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Commission to como United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint a commisrestrictions on export- sion of five persons and, by appropriate authority, to confer on this

commission the power, on behalf of the administration and the Congress, to negotiate with said Dominion Government, also with the provincial governments thereof, in respect to the cancellation of said restrictive orders in council, and as well any other restrictions on the exportation of pulp wood and newsprint and other printing paper composed of mechanical and chemical products of pulp and pulp

wood, from the Dominion of Canada to the United States. Report action cancellation,

SEC. 2. That in the event the cancellation of said restrictive orders etc., if no agreement in council can not be agreed to by mutual arrangement of the Govern

ments of the United States of America and the Dominion of Canada, that the commission shall investigate, consider, and report to the President, on or before December 1, 1921, what action in its opinion should be taken by the Congress that will aid in securing the cancellation of the restrictive orders in council, so that they may not continue to militate against the interests of the people of the United

States. Appropriation expenses.

Sec. 3. That for the necessary expenses of said commission the

sum of $10,000 be, and it is hereby, appropriated from the moneys in No salary. the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated: Pro

vided, however, That the members of the commission shall serve without compensation.

Approved, August 15, 1921.

for

Proviso.

August 15, 1921.

(H. J. Res. 112.) CHAP.86.-Joint Resolution Authorizing the erection on publicgrounds in the city [Pub. Res., No. 15.] of Washington, District of Columbia, of a memorial to employees of the United States

Department of Agriculture who died in the war with Germany.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Department of Agriculture.

States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of AgriMemorial to former culture be, and he is hereby, authorized to grant permission to the World War permitted Department of Agriculture war memorial committee for the erection in grounds of.

in the Department of Agriculture grounds, Washington, District of Columbia, of a memorial

to the former employees of the said United States Department of Agriculture who lost their lives while in the Approval of design, military or naval service in the war with Germany: Provided, That

the site chosen and the design of the memorial shall be approved by the Joint Committee on the Library with the advice and recommendations of the Commission of Fine Arts, and the United States shall be put to no expense in or by the erection of this memorial.

Approved, August 15, 1921.

etc.

Roanoke River.

August 16, 1921. (H. R. 7208.)

CHAP. 67.-An Act To extend the time for the construction of a bridge across [Public, No. 52.]

the Roanoke River in Halifax County, North Carolina.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Time extended for States of America in Congress assembled, that the times for combroideino

, Ni... Halifax mencing and completing the construction of a bridge authorized by Vol.40.p.1272, amend. Act of Congress approved March 1, 1919, to be built by the county of

Halifax, North Carolina, across Roanoke River between Hills Ferry and the ferry near the town of Halifax, in said county and State, are hereby extended one and three years, respectively, from the date

of approval hereof. Amendment.

SEC. 2. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved.

Approved, August 16, 1921.

ed.

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CHAP. 68.-An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Pend August 16, 1921. d'Oreille River, Bonner County, Idaho, at the Newport-Priest River Road crossing,

(H. R. 7328.) Idaho.

[Public, No. 53.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Peter Young, of Priest Peter Young inay River, Idaho, his legal representatives or assigns, is hereby authorized bridge in Bonner

County, Idaho. to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Pend d'Oreille River in Bonner County, Idaho, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, and at the Newport-Priest River Road crossing, Idaho,

Construction. in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to

Vol. 34, p. 84. regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters," approved March 23, 1906.

Sec. 2. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved.

Approved, August 16, 1921.

Amendment.

Calaveras

River,

August 18, 1921. CHAP. 70.-An Act To make a preliminary survey of the Calaveras River in (H.R. 1269.) California with a view to the control of its floods.

(Public, No. 54.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War Calif. be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to cause a preliminary lodder er etc., of, for survey to be made of the Calaveras River in California with a view Vol. 39, p. 948. to the control of its floods, in accordance with provisions of an Act entitled “An Act to provide for the control of the floods of the Mississippi River and the Sacramento River, California, and for other purposes," approved March 1, 1917.

Approved, August 18, 1921.

and

August 18, 1921. CHAP. 71.-An Act Granting the consent of Congress to the Huntington and 18. 1934.1 Ohio Bridge Company to construct, maintain, and operate a highway and street (Public, No. 55.) railway bridge across the Ohio River, between the city of Huntington, West Virginia, and a point opposite in the State of Ohio.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress Ohio River. is hereby granted to the Huntington and Ohio Bridgą Company, Ohio Bridge Company its successors and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a may bridge, Huntinghighway and street railway bridge and approaches thereto, across the Ohio River, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, one end of said bridge being in the city of Huntington, West Virginia, and the other end at a point opposite said city of Huntington, in the State of Ohio, in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters," approved March 23, 1906.

SEC. 2. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved.

Approved, August 18, 1921.

Construction.
Vol. 34, p. 84.

Amendment.

August 19, 1921.

(8. R. 6877.) (Public, No. 56.)

CHAP. 72.-An Act To permit a compact or agreement between the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, respecting the disposition and apportionment of the waters of the Colorado River, and for other purposes. Whereas the Colorado River and its several tributaries rise within and

flow through or from the boundaries between the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and

Colorado River.
Preamble.

Whereas the territory included within the drainage area of the said

stream and its tributaries is largely arid and in small part irrigated, and the present and future development necessities and general welfare of each of said States and of the United States require the further use of the waters of said streams for irrigation and other beneficial purposes, and that future litigation and conflict respecting the use and distribution of said waters should be avoided and

settled by compact between said States; and Whereas the said States, by appropriate legislation, have authorized

the governors thereof to appoint commissioners to represent said States for the purpose of entering into a compact or agreement between said States respecting the future utilization and disposition of the waters of the Colorado River and of the streams tributary

thereto; and Whereas the governors of said several States have named and ap

pointed their respective commissioners for the purposes aforesaid, and have presented their resolution to the President of the United States requesting the appointment of a representative on behalf of the United States to participate in said negotiations and to represent the interests of the United States: Now, therefore,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United at der er tant by desig: States of America in Congress assembled, That consent of Congress is tionment of waters of hereby given to the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Colorado River, con- New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming to negotiate and enter into a com

pact or agreement not later than January 1, 1923, providing for an equitable division and apportionment among said States of the water

supply of the Colorado River and of the streams tributary thereto, Federal representa- upon condition that a suitable person, who shall be appointed by the tive to be appointed.

President of the United States, shall participate in said negotiations, as the representative of and for the protection of the interests of the United States, and shall make report to Congress of the proceedings and of any compact or agreement entered into, and the sum of $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby authorized to be

appropriated to pay the salary and expenses of the representative Approval required. of the United States appointed hereunder: Provided, That any such

compact or agreement shall not be binding or obligatory upon any of the parties thereto unless and until the same shall have been approved by the legislature of each of said States and by the Congress of the United States.

SEC. 2. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is herewith expressly reserved.

Approved, August 19, 1921.

.

Expenses ized.

suthor

Proviso.

Amendment.

August 22, 1921.

IS. 1794.) CHAP. 73.-An Act To authorize the Secretary of War to release the Kansas City [Public, No. 57.) and Memphis Railroad and Bridge Company from reconstructing its highway and

approaches across its bridge at Memphis, Tennessee.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Kansas City and States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War is Memphis. Beibway and hereby authorized and empowered to release the Kansas City and leased from recon- Memphis Railway and Bridge Company, a corporation, from the bridge over, at Mem. duty now imposed upon it by the Act entitled “An Act to authorize phis, Tenn.

the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at Memphis, 25, p. 92. 33, p. 543; Vol.39, p. 73.". Tennessee,'' approved April 24, 1888, and all Actsamendatory thereof,

to maintain approaches to its bridge at Memphis, Tennessee, and a way over and across said bridge for wagons and other vehicles, animals, and foot passengers, upon its payment to the road fund of Crittenden County, Arkansas, the sum of $12,500.

Sec. 2. That upon the compliance by the said Kansas City and pensed with,

Memphis Railway and Bridge Company, a corporation aforesaid,

Condition.

Maintenance of wagon, etc., bridge dis

with the provisions of section 1 of this Act the provision hereof shall
take effect, and for that purpose an Act entitled "An Act to authorize
the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at Memphis,
Tennessee,” approved April 24, 1888, and all Acts amendatory
thereof are hereby so amended as to relieve said company of the
necessity of maintaining said approaches to and said passageway
across said bridge for wagons and other vehicles, animals, and foot
passengers.
Sec. 3. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith are

Conflicting laws re

pealed. hereby repealed.

Approved, August 22, 1921.

Missouri River.

August 22, 1921. CHAP. 74.-An Act Granting the consent of Congress to Old Trail's Bridge Com- (S. 2301.) pany to construct a bridge across the Missouri River.

[Public, No. 58.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress Old Trail's Bridge is hereby granted to Old Trail's Bridge Company (a Missouri corpora- Boonvine, m. tion) and its successors and assigns to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge and approaches thereto across the Missouri River, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, at the city of Boonville, Missouri, in the county of Cooper, in the State of Missouri, in accord- vol. 34, p. 84. ance with the provisions of the Act entitled “An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters," approved March 23, 1906.

SEC. 2. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby Amendment. expressly reserved.

Approved, August 22, 1921.

Construction.

Aliens.

before June 8.

Ante, p. 7.

August 22, 1921. CHAP. 75.-Joint Resolution Permitting the admission of certain aliens who (H.J. Res. 153.) sailed from foreign ports on or before June 8, 1921, and for other purposes.

[Pub. Res., No. 16.] Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That aliens of any nationality Admission during who are brought to the United States on vessels which departed prescribed 'limit, il from foreign ports on or before June 8, 1921, destined for the United leaving abroad on or States, and who apply in the month of June, 1921, for admission to the United States, may, if otherwise admissible, be admitted to the United States although the limit prescribed by section 5 of the Act entitled “An Act to limit the immigration of aliens into the United States, approved May 19, 1921, may have been reached before such

Deducted from numapplication for admission. The number of aliens of any nationality ber of nationality also admitted shall be deducted, under such regulations as the Secre- lowed for fiscal year tary of Labor may prescribe, from the number of aliens of that nationality admissible, during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1921, Admissions allowed under the provisions of such Act of May 19, 1921, but nothing in this during July, 1921. resolution shall prohibit the admission of otherwise admissible aliens of any nationality during the month of July, 1921, up to 20 per centum of the number of aliens of that nationality admissible during such fiscal year under the provisions of such Act of May 19, 1921, as Ante, pp. 5-7. heretofore promulgated.

Approved, August 22, 1921.

August 23, 1921.

(H. R. 1475.) (Public, No. 59.)

CHAP. 76.-An Act Providing for a grant of land to the State of Washington for a biological station and general research purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the title and fee to

Washington.

San military

for biological station, etc.

tained.

Juan Island portions of sections one, two, eleven, and twelve of township thirtygranted to state of, five north, of range three west of the Willamette meridian, being a

military reservation at San Juan Island, in the county of San Juan, State of Washington, containing about four hundred and eighty-four acres, be, and the same are hereby, granted, subject to the conditions and reversion hereinafter provided for, to the State of Washington

for the use of the University of Washington, for the purpose of a Government use ro- biological station and for general university research purposes; sub

ject, however, to the right of the United States to at any and all time and in any manner assume control of, hold, use, and occupy without license, consent, or leave from said State or university any or all of said land for any and all military, naval, or lighthouse purposes, freed from any conveyances, charges, encumbrances, or liens

made, created, permitted, or sanctioned thereon by said State or Konliability to State, university: Provided, That the United States shall not be or become

liable for any damages or compensation whatever to the said State of Washington or the University of Washington for any future use

by the Government of any or all of the above-described land for any Reversion for non- of the above-mentioned purposes: Provided further, That if said lands

shall not be used for the purposes hereinabove mentioned the same or such parts thereof not so used shall revert to the United States.

Approved, August 23, 1921.

etc.

user.

August 23, 1921.

CHAP. 77.-Joint Resolution Granting consent of Congress to an agreement or (S. J. Res. 88.) [Pub. Res., No. 17.) compact entered into

between the State of New York and the State of New Jersey for the creation of the Port of New York District and the establishment of the Port of

New York Authority for the comprehensive development of the port of New York. Port of New York Whereas commissioners duly appointed on the part of the State of Authority. Preamble.

New York and commissioners duly appointed on the part of the State of New Jersey for the creation of the Port of New York District and the establishment of the Port of New York Authority for the comprehensive development of the port of New York, pursuant to chapter 154, Laws of New York, 1921, and chapter 151, Laws of New Jersey, 1921, have executed certain articles, which are contained in the following, namely:

Whereas in the year 1834 the States of New York and New Jersey did enter into an agreement fixing and determining the rights and obligations of the two States in and about the waters between the two States, especially in and about the bay of New York and the Hudson River; and

Whereas since that time the commerce of the port of New York has greatly developed and increased and the territory in and around the port has become commercially one center or district; and

Whereas it is confidently believed that a better coordination of the terminal, transportation, and other facilities of commerce in, about, and through the port of New York will result in great economies, benefiting the Nation as well as the States of New York and New Jersey; and

Whereas the future development of such terminal, transportation, and other facilities of commerce will require the expenditure of large sums of money and the cordial cooperation of the States of New York and New Jersey in the encouragement of the investment of capital and in the formulation and execution of the necessary physical plans; and

Whereas such result can best be accomplished through the cooperation of the two States by and through a joint or common agency: Now, therefore,

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