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Upon ordering the main question, it was de Cessna, A. Clark, Clayton, Clements, C. L. Cobb, cided in the afirmative-yeas, 167, nays 105, Comingo, Cook, Creamer, Crocker, Crooke, Crossnot voting 13:

land, Crutchfield, Darrall, A. M. Davis, De Witt, Yeas-Messrs. Adams, Albert, Albright, Dobbins, Duell, Durham, Eldredge, Elliott, FarArcher, Arthur, Ashe, Atkins, Averill, Barber, well, Field, Freeman, Giddings, R. S. Hale, Barrere, Bass, J. B.' Beck, Begole, H. P. Bell, Hamilton, Hancock, Harmer, 'B. W. Harris, Biery, Blount, Bowen, Bradley, Bright, Buckner, Harrison, Hathorn, Havens, Hays, J. W. HazelBuffinton, Bundy, Burrows, B. F. Butler, R. R. ton, Herndon, E. R. Hoar, G. F. Hoar, Houghton, Butler, Cain, Cason, Cessna, A. Clark, J. B. Howe, Hubbell, Hunton, Hurlbut, HYNES, KelClark, Clayton, Clements, C. L. Cobb, Comingo, ley, Lamar, Lamport, Lansing, Leach, Lewis, Conger, Cook, Creamer, Crittenden, Crocker, Lolland, Lowndes, J. R. Lynch, A. S. McDill, Crooke, Crossland, Crounse, Crutchfield,

Darrall, McJunkin, McKee, Mellish, Milliken, Morey, L. A. M. Davis, De Witt, Dobbins, Duell, Eldredge, Myers, Negley, Nesmith, Nunn, O'Brien O'Neill, Elliott, Farwell, Field, Freeman, Giddings, Packard, Page, I. C. Parker, Parsons, Pelham, Glover, R. S. Hale, Hamilton, Hancock, Harmer, Phelps, J. H. Platt, T. C. Platt, Rainey, RanB. W. Harris, H. R. Harris, Harrison, Hatcher, dall, Ransier, Rapier, Rawls, Ray, J. B. Rice, Hathorn, Havens, Hays, J. W. Hazleton, Hern- Richmond, Sawyer, J. G. Schumaker, H. J. don, E. R. Hoar, G. F. Hoar, Hooper, Hoskins, Scudder, I. W. Scudder, Sener, Shanks, Sheldon, Hubbell

, Hunton, Hurlbut, Hyde, HYNES, Kel. Sloss, Smart, G. L. Smith, H. B. Smith, J. A. ley, Kellogg, Killinger, Lamar, Lamport, Lan. Smith, Snyder, Stanard, Standeford, Storm, Stowsing, Leach, Lewis, Lofland, Lowndes, Luttrell

, ell, Strawbridge, Swann, Sypher, Taylor, C. R. J. R. Lynch, Magee, Maynard, A. S. McDill, Thomas, Thornburgh, W. Townsend, Vance, MacDougall, McJunkin, Mellish, Milliken, W. Waddell, Waldron, Wallace, Walls, J. D. Ward, 8. Moore, Morey, L. Myers, Negley, Nesmith, M. L. Ward, Wheeler, White, Whitehead, J. M. Niles, Nunn, O'Brien, O'Neill, Packard, Page, S. Williams, Williams of Indiana, Willie, E. I. C. Parker, Parsons, Pelbam, Phelps, Pike, K. Wilson, Wood, P. M. B. Young—139. J. H. Platt, T. C. Platt, Rainey, Ransier, Rapier, Nays-Messrs. Albright, Arthur, BANNING, Rawls, Ray, Read, J. B. Rice, Richmond, Rob- Barber, Bass, H. P. Bell

, Berry, Blount, BROMbins, Sawyer, H. B. Sayler, J. G. Schumaker, H. BERG, Brown, Buckner, Bundy, Burchard, Bur. J. Scudder, I. W. Scudder, Sener, Shanks, Shel- leigh, J. H. Caldwell, Cannon, Cason, J. B. Clark, don, Sloss, Small, Smart, G. L. Smith, H. B. Clymer, S. A. Cobb, Coburn, Conger, Corwin, Smith, Snyder, Stanard, Standeford, Stone, Storm, Cotton, Cox, Crittenden, Crounse, Curtis, DanStowell, Strawbridge, Swann, Sypher, Taylor, ford, Dawes, Donban, Dunnell, Eames, Eden, C. R. Thomas, Thornburgh, Todd, W. Townsend, Fort, C. Foster, Frye, Garfield, Glover, Gunckel, Vance, Waldron, Wallace, J. D. Ward, M. L. E. Hale, H. R. Harris, J. T. Harris, Hatcher, Ward, Wheeler, White, Whitehead, J. M. S. J. B. Hawley, J. R. Hawley, G. W. Hazelton, Williams, Williams of Indiana, Willie, E. K. Hendee, Hereford, Holman, Hoskins, Hunter, Wilson, J. M. Wilson, Wolfe, Wood, J. D. Young, Hyde, Jewett, Kasson, Killinger, Knapp, LawP. M. B. Young167.

rence, Lawson, Loughridge, Lowe, Luttrell, Nays-Messrs. BANNING, Barry, Berry, BROM- Magee, Marshall, Martin, Maynard, McCrary, BERG, Brown, Burchard, Burleigh, J. H. Cald J. W. McDill, McDougall

, McLean, McNulta, well, Cannon, F. Clarke, Clymer, S. A. Cobb, Co. Merriam, Mills, Monroe, W. S. Moore, Morrison, burn, Corwin, Cotton, Cox, Curtis, Danford, Neal, W. E. Niblack, Niles, Orr, Orth, Packer, Dawes, Donnan, Dunnell, Durham, Eames, H. W. Parker, Pendleton, Perry, Phillips, Pierce, Eden, Fort, C. Foster, Frye, Garfield, Gooch, Pike, Poland, Potter, Pratt, Read, Robbins, E. Gunckel, E. Hale, J. T. Harris, J. B. Hawley, H. Roberts, W. R. Roberts, J. W. Robinson, J. R. Hawley, G. W. Hazleton, Hendee, Here- Ross, Rusk, H. B. Sayler, M. Sayler, Scofield, ford, Holman, Houghton, Howe, Hunter, Jewett, Sessions, I. R. Sherwood, L. D. Shoemaker, Kasson, Kendall

, Knapp, Lawrence, Lawson, Small, A. H. Smith, J. Q. Smith, Southard, Speer, Loughridge, Lowe, Marshall, Martin, McCrary, Sprague, Starkweather, Stone, Strait, Todd, J. W. McDill, McLean, McNulty, Merriman, Tremain, Tyner, Wells, WHITEHOUSE, Whitthorne, Mills, Monroe, Morrison, Neal, W. E. Niblack, Wilber, C. W. Willard, G. Willard, C. G. Williams, Orr, Orth, Packer, H. W. Parker, Pendleton, W. B. Williams, J. Wilson, J. M. Wilson, Wolfe, Perry, Phillips, Pierce, Poland, Potter, Pratt

, Woodford, Woodworth, J. D. Young-130. Randall

, E. H. Roberts, W. R. Roberts, J. W. Not VOTING-Messrs. Barnum, Bland, F. Robinson, Ross, Rusk, M. Sayler, Scofield, Ses- Clarke, Gooch, Hersey, Hooper, Kellogg, Kendall, bions, J. R. Sherwood, L. D. Shoemaker, A. H. Lamison, Mitchell, Purman, J.C. Robinson, Sheats, Smith, J. A. Smith, J. Q. Smith, Southard, Speer, W. A. Smith, A. H. Stephens, St. John-16. Sprague,

Starkweather, Strait, Tyner, Waddell, Mr. CESSNA moved to reconsider the vote just Walls, Wells, WHITEHOUSE, Whitthorne, Wilber, taken, and also moved that the motion to re C. W. Willard, G. Willard, C. G. Williams, W. B. consider be laid on the table. Williams, J. Wilson, Woodford, Woodworth-105. Mr. Holman moved that the House adjourn.

Mr. SPEER moved that the House adjourn. Disagreed to. Disagreed to.

Mr. CESSNA's motion to lay on the table was The substitute of Mr. HURLBOT was then agreed to. agreed to--yeas 139, nays 130, not voting 16: Mr. W. R. ROBERTS moved that the House

YEAS-Messrs. Adams, Albert, Archer, Ashe, adjourn. Disagreed to.
Atkins, Averill, Barrere, Barry, J. B. Beck, The bill as amended by the substitute was
Begole, Biery, Bowen, Bradley, Bright, Buffin- ordered to be engrossed and read a third time-
ton, Burrows, B. F. Butler, R. R. Butler, Cain, yeas 158, nays 105, not voting 22:

YEAs—Messrs. Adams, Albert, Archer, Ashe, kins, Averill, Barrera, Barry, H. P. Bell, Biery, Atkins, Averill, Barrere, Barry, Bass, J. B. Beck, Bradley, Bright, Buffinton, B. F. Butler, R. R. Begole, H. P. Bell, Biery, Bowen, Bradley, Butler, Cain, Cessna, A. Clark, F. Clarke, ClayBright, Buffinton, Burchard, B. F. Butler, R. Ř. ton, Clements, C. L. Cobb, S. A. Cobb, Comingo, Butler, Cain, Cannon, Cessna, A. Clark, Clayton, Cook, Creamer, Crocker, Crooke, Crossland, Clements, C. L. Cobb, S. A. Cobb, Comingo, Cook, Crounse, Crutchfield, Darrall, A. M. Davis, De Creamer, Crocker, Crooke, Crossland, Crounse, Witt, Dobbins, Duell, Eldredge, Elliott, Farwell, Crutchfield, Darrall, A. M. Davis, De Witt, Duell, Field, Freeman, Giddings, Hamilton, Hancock, Durham, Eldredge, Elliott, Farwell, Field, Free- Harmer, B. W. Harris, H. R. Harris, Harrison, man, Garfield, Giddings, Glover, R. S. Hale, Ham- Havens, Hays, J. W. Hazelton, Herndon, E. R ilton, Hancock, Harmer, B. W. Harris, H. R. Hoar, G. F. Hoar, Houghton, Howe, Hubbell, Harris, Harrison, Hathorn, Havens, J. B. Haw- Hunton, Hurlbut, HYNES, Kelley, Lamar, Lamley, J. R. Hawley, Hays, J. W. Hazelton, Hern- port, Lansing, Leach, Lofland, Lowndes, J. R. don, E. R. Hoar, G. F. Hoar, Hoskins, Hough- Lynch, Maynard, McJunkin, McKee, McNulta, ton, Howe, Hubbell, Hunton, Hurlbut, Kelley, W. S. Moore, L. Myers, Negley, Nesmith, Niles, Kellogg, Lamar, Lamport, Lansing, Leach, Lof. Nunn, O'Brien, O'Neill, Packard, Page, I. C. land, Lowe, Lowndes, J. R. Lynch, Magee, Mc- Parker, Pelham, J. H. Platt, T.C. Platt, Rainey, Crary, A. S. McDill, McJunkin, McLean, Mc- Randall, Ransier, Rawls, Ray, J. B. Rice, RichNulta, Mellish, Merriam, Milliken, Mills, L. mond, Ross, J. G. Schumaker, H. J. Scudder, I. Myers, Negley, Nesmith, Nunn, O'Brien, O'Neill, W. Scudder, Sener, Shanks, Sheldon, Sloss, Small, Packard, Page, I. C. Parker, Parsons, Pelham, Smart, G. L. Smith, H. B. Smith, J. A. Smith, Pendleton, Phelps, Phillips, J. H. Platt, T. C. Snyder, Stanard, Standeford, Storm, Stowell Platt, Rainey, Randall, Ransier, Rawls, Ray, J. Strawbridge, Swann, Sypher, Taylor, C. R. B. Rice, Richmond, E. H. Roberts, Ross, Sawyer, Thomas, Thornburgh, Todd, w. Townsend, J. G. Schumaker, H. J. Scudder, I. W. Scudder, Vance, Waddell, Waldron, Wallace, J.D. Ward, Sener, Shanks, Sheldon, I. R. Sherwood, Sloss, M. L. Ward, White, Whitehead, J. M. S. WilSmart, A. H. Smith, G. L. Smith, H. B. Smith, liams, Williams of Indiana, Willie, E. K. Wilson, J. Q. Smith, Snyder, Stanard, Standeford, Storm, Wood—131. Stowell, Strawbridge, Swann, Sypher, Taylor, C. Nays—Messrs. Albright, Arthur, Ashe, BanR. Thomas, Thornburgh, W. Townsend, Tremain, NING, Barber, Bass, J. B. Beck, Berry, Blount, Vance, Waddell, Waldron, Wallace, J. D. Ward, Bowen, BROMBERG, Brown, Buckner, Bundy, M. L. Ward, Wheeler, White, Whitehead, J. M. Burchard, Burleigh, Burrows, J. H. Caldweli, S. Williams, Williams of Indiana, Willie, E. Cannon, Cason, J. B. Clark, Clymer, Coburn, K. Wilson, Wood, Woodford—158.

Conger, Corwin, Cotton, Cox, Crittenden, Curtis, Nays-Messrs. Albright, Arthur, BANNING, Danford, Dawes, Donnan, Dunnell, Durham, Barber, Berry, Blount, BROMBERG, Brown, Buck- Eames, Eden, Fort, C. Foster, Frye, Garfield, ner, Bundy, Burleigh, Burrows, J. H. Caldwell

, Glover, Gooch, Gunckel, E. Hale, R. S. Hale, J. Cason, J. B. Clark, Clymer, Coburn, Conger, Cor- T. Harris, Hatcher, Hathorn, J. B. Hawley, J. win, Cotton, Cox, Crittenden, Curtis, Danford, R. Hawley, G. W. Hazelton, Hendee, Holman, Dawes, Donnan, Dunnell, Eames, Eden, Fort, C. Hoskins, Hunter, Hyde, Jewett, Kasson, KilFoster, Frye, Gooch, Gunckel, E. Hale, J. T. linger, Knapp, Lawrence, Lawson, Loughridge, Harris, Hatcher, G. W. Hazelton, Hendee, Hol- Lowe, Luttrell

, Magee, Marshall, Martin, Mcman, Hunter, Hyde, Hynes, Jewett, Kasson, Crary, J. W. McDill, MacDougall, McLean, MelKnapp, Lawrence, Lawson, Loughridge, Lut- lish, Merriam, Milliken, Mills, Monroe, Morritrell, Marshall, Martin, Maynard, J. W. McDill, son, Neal, W. E. Niblack, Orr, Orth, Packer, H. MacDougall, Monroe, W. S. Moore, Morrison, W. Parker, Parsons, Pendleton, Perry, Phillips, Neal, W. E. Niblack, Niles, Orr, Orth, Packer, Pierce, Pike, Poland, Potter, Pratt, Read, RobH. W. Parker, Perry, Pierce, Pike, Poland, Pot- bins, E. H. Roberts, W. R. Roberts, J. W. Robter, Pratt, Read, Robbins, W. R. Roberts, J. W. inson, Rusk, H. B. Sayler, M. Sayler, Scofield, Robinson, Rusk, H. B. Sayler, M. Sayler, Sco- Sessions, I. R. Sherwood, L. D. Shoemaker, A. field, Sessions, L. D. Shoemaker, Small, J. A. H. Smith, J. Q. Smith, Southard, Speer, Sprague, Smith, Southard, Speer, Sprague, Starkweather, Starkweather, Stone, Strait, Tremain, Tyner, Stone, Strait, Todd, Tyner, Wells, WHITEHOUSE, Wells, WHITEHOUSE, Whitthorne, Wilber, Č. W. Whitthorne, Wilber, Č. W. Willard, G. Willard, Willard, G. Willard, C. G. Williams, W. B. WilC. G. Williams, W. B. Williams, J. Wilson, J. M. liams, J. Wilson, J. M. Wilson, Wolfe, WoodWilson, Wolfe, Woodworth, J. D. Young, P. M. ford, Woodworth, J. D. Young, P. M. B. Young B. Young-105.

-130. Not Voting-Messrs. Barnum, Bland, Nor VOTING-Messrs. Barnum, Begole, Bland, Clarke, Dobbins, Hereford, Hersey, Hooper, Hereford, Hersey, Hooper, Kellogg, Kendall

, Kendall

, Killinger, Lamison, Lewis, McKee, Lamison, Lewis, A. S. McDill, Mitchell, Morey, Mitchell, Morey, Purman, Rapier, J. C. Robin- Phelps, Purman, Rapier, J. C. Robinson, Sawyer, son, Sheats, W. A. Smith, A. H. Stephens, St. John, Sheats, W. A. Smith, A. H. Stephens, St. John, Walls-22.

Walls, Wheeler-24. Mr. HURLBUT called the previous question on

Mr. BUTLER of Massachusetts moved to reconthe passage of the bill.

sider the vote just taken, and also moved to lay The previous question was seconded-yeas the motion to reconsider upon the table. 143; nays not counted.

Mr. SPEER moved (9 o'clock p. m.) that the The main question was ordered-yeas 131, House adjourn. Disagreed to. Days 130, not voting 24:

The motion to reconsider was laid upon the YEAS-Messrs. Adams, Albert, Archer, At-1 table-yeas 119, nays 57.

Mr. POTTER moved that the House adjourn. he had offered yesterday by adding the followDisagreed to.

ing: The bill was then passed-yeas 122, nays 74. And provided further, That in all cases where

Mr. HURLBUT moved to reconsider the vote any Senator, Representative, or Delegate of the just taken, and also moved that the motion to Forty-Third Congress shall not have actually reconsider be laid on the table. The latter mo- drawn the full rate of compensation provided tion was agreed to.

by the said act since the 4th day of March, 1873, Mr. HIRLBUT moved to amend the title of such sums so undrawn and in excess of the rate the bill so that it should read: “An act to estab- of compensation of $5,000 per year herein prolish the compensation of Senators, Representa- vided shall be covered into the Treasury by the tives, and Delegates;" which was agreed to. disbursing officers of the Senate and House of

Representatives.

Mr. STEWART declined to permit it.
IN SENATE.

Mr. WRIGHT made the point of order that 1873, December 19-Mr. WRIGHT, for the Mr. Stewart's amendment was out of order, as Committee on Civil Service, &c., reported the there was an amendment in the second degree House salary bill (793) with amendments. [See now pending. end of this chapter.]

The PRESIDENT pro tempore sustained the point 1874, January 5–Mr. WRIGHT moved and the of order. Senate agreed to take up, as in Committee of the January 8—Mr. Tr's amendment to the Whole, the House salary bill, (793.)

amendment was disagreed to-yeas 14, nays 45, The Committee on Civil Service and Retrench- not voting 13: ment reported an amendment to strike out the YEAS— Messrs. Bogy, Conkling, Cragin, FENfirst, second and third sections of the bill, and in Ton, Ferry of Michigan, Hamlin, Morton, Ogleslieu thereof insert the following:

by, Pratt, Sargent, SCHUBZ, Thurman, Wadleigh, That so much of the act of March 3, 1873, Windom-14. entitled “ An act making appropriations for the Nays—Messrs. Allison, Bayard, Boreman, legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of Boutwell, Brownlow, Buckingham, Cameron, the Government for the year ending June 30, Carpenter, Clayton, Conover, Cooper, Crozier, 1874,” as provides for the increase of the com-Davis, Dennis, Dorsey, Ferry of Connecticut, pensation of members of Congress, and the Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Gilbert, Goldthwaite, several officers and employees of either House of Hamilton of Maryland, HAMILTON of Texas, Congress, or both, be, and the same is hereby, re- Hitchcock, Howe, Ingalls, Kelly, Lewis, Logan, pealed, and the salaries and compensation of all McCreery, Merrimon, Mitchell. Morrill of Maine, said persons shall be as fixed by the laws in Morrill of Vermont, Norwood, Ramsey, Ransom, force at the time of the passage of said act. Saulsbury, Scott, Sherman, Spencer, Stevenson,

SEC. 2. That the compensation of the several | Stewart, SUMNER, TIPTON, Wright–45. heads of Departments shall be each $8,000 per Mr. PRATT offered an amendment to the amend

ment, viz: to add to the first section thereof the Mr. SHERMAN moved to amend the amend. following, as finally modified by him: ment by adding the words “and Delegates" Provided, however, That the compensation of after the words "members of Congress.” Agreed Senators, Representatives, and Delegates of the to.

Forty-Third Congress, elected or chosen prior to Mr. Pratt offered the following amendment: the 1st day of December, 1873, shall be at the to add at the end of the first section of the rate of $7,500 for the year ending March 3, 1874, amendment offered by the Committee the fol- and shall be at the rate of $2,500 for the year lowing:

ending, March 3, 1875, exclusive of mileage, as Provided, however, That the Senators, Repre- fixed above. sentatives, and Delegates of the Forty-Third Which was rejected. Congress, who have received their compensation Mr. HAMILTON of Maryland moved to amend since the 4th day of March, 1873, at the rate of the amendment by striking out the first and $7,500 per annum, in accordance with the act of second sections thereof, and inserting the folMarch 3, 1873, shall hereafter be paid only such lowing: monthly installments as shall in the aggregate That so much of the act of March 3, 1873, enmake their compensation for the whole Con- titled "An act making appropriations for the gress equal to the sum of $5,000 per annum, ex- legislative, executive, and judicial expenses o: clusive of mileage allowances.

the Government for the year ending June 30, January 6–Mr. STEWART offered an amend- 1874,” as provides for the increase of the salaries ment to the amendment, viz: to substitute for of the President, Vice-President, members of the committee amendment the following: Congress, and Delegates, and all other officers

Provided, however, That the Senators, Repre- therein named, be and the same is hereby reBentatives, and Delegates of the Forty-Third pealed; and the salaries and compensation of all Congress who have received any increased com- said officers and clerks, of every name and de pensation under the act of March 3, 1873, shall scription, shall be and remain as fixed by the hereafter be paid only such monthly install- laws in force at the time of the passage of the act ments as shall in the aggregate make their com- the provisions of which are hereby repealed : pensation equal to $5,000 per annum for each Provided, That this repeal, so far as it relates to Congress since the 4th of March, 1871, exclusive the salary of the President, shall not take effect of mileage allowances.

until the 4th day of March, 1877, on and after Mr. Pratt wished to perfect the amendment which date said repeal as to the salary of said

annum.

officer shall have full force and effect, and as to amendment was disagreed to-ýeas 19, nays 39, all other officers from and after the taking effect not voting 14: of this act: And provided further, That this re- YEAs—Messrs. Bogy, Carpenter, Chandler, peal shall not relate to or affect the salaries of Conkling, Cragin, Edmunds, FENTON, Ferry of the chief and other justices of the Supreme Court Michigan, Mitchell, Morrill of Maine, Morton, of the United States as now established by Oglesby, Pratt, Ramsey, Sargent, Schurz, Sherlaw.

man, Thurman, Wadleigh-19. Mr. MORRILL of Vermont offered an amend- Nays—Messrs. Allison, Anthony, Bayard, ment to the amendment, to add after line ten Boreman, Boutwell, Brownlow, Buckingham, thereof the following:

Clayton, Cooper, Crozier, Davis, Dennis, Dorsey, Provided, That the allowance for mileage here- Ferry of Connecticut, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, after to be paid to each Senator, Representative, Gilbert, Goldthwaite, Gordon, Hamilton of Maryand Delegate for going to and returning from land, HAMILTON of Texas, Howe, Ingalls, Kelly, the seat of Government once in each session shall Lewis, Logan, McCreery, Merrimon, Norwood, J. be one half of the sum allowed and paid prior to J. Patterson, Ransom, Saulsbury, Scott, Spencer, the act of March 3, 1873.

Sprague, Stevenson, SUMNER, West, Wright_39. The latter was ruled to be first in order, and Mr. BOREMAX moved to amend the amendwas disagreed to-yeas 30, nays 33, not voting ment by adding the following: 9:

And provided further, That after the date last YEAS-Messrs. Anthony, Bogy, Boreman, mentioned the salary of the President shall be Buckingham, Cameron, Carpenter, Conkling, $35,000 per annum. Crozier, Davis, Edmunds, Fenton, Ferry of Con- Which was disagreed to. necticut, Ferry of Michigan, Frelinghuysen, Mr. CLAYTON moved that the bill with the Hamlin, Ingalls, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of proposed amendments be committed to the ComVermont, Morton, Norwood, Oglesby, Pratt, mittee on Civil Service and Retrenchment, with Ramsey, Ransom, Saulsbury, ScụURZ, Scott, instructions to report a bill looking to a general Sherman, SUMNER, Thurman--30.

reduction of all salaries, both civil and military, NAYS---Messrs. Allison, Bayard, Boutwell, as far as the same can be lawfully done; said Brownlow, Chandler, Clayton, Conover, Cooper, reduction to be apportioned so as to equalize as Cragin, Dennis, Dorsey, Flanagan, Gilbert, near as may be the salaries of all officers, in acGoldthwaite, Hamilton of Maryland, Hitchcock, cordance with the nature and with respect to Howe, Kelly, Lewis, Logan, McCreery, Merri- the amount of service rendered by them. mon, Mitchell

, J.J. Patterson, Sargent, Spencer, Which was disagreed to-gaas 19, nays 41, Sprague, Stevenson, Tipton, Wadleigh, West, not yoting 12: Windom, Wright-33.

The YEAS were-Messrs. Bogy, Cameron, Mr. Cragin moved an amendment to the Clayton, Conover, Cooper, Davis, Dennis

, Dor: amendment, viz: to add to the end of the first sey, Flanagan, Gilbert, Goldthwaite, Kelly, Section thereof the following:

Lewis, Merrimon, Norwood, J. J. Patterson, Provided, That mileage shall not be allowed Spencer, Stevenson, TIPTON—19. for the first session of the Forty-Third Congress. Mr. LOGAN offered to amend the amendment Which was agreed to.

by striking out the word “President" in line 9 The amendment of Mr. HAMILTON of Mary of printed bill, and striking out all of lines 17 laad to the amendment was agreed to-yeas 32, to 24, inclusive, to the words and provided," Days 29, not voting 11:

and also by inserting the word "President" in YEAS—Messrs. Allison, Bogy, Boreman, Car- line 26 before the words “Chief Justice." penter, Clayton, Conkling, Cooper, Davis, Dennis, Mr. SHERMAN objected that it was not in Edmunds, FENTON, Ferry of Michigan, Goldth- order to amend by striking out what bad alwaite, Gordon, Hamilton of Maryland, Hitch- ready been adopted by vote of the Senate. cock, Kelly, Lewis, McCreery, Merrimon, Nor- The PRESIDENT pro tempore sustained the wood, Oglesby, J. J. Patterson, Pratt, Ramsey, point of order. Ransom, Saulsbury, SCHURZ, Stevenson, Thur- The question being upon striking out a porman, Windom, Wright—32.

tion of the House bill, in accordance with the Nays-Messrs. Anthony, Bayard, Boutwell, recommendation of the Committee on Civil SerBrownlow, Buckingham, Cameron, Conover, vice, &c., and inserting the amendment already Cragin, Crozier, Dorsey, Flanagan, Frelinghuy- agreed to by the Senate as in Committee of the sen, Gilbert, Hamlin, Howe, Ingalls, Mitchell. Whole, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Mr. HAMLIN moved to amend the first section Sargent, Scott, Sherman, Spencer, Sprague, Sum- of the House bill by striking out "$6,000” and NER, Tipton, Wadleigh, West—29.

inserting "$5,500,” *80 that it would read: Mr. EDMUNDS moved to add to the amend- That from and after the passage of this act ment just adopted, after the second clause, the the compensation of Senators, Representatives, following:

and Delegates shall be at the rate of $5,500 per And the reduction of salaries herein provided annum, payable monthly, and in addition for shall take effect as of the 4th day of March, thereto the actual individual expenses of each 1873, and the accounting officers of the Treasury Senator, Representative, and Delegate in going shall compute the same accordingly, and shall to and returning from the seat of Government make ratable monthly deductions from said sala- once in each session, to be certified in writing ries at the rate necessary to effectuate this pro- by each. vision within nine months next hereafter.

Mr. EDMUNDS moved to amond Mr. HAMLIN'S January 9_Mr. EDMUNDS' amendment to the l amendment by striking out "$5,500” and inserting in lieu thereof $5,000,” which was man, Spencer, Stevenson, SUMNER, Wadleighagreed to-yeas 31, nays 28, not voting 13, as 25. follow:

The question now recurred on the amendment YEAS-Messrs. Allison, Bogy, Buckingham, reported by the Committee on Civil Service and Carpenter, Conkling, Cragin, Crozier, Edmunds, Retrenchment, as amended. FENTON, Ferry of Michigan, Frelinghuysen, Mr. MERRIMON offered an amendment to the Hamilton of Maryland, Howe, Ingalls, Logan, House bill, as amended, to insert after the word McCreery, Mitchell, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, mileage" the words and other allowances." Oglesby, Pratt, Saulsbury, SCHURZ, Scott, Sher- Agreed to. man, Stevenson, Thurman, Wadleigh, West, January 12-Mr. GORDON asked and received Windom, Wright_31.

unanimous consent to withdraw the amendment Nays—Messrs. Boreman, Boutwell, Brown- heretofore offered by him, and substitute an low, Cameron, Clayton, Conover, Cooper, Davis, amendment, viz: to add to the first section of Dennis

, Dorsey, Ferry of Connecticut, Flanagan, the amended House bill the following: Gilbert, Goldthwaite, HAMILTON of Texas, Ham- Provided, That from and after this date the lin, Hitchcock, Kelly, Lewis, Merrimon, Morrill salaries of all commissioned officers of the Army of Maine, Norwood, J. J. Patterson, Ransom, and of the Navy, whose salaries have been inSargent, Spragge, Spencer, Tipton-28. creased since the war, and whose pay and allow

Mr. Hamlin's amendment as amended was ances aggregate $3,500 or more, and between then agreed to-geas 28, nays 26.

that sum and $5,000, shall be, and the same are Mr. EDMUNDS moved to amend the House bill hereby, reduced 10 per cent: Provided further, by striking out the words “actual individual That the pay, including all allowances except expenses of each Senator, Representative, and mileage as now fixed by law, of brigadier genDelegate," and to insert in lieu thereof the eral, of Paymaster General, of Surgeon General, words, “and mileage allowed by law prior to the of Inspector General, of Quartermaster General, act of March 3, 1873," so it will read as follows: of Commissary General, of Adjutant General, and

That from and after the passage of this act the of a commodore of the Navy, shall not exceed compensation of Senators, Representatives, and during peace the sum of $5,000 per annum: ProDelegates shall be at the rate of $5,000 per an- vided further, That the pay, including all allownum, payable monthly, and in addition thereto ances except mileage as now fixed by law, of the mileage allowed by law prior to the passage major general and of rear-admiral of the Navy of the act of March 3, 1873.

during peace shall not exceed $6,000 per annum: Mr. Morrill of Vermont moved to amend Mr. Provided further, That the pay, including all alEDMUNDS' amendment to the House bill by in- lowances except mileage as now fixed by law, of a serting before the words

the mileage, the Lieutenant General of the Army or of a Vice words “one-half of."

Admiral of the Navy shall not exceed during Mr. CRAGIN moved to amend Mr. EDMUNDS' peace the sum of $7,000 per annum: Provided amendment by adding to it the following: further, That the pay, including all allowances,

"Provided, That mileage shall not be allowed of the General of the Army and of an Admiral or paid to Senators, Representatives, and dele of the Navy shall not during peace exceed $10,000 gates for the first session of the Forty-Third per annum: Provided further, That the salary of Congress.

the President of the United States shall be $25,Which was agreed to:

000 per annum after the 3d day of March, 1877, Mr. EDMUNDS' amendment as amended being and that the appropriations made for the exread, in the following words:

penses of the Presidential Mansion shall be, for That from and after the passage of this act the each of the years 1873, 1874, 1875, and 1876, less compensation of Senators, Representatives, and than the average amount so appropriated for Delegates shall be at the rate of $5,000 per an- each of the four years preceding the 4th day of num, payable monthly, and in addition thereto March, 1873, by the sum of $25,000. the mileage allowed by law prior to the passage Mr. EDMUNDS moved to amend Mr. GORDON'S of the act of March 3, 1873, in going to and re- amendment by striking out all the words of it turning from the seat of Government once in each preceding and down to the clause commencing session, to be certified in writing by each. * Provided, further, that the salary of the Presi

Provided, That mileage shall not be allowed dent,” &c. Agreed to-yeas 29, qays 21: or paid to Senators, Representatives, or Delegates YEAS—Messrs. Allison, Anthony, Boreman, for the first session of the Forty-Third Congress, Boutwell, Carpenter, Chandler, Coukling, CroWas agreed to-yeas 34, nays 25:

zier, Edmunds, Fenton, Ferry of Michigan, FreYEAS—Messrs. Allison, Anthony, Bayard, linghuysen, Hamlin, Howe, Ingalls, Lewis, LoBogy, Boreman, Buckingham, Carpenter, Chand- gan, Mitchell, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Ogelsler, Clayton, Cooper, Cragin, Dorse, Edmunds, by, Pratt, Ramsey, Scott, Sherman, Spencer, West, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Goldthwaite, Ham- Windom, Wright-29. ilton of Maryland, HAMILTON of Texas, Hitch- Nays--Messrs. Bayard, Bogy, Brownlow, Camcock, Howe, Ingalls, Kelly, Logan, McCreery, eron, Clayton, Davis, Flanagan, Goldthwaite, Merrimon, Mitchell, Morton, Ramsey, Sargent, Gordon, Hamilton of Maryland, Kelly, McCreery, Sprague, Thurman, West, Windom, Wright-34. Merrimon, Norwood, J. J. Pattorson, Robertson,

Nays-Messrs. Boutwell, Brownlow, Cameron, Sargent, Stevenson, Stockton, SUMNER, TIPTONConkling, Conover, Crozier, Davis, Dennis, Ferry | 21. of Connecticut, Frelinghuysen, Gordon, Hamlin, Pending the consideration of Mr. GORDON'S Morrill of Vermont, "Norwood, Ogelsby, J. J. amendment as amendedPatterson, Pratt, Ransom, Saulsbury, Scott, Sher- Mr. EDMUNDS moved that the bill be reported

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