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INDIANA STATE SENATE
Commencing Thursday, January 8, 1885.
SENATE OF INDIANA.
JANUARY 8, 1885. This being the day prescribed by the Constitution of the State of Indiana (Article IV, section 9), for the meeting of the General Assembly, Senators holding over and Senators elect met in the city of Indianapolis, in the Superior Court room, in the northeast corner of the Marion County Court House, at 10
o'clock A. M.
Lieutenant Governor Thomas Hanna called the Senate to order.
After which the Senate was led in prayer by Rev. Dr. Marine, of the Methodist church.
Twenty-three Senators elected in 1882 for the constitutional term of four years, appeared and answered to their names as
From Posey and Gibson, J. E. McCullough.
From Crawford, Harrison and Orange, John Benz.
Twenty-five Senators, elected last November, came forward as their districts were called, and, standing in front of the Secretary's table, took the oath of office as administered by the Hon. George V. Howk, Judge of the Supreme Court of Indiana, in the following order:
From Vanderburgh county, Wm. Rahm, Jr.