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Done at the City of Washington the 18th day of November in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and three.
(SEAL) P. BUNAU-VARILLA
(SEAL) And whereas the said Convention has been duly ratified on both parts, and the ratifications of the two governments were exchanged in the City of Washington, on the twentysixth day of February, one thousand nine hundred and four;
Now, therefore, be it known that I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, have caused the said Convention to be made public, to the end that the same and every article and clause thereof, may be observed and fulfilled with good faith by the United States and the citizens thereof.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed.
Done at the City of Washington, this twenty-sixth day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-eighth. (SEAL.]
THEODORE ROOSEVELT. By the President:
Secretary of State.
We are furnishing NINETY-FOUR of these, with a total weight of 9,970,000
pounds. Main gear 19' 3'' pitch dia.
In addition to Mitre Gate Moving Machines, which we are building for the Canal as shown on
Also we are building 130 CYLINDRICAL VALVE MACHINES which operate valves in middle
We have two other contracts with the Government for the cast steel, iron and bronze, together
One other contract calls for $165,000 worth of copper conductor bar of our own design.
Other equipment which we are making consists of steel castings for the Gate Hinges—the Steel
Altogether we are furnishing about 19,000 tons of machinery for the Panama Canal; 14,000 tons
We are prepared to design and build heavy machinery of all kinds for Power Dams, Sugar
The wonderful work done by the WESTERN
Full information on application
WESTERN WHEELED SCRAPER COMPANY
AURORA, ILLINOIS, U. S. A.
Acts of Congress Affecting the Canal
This act to provide for the construction of a canal connecting the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans is the organic law of the Canal and Canil Zone.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States is hereby authorized to acquire, for and on behalf of the United States, at a cost not exceeding forty millions of dollars, the rights, privileges, concessions, grants of land, right of way, unfinished work, plants, and other property, real, personal, and mixed, of every name and nature, owned by the New Panama Canal Company, of France, on on the Isthmus of Panama, and all its maps, plans, drawings, records on the Isthmus of Panama and in Paris, including all the capital stock, not less, however, than sixty-eight thousand eight hundred and sixty-three shares of the Pana