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"INIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
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,
P. B. Simpson,
Samuel H. Thurber,
29th do do M. W. Seeley.
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),
do do 0. F. Bartlett,
Alden I. Bennett,
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.
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.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 12th, 10 o'clock, A. M.
Senate met pursuant to adjournment,
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.