Government of Alaska: Statements Before the Committee on Territories, United States Senate, on the Bill S. 5436, to Create a Legislative Council in the District of Alaska, to Confer Legislative Powers Thereon, and for Other Purposes [January 20, 22, February 18-19, 1910].

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - 159 pages
Considers legislation to establish an appointive legislative council for Alaska. Also investigates Alaska railroad, shipping, mining, and fishery interests, and alleged business and lobbying improprieties of the "Alaska syndicate," a partnership between M. Guggenheim Sons and J. P. Morgan Co.

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Page 32 - ... shall be admitted to the enjoyment of all the rights, advantages, and immunities of citizens of the United States, and shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property, and religion. The uncivilized tribes will be subject to such laws and regulations as the United States may, from time to time, adopt in regard to aboriginal tribes of that country.
Page 32 - The inhabitants of the ceded territory, according to their choice, reserving their natural allegiance, may return to Russia within three years ; but, if they should prefer to remain in the ceded territory, they, with the exception of uncivilized native tribes, shall be admitted to the enjoyment of all the rights, advantages, and immunities of citizens of the United States, and shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property, and religion.
Page 25 - ... corporations, shall provide for the effective regulation of the charges thereof, for the official inspection and regulation of the books and accounts of such corporations, and for the payment of a reasonable percentage of gross earnings into the treasury of the Philippine Islands or of the Province or municipality within which such franchises are granted and exercised...
Page 22 - ... constructed and maintained over and across the public property of the United States, including streets, highways, squares, and reservations, and over similar property of the government of said islands, and may adopt rules and regulations under which the provincial and municipal governments of the islands may grant the right to use and occupy such public property belonging to said Provinces or municipalities: Provided, That no...
Page 19 - That the commissioner of the interior shall superintend all •works of a public nature, and shall have charge of all public buildings, grounds, and lands, except those belonging to the United States, and shall execute such requirements as may be imposed by law with respect thereto, and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by law...
Page 25 - That all franchises, privileges, or concessions granted under this Act shall forbid the issue of stock or bonds except in exchange for actual...
Page 22 - ... to create, consolidate, and reorganize the municipalities, so far as may be necessary, and to provide and repeal laws and ordinances therefor; and also the power to alter, amend, modify, and repeal any and all laws and ordinances of every character now in force in Porto Rico, or any municipality or district thereof, not inconsistent with the provisions hereof: Provided, however.
Page 31 - If any of the persons appointed or employed as aforesaid shall be persons in the military or naval service of the United States, the amount of the official salary paid to any such person shall be deducted from the amount of salary or compensation provided by or which shall be fixed under the terms of this Act.
Page 80 - ... The title of all of said properties, including said inchoate water rights, shall be transferred to said corporation, in consideration for which there shall be issued to said vendors 25,000 shares of said capital stock. 5. The other half of said capital stock, viz: 25,000 shares shall be deposited in escrow with the Bank of California, Seattle, with instructions to make delivery of same to Mr. Guggenheim or his nominee upon his payment to said...
Page 21 - That the constitution, and all the laws of the United States which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the same force and effect within the said Territory of Nebraska as elsewhere within the United States...

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