Directory of ... Congress (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910
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Page 321 - An Act granting to certain employees of the United States the right to receive from it compensation for injuries sustained in the course of their employment...
Page 378 - New Mexico New York North Carolina . North Dakota . . . Ohio Oklahoma Pennsylvania . . Rhode Island . South Carolina . South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington .... West Virginia . Wisconsin Wyoming UNITED STATES.
Page 321 - Labor, who is directed to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with labor, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and especially upon its relation to capital ; the hours of labor ; the earnings of laboring men and women ; and the means of promoting their material, social, intellectual, and moral prosperity.
Page 326 - Persons honorably discharged from the military or naval service by reason of disability resulting from wounds or sickness incurred in the line of duty shall be preferred for appointments to civil offices, provided they are found to possess the business capacity necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of such offices.
Page 303 - Bureau shall embrace all matters pertaining to civil government in the island possessions of the United States subject to the jurisdiction of the War Department...
Page 301 - ... to render professional aid and assistance to the Secretary of War and to general officers and other superior commanders, and...
Page 314 - SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR. The Secretary of the Interior is charged with the supervision of public business relating to...
Page 321 - Congress had stated in the new law : . . . there is hereby established at the seat of Government of the United States a Department of Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 324 - That the commission hereby created shall have authority to inquire into the management of the business of all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act, and shall keep itself informed as to the manner and method in which the same is conducted...
Page 313 - ... for vessels of the Navy, according to the authorized scale of allowance; under the direction of the Secretary of the Navy, issues orders for the movement of officers and troops, and such other orders and instructions for their guidance as may be necessary; and has charge and exercises general supervision and control of the recruiting service of the corps, and of the necessary expenses thereof, including the establishment of recruiting offices.

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