Official Congressional Directory, Volume 59, Issue 1, Part 3; Volume 59, Issue 2, Parts 1-2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1906 - Directories, Governmental
Includes maps of the U.S. Congressional districts.

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Page 307 - That the provisions of this act shall apply to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used, under a common control, management, or arrangement, for a continuous carriage or shipment...
Page 307 - That the commission hereby created shall have authority to inquire into the management of the business of all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act, and shall keep itself informed as to the manner and method in which the same is conducted...
Page 288 - ... to investigate and report upon all questions affecting the efficiency of the Army and its state of preparation for military operations ; to render professional aid and assistance to the Secretary of War and to general officers and other superior commanders, and to act as their agents MIL.L.
Page 300 - Survey, and the classification of the public lands and examination of the Geological Structure, mineral resources and products of the national domain...
Page 301 - The Chief of the Weather Bureau, under the direction of the Secretary of Agriculture, has charge of the forecasting of weather; the issue of storm warnings; the display of weather and flood signals for the benefit of agriculture, commerce, and navigation; the gauging and reporting of rivers; the maintenance and operation of...
Page 288 - Office include: All military records of the Revolutionary War ; the records of all organizations, officers, and enlisted men that have been In the military service of the United States since the Revolutionary War; the records of the movements and operations of troops; the medical and hospital records of the Army ; all reports of physical examination of recruits and all...
Page 291 - ... the administration of the Department. He is also charged by law with the supervision of suits and proceedings arising out of the provisions of law governing national banking associations in which the United States and any of its agents or officers are parties; also with the charge, release, and sale of lands acquired in payment of debt, excepting those acquired under internal-revenue laws.
Page 309 - Persons honorably discharged from the military or naval service by reason of disability resulting from wounds or sickness incurred in the line of duty shall be preferred for appointments to civil offices, provided they are found to possess the business capacity necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of such offices.
Page 290 - The business assigned to said bureau shall embrace all matters pertaining to civil government in the island possessions of the United States subject to the jurisdiction of the War Department...
Page 300 - 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.

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