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Mr. Hunt, of St. Albans, offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That the Clerk inform the Senate that the House is organized and ready on their part to proceed with the business of the session.

Which was read and adopted.
Mr. Colburn, of Manchester, offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That the Clerk of the House be directed to furnish the members and officers of this House, during the session, with one daily paper, published within this State, at the expense of the State.

Which was read and adopted.
On motion of Mr. Hunt, of St. Albans, the House adjourned.

AFTERNOON.

The Speaker announced as the committee on the part of the House to canvass votes for Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, Treasurer, Secretary of State, and Auditor of Accounts, the followingnamed members : Addison County....

Mr. Booth of Vergennes,

Baird of Goshen,

Wooster of Whiting. Bennington County........

.....Mr. Barber of Arlington,

Mattison of Glastenbury,

Bates of Pownal. Caledonia County......... ...Mr. Ford of Barnet,

Graves of Kirby,

Folsom of Lyndon. Chittenden County.... .Mr. Stevens of Bolton,

Lavigne of Colchester,

Strong of Huntington. Essex County.....

Mr. Howard of East Haven,

Holbrook of Lemington,

Balch of Lunenburgh. Franklin County.........

.Mr. Croft of Enosburgh,

Galusha of Franklin,

O'Day of Swanton.
Grand Isle County............Mr. Jackson of Grand Isle,

Holcombe of Isle La Motte,
Fefee of North Hero.

Lamoille County.............Mr. McCuin of Belvidere,

Mower of Eden,

Jackson of Waterville. Orange County

Mr. Mead of Randolph,

Jenkins of Fairlee,

Whitney of Tunbridge. Orleans County.

Mr. King of Albany,

Owen of Glover,

Chase of Jay. Rutland County....... ..Mr. Rooney of Mendon,

Sargent of Pittsford,

Stone of Wallingford. Washington County.... Mr. Hewitt of Berlin,

Page of Plainfield,

Pray of Woodbury. Windham County.

. Mr. Ware of Brookline,

Cutting of Guilford,

Porter of Wilmington. Windsor County.

Mr. Bridges of Baltimore,

Shurtleff of Bridgewater,
Quimby of Sharon.

The Speaker announced the appointment, agreeably to law,

of the following-named persons as Reporters of the House of Representatives :

Mr. John H. Mimms of St. Albans,

Frank D, White of Rutland.

The Speaker annnounced that the Clerk had appointed as his 'assistants :

Mr. Fred. A. Howland of Montpelier,

Max L. Powell of Burlington. On motion of Mr. Darling, of Chelsea, the House adjourned.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1892.

Reading of the scriptures and prayer by the Chaplain.
Journal of yesterday read and approved.

Mr. Edward T. Haye, the Representative from the town of Rupert, presented his credentials, received the oath of office, and was admitted to his seat in the House.

The Speaker announced as the standing committee

ON RULES,

Mr. Foster of Derby,

Martin of Brattleboro,
Cannon of West Rutland.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Powers, their Secretary, as follows: MR. SPEAKER :

I am directed to inform the House that the Senate have on their part adopted joint resolutions as follows:

Joint resolution relating to joint assembly to receive the message of the retiring Governor;

Joint resolution relating to joint assembly to receive the report of the joint canvassing committee to canvass votes for State officers;

Joint resolution relating to a joint special committee on the World's Fair.

In the adoption of which the concurrence of the House is requested.

Joint resolutions from the Senate as follows:

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the two Houses meet in joint assembly to-day, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, to receive the message of the retiring Governor,

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the two Houses meet in joint assembly to-day, at 2 o'clock and five minutes in the afternoon, to receive the report of the joint canvassing committee appointed to canvass votes for State officers,

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives, That a joint special committee of three Senators and five Representatives be appointed by the presiding officer of each House, respectively, to be called the “Committee on the World's Fair,” to whom shall be referred that portion of the Governor's message, and all bills and communications pertaining thereto. It shall be the duty of said committee to consider the needs of the State, in connection with the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, and to report to the respective Houses by bill or otherwise.

Which were severally read and adopted in concurrence.
Mr. Weston, of Newfane, offered the following resolution.
Resolved, That a committee of three members be appointed by

the Speaker, to be denominated the “Committee on Revision of Bills,” to whom all bills of a public nature, after being reported by committee and ordered to be read a third time, shall be referred. It shall be the duty of said committee to report such amendments as may be necessary to perfect such bills in the matter of form and phraseology, without change of substance; and if amendments are made after a bill is reported to the House, by said “Committee on Revision of Bills,” the Clerk of the House shall return said bill to said committee, for any further amendments as to form and phraseology that may be necessary before such bill is put upon its final passage.

Said committee, subject to the approval of the Speaker, may appoint a clerk, who shall receive the same per diem, as a member of the House.

Which was read and adopted. Whereupon, on motion of Mr. Booth, of Northfield, the vote adopting the resolution was reconsidered.

And on motion of Mr. Clark, of Halifax, the resolution was referred to the Committee on Rules.

Mr. Enright, of Windsor, moved that a committee be appointed to inform His Excellency, the Governor, that the House has completed its organization, and is ready to proceed with the business of the session.

Which was agreed to.

The chair thereupon appointed as a committee to give such information to His Excellency, the Governor,

Mr. Enright of Windsor,

Brown of Whitingham,

who performed the duty assigned them, and reported that His Excellency, the Governor, would deliver his retiring message in presence of the General Assembly, at 11 o'clock, the hour fixed upon by the two Houses.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Powers, their Secretary, as follows:

MR. SPEAKER :

I am directed to inform the House that the Senate have on their part appointed the following named Senators, as members of the committee to canvass votes for State officers :

Senator Clark of Addison,

Sanford of Bennington,
Nichols of Caledonia,

Senators Brownell of Chittenden,

Turner of Essex,
Hall of Franklin,
Hathaway of Grand Isle,
Burnell of Lamoille,
Watson of Orange,
Davison of Orleans,
Mead of Rutland,
Boyce of Washington,
Haskins of Windham,

Vail of Windsor. Also as a committee on the part of the Senate to canvass votes for County and Probate officers and Justices of peace :

Senator Abell of Addison,

Orvis of Bennington,
Lincoln of Caledonia,
Gleason of Chittenden,
Turner of Essex,
Beeman of Franklin,
Hathaway of Grand Isle,
Burnell of Lamoille,
DuBois of Orange,
Grout of Orleans.
Pitkin of Rutland,
Brock of Washington.
Ball of Windham,
Amsden of Windsor.

The Senate have, on their part, adopted a joint resolution relating to joint rules.

In the adoption of which the concurrence of the House is requested.

A joint resolution from the Senate as follows:

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the joint rules of 1890 be the joint rules of this session until others are adopted.

Was read and adopted in concurrence.

At 11 o'clock, the hour for joint assembly having arrived, the Senate appeared in the hall of the House.

The joint assembly having concluded its session, the Speaker resumed the chair.

On motion of Mr. Clifford, of Shelburne, the House adjourned.

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