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THE COUNT OF THE VOTE.
riM Agr94 rjMn fcjr th Oomralttet
(Tear, of ArMtmtlon tnrlnrlliig
ft'lva aproni 'nrt J mires.
Hlh mm) Pulrintlr Matlrm r the
Vcnmliit in li"r -rarir Work.
(Stwofal to the St. Lonii Timet.)
M'ashixuton, Jan. IS, Nothing is
talked ot hers to-nljrht except the elec
toral bill which was reported
to-dajr. The bill ns reported,
is a modification of the bill of 1S01,
having five supreme court judges
in the tribunal instead of one as then,
The prevalent bcliel is that the bill will
go through. Many Democrats to-night
eay they will vote tor it as a matter ol
expediency, and accompany their votes
with a protest against the measure as be
ing wrong in principle. The argument
of Mr. Hewitt and all the New 1 orkers,
except Mr, Willis, who oppose the bill
in ioto,. U that this measure
affords a means of obviating civil
war. That It the Democrats
oppose it as a party they will give the Re
publicans an opportunity to accueo them
ol a desire to provoke war. Moreover
the Democrats are all confident that the
adoption ot this plan means the election
of Tilden, either upon the electoral vote
or by the bouse, and they are inclined to
accept it as the best thing that can be done
under all the circumstances. Republicans,
on the other hand, are deopondent, for
very few of them have any faith in the
merita of their cause, or very little hope
of success, except by naked fraud and
open force, both of which are rlnced out
- ot the question by this bill.
It is expected that Messrs. Edmunds.
Morton, Conkling, Blaine and Thurman
will be appointed by the- senate. Tho
house members will be selected by the
THK COMMITTEE'S RKI'ORT.
Washington, I. C, Jan. 18. The fol-
lowing is the report of the committees of
the senate and home of representatives
appointed under the several resolutions
of those bodies to prepare and report
such measures as may be best calculated
to accomplish the lawlul counting of the
electoral votes, and the best disposition
ot all questions connected therewith and
the declaration of the result : The com
mittee say that they have considered the
subject named in said resolution and have
had a full and tree conference with each
other thereon, and now report the ac
companying bill and recommend its pas
sage. We have applied the utmost prac
ticable study and deliberation t the sub
ject, and believe that tho bill now re
ported Is the best attainable disposi
TUE DIFFERENT 1H011LKM3
And disputed theories arising out of tho
late election. - It must be obvious to
every person conversant with the his
tory of the country, and with the forma.
tlon and interpretation of the constitu
tion that a wide diversity of opinions
touching the subject not wholly coinci
dent with the bias or wishes of members
of political parties, would naturally ex
ist. We hare in this state of affairs
chosen, therefore, not to deal with ab
stract questions, save so far as they are
necessarily involved in the legislation
proposed. It is, of course, plain that
the report of the bills implies that iu our
opinion legislation may be had on the
subject in accordance with the constitu
tion, but we think that the law proposed
is inconsistent with few ol the principal
theories on the subject.
The constitution requires that the elec
toral voles shall be counted ou a particu
lar occasion. All will agree that the
votes named in the constitution are the
constitutional votes of the states, and not
others, and when they have been found
and Identified there is nothing left to be
uispuica or aeuuea. All the rest U
N kit's CXKKICAL WORK
Ot summing up numbers, which being
done, the constitution itself declares the
consequences. This bill then is only di
rected to ascertaining for the purpose
uud in aid of counting what are the con
stitutional votes ot the respective states,
and whatever jurisdiction exists for such
purposes, tho bill ouly regulates tho
method of exercising it.
The constitution, which Is our great
instrument and surety lor liberty and
order, speaks in amplest language for all
such due, in whatever aspect they may
be presented. It declares that congress
shall have power to make all laws which
shall be necessary and proper for carry
ing into execution the foregoing powers
uud all other powers vested by the con
stitution in the government of tho
United States or any department or olli-
The committee therefore think that
the law proposed cannot be justly as
sailed as unconstitutional by any. tuid
for this reason think it uunecvssary,
whatever may be our individual views,
to discuss any of tin theories referred to.
Our fidelity to the constitution is ob
served whan we find that the law we
recooimead is consistent with that in
strument. The inatu-r being a proper
subject for legislation, the
FITNESS OK THE MEANS
Proposed becomes the next subject of
consideration. Upon this we beg leave
to submit a tew briet observation.
In all Just government both public and
private rights must be defined and deter
mined by the law. This is essential to
every idea of such a government, and is
the characteristic distinction between the
tree and despotic systems. However im
portant it may be whether one citizen or
another shall be chosen magistrate tor a
Period, proposed upon theories of civil
institution, it is ot far greater moment
thittUwlll of the people, lawfully ex
pressed In the choice of that officer, shall
W ascertained nd carried into effect in a
eratloo or a government ol laws from
be most trivial to tu WOfct iIuporUnt
there will always be tK)ssibllitv
that the result reached win not b
the true one. The executive onieer nav
not wisely perform his duty. The courts
may not truly declare law. and the wt.
latlve body may not enact the best laws.
but In either case te resist the act of U
oxcutive, the esurta, or the legislature.
actio constitutionally and lawfully
wltkiu their sphere, would be to tet up an
anarchy la the place of government. We
think, then, that to provide clear and
lawful means of performing a great and
nirwssrj function ot government In a
time of much public dispute U ol far
err a tor importance than the particular
advantage that any man or party may In
the course of events possibly obtain.
But we have still endeavored to pro
vide 8tCn LAWFt'l. AGENCIES
Of decision In the present case as shall bo
the most fair and Impartial under the cir
cumstances, Each of the branches of Uie
legislature and judiciary are represented
in the tribunal in equal proportions. The
composition of the Judiciary parts of the
commission looks to a selection from dif
ferent parts of the republic, while it is
thought to be free from any preponder
ance of supposable bias, and the addition
of the necessary constituent part ot the
w hole commission In order to obtian an I
uneven number, is ieit to an agency tne
farthest removed from prejudice ot any
existing attainable one. It would be dif
ficult, if not impossible, we think, to es
tablish a tribunal that could be less the
subject of party criticisms than such a
one. The principle of its constitution Is
so absolutely fair that we are un
able to perceive how the most
extreme partisan can assail It unless ho
prefers to embark his wishes upon the
stormy lea of unregulated proceedings,
hot disputes and dangerous results, that
can never be 5iueasmed nor defined,
rather than upon the llxcd and regular
course of law that ensures the peace and
order of society, whatever party may be
disappointed in its hope. The unfortu
nate circumstance that no provision had
been made on the subject before the elec
tion, has greiitly added to the difficulties
ot the committees in dealing with it, in
asmuch as many of the people ot the
country, members or respective political
parties, will perhaps look with jealously
upon any measure that seems to involve
even the possibility ot the
PEKEAT OF THEIR WISHES,
but it has also led the committee to feel
that their member arc bound by the
highest duty in such case to let no bias
or party feeling stand in the way of a
just and peaceful measure tor extricating
the question irom eniDarrassmeuts tnai
at present surround it.
In conclusion wo respectfully beg
leave to impress upon congress the ne
cessity of a speedy determination t'pon
this subject. It is impossible to estimate
the material loss the coun',ry daily sus
tains from the existing state of uncer
tainty. It directly and powerfully tends
to unsettle and paralize business, to
weaken public and private credit, and to
create apprehensions in the mind of the
people that disturb the peaceful tenor of
of their ways and happiness. It docs far
more : it tends to bring Republican in
stitutions Into discredit and create doubts
of the success of our lorm of government,
and of the perpetuity of the republic.
Ail considerations of interest, of patri
otism and of justice unite in demanding
of the law-making- power a measure
H-IJi hriiir Mace and Droeerity to the
country and show that our Republican
Institution are equal to any emergency.
and in this connection we cannot relraiu
from the expression of our satisfaction
that your committees, composed ot equal
numbers ot opposing parties, nave ior
tunatelv been ablo to do what has been
attempted iu vain heretofore, almost
unanimously agree upon a plan consid
ered by them all to be just, wise and cfli
cicnt. We accordingly recommend the pro
posed act to the patriotic and just judg
ment ot congress.
T. F. Bayard.
M. W. liANsOM.
i , A. G. Ttickmax.
Geo. T. Edmunds.
Fred'k. T. Frelinghuysen.
II. B. Payne.
Geo. F. Hoar.
Auram S. Hewitt.
Wm. M. Stringer,
Geo. W. MoCkahy.
Senator Morton was the only member
of the committecc who did not sign the
text of the iiii.l.
The following is the text of the bill ac-
companiug tho report presented by Mr.
A bill to provide for and regulato the
counting of votes for presidents and
vice-president and the decision ot ques
tions arising thereon for the term com.
menclng March 4, Anno Domini 1S77.
lie it enacted by the senate ansl house
ot representatives of the United States of
vmerica In congress assembled, tfiat the
senate and house ot representatives shall
meet in the hall of the house oi repre
sentatives at the hour of 10 o'clock past
meridian on the first Thursday In Feb
ruary, A. D. li'7, and the president of
tne senate snail be the presiding olncer.
Two tellers shall previously appointed
on tne part of the senate and two
on the part of tho house of repre
sentatives, to whom shall be handed,
as they are opened bv the president ot
tne senate, an tne omiticate and tne pa
pers purponng to be certificates, and the
papers shall by opened, presented and
acted upon in alphabetical order of the
states, beginning with letter A, and said
teller having then read the same in the
presence and hearing of the two houses,
shall make a list ot votes appear from
said certificates, and the voles having
been ascertained and counted, as in the
act provided, the same shall be delivered
to the president of the senate, who
shall thereupon announce the state of
the vote and the names ot the person,
if any elected, which announce
ment shall be deemed a sutllcieut decla
ration ol the persons elected president
and vice-president ot the United States,
and together with a list of states be en
tered on the journals ot the two houses.
Upon sucti reading of any such ccrtiticate
or paper, when there shall be ouly one
return from a state, the president of the
senate shall call for objections, it any ;
every ouiectlou shall be made in writing
and shall state clearly and concisely, and
without argument, tho ground
thereof and shall be argued
by at least one senator and one mem
ber of the house of repre
sentatives before Uie inine shall bo re
ceived. When all objections so made to
any vote or paper from a 6tate shall have
been received and read, the senate shall
thereupon withdraw and such objections
shall be submitted to the senate lor Its
decision ; and the sneaker of the house of
representatives shall in like manner sub
mit such objections to the house of repre
sentatives lor its discussion, ami no elec
toral vote or votes from any state from
which but one return lias been received
shall be objected to except by the affirm
ative vote ot tLe two houses. When the
two houses have voted they shall imme
diately again meet, and the presiding
officer Bhall then announce the decision
ot the question submitted.
hEC. 2. lbat if more than one return
or paper purporting to be returns from a
state shall have been received by the
president Of Uie senate, purporting to be
certificate of electoral votes sriveu at the
last preceding election for president and
vice-presiaeni in sucn state, unless tney
shall be duplicates of the same return, all
such returns and rarers shall be onened
vy nun in me presence oi ine two nouses
wueii met as aroresata ana read by tel
ler. and all auch returns and uarspra.
lUerupon be submitted to the
,M..Knle,'t d decisions as to which Is
aikil lawful sduornrsl
UcU state ot a Cftinmn.
follows, namely i
A'uiu g uie session
of each house
oi, juesuayften Martin r ti.. rw
i Bursuay ta t ebruary, lt,"
shall, by a tiva roc vote, appoint Ave
of Its members, who, with associate Jus
tices of the supreme court of tho I mred
States, to be ascertained as hereinafter
provided, shall constitute the commis
sion for the decision of all questions
upon or in respect of such doubt I id re
turns named in this section on the Tues
day next preccediiig the first Thursday
in February, A. D.IS77, or as loon there
after as may be. The associate justices
of thesupremc court of the United .states
now assigned to the first, third, eighth
and imftii circuits shall select, in such
mantier as tho majority of theni shall
deem lit. another ot the associate justices
ot said court, where five persons shall
be members of said commission, and
the person longest In the commission of
the said five justices shall be president of
said commission. The members of said
committee shall respectively take and
subscribe to the following oath: ,
I, , do solemly swear or aflirm,
as the case may be, that 1 will impar
tially examlno and consider all questions
submitted to the commission ot which I
am a member and a true Judgment give
thereon agreeably to the constitution and
laws. So help me God.
Which oath shall be tiled with the sec
retary ot the senate. When the com
mission shall have been thus organized it
shall not be in the power ot cither house
to dissolve the same or to withdraw any
one oi its members, but if any such sena
tor or member shall die or become physi
cally unable to perform the duties re
quired by this act, the fact ot such death
or physli'Hl inability ahull be by said
couiiuisssiou before it shall proceed
lurther communicated to the senate, or
house ot representatives as the case may
be, which body shall immediately
and without debate proceed by a tica voce
vote to till the place so vacated, and the
person so appointed shall take and sub
scribe to the oath heretofore presented
and become a member ot said commis
sion, and in liKe manner, in case any ot
said justices of the supreme L'ourt shall
die or become physically inculpable of
performing the duties required by this
act, the oilier ol laid justices, members
ot said commission, shall immediately
appoint at.other justice ot said court a
member of said commission, and iu such
appointments regard shall be had to the
impaitiality and lreudom from bias
sought by the original appointments to
said commission, who shall thereupon
immediately take and subscribe tho oath
hereiubetore prescribed and become a
muiber ot said commission to till the
vacancy so occasioned. All the certifi
cates and papers purporting to be certifi
cates of electoral votes ot each slate
shall be opened in the alphabetical order
of states, as provided iu section 1 of this
act, and when there shall be more than
one such cerlificai or paper as the cer-tiic-attfn
Hue papers from which such state
slmlf trt lirt riii.nif.il .vm,rtinrr (liuilLttartea
of the samo return. tivey shall be read by
tellers, and thereupon Iho president oi
the senate shall call lor obiections, it
any. Every objection shall be made in
willing and which state clearly and con
cisuly and without argument the
grounds thereof and shall be signed
by at least one senator aim one
member ot the house of representa
tives before the same Shalt be received.
When all sucii objections so made to any
certificates, vote or paper from a state
shall have been received and read, all
such certificates, votes and papers so ob
jected to, and all papers accompanying
the same, together witti sucn objections,
shall be forthwith submitted to said com
mission, which shall proceed to consider
the same with the same powers, if any,
now possessed for that purpose by Uie
two houses acting separately or togetlier
and or -a majority ot votes iiecwed
whether any and what votes from such
state are the votes provided lor by Uie
constitution ot the United States, aud
how many and what persons were duly
appointed electors in such state, and may
therein take into veiw such petitions,
depositions, and other papers, if any, as
shall by the constitution and now exist
ing law be competent and per
tinent in such consideration, which de
cision shall be made in writing, stating
brietly the ground thereof and signed by
the members ot said commission agree
ing therein, whereupon the two houses
shall again meet, and such decission
shall be read and entered in the journal
of each house. The counting ot the
votes shall proceed in the conformity
therewith, unless, upon objection made
thereto in writing by at least five sena
tors and five members of the house of
represcntaitves, the two homes shall sep
arately concur in ordering otherwise, iu
otherwise, in which case such concurrent
orderslir.il govern. No votes or papers
from ar.y other state shall be acted upon
until obiections previously made to the
votes or papers irom any state shall have i
been finally disposed ot.
Sec. .. 1 hat while the two houses shall
be in meeting, as provided in this act,
no debate shall be allowed ami no ques
tions shall be put by the presiding ollicer,
except to either house, or a motion to
withdraw, and he shall have power to
Sec. i. I hat when the two houses sep
arate to decide upon an objection that j
may have beeu made to the counting ot
any electoral vote or votes from any state,
or upon objection to a report of said com
mission, or other question arising under
this act, each senator aud representative
may speak to such objection or question
ten minutes, and not oftencr than once.
But after such debate shall have lasted
two hours, it shall be be the dutyot each
of the two houses to put the main ques
tion without lurther debate.
Sr.c. 5. That at such joint meeting of
the house, seals shall be provided as fol
lows : For tho president of tho senate,
the speaker's chair; tor the speaker, im
mediately upon hi leti ; the senators in
the body ol the hall upon the right of the
presiding ollicer ; for the representatives
n the body ot the hall not provided for
the senators ; for the tellers, secretaries
ot the senate and clerk of the house of
representatives at the clerk's desk; for
other officer ot the two houses
in front ot the clerk s desk and
upon each side ot tho speak
er's platform. Such Joint meeting
shall not be dissolved until the count of
electoral votes shall be completed and
the result declared, and no recess shall
be taken unless a question shall have
arisen in regard to the counting oi unv
such votes or otherwise under this act,
in which case it shall be coniK-teut fur
either house acting separately in the
manner hereinbefore provided to direct a
recess of such house not beyond the next
day, Sunday excepted, at the hour ot 10
o'clock In the forenoon, and while any
question is being considered by said com
mittee, tuner uouso may proceed with its
legislative or other business.
sec. u. i hat nothing in this act shall he
held in to impair or affect any right now
existing under the constitution and laws
in question by proceeding In tho judicial
courts of the United States, the rigid or
title of the person who shall claim to be
president of tho United States, it any
such right exists.
Sec. 7. lhat said commission shall
make its own rules, keep a record ot its
proceedings, and snail have power to em-
ioy such persons as may be necessary
or the transaction of its business and the
execution of Its power.
johv a. kmiiT,
Attorney at JLaw.
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