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In the passage of which the Senate has concurred by a majority vote of all the Senators elect, and has ordered the same to take immediate effect by a two-thirds vote of all the Senators elect.

Very respectfully,

JAMES H. STONE,

Secretary of the Senate. The two named bills were referred to the committee on engrossment and enrollment, for enrollment. The Speaker also announced the following:

SENATE CHAMBER,

Lansing, March 20, 1873. To the Speaker of the House of Representatives :

SIR-I am instructed to return to the House, the following bills:

1. House bill No. 295, entitled

A bill to amend an act entitled “An act relative to free schools in the city of Detroit,” approred February 24, 1869 ;

2. House bill No. 154, entitled

A bill to authorize the purchase and improrement of grounds in a cemetery, in or near Detroit, for the interment of deceased Michigan soldiers, not otherwise provided a final resting-place, and to make the necessary appropriations there

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for ;

In the passage of which the Senate has concurred by a majority vote of all the Senators elect, and has ordered the same to take immediate effect by a two-thirds vote of all the Senators elect.

Very respectfully,

JAMES H. STONE,

Secretary of the Sonate. The two named bills were referred to the committee on engrossment and enrollment, for enrollment.

The Speaker also announced the following:

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Lansing, March 20, 1873. To the Speaker of the House of Representatives :

SIR-I am instructed to re-return to the House the follow

ing bill:

House bill No. 54, entitled

A bill to amend sections 7, 8, 9, 10, 30, 31, 38, 39, 42, 64, 70, and 95, and to repeal section 50 of an act entitled “An act for the reorganization of the military forces of the State of Michigan," approved January 18, 1862, being sections 834, 835,836, 837, 857, 858, 865, 866, 869,877, 891, 897, and 922, chapter 18 of the compiled laws of 1871, and to add new sections thereto;

Which the Senate amended as follows: by inserting in line 16 of section 31, after the words “dollars per day” the following:—“while in actual attendance at meetings of the board;"

Also: By striking out in line 16 of section 64, the word. “by" where it first occurs in said line, and inserting in lieu thereof the word “in;"

Also: By striking out the word “contract” and inserting in lieu thereof the word "assumpsit;"

Also: By inserting between the figures "98" and the word “every," at the beginning of section 98, the following: “Officers of the line and staff, and officers and soldiers of every company of the State troops organized under the provisions of section seven of this act, shall provide themselves before being mustered with a suitable and substantial aniform, of a blue color, which shall meet the approval of the Commander-in-chief; and such uniform shall not be worn except upon occasions of duty by proper authority; and as compensation for furnishing themselves uniforms as above provided, every officer and soldier shall be paid the sum of five dollars per year for each and every year in which he performs duty, which sum shall be paid out of the military fund in such way and manner as the law prescribes, and in addition thereto;"

Also: By inserting in line 2 of section 98, after the word “uniform," the words “of United States regulation pattern;"

And in which amendments the House refused to concur;

And to inform the House that the Senate insists on the amendments.

Very respectfully,

JAMES H. STONE,

Secretary of the Senate. Mr. Withington moved that a committee of three be appointed on the part of the House, to act with a like committee on the part of the Senate, as a committee of conference on the disagreement existing between the two Houses on the bill; Which motion prevailed.

The Speaker announced as such committee on the part of the House, Messrs. Withington, Hoyt, and Striker.

THIRD READING OF BILLS.

Senate bill No. 123, entitled

A bill to amend an act entitled “ An act to amend an act entitled an act to amend an act to incorporate the city of Detroit gas-light company,"

Was read a third time and passed, two-thirds of all the members elect voting therefor, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.
Mr. Ackley,
Mr. Haywood,

Mr. Rose,
Bailey,
Hewitt,

Sanderson,
Bartholomew, Hoar,

Sessions,
Bottomley,
Hosner,

Shaw,
Briggs,
Howard,

Simpson,
Brunson,
Hoyt,

Smith,
Buell,
Kellogg,

Speed,
Burns,
Kipp,

Striker,
Carter,
Knapp,

Thomas,
Chamberlain, Lamb,

Van Scoy,
Climie,
Lewis,

A. Walker,
Cook,
Luce,

B. Walker,
Curtis,
Markey,

F. Walker,
Edwards,

E. R. Miller, J. Walker,
Fancher,
Mitchell,

L. Walker,
Ferguson,
Noyes,

Walton,

Mr. Fey,
Mr. O'Dell,

Mr. Warren,
Garfield,
Parsons,

C. W. Watkins,
Garvelink,
Pierce,

West,
Gordon,
Priest,

Wheeler,
Grant,
Remer,

Withington,
Green,
Ripley,

WixSon,
Greusel,
Robinson,

Zimmerman,
Haire,
Robertson,

71 NAYS.

0 Title agreed to. On motion of Mr. Burns,

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

House bill No. 305, entitled

A bill to revise and amend the charter of the city of Jackson,

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

YEAS.
Mr. Ackley,

Mr. Haywood, Mr. Sanderson,
Bonine,
Hewitt,

Sessions,
Bottomley,
Hoar,

Simpson,
Briggs,
Hosner,

Smith,
Brunson,
Howard,

Speed,
Buell,
Hoyt,

Striker,
Burns,
Kellogg,

Thomas,
Cady,
Kipp,

Van Aken,
Carter,
Knapp,

Van Scoy,
Chamberlain, Lamb,

A. Walker,
Climie,
Lewis,

B. Walker,
Cook,
Luce,

F. Walker,
Curtis,
Markey,

J. Walker,
Dinturff,

E. R. Miller, L. Walker,
Edwards,
Mitchell,

Walton,
Fancher,
Morse,

C. W. Watkins,
Fey,
O'Dell,

Welcb,
Garfield,
Parsons,

Welker,
Garvelink,
Pierce,

West,
Gordon,
Priest,

Wheeler,
Grant,
Remer,

Withington,
Green,
Robinson,

VixSon,

Mr. Greusel, Mr. Robertson, Mr. Zimmerman,
Haire,
Rose,

Speaker, 72
NAYS.

0 Title agreed to On motion of Mr. Withington,

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

House bill No. 281, entitled

A bill to change the name of the First Presbyterian Church of Franklin, Lenawee county, Mich., to the First Congregational Church of Franklin in said connty, and appoint six trustees for the same,

Being under consideration,
On motion of Mr. Walton,
The bill was laid on the table.
House bill No. 206, entitled

A bill to amend sections 13 and 16 of an act entitled “An act to provide for the uniform inspection of lumber," approved March 25, 1871, being sections 1521 and 1524, of the compiled laws of 1871,

Was read a third time, and pending the taking of the vote on the passage thereof,

Mr. Fancher moved to amend the bill by striking out in line 2, section 16, the words “having the same inspected according to," and inserting the words “complying with,” in lieu thereof;

Which was not agreed to.

Mr. Rose moved that the further consideration of the bill be indefinitely postponed.

On motion of Mr. Bottomley,
The motion was laid on the table.
On motion of Mr. Briggs,
The House took a recess until 2 o'clock this afternoon.

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