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February 6, 1905. [No. 15.) Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to furnish a con(8. J. R. 88.]

.6._ demned cannon to the board of regents of the University of Minnesota, at Minne(Pub. Res., No. 14.] apolis, Minnesota, to be placed on campus as a memorial to students of said university

who served in Spanish war.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United University of Min

likmes in States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War nesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

be, and he is hereby, authorized to deliver to the board of regents of Condemned cannon

the University of Minnesota, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, if the same can be done without detriment to the public service, one condemned twelve-pound bronze field gun, of a weight not to exceed one thousand eight hundred pounds, as he may deem proper, to be placed on the campus of said university as a memorial to the former students of the university who served in the Army and Navy of the United States

during the war with Spain: Provided, That the United States shall States.

incur no expense by reason of the passage of this Act.

Approved, February 6, 1905.

Proviso.
No expense to United

Census Office.
Cotton statistics,

February 9, 1905. (No. 16.) Joint Resolution Authorizing and directing the Director of the Census

( 1. J. R. 185.) to collect and publish additional statistics. [Pub. Res., No. 15.)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Director of the Census be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to collect and

publish in connection with the ginners' reports of cotton production Vol. 32, p. 52. provided for in section nine of an Act of Congress entitled “ An Act

to provide for a permanent Census Office, approved March sixth, Consumption of, etc. nineteen hundred and two," statistics of the consumption of cotton,

the surplus of cotton held by the manufacturers, and the quantity of cotton exported, the statistics to be summarized as of September first each year so as to show the cotton production and consumption of the

preceding year. Semimonthly re-. And the Director of the Census shall make semimonthly publication

of the amount of cotton ginned in lieu of the monthly reports which

he now makes. Marriage and di- That the Director of the Census be, and he is bereby, authorized Statistics of. and directed to collect and publish the statistics of and relating to

marriage and divorce in the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia since January first, eighteen hundred and eighty

seven: Provided, That such statistics as now required by law to be Use of statistics now

collected be used so far as it is practicable to do so.

Approved, February 9, 1905.

ports.

vorce,

Proviso.

collected.

February 15, 1905. [No. 17.) Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to furnish a con

[H. J. R. 184.) demned cannon to the armory at Saint Paul, Minnesota, to construct a memorial (Pub. Res., No. 16.) tablet.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Saint Paul, Minnan States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War donated to National be, and is hereby, authorized to deliver to the armory board of the Guards' armory at.

armory of the National Guards at Saint Paul, Minnesota, if the same can be done without detriment to the public service, one condemned twelve-pound bronze field gun, of a weight not to exceed one thousand eight hundred pounds, as he may deem proper, to be used in the erection and construction of a memorial tablet in said ármory to commemorate the sacrifices of the various inembers of the military organizations

using said armory who died while in the service of the United States: Proviso,

Provided, That the donation shall be without expense to the United
No expense to United
States.

States.
- Approved, February 15, 1905.

[No. 18.] Joint Resolution For appointment of a member of Board of Managers February 18, 1906. of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.

(H.J. R. 218.)

(Pub. Res., No. 17.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Edwin P. Hammond, of National Home for Indiana, be, and he is hereby, appointed as a member of the Board of soldiers.

Edwin P. Hammond Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers of the appointed to Board of United States, to fill out the unexpired term of George W. Steele, Managers of. resigned, which term expires April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and eight.

Approved, February 15, 1905.

[No. 19.) Joint Resolution Providing for an extension of time for completing the highway bridge and approaches across the Potomac River at Washington, District of Columbia.

February 18, 1906.

(8. J. R. 65.] [Pub. Res., No. 18.)

River.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the time for completing the District of Columbia. construction of the highway bridge and approaches across the Potomac building highway River authorized by section twelve of the Act of Congress approved

ct of Congrega approved bridge across Potomac February twelfth, nineteen hundred and one, entitled "An Act to pro-Vol. 31, p. 772.

Time of construcvide for eliminating certain grade crossings on the line of the Balti- tion: more and Potomac Railroad Company, in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, and requiring said company to depress and elevate its tracks, and to enable it to relocate parts of its railroad therein, and for other purposes," as amended by the District of Col- amolders. p. 598, umbia appropriation Act approved July first, nineteen hundred and two, be, and is hereby, extended to February twelfth, nineteen bun- . . dred and six.

Approved, February 18, 1905.

(No. 20.) Joint Resolution To provide for the removal of snow and ice from the February 20, 1905. cross walks and gutters of the District of Columbia.

(H. J. R. 218.)

(Pub. Res., No. 19.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of five thousand District of Columbia.

Appropriation for redollars is bereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not moval of snow and ice otherwise, appropriated, for the removal of snow and ice from the from cross walks, etc. cross walks and gutters in the District of Columbia; one-half of said

à Ante, p, 1280 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.

Approred, February 20, 1905.

Public Health and Marine-hospital Ser.

[No. 21.] Joint Resolution Providing for the publication of the annual reports and February 24, 1905. bulletins of the hygienic laboratory and of the yellow fever institute of the Public

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(H. J. R. 216.) Health and Marine-Hospital Service.

(Pub. Res., No. 20.] Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be printed Marine each year the bulletins of the hygienic laboratory, not exceeding ten vice,

in number in any one year, and of the yellow fever institute of the gienic laboratory and · Public Health and Mariue-Hospital Service of the United States, not to exceeding five in number in any one year, in such editions, not exceeding five thousand copies in any one year, as the interests of the Government and the public may require, subject to the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury.

Bulletins of hy.

yellow fever institute to be printed.

s Annual report of SEC. 2. That there shall be printed each year four thousand copies Surgeon-General.

of the annual report of the Surgeon-General of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service, bound in cloth, to be distributed by the Surgeon-General.

Approved, February 24, 1905.

ized.

February 28, 1906. [No. 22.] Joint Resolution To return to the proper authorities certain Union and [H. J. R. 217.]

Confederate battle flags. (Pub. Res., No. 21.)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Battle flags.

States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War Return oi, author

be, and he is hereby, authorized to deliver to the proper authorities of the respective States in which the regiments which bore these colors were organized certain Union and Confederate battle flags now in the custody of the War Department, for such final disposition as the aforesaid proper authorities may determine.

Approved, February 28, 1905.

Congress.

March 3, 1905. - (No. 23.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the President to extend to the Interna

[S. J. R. 92.] tional Prison Congress an invitation to hold the Eighth International Prison Con[Pub. Res., No. 22.) gress in the United States.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United International Prison States of America in Congress assembled, That the President be, and Invitation to hold is hereby, authorized and requested to extend to the International its Eighth Congress in United States Author. Prison Congress an invitation to hold the Eighth International Prison

Congress in the United States at such a time and place as may be determined by the executive committee of that congress, known as the International Prison Commission.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

ized.

ment Grand Army Re

March 3, 1905. [No. 24.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver a con

[S. J. R. 101.]__demned cannon to the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. (Pub. Res., No. 23.)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United National Encamp- States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War public.

Re- is hereby authorized to deliver to the order of Charles Burrows, Condemnedbronze quartermaster-general of the National Encampment of the Grand cannon donated to.

Army of the Republic, one dismounted condemned bronze cannon used

in the late civil war, to be used by the said Grand Army of the Republic Proviso.

for the purpose of furnishing official badges of the order: Provided, No expense.

That no expense shall be caused to the United States through the
delivery of said condemned cannon.
· Approved, March 3, 1905.

March 3, 1906. (No. 25.) Joint Resolution Providing for the publication of three thousand copies

(H.J. R. 193.) of Bulletin Numbered Twenty-seven of the Bureau of Animal Industry, entitled [Pub. Res., No. 24.] “Information concerning the Angora goat."

Resolved by the Senate and Horuse of Representatives of the United Bureau of Animal States of America in Congress assembled, That there be printed three

Bulletin on Infor- thousand copies of Bulletin Numbered Twenty-seven of the Bureau of mation concerning the Angora gont.

ing the Animal Industry, entitled “Information concerning the Angora gost,

Industry.

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the same to be first revised under the supervision of the Secretary of Revised edition or Agriculture, one thousand copies for the use of the House of Repre- Distribution. sentatives, five hundred for the use of the Senate, and one thousand five hundred for the use of the Department of Agriculture.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

[No. 26.] Joint Resolution To authorize the President of the United States to con- March 3, 1906. vey to the foreign governments participating in the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

(H. J. R. 208.] the grateful appreciation of the Government and the people of the United States. (Pub. Res., No.25.)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the Louisiana Purchase

Exposition. United States be, and he is hereby, authorized, in such form and man- Grateful" acknowlner as he sball deem most suitable, to convey to the foreign govern- governments partici

edgments to foreign ments represented at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition the grateful pating in, authorized. appreciation of this Government and of the people of the United States of America for the invaluable aid contributed by such governments to the success of said ex position and for their friendly participation in the commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the purchase of the territory of Louisiana, one of the most important international events in the history of the United States.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

Revised edition of

[No. 27.] Joint Resolution To print a second and revised edition of the Third March 3, 1906. Annual Report of the United States Reclamation Service.

[8.J. R. 98.)

(Pub. Res., No. 26.) 'Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Reclamation Service. Interior be authorized and directed to have prepared, and the Public Third ise Printer to print as soon as may be practicable, a second and revised Printing ordered. edition, with necessary illustrations, of the Third Annual Report of the Reclamation Service, House of Representatives Document Numbered Twenty-eight, Fifty-eighth Congress, third session, the edition to be six thousand copies, of which one thousand are to be bound in form similar to the preceding reports of the service; and of that entire

te of the service, and of that entire Distribution. edition one thousand five hundred sball be for the use of the Senate, two thousand five hundred for the use of the House of Representatives, and two thousand for distribution by the Director of the Geological Survey.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

[No. 28.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Commission to revise the laws of March 3, 1905. the United States to incorporate in its final report the criminal and penal laws and.

[8. J. R. 107.) the judiciary title heretofore reported by said Commission.

[Pub. Res., No. 27.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Commission to Commission to Re

vise the Laws Revise the Criminal and Penal Laws of the United States be, and is "Incorporation of rehereby, authorized and required to incorporate in its final report of cent, laws in final

report authorized. the revision of the general and permanent laws of the United States, the criminal and penal laws and the judiciary title heretofore reported by said Commission, as changed or modified by any Act or Acts passed since the date of the making of said reports.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

March 3, 1905. [No. 29.] Joint Resolution To print the report of the Eighth International Geo(S. J. R. 109.)

- graphic Congress. (Pub. Res., No. 28.]

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Eighth International

al States of America in Congress assembled, that the Public Printer be Geographic Congress. Report of, ordered authorized and directed to print the report of the Eighth International Distribution. Geographic Congress, held in the United States in September, nine

teen hundred and four, the edition to consist of the usual number for the use of the Senate and House of Representatives and one thousand five hundred copies to be bound for the use of the Eighth International Geographic Congress.

Approved, March 3, 1905

printed.

March 3, 1906. [No. 30.] Joint Resolution Accepting the recession by the State of California of (S. J. R. 115.)

the Yosemite Valley Grant and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove in the Yosemite National (Pub. Res., No. 29.) Park.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Yosemite National States of America in Congress asseinbled, That there is hereby approAppropriation for priated from any moneys in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, improvement, etc., of

for the management, protection, and improvement of the Yosemite National Park, to be expended under the supervision of the Secretary of the Interior, the sum of twenty thousand dollars.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

Park.

March 3, 1905,

[No. 31.) Joint Resolution To enable the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of (S. J. R. 116.)

- the House of Representatives to pay the necessary expenses of the inaugural ceremo[Pub. Res., No. 30.] nies 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 ceremo- States of America in Congress assembled, That to enable the Secretary nies.

Appropriation for of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives to pay expenses of.

the necessary expenses of the inaugural ceremonies of the President of the United States March the 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 bouses, including the pay for extra police three days, at three dollars per day, there is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated two

thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, in addition Ante, p. 1280 to the sum appropriated by the joint resolution approved January

thirty-first, nineteen hundred and five, the same to be immediately available.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

Ting Chia Chen, of
China.

March 3, 1905. [No. 32.) Joint Resolution Permitting Ying Hsing Wen and Ting Chia Ohen, of (H. J.R. 222.)

I_ China, to receive instruction at the Military Academy at West Point. (Pub. Res., No. 31.).

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Ying Hsing Wen and States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War

be, and he bereby is, authorized to permit Ying Hsing Wen and Ting Admitted to West Chin Chan a Chine' ta

est Chia Chen, of China, 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 Ying Hsing Wen and Ting. Chia Chen shall agree to comply fully with all regulations for the

Point.

Provisos.
No expense.

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