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Page 241 - ... founded upon the Constitution of the United States or any law of Congress, except for pensions, or upon any regulation of an Executive Department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the Government of the United States, or for damages, liquidated or unliquidated, in cases not sounding in tort, in respect of which claims the party would be entitled to redress against the United States either in a court of law, equity, or admiralty if the United States were suable...
Page 7 - ... bearing upon legislation, and to render such data serviceable to Congress, and committees and Members thereof...
Page 3 - SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS, UNITED STATES SENATE, Washington, DC The subcommittee met at 10.30 o'clock am Present: Senators Overman (chairman), Bryan, Gallinger, and Smoot.
Page 24 - For pay of computers on piecework in preparing for publication the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac and in improving the tables of the planets, moon, and stars, $2,500.
Page 94 - A Letter from the Secretary of Agriculture to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry upon the Merits of the Bill (S.
Page 88 - We request the elimination of the words " and no salary shall be paid hereunder in excess of $3,500 per annum.
Page 240 - Let me make the ballads of a people, and I care not who makes their laws,
Page 25 - Office during the continuance of any such arrangement shall be conducted so that in case of emergency the entire portion of the work intended for the use of navigators may be computed by the force employed by that office, and without any foreign cooperation whatsoever : Provided further, That any employee of the Nautical Almanac Office who may be authorized in any annual appropriation bill and whose services in whole or in part can be spared from the duty of preparing for publication the annual volumes...
Page 224 - ... to be made under such regulations as the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may prescribe: Provided, That no compensation shall be paid under this Act where the injury is due to the negligence or misconduct of the employee injured, nor unless said injury shall continue for more than fifteen days. All questions of negligence or misconduct shall be determined by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor.