The Columbia Basin Irrigation Project: A Report by Columbia Basin Survey Commission, State of Washington, 1920 ...

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F.M. Lamborn, public printer, 1920 - 185 pagina's
 

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Pagina 175 - That for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act there is hereby appropriated, out...
Pagina 150 - States and Canada provides that navigation on the Columbia River from the international boundary to the ocean " shall be free and open to the Hudson Bay Co. and to all British subjects trading with the same * * * with free access into and through the said river or rivers." In effect this treaty provides that Canadians shall have equal rights to navigate the river with citizens of the United States. As a matter of fact, it has been many years since the Hudson Bay Co. discontinued its trading post...
Pagina 150 - From the point at which the forty-ninth parallel of north latitude shall be found to intersect the great northern branch of the Columbia River, the navigation of the said branch shall be free and open to the Hudson's Bay Company, and to all British subjects trading with the same...
Pagina 175 - This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety and the support of the state government and its existing public institutions and shall take effect immediately.
Pagina 175 - ... board of contested primary nominating elections ; provided, however, that if any of said officers are interested parties to said contest, the Council shall designate a disinterested elector to act upon such board in the place of such officer. Such board shall be authorized by the Council to employ such persons as may be necessary to assist them in conducting such recount, which shall be public, and conducted with due diligence to completion. Upon the completion thereof, such board shall make...
Pagina 175 - SECTION 1. There is hereby created a commission to be known as The Code Commission of the State of Washington.
Pagina 11 - There is an abundance of water that can be taken into these lands by gravity. (2) There are no adverse engineering features. (3) The irrigable land is of excellent quality. Much of it has been tilled and will require small expense to prepare it for irrigation. (4) The topography of the Columbia Basin lands lends itself to an economical distribution of water.
Pagina 11 - ... has been tilled, and will require small expense to prepare it for irrigation. "The topography of the Columbia Basin lands lends itself to an economical distribution of water. " The productivity of the land has been amply proven by results obtained from irrigation on small tracts within this area. " The splendid climate, abundance of sunshine, long growing season, and the fertile lands assure abundant and dependable yields. " The soil and climate of the Columbia Basin are so similar to those of...
Pagina 11 - Much of it has been tilled, and require small expense to prepare it for irrigation. " The topography of the Columbia Basin lands lends itself to an economical distribution of water. " The productivity of the land has been amply proven by results obtained from irrigation on small tracts within this area. " The splendid climate, abundance of sunshine, long growing season, and the fertile lands assure abundant and dependable yields. " The soil and climate of the Columbia Basin are so similar to those...
Pagina 175 - Commission", to consist of five members who shall be appointed by and removable at the pleasure of the Governor. Each commissioner shall serve without compensation, but shall be allowed his necessary expenses incurred in the performance of the duties created by this act.

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