Investigation of Panama Canal Matters: Hearings Before the Committee on Interoceanic Canals of the United States Senate in the Matter of the Senate Resolution Adopted January 9, 1906, Providing for an Investigation of Matters Relating to the Panama Canal, Etc. [Jan. 11, 1906-Feb. 12, 1907]
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1907 - Panama Canal (Panama)
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Page 354 - Canal and auxiliary works, and all provisions, medicines, clothing, supplies and other things necessary and convenient for the officers, employees, workmen and laborers in the service and employ of the United States and for their families.
Page 912 - That until the expiration of the present session of Congress, unless provision for the temporary government of the said territories be sooner made by Congress, all the military, civil, and judicial powers exercised by the officers of the existing government of the same...
Page 912 - Until Congress shall provide for the government of such islands all the civil, judicial and military powers exercised by the officers of the existing government in said islands shall be vested in such person or persons and shall be exercised in such manner as the President of the United States shall direct; and the President shall have power to remove said officers and fill the vacancies so occasioned.
Page 354 - The United States may import at any time into the said zone and auxiliary lands, free of custom duties, imposts, taxes, or other charges, and without any restrictions, any and all vessels, dredges, engines, cars, machinery, tools, explosives, materials, supplies, and other articles necessary and convenient in the construction, maintenance, operation, sanitation and protection of the Canal...
Page 403 - ... have covenanted and agreed, and by these presents do covenant and agree, to and with each other as follows: First. The...
Page 724 - ... concerns the United States, entire freedom of voting at elections held in the Republic of Panama and its provinces or municipalities at such places outside of the Canal Zone as may be fixed by the Republic and under such conditions as the Republic may determine; but nothing herein is to be construed as intending to limit the power of the Republic to exclude or restrict the right of such citizens to vote as it may be deemed judicious.
Page 546 - June 1, 190-1,1 filled the various offices of assistant second vice-president, assistant general manager, and general manager of the Illinois Central Railroad Company and the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company. They were two corporations that were owned by the same parties.
Page 205 - Nothing contained in this article shall affect the principle that the offences to which it refers shall be defined, prosecuted and punished in conformity with the domestic law of a Party.
Page 884 - DEAR SIR : I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letter of January 3, requesting certain information in the matter of an oil pipe line across the Isthmus of Panama. In reply you are respectfully informed that this is a matter now in the hands of the Secretary of War, and I therefore have referred your inquiry to him. Very respectfully, TP SHONTS, Chairman.
Page 477 - ... they are. If it is not extended, more offshore oil revenues will be used. The National Park Service and other agencies could set up their own system of fees and they say they think they can get as much money that way as would arise by extending the golden eagle. So feewise, it is six of one and half a dozen of the other. Mr. DAVIS. Thank you, sir. If the Interior Department is allowed to publish information about the golden eagle pass as provided in S. 2315 so that the public at large as well...