Pamphlets on Conservation of Natural Resources, Volume 4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909 - Conservation of natural resources
 

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Page 24 - And he gave it for his opinion, " That whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
Page 421 - The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same shall be common highways and forever free...
Page 112 - Energy in the Executive is a leading character in the definition of good Government. It is essential to the protection of the community against foreign attacks ; it is not less essential to the steady administration of the laws ; to the protection of property against those irregular and high-handed combinations which sometimes interrupt the ordinary course of justice ; to the security of liberty against the enterprises and assaults of ambition, of faction, and of anarchy.
Page 277 - He that planteth a tree is a servant of God, He provideth a kindness for many generations, And faces that he hath not seen shall bless him.
Page 379 - ... there shall be levied and collected annually, for four years, a state tax of one-tenth of one mill for each dollar of the assessed valuation of the taxable property of the state...
Page 108 - The Commissioner of the General Land Office, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, is authorized to enforce and carry into execution, I>H appropriate regulations, every part of the provisions of this title not otherwise specially provided for.
Page 109 - But where the law is not prohibited, and is really calculated to effect any of the objects intrusted to the government, to undertake here to inquire into the degree of its necessity, would be to pass the line which circumscribes the judicial department, and to tread on legislative ground.
Page 289 - An Act for the Sale of Timber Lands in the States of California, Oregon, Nevada, and in Washington Territory.
Page 400 - An act for the protection of the natural mineral springs of the State and to prevent waste and impairment of its natural mineral waters...
Page 46 - Alaska and reserve the same for water-power sites, irrigation, classification of lands, or other public purposes to be specified in the orders of withdrawals, and such withdrawals or reservations shall remain in force until revoked by him or by an Act of Congress.

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