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On motion of Mr. Medill, of Leavernworth county, G. W. E. Griffith, of Franklin county, was elected chief clerk pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Glick, the House proceeded to effect a permanent organization by election of Speaker.

Mr. Eskridge nominated Josiah Kellogg, of Leavenworth county.

Mr. Johnson, of the 1st district, nominated Ed. Russell, of Doniphan county.

Mr. Ward nominated Mr. Douthitt, of Shawnee county.

The names of Messrs. Russell and Douthitt having been withdrawn, the vote was had with the following result:

Mr. Kellogg received seventy-four votes, and
Mr. Saunders received one vote.

Those voting for Mr. Kellogg were Messrs. Alford, Baker, Beeson, Bishop, Bottom, Bowman, Bradley, Broadhead, Brown 22d district, Brown 54th district, Campbell 33d district, Campbell 55th district, Clark, Christie, Cobb, Conrey, Craft, Dennison, Douthitt, Downing, Drake, Ellis, Emery, Eskridge, Ford, Forman, Foster 30th district, Foster 40th district, Fullington, Glick, Gordon, Griffith, Gwartney, Hanson, Harrison, Hawkins, Hidden, Hiner, Hollinberg, Hollister, Ide, Irwin, Jackman, Johnston 1st district, Johnson 70th district, Jones, Kinner, Lacock, Lattin, Lee 17th district, Lee 19th district, Loy, Means, McCartney, Medill, Miller, Mitchell, Page, Rogers, Russell, Saunders, Sayer, Snider, Steel, Stratton, Tucker, Underhill, Vaughn, Walker, Ward, Weisback and Williams.

Mr. Kellogg voted for Mr. Saunders.'

Mr. Kellogg having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected Speaker of the House of Representatives.

The chairman pro tem. appointed Messrs. Russell, Eskridge and Douthitt a committee to wait upon Mr. Kellogg and notify him of his election.

On motion, House adjourned to meet again at half past 2 o'clock P. M.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

HALF Part Two O'OLOOK P. M. House called to order. Speaker in the chair. Roll called. Quorum present. Absent-Messrs. Campbell 55th district, Dennison and Grover.

Hon. Samuel A. Kingman, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, administered the following oath of office to the Speaker:

You do solemnly swear that you will support the constitution of the United States and the constitution of the State of Kansas, and that you will faithfully discharge the duties of Speaker of the House of Representatives of the State of Kansas, so help you God.

On invitation of the Speaker, Rev. Mr. Steele opened the proceedings of the House with prayer.

Mr. Tucker offered the following resolution, which was adopted:

WHEREAS, It appears from the certificate of S. R. Shepherd, Secretary of State, that William Harrison, of Butler county, has been legally elected a member of this House of Representatives ; be it

Resolved, That Mr. Harrison be sworn in as a member and admitted to a seat in this House.

The following oath of office was administered to Mr. Harrison by Associate Justice Kingman :

You do solemnly swear that you will support the constitution of the United States and of the State of Kansas, and that you will faithfully discharge your duty as member of the House of Representatives of the State of Kansas, so help you God.

Mr. Saunders offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That we proceed to complete the organization of the House by electing the following officers in the order stated :

1st. Chief Clerk. 2d. Assistant Clerk. 3d. Journal Clerk. 4th. Docket Clerk. 5th. Engrossing Clerk.

6th. Enrolling Clerk. 7th, Sergeant-at-arms. 8th. Assistant Sergeant-at-arme. 9th. Door Keeper. 10th. Two Messengers.

Mr. Eskridge moved to amend by inserting “Speaker pro tem." before " chief clerk."

The amendment was accepted and the resolution as amended was adopted.

Mr. Eskridge nominated W. R. Saunders, of Coffey county, as Speaker pro tem.

Upon which the roll was called with the following result : Ayes 73. Noes 0.

Those voting for Mr. Saunders were Messrs. Alford, Baker, Beeson, Barrett, Bishop, Bottom, Bowman, Bradley, Broadhead, Brown 22d district, Brown 54th district, Campbell 33d district, Campbell 55th district, Clark, Christie, Cobb, Conrey, Craft, Dennison, Douthitt, Downing, Drake, Ellis, Emery, Eskridge, Ford, Forman, Foster 30th district, Foster 40th district, Fullington, Glick, Gordon, Griffith, Grover, Gwartney, Hanson, Harrison, Hawkins, Hidden, Hiner, Hollinberg, Hollister, Ide, Irwin, Jackman, Johnston 1st district, Johnson 70th district, Jones, Kinner, Lacock, Lattin, Lee 17th district, Lee 19th district, Loy, Means, McCartney, Medill, Miller, Mitchell, Page, Rogers, Russell, Sayer, Snider, Steel, Stratton, Tucker, Underhill, Vaughn, Walker, Weisback and Williams.

Mr. Saunders having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected Speaker pro tem.

Mr. Beeson nominated A. R. Banks, of Osage county, for chief olerk.

Upon which the roll was called with the following result :
Voting for Mr. Bank 75.

Those voting were Messrs. Alford, Baker, Beeson, Barrett, Bishop, Bowman, Bradley, Broadhead, Brown 22d district, Brown 54th district, Campbell 33d district, Campbell 55th district, Clark, Christie, Cobb, Conrey, Craft, Dennison, Douthitt, Downing, Drake, Ellis, Emery, Eskridge, Ford, Forman, Foster 30th district, Foster 40th district, Fullington, Glick, Gordon, Griffith, Grover, Gwartney, Hanson, Harrison, Hawkins, Hidden, Hiner, Hollinberg, Hollister, Ide, Irwin, Jackman, Johnson 1st dist., Johnston 70th dist., Jones, Kinner, Lacock, Lee 17th district, Lee 19th district, Loy, Means, McCartney, Medill, Miller, Mitchell, Page, Rogers, Russell, Saunders, Sayer, Snider, Steel, Stratton, Tucker, Underhill, Vaughn, Walker, Ward, Weisback, Williams and Mr. Speaker.

Mr. Banks having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected chief clerk.

Mr. Lee 19th district, nominated John W. Day for assistant clerk.

Mr. Barrett nominated Mr. Bliss.
Mr. Russell nominated Mr. Ellsworth.
The roll was call with the following result:
Mr. Day received forty-five votes.
Mr. Ellsworth received twenty votes.
Mr. Bliss received nine votes.

Those voting for Mr. Day were Messrs.' Alford, Baker, Beeson, Barrett, Bishop, Bowman, Broadhead, Brown 22d district, Brown 54th district, Campbell 33d district, Campbell 55th district, Christie, Cobb, Conrey, Dennison, Douthitt, Drake, Ellis, Foster 40th dio trict, Fullington, Gordon, Griffith, Grover, Gwartney, Harrison, Hawkins, Ide, Jackman, Johnston 70th district, Jones, Lacook, Lattin, Lee 17th district, Lee 19th district, Loy, Means, Medin, Miller, Mitchell, Rogers, Saunders, Steel, Tucker, Ward and Williams.

Those voting for Mr. Ellsworth were Messrs. Bottom, Bradley, Clark, Eskridge, Forman, Foster 30th district, Glick, Hanson, Hidden, Hollenberg, Hollister, Irwin, Johnson 1st district, McCart. ney, Page, Russell, Stratton, Walker and Weisback.

Those voting for Mr. Bliss were, Messrs. Craft, Downing, Emery, Ford, Hiner, Sayer, Snider, Underhill and Vaughn.

Mr. Day having received a majority of all the votes oast was doolared duly elected Assistant clerk.

Mr. Griffith nominated H. P. Welsh, of Franklin county, for journal clerk.

The roll was called and the following gentlemen voted for Mr. Welsh :

Messrs. Alford, Baker, Beeson, Barrett, Bishop, Bowman, Bradley, Broadhead, Brown 22d district, Brown 54th distriot, Campbell 38d district, Campbell 55th district, Clark, Christie, Cobb, Conrey, Craft, Dennison, Downing, Douthitt, Drake, Ellis, Emery, Eskridge, Ford, Forman, Foster 30th district, Foster 40th distriot, Fullington, Gliok, Gordon, Griffith, Grover, Gwartney, Hanson, Harrison, Hawkins, Hidden, Hiner, Hollingberg, Hollister, Ide, Irwin, Jackman, Johnson Ist district, Johnston 70th district, Jones, Kinner, Lacock, Lattin, Lee 17th district, Lee 19th district, Loy, Means, McCartney, Medill, Miller, Mitchell, Page, Rogers, Russell, Saunders, Sayer, Snider, Steel, Stratton, Tucker, Underhill, Vaughn, Walker, Ward, Weisback and Williams.

None voting against.

Mr. Welsh having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected as journal clerk.

Mr. Hidden nominated Mr. Babbit, of Brown county, for docket olerk.

Mr. Mitchell nominated Mr. Wilson, of Douglas county.

The roll was called and Mr. Wilson received fifty-one votes and Mr. Babbitt received twenty-one.

Messrs. Beeson, Barnett, Bishop, Bottom, Bowman, Brown 54th distriot, Campbell 33d district, Campbell 55th district, Clark, Christie, Cobb, Conrey, Craft, Downing, Drake, Ellis, Eskridge, Ford, Foreman, Foster 30th district, Foster 40th district, Fullington, Gordon, Griffith, Grover, Hanson, Harrison, Hawkins, Hollinberg, Hollister, Ide, Jackman, Johnson 1st district, Johnston 70th district, Lee 17th district, Loy, McCartney, Medill, Miller, Mitchell, Page, Russell, Saunders, Snider, Steel, Stratton, Vaughn, Walker and Williams voted for Mr. Wilson.

Messrs. Baker, Bradley, Brown 22d district, Dennison, Douthitt' Emory, Glick, Hidden, Hiner, Lacock, Lattin, Lee 19th district, Means, Rogers, Sayer, Tucker, Underhill, Ward and Weisback voted for Mr. Babbitt.

Mr. Wilson having received a majority of all the rotos cast was declared duly elected docket clerk.

For engrossing clerk:
Mr. Douthitt nominated A. S. Thomas, of Shawnee county.
Mr. Rogers nominated Mr. Barnes, of Osage county.

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