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OF THE

INDIANA STATE SENATE

DURING THE

FIFTY-EIGHTH SESSION

OF THE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

COMMENCING

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1893.

REGULAR SESSION.

INDIANAPOLIS :
WY. B. BURFORD, CONTRACTOR FOR STATE PRINTING AND BINDING.

JOURNAL

OF THE

Senate of the State of Indiana.

THURSDAY MORNING.

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 Hancock and Rush, Morgan Chandler.
From Jackson and Lawrence, David H. Ellison.
From Warrick and Spencer, Isaac S. French.
From Monroe, Bartholomew and Brown, Richard A. Falk.

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From Benton, Jasper and Newton, William W. Gillman.
From Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland, Francis M. Griffith.
From Parke and Vermillion, George W. Hobson.
From Gibson and Posey, Albert G. Ilolcomb.
From Ripley, Franklin and Union, William G. Holland.
From Lake and Porter, Johannes Kopelke.
From Howard and Miami, Robert J. Loveland.
From Orange, Crawford and Harrison, Iverson Lynn.
From Cass, Rufus Magee.
From Morgan and Johnson, Joseph J. Moore.
From Allen, Joseph I). Morgan.
From Jefferson and Clark, John McGregor.
From Tippecanoe, John F. McHugh.
From Adams, Blackford and Jay, Henry B. Smith.
From Perry and Dubois, John Sweeney.
From Huntington and Wells, George H. Thompson.
From Knox and Pike, Henry J. Wiggs.
From Wayne, John Yaryan.

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 Clark, Jennings and Scott, Willis L. Barnes.
From St. Joseph and Stark, E. Volney Bingham.
From Whitley and Allen, Oching Bird.
From Pulaski, White and Carroll, James M. Beck.
From Warren and Fountain, Fred. Boord.
From Boone and Hamilton, Thomas E. Boyd.
From Delaware and Randolph, Ozro N. Cranor.
From Laporte, Jonathan W. Crumpacker.

From Clinton and Tipton, George H. Gifford.
From Marion, John W. Kern.
From Washington and Floyd, Isaac P. Leyden.
From Lagrange and Steuben, Silas P. McManus.
From Vanderburgb, Andrew J. McCutcheon.
From Noble and Dekalb, James E. McDonald.
From Marion, James F. McHugh.
From Clay and Owen, Samuel R. McKelvey.
From Vigo, William E. McLean.
From Henry and Fayette, Lonidas B. Newby.
From Marshall and Fulton, Samuel Parker.
From Putnam and Montgomery, James M. Seller.
From Marion, Romus F. Stuart.
From Kosciusko and Wabash, John D. Thayer.
From Elkhart, Lon W. Vail.
From Marion and Hendricks, Albert W. Wishard.
From Shelby and Decatur, Albert F. Wray.

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.
Those voting for T. E. Boyd were:

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