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Page 106 - This spirit, unfortunately, is inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions of the human mind. It exists, under different shapes, in all governments, more or less stifled, controlled, or repressed ; but, in those of the popular form, it is seen in its greatest rankness, and is truly their worst enemy.
Page 96 - Washington, are hereby forbidden, either directly or indirectly, individually or through associations, to solicit an increase of pay or to influence or attempt to influence in their own interest any other legislation whatever, either before Congress or its committees, or in any way save through the heads of the Departments in or under which they serve, on penalty of dismissal from the Government service.
Page 143 - The unclassified service shall comprise all elective offices; all offices filled by election or appointment by the Legislature on joint ballot; all persons appointed by name in any statute; all legislative officers and employees; all •offices filled by appointment by the Governor, either upon or without confirmation by the Senate, except officers and employees in the executive offices...
Page 79 - Resolved, that a copy of this memorial be transmitted to the family of the deceased and that the same be published in GOOD GOVERNMENT.
Page 139 - That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to obtain information with reference to the value and character of the securities authorized to be accepted under the provisions of this act, and he shall from time to time furnish information to national banking associations as to such securities as would be acceptable under the provisions of this act.
Page 77 - That after the expiration of six months from the passage of this act no officer or clerk shall be appointed, and no person shall be employed to enter or be promoted in either of the said classes' now existing, or that may be arranged hereunder pursuant to said rules, until he has passed an examination, or is shown to be specially exempted from such examination in conformity herewith.
Page 57 - That no recommendation of any person who shall apply for office or place under the provisions of this act which may be given by any Senator or member of the House of Eepresentatives, except as to the character or residence of the applicant, shall be received or considered by any person concerned in making any examination or appointment under this act.
Page 168 - No officer or employe in the classified civil service of any city who shall have been appointed under said rules and after said examination, shall be removed or discharged except for cause, upon written charges and after an opportunity to be heard in his own defense.
Page 179 - ... 5. The order of business at each meeting of the Council shall be : 1. The reading and correction of the minutes of the last meeting. And thereafter, unless otherwise ordered, as follows: 2. The admission of new Associations. 3. Statement of the Treasurer. 4. Report from the office of the Secretary. 5. Reports of Standing Committees.
Page 92 - Others performing supervisory, executive and administrative duties to be specifically estimated for. Clerical Grades. Largely supervisory or highest order of clerical ability involving much original thought, consideration and investigation. Routine work involving responsibility, special ability and original thought, consideration and investigation. Routine, little original thought, or consideration, but requiring judgment, responsibility and special skill. Simple and routine work, requiring care,...