Hearings Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations ... on the Bill to Provide for a Permanent Census

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1897 - United States - 14 pages
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Page 4 - An Act to regulate and improve the civil service of the United States...
Page 4 - ... messenger boys, at salaries of four hundred dollars each per annum ; and charwomen, at salaries of two hundred and forty dollars each per annum, as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this act. SEC. 5. That the chief clerk and the chief statisticians provided for in section four of this Act, and all other employees authorized by this Act below the Assistant Director of the Census, shall be appointed by the Director of...
Page 4 - No; you will see by the last section (section 10) that it says "nothing contained in this act shall be construed as changing existing law so far as it relates to the completion and the distribution of the results of the Eleventh Census.
Page 4 - In section 3 it says that the chief clerk, disbursing clerk, and the chief statisticians provided for in the preceding section may, in the discretion of the Director of the Census, be taken from the civil service.
Page 4 - It would repeal the present law for the reason that in section 6 it is provided that the Director of the Census shall proceed at once to make all necessary preparations for the next decennial enumeration, and...
Page 5 - Census and subsequent censuses, and for the continuous work of a permanent Census Office, as he may deem proper?
Page 14 - The two forces combined means the employment of an equivalent of 281 clerks for an entire year, at a total cost for...

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