Reforestation: Hearings Before a Select Committee on Reforestation, United States Senate, Sixty-seventh Congress, Fourth Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 398, to Investigate Problems Relating to Reforestation ...

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Page 381 - That the creation of any obstruction not affirmatively authorized by Congress, to the navigable capacity of any of the waters of the United States is hereby prohibited; and it shall not be lawful to build, or commence the building of any wharf, pier, dolphin, boom, weir, breakwater, bulkhead, jetty, or other structures in any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, canal, navigable river, or other water of the United States, outside established harbor lines, or...
Page 383 - That when the owner of such land or rights pertaining thereto shall fix a price for the same, which, in the opinion of the Secretary of War, shall be reasonable, he may purchase the same at such price without further delay...
Page 348 - An Act to enable any State to cooperate with any other State or States, or with the United States for the protection of the watersheds of navigable streams, and to appoint a commission for the acquisition of lands for the purpose of conserving the navigability of navigable rivers...
Page 375 - The capability of use by the public for purposes of transportation and commerce affords the true criterion of the navigability of a river, rather than the extent and manner of that use. If it be capable in its natural state of being used for purposes of commerce, no matter in what mode the commerce may be conducted, it is navigable in fact, and becomes in law a public river or highway.
Page 362 - This natural construction of the original body of the Constitution is made absolutely certain by the tenth amendment. This amendment, which was seemingly adopted with prescience of just such contention as the present, disclosed the wide-spread fear that the national government might, under the pressure of a supposed general welfare, attempt to exercise powers which had not been granted.
Page 451 - That all salt springs within said State, not exceeding twelve in number, with six sections of land adjoining or as contiguous as may be to each...
Page 452 - ... shall be included in said list and plats; but when the greater part of a sub-division is not of that character, the whole of it shall be excluded therefrom.
Page 362 - This amendment, which was seemingly adopted with prescience of just such contention as the present, disclosed the widespread fear that the national government might, under the pressure of a supposed general welfare, attempt to exercise powers which had not been granted. With equal determination the framers intended that no such assumption should ever find justification in the organic act. and that if in the future further powers seemed necessary they should be granted by the people in the manner...

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