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WYNKOOP HALLENBECK CRAWFORD CO., STATE PRINTERS
In conformity with the requirements of the constitution of the State of Michigan, and the statutes in such case made and provided, the Senate of the State of Michigan, on this day, at 12 o'clock m., convened in the Senate Chamber at Lansing, in said State, and was called to order by Honorable John Q. Ross, Lieutenant Governor and President of the Senate.
Religious exercises were conducted by Rev. James T. Le Gear of Lansing.
The certified list of Senators-elect was read by Elbert V. Chilson, Secretary of the last Senate as follows:
MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
Lansing, January 3, 1911.
Hon. Elbert V. Chilson, Secretary of the Senate of 1909:
Sir:-I enclose herewith a certified list of the names of the memberselect of the State Senate for the years 1911 and 1912, as shown by the returns from the clerks of the several counties of the State now on file in this office.
Secretary of State.
First district-Lawrence W. Snell.
Eleventh district-James E. Weter.
I, Frederick C. Martindale, Secretary of State of the State of Michigan, do hereby certify that I have compared the annexed and foregoing list of all the members-elect of the Senate of the State of Michigan, for the years 1911 and 1912, with the original returns as transmitted to me by the clerks of the several counties of the State, and that it is a true and correct list. In testimony whereof, I hereunto set my hand and affix the Great Seal
of the State, at Lansing, this third day
of January, in the year of our Lord, one (SEAL.)
thousand nine hundred eleven, and of the independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and thirty-fifth. FREDERICK C. MARTINDALE,
Secretary of State.
The Senators-elect came forward, took and subscribed the constitutional oath of office and entered upon the discharge of their duties as Senators.
The Secretary called the roll of the Senate and the following Senators answered to their names: