Interior Department Appropriation Bill for 1939, Hearings ... 75th Congress, 3d Session, Parts 1-2

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Page 684 - Washington a department of education for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems, and methods of teaching, as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education throughout the country.
Page 688 - Territory shall be twenty-five thousand dollars, to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction...
Page 689 - ... for providing courses for the special preparation of instructors for teaching the elements of agriculture and the mechanic arts.
Page 354 - That for the purpose of controlling floods, improving navigation, regulating the flow of the streams of the United States, providing for storage and for the delivery of the stored waters thereof, for the reclamation of public lands * * * and other beneficial uses, and for the generation of electric energy as a means of financially aiding and assisting such undertakings, the projects known as Parker Dam...
Page 720 - An Act to authorize the operation of stands In Federal buildings by blind persons, to enlarge the economic opportunities of the blind, and for other purposes," approved June 20, 1936, 49 Stat.
Page 341 - River compact hereinafter mentioned, is hereby authorized to construct, operate, and maintain a dam and incidental works in the main stream of the Colorado River at Black Canyon or Boulder Canyon adequate to create a storage reservoir of a capacity of not less than twenty million acre-feet of water and a main canal and appurtenant structures located entirely within the United States...
Page 230 - ... to be used as a permanent fund, the interest of which only shall be expended for the support of common schools within said states, respectively.
Page 194 - ... amount necessary for construction, operation, and maintenance, and payment of interest. Upon receipt of each such certificate the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to charge the fund with the amount so certified as repayment of the advances made under subdivision (b), which amount shall be covered into the Treasury to the credit of miscellaneous receipts.
Page 186 - The committee shall have the power, without regard to the civil-service laws and the Classification Act of 1923, as amended...
Page 691 - July 1, 1937, and annually thereafter the sum of $350,000, to be expended for the same purposes and in the same manner as provided in section 7 of the Act approved February 23, 1917, as amended October 6, 1917.

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