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United States Statutes at Large/Volume 33/Fifty-Eighth Congress/Concurrent Resolutions of the Third Session

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CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS.

THIRD SESSION FIFTY -EIGHTH CONGRESS.

HOLIDAY RECESS.

December 13, 1904. Holiday recess.

Resolved the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That when the two Houses adjourn on Wednesday, December twenty-first, they stand adjourned until twelve o’clock meridian, January fourth, nineteen hundred and five.

Passed December 13, 1904.

INAUGURATION OF THE PRESIDENT-ELECT.

January 9, 1905. Inauguration of the President-elect. Joint Congressional committee appointed.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That a joint committee consisting of three Senators and three Representatives, to be appointed by the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively, is authorized to make the necessary arrangements for the inauguration of the President-elect of the United States on the fourth day of March next. Passed January 9, 1905.

COUNTING THE ELECTORAL VOTES.

January 16, 1905. Counting, etc. of electoral votes for President and Vice-President.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the two Houses of Congress shall assemble in the Hall of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, the eighth day of February, nineteen hundred and five, at one o'clock in the afternoon, pursuant to the requirernents of the Constitution and laws relating to the election of President and Vice-President of the United States, and the President of the Senate shall be their presiding officer; that two tellers shall be previously appointed on the part of the Senate and two on the part of the House of Representatives, to whom shall be handed, as they are opened by the President of the Senate, all the certificates and papers purporting to be certificates of the electoral votes, which certificates and papers shall be opened, presented, and acted upon in the alphabetical order of the States, beginning with the letter A; and said tellers, having then read the same in the presence and hearing of the two Houses, shall make a list of the votes as they shall appear from the said certificates; and the votes having been ascertained and counted in the manner and according to the rules by law provided, the result of the same shall be delivered to the President of the Senate, who shall thereupon announce the state of the vote, which announcement shall be deemed a sufficient declaration of the persons, if any, elected President and Vice-President of the United States, and, together with a list of the votes, be entered on the journals of the two Houses. Passed January 16, 1905. 2083 2084

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS.

THANKS FOR STATUE OF JOHN J. INGALLS

January 21, 1905. Thanks of Congress to the people of Kansas for statue of John J. Ingalls. Engrossed copy of resolutions for governor.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the statue of John J. Ingalls, presented by the State of Kansas to be placed in Statuary Hall, is accepted in the name of the United States, and that the thanks of Congress be tendered the State for the contribution of the statue of one of its most eminent citizens, illustrious for his distinguished civic services.

Second. That a copy of these resolutions suitably engrossed and duly authenticated be transmitted to the Governor of the State of Kansas.

Passed January 21 1905.

AMERICAN MERCHANT MARINE AND COMMERCE.

January 23, 1905. Report on the Development of American Merchant Marine and American Commerce, ordered printed.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That there be printed and bound in cloth six thousand copies of the report on the Development of the American Merchant Marine and American Commerce, and of the testimony taken in connection therewith, of which two thousand copies shall be for the use of the Senate, three thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives and one thousand copies for the use of the Merchant Marine Commission, of which latter one hundred copies shall be bound in half morocco.

Passed January 23, 1905.


LAND AND PENSION DECISIONS.

January 23, 1905. Copies of certain volumes of Land and Pension Decisions ordered printed. Proviso. Distribution.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Public Printer be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to print from stereotype plates and to bind one hundred copies each of volumes two, three, four, live, seven, eight, nine, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, and twenty to thirty-two, Land Decisions, and volumes twelve, thirteen and fourteen, Pension Decisions, for sale and distribution by the Department of the Interior: Provided, That five copies each of all volumes of Land Decisions, already issued and to be issued, be delivered to the Committees on Public Lands of the Senate and House of Representatives, and that five copies each of all volumes of Pension Decisions, already issued and to be issued, be delivered to the Committee on Pensions of the Senate and to the Committees on Pensions and Invalid Pensions of the House of Representatives.

Passed, January 23, 1905.

SARAH A. ROWE.

January 23, 1905. Sarah A. Rowe. Return of pension bill of, requested.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the President be requested to return to the Senate the bill (S. 550l) "Granting an increase of pension to Sarah A. Rowe.”

Passed January 25, 1905.

JACOB F. FRENCh.

February 4, 1905. Jacob F. French. Return of pension bill of, requested.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the President be requested to return the bill (H. R. 3286) entitled "An Act granting an increase of pension to Jacob F. French."

Passed February 4, 1905. 2085

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS.

STATUE OF JOHN J. INGALLS.

February 9, 1905. Statue of John J. Ingalls. Proceedings on acceptance of, ordered printed. Engraving of statue.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That there be printed and bound in one volume the proceedings in Congress upon the acceptance of the statue of the late John James Ingalls sixteen thousand five hundred copies, of which five thousand shall be for the use of the Senate, ten thousand for the use of the House of Representatives, and the remaining one thousand five hundred shall be for the use and distribution by the governor of Kansas; and the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby directed to have printed an engraving of said statue to accompany said proceedings, said engraving to be paid for out of the appropriation for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

Passed February 9, 1905.

THANKS FOR STATUE OF FRANCES E. WILLARD.

February 20, 1906. Thanks of Congress to the people of Illinois for statue of Frances E. Willard.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the statue of Frances E. Willard, presented by the State of Illinois, to be placed in Statuary Hall, be accepted by the United States, and that the thanks of Congress be tendered the State for the statue of one of the most eminent women of the United States.

Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions, duly authenticated, be transmitted to the Governor of the State of Illinois.

Passed February 20, 1905.

EXECUTIVE REGISTER OF THE UNITED STATES.

February 24, 1905. "Executive Register of the United States, 1789 to 1902." Printing ordered.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring) That there be printed from existing stereotype plates and bound in cloth one thousand five hundred copies of the Executive Register of the United States, seventeen hundred and eighty nine to nineteen hundred and two," of which five hundred copies shall be for the use of the Senate and one thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives.

Passed February 24, 1905.

EULOGIES ON MARCUS A. HANNA.

February 28, 1905. Eulogies on Marcus A. Hanna. Printing ordered.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring) That of the eulogies on the late Senator Marcus A. Hanna there be printed and bound in cloth six thousand and two hundred additional copies, of which two thousand shall be for the use of the Senate and four thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives and two hundred of which shall be bound in full morocco, with gilt edges, for the family of the deceased.

Passed February 28, 1905.

LEWIS AND CLARK EXPOSITION.

March 2, 1905. Lewis and Clark Exposition. Invitation to Congress to attend opening ceremonies accepted.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the invitation extended to the Congress of the United States by the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition and Oriental Fair to attend the opening ceremonies of said exposition to be held at Portland, Oregon, June first, nineteen hundred and five, be, and is hereby, accepted. 2086

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS.

Appointment of committee.

That the president pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to appoint a committee to consist of ten Senators and fifteen Representatives of the Fifty-eighth Congress to attend the formal opening ceremonies referred to, and to represent the Congress of the United States on that occasion.

Passed March 2, 1905.

REPORT OF COMMISSION ON iNTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE.

March 2, 1905. Report of commission on International Exchange etc. Printing ordered.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring) That there be printed and bound in cloth ten thousand copies of the final report of the commission on International Exchange, together with the appendixes thereto, of which two thousand shall be for the use of the Senate, four thousand for the use of the House of Representatives and four thousand for the use of the commission.

Passed March 2, 1905.

VENEZUELAN ARBITRATION CASES.

March 2, 1905. Venezuelan arbitration cases, Hague Tribunal. Report of the agent of the United States ordered printed.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring) That there be printed and bound one thousand one hundred copies of the report of the agent of the United States in arbitration of the Venezuelan cases before The Hague Tribunal, with accompanying appendixes referred to in the messaoge of the President to the Senate and House of Representatives, dated January twenty-third, nineteen hundred and five, two hundred for the use of the Senate, four hundred for the use of the House of Representatives, and five hundred for the use of the Department of State.

Passed March 2, 1905.

STATUE OF FRANCES E. WILLARD.

March 2, 1905. Statue of Frances E. Willard. proceedings on acceptance of, ordered printed.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring) That there be printed and bound of the proceedings in Congress upon the acceptance of the statue of the late Frances E. Willard, presented by the State of Illinois, sixteen thousand five hundred copies, of which five thousand shall be for the use of the Senate, ten thousand for the use of the House of Representatives, and the remaining one thousand five hundred shall be for the use and distribution by the governor of the State of Illinois; and the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby directed to have printed an engraving of said statue to accompany said proceedings. Said engraving to be paid for out of the appropriation or the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

Passed March 2, 1905.

PROGRESS 0F THE BEET SUGAR INDUSTRY. March 2, 1905. Report on Progress of the Beet Sugar Industry ordered printed.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring) That there be printed twelve thousand copies of the Report on the Progress of the Beet Sugar Industry in the United States in nineteen hundred and four; one thousand copies for the use of the Senate, three thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives and eight thousand copies for the use of the Department of Agriculture.

Passed March 2, 1905. 2087

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS.

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL OF CHARLES SWAYNE.

March 2, 1905. Charles Swayne. Proceedings on impeachment trial of, ordered printed.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring) That there be printed and bound ten thousand copies of the proceedings in the Senate of the United States in the matter of the impeachment of Charles Swayne, judge of the district court of the United States in and for the northern district of Florida, of which four thousand shall be for the use of the Senate and six thousand for the use of the House of Representatives: and that the Committee on Printing be, and is hereby, directed to prepare an index thereto.

Passed March 2, 1905.

STATUES OF SAM HOUSTON AND STEPHEN F. AUSTIN.

March 3, 1905. Statues of Sam Houston and Stephen F. Austin. Proceedings on acceptance of, ordered printed.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring) That there be printed and bound of the proceedings in Congress, upon the exercises appropriate to the reception and acceptance from the State of Texas of the statues of Sam Houston and Stephen F. Austin, sixteen thousand five hundred copies, of which five thousand copies shall be for the use of the Senate ten thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives, five hundred copies for the use of the Senators from the State of Texas, and one thousand copies for the use of the Representatives from the State of Texas; and the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby directed to have printed an engraving of said statues to accompany said proceedings, said engraving to be paid for out of the appropriation for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

Passed March 3, 1905.

DOCUMENTS FOR HOUSE LIBRARY.

March 3, 1905. Statutes at Large and Supplement to the Revised Statutes. Issue of certain volumes to the Library of the House.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the Superintendent of Documents be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue to the Library of the House, for use in said Library, twenty-five copies each of Volume Numbered 21, and Volume Numbered 27, of the United States Statutes at Large, twenty-five copies of the Revised Statutes of the United States, and twenty-five copies each of Volume Numbered 1. and Volume Numbered 2. of the Supplement to the Revised Statutes of the United States.

Passed March 3, 1905.

BEEF INDUSTRY.

March 3, 1905. Beef Industry. Report of Commissioner of Corporation, ordered printed.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That there be printed and bound five thousand copies of the Report of the Commissioner of Corporations on the Beef Industry, and the message of the President of the United States of March third, nineteen hundred and five, transmitting the same to the House of Representatives, of which one thousand copies shall be for the use of the Senate, to be distributed through the Senate Folding Room, three thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives, to be distributed through the House Folding Room, and one thousand copies to be distributed through the Document Rooms of the Senate and House of Representatives, respectively.

Passed March 3, 1905.