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62D CONGRESS,

1st Session.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. {

REPORT
No. 87.

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

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.

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[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.1

WAR DEPARTMENT,
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS,

Washington, June 19, 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. BURA, Acting Chief of Engineer

(Third indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT, June 14, 1911. Respectfully returned to the chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreign Conmerce, 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.

18t Session.

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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.)

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

pass. The bill as amended has 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.”

(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

(Third indorsement.)

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

ROBERT SHAW OLIVER,

Acting Secretary of War.

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62D CONGRESS | HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

18t Session.

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. {

REPORT
No. 89.

BRIDGE ACROSS ST. FRANCIS RIVER, CLAY COUNTY, ARK.

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

Mr. SABATH, from the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Com

merce, submitted the following

REPORT.

[To accompany H. R. 6098.]

The Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 6098) to authorize the Campbell Lumber Co. to construct a bridge across the St. Francis River from a point in Durklin County, Mo., to a point in Clay County, Ark., 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 24, 1911. 1. Respectfully returned to the Secretary of War.

2. The accompanying bill (H. R. 6098, 62d Cong., 1st sess.) to authorize the construction of a bridge across St. Francis River, Mo. and Ark., 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. BURR, Acting Chief of Engineers.

(Third indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT, April 25, 1911. Respectfully returned to the chairman Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, inviting attention to the foregoing report of the Acting Chief of Engineers, United States Army.

ROBERT SHAW OLIVER,

Assistant Secretary of War. O

62D CONGRESS,

1st Session

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

{ No. 90.

REPORT
No. 90.

TRANSPORTATION OF DUTIABLE MERCHANDISE, ETC.,

BROWNSVILLE, TEX.

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

Mr. RANDELL of Texas, from the Committee on Ways and Means,

submitted the following

REPORT.

[To accompany H. R. 2925.]

The Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred the bill (H. R. 2925) to extend the privileges of the act approved June 10, 1880, to the port of Brownsville, Tex., recommend that it do pase with the following amendment:

In line 3, after the word “privileges," insert the words “of the first section," so that the bill as amended will read as follows:

That the privileges of the first section of the act approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, governing the transportation of dutiable merchandise without appraisement be, and the same are hereby, extended to the port of Brownsville, Texas.

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