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"INIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

LIBRARIES

266892 MARCH 1930

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

TWELFTH ANNUAL SESSION.

WEDNESDAY, JANUAURY 11th, 1860.

The TWELFTH ANNUAL SESSION of the Legislature of the State of Wisconsin, began at Madison, the capital of said State, the second Wednesday, being the 11th day of January, A. D. 1860.

Pursuant to law, at 12 o'clock, M. of said day, the Senate was called to order by the Lieutenant Governor, and the roll of Senators helding over from 1859, was then called by Hiram Bowen, Chief Clerk at the last session, and the following Senators from their respective districts, appeared and took their seats : From the 1st Senatorial District-Robert Hotchkiss,

5th do do Cicero Comstock,
7th do do Nicholas D. Fratt,
9th do do H. W, Curtis,
11th do do William R. Taylor,
13th

do

P. B. Simpson,
15th do do Charles G. Rodolf,
17th do do Z. P. Burdick,
19th
do do

Samuel H. Thurber,
21st do do G. W. Washburn,
23d do do E. D. Masters,
25th do do M. M. Davis,
27th do do Luther Hanchett,

29th do do M. W. Seeley.
Senator Simpson from the 13th District was absent.

do :

The names of the newly elected Senators, as certified by the Secretary of State, was then called by the Chief Clerk, and the following Senators, from the districts, specified, appeared in their places and answered to their names : From the 2d Senatorial District-Edward Decker,

3d do do Frederick Hilgan (vacancy),
4th do do Densmore W. Maxon,
6th do do M. J. Eagan,
8th do do George Bennett,
10th do do Dennison Worthington,
12th

do do 0. F. Bartlett,
14th do do Charles R. Gill,
16th do do Noah H. Virgin,
18th
do do

Alden I. Bennett,
20th do do Elihu L. Phillips,
22d do do Benjamin Ferguson,
24th do do John W. Stewart,
26th do do John B. Sweat,
28th do

do

Charles B. Cox, 30th do do Buel E. Hutchinson. Senator Decker from the 2d District was absent.

And the said newly elected Senators, being all present, came forward and took and subscribed the oath of office, which was administered to them by the Lieutenant Governor.

On motion of Senator A. I. Bennett, the Senate then proceeded to the election of Chief Clerk.

The roll being called,

Senators Bartlett, A. I. Bennett, G. Bennett, Burdick, Comstock, Cox, Curtis, Davis, Hanchett, Hutchinson, Masters, Phillips, Seeley, Stewart, Virgin, Washburn and Worthington–17 voted for John H. Warren.

Senators Furugson, Fratt, Gill, Hilgen, Hotchkiss, Maxon, Rodolf, Sweat, Taylor, Thurber—10 voted for James Armstrong.

John H. Warren was declared elected.

On motion of Senator Hanchett, the Senate proceeded to the election of Sergeant-at-Arms.

The roll being called

Senators Bartlett, A. I. Bennett, G. Bennett, Burdick, Comstock, Cox, Curtis, Davis, Fratt, Hanchett, Hutchinson, Masters, Phillips, Seeley, Stewart, Virgin, Washburn, Worthington—18 voted for Asa Kinney.

Senators Maxon and Rodolf-2 voted for Gustavus Strickenwald.

Senators Sweat, Taylor and Thurbur-3 voted for Thomas Herron.

Asa Kinney was declared elected.
On motion of Senator Worthington,

The Rules of the last session were adopted until further ordered.

Senator A. I. Bennett, on leave, introduced the following resolution :

Resolved, That the Chief Clerk be directed to inform the Assembly that the Senate is now organized and ready to proceed to business ;

Which was adopted.
On motion of Senator Sweat,
The Senate adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow morning.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12th, 10 o'clock, A. M.

Senate met pursuant to adjournment,
Lieut. Governor in the chair.
Roll of Senators called, and the absentees were
Senators Decker and Taylor.
Journal of yesterday, read and approved.

Senator Decker, from the 2d Senatorial district appeared in his seat, came forward, took and subscribed the oath of office.

RESOLUTIONS OFFERED AND CONSIDERED.

By Senator Curtis: Res. No. 2, S.,

Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-Arms be, and he is hereby directed to distribute to the President of the Senate, the Chief Clerk and Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, and to each Senator, three dollars in three cent postage stamps and two dollars in one cent postage stamps;

Which was adopted.

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