one north, of range twenty-three west, in Wright County, and section six, in township thirty-two north, of range twenty-six west, in Sherburne County, Minnesota: Provisos.
Secretary of War to approve plans, etc.Provided, That the plans for the construction of said dam and appurtenant works shall be submitted to and approved by the Chief of Engineers and the Secretary of War before the commencement of construction of the same: Modification of plans.And provided further, That the said Minnesota Power and Trolley Company, its successors or assigns, shall not deviate from such plans after such approval, either before or after the completion of said structures, unless the modification of said plans shall have previously been submitted to and received the approval of the Chief of Engineers and of the Secretary of War: Sluiceways for logs, etc.And provided further, That there shall be placed and maintained in connection with said dam a sluiceway so arranged as to permit logs, timber, and lumber to pass around, through, or over said dam without unreasonable delay or hindrance and without toll or charges: Aids to navigation.And provided,further, That the dam shall be so constructed that the Government of the United States may at any time construct in connection therewith a suitable lock for navigation purposes, and may at any time, without compensation, control the said dam so far as shall be necessary for purposes of navigation, but shall not destroy the water power developed by said dam and structures to any greater extent than may be necessary to provide proper facilities for navigation, and that the Changes.Secretary of War may at any time require and enforce, at the expense of the owners, such modifications and changes in the construction of such dam as he may deem advisable in the interests of navigation: Litigation.And provided further, That in case any litigation arises from the building of said dam, or from the obstruction of said river by said dam or appurtenant works, cases may be tried in the proper courts, as now provided for that purpose in the State of Minnesota and in the courts of the United States; Existing laws not modified.but nothing in this Act shall be so construed as to repeal or modify any of the provisions of law now existing in reference to the protection of the navigation of rivers or to exempt said structures from the operation of same.
Fishways.Sec. 2. That suitable fishways, to be approved by the United States Fish Commissioner, shall be constructed and maintained at said dam by said corporation, its successors or assigns.
Amendment.Sec. 3. That the right to amend, alter, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved; and the same shall become null and void unless the construction of the dam hereby authorized be commenced Time of construction. within one year after the passage of this Act and completed within three years thereafter.
Approved, March 12, 1904.
March 12, 1904.
[Public, No. 48.]CHAP. 543.-An Act Making appropriations for the diplomatic and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Diplomatic and consular appropriations.That the following sums be, and they are hereby, severally appropriated, in full compensation for the diplomatic and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, namely:
Salaries.SALARIES OF AMBASSADORS AND MINISTERS.
AmbassadorsAmbassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary to France, Germany, Great Britain, Mexico, and Russia, at seventeen thousand five hundred dollars each, eighty-seven thousand five hundred dollars;