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upon your courtesy and forbearance to excuse what I am sure will be mistakes of the head-not of the heart.

Senators, the Chair will await your pleasure, and we will now proceed to business. The Secretary will call the roll of bold-over Senators.

The roll of Senators holding over was called, and the following Senators responded:

M. C. Andross, Thomas Beck, John Boggs, L. D. Crane, J.J. De Haven, J. A. Duffy, B. Dyer, George S. Evans, S. J. Finney, W. T. Garratt, D. Goodale, Charles Kent, T. L. Keys, James McCoy, H. J. McKusick, J. McMurry, Jacob H. Neff, George Oulton, W. W. Pendegast.

The newly elected Senators presented their credentials and took the oath of office, administered by the Hon. A. L. Rhodes, Justice of the Supreme Court.

The following are the names of Senators elect, who responded to the call of the roll:

Washington Bartlett, C. W. Bush, W. A. Eakin, Henry Edgerton, James T. Farley, Thomas Fraser, Edward Gibbons, W. J. Graves, W. C. Hendricks, R. Hopkins, William Irwin, H. T. Laine, Tipton Lindsey, N. Martin, H. E. McCune, M. P. O'Connor, George C. Perkins, Philip A. Roach, S. Spencer, H. K. Turner, and B. F. Tuttle.

On motion of Mr. Pendegast, the rules of the last session of the Senate were adopted for the temporary use of this Senate.

At twelve o'clock and twenty.five minutes P. M., on motion of Mr. Pendegast, the Senate adjourned until to-morrow at twelve o'clock M.

IN SENATE.

SENATE CHAMBER,

TUESDAY, December 2d, 1873.

1873.}

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
The President in the chair.
Roll called and quorum present.
Prayer by the Chaplain.
Journal of yesterday read and approved.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS.

On motion of Mr. Oulton, the Senate proceeded to the election of officers of the Senate for the present session.

PRESIDENT PRO TEM.

Mr. Keys nominated the Hon. William Irwin.
Mr. Dyer nominated the Hon. George S. Evans.

The roll was called, with the following result:

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Whole number of votes cast..........
Necessary to a choice...........
Mr. Irwin received.......
Mr. Evans received.........
Mr. Tuttle received....

20

18 2

No choice.

The roll was called for a second ballot, with the following res

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The roll was called for a third ballot, with the following result:

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Andross.....
Bartlett..
Beck
Boggs..
Bush...
Crane
De Haven..
Duffy
Dyer...
Eakin
Edgerton
Evans.....
Farley
Finney
Fraser
Garratt.
Gibbons.
Goodale
Graves....
Hendricks
Hopkins..
Irwin ....
Kent....
Keys...
Laine...
Lindsey...
Martin....
McCoy.....
McCune
McKusick
McMurry....
Neff......
O'Connor....
Oulton......
Pendegast
Perkins
Roach......
Spencer...
Turner
Tuttle........

Whole number of votes cast......
Necessary to a choice....
Mr. Irwin received......
Mr. Evans received..
Mr. Tuttle received....

40 21 20 19 1

No choice.

2—(Senate)

The roll was called for a fourth ballot, with the following result:

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Garratt ......

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Gibbons
Goodale......
Graves
Hendricks
Hopkins
Irwin....
Kent
Keys
Laine....
Lindsey
Martin..
McCoy
McCune
McKusick
McMurry..
Neff....
O'Connor..
Oulton.....
Pendegast
Perkins
Roach....
Spencer.
Turner
Tuttle.....

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Whole number of votes cast.......
Necessary to a choice.......
Mr. Irwin received........
Mr. Evans received...
Mr. Tuttle received..

40
21
20
19
1

No choice.

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