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A motion was then made by Mr. Fleming, To postpone the further consideration of the said resolution until Saturday next. Which was disagreed to.

A motion was made by Mr. M’Dowell, To amend the resolution by striking therefrom all after the word “ Resolved," and inserting in lieu thereof the words as follow, viz: “That the President be authorized to employ the clergy of this city to open the Convention with prayer each morning."

And on the question, Will the Convention agree to the amendment? The yeas and nays were required by Mr. M'Cahen and Mr. Fuller, and are as follow, viz:

YEAS. Mr. Dillinger Mr. Hastings

Mr. Martin

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NAYS.
Mr. Agnew
Mr. Denny

Mr. Konigmacher
Ayres
Dickey

Krebs
Baldwin
Dickerson

Long
Barnitz
Doran

Magee
Bedford
Dunlop

Mann
Bell
Earle

M'Cahen
Biddle
Farrelly

M'Call
Brown, Northamp. Fleming

M'Dowell
Brown, Philada. Forward

M'Sherry
Butler
Foulkrod

Meredith
Carey
Fry

Merkel
Chandler, Philada. Fuller

Montgomery
Chauncey
Gilmore

Overfield
Clapp
Hayhurst

Pennypacker
Clarke, Beaver Helffenstein

Pollock
Clark, Dauphin Henderson, Alleg. Porter, Lancaster
Clarke, Indiana Hiester

Purviance
Cleavinger
High

Reigart
Coates
Hopkinson

Read
Cochran
Houpt

Riter
Çox
Hyde

Saeger
Crain
Ingersoll

Seheetz
Cunningham
Jenks

Scott
Curll
Keim

Serrill
Darlington
Kennedy

Shellito
Darrah
Kerr

Sill

NAYS. Mr. Smyth, Centre

Mr. Taggart

Mr. Young
Sterigere

Weaver

Sergeant, Pres't.
Stevens
White

86 So the question was determined in the negative.

A motion was then made by Mr. Keim, To amend the said resolution by adding to the end thereof the words as follow, viz: “ Provided, that they render services without pay from the public treasury." Which was disagreed to.

A motion was then made by Mr. Darlington, To postpone the further consideration of the said resolution until to-morrow. Which was disagreed to.

A motion was then made by Mr. Earle, To postpone the further consideration of the sata resolution until Friday nest.

And on the question, Will the Convention agree so to postpone ? The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Earle and Mr. Overfield, and are as follow, viz:

YEAS.
Mr. Bedford

Mr. Fleming Mr. Magee
Brown, Northam. Foulkrod

Martin
Brown, Philada. Fry

M'Dowell
Butler

Fuller

M'Sherry
Carey

Gilmore

Overfield
Cleavinger

Hastings

Read
Coates

Hayhurst

Riter
Curll

High

Serrill
Darlington

Houpt

Smyth, of Centre Darrah

Jenks

Taggart
Dillinger

Keim

Weaver 35 Earle

Krebs

Mr. Clapp

Mr. Agnew

Ayres
Baldwin
Baritz

NAYS.
Mr. Bell

Biddle
Chandler, Philad.
Chauncey

Clarke, Beaver
Clark, Dauphin
Clarke, Indiana

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NAYS.
Mr. Cochran Mr. Hopkinson Mr. Pollock
Cox
Hyde

Porter, Lancaster
Crain
Ingersoll

Purviance
Cunningham Kennedy

Reigart
Denny
Kerr

Saeger
Dickey

Konigmacher Scheetz
Dickerson
Lyons

Scott
Doran
Mann

Shellito
Dunlop
M'Cahen

Sill
Farrelly
M'Call

Sterigere
Forward
Meredith

Stevens
Hays
Merkel

White
Heiffenstein
Montgomery

Young
Henderson, Alleg. Pennypacker Sergeant, Pres't.
Hiester

55 So the question was determined in the negative.

And on the question,
Will the Couvention agree to the resolution ?
The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Serrill and Mr. Carey,
and are as follow, viz:

YEAS.
Mr. Agnew
Mr. Dickey

Mr. Meredith
Ayres
Dickerson

Merkel
Baldwin
Doran

Montgomery
Barnitz
Dunlop

Pennypacker
Bedford
Farrelly

Pollock
Bell
Forward

Porter, Lancaster
Biddle
Fry

Purviance
Butler
Hays

Reigart
Chandler, Philada. Hellfenstein

Saeger
Chauncey
Henderson, Alleg.

Scheetz
Clapp
Hiester

Scott
Clarke, Beaver Hopkinson

Shellito
Clark, Dauphin Hyde

Sill
Clarke, Indiana Ingersoll

Sterigere
Cochran
Kennedy

Stevens
Cox
Kerr

Taggart
Cunningham Lyons

White
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Mann

Young
Denny
M'Call

Sergeant; Pres't.

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NAYS.
Mr. Brown, Northam. Mr. Foulkrod

Mr. Magee
Brown, Philada. Fuller

Martin
Carey

Gilmore

M'Cahen
Cleavinger

Hastings

M’Dowell
Coates

Hayhurst

M'Sherry
Crain

High

Overfield
Darlington

Houpt

Read
Darrah

Jenks

Riter
Dillinger

Keim

Serrill
Earle

Konigmacher Smyth, of Centre
Fleming

Krebs

Weaver 33 So the question was determined in the affirmative.

A motion was made by Mr. Fuller, and read as follows, viz: Resolved, That it is inexpedient for this Convention to debate or vote on any abstract question, not having for its object an amendment to the constitution.

A motion was made by Mr. Fuller, That the Convention proceed to the second reading and consideration of the same.

And on the question, Will the Convention agree to the motion ? The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Fuller and Mr. Darlington, and are as follow, viz:

YEAS. Mr. Bedford

Mr. Fuller

Mr. M'Call
Brown, Northam. Gilmore

M'Sherry
Brown, Philada. Hayhurst

Merkel
Butler

Heiffenstein Overfield
Clapp

High

Purviance
Clarke, Indiana Hyde

Read
Cleavinger

Ingersoll

Riter
Crain

Keim

Scheetz
Curll

Kennedy

Shellito
Darrah

Krebs

Smyth, of Centre Dillinger

Lyons

Taggart
Earle

Magee

Weaver
Foulkrod

Mann

White

41 Martin

NAYS.
Mr. Agnew
Mr. Baldwin

Mr. Bell
Ayres
Barnitz

Biddle

Fry

NAYS.
Mr. Carey
Mr. Dunlop

Mr. Meredith
Chandler, Philad. Farrelly

Montgomery
Chauncey
Fleming

Pennypacker
Clarke, Beaver Forward

Pollock
Clark, Dauphin Hastings

Porter, Lancaster
Coates
Hays

Reigart
Cochran

Henderson, Alleg. Saeger
Cope
Hiester

Scott
Cox
Hopkinson

Serrill
Cunningham
Houpt

Sill
Darlington
Jenks

Sterigere
Denny
Kerr

Stevens
Dickey
Konigmacher

Young
Dickerson
M'Cahen

Sergeant, Pres't.
Doran
M’Dowell

50 So the question was determined in the negative.

A motion was made by Mr. Hiester, and read as follows, viz: Resolved, That until otherwise ordered, this Convention will meet at half past nine o'clock A. M., daily, Sundays excepted, and that the order for a daily recess be rescinded.

And on motion,
The said resolution was read a second time.
And being under consideration,

A motion was made by Mr. Read, To amend the same by striking therefrom all after the word “ Resolved,” and inserting in lieu thereof the words as follow, viz: " That when this Convention adjourns, it will adjourn to meet at half past nine o'clock to-morrow morning, and that such be the standing hour of meeting till otherwise ordered; and that the Convention will each day, except Saturday, take a recess from one till three o'clock, P. M." And the amendment being under consideration,

A motion was made by Mr. M'Cahen, To amend the amendment by striking therefrom the words “half past nine o'clock," where they occur before the word “tomorrow," and inserting in lieu thereof the words “ ten o'clock;" and by striking therefrom the words “ three o'clock,” where they occur before the letters “ P. M.," and inserting in lieu thereof the words “ four o'clock."

Which was disagreed to.

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