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National Convention at New Orleans, LA

1872LA-National-reports-page23.pdf

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1. The convention shall meet each day at ten o'clock A. M., and adjourn at 2 P. M. The evening session shall begin at 7:30 P. M., and close at 10 P. M.

2. No member shall speak more than twice on any question, nor more than fifteen minutes each time, without the consent of the convention.

3. All resolutions or amendments thereunto shall be reduced to writing.

4. A report from the business committee shall be at all times in order, provided that said report shall go upon the table without motion, to remain there until called up in order by motion.

5. The rules of parliamentary practice usual in deliberative bodies of this nature shall prevail, except in such cases as are provided for in these rules.

J. SELLA MARTIN, P. H. CLARK, JAMES H. INGRAHAM.

The convention adjourned at three o'clock, to meet again at half past seven in the evening.

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