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The Speaker announced that George W. Partridge having roceived a majority of all the votes cast for Speaker pro tem, was duly elected to the office of Speaker pro tem of the House.

Mr. Norman moved that the House proceed to the election of Chief Clerk of the House;

Which motion prevailed.
The roll being called, the members voted as follows:

FOR LEWIS M. MILLER.

Nr. Allen

Amidon
Aplin
Baird
Belknap
Benoit
Bradbury
Brown
Camburn
Campbell, H. F.
Campbell, J. T.
Cathro
Chamberlain
Chilver
Cook
Cousins
Covell
Curtis G. M.
Curtis M. S.
Davis
Donovan
Edgar
Ferguson
Fisk
Fitzgerald
Flood
Foote
Foster

Mr. Herrig

Hicks
Hilton
Holden
Holmes
Hoyt
Huggett
Jones,
Kelly, W. D.
Kelly, W.J.
Kempf
Kent
Kimmis
Kingsland
Kingsley
Latimer
Lee
Linderman
Lonsbury
Madill
Marsh
Marsilje
Matthews
McNall
Miller
Moore
Morse
Mulvey

Mr. Peer

Perry
Place
Redfern
Rice
Rich
Richardson
Robertson
Robinson
Rogner
Rose
Rowley
Saxton
Sherwood
Smiley
Smith
Stoll
Taylor
Voorheis

Wagar

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Waite
Waldo
Ware
Weekes
Westcott
Whitney
Wildey
Williams

Mr. Fuller

Graham
Harris
Henderson
Henry

Mr. Norman

Otis
Parkinson
Partridge
· Pearson

Mr. Wolter

Wood Woodruff Wortley Speaker

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The Speaker announced that Lewis M. Miller, having received.a majority of all the votes cast for Chief Clerk of the House, was duly elected Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Mr. Fuller moved that the House proceed to the election of a Sergeantat-Arms;

Which motion prevailed.
The roll being called the members voted as follows:

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FOR ABRAM G. BUTLER.

Mr. Allen

Amidon
Aplin
Baird
Belknap
Benoit
Bradbury
Brown
Cam burn
Campbell, H. F.
Campbell, J. T.
Cathro
Chamberlain
Chilver
Cook
Cousins
Covell
Curtis, G. M.
Curtis, M. S.
Davis
Donovan
Edgar
Ferguson
Fisk
Fitzgerald
Flood
Foote
Foster
Fuller
Graham
Harris
Henderson
Henry

Mr. Herrig

Hicks
Hilton
Holden
Holmes
Hoyt
Huggett
Jones
Kelly, W. D.
Kelly, W. J.
Kempf
Kent
Kimmis
Kingsland
Kingsley
Latimer
Lee
Linderman
Lonsbury
Madill
Marsh
Marsilje
Matthews
McNall
Miller
Moore
Morse
Mulvey
Norman
Otis
Parkinson
Partridge
Pearson

Mr. Peer

Perry
Place
Redfern
Rice
Rich
Richardson
Robertson
Robinson
Rogner
Rose
Rowley
Saxton
Sherwood
Smiley
Smith
Stoll
Taylor
Voorheis
Wagar
Waite
Waldo
Ware
Weekes
Westcott
Whitney
Wildey
Williams
Wolter
Wood
Woodruff
Wortley
Speaker

99

The Speaker announced that Hon. Abram G. Butler having received a majority of all the votes cast for the office of Sergeant-at-Arms, was duly elected to the office of Sergeant-at-Arms.

Mr. J. T. Campbell moved that the House proceed to the election of an Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk for the House ;

Which motion prevailed.
The roll being called, the members voted as follows:

FOR JOHN N. FOSTER.

Mr. Allen

Amidon
Aplin
Baird
Belknap
Benoit
Bradbury
Brown
Camburn
Campbell, H. F.
Campbell, J. T.
Cathro
Chamberlain
Chilver
Cook
Cousins
Covell
Curtis, G. M.
Curtis, M. S.
Davis
Donovan
Edgar
Ferguson
Fisk
Fitzgerald
Flood
Foote
Foster
Fuller
Graham
Harris
Henderson
Henry

Mr. Herrig

Hicks
Hilton
Holden
Holmes
Hoyt
Huggett
Jones
Kelly, W. D.
Kelly, W. J.
Kempf
Kent
Kimmis
Kingsland
Kingsley
Latimer
Lee
Linderman
Lonsbury
Madill
Marsh
Marsilje
Matthews
McNall
Miller
Moore
Morse
Mulvey
Norman
Otis
Parkinson
Partridge
Pierson

Mr. Peer

Perry
Place
Redfern
Rice
Rich
Richardson
Robertson
Robinson
Rogner
Rose
Rowley
Saxton
Sherwood
Smiley
Smith
Stoll
Taylor
Voorheis
Wagar
Waite
Waldo
Ware
Weekes
Westcott
Whitney
Wildey
Williams
Wolter
Wood
Woodruff
Wortley
Speaker

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The Speaker announced that John N. Foster, having received a majority of the votes cast for Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk of the House, was duly elected Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Mr. Norman offered the following:
Resolved. That the Speaker be and is hereby authorized to appoint a
Keeper of the Document Room, an Assistant Document Room Keeper, and
Messenger, Keeper of the Cloak Room and Assistant, Chief Janitor and eight
Assistants

, one Janitor and one Janitress for the gallaries, one Committee Room Messenger, one Speaker's Messenger, one Messenger for the Sergeantat-Arms, and eleven Messengers for the floor of the House; Which was adopted. Mr. Waite offered the following:

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Resolved, That a special committee of five members be appointed, to whom shall be referred the report of the Municipal Incorporation Commission, when the same shall be presented to the House for consideration;

Which was adopted.
Mr. Hilton offered the following:

Resolved, That the Chief Clerk be and is hereby authorized to appoint the following assistants: A Journal Clerk (first assistant), Reading Clerk (second assistant), Corresponding Clerk (third assistant), Financial Clerk (fourth assistant), who shall severally discharge such duties as may be assigned them by the Chief Clerk;

Which was adopted.
Mr. Chamberlain offered the following:

Resolved, that the Chief Clerk and the Journal Clerk are each hereby authorized to appoint a messenger;

Which was adopted.
Mr. Covell offered the following:

Resolved, That the standing rules of the House of 1893, together with the amendments adopted in 1891, as published in the second edition of the Manual of 1893, be adopted as the standing rules of the House of 1895; and

Resolved, That there be added to the list of committees contained in rulo No. 41 the following new committees :

On Upper Peninsula Asylum for the Insane.
On Home for Feeble Minded.
On Apportionment;
Which was adopted.
Mr. Norman offered the following:

Resolved, That the Speaker of the House of Representatives be and is hereby authorized to appoint a clerk to the representatives of the press upon their recommendation:

Which was adopted.
Mr. Place offered the following:

Be it resolved, That the Sergeant-at-Arms be and is hereby authorized and empowered to appoint the First and Second Assistant Sergeants-atArms and a Third Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms, who shall have charge of the gallery;

Which was adopted.
Mr. J. T. Campbell offered the following:

Resolved, that the Enrolling and Engrossing Clerk be and is hereby empowered to appoint his own assistants:

Which was adopted.
Mr. Hilton offered the following:

Resolved, That the Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk be and is hereby authorized to appoint a messenger:

Which was adopted.

Mr. Fuller moved that a committee of three be appointed to inform the Senate that the House has completed its organization, and is ready for business;

Which motion prevailed.

The Speaker announced as such committee, Messrs. Fuller, Aplin and Huggett.

The Speaker announced the following:

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SENATE CHAMBER,

Lansing, January 2, 1895. To the Speaker of the House of Representatives :

SIR-I am instructed by the Senate to inform the House that Senators Clapp, Keeler and Kilpatrick have been appointed by the Senate to act with a like committee on the part of the House, to wait upon the Governor and inform him that the two houses are now organized and ready to receive any communication which he may be pleased to make.

Very respectfully,

DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate. Mr. Hilton moved that a committee of three be appointed on the part of the House to act with the committee on the part of the Senate, in accordance with the message just received: Which motion prevailed.

The Speaker announced as such committee on the part of the House, Messrs. Hilton, Ware and Donovan. The Speaker also announced the following:

SENATE CHAMBER,

Lansing, January 2, 1895. i To the Speaker of the House of Representatives :

SIB-I am instructed by the Senate to transmit to the House the following concurrent resolution:

Resolved by the Senate (the House concurring), That James McKay of Kent be and is hereby appointed Legislative Postmaster, and E. A. Stimson of Saginaw be and is hereby appointed Assistant Postmaster for the present session:

Which has been adopted by the Senate, and in which the concurrence of the House is respectfully asked.

Very respectfully,

* DENNIS E. ALWARD,

Secretary of the Senate. The question being on concurring in the adoption of the resolution, After discussion, Mr. Redfern demanded the yeas and nays.

The demand was seconded and the adoption of the resolution was not concurred in, by yeas and nays, as follows:

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YEAS.

Mr. Baird

Belknay
Bradbury
Campbell, H. F.
Chilver
Davis
Ferguson
Fisk

Mr. Herrig

Hilton
Holden
Kempf
Kingsland
Kingsley
Matthews
McNall

Mr. Redfern

Rogner
Stoll
Wagar
Waldo
Ware
Weekes
Westcott

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