Hearings... Sundry Civil Appropriation Bill for 1914

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Page 473 - ... and all the munitions of war which may be required for the fortresses of the country, the armies in the field, and for the whole body of the militia of the Union. In these duties are comprised that of determining the general principles of construction and of prescribing in detail the models and forms of all military weapons employed in war. They comprise also the duty of prescribing the regulations for the proof and inspection of all these weapons, for maintaining uniformity and economy in their...
Page 291 - That any association organized under this act or any of the acts of which this is an amendment, desiring to -withdraw its circulating notes, in whole or in part, may, upon the deposit of lawful money with the treasurer of the United States, in sums of not less than...
Page 183 - Government establishments, with the view of inaugurating new or changing old methods of transacting such public business so as to attain greater efficiency and economy therein, and to ascertain and recommend to Congress what changes in law may be necessary...
Page 287 - ... grains of pure silver, and to issue in payment for such purchases of silver bullion Treasury Notes of the United States, to be prepared by the Secretary of the Treasury, in such form and of such denominations, not less than one dollar nor more than one thousand dollars, as he may prescribe...
Page 333 - The Public Health Service may study and investigate the diseases of man and conditions influencing the propagation and spread thereof, including sanitation and sewage and the pollution either directly or indirectly of the navigable streams and lakes of the United States...
Page 708 - Congress, be, and they are hereby, repealed; and thereafter all details of civil officers, clerks, or other subordinate employees from places outside of the District of Columbia for duty within the District of Columbia, except temporary details for duty connected with their respective offices...
Page 352 - January 11, 1909, between the United States and Great Britain, in which It is agreed that the waters therein defined as boundary waters and waters flowing across the boundary shall not be polluted on either side to the injury of health or property on the other?
Page 287 - Treasury is hereby directed to purchase, from time to time, silver bullion to the aggregate amount of four million five hundred thousand ounces, or so much thereof as may be offered in each month, at the market price thereof, not exceeding one dollar for...
Page 580 - Including all necessary expenses for preparing, correcting, extending, printing, binding, and issuing charts and bulletins, and of investigating lake levels with a view to their regulation, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended, $ . The appropriation is $125,000 and your estimate is $175,000.
Page 287 - An act directing the purchase of silver bullion and issue of Treasury Notes thereon, and for other purposes," as directs the Secretary of the Treasury to purchase from time to time silver bullion to the aggregate amount of...

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