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Brazil.....

109-139

Coffee valorization and export tax on coffee....

109

Election and inauguration of Dr. Affonso Penna as President..

112

Preferential tariff concessions in favor of American products ...

113

The Monroe doctrine and the relations between the United States and Bra-

zil; historical review by a Brazilian author...

116

Visit of Secretary Root......

124

Message of the Brazilian President to the Congress of Brazil.

136

Bulgaria......

140-144

Commercial treaties with Germany, Great Britain, Russia, France,

and

Italy.......

140

Reciprocity arrangement between Bulgaria and the United States.

141

Chile......

145-161

Election and inauguration of Pedro Montt as President..

145

Visit of Secretary Root......

147

Earthquake in Chile.

155

China.....

162-409

The open-door policy in Manchuria; establishment of custom-houses and

opening ports to international trade....

162

Reciprocal protection of trade-marks in China..

228

Agreement effected by exchange of notes.

233

Protection of trade-marks in China...

234

Patents and copyright in China...

260

Mining regulations in China.

Payment of Chinese indemnity..

273

Rights of missionaries to acquire property in interior of China.

276

Changes in customs service.....

280

Citizenship and right of admission to the United States of a Chinese adopted

by an American citizen.....

288

Foreign settlements in China and Manchuria.

290

Threatened restriction of boundaries of international settlement at Shanghai. 297

Floating mines in the Gulf of Pechili.....

300

Lienchou riots and resulting claims..

308

Riots at Chang-p’u and Nanchang.

324

Reforms, governmental, judicial, and educational..

341

Restriction upon the importation, growth, and use of opium

352

Revision of the rules of the mixed court at Shanghai, and resulting riots.. 369

United States court for China.....

407

Opening cable between San Francisco and Shanghai...

409

Colombia......

410-453

Attempt on President Reyes's life.

410

Relations of United States with..

412

Visit of Secretary Root......

439

Political and business conditions..

442

Duty on flour increased..

450

Cuba.....

454-522

Insurrection and intervention of United States in.

454

Trade-mark registration law......

494

Sanitation of Cuban cities.....

503

Alleged outrage on American residents of the Isle of Pines...

510

Foreign rice milled in United States denied benefit of reciprocity treaty.. 515

Trade-mark convention with France.....

521

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Denmark......

523-535

Death of King Christian

523

Diplomatic uniforms..

527

Arbitration treaty between Italy and.....

528

Arbitration treaty between Netherlands and.

530

Supplementary extradition treaty between United States and....

531

Agreement with United States for protection of industrial designs and

models....

533

Consular officers of United States can not receive foreign appointments. 534

Dominican Republic...

536-622

Revolutionary disturbances in..

536

American concessions in.....

557

Control of Dominican customs..

559

Labors of Dominican Congress during session of 1906.

564

Message of President Caceres....

568

Withdrawal of Portuguese consul's exequatur.

570

Chronology of political events in.....

572

Boundary question between Haiti and.

600

Enforcement of sugar-production tax.

609

Ecuador.....

623-630

Revolution...

623

Visit of Secretary Root.

624

Sanitation of Guayaquil...

627

Official encouragement to industrial, agricultural, and other enterprises... 627

Railway building in...

629

France.....

631-639

Election of President of the French Republic

631

Protection of Venezuelan interests in.....

632

Franklin celebration in Paris...

632

Presentation of Benjamin Franklin gold medal to the French Republic... 633

Removal of the remains of Admiral Paul Jones.

636

Disaster in French mines..

Germany.....

640-660

Reciprocity agreement with United States continued.

640

Military service case of Maurice Kahn.

648

Prohibition on potatoes....

654

Commercial treaty with Bulgaria....

655

Citizenship of persons born in the United States and living in.

655

Exemption from payment of church taxes in..

658

Great Britain.....

661-807

Newfoundland fishery question......

661

Imprisonment for nonextraditable offense of a fugitive surrendered by 784

Bonds of the South African Republic...

791

Food inspection law of the United States .

798

Alaska boundary convention.......

801

Boycott of American goods at Singapore.

803

Extradition procedure in Canada...

805

Greece.....

808-822

Greek immigration into the United States.

808

Liability of naturalized citizens of United States under military and expa-

triation laws of their native country.

812

Olympic games in...

813

Greece-Continued.

Page. Change in extradition treaty between Italy and....

815 Visit of the American squadron to Piræus ..

815 Relations between Roumania and...

818 Conditions in Island of Crete....

820 Guatemala and Honduras.

823-868 Protection of Chinese in Guatemala..

823 Impressment of laborers employed on American plantations..

824 Consular convention between Guatemala and Italy..

827 War in Central America and mediation of United States and Mexico..... 834 Preliminary treaty of peace, etc., between Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala..

851 Treaty of amity, etc., between Costa Rica, Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras..

857 Convention establishing Central-American International Bureau...

863 Convention establishing Central-American Pedagogical Institute.

865 Death of minister of Guatemala to United States....

866

(Continuation of Table of Contents printed in Part II.)

MESSAGE.

To the Senate and House of Representatives:

As a nation we still continue to enjoy a literally unprecedented prosperity; and it is probable that only reckless speculation and disregard of legitimate business methods on the part of the business world can materially mar this prosperity.

No Congress in our time has done more good work of importance than the present Congress. There were several matters left unfinished at your last session, however, which I most earnestly hope you will complete before your adjournment. I again recommend a law prohibiting all corporations from contrib

uting to the campaign expenses of any party. Corporation Cam

Such a bill has already past one House of Conpaign Contributions.

gress. Let individuals contribute as they desire; but let us prohibit in effective fashion all corporations from making contributions for any political purpose, directly or indirectly. Another bill which has just past one House of the Congress and

which it is urgently necessary should be enacted Government's Right into law is that conferring upon the Government of Appeal in Criminal Cases.

the right of appeal in criminal cases on questions

of law. This right exists in many of the States; it exists in the District of Columbia by act of the Congress. It is of course not proposed that in any case a verdict for the defendant on the merits should be set aside. Recently in one district where the Government had indicted certain persons for conspiracy in connection with rebates, the court sustained the defendant's demurrer; while in another jurisdiction an indictment for conspiracy to obtain rebates has been sustained by the court, convictions obtained under it, and two defendants sentenced to imprisonment. The two cases referred

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