Size and Weight Limitations on Fourth-class Mail: Hearings, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session, on 1306. April 20, 22, May 28, June 16, 1959
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Post Office
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Page 82 - I want to thank you for giving me this opportunity to appear before this committee to express the views of mail contractors with respect to S.
Page 88 - Bartenders' International Union International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers International Brotherhood of Boilermakers and Blacksmiths International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers International Brotherhood of Firemen and Oilers International Organization Masters, Mates and Pilots of America National Marine Engineers...
Page 138 - Special Committee on Cooperation with the ICC in the Study of the Railroad Passenger Deficit Problem...
Page 163 - Representatives and that body included in the Post Office appropriation bill for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1913 (HR 21279) provision for a limited parcel post system.
Page 202 - Dividend income. Income from funded securities. Income from unfunded securities and accounts. Income from sinking and other reserve funds.
Page 165 - That the rate of postage on fourth-class matter weighing not more than four ounces shall be one cent for each ounce or fraction of an ounce ; and on such matter in excess of four ounces in weight the rate shall be by the pound, as hereinafter provided, the postage in all cases to be prepaid by distinctive postage stamps affixed.
Page 245 - January, nineteen hundred and ten, it shall be unlawful for any common carrier engaged in interstate or foreign commerce by railroad to use any locomotive in moving interstate or foreign traffic, not equipped with an ash pan, which can be dumped or emptied and cleaned without the necessity of any employee going under such locomotive.
Page 243 - (a) Engage in any for-hire transportation or any for-hire transport services where adequate privately owned transportation facilities of any type are or can be made available; or "(b) Engage in any transportation of persons or property which privately owned carriers are fit, willing and able to perform.
Page 249 - Res. 8 on the desirability of the acquisition by the Post Office Department of the equipment and facilities of the Railway Express Agency would be suspended pending the receipt of certain information requested from the Interstate Commerce Commission.
Page 88 - American Railway Supervisors' Association. American Train Dispatchers' Association. Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers. Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees. Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen. Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Brotherhood Railway Carmen of America.