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ILLUSTRATIONS IN VOLUME FOURTEEN

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House of Representatives (Interior View) Frontispiece
Theodore Roosevelt (portrait)

6636B (Sketch of his Oyster Bay home on tissue) Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt (portrait)

6636C Panama Canal: The Culebra Cut

6668 Panama Canal: The Pedro Miguel Locks

6700 Roosevelt Dam

6732 The Inauguration of Theodore Roosevelt

6764 Russian Battleships Sunk by Japanese

6796 Panama Canal: Gatun Upper Locks

6828 The First Speech of a President on Foreign Soil (Roosevelt) 6860 President Roosevelt Inspecting the Panama Canal

6892 Russo-Japanese Peace Envoys at Portsmouth, N. H.

6924 Facsimile: Roosevelt's Proclamation of Special Holiday for Centennial of Lincoln's Birth

6956 Panama Canal: Operation of Gatun Locks

6988 Panama Canal: The Cut at Bas Obispo, Looking South 7020 Panama Canal: Culebra Cut in March, 1908, Looking North 7052 Facsimile: The Hay-Pauncefote Treaty

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April 23, 1901, from the appropriation made for the benefit and Gov. ernment of Puerto Rico by the act of March 24, 1900 (31 Stat, p. 51), is to be devoted to public and permanent improvements in Puerto Rico and other governmental and public purposes therein, as provided in the said act, and it is to be expended under the supervision and subject to the approval of the Government and administrative authorities of the Island.

WILLIAM MCKINLEY.

EXECUTIVE MANSION,

Washington, D. C., June 21, 1901. I hereby order and direct that Executive Order dated May 3, 1899, be amended so as to authorize the appointment of civilians as Col. lectors of Customs in the Philippine Archipelago.

WILLIAM MCKINLEY.

EXECUTIVE MANSION,

Washington, D. C., June 21, 1901. To the Secretary of War.

Sir:- Pending the cessation of conditions requiring a continuance of Military Government in the Philippine Islands, you are authorized to make the following order:

On and after the 4th day of July, 1901, until it shall otherwise be ordered, the President of the Philippine Commission will exercise the Executive Authority in al civil affairs of the Government in the Philippine Islands, heretofore exercised in such affairs by the Military Governor of the Philippines, and to that end, the Hon. W. H. Taft, President of the said Commission is hereby appointed Civil Governor of the Philippine Islands. Such executive authority will be exercised under and in conformity to the instructions to the Philippine Commissioners dated April 7th, 1900, and subject to the approval and control of the Secretary of War of the United States. The municipal and Provincial Civil Governments will then, or shall here. after be established in said Islands and all persons performing duties pertaining to the offices of Civil Government in said Islands will, in respect of such duties report to the said Civil Government. The power to appoint Civil Officers, heretofore vested in the Philippine Commission or in the Military Government will be ex. ercised by the Civil Governor with the advice and consent of the Commissioners.

The Military Governor of the Philippines is hereby relieved from the performance on and after the said fourth day of July of the civil duties herein before described, but his authority will continue to be exercised as heretofore in those districts in which insurrection against the authority of the United States continues to exist or in which public order is not sufficiently restored to enable the Provincial Civil Government to be established under the instructions to the Commission dated April 7th, 1900.

WILLIAM MCKINLEY.

EXECUTIVE MANSION,

Washington, D. C., June 21, 1901. In accordance with the provision in Section 2253 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, and by virtue of the authority thereby given, it is hereby ordered that the existing boundary line between Coeur d'Alene and Lewiston Land Districts, State of Idaho, be and it is hereby changed and re-established as follows: Beginning on the boundary line between the States of Idaho and Washington at the northwest corner of directional township forty-two (42) north, range six (6) west, Boise meridian, thence east along the boundary line between townships forty-two (42) and forty-three (43) north, to the crest of the Bitter Root Mountains.

WILLIAM MCKINLEY,

EXECUTIVE MANSION,

Washington, D. C., June 25, 1901. The executive order of April 5, 1901, is hereby amended by striking out the word “Filipinos " and inserting in its stead “natives of the Islands of the Philippines and of the Island of Guam."

WILLIAM MCKINLEY.

EXECUTIVE MANSION,

Washington, D. C., June 25, 1901. In accordance with the provisions of the act of Congress approved June 4, 1897 (30 Stat., pp. 34-36), and by virtue of the authority thereby given, and on the recommendation of the Secretary of the Interior, it is hereby ordered that the tracts hereinafter described and situated within the limits of the Big Horn Forest Reservation in the State of Wyoming be restored to the public domain after sixty days' notice hereof by publication as required by law, these tracts having been found better adapted to agriculture than forest purposes, to wit: What will be, when surveyed, sections twenty-four (24) to thirty-six (36), both inclusive, in township fifty-five (55) north, range ninety-two (92) west; what will be, when surveyed, sections twenty-eight (28) to thirty-three (33), both inclusive, in township fifty-five (55) north, range ninety-one (91) west; sections thirty (30), thirty-one (31), thirty-two (32), and what will be, when surveyed, sections four (4), five (5), six (6), seven (7), eight (8), nine (9), sixteen (16), seventeen (17), eighteen (18), nineteer (19), twenty (20), twenty-one (21), twenty-eight (28), twenty-nine (29), and thirtythree (33), all in township fifty-four (54) north, range ninety-one (91) west; the southwest quarter remaining unsurveyed portion of section eighteen (18), all of sections nineteen (19), thirty (30), thirty-one

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