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establish Marquette in lieu thereof; which was Michigan, in said State ; which was read a EXPENSES OF OREGON VOLUNTEERS. read a first and second time, and ordered to be first and second time, and referred to the Com
Mr. SMITH, of Oregon, also introduced a referred to the Committee on Commerce when mittee on the Public Lands when appointed. bill (H. R. No. 111) to authorize the Secretary appointed.
of War to settle the expenses of two companies AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION. Mr. SARGENT introduced a bill (H. R.
of Oregon volunteers, which was read a first Mr. LOUGHRIDGE introduced a joint reso
and second time, and referred to the Commit. No. 101) authorizing the selection of lands for Jution (H. R. No. 22) proposing an amendment
tee on Military Affairs when appointed. school purposes on double minimum lands in to the Constitution of the United States; which lieu of school sections on such lands taken for
KANSAS WAR CLAIMS. was read a first and second time, and ordered to preëmption or other purposes; which was read Mr. CLARKE introduced a bill (H. R. No. be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary a first and second time, referred to the Com
112) to authorize a settlement of the claims of when appointed.
mittee on the Public Lands when appointed, the State of Kansas for services of the troops APPROPRIATIONS OF PUBLIC LANDS. and ordered to be printed.
called ont Ly the Governor of that State upon Mr. COBB, of Wisconsin, presented a reso
CLERKS OF COURTS IN PACIFIC STATES. the requisition of Major General Curtis to repel lution of the Legislature of the State of Wis. Mr. SARGENT also introduced a bill (H.
the invasion of General Price; which was read consin against the lavish appropriation of the
a first and second time, referred to the Com. R. No. 102) to restore to the judges of the public lands; which was ordered to be printed, United States district courts of California,
mittee on Military Affairs when appointed, and, and to be referred to the Committee on the Oregon, and Nevada the right to appoint clerks
with the accompanying memorial, ordered to Public Lands when appointed.
be printed. to their courts respectively; which was read a
SETTLERS ON SIIAWNEE LANDS. GOVERNMENT OF MISSISSIPPI.
first and second time, referred to the CommitMr. PAINE introduced a bill (I. R. No.
tee on the Judiciary when appointed, and Mr. CLARKE also introduced a joint resoordered to be printed.
lution (H. R. No. 23) for the relief of settlers 93) to provide for the organization of a pro
upon the absentee Shawnee lands in Kansas; visional government for the State of Missis.
CANAL IN CALIFORNIA.
which was read a first and second time, and sippi; which was read a first and second time, Mr. SARGENT also introduced a bill (H. || referred to the Committee on the Public Lands ordered to be printed, and to be referred to the R. No. 103) granting public lands and the right when appointed. Committee on Reconstruction when appointed. of way through the same to aid in the construc
SETTLERS ON OSAGE LANDS. MAIL ROUTE--MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA. tion of a canal in the State of California; which was read a first and second time, referred to
Mr. CLARKE also introduced a joint resola. Mr. PAINE also introduced a bill (H. R. the Committee on the Public Lands when
tion (H. R. No. 24) enabling bona fide settlere No. 94) to change the time for carrying the mail on route No. 7197, between Fulton, Mis. appointed, and ordered to be printed.
to purchase certain lands obtained of the Great
and Little Osage tribe of Indians; which was sissippi, and Frankfort, Alabama; which was RELEASE OF LANDS TO SAN FRANCISCO.
read a first and second time, and referred to read a first and second time, and ordered to be
Mr. AXTELL introduced a bill (H. R. No. the Committee on the Public Lands when referred to the Committee on the Post Office
104) to relinquish the interest of the United appointed. and Post Roads when appointed.
States in certain lands to the city and county PREEMPTION AND HOMESTEAD SETTLERS. WAGON-ROAD IN WISCONSIN. of San Francisco; which was read a first and
Mr. CLARKE also introduced a bill (H. R. Mr. WASHBURN, of Wisconsin, introduced
second time, and referred to the Committee on a bill (H. R. No. 95) granting lands to the Military Affairs when appointed.
No. 118) for the relief of certain preëmption
and homestead settlers along the original route State of Wisconsin for the construction of a OROVILLE AND VIRGINIA CITY RAILROAD.
of the Union Pacific railway, eastern division; wagon-road for military and postal purposes Mr. JOHNSON introduced a bill (H. R. which was read a first and second time, and from Chippewa Falls to Bayfield, on Lake Su
No. 105) granting lands to aid in the construc referred to the Committee on the Public Lands perior; which was read a first and second time,
tion of the Oroville and Virginia City rail when appointed. and referred to the Committee on the Public Lands when appointed. road; which was read a first and second time,
HELEN AND HELOISE LINCOLN. and referred to the Committee on the Public JUDICIAL DISTRICT IN WISCONSIN. Lands when appointed.
Mr. CLARKE also introduced a joint resolu.
tion (H. R. No. 25) for the relief of Helen Mr. WASHBURN, of Wisconsin, also in
VALLEJO AND HUMBOLDT RAILROAD. Lincoln and Heloise Lincoln, and for the with: troduced a bill (H. R. No. 96) for the better organization of the distict court of the United
Mr. JOHNSON also introduced a bill (H. holding of money from tribes of Indians boldStates within the State of Wisconsin, and to
R. No. 106) granting lands to the State of Cal- || ing American captives; which was read a first create and establish the western district of ifornia to be sold by said State to actual settlers
and second time, and referred to the Committee Wisconsin ; which was read a first and second in quantities not exceeding one quarter section
on Indian Affairs when appointed. time, and referred to the Committee on the to any one person, and at a price not exceed PREEMPTION AND HOMESTEAD LAWS. Judiciary when appointed. ing $2 50 per acre, to aid in the construction
Mr. CLARKE also introduced a bill (H. R. of a railroad and telegraph line from the town PROTECTION OF IMMIGRANT PASSENGERS.
No. 114) to extend the preëmption and homeof Vallejo to Humboldt bay, in the State of
stead laws of the United States over certain Mr. HOPKINS introduced a bill (H. R. No. California; which was read a first and second 97) for the better protection of immigrant pas. time, and referred to the Committee on the lands, and for other purposes; which was read
a first and second time, and referred to the Comsengers arriving at the ports of the United Public Lands when appointed.
mittee on the Public Lands when appointed. States; which was read a first and second time,
GOVERNMENT FOR ALASKA. referred to the Committee on Commerce when
GUARDIANS OF MINOR INDIAN CHILDREN. appointed, and ordered to be printed.
Mr. JOHNSON also introduced a bill (H.
Mr. CLARKE also introduced a joint resola.
sioner of Indian Affairs to appoint guardians Mr. HOPKINS also introdcced a bill (H. R. read a first and second time, and referred to
or trustees for minor Indian children who may No. 98) to revive certain grants of lands to the the Committee on the Territories when ap
be entitled to pensions or bounty under exist. State of Alabama; which was read a first and || pointed.
ing laws; which was read a first and second second time, referred to the Committee on the
WALTER SHERWOOD AND D. W. MARTIXDALE. time, and referred to the Committee on Indian Public Lands when appointed, and ordered to
Mr. JOHNSON also introduced a bill (H.
Affairs when appointed. be printed. R. No. 108) for the relief of Walter Sherwood
CLAIMS OF CITIZENS OF KANSAS. MISSOURI AND YANCTOX RAILROAD. and David W. Martindale; which was read a
Mr. CLARKE also introduced a bill (H. R. Mr. HOPKINS also introduced a bill (H. | first and second time, and referred to the Com
No. 115) authorizing the appointment of a comR. No. 99) to grant lands to aid in the con mittee of Claims when appointed.
mission and the settlement of claims of the struction of a railroad from the Mississippi
OREGON BRANCH PACIFIC RAILROAD. citizens of Kansas ; which was read a first and river to Yancton, on the Missouri river, and to amend an act entitled "An act for a grant of
Mr. SMITH, of Oregon, introduced a bill
second time, referred to the Committee of lands to the State of Iowa in alternate sec(H. R. No. 109) to aid in the construction of
Claims when appointed, and, with the accomtions to aid in the construction of a railroad the Oregon Branch Pacific railroad; which was
panying memorial, ordered to be printed. in said State,'' approved May 12, 1864; which read a first and second time, and referred to
WILLIAM D. MATTHEWS. was read a first and second time, referred to the Committee on the Public Lands when
Mr. CLARKE also introduced a bill (H. R. the Committee on the Public Lands when ap appointed.
No. 116) for the relief of William D. Matthews; pointed, and ordered to be printed.
Mr. SMITH, of Oregon, also introduced a
which was read a first and second time, and bill (H. R. No. 110) to amend an act entitled IMPROVEMENT OF STURGEON BAY.
ordered to be referred to the Committee of “An act granting lands to aid in the construc Claims when appointed. Mr. SAWYER introduced a bill (H. R. No. tion of a railroad and telegraph line from the 100) granting lands to the State of Wisconsin Central Pacific railroad, in California, to Port
POST ROUTES IN NEVADA. to aid in the construction of a breakwater, land, in Oregon," approved July 25, 1866 ; Mr. FITCH introduced a bill (H. R. No. harbor, and ship-canal at the head of Sturgeon which was read a first and second time, and 117) to establish a mail route between Belmont bay, in the county of Door, in said State, to referred to the Committee on the Public Lands and Silver Springs, Nevada ; which was read connect the waters of Green bay with Lake when appointed.
a first and second time, and ordered to be re
ferred to the Committee on the Post Office and ELECTION CONTEST-REED VS. JULIAN. William B. Allison. lowa. Post Roads when appointed.
Mr. JULIAN, by unanimous consent, sub
.Tennessee. Mr. FITCH also introduced a bill (H. R. | mitted the following resolution ; which was
William D. Kelley. .Pennsylvania. No. 118) to establish a mail route between referred to the Committee of Elections:
.. New York. Wadsworth and Ellsworth, Nevada; which was Resolved, That in the case of the contested election
Godlove S. Orth. read a first and second time, and ordered to be of Joun s. Reed vs. George W. Julian thirty days
...... New York. referred to the Coinmittee on the Post Office further time from this date begranted to both parties. Samuel S. Marshall....... Mlinois. and Pust Roads when appointed.
JUDGE ADVOCATE OF THE ARMY.
Committee on Appropriations. Mr. FITCII also introduced a bill (H. R. Mr. GARFIELD. I ask unanimous consen: No. 110) to establish a mail route between
Henry L. Dawes ................ Massachusetts. to introduce for action at this time a bill to Hamilton and Grant district, via Troy, Ne
Fernando C. Beaman. Michigan. declare and fix the status of judge advocates of vada; which was read a first and second time,
William H. Kelsey.........
....... New York. the Army. It passed both Houses of the last and ordered to be referred to the Committee
Cadwalader C. Washburn.... Wisconsin. Congress and was pocketed by the outgoing on the Post Office and Post Roads when ap
Aaron A. Sargent...
Oliver J. Dickey.
William E. Niblack ........ ... Indiana. Mr. FITCH also introduced a bill (H. R. The bill was read. It provides that the de.
James B. Beck ........ Kentucky. No. 120) to extend the boundaries of the State partment of judge advocate of the Army shall of Nevada ; which was read a first and second be fixed at ten members, and authorizes the Committee on Banking and Currency. time, and ordered to be referred to the Com President, by and with the advice and consent James A. Garfield.......... Ohio. mittee on the Territories when appointed, and
of the Senate, to fill all vacancies which have | John Lynch ......... Maine. to be printed.
occurred or may hereafter occur therein. Norman B. Judd..... Illinois.
Verntont. Mr. FITCH also introduced a bill (H. R.
Worthington C. Smith.
John B. Packer...
Pennsylvania. Mr. GARFIELD. I hope I may be allowed Israel G. Lash...
... North Carolina. ralization of aliens; which was read a first and
... New York. second time, and ordered to be referred to the
think there will then be no objection. C'mmittee on the Judiciary when appointed,
Thomas L. Jones ...... .Kentucky.
Mr. BURR. I call for the regular order. and to be printed. The SPEAKER. Objection being made, the
Committee on Reconstruction. EXTENSION OF MORNING HOUR. bill cannot be received.
Benjamin F. Butler.... Massachusetts, Mr. SCOFIELD. The morning hour is about
John F. Farnsworth.. Illinois.
Fernando C. Beanan.. to expire, and there is still much business to
Michigan. Mr. SHANKS. I ask unanimous consent to Halbert E. Paine..... Wisconsin. be done. I ask that the morning hour be exintroduce a joint resolution providing the man. Hamilton Ward..
.New York. tended for thirty minutes.
ner of ratifying the constitutional amendments Mr. ALLISON. I object.
George W. Julian of the United States by the several States.
Luke P. Poland..... ... Vermont. SCHOOL LANDS IN ALABAMA.
Mr. HOLMAN. I call for the reading of B. F. Whittemore......... .South Carolina. Mr. TAFFE introduced a bill (H. R. No. the joint resolution.
James B. Beck
Kentucky. 122) to repeal an act entitled "An act to au
The SPEAKER. The joint resolution will
Fernando Wood..... New York. thorize the selection of school districts in lieu be read, after which there will be an oppor
George W. Woodward. Pennsylvania of the sixteenth section within the twelve-milestunity to object to its introduction.
George W. Morgan ....... .Ohio. eqnare reservation in the State of Alabama ;'!
The joint resolution, which was read, prowhich was read a first and second time, and vides that on the sixth legislative day of a Select Committee on the Reorganization of the
Civil Service of the Government. ordered to be referred to the Committee on the regular session, or of a legally called special Public Lands when appointed.
session of any State Legislature, each house Giles W. Horchkiss....... New York. of said Legislature, at the hour of twelve m., Thomas A. Jenckes......
...... Rhode Island. INDIAN AFFAIRS.
shall proceed to the consideration of any amend. William II. Armstrong Pennsylvania. Mr. TAFFE also introduced a joint resolu. ment of the Constitution of the United States Horace Maynard..
...... Tennessee. tion (I. R. No. 27) in relation to Indian affairs; that may have been submitted by the Congress | Michael C. Kerr...........
.................. Indiana. which was read a Girst and second time, and of the United States to the Legislatures of the ordered to be referred to the Committee on several States for ratification, according to the
Select Committee on Ninth Census. Indian Afairs when appointed. provisions of the fifth article of the Constitution
William B. Stokes.......... Tennessee. The SPEAKER. The morning hour bas of the United States; provided such amend
James A. Garfield... expired. ment may not bave been acted upon at any
Nathaniel P. Banks
........... Massachusetts. EXTENSION OF MORNING HOUR. preceding session of said Legislature. And
William B. Allison ....... if upon the consideration of such amendment Addison H. Laflin......... Mr. ALLISON. I withdraw my objection
Illinois. to the extension of the morning hour for thirty | members elected to each house of said Legis. Morton S. Wilkinson it shall receive the votes of a majority of the Shelby M. Cullom
... Minnesota. minutes, for which unanimous consent was lature it is to be held to be duly ratified by
Richard J. Haldeman. asked a few minutes since by the gentleman
..... Pennsylvania. from Pennsylvania, [Mr. SCOFIELD.] such Legislature, and if final action is not taken
John G. Schumaker............ New York. Mr. INGERSOLL. I renew the objection. upon the first day, then the houses are to meet
Committee on the Pacific Railroad. Mr. SCOFIELD. I hope the gentleman will
the next day at the same hour, and so con:
William A. Wheeler...... not insist upon his objection.
..... New York. John A. Logan.......
Jllinois. Mr. INGERSOLL. Very well; I will with: cepted) until final action is taken upon such
Daniel J. Morrell....... amendment. Nor shall the action of either
.Pennsylvania. draw the objection.
Robert T. Van Horn ..... ..Missouri. house of the Legislature upon such amend. Mr. ARNELL. I renew it. ment be hindered or prevented by the resigna: 1 James Buffinton...
Benjamin F. Hopkins. Wisconsin.
...Massachusetts. PRINTING OF ELECTION PAPERS. tion or withdrawal or the refusal to qualify of
John Lynch ......... ...Maine. Mr. PAINE. I am instructed by the Com a majority of either or both houses of said
Frank W. Palmer ............ mittee of Elections to report the following res. Legislature.
Logan II. Roots .... olution for adoption at this time, and on it I call The second section provides that if such
...Ohio. the previous question :
amendment or amendments shall be ratified i Philadelph Van Trump...
Daniel W. Voorhees...... ..Iudiana.
.California. tested elections be printed in whole or in part, at the section the same shall be duly certified by the
Minnesota. discretion of the Committee of Elections, and that said officers of each house, and shall be transmitted
Eugene M. Wilson ......... comunittee be authorized to einploy a clerk during this Congress at the same compensation which was by the Governor of the State to the President
Committee of Claims. allowed him during the last Congress, and to sit of the United States.
William B. Washburn..... Massachusetts. daring the sessions of the House.
Mr. ELDRIDGE. I object.
Giles W. Hotchkiss.. ....... New York. Mr. MAYNARD. How much was allowed Mr. BINGHAN. I ask unanimous consent
William S. Holman. Indiana. him during the last Congress ? to introduce a joint resolution.
Wisconsin. The SPEAKER. The previous question is Mr. INGERSOLL. I call for the regular William B. Stokes.. .. Tennessee. called. order.
Jacob H. Ela......... New Hampshire. The previous question was seconded and the
Oliver H. Dockery. .North Carolina. main question ordered ; and under the operalion thereof the resolution was adopted. The SPEAKER announced the appointment | Jesse H. Moore......
... Illinois. of the following standing and select commit John D. Stiles....... Mr. PAINE moved to reconsider the vote
Pennsylvania tees for the Forty-First Congress : by which the resolution was adopted; and also
Committee on Commerce. moved that the motion to reconsider be laid Committee of Ways and Means.
Nathan F. Dixon...... Rbode Island. on the table. Robert C. Schenck.... ..Ohio.
Pennsylvania. The latter motion was agreed to.
Samuel Hooper.. ......... Massachusetts. Ebon C. Ingersoll...... Illinois.
.... Illinois. ...... Maine.
Wisconsin. Gustavus A. Fink inburg..... Missouri. David S. Bennet.......
New York, Omar D. Conger
Michigan. Williain S. HCl an ............
Indiana. Clarkson N. Poicer New York.
Comanit pe on the Public Lands. George IV. vrian...
Indiana. John H. leic's..........
... New York. Vashington Townsend.. .Pennsylvania. Thomas Pith.....
Nevada. John B. Pawley..
Illinois. !amos .!. Winans.........
New Jersey. Ginery Twichell....
Massachusetts. Sempronius H. Boyd. Missouri. James N. Tyner........
Indiana. Thomas Fitch............ Nevada. William J. Smith
Tennessee. George M. Adams..... Kentucky
Committee on Manufactures.
New Jersey. John M. Rice......
Kentucky. Committee on Agriculture. John T. Wilson .....
Ohio. William Loughridge.
Iowa. John Fisher.
New York. Williain J. Smith.
.Tennessee. David P. Dyer....
Missouri. Jacob Benton
New Hampsbire. John M. Crebs ..
Illinois. Samuel B. Axtell.
.... California. Henry A. Reeves......
...... New York. Committee on Indian Affairs. Sidney Clarke....
Kansas. Robert T. Van Horn...... Missouri. Jobu P. C. Shanks............ Indiana. John Tatfe.......
Nebraska. Alexander H. Bailey.
......... New York. John T. Deweese ................
Committee on Military Affuirs.
Illinois. Amasa Cobb......
..... Wisconsin. James S. Negley.
Committee on the Militia. John P. C. Shanks. ... Indiana. Sidney Clarke.....
Kansas. William Smyth .........
Iowa. Thomas Boles....
Committee for the District of Columbia.
Illinois. Martin Welker...
.Ohio. William Williams.
.. Indiana. Calvin W. Gilbillan. Pennsylvania. Thomas Boles.....
Arkansas. Charles V. Hamilton. Florida. George W. Cowles.... New York. Frederick Stone.... . Maryland. J. Proctor Knott ............... Kentucky.
Committee on the Judiciary.
Darwin Phelps........ Pennsylvania. John A. Bingham.... Ohio.
C. C. Bowen.....
... South Carolina. Noah Davis.....
Randolph Strickland. Michigan.
John T. Bird ......... New Jersey.
William N. Sweeney...
Committee on Roads and Canals.
Ebon C. Ingersoll
William F. Prosser ... Tennessee.
James C. McGrew ... West Virginia. William F. Prosser. .... Tennessee.
Committee on Mines and Mining.
Isaac R. Hawkins.
Edward F. Dickinson Ohio.
Benjamin T. Biggs........ Delaware.
.. New York.
Committee on Freedmen's Afairs.
Alexander H. Bailey. New York.
George W. Greene.. New York. Martin Welker.....
John Moffet .......
.Pennsylvania. Horace Maynard....
..... Tennessee. Cadwalader C. Washburn. ... Wisconsin.
Committee on Education and Labor. Thomas Swann ...... .Maryland.
Samuel M. Arnell
Tennessee. J. Procter Knott..
Charles M. Hamilton Florida.
Samuel S. Burdett
. Missouri. Thomas W. Ferry..... . Michigan,
James N. Tyner....
Thompson W. McNeely .Illinois.
Anthony A. C. Rogers ........ Arkansas.
Committee on Revision of Laws of the United
Austin Blair. .....
George F. Hoar.... Massachusetts.
Gustavus A. Finkelnburg. ... Missouri.
William H. Upson ...... Ohio.
Daniel W. Voorhees.........., Indiana.
James A. Johnson....... ......
North Carolina. Committee on tiie Territories.
William D. Kelley. Pennsylvania. Shelby M. Culom. Illinois.
Peter W. Strader....
John A. Griswold............. New York.
Committee on Patents.
Thomas A. Jenckes....... .Rhode Island.
Aaron F. Stevens... New Hampshire.
Ohio. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions and of || Lewis Tillman.. .... Tennessee. the War of 1812.
Jesse H. Moore.
Daniel M. Van Auken..... Pennsylvania.
Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds.
Benjamin F. Hopkins......... Wisconsin.
William J. Smith.
.Tennessee. Committee on Invalid Pensions.
Adolphus H. Tanner... New York.
J. Lawrence Getz......... Pennsylvania,
Committee on Mileage.
Ulysses Mercur............ ...... Pennsylvania.
. ... Iowa.
The SPEAKER. The Chair desires the shall cease and determine. The board of diJob E. Stevenson.
Clerk to read a resolution passed by the For rectors is empowered, whenever in their judg. John Fox........ ... ...... New York.
tieth Congress, under which the Committee inent the interests of the company or of the Committee on Accounts.
for the Reorganization of the Civil Service of Government of the United States may require
the Government was appointed by the Chair, it, to remove the general office of the company Henry L. Cake.......
Pennsylvania. It was the intention of the Chair to have had and all its books, papers, and effects from the Samuel M. Arnell.. ............... Tennessee.
the resolution read before the committees were city of New York to either of the cities of James Buffinton..... ......... ...... Massachusetts.
announced; but it was inadvertently omitted. | Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Chicago, William H. Kelsey........ ... New York.
The Clerk read as follows:
Cincinnati, St. Louis, Council Bluffs, or Omaha, J. S. Golladay....
"Resolved by the Senate, (the Ilouse of Represent- | and in no manner is a free exercise of said
atives concurring.) That a joint coin mittee, to be Committee on Expenditures in the State De
judgment and removal to be restrained. composed of three members of the Senate and five partment. members of the House of Representatives, shall be
It is further provided that no court other Alexander H. Bailey......
than a United States circuit or district court New York.
appointed at the beginning of the next session, in the
shall have power or jurisdiction to enjoin any Eugene Hale......
of the acts authorized in this resolution, or to Ginery Twichell....
appoint a receiver for or on account of any of John D. Stiles..
of that Congress, and whose duty it shall be to exPennsylvania.
amine and report upon the expediency of reorganiz
Maryland. Stevenson Archer....
the rights, property, assets, effects, or interests ing the civil service in the several Departments of of the Union Pacific Railroad Company in any
the Government, the clerical force necessary in each, Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury the rate of compensation, and such regulations as
case in which the defense rests on the ConstiDepartment.
will secure a more economical and efficient perform tution or any law or treaty of the United States,
ance of the civil service." William B. Allison...
and all actions in any court whatsoever in con
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD. William A. Wheeler............ New York.
flict with this clause shall, on application of
Mr. BINGHAM. I ask unanimous consent
the company or of any person interested therein Samuel J. Randall... .Pennsylvania.
to introduce a joint resolution for the protec. as a bona fide stockholder, be removed to the
tion of the interests of the United States in Benjamin T. Biggs........ .... Delaware.
United States district or circuit court baving the Union Pacific Railroad Company, and for jurisdiction in the district within which such Committee on Expenditures in the War Deother purposes.
action or actions may arise, which application partment.
The joint resolution, which was read, recites to remove may be made directly to the United William Williams.
in the preamble that the proceedings of the States district or circuit court, and the joining Adolphus H. Tanner. New York. regular annual meeting of the stockholders of other parties as defendants with the company John Cessna
Pennsylvania. of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, con is not to affect the right of the company to make Clinton L. Cobb....
North Carolina. vened in the city of New York on the 10th such application or its right to have such cause Albert G. Burr
It is further provided that the annual meetCommittee on Expenditures in the Navy De parte injunction issued by a judge of the su
preme court of the State of New York before ing of the stockholders of the company, after partment.
the business of the meeting was concluded and John Lynch...
the meeting provided to be held in the city of Maine.
before the time for closing its polls; that the Boston in the year 1870, may be held in either George W. Cowles.. New York.
Government of the United States is largely of the cities of Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Oliver J. Dickey.
Pennsylvania. interested in the proper management of the Washington, Cincinnati, Chicago, Omaha, or Patrick Hamill
affairs of the company and in a strict observ. St. Louis, as may be determined by the stockHenry A. Reeves..... New York.
ance and proper administration of the laws holders at their next preceding annual meeting. Committee on Expenditures in the Post Ofice organizing and governing it; and that embar Mr. AXTELL. I object to the consideration Department.
rassing legal questions may arise as to the of the joint resolution. William Moore
Mr. BINGHAM. I move to suspend the ... New Jersey.
validity of the acts of the meeting interrupted
as aforesaid. John A. Bingham.
rules in order to introduce the joint resolution. John B. Hay.....
The joint resolution therefore provides that
Mr. WOOD. Mr. Speaker, I doubt whether John F. Benjamin
the meeting of the stockholders of the com the House understands this resolution.
.... Missouri. Stephen L. Mayham.......
pany mentioned in the preamble be declared Mr. BINGHAM. I object to debate. ..... New York.
to have been lawfully convened and organized, The question being put on suspending the Committee on Expenditures in the Interior | and that the resolutions adjourning the same to rules-there were ayes 90, noes 47. Department.
meet in the city of Washington on Thursday, Mr. BINGHAM. I call for tellers. Jacob H. Ela....... New Hampshire.
March 18, 1869, and fixing the city of Boston Tellers were ordered; and Messrs. BINGHAM David S. Bennett .... New York. as the place for holding the annual meeting of and Axtell were appointed. Jasper Packard. ....... Pennsylvania.
the stockholders for the year 1870 be declared The House divided; and the tellers reportPeter W. Strader...
valid and of full lawful force; and the stock ed-ayes 96, noes 28. George M. Adams Kentucky.
holders when convened in said adjourned So (two thirds having voted in favor thereof)
meeting in the city of Washington, or at any the rules were suspended. Committee on Expenditures on the Public || adjourned meeting to be held within one month The joint resolution (H. R. No. 26) for the Buildings.
and at Washington or Boston, are required protection of the interests of the United States John C. Churchill
..New York. to elect a board of directors for the company in the Union Pacific railroad, and for other Jacob H. Ela. ..... New Hampshire. for this year and until their successors shall
purposes, was read a first and second time, Darwin Phelps.
have been elected and qualified, and they may was ordered to be engrossed and read a third Truman H. Hoag.
accordingly Charles M. Hamilton.......... Florida.
required to do or may lawfully do. Every read the third time. Committee on the Rules.
stockholder at such meeting is to be entitled, Mr. BINGHAM. I demand the previous
in person or by proxy, to cast one vote for each question on the passage. The Speaker.....
share of slock lawfully held by him and standNathaniel P. Banks.......
Mr. WOOD. Is it now in order to move to .... Massachusetts. ing in his name on the books of the company refer the resolution to the Committee on the Thomas W. Ferry.. Michigan. on the 1st of March, 1869; and any and all Pacific Railroad? James A. Garfield.....
proxies given to be used at the meeting of the James Brooks.........
The SPEAKER. It is not. If the previous ..... New York, 10th of March, 1869, which were given on or
question is not sustained the Chair will then
entertain that motion.
The previous question was seconded and the meeting to be held on the 18th of March, John A. Peters ....... ...Maine.
main question ordered. 1869, and at any adjournment thereof, and may Frank W. Palmer.........
Mr. WOOD. I demand the yeas and nays. be used thereat with the same effect as they
and George W. Woodward ......... Pennsylvania. could have been used at the meeting of the
nays were ordered.
The question was taken ; and it was decided
in the afirmative-yeas 99, nays 32, uot voting Addison H. Laflin..... New York. olution is to be construed to affect or limit the
66; as follows: Henry L. Cake .........
right of any stockholder who has given any .Pennsylvania.
YEAS-Messrs. Allison, Ambler, Ames, Archer, William Mungen... proxy to vote on bis stock in person, or his
Armstrong, Arnell, Asper, Bailey, Bauks, Bea mane ght to revoke his proxy by giving one of later Bennett, Benton, Bingham, Blair, Boles, Brooks, Committee on Enrolled Bills. date or otherwise; but the right of every stock:
Buffinton, Burdett, Roderick R. Butler, Cessna, John Beatty..
Churchill. Clarke, Amasa Cobb, Couger, Cullom, Ohio. holder thus to vote for himself or to so revoke
Dawes. Dickey, Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ferriss, l'erry, James S. Negley.
... Pennsylvania. his proxy previously given is fully affirmed and Fitch, Garfield, Gilfillan, Hamill, Heaton, Foar, Jobu Fox......
Holman, Hooper, Hopkins, Ingersoll, Jonckes, Judd,
Julian, Kelley, Kelsey, Ketehan, Lailin, Lush, Law. Committee on Retrenchment.
rence, Logan, Loughridge, MoCarthy. VoCrary. Methe directors provided for in this resolution Grew, Mercur, Eliakim H. Moore, Willi:un Moore, Martin Welker.
Daniel J. Morrell, Simuml P. Morrill. Viblack. Porter Sheldon... ............ New York. ing or claiming the right to act as directors of
O'Neill, Orth, Packard, Packer, Pirine, Paimn. r',
Poland, Pomeroy, Prosser', Roots, Sargent, Sawyer, John R. Reading
Pennsylvania. the company, except the Government directors, Schenck, Scofield, Shanks, John A. Smith, William
J. Smith. William Smyth, Stevens, Stevenson, Stokes, main question ordered; and under the opera Mr. JONES, of Kentucky. Is this debate Stoughton, Strickland, Swann, Taffe, Tillman, Town tion thereof the bill was ordered to be engrossed || in order ? send, Twichell, Tyner.Cadwalader C. Washburn, William B. Washburn. Welker, Whittemore, Willard,
and read a third time; and being engrossed, it The SPEAKER. No objection having been Williams, John T. Wilson, and Winans--99.
was accordingly read a third time, and passed. made the joint resolution is before the House, NAYS-Messrs. Axtell, Biggs, Bird, Burr, Calkin, Mr. GARFIELD moved to reconsider the and the gentleman from Massachusetts is enti: Davis, Dickinson, Finkelnburg, Getz, Golladay. Haight, Jobuson, Thomas L. Jones, Knott. Mar
vote by which the bill was passed ; and also tled to the floor. sball, Mayham, McCormick, McNeely, Moffet, Mun moved that the motion to reconsider be laid The joint resolution was read a first and gen, Potter, Reeves, Rogers, Schumaker, Sweeney, on the table.
second time. Tanner, Trimble, Van Auken, Wells, Wheeler, Win
The latter motion was agreed to. chester, and Wood-32.
Mr. BUTLER, of Massachusetts. I wish NOT VOTING-Messrs. Adams, Beatty, Beck, Ben
BOUNTY TO INDIANA VOLUNTEERS.
to explain this joint resolution to the House. jamin, Bowen, Boyd, Benjamin F. Butler, Cake,
The cost of bonded warehouses for external Cleveland, Clinton L. Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cowles, Mr. HOLMAN, by unanimous consent, inCrebs, Dewecse, Dixon, Duckery, Ela, Elridge,
revenue is paid by those who use them; hat troduced a bill (6. R. No. 125) granting to Farnsworth, Fisher, Fox, Greene, Griswold, Halde
the cost of bonded warehouses for the internal man, Flale, Hambleton, llamilton, Hawkins. Hawley, the soldiers of the twelfth and sixteenth regi
revenue is paid by the Government. In order Jlay, Hill, Hoag, Ilotchkiss, Alexander H. Jones, ments of one year Indiana volunteers a bounty Kerr, Knapp, Lynch, Maynard, Jesse H. Moore, of filiy dollars; which was read a first and sec
to save that cost to the Treasury a provision, Morgan, Morrissey, Negley, Peters, Phelps, Randall, Randing, Rice, Sanford. Sheldon, Slocum, Joseph S. ond time, and referred to the Committee on
after full examination, was in erted in the
legislative appropriation bill reimbursing to Smith, Worthington C. Smith, Stiles, Stone, Strader, Military Affairs. Upson. Van Horn, Van Trump. Voorbees, Ward,
the Government those expenditures from the Wilkinson, Eugene M. Wilson, Witcher, and Wood
INTERNAL REVENUE WAREHOUSES.
parties using those bonded warehouses. I will ward-66. So the joint resolution was passed.
Mr. BUTLER, of Massachusetts. I desire
state for the information of the House that the to introduce a joint resolution (H. R. No. 28)
amount which is thus proposed to be saved to Mr. BINGHAM moved to reconsider the to correct an error in the enrollment of an act
the Government will reach about fifteen hun. vote by which the joint resolution was passed ; || approved March 3, 1869, making an appropria;
dred thousand dollars. At the last session this and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table.
tion for the legislative, executive, and judicial | provision passed almost without comment in experses of the Government for the year end.
The Senate. When it came before the commitThe latter motion was agreed to. ing June 30, 1870. It enacts that the follow
tee of conference it was adopted unanimously. EXCUSED FROM COMMITTEE SERVICE. ing provision shall be deemed and declared to
It will be agreed to by any one who will take Mr. ORTH. Mr. Speaker, for reasons per. be a part of the act making appropriations for
the trouble to examine the subject. By some fectly satisfactory to myself and which I think the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses mistake of the enrolling clerks it was unforwould be so to the House, I ask to be excused of the Government for the year ending June tunately dropped out of the bill, and this joint from service on the Committee of Ways and 30, 1869:
resolution is for the purpose of correcting that
“ Provided, That after the passage of this act the The question being taken on excusing Mr. proprietors of all bonded warehouses shall reimburse
Mr. CULLOM. As this involves a good to the United States the expenses and salary of the ORTH, it was agreed to-ayes ninety-eight.
deal of money I hope it will be referred to storekeeper and other officers in charge of said ware the Committee on Appropriations. Nothing Mr. ORTH moved to reconsider the vote by houses, and the same shall be paid into the Treasury which he was excused; and also moved that and accounted for like other public moneys, the saine
will be lost by so doing, as that committee can having been part of said act, which was accidentally consider the subject and, if necessary, report the motion to reconsider be laid on the table.
omitted in the enrollment thereof." The latter motion was agreed to.
the joint resolution back to us at an early day. I hope, Mr. Speaker, there will be no objec Mr. BUTLER, of Massachusetts. It does DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
tion to the introduction of the resolution, and not involve the appropriation of a dollar of Mr. NIBLACK, by unanimous consent,
I shall make a brief explanation to the House money. The law now requires the United offered the following resolution; which was
to show what it is. In the legislative appro. States to pay for these storekeepers and wareread, considered, and agreed to :
priation bill which passed at the close of the houses, and this joint resolution is simply to Resolved, That the Committee on the Rules be Fortieth Congress the provision to which I make the owners pay these expenses theminstructed to inquire into the expediency of setting have referred was inserted in the Senate and selves. It is right the other way from that apart some particular tin of each week, month, or other definite portion of each session for business
agreed to by both Houses, but by a most unac suggested by the gentleman from Illinois. relating exclusively to the District of Columbia.
countable mistake on the part of the enrolling Mr. LYNCH. I hope the gentleman from Mr. NIBLACK moved to reconsider the vote
clerks, between the hour of twelve o'clock at Massachusetts will so amend his joint resoluby which the resolution was adopted; and also
night and the pext morning this very salutary tion as to confine its action to internal revenue moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on
provision was dropped out. This joint resolu warehouses. the table.
iion is merely for the purpose of correcting that Mr. BUTLER, of Massachusetts. It refers The latter motion was agreed to. mistake.
only to internal revenue warehouses. Mr. DAWES. I have been told that several ŘÍr. LYNCH. The language of the joint CLERKS TO COMMITTEES.
items dropped out of the appropriation bills resolution is general, and I suggest to the gen. Mr. BENJAMIN, by unanimous consent, during the process of their enrollment. If that tleman to so amend it that it will refer only to submitted the following resolution; which was be so I would suggest whether it would not be internal revenue warehouses. read, considered, and agreed to:
better to have them all incorporated and passed Mr. BUTLER, of Massachusetts. To that Resolved, That the Committee on Accounts be in in one bill?
I answer that the joint resolution provides that gtruered to inquire into and report to this llouse at the earliest practicable period what committees sbould
Mr. BUTLER, of Massachusetts. I will say || only so much as passed into law at the last be authorized to employ clerks and the rate of com
in reply to my colleague that there were two session and was dropped out in the enrollment pensation to be paid to each; and said committeo items dropped out of the appropriation bills, be now enacted into law. In other words, I sball be authorized to report at any time.
one of which has already been provided for. merely provide for the correction of the misMr. BENJAMIN moved to reconsider the
Mr. DAWES. I have no objection to this | take in the enrollment of the legislative approvote by which the resolution was adopted; and joint resolution ; but if it be true, as I am priation bill. If it had not been for a mistake also moved that the motion to reconsider be told, that there are several other items which of the enrolling clerks the provision of the laid on the table. The latter motion was agreed to.
were dropped out of the appropriation bills, it | pending joint resolution would be the law at
seems to me better they should all be incor. this time.
Mr. COBURN. I have no doubt of the Mr. DAWES, by unanimous consent, intro.
Mr. FARNSWORTH. I notice from the
statement of the gentleman from Massachaduced a bill (H. R. No. 123) making appropria. | appropriation bills, as they have recently been setts being true; but I desire to suggest to this tions for the current and contingent expenses published that a great number of things House whether a matter of this kind ought not of the Indian departinent, and for fulfilling | dropped into these bills which this House to be investigated by one of its committees. treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes knew nothing about. That being so, would it Before we pass this joint resolution it ought to for the yearending the 30th of June, 1870; which
not be better for us to pass in review all of the be first ascertained exactly to be the fact that was read a first and second time, and referred appropriation bills which were passed at the this provision was omitted from one of the to the Committee on Appropriations. close of the last session?
appropriation bills. It seems to me that a Mr. BUTLER, of Massachusetts. To that matter of so much importance as this is ought
I answer that when the gentleman says the not to be taken on the mere statement of any Mr. GARFIELD, by unanimous consent, House knew nothing about them he must mean member. While I regard the statement of the introduced a bill (H. R. No. 124) to declare himself, and I have no doubt that is correct. gentleman from Massachusetts with as much and fix the status of judge advocates of the Mr. FARNSWORTH. I know there are confidence as that of any other man, I say that Army; which was read a first and second time. things in those bills which this House never no member's statement should be taken in such
The bill provides that the department of dreamed of when they passed upon the report a matter; but it should be referred for exam. judge advocate of the Army shall be fixed of the committee of conference.
ination to one of its committees as to whether at ten members; and it authorizes the Pres. Mr. ELDRIDGE. The gentleman from Illi. the appropriation bill passed in such terms ident, by and with the advice and consent of nois says that the bills contain matters which and such a mistake was made by the enrolling the Senate, to fill all vacancies which have this House never dreamed of. I know that clerks. I hope, therefore, that the joint resooccurred or may hereafter occur.
when the bill was passed a great many mem lution will be referred to the Committee of Mr. GARFIELD demanded the previous bers were lying around the Hall asleep, and it Ways and Means. question.
is possible they may have dreamed of them. Mir. BUTLER, of Massachusetts. I have The previous question was seconded and the [Laughter.]
no sort of objection to its reference, and I will