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984 H.R. 18956.

Making appropriations for the support of the Army
for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1913. (Subse-
quently H.R. 25531 was introduced and passed.)
Vetoed June 17, 1912. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Military Affairs, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 835.
(48 Cong. Rec. 8282-8284).
Veto unchallenged.

985 H.R. 20347.

To authorize the Dixie Power Company to construct
a dam across the White River at or near Cotter, Ark.
Vetoed August 6, 1912. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on In-
terstate and Foreign Commerce, and printed as H.R.
Doc. No. 899. (48 Cong. Rec. 10318).
Veto unchallenged.

986 H.R. 22195.

To reduce the duties on wool and manufactures of
wool.
Vetoed August 9, 1912. The veto message was laid
before the House on August 13, 1912 and printed as
H.R. Doc. No. 903. (48 Cong. Rec. 10835-10836).
The House overrode the veto on August 13, 1912 by
a vote of 174 yeas to 80 nays. (48 Cong. Rec. 10845,
10846).
The Senate sustained the veto on August 16, 1912 by
a vote of 39 yeas to 36 nays. (48 Cong. Rec. 11081).
Veto sustained

987 H.R. 24023.

Making appropriations for the legislative, executive,
and judicial expenses of the Government for the fis-
cal year ending June 30, 1913.
Vetoed August 15, 1912. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 910.
(48 Cong. Rec. 11025-11027).
The House sustained the veto on August 15, 1912
by a vote of 147 yeas to 107 nays. (48 Cong. Rec.
11034, 11035).
Veto sustained.

988 H.R. 26321.

Making appropriations for the legislative, executive,
and judicial expenses of the Government for the fis-
cal year ending June 30, 1913.
Vetoed August 21, 1912. The veto message was laid
before the House. (48 Cong. Rec. 11472).
The House overrode the veto on August 21, 1912
by a vote of 154 yeas to 53 nays. (48 Cong. Rec.
11478).

The Senate sustained the veto on August 21, 1912
by a vote of 34 yeas to 27 nays. (48 Cong. Rec.
11458).
Veto sustained.

989 H.J. Res. 178.

Creating a commission to investigate and report on
the advisability of the establishment of a permanent
military camp at or near the city of Anniston, Ala.
and for other purposes.
Vetoed March 29, 1912. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Military Affairs, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 657.
(48 Cong. Rec. 4067).
Veto unchallenged.

990

Pocket Vetoes
S. 2534.
To extend the time for the completion of the Alaska
Northern Railway, and for other purposes.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 62d
Congress had adjourned sine die on August 26, 1912.
The bill was presented to the President on August
24, 1912. (August 24, 1912, S. Jour., p. 619; see
also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 41).

991

H.R. 21708.
To authorize the lighting of Piney Branch Road from
Georgia Avenue to Butternut Street.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 62d
Congress had adjourned sine die on August 26, 1912.
The bill was presented to the President on August 20,
1912. (August 20, 1912, H. Jour., p. 994; see also
H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 41).

Sixty-second Congress, Third Session

Regular Vetoes 992 S. 2600.

To authorize the Commissioners of the District of
Columbia to prevent the exhibition of obscene, lewd,
indecent, or vulgar pictures in public places of amuse-
ment in the District of Columbia.
Vetoed February 10, 1913. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on the
District of Columbia, and printed as S. Doc. No.
1066. (49 Cong. Rec. 2897, 2898).
Veto unchallenged.

993 S. 3175.

To regulate the immigration of aliens to, and the residence of aliens in, the United States.

Vetoed February 14, 1913. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Doc. No. 1087.
(49 Cong. Rec. 3156).
The Senate overrode the veto on February 18, 1913
by a vote of 72 yeas to 18 nays. (49 Cong. Rec.
3318).
The House sustained the veto on February 19, 1913
by a vote of 213 yeas to 114 nays. (49 Cong. Rec.
3429).
Veto sustained

994 S. 4043.

Divesting intoxicating liquors of their interstate com-
merce character in certain cases.
Vetoed February 28, 1913. The veto message was laid
before the Senate. (49 Cong. Rec. 4291, 4294).
The Senate overrode the veto on February 28, 1913
by a vote of 63 yeas to 21 nays. (49 Cong. Rec.
4299).
The House overrode the veto on March 1, 1913 by a
vote of 246 yeas to 95 nays. (49 Cong. Rec. 4447).
Veto overridden. (37 Stat. 699; Public Law 62-699).

995 H.R. 28775.

Making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of
the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30,
1914.
Vetoed March 4, 1913. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 1451.
(49 Cong. Rec. 4852).
The House overrode the veto on March 4, 1913 by a
vote of 264 yeas to 48 nays. (49 Cong. Rec. 4852,
4853).
The veto message was read in the Senate on March 4,
1913, but no vote was taken. (49 Cong. Rec. 4838).
Veto sustained.

996

H.J. Res. 210.
Authorizing the President to appoint a member of the
New Jersey and New York Joint Harbor Line Com-
mission,
Vetoed February 4, 1913. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Military Affairs, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 1339.
(49 Cong. Rec. 2553).
Veto unchallenged.

Pocket Vetoes 997 H.R. 18213.

To refund to the Sparrow Gravely Tobacco Company the sum of $173.52, with penalty and interest, the same having been erroneously paid by them to the Government of the United States.

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Pocket veto occurred after the 3d session of the 62d
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1913.
The bill was presented to the President on March 1,
1913. (March 1, 1913, H. Jour., p. 330; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 41).

998 H.R. 23673.

To promote the welfare of American seamen in the
merchant marine of the United States; to abolish ar-
rest and imprisonment as a penalty for desertion,
and to secure the abrogation of treaty provisions in
relation thereto; and to promote safety at sea.
Pocket veto occurred after the 3d session of the 62d
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1913.
The bill was presented to the President on March 1,
1913. (March 1, 1913, H. Jour., p. 373; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 41).

WOODROW WILSON

President Wilson vetoed forty-four bills, of which thirty-three were regular vetoes and eleven were pocket vetoes. Six were overridden (Nos. 1006, 1017, 1019, 1031, 1032, 1037).

Sixty-third Congress, First Session

Regular Veto 999 H.J. Res. 111.

To authorize the reinstatement of Adolph Unger as a
cadet in the United States Military Academy.
Vetoed October 22, 1913. The veto message was laid
before the House on October 23, 1913, referred to
the Committee on Military Affairs, and printed as
H.R. Doc. No. 260. (50 Cong. Rec. 5792).
Veto unchallenged.
Sixty-third Congress, Second Session

Regular Vetoes 1000 H.R. 2728.

For the relief of Geo. P. Heard.
Vetoed August 27, 1914. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on Mili-
tary Affairs, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 1152.
(51 Cong. Rec. 14362).
Veto unchallenged.

1001

H.R. 7967.
To amend the act approved June 25, 1910, authoriz-
ing a Postal Savings System.
Vetoed September 11, 1914. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee on
Post Offices and Post Roads, and printed as H.R.
Doc. No. 1162. (51 Cong. Rec. 15019).
Veto unchallenged.

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