Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - United States
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review

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The only Constitution to surpass this one was the Confederate Constitution. The Southerners had figured out a few things and theirs was mostly a duplicate with some specific changes. Read full review

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Page 611 - ... shall be permanently attached to the Medical Department, and shall not be included in the effective strength of the Army nor counted as a part of the enlisted force provided by law.
Page 608 - ... chief of the department or corps, shall occur, which can not be filled by promotion as provided in this section, it shall be filled by detail from the line of the Army, and no more permanent appointments shall be made in those departments or corps after the original vacancies created by this aet shall have been filled.
Page 608 - All officers so detailed shall serve for a period of four years, at the expiration of which time they shall return to duty with the line, and officers below the rank of lieutenant colonel shall not again be eligible for selection in any staff department until they shall have served two years with the line.
Page 608 - ... several grades, as now provided by law, and nothing herein contained shall be deemed to apply to vacancies which can be filled by such promotions or to the periods for which the officers so promoted shall hold their appointments...
Page 609 - The President is authorized to appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, chaplains in the Army at the rate of not to exceed, including chaplains now in service, one for each regiment of Cavalry, Infantry, Field Artillery, and Engineers, and one for each one thousand two hundred officers and men of the Coast Artillery Corps, with rank, pay, and allowances as now authorized by law...
Page 609 - The Secretary of War is authorized to select from the sergeants of the line of the Army who shall have faithfully served therein five years, three years of which in the grade of noncommissioned officers, as many commissary sergeants as the service may require, not to exceed one for each military post or place of deposit of subsistence supplies...
Page 608 - Corps, including those appointed to original vacancies in the grades of captain and first lieutenant under the provisions of sections sixteen, seventeen, twenty-one,- and twenty-four of this Act, they shall be promoted according to seniority in the several grades, as now provided by law, and nothing herein contained shall be deemed to apply to vacancies which can be filled by such promotions or to the periods for which the officers so promoted shall hold their appointments...
Page 611 - Hereafter, for six years from July first, anno Domini nineteen hundred and ten, whenever any cadet shall have finished three years of his course at the United States Military Academy, his successor may be admitted to the academy; and the Corps of Cadets is hereby increased to meet this provision.
Page 608 - ... [Under section 2 of an act approved June 25, 1906, details to the Ordnance Department under section 26 of the act of February 2, 1901, may be made from the grade in which the vacancy exists or from the grade below. Officers so detailed in the grades below that of major shall not be again eligible for such detail until after they shall have served for at least one year out of...
Page 611 - The law, however, provides that for six years from July 1, 1910, whenever any cadet shall have finished three years of his course at the Academy his successor may be admitted.

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