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INDIANA STATE SENATE
THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1893.
Senate of the State of Indiana.
JANUARY 5, 1893. This being the day prescribed by the Constitution of the State of Indiana (Article 4, Section 9), for the meeting of the General Assembly, Senators holding over and Senators elect met in the city of Indianapolis, Senate Chamber, in the State Capitol Building, at 10 o'clock A. M.
President of the Senate pro tem. Senator Francis M. Griffith, called the Senate to order.
After which the Senate was led in prayer by Dr. Henry A. Buchtal, of the Central Avenue M. E. Church, of Indianapolis..
Twenty-four Senators elected in 1890 for the constitutional term of four years, appeared and answered to their names as follows, Auditor of State Hon. J. 0. Henderson calling the roll ; Senators :
From Greene and Sullivan, Charles T. Akin.
From Benton, Jasper and Newton, William W. Gillman.
Twenty-six Senators, elected last November, came forward as their districts were called and standing in front of the Secretary's desk took the oath of office as administered by the Hon. Timothy E. Howard, Judge of the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana, in the following order:
From Grant and Madison, Oscar A. Baker.
From Clinton and Tipton, George H. Gifford.
Senator Magee, of Cass County, was called to the chair. Senator McHugh, of Tippecanoe, moved that we proceed to elect a President pro tem. of the Senate, which motion was carried. Senator McHugh, of Tippecanoe, placed 'in nomination for President pro tem. of the Senate Senator Francis M. Griffith, of Switzerland County. Senator Loveland placed in nomination Senator T. E. Boyd, of Hamilton County. The roll being called, resulted as follows:
Those voting for Francis M. Griffith were:
Senators Akin, Barnes, Bingham, Bird, Chandler, Ellison, French, Fulk, Gifford, Holcomb, Holland, Kern, Kopelke, Leyden, Lynn, Magee, McDonald, McGregor, McHugh of Marion, McHugh of Tippecanoe, McKelvey, McLean, Moore, Morgan Parker, Seller, Smith, Stuart, Sweeney, Thompson, Wiggs, Wray. Total, 33.
Senator Griffith was excused from voting.