Annual reports of the Department of Agriculture. 1904

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904 - 560 pages

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Page 326 - An act to regulate and improve the civil service of the United States...
Page 333 - California, and of the 12th section of the Act of Congress approved on the 31st of August, 1852, entitled An Act making appropriations for the Civil and Diplomatic expenses of the Government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-three and for other purposes...
Page 329 - A person selected for appointment shall be notified of his selection by the appointing or nominating officer, and upon his acceptance shall receive from the appointing officer a certificate of appointment for a probationary period of six months, at the end of which period, if the conduct and capacity of the probationer are satisfactory to the appointing officer, his retention in the service shall be equivalent to his absolute appointment...
Page 475 - In both subject matter and method of presentation, the author has carried out as far as possible the recommendations of the committee on methods of teaching agriculture of the Association of American Colleges and Experiment Stations.
Page 49 - March 1, 1899, the following regulations are hereby prescribed for the inspection and quarantine of horses, neat cattle, sheep, and other ruminants, and swine imported into the United States on and after March 1, 1900.
Page 442 - Carolina separate stations are maintained wholly or in part by State funds. A number of substations are also maintained in different States. Excluding the substations, the total number of stations in the United States is 61.
Page 324 - No officer or employee of the United States shall accept voluntary service for the United States or employ personal service in excess of that authorized by law, except in cases of emergency involving the safety of human life or the protection of property.
Page 330 - ... in which the vacancy exists: Provided, That certification for temporary appointment shall not be counted as one of the three certifications to which an eligible is entitled: And provided further, That whenever the...
Page 325 - Department would jeopardize the health of fellow-clerks, and in exceptional and meritorious cases, where a clerk or employee is personally ill, and where to limit the annual leave to thirty days in any one calendar year...
Page 325 - This section shall not be construed to mean that so long as a clerk or employee is borne upon the rolls of the Department in excess of the time herein provided for or granted that he or she shall be entitled to pay during the period of such excessive absence, but that the pay shall stop upon the expiration of the granted leave.

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