Proposed Name for House Office Building ...: Hearings Before Subcommittee on Public Buildings and Grounds, House of Representatives, Relating to Changing the Name of the House of Representatives Office Building to Jefferson Hall, June 21, 1912

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Page 8 - ... made jointly by the Surgeon General, the Surgeon General of the Army, and the Surgeon General of the Navy, and approved by the Administrator, and licenses for new products may be Issued only upon a showing that they meet such standards.
Page 25 - An act donating public lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 11 - It has only been within the last two or three years that it has been utilized as a water supply.
Page 13 - Thereupon, at 11.50 o'clock am, the committee adjourned subject to the call of the chairman. X OF THE UNITED STATES No.
Page 6 - To continue and carry on a system of national and international relief in time of peace and apply the same in mitigating the sufferings caused by pestilence, famine, fire, floods, and other great national calamities, and to devise and carry on measures for preventing the same.
Page 5 - Without loss of blood, by peaceful negotiations, more than 1,000,000 square miles of territory were won from the domain of European powers and brought within the jurisdiction of the young Republic...
Page 7 - ... individual whose proprietorship rests upon a naked purchase However much this proprietor may venerate the memory of Mr Jefferson and rejoice in the ownership of his old home, he should not appropriate to himself, even in this spirit of veneration, that which is common to every human being in the Republic, and no doubt Mr. Levy would do his part toward the public ownership of Monticello, thereby honoring his ancestor, who believed it should belong to the people...
Page 6 - ... were called together the national commanders of the various veterans' organizations, practically the first time that we have ever been able to accomplish it. It was through his personal efforts that it was done. At the instance of the representative of the Grand Army, Mr. Tanner. " Corporal Tanner," past commander in chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, this conference of national commanders of veterans...
Page 3 - March 24, 1902, authorizes the acquisition of a site and the erection thereon of a suitable building for a marine hospital, and limits the cost of site and building to $125,000.
Page 3 - Providing tor a monument to commemorate the services and sacrifices of the women of the country to the cause of the Union during the Civil War.

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