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FIRST SPECIAL SESSION
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Senate Chamber, Olympia, Wednesday, April 26, 1995
The Senate was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by President Pritchard. No roll call was taken.
The Sergeant at Arms Color Guard consisting of Pages Shannon Carol and Adam Inman, presented the Colors. President Pritchard offered the prayer.
On motion of Senator Spanel, the reading of the Journal of the previous day was dispensed with and it was approved.
MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE
April 25, 1995
The Speaker has signed:
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8411,
SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8412, and the same are herewith transmitted.
TIMOTHY A. MARTIN, Chief Clerk
On motion of Senator Rasmussen, the following resolution was adopted:
SENATE RESOLUTION 1995-8660
By Senators Rasmussen, Heavey, Deccio, McAuliffe, Wood, Franklin, Moyer, Cantu, Morton, Winsley, Fairley, Spanel, Gaspard, Wojahn, Snyder, Hargrove and Sheldon
WHEREAS, On April 18, 1995, at the age of sixty-seven, Father Joseph Maguire, S.J. died, to the deep regret of the thousands of friends he had made throughout the state; and
WHEREAS, He was ordained as a priest in the Society of Jesus, and devoted his adult life to various duties and ministries; and
WHEREAS, Joe Maguire was born and educated in Spokane, where he graduated from Lewis and Clark High School and Gonzaga University; and
WHEREAS, Father Maguire served the students and alumni of Seattle University for two and one-half decades as a friend, counselor, and mentor; and
WHEREAS, He served for ten years at Bellarmine Preparatory School in Tacoma as a teacher, glee club moderator, and rector, and as a friend and counselor to students, parents, and alumni; and
WHEREAS, His beautiful voice echoed in these chambers on numerous occasions on various songs, including the "Our Father" and "Danny Boy"; and
WHEREAS, His memory has been honored with an endowed music scholarship fund at Bellarmine Preparatory School, a campus ministry capital fund at Seattle University, and a cherished place in the hearts of all people who heard him sing, learned from his example, and knew his fellowship; and
WHEREAS, Thousands of Washingtonians are grateful for having been blessed with the opportunity to have known and been served by such an honorable and humble man; and
WHEREAS, Memorial services were held in Tacoma and Spokane on Monday, April 24, 1995, to celebrate the natural life of Father Joseph Maguire;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, By the Senate of the state of Washington, that the Senate join Father Joseph Maguire's thousands of friends, brothers, and sisters in celebrating his life of service and devotion to all those he touched with his voice and his spirit.
Senators Rasmussen, Sheldon and Winsley spoke to Senate Resolution 1995-8660.
At 10:12 a.m., on motion of Senator Spanel, the Senate was declared to be at ease.
The Senate was called to order at 2:13 p.m. by President Pritchard.
At 2:13 p.m., on motion of Senator Sellar, the Senate adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 27, 1995.
JOEL PRITCHARD, President of the Senate
MARTY BROWN, Secretary of the Senate