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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE SENATE.

TWENTY-FIRST SESSION.

SENATE CHAMBER,

Monday, December 6th, 1875. }

The Senate met at twelve o'clock M., pursuant to the requirements of the Constitution of the State of California.

By invitation of the President of the Senate, Rev. J. H. C. Bonte

offered a prayer.

The Secretary called the roll of Senators holding over, and the following Senators responded: Messrs. Bartlett, Bush, Eakin, Edgerton, Farley, Fraser, Gibbons, Graves, Hendricks, Laine, Lindsey, Martin, McCune, O'Connor, Roach, Spencer, Turner, and Tuttle.

The newly-elected Senators presented their credentials and took the oath of office, administered by the Hon. T. B. Reardon, Judge of the Fourteenth District Court.

The following are the names of the Senators elect who responded to the roll called by the Secretary: Messrs. J. W. Satterwhite, I. M. Montgomery, Thomas Flint, W. Z. Angney, George H. Rogers, T. McCarthy, J. Craig, Edward Nunan, M. J. Donovan, William M. Pierson, Frank McCoppin, Robert Howe, James Beazell, Paul Shirley, George S. Evans, Creed Haymond, S. G. Hilborn, R. McGarvey, W. J. Tinnin, E. J. Lewis, and W. McPherson Hill.

Mr. Evans moved that the rules of the Senate of the last session, excepting rule nineteen, be adopted for the temporary use of the Senate.

Mr. O'Connor offered the following amendment:

Resolved, That the rules of the last session of the Senate be adopted for the temporary use of

the Senate.

Lost.

The original motion prevailed.

At twelve o'clock and thirty minutes P. M., on motion of Mr. Edgerton, the Senate adjourned until to-morrow at twelve o'clock M.

IN SENATE.

SENATE CHAMBER,

Tuesday, December 7th, 1875. )

Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
President in the chair.

Roll called, and a quorum present.
Prayer by the Rev. J. H. C. Bonte.

Journal of yesterday read and approved.

Messrs. Haymond and Craig were granted leave of absence for one day each.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS.

On motion of Mr. Tinnin the Senate proceeded to the election of officers of the Senate for the present session, in the order enumerated in the Code.

PRESIDENT PRO TEM.

Mr. Hill nominated the Hon. B. F. Tuttle.
Mr. Edgerton nominated the Hon. G. S. Evans.
The roll was called, with the following result:

For Tuttle-Messrs. Angney, Bartlett, Beazell, Bush, Donovan, Eakin, Evans, Farley, Gibbons, Graves, Hendricks, Hill, Howe, Laine, Lewis, Martin, McCarthy, MeCoppin, McCune, MeGarvey, Montgomery, Nunan, O'Connor, Pierson, Roach, Rogers, Satterwhite, Shirley, and Tinnin. For Evans-Messrs. Edgerton, Flint, Fraser, Haymond, Hilborn, Hopkins, Lindsey, Turner,

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Mr. Tuttle having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared elected President pro tem. of the Senate.

SECRETARY OF THE SENATE.

Mr. Graves nominated T. J. Shackleford.

Mr. Edgerton nominated H. H. Russell.

The roll was called, with the following result:

For Shackleford--Messrs. Angney, Bartlett, Beazell, Bush, Donovan, Eakin, Farley, Gibbons, Graves, Hendricks, Hill, Howe, Laine, Lewis, Lindsey, Martin, McCarthy, MeCoppin, McCune, McGarvey, Nunan, O'Connor, Pierson, Roach, Rogers, Satterwhite, Shirley, Tinnin, and Tuttle. For Russell-Messrs. Edgerton, Evans, Flint, Fraser, Hilborn, Hopkins, and Turner.

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Mr. Shackleford having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared elected Secretary of the Senate.

ASSISTANT SECRETARIES.

Mr. Tuttle nominated E. S. Crawford.
Mr. Beazell nominated F. J. Clark.

Mr. Edgerton nominated J. A. Foster and J. W. Brown.
The roll was called, resulting as follows:

For Crawford-Messrs. Angney, Bartlett, Beazell, Bush, Donovan, Eakin, Farley, Gibbons,
Graves, Hendricks, Hill, Howe, Laine, Lewis, Lindsey, Martin, McCarthy, McCoppin, McCune,
McGarvey, Nunan, O'Connor, Roach, Rogers, Satterwhite, Shirley, Tinnin, and Tuttle.

For Clark-Messrs. Angney, Bartlett, Beazell, Bush, Donovan, Eakin, Farley, Gibbons, Graves, Hendricks, Hill, Howe, Laine, Lewis, Lindsey, Martin, McCarthy, McCoppin, McCune, McGarvey, Nunan, O'Connor, Roach, Rogers, Satterwhite, Shirley, Tinnin, and Tuttle.

For Foster-Messrs. Edgerton, Evans, Flint, Fraser, Hilborn, Hopkins, and Turner.
For Brown-Messrs. Edgerton, Evans, Flint, Fraser, Hilborn, Hopkins, and Turner.
Whole number of votes cast.
Necessary to a choice.

E. L. Crawford received
F. J. Clark received.
J. A. Foster received

J. W. Brown received

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Mr. Crawford and Mr. Clark each having received a majority of all the votes cast, were declared elected Assistant Secretaries of the Senate.

SERGEANT-AT-ARMS.

Mr. McCune nominated James W. Hawkins.
Mr. Turner nominated J. T. Campbell.

The roll was called, with the following result:

For Harkins-Messrs. Angney, Bartlett, Beazell, Bush, Donovan, Eakin, Farley, Gibbons, Graves, Haymond, Hendricks, Hill, Howe, Laine, Lewis, Martin, McCarthy, McCoppin, McCune, Metrarvey, Nunan, O'Connor, Pierson, Roach, Rogers, Satterwhite, Shirley, Tinnin, and Tuttle. For Campbell-Messrs. Edgerton, Evans, Flint, Fraser, Hilborn, Hopkins, Lindsey, and Turner. Whole number of votes cast..

Necessary to a choice

J. W. Hawkins received

J. T. Campbell received.

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Mr. Hawkins having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared elected Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate.

ASSISTANT SERGEANT-AT-ARMS.

Mr. Shirley nominated J. B. Sydnor.
Mr. Turner nominated James Russell.

The roll was called, resulting as follows:

For Sydnor-Messrs. Angney, Bartlett, Beazell, Bush, Donovan, Farley, Gibbons, Graves, Hendricks, Hill, Howe, Laine, Lewis, Martin, McCarthy, McCoppin, McCune, McGarvey, Nanan. O'Connor, Pierson, Roach, Rogers, Satterwhite, Shirley, Tinnin, and Tuttle.

For Russell-Messrs. Edgerton, Evans, Flint, Fraser, Haymond, Hilborn, Hopkins, Lindsey, and Turner.

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Mr. Sydnor having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared elected Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate.

MINUTE CLERK.

Mr. Bush nominated Newton Benedict.

Mr. Hopkins nominated William J. Costigan.

IN SENATE.

SENATE CHAMBER,

Tuesday, December 7th, 1875.

Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
President in the chair.

Roll called, and a quorum present.
Prayer by the Rev. J. H. C. Bonte.

Journal of yesterday read and approved.

Messrs. Haymond and Craig were granted leave of absence for one day each.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS.

On motion of Mr. Tinnin the Senate proceeded to the election of officers of the Senate for the present session, in the order enumerated in the Code.

PRESIDENT PRO TEM.

Mr. Hill nominated the Hon. B. F. Tuttle.
Mr. Edgerton nominated the Hon. G. S. Evans.
The roll was called, with the following result:

For Tuttle-Messrs. Angney, Bartlett, Beazell, Bush, Donovan, Eakin, Evans, Farley, Gibbons, Graves, Hendricks, Hill, Howe, Laine, Lewis, Martin, McCarthy, MeCoppin, McCune, MeGarvey, Montgomery, Nunan, O'Connor, Pierson, Roach, Rogers, Satterwhite, Shirley, and Tinnin. For Evans-Messrs. Edgerton, Flint, Fraser, Haymond, Hilborn, Hopkins, Lindsey, Turner,

and Tuttle.

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Mr. Tuttle having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared elected President pro tem. of the Senate.

SECRETARY OF THE SENATE.

Mr. Graves nominated T. J. Shackleford.

Mr. Edgerton nominated H. H. Russell.

The roll was called, with the following result:

For Shackleford--Messrs. Angney, Bartlett, Beazell, Bush, Donovan, Eakin, Farley, Gibbons, Graves, Hendricks, Hill, Howe, Laine, Lewis, Lindsey, Martin, McCarthy, MeCoppin, McCune, McGarvey, Nunan, O'Connor, Pierson, Roach, Rogers, Satterwhite, Shirley, Tinnin, and Tuttle. For Russell-Messrs. Edgerton, Evans, Flint, Fraser, Hilborn, Hopkins, and Turner.

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Mr. Shackleford having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared elected Secretary of the Senate.

ASSISTANT SECRETARIES.

Mr. Tuttle nominated E. S. Crawford.
Mr. Beazell nominated F. J. Clark.

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