Official Congressional Directory

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905
 

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Page 279 - 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 280 - Act and the employees of such carrier, seriously interrupting or threatening to interrupt the business of said carrier, the chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Commissioner of Labor...
Page 271 - ... 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 287 - Department, involving disputed facts or controverted questions of law, where the amount in controversy exceeds $3,000, or where the decision will affect a class of cases or furnish a precedent for the future action of any Executive Department in the adjustment of a class of cases, or where any authority, right, privilege, or exemption is claimed or denied under the Constitution.
Page 339 - District or disability, the junior officer so detailed) shall, in the event of the absence from the District or disability of the Commissioner who shall for the time being be detailed from the Corps of Engineers, perform all the duties imposed by law upon said Commissioner. The salary of each of the Commissioners is $5,000 per annum. One of said Commissioners shall be chosen pres1dent of the Board of Commissioners at their first meeting, and annually and whenever a vacancy shall occur thereafter.
Page 279 - 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 263 - ... 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. COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE.
Page 252 - War and all bureaus and offices under his d1rection; all accounts relating to the military establishment, armories and arsenals, national cemeteries, fortifications, public buildings and grounds under the Chief of Engineers, rivers and harbors, the Military Academy, and to all other business within the jurisdiction of the Department of War, and...
Page 70 - Brooklyn with his parents in 1843; educated in the public schools, and for many years engaged in the hotel business; was elected to the State assembly from the Seventh district, comprised of the Sixteenth Ward of Brooklyn, in...
Page 259 - ... for new stations the establishment of which may be authorized by law, or for old ones the removal of which may be made necessary by the encroachment of the sea or by other causes; to prepare and submit to the Secretary...

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