Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Appropriation Bill, 1921: Hearing Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations ... in Charge of the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Appropriation Bill for 1921. Sixty-sixth Congress, Second Session ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1920 - United States - 2588 pages
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Page 1358 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services in any of the Departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles or performance of the service.
Page 1686 - CHILDREN'S BUREAU. The act establishing the bureau provides that it shall investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people, and shall especially investigate the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts, desertion, dangerous occupations, accidents, and diseases of children, employment, and legislation affecting children in the several States and Territories.
Page 1834 - Q. I will ask you if it is not a fact that the bank did accept payments from Mr.
Page 1358 - When immediate delivery or performance is required by the public exigency the articles or service required may be procured by open purchase or contract at the places and in the manner in which such articles are usually bought and sold, or such services engaged, between individuals.
Page 1661 - It shall be the duty of said division to promote a beneficial distribution of aliens admitted into the United States among the several States and Territories desiring immigration.
Page 1661 - ... writing, the special inducements offered by such State or Territory to aliens to settle therein. While on duty at any immigrant station such agents shall be subject to all the regulations prescribed by the...
Page 1575 - To develop methods of testing and standardizing machines, motors, tools, measuring instruments, and other apparatus and devices used in mechanical, hydraulic, and aeronautic engineering; for the comparative study of types of apparatus and methods of operation, and for the establishment of standards of performance; for the accurate determination of fundamental physical constants involved in the proper execution of this work; and for the scientific experiments and investigations needed in solving the...
Page 1453 - To further promote and develop the commerce of the United States with South and Central America, including the employment of experts and special agents in...
Page 1411 - ... by the Director of the Census: Provided, That the total number of such additional clerks of classes two, three, and four shall at no time exceed one hundred: And provided further, That employees engaged in the compilation or tabulation of statistics by the use of mechanical devices may be compensated on a piece-price basis to be fixed by the Director.