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266892 MARCH 1930
Hall of the House of Representatives,
Cheyenne, Wyominy, January 8, 1895. The members of the House of Representatives of the Third State Legislature of the State of Wyoming were called to order by the secretary of state, Hon. C. W. Burdick, at 12 o'clock noon pursuant to law.
Upon a call of the roll the following members appeared) and answered to their names:
Albany county-Stephen W. Downey, George W. Fox, Charlton M. Gregory, George A. Hertzog, W. James Hills.
('arbon county-John S. Allen, John Mahoney, William Piatt, Frank 0. Williams.
Converse County-John E. Higgins, John Scott, Rob«t H. Knitte.
C:ook County-Frederick M. Barrett, Charles T. Finch.
A. Bristol, Samuel A. Corson, Pitt Covert, Albert L Kelley, Bert Parmenter, Josiah A. Van Orsdel.
Yatrona County-Patrick Sullivan.
Sheridan County-H. C. Alger, L. H. Brooks, W. E. JackBon.
Sweetwater County_Thomas Clark, Joseph Iredale.
Cinta County-William Goodell, George F. Chap:nan Laban Heward, Ezra Brown.
Weston County-Levi R. Davis.
of Albany was elected temporary speaker by acclamation and Messrs. Kelley of Laramie and Goodell of Uinta were appointed a coinmittee to escort Mr. Downey to the chair.
On motion of Mr. Fox of Albany, Mr. L. H. Brooks of Sheri dan was made temporary clerk and a committee comprisins Messrs. Fox of Albany and Torrey of Fremont was appointed to escort Mr. Brooks to his desk.
On motion of Mr. Van Orsdel of Laramie, the speaker was authorized to appoint a committee of twelve on credentials to comprise one member from each county. The chair appointed a2 such committee Messrs. Fox of Albany, Mahoney of Carbor, Knit tle of Converse, Barrett of Crook, Ranney of Fremont, Benry of Johnson, Parmenter of Laramie, Sullivan of Natrona, Jackson of Sheridan, Iredale of Sweetwater, Brown of Uinta, Davis of Weston.
On motion of Mr. Torrey of Fremont a recess of fifteen minutes was then taken.
Following such recess the members of the House were again called to order by the temporary speaker and the committee on credentials made the following report: Mr. Speaker:
Your committee on credentials report that after exiindtion they find the following named gentlemen present and duly elected, qualified and entitled to seats in the House of of Kepresentatives of the Third State Legislature of the State of Wyoming, viz:
Albany County-Stephen W. Downey, George W. Fox, Charlton M. Gregory, George A. Hertzog, W. James Hills.
Carbon County-John S. Allen, John Mahoney, üliam Platt, Frank O. Williams.
Converse County-John E. Higgins, John Scott Robert H. Knittle.
Crook County-Frederick M. Barrett, Charles J. Finch.
Laramie County--Palmer J. Black, Samuel A. Bristol Samuel Corson, Pitt Covert, Albert D. Kelley, Bert Parmenter, Josiah A. Van Orsdel.
Natrona County-Patrick Sullivan.
Sheridan County-H. C. Alger, L. H. Brooks, W. E. Jackson.
Sweetwater County-Thomas Clark, Joseph Iredale.
Uinta County-William Goodell, George F. Chapman, Labau
FREDERICK M. BARRETT, ROBERT H. KNITTLE,
Chairioan. Secretary. On motion of Mr. Kelley of Laramie the report of the committe on credentials was adopted and the committee dis. charged.
On motion of Mr. Torrey of Fremont a committee of three was appointed by the speaker. was appointed by the speaker with instructions to wsit on Hon. H. V. S. Groesbeck, chief justice, and inform hint that the House members were ready to take the oath of office.
The speaker appointed as such committee Messrs, Torrey of Fremont, Kelley of Laramie and Iredale of Sweetwater.
The committee having performed its duty reported to the House the presence of Chief Justice Groesbeck and his readiness to administer the oath of office, whereupon the following named members took and subscribed such oath according to law, vix:
T. C. Alger, John S. Allen, Frederick N. Barrett, Palmer J. Black, Samuel A. Bristol L. H. Brooks, Ezra Brown, George F. Chapman, Thomas Clark, Samuel Corson, Pitt Covert. Leri R. Davis, Stephen W. Downey, Charles J. Finch, George W. Fos, William Goodell, Charlton M. Gregory, Joseph Henry, George A. Hertzog, Laban Heward, John E. Higgins, W. James Hills, Joseph Iredale, W. E. Jackson, Albert D. Kelley, Robert H. Knittle, John Mahoney, Burt M. Parmenter, William Piatt, Edward L. Ranney, John Scott, Patrick Sullivan, Jay L Torrey, Josiah. A. Van Orsdel, Frank 0. Williams.
On motion of Mr. Torrey of Fremont the House took a recess subject to the call of the speaker, and went into cauc is on permanent organization.
Following the recess the House was again called to order by the speaker and on motion of Mr. Torrey of Fremont, ad. journed until tomorrow, January 9, at 12 o'clock noon.
L. H. BROOKS,
Hall of the House of Representativos
Cheyenne, Wyoming, January 9, 18.5.
All members who had taken the oath of office were present except Mr. Ranney of Fremont, who soon appeared thereafter and took his seat.
Mr. Van Orsdel of Laramie nominated Hon. J. L. Torrey of Fremont as speaker of the House; the nomination was duly seconded and Mr. Torrey was elected by a unanimous vote of all members present.
Messrs. Van Orsdel of Laramie and Hertzog of Albany were appointed by the temporary speaker to wait on Chini Justice Groesbeck and request his presence for the purpose of administering the oath to the speaker-elect.
The committee having performed its duty, reporte:l to the House the presence of Chief Justice Groesbeck and his readiness to administer the oath. The temporary speaker appointed as a committee to escort the speaker-elect to the chair Messi's. Eristol of Laramie, Gregory of Albany and Scott of Converse, whereupon Hon. J. L. Torrey took and subscribed the oath of office as speaker of the House of Representatives of the Third Legislature of the State of Wyoming.
On motion of Mr. Hills of Albany, Hon. George W. Fox of Albany was elected speaker pro tem of the House by acclamation.
Mr. Higgins of Converse nominated M. C. Barrow for the position of chief clerk of the House, and on motion of Mi. Goodell of Uinta, Mr. Barrow was declared elected chief clerk of the House by acclamation.
On motion of Mr. Hertzog of Albany, C. S. Dawson was elected assistant chief clerk of the House by acclamation.
On motion of Mr. Goodell of Uinta, Mr. Tom H. Hollings. worth was elected engrossing and enrolling clerk of the House by acclamation.