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February 6, 1905. [S. J. R. 88.]

[Pub. Res., No. 14.]

nesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

Condemned cannon granted to.

[No. 15.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to furnish a condemned cannon to the board of regents of the University of Minnesota, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, to be placed on campus as a memorial to students of said university who served in Spanish war.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United University of Min- States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized to deliver to the board of regents of the University of Minnesota, at Minneapolis, Minnesota, if the same can be done without detriment to the public service, one condemned twelve-pound bronze field gun, of a weight not to exceed one thousand eight hundred pounds, as he may deem proper, to be placed on the campus of said university as a memorial to the former students of the university who served in the Army and Navy of the United States No expense to United during the war with Spain: Provided, That the United States shall incur no expense by reason of the passage of this Act.

Proviso.

States.

February 9, 1905.
I. J. R. 185.]

[Pub. Res., No. 15.]

Census Office.
Cotton statistics.

Vol. 32, p. 52.

Approved, February 6, 1905.

[No. 16.] Joint Resolution Authorizing and directing the Director of the Census to collect and publish additional statistics.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Director of the Census be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to collect and publish in connection with the ginners' reports of cotton production provided for in section nine of an Act of Congress entitled "An Act to provide for a permanent Census Office, approved March sixth, Consumption of, etc. nineteen hundred and two," statistics of the consumption of cotton, the surplus of cotton held by the manufacturers, and the quantity of cotton exported, the statistics to be summarized as of September first each year so as to show the cotton production and consumption of the preceding year.

Semimonthly re-.

ports.

Marriage and di

vorce.

Statistics of.

Proviso.

Use of statistics now collected.

February 15, 1905. [H. J. R. 184.]

[Pub. Res., No. 16.]

Condemned cannon

Guards' armory at.

And the Director of the Census shall make semimonthly publication of the amount of cotton ginned in lieu of the monthly reports which he now makes.

That the Director of the Census be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to collect and publish the statistics of and relating to marriage and divorce in the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia since January first, eighteen hundred and eightyseven: Provided, That such statistics as now required by law to be collected be used so far as it is practicable to do so. Approved, February 9, 1905.

[No. 17.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to furnish a condemned cannon to the armory at Saint Paul, Minnesota, to construct a memorial tablet.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Saint Paul, Minn. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War donated to National be, and is hereby, authorized to deliver to the armory board of the armory of the National Guards at Saint Paul, Minnesota, if the same can be done without detriment to the public service, one condemned twelve-pound bronze field gun, of a weight not to exceed one thousand eight hundred pounds, as he may deem proper, to be used in the erection and construction of a memorial tablet in said armory to commemorate the sacrifices of the various members of the military organizations using said armory who died while in the service of the United States: Provided, That the donation shall be without expense to the United States.

Proviso.

No expense to United States.

Approved, February 15, 1905.

[No. 18.] Joint Resolution For appointment of a member of Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.

February 15, 1905. [H. J. R. 218.]

[Pub. Res., No. 17.]

National Home for Disabled Volunteer

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Edwin P. Hammond, of Indiana, be, and he is hereby, appointed as a member of the Board of Soldiers. Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers of the appointed to Board of United States, to fill out the unexpired term of George W. Steele, Managers of. resigned, which term expires April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and

eight.

Approved, February 15, 1905.

Edwin P. Hammond

[No. 19.] Joint Resolution Providing for an extension of time for completing the highway bridge and approaches across the Potomac River at Washington, District of Columbia.

February 18, 1905. [S. J. R. 65.]

[Pub. Res., No. 18.]

Time extended for

River.

Vol. 31, p. 772.
Time of construc-

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the time for completing the District of Columbia. construction of the highway bridge and approaches across the Potomac building highway River authorized by section twelve of the Act of Congress approved bridge across Potomac February twelfth, nineteen hundred and one, entitled "An Act to provide for eliminating certain grade crossings on the line of the Balti- tion. more and Potomac Railroad Company, in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, and requiring said company to depress and elevate its tracks, and to enable it to relocate parts of its railroad therein, and for other purposes," as amended by the District of Columbia appropriation Act approved July first, nineteen hundred and two, be, and is hereby, extended to February twelfth, nineteen hundred and six.

Approved, February 18, 1905.

Vol.

amended.

82,

p. 598,

[No. 20.] Joint Resolution To provide for the removal of snow and ice from the cross walks and gutters of the District of Columbia.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of five thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the removal of snow and ice from the cross walks and gutters in the District of Columbia; one-half of said sum to be paid out of the revenues of the District of Columbia and the other half out of the Treasury of the United States. Approved, February 20, 1905.

February 20, 1905. [H. J. R. 218.] [Pub. Res., No. 19.]

District of Columbia. moval of snow and ice from cross walks, etc.

Appropriation for re

Ante, p, 1280.

[No. 21.] Joint Resolution Providing for the publication of the annual reports and bulletins of the hygienic laboratory and of the yellow fever institute of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service.

February 24, 1905.
[H. J. R. 216.]
[Pub. Res., No. 20.]

Public Health and

Bulletins of hy

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be printed Marine-Hospital Sereach year the bulletins of the hygienic laboratory, not exceeding ten vice. in number in any one year, and of the yellow fever institute of the gienic laboratory and Public Health and Mariue-Hospital Service of the United States, not yellow fever institute exceeding five in number in any one year, in such editions, not exceeding five thousand copies in any one year, as the interests of the Government and the public may require, subject to the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury.

to be printed.

Annual report of Surgeon-General.

SEC. 2. That there shall be printed each year four thousand copies of the annual report of the Surgeon-General of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service, bound in cloth, to be distributed by the Surgeon-General.

Approved, February 24, 1905.

February 28, 1905.

[H. J. R. 217.]

[Pub. Res., No. 21.]

Battle flags. Return oi, authorized.

[No. 22.] Joint Resolution To return to the proper authorities certain Union and Confederate battle flags.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized to deliver to the proper authorities of the respective States in which the regiments which bore these colors were organized certain Union and Confederate battle flags now in the custody of the War Department, for such final disposition as the aforesaid proper authorities may determine.

Approved, February 28, 1905.

March 3, 1905. [S. J. R. 92.] [Pub. Res., No. 22.]

Congress.

its Eighth Congress in

[No. 23.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the President to extend to the International Prison Congress an invitation to hold the Eighth International Prison Congress in the United States.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United International Prison States of America in Congress assembled, That the President be, and Invitation to hold is hereby, authorized and requested to extend to the International United States author. Prison Congress an invitation to hold the Eighth International Prison Congress in the United States at such a time and place as may be determined by the executive committee of that congress, known as the International Prison Commission.

ized.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

March 3, 1905. [S. J. R. 101.]

[Pub. Res., No. 23.]

public.
cannon donated to.

[No. 24.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver a condemned cannon to the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United National Encamp States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War ment Grand Army Re- is hereby authorized to deliver to the order of Charles Burrows, Condemned bronze quartermaster-general of the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, one dismounted condemned bronze cannon used in the late civil war, to be used by the said Grand Army of the Republic for the purpose of furnishing official badges of the order: Provided, That no expense shall be caused to the United States through the delivery of said condemned cannon. Approved, March 3, 1905.

Proviso.

No expense.

March 8, 1905. [H. J. R. 193.]

[Pub. Res., No. 24.]

Bureau of Animal

Industry.

[No. 25.] Joint Resolution Providing for the publication of three thousand copies of Bulletin Numbered Twenty-seven of the Bureau of Animal Industry, entitled "Information concerning the Angora goat."

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be printed three Bulletin on Infor- thousand copies of Bulletin Numbered Twenty-seven of the Bureau of Animal Industry, entitled "Information concerning the Angora goat,”

mation concerning the Angora goat.

the same to be first revised under the supervision of the Secretary of Revised edition ordered printed. Agriculture, one thousand copies for the use of the House of Repre- Distribution. sentatives, five hundred for the use of the Senate, and one thousand five hundred for the use of the Department of Agriculture. Approved, March 3, 1905.

[No. 26.] Joint Resolution To authorize the President of the United States to convey to the foreign governments participating in the Louisiana Purchase Exposition the grateful appreciation of the Government and the people of the United States.

March 3, 1905.

[H. J. R. 208.]

[Pub. Res., No. 25.]

Louisiana Purchase
Exposition.
Grateful acknowl-
edgments to foreign

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized, in such form and manner as he shall deem most suitable, to convey to the foreign govern- governments partici ments represented at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition the grateful pating in, authorized. appreciation of this Government and of the people of the United States of America for the invaluable aid contributed by such governments to the success of said exposition and for their friendly participation in the commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the purchase of the territory of Louisiana, one of the most important international events in the history of the United States. Approved, March 3, 1905.

[No. 27.] Joint Resolution To print a second and revised edition of the. Third Annual Report of the United States Reclamation Service.

1 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be authorized and directed to have prepared, and the Public Printer to print as soon as may be practicable, a second and revised edition, with necessary illustrations, of the Third Annual Report of the Reclamation Service, House of Representatives Document Numbered Twenty-eight, Fifty-eighth Congress, third session, the edition to be six thousand copies, of which one thousand are to be bound in form similar to the preceding reports of the service; and of that entire edition one thousand five hundred shall be for the use of the Senate, two thousand five hundred for the use of the House of Representatives, and two thousand for distribution by the Director of the Geological Survey.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

March 3, 1905.

[S. J. R. 98.] [Pub. Res., No. 26.]

Reclamation Service. Third Annual Report. Printing ordered.

Revised edition of

Distribution.

[No. 28.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Commission to revise the laws of the United States to incorporate in its final report the criminal and penal laws and the judiciary title heretofore reported by said Commission.

March 3, 1905. [S. J. R. 107.] [Pub. Res., No. 27.]

Commission to Revise the Laws. Incorporation of rereport authorized.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Commission to Revise the Criminal and Penal Laws of the United States be, and is hereby, authorized and required to incorporate in its final report of cent laws in final the revision of the general and permanent laws of the United States, the criminal and penal laws and the judiciary title heretofore reported by said Commission, as changed or modified by any Act or Acts passed since the date of the making of said reports.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

March 3, 1905. [S. J. R. 109.]

[Pub. Res., No. 28.]

printed. Distribution.

[No. 29.] Joint Resolution To print the report of the Eighth International Geographic Congress.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Eighth International States of America in Congress assembled, That the Public Printer be Geogport of, ordered authorized and directed to print the report of the Eighth International Geographic Congress, held in the United States in September, nineteen hundred and four, the edition to consist of the usual number for the use of the Senate and House of Representatives and one thousand five hundred copies to be bound for the use of the Eighth International Geographic Congress.

Approved, March 3, 1905

March 3, 1905. [S. J. R. 115.]

[Pub. Res., No. 29.]

Park.

[No. 30.] Joint Resolution Accepting the recession by the State of California of the Yosemite Valley Grant and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove in the Yosemite National Park.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Yosemite National States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby approAppropriation for priated from any moneys in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, improvement, etc., of. for the management, protection, and improvement of the Yosemite National Park, to be expended under the supervision of the Secretary of the Interior, the sum of twenty thousand dollars.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

March 3, 1905, [S. J. R. 116.]

[Pub. Res., No. 30.]

nies.

expenses of.

[No. 31.] Joint Resolution To enable the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives to pay the necessary expenses of the inaugural ceremonies of the President of the United States March fourth, nineteen hundred and five.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Inaugural ceremo States of America in Congress assembled, That to enable the Secretary Appropriation for of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives to pay the necessary expenses of the inaugural ceremonies of the President of the United States March the fourth, nineteen hundred and five, in accordance with such program as may be adopted by the joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives, appointed under a concurrent resolution of the two houses, including the pay for extra police three days, at three dollars per day, there is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated two thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, in addition to the sum appropriated by the joint resolution approved January thirty-first, nineteen hundred and five, the same to be immediately available.

Ante, p. 1280.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

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[No. 32.] Joint Resolution Permitting Ying Hsing Wen and Ting Chia Chen, of China, to receive instruction at the Military Academy at West Point.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, authorized to permit Ying Hsing Wen and Ting Chia Chen, of China, to receive instruction at the Military Academy at West Point: Provided, That no expense shall be caused to the United States thereby; and that the said Ying Hsing Wen and Ting Chia Chen shall agree to comply fully with all regulations for the

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