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February 12, 1900               The bill (S. 2708) to amend an act making 
Senate                          appropriations for the construction, repair, 
v. 33 (2)                       and preservation of certain public works on 
p. 1711                         rivers and harbors, and for other purposes,
                                approved March 3, 1899, was considered as in 
                                Committee of the Whole. It proposes to amend 
                                section 1 of the act by adding at the end of the 
                                paragraph making an appropriation for the 
                                improvement of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the following 
                                languages .
                                To be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Navy.
                                The bill was reported to the Senate without
                                amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a
                                third reading, read the third time, and passed.

February 12, 1900                Senate Bills & Resolutions Referred - S. R. 
House                             76. Joint Resolution withdrawing certain 
v. 33 (2)                         lands on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, from 
p. 1727                           the public domain - to the Committee on the Territories.
February 12, 1900              Mr. KNOX, from the .Committee on the Territories, to which
House                          was referred the bill of the House (H. B.  2972) to provide a gov-
v. 33 (2)                      ernment for the Territory of Hawaii, reported the same with 
p. 1739                        amendment, accompanied by a report (No. 305); which said bill 
                               and report were referred to the Committee of the Whole House on 
                                 the state of the Union.

February 12, 1900           By Mr. Wilson of Arizona: A bill (H. R. 8355) 
House                        to amend an act entitled "An act to amend an 
y. 33 (2)                    act to prohibit the passage of local or special 
p. 1740                        laws in the Territories, to limit Territorial
                                indebtedness," and so forth - to the Committee
                                on the Territories.

TERRITORY OF HAWAII.
February 15,1900              Mr. CULLOM.   I move that the Senate proceed to the consid- 
Senate                        eration of the bill  (S. 222) to provide a government for the Terri-
v. 33 (2)                 tory of Hawaii.
p. 1836                     Mr. CHANDLER.   I move that the Senate do now adjourn. 
                            Mr.  WOLCOTT.   I move that the Senate proceed to the con- 
                            sideration of executive business.

Several SENATORS.   Oh, no.

Mr. WOLCOTT.   I withdraw the motion for the present. Mr.               

Mr. CHANDLER.   I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of 
executive business. Mr. CULLOM.   My motion is pending.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The Senator from Illinois moves that 
the Senate proceed to the consideration of a bill the title of which will be 
stated.

The SECRETARY. A bill (S. 222) to provide a government for the Territory 
of Hawaii.

Mr. CHANDLER. Pending which motion, I move that the Senate proceed to 
the consideration of executive business.

Mr. THURSTON. Will the Senator yield to me for morning business?

Mr. CULLOM. I hope the Senator from New Hampshire will withdraw 
his motion until the Hawaiian bill can be placed before the Senate.

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