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SESSIONS OF THE CONGRESS HAVE BEEN HELD AS FOLLOWS:

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Accidents in Coal Mining, report of committee.

28
Alaskan Mining Laws, report of committee.

28
Auditing Committee, report of...

113
Communications-
E. H. Harriman.

89
John Hayes Hammond.

89
George F. Huff.

90
Mine Inspectors Institute of America.

. 103
W. H. Taft....

. 105
Credentials Committee, report of.

60
Delegates, list of ...

60
Directors, election of

.118
Financial Statement of Secretary

.112
Forestry Committee, report of

36-88
Government Testing Station at Pittsburg, session at

53
Heinze Pickle Company, The H. J., visit to

90
Independent Smelters, encouraged

34
Law for Preventing Mining Frauds

60
Members, annual meeting of

112-118
Members, list of

72
Nominating Committee, report of

118
Prevention of Mining Frauds, report of committee

31
Resolutions Committee, list of

22
Resolutions Committee, reports of

. 41-43-46-47-53-59-60-61-87-88-99-100-109-110
Revision of Mining Laws, report of committee

32
Safety in Coal Mining Operations, report of committee

28
Smelter Rates, report of committee

34
Telegrams-
E. H. Harriman

89
John Hayes Hammond

89
Vertical Side Line Law, report of committee

28

ADDRESSES.

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9

11

Address of Welcome, by Lee S. Smith
Address of Welcome, by Congressman J. F. Burke
Response, by President J. H. Richards.
Response, by Prof. Victor C. Alderson
Response, by Hon. John C. Chaney
Response, by Dr. H. Foster Bain
Response, by Prof. Chas. J. Norwood
Response, by Dr. E. R. Buckley
Response, by Dr. Chas. N. Gould
Response, by Hon. H. H. Lang
Response, by Gov. A. B. Fleming
Response, by Mr. J. L. Steele
Response, by Dr. A. H. Purdue
The Mine Inspectors Institute of America

13
16
17
18
19
19
20
21
24
26
27
103

COMMITTEES.

Committee on Alaskan Mining Laws, report of.
Committee on Credentials, report of
Committee on Forestry, report of
Committee on Nominations, report of
Committee on Protection to Mining Investors, report of
Committee on Resolutions, list of ..

Page

28

60
36-88
.118

31

22

203316

Committee on Revision of Mining Laws, report
Committee on Safety in Coal Mining Operations, report of
Committee on Smelter Rates, report of
Committee on Vertical Side Line Law, report of

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32
28
34
28

SUBJECTS OF RESOLUTIONS.
No. 1-Amending the By-Laws of the American Mining Congress, by

Wm. P. Daniels, of Colorado.
No. 2—Tariff Duty on Zinc Ores, by Col. H. H. Gregg of Missouri.
No. 3—Relating to the Method of Shot-Firing in Coal Mines, by

Peter Hanraty, of Oklahoma.
No. 4-Tariff Duty on Lead Ores, by Col. A. G. Brownlee, of

Colorado.
No. 5-Loss of Life in Coal Mining Operations, by Geo. J. Bancroft,

of Colorado.
No. 6-Work of the Geological Survey, by Geo. J. Bancroft, of

Colorado.
No. 7-Standardizing Electrical Practice in Mining, by David B.

Rushmore, of New York.
No. 8-Co-operation Between American Mining Congress and Amer-

ican institute of Mining Engineers, by D. B. Rushmore, of

New York.
No. 9--Coal Tax for Benefit of Injured Miners and Families, by

J. G. McHenry, of Pennsylvania.
No. 10-Revision of Coal Land Laws in Alaska, by Geo. M. Esterly,

of Alaska.
No. 11-Legislation to Prevent Accidents in Coal Mines, by H.

Baumann, of Pennsylvania.
No. 12—Prevention of Mine Accidents, by T. Wilson Henderson, of

Pennsylvania and M. Duffy of Oklahoma.
No. 13-Prevention of Frauds in Mining, by Wm. P. Daniels, of

Colorado.
No. 14-Government Inquiry Into Rates on Coal, by J. W. Dawson, of

West Virginia.
No. 15-Prevention of Mine Accidents, by David Ross, of Illinois.
No. 16—Method of Disposition of Public Lands, by William Benton,

of Wyoming.
No. 17-Federal Aid for Mining Schools and Departments, by A. H.

Purdue, of Arkansas.
No. 18-Asking Support for Government Testing Stations, by W. F. R.

Mills, of Colorado.
No. 19—Prevention of Accidents in Coal Mining Operations, by John

G. Ross, of West Virginia.
No. 20—Resolution of Thanks to Officers and Directors of Mining Con-

gress' Citizens of Pittsburgh, Committees, etc., by Senator
Charles Dick, of Ohio.

Resolution Introduced by Page
1--W. P. Daniels....41
2-H. H. Gregg. 43
3-Peter Hanraty ...43
4-A. G. Brownlee. .46
5—Geo. J. Bancroft. . 46
6--Geo. J. Bancroft. .47
7 -D. B. Rushmore. 47
8 -D. B. Rush more. .47
9.-J. G. McHenry...53

RESOLUTIONS.
Reported page

Di position
93 & 114 Referred back to Congress.
93

Adopted.
108

Referred back to Congress.
93 & 101 Adopted.
93

Adopted.
93 & 100 Adopted.
101

Adopted.
93 & 101 Adopted.
109

Referred to Board of

Directors.
101

Adopted.
108

Referred back to Congress.
108

Referred back to Congress.
109

Referred to Mine Fraud

Committee.

10—Geo. M. Esterly..59
11—H.
Bauman.....

...60
12--T. W. Henderson . 60
13—W. P. Daniels ....60

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Page Conservation in the Mining Industry, by Frank M. Osborne. ..... 66 Transportation in Its Relation to the Mining Industry, by James Douglas

71 Federal Government in Its Relation to the Mining Industry, by James Rudolph Garfield

88 Problems of the Coal Mining Industry, by J. A. Holmes.

98 Some Utah Mineral Deposits and Their Metallurgical Treatment, by Robert H. Bradford

101 Mining and Mineral Resources of Arizona, by Frank Cox.

119 The Mineral Resources of Virginia, by E. A. Schubert.

.124 The Mineral Resources of Arkansas, by A. W. Estes.

.146 Conservation in the Coal Industry, Protection of Life and Prevention of Waste, by Glenn W. Traer

.152 The Barren Zone of the Northern Appalachian Coal Field and Its Relation to Pittsburgh's Industry, by I. C. White.

166 Needs for Conservation of Our Coal Deposits, by J. V. Thompson..177 Conservation of Mineral Resources, by J. B. Zerbe. Conservation in the Coal Industry, by John Mitchell.

.185 Installation of Electricity in Mines, by W. A. Thomas.

.196 A Brief Statement of the Rising Importance of the Rare Elements,

by Herman Fleck Tariff on Zinc Ores, by S. Duffield Mitchell..

..212 Arbitration as a Factor in the Mining Industry, by George Gray..230 Arbitration as a Factor in the Mining Industry, by Thos. L. Lewis. 235 Problems of the Coal Industry, by Alexander Dempster... ..239 Distribution of the Nation's Mineral Wealth, by George Otis Smith. 247 Science as the Basis of Commercial Success, by Joseph Buffington .251 The Duties of the Federal and State Governments in Relation to the Mining Industry, by W. F. Englebright..

255 Alaska and Its Mineral Resources, by Alfred H. Brooks.

.258

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OFFICIAL ROSTER of the Officers and Committees of the American Mining Congress

1907

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PROGRAM. Dr. E. R. Buckley, Rolla, Missouri; T. A. Rickard, San Francisco, California; E. Lyman White, Denver, Colorado.

TRANSPORTATION. W. F. R. Mills, Denver, Colorado; Col. A. G. Brownlee, Idaho Springs, Colorado. J. F. Callbreath, Jr., Denver, Colorado.

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