Election of William Lorimer: Hearing Before a Committee of the Senate of the United States Pursuant to S. Res. 60 ...

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Página 7755 - The Illinois and Michigan Canal shall never be sold or leased until the specific proposition for the sale or lease thereof shall first have been submitted to a vote of the people of the State, at a general election, and have been approved by a majority of all the votes polled at such election. The General Assembly shall never loan the credit of the State, or make appropriations from the Treasury thereof, in aid of railroads or canals: Provided, that any surplus earnings of any canal may be appropriated...
Página 7755 - The Illinois and Michigan Canal, or other canal or waterway owned by the State, shall never be sold or leased until the specific proposition for the sale or lease thereof shall first have been submitted to a vote of the people of the State at a general election, and have been approved by a majority of all the votes cast at such election.
Página 7761 - The Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, the Board of Engineers of New York City, the office of the Supervisor of the Harbor of New York, the United States Engineer offices, the Mississippi River Commission, the California Debris Commission, the Board of Road Commissioners for Alaska, the...
Página 7399 - Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The question was taken ; and there were — yeas 383, nays 5, answered "present" 1, not voting 45, as follows : [Roll No.
Página 7755 - State in a total amount not to exceed twenty million dollars, which shall draw interest, payable semi-annually, at a rate not to exceed four per cent per annum, the proceeds whereof may be applied as the General Assembly may provide, in the construction of said waterway and in the erection, equipment and maintenance of said power plants, locks, bridges, dams and appliances. All power developed from said waterway may be leased in part or in whole, as the General Assembly may by law provide; but in...
Página 7757 - I want a show-down on this proposition, and the sooner the people interested in this proposed appropriation understand that, so far as I am concerned as one member of the committee, the better it will be.
Página 7755 - ... plan of deep waterway ; and for the erection, equipment and maintenance of power plants, locks, bridges, dams and appliances sufficient and suitable for the development and utilization of the water power thereof; and authorize the issue, from time to time, of bonds of this state in a total amount not to exceed twenty million dollars, which shall draw interest, payable semi-annually, at a rate not to exceed four per cent per annum, the proceeds whereof may be applied as the General Assembly may...
Página 7393 - ... written answer. At the earliest possible date after the complaint and answer have been filed, the chairman of the Rules Committee shall designate a day for the hearing of the complaint and the reception of evidence. After hearing such complaint, the Committee on Rules shall report the facts in writing to the House of Representatives or the Senate of the United States, as the case may be, for such action as the House of Representatives or Senate may see fit to take. The CHAIRMAN. Congressman Dies,...
Página 7755 - Provided, further, that the General Assembly may, by suitable legislation, provide for the construction of a deep waterway or canal from the present water power plant of the Sanitary District of Chicago at or near Lockport, in the township of Lockport, in the county of Will, to a point in the Illinois river at or near Utica, which may be practical for a general plan and scheme of deep waterway along a route which may be deemed most advantageous...
Página 7755 - State, and that the question of the calling of such convention shall be submitted to the electors of this State at the next general election, as provided for in article 14 of the present Constitution.

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