River and Harbor Appropriation Bill: Hearings on H. R. 10069 Held Before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors House of Representatives, Sixty-fifth Congress, Second Session, January 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, and 16, 1918

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918 - Harbors - 182 pages
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Page 154 - ... a valid title thereto, the Secretary of War may, in his discretion, cause proceedings to be instituted in the name of the United States for the acquirement by condemnation of said land or easement, and it shall be the duty of the Attorney- General of the United States to institute and conduct such proceedings upon the request of the Secretary of War: Provided, That all expenses of said proceedings and any award that may be made thereunder shall be paid by...
Page 166 - Grays Harbor, inner portion, between Aberdeen and the entrance to said harbor, and Chehalis River, Wash.
Page 53 - This recommendation was approved by the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors and by the Chief of Engineers.
Page 162 - THE COLUMBIA RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES ABOVE CELILO FALLS TO THE MOUTH OF THE SNAKE RIVER, OREGON AND WASHINGTON.
Page 174 - Thank you very much. The committee will stand adjourned. (Thereupon the committee adjourned, to meet at the call of the chairman.) APPENDIX A BILL To promote the rehabilitation of alcoholics and to promote the education of the public with respect to alcoholism Whereas the health of its people is the primary concern of the State of Alabama, and Whereas alcoholism is recognized as a disease and the alcoholic as a sick person, and Whereas the...
Page 154 - States free of cost, and shall be unable for any reason to obtain the same by purchase and acquire a valid title thereto, the Secretary of War may, in his discretion, cause proceedings to be instituted in the name of the United States for the acquirement by condemnation of said land...
Page 154 - War may, in his discretion, cause proceedings to be instituted in the name of the United States for the acquirement by condemnation of said land or easement, and it shall be the duty of the...
Page 155 - General of the United States to institute and conduct such proceedings upon the request of the Secretary of War : Provided, That all expenses of said proceedings and any award that may be made thereunder shall be paid by the said person, company, or corporation, to secure which payment the Secretary of War may require the said person, company, or corporation to execute a proper bond in such amount as he may deem necessary before said proceedings are commenced.
Page 172 - Mr. Chairman, I would like to call attention to one or two items where reports have been received from the district engineer indicating that a small additional amount should be appropriated.
Page 154 - ... shall undertake to secure any land or easement therein, needed in connection with a work of river and harbor improvement duly authorized by Congress, for the purpose of conveying the same to the United States free of cost...

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