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Indian AFFAirs committee

Forest Grove, Oreg. Land for use of Bureau of Entomology, Department of Agriculture, report to accompany H. R. 446 [authorizing commissioner of Indian affairs to transfer fractional block 6 of Naylor's addition, Forest Grove, Oreg., to United States for use of Bureau of Entomology, Department of Agriculture]; submitted by Mr. Rhodes. July 31, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 194.)

La Pointe Reservation. Conditions on Bad River Reservation, Wis., hearing, June 27 and July 1, 1919. 1919. 56 p.

St. Croir Indians of Wisconsin, hearing on H. R. 2264 by [subcommitteel, July 23, 1919; [statement of A. P. Nelson]. 1919. 22 p. 3.

INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE comm ITTEE

Boots and shoes. Inquiry into proposed increase in price of shoes, sugar, clothing, and coffee, report to accompany H. Res. 217 [directing Federal Trade Commission to inquire into proposed increase in price of shoes] ; submitted by Mr. Denison. Aug. 1, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 217.)

Cumberland River. Bridge Cumberland River, Clarkesville, Tenn., report to accompany H. R. 8076 [authorizing county of Montgomery, Tenn., to construct bridge across Cumberland River within 7 miles of Clarkesville] : submitted by Mr. Sims. Aug. 12, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 228.) Railroad ties. Present and future supply of tie timber, report to accompany H. Res. 186 [requesting Interstate Commerce Commission to make investigations regarding present and future supply of tie timber and practicability of use of substitutes] ; submitted by Mr. Watson of Pennsylvania. July 30, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 182.) v — some of railroad ties, hearing on H. Res. 20, July 19, 1919. 1919. 27 p. Railroads. Amending sec. 10 of act providing for operation of transportation systems under Government control, report to accompany S. 641 [to amend sec. 10 of act to provide for operation of transportation systems while under Federal control, for just compensation of their owners, and for other purposes, by restoring authority of Interstate Commerce Commission over rates, etc.]: submitted by Mr. Sanders of Indiana. Aug. 13, 1919. 6 p. (H. rp. 230.) Return of railroads to private ownership, hearings on H. R. 4378, July 15 [–Aug. 11, 1919. 1919. pts. 1–3, [vii.1-H1-454 p. ii. 3. . Sugar. Investigation of sugar prices, etc., report to accompany H. Res. 150 [directing Federal Trade Commission to investigate and report to House information regarding sugar]; submitted by Mr. Webster. Aug. 5, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 222.) Susquehanna River. Bridge across Susquehanna River, Pa., report to accompany H. R. 8117 [for construction by Pennsylvania of bridge across Susquehanna River at or near Falls, Pa.] ; submitted by Mr. Watson of Pennsylvania. Aug. 13, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 229.)

Tug Fork. Bridge across Tug River, Ky., report to accompany S. 2700 [granting consent of Congress to D. E. Hewit ILumber Company to construct bridge across Tug River connecting Martin County, Ky., and Mingo County, W. Wa., at Kermit] ; submitted by Mr. Barkley. Aug. 20, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 242.)

* War risk insurance. Proposed amendments to war risk insurance act, hear. ings before subcommittee on proposed amendments to war risk insurance act, June 28 [and] July 12–14, 1919. 1919. pt. 2, iii-H 51—121 p. 3.

INVALID Proxsions committee

Pensions. Granting pensions and increase of pensions for certain soldiers and sailors of Civil War, etc., report to accompany H. R. 8536 [substituted for H. R. 576 and other bills]; submitted by Mr. Fuller of Illinois. Aug. 19, 1919. 64 p. (H. rp. 240.) v Pensions of maimed soldiers, hearings on H. R. 2922, to increase pensions

of those who have lost limbs or have been totally disabled in same in military or naval service of United States, Aug. 25, 1919. 1919. 7 p.

Irrigation of ARID LANds Commi ITTEE

'irrigation canals. All-American canal in Imperial County, Calif., hearings on bill [H. R. 6044] to assist in increasing productive agricultural area of Imperial and Coachella valleys, Calif., July 9–14, 1919. 1919. 259 p. 3.

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

American Legion, report to accompany H. R. 680S [to incorporate American Legion]; submitted by Mr. Morgan. July 31, 1919. 3 p. (H. rp. 191.) - * 19—26832 Calendar. Legislative calendar, 66th Congress [1st session], Aug. 12, 1919; no. 3. [1919.] 31 p. 4° 3. Civil rights of members of military and naval establishments, report to accompany S. 2236 [relating to affidavits required by act to extend protection to civil rights of members of military and naval establishments of United States engaged in present war] ; submitted by Mr. Wolstead. July 31, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 190.) Courts of United States. Practice and procedure in Federal courts, report to accompany H. R. 3171 [to amend practice and procedure in Federal courts, so as to make it reversible error in jury trials for presiding judge to express his personal opinion as to credibility of witnesses or weight of testimony inlo" in suit] ; submitted by Mr. Caraway. July 31, 1919. 3 p. (H. rp. 195.) District of Columbia. Revision of certain sections in District of Columbia code and enlargement of jurisdiction of Municipal Court of District of Columbia, hearing before subcommittee 2 on H. R. 4471 and H. R. 6025, Aug. 25, 1919. 1919. 26 p. (Serial 3.) : VInitiative. Constitutional amendment providing for initiative and referendum, hearing on H. J. Res. 60; statement of Jacob S. Coxey, sr., July 29, 1919. 1919. 28 p. (Serial 2.) :

MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES COMMITTEE

V Marine insurance, hearings before subcommittee, July 16 [–17], 1919. 1919. pts. 2, 3, [iv]+47–153 p. 3.

MILITARY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

A. A. Humphreys, Camp. Authorizing expenditure of certain sums of money at

Camp A. A. Humphreys, Va., report to accompany H. J. Res. 161; submitted by Mr. Harrison. July 29, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 176.)

- Camp A. A. Humphreys, Va., construction of officers' quarters, hearings,
July 15, 1919. 1919. 27 p. 3.

*Army. Army legislation, hearings on H. R. 3706, S. 1373, H. J. R. 84, H. R.
3708, 3707, 2979, Administrative effect of act of July 11, 1919 (Army bill),
H. R. 2980, 6435, 7596, 5499, 7197, 7123, 3709, 5603, 5604, 7878, 66SS [and]
H. J. R. 161; July 22–29, 1919. 1919. 90 p. 3.

- Creating office of General of Armies of United States, minority report to accompany H. R. 75.95; submitted by Mr. Anthony. Aug. 21, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 1S6, pt. 2.)

General of Armies of United States, report to accompany H. R. 75.94 - [relating to creation of office of General of Armies of United States] ; submitted by Mr. Kahn. July 31, 1919. 3 p. (H. rp. 185.) 19–26850

General of Armies of United States, report to accompany H. R. 75.95 [relating to creation of office of General of Armies of United States] ; submitted by Mr. Kahn. July 31, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 186 [pt. 1].)

Government contracts. To prevent further expenditure of money for real estate, etc., by War Department, report to accompany H. J. Res. 165 [to allow payment of bills lawfully incurred for construction work actually performed or construction material actually purchased and delivered prior to approval of act approved July 11, 1919, making appropriations for Army, fiscal year 1920]; submitted by Mr. McKenzie. July 31, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 187.)

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Officers, Army. Commissioned personnel for Army until June 30, 1920, report
to accompany S. 2622; submitted by Mr. Kearns. Aug. 22, 1919. 3 p. ( H. r1.
255.)
Necessary commissioned personnel for Army until June 30, 1920, report
to accompany H. R. 7878; submitted by Mr. Kearns. July 31, 1919. 2 p.
(H. rp. 197.)

MINES AND MINING COMMITTEE

Mineral lands. Annual assessment work on mining claims, hearings on H. J. X Res. 150, to suspend requirements of annual assessment work on mining claims during year 1919; July 22–26, 1919. 1919. 88 p. 3. — Assessment work on mining claims, report to accompany H. J. Res. 150 [to suspend requirements of annual assessment work on mining claims during year 1919); submitted by Mr. Garland. July 28, 1919. 3 p. (H. rp. 170.)

NAVAL AFFAirts Comi Mitter,

Mary. Hearings on estimates submitted by Secretary of Navy, 1919. 1919. •. pt. 2, iii-HQ21+[42]+xv. p.

PATENT'S COMMITTEE

Patent Office. United States Patent Office, hearings on H. R. 5011, 5012, and

7010, to establish Patent Office as independent bureau, to establish Court of

.* Patent Appeals, and to increase force and salaries in Patent Office, July 9–30, 1919, 1919. 320 p. il.

PENSIONS COMMITTEE

2-suolo merican War pensions, hearings in H. R. 2 [to pension soldiers of War X with Spain, Philippine insurrection, and China Relief Expedition]. 1919. 22 p. 3.

Post or FICE AND POST ROADS Co.MMITTEE

Hauruii. Postal service in Territory of Hawaii, report to accompany H. R. 7.972 I to improve administration of postal service in Hawaii) ; submitted by Mr. Steenerson. Aug. 6, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 224.)

Mail matter. Loss of mail by aeroplane fire, hearings on II. Res. 135, July 19, _^ 1919. 1919. 15 p. 3. — Loss of mail matter by burning of mail aeroplane, report to accompany H. Res. 135 [requesting Postmaster General to furnish House information concerning loss of mail by fire in aeroplanel ; submitted by Mr. Steenerson. July 31, 1919. 8 p. (H. rp. 184.)

* Mail tunnel. New York City, hearings on H. R. 1699, July 10-Aug. 5, 1919. * 1919. 132 p. 3.

Rural free delivery service, hearings before subcommittee on H. J. Res. 33, • directing Postmaster General to suspend operation of orders issued by him, effective May 1 and June 1, 1919, changing or altering rural delivery routes, and to restore to their former status routes changed or altered by orders effective May 1, 1919; July 8 and 9, 1919. 1919. 109 p.

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'Gorernment Printing Office. Increase of wages for printers, pressmen, and bookbinders, hearing on H. R. 1393, 4768, 4773, 5138, 5418, 56.41, 5811, and 5823, to increase wages of printers, pressmen, and bookbinders in Government Printing Office, June 20, 1919. 1919. 26 p. 3.

1’ublic printing. Congressional printing and binding, report to accompany H. It. 8362 [to amend and revise laws relating to public printing and binding and distribution of Government publications] ; submitted by Mr. Kiess. Aug. 12, 1919. 52 p. (H. rp. 227.) 19–20Sty.)

War with Germany, statistical summary, report to accompany H. Res. 214 [ authorizing printing of War with Germany, statistical summary, compiles! by Leonard P. Ayres] : submitted by Mr. Kiess July 31, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp.

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Public buildings. I'ulolic buildings and grounds, hearings on H. R. 1247, armory building for National Guard of District of Columbia, H. R. 6344, site for new post office at Pittsburgh, Pa., June 25, 1919. 1919. 11 p. (No. 3.) ; I’ublic buildings and grounds, hearings on H. R. 2730, for relief of contractors engaged on public building construction under supervision of Treasury Department; Increase in force of Office of Supervising Architect; [and] Conditions of affairs relative to housing of employees of Puget Sound Navy Yard at B1 emerton, Wash. : June 11, 1919. 1919. 25 p. (No. 1.) 3. — Public buildings and grounds, hearings on H. R. 3094, public building at I’aris, Tex.; H. R. 5288, for relief of contractors and subcontractors for post offices and other buildings and work under supervision of Treasury Depart- . ment: Acquisition of site and erection of new post-office building at Pittsburgh, Pa.; [and] New post-office building at Eubuque, Iowa : June, 18, 1919. 1919. 16 p. (No. 2.) # * Public buildings and g, ounds, hearings on H. R. 6563, to repeal act to A authorize the President to provide housing for war needs; H. R. 6323, for relief of contractors and subcontractors engaged on public building construction under supervision of Treasury Department; Regarding buildings for which appropriations have been made but for which increases in limit of cost are necessary in order to award contracts: July 16, 1919. 1919. 18 p. (No. 4. )

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Boulder, Colo. Authorizing city of Boulder, Colo., to purchase certain public lands, report to accompany H. It. 6410 | authorizing Boulder, Colo., to purchase public lands in Colorado national forest] ; submitted by Mr. Waile. Aug. 22, 1919, 4 p. (H. rp. 254.) ("alendar. Legislative calendar, 66th ( 'ongress, 1st session, Aug. 15, 1919; no. 5, [1919.] 34 p. 4° 3. Collins, Albert W. Albert N. Collins, report to accompany S. 2128 [for relief of Albert N. Collins] ; submitted by Mr. Sinnott. Aug. 22, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 250.) 19escrt lands. Preference right of entry by certain Carey act entrymen, report to accompany H. R. 2950; submitted by Mr. Taylor of Colorado. Aug. 2, 1919, 6 p. (H. rp. 219.) Homestead. Absence of homestead settlers and entrymen, report to accompany S. 277 [to authorize absence by soldier and sailor homestead settlers and entrymen for rehabilitation training] ; submitted by Mr. Taylor of Colorado. Aug. 22, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 258.) Homestead credit to widows, report to accompany H. R. 5000 [to allow credit for husbands' military service in case of homestead entries by widows] ; submitted by Mr. Smith of Idaho. Aug. 20, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 243.) —- Homestead entry of public lands for minors, report to accompany S. 1729 |permitting minors of age of 18 years or over to make homestead entry of public lands of United States] ; submitted by Mr. Taylor of Colorado. Aug. 22, 1919. 3 p. (H. rp. 257.) Homestead exemption, report to accompany H. J. Res. 167 [making provisions of sec. 2296, Revised statutes, relative to liability of homestead lands to prior debts, applicable to all entries made under homestead laws and laws supplemental and amendatory thereof]; submitted by Mr. Raker. Aug. 1, 1919. 3 p. (H. rp. 206.) Stock-raising homesteads, report to accompany S. 276 [to amend act for stock-raising homesteads, so as to provide uniform method of making proof upon contiguous and noncontiguous additional entriesl; submitted by Mr. Taylor of ("olorado. Aug. 22, 1919. 3 p. (H. rp. 256.) Idaho national forest. Addition of certain lands to Idaho and Payette national forests, Idaho, report to accompany H. R. 1429; submitted by Mr. Smith of Idaho. Aug. 8, 1919. 5 p. (H. rp. 225.) Lapurai, Idaho. Rural high school district, Lapwai, Idaho, report to accompany H. R. 6772 [authorizing transfer of land to rural high school district 1, Lapwai, Idahol; submitted by Mr. Smith of Idaho. Aug. 20, 1919. 3 p. (H. rp. 244.)

Minidoka, Idaho. Sale of lands, Minidoka, Idaho, report to accompany H. R. 2945 [to authorize sale to Oregon Short Line Railroad Company of lands at or near Minidoka, Idaho, for railroad purposes]; submitted by Mr. Smith of Idaho. Aug. 28, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 273.) Public lands. Rights of way through public lands, report to accompany H. R. 2946 [to amend acts to permit use of right of way through public lands for tramroads, canals, and reservoirs, so as to provide additional ground for administrative purposes]; submitted by Mr. Smith of Idaho. Aug. 5, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 223.) Sanatoriums. Public lands for national sanitariums by fraternal organizations, report to accompany H. R. 1125 [to set aside public lands to be used as national sanitariums by fraternal or benevolent organizations] ; submitted by Mr. Raker. Aug. 1, 1919. 7 p. (H. rp. 208.) 19–26851 Sery, Thomas. Thomas Sevy, report to accompany S. 428 [for relief of Thomas Sevy]; submitted by Mr. Mays. Aug. 26, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 263.) Soldier settlements. Homes for soldiers, extract from hearings on H. R. 487, June 18, 1919, pt. 3.; statement of Mrs. Haviland H. Lund. 1919. 39 p. [Pages 1–6 and 27–28 were also issued separately in a 7 page pamphlet.] : Homes for soldiers, hearings on H. R. 487, May 27–June 28, 1919, 1919. iv-H3–798+[59]+ii p. [The appendixes to these hearings were also issued separately and the hearings were issued in separate numbered parts.] : Homes for soldiers, hearings on H. R. 487, June 17–28, 1919. 1919. pt. 3. ii-Hå31—800 p. — National soldier settlement act, report to accompany H. R. 487 [to provide employment and rural homes for those who served with military and naval forces of United States during war between United States and Germany and her allies through reclamation, acquisition, and development of lands to be known as national soldier settlement act] ; submitted by Mr. Sinnott. Aug. 1, 1919. 17 p. (H. rp. 216.) [Includes views of minority signed by Mr. Snell, Mr. Nichols of Michigan, Mr. White of Kansas, and Mr. Benham.] 19–26SOS Suran Land and Cattle Company. Exchange with Swan Land & Cattle Co., report to accompany H. R. 8308 [for exchange of lands in Wyoming between Swan Land and Cattle Company and United States] ; submitted by Mr. Sinnott. Aug. 22, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 251.) Thompson, John A. Issuance of patent to John Albert Thompson, report to accompany S. 2378; submitted by Mr. Sinnott. Aug. 22, 1919. 2 p. (H. rp. 249.) - Weiser national forest. Addition of certain lands to Weiser national forest, Idaho, report to accompany H. R. 1430; submitted by Mr. Smith of Idaho. Aug. 8, 1919. 3 p. (H. rp. 226.)

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Budget. Select Committee on Budget, report to accompany H. Res, 168 [authorizing Speaker of House of Representatives to appoint special committee to be known as Select Committee on Budget] ; submitted by Mr. Campbell of Kansas. July 31, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 192.) Coal. Creation of committee for investigation of coal situation, hearings on H. Res. 157. 1919. 60 p. Coasting-trade. For consideration of H. R. 7500, report to accompany H. Res. 216 [for consideration of H. R. 7500, to protect coastwise trade of United States] ; submitted by Mr. Snell. Aug. 1, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 204.) Food. Consideration of House resolution 206, report to accompany H. Res. 206 [relating to sale of surplus food in hands of or under control of War Department]; submitted by Mr. Campbell of Kansas. July 28, 1919. 1 p. (H. rp. 166.) * Housing Corporation. Creation of committee for investigation of activities of Housing Bureau, hearings on H. Res. 49 s to investigate Bureau of Industrial Housing and Transportation and Housing Corporation]. 1919. 66 p. v Merico. Appointment of committee for investigation of Mexican situation, urings on H. J. Res. 124. 1919. pts. 1, 2, ii-H1–152 p. map.

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