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LIST OF DELEGATES TO THE NEW YORK STATE CONVENTION.-(Continued.)
John L. Riker,
Warren, Edward Dodd,
Washington, Albert L. Baker,
Newtown, Queens, New York, 59 Married,
Rensselaer, New York, 47 Single,
New York, 36 Married,
New York, 38 Married,
New York, 27 Single,
Schoharie, New York, 60 Married,
55 Married, Cavan,
[reland, 65 Married,
New York, 37 Married,
New York, 53 Married,
Massachusetts, 38 Married,
New York, 57 Married,
New York, 45 Married,
New York, 27 Married,
New York, 40 Married,
Horatio N. Taft,
Berkshire, Massachusetts, 40 Married,
Washington, New York, 31 Married,
New York, 51 Married,
New York, 44 Married,
RULES AND ORDERS OF
1. Upon the appearance of a quorum, the President shall take the chair, and the Convention shall be called to order.
2. The minutes of the preceding day shall then be read, at which time, mistakes, if any, shall be corrected.
3. The President shall preserve order and decorum, and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the Convention ; he shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair ; but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment.
4. All motions and addresses shall be made to the Presidentthe member rising from his seat.
5. No motion shall be debated or put unless the same shall be seconded: when a motion is seconded, it shall be stated by the President, before debate, and every motion shall be reduced to writing on the request of the President or any member.
6. On any question to be taken, the yeas and nays shall be entered, if requested by ten members.
7. If two or more members shall rise at once, the President shall name the member who is first to speak.
8. No interruption shall be suffered while a member is speaking, but by a call to order by the President, or by a member in his place, when the member called to order shall immediately sit down, until permitted by the President to proceed.
9. While the President is putting a question, no member shall walk out of or across the house ; nor when a member is speaking, shall any member be engaged in conversation, or pass between him and the chair.
10. No member shall be referred to by name in any debate.
11. Any member making a motion or submitting a resolution, may withdraw it before the question is put thereon, and before amendment made-after which any other member may renew the
12. All committees shall be appointed by the President, unless otherwise ordered by the convention.
13. No person, except members and officers of the Convention, shall be admitted within the bar except by permission of the Presi. dent, or on the invitation of a member.
14 The previous question shall be always in order in Convention, if seconded by a majority, and until decided, shall preclude all amendment and debate, and shall be in this form : “ Shall the main question be now put ?” When, on taking the previous question, the Convention shall decide that the same shall not now be put, the main question shall be still under consideration. The main ques. tion shall be on the adoption of the proposition under consideration, and in cases where there shall be pending amendments, the ques. tion shall first be taken upon such amendments in their order, and without further debate or amendment. Amendments proposed in committee of the whole, shall be deemed pending in the Convention under this rule, if called for by a member.
15. A motion to adjourn shall be always in order in Convention, and shall be decided without debate.
16. In forming committees of the whole, the President, before he leaves the chair, shall appoint a chairman.
17. No member shall speak more than twice to the same question, without leave, nor more than once until every member choosing to speak, shall have spoken.
18. A motion for reconsideration shall be in order at any time, and
may be moved by any member of the Convention, but the