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THF LOUISIANIAN.
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PNDAY FEBRUARY 12, 1871.
(WpI'I(ATA JOURNAL.
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE SENATE
FIRST SESSION
OF THE
SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
OF THE
TATE OF LOUISIANA.
\1irnth Day's 'Frttedigs.
SENATE CHAMBER,
Mlonday, January, 9, 1871. '
,!, wt pnrinant to adjournment.
,;t Hi. 0. J. Dunn, Lieutenant
iand Presidait of the enate;
\ " indroi, Antoine, Barber, Black.
I;,u 1.n. IButler, Campbell, Coupland,
F,'1, IEnt4h, Gallup, Harris, Her
' ,;, Ingraluhm, Kelso, Lewis,
11 'lille, Noland, O'Harn, Pierce,
;. Itgan, Ray, mrnith, Swords,
ITIhmais, Thompson. TIodd. Twit
W1t ney, Wilcox ).
I' the Rev. Mr. Iul'h.
Liinutes were partialiy read, when
leir relading wa&ts diplwnsed with.
NOTICES OF fHit.L.
.. Twitchell:
III to he entitled an act toi form a
. to he called the plriih of Wi',
11t. (amphelll:
1ill to he entitled an let relative to
Nw Orleans awd Northeiwtern Rail
; ompany, to provide for the extension
iin line of their railroad to the city of
" (i lnms; for the building of one or
1 ratnietis of the main line of said rail
1: to reguilate jndiial prlc(eedingb in cer
su,il to facilitate and aid the eon
'wtin anid elicur the mutintenance of
ii rut taild within tit,, State of Touisiana.
1v Vit. Aandrsoi
Wf a hill t~ it,, eititled an act for the re
I: of V. bihlL. Si., of St. Liendry.
11-,, of ;, bill ti be entitild an act for the
!,"f if .lames K. lBelden.
a hill to It entitled 1W act to pur
tihe hundred copies each of the Re
,1 ('avil ('ode and flee Revised Code of
r:t tite of the State of Louisiana. edited by
1,- t 'tsrahies.
JI'Tl:oiit A(ii A(Eºb(IN To llREV'IOT'R
NOTICE.
l: 11,". Suara .
1 Dill to le entitiod an nat granting cor
tpri' t ilege s to the inhabitants of Baton
in the parish of East Baton
mil, and to provide for the govern
,t of the antihrs thereof, and to repeal
t entitled "" An act to amend the
211 a:ts relative to the police and
_ ruinet1 of the city of Baton Rouge,"
I. A1ril 2, 1853; and to repeal all
lhtorv thereto; and to repeal
1 t provide for the government
4f t1. ,r I/aton Rouge," approved
I.r, I [;. and to repeal all nets
i1 1 1, thereto.
I ,in first reading.
TIt tt.aitutional rile wais suapended
;I I-tr-fifths affirmative vote, and the
lilt on its second reading for the
1 , t f reference'.
.v 1r. TIhoitas:
t: ill ~to be entitled am act for the
4o N il ttrt F. Scopini and Fran
Lattier. and to pay the damages due
sdott the tenth day of May,
I"a ithir the pr'ovisions~ of an act of
I. alature', entitled '"an act to pro'
r the nmaking of a cut-off at Sco
I int oni Red River," approved on
oth div aif March, 1860.
vi itt hi'st r'eadnig; the constttitu
11111 ii a suspended by a four-fifths
i rtti and the bill put on tta
ittltiti f 'a the purpose of refer
* Iill eintitled ant act to regulate the
itnd hispatch of busineu. in the
* 4 rtsn' of the pari'sh of Orleans.
ht passed its firat reading.
tontituiiionald rule was suspended
til if t1k ve nt and miaya by the
indct'son, Antoine, Bre
tlntl1, llon.t'lzml, Butler, Canmpbell,
ji I Duiglh Fish, Futch, Gallup,
Iitrvig, Hunsaker, Ingraham,
KLew ,Noland, O'Hara, Pierce,
I j% Thtttiateii Twitchell. W~Vhitney,
N,'. Smnith, Todd-'2.
IurItfifh.,o the members present
10 IIh. 'cftermative, the bill was
"it itt 'et'tnd reading and referred
11.ttt altittee~ on judiciar'y, whe
ii a ill entitlid an act relative to
I "of thti Peace in the city of New
l'4~ its tirtit readin.
Til conft~itu1tional rule was easpended
lIntr-iifth aflirnmative vote, the bGilpt
it ateilt reading, and referred to ~he
auheon Judiciary', when elected,
LV r. Wilcox:
>. radopt section first of an act enhied
t aO tifamenid and re-adopt an act Sor
)eorPratioa and organisatom of week
inipoelet, etc . rpoved
September 10, 1868,
Paused its first reading.
The constitutionl role easpended by a
four-fifths aarmative vote, tha bill put on
its second reading, and referred to the com
mittee on Corpomations when elected.
Mr. O'Hara, by animous conusnt, intro
duced a bill to be entitled an act authorizing
the asseesment'and collection of a special
tax of twenty-five thousand dallars to build
a court-house and parish Jil in the parish
of Terrebonne, which passed its first read
Ing
The constitutional rule was suspended by
a four-fiths affirmative vote, and the bill
put on its second reading for the purpose of
reference.
Mr, O'Hara, by unanimous consent, intro
duced a bill to be entitled, an act to amend
an act entitled "An act providing for the
appointment of a District Attorney pro tem
pore by each parish, who shall be Parish
Attorney, and defining his duties and powers,
and the mode of proceeding in criminal cases
in the district and parish courts and provi
ding for the salary and fees of the Parish and
District Attorneys pro tempore," approved
September 29, 1868,
Which passed its first reading.
The constitutional rule was suspended by
a four-fifths affirmative vote, and the bill put
upon its second reaiding for the purpose of
rifercuce.
The Secretary read a communication from
Mr. Meyfield to the President, which was
ord'ered to be spread upon the minutes:
Now Ournxws, January 9, 1871,
Hon. 0. J. Dunn, President of the Senate
I hereby withdraw all claims or preten
aions to a seat in the Senate from the twenty
fourth District, composed of the parishes of
Catahoula and Winn, and commend to the
favorable consideration of the Senate the
Hon. S. S, Bowman, my competitor.
Very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
J. WESLY MAYFIELD.
Mr. Bhlakman moved that the papers on
lie in the Senate in the case of Mayfield,
contesting the seat of Senator Bowman, be
withdrawn and returned to the contestant.
Adopted.
Mr. Lewis called uel the report of the
Committee on Rules.
Mr. Hunsaker moved to postpone the con
sideration of the riport, which the Senate
refused.
Mr. Campbell moved that the rules be
read, rule by rile.
Adopted.
The Order of Business; was then read and
adopted.
Rule one was then read.
Mr. Fish moved to amend rule one by in
serting after the word "read," in line nine,
the words "unleas otherwise ordered by the
Senate."
Adopted.
Rule one was then adopted as amended.
Rules two, three, four, five, six, seven and
eight were then read and adopted.
Mr. ASnithi moved to reconsider the vote by
which rule eight was adopted.
On motion of Mr. Lewis, the motion of
Mr. Smith to reconsider was ordered to lie
on the table.
Rule nine was then read.
Mr. Fish moved to amend by striking out
all after the word "president," in line ten.
Adopted.
Rule nine was then adopted as amended.
Rules ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, four
teen and fifteen were then read and adopt
ed.
Rule sixteen was then read.
Mr. Lynch moved to amend by striking
out the words, "on the same day," in line
twenty eight and inserting the words "du
ring debate ony an one bill or resolution."
Adopted.
Mr. O'Haam moved to amend by striking
out the words "for the previous question,"
in line eighL
On motion of Mr. -Lewis, the motion of
Mr. O'Hara was ordered to lie on the table,
on a call of the yeas and nays, by the fol
lowing vote:
Yeas: Anderson, Barher, Campbell, Daigle
Fish, Gallup, Herwig, Huneaker, Lewis,
Lynch, McMillen, Noland, Pierce, Ray, By
pher, Thomas. Twitehell, Whitney, Wilcox
-19.
Nays: Antoine, Blackman, Bowmaan, But
ler Coupland, Futch, Ingraham Kelso O'Ha
ra, Pinchbeck, Smith, Todd-li.
Rule sixteen was then adopted as amend
Rules seventeen, eighteen, nineteen,
twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty
three, twenty-four, twenty-five and twen
ty-six were then read and adopted.
Rule twenty-seven was then read.
Mr. Fish moved to amend by striking
out the word "majority" in line thirty
nine and inserting the words "two.
On motion oi Mr. Campbell, Mr. Fish's
amendment was ordered to lie on the
table.
Mr. Campbell moved that all down
to and including line forty-two, be
adopted as ruletwenty-eevun.
Adopted.
From line forty-two to the end of the
reported rule, was then adopted as rule
twenty-eight.
original rule twenty-eight was then
read as rule twenty-nine; twenty-nine as
the twenty-eight.
Original rule thirty was then read as
rule thir ty-ane.
Mr. Lynch moved to smead by atrihhug out
thi'wctd.," sand als isepero er ominu1Ms" in
hans twenty-cms sad twmnaypwa san -aetn
the word., "awl reports of eomauittee" ladhr
tha word * reolatiocm," in Muss uastatee san
Mr. Pinebbach movafito smua by sakilug
mtsths weed. ser whicuh marnsimny out
et ti eastineto say oer hied," i. IMass
thirteen and Aew, whih, on sell ant the yas
and asys, was adoped by the Selwle . vets :
ess : Antoie, Baber, lahmana, Ustler,
compllaa, Daile` Handsi aewig, Iapseass
abls, O'Ham, Piacibaek, Todd, Twitobell,
Whitey-1b.
Nays: Andesmon, Bowman, Campbell, rish,
GaUap, Hkeaker, Lynch, Noland, PieFee.
Repa, Bay, Swords, sypher, Thomas, Wilcox
-1G.
There belag a tic the President cast his vote
in the *ermative.
The role was then adopted as amended.
Original rule thirtyoe was then read as rule
thirty-tw, and adopted accordingly.
Original rule thirty-two was then read as rule
thihty-hree.
Mr. Bay moved to amend by striking all
after the woad "ee," in line fvle andlserting
the words "the President may peseide over the
Senate, or call any member to the chair."
Adopted.
The rule was then adopted as amended.
Original rule thirty-three read as rule thirty
four, and adopted accordingly.
Original rule thirty-four was then read as
thirty-Ave.
Mr. O'Hara moved to strike out the
entire rule.
Mr. Campbell moved to lay the motion
of Mr. O'Hara on the table, which the
Senate refused on a call of the yeas and
nays, by the following vote :
Yeas : Anderson, Campbell, Daigle
Futch, Gallup, Hunsacker, Lewis, Lynch,
Nolan, Pieree, Ragan. Swords, Sypher,
Thomas, Twitchell, Whithey. Wilcox
17.
Nays : Antoine, Barber, Blackman,
Bowan, Butler, Coupland, Fish, Harris,
Herwig, Ingraham, Kelso, McMillen,
O'Hara, Pinchback, Ray, Smith, Todd
17.
There being a tie, the President cast
his vote in the negative.
Mr. O'Hara's motion to strike out the
rule was then adopted.
Subsequently Mr. Bowman moved to
reconsider the vote by which rule thirty
five was stricken out.
Adopted.
Mr. Ray then moved to amend [by
striking out the word "shall" in line two
and inserting the word "may ;" and by
striking out the word "shall" in line fif
teen and inserting the word "may."
Adopted.
The rule was then finally adopted as
amended.
Original rules thirty-five, thirty-six,
thirty-seven and thirty-eight were then
read and adopted respectively as rules
thirty-six, thirty-seven, thirty-eight and
thirty-nine.
Original rule thirty-nine was then
read.
Mr. Campbell moved to amend by in
serting immediately after the number of
the rule the words, "In the order of the
day, business shall have precedence as
follows :"
Adopted.
Original rule thirty-nine was then
adopted as amended as rule forty.
Original rules forty, forty-one and
forty-two were then read and adopted
respectively as rules forty-one, forty-two
and forty-three.
Original rule forty-three, was then
read.
Mr. O'Hara moved to amend by strik
ing out the words "elected by the Sen
ate," in lines two and three, and' insert
ing the words "appointed by the Pres
ident."
On motion of Mr. Campbell, the
amendment of Mr. O'Hara was ordered to
lie on the table, on acall of the yeas and
nays, by the following vote :
Yeass: Anderson, Blackman, Bowan,
Campbell, Daigle, Futch, Gallup, Hun
inaker, Lewis, Lynch, McMillen, Noland,
Piezece, Began, Swords Sypher, Thomas,
Twitchell, Whitney, Wileox-2L
Nays : Antoine, Barber, Butler, Coup
land. Fish, Harris, Herwig, Ingraham,
Kelso, O'Hars, Pinchback, lRar, Smith
Todd-14.
Original rule forty-three was the n
adopted as rule forty-four.
Original rules forty-four, forty-five,
forty-six, forty-seven, forty-eight, forty
nine, fifty, fifty-one and fifty-two were
thei adopted respectively as rujes forty
five, forty-six, forty-seven, forty-eight,
forty-nine, fifty, fifty-one and flfty-three.
Mr. Bay moved to amend original rule
fifty-three by inserting the words "dis
trict and parish" after the word
"Hupremne" in line fourteen.
Mr. Smith moved to lay the amend
ment of Hr.. Bay on the table, which the
Senate refused.
The amendment of Mr. Bay was adopt
ed, and the rule adopted, as amended, as
rule Mfy-four.
Original rules Miy-four, fifty-five, fifty
sax, fifty-even, My-sight, fifty-nine,
sixty and sixty-cb were then adopted
respeatively .s rules fifty-Eve, fifty-ais,
fify-seve. £fty-alhtb fify-nine sixty,
esixy-one an sixty-two.
Original rule sixty-two was then
amended by inserting, in line six, the
word "'fitythird," and adopted as rule
sixty-tre
Original rules sixty-three, sixty-four
and sixty-fve were then adopted rsupee
tively as rules sixty-four, sixty-five and
sixtyLss
On motion of Hr. IMoMlllen, an addi
tiansalruleto be known as rule sixty
guies, yasthin adopted& as follows:
Rule 67. Simoking i. striay probibit I
ed an thefloor of the Senate, or in the
lobby, during the sesmion of the Seaste. a
On motion of Mr. Campbel, the rules a
were then adopted as a whole P
Nm5L0E TO THE 3MW.
The Secretary informed the House
that the Senate had consurred in House
bill No. 1, appropriating two hundred
mad Mfty-thousand dollars to pay the
mileage and per diem of mqnbers of
both Houses of the General Assembly,
and to pay the officers, employes and r
contingent expenses of the same.
MMAOE FROM THE HOUSE O
The following message was received b
from the House.
ro the Honorable President and Members of the
Sentse.
I am directed by the Speaker of the a
House to ask the signature of the Pres
ident of the Senate to enrolled bill entit
led "An act appropriatingthe sum of two c
hundred and Mfty thousand dollars for r
the payment of members, officers, em- 8
ployee and contingent expenses of the '
General Assehmbly of the State of Louis
iana.
WILLIAM VIGEB8, b
Chief Clerk House of Representatives.
Mr. Todd presented papers of Mr. Pollard
contesting the seat of Senator MeMillen.
Mr. Pinchbeck moved to adjourn.
Adopted.
The President then announced that the Senate
stood adjourned until Tuesday, the tenth in
stant, at twelve o'clock M.
CHARLES H. MERBITT,
Secretary of the Senate.
Eighth by.'s sius. p
Tuesday, January 10, 1871.
The senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Present : Hon. O. J. Dann, Lieutenant Gov
irnor and President of the Senate, and Messrs.
Anderson, Antoine, Barber, Blackman, Bowman,
Butler, Campbell, Coupland, Daigle, Fish,
3allap, Harris, Herwig, Hunsaker, Ingraham,
lenks, Kelso, Lynch, McMillen, Noland, O'Hara,
Pierce, Plnchbaeck, Bagan, Bay, Smith, Swords,
3ypher, Thomas, Thompson, Todd, Twitehell,
Whitney Wilcox-35. p
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Burch. t
The minutes of the previous daysM proceedings t
were partially read, when their further reading
was dispensed with. F
The minutes were corrected, as follows :
Mr. Hunsaker, instead of Mr. O'Hara, moved
to postpone the consideration of the report of t
the Committee on Bules.
On motion ofMr. Lynch, the Senate proceeded
to the election of a UnitedStates Senator.
The act of Congress relative to the election of t
United States Senator was read by the Seere- c
tart'.
Nominations were declared in order.
Mr. Bay nominated Hon. O. J. Dunn, who
respectfully declined the nomination.
Mr. Campbell nominated General J. B. West. 1
Mr. Antoine nominated Hon. P. B. S. Pinch
back.
Mr. Bay nominated P. J. Kennedy.
Mr. O'Hara nominated Hon. J. C. Anderson,
who respectfully declined.
Mr. Thompson nominated Hon. T. G. David- I
son, of Livingston perish.
Mr. Todd nominated Hon. B. W. Futch, who
respectfully declined.
Mr. O'Hara nominated Hon. W. F. Blackman,
who also respectfully declined.
The Chair announced the following to be the
nominees :
Messrs. West, Pinchbeck. Davidson and
Kennedy.
On a call of the roll the whole number
of votes cast was thirty-four. Necessary
to a choice, eighteen.
The following Senators voted for (Gen
eral J. iL. West:
Messrs. Anderson, Bowman, Campbell<
Coupland, Fish, Gallup, Herwig, Hun- 1
asker, Lynch, Noland, Pieree, Bagan,
Smith, Swords, Sypher, Todd, Twitchell,
Whitney, Wilcox-19.
The following Senators voted for Hon.
P. B. S. Pinchback:
Messrs. Antoine, Barber, Butler, In
graham, Kelso, McMillen, O'Hra7.
The following Senators voted for Hon.
T. 0. Davidson;
Messrs. Blackman, Daigle, Futch.
Thomas, Thoanpson-5.
The following Senators voted for P. 41.
Kennedy:
Messrs. Harris, Bay-2.
Mr. pinchback voted for Hon. W. L.
The President announced that having
received a majority of the votes, J. B.
West stood elected on the part of the
Senate as United States Senator.
MEABAGEB JIOM TEEs HOUSE.
The following message was received
from the House.
To the Honorable President andembeso the
Senate:
I have the honior to inform you that
asoarding to law the House met at twelve
obckock and proeseded to ballot for a
United States Senator. They airo invit
your honorable body to meet them is
jon seeinnonI W Wat twelve o'eloek
I. for the purpo..s of omparing jouflhils
and announcing the remulL
~WILLLAM VIGERS,
Mr. I.graham pre...sd a petitn
froms the Sets .p.eerintemduit of Edu
c~aton, asking en ext..so of tbae for
presenting bin ammit repor
Belesed to Coamrditsee u Edeato
Of abifltoberentiisdaa et to redin
trict the Jlaiseld Dikhstretethe S**s**1
Louisiana.
Also, of a billtobe entitled an act to Jim
resate the office of parish eoumnsmones,
and to abolish the present systemof ye
Pcejury. its
By Mr. Campbell:
Of a bill to be entitled an ant to pro.
mote the interests of commerce by es- g
tablishing the Louisiana Warehoose in
Company, and guaranteeing the bonds
thereoL
By Mr. Thomas: as
Of a bll to be entitled an aet for the
relief of the estate of M. Dickson and H.
P. Dickson of the parish of Bosier, of
certain aseepements far taxes that have th
been erroneously made. IN
INTRODUCTION o0 nILLs. o'0
The following bills were introduced
according to previous notice:
By Mr. Anderson;
A bill to be entitied an aet to pur
chase five hundred copies each of the
revised Civil Code of Practice of the
State of Louisiana, edited by Albert
Voorhies. G
Passed its first reading. as
The constitltionalrule was suspended H
by a four-fifths affirmative vote, the bill 0
put on its second reading, and referred H
to the Committee on Judiciary, when Je
elected. N
By Mr. Ingraham: R
A bill to be entitled an act for the re- Ti
lief of Charles Bienvenu, late Sheriff of IV
the parish oi Orleans, or his assigns,
which passed its first reading.
The constitutional rule was then sus- 1ii
pended by a four-afths affirmative vote, fu
the bill put on its second reading, order
ed printed and referred to the Commit
tee on Claims, when elected. cc
By Mr. Twitchell: - of
A bill to be entitled an act to form a tl
new parish, to be called the parish of to
Warmoth, which passed its first read- te
ing.
The constitutional rule was then sus
pended by a four-fifths affirmative vote, I
the bil put on its second reading, for d'
the purpose of reference, and ordered Jo
printed.
By Mr. Campbell: C
A bill to be entitled an act relative to
the New Orleans and Northeastern Bail- tI
road Company, to provide for the exten- &
tion of the main line of their railroad to
the city of New Orlemas; for the building r
of one or more branches to the main line P
of said railroad; to regulate judicial pro- n
ceedings in certain eases, and to facilitate si
and aid the construction and secure the P
maintenance of said railroad within the
State of Louisiana, which passed its first ft
reading. i
The constitutional rule was suspended S
by a four-fifths affirmative vote, the bill
put on its second reading, ordered print- h
ed, and referred to the Committee on 0
Railroads, when elected.
BILLS nITrODUCED BY UNANIMOUS CONSFST,
wITHOUT PevIOUS NOTICE.
By Mr. O'Hara: a
A bill to be entitled an act to amend and V
re-enact section one of an act entitled an act
to organize the parish courts of this State, S
and fixing the duties of sheriffs and clerks, T
providing penalties for their failure to die- b
charge their duties ; fixing seal for the clerk i
Sof the District Court, and providing a salary a
for the parish Judges, and giving the parish g
courts jurisdiction of suits of separation of -
.bed and board, and divorce and interdiction
suits, which passed its fist radaing.
SThe constitutional rule wss then suspend. II
Sed by a four-fifth's affirmative vote, the bill
put on its second reading, ordered printed,
*and referred to the Committee on Judiciary,
when elected. e
-By M. Bay:
A bill tobe entitled an act to amend and a
.re-enact section seven hundred and sixty
one of the Bevised Statutes, approved March j
.144 870, and providing for the payiiiiit of d
costs in preliminary crimtinal examinations,
and when the party has been acquitted, t
Swhich pinmed its first reading.
The constitutional rule wem then..ped
ed by a four-fifth's affiraative vcts, the bill '
put on its second reading. ordered prned
and referred to the Committee on Judiciary,
Swhen elected.
SBy Mr. Bay:
SAbhillto be entitled an act, to autho-j
rise Thomas Markey, tutor of Katis A.
Murphy, "William Murphy; Annie N.I
I Murphy ar4 Nellie Murphy, infants un-,
der the age of twenty-on years, to pay
a over, trandler, and deliver all money,
pr~operty and e~ts in his hands or tm- i
6 der his control, belonging to said inmants I
Sto the general guardianor guardima ct
a aeeh infants, when appointed by the Su
p pseme Courtcofthe Stats of New York, 4
Sor by the Surrogate's Court ci theecounty
k et Ne York, antorelieve sad fl0U55
a Makey of sad from liabilitysand rem- 1
possibllity as .A eor otherwise, on
making suchpq trandagr~and de-'
livery; which -ase its iretreading.
The uars.. m.al1 rule was then a
B pended by afomr-Athe afu atv voe
Sthe biliput on its mecad reading, and
r ordered reflserd to th Comite o
Judisiary,when elected,
By Mr. Hay:
Of a joint reenatol to he entitled
joint resolutio in relatim to sehefing
e. a site for a Stm.a~ean sd promurg
I pound thereiw.
Houns bil No. I was then taken up
from tiird reading us.
Mr. Euaksr moved to reconsider the
vote by which the bill was adopted, on
its second reading.
Adopted.
Mr. Todd moved to enema the bill, by
striking ut the words "St Jmnea" gand
inserting the word "Jebrsoa."
Adopted
The bil was then adopted as amended,
and pa-sed its fret rsading.
Mr. Igraham moved to adjourn.
Adopted
The President then announced that
the Senmte stood adjourned until Wed
nesday the eleventh instant, at twelve
o'clock M.
CHARLES H. MERRlTT,
Secretary dathe Senate.
Itahe WI hme.
SENATE CRAWmEs,
Wednesday, Jeanary, 11 1871.
The Senate mat purmsumt to adjournment.
Present: Hon. O. J. Dunn, Lieutenant
Governor and President of the Senate,
and Messrs. Anderson, Antoise, Barber,
Blackman, Bowman, Butler, Campbell,
Coupland, Daigle, Fish, Fetch, Gallup,
Harris, Herwig, Hansmcker, Ingraham,
Jenks, Kelso, Lewis, Idneh, Me[illen,
Noland, e,
Bay, Smith, Swords, Sypher, Thomas,
Thompson, Todd, Twitchell, Whitney,
Wilon --86.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Burch.
The minutes of the previous day's ses
sion were partially read, when their
further, reading was dispensed with.
No corections.
On motion of Mr. Ray, the Senate pro
ceeded in a body to the Hall of the House
of Representatives, to joint session, for
the purpose of completing the election
for a Senator to the Congress of the Uni
ted States.
JoonT M .
Hon. O. J. Dunn, President of the Se
nate, called the General Assembly to or
der, and announced the object of the
joint session to be in accordance with the
requirements of section one of the act of
Congress, approved July 25, 1866.
The Secretary of the Senate then called
the roll of the Senate, when thirty-six
Senators answered to their names.
The Clerk of the House then called the
roll of the House, when one hundred Re
presentatives answered to their names.,
making a total of one hundred and thirty
six members of the General 4ssembly
present
The Secretary of the andte then read
from his journal that part of the proceed
ings of the Senate relative to United
States Senator.
The Clerk of the House then read from
his journal that part of the proceedings
of the House of Representatives relative
to the same subject.
A disomlon ariling between Sentors as to
the ooeetnees.o.the [email protected], Mr. Thnomp
son moved that the BSeat retie, rewh, on e
eDu of the yews and nays, the Seaste sensed
by the following vole :
Yeas ; Antoine, Barber, Butler, Fish, Harris,
Keleo, O'Ham, Piere, Plnehback, PAy, Thomas,
Todd-19.
Nays: Anderson, Blackman, Bowman, Camp
bell, Copland, Daigle, Futih, Gallup, Herwig,
Humsaker, Inpastem, leaks, lewis, Lynch,
HMcillne, Noland, Ragan, bmdth, Swords,
I ypber, Thomnpeom, Twitcheil, Whitney, Wilcox
The Beastsreftins t retir, es thelpesker of
the House declared the Journal of tint body to
be corset and re.
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as United States Seater, to succeed the Hoo..
John S. Herid, whose tern expires on the aSuth
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