Change Name of Department of the Interior to the Department of Conservation and Works: Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, House of Representatives, Seventy-fourth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 7712

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1935 - 144 pages
 

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Page 42 - That there shall be at the seat of Government a Department of Labor, the general design and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with labor, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word...
Page 7 - Commission does urge the Congress of the United States and the President of the United States...
Page 42 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 43 - An act to stop injury to the public grazing lands by preventing overgrazing and soil deterioration, to provide for their orderly use, improvement and development, to stabilize the livestock industry dependent upon the public range, and for other purposes," approved June 28, 1934, and may arrange with the proper officials of the United States for such exchange.
Page 24 - The CHAIRMAN. Are there any further questions? If not, we thank you very much, Mr.
Page 72 - February 1, 1905, the forest reserves were transferred from the Department of the Interior to the Department of Agriculture and have since been known as the National Forests, administered by the Forest Service.
Page 39 - Hon. JOHN J. COCHRAN, Chairman Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, House of Representative, MY DEAR MR.
Page 27 - I have repeatedly recommended, all the forest work of the Government should be concentrated in the Department of Agriculture, where the larger part of that work is already done, where practically all of the trained foresters of the Government are employed, where chiefly in Washington there is comprehensive...
Page 15 - Interior transferred from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the Interior by Reorg.
Page 45 - Interior, to make diligent investigation of the methods of mining, especially in relation to the safety of miners, and the appliances best adapted to prevent accidents, the possible improvement of conditions under which mining operations are carried on, the treatment of ores and other mineral substances, the use of explosives and electricity, the prevention of accidents, and other inquiries and technologic investigations pertinent to said industries...

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