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Nays, 0.

Absent, 18.

Banks, Bowers, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland, Covey, Frye, Hanraty,
Harned, Hopkins, Jenkins, Mathis, Newell, Rose, Sater, Stowe, Tracy and
Wood of S.

President Murray announced the result of the vote, and stated that
Committee Report No. 30, entitled. Public Roads, Highways and Internal
Improvements, had by this vote been finally adopted, and made a part
of the Constitution of the proposed State of Oklahoma; and in the pres-
ence of the Convention, he subscribed an engrossed copy of said report, as
President of the Convention.

Committee Report No. 2 8, entitled. State Commissioner of Charities,



CONVENTION OF OKLAHOMA. 2 67

was placed upon its third reading for final adoption. The roll was called
and the vote to adopt same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 93.
■ Akers, Allen, Alderson, Asp, Baker, Berry, Bilby, Board, Brewer,
Bryant, Buchanan, Cain, Carney, Carr, Caudill, Chambers, Cloud, Curl,
Dalton. Dearing, Edley, Edmondson, Ellis, Fisher, Gardner, Graham,
Harris, Harrison of 4tj, Harrison of SS, Haskell, Hausam, Hayes, Helton,
Hendricks, Henshaw, Herring, Hill, Hogg, Heuston, Hudson, Hughes,
Humphrey, Hunt, James, .Johnston, Jones, Kane, Kelly, King, Kornegay,
Laiigley, Lasater, Latimer, Leahy, Lee, Leeper, Ledbetter, Liedtke, Lit-
tlejohn, Littleton, McCance, McClain, McClure, IVIajors, Maxey, Messenger,
Mitch, Moore, Nelson, Norton, Parker, Pittman, Quarles, Ramsey, Rice,
Roberts, Rogers, Sandlin, Savage, Sorrells, Swarts, Tosh, Tenor, Tucker,
Turner, Weaver, Williams of 3, Williams of 97, Williams of 108, Wills,
Wood of 89, Wyatt, Wyly and President Murray.

Nays, 0.

Absent, 23.

Banks, Bowers, Cobb, Cochran, Coi)eland, Covey, Frye, Hanraty,
Harned, Hopkins, Jenkins, Mathis, Newell, Rose, Sater, Stowe, Tracy and
Wood of 8.

President Murray announced the result of the vote, and stated that
Committee Report No. 2S, entitled. State Commissioner of Charities, had
by this vote been finally ado])ted, and made a part of the Constitution of
the proposed State of Oklahoma; and in the presence of the Convention,
he subscribed an engrossed copy of said report, as President of the Con-
vention.

On motion of Mr. Haskell, the pen with which the President sub-
scribed the provision entitled, State Commissioner of Charities, was
ordered to be transmitted to Miss Kate Barnard, as a token of apprecia-
tion of her efforts in behalf of proper provisions for charitable institu-
tions.

Committee Report No. 6, entitled. Geological Survey, was placed
upon its third reading for final adoption. The roll was called and the
vote to adopt same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 90.

Akers, Allen, Alderson, Asp, Baker, Berry, Bilby, Board, Brewer,
Bryant, Buchanan, Cain, Carney, Carr, Caudill, Chambers, Cloud, Curl.
Dalton, Dearing, Edley, Edmondson, Ellis, Fisher, Gardner, Graham.
Harris, Harrison of 88, Haskell, Hausam, Hayes, Helton, Hendricks, Hen-
shaw, Herring, Hill, Hogg, Heuston, Humphrey. Hunt, James, Jones.
Johnston, Kane, Kelly, King, Kornegay, Langley, Lasater, Latimer, Leahy,
Lee, Leeper, Ledbetter, Liedtke, Littlejohn, Littleton, McCance, McClain,
McClure, Majors, Maxey, Messenger, Mitch, Moore, Nelson, Norton,
Parker, Pittman, Quarles, Ramsey, Rice, Roberts, Rogers, Rose, Sandlin,



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Savage, Sorrells, Swarts, Tosh, Tucker, Turner, Williams of 3, Williams
of 97, Williams of 108, Wills, Wood of 89, W^yatt, Wyly and President
Murray.

Nays, 0.

Absent, 22.

Banks, Bowers, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland, Covey, Frye, Hanraty,
Harned, Harrison of 45, Hopkins, Hudson, Hughes, Jenkins, Mathis,
Newell, Sater, Tenor, Tracy, Weaver and Wood of 8.

President Murray announced the result of the vote, and stated that
Committee Report No. 6, entitled, Geological Survey, had by this vote
been finally adopted and made a part of the Constitution for the pro-
posed State of Oklahoma; and in the presence of the Convention, he sub-
scribed the engrossed copy of said report, as President of the Conven-
tion.

On motion, the pen with which the President subscribed the provi-
sion, entitled. Geological Survey, was presented to Hon. W. J. Caudill, as
a token of the Convention's very high regard for him, and of its appre-
ciation of his faithful, untiring and efficient services as Chairman of the
Committee on Geological Survey, in reporting wise provisions upon that
subject.

Committee Report No. 33, entitled, Suffrage, was placed upon its
third reading for final adoption.

The roll was called and the vote to adopt same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 77.

Akers, Allen, Alderson, Baker, Berry, Bilby, Board, Brewer, Bryant,
Buchanan, Carney, Carr, Caudill, Chambers, Dalton, Edley, Edmondson,
Ellis, Gardner, Fisher, Graham, Harrison of 45, Harrison of 88, Haskell,
Hausam, Hayes, Henshaw, Herring, Hill, Hogg, Hughes, Humphrey, Hunt,
James, Jones, Kane, King, Kornegay, Langley, Lasater, Leahy, Lee,"
Leeper, Ledbetter, Littlejohn, Liedtke, Littleton, McCance, McClain,
Maxey, Messenger, Mitch, Moore, Nelson, Parker, Pittman, Ramsey, Rice,
Roberts, Rogers, Sandlin, Savage, Tosh, Swarts, Tenor, Tucker, Turner,
Weaver, Williams of 3, Williams of 97, Williams of 108, Wills, Wood of
89, Wyatt, Wyly and President Murray.

Nays, 17.

Asp, Cloud, Curl, Bearing, Harris, Helton, Hendricks, Houston,
Hudson, Johnston, Latimer, McClure, Majors, Norton, Quarles and Sor-
rells.

Absent, 18.

Banks, Bowers, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland, Covey, Frye, Hanraty,
Harned, Hopkins, Jenkins, Mathis, Newell, Rose, Sater, Tracy and Wood
of 8.

President Murray announced the result of the vote and stated that
Committee Report No. 33, entitled, Suffrage, had by this vote been finally



CONVENTION OF OKF.AHOMA. 269

adopted and made a part of the Constiliition lor the proi)Osed State of
Oklahoma; and in the presence of the Convention, he subscribed the en-
grossed copy of said report, as President of the Convention.

On motion of Mr. Asp, the pen with which the President subscribed
the provision entitled. Suffrage, was presented to Mr. Henshaw, as a
token of appreciation of the members of the Convention for his valuable
services as Chairman of the Committee on Suffrage.

Committee Report No. 26, entitled, Mines and Mining, Oil and Gas,
was placed upon third reading for final adoption; the roll was called and
the vote to adopt same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 94.

Akers, Allen, Alderson, Asp, Baker, Berry, Bilby, Board, Brewer,
Bryant, Buchanan, Cain, Carney, Carr, Caudill, Chambers, Cloud, Curl,
Dalton, Bearing, Edley, Edmondson. Ellis, Fisher, Gardner, Graham,
Harris, Harrison of 45, Harrison of 88, Haskell, Hausam, Hayes, Helton,
Hendricks, Henshaw, Herring, Hill, Hogg, Heuston, Hudson, Hughes,
Humphrey, Hunt, James, Jenkins, Johnston, Jones, Kane, Kelly, King,
Kornegay, Langley, Lasater, Latimer, Leahy, Lee, Ledbetter, Liedtke,
Littlejohn, Littleton, McCance, McClain, McClure, Majors, Maxey, Mes-
senger, Mitch, Moore, Nelson, Norton, Parker, Pittman, Quarles, Ramsey,
Rice, Roberts, Rogers, Sandlin, Savage, Sorrells, Swarts, Tosh, Tenor,
Tucker, Turner, Weaver, Williams of 3, Williams of 97, Williams of 108,
Wills, Wood of 89, Wyatt, Wyly and President Murray.

Nays, 0.

Absent, 18.

Banks, Bowers, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland, Covey, Frye, Hanraty,
Ilarned, Hopkins, Leeper, Mathis, Newell, Rose, Sater, Stowe, Tracy and
Wood of 8.

President Murray announced the result of the vote and stated that
Committee Report No. 2 6, had, by this vote, been finally adopted and
made a part of the Constitution for the proposed State of Oklahoma;
and in the presence of the Convention, he subscribed an engrossed copy
of said report, as President of the Convention.

The report of the Committee on Revision, Compilation, Style and
Arrangement, upon Committee Report No. 38, by the Committee on
Salaries and Compensation of Public Officers, was considered, adopted
and ordered re-engrossed as amended, and placed upon its third reading.

The report of the Committee on Revision, Compilation, Style and
Arrangement, upon Committee Report No. 40, by the Committee on
Public Printing, was considered, adopted and ordered re-engrossed and
placed upon its third reading.

The report of the Committee on Revision, Compilation, Style and
Arrangement, upon Committee Report No. '41, by the Committee on
Banks and Banking, Loan, Trust and Guaranty Companies, was consid-



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ored. Mr. Williams of lOS, offered an amendment to Section 3 thereof,
and moved its adoption, on which a roll call was demanded, and the vote
upon the adoption of same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 27.

Buchanan, Chambers, Dalton, Gardner, Harris, Hausam, Hughes,
Johnston, Jones., Kane, Kelly, King, Littlejohn, McClain, Mitch, Parker,
Savage, Tenor, Weaver, Williams of 3, Williams of 108, Wills, Wyatt and
President Murray.

Nays, 54.

Akers, Allen, Alderson, Asp, Bilby, Board, Brewer, Bryant, Cain,
Cloud, Curl, Bearing, Edley, Ellis, Fisher, Graham, Harrison of 45, Har-
rison of 88, Haskell, Hayes, Helton, Henshaw, Hill, Hogg, Heuston,
Humphrey, Hunt, James, Kornegay, Langley, Lasater, Latimer, Leeper,
Lee, Ledbetter, Liedtke, Littleton, McCance, Majors, Maxey, Messenger,
Moore, Quarles, Ramsey, Rice, Roberts, Sorrells, Swarts, Tucker, Wil-
liams of 97, Wood of 89, and Wyly.

Absent, 31.

Baker, Banks, Berry, Bowers, Carney, Carr, Caudill, Cobb, Cochran,
Copeland, Covey, Edmondson, Frye, Hanraty, Harned, Hopkins, Hudson,
Jenkins, McClure, Mathis, Nelson, Newell, Pittman, Rogers, Rose, Sand-
lin, Sater, Stowe, Turner and Wood of 8.

The President announced the result of the vote and that the motion
to amend was lost.

The report of the Committee on Revision, Compilation, Style and
Arrangement, upon Committee Report No. 4 4, by the Committee on
County and Township Organization and Government, was considered,
adopted and placed upon its third reading, as amended.

The Calendar was called and the Convention resolved itself into Com-
mittee of the Whole, for the consideration of General Orders, with Mr.
Henshaw in the chair.

At the noon hour, the Committee of the Whole rose, President
Murray resumed the chair, and Mr. Henshaw, as Chairman of the Com-
mittee of the Whole, reported as follows:

Mr. President: We, your Committee of the Whole Convention, to
whom were referred the General Orders of the Calendar, beg to report
that we have had under consideration Committee Report No. 4 5, recom-
mitted, by the Committee on Insurance, and recommend that Section 2
thereof be re-referred to the Committee on Insurance, with instructions
to redraft, providing that office of Commissioner of Insurance be elective,
and we recommend that the residue of said report be adopted and that
it be not ordered engrossed until said Section 2 is reported back and
acted upon in Committee of the Whole; that we have had under consid-
eration Committee Report No. 5 3, by the Committee on Municipal Cor-
porations, and recommend that same be adopted, ordered engrossed and



CONVENTION OF OKLAHOMA. 271

passed to third reading and final passage, as amended in tlie Committe-3
of the Whole.

GEORGE A. HENSHAW, Chairman.

On motion, the report was adopted.

Mr. Harrison of 4 5, introduced Constitutional Proposition No. 4 4 0,
providing for the Correction of Boundary Lines Between Beckham and
Roger Mills Counties, — read, read a second time by title and referred
to the Committee on Counties and County Boundaries.

On motion, the Convention took recess until 1:30 p. m.

CONVENTION ( HAMIiEIf.
Afternoon Session, Thursday, Mareli 7, 1007 — 1:80 1*. >I.

The Convention was called to order; President Murray in the chair.

Mr. Ledbetter, Chairman of the Committee on Judiciary and Judicial
Department, filed Report No. 65, which was read, referred to the Com-
mittee of the Whole, and ordered printed.

Mr. Akers was excused for the rest of the week.

On motion, the Convention resolved itself into Committee of the
Whole, for further consideration of General Orders, with Mr. Langley in
the chair.

After consideration of the matters referred to it, the Committee of
the Whole rose, President Murray resumed the chair, and Mr. Langley.
as Chairman of the Committee of the Whole, reported as follows:

Mr. President: We, your Committee of the Whole Convention, to
whom were referred the General Orders of the Calendar, beg to report
that we have had under consideration Committee Report No. 61, the
same being a subdivision of Committee Report No. 4 8, supplemental, b>
the Committee on Revenue and Taxation, and we recommend that Report
No. 48, supplemental, with subdivision Committee Report No. 61, be
adopted, ordered engrossed and passed to third reading and final passage,
as amended in Committee of the Whole; that we have had under con-
sideration Committee Report No. 25, by the Committee on Judiciary and
Judicial Department, which was this day advanced, be adopted, ordered
engrossed and passed to third reading and final passage, as amended in
Committee of the Whole; that we have had under consideration Com-
mittee Report No. 61, by the Committee on Salaries and Compensation of
Public Officers, and recommend that same be adopted, ordered engross44
and passed to third reading and final passage, as amended in Committee
of the Whole; that we have had under consideration Committee Report
No. 64, by the Committee on Manufactures and Commerce, and recom-
mend that same be re-referred to the Special Legal Advisory Committee,
to be reported back by Saturday morning, March 9th; that we have had
under consideration Committee Report No. 33, supplemental, by the
Committee on Suffrage, and recommend that same be laid on the table;



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that we have had under consideration Committee Report No. 63, by the
Committee on Railroads and Public Service Corporations and recom-
mend the adoption of Sections 1 and 2 thereof, and that action upon the
proposed amendment by Mr. Kane, be deferred until Friday, March 8th,
aiid upon the residue of the matters referred to us, we have made
progress and ask leave to sit again.

J. H. LANGLEY, Chairman.

On motion, the report was adopted.

Committee Report No. 34, entitled, Public Health and Sanitation,
was placed upon third reading for final adoption; the roll was called and
the vote to adopt same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 89.

Akers, Allen, Alderson, Baker, Berry, Bilby, Board, Bryant, Brewer
Cain, Carney, Carr, Caudill, Chambers, Curl, Dalton, Bearing, Edley,
Ellis, Edmondson, Fisher, P'rye, Gardner, Graham, Hanraty, Harrison
of S8, Haskell, Hausam, Hayes, Helton, Hendricks, Henshaw, Hill, Hogg,
Heuston, Hughes, Humphrey, Hunt, James, Jenkins, Johnston, Jones,
Kane, King, Kornegay, Langley, Lasater, Latimer, Leahy, Lee, Leeper,
Ledbetter, Liedtke, Littlejohn, Littleton, McCance, McClain, Majors,
Maxey, Messenger, Mitch, Moore, Nelson, Norton, Parker, Pittman,
Quarles, Ramsey, Rice, Roberts, Rogers, Sandlin, Savage, Sorrells,
Swarts, Tosh, Tenor, Tucker, Turner, Weaver, Williams of 3, Williams
of 97, Williams of lOS, Wills, Wood of 89, Wyatt, Wyly and President
Murray.

Nays, 0.

Absent, 23.

Asp, Banks, Bowers, Buchanan. Cloud, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland,
Covey, Harned, Harris, Harrison of 4 5, Herring, Hopkins, Hudson, Mc-
Clure, Mathis, Newell, Rose, Sater, Stowe, Tracy and Wood of 8.

President Murray announced the result of the vote and stated that
Committee Report No. 34, entitled. Public Health and Sanitation, had
by this vote. been finally adopted and made a part of the Constitution for
the proposed State of Oklahoma; and in the presence of the Convention
he subscribed the engrossed copy of same, as President of the Conven-
tion.

Committee Report No. 11, entitled. Public Service Corporations, was
placed upon its third reading for final adoption. The roll was called and
the vote to adopt same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 86.

Akers. Allen, Alderson, Baker, Berry, Bilby, Board, Brewer, Bryant,
Buchanan, Cain, Carr, Carney, Caudill. Chambers, Curl, Dalton, Bearing,
Edley, Edmondson, Ellis, Fisher, Frye, Gardner, Graham, Hanraty, Har-
ris, Harrison of 88, Haskell, Hausam, Hayes, Helton, Hendricks, Hen-
shaw, Herring, Heuston, Hughes, Humphrey, Hunt, James, Johnston,



CONVENTION OP OKLAHOMA. 273

Jones, Kane, Kelly, King, Langley, Lasater, Leahy, Lee, Ledbetter,
Liedtke, Littlejohn, Littleton, McCance, McClain, Majors, Maxey, Messen-
ger, Mitch, Moore, Nelson, Norton, Parker, Pittman, Quarles Ramsey,
Rice, Roberts, Rogers, Sandlin, Savage, Sorrells, Swarts Tosh, Turner.
Weaver, Williams of 3, Williams of 97, Williams of 108, Wills, Wood of
8, Wood of 89, Wyatt, Wyly and President Murray.

Nays, 4.

Kornegay, Latimer, Tenor and Tucker.

Absent, 22.

Asp, Banks, Bowers, Cloud, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland, Covey,
Harned, Harrison of 45, Hill, Hogg, Hopkins, Hudson, Jenkins, Leeper,
McClure, Mathis, Newell, Rose, Sater, Stowe and Tracy.

President Murray announced the result of the vote and stated that
Committee Report No. 11, entitled. Public Service Corporations, had by
this vote been finally adopted and made a part of the Constitution for the
proposed State of Oklahoma, and in the presence of the Convention, he
subscribed an engrossed copy of same, as President of the Convention.

Committee Report No. 12, entitled. Public Service Corporations, was
placed upon third reading for final adoption. The roll was called and
the vote to adopt same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 90.

Akers, Allen, Alderson, Baker, Banks, Berry, Bilby, Board, Brewer,
Bryant, Buchanan, Cain, Carney, Caudill, Chambers, Cloud, Curl, Dalton,
Bearing, Edley, Edmondson, Ellis, Fisher, Frye, Gardner, Graham, Han-
raty, Harrison of 88, Haskell, Hausam, Hayes, Helton, Hendricks, Hen-
shaw. Herring, Heuston, Hughes, Humphrey, Hunt, James, Johnston,
Jones, Kane, Kelly, King, Langley, Latimer, Leahy, Lee, Leeper, Led-
better, Liedtke, Littlejohn, Littleton, McCance, McClain, Majors, Maxey,
Messenger, Mitch, Moore, Nelson, Norton, Parker, Pittman, Quarles, Ram-
sey, Rice, Roberts, Rogers, Sandlin, Savage. Sorrells, Swarts, Tosh, Tenor,
Turner, Weaver, Williams of 3, Williams of 97, Williams of 108, Wills,
Wood of S, Wood of 89, Wyatt, Wyly and President Murray.

Nays, 1.

Kornegay.

Absent, 21.

Asp, Bowers, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland, Covey, Harned, rfarris, Har-
rison of 4 5, Hill, Hogg, Hopkins, Hudson, Jenkins, McClure, Mathis,
Newell, Rose, Sater, Stowe and Tracy.

President Murray announced the result of the vote and stated that
Committee Report No. 12, entitled, Public Service Corporations, had by
this vote been finally adopted and made a part of the Constitution of the
proposed State of Oklahoma; and in the presence of the Convention,
subscribed the engrossed copy of same, as President of the Convention.

Committee Report No. 13, under the title, Public Service Corpora-



274 JOURNAL OF CONSTITUTIONAL

tions, was placed on third reading for final adoption. The roll was called
and the vote to adopt same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 87.

Akers, Allen, Alderson, Baker, Berry, Bilby, Board, Brewer, Bryant,
Buchanan, Carney, Carr, Caudill, Chambers, Cloud, Curl, Dalton, Bearing,
Edley, Edmondson, Ellis, Fisher, Frye, Gardner, Gi'aham, Hanraty, Har-
rison of 88, Hausam, Haskell, Hayes, Helton, Hendricks, Henshaw, Her-
ring, Heuston, Hughes, Humphrey, Hunt, James, Johnston, Kane, Kelly,
King, Langley, Lasater, Latimer, Leahy, Lee, Ledbetter, Liedtke, Little-
john, Littleton, McCance, McClain, Majors, Maxey, Messenger, Mitch,
Moore, Nelson, Norton, Parker, Pittman, Quarles, Ramsey, Rice, Roberts,
Rogers, Sandlin, Savage, Sorrells, Swarts, Tosh, Tenor, Tucker, Turner,
Weaver, Williams of 3, Williams of 97, Williams of 108, Wills, Wood of
8, Wood of 89, Wyatt, Wyly and President Murray.

Nays, 2.

Kornegay and Cain.

Absent, 23.

Asp, Banks, Bowers, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland, Covey, Harris,
Harned, Harrison of 4 5, Hill, Hogg, Hopkins, Hudson, Jenkins, Leeper,
McCIure, Mathis, Newell, Rose, Safer, Stowe and Tracy.

President Murray announced the result of the vote and stated that
Committee Report No. 13, entitled, Public Service Corporations, had by
this vote been finally adopted and made a part of the Constitution of the
proposed State of Oklahoma; and in the presence of the Convention, he
subscribed the engrossed copy of same, as President of the Convention.

Committee Report No. 17, under the title, Public Service Corpora-
tions, was placed upon third reading for final adoption. The roll was
called and the vote to adopt same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 83.

Akers, Allen, Alderson, Berry, Bilby, Board, Brewer, Bryant,
Buchanan, Carney, Carr, Caudill, Chambers, Curl, Dalton, Bearing, Edley,
Edmondson, Ellis, Fisher, Frye, Gardner, Graham, Hanraty, Harrison
of 88, Haskell, Hayes, Helton, Hendricks, Herring, Henshaw, Heuston,
Hughes, Hunt, James, Johnston, Jones, Kane, Kelly, King, Langley,
Lasater, Latimer, Leahy, Lee, Ledbetter, Liedtke, Littlejohn, Littleton,
McCance, McClain, Majors, Maxey, Messenger, Mitch, Moore, Nelson,
Norton, Parker, Pittman, Quarles, Ramsey, Rice, Roberts, Rogers, Sand-
lin, Savage, Sorrells, Swarts, Tosh, Tenor, Tucker, Turner, Weaver, Wil-
liams of 3, Williams of 97, Williams of 108, Wills, Wood of 8, Wood of
89, Wyatt, Wyly and President Murray.

Mr. Baker present and not voting.

Nays, 3.

Cain, Humphrey and Kornegay.

Absent, 25.



CONVENTION OP OKLAHOMA. 275

Asp, Banks, Bowers, Cloud, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland, Covey, Harned,
Harris, Harrison of 45, Hausam, Hill, Hogg, Hopkins, Hudson, Jenkins,
Leeper, McClure, Mathis, Newell, Rose, Sater, Stowe and Tracy.

President Murray announced the result of the vote and stated that
Committee Report No. 17, under the title. Public Service Corporations,
had by this vote been finally adopted and made a part of the Constitu-
tion of the proposed State of Oklahoma; and in the presence of the Con-
vention, he subscribed the engrossed copy of same, as President of the
Convention.

Committee Report No. 4 4, entitled, County and Township Organiza-
tion, was placed upon third reading for final adoption and the vote to
adopt same resulted as follows:

Ayes, 81.

Akers, Allen, Alderson, Baker, Bilby, Board, Brewer, Bryant, Cain,
Carr, Caudill, Chambers, Curl, Dalton, Bearing, Edley, Edmondson, Ellis,
Fisher, Frye, Gardner, Graham, Hanraty, Harrison of 88, Haskell, Hau-
sam, Hayes, Helton, Hendricks, Henshaw, Herring, Hill, Hogg, Lasater,
Latimer, Leahy, Lee, Leeper, Ledbetter, Liedtke, Littlejohn, Littleton,
McCance, McClain, Majors, Maxey, Messenger, Mitch, Moore, Nelson,
Norton, Parker, Pittman, Quarles, Ramsey. Rice, Roberts, Sandlin, Sav-
age, Sorrells, Swarts, Tosh, Tenor, Tucker, Turner, Weaver, Williams of
3, Williams of 97, Williams of 108, Wills, Wood of 89, Wyatt and Pres-
ident Murray.

Nays, 0.

Absent 22.

Asp, Banks, Buchanan, Cloud, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland, Covey,
Harned, Harris, Harrison of 4 5, Hopkins, Hudson, .Jenkins, McClure,
Mathis, Newell, Rose, Sater, Stowe, Tracy and Wood of 8.

President Murray announced the result of the vote and declared that
Committee Report No. 44, entitled. County and Township Organization,
had by this vote been finally adopted and made a part of the Constitution
of the proposed State of Oklahoma; and in the presence of the Conven-
tion he subscribed the engrossed copy of same, as President of the Con-
vention.

Committee Report No. 18, under the title. Public Service Corpora-
tions, was placed on third reading for final adoption ; the roll was called
and the vote resulted as follows:

Ayes, 83.

Akers, Allen, Alderson, Berry, Bilby, Board, Bryant, Buchanan, Car-
ney, Carr, Caudill, Chambers, Curl, Dalton, Bearing, Edley, Edmondson,
Ellis, Fisher, Frye, Gardner, Graham, Hanraty, Harrison of 88, Haskell,
Hausam, Hayes, Helton, Hendricks. Henshaw, Herring, Heuston, Hughes,
Hunt, .James, Johnston, Jones, Kane, Kelly, King, Lasater, Lee, I^edbetter,
I^iedtke, I^ittlejohn, Littleton, McCance, McClain, Majors, Maxey, Mes-



276 JOURNAL OF CONSTITUTIONAL

senger, Mitch, Moore, Nelson, Norton, Parker, Pittman, Quarles, Ramsey,
Rice, Roberts, Rogers, Sandlin, Savage, Sorrells, Swarts, Tosh, Tenor,
Tucker, Turner, Weaver, Williams of 3, Williams of 97, Williams of 108,
Wills, Wood of 8, Wood of 89, Wyatt, Wyly and President Murray.

Nays, 7.

Baker, Brewer, Cain, Cloud, Humphrey, Kornegay and Langley.

Absent, 22.

Asp, Banks, Cobb, Cochran, Copeland, Covey, Harned, Harris, Har-
rison of -45, Hill, Hopkins, Hogg, Hudson, Jenkins, Leeper, McClure,
Mathis, Newell, Rose, Sater, Stowe and Tracy.

President Murray announced the result of the vote and declared thsLt



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