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William II. Sears (to fill vacancy).
James W. Sebree...
Houston W. Johnson.
William G. Downing .
James E. Hazell ...
James G. Sparks...
Joseph C. Seabourn
William P. Sheldon.
Francis M. Mansfield.
J. Perry Johnson....
Madison R. Smith..
Stephen H. Claycomb.....
George A. Castleman.
Fountain I. Ketchum.
Daniel Kerwin....

Seventh District.
Eighth District.
Tenth District.
Twelfth District.
Fourteenth District.
Sixteenth District.
Eighteenth District.
Twentieth District.
Twenty-second District.
Twenty-fourth District.
Twenty-sixth District.
Twenty-eighth District.
Thirtieth District.
Thirty-second District.
Thirty-fourth District.

SENATORS HOLDING OVER, ELECTED IN 1884.

Lyinan Parcher...

First District. Horatio F. Simrall..

Third District. Wesley A. Jacobs.

Fifth District. James M. Proctor..

Ninth District. David A. Ball

Eleventh District. James P. Wood....

Thirteenth District. James R. Saltonstall..

Fifteenth District. John P. Harmon.

Seventeenth District. James J. Gideon

Nineteenth District, R. Steele Ryors...

Twenty-first District. William Hunter

Twenty-tbird District. Benjamin F. Webster.

Twenty-fifth District, Arthur M. Allen...

Twenty-seventh District. James C. McGinnis.

Twenty-ninth District. George W. Davisson..

Thirty-first District. John M. Kelly ....

Thirty-third District. The roll of hold over Senators was then called, when the following Senators answered to their names :

PRESENT–Senators Allen, Ball, Davisson, Downing, Gideon, Harmon, Jacobs, Kelly, McGinnis, Parcher, Proctor, Ryors, Saltonstall, Simrall, Taggart, Webster and Wood-17.

Senator Ball offered the following resolution, which was read:

Resolved, That the Secretary call the Senatorial districts in numerical order, and as they are called the Senators elect shall advance to the bar of the Senate and present their certificates of election, which certificates shall be read aloud by the Secretary, and if found to conform to the requirements of the law, and no contest or objection be made, the persons holding them, respectively, shall be sworn in as members of the Senate; and if said certificates be not in the form required by law, or if contests be made, or if any Senator object, the certificate, contest or objection shall be referred to the Committee on Privileges and Elections. The Committee on Privileges and Elections of the Senate of the Thirty-third General Assembly are hereby continued and made the Committee on Privileges and elections for this purpose, and shall so remain and continue until a new committee is appointed.

Senator Gideon offered the following substitute, which which was read and adopted :

Resolved, That the Secretary call the Senatorial districts in numerical order, and as they are called the Senators-elect shall advance to the bar of the Senate and present their certificates of election, and the persons holding them, respectively, shall be sworn in as members of the Senate.

The roll of the Senators-elect was then called, and the following Senators came forward and were sworn in as Senators by Judge Sherwood of the Supreme Court:

Senators Castleman, Claycomb, Hazell, Johnson of Madison, Johnson of Montgomery, Kerwin, Ketchum, Mackey, Mansfield, Moran, Sears, Sebree, Sheldon, Smith, Sparks and Taggart-16.

Senator Downing having been appointed by the Governor to visit the public institutions of the State, and having taken the oath of office before a Judge of the Supreme Court of the State, and filed the same with his certificate in the office of the Secretary of State, took his seat as a Senator.

Senator Harmon offered the following resolution, which was read and adopted :

Resolved, 1. That a committee of five, in addition to the Lieutenant Governor, be appointed by the President to prepare and submit rules for the government of the Senate during the present session, and report as early as practicable.

Resolved, 2. That the report of said committee shall be in order at any time, and take precedence of all other motions or orders.

Resolved, 3. That the rules of the Senate for the Thirty-third General Assembly, so far as applicable, shall be the rules of this body until the report of said committee on rules shall have been acted upon.

On motion of Senator Gideon, the Senate adjourned until to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock.

SECOND DAY-THURSDAY, January 6, 1887.

MORNING SESSION.

Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
The President in the chair.
A quorum present.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Vandiventer.
Journal of yesterday read and approved.

Under the resolution adopted yesterday, the President of the Senate appointed the following committee on rules: Senators Harmon, Downing, Simrall, Claycomb and McGinnis.

J.C. Seabourn, Senator-elect from the Eighteenth Senatorial district, was sworn in by the President of the Senate.

Senator Downing offered the following resolution, which was read and adopted:

Resolved, That the Senate now proceed to the election of permanent officers, as follows:

First-President pro ten.
Second-Secretary.
Third-Assistant Secretary.
Fourth-Official Reporter.
Fifth-Sergeant-at-Arms.
Sixth-Chaplain.
Seventh-Doorkeeper.
Eighth-Folder and Messenger.
Ninth-Three Pages.

Senator Wood nominated Senator Ball for President pro tem. of the Senate.

Senator Ball was declared elected by the following vote:

For SENATOR Ball-Senators Allen, Castleman, Claycomb, Downing, Hazell, Hunter, Johnson of Madison, Kelly, Kerwin, Ketchum, McGinnis, Mackey, Mansfield, Proctor, Saltonstall, Sears, Sebree, Simrall, Smith, Sparks, Taggart and Wood-22.

FOR SENATOR MCGINNIS-Senators Davisson, Gideon, Jacobs, Ryors, Seabourn and Sheldon—6.

ABSENT-Senators Harmon and Moran.
ABSENT WITH LEAVE–Senator Ball.
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Senator Downing nominated A. S. Coker for the office of Secretary of the Senate.

Mr. Coker was elected by the following vote:

Senator Gideon nominated J. G. White for the office of Secretary of the Senate.

For Mr. COKER-Senators Allen, Castleman, Claycomb, Downing, Hazell, Hunter, Johnson of Madison, Johnson of Montgomery, Kelly, Kerwin, Ketchum, Mackey, Mansfield, Moran, Proctor, Saltonstall, Sears, Sebree, Simrall, Smith, Sparks, Taggart and Wood—23.

For MR. WHITE-Senators Davisson, Gideon, Jacobs, McGinnis,
Ryors, Seabourn, Sheldon and Webster-8.

ABSENT–Senators Harmon and Parcher-2.
ABSENT WITH LEAVE-Senator Ball.

Senator Sears nominated H. L. Gray for the office of Assistant Secretary of the Senate. There being no other nomination, Mr. Gray was elected by the following vote : :

FOR MR. GRAY-Senators Allen, Castleman, Claycomb, Davisson, Downing, Gideon, Hazell, Hunter, Jacobs, Johnson of Madison, Johnson of Montgomery, Kelly, Kerwin, Ketchum, McGinnis, Mackey, Mansfield, Parcher, Proctor, Saltonstall, Seabourn, Sears, Sebree, Shel. don, Simrall, Smith, Sparks, Taggart and Wood-32.

ABSENT–Senators Ball and Harmon-2.

Senator Hazell nominated A. O. Lemon for the office of Official Reporter. There being no other nomiuations, Mr. Lemon was elected by the following vote:

FOR MR. LEMON-Senators Allen, Castleman, Claycomb, Davisson, Downing, Gideon, Hazell, Hunter, Jacobs, Johnson of Madison, Jobnson of Montgomery, Kelly, Kerwin, Ketchum, McGinnis, Mackey, Mansfield, Moran, Proctor, Saltonstall, Seabourn, Sears, Sebree, Sheldon, Simrall, Smith, Sparks, Taggart and Wood-29.

ABSENT-Senators Ball, Harman, Parcher, Ryors and Webster-5.

Senator Hazell nominated A. W. Ewing for the office of Sergeantat-Arins. There being no further nominations, Mr. Ewing was elected by the following vote:

For MR. Ewing-Senators Allen, Castleman, Claycomb, Davisson,
Downing, Gideon, Hazell, Hunter, Jacobs, Johnson of Madison, John-
son of Montgomery, Kelly, Kerwin, Ketchum, McGinnis, Mackey,
Mansfield, Moran, Proctor, Ryors, Saltonstall, Seabourn, Sears, Sebree,
Sheldon, Simrall, Smith, Sparks, Taggart and Wood-30.

ABSENT–Senators Ball, Harmon, Parcher and Webster-4.
Senator Hazell nominated for Chaplain Rev. C. I. Vandiventer.

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There being no other nomination, Mr. Vandiventer was elected by the following vote :

FOR MR. VANDIVENTER-Senators Allen, Castleman, Claycomb, Davisson, Downing, Gideon Harmon, Hazell, Hunter, Jacobs, Johnson of Madison, Johnson of Montgomery, Kelly, Kerwin, Ketchum, Mackey, Mansfield, Moran, Proctor, Saltonstall, Seabourn, Sears, Sebree, Sheldon, Simrall, Smith, Sparks, Taggart and Wood-29.

For MR. PalMER–Senator McGinnis.
ABSENT–Senators Ball, Parcher, Ryors and Webster-4.

Senator Simrall nominated for Doorkeeper Jacob Smith. There being no other nomination, Jacob Smith was elected by the following vote :

For Mr. Smith-Senators Allen, Castleman, Claycomb, Davisson, Dowaing, Gideon, Harmon, Hazell, Hunter, Jacobs, Johnson of Madi. son, Johnson of Montgomery, Kelly, Kerwin, Ketchum, McGinnis, Mackey, Mansfield, Moran, Proctor, Saltonstall, Seabourn, Sears, Sebree, Sheldon, Simrall, Smith, Sparks, Taggart and Wood—30.

ABSENT–Senators Ball, Parcher, Ryors and Webster-4.

Senator Hunter nominated Henry Watson for the position of Folder and Messenger. There being no other nominations, Henry Watson was elected by the following vote:

For MR. WATSON-Senators Allen, Castleman, Claycomb, Davisson, Downing, Gideon, Harmon, Llazell, Hunter, Jacobs, Johnson of Madison, Johnson of Montgomery, Kelly, Kerwin, Ketchum, McGinnis, · Mackey, Mansfield, Moran, Proctor, Ryors, Saltonstall, Seabourn, Sears, Sebree, Sheldon, Simrall, Smith, Sparks, Taggart and Wood-31.

ABSENT–Senators Ball, Parcher and Webster-3.

Senator Downing nominated Charles Winslow for the position of Page.

Senator Hazell nominated Lee Barnidge for Page.
Senator Sparks nominated Walter Ferguson for Page.

Charles Winslow, Lee Barnidge and Walier Ferguson, were elected
Pages by the following vote:

Senators Allen, Castleman, Claycomb, Davisson, Downing, Gideon, Hazell, Hunter, Jacobs, Johnson of Madison, Johnson of Montgomery, Kelly, Kerwin, Ketchum, McGinnis, Mackey, Mansfield, Moran, Proctor, Ryors, Saltonstail, Seabourn, Sears, Sebree, Sheldon, Simrall, Smith, Sparks, Taggart and Wood—30.

ABSENT-Senators Ball, Harmon, Parcher and Webster-4.

On motion of Senator Gideon, the following officers of the Senate came forward and were duly sworn in: A. S. Coker, Secretary; H.

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