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Mr. Heacock moved that the newly elected officers of the Senate be sworn in.

So ordered.
The officers elect who were present were duly sworn in.

ADJOURNMENT.

Mr. Mahoney moved to adjourn until to-morrow at eleven o'clock A. M.
So ordered.
Thereupon, at one o'clock P. M. the Senate adjourned.

IN SENATE.

SENATE CHAMBER,

Tuesday, January 6, 1891.)

Hon. Thomas Fraser, President pro tem., in the chair.

ROLL CALL.

The roll was called, and the following Senators responded to their

names:

Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Berry, Britt, Broderick, Byrnes, Campbell of Siskiyou, Campbell of Solano, Carpenter, Crandall, Dargie, De Long, Denison, Dray, Everett, Flint, Fraser, Goucher, Hamill, Harp, Heacock, Langford, Maher, Mahoney, McComas, McGowan, Mead, Ostrom, Preston, Ragsdale, Seawell, Simpson, Sprague, Streeter, Vorhies, Welch, Williams (Geo. H.), Williams (Wm. H.), and Wilson.

Quorum present.
Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. A. C. Bane.

READING OF JOURNAL.

Journal of yesterday read.

Mr. Heacock moved to amend the Journal by inserting after the names of the new Senators the number of the district and the counties they represent.

So ordered.

Mr. Crandall moved to amend page one by inserting in Mr. Heacock's motion the word "statute" instead of the word “Constitution.”

So ordered.

Mr. Goucher moved to amend by inserting in lieu of the statement that he presented the certificate of election of C. L. Pond, that he presented a certified copy of his certificate of election and a certificate of his death,

So ordered.
Journal as corrected approved.

RESOLUTION.

Mr. Dray offered the following resolution: Rezolred, That the Secretary of the Senate be directed to notify the Assembly that the Senate was organized on Monday, January 5, 1891, and is ready to proceed to bus with the following officers: President pro tem....

Senator Thos. Fraser. Secretary of Senate.

F. J. Brandon. Assistant Secretaries

J. C. Boatman and R. L. Thomas. Sergeant-at-Arms

Thos. Rogers. Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms.

T. B. Gardner. Minute Clerk

.C.S. McMullan, Journal Clerk

.F. A. Rossi. Enrolling Clerk.

-J. H. Dungan. Engrossing Clerk

J. H. Harney. Postmistress..

Mrs. E. Tobias.

Adopted.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION.

Mr. De Long offered the following concurrent resolution: Resolved, That the Senate, the Assembly concurring, hereby agrees to meet in Joint Convention, at two o'clock and thirty minutes P. M., this day, for the purpose of canvassing the returns for Governor and Lieutenant-Governor.

Adopted.

MOTION.

Mr. Goucher moved that a committee of three be appointed to wait on the Governor and notify him of the organization of the Senate. So ordered.

COMMITTEE.

The Chair appointed as such committee: Messrs. Goucher, De Long, and Campbell of Siskiyou.

RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Dray offered the following resolution: Resolved. That a committee of three be appointed by the President of the Senate, to confer with a like committee from the Assembly and the Inaugural Ball Committee of Sacramento City, upon the inauguration ceremonies.

Adopted.

The Chair appointed as such committee: Messrs. Dray, Dargie, and Goucher.

Mr. Heacock offered the following resolution: Resolred, That John Reith, Jr., and W. G. Kinsell be and they are hereby elected Assistant Minute Clerks of the Senate, at the same per diem as Minute Clerk, the same to be paid out of the fund for contingent expenses of the Senate.

Mr. Seawell moved to amend the resolution by substituting the names of J. D. McPike and V. Ryan.

Lost. Mr. Heacock's resolution was then adopted by the following vote: AYER-Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Britt, Byrnes, Campbell of Siskiyou, Campbell of Solano, Carpenter, Crandall, Dargie, De Long, Denison, Dray, Everett, Flint, Fraser, Goucher, Hamill, Heacock, Maher, Mahoney, McComas, McGowan, Ostrom, Preston, Ragsdale, Seawell, Simpson, Sprague, Streeter, Voorhies, Williams (G. H.), Williams (Wm. H.). and Wilson-34.

Noes-Messrs. Broderick, Mead, and Welch-3.

Mr. Streeter offered the following resolution, and moved its adoption: Resolved, That John McNulty and Edward A. Davis be and they are hereby elected Assistant Journal Clerks of the Senate, at the same per diem as the Journal Clerk, the same to be paid out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate.

Mr. Seawell moved to amend by inserting the name of Lee Brown in lieu of those named in the resolution.

Lost. Mr. Streeter's resolution was then adopted by the following vote: Ayes-Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Berry, Britt, Broderick, Byrnes, Campbell of Siskiyou, Carpenter, Crandall, Dargie, De Long, Denison, Dray, Everett, Flint, Fraser, Heacock, Maher, Mahoney, McComas, McGowan, Ostrom, Preston, Ragsdale, Seawell, Simpson, Sprague, Streeter, Voorhies, Williams (Geo. H.), Williams (Wm. H.), and Wilson–32. Noes-Messrs. Goucher, Hamill, Mead, and Welch—4.

Mr. Dray offered the following resolution: Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed by the President of the Senate to notify the Assembly that the Senate is organized ready for business, and ready to receive any communication that it may wish to make.

Adopted.

The Chair appointed as such committee: Messrs. Dray, Byrnes, and Hamill,

Mr. R. H. Campbell offered the following resolution: Resolved. That Miss Agnes Vance be and is hereby appointed Assistant Postmistress of the Senate, at a per diem of four dollars, the same to be paid out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate.

Adopted, by the following vote:

A YES-Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Britt, Broderick, Byrnes, Campbell of Siskiyou, Carpenter, Crandall, Dargie, Denison, Dray, Everett, Flint, Fraser, Hamill, Heacock, Vaher, Mahoney, McComas, McGowan, MeadRagsdale, Simpson, Sprague, Streeter, Voorhies, Williams (Geo. H.), and Williams (Wm. H.)28.

Noes-Messrs. Berry, Harp, Ostrom, Seawell, Welch, and Wilson-6.

MESSAGE FROM THE ASSEMBLY.

The following message was received from the Assembly:

ASSEMBLY CHAMBER, SACRAMENTO, January 5, 1891. MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed to inform your honorable body that the Assembly, on this day, organized by the election of the following officers: Speaker

Frank L. Coombs. Speaker pro tem...

Nestor A. Young. Chief Clerk.

H. A. Mason. Assistant Clerk.

F. W. Whitmore. Sergeant-at-Arms..

H. J. McKusick. Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms

G. E. Shinn. Minute Clerk.

W. J. Randall. Journal Clerk.

A. F. Chapman. Engrossing Clerk.

E. J. Niles. Enrolling Clerk

A. L. Rossi. Postmistress.

Mrs. W. H. Hunter. Chaplain

Rev. A. C. Herrick. Assistant Postmistress

Mrs. B. M. Clark. Clerk to Sergeant-at-Arms

F. Hernandez. Assistant Minute Clerk.

.B. Warschauer.
H. A. MASON, Chief Clerk.
By Ed. E. LEAKE, Assistant Clerk.

REPORT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE.

The committee appointed to wait upon the Governor reported that they had carried out the request of the Senate, and the committee was discharged.

RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Bailey offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That Mrs. Elma Glover be and is hereby appointed Assistant Enrolling Clerk of the Senate, at the same per diem as the Enrolling Clerk, to be paid out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate.

Mr. Seawell moved to amend by inserting in lieu of Mrs. Elma Glover the name of M. B. Bransford.

Lost.

The original resolution was then adopted by the following vote:

AYES-Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Britt, Broderick, Campbell of Siskiyou, Carpenter, Crandall, Dargie, De Long, Denison, Everett, Flint. Fraser, Goucher, Heacock, Maher, Mahoney, McComas, McGowan, Preston, Ragsdale, Simpson, Sprague, Streeter, Voorhies, Williams (Geo. H.), and Williams (Wm. H.)—27.

NOES-Messrs. Berry, Campbell of Solano, Harp, Mead, Ostrom, Seawell, Welch, and Wilson-8.

Mr. Maher offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That P. H. Andross be and is hereby appointed Bookkeeper and Clerk to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, at the same per diem as the Sergeant-at-Arms, the same to be paid out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate.

The resolution was adopted by the following vote:

AYES-Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Britt, Broderick, Campbell of Siskiyou, Campbell of Solano, Crandall, Dargie, De Long, Denison, Dray, Everett, Flint, Fraser, Heacock, Maher, Mahoney, McComas, McGowan, Mead, Preston, Ragsdale, Simpson, Sprague, ⚫ Streeter, Voorhies, Welch, Williams (Geo. H.), and Williams (Wm. H.)-29. NOES-Messrs. Berry, Goucher, Harp, Ostrom, Seawell, and Wilson-6.

Mr. Broderick offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That John A. Hoey be and is hereby appointed Second Assistant Sergeant-atArms of the Senate, at the same per diem as the Sergeant-at-Arms, the same to be paid out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate.

The resolution was adopted by the following vote:

AYES-Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Britt, Broderick, Byrnes, Campbell of Siskiyou, Campbell of Solano, Carpenter, Crandall, Dargie, De Long, Denison, Dray, Everett, Flint, Fraser, Heacock, Maher, Mahoney, McComas, McGowan, Preston, Ragsdale, Simpson, Sprague, Streeter, Voorhies, Welch, Williams (Geo. H.), and Williams (Wm. H.)-28. NOES-Messrs. Berry, Goucher, Hamill, Harp, Mead, Ostrom, Seawell, and Wilson-8.

Mr. Flint offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That George Dunlap be and is hereby appointed Mail Carrier of the Senate, at a salary of four dollars per diem, the same to be paid out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate.

The resolution was adopted by the following vote:

AYES-Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Broderick, Byrnes, Campbell of Siskiyou, Campbell of Solano, Carpenter, Crandall, Dargie, De Long, Denison, Dray, Everett, Flint, Fraser, Hamill, Heacock, Maher, Mahoney, McComas, McGowan, Preston, Ragsdale, Simpson, Sprague, Streeter, Voorhies, Welch, Williams (Geo. H.), and Williams (Wm. H.)-30. NOES-Messrs. Berry, Goucher, Harp, Mead, Ostrom, Seawell, and Wilson-7.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE.

Mr. Langford was granted leave of absence for the day.

MESSAGE FROM THE ASSEMBLY.

The following message was received from the Assembly:

ASSEMBLY CHAMBER, SACRAMENTO, January 6, 1891. MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed to inform your honorable body that the Assembly, on this day, concurred in the following Senate concurrent resolution:

Resolved, That the Senate, the Assembly concurring, hereby agrees to meet in Joint Convention, at two o'clock and thirty minutes P. M., this day, for the purpose of canvassing the returns for the Governor and Lieutenant-Governor.

H. A. MASON, Chief Clerk.

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REPORT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE.

Mr. Dray, from the committee on conference, reported that they had carried out the instructions of the Senate, and were discharged.

RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Dargie offered the following resolution: Resolved, That Mrs. Maud Tebbetts he and hereby is appointed Assistant Engrossing Clerk of the Senate, at the same per diem as the Engrossing Clerk, the same to be paid out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate.

The resolution was adopted by the following vote: Ares-Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Britt, Broderick, Byrnes, Campbell of Siskiyou, Carpenter, Crandall, Dargie, De Long, Denison, Dray, Everett, Flint, Fraser, Heacock, Vaher, Mahoney, Mecomas, McGowan, Mead, Preston, Ragsdale, Simpson, Sprague, Streeter, Voorhies, Welch, Williams (Geo. H.), and Williams (Wm. H.) 30.

Noes-Messrs. Campbell of Solano, Harp, Ostrom, Seawell, and Wilson–5.

Mr. McComas offered the following: Resolved, That C. E. Berry be and he is hereby appointed Doorkeeper of the Senate at a per diem of four dollars, the same to be paid out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate.

The resolution was adopted by the following vote: AYES-Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Broderick, Campbell of Siskiyou, Campbell of Solano, Carpenter, Crandall, De Long, Denison, Dray, Everett, Flint, Fraser, Goucher, Heacock, Mahoney, McComas, McGowan, Ostrom), Preston, Ragsdale, Simpson, Sprague, Streeter, Voorhies, Welch, Williams (Geo. H.), Williams (Wm. H.), and Wilson-29. No-Mr. Harp-1.

Mr. Campbell of Solano offered the following resolution: Resolved, That Edward Morton be and he is hereby appointed Messenger for the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, at a per diem of four dollars, the same to be paid out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate.

The resolution was adopted by the following vote: AYES-- Messrs. Bailey, Banks, Byrnes, Campbell of Siskiyou, Campbell of Solano, Carpenter, Crandall, De Long, Denison, Dray, Everett, Flint, Fraser, Goucher, Hamill, Teacock, Maher, Mahoney, McGowan, Preston, Ragsdale, Simpson, Sprague, Streeter, Voorhies, Welch, Williams (Geo. H.), and Williams (Wm. H.)–28.

Noes-Vessrs. Harp, Ostrom, Seawell, and Wilson-4.

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