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Page iv - Immigration Commission. That a commission is hereby created, consisting of three Senators, to be appointed by the President of the Senate, and three Members of the House of Representatives, to
Page vi - Speaker of the House of Representatives, and three persons to be appointed by the President of the United States. Said commission shall make full inquiry, examination, and investigation, by subcommittee or otherwise, into the subject of immigration. For the purpose of said inquiry, examination, and
Page iv - and a reasonable compensation, to be fixed by the President of the United States, for those members of the commission who are not Members of Congress; * * * a Died February 20, 1908. 6 Appointed to succeed Mr. Latimer; February 25, 1908. « Appointed to succeed Mr. McLaurin, March 16, 1910.
Page 562 - by the Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of Wisconsin and the Office of Experiment Stations of the United States Department of Agriculture,
Page iv - Congress the conclusions reached by it, and make such recommendations as in its judgment may seem proper. Such sums of money as may be necessary for the said inquiry, examination, and investigation are hereby appropriated and authorized to be paid out of the "immigrant fund" on the certificate of the chairman of said commission, including all expenses of the
Page 578 - Said beets shall be harvested and delivered by the grower to the company at such times and In such quantities as may be directed by the company, allowing each grower his pro rata amount. The company will not be liable to receive or pay for beets
Page vi - the United States. Said commission shall make full inquiry, examination, and investigation, by subcommittee or otherwise, into the subject of immigration. For the purpose of said inquiry, examination, and
Page vii - following subjects: Immigration Conditions In Hawaii; Immigration and Insanity; Immigrants in Charity Hospitals; Alien Seamen and Stowaways; Contract Labor and Induced and Assisted Immigration; The Greek Padrone System In the United States; Peonage.) (S. Doc. No. 747, 61st Cong., 3d sess.)
Page 32 - [By years In the United States is meant years since first arrival in the United States. This table includes only races with 40 or more persons reporting. The total, however, is for all foreign-bom.] The Bohemians and Moravians exhibit the greatest degree of literacy in the preceding table and are closely followed by the Germans,