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The Congress, 1911 - Natural resources
 

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Page 112 - Energy in the Executive is a leading character in the definition of good Government. It is essential to the protection of the community against foreign attacks ; it is not less essential to the steady administration of the laws ; to the protection of property against those irregular and high-handed combinations which sometimes interrupt the ordinary course of justice ; to the security of liberty against the enterprises and assaults of ambition, of faction, and of anarchy.
Page 421 - 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 277 - He that planteth a tree is a servant of God, He provideth a kindness for many generations, And faces that he hath not seen shall bless him.
Page 359 - The lands of the State, now owned or hereafter acquired, constituting the forest preserve as now fixed by law, shall be forever kept as wild forest lands. They shall not be leased, sold or exchanged, or be taken by any corporation, public or private, nor shall the timber thereon be sold, removed or destroyed.
Page xi - The annual meeting of this corporation shall be held at such time and place as may be determined by the Executive Committee.
Page 95 - To continue and carry on a system of national and international relief in time of peace and apply the same in mitigating the sufferings caused by pestilence, famine, fire, floods, and other great national calamities, and to devise and carry on measures for preventing the same.
Page 379 - ... there shall be levied and collected annually, for four years, a state tax of one-tenth of one mill for each dollar of the assessed valuation of the taxable property of the state...
Page 109 - But where the law is not prohibited, and is really calculated to effect any of the objects intrusted to the government, to undertake here to inquire into the degree of its necessity, would be to pass the line which circumscribes the judicial department, and to tread on legislative ground.
Page 400 - An act for the protection of the natural mineral springs of the State and to prevent waste and impairment of its natural mineral waters...
Page 288 - AN ACT authorizing the citizens of Colorado, Nevada, and the Territories to fell and remove timber on the public domain for mining and domestic purposes.

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