Edsell, Mr. Morse, Mr. Read,
Andrus,
Foote,
Nelson,

Redfield,
Baxter,
Freeman,
Osborn,

Shoemaker,
Breitung,
Markey,
Packard,

Tyler,
Burch,
McElroy,
Perrin,

Waterbury,
Chamberlain, Morgan,

Rankin,

Williams,
Wm. Cook,

25 NAYS.

0 Title and preamble agreed to. Senate bill No. 107, entitled

A bill to amend act number 152 of the session laws of 1875, approved April 29, 1875, and also to amend sections 10, 11, and 12 of chapter 218, being sections 6921, 6922, 6923 of the compiled laws of 1871, relative to foreclosure by advertisement,

Was read a third time and passed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.
Mr. Adair,

Mr. Wm. Cook, Mr. Morse, Mr. Rankin,
Andrus,
Foote,
Nelson,

Redfield,
Baxter,
Freeman,
Osborn,

Tyler,
Breitung,
Markey,
Packard,

Waterbury,
Burch,
McElroy,
Perrin,

Williams,
Chamberlain,

22
Morgan,
NAYS.

0 Title agreed to. House bill No. 450 (printed No. 143), entitled

A bill to authorize the town board of the township of Byron, in the county of Kent, to lease the upper story of the town hall of said township to Halcyon Lodge, No. 244, of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows,

Was read a third time and passed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.
Mr. Adair,
Mr. Wm. Cook, Mr. Morse,

Mr. Read,
Andrus,
Edsell,
Nelson,

Redfield,
Baxter,
Foote,
Osborn,

Shoemaker,
Breitung,
Freeman,
Packard,

Tvler,
Burch,
Markey,
Rankin,

Williams,
Chamberlain, Morgan,

22

NAYS. Mr. McElroy.

1 Title agreed to. On motion of Mr. Andrus,

By a vote of two-thirds of all the Senators elect, the bill was ordered to take immediate effect.

House bill No. 5 (printed No. 89), entitled
A bill to establish a police force in the township of Grand Rapids;

Was read a third time and passed, a majority of all the Senators elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.
Mr. Andrus,
Mr. Edsell, Mr. Morgan,

Mr. Rankin,
Baxter,
Foote,
Morse,

Read,
Breitung,
Freeman,
Nelson,

Redfield,
Burch,
Jenney,
Osborn,

Shoemaker, Chamberlain, Markey,

Packard,

Tyler, Wm. Cook, McElroy,

Perrin,

Williams,

24 NAYS. Mr. Adair, Mr. Waterbury,

2 Title agreed to. On motion of Mr. Andrus,

By a vote of two-thirds of all the Senators elect, the bill was ordered to take immediate effect.

By unanimous consent Mr. Breitung moved that
House bill No. 84 (printed No. 252), entitled

A bill to authorize the county of Menominee to repair the existing bridge across the Menominee river,

Which passed the Senate yesterday, be ordered to take immediate effect;
Which motion prevailed, two thirds of all the Senators elect voting therefor.
By unanimous consent,
Mr. Morgan moved that
Senate bill No. 160, entitled

A bill to amend sections 12 and 15 of act No. 250 of the session laws of 1873, being an act to revise the charter of the city of Coldwater, being amendatory of an act entitled “An act to incorporate the city of Coldwater,” approved February 28, 1861, as amended by the several acts amendatory thereof, approved April 17, 1873;

Also,
Senate bill No. 178, entitled

A bill making an appropriation for improvement of the grounds surrounding the new State Capitol, and furnishing the legislative halls, the State Library, and the Supreme Court room therein;

Also,
Senate bill No. 168, entitled
A bill making an appropriation for furnishing the new State Capitol;
Which passed the Senate yesterday, be ordered to take immediate effect;
Which motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators elect voting therefor.
By unanimous consent,
Mr. Chamberlain moved that

Senate bill No. 171, entitled

A bill to repeal an act to establish a uniformity of text-books in the public schools of Berrien county, being act No. 375 of the session laws of 1873, approved April 19, 1873;

Also,
Senate bill No. 117, entitled

A bill to provide for the collection of damages sustained by reason of defective bridges, culverts, sidewalks, or crosswalks upon the public streets of incorporated cities and villages,

Which passed the Senate yesterday, be ordered to take immediate effect;
Which motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators elect voting therefor.
By unanimous consent, Mr. Freeman moved that
House bill No. 171 (printed No. 123), entitled
A bill to incorporate the village of Sheridan,
Which passed the Senate yesterday, be ordered to take immediate effect,
Which motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators elect voting therefor.
By unanimous consent, Mr. Jenney moved that
Senate bill No. 158, entitled

A bill to amend section 15 of chapter 181, of the compiled laws of 1871, being compiler's section 5674, relating to courts, and the powers and duties of certain judicial officers,

Which passed the Senate yesterday, be ordered to take immediate effect. Which motion prevailed, two-thirds of all the Senators elect voting therefor.

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SPECIAL ORDER.

Being the consideration of Senate bill No. 183, entitled

A bill making an appropriation for the support of the State Agricultural College, to pay the expenses of the State Board of Agriculture, to erect a new hall, and for repairs and other improvements at the State Agricultural College.

On motion of Mr. Burch, The Senate went into committee of the whole on the special order for the con sideration of the above named bill,

Mr. Rankin in 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 bills:

Senate bill No. 183, entitled

A bill making an appropriation for the support of the State Agricultural College, to pay the expenses of the State Board of Agriculture, to erect a new hall, and for repairs and other improvements at the State Agricultural College;

Have made some progress therein, but not having gone through therewith, have directed their chairman to report that fact to the Senate, and ask leave to sit again.

F. H. RANKIN, Chairman. Report accepted and committee discharged. On motion of Mr. Edsell,

Leave was granted the committee to sit again for the further consideration of the bill.

On motion of Mr. Waterbury,
The Senate took a recess until two o'clock this afternoon.

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