Investigation of the Action of the Attorney General Relating to the Price of Louisiana Sugar: Hearings on H. Res. 469
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1920 - Prices - 305 pages
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Page 22 - That by reason of the existence of a state of war, it is essential to the national security and defense, for the successful prosecution of the war, and for the support and maintenance of the Army and Navy...
Page 30 - ... equipment required for the actual production of foods, feeds, and fuel, hereafter in this Act called necessaries; to prevent, locally or generally, scarcity, monopolization, hoarding, injurious speculation, manipulations, and private controls, affecting such supply, distribution, and movement; and to establish and maintain governmental control of such necessaries during the war.
Page 31 - Act, but the repeal of existing laws or modifications thereof embraced in this Act shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued, or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil cause before...
Page 30 - An Act to protect trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies...
Page 3 - The resolution will be inserted in the record at this point. (The resolution referred to is as follows:) [HJ Res.
Page 27 - When construing and enforcing the provisions of this Act, the act, omission, or failure of any officer...
Page 24 - The proceedings of such libel cases shall conform, as near as may be, to the proceedings in admiralty, except that either party may demand trial by jury of any issue of fact joined in any case, and all such proceedings shall be at the suit of and in the name of the United States.
Page 28 - States, and for introducing among them the habits and arts of civilization, the president of the United States shall be, and he is hereby authorized...
Page 67 - An act to provide further for the national security and defense by encouraging the production, conserving the supply, and controlling the distribution of those ores, metals, and minerals which have formerly been largely imported, or of which there is or may be an inadequate supply.