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59TH CONGRESS, | HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Í REPORT 2d Session.

DAM ACROSS MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN MORRISON COUNTY,

MINN.

JANUARY 25, 1907.-Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed.

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

merce, submitted the following

REPORT.

[To accompany H. R. 24272.]

The Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 24272) permitting the building of a dam across the Mississippi River at or near Pike Rapids, in Morrison County, Minn., 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:

Strike out all of section 1 after the word “Minnesota” in line 1, page 2, and insert the following: in accordance with the provisions of act entitled "An act to regulate the construction of dams across navigable waters," approved June twenty-first, nineteen hundred and six.

Strike out all of section 2.

Renumber section 3 to section 2 and strike out all after the word “reserved” in line 19, page 3.

(Second indorsement.]

WAR DEPARTMENT,
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS,

Washington, January 21, 1907. Respectfully returned to the Secretary of War.

The accompanying bill, H. R. 24272, Fifty-ninth Congress, second session, to authorize the construction of a dam across the Mississippi River at or near Pike Rapids, should in my opinion be amended as indicated in red thereon. If thus amended, I know of no objection to its favorable consideration by Congress, so far as the interests of navigation are concerned.

A. MACKENZIE,
Brig. Ģen., Chief of Engineers, U. S. Army.

[Third indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT,

January 22, 1907. 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, and to amendments indicated in red on accompanying copy of bill.

WM. H. TAFT,

Secretary oj War. O

CONGRESS

BRIDGE ACROSS MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN MORRISON

COUNTY, MINN.

JANUARY 25, 1907.–Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed

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

merce, submitted the following

REPORT.

[To accompany H. R. 24283.]

The Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 24283) permitting the building of a railway bridge across the Mississippi River, in Morrison County and State of 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:

Strike out all of section 1 after the word “Minnesota,” in line 13, on page 1, and insert the following: in accordance with the provisions of the act entitled "An act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters,” approved March twenty-third, nineteen hundred and six.

Strike out all of sections 2, 3, and 4, and renumber sections 5 and 6, making them sections 2 and 3.

(Second indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT,
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS,

Washington, January 21, 1907. Respectfully returned to the Secretary of War.

If amended as indicated thereon, the accompanying bill, H. R. 24283, Fifty-ninth Congress, second session, to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River, will, in my opinion, make sufficient provision for the protection of navigation interests; and, so far as those interests are concerned, I know of no objection to favorable consideration by Congress.

A. MACKENZIE,
Brig. Gen., Chief of Engineers, U. S. Army.

[Third indorsement.)

WAR DEPARTMENT, January 22, 1907. 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, and to amendments indicated in red on copy of bill accompanying.

Wm. H. Taft, Secretary of War.

O

CONGRESS

BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON TRANSIT COMPANY OF

MARYLAND.

JANUARY 25, 1907.-Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state

of the Union and ordered to be printed.

Mr. GREENE, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, sub

mitted the following

KEPORT.

[To accompany H. R. 22123.)

The Committee on the District of Columbia, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 22123) to amend an act to authorize the Baltimore and Washington Transit Company of Maryland to enter the District of Columbia, approved June 8, 1896, report the same back to the House with the recommendation that it do pass when amended as follows:

Page 2, line 5, strike out all after the semicolon down to and including the word "condemnation” in line 15, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

Provided, That said company shall not construct its said railway over, along, or upon any portion of the aforementioned route which is not now a public highway of the District of Columbia until it shall have obtained, by dedication or condemnation, title to a right of way not less than thirty feet in width along such portion of said route as is now a public highway, and before it shall have authority to lay tracks in said right of way it shall dedicate the same to the District of Columbia as a public highway.

Page 3, line 10, strike out the period and insert in lieu thereof a colon and add the following:

Prorided, however, That said railway shall be constructed of good material, with rails of approved pattern, and in a neat and substantial manner, subject to the supervision and approval of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, the standard garage to be used and the surface of the tracks to conform to the grades of the streets established by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia; and where the tracks lie within the streets of the District of Columbia the same to be paved between the rails and two feet outside thereof with such material and in such manner as shall be approved by the said Commissioners, and kept in repair by the said railway company.

The general purpose of the proposed legislation is to amend the act approved June 8, 1896, entitled "An act to authorize the Baltimore and Washington Transit Company of Maryland to enter the District of Columbia.” The company extended its line as provided in the

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