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EIGHTEENTH DAY.

CONVENTION HALL.

Montgomery, Ala., Wednesday, June 12, 1901.

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Stakley of the city.


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ROLL CALL.

On a call of the roll of the Convention the following delegates answered to their names which constituted a quorum:

Messrs. President,

Fitts,

Almon,

Fletcher,

Altman,

Foshee,

Ashcraft,

Foster,

Banks,

Freeman,

Barefield,

Gilmore,

Beavers,

Glover,

Beddow,

Graham (Montgomery),

Bethune,

Graham (Talladega) ,

Blackwell,

Grant,

Boone,

Grayson,

Brooks,

Greer (Calhoun),

Browne,

Greer (Marion),

Bulger,

Haley,

Burnett,

Handley,

Burns,

Harrison,

Cardon,

Heflin, (Randolph),

Carmichael (Colbert),

Henderson,

Carmichael (Coffee),

Hinson,

Case,

Hodges,

Chapman,

Hood,

Cobb

Howell,

Cofer,

Howze,

Coleman (Greene),

Inge,

Coleman (Walker),

Jackson,

Craig,

Jenkins,

Cunningham,

Jones (Bibb),

Davis (DeKalb),

Jones (Hale),

Davis (Etowah),

Jones (Montgomery),

Dent,

Jones (Wilcox),

deGraffenried

Kirk,

Eley,

Kirkland,

Eyster,

Knight,

Espy,

Ledbetter,

Ferguson,

Leigh,


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Lomax,

Proctor,

Long (Butler),

Reese,

Long (Walker),

Reynolds (Henry),

Lore (Jefferson),

Robinson,

Lowe (Lawrence),

Rogers (Lowndes),

Macdonald,

Rogers (Sumter),

McMillan (Baldwin),

Sanders,

McMillan (Wilcox),

Sanford,

Malone,

Searcy,

Martin,

Selheimer,

Maxwell,

Sentell,

Merrill,

Sloan,

Miller (Marengo),

Smith (Mobile),

Miller (Wilcox),

Smith, Mac. A.,

Moody,

Smith, Morgan, M.,

Morrisette,

Sollie,

Mulkey,

Sorrell,

Murphree,

Spears,

NeSmith,

Spragins,

Norman,

Stewart,

Norwood,

Thompson,

Oates,

Vaughan,

O’Neal (Lauderdale),

Waddell,

O’Neill (Jefferson),

Walker,

Opp,

Watts,

O’Rear,

Weakley,

Palmer,

Weatherly,

Parker (Cullman),

White,

Parker (Elmore),

Whiteside,

Pearce,

Willett,

Pettus,

Williams, (Barbour),

Phillips,

Williams, (Marengo),

Pillans,

Wilson (Washington).

Pitts,

Winn-139.

Porter,

RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Harrison offered the following resolution:

Resolution 142, by Mr. Harrison:

Whereas, the immortal spirit of William J. Samford, the distinguished Governor of Alabama, has passed


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from earth to the God who gave it, leaving the people of the entire State deeply impressed with a lively appreciation of his manly character and many virtues; and with a profound sense of the great loss sustained by the State, and

Whereas, His remains will reach this city from Tuscaloosa by special train about 6 o’clock this afternoon;

Now, therefore, be it resolved, First, That this Convention stand adjourned until Thursday at noon as a mark of respect to the lamented dead;

Second, Be it further resolved, That a committee of nine from this Convention be appointed by the President to proceed to Tuscaloosa to escort the remains to the Capitol and attend his funeral;

Third, Be it further resolved, That the family of the deceased be requested to allow the remains of the distinguished dead to lie in state in the Capitol during tomorrow, Thursday, until removed to his home at Opelika.

Mr. Harrison moved that the rules be suspended.

The motion prevailed.

Mr. Harrison moved that the resolution be adopted by a rising vote.

The motion prevailed, and the resolution was unanimously adopted.

The Chair thereupon appointed the following committee:

Committee-Messrs George P. Harrison, J. J. Robinson, G. A. Searcy, Thomas G. Jones, of Montgomery; C. H. Miller, of Marengo; John T. Ashcraft, R. M. Cunningham, J. B. Graham, of Talladega; Hubert T. Davis, of Etowah.

ADJOURNMENT.

Under the resolution above set out, the Convention adjourned until to-morrow at 12 o’clock pm.