Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 40 Part 1.djvu/447

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SIXTY-FIFTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES Passed at the second session, which was began and held at the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Monday, the third day of Decem er, 1917, and was adjourned without day on Thursday, the twentygirst day of November, 1.918. Woonnow Wrnson, President; Tnomns R . Mansmim., Vice President ; Wrnmnn Samsmsr ment 0* ‘h$$z¤t;%*:cez*i;..J..°.H.:;3%:%;Natzabtstsgsizzzlsétt ro em ore anua u , is 21, {918; J0sm1IiyH. )vVOLCOTT, Acting President pro ’tempore, March 26 and 27, 1918; J osnrn T. Ronmson, Acting President pro tempore, October 24 to November 1, 1918; Osoan W. Unnnnwpon, Acting resident pro tempore, November 2, 1918; Monms Snnrrann, Actuig President pro tempore, November 4, 1918; Sm? CLARE S*"’“kX" Sith? 23“i& °fi1R2"°S°‘£“§°‘¥§St£‘$E»’”Fg§“’i’~H.§t’i'; pea er pro mpore pn 0 a ugus ; J. Gsmznrr, Speaker, pro tempore, September ,11 and 12; Ndvembcr,1 to 7, 1918; Cmnms R. Cnrsr, Speaker pro tempore, September 21, 1918; Comrrnnr W. HAM- Lm, Speaker pro tempore, September 25, 1918; Mamma T. Fosrmz, Speaker pro . tempore, September 28 and 30, 1918. CHAP. 1.—Joint Resolution Declarirgvg that a state of war exists between the . I?§”;¤l{’ 7»1}g17· Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungaria:11 overnment and the Government and the people of the United States, and makzing provision to prosecute the same, [Pub. Res., No. 17.] Whereas the Imperial and Royal Austro—Hungarian Government P'°‘“‘“"°· has committed repeated acts of war against the Government _ and the people of the United States of America: Therefore be It Resolved by the Senate and House o Representatives of the United 4 . States of America in Congress assemble; That a state of war is hereby Hgnizrsrylml Ausmal declared to exist between the United States of America and the p$i;lti°il§g?(“ Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungarian Government; and that the Pmmmuuthmm President be, an he 1s_hereby, authorized and directed to employ to use Amy, Navy, the entire naval and military forces of the United States and the °°°'°°’”°°°°“”' resources of the Government to carry on W8.1‘ against the Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungarian Government; and to bring the conflict to a successful termination all the resources of the country are hereby pledged by the Congress of the United States. Approved, December 7, 1917. c11AP.a.-AA Mkig " 1ds‘ " ‘- .r. em ro. the em? ye.?} ending i3£§’€@Et‘iTS¤l$.’1‘$£?£ i.m$‘L‘§§;T.§‘§§tE£§TP$ °°i°€r'?`?Yi%if for other purposes. {Pubns, No. 92.] Be it enacted bg the Senate and House egf Representatives of the Dm i , United States of _ megica in {Congress assem lgd,T hat the following pnsrduliw °Ppr° sums are appropriate out o any money in the reas not otherwise appropriated, to ’supp1y deficiencies in approprildlzibns for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eighteen, and for other purposes, namely: EXECUTIVE. Executive. The appropriation of $100,000,000 "for the national security and °°¤“*!“°’”*°° °! “§‘ defense, and for each and every purpose connected therewith, to oe $i&?lm°‘°Imu°¤ X expended at_ the discretion of the President/’ contained in the general deficiency appropriation Act approved A ril seventeenth, ·¤·¢¤·P-28· nineteen hundred an seventeen, is continued and) made available until June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eighteen. 429