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OF THE

INDIANA STATE SENATE

DURING THE

FIFTY-FOURTH SESSION

OF THE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY,

Commencing Thursday, January 8, 1885.

REGULAR SESSION.

INDIANAPOLIS :
WM. B. BURFORD, CONTRACTOR POR STATE PRINTING AND BINDING.

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JOURNAL

OF THE

SENATE OF INDIANA.

THURSDAY MORNING.

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

follows:

From Posey and Gibson, J. E. McCullough.
From Posey, Warrick and Pike, Ed. P. Richardson.
From Spencer and Perry, H. J. May.

From Crawford, Harrison and Orange, John Benz.
From Duboise, Martin and Lawrence, J. H. Willard.
From Clark and Scott, Dr. D. McClure.
From Jefferson, Jas. Hill.
From Franklin and Ripley, C. R. Faulkner.
From Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland, Columbus Johnston.
From Brown, Monroe and Bartholomew, W. C. Duncan.
From Greene and Davis, Jacob P. McIntosh.
From Knox and Sullivan, J. Ernest.
From Park and Vermillion, John H. Lindley.
From Wayne, W. D. Foulke.
From Randolph and Delaware, Marcus C. Smith.
From Lake and Porter, J. W. Youche.
From St. Joseph and Starke, Marvin Campbell.
From Cass, Rufus Magee.
From Allen, Lycurgus Null.
From Huntington and Wells, W. J. Hilligass.
From Adams, Jay and Blackford, John M. Smith.
From Morgan and Johnson, Gabriel Overstreet.
From Benton, Newton and Jasper, Fred Hoover.

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.
From Decatur and Shelby, F. M. Howard.
From Floyd and Washington, John S. Day.
From Jackson and Jennings, A. G. Smith.
From Vigo, Phillip Schloss.
From Clay and Owen, I. H. Fowler.
From Henry, Delaware and Randolph, J. W. Macy.

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