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THE

STATUTES AT LARGE

OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

FROM

NOVEMBER, 1903, TO MARCH, 1905;

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OF THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS,

AND

RECENT TREATIES, CONVENTIONS, AND EXECUTIVE

PROCLAMATIONS.

EDITED, PRINTED, AND PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF CONGRESS,

UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

VOL. XXXIII.-PART 1.
PUBLIC ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS.

WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE..

· 1905.

LIST

OF THE

PUBLIC ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS

CONTAINED IN THIS VOLUME.

PART ONE.

ACTS OF THE FIFTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.

STATUTE I.-1903.

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(ingressional mileage, etc. Joint resolution making immediately available the appropriations for

mileage of Senators and Members of the House of Representatives, and for other purposes.
November 12, 1903...

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STATUTE II.-1903–1904. (utan reciprocity. An act to carry into effect a convention between the United States and the

Republic of Cuba, signed on the eleventh day of December, in the year nineteen hundred

and two. December 17, 1903 Louisiana Purchase Exposition copyrights. An act to afford protection to exhibitors of foreign

literary, artistic, or musical works at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition. January 7, 1904.. Verican boll-weevil extermination. An act to amend the act entitled "An act making appropria

tions for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen

hundred and four," approved March third, nineteen hundred and three. January 15, 1904. Remoriny snow and ice, District of Columbia. An act making appropriations for clearing the Poto

mac River of ice and for the removal of snow and ice in the District of Columbia. January

15, 1904.. Bridge, Mississippi River. An act to supplement and amend an act entitled "An act to authorize

the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River, at or near Grays Point, Missouri;'

approved January twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and one. January 18, 1904..
Arizona, road bond issue. An act to enable the city of Phoenix, the town of Tempe, and the town

Vesa, all in Maricopa County, Arizona Territory, severally to issue the bonds of said
municipalities for the purpose of aiding in the construction of a freighting and wagon road
from any convenient point in the Salt River Valley to the Salt River reservoir dam site in

Maricopa County, Arizona. January 21, 1904..
Triatrict of Columbia, Columbian College charter. An act supplemental to the act of February ninth,

eighteen hundred and twenty-one, incorporating the Columbian College in the District of

Columbia, and the acts amendatory thereof. January 23, 1904....
District of Columbia, Pintech Compressing Company. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to

permit the Pintech Compressing Company to lay pipes in certain streets in the city of Wash

ington," approved May nineteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six. January 25, 1904.. Port of entry, Chester, Pa. An act making Chester, Pennsylvania, a subport of entry. January

25, 1904 Perforated Congressional franks. An act to amend an act entitled "An act providing for public

printing and binding and the distribution of public documents." January 30, 1904.. Appraiser, Pittsburg, Pa. An act providing for the appointment of a customs appraiser at Pitts

burg, Pennsylvania. January 30, 1904 Bridge, Saint Francis River. An act to authorize the county of Poinsett, in the State of Arkansas,

to construct a bridge across the Saint Francis River at or near the town of Marked Tree, in

said county and State. February 2, 1904
District of Columbia, sidewalks. An act in relation to business streets in the District of Columbia.

February 2, 1904.
District of Columbia, dental practice. An act to amend an act entitled "An act for the regulation

of the practice of dentistry in the District of Columbia, and for the protection of the people
from empiricism in relation thereto," approved June sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-

two. February 5, 1904 ..
Varal officer, Chicago, Il. An act providing for an additional officer in the district of Chicago, in
the collection district of Indiana and Illinois. February 6, 1904..

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District of Columbia, harbor regulations. An act to ameng section eight hundred and ninety-five

of the code of law for the District of Columbia. February 8, 1904. United States courts, Minnesota. . An act to amend an act entitled "An act providing the terms and

places of holding the courts of the United States in the district of Minnesota, and for other

purposes,'' approved April twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety. February 9, 1904. Districl of Columbia, reservation 32. An act to transfer jurisdiction of reservation numbered thirty

two, in the city of Washington, District of Columbia. February 10, 1904.. District of Columbia, snow and ice. An act to provide for the removal of snow and ice from the

sidewalks of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. February 10, 1904. District of Columbia, height of buildings. An act to amend an act to regulate the height of build

ings in the District of Columbia. February 16, 1904.. District of Columbia, naming streets. An act to name streets, avenues, alleys, highways, and reser

vations in that part of the District of Columbia outside of the city of Washington, and for

other purposes. February 16, 1904.. Appropriations, urgent deficiencies. An act making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies

in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four,

and for prior years, and for other purposes. February 18, 1904. Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minn. An to authorize the sale of a part of what is known as

the Red Lake Indian Reservation, in the State of Minnesota. February 20, 1904.. United States courts, Martinsburg, W. Pa. An act providing for the holding of an additional term

of court in the northern district of West Virginia, at Martinsburg, West Virginia. Feb

ruary 24, 1904.. District of Columbia, resubdividing lots. An act to authorize the resubdivision of lots or blocks in

the District of Columbia. February 26, 1904..
Vermont war claims. An act to enable the Secretary of the Treasury to pay the State of Vermont

money appropriated by the act of Congress of July first, nineteen hundred and two, and to
adjust mutual claims between the United States and the State of Vermont. February

26, 1904.
Oregon, dispossessed homesteaders. An act for the relef of settlers on lands in Sherman County, in

the State of Oregon. February 26, 1904. Dam, Mississippi River. An act permitting the building of a dam across the Mississippi River at

or near the village of Sauk Rapids, Benton County, Minnesota. February 26, 1904.. Bridge, Missouri River. An act to authorize the Saint Joseph and Grand Island Railway Com

pany, in the reconstruction of the bridge across the Missouri River at or near Saint Joseph,

Missouri, to lower said bridge and to shorten the draw spans thereof. February 26, 1904. Fort Griswold Park, Conn., obsolete ordnance. An act donating gun carriages to the Connecticut

commissioners for the care and preservation of Fort Griswold. February 26, 1904. Bridge, Ouachita River. An act to authorize the Little Rock and Monroe Railway Company to

construct, maintain, and use a bridge across the Ouachita River, in the State of Louisiana,

at a point between Quachita City and the mouth of Bayou Loutre. February 26, 1904... Dam, etc., Mississippi River. An act to amend an act granting to the Keokuk and Hamilton Water

Power Company right to construct and maintain a dam, and so forth, approved February

eighth, nineteen hundred and one. February 26, 1904..
Bridge, Tombigbee River. An act to authorize the Mobile and West Alabama Railroad Company

to construct and maintain a bridge across the Tombigbee River between the counties of
Clarke and Choctaw, Alabama, in section seven, township nine, range one west, of Saint

Stephens meridian. February 29, 1904.
Census of manufactures. An act to authorize the Director of the Census to cooperate with the

secretary of state of the State of Michigan and with officials of other States in taking the

census of manufactures. March 1, 1904..
Iowa war claims. An act for the relief of the State of Iowa. March 3, 1904.
Osage River, navigation limit. An act defining the limit of navigation of the Osage River in the

State of Missouri. March 4, 1901....
Public lands, entry affidavits, etc. An act to amend the act of Congress of March eleventh, nine-

teen hundred and two, relating to homesteads. March 4, 1904..
United States courts, appeale, Beaumont; Ter. An act to provide for appeals, writs of error, and

other appellate proceedings from the circuit and district courts of Beaumont, in the eastern

district of Texas. March 4, 1904...
District of Columbia, ice, Potomac River. An act making an appropriation for clearing the Potomac

River of ice. March 5, 1904.
United States courts, Marietta, Ind. T. An act establishing a United States court at Marietta, Indian

Territory. March 7, 1904..
Bridge, Missouri Rirer. An act authorizing the Yankton, Norfolk and Southern Railway Company

to construct a combined railroad, wagon, and foot-passenger bridge across the Missouri

River at or near the city of Yankton, South Dakota." March 9, 1901..
Bridge, Black Warrior River. An act to authorize the Mobile and West Alabama Railroad Com-

pany to construct and maintain a bridge across the Black Warrior River, in Tuscaloosa
County, Alabama, in section three, township twenty-one south, range nine west of Hunts-

ville meridian. March 9, 1904...
Public lands, correcting errors in entries. An act relating to applications, declaratory statements,

entries, and final proofs under the homestead and other land laws, and to confirm the same
in certain cases when made outside of the land district within which the land is situated.

March 9, 1904..
Montana University, lands. An act granting additional lands adjacent to the site of the University

of Montana to the State of Montana for the uses of said university. March 9, 1904.....

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Page. Rights of way, pipe lines, Indian lands. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to grant right of way for pipe lines through Indian lands. March 11, 1904..

65 Rairoad franchises, Indian Territory, sule. An act permitting the Kiowa, Chickasha and Fort

Smith Railway Company to sell and convey its railroad and other property in the Indian
Territory to the Eastern Oklahoma Railway Company, and the Eastern Oklahoma Railway
Company to lease all its railroad and other property in the Indian Territory to the Atchison,
Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company, and thereafter to sell its railroad and other prop-

erty to said the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company. March 11, 1904.. 66 Dam, Vississippi River. An act permitting the building of a dam across the Mississippi River

between the counties of Wright and Sherburne, in the State of Minnesota. March 12, 1904., 66 Appropriations, diplomatic and consular. An act making appropriations for the diplomatic and

consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred, and five. March 12, 1904..

67 Indian Territory, bail in criminal cases. An act authorizing bail in criminal cases upon appeal'in the courts of Indian Territory. March 14, 1904.

80 Bridge, Monongahela River. An act to authorize the Mercantile Bridge Company to construct a

bridge over the Monongahela River, Pennsylvania, from a point in the borough of North Charleroi, Washington County, to a point in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County. March 14, 1904.

80 Bridge, Monongahela River. An act to authorize the Charleroi and Monessen Bridge Company to construct a bridge over the Monongahela River. March 14, 1904..

82 Winthrop, Mass., land donated. An act to authorize the conveyance to the town of Winthrop,

Massachusetts, for perpetual use as a public road, of a certain tract of land. March 15, 1904. 82 Bridges, Minnesota River.An act to authorize the construction of bridges across a portion of the Minnesota River in the State of Minnesota. March 15, 1904..

83 Pitic lands, Dickinson district, North Dakota. An act creating an additional land office in the State of North Dakota. March 16, 1904..

83 Bridge, Tennessee River. An act to authorize the Chicago, Saint Louis and New Orleans Railroad

Company to construct a bridge across the Tennessee River near Gilbertsville, Kentucky.
March 17, 1904.

84 Port of delivery, Salt Lake City, Utah. An act to establish a port of delivery at Salt Lake City, Utah. March 18, 1904.

85 Appropriations, legislative, executive, and judicial. An act making appropriations for the legislative,

executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for other purposes. March 18, 1904..

85 Bridge, Missouri

River. An act to amend an act to amend an act to construct a bridge across the Missouri River at a point between Kansas City and Sibley, in Jackson County, March 19, 1904...

142 Fort Missoula, Mont., land donation accepted. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to accept

from the citizens of Missoula, Montana, deeds donating to the United States certain lands

for the enlargement of the military reservation of Fort Missoula, Montana. March 19, 1904. 142 District of Columbia, square 1131 quitclaimed. An act to quitelaim all interest of the United States

of America in and to all of square eleven hundred and thirty-one, in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, to Sidney Bieber, March 19, 1904.

143 Oklahoma, waterworks bond issue. An act ratifying an act of the legislative assembly of the Terri

tory of Oklahoma legalizing the waterworks bond election held by the city of Geary, in said Territory. March 22, 1904..

143 Gradenhutten, Ohio, lands granted. An act granting certain lots in Gnadenhutten, Ohio, to Gnadenhutten special school district. March 22, 1904...

143 Hot Springs, Ark., lands for county buildings. An act to authorize an exchange of sites for the public buildings of Garland County, Arkansas. March 22, 1904....

143 Puldic lands, furnishing transcripts of records. An act to authorize registers and receivers of United

States land offices to furnish transcripts of their records to individuals. March 22, 1904... 144 Had tax, exempting Newfoundland citizens." An act to extend the exemption from head tax to citizens of Newfoundland entering the United States. March 22, 1904..

144 Immediate transportation, Ulica, N. Y. An act constituting Utica, New York, a port of delivery, and for other purposes. March 24, 1904 ...

145 House of Representativer, fuel. An act making an appropriation for fuel for the south wing of the Capitol building March 24, 1904 .

145 Arizoma, insane asylum bond issue. An act to approve and ratify act numbered seventy-three of the legislative assembly of the Territory of Arizona. March 24, 1904.

146 Sabine Lake, Teras, channel. An act directing the Secretary of War to expend one hundred and

twenty-five thousand dollars heretofore appropriated for a channel through Sabine Lake, Texas. March 25, 1904...

149 Bridge, Red Rirer of the North. An act providing for the construction of a bridge across the Red River of the North at Fargo, North Dakota, March 25, 1904

150 Bitter Rovt Valley, Montana, land patents confirmed. An act to confirm and validate patents to cer

tain lands situated in the Bitter Root Valley, State of Montana, above the mouth of the
Lo Lo Fork of the Bitter Root River. March 25, 1904,

151 Saint Joseph, Mo., land ceded. An act ceding certain land appertaining to the custom-house at Saint Joseph, Missouri, for use as a street. March 28, 1904..

152 United States courts, Green Bay, Wis. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to determine the

sessions of the circuit and district courts of the United States for the eastern district of
Wisconsin," approved March thirty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, chapter twenty-
eight. March 28, 1904

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