Biennial Report of the Kansas Highway Commission (Google eBook)

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Kansas State Printing Plant, 1919 - Roads
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Page 20 - State highway department of each State may jointly determine at what times and In what amounts payments, as work progresses, shall be made under this act.
Page 12 - That five per centum of the proceeds of the sales of public lands lying within said State which shall be sold by the United States subsequent to the admission of said State into the Union, after deducting all the expenses incident to the same, shall be paid to the said State, to be used as a permanent fund, the interest of which only shall be expended for the support of the common schools within said State.
Page 12 - That five per centum of the net proceeds of sales of all public lands lying within said State which shall be sold by Congress after the admission of said State into the Union, after deducting all the expenses incident to the same, shall be paid to said State for the purpose of making public roads and internal improvements, or for other purposes, as the Legislature shall direct...
Page 18 - The construction work and labor in each State shall be done in accordance with its laws, and under the direct supervision of the State highway department, subject to the inspection and approval of the Secretary of Agriculture and in accordance with the rules and regulations made pursuant to this Act.
Page 11 - State ; and it shall be the duty of the legislature, as soon- as practicable, to ascertain by law proper objects of improvement, in relation to roads, canals, and navigable streams, and to provide for a suitable application of such funds as may be appropriated for such improvements.
Page 20 - SECTION 1. No part of the Federal money set aside on account of any project shall be paid until it has been shown to the satisfaction of the Secretary that adequate methods, either advertising or other devices appropriate for the purpose, were employed, prior to the beginning of construction, to insure economy and efficiency in the expenditure of such money.
Page 83 - Instructor in Machine Design, Kansas State Agricultural College. Statements are often made that only a relatively small per cent. of graduates from engineering schools remain in engineering work. In order to verify this statement, a study was made of the occupations of alumni from...
Page 5 - We have the honor to submit herewith the first biennial report of the...
Page 49 - The test shall consist of a 1 cm. fall of the hammer for the first blow, and an increased fall of 1 cm. for each succeeding blow until failure of the test piece occurs. The number of blows necessary to destroy the test piece is used to represent the toughness, or the centimeter-grams of energy applied may be used.
Page 11 - A liberal system of internal improvements being essential to the development of the resources of the country, shall be encouraged by the government of this state ; and it shall be the duty of the general assembly, as soon as practicable, to ascertain, by law, proper objects of improvement in relation to roads, canals, and navigable streams, and to provide for a suitable application of such funds as...

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