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UNCORRECTED PROOF OF THE
JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.


Seal of the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Monday, October 5, 1998.

Met at two minutes past eleven o'clock A.M.

Moment of Silent Prayer.

At the request of the President, the members, guests and employees joined in a moment of silent prayer to the memory of Edward B. O'Neill, Clerk and Parliamentarian of the Massachusetts State Senate, who passed away this past weekend.

Order Adopted.

On motion of Mr. Lynch,—
Ordered, That when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn to meet again on Thursday next at eleven o'clock A.M., and that the Clerk be directed to dispense with the printing of a calendar.


Adjournment in memory of Edward B. O'Neill, Clerk and Parliamentarian of the Massachusetts State Senate.

The President moved that when the Senate adjourns today, it adjourn in memory of Edward B. O'Neill, Clerk and Parliamentarian of the Senate. Mr. O'Neill passed away on Sunday, October 4, 1998. Mr. O'Neill served as the Clerk of the Senate from 1974 until his passing, one of the longest tenures of any Clerk in the history of the Massachusetts Senate. Mr. O'Neill served as an invaluable member of the Senate Clerk's Office for over thirty-seven years. This motion prevailed.
Accordingly, as a mark of respect to the memory of Edward B. O'Neill, at five minutes past eleven o'clock A.M., on motion of Mr. Tisei, the Senate adjourned to meet on the following Thursday at eleven o'clock A.M.