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Louis Walter, G. H. Wyman, F. C. Yeomans, O. E. Young, and
Geo. W. Yancy.

L. B. Andrews, of King county, was absent.
Nominations for speaker pro tem. were declared in order.

Mr. Ready, of Kittitas, nominated Hon. J. E. Gandy, of Spokane county, for speaker pro tem. Mr. Farrish, of Asotin, seconded the nomination of Mr. Gandy.

There were no other nominations, and the acting clerk cast the vote of the House for Mr. Gandy as speaker pro tem.

Messrs. Shaw, of Clarke, and Plummer, of Jefferson, escorted the speaker pro tem. to the speaker's chair.

On motion of Mr. Plummer, the House proceeded to the election of a chief clerk pro tem.

Mr. Tiffany, of Whatcom, nominated Mr. T. G. Nicklin as chief clerk pro tem.

There were no other nominations, and on motion of Mr. Kennedy, of Adams county, the acting clerk cast the vote of the House for Mr. Nicklin as chief clerk pro tem.

Mr. Nicklin assumed the duties of chief clerk pro tem.

The following communication from the secretary of state was read: STATE OF WASHINGTON, OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF STATE,

OLYMPIA, January 7, 1891. I, Allen Weir, Secretary of State of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the following named persons were elected members of the House of Representatives of the Legislature of the State of Washington at the general election held November 4, 1890, as shown by the election returns now on file in this office:

COUNTY, W. K. Kennedy

Adams. Wm. Farrish

Asotin. G. H. Wyman

Chehalis. D. R. Jones.

Chehalis. Smith Troy

Clallam. A. F. Shaw

Clarke. F. C. Yeomans

Clarke. M. M. Godman.

Columbia. Eugene Brock

Cowlitz. P. E. Berry

Douglas. C. H. Flummerfelt

Franklin, James Palmer

Garfield. Geo. W. Morse.

Island. A. A. Plummer

Jefferson. A. Wasson

Jefferson.

NAME.

M. I. Parcell
G. B. Walker
A. I. Adams
C. W. La on.
L. B. Andrews
Geo. W. Lancy
Edmond S. Meany
J. C. Thalman
Chas. F. Reitze
G. E. De Steiguer
George Bothell
J. S, Sallee...
John McKnight
Ira C. Rockwell.
J. M. Ready
John Davis
Jacob Hunsaker
George Dysart
E. P. McClure.
I. N. Cushman
R. A. Hutchinson
A. H. Anderson
Hiram F. Smith,
Forest L. Putney
Frank R. Spinning
J.C. Taylor
Willard Tillotson
John L. Murray
S. D. Caughran
L. J. Pearson
W. D. Tyler.
Byron Barlow
A. H. Garretson..
S. J. Smyth
G. M. Johnson
W. F. McKay
W. E. Schricker
James Nevin
J. W. Frame.
A. W. Frater
Darid Lehman
E. L. Powell
A. V. Ragsdale
J. E. Gandy
A. G. Hanson
L. Reinhardt
George Fellows.
Louis Walter

King. King King King King King. King King. King. King. King. King King Kitsap. Kittitas. Kittitas. Klickitat. Lewis. Lewis, Lincoln. Lincoln. Mason. Okanogan. Pacific Pierce. Pierce. Pierce. Pierce. Pierce.. Pierce. Pierce. Pierce. Pierce. Pierce. San Juan. Skagit. Skagit. Skamania. Snohomish. Snohomish. Spokane. Spokane. Spokane. Spokane. Spokane. Spokane. Spokane. Spokane.

John L. Metcalfe.

Stevens. U. L. Collins..

Thurston. A. H. Chambers.

Thurston. J. G. Megler

Wahkiakum. Joseph C. Painter.

Walla Walla. John L. Sharpstein

Walla Walla. M. Anderson...

Whatcom. A. W. Tiffany

Whatcom. J. M. Miller

Whatcom. Samuel Bass..

Whatcom. D. M. Holt

Whitman. 0. E. Young..

Whitman. Frank Moore

Whitman. Joseph Arrasmith

Whitman. H. J. Snively.

Yakima. In testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand and affixed the seal of the State of Washington, this 7th day of January, 1891. [SEAL.]

ALLEN WEIR, Secretary of State. On motion of Mr. Miller, of Whatcom, the name of Geo. W. Lancy, of King county, was corrected to read Geo. W. Yancy.

On motion of Mr. Shaw, the secretary of state took the speaker's chair and administered the oath of office to all the members elect, except Mr. L. B. Andrews, of King county, who was absent.

On motion of Mr. Lawton, of King, the House proceeded to elect a permanent speaker.

Mr. Megler, of Wahkiakum county, nominated Mr. A. F. Shaw, of Clarke county, for speaker. Mr. Plummer, of Jefferson, seconded the nomination of Mr. Shaw.

Mr. Snively, of Yakima county, nominated Mr. M. M. Godman, of Columbia county, for speaker. Mr. Flummerfelt, of Franklin county, seconded the nomination of Mr. Godman.

The roll was called, and the following members voted for Mr. Shaw, to wit: Messrs. Adams, Anderson of Whatcom, Arrasmith, Barlow, Berry, Bothell, Brock, Caughran, Collins, Cushman, De Steiguer, Dysart, Farrish, Fellows, Frater, Gandy, Garretson, Godman, Hanson, Hunsaker, Johnson, Jones, Kennedy, Lawton, Lehman, Meany, Megler, Metcalfe, McClure, McKay, McKnight, Miller, Morse, Murray, Painter, Palmer, Parcell, Pearson, Plummer, Powell, Putney, Ragsdale, Reinhardt, Ready, Reitze, Sallee, Spinning, Taylor, Thalman, Tiffany, Tillotson, Tyler, Wasson, Walker, Wyman, Yancy, Yeomans, and Young — 58.

The following members voted for Mr. Godman, to wit: Messrs. Anderson of Mason, Bass, Chambers, Davis, Flummerfelt, Frame,

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Holt, Hutchinson, Moore, Rockwell, Schricker, Sharpstein, Smith,
Snively, Troy, and Walter --16.

Messrs. Smyth and Shaw voted for Mr. Gandy — 2.
Messrs. Andrews and Nevin were absent 2.

Mr. Shaw having received the votes of a majority of all the members of the House, was declared duly elected as speaker of this House for the ensuing session. Messrs. Megler and Plummer escorted the speaker elect to the chair.

Mr. Gandy, of Spokane, nominated T. G. Nicklin for chief clerk; Mr. Anderson, of Whatcom, seconded the nomination of Mr. Nicklin.

There being no other nominations, the roll was called.

The following members voted for Mr. Nicklin, to wit: Messrs. Adams, Anderson of Mason, Anderson of Whatcom, Arrasmith, Barlow, Bass, Berry, Bothell, Brock, Caugbran, Chambers, Collins, Cushman, Davis, De Steiguer, Dysart, Farrish, Fellows, Flummerfelt, Frame, Frater, Gandy, Garretson, Godman, Hanson, Holt, Hunsaker, Hutchinson, Johnson, Jones, Kennedy, Lawton, Lehman, Meany, Megler, Metcalfe, McClure, McKay, McKnight, Miller, Moore, Morse, Murray, Nevin, Painter, Palmer, Parcell, Pearson, Plummer, Powell, Putney, Ragsdale, Reinhardt, Ready, Reitze, Sallee, Schricker, Sharpstein, Smith, Smyth, Snively, Spinning, Taylor, Thalman, Tiffany, Tillotson, Tyler, Troy, Wasson, Walker, Walter, Wyman, Yancy, Yeomans, Young, and Mr. Speaker --- 76.

Mr. Rockwell voted for D. A. Clement, of Spokane county.
Mr. Andrews was absent.

Mr. Nicklin having received the votes of a majority of the members of the House, was declared elected chief clerk.

The secretary of the Senate appeared on the floor of the House and announced that the Senate had organized, and was ready for the transaction of business. On motion of Mr. Botbell, Mr. Andrews, of King, was excused

on account of sickness. Mr. Plummer moved to adjourn until 10 o'clock A. M. to-morrow. The House refused to adjourn.

On motion of Mr. Kennedy, as amended by Mr. Powell, the House took a recess until 2:30 P. M.

AFTER RECESS.
The House was called to order by the speaker at 2:30 P. M.

The roll was called; all the members present except Mr. Andrews, excused.

until Saturday,

On motion of Mr. Gandy, a committee of five members was appointed to report to the House a list of officers and employes necessary for its proper organization.

Messrs. Gandy, Godman, Megler, Snively and Kennedy were appointed as such committee.

On motion of Mr. Plummer, the following resolution was adopted, to wit:

Resolved, That the rules adopted by the House of Representatives of the first legislature of the state of Washington, be adopted as the rules of this House until the adoption of permanent rules.

On motion of Mr. Gandy, the House took a recess for 25 minutes.

AFTER RECESS. The special committee appointed to recommend a list of officers and employes necessary for the House, submitted the following report: MR. SPEAKER:

Your committee appointed to prepare a list of officers and employes necessary for the House, respectfully submits the following list and recommends that the officers and employes therein designated be elected, to wit:

Speaker, chief clerk, assistant chief clerk, journal clerk, docket clerk, enrolling clerk, engrossing clerk, sergeant-at-arms, assistant sergeant-atarms, postmaster and messenger, doorkeeper, watchman, 3 pages to be elected by the House, and 1 page to be appointed by the speaker.

We recommend that the salaries of enrolling and engrossing clerks begin at the time that their services are required by their respective committees.

J. E. GANDY, Chairman. On motion of Mr. Painter, the report was adopted.

Mr. Sharpstein moved that the comunittee on employes be instructed to report a schedule of salaries for the various officers and employes.

The motion was adopted.

Mr. Kennedy moved that the House adjourn until 10 o'clock A. M. to-morrow.

The motion was lost by a divisional vote of 40 nays to 28 yeas.
Mr. Gandy moved that the House take a recess for 15 minutes.
The motion was carried by a divisional vote of 40 yeas to 28 nays.

AFTER RECESS.
The committee on salaries made the following report:
MR. SPEAKER:

Your committee on salaries would respectfully submit the following schedule of salaries for the officers and employes of this House:

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