Clarion-Ledger, January 7, 1880

Clarion-Ledger, January 7, 1880

Nominations for Door-keeper being next in order,
Mr. McWillie nominated Jacob Wonders, of Hinds.
Mr. Bailey nominated Guilford Vaughan, of Panola.
Mr. Applewhite nominated E. W. Jackson of Lincoln.
Mr. Williams nominated H. F. Clingan, of Hinds.
Mr. Eaton nominated Mr. Mannery, of Rankin.
Mr. Sykes nominated Joseph James of Chickasaw.

FIRST BALLOT.

Jacob Wonders – 5
Guilford Vaughan – 27
E. W. Jackson – 10
H. F. Clingan – 8
Wm. Mannery – 32
Joseph James – 27

Total – 109
Necessary to a choice – 55

SECOND BALLOT.

Mr. Wood moved to declare Mr. Mannery elected by acclamation.
Mr. Bailey moved lay the motion on the table; carried.
Mr. McWillie withdrew the name of Jacob Wonders.

SECOND BALLOT.

Wm. Mannery – 43
Guilford Vaughan – 41
Joseph James – 19
E. W. Jackson – 1
Scattering – 1

Total votes cast – 105
Necessary to a choice – 53

THIRD BALLOT.

Mannery – 46
Vaughan – 49
James – 10

Total votes cast – 105
Necessary to a choice – 53

FOURTH BALLOT.

Vaughan – 56
Mannery – 41
James – 1

Total votes cast – 98
Necessary to a choice – 50

Guilford Vaughan having received a majority of all the votes, was declared elected.

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