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thereon, and the Commissioners of the District of Columbia may designate for such and other purposes on the occasion aforesaid such streets, avenues, and sidewalks in said city of Washington as they may deem proper and necessary; Provided, however, That all stands or platforms that may be erected on the public spaces aforesaid shall be pervision of, etc. under the supervision of the said inaugural committee and in accordance with the plans and designs to be approved by the Engineer Commissioner of the District of Columbia, the officer in charge of public buildings and grounds, and the Superintendent of the United States Capitol Building and Grounds: And provided further, That the reser Indemnification for vations or public spaces occupied by the stands or other structures damages. shall be restored to their original condition before such occupation, and that the inaugural committee shall indemnify the War Department for any damage to structures of any kind whatsoever upon such reservation or spaces.

SEO. 3. That the Commissioners of the District of Columbia are Use of conducton hereby authorized to permit the committee on illumination of the for illumination. inaugural committee for the inaugural ceremonies, Mareb, nineteen hundred and five, to stretch suitable overhead conductors, with suffi-cient supports wherever necessary and in the nearest practicable connection with the present supply of light, for the purpose of effecting the said illumination: Provided, That if it shall be necessary to erect wires for illumination purposes over any park or reservation in the supervison of the District of Columbia, the work of erection and removal of said wires shall be under the supervision of the official in charge of said park or reservation: Provided further, That the said conductors shall not be used for the conveying of electrical currents after March seventh, nineteen hundred and five, and shall, with their supports, be fully and entirely removed from the streets and avenues of the said city of Washington on or before March fifteenth, nineteen hundred and tive: Provided further, That the stretching and removing of the said wires Removal of wires. shall be under the supervision of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, who shall see that the provisions of this resolution are enforced; that all needful precautions are taken for the protection of the public, and that the pavement of any street, avenue, or alley disturbed is replaced in as good condition as before entering upon the work herein authorized: Provided further, That no expense or damage on account of or due to the stretching, operation, or removing of the said temporary overhead conductors shall be incurred by the United States or the Bistrict of Columbia. Sec. 4. That eighteen thousand dollars, or as much thereof as may mappropriation for

No expense, the United States.

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pub be necessary, payable from any money in the Treasury not otherwise lic order. appropriated and from the revenues of the District of Columbia in equal parts, is hereby appropriated to enable the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to maintain public order and protect life and property in said District from the twenty-eighth of February to the tenth of March, nineteen hundred and five, both inclusive. Said Com- Regulations. missioners are hereby authorized and directed to make all reasonable regulations necessary to secure such preservation of public order and protection of life and property and fixing fares by public conveyance and to make special regulations respecting the standing, movements, and operating of vehicles of whatsoever character or kind during said period. Such regulations shall be in force one week prior to said inauguration, during said inauguration, and one week subsequent thereto, and shall be published in one or more of the daily newspapers published in the District of Columbia; and no penalty prescribed for the violation of any of such regulations shall be enforced until five days after such publication. Any person violating any of such regu- Penalty. lations shall be liable for each such offense to a fine not to exceed one

Publication.

expenses.

hundred dollars, in the police court of said District, and in default of

payment thereof to imprisonment in the workhouse of said District for Public comfort sta- not longer than sixty days. And the sum of two thousand dollars, or tions, etc. Appropriation for so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby likewise appropriated,

to be expended by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia for the construction, maintenance, and expenses incident to the operation of temporary public-comfort stations and information booths during

the period aforesaid. Loan of flags, etc., Sec. 5. That the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy be, for decorating

and they are hereby, authorized to loan to the committee on inaugural ceremonies such ensigns, flags, and so forth, belonging to the Government of the United States (except battle flags), that are not now in use and may be suitable and proper for decoration and may, in their judg. ment, be spared without detriment to the public service, such flags to be used in connection with said ceremonies by said committee under such regulations and restrictions as may be prescribed by the said Secretaries, or either of them, in decorating the fronts of public buildings

and other places on the line of march between the Capitol and the Provisos.

Executive Mansion and the interior of the reception ball: Provided, Time limit. That the loan of the said ensigns, flags, signal numbers, and so forth,

to said chairman shall not take place prior to the twenty-fourth day of

February, and they shall be returned by him by the tenth day of Indemnification for March, nineteen hundred and five: Provided further, That the said damages.

committee shall indemnify the said Departments, or either of them,

for any loss or damage to such flags not necessarily incident to such Loan of tents, etc. use. That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to loan to the

inaugural committee, for the purpose of caring for the sick, injured, and infirm on the occasion of the inauguration of the President of the United States, March fourth, nineteen hundred and five, such hospital tents and camp appliances and other necessaries, hospital furniture, and utensils of all descriptions, ambulances, horses, drivers, stretchers, and Red Cross flags and poles belonging to the Government of the

United States as in his judgment may be spared and are not in use by Indemnification for the Government at the time of the inauguration: Provided, That the damages, etc.

inaugural committee shall indemnify the War Department for any loss or damage to such hospital tents and appliances as aforesaid not necessarily incident to such use: And provided further, That the said inaugural committee shall give bond; with security satisfactory to the Secretary of War, to do the same.

SEC. 6. That the Corumissioners of the District of Columbia be, and graph wires.

they are hereby, authorized to permit the Western Union Telegraph Company and the Postal Telegrapb Company to extend overhead wires into the Pension Building and to such points along the line of

parade as shall be deemed by the chief marshal convenient for use in Removal of wires. connection with the parade and other inaugural purposes, the said

wires to be taken down within ten days after the conclusion of the

• ceremonies on the fourth day of March, nineteen hundred and five. Temporary occupa. Sec. 7. That the Commissioners of the District of Colambia are tion of streets by rail. roads.

hereby authorized to issue to steam railroad companies in said District permits to temporarily occupy additional parts of the streets for the

purpose of accommodating the tráveling public attending the inauguProvisos.

ral ceremonies in March, nineteen hundred and five: Provided, That Time limit.

such temporary occupation shall not exceed the period of fifteen days and shall be subject to conditions prescribed by said. Commissioners: Provided further, That no temporary tracks shall be laid upon or over any of the parks of the city.

Approved, January 17, 1905.

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Restrictions.

Honduras.

Admitted to West

(No. 5.) Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to receive for instruc January 18, 1905. tion at the Military Academy at West Point Luis Bográn H., of Honduras.

[S. J. R. 24.)

(Pub. Res., No. 4.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that the Secretary of War Luis Bográn H., of be, and he hereby is, authorized to permit Luis Bográn H., of Honduras, to receive instruction at the Military Academy at West Point: Point. 1 Provided, That no expense shall be caused to the United States thereby: And provided further, That in the case of the said Luis Bográn 8. the provisions of sections thirteen hundred and twenty and thirteen R.S.

, secs. 1820, 1821, hundred and twenty-one of the Revised Statutes shall be suspended.

Approved, January 18, 1905.

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No expense.
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January 18, 1905.

IS. J. R. 78.) (Pub. Res., No. 5.)

Frutos Tomás Plaza, of Ecuador.

Admitted to West Point.

[No. 6.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to receive, for instruction at the Military Academy at West Point, Frutos Tomás Plaza, of Ecuador.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized to permit Frutos Tomás Plaza, of Ecuador, to receive instruction at the Military Academy at West Point: Provided, That no expense shall be caused to the United States thereby, and that the said Plaza shall agree to comply fully with all regulations for the police and discipline of the United States Military Academy and shall be studious and give his utmost efforts to accomplish the courses in the various departments of instruction: Provided further, That in the case of the said Plaza the provisions of sections thirteen hundred and twenty and thirteen hundred and twenty-one of the Revised Statutes of the United States shall be suspended.

Approved, January 18, 1905.

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(No. 7.) Joint Resolution Providing for the reappointment of James B. Angell Sanuary 23, 1905. on the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

(S. J. R. 77.)

(Pub. Res., No. 6.] Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the vacancy on the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, of the class other tujames B. Angell rethan members of Congress, shall be filled by the reappointment of appointed regent. James B. Angell, of Michigan, whose term of office expires on January twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and five.

Approved, January 23, 1905.

[No. 8.) Joint Resolution To provide for the printing of eight thousand copies January 27, 1906.

the consolidated reports of the Gettysburg National Park Commission, eighteen (S. J. R. 17.) hundred and ninety-three to nineteen hundred and four, inclusive.

(Pub. Res., No. 7.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be printed eight Gettysburg National thousand copies of the consolidated reports of the Gettysburg National consolidated reports Park Commission, eighteen hundred and ninety-three to nineteen hun- of ordered printed. dred and four, inclusive, of which two thousand shall be for the Senate, four thousand for the House of Representatives, one thousand for the office of the Secretary of War, and one thousand for the Gettysburg National Park Commission.

Approved, January 27, 1905.

January 28, 1905. [No.-9.) Joint Resolution To provide for the removal of snow and ice from the (H.J. R. 206.)

- cross walks and gutters of the District of Columbia. (Pub. Res., No. 8.)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United District of Columbia. Appropriation for

for States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of five thousand removal of snow and dollars is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not ice from cross walks,

otherwise appropriated, for the removal of snow and ice from the Post, p. 1283.

cross walks and gutters in the District of Columbia; one-half of said sum to be paid out of the revenues of the District of Columbia and the other half out of the Treasury of the United States.

Approved, January 28, 1905.

etc.

January 31, 1906. [No. 10.) Joint Resolution To enable the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of [S. J. R. 94.)

the House of Representatives to pay the necessary expenses of the inaugural cere (Pub. Res., No. 9.) monies of the President of the United States March fourth, nineteen hundred and five.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Inaugural cere- States of America in Congress assembled, That to enable the Secre. monies.

Appropriation for tary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives to pay payment 1986. penses. the necessary expenses of the inaugural ceremonies of the President of

the United States March fourth, nineteen hundred and five, in accordance with such program as may be adopted by the joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives, appointed under a concurrent resolution of the two Houses, including the pay for extra police for three days, at three dollars per day, there is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, seven thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, the same to be immediately available.

Approved, January 31, 1905.

Charles Swayne.
Appropriation

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menget impeach tre forty thousa

January 31, 1906. [No. 11.) Joint Resolution Providing for the payment of the expenses of the Senate

. R. 97.]_in the impeachment trial of Charles Swayne. [Pub. Res., No. 10.)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

for States of America in Congress assembled, That there be appropriated payment of Senate from any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated the sum

of forty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to defray the expenses of the Senate in the impeachment trial of Charles Swayne.

Approved, January 31, 1905.

ment trial.

printed.

Distribution.

February 1, 1905. [No. 12.) Joint Resolution For the printing of a compilation of the laws of the

[A. J. R. 164. United States relating to the improvement of rivers and harbors. (Pub. Res., No, 11.)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Rivers and Harbors. States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be printed provement of, ordered three thousand copies of a compilation of the laws of the United States

relating to the improvement of rivers and harbors, passed until and including the laws of the second session of the Fifty-eighth Congress, of which six hundred copies shall be for the use of the Senate, one thousand four hundred copies for the use of the House of Representatives, and one thousand Jopies for the use of the War Department, the said compilation to be printed under the direction of the Secretary of War.

Approved, February 1, 1905.

square 686 granted.

[No. 13.} Joint Resolution Authorizing temporary use of certain vacant houses in February 3, 1905. square six hundred and eighty-six in the city of Washington, and for other purposes.

(S. J. R. 96.)

[Pub. Res., No. 12.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That such of the vacant District of Columbia, houses in square six hundred and eighty-six in the city of Washing- National Guard of cer ton, now in the ownership of the United States, as may be designated for such purpose by the Superintendent of the United States Capitol Building and Grounds, may be used by the National Guard of the States and Territories as quarters on the occasion of the inauguration of the President of the United States March fourtb, nineteen hundred and five, such use and occupation not to extend beyond March sixth and to be subject to the control of said Superintendent of the Capitol Building and Grounds.

Approved, February 3, 1905.

Time limit.

National cemetery reservation, Chatta

[No. 14.) Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to transfer to the February 3, 1906. militia cavalry organization at Chattanooga, Tennessee, à certain unused portion of

(H. J. R. 181.) the national cemetery reservation at Chattanooga, Tennessee.

· [Pub. Res., No. 13.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to turn over to the possession of the nooga, Tenn. militia cavalry organization of the National Guard of the State of Osif part of, granted Tennessee stationed at Chattanooga, Tennessee, now known and desig- ganization. nated as Troop B, Unattached Catalry, National Guard State of Tennessee, or such other designation as it may hereafter be given, and its successors, that portion of the national cemetery reservation belonging to the United States Government, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. which lies outside of said cemetery and west of the south gate thereof, formerly occupied as an army post and now abandoned and lying in the common, the same comprising about five acres, more or less, and further described as follows: Bounded on the north by the tracks Boundaries. and right of way.of the Western and Atlantic and Cincinnati Southern railways, on the east by the national cemetery and the Government road leading thereto, and on the south and west by the track and right of way of the Chattanooga Belt Railway.

SEC. 2. That said cavalry organization shall be permitted to use said property for military purposes and to erect thereon an armory, mitted. riding hall, stables, and such other buildings and exercising tracks as may be necessary to its use for said military organization..

Sec. 3. That if at any time suid military organization shall cease to exist, or should fail to use said property for military purposes, then the same shall revert to the city of Chattanooga, Tennessee, as provided Vol. 26, p. 685. in Resolution Numbered Fifty-six, approved October first, eighteen hundred and ninety. And it is further reserved to the United States the right to use said lands for military purposes at any time upon the United States. demand of the President of the United States.

Sec. 4. That in the event of the reversion of said lands said military organization shall have the right to remove therefrom any building or buildings that may have been erected thereon at its own or other than Government expense. Approved, February 3, 1905.

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Construction of buildings, etc., per

Reversion to Chat tanooga.

Use for military purposes reserved by

Right remove buildings granted.

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