A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897: 1889-1897

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1897
 

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Página 506 - ... other ; in other words, to cases in which, by day, each vessel sees the masts of the other in a line, or nearly in...
Página 690 - ... when such foreign state or nation is a party to an international agreement which provides for reciprocity in the granting of copyright, by the terms of which agreement the United States may, at its pleasure, become a party thereto...
Página 502 - Whenever, as in the case of small vessels under way during bad weather, the green and red side lights cannot be fixed, these lights shall be kept at hand, lighted and ready for use : and shall, on the approach of or to other vessels, be exhibited on their respective sides in sufficient time to prevent collision, in such manner as to make them most visible, and so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side nor the red light on the starboard side, nor, if practicable, more than two points...
Página 338 - ... after either of the high contracting parties shall have given notice to the other of its wish to terminate the same, each of the high contracting parties being at liberty to give such notice to the other at the end of the said period of ten years, or at any time afterward.
Página 768 - Art. 27. In obeying and construing these rules due regard shall be had to all dangers of navigation and collision, and to any special circumstances which may render a departure from the above rules necessary in order to avoid immediate danger.
Página 767 - Where by any of these rules one of two vessels is to keep out of the way, the other shall keep her course and speed.
Página 689 - That perfect toleration of religious sentiment shall be secured, and that no inhabitant of said state shall ever be molested in person or property on account of his or her mode of religious worship; Provided, That polygamous or plural marriages are forever prohibited.
Página 508 - I am directing my course to port." Three short blasts to mean, "My engines are going at full speed astern." No VESSEL, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, TO NEGLECT PROPER PRECAUTIONS ART. 29. Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any vessel, or the owner or master or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper lookout, or of the neglect of any precaution that may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen or by the special circumstances...
Página 642 - ... the established policy of the United States to maintain the two metals on a parity with each other upon the present legal ratio, or such ratio as may be provided by law.
Página 773 - A sailing vessel under way shall sound at intervals of not more than one minute, when on the starboard tack, one blast ; when on the port tack, two blasts in succession ; and when with the wind abaft the beam, three blasts in succession.

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