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Lieutenant-Governor E. S. Stover, President of the Senate, called the Joint Assembly to order.

The roll of the Senate was called by the Secretary of the Senate.

The following gentlemen were present and answered to their names :

Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Butler, Barker, Crichton, Edwards, Ely, Grimes, Guerin, Johnson, Judd, Martin, Martindale, Matheny, McFarland, McWirt, Moonlight, Morrill, Murdock, O'Neil, Palmer, Price, Rogers, Schmidt, Simons, Simpson, St. John, Topping, Walker, J. C. Wilson, V. P. Wilson, Winter and York.

Being a quorum of the Senate.

The roll of the House of Representatives was called by the Chief Clerk.

The following gentlemen were present and answered to their names:

Messrs. David Adams, D. M. Adams, Allen, Bacon, Baker, Banta, Bateman, Beaty, Belden, Billings, Bishop, Blakely, Bond, Bowers, Bowron, Brenner, Brinkman, Brown, Buchan, Childs, Cochrane, Cooper, Crew, Cross, Cummings, Curtain, Davis, DeForrest, Dillard, Eldridge, Ensigo, Fields, Forsee, Frazier, Funston, Gillespie, Gregg, Greon, Guffy, Harper, Harvey, Hensbaw, Hodges, Hoosman, Hungerford, Hutchings, Hutchinson, J. M. Hunter, W. J. Hunter, James, Jeffrey, Kahler, Kalloch, Lane, Larkin, Lanter, Legerc, Lowrey, Lowe, Maper, McDermoli, McDonald, McLean, J. M. Miller, G. M. Miller, Morgan, Morrison, Motz, Nugent, O'Driscoll, Peck, Plummer, Reasoner, Robinson, Ross, Scofield, Searcy, Sellers, Sexton, Sbaw, Shoemaker, Simpson, Smith, Snyder, Spaulding, Stratton, Titus, Tough, Tarnor, Veale, Vickers, Wurd, Wakefiell, Wells, Willets and Mr. Speaker Kellogg.

Being a quorum of the House,
The President of the Joint Assembly announced that

quorum of the two Houses were present, convened in Joint Assembly for the purpose of reading the Journals of the two Houses, and electing a Senator in the United States Senate for six years.

The Secretary of the Senate and Chief Clerk of the House read their respective journals of the proceedings of yesterday relating to the election of United States Senator.

The clerks agree in their tallies.

No person having received a majority of all the votes cast, there is no choice in the action of the two Houses, and the Joint Assembly will proceed to the election of a United States Senator for six years from the fourth of March next.

Mr. Guerin offered tbe following resolution:

Resolved, That all persons be excluded from the floor of the House of Representatives during the balloting for United States Senator, except members of the Senate and House of Representatives with officers thereto attached, and the regular press reporters, together with the ladies, who are already upon the floor of the House.

Which was not adopted.
Mr. Guerin demanded that the floor be cleared.

Mr. Reasoner moved that the rules be suspended.
A vote being had,
The motion prevailed.
Mr. Johnson offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That in taking the vote for United States Senator in Joint Convention, the following shall be the manner of taking such vote: That as the Secretary of the Senate shall call the roll, each member as his name is called shall rise in his place and address the President, and remain standing until recognized by the chair, and then vote for the person of his choice.

Which was adopted.

Mr. O'Driscoll arose to a question of privilege, and explained why he challenged Mr. Adams' vote of yesterday.

Mr. Price moved that we now proceed to vote for a United States Senator.

Which motion prevailed.

Mr. Guerin nominated John James Ingalls, of Atchison county.

Mr. Hutchinson moved that the Joint Convention now take a recess until 5 o'clock P. M.

A vote being had,
The motion was lost.

The Secretary of the Senate then called the roll with the following result:

Mr. Ingalls received 115 votes.
Mr. Harvey received 2 votes.
Mr. Lowe received 6 votes.

Mr. Clarke received 2 votes.

Ur. York received 2 votes.

Mr. Robinson received 1 vote.
Mr. Kingman received 1 vote.
Senators voting for Mr. Ingalls were:

Messrs. Blair, Brandley, Edwards, Ely, Grimes, Guerin, Johnson, Judd, Matheny, Martin, McFarland, McWirt, Moonlight, Morrill, O'Neil, Palmer, Price, Rodgers, Schmidt, Simons, Simpson, St. John, Topping, Walker, J. C. Wilson, Winter and York.

Representatives voting for Mr. Ingalls were:

Messrs. David Adams, Allen, Bacon, Baker, Banta, Bateman, Beaty, Belden, Bell, Billings, Bishop, Blakely, Bond, Bowers, Bowron, Brenner, Brinkman, Brown, Buchan, Childs, Cochrane, Cooper, Crew, Cross, Davis, De Forrest, Dillard, Eldridge, Ensign, Fields, Forsee, Frazier, Funston, Gillespie,

Gregg, Green, Guffy, Harper, Harvey, Hensbaw, Hodges,
Hoesman, Hungerford, Hutchinson, J. M. Hunter, W. J. Hun-
ter, James, Jeffrey, Kabler, Kalloch, Lane, Larkin, Lanter,
Legere, Lowrey, Mapes, McDonald, McLean, J. W. Miller, G.
M. Miller, Morgan, Morrison, Motz, Nugent, O’Driscoll, Peck,
Plummer, Reasoner, Robinson, Scofield, Searcy, Sellers, Shaw,
Shoemaker, Simpson, Smith, Snyder, Spaulding, Stratton,
Tough, Turner, Vealo, Vickers, Ward, Wakefield, Weaver,
Wells and Mr. Speaker Kellogg.

Senators voting for Mr. Lowo were:
Messrs. Butler, Crichton and Murdock.
Representatives voting for Mr. Lowe were:
Messrs. Cummings, Curtain and Willets.
Senators voting for Mr. Harvey were:
Messrs. Baker and V. P. Wilson.

Senator Martindale voted for Mr. York.

Representative Sexton voted for Mr. York.
Representatives voting for Sidney Clake were:
Messrs. D. M. Adams and Lowe.
Mr. Hutchings voted for Charles Robinson.
Mr. McDermott voted for S. C. Kingman.
Mr. Titus refused to vote.
Whole number of votes cast, 129.
Necessary to a choice, 65.

Mr. John James Ingalls, of the county of Atchison, having received a majority of all the votes cast by the Joint Assembly of the Legislature, I declare him duly elected United States Senator for the State of Kansas, from the fourth day of March proximo, to the fourth day of March, A. D. 1879.

In accordance with the result of the proceedings of the Joint Convention for the election of a United States Senator, the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives subscribed the following certificate:

We do hereby certify that the Senate and House of Representatives of tho State of Kansas, in Joint Convention assembled at Topeka, the Capitol of said State, did, on the first Wednesday after the fourth Tuesday in January, A. D. 1871, clect John James Ingalls, of the county of Atchison, to the office of United States Senator of the State of Kansas, to succeed S. C. Pomeroy, from the fourth day of March proximo, to the fourth day of March, A. D. 1879, in pursuance of an act of the Congress of the United States, in such cases made and provided.

E. S. STOVER,
Lieutenant Governor and President of Senate.
Attest:

GEO. C. CROWTHER,
Secretary of the Senate.

JOSIAH KELLOGG,

Speaker of House of Representatives.
Attest:
A. R. BANKS,

Chief Clerk.

Mr. Moonlight offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the thanks of this Convention be and are hereby tendered to Hon. A. M. York for the services he has rendered to this Convention and the people in exposing the corruption of S. C. Pomeroy.

Which was adopted.

Mr. Scofield moved that a Committee of three be appointed to wait upon the Senator elect and escort him upon the floor.

Which motion prevailed.

Messrs. Scofield, St. John and Moonlight, were appointed such Committee.

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