United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Cigars furnished employees by manufacturers
Stop watch and bonus in Government work
Baggage of travelers admitted free of duty 1006 Pensions for volunteer army nurses
Conference rp on bill for more operators for radio communication on steamers 1008 Title to lands in Oregon and California Railroad land grant 100...
Jurisdiction of Commerce Court
Status of army officers in aviation service
To permit homestead entry on Fort Niobrara reservation lands 1023 4th International Congress on School Hygiene
Amendment of section 90 of laws relating to judiciary 1025 Conference report on river and harbor appropriation bill 1913
To promote efficiency in Government service 1032 Patents to entrymen for homesteads upon reclamation projects
Conference rp on bill relative to inherited estates in Five Civilized Tribes 1037 Transfer of Fort Thomas Ky to Navy Department
Subway under postoffice in New York City 1039 Postoffice building at Dublin
Public building at Denver Colo
Lease of land in Fort Keogh military reservation Mont 1042 Canal between Lake Erie and Ohio River 1043 Register and enrollment of foreign vessels
Dam across Coosa River
Dams across Clinch River in Grainger Claiborne and Hancock counties Tenn
Bridge across Penobscot River
Dams across Current River in Ripley Carter and Shannon counties
Bridge across Kingston Lake at Conway S C
Site for George Washington memorial building in District of Columbia 1056 Sale of certain lots in Hot Springs
Withdrawals of public lands containing nitrates etc 1058 Exterminating army worm
Replication of House of Representatives to answer of Judge Archbald
Conference report on Military Academy appropriation bill 1913
Right of way across Port Discovery Bay reservation Wash 1129 Messages of interstate telegraph and telephone companies
Conference report on bill for reduction of duties on wool 1131 Libraries United States courts northern district of Ohio 1132 Conference report on le...
Useless papers in Department of Commerce and Labor 1140 Legislative assembly for Alaska
To amend hoursofservice act for railroad employees 1147 New Jersey and New York Joint Harbor Line Commission
Conference report on Agriculture Department appropriation bill 1913
Agricultural entries on oil and gas lands in Utah 1156 To amend act to bridge Mississippi River at Memphis Tenn 1157 Service pension
To establish mining experiment station at Helena Mont 1159 Bridge across Mississippi River at Sartell Minn 1160 To establish lifesaving stations at Li...
To incorporate National Society of Women of Civil War 1170 Grant of land for cemetery near Fort Bidwell Cal 1183 Railroad across certain lands in...
Extension of limits of port of entry of New Orleans La 1185 Conference report on Indian appropriation bill 1913
Right of way through Fort Shafter military reservation Hawaii
To regulate operation of vehicles of Metropolitan Coach Company 1194 Bridge across Little Calumet River at Chicago Ill 1197 Conference report on...
Unallotted tribal lands of Choctaw and Chickasaw nations 1205 Loan of tents to Confederate Veterans reunion 1207 Expenditures in Department of ...
Amendment of meatinspection law relative to use of coloring matter 1227 Bridge across Mississippi River near Baton Rouge La 1228 Foreign purcha...
Construction of four revenue cutters
Terms of district court at Trenton N J 1014 Time of holding district court in eastern and middle districts of Tennessee 1015 Public building at Winsto...
Conference report on army appropriation bill 1913
Bridge across Snake River in Jackson Hole Wyo 1242 Conference report on PostOffice Department appropriation bill 1913
Sale of old postoffice building at Providence R I

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Page 3 - States by rail and water through the Panama Canal or otherwise, the transportation being by a common carrier or carriers, and not entirely within the limits of a single State, the Interstate Commerce Commission shall have jurisdiction of such transportation and of the carriers both by rail and by water, which may or do engage in the same, in the following particulars, in addition to the jurisdiction given by the Act to regulate commerce, as amended June eighteenth, nineteen hundred and ten...
Page 3 - If the contents of the package as originally put up shall have been removed, in whole or in part, and other contents shall have been placed in such package...
Page 14 - If the Interstate Commerce Commission shall be of the opinion that any such existing specified service by water other than through the Panama Canal is being operated in the interest of the public and is of advantage to the convenience and commerce of the people and that such extension will neither exclude, prevent, nor reduce competition on the route by water under consideration...
Page 8 - Columbia as he may deem necessary to repel such invasion, suppress such rebellion, or to enable him to execute such laws...
Page 2 - Vessels built within the United States and belonging wholly to citizens thereof; and vessels which may be captured in war by citizens of the United States and lawfully condemned as prize, or which may be adjudged to be forfeited for a breach of the laws of the United States...
Page 3 - The commission shall have full authority to determine the terms and conditions upon which these connecting tracks, when constructed, shall be operated, and it may, either hi the construction or the operation of such tracks, determine what sum shall be paid to or by either carrier.
Page 1 - Act to regulate commerce to own, lease, operate, control, or have any interest whatsoever (by stock ownership or otherwise, either directly, indirectly, through any holding company, or by stockholders or directors in common, or in any other manner) in any common carrier by water operated through the Panama Canal or elsewhere with which said railroad or other carrier aforesaid does or may compete for traffic...
Page 6 - February 28, 1795, provided, that, " in case of an insurrection in any State against the government thereof, it shall be lawful for the President of the United States, on application of the legislature of such State or of the executive, when the legislature cannot be convened, to call forth such number of the militia of any other State or States, as may be applied for, as he may judge sufficient to suppress such insurrection.
Page 3 - By proportional rates are meant those which differ from the corresponding local rates to and from the port and which apply only to traffic which has been brought to the port or is carried from the port by a common carrier by water.

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