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February 24, 1910. (H. J. Res. 111.)

[No. 11.] Joint Resolution To donate a brass cannon to the State of Georgia.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United [Pub. Res., No. 17.) States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War obsolete ordnance. be, and he is hereby, authorized to deliver, without expense to the for cemetery at MariUnited States, to the State of Georgia, at Atlanta, Georgia, if the etta. same can be done without detriment to the public service, a small brass cannon once belonging to the Georgia Military Institute, to be used on a monument to be erected in the confederate cemetery at Marietta, Georgia.

Approved, February 24, 1910.

[No. 12.] Joint Resolution Authorizing an extension of the tracks of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway on the military reservation at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

February 24, 1910.

(H.J. Res. 101.) (Pub. Res., No. 18.)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War Fort Leavenworth, be, and he is hereby, authorized to permit the Atchison, Topeka and Atchison, Topeka Santa Fe Railway Company to extend its tracks on the military reser- and Santa Fe Railway vation at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in such manner as he may deem right expedient, for the purpose of connecting said tracks with the government terminal switch tracks on that reservation: Provided, That such extension shall be made without expense to the United States.

Approved, February 24, 1910.

on

of way reservation.

Prorixo.
No expense.

(No. 13.) Joint Resolution To continue in full force and effect an Act entitled

February 25, 1910. An Act to provide for the appropriate marking of the graves of the soldiers and (H.J. Res. 137.) sailors of the confederate army and navy who died in northern prisons and were buried near the prisons where they died, and for other purposes.'

[Pub. Res., No. 19.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled "An and Milor.

Confederate soldiers Act to provide for the appropriate marking of the graves of the Marking graves of, soldiers and sailors of the confederate army and navy who died in prisons. northern prisons and were buried near the prisons where they died,

Vol. 34, p. 56. and for other purposes,” approved March ninth, nineteen hundred and six, and continued in full force and effect for two years by a joint resolution approved February twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred Vol.35, p. 567. and eight, be, and the same is hereby, continued in full force and effect for one year from this date: Provided, That said Act shall not

Exception. be construed to apply to the Confederate Mound in Oakwood Post, p.882. Cemetery at Chicago: Provided further, That the Secretary of War Civilian prisoners. may cause to be erected at the head of each grave of a citizen or civilian prisoner of war who was buried among the soldiers a headstone of the size and dimensions of those placed at the head of the soldiers' graves, but containing no inscription except the number of the grave, the name of the occupant, and the word “citizen” or “civilian" placed thereon, and at an expense for each no greater than that for each soldier: Anil provided further, That the compensation commissioner. of the commissioner shall be fixed by the Secretary of War.

Approved, February 25, 1910.

Time continued.
Prorisos.

of

March 1, 1910.

[11. J. Res. 93.1 [Pub. Res., No. 20.1

[No. 14.) Joint Resolution Authorizing the President of the United States to convey thanks to the Government of Italy for certain gifts.

Whereas the Government of Italy, as an expression of its gratitude for the action of Congress and of the American people in behalf of the sufferers from the earthquake of December, nineteen hundred

Preamb'e.

and eight, bas presented to the Library of Congress a copy of each engraving seen in the "Catalogue of the Best Prints and Engravings in Copper which Exist in the Royal Copperplate Collection:" Therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is hereby United States to, for authorized to convey to the Government of Italy the thanks of the gift of engravings.

Government of the United States for the gift, valuable from the standpoint of art, and more valuable as an expression of the good will of the Government and people of Italy.

Approved, March 1, 1910.

Italy.
Thanks of the

March 5, 1910. (H.J. Res. 142.] (Pub. Res.,

No.21.]

[No. 15.] Joint Resolution For appointment of members of Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.

Volunteer

Disabled Soldiers.

Resolved by the Senate and Tlouse of Representatives of the United National Home for States of America in Congress assembled, That James W. Wadsworth,

of New York; Henry E. Palmer, of Nebraska; John M. Holley, of Members of Board of Wisconsin; Henry H. Markham, of California; and Oscar M. Gott

schall, of Ohio, be, and the same are hereby appointed as members of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers of the United States; Major James W. Wadsworth to succeed himself, his present term of service expiring April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and ten; Captain Henry E. Palmer to succeed himself, his present term of service expiring April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and ten; John M. Holley to succeed himself, his present term of service expiring April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and ten; Colonel Henry H. Markham to succeed himself, his present term of service expiring April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and ten; and Oscar M. Gottschall to succeed General Charles M. Anderson, whose term of service would expire April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and twelve, but who died on December twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and eight.

Approved, March 5, 1910.

ans' Reunion, Mobile, Ala.

Loan of tents to.

Provisos.

March 15, 1910. [No. 16.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to loan certain tents (S. J. Res. 63.]

for the use of the Confederate Veterans' Reunion, to be held at Mobile, Alabama, in (Pub. Res., No. 22.] April, nineteen hundred and ten.

Resolved by the Senate and Tlouse of Representatives of the United Confederate Weter States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War

be, and is hereby, authorized to loan, at his discretion, to the executive committee Confederate Veterans' Reunion, to be held at Mobile, Alabaina, April twenty-sixth, twenty-seventh, and twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and ten, such tents, with necessary poles, ridges,

and pins, as may be required at said reunion: Provided, That no No expense, etc.

expense shall be caused the United States Government by the delivery and return of such property, the same to be delivered to said committee designated at such time prior to the date of said reunion as may

be agreed upon by the Secretary of War and Jacob D. Bloch, general Bond required. chairman of said executive committee: And provided further, That

the Secretary of War shall, before delivering such property, take from Jacob D. Bloch a good and sufficient bond for the safe return of said property in good order and condition, and the whole without expense to the United States.

Approved, March 15, 1910.

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[No. 17.) Joint Resolution Enlarging the scope of inquiry of the schedules relat March 24, 1910. ing to population for the Thirteenth Decennial Census.

[H. J. Res. 172.)

[Pub. Res., No. 23.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the schedules relating Schedules tenshow to population for the Thirteenth Decennial Census, in addition to the nationality of mother inquiries required by the Act entitled “An Act to amend section tongue of foreign-born eight of an Act to provide for the Thirteenth and subsequent decen

p. 227,

amended. nial censuses, approved July second, nineteen hundred and nine, approved February twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and ten, shall provide inquiries respecting the nationality or mother tongue of all persons born in foreign countries, and of the nationality or mother tongue of parents of foreign birth of persons enumerated.

Approved, March 24, 1910.

Ante,

March 30, 1910.

(S. J. Res. 83.) [Pub. Res., No. 24.)

(No. 18.) Joint Resolution Authorizing the use of a United States Army transport for certain purposes.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that the Secretary of War fePan-American Conbe, and he is hereby, authorized to employ a United States Army Use of transport for transport to convey from New York to Buenos Aires, Argentine “ante, pp. 203, 775. Republic, the delegates and their assistants appointed, under the authority of the urgent deficiency Act, approved February twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and ten, to represent the United States at the Fourth International Conference of American States which is to convene in Buenos Aires on July ninth, nineteen hundred and ten: Provided, That the total expense thus incurred shall not exceed forty-five thousand dollars, said sum to be paid out of the appropriation made for the commission in the urgent deficiency Act, approved February twentyfifth, nineteen hundred and ten.

Approved, March 30, 1910.

Proviso.
Maximum expense,

April 9, 1910. [No. 19.] Joint Resolution Fixing the terms of court in the Philippine Islands. (S. J. Res. 38.)

[Pub. Res., No. 25.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the supreme court of

Philippine Islands.

Terms of supreme the Philippine Islands is authorized to hold such special term or terms court at Baguio, etc. in each year at Baguio, in the Province of Benguet, or at any other suitable place in the Philippine Islands, as may be provided by order of the court, and to make such orders with reference to the transfer of records and the issuing of process as shall be necessary to make the orders, decrees, and judgments entered by the court in such special term or terms effective.

Approved, April 9, 1910.

April 12, 1910.

(S. J. Res. 91.] [Pub. Res., No. 26.)

[No. 20.] Joint Resolution Amending a “Joint Resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to pay to the Winnebago tribe of Indians interest accrued since June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine,” approved January twentieth, nineteen hundred and ten (Senate Joint Resolution Numbered Fifty-eight).

Resolred by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the “Joint Resolution

Winnebago InNumbered Fifty-eight, approved January twentieth, nineteen hundred Payment of Omuha and ten, authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to pay to the Win- ey from interest of nebago tribe of Indians interest accrued since June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine," be, and the same is hereby, amended by adding after the last word thereof the following: But the Secretary of the

Ante, p. 873, amend. ed.

Interior is hereby authorized to reserve from the interest of the Winnebagoes in Nebraska a sufficient amount to pay their proportion of the necessary expenses of the Omaha and Winnebago Agency, and to expend the same therefor.

Approved, April 12, 1910.

Hawaii.

to electors,

Special election.

Question submitted.

Ballots.

April 26, 1910. (S. J. Res. 80.)

[No. 22.] Joint Resolution Providing for a special election in the Territory of

Hawaii. (Pub. Res., No. 27.)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

States of America in Congress assembled, That the governor of the toxicants submitted Territory of Hawaii be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to

call a special election by the legally qualified electors as now registered in that Territory for the purpose of submitting to the electors the question of probibiting the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors in the Territory of Hawaii.

Said special election shall be held on Tuesday, the twenty-sixth day of July, nineteen hundred and ten, and said question shall be submitted to the electors in the following words:

“Shall the legislature to be elected in November, nineteen hundred and ten, be requested to pass, at its first regular session, a law prohibiting the manufacture or sale within the Territory of intoxicating, spirituous, vinous, and malt liquors, except for medicinal and scientific purposes?"

Said question shall be printed on the ballot in the English language and immediately following it shall be a translation of the same in the Hawaiian language; below this, in large type, shall be printed the word “Yes," with its Hawaiian translation, and opposite those two bracketed words shall be a square, ruled spaced for the marking of a cross; below that, in similar type, shall be the word “No,” with its Hawaiian translation, bracketed, and opposite to them a similar square, ruled

space for marking. The ballot shall also contain the following instructions in both the English and Hawaiian languages:

"Vote by marking a cross (X) after the word 'Yes' or 'No.'” Conduct of election. Said special election shall be carried on under the general election

laws of the Territory of Hawaii; but the territorial committees or chairmen and their local committees and chairmen in charge of the campaign for and against the proposition herein submitted may each appoint two electors as challengers and watchers for each voting precinct, who shall have such powers and be subject to such limitations as are conferred by the existing territorial election laws upon similar

representatives of political parties or candidates. Appropriation.

And for defraying the necessary expenses of such special election the sum of ten thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the same to be paid out upon vouchers duly approved by the secretary of Hawaii.

Approved, April 26, 1910.

May 7.1910. [No. 23.] Joint Resolution Providing for certain printing and binding for the (S. J. Res. 89]

International Bureau of American Republics. (Pub. Res., No. 28.)

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Bureau of American States of America in Congress assembled, That the allotment for printPrinting allotment iny and binding for Congress for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, increased.

nineteen hundred and ten, be, and the same is hereby, made available Vol. 35, p. 1023.

for the printing and binding of the International Bureau of American Republics in the sum of three thousand four hundred and seventyeight dollars and eighty-three cents.

Approved, May 7, 1910.

[No. 24.) Joint Resolution Disapproving certain laws of the territorial legislative May 10, 1910. assembly of New Mexico.

(S. J. Res. 92.)

(Pub. Res., No. 29.) Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act of the thirty; Legislative act reeighth legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico entitled lating to Sierra Coun“An act to abolish the county of Sierra, created by the legislative "Infra. assembly of eighteen hundred and eighty-four, chapter one hundred and nine, approved April third, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, and creating a new county with different boundaries with the name of Sierra, and for other purposes," approved March seventeenth, nineteen hundred and nine, and is known as chapter sixty-one of the acts passed by said thirty-eighth legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, is hereby disapproved and declared null and of no effect.

Approved, May 10, 1910.

[No. 25.) Joint Resolution Disapproving certain laws of the territorial legislative assembly of New Mexico.

May 10, 1910.

(S. J. Res. 93.) [Pub. Res., No. 30.]

New Mexico.
Legislative act re-

Resolved by the Senate and lIouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act of the thirtyeighth legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico entitled lating to sierra Coun“An act to amend an act of the thirty-eighth legislative assembly Supra. entitled 'An act to abolish the county of Sierra created by the legislative assembly of eighteen hundred and eighty-four, chapter one hundred and nine, approved April the third, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, and creating a new county with different boundaries with the name of Sierra, and for other purposes,”” approved March seventeenth, nineteen hundred and nine, and known as chapter seventyeight of the acts passed by said thirty-eighth legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, is hereby disapproved and declared null and of no effect.

Approved, May 10, 1910.

(No. 26.) Joint Resolution To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for print May 11, 1910.

[H. J. Res. 206.) ing and binding for the Treasury Department for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten, and for other purposes.

[Pub. Res., N. 31.] Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby appro- pheticiency appro

priations. priated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the following sums:

PRINTING AND BINDING, TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

Treasury Depart

ment. For printing and binding, to be done at the Government Printing Printing and bindOffice, for the Treasury Department for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten, sixty-five thousand dollars.

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Hancock Robinson.
Services,

The Secretary of the Senate is hereby authorized and directed to

to Hancock Robinson, clerk to the Honorable Le Roy Percy, of Mississippi, from February the twenty-sixth to March the fourteenth, nineteen hundred and ten, for clerical services rendered, from the appropriation for salaries of officers, clerks, messengers and others in the service of the Senate, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten.

For expenses of inquiries and investigations ordered by the Senate, Inquiries and invesincluding compensation to stenographers to committees, at such rate as may be fixed by the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent

tigations.

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