Annual reports (Google eBook)

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1909
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Page 314 - L., 56), to provide for the appropriate marking of the graves of the soldiers and sailors of the Confederate Army and Navy who died in Northern prisons and were buried near the prisons where they died.
Page 113 - That all reports required by law to be made by the governor or heads of departments to any official of the United States shall hereafter be made to an executive department of the Government of the United States to be designated by the President, and the President is hereby authorized to place all matters pertaining to the government of Porto Rico in the jurisdiction of such department. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT SEC. 12. That the supreme executive power shall be vested in an executive officer, whose official...
Page 113 - That if at the termination of any session the appropriations necessary for the support of government shall not have been made, an amount equal to the sums appropriated in the last appropriation bills for such purposes shall be deemed to be appropriated; and until the legislature shall act in such behalf the treasurer may, with the advice of the governor, make the payments necessary for the purposes aforesaid.
Page 113 - April twelfth, nineteen hundred, "temporarily to provide revenues and a civil government for Porto Rico, and for other purposes...
Page 118 - THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES : I have the honor to transmit herewith an address to the President of the United States...
Page 30 - The present system of promotion by seniority should be modified as to all officers now or hereafter below field rank, by making a specific proportion of the promotions to each grade for seniority, and a specific proportion on the basis either of efficiency records in the war college, or heretofore in the service schools, including both elements of work done during actual attendance and subsequent thereto, or for gallantry in the field during war, or both, accompanied in each case by evidence of faithful...
Page 313 - ... the cases of former soldiers who, for various reasons, failed to receive such certificates at the dates of their separation from the military service was smaller during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1910, than during the previous fiscal year.
Page 318 - Congress, to such officers, noncommissioned officers, and privates as have most distinguished, or may hereafter most distinguish, themselves by their gallantry in action...
Page 318 - The issue of a certificate of merit badge and ribbon to each officer and enlisted man in the service to whom a certificate of merit had been or might thereafter be issued...

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