Proceedings of the Southern Commercial Convention at Its Annual Session at Cincinnati, Ohio, October, 1870. Published by the Committee of Arrangements of Cincinnati

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Committee of Arrangements of Cincinnati, 1871 - 135 pages

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Page 9 - We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best.
Page 81 - That any bridge constructed under this act, and according to its limitations, shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post-route, upon which, also, no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States than the rate per mile paid for the transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge...
Page 81 - War ; and in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to navigation created by the construction of any bridge under this Act. the cause or question arising may be tried before the circuit court of the United States in any district which any portion of said obstruction or bridge touches.
Page 81 - Act and subroad. an ps ject to its limitations shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which also no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and munitions of war of the United States than the rate per mile paid for the transportation over the railroad or public highways leading to the said bridge...
Page 81 - ... no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States, than the rate per mile paid for their transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to said bridge; and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes across said bridge.
Page 81 - ... once commenced; but if it shall appear that the conditions prescribed by this act cannot be complied with at the location where it is desired to construct the bridge, the Secretary of War shall, after considering any remonstrances...
Page 47 - York ; and that it be referred to a special committee of five, to be appointed by the...
Page 81 - ... mile below the proposed location, the topography of the banks of the river, the shore-lines at high and low water, the direction of the current at all stages, and the soundings accurately showing the bed of the stream, the location of any other bridge or bridges, and shall furnish such other information as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject by the Secretary of Building of War ; and if the Secretary of War...
Page 118 - Alien, for the able, courteous and impartial manner in which he has discharged the arduous duties of President of this convention.
Page 84 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America In Congress assembled, That there shall be, and is hereby, created a board of medical supervisors of the District of Columbia, which shall consist of the presidents of the three boards of medical examiners hereinafter provided for and two persons, not...

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