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Apr. 19, 1912.

[No. 16.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War [S. J. Res. 91.] to receive for instruction at the United States Military Academy [Pub. Res., at West Point Mr. Manuel Agüero y Junqué, of Cuba.

No. 28.) 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 632. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives

of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Manuel That the Secretary of War be, and hereby is, authorized Agüero y Junqué. to permit Mr. Manuel Agüero y Junqué, of Cuba, to

May be admitted to Miii. receive instruction_at the United States Military tary, Academy. Academy at West Point: Provided, That no expense

No expense. shall be caused to the United States thereby, and that

Conditions. the said Manuel Agüero y Junqué shall agree to comply service. with all regulations for the police and discipline of the

academy, to be studious, and to give his utmost efforts to accomplish the course in the various departments of instruction, and that the said Manuel Agüero y Junqué shall not be admitted to the academy until he shall have passed the mental and physical examinations prescribed for candidates from the United States, and that he shall

be immediately withdrawn if deficient in studies or conR.S., secs. duct and so recommended by the academic board: And 1320, 1321,

provided further, That in the case of the said Manuel Agüero y Junqué the provisions of sections thirteen hundred and twenty and thirteen hundred and twenty-one of the Revised Statutes shall be suspended.


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CHAP. 2.-An Act To supply a deficiency in the appropria- July 21, 1911, tions for contingent expenses of the House of Representatives for [H. R. 12109.) the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleren, and for other pur- [Public, No. 2.)

37 Stat. L., poses.

pt. 1, p. 1. (Stationery for Delegate. See p. 171.)

CHAP. 3.-An Act To promote reciprocal trade relations with July 26, 1911. the Dominion of Canada, and for other purposes.

(H. R. 4412.) (Applicable to Hawaii. See p. 171.) (

[Public, No. 3.) 37 Stat. L.,

pt. 1, p. 4.

CHAP. 43.-An Act To amend an Act entitled “An Act to pro- Aug: 22, 1911. hibit the passage of local or special laws in the Territories of

(s. 2541.] the United States, to limit Territorial indebtedness, and for other [Public, No. purposes."


37 Stat. L., (Not applicable to irrigation districts. See p. 182.) pt. 1, p. 33.



Dec. 21, 1911.

CHAP. 4.-An Act amending section sixty-seven of the Act ap(S. 2877.]

proved March third, nineteen hundred and eleven, to codify, re[Public, No. vise, and amend the laws relating to the judiciary.

49.] 37 Stat. L., (Applicable to Hawaii. See p. 184.) pt. 1, p. 46.

Dec. 22, 1911. CHAP. 6.-An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent de[H. R. 15930.) ficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred [Public, No.

and twelve, and for other purposes. 51.) 37 Stat. L., (Mileage for delegate. See p. 184.) pt. 1, p. 47.

Mar. 11. 1912. CHAP. 57.-An Act To amend an Act entitled “An Act granting [H. R. 13570.) to certain employees of the United States the right to receive from [Public, No.

it compensation for injuries sustained in the course of their em101.] ployment," approved May thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight. 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 74.

(See p. 184.)

Apr. 9, 1912.

[s. 252.] [Public, No.

116.) 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 79.

CHAP. 73.-An Act To establish in the Department of Commerce and Labor a bureau to be known as the Children's Bureau.

(Applicable to Territories. See p. 185.)

Apr. 9, 1912. CHAP. 75.-An Act To provide for a tax upon white phosphorus (H. R. 20842.] matches, and for other purposes. [Public, No.

(See p. 186.) 118.] 37 Stat. L.,

pt. 1, p. 81. Apr. 30, 1912. CHAP. 97.–An Act Making appropriations for the Diplomatic [H. R. 19212.) and Consular Service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, [Public, No.

nineteen hundred and thirteen. 139.] 37 Stat. L., (Relief and protection of American seamen in Hapt. 1, p. 94. waiian Islands. See p. 190.)


June 6, 1912. [H. R. 20111.) CHAP. 157.-An Act Making appropriations for fortifications

and other works of defense, for the armament thereof, for the [Public, No.

183.] procurement of heavy ordnance for trial and service, and for 37 Stat. L., other purposes. pt. 1, p. 125.

(Fortifications in the Hawaiian Islands. See p. 43.)

June 19, 1912.

CHAP. 174.-An Act Limiting the hours of daily service of (H. R. '9061.) laborers and mechanics employed upon work done for the United [Public, No. States, or for any Territory, or for the District of Columbia, and 199.]

for other purposes. 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 137.

(Applicable to Territories. See p. 191.)

CHAP. 253.-An Act Making appropriations for the construc- July 25, 1912. tion, repair, and preservation of certain works on rivers and har- (H. R. 21477.] bors, and for other purposes.

[Public, No. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa 37 Stat. L.,

241.) tives of the United States of America in Congress assem- pt. 1, p. 201. bled, That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named:




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Improving harbor at Hilo, Hawaii: Completing im- Ailo, Hawali. provement by dredging in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Four hundred and seventeen, Sixty-second Congress, second session, seventy-six thousand dollars.

Improving Kahului Harbor, Hawaii: Completing im- Kahului Harprovement, one hundred thousand dollars: Provided, Proviso. That the Secretary of War is authorized and directed to report to Congress as to the advisability of providing for the west breakwater referred to under project numbered two in House Document Numbered Five hundred and ninety-three, Sixty-first Congress, second session.

(For certain general provisions relative to river and harbor works. See p. 194.)


CHAP. 254.-An Act Authorizing John T. McCrosson and asso

July 27, 1912. ciates to construct an irrigation ditch on the Island of Hawaii, [H. R. 11628.] Territory of Hawaii.

[Public, No.

242.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- pt. 1, p.234:

37 StatL., tives of the United States of America in Congress Hilo, Hawaii. assembled, That the right and power is hereby granted crJobon Ter Met

Crosson grantto John T. McCrosson and to his associates and assigns, ed right for and to such corporation as may be organized by him ditch, etc. or them for the purpose of taking over and exercising the rights, powers, and privileges hereby conferred, hereinafter collectively referred to as the Ditch Company, to construct a ditch, together with the tunnels, dams, water heads, reservoirs, roads, trails, conduits, buildings, machinery, and other structures or appliances necessary or proper for conducting or storing water to flow through said ditch from any point in the district of Hilo (which term shall be held to include both North and South Hilo), Island and Territory of Hawaii, through the said district to and through the districts of Puna and Kau, in said island and Territory, and to any point or points therein: Provided, That said ditch shall be constructed at an elevation of not less than two thousand tion. five hundred feet at its nearest point to the land of


of water

Lease of

Hakalau, district of Hilo, and shall have a fall of not more than six feet to the mile within the limits of said

district of Hilo. Power rights. SEC. 2. That the right and power is also granted to

the Ditch Company to develop, produce, use, sell, and transmit power produced by water within the district

of Kau, but not elsewhere. Purchase of Sec. 3. And also the right and power to buy, take on lands, etc.

lease, or otherwise acquire by private purchase, and to hold all land or interests in land necessary, convenient,

or proper for the purposes aforesaid, or any of them. Condemna. tion, etc.

Sec. 4. And also the right and power to condemn and take any land, or interest in land, necessary or proper for rights of way or for dam or reservoir or building sites for the purposes aforesaid, or any of them, subject, however, in all respects, as near as may be, to the obligations, restrictions, payments, and procedure now or hereafter imposed or prescribed by the laws of the Terri

tory of Hawaii for the exercise of the right of eminent Proviso. domain by public railroads in the Territory: And proRestriction

vided, however, That nothing in this Act contained shall rights. authorize or empower the condemnation of water or

water rights nor permit the Ditch Company to take or divert water now used in the said district of Hilo.

Sec. 5. That the commissioner of public lands for the public lands.

Territory of Hawaii, hereinafter referred to as the “commissioner," is hereby authorized and directed to execute to the Ditch Company, and the governor of the Territory of Hawaii, hereinafter referred to as the “governor,” is authorized and directed to approve a lease of all such public lands in the district of Kau, to be designated by the Ditch Company, as are capable of being economically irrigated from the ditches of the company, together with rights of way for ditch pur

poses over all Government lands situated in said disSurrender tricts of Hilo, Puna, and Kau. The lease shall provide

ir- that if within six months from the date of the first derigation,

livery of water in the said district of Kau by the Ditch Company it is ascertained to the satisfaction of the Ditch Company that any of the lands theretofore designated by it are incapable of being economically watered from its waterways, such lands, or any portion thereof, shall be surrendered by the said Ditch Company by notice in writing to the commissioner, and no rent for said lands so surrendered, if any, shall be charged or collected by the lessor, and that the surrender of a portion of such lands, as herein provided, shall in nowise

affect the lessee's tenancy of the remaining lands under Term, etc.

said lease; that the term of said lease shall be fifty years from the date hereinafter set forth; that the Ditch Company shall have the right and authority at all times after the execution of said lease to enter upon all such public lands in the district of Kau for the purpose of

of lands in capable of

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