Hearings Before the Committee on the Public Lands, House of Representatives, Second Session on H.R. 4037; A Bill to Grant Rights of Way Over Government Lands for Reservoir Purposes, to Be Used by the City of San Diego, Cal., and Adjacent

Hearings Before the Committee on the Public Lands, House of Representatives, Second Session on H.R. 4037; A Bill to Grant Rights of Way Over Government Lands for Reservoir Purposes, to Be Used by the City of San Diego, Cal., and Adjacent

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...that was trying to put something over on the city. I wanted to find out if there was any such thing. Mr. CosoRovn. We have had this proposition up three or four years, and have had different city councils, and they have all been behind it; and it seems to me here is a significant thing: The first shot out of the box, the first thing we have got to do, is to vote $2,000,000. If this bill goes through, immediate y we have got to start work and vote $2 000 000.';rl18, CHAIRMAI'. And you think you have got to accept the terms of the pro osal? Mr. (lbsoRom. Yes, of course, we have got to accept the terms. Miss RANKIN. You have got to have an expression of the people before you get your bonds? Mr. CosonOvn. Yes; before we take a ste(p we have what we call a bond election, at which we probably woul not vote $2,000,000, but $1,000,000 at first, bccause.we would not need the $2,000,000 for a year. If it 1S opposed it wlll be voted down. In other words, if the people do not want it we can not force it on them. We are their representatives. They have hired us and put us.i.nto office to d.o this thing, and we are doing it to the best of our ability. It is going to cost $2,000,000, and the people have got to vote that $2,000,000..Ve have done our best, and the people have now to assume the entire responsibility, and it is not or me to say that the people are all against it or all for it..... Mr. TAYLOR. This bill has been pending before this committee for nine months. Has the chairman or any member of the committee received any protest in that time? T.he CHAIRMAN. received some letters from Mr. Fletcher last sesfioni I do noltlthinlk I lpoave received taIgyttlliqintghthis sessic)n.f thi r. AYLOR. as t ere een any pro e a as come e ore s...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236932153
  • 9781236932150