The Civil Service Reformer, Volumes 3-4

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Page 158 - An act to regulate and improve the civil service of the United States...
Page 110 - ... representations concerning the same, or concerning the person examined, or who shall wilfully furnish to any person any special or secret information for the purpose of either improving or injuring the prospects or chances of any person so examined...
Page 110 - ... thereof, be liable to be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than three thousand dollars, or to be imprisoned not less than ten days nor more than two years, or to both said fine and said imprisonment in the discretion of the court. The phrase
Page 115 - The invariable rule in appointments should have reference to the honesty, fidelity, and capacity of the appointees, giving to the party in power those places where harmony and vigor of administration require its policy to be represented, but permitting all others to be filled by persons selected with sole reference to the efficiency of the public service, and the right of all citizens to share in the honor of rendering faithful service to the country.
Page 100 - And any necessary exceptions from said eight fundamental provisions of the rules shall be set forth in connection with such rules, and the reasons therefor shall be stated in the annual reports of the commission.
Page 40 - Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one.
Page 100 - Governor, make regulations for, and have control of such examinations, and, through its members or the examiners, it shall supervise and preserve the records of the same; and said commission shall keep minutes of its own proceedings. Fourth. Said commission may make investigations concerning the facts, and may report upon all matters touching the enforcement and effect...
Page 58 - Oh that I might have my request ; and that God would grant me the thing that I long for...
Page 100 - Such examinations shall be practical in their character, and so far as may be shall relate to those matters which will fairly test the relative capacity and fitness of the persons examined to discharge the duties of the...
Page 123 - The names of candidates for each office shall be arranged under the designation of the office in alphabetical order according to surnames, except that the names of...

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