History of the Panama Canal: Its Construction and Builders
Historical Publishing Company, 1915 - Canals - 539 pages
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Page 512 - That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to borrow on the credit of the United States from time to time, as the proceeds may be required to defray expenditures authorized by this Act...
Page 494 - ... if both Governments, or either Government, should deem that the persons or company undertaking or managing the same adopt or establish such regulations concerning the traffic thereupon as are contrary to the spirit and intention of this convention, either by making unfair discriminations in favor of the commerce of one of the contracting parties over the commerce of the other, or by imposing oppressive exactions or unreasonable tolls upon the passengers, vessels, goods, wares, merchandise or...
Page 496 - The canal shall never be blockaded, nor shall any right of war be exercised nor any act of hostility be committed within it. The United States, however, shall be at liberty to maintain such military police along the canal as may be necessary to protect it against lawlessness and disorder.
Page 498 - Treaty shall be ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof , and by His Britannic Majesty; and the ratifications shall be exchanged at Washington or at London at the earliest possible time within six months from the date hereof.
Page 236 - States is authorized to acquire within a reasonable time the control of the necessary territory of the Republic of Colombia...
Page 245 - ... enters into arrangements with any water carrier operating from a port in the United States to a foreign country, through the Panama Canal or otherwise, for the handling of through business between interior points of the United States and such foreign country, the Interstate Commerce Commission may require such railway to enter into similar arrangements with any' or all other lines of steamships operating from said port to the same foreign country.
Page 243 - If any of the persons appointed or employed as aforesaid shall be persons in the military or naval service of the United States, the amount of the official salary paid to any such person shall be deducted from the amount of salary or compensation provided by or which shall be fixed under the terms of this Act.
Page 246 - An Act to provide for the opening, maintenance, protection, and operation of the Panama Canal and the sanitation and government of the Canal Zone,
Page 514 - States or corporations organised and chartered under the laws of the United States or of any State thereof, the President and managing directors of which shall be citizens of the United States and no others, may be registered as directed in this title.
Page 244 - June eighteenth, nineteen hundred and ten: " '(a)To establish physical connection between the lines of the rail carrier and the dock of the water carrier by directing the rail carrier to make suitable connection...