Authorizing Investigations to Determine the Location and Extent of Potash Deposits Or Occurrence in the United States: Hearings Before the Committee on Mines and Mining, House of Representatives, Sixty-Ninth Congress, First Session on S. 1821 ...

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Page 18 - Provided, That before undertaking drilling operations upon any tract or tracts of land, the mineral deposits of which are not the property of the United States, the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce jointly shall enter Into a contract or contracts with the owners or lessees, or both, of the mineral rights therein, and the aforesaid contract or contracts shall provide, among other things, that, if deposits of potash minerals...
Page 11 - Ga., Bull. No. 29 (1914); and JA Dresser, Preliminary report on the serpentine and associated rocks of Southern Quebec, Canada Dept. Mines Geol. Survey Mem. No. 22 (1913),
Page 17 - Germans whereby there is in effect a monopoly established between those two nationals. month, the United States domestic consumption of pure potash now approximating 250,000 tons annually, of which domestic production accounts for 10 per cent. There is a government-controlled monopoly in Germany and virtually a governmental monopoly in France. The Franco-German potash agreement establishes unified control of production, price, and distribution. Due to this agreement, both parties acting as a monopolistic...
Page 15 - Agriculture, and the Bureau of Soils, of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Page 18 - Commerce for the purpose of determining the location, extent, and mode of occurrence of potash deposits in the United States and conducting the necessary laboratory tests incident thereto.
Page 18 - Its cooperators shall not be liable for damages on account of such reasonable use of the surface as may be necessary In the proper conduct of the work...
Page 18 - ... which contract shall provide, among other things, that not more than the actual cost of the exploration shall constitute a preferred claim in favor of the United States and its cooperators against any minerals developed; and the aforesaid contract or contracts shall provide that the owners or lessees, or both, of said lands and/or mineral rights within the radius hereinafter mentioned, shall pay to the Government and its cooperators an amount equal to the actual costs of said explorations, said...
Page 17 - Snell, representing the society, appeared before the Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee of the House of Representatives and commented on HR 1111 suggesting that certain specific changes be made in that proposed bill. While the Congress took no action at that time on the "textile flammability...

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