Arguments on the Reference by the United States and Canada in Re Levels of the Lake of the Woods: And Its Tributary Waters and Their Future Regulation and Control Being Final Arguments at Washington D.C., April 4-8, 1916

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916 - 295 pages

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Page 36 - India, being equally desirous to prevent disputes regarding the use of boundary waters and to settle all questions which are now pending between the United States and the Dominion of Canada involving the rights, obligations, or interests of either in relation to the other or to the inhabitants of the other, along their common frontier, and to make provision for the adjustment and settlement of all such questions as may hereafter arise...
Page 169 - It is agreed that, in addition to the uses, obstructions, and diversions heretofore permitted or hereafter provided for by special agreement between the parties hereto, no further or other uses or obstructions or diversions, whether temporary or permanent, of boundary waters on either side of the line...
Page 142 - First, that sections numbered sixteen and thirty-six in every township of public lands in said state, and where either of said sections or any part thereof has been sold or otherwise been disposed of, other lands equivalent thereto, and as contiguous as may be, shall be granted to said state for the use of schools.
Page 70 - Where an arrangement has been made with any foreign State with respect to the surrender to such State of any fugitive criminals, Her Majesty may , by Order in Council , direct that this Act shall apply in the case of such foreign State.
Page 63 - Each of the high contracting parties reserves to itself or to the several State governments on the one side and the Dominion or Provincial governments on the other, as the case may be, subject to any treaty provisions now existing with respect thereto, the exclusive jurisdiction and control over the use and diversion, whether temporary or permanent, of all waters on its own siile of the line which in their natural channels would flow across the boundary...
Page 130 - ... if the Government refrains from the absolute conversion of real property to the uses of the public, it can destroy its value entirely, can inflict irreparable and permanent injury to any extent, can, in effect, subject it to total destruction without making any compensation, because, in the narrowest sense of that word, it is not taken for the public use.
Page 286 - Commerce includes navigation. The power to regulate commerce comprehends the control for that purpose, and to the extent necessary, of all the navigable waters of the United States which are accessible from a state other than those In which they lie. For this purpose they are the public property of the nation, and subject to all the requisite legislation by congress.
Page 145 - ... it shall be the duty of the general assembly to provide by law for the improvement of such lands as are, or hereafter may be, granted by the United States to this State for the use of schools...
Page 142 - Where settlements, with a view to preemption or homestead, have been or shall hereafter be made before the survey of the lands in the field...
Page 145 - The principal of all funds, arising from the sale, or other disposition of lands, or other property, granted or entrusted to this state for educational and religious purposes, shall forever be preserved inviolate, and undiminished; and, the income arising therefrom shall be faithfully applied to the specific objects of the original grants, or appropriations.

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