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Page 2 - ... first to identify myself. I am a member of the foreign service of the United States, and at present I am on duty in the Department of State as Director of the Office of Near Eastern and African Affairs. After what has been said by Secretary Benton, Mr. Briggs, and other witnesses I do not feel that it is necessary for me to take up the time of the committee by stressing how important it is that during the period which lies ahead the peoples of the world shall have a better understanding of American...
Page 15 - The trustee may, with the approval of the court, compromise any controversy arising in the administration of the estate upon such terms as he may deem for the best interests of the estate.
Page 1 - States, he is hereby authorized and directed to acquire, by purchase, condemnation, or otherwise, such sites and additions to sites as he may deem necessary, and to cause to be constructed thereon, and upon lands belonging...
Page 22 - Illinois for highway purposes only, upon such terms and conditions as he may prescribe, all right, title, and interest of the United States of America in and to...
Page 3 - That the Secretary Of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to acquire by purchase, condemnation or otherwise, a site...
Page 31 - STATEMENT OF HON. ADDISON T. SMITH, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF IDAHO • Mr. SMITH. Mr. Chairman...
Page 37 - The annual report of the Commissioner General of Immigration, for the fiscal year...
Page 13 - Wisconsin shall have ceded to the United States exclusive jurisdiction over the same, during the time the United States shall be or remain the owner thereof, for all purposes except the administration of the criminal laws of said State and the service of civil process therein.
Page 34 - ... care of them, and considering we have never had more than 12,000 or 13,000 service-connected mental cases in our hospitals, some 20,000 total rated, leaving out of consideration those rated less than total on the mental side, it presents a potential hospital load if the Government is to assume it. I do not think there is any question in the minds of the members of this committee as to the desirability of increasing facilities in a plant like Perry Point. Before this question became active before...

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