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THIRTY-NINTH SENATE DISTRICT.- George E. Green, Israel T. Deyo, Samuel H. Fancher.
FORTIETH SENATE DISTRICT.-E. Clarence Aiken, Joseph E. Eggleston, Francis C. Allen.
FORTY-FIRST SENATE DISTRICT.- John M. Parker, Hubert C. Mandeville, Bertrand W. Nye.
SENATE DISTRICT.- John Par
menter, John H. Johnson, Charles H. Betts.
FORTY-THIRD SENATE DISTRICT.- Jesse S. Phillips,
James W. Wadsworth, Monroe Wheeler.
FORTY-FOURTH SENATE DISTRICT.- John C. Leggett, Frank S. Wood, Clarence H. Greff.
SENATE DISTRICT.- Rush Rhees,
Frank M. Jones, Andrew E. Tuck.
FORTY-SIXTH SENATE DISTRICT.- Charles J. White, Richard H. Curran, Homer E. A. Dick.
FORTY-SEVENTH SENATE DISTRICT.- Edward E. Franchot, James P. Lindsay, Thomas A. Kirby.
FORTY-EIGHTH SENATE DISTRICT.-George Clinton, Sr., Leroy A. Lincoln, Charles B. Sears.
SENATE DISTRICT.-Mat Endres,
Thomas V. O'Connor, Charles Schoonhut.
FIFTIETH SENATE DISTRICT.- Frank W. Standart, Harry D. Sanders, James L. Nixon.
FIFTY-FIRST SENATE DISTRICT.- Herman J. Westwood, Charles M. Dow, James S. Whipple.
A quorum being present, and having taken the constitutional oath of office, the Secretary of State announced that the first order of business would be the election of a President.
Mr. Wadsworth moved that the Convention proceed to the election of a President, and that the Secretary call the roll of delegates and each delegate as his name is called rise in place and name his choice for President.
Mr. Secretary put the question and it was determined in the affirmative.
Mr. Secretary appointed Messrs. Steinbrink of the Sixth Senatorial District and A. E. Smith of the Eleventh Senatorial District as tellers.
Mr. Low placed in nomination for President Mr. Elihu Root of New York.
Upon the direction of Mr. Secretary the deputy secretary of state called the roll of delegates, whereupon each delegate as his name was called rose in his place and named his choice as follows:
On motion of Mr. Wagner the vote for Elihu Root was made unanimous.
Elihu Root having received a majority of all the votes cast, Mr. Secretary declared Elihu Root of New York duly elected President of the Convention,
Mr. Secretary appointed Messrs. Low and Wagner a committee to conduct the President-elect to the chair.
Mr. President upon taking the chair addressed the Convention. Mr. President stated the next order of business to be the election of a Secretary.
Mr. W. D. Cunningham was placed in nomination for Secretary. There being no other nomination for Secretary, by unanimous consent Mr. President put the question whether the Convention would agree to the election of W. D. Cunningham as Secretary, and it was determined in the affirmative.
Mr. President declared W. D. Cunningham duly elected Secre tary of the Convention.
Mr. President administered the oath of office to Secretary-elect W. D. Cunningham.
Mr. F. L. Young offered for the consideration of the Convention a resolution in the words following:
Resolved, That Harry W. Haines be and hereby is duly elected Sergeant-at-Arms of this Convention.
Mr. President put the question whether the Convention would agree to said resolution, and it was determined in the affirmative. Mr. President declared Harry W. Haines duly elected Sergeant of the Convention.
Mr. John Marshall and Mr. George S. Shotwell were placed in nomination for official stenographer.
Upon the direction of the President, the Secretary called the roll of delegates, whereupon each delegate as his name was called rose in place and named his choice as follows:
John Marshall having received a majority of all the votes cast, Mr. President declared John Marshall duly elected stenographer of the Convention.
Mr. President administered the oath of office to Stenographerelect John Marshall.
Mr. J. L. O'Brian offered for the consideration of the Convention a resolution, in words following:
Resolved, That, subject to such changes as the Convention may hereafter make, the rules of the last Constitutional Convention as set forth in the Revised Record of the last Convention, Volume 5, pages 666 to 682, inclusive, be the rules of this Convention. Excepting and excluding therefrom, however, the last five of the said rules, numbered from 73 to 77, inclusive.
And also provided, that in rule 15, the following changes in committees be made, viz.:
(a) Committee No. 3, after the word " insert the word "Limitations ".
powers", in the title,
(b) Committee No. 10, instead of a "Committee on Railroads, Transportation, etc.," a "Committee on Public Utilities ". (c) Committee No. 19, in the title, after the word "Interests insert the words "and Relations ".
(d) Committee No. 20, instead of a "Committee on the Salt Springs of the State", a "Committee on the Conservation of the Natural Resources of the State, to consist of seventeen members."
(e) Committee No. 28 (to be added), on the Civil Service, to consist of eleven members.
(f) Committee No. 29 (to be added), on Library Information. Further resolved, That all proposals to change the rules which shall be offered in the Convention or delivered in writing by any delegate to the Secretary while the Convention is in recess and before the twenty-first day of April, nineteen hundred and fifteen, shall be of course and without debate referred to the Committee on Rules, when appointed, with instructions to report thereon to the Convention on or before the thirtieth day of April.
Debate was had thereon.
Mr. President put the question whether the Convention would agree to said resolution, and it was determined in the affirmative. Secretary of State Hugo presented the report and recommendations of the State Printing Board in relation to the proposals for printing for the Convention, and the same were referred to the Committee on Printing when appointed.
Mr. J. S. Phillips offered for the consideration of the Convention a resolution, in the words following:
Resolved, That the Convention deems necessary the following officers, employees and assistants, and fixes their compensation as follows:
(1) A President and a first and second Vice-President, to receive no compensation apart from that pertaining to the office of delegate (See Consolidated Laws of 1909, volume 3, page 2111), $3,500 plus $750.
(2) A Secretary, with the same compensation as the Clerk of the Assembly.
A Sergeant-at-Arms, with the same compensation as the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Assembly.
A stenographer, with the same compensation as the stenographer of the Assembly. To the stenographer shall also be paid the sums necessarily expended by him, with the approval of the committee on contingent expenses, for the employment of assistants in the performance of the duties imposed upon him.
Four assistant secretaries, with the same compensation as the assistant clerk of the Assembly.
An assistant sergeant-at-arms, with the same compensation as the assistant sergeant-at-arms of the Assembly.
A librarian and an assistant librarian, with the same compensation as the librarian and assistant librarian of the Assembly.