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SENATE STANDING COMMITTEES.

Judiciary—Simon, Hare, Barin, Weatherford, Siglin.
Ways and Means—Shupe, Lee, Miller, Rinehart, Chandler.
Elections—Emmett, Dimick, Irvine.
Claims-Allen, Simon, Chandler.
Corporations—Bird, Emmett, Cauthorn.
Public Lands—Cartwright Barin, Stanley.
Federal Relations—Gray, Dimick, Veatch.
Mines-Stanley, Cartwright, Dawson.
PrintingSiglin, Shupe, Williams.
Railroads-Miller, Allen, Steel, Coleman, Hamilton.
Public BuildingsHare, Looney, Veatch.
Roads and HighwaysDawson, Williams, Stanley, Watts, Weath-

erford.
Counties--Chamberlin, Gray, Hamilton.
Military Affairs-Dimick, Chamberlin, Wager.
Commerce-Barin, Gray, Rinehart.
Education—Watts, Shupe, Cauthorn.
Engrossed BillsSteel, Dawson, Siglin.
Enrolled Bills-Williams, Bird, Rinehart.
Assessments—Lee, Hare, Steel, Wager, Coleman.
AgricultureLooney, Allen, Irvine.

SENATE JOURNAL.

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SENATE CHAMBER,

SALEM, Oregon, January 10, 1887. In pursuance of law, the Senate of the Fourteenth Biennial Session of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Oregon met at 11 o'clock A. M., on the 10th day of January, 1887, in the Senate Chamber, at Salem, Oregon, and was called to order by Hon. Joseph Simon of Multnomah county, who placed in nomination for President pro tem, of the Senate Hon. J. D. Lee of Polk and Benton.

A vote being taken, Hon. J. D. Lee was declared duly elected President pro tem., and took the chair.

· Hon. John H. Shupe of Douglas placed E. G. Hursh in nomination for Chief Clerk pro tem.

A vote being taken, E. G. Hursh was declared duly elected Chief Clerk pro tem.

Hon. S. A. Dawson of Linn placed C. W. Watts in nomination for Assistant Clerk

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tem. A vote being taken, C. W. Watts was declared duly elected Assistant Clerk pro tem.

Hon. R. P. Bird of Yamhill placed in nomination T. C. Stephens for Sergeant-at-Arms pro tem.

A vote being taken, T. C. Stephens was declared duly elected Sergeant-at-Arms pro tem.

Hon. Joseph Simon of Multnomah placed A. M. Brown in nomination for Doorkeeper pro tem.

A vote being taken, A. M. Brown was declared dulv elected Doorkeeper pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Miller the President pro tem. appointed a Committee of five on Credentials, viz.: Miller of Josephine, Williams of Clackamas, Shupe of Douglas, Siglin of Coos and Curry, and Coleman of Lane.

On motion of Mr. Watts, the Senate adjourned until 2:30 o'clock P. M.

AFTERNOON SESSION.

The Senate met and was called to order at 2:30 o'clock P. M. by the President pro tem. The Committee on Credentials submitted the following

REPORT:
· Mr. President:—We, your Committee on Credentials, find by the
records of the regular session of 1885 that the following persons are
entitled to seats in this body, to-wit:

Clackamas County-C. 0. T. Williams.
Coos and Curry Counties—J. M. Siglin.
Douglas County-John Emmett and J. H. Shupe.
Josephine County-H. B. Miller.
Lane County-E. P. Coleman.
Linn County-Jas. K. Weatherford.
Multnomah County-Joseph Simon and J. C Carson.
Polk and Benton Counties-Jos. D. Lee.
Polk County-John C. Allen.
Union County-L. B. Rinehart.

Wasco, Crook, Gilliam, Klamath and Lake Counties—C. M.
Cartwright.

Washington County—W. D. Hare.

And we find further, from the records of the special session of the Legislature of 1885, that R. P. Bird, of Yamhill County, is entitled to a seat within this body.

We find from certificates presented that the following persons were elected in 1886, and are entitled to seats in this body, to-wit:

Baker County-George Chandler.
Benton County-T. E. Cauthorn.
Clackamas County-L. T. Barin.
Clatsop, Tillamook and Columbia Counties–J. H. D. Gray.
Grant County-J. H. Hamilton.
Jackson County-A. C. Stanley.
Lane County-R. M. Veatch.
Linn County-R. A. Irvine and S. A. Dawson.

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Marion County-M. L. Chamberlin, J. B. Looney and J. B. Dimick.

Multnomah County-George A. Steel.
Umatilla and Morrow Counties—J. P. Wager.
Yamhill County–J. W. Watts.
Respectfully submitted,

H. B. MILLER,
JOHN H. SHUPE,
E. P. COLEMAN,
J. M. SIGLIN,
C. 0. T. WILLIAMS,

Committee. On motion of Mr. Coleman the report of the Committee on Credentials was adopted.

The President directed the Sergeant-at-Arms to invite the Secretary of State within the bar of the Senate to administer the oath of office to the newly elected Senators.

The Secretary of State appeared within the bar of the Senate and administered the oath accordingly, and a copy thereof was duly subscribed to by the Senators respectively.

Mr. Simon introduced S. R. No. 1, which was on his motion adopted.

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 1.

Resolved, That the Senate proceed to effect a permanent organization by electing:

First-A President of the Senate.
Second A Chief Clerk.
Third-An Assistant Clerk.
Fourth-A Sergeant-at-Arms.
Fifth-A Doorkeeper.
The election of permanent officers being next in order.

Mr. Watts placed in nomination for President of the Senate Hon. J. C. Carson, of Multnomah County, and Mr. Coleman nominated. Hon. J. K. Weatherford, of Linn County.

There being no further nominations the Senate proceeded to ballot, with the following result:

Those voting for Mr. Carson were: Messrs. Allen, Barin, Bird, Cartwright, Chamberlin, Dimick, Emmett, Gray, Hare, Hamilton, Lee, Looney, Miller, Shupe, Simon, Steel, Williams, Weatherford and Watts-19.

Those voting for Mr. Weatherford were:

Messrs. Coleman, Carson, Chandler, Cauthorn, Irvine, Rinehart, Siglin, Stanley, Veatch and Wager-10.

Mr. Dawson voted blank.

Mr. Carson having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected President of the Senate of the Fourteenth Biennial Session.

Upon motion, and by vote of the Senate, the President pro tem. was directed to appoint a committee of two, to conduct the President-elect to the chair; and the President pro tem. appointed as such committee Messrs. Weatherford and Barin.

The President-elect being conducted to the chair, briefly tendered his thanks for the honor conferred upon him.

On motion of Mr. Lee, the Sergeant-at-Arms was instructed to invite the Secretary of State within the bar, to administer the oath of office to the President-elect.

The Secretary of State appeared within the bar and administered the oath of office to the President, to which he subscribed his name.

The election of Chief Clerk being next in order

Mr. Watts placed in nomination E. G. Hursh, of Douglas Connty, and Mr. Veatch, of Lane, placed in nomination L. F. Williams of Polk.

There being no further nominations the Senate proceeded to ballot, with the following result:

Those voting for!Mr. lIursh were:

Messrs. Allen, Barin, Bird, Carson, Cartwright, Chamberlin, Dawson, Dimick, Emmett, Gray, Hare, Hamilton, Lee, Looney, Miller, Shupe, Simon, Steel, Williams and Watts-20.

Those voting for Mr. Williams were:

Messrs. Coleman, Chandler, Cauthorn, Irvine, Rinehart, Siglin, Stanley, Veatch, Weatherford and Wager-10.

Mr. Hursh, having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared elected Chief Clerk.

Election of Assistant Clerk being next in order.

Mr. Watts placed in nomination Mr. C. W. Watts, of Linn County, and Mr. Weatherford placed in nomination Mr. T. J. Cline, of Linn County.

There being no further nominations the Senate proceeded to ballot with the following result:

Those voting for Mr. Watts were:

Messrs. Allen, Barin, Bird, Carson, Cartwright, Chamberlin, Dawson, Dimick, Emmett, Gray, Hare, Hamilton, Lee, Looney, Miller, Shupe, Simon, Steel, Williams and Watts—20.

Those voting for Mr. Cline were:

Messrs. Coleman, Chandler, Cauthorn, Irvine, Rinehart, Siglin, Stanley, Veatch, Weatherford and Wager-10.

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