Official Manual of the World's Columbian Commission: Containing the Minutes and Other Official Data of the Commission from the Date of Its Organization, June 26, 1890, to the Close of Its Third Session, November 26, 1890, Including Information in Reference to the Chicago Directory of the World's Columbian Exposition, Etc

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Rand, McNally, 1890 - 368 pages

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Page 197 - That nothing in this act shall prevent the carriage, storage, or handling of property free or at reduced rates for the United States, State, or municipal governments...
Page 315 - When a motion is made and seconded, it shall be stated by the Speaker ; or, being in writing, it shall be handed to the Chair, and read aloud by the Clerk before debated. 30. Every motion shall be reduced to writing, if the Speaker or any member desire it. 31. After a motion is stated by the Speaker...
Page 359 - An Act to provide for celebrating the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus by holding an International Exhibition of arts, industries, manufactures and the products of the soil, mine and sea, in the City of Chicago, in the State of Illinois,
Page 361 - That all articles which shall be imported from foreign countries for the sole purpose of exhibition at said exposition, upon which there shall be a tariff or customs duty, shall be admitted free of payment of duty, customs fees, or charges under such regulations as the secretary of the treasury shall prescribe...
Page 79 - ... on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the journal of the preceding day to be read. 2. He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his seat for that purpose, and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the house...
Page 362 - That all such articles when sold or withdrawn for consumption in the United States shall be subject to the duty, if any, imposed upon such articles by the revenue laws in force at the date of importation, and all penalties prescribed by law shall be applied and enforced against such articles, and against the persons who may be guilty of any illegal sale or withdrawal.
Page 363 - Board shall be created to be charged with the selection, preparation, arrangement, safe-keeping, and exhibition of such articles and materials as the heads of the several departments and the Directors of the Smith- The Act of Congress, sonian Institution and National Museum may respectively decide shall be embraced in said Government exhibit. The President may also designate additional articles for exhibition.
Page 286 - ... agreement by Congress, shall call an extra session of the Creek Nation council and submit this agreement, as ratified by Congress, to such council for its consideration, and if the agreement be ratified by the National council, as provided in the constitution of the tribe, the principal chief shall transmit to the President of the United States a certified copy of the act of the council ratifying the agreement, and thereupon the President shall issue his proclamation making public announcement...
Page 368 - The following named persons shall constitute the first board of directors and shall hold their respective offices for one year and until their successors are elected (here insert the names).
Page 81 - The previous question being moved and seconded, the question from the Chair shall be, "Shall the main question be now put?

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