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s'ary to carry out the provisions of this Act, to wit : Blanks, sched-
ules, circulars, pamphlets, envelopes, work sheets, and other items
of miscellaneous printing; that he is further authorized to have print-
ed by the Public Printer, in such editions as the Director may deem
necessary, preliminary and other Census bulletins, and final reports of
the results of the several investigations authorized by this Act, or by
the Act to establish a permanent Census Office and Acts amendatory
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Tit 31) THB CENSUS § 4418

thereof or supplemental thereto, and to publish and distribute said bul-
letins and reports. (36 Stat. 10.)

See notes to section 1 of this act, ante, | 4885, and also to section 24 of this
act, ante, f 4410.

A general provision making punishable the nse of any oflScial envelope, label,
or indorsement to avoid payment of postage or registry fee is contained in
Crim. Code, S 227, post, § 10397.

§ 4416. (Act July 2, 1909, c. 2, § 30.) Information from other De-
partments or offices.
The Secretary of Commerce [and Labor], whenever he may
deem it advisable, or on request of the Director of the Census, is
hereby authorized to call upon any other department or office of the
Government for information pertinent to the work herein provided for.
(36 Stat. 10.)

See notes to section 1 of this act, ante, § 4385.

The words "and Labor," inclosed in brackets in this section, were superseded
by the change of the name of the Department of CJommerce and Labor to that
of the Department of Commerce, and of the Secretary of Commerce and La-
bor to that of Secretary of Commerce, by the act creating the Department of
Labor, Act March 4, 1913, c. 141, { 1, ante, | 932.

§ 4417. (Act July 2, 1909, c. 2, § 31.) Census of agriculture and
live stock in year 1915 and every 10 years thereafter.
There shall be in the year nineteen hundred and fifteen, and
once every ten years thereafter, a census of agriculture and live
stock, which shall show the acreage of farm land, the acreage of the
principal crops, and the number and value of domestic animals on the
farms and ranges of the country. The schedule employed in this cen-
sus shall be prepared by the Director of the Census. Such census shall
be taken as of October first, and shall relate to the current year. The
Director of the Census may appoint enumerators or special agents for
the purpose of this census, in accordance with the provisions of the
permanent Census Act. (36 Stat. 10.)

See notes to section 1 of this act, ante, | 4385.

The permanent Census Act, mentioned in this section. Act March 6, 1902, c.
139, is set forth ante, §§ 909-911, and §§ 4389 - 1391.

§ 4418. (Act July 2, 1909, c. 2, § 32.) Certified copies from popu-
lation or agricultural rettims to be furnished to Governor of
state or territory or to court of record ; data for genealogical,
etc., purposes to be furnished to individuals.
The Director of the Census is hereby authorized, at his discre-
tion, upon the written request of the governor of any State or Ter-
ritory, or of a court of record, to furnish such governor or court
of record with certified copies of so much of the population or agri-
cultural returns as may be requested, upon the payment of the actual
cost of making such copies, and one dollar additional for certification ;
and that the Director of the Census is further authorized, in his dis-
cretion, to furnish to individuals such data from the population sched-
ules as may be desired for genealogical or other proper purposes, upon
payment of the actual cost of searching the records and one dollar for
supplying a certificate ; and the amounts so received shall be covered
into the Treasury of the United States, to be placed to the credit of,

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and in addition to, the appropriations made for taking the census.
(36 Sut. 10.)

8m notes to aectioQ 1 of this act, antt, f 4888.

§ 4419. (Act Julv 2, 1909, c 2, § 33.) RepeaL

The Act establishing the permanent Census Office, approved
March sixth, nineteen hundred and two, and Acts amendatory
thereof and supplemental thereto, except as are herein amended, shall
remain in full force. That the Act entitled "An Act to provide for
taking the Twelfth and subsequent censuses," approved March third,
eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and all other laws and parts of laws
inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.
(36 Sut. 10.)

See notes to aection 1 of this act, ante, | 4386.

Act Mftrch e, 1902, c 139, as amended, is set forth ante, H 909-91X and
tt 43S9 - 4391.

Act March 8, 1899, c 419, 80 Stat 1014, repealed bj this section, proTidsd
for the taking oC the Twelfth Census.

I 4420. (Act June 30, 1906, c 3914, § 1.) Publication of names of
heads of families returned in First Census; sale of publica-
tions; report.
Census Office: The Director of the Census is hereby authorized
and directed to publish, in a permanent form, by cotmties and minor
civil divisions, the names of the heads of families returned at the
First Census of the United States in seventeen hvmdred and ninety;
and the Director of the Census is authorized, in his discretion, to sell
said publications, the proceeds thereof to be covered into the Treas-
ury of the United States, to be deposited to the credit of miscellaneous
receipts on accotmt of "Proceeds of sales of Government property:"
Provided, That no expense shall be incurred hereunder additional to
appropriations for the Census Office for printing therefor made for
the fiscal year' nineteen hundred and seven; and the Director of the
Census is hereby directed to report to Congress at its next session the
cost inoured heretmder and the price fixed for said publication and
the total received therefor. (34 Stat 722.)

This was a prorision of the simdiT ciTil appropriation act for the fiscal
year 1907. dted abovt.

A fortbsr provision for the expense of continoins and completing the pub-
lication of names aathoriaed bj this act, was made by Act Feb. 15» 1908» &
27, i 1, 85 Stat. 19.

§ 4421. (Act April 30» 1912, c 102, § 1.) Collection of tobacco
statistics; semi-annual reports of quantities in hands of deal-

. era and manufacturers; manufacturers exempt.

The Director of the Census be, and he is hereby, authorized and
directed to collect and publish, in addition to the tobacco reports
now being made by him, statistics of the quantity of leaf tobacco
in all forms in the United States in the possession of all persons
who are dealers or manufacturers, other than the original growers
of tobacco, to be summarized and returned by the holder to the
Director of the Census as of the dates of October first and April
first of each year, provided that the Director of the Census shall
not be required to collect statistics of leaf tobacco from any manu-

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facturcr of tobacco who in the preceding calendar year, according
to the returns to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, manu-
factured less than fifty thousand pounds of tobacco, or from any
manufacturer of cigars who during the preceding calendar year
manufactured less than two hundred and fifty thousand cigars, or
from any manufacturer of cigarettes who during the preceding cal-
endar year manufactured less than one million cigarettes, or from
any dealer in leaf tobacco who, on the average, had less than fifty
thousand pounds in stock at the ends of the four quarters of the
preceding caleniiar year, and every manufacturer of tobacco who,
in the preceding calendar year, according to the return of the Com-
missioner of Internal Revenue manufactured more than fifty thou-
sand pounds of tobacco, and every manufacturer of cigars who,
during the preceding calendar year, manufactured more than two
hundred and fifty thousand cigars, and every manufacturer of cig-
arettes who, during the preceding calendar year, manufactured
more than one million cigarettes, and every dealer in or manu-
facturer of leaf tobacco who, on an average, during the preceding
calendar year, had more than fifty thousand pounds in stock, at
the ends of the four quarters of the preceding calendar year, shall,
under oath, make written reports of the amounts held by them, as
herein provided. (37 Stat. 106.)

This section and the seven sections next followinir were an act entitled "An

act to authorize the Director of the Census to collect and publish additional

statistics of tobacco."

§ 4422. (;Act April 30, 1912, c 102, § 2.) Types of tobacco to be
specified; Director of Census to prepare blanks.
The Director of the Census shall specify the types of tobacco to
be included in the reports of the holders thereof, and he shall spec-
ify the several types separately in making his reports. In securing
reports by types, the Director of the Census shall follow substantial-
ly the classification of general types as recognized and adopted by
the Department of Agriculture. That the Director of the Census
shall prepare appropriate blanks upon which such reports shall be
made and shall send a copy of same to any person subject to make re-
ports under this Act, not more than fifteen nor less than ten days
prior to the first days of October and April in each year, together
with a written or printed demand that such person make the re-
port required. (37 Stat. 107.)

§ 4423. (Act April 30, 1912, c. 102, § 3.) Reports required; pen-
alty for failure to report; demand for report; notice of de-
mand; corporation officers subject to penalties.
All persons subject to the provisions of this Act shall, within ten
days after the first day of October and first day of April in each
year, make written report to the Director of the Census the number
of pounds of each of the several types of leaf tobacco owned by
him as of the said dates, respectively. If any such person shall
fail to make said report within the time prescribed, he shall be
guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not
less than three hundred dollars or more than one thousand dol-

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lars. If any such person so liable to make such reports shall fail
to make the same within the dates above specified, and thereafter
the Director of the Census shall demand such report in writings
which demand shall be forwarded by registered mail, then if such
person shall fail to make such report within twenty days after such
demand so made, he 3hall also be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor,
and upon conviction shall be imprisoned for not more than six
months, in the discretion of the court. The depositing of the no-
tice by the Director of Census in any post office shall be held to be
prima facie evidence of the delivery of the notice to the holder of
tobacco, from which date the period of twenty days shall begin to
run. The president, general manager, or other chief officer of any
corporation failing to make such reports as required by this Act
shall be subject to the same penalties as are herein prescribed. (37
Stat. 107.)

The refasal or willful neglect of a manufacturer to answer any qoeation

upon the census tdiedule was made punishable by Act July 2, 1909, c 2, §

24, ante, i 4310.

§ 4424. (Act April 30, 1912, c 102, § 4.) Puniihmcnt for false re-
ports; corporation officers liable.
Any person who shall make a false report to the Director of the
Census as to the types or amounts of tobacco held or owned by
him shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall
be punished by imprisonment for not more than six months, in the
discretion of the court. The president, general manager, or other
officer of any corporation making such false report shall be sub-
ject to the same penalty as prescribed in this section. (37 Stat.
107.)

§ 4425. (Act April 30, 1912, c. 102, § 5.) "Person" defined.

The word "person" as used in this Act shall be held to embrace
also any partnership, corporation, or association. (37 Stat. 107.)

§ 4426. (Act April 30, 1912, c. 102, § 6.) Information as to quan-
tity of tobacco on hand to be used only for statistical purposes.

The information furnished under the provisions of this Act shall
be used only for the statistical purposes for which it is supplied. No
publication shall be made by the Director of the Census whereby the
data furnished by any particular establishment can be identified, nor
shall the Director of the Census permit anyone other than the sworn
employees of the Census Office to examine the individual reports. {37
Stat. 107.)

Similar provisions as to the information required of manufacturers In gen-
end were made by Act July 2, 1909, c 2, i 25, ante, | 4311.

§ 4427. (Act April 30, 1912, c 102, § 7.) Co-operation of Commis-
sioner of Internal Revenue with Director of Census.
The Director of the Census shall have access to the records of the
Commissioner of Internal Revenue for the purpose of obtaining the
information herein required, and the Commissioner of Internal Rev-
enue shall cooperate with the Director of the Census in effectuating
the purposes and provisions of this Act. (37 Stat. 107.)
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Tit. 31) THE CENSUS § 4430

§ 4428. (Act April 30, 1912, c. 102, § 8.) Publication of tobacco
reports.

The Director of the Census shall make his first report under this
Act as of the first day of October, nineteen hundred and twelve, and
he shall publish the same and all subsequent reports at a date as early
as practicable after the first day of October and the first of April in
each year. (37 Stat. 108.)

§ 4429. (Act July 22, 1912, c. 249, § 1.) Collection and publication
of additional cotton statistics auUiorized.
The Director of the Census be, and he is hereby, authorized and
directed to collect and publish statistics concerning the amount of cot-
ton ginned; the quantity of raw cotton consumed in manufacturing
establishments of every character; the quantity of baled cotton on
hand ; the number of active consuming cotton spindles ; and the quan-
tity of cotton imported and exported, with the country of origin and
destination. (37 Stat. 198.)

This section and the five sections next following were an act entitled "An act
authorizing the Director of the Census to collect and publish statistics of cot-
ton."

The annual collection of statistics of cotton production and their publication
weekly from September Ist of each year to February 1st following were re-
quired by Act March 6, 1902, c. 139, § 9, ante, | 4391.

Other previous provisions for the collection and publication of statistics of
cotton consumption, surplus, and export summarized as of September Ist of
each year and for semi-monthly reports of the amount of cotton ginned, were
made by Res. Feb. 9, 1905, No. 16, 33 Stat 1282, which was repealed by section
6 of this act, post, § 4434.

The Director of the Census was also authorized to collect and publish sta-
tistics of stocks of baled cotton in the United States, summarized as of Novem-
ber 1st, January 1st and March 1st of each year in addition to those previously
required, by Res. March 2, 1909, No. 21, 35 Stat. 1168, also repealed by section
6 of this act, post, § 4434.

§ 4430. (Act July 22, 1912, c. 249, § 2.) Periods for quantity of
cotton ginned; publication; monthly reports of other statis-
tics; details of reports; distribution of publications ; statistics
furnished to Agricultural Department.
The statistics of the quantity of cotton ginned shall show the quan-
tity ginned from each crop prior to September first, September twenty-
fifth, October eighteenth, November first, November fourteenth, De-
cember first, December thirteenth, January first, January sixteenth,
and March first, and shall be published as soon as possible after these
respective dates. The quantity of cotton constuned in manufacturing
estabUshments, the quantity of baled cotton on hand, the number of
active consuming cotton spindles, and the statistics of cotton imported
and exported shall relate to each calendar month, and shall be pub-
lished as soon as possible after the close of the month. Each report
published by the Bureau of the Census of the quantity of cotton ginned
shall carry with it the latest available statistics concerning the quan-
tity of cotton consumed, stocks of baled cotton on hand, the number
of cotton-consuming spindles, and the quantity of cotton imported and
exported. All of these publications containing statistics of cotton
shall be mailed by the Director of the Census to all cotton ginners,

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cotton manufacturers, and cotton warehousemen, and to all daily news-
papers throughout the United States. The Director of the Census
shall furnish to the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Agri-
culture, immediately prior to the publication of each report of that
bureau regarding the cotton crop, the latest available statistics here-
inbefore mentioned, and the said Bureau of Statistics shall publish
the same in connection with each of its reports concerning cotton.
(37 Stat. 198.)

§ 4431. (Act July 22, 1912, c. 249, § 3.) Information concerning
cotton confidential; penalty for diviilging information by em-
ploy6 of Census Bureau.
The information furnished by any individual establishment under
the provisions of this Act shall be considered as strictly confidential
and shall be used only for the statistical purpose for which it is sup-
plied. Any employee of the Bureau of the Census who, without the
written authority of the Director of the Census, shall publish or com-
municate any information given into his possession by reason of his
employment under the provisions of this Act shall be guilty of a mis-
demeanor and shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not less than
three hundred dollars or more than one thousand dollars or impris-
oned for a period of not exceeding one year, or both so fined and im-
prisoned, at the discretion of the court (37 Stat 198.)

The infonnation •ecured for the census from any manufacturer was to be
. used only for statistical purposes, by Act July 2, 1909, c. 2, { 25, ante, i 4411.

The publishing or commimication of any information received by an employe
of the Census Office by reason of his employment under the provisions of Act
July 2, 1909, c. 2, or the act for a permanent Census Office, or the acts amen-
datory thereof or supplemental thereto, was made punishable by Act July 2^
1909, c 2, i 22, ante, | 4408.

§ 4432. (Act July 22, 1912, c. 249, § 4.) Owners and officers of
cotton ginneries, factories, etc., to furnish information; de-
mand; notice; penalty for willful refusal.
It shall be the duty of every owner, president, treasurer, secretary,,
director, or other officer or agent of any cotton ginnery, manufactur- ,
ing establishment, warehouse, or other place where cotton is ginned,
manufactured, or stored, whether conducted as a corporation, firm,
limited partnership, or by individuals, when requested by the Director
of- the Census or by any special agent or other employee of the Bureau
of the Census acting under the instructions of said director, to fur-
nish completely and correctly, to the best of his knowledge, all of
the information concerning the quantity of cotton ginned, consumed,
or on hand, and the number of cotton-consuming spindles. The re-
quest of the Director of the Census for information concerning the
quantity of cotton ginned or consumed, stocks of cotton on hand, and
number of spindles may be made in writing or by a visiting repre-
sentative, and if made in writing shall be forwarded by registered
mail, and the registry receipt of the Post Office Department shall be
accepted as evidence of such demand. Any owner, president, treas-
urer, secretary, director, or other officer or agent of any cotton gin-
nery, manufacturing establishment, warehouse, or other place where

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cotton is ginned or stored, who, under the conditions hereinbefore
stated, shall refuse or willfully neglect to furnish any of the in-
formation herein provided for or shall willfully give answers that are
false shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof,
shall be fined not less than three hundred dollars or more than one
thousand dollars or imprisoned for a period of not exceeding one
year, or both so fined and imprisoned, at the discretion of the court.
(37 Stat 198.)

the refusal or willful neglect of a manufacturer to answer any questions
on the census schedule was made punishable by Act July 2, 1900, c. 2, | 24,
ante, i 4410.

§ 4433. (Act July 22, 1912, c. 249, § 5.) Ccwnpilation of informa-
tion concerning production, consumption and stocks of cotton
in foreign countries; publication of abstract of information
with reports.
In addition to the information regarding cotton in the United States
hertinbefore provided for, the Director of the Census shall compile,
by correspondence or the use of published reports and documents,
any available information concerning the production, consumption, and
stocks of cotton in foreign countries, and the number of cotton-con-
suming spindles in such countries. Each report published by the
Bureau of the Census regarding cotton shall contain an abstract of
the latest available information obtained imder the provisions of this
section, and the ESrector of the Census shall furnish the same to the
Department of Agriculture for publication in connection with the re-
ports of that department concerning cotton in the same manner as in
the case of statistics relating to the United States. (37 Stat 199.)

§ 4434. (Act July 22, 1912, c. 249, § 6.) RepeaL

The joint resolution authorizing the Director of the Census to col-
lect and publish additional statistics, approved February ninth, nine-
teen hundred and five, and the joint resolution approved March sec-
ond, nineteen hundred and nine, and all other laws and parts of laws
inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed. (37
Stat. 199.)

BeB. Feb. 0, 1905, No. 16, 33 Stat. 1282, repealed by this sectioa, authorized
the collection and publication of statistics of cotton consumption, surplus and
export, summarized as of September Ist of each year, and for semi-monthly
reports of the amount of cotton ginned. It also authorized and directed the
Director of the Census to collect and publish the statistics of marriage and
divorce in the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia since
January 1, 1887.

Res. March 2, 1909, No. 21, 35 Stat 1168, also repealed by this section, au-
thorized and directed the Director of the Census to collect and publish statis-
tics of the stocks of baled cotton on hand, summarized as of November lit,
January 1st and March Ist of each year, in additioa to those previousiy r^
quired.

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Title XXXII

THE PUBLIC LANDS



Chap. iM.

1« Surveyorg and deputy 9urveyor$ •••.. 4436

2. KegUten and receivers 4469

8. Land-districts— Frovuions respecting particular districts 4504

3a. Withdrau:al from ^ettlementf location, sale, or entry 4523

4. Pre-emptions •• • •

5. homesteads 4630

6. Mineral lands and mining resources 4613

6a. Timber and stone lands 4671

6b. Desert and arid lands, and irrigation and reclamation 4674

7. Sale and disposal of the public lands 4751

8. Reservation and sale of town^tes on the public lands 4784

9. Survey of the public lands 4803

10. Bounty-lands 4826

10a. Reservations and grants to states for public purposes 48^

10b. Grants in aid of railroads and ioagon roads 4882

lOo. Rights of way and other easements in public lands • 4918

100. Grants of stoamp and overflowed lands 4958

101. Drainage under state laws 4070

IOf. Protection of timber, and depredations 4977

lOo. Unlawful inclosure or occupancy ; obstructing settlement or transit, • 4997

IOh. Abandoned military reservations 6003

lOi. Ceded Indian reservations 6013

IOj. Public lands in Oklahoma 6020

10k. Public lands in Alaska ^ 6045

11. Miscellaneous provisions relating to the public lands 0097



CHAPTER ONE
Surveyors and Deputy Surveyors

Sec 8«o.

4436. Sarreyors-geDeral, bow and 4443. Salary of wurveyot-genenl for
where appointed. Alaska.

4436. Office of surveyor-general for 4444. Consolidation of offices of unrwy-

Kansas abolished. or-general: salary.

4437. Offices of surveyor-general for 4445. Offices, number and location of.

North Dakota and South Da- 444G. Office, location of. In luuho.



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