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WM. P. Lyon, having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected as Speaker of the Assembly..

Messrs. Holton and Palmer, being requested thereto by the Clerk, escorted the Speaker elect to the chair.

The Speaker, after a brief address, inquired the pleasure of the Assembly.

Mr. Blackman moved to proceed to the election of a Clerk ;
Which was agreed to.
Whereupon, Mr. Horn nominated Charles R. Gleason.
A ballot was had, resulting as follows :

Messrs. Baldwin, Ballantine, Barden, Bartlett, Bettis, Blackman, Bovay, Brooks, Bugh, Bunn, Burt, Barnum, Child, Clize, Cobb, Dickson, De Wolf, Farwell, Fischer, Goodwin, Golden, Griswold, Hammerquist, Hayden, Hesk, Holton, Horton, Howland, Hunkins, Jenne, Johnson, Judd, Langland, Lewis, McMichael, J. J. McKay, Meigs, Miller, Mitchell, Moore, Nash, Ordway, Phillips, Robertson, Rogers, Smith, Stannard, Sumner, Upson, Vandercook, Weage, Westby, Wescott, Winter, Wheeler, Whittlesey, Whiting, Wood, Young and Mr. Speaker.-61 voted for L. H. D. Crane.

Messrs. Altenhofen, Bachuber, Beath, Bouck, Bow, Boyd, Dockry, Elmore, Fairchild, Green, Griffin, Grover, Horn, Humann, Jackson, Kiefer, Keogh, Kingsbury, Mulholland, Munn, Neville, Palmer, Patchin, Rankin, Ruan, Seaton, Simpson, Sutton-30 voted for Charles R. Gleason.

Mr. Crane having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected.

The oath of office was then administered to him by the Speaker.

On motion of Mr. Miller, the Assembly proceeded to the election of a Sergeant-at-Arms.

Pending which,
Mr. Horn nominated Louis Rupp for that office.
The result of the ballot was as follows :

Messrs. Baldwin, Ballantine, Barden, Bartlett, Bettis, Blackman, Bovay, Brooks, Bugh, Bunn, Barnum, Child, Clize, Cobb, Dickson, Farwell, Fischer, Goodwin, Golden, Griswold, Hammerquest, Hayden, Holton, Horton, Howland, Jenne, Johnson, Judd, Langland, Lewis, McMichael, J. J. McKay, Miller, Mitchell, Moore, Nash, Ordway, Phillips, Robertson, Rogers, Smith, Stannard, Sumner, Upson, Vandercook, Weage, Westby, Wescott, Wheeler, Whiting, Wood and Young and Mr. Speaker—56 voted for Mr. Gates.

Messi Altenhofen, Bachuber, Beath, Bouck, Bow, Boyd, Dockry, Elmore, Fairchild, Green, Griffin, Grover, Hesk, Horn, Humann, Hunkins, Jackson, Kiefer, Keogh, Kingbury, Meigs, Mulholland, Munn, Neville, Palmer, Patchin, Rankin, Ruan, Seaton, Simpson, Sutton, and Winter-33 voted for Mr. Rupp.

On motion of Mr. Cobb,

Mr. T. C. L. MacKay, a member elect from the county of La Fayette, whose election was uncertified, was allowed a seat on the floor and sworn in, by the Speaker.

Mr, Fairchild presented Resolution No. 1, A.

Resolved, That the rules of the last Assembly be adopted as the rules of this Assembly, until otherwise ordered.

Which was adopted.

On motion of Mr. Blackman, the Assembly took a recess until 3 o'clock.

3 o'clock, P. M.

The Assembly met.
The Speaker in the Chair.

Mr. Elmore presented the following resolution :
Res. No. 2, A.

Resolved, That we now proceed to select seats, and for that purpose the Clerk put the names of all the members in a box and draw therefrom each such name singly, and as each name is announced the member choose his seat, and announce the number of the seat so chosen, and thereupon take possession of the same, and occupy it until the drawing is completed.

Which was agreed to.
A drawing for seats was then had, which resulted as follows :

No. of Seat. Mr. Ahlhauser,

2 Alden,

83 Altenhofen,

45 Bachuber,

46 Baldwin,

20 Ballantine,

91 Barden,

12 Bartlett,

30 Bettis,

17 Beath,

33 Blackman,

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Mr. Bouck,

Bow, Boyd, Bovay, Brooks, Bugh, Bunn, Burt,

Barnum,

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Child, Clize, Cobb, Cole, Dickson, De Wolf, Dockry, Elmore, Fairchild, Farwell, Fischer, Goodwin, Golden, Green, Griffin, Griswold, Grover, Hammerquist, Hayden, Hesk, Holton, Horn, Horton, Howland, Humann, Hunkins, Jackson, Jenne, Johnson, Judd, Kiefer, Keogh, Kingsbury, Langland, Lewis, McMichael,

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No. of Seat.

34 40 99 52 26

6 11 16

7 74 27 31 47 24 55 79

5 37 62 60 63 49 82 51 13

78 - 72

70 85 22

1 73 29

8 84 80 50 67 57 90 35 44 19 58 14

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Mr. J. J. McKay,

T. C. L. MacKay,
Meigs,
Miller,
Mitchell,
Moore,
Mulholland,
Munn,
Nash,
Neville,
Ordway,
Palmer,
Patchin,
Phillips,
Rankin,
Robertson,
Rogers,
Ruan,
Schmidtner, -
Seaton,
Simpson,
Smith,
Spottswood,
Stannard,
Sumner,
Sutton, -
Townsend,
Upson,
Vandercook,
Weage,
Westby,
Wescott,
Winter,
Wiley,
Wheeler,
Whittlesey,
Whiting,
Wood,

Young, -
On motion of Mr. Bouck,
The Assembly adjourned.

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

The Assembly met,
The Speaker in the Chair.

On motion of Mr. Cobb, the reading of the journal of yesterday was dispensed with.

Messrs. Townsend of Layfayette county, Spottswood of Grant county, and Schmidtner of Milwaukee county, appeared in the Assembly Chamber, the oath of office was administered and they took their seats.

Mr. Cobb moved that the Clerk inform the Senate that the Assembly was organized and ready to proceed to business.

Which motion prevailed.

MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE, By John H. Warren, Esq., Chief Clerk thereof. Mr. SPEAKER

I am directed to inform you that the Senate is now organized and ready for business.

LETTERS, PETITIONS, MEMORIALS, &c.,

Presented and referred :
By Mr. Speaker :
Mem. No. 1, A.,

Of Mitchell L. Delaney, contesting the seat of Mr. Altenhofer from Washington county, with accompanying papers ;

To committee on privileges and elections.

RESOLUTIONS INTRODUCED.

By Mr. Blackman : J. Res. No. 1, A.,

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That a joint Committee of two from the Senate and three from the Assembly be appointed to wait upon His Excellency, the Governor, and inform him that the Legislature is organized and ready to receive any communication that he may desire to make, and that said Committee be directed to invite the State Officers

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