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have not to-day afloat an American steamer ment for the year ending June 30, 1869, and tives, by Mr. McPherson, its Clerk, announced that carries our mail. Sir, I want not only to for other purposes;

that the House had passed the following bill see individuals but our property and our mails A bill (S. No.567) relating to the Freedmen's and joint resolution, in which it requested the under the protection of our own flag.

Bureau and providing for its discontinuance; concurrence of the Senate:
Mr. CONNESS obtained the floor.
and

A bill (H. R. No. 1420) directing the ComMr. SHERMAN. I wish to call up a priv A bill (H. R. No. 605) making appropriations | missioner of Pensions to proceed to hear eviileged motion which is lying on the table-the for the legislative, executive, and judicial ex dence and determine the right of W. H. Cox, resolution fixing the time of adjournment. penses of the Government for the year ending | deceased, late a sergeant in company F, secSeveral SENATORS. Not now.

the 30th of June, 1869, and for other purposes. ond regiment Pennsylvania artillery, to a penMr. SUMNER. Not to-day. Mr. SHERMAN. I think we ought to fix

WEST POINT AND CORNWALL ROAD.

sion in the same manner as if he was still living,

he having died of disease contracted while a the time. The state of business is such that I

Mr. WILSON. I am directed by the Com.

prisoner of war at Andersonville, Georgia, think we can do it now. mittee on Military Affairs and the Militia, to

and if found to be entitled to a pension, then The PRESIDENT pro tempore. That res

whom was referred the bill (H. R. N.o. 761) to olution can only be taken up at this time by construct a wagon-road from West Point to

the same from the time of his discharge till common consent.

death to be paid over to his father, Charles I do not know that it has Cornwall Landing, all in the county of Orange,

D. Cox; and any privilege over any other question. State of New York, to report it back without

A joint resolution (H. R. No. 296) giving Mr. SHËRMAN. I move to suspend all amendment. This is a bill of only ten lines,

the assent of the United States to the conother business for the purpose of taking it up. which passed the Senate on a former occasion,

stru cion of certain wharves in the harbor of
Mr. CONNESS. I believe the Senator can.
and I should like to have it put on its passage

Oswego, New York.
not take the floor from me.
Mr. SHERMAN. I did not know that the
By unanimous consent the bill was consid-

INDIAN APPROPRIATION BILL. Senator had the floor.

ered as in Committee of the Whole. It pro The Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, Mr. HOWE. I think I must call for the poses to direct the superintendent of the Nili proceeded to consider the bill (H. R. No. 1073) order of the day. I do not see that it is likely tary Academy at West Point to use the labor making appropriations for the current and to have a vote on the bill which was called up

in the employ of the United States Govern contingent expenses, of the Indian departby the Senator from Kansas.

ment at that post, when not otherwise em ment, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with Mr. CONNESS. I am as anxious that that | ployed, in building and constructing a wagon various Indian tribes for the year ending 30th bill shall pass as anybody, so that it is passed road from West Point to Cornwall Landing in June, 1869. in the right form ; but I think if we have a little

the county of Orange, the road to be located The PRESIDENT pro tempore. If there be time we shall perhaps agree in regard to it. I

under the direction of the superintendent, over no objection, the amendments reported by the have an amendment to propose, which I think

land now belonging or hereafter to be ceded Committee on Appropriations will be considwill reconcile what I will call again the friends

to the Government of the United States for ered as they are reached in the reading of the of the bill to the amendment that has been that purpose.

bill. made. I will endeavor to occupy as little time

The bill was reported to the Senate, ordered The Chief Clerk proceeded to read the bill. as possible.

to a third reading, read the third time, and The first amendment reported by the ComMr. POMEROY. I see there is such oppopassed.

mittee on Appropriations was on page 7, line sition to the bill that it will necessarily take

PENSION APPROPRIATION BILL.

one hundred and forty-four, to insert the folsome time. I am only sorry that it is not for Mr. MORRILL, of Maine, submitted the lowing: a line of steamships in the Pacific seas, and following report:

Chippewas of Saginaw, Swan Creek, and Black then it would go through.

River:
The committee of conference on the disagreeing For this amount, to be placed to the credit of the
Mr. CONNÉSS. That is an entirely gratu-
votes of the two Houses on the amendments to the

educational fund of the Chippewas of Saginaw, itous speech which the honorable Senator from

bill (H. R. No. 678) making appropriations for the Swan Creek, and Black river, per fourth article

payment of invalid and other pensions of the United Kansas makes, and it is an unworthy one, too,

treaty 18th October, 1864, $20,000.
States for the year ending June 30, 1869, having met,
in my opinion.
after full and free conference have agreed to recom -

The amendment was agreed to.
The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The half

mend, and do recommend, to their respective Houses,
as follows:

The next amendment was on page 8, after hour for which the regular order was postponed That the House recede from their disagreement to line one hundred and eighty-three, under the has expired, and the unfinished business of the first amendment of the Senate, and agree to the

appropriations for “Chippewas of Lake Supeyesterday is now regularly before the Senate. That the House recede from their disagreement to

"to insert the following:
the second amendmont of the Senate, and agree to
IIOUSE BILL REFERRED.

For the support of a smith and shop for the Boisé the same, with an amendment as follows, namely: Fort band, during the pleasure of the President, per The bill (H. R. No. 1431) granting a pen

strike out all of said amendment after the word twelfth article treaty 30th September, 1854, and third

·laws' in line eight; and the Senate agree to the sion to Emmelene H. Rudd, widow of the late

article treaty April 7, 1866, $660. same so modificd. Commodore John Rudd, deceased, was read

L. M. MORRILL,

The amendment was agreed to. twice by its title, and referred to the Commit

GEO. F. EDMUNDS,
T, A. HENDRICKS,

The next amendment was to insert after the tee on Pensions.

Managers on the
part of the Senate.

amendment just adopted the following: COMMITTEE SERVICE.

B. F. BUTLER,

For the support of two farmers for the Boisé Fort

WM. LAWRENCE, band, during the pleasure of the President, per Mr. SUMNER. I move that the vacancy

A. G. BURR,

twelfth article treaty September 30, 1854, and third upon the Committee on Foreign Relations

Managers on the part of the House. article treaty April 7, 1866, $1,200. caused by the resignation of Mr. Johnson, of

Mr. MORRILL, of Maine. Perhaps I ought The amendment was agreed to. Maryland, be filled by the Chair.

to state to the Senate the effect of this report. The next amendment was on page 15, The motion was agreed to; and Mr. Doo. It simply requires pensions to be paid from the under the appropriations for “Chippe was, LITTLE was appointed to supply the vacancy.

pension fund. The House required the fund Pillager, and Lake Winnebogoshish bands,"

known as the naval pension fund to be covered CIVIL APPROPRIATION BILL.

in line three hundred and forty-six, to strike into the Treasury; they now recede from that out “one" and insert "three;" so that the A message from the House of Representa and leave the fund as now provided by law. clause will read : tives, by Mr. McPherson, its Clerk, announced That is the substance of the report.

For fourteenth of twenty installments for purposes that the House agreed to the report of the com The report was concurred in.

of education, per third article treaty 220 February, mittee of conference on the disagreeing votes

1855, $3,000.

BRIDGES ON THE MISSOURI RIVER. of the two Houses on the bill (H. R. No. 818)

The amendment was agreed to. making appropriations for sundry civil ex

The Senate proceeded to consider the amend

The next amendment was on page 15, lines penses of the Government for the year ending ment of the House of Representatives to the June 30, 1869, and for other purposes, and bill (S. No. 355) authorizing the construction

three hundred and forty-nine and three hun.

dred and fifty, to strike out “twelve hunhaving laid on the table a motion to reconsider of a bridge across the Missouri river upon the

dred and forty” and to insert "twenty one the vote thereon, it was out of the power of military reservation at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. the House, except by unanimous consent, sas, which was to add to the bill the following

hundred and twenty ;' so that the clause will

read: (which had been refused,) to return to the additional section:

For fourteenth of fifteen instalments for support Senate, pursuant to its request, the resolution And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for

of two smiths and smiths' shops, per third article of the House agreeing to said report. the St. Joseph and Denver City Railroad Company, a

treaty 22d February, 1855, $2,120.
corporation created by the laws of the State of Kan-
ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED.

gas, to build a bridge over and across the Missouri The amendment was agreed to.
river at St. Joseph,
Missouri; and all the rights and

The next amendment was on page 22, in
The message also announced that the Speaker privileges conferred by sections one, two, four and

the appropriations for the Creeks, after line of the House had signed the following enrolled | five, of this act are hereby extended, so far as they

are applicable, to the St. Joseph and Denver City five hundred and nine, to insert the followbills; and they were thereupon signed by the Railroad Company, and conditions contained in said President pro tempore : sections are hereby made applicable to said company.

ing:

For blacksmith and assistant and for shop and A bill (H. R. No. 631) amendatory of an act Mr. WILSON. I move that the Senate con

tools, during the pleasure of the President, per fifth approved July 26, 1866, entitled "An act to cur in the amendment.

article treaty 14th February, 1833, and fifth article authorize the construction of certain bridges The motion was agreed to.

treaty 7th August, 1856, $840.

For iron and steel for shop, during the pleasure of and to establish them as post roads ;'

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE.

the President, per fifth article treaty 14th February, A bill (H. R. No. 818) making appropria

1833, and fifth article treaty 7th August, 1856, $270. tions for sundry civil expenses of the Govern A message from the House of Representa For wagon-maker, during the pleasure of the Pres

same.

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of the department, but I cannot understand For temporary clerks to superintendents of Indian | interpreters can be employed at such prices as entire year, but for a portion of the year. It | ator will see at once the number that is required.

is obligatory on the superintendents to keep II I refer him to page 2 of the remarks of the

ident, per fifth article treaty February 14, 1833, and The next amendment was on page 41, in the the accounts of the Indians, especially in WasbFor assistance in agricultural operations , during appropriations for the Pottawatomies, after line ington Territory and Oregon and California

, the pleasure of the President, per eighth article nine hundred and ninety-five, to insert: where the Indians now are farming to a very treaty January 24, 1926, and fifth article treaty Au For education, during the pleasure of Congress, por considerable extent, doing a large busiuess, kust 7, 1856, $2,000.

third article treaty of October 16, 1826, second article and I understand from the Department that Foreducation, during the pleasure of the President, treaty September 20, 1828, and fourth article treaty per fifth article treaty February 14, 1833, and fifth October 27, 1832, $2,000.

it is necessary for the superintendent, there article treaty August 7, 1856, $1,000.

The amendment was agreed to.

being but one to each of these States and TerThe amendment was agreed to.

ritories, to have, a portion of the year at ang

The next amendment was on page 57, line | rate, a clerk. The Senator will find with ibe The next amendment was on page 35, under

thirteen hundred and seventy-eight, after the estimate of the Department in Senate Executhe head of appropriations for the Nez Perce word " objects” to strike out “at the discre

tive Document No. 62, which he has before Indians, line eight hundred and thirty-six to

tion of the President;" and in line thirteen him, about the middle of the second page: insert “twenty" before "five," so that the hundred and eighty to strike out “six" and

Pay of temporary clerks for superintendents of clause will read :

insert "eight;" so that the clause will read: Indian affairs, $5,000. This item is omitted in the For third of fourinstallments to enable the Indians

Yakama nation :

bill. It is utterly impossible for superintendents to to remove and locate upon the reservation, to be

For fourth of five installments of second series for perform their duties with dispatch without the assistexpended in ploughing land and fencing lots, as per beneficial objects, per fourth article treaty 9th June,

ance of clerks. first clause fourth article treaty of June 9, 1863, $25,000. 1855, $8,000.

I will state to the Senate that in looking at The amendment was agreed to.

The amendment was agreed to.

former appropriation bills I find that this approThe next amendment was on page 35, line

The next amendment was on page 62, line | priation has been for a number of years made. eight hundred and forty-four, to strike out

fifteen hundred and eight, to strike out

five?' The business of superintendents is increasing, "one" and insert "three;" so that the clause, and insert “ fifteen ;'* °so that the clause will and very largely increasing, as the Iudians will read: read :

become more civilized; that is, they have For third of the sixteen installments for boarding

For this amount to carry out the action contem

clerical duties to perform which they had not and clothing the children who shall attend the

plated by act of Congress, approved May 5, 1864, en formerly. I can only state what the Departschools, providing the schools and boarding-houses

titled “An act to vacate and sell the present Indian with necessary furniture, the purchase of necessary

ment say in regard to it. reservations in Utah Territory, and to settle said Inwagons, teams, agricultural implements, tools, &c., diaus in Uintah valley, $15,000.

Mr. HOWE. It is introducing a new item and for fencing of such lands as may be needed for

The amendment was agreed to.

of expenditure. gardening and farming purposes for the schools, as

Mr. HENDERSON. Not by any means. per fourth clause fourth article treaty of June 9,

The next amendment was on page 63, line 1803, $3,000.

It has been made heretofore. fifteen hundred and twenty-eight, to strike out The amendment was agreed to.

Mr. HARLAN. If the Senator will pardon "thirty'' and insert "fifty-five;" so that the The next amendment was on page 35, line

me, it is not new. It was left ont I suppose clause will read: eight hundred and forty-six, to strike out

accidentally by the House in the original bill.

For the purchase of cattle for beef and milk This is a service that must be had. The super(four” and insert “five," and after the word together with clothing and food, teams and farming

intendents are compelled to travel a part of só dollars”' to insert the word “ each ;" so that tools for Indians in California, $55,000.

the time around the different agencies, and the clause will read :

The amendment was agreed to.

while they are away, the correspondence has For salary of two subordinate chiefs, as per fifth Mr. HENDERSON. I am instructed by article trcaty of June 9, 1863, $500 each.

to be taken care of, and during part of the the Committee on Indian Affairs to offer variThe amendment was agreed to.

year, therefore, they must bave some clerical ous amendments to this bill. The Clerk bas

help. The next amendment was on page 36, line a printed copy. He can read them.

Mr. HOWE. Does the Senator understand eight hundred and fifty-five, to strike out

The Chief Clerk read the first amendment

that this is an ordinary appropriation? and insert “two;'' so that the clause will read: of the Committee on Indian Affairs, which was

Mr. HARLAN. I think so. I think it is For second of fifteen installments for repairs of in line eleven, after “agents," to strike out

estimated for and appropriated regularly. houses, mills, shops, &c., and providing the neces "$99,000” and insert "$116,550;" so as to sary furniture, tools, and materials, as per article

Mr. HOWE. I do not so understand it; fifth treaty June 9, 1863, $2,000. make the appropriation for the pay of superin

but I may be wrong about it. If it is supposed tendent of Indian affairs and of Indian agents The amendment was agreed to.

to be necessary for the service, of course the $116,550. The next amendment was on page 36, line Mr. HOWE. I would propose to the Sen- | able to see the necessity of it myself. I shall

money must be appropriated, but I was not eight hundred and sixty, to strike out $3,000" and insert “$7,600;" so that the clause will

ator to omit that amendment now until the submit; however, to the vote of the Senate. other amendments on which that depends are The amendment was agreed to.

acted on. For salary of two matrons to take charge of the

The next amendment of the Committee on

Mr. HENDERSON. Very well; let it be boarding-schools, two assistant teachers, one farmer,

Indian Affairs was in lines fifty-four and fifty. one carpenter, and two millers, as per fifth article passed over for the present and let the next treaty of June 9, 1863, $7,600. be read.

five, after the words “pay of interpreters The amendment was agreed to.

The Chief Clerk read the next amendment,

to strike out" $20,400" and inserto $29,200."

Mr. HOWE. This amendment calls for an The next amendment was on page 36, under the appropriations for the Omahas, after line of "Superintendents of Indian Affairs,'' after

sand dollars for the pay of interpreters

. I will eight hundrerl and sixty-six, to insert : “California" to insert:

ask the Senator from Missouri if he supposes For third of ten installments for keeping in repair One for the State of Nevada, one for the Territory

that additional sum io be necessary? a grist and saw mill, and support of blacksmith shop,

of Arizona, and ono for Montana and Idaho. per eighth article, treaty March 16, 1864, and third The amendment was agreed to.

Mr. HENDERSON. The Department, in article, treaty March 6, 1865, $400. For third often installments for pay of one engineer

The next amendment was in line eighteen | lows:

reference to this appropriation say, as foland assistant, per samne treaties. $1,800. For third of ten installments for pay of one miller,

to strike out "one'' and insert "three;" so as per same treaties, $900. to allow three Indian agents for the tribes in

"Pay of interpreters changed from $29,20 to

$20,100. being a deficiency of $8,810. It is necessary For third of ten installments for pay of one farmer,

Oregon. per same treaties, $900.

that each agent and sub-agent should have an interFor third often installments for pay of blacksmith,

The amendment was agreed to. per same treaties, $900. The amendment was agreed to.

The next amendment was in line twenty.

three to strike out “four" and insert “six;' The next amendment was on page 38, under so as to allow six Indian agents for the la.

number is certainly not too great." the appropriations for the Pawnees, after line

dians east of the Rocky mountains. nine hundred and eighteen to insert:

The amendment was agreed to.

I believe that that gives a salary of $500 to For support of two manual labor schools during the pleasure of the President, per tbird article treaty

The next amendment was in line twentySeptember 24, 1857, $10,000. l'or purchase of iron and steel and other necessaries

eight, after “ Wisconsin," to strike out"one" for the shops, during the pleasure of the President,

and insert three ;'' so as to allow three Inper same treaty, $500.

dian agents for the tribes in Washington TerFor pay of two blacksmiths, one of whom to be a gun-smith and tin-smith, per same treaty, $1,200.

ritory.

The amendment was agreed to.
For the purchase of farming utensils and stock, || fifty-three the following:
The next amendment was to insert after line

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which was in line sixteen,

under the heading additional appropriation of over eight thoni

preter, and where one agent hascharge of more than one tribe it is necessary to have one for each tribe. There are seventy agents and sub-agents, consequently there should be that number of interpreters. Only sixty-throo are asked to be provided, which

interpreters west of the mountains, and a sal: arý of $400 per annum to interpreters east of the mountains, and there are sixty-three asked for, which, at the prices I have named, amounts to $29, 200, the amount I asked for. I am exceedingly anxions to reduce the expenses

For compensation of two strikers or apprentices in blacksmith's shop, per same treaty, $180. during the pleasure of the President, per same treaty, $1,300. For pay of farmer, per same treaty, $600.

affairs, $5,000. For the last of ten installments for pay of miller, at Mr. HOWE. I ask for an explanation of the discretion of the President, per same treaty, $600. For last of ten installments for pay of an engineer,

that amendment. at the discretion of the President, per same treaty,

Mr. HENDERSON, I believe there are eleven $1,200. ing Encompensation to apprentices to assist in work superintendents of Indian affairs. The Depart

ment say that it is necessary to furnish clerks For keeping in repair the grist and saw mills, per

, not for came treaty, $300.

The amendment was agreed to.

to all the precedents on the subject, should bave been adopted. I do not understand that to enable the department to get along with that amount of money. If I saw that it was possible to do so, I should not ask to increase it, but my impression is that the department do not ask for more than they ought to hare. Surely qualified interpreters cannot be em

for a less sum of money

department on the subject of this bill as it well be used beneficially to the Government, it was not essential; the Committe on Approcame to the Senate.

and I think that that portion of the amendment || priations thought it was not essential; but other The amendment was agreed to.

anyhow ought to be adopted. I will withdraw Senators seem to think it is indispensable. I The next amendment was to insert after the first part of it, “ for presents to Indians shall submit to the vote of the Senate. line fifty-five: $5,000," and renew the amendment “for pro

Mr. HARLAN. Mr. President, I menFor presents to Indians. $5,000.

visions for Indians $11,800." Both these ap tioned the word “woman" to which the SenFor provisions for Indians, $11,800.

propriations have been made regularly from ator has just referred because I happen to Mr. HOWE. I must ask for an explanation the year 1836.

know personally of a case of that kind within of that.

Mr. HARLAN. I am perfectly amazed that the last three years. One tribe of Indians Mr. HENDERSON. I understand that it has anybody who has any conversance with this captured a woman on the frontier and took her been usual in years past to make a small ap subject should object to this little appropriation off to the mountains. The officers interested propriation, and put it in the power of the of $5,000 for presents to the Indian tribes some friendly Indians in an attempt to recover Department at certain times when it is sup numbering some three or four hundred thou her; and they sent out some runners for her, posed that something in the way of an amica- | sand, with whom we are constantly in commu and finally negotiated a pony ortwo and brought ble feeling may be encouraged with Indian nication. Take, for instance, a case where back the captive woman, and the President of tribes, to use a small amount of money in the Indians steal a white woman or child and the United States ordered that fifty silver dolmaking presents. It has heretofore been ap carry it off. Friendly Indians go and steal it lars should be given to the Indian who had propriated, and the Department ask that it back, and the agent has to recognize this ser sold his ponies to the other tribe for this capshould be done now. As a general thing I vice and give the Indian who released the white

tured woman. am not very favorable to making these pres child or white woman a few dollars in silver to Mr. HOWE. Did it come out of this fand ? ents; but the Department thinks that it will encourage this fidelity to the Government. It

Mr. HARLAN. Out of some such fund. facilitate their operations to have a small sum is a branch of the service in which it is impos

Whero else did it come from? appropriated.

sible to get along without an appropriation. Mr. HOWE. The President had no control The $11,800 asked for provisions ought cer Somebody will have to spend the money; and

of this fund. tainly to be appropriated. I can state to the if you do not appropriate it, it will have to be Mr. HARLAN. He controls all these mis. Senate what I understand to be the object of taken out of the salaries of some of the em cellaneous disbursements, if he chooses. It is that appropriation. Sometimes it becomes ployés of the Government.

for such purposes that these little approprianecessary for superintendents or agents to Mr. RAMSEY. Is this an appropriation of

tions are called for and are necessary. notify Indians to appear before them, and some $5,000 for presents for all the superintenden

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The questimes Indians from other tribes visit them, and cies in the country?

tion is on the amendment. on occasions of that sort it is absolutely essen Mr. HENDERSON. That is it.

The amendment was agreed to. tial during the time of the visits to support the

Mr. RAMSEY. Is there no other appro Mr. POMEROY. The last vote we had disIndians that come. It is a very small amount priation for that purpose?

closed the fact that we were without a quorum. of money, and I suppose it can be profitably Mr. HENDERSON. None other.

I do not think that we can go on until there is used. Something of course ought to be had Mr. RAMSEY. Then I am surprised that a quorum. It was announced by the Chair that for occasions of that character. The Senate the Committee on Appropriations should hesi we were without a quorum. How are you will see at once that occasions may arise where tate a moment about it. How can a superin | going to get over the want of a quorum? peace commissioners make visits from one tendent of Indian affairs treat with Indians The PRESIDENT pro tempore. It was antribe to another, where it is necessary to make unless he has the power to give them a little nounced by the Chair that there was not a expenditures, where the Department ought to tobacco and flour and powder and things of quorum voting. have some fund at its discretion to pay these that kind when visiting them? How is he to Mr. POMEROY. The only evidence that expenses. As to the presents, I care but lit effect anything? Mere reasoning with them, as there is a quorum here is that a quorum votes. tle about that item.

you would among Senators here, will not effect That is the evidence to the Chair; and when Mr. HOWE. I suppose substantially both anything. They sometimes, as the Senator the Chair says that there is no quorum voting appropriations are for presents. Whenever the from lowa very properly says, render very the presumption is that there is no quorum Indians are called to a conference with the great service to us, and it is desirable to encour here. agents or officers of the Government, it is on age such service, and we must reward them in The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The Chair the business of the Indians themselves, and some way.

When a large body of Indians are now sees a quorum present. they are always able to travel. The means of to be treated with, they njust be fed of course; Mr. POMEROY: The Chair's judgment locomotion, being provided by themselves, are you must have an ox at least, a couple of bar. that there is a quorum does not alter the always at hand. They are never at a want for rels of flour, and a box of tobacco, and by this record. such facility. It appropriates just so much means you effect a great deal, save an expend The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The next money for which there is no just account iture of much money in some other way, pos amendment will be read. ability, and I think the sooner we drop off sibly avoid war, and save trouble. These little The Chief Clerk read the next amendment these expenditures, which are not required by presents made in due and proper time may be of the Committee on Indian Affairs, which any law, not required by any treaty, and which very efficacious in that way. The Indian de was in lines fifty-six and fifty-seven to strike I submit with all respect are not required by partment from the beginning of the Govern out “$5,000" and insert "$10,000;'' so that any necessity of the service, the better. Come ment has had to use money in this way. Five the clause will read: down to the contracts existing, and abide by thousand dollars, as the Senator from Iowa says, For buildings at agencies and repairs thereof, those, and make new ones when these existing for three or four hundred thousand Indians | $10,000. ones are found inadequate.

is a very small matter indeed. If they were The amendment was agreed to. The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The ques concentrated in a small territory it would be The next amendment was in lines fifty-eight tion is on the amendment offered by the Sen different; but they are scattered over the whole

and fifty-nine, to strike out "$20,000" and ator from Missouri from the Committee on In continent, there are some half a dozen or dozen

insert“$36,500;" so that the clause will read:
dian Affairs.
superintendencies, and of course each superin-

For contingencies of the Indian departmont,
The question being put, there were on a tendent will require a portion of the money to $36,500.
division-ayes 11, noes 4; no quorum voting. expend among the Indians under his charge. The amendment was agreed to.
Mr. WILSON. I ask for the yeas and nays. It is a very small thing, and I do not think the

The next amendment was in line eighty-nine,
The yeas and nays were not ordered. Senate ought to hesitate a moment about it.
Mr. HOWE. There is evidently a dispo-

after the head line "Apaches” to insert "KiThe PRESIDENT pro tempore. The Chair

owas and Comanches.''
sition to agree to this amendment. The chair will put the question again on this amendment.

The amendment was agreed to.
man of the Committee on Indian Affairs him Mr. HOWE. I do not know but that I shall
self says that one branch of it is not necessary. have to yield, if the Senator from Minnesota

The next amendment was to strike out
I do not think either is necessary. I hope the is sure that these tribes are not as reasonable

from line ninety to line one hundred and six, Senate will not insist upon an appropriation as the Senate. I do not know but that $5,000 | inclusive, in the following words: on which both committees are at least indiffer may be necessary to keep a few hundred For third of forty installments, to be expended

under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, ent or disagree. I hope the Senate will not thousand of them in peace and amity with the

according to the terms of the second article treaty force any money out of the Treasury.

people of the United States. But when it is October 17, 1865, $10,000. Mr. HENDERSON. I suppose, in order to seriously argued here in the Senate that $5,000

For this amount, or so much thereof as may be

necessary, for the transportation of goods, provisions, compromise the case between the two commit serves any good purpose in keeping peace with

&c., purchased for the Apache Indians, according tees, it would be well perhaps to withdraw all the Indian tribes between the two oceans, I to the terms of the same article of same treaty, $2,000. that part of the amendment which relates to can only reply that that idea may answer in Arapaho and Cheyonne Indians of the Upper presents and let the other go, if that will be the Senate, but it would be laughed at in any

Arkansas river:

For third of forty installments, to be expended satisfactory to the Senator. I have no desire | Indian lodge between these two oceans. I do under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, to press against his wishes the first part of the not think we are buying captive women back according to the terms of the soventh article treaty amendment; bvt the latter portion of it the with this money. I do not believe that that is of October 14, 1865, $40,000. Senator will see from the explanation I have

For transportation of goods, provisions, &c., purthe way our authority is maintained. I do

chased for the Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians of the made may be very necessary. I suppose if not know, I never have seen any account of || Upper Arkansas tiver, $10,000. the money is not needed by the Department it the manner in which this $5,000 is disbursed. And to insert in lieu thereof the following: will not be used, but will remain in the Treasury. It is said to have been regularly appropriated For the first of thirty installments provided to be There are occasions when this money might ll since 1836. The Senator from Missouri thought I expended under the tenth article of the treaty of Octo

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Arkansas or Kansas out, survey it out, and this reserve be withdrawn from sale until these selec- i stand the facts, I apprehend, and they can do

ber 21, 1867, concluded at Medicine Lodge Creek, in Mr. HOWE. I should like to have the Sen Mr. HOWE. Now, if the Senate will listen Kansas, with the Kiowas and Comanches, and onder the third article of the treaty of the same date, made

ator, if he insists on that amendment, state the to me I can tell them in a few words just what with the Apaches, the amount herein appropriated reasons for it.

this question is. In the southern part of the to be in lieu of the third of forty installments, to he Mr. HENDERSON. The Department ask Territory of Colorado, bordering on New Mex paid to the Kiowas and Comanches under the fifth article of the treaty of October 18, 1865, and in lieu

this appropriation for the purpose of survey. ) ico, in 1865 we purchased an Indian reserva of the second article of the treaty with the Apaches

ing some lands which in the treaty of 1861 we tion, and in the treaty we stipulated to give to of October 17,1865, $56,000, or so much thereof as may agreed to give to certain half-breeds. I will the persons named in that article, some fifty be needed to comply with the requirements of said

read the fifth article of the treaty with the or sixty of them, a section of land apiece. It treaties, For the construction of an agency building, accord

Cheyennes and Arapahoes made in 1861, and is far removed from our settlements and far ing to the fourth article of said treaty, $3,000,

then a letter of the acting Commissioner of removed from our surveys. This is a propoFor the construction of a warehouse and store Indian Affairs, which will show perhaps as well sition to appropriate $4,000, which, under the room for the use of said agent, $1.500.

For the building of a residence of a physician to as any statement that I could make, the con direction of the Indian department, shall be said Indians, $3.000.

dition of the case. The fifth section of the expended by some surveyor going away out For the salary of a physician, $1,500. treaty provides :

there disconnected from the lines of existing Mr. HARLAN. I would inquire of the At the special request of the Cheyenne and Ara surveys, and surveying out these locations. I chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs pahoe Indians, parties to this treaty, the United object to it, because these half-breeds are comon what estimates the sum of $3,000 is put in States agree to grant, by patent in fee simple, to the

fortably settled there; their lands cannot be following namod persons, all of whom are related to for the residence of a physician?' Is it a mere

sold until they are surveyed, and when they the Cheyenne or Arapahocs by blood, to each an conjecture that it will cost that amount, or has amount of land equal to one section of six hundred are surveyed, when our surveys reach them, or some estimate been made?

and forty acres, namely: To Mrs. Margaret Wilmarth when the Commissioner of the General Land

and her children, Virginia Fitzpatrick and Andrew Mr. HENDERSON. It is the amount speci Jackson Fitzpatrick; to Mrs. Mary Keith and her

Office, who superintends this branch of our fied in the treaty, the treaty made at Medicine children, William Keith, Mary J. Keith, and Francis service, is in a condition to survey them in con

Keith; to Mrs. Matilda Pepperdin and her child, Lodge Creek last fall by the peace commis

nection with our regular surveys, then their Miss Margaret Pepperdin; to Robert Poisal and sioners, and all these items are the precise John Poisal; to Edmund Guerrier, Rosa Guerrier, titles can be perfected. Inasmuch as they are amounts stated in the treaty.

and Julia Guerrier; to William W. Bent's daughter, in no sort of danger it seems to me that it is The amendment was agreed to. Mary Bent Moore, and her three children, Adia

decidedly better not to make this survey until Moore, William Bent Moore, and George Moore: to The next amendment was to strike out lines William W. Bent's children, George Bent, Charles

it can be made in connection with the regular one hundred and thirteen to one hundred and

Bent, and Julia Bent; to A-ma-che, the wife of

John surveys.

Provers, and her children, Mary Prowers and Susan Mr. HENDERSON. In order that the Sen. thirty-two, inclusive, in the following words: Prowers; to the children of Ote-sc-ot-see, wiso of John Comanches, Kiowas, and Apaches, of Arkansas T. Sickles, namely: Margaret, Minnie, and John;

ate may know what they are voting upon, I to the children of John S. Smith, interpreter, Wil. will state that in 1861 we made a treaty with river:

liam Gilpin Saith, and daughter, Armama; to Jenny For the last of five installments, being the second

the Cheyennes and Arapahoes, under which Lind Croeker, danghter of Ne-sou-hoc, or Arc-youseries for the purchase of goods, provisions, and agri

there, wife of Lieutenant Crocker; to -- Winsor, they gave up the entire Territory of Colorado, culturalimplements, persixth article treaty 27th July,

daughter of Tow-e-nab, wife of A. T. Winsor, sutler, 1853, $5,000.

and perbaps a portion of what was then New formerly at Fort Lyon. Said lands to be selected under | Mexico, reserving to themselves a small reserFor expenses of transportation of the last of five

the direction of the Secretary of the Intcrior, from installments of goods, provisions, and agricultural

vation down at the mouth of the Purgatory the reservation established by the tirst article of their implements, per sixth article treaty 27th July, 1853, treaty of February 18, A. D. 1861."

river, I do not remember the extent of the $1,000. Comanches and Kiowas:

The Acting Commissioner says:

territory reserved to them, but it was laid out For third of forty installments, to be expended

DEPARTUENT OF THE INTERIOR,

on the maps; and as the Senator from Wisconunder the direction of the Secretary of the Interior,

OFFICE OF INDIAY AFFAIRS, sin says, it is beyond the region of surveys; according to terms of the fifth article treaty of Octo

WASHINGTOX, D. C., January 14, 1868. ber 18, 1865, $40,000.

though a very five country, an agricultural For transportation of goods and provisions pur

Sie: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt country. In 1865 we made another treaty with chased for the Comanche and Kiowa Indians, in

by reforence from you on the 20th ultiino of a letter accordance with the fifth article of the treaty of addressed to you by General John B. Sanborn, dated

the Cheyennes and Arapahoes, by which we October 18, 1865, or so much thereof as may be neces

the 17th ultimo, requesting that patents may issue purchased from them this territory at the sary, $5,000.

for selections, deseribed in his letter, to the half mouth of the Purgatory river, agreeing to give

breeds, entitled under the fifth article of the CheyAnd to insert in lieu thereof the following: enne and Arapahoe treaty of 1805, (see pamphlet

them a country south of the Arkansas river; Cheyennes and Arapahoes:

Laws, second session Thirty-Ninth Congress, treaties, but we agreed in this treaty of 1865 that we For the first of thirty installments provided to be

p. 143,) and upon which you direct a report of the expended under the tenth article of the treaty of views of this office. In reference to the same I would

would give some fifty or sixty of the halfOctober 28, 1857, concluded at Medicine Lodge Creek. respectiully say that I doubt the practicability of

breeds of the Cheyennes and Arapahoes each in Kansas, the amount to be in lieu of the third of

baying patents issue in the absenco of surveys. a section of land, and that we would survey it forty installments stipulated to be paid under the

In your letter to this oflice of October 23, 1867, you

for them. These half-breeds are living on the terms of the treaty of October 14, 1865, $10,000; or so

authorized this office to direct Colonel Albert G. much thereof as may be necessary to furnish the arti

Boone to make thesurvey of the exterior boundaries land, and are now farming there. They are cles nained in said lirst-named treaty. of the tracts for theso half-breed selections. A dratt

uneasy because we have granted lands to cer For the construction of an agency building, ac

of a letter to luim, in accordance with the instructions cording to the fourth article of said trcats. $3,000. in your letter of the 23d of October last, was prepared

tain railroad companies, who will ultimately For the construction of a warehouse and storeon the 25th of the same month, but the question of

survey their lines right through these lands, room for the use of said agent, $1,500. funds to defray the expenses of such surveys was

If the railroad companies file their plats, and For the building of a residence of a physician to

raised, and the letter was not sent to Colonel Boone. said Indians, $3,080. He being present in this city the draft of letter was

the alternate sections given to the companies, For the salary of a physician. $1,500. shown to him, and he has treated the draft as a let

when they come to file them, shall fall upon The PRESIDENT pro tempore put the ques

ter received by him, and has addressed a letter to
this office in reply thereto, dated the 20th ultimo,

the lands occupied by these half-breeds, 1 tion on the amendment, and declared that the copy herewith, from which you will observe that he

cannot see that the railroad companies will not ayes appeared to have it. estimates the amount that Congress should be re

hold them. Why is it that a white man cannot Mr. EDMUNDS. I call for a division.

quested to appropriate for these curveys at $1,000.
It is important that these treaty stipulations should

go and locate upon a portion of these six The affirmative being called for, nine Senbe carried into effect without delay. The Union Pa

hundred and forty acres and hold it by preators rose. cific railway, eastern division, will probably pass

emption? An ludian cannot do it. There is Mr. HENDERSON. I suppose the object through the reservations from wbich these selections

no right to the Indian to hold under the preof the Senator from Vermont is to asceriain

patented to the balf-breeds, trouble will probably whether there is a quorum present. I suppose

arise, and they will fail to secure the land they desides, the homestead laws. there is really no objection to the amendment.

I therefore respectfully recommend, in case you
should concur with this ofücc in the view that it is

The Indian half-breeds are there farming and The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The poorest impracticable for patents to issue in the manner sug.

farming quite extensively, and they are uneasy. evidence of that is the fact that Senators do not

gested by General

Sanborn, that you requestrer sunThey are fearful that when the surveys are rise to vote for it.

gress an appropriation of the sun of $1,000, in order Mr. HENDERSON. If there is a disposithat Colonel Boone can proceed to make the half

made under Government authority other per: breed selections, in accordance with the terms of the tion to act on the bill at all I suppose we might

treaty. as well ascertain whether there is a quorum, to

A form of estimate is herewith inclosed, and the

them; and what they want now is to have a gratify the Senator from Vermont. There is

letter of General Sanborn is also herewith returned.
It is provided in said fifth article of the treaty of 1865

dred and forty acres each, so that it may be no doubt about a quorum being present if Sen

that said lands shall be selected from the reservation ators will vote.

marked out and patents issued to them by the cstablished by the first article of the Arapahoe and Mr. EDMUNDS. I wish the record to Cheyenne treaty of February 18, 1861, (500 Statutes

Government of the United States. As the show it. at-Large, vol. 12, p. 1163.) In view, therefore, of the

Senator from Wisconsin says, tbere will be fact that manyofthelialf-breeds entitled to selections under said treaty are settled and have made valuable improvements upon the lands they desire to have patented to them, as there may be delay in the appropriation for the survey of these selections, during which time the railway company referred to may procure legislation granting them lands on tho

There will be some little difficulty attending ii

. reserye from which these balf-breed selections are

I admit. If the Senate think the surveys cabe provided by treaty to be made. I respectfully recommend that the President be requested to direct that tions are inade. Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHARLES E. MIX,

Acting Commissioner.
Secretary of Interior,

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sons will seize upon their lands and will hold şurvey of the exterior lines of their six hun.

some little dilliculty about it. The only way it can be done is to extend a base line from

upon that base line to locate these surveys.

The question being put, there were, on a division-ayes 31, noes 5.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The amendment is agreed to, and a quorum present. The Clerk will proceed with the reading.

The next amendment was to insert after the one just adopted :

For surveying exterior boundaries of selections of land to certain persons related by blood to the Chey. onnes and Arapahoes, under provisions of fifth article of treaty concluded with said Indians, October 14, 1865, $4,000.

not be properly made in that way, they cao
refuse the .
as they like.

I can see that the Indians may be robbed of their lands. We have agreed in the treaty to give the half-breeds the lands and assure tbem

Hon. 0. H. BROWNING,

to them, to survey them for them, and to patent and including the word "be,” in the eighth line,
the lauds to them. Now we cannot give them

and insert in lieu of the same the words "furnish

and attach, at his own expeuse, such meter, meters,
patents unless we know the lands patented.

or meter-safes, as may have been prescribed for use
We must describe them, or else there will be at his distillery, and.”
no protection to the Indians at last. The That the House recede from their disagreement to

the eighth amendment of the Senate, and agree to the
Indians gave up all, I say, of Colorado, includ.

same with amendments, as follows: strike out all ing all the gold and silver mines of that country, after the word "construed" in said amendment and reserving only a small place, and they even

insert the words to apply to fermented liquors;"

and in lines twenty-four, twenty-five, and twentygave that up in 1865, reserving only these fifty six, page 5, strike out the words or shall have been or sixty sections for their half-breeds. We lawfully imported into the United States and the agreed to survey them and patent them to them.

duties thereon paid.”

That the House recede from their disagreement to
If we do not do that the probability is the the forty-pinth and a half amendment of the Senate,
Indians will lose them after having made val and agree to the same, with an amendment, as fol-
uable improvements; and that is one difficulty | Senate and insert in lieu thereof the word " produc-

lows : strike out the word "produce" inserted by the
of the Indians now. They are afraid to make tion."
improvements for fear others will come along That the House recede from their disagreement to
and reap the rewards of their labor.

the fifty-third amendment of the Senate, and agree

to the same with an amendment, as follows: strike Mr. HOWE. Let me add one word. If I out the words proposed to be inserted by said Senate supposed there was any sort of danger of these amendment together with the words ** spirits pro

duced from the materials used shall be ascertained"
parties losing their lands, I should be as anx-

and insert in lieu of the same the words "materials
ious to have the survey made as the Senator. used for the production of spirits shall be ascer-
They ought to have the lands and must have tained.”
them; but nobody can get these lands until

That tho Ilouse recede from their disagreement to

the fifty-fourth amendment of the Senate, and agree the President patents them, and he certainly to the same with an amendment, as follows: strike is never going to patent these lands to any. out the word "and" in suid Senato amendment and body in defiance or disregard of the obliga

insert in lieu thereof the words "together with the

special tax of.
tions of that treaty.

That the House recede from their disagreement to
One other word as to the matter of survey. the fifty-fifth amendment of the Senate, and agree

to the same with an amenalment, as follows: strike
Suppose this appropriation is made and a sur-
veyor goes out and surveys these lands; it is word "under."
true he may form a connection by surveying

That the llouso recede from their disagreement to

the soventy-seventh amendment of the Senate, and through from the point at which our surveys agree to the same with an amendment, as follows: now stop in Kansas, or wherever it is, so that strike out the words, "which branding and cancellathese lands could be described in the patent as

tion shall be done under such rules and regulations other lands are described. But if that can be

as the Commissioner of Internal Revenue inay pre

scribe."
done, it can be done by the Commissioner of That the House recede from their disagreement to
the Land Office with the moneys already in his

the seventy-eighth amendment of the Senate, and

agree to the same with amendments, as follows: hands. We have appropriated from twenty to

insert the words proposed to be stricken out by the thirty thousand dollars for surveys in Colorado Senate, and in line forty-three, page 35, after the this year. He has money enough if you will

word "aflixed," insert the words and the number

of proof gallons;" and at the end of line forty-nine,
allow him to make the surveys, and I think he

page 35, insert "proof gallons."
is the better party to direct all surveys, and That the House reccde from their disagreement to
he has money enough to do it.

the seventy-eighth and a half amnendment of the

Sonate, ar agree to the same with amendinents, as Mr. HENDERSON. The Senator is aware follows: insert the words proposed to be stricken out of the very great complaint at the Land Office by the Senate, and in line fifty-eight, rage 36, after now about appropriations for surveys, and very

the word "affixed” insert"and the number of proof

gallons;" and at the end of line sixty-four, page 36,
great complaints among the people in the add the following: "proof gallons.".
West in reference to them. They say sufficient

That the House recede froin their disagreement to

the cighty-fourth amendmentofthe Senate, and agree appropriations have not been made to carry

to thesame with an amendment, as follows: strikeout on the surveys. There is sad complaint there the word "they," proposed to be inserted, and insert now.

in lieu thereof the word "there."

That the House recede from their disagreement
The amendment was agreed to.

to the ninety-seventb, ninety-seventh and a half,
Mr. SHERMAN. I ask leave to submit a

pinety-eighth, ninety-ninth, one hundredth, one

hundred and first, and one hundred and second report from the committee of conference on

amendments of the Sonate, and agree to the same, the tax bill.

with an amendment, as follows: strikeout the words The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The report

proposed to be inserted and all from line four inclu

zivo, down to and including the word "business," in will be received.

line fifteen, (printed bill,) and insert in licu thereof

the words "not exceeding twenty-five oflicers, to be INTERNAL TAXES.

called supervisors of internal revenue, each one of

whom shall be assigned to a designated territorial Mr. SHERMAN submitted the following district, to becomposed of one or more judicial disreport from the committee of conference: tricts and territories, and shallkeep his office atsome

convenient place in his district to be designated by
The ceminittee of conference on the disagreeing the Coin missioner, and shall receive, in addition to
votes of the two llouses, on the amendments of the

expenses necessarily incurred by him and allowed
Senate to the bill (H. R. No, 1284) to change and and certified by the said Commissioner, as a compen-
more effectually secure the collection of internal sation for his services, such salary as the Cominis.
taxes ou distilled spirits and tobacco, and to amend sioner of Internal Revenue may dcem just and rea-
the tax on banks, having mct, after full and free sonablo, not exceeding $3,000 per annum.
conference hare ngreed to recominend, and do That the louse recede from their disagreement to
recommend, to their respective llouses, as follows: the one hundred and fifth and one hundred and sixth

That the llouse recede from their disagreement to amendments of the Senate, and agree to the same,
the amendments of the Senate numbered : 2,3,6,7,9, with the following amendments: strike out from
10.11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, and including line four of said one hundred and fifth
29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, amendment down to and including line fifteen of the
46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 53, 56, 57.58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, bill, (section fifty,) and insert in lieu thereof the fol-
66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 81, 82, 83, 85, 86, 87, lowing: "employ competent detectives, not exceed-
871, 83, 83.!. 89, 89, 90, 90., 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 103, ing twenty-five in number at any one time, to be
104, 100., 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 114, 115, 115, 116, 120, paid under the provisions of the seventh section of
121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 1:27. 130, 131, 135, 135, 137, 138, the act to amend existing laws relating to internal
139, 110, 111, 146, 147. 148. 150, 151, 153, 153, 154, 155, revenue, and for other purposes, approved March 2,
157, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 161, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 171. 1867; and he may, at his discretion, assign any such
173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 183; and the House agree detective to duty under the direction of any supervisor
to the same.

of internal revenue, or to such other special duty as
That the Senato rocede from their amendments he may deem necessary; and that from and after the
numbered: 1, 26, 50, 79, 80, 128, 129, 143, 144, 145, 156, passage of this act no general or special agent or
181.

inspector, by whatever name or designation he may
That the House recede from their disagreement to be known, of the Treasury Department in connection
the fourth amendment of the Senate, and agree to with the internal rovenue, except inspectors of to-
the same, with amendments, as follows: in line ono bacco, snuff, and cigars, and except as provided for
of said amendment of the Senate strike out the word in this act, shall be appointed, commissioned, em-

and" and insert in lieu thereof the words "the ployed, or continued in office, and the term,"
tax on brandy made from grapes shall be the samo That the House recede from their disagreement to
and no higher than that upon other distilled spirits: the one hundred and seventh amendment of the Sen-
and;" in line four of said Senate amendment, after ate, and agree to the same, with an amendment, as
the word "such," insert the word "other."

follows: insert in lieu of the words stricken out the
That the House recede from their disagreement to following:
the fifth amendment of the Senate, and agree to the Sec. And be it further enacted, That from and
same with an amendment as follows: strike out all after the passage of this act no assessor or collector
of the fifth line of said Senato amendment down to shall be detailed or authorized to discharge any duty

imposed by law on any other collector or assessor, but a supervisor of internal revenue may within his territorial district suspend any collector or assessor for fraud or gross neglect of duty or abuse of power, and shall immediately report his action to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, with his reasons therefor in writing, who shall thereupon take such further action as he may deem proper.

That the House recedo from their disagreement to the one hundred and eleventh amendment of tho Senate, and agree to the same, with the following amendment: before the word "distillery” insert

bonded or."

That the House recede from their disagreement to the one hundred and seventeenth amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same, with the following amendments: strike out in line seven, page 69, ali after the word "spirits,” down to and including the word "required," in line ton, and insert in lieu thereof the words: “which shall be due and payablo only after the proper entries and bonds have been executed and filed and all other conditions complied with as hereinafter required, and thirty days after the vessel has actually cleared and sailed on her voy, age with such spirits on board;" in lines fifteen and sixteen, strike out the words "and rum on which no internal tax shall have been paid," and insert in lieu thereof the words or rum;" page 72, line fiftyfour, strike out the word "internal.'

That the House recede from their disagreement to the one hundred and eighteenth and one hundred and nineteenth amendments, and agree to the same with amendments, each, as follows: strike out *twelve" and insert "nine.”

That the llouse rocedo from their disagreement to the one hundred and thirty-first amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same, with the following amendments: in line ninety-one, page 80, strike out the word "any," in line ninety-two, page 80, striko out the word

two and insert "ten;" in line ninety-three, page 80, after the word “dollars insert the words of sales of such spirits, wines, or liquors;" in line ninety-four, page 80, after the word "dollars” insert “and on other sales shall pay as wholesale dealers, and such excess shall be assessed and paid in the same manner as required of wholesale dealers:" in line ninety-five strike out all after the word “liquors” down to and including the word * made," in line ninety-seven, and insert the words whose annual sales shall exceed $25,000."

That the House recede from their disagreement to the one hundred and thirty-second amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same, with the following amendment: striko out the word proposed to be inserted and insert after the words “retail dealer," in line one hundred and forty-two, page 82, the words * liquor dealer."

That the House recede from their disagreement to the one hundred and thirty-third amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same, with an amendment, as follows: after the word “four," in line six, page 76, insert the word " **six."

That the House recode from their disagreement to the one hundred and forty-second amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same, with an amendment, as follows: insert in lieu of the words proposed to be stricken out the words "the manufacturer's name and place of manufacture, or the proprietor's name and his trade mark, and."

That the House recede from their disagreement to the one hundred and forty-ninth amendment of the Senate, and agreo to the same, with an amendment, as follows: insert in lieu of the words proposed to be stricken out the words "the proprietors or manufacturer's name," and in line seven, page 93, striko out the word "his” and insert the word "the.

That the House reccde from their disagreement to the one hundred and fifty-second amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same, with the following amendment: strike out the words “provided that any" and insert "any."

That the Houso recede from their disagreement to the one hundred and fifty-eighth amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same, with an amendment, as follows: at the end of said amendment add "when weighing exceeding three pounds per thousand, fivo dollars per thousand;" and in line six, page 106, section eighty, strike out the words "and cheroots."

That the House recedo from their disagreement to the one hundred and seventieth amendment of the Scnate, and agree to the same, with an amendment, as follows: add to the said Senate amendment the following: “But in no case shall such renewal or change extend to an abandonment of the general character of the stamps provided for in this act, nor to the dispensing with any provisions requiring that such stamps shall be kept in book form and have thereon the signatures of revenue officers."

That the House recede from their disagreement to the one hundred and seventy-second amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same, with the following amendment: add to said Senate amendment tha words "or officer acting as such, with his reasons therefor."

That the House recede from their disagreement to the one hundred and eightieth amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same, with amendments, ils follows: in line two of said amendment strike out the word "revenue;" in line three striko out the words "for denoting the tax thereby imposed;" in line fourteen strike out the word revenue;" in lines fourteen and fifteen strike out the words "for denoting the tax thereby imposed.

That the House recede from their disagreement to the one hundred and eighty-second amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same,

with an amendment, as follows: "But distillers and refiners of mineral oils shall be considered as manufacturers. and subjeot to the tax on sales provided for in the fourth section of the act to exempt certain manu

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