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making appropriations for the legislative, exec-proved March 3, 1873, increasing the compensautive, and judicial expenses of the Government tion or salary of any officer or employee of the for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen Government, except so far as the same applies hundred and seventy-four, and for other pur- to the President of the United States during his poses," approved March third, eighteen hundred present term, and to the judges of the Supreme and seventy-three, as prescribes and fixes the Court, are hereby repealed. And the salaries rate of compensation of the Vice President of and compensation of said officers and employees the United States, the Speaker of the House of are hereby respectively established at the rate Representatives, of Senators, Representatives, last fixed by law prior to the passage of said act and Delegates in Congress, be, and the same is approved March 3,1873, unless otherwise herein hereby, repealed.

provided. SEC. 2. That all acts or parts of acts provid- Sec. 5. That the salaries and allowances (exing for or relating to the pay and allowances of cluding the franking privilege) of Senators, the Vice President, and of the Speaker of the Representatives, and Delegates in the FortyHouse of Representatives, and of Senators, Third Congress, and for the succeeding ConRepresentatives, and Delegates, which were re. gresses, shall be the same which were last estabpealed or superseded by the act recited in the lished by law prior to the passage of the said act foregoing section, are hereby revived and de. approved March 3, 1873: Provided, That Senaclared to be in full force: Provided, That said tors, Representatives, and Delegates in the Speaker, Senators, Representatives, and Dele Forty-Third Congress who shall have received gates shall receive no mileage for coming to or their compensation since the 4th of March, 1873, returning from the present session of Congress, in accordance with the act last aforesaid, shall except actual individual traveling expenses hereafter be paid only such equal monthly infrom their respective homes to the seat of Goy- stallments as shall in the aggregate make their ernment and return by the most direct route of compensation severally, from the 4th of March, usual travel.

1873, to the close of the present Congress, equal Sec. 3. That the Secretary of the Treasury is to the amount of salary and allowances herein required to cover into the Treasury all sums provided. that may remain undrawn, or which have been Seo. 6. That the Secretary of the Treasury is received as increased compensation, under the required to cover into the Treasury all sums provisions of said act, approved March third, which may remain undrawn, or which have eighteen hundred and seventy-three, and which been received as increased compensation, under shall have or may come into his possession by the provisions of said act, approved March 3, the return thereof.

1873, and which shall have or may come into Mr. Kasson, from a minority of the com- his possession by the return thereof. mittee, reported the following bill:

Amendments to and substitutes for the comThat so much of the act entitled "An act mittee's bill were proposed by Messrs. MAYNARD, making appropriations for the legislative, exec- POLAND, E. HALE, Kasson, LEACH, J. T. HARRIS, utive, and judicial expenses of the Government STARKWEATHER, SPEER, LAWRENCE, J. B. Haw. for the year ending June 30, 1874, and for other LEY, W. TOWNSEND, BURCHARD, EAMES, HURLpurposes," approved March 3, 1873, as provides BUT, E. H. ROBERTS, P. M. B. Young, and DUNfor the compensation of Senators, Representa NELL. tives, and Delegates in the Forty-Second Con Mr. WOODFORD moved the previous question, gress, and in subsequent Congresses, at the rate which the House refused to second-yeas 64, of $7,500 per annum, is hereby repealed.

nays 132. SEC. 2. That so much of said act approved December 11-Mr. HURLBUT moved that the March 3, 1873, as provides an increased com- bill under consideration be recommitted to the pensation for any clerks, reporters, and em-committee, with instructions to report as a subployees of the Senate and House of Representa- stitute for the first and second sections of the tives and for the other employees named in said bill reported by the committee, as follows: act in connection therewith, is hereby repealed. That from and after the passage of this act the And the compensation of said clerks, reporters, compensation of Senators, Representatives, and and employees is hereby re-established at the Delegates shall be at the rate of $6,000 per anrespective rates last fixed by law prior to the num, payable monthly, and in addition thereto passage of said act approved March 3, 1873. the actual individual expenses of each Senator,

SEC. 3. That from and after the close of the pres- Representative, and Delegate in going to and reent term of office of the President of the United turning from the seat of Government once in States, the compensation of the President shall each session, to be certified in writing by each. be $25,000 per annum, to be paid in monthly SEC. 2. That the compensation of the Speaker installments: Provided, That during the present of the House of Representatives shall be at the official term of the President no allowance or rate of $2,000 in addition to his pay as Reprepayment shall be made from the public Treasury sentative, amounting in all to $8,000; and that for any compensation to the civil officers, atten- of the Vice President shall be the same amount, dants, or employees at the Executive Mansion with the same allowance for traveling expenses and grounds, except only for the secretaries, I as hereinbefore provided. clerks, steward, and the employees in charge of Mr. E. HALE moved the previous question. and at work upon the grounds attached to said Mr. Orth moved to amend Mr. HURLBUT'S mansion; and all provisions of law inconsistent amendment so as to recommit the bill and pendwith the terms of this section are repealed. ing amendments to the select committee, with

SEC. 4. That all provisions of said act ap- the following instructions:

To report a bill repealing the whole salary | ment, to come in at the close of the second secact, so far as the same can be constitutionally tion: done, except the salaries of the judges of the Su- Provided, That Senators, Representatives, and preme Court, and to ascertain the average amount Delegates in the Forty-Third Congress who shall of salary, mileage, and all other allowances, (ex- have received their compensation since the 4th clusive of any estimate for the use of the frank- of March, 1873, in accordance with the provising privilege,) paid to Senators, Representatives, ions of the act hereby repealed, shall hereafter and Delegates of the Forty-First Congress; and be paid only such equal monthly installments as to report a bill tomorrow, after the morning shall in the aggregate make their compensation hour, determining the compensation of Senators, severally, from the 4th of March, 1873, to the Representatives, and Delegates in Congress here- close of the present Congress, equal to the amount after at the amount, as near as practicable, thus of salary herein provided. ascertained, with necessary traveling expenses, Mr. KASSON moved the previous question, but and restoring all other salaries as they were the House refused to second it. before the passage of said act.

Mr. B. F. BUTLER moved to amend the amendThe House refused to second the previous ment by adding to it the following: question-yeas 100, nays 145; and subsequently And provided further, That the members of adjourned.

this Congress who were members of any precedDecember 12—Mr. ORTH moved the previous ing Congress, and who received back pay under question on the motion to recommit with his in the acts passed at that Congress, shall bave the structions. The previous question was second- amount of such back pay deducted from the ed-yeas 132, nays 126.

amount due them from this Congress. The main question was ordered to be pat- Mr. B. F. BUTLER moved the previous quesyeas 156, nays 56.

tion. The House seconded it, and the main The instructions of Mr. ORTH were then adopted question was ordered to be put. in place of those of Mr. HURLBUT.

Mr. Young and Mr. LEACH moved that the The motion to recommit with the ORTH in- House adjourn. The House, upon a division, structions was then agreed to.

refused-yeas 113, nays 113, and the SPEAKER Mr. Dawes moved that, when the select com-voting no. Subsequently the yeas and nays were mittee report back the bill, debate thereon in the ordered, and the House refused to adjourn House as in Committee of the Whole will be un-yeas 77, nays 184. der the five-minute rule. Agreed to-yeas 128, The amendment to the amendment was disnays 67.

agreed to---yeas 121, nays 130, not voting 34: December 16–Mr. E. HALE, from the select YEAS-Messss. Albright, Archer, Arthur, Av. committee, reported, under the instructions, the erill, Barber, Barry, Bass, Begole, Biery, Bowen, following bill:

Brown, Buckner, Bundy, Burleigh, Burrows, B. That all provisions in an act entitled “An act F. Butler, R. R. Butler, Cain, Cason, Cessna, A. to provide for the legislative, executive, and ju- Clark, Clayton, Clements, C. L. Cobb, Conger, dicial expenses of the Government for the year Cook, Cox, Crocker, Crounse, Crutchfield, Darrall, ending June 30, 1874, and for other purposes," A. M. Davis, De Witt, Dobbins, Duell, Elliott, approved March 3, 1873, that increase the salary Farwell, Giddings, Hancock, Harmer, J. T. Har. or compensation of Senators, Representatives, or ris, Harrison, Hathorn, Havens, Hays, J. W. Delegates in Congress, or of any officer or em- Hazelton, Hereford, Herndon, Houghton, Howe, ployee, are hereby repealed, except so far as the Hubbell, Hunton, Hyde, HYNES, Killinger, Lansame relate to the judges of the Supreme Court sing, Lewis, Lofland, Loughridge, Lowndes, Lutand to the President of the United States during trell, J. R. Lynch, Magee, Marshall, Martin, his present term of office.

McDougall, McJunkin, McLean, McNulta, Mills, Sec. 2. Hereafter the compensation of Sena- Negley, Nesmith, W. E. Niblack, Nunn, O'Brien, tors, Representatives, and Delegates in Congress Packer, Page, H. W. Parker, I. C. Parker, Pelsball be at the rate of $5,500 per annum, and ham, Perry, T. C. Platt, Purman, Rainey, Ranthis shall be in lieu of all allowances, except the sier, Rapier, Richmond, W. R. Roberts, J. G. actual and necessary individual traveling ex- Schumaker, Shanks, Sheldon, L. D. Shoemaker, penses in coming to and returning from the A. H. Smith, G. L. Smith, H. B. Smith, J. A. national capital once each session, which shall Smith, W. A. Smith, Snyder, Speer, Standeford, be paid to each Senator, Representative, and Storm, Stowell, Strait, Strawbridge, Swann, SyDelegate on the same being certified by him to pher, Thornburgh, Todd, Waddell, Wallace, Walls, the proper accounting officer; and the salary or J. D. Ward, Wells, White, Whitehead, WHITEcompensation of all officers and employees of the HOUSE, Whitthorne, Williams of Indiana, Willie, Government, subject to the exceptions named in Wolfe, Wood—121. section 1 of this act, shall hereafter be the same NAYS—Messrs. Adams, Albert, Ashe, Atkins, that they were prior to the passage of the act Barnum, J. B. Beck, H. P. Bell, Berry, Blount, Dained in said section.

Bradley, Bright, BROMBERG, Buffinton, Burchard, Sec. 3. That the Secretary of the Traasury is J. H. Caldwell, Cannon, J. B. Clark, Clymer, required to cover into the Treasury all sums that S. A. Cobb, Coburn, Comingo, Corwin, Cotton, may remain undrawn, or which have been re- Crittenden, Crossland, Curtis, Danford, Dawes, ceived as increased compensation under the pro- Donnan, Dunnell, Durhain, Eames, Eden, Fort, visions of said act, approved March 3, 1873, and C. Foster, Freeman, Frye, Garfield, Glover, which shall have or may come into his possession Gooch, Gunckel, E. Hale, R. S. Hale, Hamby the return thereof."

ilton, B. W. Harris, H. R. Harris, Hatcher, Mr. KASSON offered the following amend. J. B. Hawley, J. R. Hawley, G. W. Hazelton,

Hendee, E. R. Hoar, G. F. Hoar, Holman, Hos- Caldwell, Cessna, Clayton, C. L. Cobb, Crossland,
kins, Hunter, Jewett, Kasson, Kelley, Kellogg, Crounse, A. M. Davis, Durham, Eldredge, El-
Knapp, Lawson, Leach, Lowe, McCrary, A. $. liott, Freeman, Giddings, Glover, R. S. Hale,
McDill, J.W. McDill, Mellish, Merriam, Milliken, Hancock, Harmer, B. W. Harris, H. R. Harris,
Mouroe, W. S. Moore, Morrison, L. Myers, Neal, Harrison, J.R. Hawley, Hays, Herndon, Hough-
Niles, O'Neill, Orr, Orth, Packard, Parsons, Pen-ton, Hubbell, Hunton, Hurlbut, HYNES, Kel
dleton, Phillips, Pierce, Pike, Potter, Pratt, Rawls, logg, Lansing, Lewis, Lofland, Lowndes, J. R.
Ray, Read, J. B. Rice, Robbins, E. H. Roberts, Lynch, Maynard, Milliken, L. Myers, O'Neill
J. W. Robinson, Ross, H. B. Sayler, M. Sayler, Packard, Parsons, Pelham, Purman, Rawls, Ray,
H. J. Scudder, I. W. Scudder, Sener, Sessions, J. B. Rice, Sawyer, J. G. Schumaker, Sener,
I. R. Sherwood, Small, Smart, J. Q. Smith, Shanks, Small, H. B. Smith, J. A. Smith, Sny-
Southard, Sprague, Stanard, Starkweather, Stone, der, Standeford, Stowell, Strawbridge, Sypher,
Taylor, W. Townsend, Tremain, Tyner, Vance, Thornburgh, W. Townsend, Waddell, Wallace,
Waldron, M. L. Ward, Wheeler, C. W. Willard, White, Whitehead, Williams of Indiana, Willie
G. Willard, C. G. Williams, J. M. S. Williams, | 76.
W. B. Williams, E. K. Wilson, J. Wilson, J. M. Mr. Kasson moved to reconsider the vote just
Wilson. Woodford, Woodworth, J. D. Young, taken, and also moved that the motion to recon-
P. M. B. Young-130.

sider be laid on the table.
Not VOTING — Messrs. BANNING, Barrere, Mr. Hays called for the yeas and nays.
Bland, F. Clarke, Creamer, Crooke, Eldredge, Mr. SENER (6:5 o'clock p. m.) moved that the
Field, Hersey, Hooper, Hurlbut, Kendall, Lamar, House adjourn; which was agreed to-yeas 142,
Lamison, Lamport, Lawrence, Maynard, Mc- nay46.
Kee, Mitchell, Morey, Phelps, J. H. Platt, Pool December 17—The motion to lay on the table
land, Randall, J. C. Robinson, Rusk, Sawyer, the motion to reconsider the vote by which the
Scofield, Sheats, Sloss, A. H. Stephens, St. John, KaSSON amendment was adopted was agreed
C. R. Thomas, Wilber-34.

to-yeas 168, nays 94. Mr. NEGLEY moved that the House adjourn. Mr. Hale of New York moved to amend the Disagreed to-yeas 113, nays 137.

first section of the bill by striking out the Mr. Kasson's amendment was then agreed tom words at the close of the section, “during his yeas 172, nays 76, not voting 37:

present term of office," after the words "and to YEAS-Messrs. Albright, Archer, Arthur, Ashe, the President of the United States," so as not to Atkins, BANNING, Barrere, Barry, Bass, J. B. limit the salary of the President to the present Beck, Berry, Bowen, Bright, Brown, Buckner, term. Bundy, Burchard, Burleigh, Burrows, B. F. But- Mr. TREMAIN moved an amendment to the ler, Cannon, Cason, A. Clark, J. B. Clark, Clem. amendment, viz: to add to it the following: ents, Clymer, S. A. Cobb, Coburn, Conger, Cook, And the Vice President of the United States, Corwin, Cotton, Cox, Crittenden, Crocker, Crutch-the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the field, Curtis, Danford, Dawes, De Witt, Dobbins, Treasury, the Secretary of War, the Secretary Donnan, Dunnell, Eames, Eden, Fort, C. Foster, of the Navy, the Secretary of the Interior, the Frye, Garfield, Gooch, Gunckel, E. Hale, Ham- | Attorney General, the Postmaster General, and ilton, J T. Harris, Hatcher, Hathorn, Havens, the Speaker of the House of Representatives. J. B. Hawley, G. W. Hazelton, J. W. Hazelton, Mr. TREMAIN subsequently, at the request of Hendee, Hereford, E. R. Hoar, G. F. Hoar, Hol- | the SPEAKER, modified his amendment by strikman, Hoskins, Hunter, Hyde, Jewett, Kasson, Kiling out the words “and the Speaker of the House linger, Knapp, Lawrence, Lawson, Leach, Lough- of Representatives.” ridge, Lowe, Luttrell, Magee, Marshall, Martin, The House disagreed to the amendment to the McCrary, J. W. McDill, McDougall, McJunkin, amendment-yeas 75, Days 192. not voting 18. McLean, McNulta, Mellish, Merriam, Mills, Mon- YEAS-Messrs. Albert, Albright, Archer, roe, W. S. Moore, Morrison, Neal, Negley, Averill, Bradley, B. F. Butler, R. R. Butler, Nesmith, W. E. Niblack, O'Brien, Orr, Orth, Cessna, F. Clarke, Clayton, C. L. Cobb, Crooke, Packer, Page, H. W. Parker, I. C. Parker, Pen- Darrall, De Witt, Eames, Eldredge, Farwell, dleton, Perry, Phillips, Pierce, Pike, T. C. Platt, Field, Freeman, Frye, Garfield, E. Hale, R. S. Poland, Potter, Pratt, Rainey, Ransier, Read, Hale, Harmer, B. W. Harris, Hathorn, Hays, Richmond, Robbins, E. H. Roberts, W. R. Roberts, J. W. Hazelton, E. R. Hoar, G. F. Hoar, Hooper, J. W. Robinson, Ross, Rusk, H. B. Sayler, M. Houghton, Hubbell, Kelley, Kellogg, Kendall, Sayler, Scofield, H. J. Scudder, I. W. Scudder, Lamport, Lansing, Lewis, Lofland, Lowndes, Sessions, Sheldon, I. R. Sherwood, L. D. Shoe-. Maynard, McDougall, McJunkin, Morey, L. Mymaker, Smart, A. H. Smith, J. Q. Smith, South-ers, O'Neill, Page, Parsons, Pelham, Pendleton ard, Speer, Sprague, Stanard, Starkweather, Phelps, J. H. Platt, Poland, Potter, Randall Stone, Storm, Strait, Swann, Taylor, Todd, Tre- Richmond, Ross, Sawyer, J. G. Schumaker, H. J. main, Tyner, Vance, Waldron, Walls, J. D. Scudder, I. W. Scudder, Sloss, Smart, Stanard, Ward, M. L. Ward, Wells, Wheeler, WHITE A. H. Stephens, Stowell, Thornburgh, W. Town HOUSE, Whitthorne, Wilber, C. W. Willard, G. send, Tremain, Waddell, Wallace, M. L. Ward, Willard, C. G. Williams, J. M. S. Williams, w. White, J. M. S. Williams—75. B. Williams, E. K. Wilson, J. Wilson, J. M. Nays-Messrs. Adams, Arthur, Ashe, Atkins, Wilson, Wolfe, Wood, Woodford, Woodworth, J.BANNING, Barber, Barrere, Barry, Bass, J. B. D. Young, P. M. B. Young_172.

Beck, H. P. Bell, Berry, Biery, Blount, Bowena Nays Messrs. Adams, Albert, Averill, Bar-Bright, BROMBERG, Brown, Buckner, Buffinton, num, H. P. Bell, Biery, Blount, Bradley, BROM- Bundy, Burcbard, Burleigh, Burrows, Cain, J. BERG, Buffinton, R. R. Butler, Cain, J. H. H. Caldwell, Cannon, Cason, A. Clark, J. B.

Clark, Clements, Clymer, S. A. Cobb, Coburn, Crooke, Curtis, De Witt, Eames, Farwell, Free
Comingo, Conger, Cook, Corwin, Cotton, Cox, man, Garfield, E. Hale, R. S. Hale, Hancock,
Creamer, Crittenden, Crocker, Crossland, Crounse, Harmer, B. W. Harris, Hathorn, J. W. Hazleton,
Crutchfield, Curtis, Danford, A. M. Davis, Dawes, | E.R. Hoar, G. F. Hoar, Hooper, Houghton, Hub-
Dobbins, Donnan, Duell, Dunnell, Durham, bell, Kelley, Kellogg, Kendall, Lamport, Lao-
Eden, Elliott, Fort, C. Foster, Giddings, Glover, sing, Lofland, Lowe, Maypard, McDougall, Mc-
Gooch, Gunckel, Hamilton, Hancock, Á. R. Har Junkin, W. S. Moore, Morey, L. Myers, O'Neill,
ris, J. T. Harris, Harrison, Hatcher, Havens, J. Packard, Parsons, Pelham, Pendleton, J. H.
B. Hawley, J. R. Hawley, G. W. Hazelton, Platt, Randall, Richmond, Ross, Sawyer, J. G.
Hendee, Hereford, Herndon, Hersey, Holman, Schumaker, Scofield, H. J. Scudder, I. W. Scud-
Hoskins, Howe, Hunter, Hunton, Hyde, Hynes, der, Sloss, Smart, H. B: Smith, A. H. Stephens,
Jewett, Kasson, Killinger, Knapp, Lamar, Law- Stowell, Thornburgh, W. Townsend, Tremain,
rence, Lawson, Leach, Loughridge, Lowe, Lut- Waddell, White, J. M. S. Williams, Woodford
trell, J. R. Lynch, Magee, Marshall, Martin, Mc-171.
Crary, A. S. McDill, İ. W. McDill, McKee, Mc- NAY8—Messrs. Adams, Arthur, Ashe, Atkins,
Lean, McNulta, Mellish, Merriam, Milliken, BANNING, Barrere, Bass, J. B. Beck, Begole, H.
Mills, Monroe, W. S. Moore, Morrison, Neal, P. Bell, Berry, Blount, Bowen, Bright, BROMBERG,
Nesmith, W. E. Niblack, Nunn, O'Brien, Orr, Brown, Buckner, Buffinton, Bundy, Burchard,
Orth, Packard, Packer, H. W. Parker, I. C. Burleigh, Burrows, Cain, J. H. Caldwell, Cannon,
Parker, Perry, Phillips, Pierce, Pike, T. C. Platt, Cason, A. Clark, J. B. Clark, Clayton, Clements,
Pratt, Rainey, Ransier, Rawls, Ray, Read, J. B. Clymer, S. A. Cobb, Coburn, Comingo, Conger,
Rice, Robbins, E. H. Roberts, W. R. Roberts, J. Corwin, Cotton, Cox, Creamer, Crittenden, Crock-
W. Robinson, Rusk, H. B. Sayler, M. Sayler, er, Crossland, Crounse, Crutchfield, Danford, A.
Scofield, Sener, Sessions, Shanks, Sheldon, I. R. M. Davis, Dawes, Dobbins, Donnan, Duell, Dun-
Sherwood, L. D. Shoemaker, Small, A. H. Smith, nell, Durham, Eden, Field, Fort, C. Foster,
G. L. Smith, H. B. Smith, J. A. Smith, J. Q. Frye, Giddings, Glover, Gooch, Gunckel, Hamil
Smith, Snyder, Southard, Speer, Sprague, Stande- ton, H. R. Harris, J. T. Harris, Harrison, Hatch-
ford, Stark weather, Stone, Storm, Strait, Straw. er, Havens, J. B. Hawley, J. R. Hawley, Hays,
bridge, Swann, Taylor, C. R. Thomas, Todd, G. W. Hazelton, Hendee, Hereford, Herndon,
Tyner, Vance, Waldron, Walls, J. D. Ward, Holman, Hoskins, Hunter, Hunton, Hyde, HYNES,
Wells, Wheeler, Whitehead, WHITEHOUSE, Whit- Jewett, Kasson, Killinger, Knapp, Lamar, Law-
thorne, Wilber, C. W. Willard, G. Willard, C. Grence, Lawson, Leach, Loughridge, Luttrell, J.
Williams, Williams of Indiana, W. B. Williams, R. Lynch, Magee, Marshall, Martin, McCrary,
Willie, J. Wilson, J. M. Wilson, Wolfe, Wood A. S. McDill, J. W. McDill, McKee, McLean,
worth, J. D. Young, P. M. B. Young192. McNulta, Mellish, Merriam, Milliken, Mills,

Mr. POLAND moved to amend section 2 of the Monroe, Morrison, Neal, Nesmith, W. E. Nibbill by adding the following:

lack, Nunn, O'Brien, Orr, Orth, Packer, H. W.. And all moneys paid to Senators, Repre- Parker, I. C. Parker, Perry, Phelps, Phillips, sentatives, or Delegates of the Forty-Third Pierce, Pike, T. C. Platt, Poland, Pratt, Rainey, Congress under the provisions of said act of Ransier, Rawls, Ray, Read, J. B. Rice, Robbins, March 3, 1873, as increase of salary for the E. H. Roberts, W. R. Roberts, J. W. Robinson, Forty-Second Congress, shall be charged and Rusk, H. B. Sayler, M, Sayler, Sener, Sessions, reckoned as part payment of their compensation Sbanks, I. R. Sherwood, L. D. Shoemaker, Small, as members of the Forty-Third Congress; and A. H. Smith, Suyder, Southard, Speer, Sprague, that within ten days after the passage of this Stanard, Standeford, Starkweather, Stone, Storm, act the Treasurer of the United States shall Strait, Strawbridge, Swann, Taylor, C. R. Thomforward by mail to each member of the Forty- as, Todd, Typer, Vance, Waldron, Wallace, Walls, Second Congress (who is not a member of the J. D. Ward, Wells, Wheeler, Whitehead, WAITEForty-Third Congress) who received additional HOUSE, Whitthorne, Wilber, C. W. Willard, G. compensation under said act of March 3, 1873, Willard, C. G. Williams, Williams of Indiana, a written or printed notice, informing him of W. B. Williams, Willie, E. K. Wilson, J. Wilson, the repeal of so much of the said act as gave J. M. Wilson, Wolfe, Wood, Woodworth, J. D. guch increased pay, and also stating the sum Young, P. M. B. Young185. thus paid to such member, and requesting such Nor VOTING—Messrs. Barnum, Barry, Bland, member to repay the same to the Treasury; and Darrall, Eldredge, Elliott, Hersey, Howe, Hurlwithin ninety days thereafter said Treasurer but, Lamison, Lewis, Lowndes, Mitchell, Negley, shall report to each House of Congress the names Niles, Page, Potter, Purman, Rapier, J. C. Robof all such members, the sum paid to each, the inson, Sheats, Sheldon, G. L. Smith, J. A. Smith, names of those who have repaid, and all replies J. Q. Smith, W. A. Smith, St. John, Sypher, M. received to such notices.

L. Ward-29. Mr. MAGNARD made the point of order that Mr. POLAND moved to amend section 2 of the this was not germane to the pending amend- bill as above. ment.

Mr. HOLMAN asked to have the following The SPEAK EB sustained the point of order. amendment read, which he preferred to the prop

The amendment of Mr. Halo of New York osition made by Mr. POLAND: was then disagreed to--yeas 71, nays 185, not And provided further, That the amount which voting 29:

shall have been received by any Senator, RepreYEAS—Messrs. Albert, Albright, Archer, Aysentative, or Delegate of the present Congress erill, Barber, Biery, Bradley, B. F. Butler, R. who was a Senator, Representative, or Delegate R. Butler, Cessna, F. Clarke, C. L. Cobb, Cook, of the Forty-Second Congress, as increased com

pensation known as " back pay" for the Forty- 1 Giddings, E. Hale, R. S. Hale, Hamilton, Hara Second Congress, by virtue of the said act, ap- cock, B. W. Harris, J. R. Hawley, Hays, Herndoni prove, March 3, 1873, shall be deducted in equal E. R. Hoar, G. F. Hoar, Hooper, Houghton, monthly installments from the salary of such Hunton, Kasson, Kelley, Kellogg, Kendali, La Senator, Representative, or Delegate hereafter mar, Lawrence, Lawson, McCrary, A. S. McDill, accruing during the present Congress under the J. W. McDill, McJunkin, McKee, Mellish, Milli provisions of this act

ken, Morrison, L. Myers, Neai, Negley, Orr, * Mr. WILSON of Indiana had the following Packard, Phelps, Pierce, J. H. Platt, Potter, Amendment to the amendment read for informa- Pratt, Randall, Rapier, Rawls, Read, J. B. Rice, tion:

Robbins, E. H. Roberts, W. R. Roberts, J. W. Provided, That if any member of this House Robinson, Sawyer, H. B. Sayler, J. G. Schumaker, has received fees from the United States since 1. W. Scudder, Sener, Shanks, Sloss, Smart, H. the 4th of March last, pursuant to an act entitled B. Smith, Snyder, Southard, Standeford, Storm, "An act to authorize the continued employment Stowell, C. R. Thomas, W. Townsend, Tremain, af an agent and counsel of the United States," | Waddell, Waldron, Wheeler, Whitehead, C. W. approved March 3, 1873, the amount thereof Willard, G. Willard, J. M. S. Williams, Wibshall be deducted from his salary as a member liams of Indiana, W. B. Williams, Willie, E. K. of the Forty-Third Congress; and if such fees Wilson, Wood-101. have not yet been paid, the payment thereof, Mr. MAYNARD moved to amend the first seoeither directly or indirectly, is hereby prohibited. tion of the bill by striking out the words “or

Mr. Holman again offered his amendment as employee," so as not to include the employees of above, and it was accepted by Mr. POLAND as a the two Houses of Congress in the reduction. substitute for his own."

Disagreed to geas 47; nays not counted. Mr. WILSON of Indiana again desired to offer Mr. B. F. BUTLER moved to amend the second his amendment as above, but

section of the bill by adding the following: Mr. HOLMAN was unwilling to yield to him. Provided, also, That the members of this Code

Mr. HALE of Maine called the previous ques-gress who were members of any preceding Contion on the bill and pending amendments. gress, and who received retroactive increased

The House refused to second the demand compensation under an act passed at that Conveas 42, nays 143.

gress, shall have the amount deducted from the Mr. POLAND's modified amendment was then compensation which may become due them re agreed-to-yeas 156, nays 101, not voting 28: spectively in this Congress, unless such member

YEAS—Messrs. Albert, Albright, Archer, Ar- has already returned such increase to the Treasury. thur, BANNING, Barber, Barrere, Bass, J. B. Beck, And demanded the previous question on his Begole, H. P. Bell, Biery, Bowen, Bradley, Brown, amendment. Buckner, Bundy, Burchard, Burleigh, Burrows, The previous question was seconded; the main B. F. Butler, Cain, J. H. Caldwell, Cason, Cessna, question ordered to be put; the yeas and nays A. Clark, J. B. Clark, Clayton, Clements, Clymer, refused-orly 19 voting affirmatively for them; Coburn, Conger, Cook, Cotton, Cox, Creamer, Crit- and the amendment of Mr. BUTLER was then tenden, Crocker, Crooke, Crounse, Crutchfield, agreed to-yeas 118, nays 44. Curtis, Danford, Dawes, De Witt, Dobbins, Duell, Mr. HURLBUT moved the following substitute, Dunnell, Durham, Farwell, Field, Fort, C. Fos- and demanded the previous question: ter, Frye, Garfield, Glover, Gooch, Gunckel, H. Be it enacted, &c., That from and after the R. Harris, J. T. Harris, Harrison, Hatcher, Ha- passage of this act the compensation of Senators, thorn, Havens, J. B. Hawley, G. W. Hazelton, Representatives, and Delegates shall be at the J. W. Hazelton, Hendee, Hereford, Holman, rate of $6,000 per annum, payable monthly; Hoskins, Howe, Hubbell, Hunter, Hurlbut, and in addition thereto the actual individual Hyde, HYNES, Jewett, Killinger, Knapp, Lam-expenses of each Senator, Representative, and port, Lansing, Leach, Lolland, Loughridge, Lut- Delegate in coming to and returning from the irell, J. R. Lynch, Magee, Martin, MacDougall, seat of Government once in each session, to be McNulta, Merriam, Monroe, W. S. Moore, Nes certified in writing by each. mith, W. E. Niblack, Niles, Nunn, O'Brien, SEC. 2. That the compensation of the Speaker O'Neill, Orth, Packer, Page, H. W. Parker, I. C. of the House of Representatives shall be at the Parker, Parsons, Pelham, Perry, Phillips, Pike, rate of $2,000, in addition to his pay as RepreT.C. Platt, Poland, Rainey, Ransier, Ray, Rich sentative, amounting in all to $8,000. And that mond, Ross, Rusk, M. Šayler, Scofield, H. J. of the Vice President shall be the same amount, Scudder, Sessions, Sheldon, I. R. Sherwood, L. with the same allowance for traveling expenses D. Shoemaker, Small, A. H. Smith, G. L. Smith, as hereinbefore provided. d. A. Smith, J. Q. Smith, Speer, Sprague, Stanard, Sec. 3. That all laws and parts of laws inconStarkweather, Stone, Strait, Strawbridge, Taylor, sistent with the provisions of this act are hereby Thornburgh, Todd, Vance, Wallace, Walls, J. D. repealed. Ward, M. L. Ward, Wells, White, WHITEHOUSE, SEC. 4. That the Secretary of the Treasury is Whitthorne, Wilber, C. G. Williams, J. Wilson, required to cover into the Treasury all sums Wolfe, Woodworth, J. D. Young, P. M. B. Young which may remain undrawn, or which may have 156.

been received as increased compensation under NAYS-Messrs. Adams, Ashe, Atkins, Averill, / the provisions of said act, approved March 3, Barry, Berry, Blount, Bright, BROMBERG, Buffin- 1873, and which shall have or may come into ton, Cannon, F. Clarke, Č. L. Cobb, S. A. Cobb, bis possession by the return thereof. Comingo, Corwin, Crossland, A. M. Davis, Don- The previous question was seconded-yeas nan, Eames, Eden, Eldredge, Elliott, Freeman, | 141, nays 48.

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