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The list of hold-over Senators was called, and the following an-
swered present:
Anderson,
Drum,
Marshall,

Schweickardt,
Burkhead,
Lyons,
Matthews,

Vandiver,
Busche,
McClintic,
Miller,

Young-15.
Childers,
Major,

Mott,
Senator Hohenschild was reported sick.

On motion of Senator McClintic, the list of the Senators-elect was called, and the following Senators advanced to the bar of the Senate and took the oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Gantt of the supreme court: Clay, Farris, Orchard,

Thomas,
Cooper,
Fields,
Ramp,

Walker,
Davisson,
Haynes,
Rollins,

Wilson,
Dowell,
Morton,
Tandy,

Whaley-16.
Senators Drabelle and Martin were reported sick.

Senators Drabelle, Martin and Hohenschild were granted leave of absence.

Senator Major introduced the following resolution:

Resolved, That the rules of the Senate of the Thirty-ninth General Assembly as far as applicable (and excepting committees and members thereof) be and the same are hereby adopted as the rules of the Fortieth General Assembly until the adoption by the Senate of the permanent rules of the Senate.

Which was read and adopted.

On motion of Senator Morton the Senate adjourned until tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock.

SECOND DAY—Thursday, January 5, 1899.
The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
The President in the chair.
A quorum present.
Prayer by Rev. J. F. Hendy.

A roll of the Senate was called and the following Senators answered to their names:

Present-Senators Anderson,

Drum, Burkhead,

Farris, Busche,

Fields, Childers,

Haynes, Clay,

Hohenschild, Cooper,

Lyons, Davisson,

McClintic,
Dowell,

Major,
Sick-Senators
Drabelle,

Martin-2.

Marshall,
Matthews,
Miller,
Morton,
Moit,
Orchard,
Ramp,
Rollins,

Schweickardt,
Tandy,
Thomas,
Vandiver,
Walker,
Thaley,
Wilson,
Young--32.

The Journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Senator Morton offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That a committee of five be appointed to prepare rules for the government of the Senate and report the same to this body.

Which was read and adopted.
Senator Major introduced the following resolution:

Resolved, That a committee of five be appointed by the President to ascer. tain the number of employes needed to transact the business of the Senate, anu the number of assistants needed by each officer of the Senate, and to report the same to this body.

Which was read and adopted.

Senator Farris moved that the Senate now proceed to the election of permanent officers of the Senate.

The motion was agreed to.

Senator Hohenschild nominated Senator W. Shields McClintic of Marion for President pro tem.

Senator Mott seconded the nomination.

The roll was called and Senator McClintic was declared elected by the following vote:

For Senator McClintic-Senators
Anderson,
Drum,
Matthews,

Tandy,
Burkhead,
Farris,
Miller,

Thomas,
Busche,
Fields,
Morton,

Vandiver,
Childers,
Haynes,
Mott,

Walker,
Clay,
Honenschild,
Orchard,

TV haley,
Cooper,
Lyons,
Ramp,

Wilson,
Davisson,
Major,
Rollins,

Young-31.
Dowell,
Marshall,

Schweickardt,
Sick-Senators
Drabelle,

Martin-2.
Note-Senator McClintic not voting.

Senators Drabelle and Martin were granted leave of absence on account of sickness.

Senator Farris nominated Cornelius Roach of Jasper county for Secretary.

The roll was called and Mr. Roach was declared elected by the following vote:

For Mr. Roach-Senators
Anderson,
Drum,
Marshall,

Schweickardt,
Burkhead,
Farris,
Matthews,

Tandy,
Busche,
Fields,
Miller,

Thomas,
Childers,
Haynes,
Morton,

Vandiver,
Clay,
Hohenschild,
Mott,

Walker,
Cooper,
Lyons,
Orchard,

Whaley,
Davisson,
McClintic, ,
Ramp,

Wilson,
Dowell,
Major,
Rollins,

Young, --32.

Sick-Senators Drabelle,

Martin-2. Senator Orchard nominated Clark Dooley of Texas county for Assistant Secretary.

The roll was called and Mr. Dooley was declared elected by the following vote:

For Mr. Dooley--Senators
Anderson,
Drum,
Marshall,

Tandy,
Burkhead,
Farris,
Matthews,

Thomas,
Busche,
Fields,
Miller,

Vandiver,
Childers,
Haynes,
Morton,

Walker,
Clay,
Hohenschild,
Mott,

Whaley,
Cooper,
Lyons,
Orchard,

Wilson,
Davisson,
McClintic,
Ramp,

Young-31.
Dowell,
Major,

Schweickardt,
Absent-Senator Rollins-1.

Sick-Senators pirabelle.

Martin-2.

Senator Miller nominated Charles E. Reed of Gentry county for Sergeant-at-arms.

The roll was called and Mr. Reed was declared elected by the following vote:

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Senator Young nominated Charles A. Millman of Jackson county for Doorkeeper.

The roll was called and Mr. Millman was declared elected by the following vote:

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Senator Hohenschild nominated J. H. Edwards of Cole county for Official Reporter.

The roll was called and Mr. Edwards was elected by the following vote:

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Senator Major nominated Rev. James Bradley of Audrain for Chaplain.

The roll was called and the Rev. Mr. Bradley was elected by the following vote:

For Mr. Bradley-Senators

Anderson,
Busche,
Childers,
Clay,
Cooper,
Davisson,
Dowell,
Drum,

Farris,
Fields,
Haynes,
Hohenschild,
Lyons,
McClintic,
Major,
Marshall,

Matthews,
Miller,
Morton,
Mott,
Orchard,
Ramp,
Schweickardt,

Tandy,
Thomas,
Vandiver,
Walker,
Whaley,
Wilson,
Young-30.

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

Absent-Senators Burkhead,

Rollins-2.

Sick-Senators Drabelle,

Martin-2.

Senator Vandiver nominated U. A. McBride of Johnson county for Folder.

The roll was called and Mr. McBride was declared elected by the following vote:

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Absent-Senators
Lyons,

Matthews,
Sick-Senators
Drabelle,

Martin-2.

Senator Anderson nominated W. W. Waters of New Madrid county for Reading Clerk.

The roll was called and Mr. Waters was declared elected by the following vote:

Marshall,
Miller,
Morton,
Mott,
Orchard,
Schweickardt,

Tandy,
Thomas,
Vandiver,
Walker,
TV haley,
Young-26.

For Mr. Waters–Senators Anderson,

Drum, Burkhead,

Farris, Busche,

Haynes, Childers,

Hohenschild, Clay,

Lyons, Cooper,

McClintic, Davisson,

Major, Absent-Senators Dowell,

Matthews,
Fields,

Ramp,
Sick-Senators
Drabelle,

Martin-2.

Rollins,

Vilson-6.

The following were nominated for Pages:
By Senator Wilson--Master Clarence McKinney of Clay county
By Senator Hohenschild--Master Jolin Staggs of Pulaski county.
By Senator Anderson-Master Buford Kirtley of Boone county.
By Senator Dowell-Master Neil Tate.

On motion of Senator Morton the rules were suspended, and Masters McKinney, Staggs, Kirtley and Tate were declared elected by acclamation.

Senator Hohenschild offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That a committee of three Senators be appointed to act with a like committee of the House of Representatives to inform the Governor that the Senate and House are organized and ready to receive any communications he may desire to submit to the General Assembly.

Which was read and adopted.

On motion of Senator Morton the officers elect of the Senate came forward and were sworn in by the President of the Senate.

The President announced Senators Hohenschild, Wilson and Mott as a committee to confer with a like committee from the House to notify the Governor that the Senate and House are organized and ready to receive any communication he may have to submit to the General Assembly.

On motion of Senator Hohenschild the Senate took a recess until 2 o'clock p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

Session reconvened at 2 o'clock.
On motion of Senator Mott the Senate took a recess till 3 o'clock.
Senate was called to order at 3 o'clock by the President.

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Mr. President:

Senator Major offered the following resolution:

Resolved, Thať the Secretary of the Senate inform the House of Representatives that the Senate is now organized by the election of W. S. McClintic, President pro tem.; Cornelius Roach, Secretary; Clark Dooley, Assistant Secretary; Chas. E. Reid, Sergeant-at-Arms; Charles A. Millman, Doorkeeper; Rev. James Bradley, Chaplain; Harry Edwards, Official Reporter; U. A. McBride, Folder; W. W. Waters, Reading Clerk, and Masters John Staggs, Clarence McKinney, Buford Kirtley, D. Tate, Pages, and is now ready for business.

Which was read and adopted.

Senator McClintic offered the following resolution at the request of Senator Wilson:

Whereas, Since the adjournment of this body death has taken from it a beloved member, Senator W. C. Wells of the Third district; therefore, be it

Resolved, That a committee of five be appointed to draft suitable resolutions, expressive of our sorrow, and that a certain day be fixed in which such resolutions may be presented, accompanied by such remarks thereon as the Senators care to niake.

Which was read and adopted.

The Chair announced the following Committee on Resolutions on the death of Senator Wells: Senators Wilson, McClintic, Vandiver, Mott and Busche.

The following communication from the House of Representatives was received, through its Chief Clerk, Mr. Newman:

I am instructed by the House of Representatives to inform the Senate that the House has been organized by the election of the following officers: W. J. Ward, Speaker; V. 0. Coltrane, Speaker pro tem.; Henry A. Newman, Chief Clerk; Richard S. Slater, Assistant Chief Clerk; Joseph Tall, Engrossing Clerk; Robert W. Morrow, Enrolling Clerk; E. M. Bass, Sergeant-at-Arms; W. M. Malone, Doorkeeper; Charles L. Johnston, Official Reporter; Rev. Sam H. Pollard, Chaplain; Miss Iva Dorsett, Folder; and that the House is now ready to proceed to open, canvass and publish the returns of the late election of State officers in compliance with section 3, article 5, of the Constitution of the State of Missouri, and for the transaction of all business, and that the Senate is respectfully invited to meet with the lJouse in the House chamber at once for the purpose of opening, canvassing and publishing the returns of said election.

Which was read.

On motion of Senator McClintic the Senate proceeded in a body to the House, in accordance with the request of the House to cast up and publish the result of the election in November, 1898.

On returning from the hall of the House of Representatives the Senate was called to order by the President.

Senator Ramp was granted leave of absence on account of sickness in his family.

The following message was received from the Governor, through his Private Secretary, Mr. Moore: Which was read.

[For message see appendix.]
Senator Hohenschild offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That 2,000 copies of the Governor's biennial message just received be printeil in English and 1,000 copies in German, and that 500 copies of said message be for the use of the Governor and the remainder for the use of the Senate.

Which was read and adopted.

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