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COMMUNICATION.

JANUARY 8, 1913. Hox. F. M. WYLIE, Chief Clerk of the Senate,

Madison, Wisconsin. Dear Sir: I am transmitting herewith copy of a resolution of Congress entitled “Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution providing that Senators shall be elected by the people of the Several States," filed in this deparment May 20, 1912.

Very truly yours,

J. S. DONALD,

Secretary of State. Referred to committee on Education and Public Welfare.

Madison, Wis., January 16, 1913. Hon. F. M. WYLIE,

Chief Clerk of the Senate. Dear Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith copy of joint : resolution entitled “Joint Resolution Making Application to Congress under the Provisions of Article V. of the Constitution of the United States for the Calling of a Convention to Propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States whereby Polygamy and Polygamous Cohabitation Shall be Prohibited," filed in this office January 13th, 1913.

Very truly yours,

J. 'S. DONALD,

Secretary of State. Referred to committee on Education and Public Welfare.

EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATION.

STATE OF WISCONSIN,

E.cecutire Office. To the Honorable, the Senate:

Pursuant to the statute governing, I hereby nominate and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, appoint

Nils P. Haugen of Madison, to be a member of the Tax Commission, for the term ending on the first Monday in May, 1921.

John H. Roemer, of Milwaukee, to be a member of the Railroad Commission, for the term ending on the first Monday in February, 1919,

Respectfully submitted,
FRANCIS E. McGOVERN.

Governor.
January 20, 1913.
Laid over under the rules.

Upon motion of Senator Scott,

The nomination of L. A. Anderson for Commissioner of Insurance was laid over until Thursday, January 23, 1913.

ADJOURNMENT.
Upon motion of Senator Browne,
The senate adjourned until 10:00 o'clock a. m. tomorrow.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1913.

10:00 O'Clock A. M. The senate met. The president and the president pro tempore being absent, The senate was called to order by the chief clerk. Upon motion of Senator Scott, Senator Browne was elected to preside for this session. Prayer was offered by the Rev. H. A. Miner.

The roll was called and the following Senators answered to their names:

Senators Ackley, Bichler, Bosshard, Browne, Culbertson, Cunningham, Glenn, Huber, Husting, Kellogg, Kileen, Linley, Monk, Perry, Randolph, Scott, Skogmo, Snover, Teasdale, Tomkins, True, White, and Zophy—23.

Absent-Senators Albers, Bishop, Burke, Hoyt, Martin A. E., Martin H. C., Richards, Stevens, Weigle, and Weissleder-10.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE. Upon request of Senator Scott,

Leave of absence was granted to Senator Hovt for this session and for the remainder of this week, and to all absentees for this session.

Upon request of Senator Randolph,

Leave of absence was granted to Senator Husting for the remainder of this week.

l'pon request,

Leave of absence was granted to Senator Ackley for the remainder of this week.

The journal of yesterday was approved.

BILLS FOR REVISION Senator Scott offered one bill, Senator Teasdale offered nine bills, Senator White offered three bills, and Senator Huber offered one bill, which were referred to the committee on Revision.

RESOLUTIONS INTRODUCED.

Jt. Res. No. 5, S,

Resolved by the senute, the assembly concurring, That the secretary of state be directed to certify to each house upon each legislative day the names of registered legislative counsel and agents recorded in his office subsequent to his previous certification under this resolution.

Resolved further, That each certification be printed in the journals of each house respectively upon the day of its receipt.

By Special Committee on Rules,
Adopted.

BILLS INTRODUCED,

Special committee on Rules introduced one bill.
Upon request of Senator Bosshard,

All rules interfering, were suspended by unanimous consent and No. 2 S., was considered at this time.

No. 2, S.,
Read first and second times, and
Referred to committee on Finance.

MESSAGE FROM THE ASSEMBLY.

By C. E. SHAFFER, chief clerk thereof. Mr. PRESIDENT:

I am directed to inform you that the assembly has adopted the following resolution:

Relating to the death of Honorable Albert E. Schwittay.

Whereas, Almighty God in His infinite wisdom has called from among us. Albert E. Schwittay, representative in the assembly from Marinette county; and WHEREAS

, His sudden and untimely death has deprived him of the opportunties of service to his constituents and has brought sorrow and grief to his family and friends; therefore, be it

Resolred, That we the members of the assembly of the state of l'isconsin do hereby express our deepest regret at the unexpected death of one of our number and regret that his opportunity of service with us has sú suddenly come to an end; and be it further

Resolve, That we extend our sincere sympathy to his family and friends and to those who through his death have sustained

Rt solved, That this resolution be entered upon the journal of the assembly, that the chief clerk communicate the same to the senate and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased.

loss; and be it further

And has concurred in
Jt. Res. No. 4, S.

RECESS,

Upon motion of Senator Bosshara,
The senate took a recess until 4:30 o'clock p. m.

4:30 O'CLOCK P. M. The president and the president pro tempore being absent, The senate was called to order by the chief clerk.

ADJOURNMENT.
Upon motion of Senator Randolph,
The senate 'adjourned until 10:00 o'clock a. m. tomorrow.

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