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Secretary, aliens in transit from ports of landing to such interior stations hsall be accompanied by immigrant in
Proviso. spectors: Provided, That nothing in this Act shall be con
Transporta strued as authorizing the Commissioner General of Im- tion. migration to pay the cost of transportation of any ar. riving alien.
Sec. 2. That for the establishment and maintenance of the appropria such a station in the city of Chicago for the fiscal year tion in Chiending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, there is hereby authorized, from moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of seventy-five thousand dollars, which shall be expended in such manner consistent with the purposes hereof as the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may direct.
CHAP. 86.-An Act Making appropriations for the Diplomatic Feb. 28, 1913. and Consular Service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, [H. R. 28607.) nineteen hundred and fourteen.
394.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-37 Stat. L. tives of the United States of America in Congress assem
pt. 1, p. 688. bled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, Diplomatic severally appropriated, in full compensation for the and consular Diplomatic and Consular Service for the fiscal year end-tions. ing June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, namely:
RELIEF AND PROTECTION OF AMERICAN SEAMEN.
Relief and protection of American seamen in foreign Relief of countries, and shipwrecked American seamen in the Termen. ritory of Alaska, in the Hawaiian Islands, Porto Rico, the Panama Canal Zone, and the Philippine Islands, $20,000.
CHAP. 90.-An Act Divesting intoxicating liquors of their Mar. 1, 1913. interstate character in certain cases.
[Public, No. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives 398.]
37 Stat. L.. of the United States of America in Congress assembled, pt. 1, p. 699. That the shipment or transportation, in any manner or Intoxicating by any means whatsoever, of any spirituous, vinous, Shipment
liquors malted, fermented, or other intoxicating liquor of any into in State, , kind, from one State, Territory, or District of the United tion of any States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the juris- prohibited.
law , diction thereof, into any other State, Territory, or District of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the jurisdiction thereof, or from any foreign country into any State, Territory, or District of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to
the jurisdiction thereof, which said spirituous, vinous, malted, fermented, or other intoxicating liquor is intended, by any person interested therein, to be received, possessed, sold, or in any manner used, either in the original package or otherwise, in violation of any law of such State, Territory, or District of the United States, or place noncontiguous to but subject to the jurisdiction thereof, is hereby prohibited.
CHAMP CLARK, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
J. H. GALLINGER, President of the Senate pro tempore.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES,
February 28, 1913. The President of the United States having returned to the Senate, in which it originated, the bill entitled “An act divesting intoxicating liquors of their interstate character in certain cases,” with his objections thereto, the Senate proceeded, in pursuance of the Constitution, to reconsider the same; and,
RESOLVED, That the said bill do pass, two-thirds of the Senate agreeing to pass the same. Attest:
CHAS. G. BENNETT,
Secretary. By H. M. Rose,
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 1, 1913. The House having proceeded, in pursuance of the Constitution, to reconsider the bill (S. 4043.) entitled "An Act divesting intoxicating liquors of their interstate character in certain cases,” returned to the Senate by the President of the United States, with his objections thereto, and sent by the Senate to the House of Representatives, with the message of the President returning the bill:
RESOLVED, That the said bill do pass, two-thirds of the House of Representatives agreeing to pass the same. Attest:
Clerk. By JC SOUTH
CHAP. 92.-An Act To amend an Act entitled “An Act to regu- Mar. 1, 1913. late commerce," approved February fourth, eighteen hundred and (H. R. 22593.) eighty-seven, and all Acts amendatory thereof by providing for a [Public, No. valuation of the several classes of property of carriers subject 400.] thereto and securing information concerning their stocks, bonds,
37 Stat. L., and other securities.
pt. 1, p. 701.
Cost of prop
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Interstate That the Act entitled "An Act to regulate commerce," commerce approved February fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-regulations. seven, as amended, be further amended by adding thereto valuation of a new section, to be known as section nineteen a, and to common carread as follows:
Sec. 19a. That the commission shall, as hereinafter tio In vestigaprovided, investigate, ascertain, and report the value of mission. all the property owned or used by every common carrier
Experts, etc. subject to the provisions of this Act. To enable the commission to make such investigation and report, it is authorized to employ such experts and other assistants as may be necessary. The commission may appoint examiners who shall have power to administer oaths, examine witnesses, and take testimony. The commission tion and inshall make an inventory which shall list the property of ventory. every common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act in detail, and show the value thereof as hereinafter provided, and shall classify the physical property, as nearly as practicable, in conformity with the classification of expenditures for road and equipment, as prescribed by the Interstate Commerce Commission.
“First. In such investigation said commission shall ertyo used for ascertain and report in detail as to each piece of property common car: owned or used by said common carrier for its purposes as a common carrier, the original cost to date, the cost of reproduction new, the cost of reproduction less depreciation, and an analysis of the methods by which these several costs are obtained, and the reason for their differences, if any. The commission shall in like manner ascertain and report separately other values, and elements of value, if any, of the property of such common carrier, and an analysis of the methods of valuation employed, and of the reasons for any differences between any such value, and each of the foregoing cost values.
“Second. Such investigation and report shall state in Value of real detail and separately from improvements the original cost of all lands, rights of way, and terminals owned or used for the purposes of a common carrier, and ascertained as of the time of dedication to public use, and the present value of the same, and separately the original and present cost of condemnation and damages or of purchase in excess of such original cost or present value.
“ Third. Such investigation and report shall show he property separately the property held for purposes other than than common those of a common carrier, and the original cost and pres- poses.
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Grants, etc., from United
ent value of the same, together with an analysis of the
methods of valuation employed. Corporate
“Fourth. In ascertaining the original cost to date of organízation.
the property of such common carrier the commission, in addition to such other elements as it
deem necessary, shall investigate and report upon the history and organ
ization of the present and of any previous corporation Stocks, operating such property; upon any increases or decreases bonds, etc.
of stocks, bonds, or other securities, in any reorganization; upon moneys received by any such corporation by reason of
any issues of stocks, bonds, or other securities; upon the syndicating, banking, and other financial ar
rangements under which such issues were made and the Earnings expense thereof; and upon the net and gross earnings of and expendi.
such corporations; and shall also ascertain and report in such detail as may be determined by the commission upon the expenditure of all moneys and the purposes for which the same were expended.
“Fifth. The commission shall ascertain and report the states, States, amount and value of any aid, gift, grant of right of way,
or donation, made to any such common carrier, or to any previous corporation operating such property, by the Government of the United States or by any State, county, or municipal government, or by individuals, associations,
or corporations; and it shall also ascertain and report the land grants.
grants of land to any such common carrier, or any previous corporation operating such property, by the Government of the United States, or by any State, county, or municipal government, and the amount of money derived from the sale of any portion of such grants and the value
of the unsold portion thereof at the time acquired and at Concessions, the present time, also, the amount and value of any con
cession and allowance made by such common carrier to the Government of the United States, or to any State, county, or municipal government in consideration of such aid, gift, grant, or donation.
"Except as herein otherwise provided, the commission procedure.
shall have power to prescribe the method of procedure to be followed in the conduct of the investigation, the form in which the results of the valuation shall be submitted, and the classification of the elements that constitute the ascertained value, and such investigation shall show the value of the property of every common carrier as a whole and separately the value of its property in each of the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia, classitied and in detail as herein required.
“Such investigation shall be commenced within sixty investigation. days after the approval of this Act and shall be prose
cuted with diligence and thoroughness, and the result thereof reported to Congress at the beginning of each
regular session thereafter until completed. Documents, Every common carrier subject to the provisions of Investigation. this Act shall furnish to the commission or its agents
etc., made by carrier.
Public inspection of
from time to time and as the commission may require maps, profiles, contracts, reports of engineers, and any other documents, records, and papers, or copies of any or all of the same, in aid of such investigation and determination of the value of the property of said common carrier, and shall grant to all agents of the commission free access to its right of way, its property, and its accounts, records, and memoranda whenever and wherever request- agents to ed by any such duly authorized agent, and every common property. carrier is hereby directed and required to cooperate with and aid the commission in the work of the valuation of its property in such further particulars and to such extent as the commission may require and direct, and all rules and regulations made by the commission for the purpose of administering the provisions of this section rules, etc. and section twenty of this Act shall have the full force and effect of law. Unless otherwise ordered by the commission, with the reasons therefor, the records and data records, etc. of the commission shall be open to the inspection and examination of the public.
“Upon the completion of the valuation herein pro- extensions and vided for the commission shall thereafter in like manner improvements. keep itself informed of all extensions and improvements or other changes in the condition and value of the property of all common carriers, and shall ascertain the value thereof, and shall from time to time, revise and correct its valuations, showing such revision and correction classified and as a whole and separately in each of the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia, which valuations, both original and corrected, shall be tentative valuations and shall be reported to Congress at the beginning of each regular session. “To enable the commission to make such changes and
tion required corrections in its valuations of each class of property of carriers. every common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act shall make such reports and furnish such information as the commission may require.
“ Whenever the commission shall have completed the Notice of tentative valuation of the property of any common car- tentative valu. rier, as herein directed, and before such valuation shall ation. become final, the commission shall give notice by registered letter to the said carrier, the Attorney General of the United States, the governor of any State in which the property so valued is located, and to such additional parties as the commission may prescribe, stating the valuation placed upon the several classes of property of said carrier, and shall allow thirty days in which to file a protest of the same with the commission. If no protest is Finality if filed within thirty days, said valuation shall become final filed. as of the date thereof.
“If notice of protest is filed the commission shall fix Hearings of a time for hearing the same, and shall proceed as promptly as may be to hear and consider any matter
Reports to Congress.