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Page 46 - Arizona and New Mexico were allowed to make indemnity selections for all school sections otherwise disposed of. If, however, indemnity selections are not made for school sections in national forests, these states are to receive from the secretary of the treasury at the close of each fiscal year a proportional share of the gross proceeds of all the national forests within their borders.
Page 144 - raised the question whether a state law regulating the use of oleomargarine was binding in a United States soldier's home. The Supreme Court held that federal officers in discharge of their duties in the management of a federal institution are not subject to the jurisdiction of the state in regard to those matters which have the approval of federal authority.
Page 88 - we learn that the clause of the Constitution providing that the citizens of each state shall be entitled to all the privileges and immunities of citizens of the several states guarantees to the citizens of every state equality of taxation throughout the United States.
Page 127 - Congress has acted on the assumption that the clause means that while municipal powers may be delegated to a local governing body for the district it may not delegate to such body the general legislative power possessed by a state.* Various dicta of the Supreme Court also support this view. Thus in Stoutenburgh v. Hennick,*
Page 22 - At the close of the French and Indian War in 1763 the King of England granted to every private soldier who had served in that war fifty acres of land, to non-commissioned officers two hundred, and so on up to five thousand for field
Page 97 - Two years later, in order to improve the navigation of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers and to connect them by a canal, three sections a mile were given along the Fox River from its mouth to the canal and along the canal to the Wisconsin River. One condition of this grant was new in federal land grant policy. It was
Page 138 - Wilfully setting fire to grass on the public domain or allowing a camp-fire to burn unattended is punishable by a fine not to exceed $5,000 or by imprisonment for not to exceed two years, or both.
Page 142 - A United States commissioner appointed by the judge of the United States district court has jurisdiction to hear all complaints for the violation of the laws and regulations for the protection of the park, and to hold a preliminary hearing in case of felony.
Page 247 - and said institution is hereby declared to be the University of the state of Minnesota. All the rights, immunities, franchises, and
Page 58 - Two grants of 1899, of twenty-five thousand acres each, to the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute and the Industrial School for Girls, should also be mentioned here. 84 The next four states received the usual grant. 85 Florida received four townships, but was required to divide the fund between two universities, one to be located east and the other west of the Suwannee River.