Official Congressional Directory

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914
 

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Page 300 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with Agriculture, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate and distribute among the people, new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 262 - Any questions or matters of difference arising between the high contracting parties involving the rights, obligations, or interests of the United States or of the Dominion of Canada either in relation to each other or to their respective inhabitants...
Page 296 - Secretary, to foster, promote, and develop the various manufacturing industries of the United States, and markets for the same at home and abroad, domestic and foreign, by gathering, compiling, publishing, and supplying all available and useful information concerning such industries and such markets, and by such other methods and means as may be prescribed by the Secretary or provided by law.
Page 274 - Treasury to prevent the introduction of contagious or infectious diseases into the United States...
Page 300 - Labor, who is directed to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with labor, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and especially upon its relation -to capital; the hours of labor; the earnings of laboring men and women; and the means of promoting their material, social, intellectual, and moral prosperity.
Page 276 - ... to render professional aid and assistance to the Secretary of War and to general officers and other superior commanders, and...
Page 77 - Ohio, graduating from that institution in 1872 in the classical course; was admitted to the bar by the supreme court of Ohio in 1874...
Page 115 - Waupaca, was born in that city February 16, 1868; graduated from the Waupaca High School, from the University of Wisconsin in 1890, and from the law school of the University of Wisconsin in 1892, since which time he has been actively engaged in the practice of the law; is married and has four children; was elected prosecuting attorney of Waupaca County for three terms and State senator for two terms; was appointed regent of the State University of Wisconsin, which position he held until he accepted...
Page 308 - ... the Court of Claims, to consist of three judges, to be appointed by the President and Senate, and to hold their offices during good behavior; and the said court shall hear and determine all claims founded upon any law of Congress, or upon any regulation of an Executive department, or upon any contract express or implied, with the government of the United States...
Page 290 - That it shall be the province and duty of said bureau and its director, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, to make diligent investigation of the methods of mining, especially in relation to the safety of miners, and the appliances best adapted to prevent accidents...

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