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INDEX TO VOLUME III.

A.

Abbott, Henry L., Gen.:

Page.
Member of technical commission of French Canal Company.

2132
Written statement by

2152–2159
Accidents: In locks; much overdrawn.

2103
Act authorizing the construction of an Isthmian canal.

2411-2413, 2578
Act of 1803:
happlied to Philippines and Canal Zone..

2728
Constitutionality of .

2728
Agents of steamships are very often merchants.

2849
Alabama: Location of immense cement properties.

2718
Alajuela: Ideal location for dam site.

2158
Ancon: United States port

2736
Annual Report of Isthmian Canal ('ommission for 1904.

2411
Arias, Thomas: Points of protest contained in letter written by, to General
Davis, July 27, 1904. ..

2344-2370
Army officer: Can hold two positions under Spooner Act..

2772
Assint dam: Foundation

2049, 2114
Assuan dam: Foundation.

2049
Atlas branch (Hamburg-American Line):

Competition with Panama steamships, controlled by Panama Railroad
Company

2794, 2800, 2849
Ports entered.

2805

B.
Banks:

Contract plan of building canal would remove need for supplying finances.. 2332
Important to establish fiscal system

2332
Bay of Funday: Extraordinary tides

1977
Beard, W.J.: General superintendent Panama Railroad.

2828
Berwyn White Coal Company: Coal purchased from, for use of Panama Railroad. 2841
Bills of lading:
Discussions on.

2812
Issued by consent of the other two parties

2801
Through billing, description of.

2811
Bishop, Joseph B...

2778
Board of consulting engineers: Date when report of, was submitted to Congress. 2520
Bocas del Toro: Great banana port....

2761
Bogard, Xavier:

Member of executive committee; also commercial agent of Panama Rail-
road

2824, 2885, 2949
Representative of old Panama Canal Company

2943
Voted stock for old Panama Canal Company

2943
Bonds: Table showing fixed charges on outstanding bonds of Panama Railroad. 2552
Borings:
By French engineers..

2069, 2081
Cúlebra heights.

2056
Depth of, at Bohio.

1966-2051-2058-2083
Depth of..

1965, 1973, 2018
For bridge across Missouri River where indurated clay was found

1961
Gatun dam site..

1952-1957-1968-2051-2083-2112
Location of spillways and character of material found in

2119
Made by different engineering parties at Colon, Gatun, Bohio, and Gamboa. 1956
Names of engineers having conducted..

1968
Never reached solid rock

1973
Reason for not making further ones.

1966
Rock found in Bohio foundation.

1971
Should be thorough before Gatun locks are constructed.

1981

III

Page.
Brown, Vernon H.: Member of executive committee, Panama Railroad..... 2885
Buildings, old, repair of.

2017, 2287
Bunau-Varilla..

2740, 2750, 2892
Burr, Wm. H.:
Member of board of directors, Panama Railroad.

2827, 2888
Member of engineering committee.

2162
Testimony questioned.

2046, 2050
Supplenientary written statement by.

2505

C.
Cable facilities should be improved

2332
Canal:
Action of Commission preceding purchase..

2131
Advantage of, to commerce.

1953
Advantage of letting by contract.

2075
Amount asked for by French Canal Company:

2143
Amount of money to be expended for, not to be considered

1951
Amount of tonnage that will pass through.

1951
Any canal built should be transformable.

2315
Barriers in, during construction..

1997, 1998
Built under protection of military power.

2733
Charge for tolls in.

1979
Competition with Suez...

1979
Condition of, when taken over by the l'nited States 2063, 2065, 2125, 2126
Contract system..

1951, 1953, 1985, 2073, 2217, 2331, 2575
Cost of, for, as estimated by Mr. Wallace..

1979
Cost and time two strong reasons for adopting lock canal.

2051
Cost of lands for lake purposes.

2072
Cost of, for removing material

2072
Cost of, maintenance and operation

2194
Course pursued in building by dredges.

2053
Culebra Cut.....

2034, 2056
Curvature at entrance to.

2325
Danger from dynamiters..

2044
Data concerning curvature of existing and proposed canals 2211, 2212, 2325
DeLesseps Canal Company did not adopt sea-level plan, as it was too ex-
pensive...

2081
Difference in time of construction between the two plans proposed.

1990
Different types proposed to Board of Consulting Engineers.

2057
Diversions of Chagres River is indispensable in order to build either type. 2727
Dredging, conditions under which it can be done.

2098
Dry excavation, from Pedro Miguel and Obispo is cheapest.

1999
Dues..

2030
Effect of wind on tide not serious.

2213
Either type should be neutral.

2044, 2045, 2103, 2228, 2229
Estimate by Board of Consulting Engineers for excavation between Bohio
and Mirafloris for sea-level plan...

2104
Estimates for sea level so much greater than for lock canal.

2106
Excavation between Bohio and Mirafloris extended by Mr. Wallace for sea-
level.......

2104
Expected increase of population a factor in determining type of.

2166
Free to people of Panama or the Government.

2320
French surveys used as the basis of calculation.

2083
Historical paper on..

2165
Joint interest or responsibility with Panama undesirable.

2332, 2333
Lake navigation preferable.

2019
Letter by Chief Engineer Stevens on.
Letter from President of United States to Secretary of War, delegating to
War Department the duty of building.

2253-2259
Lock-level plan. (See Lock canal.)
Lockage time...

2156
Low-water supply of.

2158
Material excavated by French...

2046, 2047, 2125
Methods used in the excavation of.

1998, 2000
Minority report most satisfactory, in Colonel Ernst's opinion.

2034
Names of engineers opposed to sea-level plan.....

2107, 2108

2108

Canal-Continued.

Page.
Neutralization of..

2044, 2045, 2103, 2228, 2229
Number of employees under French at work

2125
On what basis the price for purchase was fixed.

2142
Papers on, by Mr. Morrison..

2046
Panama Railroad, great factor in building.

2138
Plan for, by Senator Morgan.

2724–2727
President's authority in regard to.

2722
Primary consideration in choosing between the two projects should be rela-
tive merits as routes for shipping.

2155
Prism of water...

2056, 2058, 2086, 2091
Prism of 300 feet from Mirafloris and out.

2056
Property of French, real value of..

2047
Protection to Government, necessary if let to contractor.

2074
Rains, effect......

2085
Rock, encountered at sea level.

2054
Route of..

2054
Sea gates, necessity of.

2055, 2056
Sea-level plan. (See Sea level.)
Sea-level plan from Atlantic to Obispo, from the Pacific to Mirafloris, and
lock structure between Obispo and Mirafloris...

1990, 2056
Shall it be built by contract..

2575
Slopes....

2726
Soo, tonnage of.

2044
Spillway, location.

2073, 2075
Spooner Act practically decides type.

1956
Steam shovels used for excavating..

1996
Number of, in action at one time.

1997
Streams of Chagres River will have to be diverted before construction be-
gins...

2096
Surveys, made by French, very good.

2126
Thickness of hill where spillway is to be located.

2076
Tide on Pacific end..

2103
Time asked for by Mr. Wallace to make preparatory arrangements for, to
construct....

2014
Time necessary to wreckage in.

1980
Time required for ships to pass through.

2182
Topography between Gamboa and Obispo.

2054
Transportation of material big element of cost in constructing.

2052
Type recommended by Walker Commission..

2110
Type of, and the necessity for prompt action.

2316, 2516
Water supply for...

2097, 2098
Width of berm same in either type.

2187
Work done on, at time of transfer to United States.

2281, 2282, 2283
By Chief Engineer Wallace....

2284
Working hours of employees on.

1993
Canal dues.

2030
Canal Zone:
Act of 1803 applied to..

2728
Act affecting importation of goods into.

2271, 2754, 2756, 2758
Act providing for government

2618
Agreement for delimitation of.

2299, 2304
Announcement of purposes for which established.

2327
Authority of President to make temporary arrangements with Republic of
Panama in regard to...

2728, 2834
Buildings...

2017, 2287
Citizenship of natives.

2259
Citizenship of United States citizens not changed

2259
Civil Service Commission-
Employees sent by...

2791
Men selected by, not adapted for service on.

2790
Should be exempt from..

2792
Commerce on, tariff, etc.

2271
Trade relations established by agreement.

2271, 2272
Condition when Walker Commission took possession.. 2013, 2033, 2063, 2126
Congress can legislate along lines of modus vivendi for.

2741
Courts..

2251, 2263, 2269, 2270
Appeal from, to Supreme Court of United States

2270

('anal Zone-Continued.

Page.
Criminal code....

2252
C'umbersome government not necessary if contract system is adopted... 1953
Davis, George W., Maj. Gen. (retired)-
Date of appointment as governor of..

2518
Date when entering upon duties as governor

2518
Organized government of....

2013
Deportation of undesirable characters. 2261, 2262, 2265, 2266, 2422, 2730, 2734, 2746
Dingley tarifi..

2519, 2755
Elections...

2261
Employees working at different times..

2636, 2638, 2642
Enforcement of article 13 of treaty in regard to importation of foodstuffs... 2759,

2760, 2762
Financial statement..

2463
Flag of United States, as to technical right to be raised.

2260
Gambling.

2270
Geography

2467
Government
Executive branch...

2455
Executive order or modus vivendi of December 3, 1904.

2526
Expenditures and estimates.

2459
Judicial branch....

2269, 2451
Legislation by Congress.

2458
Legislative enactments.

2456
Legislative power.

2459, 2519
Method of trial under, a military one.

2737
Municipalities.....

2456
Not necessary to maintain, if contract system is adopted.

1953
One of the best conducted.

2766
Organized by General Davis.

2013
President's power in regard to

2834
Reference to..

2249, 2267, 2268, 2299, 2453–2470, 2737, 2739, 2767
Growth of population.

2520
Harbors..

2468
Health and sanitation..

2017, 2474
Industrial and social conditions.

2470
Jails...

2474
Judicial system
Appeal from local courts to United States Supreme Court..

2270
Criminal code..

2252
Courts....

2251, 2263, 2269, 2270
Extradition of criminals under.

2789, 2790
Jury trial not resorted to.

2252
Justice and judiciary.

2473
Method of trial...

2737
Necessary legislation for..

2520
Power to prosecute under.

2734, 2736
Remarks on..

2269, 2454, 2521, 2734
Jurisdiction fixing boundary lines.

2740
Laborers on, at time of transfer to United States.

2284
Lands and buildings..

2480
Lands condemned..

2782, 2787
Laws..

2251
Limits of, should be defined.

2747
Money
Character of, in circulation.

2272, 2275, 2597
Exchange on drasts

2275
Fluctuations in price.

2274
How secured

2273
Municipalities.

2469
Nova Scotia codfish used by people on

2763
Pardoning power vested in governor.

2264
Penitentiary.

2263, 2264
Police system.

2767
Political relations to l'nited States.

2729, 2764
Ports established.

2736, 2741
Postal system.

2471, 2752

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Canal Zone Continued.

Page.
Power to exclude undesirable characters from ..

2261-2262,

2265, 2422, 2730, 2734, 2746
President took possession under act of April 28, 1904.

2728
Property on, marked Isthmian Canal Commission..

2327
Public order

2472
Public works

2482
Rapid influx of labor into...

2017
Reference to correspondence between Bunau Varilla and Mr. Loomis in
regard to boundaries of Colon and Panama City..

2740
Relation of, to United States

2591
Republic of Panama claims partnership with United States in judicial
functions

2269
Rights of Congress in regard to.

2729
Sanitation

2017, 2474, 2523
Sovereignty of Republic of Panama on.

2260
Statement of Secretary Taft in regard to..

2515, 2795
Telegraphs and telephones.

2483
Territory of

2742
Trade relations

2764, 2765
Transfer of

2466
United States has absolute authority for purposes of government.

2261
Vessels entering ports of.

2754
Water supply

2068
West Indian negroes temperate but lazy:

2266
Work accomplished by Walker Commission..

2540
Working hours on.

1993
Cassatt, Alexander J., president Pennsylvania Railroad

2728
Cement:
Amount used and how it should be purchased.

2717, 2718
Climatic effect on..

1994
Formula for making.

2718
Where found.

2718
Would have to be brought across ocean..

1994
Central Trust Company

2927
Chagres River:
Amount of water discharged by, at Gamboa.

2096
Control of, above Gamboa.

2430
Creates currents in sea level.

2089
Discharges into sea-level canal.

2089, 2091
Discharge of, between Minde and Gamboa..

2096
Diversion channels.

2246, 2720, 2727
Had not been taken care of by the French.

2126
Location

1971, 2054
Records left by the French in regard to.

2070
Rise of, at Bohio......

2096
Rise of, at Gamboa..

2096
Rise and flow of....

2152
The dominating feature...

2152
Will have to divert waters of, before construction begins.

2096, 2246, 2720
Chagres River Valley:
Population in

1988
Remarks on ..

2232, 2234, 2235
Charter, Panama Railroad

2820
Chicago Drainage (anal, average output per steam shovel during construction,
in ten working hours

2086
Choron, L., chief engineer of New Panama Canal Company.

2018
Civil Service ('ommission:
Board not adapted for selecting men for service on Isthmus

2790
Employees sent by, to Isthmus..

2791
Should be exempt from....

2792
Clay. (See Indurated clay.)
Coal:
Bids and proposals for....

2797
Coal. (See Panama Railroad.)
On Pacific is delivered into lighters.

2848
Price paid for

2288, 2843
Price received for

2843

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