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62D CONGRESS, | HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

1st Session.

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REPORT
No. 85.

BRIDGE ACROSS ROCK RIVER NEAR COLONA FERRY, ILL

JULY 29, 1911.—Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed.

Mr. HAMILTON of Michigan, from the Committee on Interstate and

Foreign Commerce, submitted the following

REPORT.

[To accompany H. R. 8146.]

The Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 8146) to construct a bridge across Rock River at or near Colona Ferry, in the State of Illinois, having considered the same, report thereon with a recommendation that it pass.

The bill has the approval of the War Department, as will appear by the indorsements attached and which are made a part of this report.

(Second indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT,
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS,

Washington, May 9, 1911. 1. Respectfully returned to the

Secretary of War. 2. The accompanying bill (H. R. 8146, 62d Cong., 1st sess.), to authorize the mastruction of a bridge across Rock River, near Colona Ferry, Ill., is in the usual form and makes ample provision for the protection of navigation interests.

3 So far as those interests are concerned, I know of no objection to its faroratie consideration by Congress.

W. H. Bixby, Chief of Engineers, United States Army. [Third indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT, May 10, 1911. Respectfully returned to the chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreign Com merce, inviting attention to the foregoing report of the Chief of Engineers, l'nited States Army.

ROBERT SHAW OLIVER,

Assistant Secretary of War.

CONGRESS

BRIDGE ACROSS ST. CROIX RIVER, WIS. AND MINN.

JULY 29, 1911.-Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed.

Mr. RICHARDSON, from the Committee on Interstate and Foreign

Commerce, submitted the following

REPORT.

[To accompany H. R. 5138.]

The Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 5138) permitting the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway Co. to construct, maintain, and operate a railroad bridge across the St. Croix River between the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota, having considered the same, report thereon with a recommendation that it pass.

The bill has the approval of the War Department, as will appear by the indorsements attached and which are made a part of this report.

(Second indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT,
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS,

Washington, April 21, 1911. Respectfully returned to the Secretary of War.

The accompanying bill (H. R. 5138, 62d Cong., 1st sess.), to authorize the construction of a bridge across St. Croix River between the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota, is in the usual form and makes ample provision for the protection of navigation interests.

So far as those interests are concerned, I know of no objection to its favorable consideration by Congress.

W. H. Bixby, Chief of Engineers, United States Army.

(Third indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT, April 22, 1911. Respectfully returned to the chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, inviting attention to the foregoing report of the Chief of Engineers, United States Army.

ROBERT SHAW OLIVER,

Assistant Secretary of War. O

62D CONGRESS, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

1st Session.

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BRIDGE ACROSS ST. CROIX RIVER, WIS. AND MINY.

JULY 29, 1911.-Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed.

Mr. STEVENS of Minnesota, from the Committee on Interstate and

Foreign Commerce, submitted the following

REPORT.

[To accompany H. R. 11321.]

The Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 11321) to authorize the Twin City & Lake Superior Railway Co. to construct a bridge across the St. Croix River between Wisconsin and Minnesota, having considered the same, report thereon with a recommendation that it pass.

The bill has the approval of the War Department, as will appear by the indorsements attached and which are made a part of this report.

(Second indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT,
OFFICE OF The Chief of ENGINEERS,

Washington, June 13, 1911. 1. Respectfully returned to the Secretary of War.

2. The accompanying bill (H. R. 11321, 62d Cong., 1st sess.), to authorize the construction of a bridge across St. Croix River, Wis. and Minn., is in the usual form and makes ample provision for the protection of navigation interests.

3. So far as those interests are concerned, I know of no objection to its favorable consideration by Congress.

Ewd. BIRR, Acting Chief of Engineet

(Third indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT, June 14, 19:1. Respectfully returned to the chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreign Cross merce, House of Representatives, inviting attention to the foregoing report of the Chief of Engineers, United States Army.

ROBERT SHAW OLIVER,

Assistant Secretary of Wa.

CONGRESS

BRIDGE ACROSS ST. CROIX RIVER, WIS. AND MINN.

JULY 29, 1911.-Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Esch, from the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce,

submitted the following

REPORT.

[To accompany H. R. 11723.)

„pass.

The Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 11723) permitting the building of a railroad bridge across the St. Croix River between the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota, having considered the same, report thereon with amendment and as so amended recommend that it

The bill as amended bas the approval of the War Department, as will appear by the indorsements attached, and which are made a part of this report.

Amend the bill as follows:

Insert, after the word “point,” on page 1, line 7, the words “ suitable to the interests of navigation."

Strike out, in line 2, page 2, the words “ eighteen hundred and ninety-six ” and insert in lieu thereof the words “nineteen hundred and six.

Strike out, in line 5, page 2, the word “two” and insert in lieu thereof the word "three.'

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(Second indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT,
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS,

Washington, June 23, 1911. Respectfully returned to the Secretary of War with recommendation that the accompanying bill (H. R. 11723, 62d Cong., 1st sess.) to authorize the construction of a bridge across St. Croix River, Wis. and Minn., be amended as indicated in red thereon.

As thus amended, the bill will be in the usual form, and I know of no objection to its favorable consideration by Congress, so far as the interests of navigation are concerned.

EwD. BURR,

Acting Chief of Engineers. HR-62-1-vol 1-69

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(Third indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT, June 24, 1911. Respectfully returned to the chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreigo Commerce, House of Representatives, inviting attention to the foregoing report of the Acting Chief of Engineers, United States Army, and to the accompanying ropy of amended bill referred to.

ROBERT SHAW OLIVER,

Acting Secretary of War. O

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