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December 12, 1901.

HOLIDAY RECESS, 1901-1902. Resolved by the Tlouse of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That Holiday recess. when the two Houses adjourn on Thursday, December nineteenth, they stand adjourned until twelve o'clock Meridian, Monday, January sixth, nineteen hundred and two.

Passed December 12, 1901.

WILLIAM MCKINLEY. MEMORIAL ADDRESS BY JOHN HAY.

January 16, 1902.

Whereas the melancholy event of the violent and tragic death of William McKinley, late President of the United States, having occurred during the recess of Congress, and the two Houses sharing in the general grief and desiring to manifest their sensibility upon the occasion of the public bereavement: Therefore, be it

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That President McKinley the two Houses of Congress will assemble in the Hall of the House he delivered by the of Representatives on a day and hour fixed and announced by the Hon. John Hay before joint committee, to wit: Thursday, February twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two, and that, in the presence of the two Houses there assembled, an address upon the life and character of William McKinley, late President of the United States, be pronounced by Honorable John Hay, and that the President of the Senate pro tempore and the Speaker of the House of Representatives be requested to invite the President and ex-President of the United States, ex Vice-Presidents, the heads of the several Departments, the judges of the Supreme Court, the representatives of the foreign Governments, the governors of the several States, the Lieutenant-General of the Army and the Admiral of the Navy, and such officers of the Army and Navy as have received the thanks of Congress who may then be at the seat of Government, to be present on the occasion, and such others as may be suggested by the executive committee.

Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to copy of resolutions transmit a copy of these resolutions to Mrs. Ida S. McKinley, and to ley. assure her of the profound sympathy of the two Houses of Congress for her deep personal affliction, and of their sincere condolence for the late national bereavement.

Passed January 16, 1902.

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LAKE SUPERIOR IRON DEPOSITS.

February 1, 1902.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That de Report on Iron.ore there be printed at the Government Printing Office four thousand rior region," by C. 'K. copies, in pamphlet form, of the report on the “Iron ore deposits of Printing ordered.

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the Lake Superior region,” by C. R. Van Hise, being pages three hundred and five to four hundred and thirty-four of Part Two of the Twenty-first Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey, one thousand copies for the use of the Senate, two thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives, and one thousand for distribution by the Geological Survey.

Passed February 1, 1902.

February 1, 1902.

REPORT OF THE LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS.

Report of Librarian of Congress.

Printing ordered.

Resolved by the Senate (the Ilouse of Representatives concurring), That there be printed and bound in cloth five thousand five hundred copies of the report of the Librarian of Congress for nineteen hundred and one; five hundred copies for the use of the Senate, one thousand five hundred copies for the use of the House of Representatives, and three thousand five hundred copies for the use of the Library of Congress.

Passed February 1, 1902.

February 7, 1902.

TEXAS OIL FIELDS.

Geological Survey. Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That

Bulletin on Texas oil and gas fields. there be printed at the Government Printing Office four thousand

Additional copies ordered printed.

additional copies of Bulletin Numbered One hundred and eighty-four of the Geological Survey, lately issued, entitled “Oil and Gas Fields of the Western Interior and Northern Texas Coal Measures and of the Upper Cretaceous and Tertiary of the Western Gulf Coast,” by George 1. Adams, one thousand for the use of the Senate, two thousand for the use of the House, and one thousand for free distribution by the Geological Survey,

Passed February 7, 1902.

February 11, 1902.

URGENT DEFICIENCIES APPROPRIATION BILL.

Error in engrossing the urgent deficien

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That cies appropriation the Clerk of the House of Representatives be directed in the enroll

ment of the bill (H. R. 9315.) “An Act making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and two, and for prior years, and for other purposes” to insert the word thirteenth on page nine in line nine, in lieu of the word thirtieth.

Passed February 11, 1902.

Februars 13, 1902.

VOLUNTEER SOLDIERS' HOME REPORT.

Report on the Na. tional Home for Dis

ordered printed.

Resolved by the blouse of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That apred volunteer so there be printed and bound in cloth of the Report of the Board of Additional copies Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, in

addition to the usual number, five hundred copies of the report proper, five hundred copies of the report of the Assistant Inspector-General on the State Homes, and one hundred and fifty copies of the record of members, for the use of the House.

Execution of deeds

EXECUTION OF DEEDS IN THE PHILIPPINES, ETC.

February 17, 1902. Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That Return of House bill

. the President be requested to return to the House of Representatives

in the Philippines, etc. the bill (H. R. 5814) “ to provide for the execution in the Philippine Islands and in Porto Rico of deeds of land situate in the District of Columbia.”

Passed February 17, 1902.

GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS.

March 7, 1902.

Issue of Government publications to Con

Resolved by the Senate (the llouse of Representatives concurring), That the Superintendent of Public Documents be, and he hereby is, author- gress authorized. ized and directed to issue to the Secretary of the United States Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives such Government publications as they may find from time to time to be necessary for the use of the Senate and the House of Representatives respectively.

Passed March 7, 1902.

LAWS OF PORTO RICO.

March 7, 1902.

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That misstant to revise and

Report of the there be printed three thousand five hundred copies of the report of Compike the Laws of the Commission to Revise and Compile the Laws of Porto Rico, sent Printing ordered. to Congress by the Attorney-General, of which one thousand five hundred copies shall be for the use of the Department of Justice, five hundred for the use of the Senate, and one thousand five hundred for the use of the House of Representatives: Provided, That of the one

Distribution by Dethousand five hundred copies for the use of the Department of Justice partment of Justice. one thousand shall be held by said Department for distribution in such a manner as the Commission to Revise and Compile the Laws of Porto Rico may indicate.

Passed March 7, 1902.

Proriso.

March 7, 1902.

SCHLEY COURT OF INQUIRY. Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That Proceedings of the there he printed three thousand five hundred copies of the proceed- quiriete. ings of the Schley Court of Inquiry, together with all papers officially Printing ordered. before the President with Admiral Schley's appeal and the President's action thereon and also with a subject and topical index of the whole publication; and of which one thousand copies shall be for the use of the Senate, two thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives, and five hundred copies for the use of the Navy Department.

Passed March 7, 1902.

GAZETTEER OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS.

March 7, 1902.

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Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That Philippine Islands there be printed and bound in cloth four thousand copies of the Gazet-Printing ordered. teer of the Philippine Islands, one thousand copies for the use of the Senate, two thousand for the use of the House of Representatives, and one thousand copies for the use of the War Department.

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