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The Congress, 1912 - Natural resources

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Page 343 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free...
Page 111 - Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.
Page 245 - Your Flag and my Flag! And, oh, how much it holds — Your land and my land — Secure within its folds ! Your heart and my heart Beat quicker at the sight; Sun-kissed and wind-tossed, Red and blue and white. The one Flag, — the great Flag — the Flag for me and you — Glorified all else beside — the red and white and blue...
Page 103 - It is within the power of man to rid himself of every parasitic disease.
Page 262 - That the objects of the corporation shall be to encourage, in the broadest and most liberal manner, investigation, research, and discovery, and the application of knowledge to the improvement of mankind...
Page 132 - ... how often would I have gathered thee as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not !" — the language of tender and infinite compassion.
Page 262 - for the improvement of social and living conditions in the United States of America.
Page 148 - So far as we can compare vital and physical assets as measured by earning power, the vital assets are three to five times the physical. The facts show that there is as great room for improvement in our vital resources as in our lands, waters, minerals, and forests. This improvement is possible in respect both to the length of life and to freedom from disease during life.
Page 211 - Parting of trains. Locomotives or cars breaking down. Falling from trains, locomotives, or cars. Jumping on or off trains, locomotives, or cars.
Page 78 - Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and perhaps in other States.

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