Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Appropriation Bill, 1918: Hearings Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations ... in Charge of the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Appropriation Bill for 1918. Sixty-fourth Congress, Second Session

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Page 555 - Columbia; to investigate the needs of the several executive departments and independent establishments with respect to personnel, and to investigate duplication of statistical and other work and methods of business in the various branches of the Government service.
Page 476 - Standardizing mechanical appliances. — 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...
Page 90 - There shall be in the Department of the Treasury a bureau charged with the execution of all laws passed by Congress relating to the issue and regulation of...
Page 424 - ... nor shall any person employed at a specific salary be hereafter transferred and hereafter paid from a lump-sum appropriation a rate of compensation greater than such specific salary, and the heads of departments shall cause this provision to be enforced...
Page 355 - The enactment of the national child-labor law prohibiting the employment of children under 14 years of age in mills, mines, and quarries must result in enforced idleness of hundreds of thousands of boys and girls and in unnecessary hardships to them and their parents unless there is found for them some form or forms of suitable employment economically profitable and at the same time educational. Results obtained...
Page 457 - To provide means for securing the presence on board at the proper times of men who are so engaged.
Page 14 - For fuel, lights, repairs, miscellaneous supplies, electric and steam apparatus, city directory, stationery, mail and delivery service, and all incidental expenses in connection with the custody, care, and maintenance of...
Page 355 - ... proportion of urban population to rural population is increasing rapidly. Almost one-half of the children in the United States now live in cities, towns, and densely populated suburban communities. In some sections of the country a very large proportion of these children are the children of foreign-born parents. All this adds to the complexity and difficulty of the problems of city-school administration, especially in the larger cities. Many hundreds of requests for advice and information in...
Page 491 - Report of the committee on statistics and compensation Insurance cost of the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions.
Page 77 - SEC. 3. On and after August 1, 1944, no article or package of official matter, or number of articles or packages of official matter constituting in fact a single shipment, exceeding 4 pounds in weight shall be admitted to the mails under the penalty privilege...

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