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LIST OF SENATORS ELECTED AT THE GENERAL ELECTION HELD
IN THE STATE OF WISCONSIN ON THE SEVENTH DAY OF No-
1st District — Edward S. Minor.
Jedd P. C. Cottrill, Jr. 7th
Wm. S. Stanley, Jr.
James F. Wiley. 11th
Chas. M. Webb. 13th
Benjamin F. Sherman. 15th
John Carey. 17th
Simon L. Lord. 19th
Thomas Wall. 21st
John Ringle. 23d
William W. Reed. 25th
Hans B. Warner. 27th
William T. Parry. 29th
Noah D. Comstock. 31st
Donald A. McDonald. 33d
Edward R. Blake. STATE DEPARTMENT — SS.
I Ernst G. Timme, Secretary of State of the state of Wisconsin, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a correct list of the members of the Senate of the state of Wisconsin, elected at the general election held on the 7th day of November, A. D. 1882, as appears from the certificates of the several county clerks of the several counties comprising the senatorial districts named in the foregoing list, which certificates are now on file in this office.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed my official seal, at the capitol in the city of Madison this 9th day of January, A. D. 1883. [SEAL]
ERNST G. TIMME,
Secretary of State. The roll of senators-elect being called, the following senators appeared at the clerk's desk and subscribed to the oath of office, which was administered by the president:
Senators Blake, Carey, Cottrill, Jonas, Lord, McDonald, Minor, Parry, Reed, Ringle, Sherman, Stanley, Wall, Warner, Webb and Wiley. Senator Noah D. Comstock affirmed.
The roll was called and the following senators answered to their names:
Senators Ackley, Adams, Bennett, Blake, Carey, Chase, Colman, Comstock, Cottrill, Erwin, Flint, Hill, Hudd, Jonas, Kingston, Lord, McDonald, Meffert, Minor, Palmetier, Parry, Pingel, Randall, Reed, Ringle, Ryland, Sherman, Smith Stanley, Wall, Warner, Webb and Wiley.
Senator Palmetier presented the name of Charles E. Bross as a candidate for chief clerk.
Senator Smith presented the name of Carl Zillier.
The roll was called and the following senators voted for Charles E. Bross:
Senators Bennett, Colman, Comstock, Erwin, Flint, Hill, Kingston, Lord, Meffert, Minor, Palmetier, Parry, Randall, Ryland, Stanley, Warner, Webb, and Wiley — 18.
The following senators voted for Carl Zillier:
Senators Ackley, Adams, Blake, Cary, Chase, Cottrill, Flint, Hudd, Jonas, McDonald, Pingel, Reed, Ringle, Sherman, Smith and Wall — 15.
Charles E. Bross having received a majority of all the votes cast, thereupon took the oath of office, which was administered by the president.
Senator Minor presented the name of A. D. Thorp as a candidate for seargeant-at-arms.
Senator Sherman presented name of F. W. Kickbush.
The roll being called the following senators voted for A. D. Thorp.
Senators Bennett, Colman, Comstock, Erwin, Flint, Hill, Kingston, Lord, Meffert, Minor, Palmieter, Parry, Randall, Ryland, Stanley, Warner, Webb and Wiley.- 18.
The following senators voted for F. W. Kickbush:
Senators Ackley, Adams, Blake, Carey, Chase, Cottrill, Hudd, Jonas, McDonald, Pingel, Reed, Ringle, Sherman, Smith and Wall--15.
A. D. Thorp having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared elected sergeant-at-arms; whereupon he appeared at the clerk's desk and took the oath of office, which was administered by the president.
Senator Randall presented the name of Senator Geo. W. Ryland as a candidate for president pro tempore.
Senator Ackley presented the name of T. Ř. Hudd.
Senators Bennett, Colman, Comstock, Erwin, Flint, Hill, Kingston, Lord, Meffert, Minor, Palmetier, Parry, Randall, Stanley, Warner, Webb, and Wiley — 17.
The following Senators voted for Senator T. R. Hudd: Senators Ackley, Adams, Blake, Carey, Chase, Cottrill, Jonas, McDonald, Pingel, Reed, Ringle, Sherman, Stanley and Wall — 14.
Senator Ryland voted for Senator James F. Wiley.
The president appointed Senators Hudd and Wiley a committee to escort Senator Ryland to the chair, on assuming which he said:
SENATORS — Without solicitation on my part you have elected me to the honorable and important position of president pro tempore, for which I return my graeful thanks. I crave your cordial support when I am called to perform the duties of my office, which I shall endeavor to do in a just and impartial manner.
By Senator Colman:
Res. No. 1, S.,
Resolved, That the standing committees of the senate for the present session be constituted as follows:
On Judiciary–Senators A. N. Randall, chairman; C. M. Webb, R. J. Flint, J. T. Kingston, T. R. Hudd, J. P. C. Cottrill and John Ringle.
On State Affairs–Senators R. J. Flint, chairman; J. F. Wiley and Edward R. Blake.
On Railroads.-Senators J. F. Wiley, chairman; Charles K. Erwin, Edward Colman, W. S. Stanley, Jr., Charles Palmetier, James Hill, Patrick H. Smith, Benjamin F. Sherman, and Donald A. McDonald.
On Education.-Senators Van S. Bennett, chairman; S. L. Lord and Charles Jonas.
On Manufactures and Commerce.-Senators W. S. Stanley, Jr., chairman; Edward S. Minor and John Adams.
On Incorporations.-Senators J. T. Kingston, chairman, Charles M. Webb and John L. Pingel.
On Town and County Organizations.-Senators Wm. C. Meffert chairman; Noah D. Comstock and Thomas Wall.
On Public Lands.-- Senator Charles Palmetier, chairman: William T. Parry and J. P. C. Cottrill.
On Military Affairs.- Senators Edward Colman, chairman; W. S. Stanley, Jr., and Edward R. Blake.
On Privileges and Elections.- Senators C. M. Webb, chairman; Hans B. Warner and Enoch Chase.
On Finance, Banks and Insurance.- Senators Hans B. Warner, chairman; W. T. Parry and Henry M. Ackley.
On Assessment and Collection of Taxes.- Senators Edward S. Minor, chairman; A. N. Randall and John Carey.
On Legislative Expenditures-Senators Chas. K. Erwin, chairman; John T. Kingston and Henry M. Ackley.
On Federal Relations-Senators Noah D. Comstock, chairman; Edward S. Minor and William W. Reed.
On Roads and Bridges–Senators William T. Parry, chairman; Noah D. Comstock and John Ringle.
On Agriculture-Senator Simon L. Lord, chairman; Chas. Palmetier and John L. Pingel.
On Enrolled Bills–Senators Chas. K. Erwin, chairman; Hans B. Warner and Charles Jonas.
Om Engrossed Bills.-Senators William C Meffert, Chairman; James Hill and John Adams.
JOINT COMMITTEES-ON PART OF THE SENATE. On Claims.–Senators Geo. W. Ryland, chairman; Edward Colman and John Carey.
On Charitable and Penal Institutions.-Senators James Hill, chairman; Simon L. Lord and Enoch Chase.
On Printing.–Senators Van S. Bennett, chairman; Wm. C. Meffert and Benjamin F. Sherman.
By Senator Wiley:
Res. No. 2, S.
Resolved, That the rules of the senate of the last session be adopted as the rules of this senate until otherwise ordered.
By Senator Flint:
Res. No. 3, S.,
Resolved, That the chief clerk of the senate be, and he is hereby instructed to notify the assembly that the senate is now organized, by the election of George W. Ryland as president, pro tem., Charles E. Bross as chief clerk and A. D. Thorp, as sergeant-at-arms, and is now ready to proceed to business.
Jt. Res. No. 1, S.,
Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That a joint committee consisting of two from the senate and three from the assembly be appointed to wait upon his excellency the governor, and inform him that both houses are organized and prepared to receive any communication he may be pleased to make.
By Senator Erwin:
Jt. Res. No. 2, S., Resolved, by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the joint rules of the last legislature be adopted as the joint rules of this legislature, until otherwise ordered.
By Senator Cottrill:
Jt. Res. No. 3, S.
Resolved, by the Senate the Assembly concurring, that Spencer F. Baird, United States Fish Commissioner, of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, be and he is hereby respectfully invited to visit Wisconsin either personally or through an agent to be designated by him for that purpose, with the view to the establishment within this state of a United States fishery and hatching house for fish, at some suitable place to be approved by him, and that a duly certified copy of this resolution, attested by the chief clerks of the senate and assembly be forth with transmitted to said Spencer F. Baird, at the city of Washington in the District of Columbia.
On motion of Senator Crttrill,
On motion of Senator Hudd,
3 O'CLOCK P. M.
• + O'CLOCK P. M. The senate called to order by the president.
MESSAGE FROM THE ASSEMBLY.
I am directed to inform you that the assemby has organized by the election of
Earl P. Finch, as speaker. I. T. Carr, chief clerk, Thomas Kennedy, seargeant-at-arms, And is now ready for the transaction of business. And has concurred in Jt. Res., No. 1, S., Inviting Spencer T. Baird to visit the state with a view to the establishment of a fish hatchery, etc.
And has adopted, and asks the concurrence of the senate in
Jt. Res., No. 1, A..
To appoint a committee to wait upon his excellency, the Governor.
Jt. Res. No. 1, A.. Was concurred in,
And Senators Smith and Hill were appointed as members. of the committee on part of the senate.