United States Compiled Statutes, Annotated, 1916, Volume 1

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West Publishing Company, 1920 - Law - 16099 pages
 

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Page 34 - Any of the district courts of the United States within the jurisdiction of which such inquiry is carried on may, in case of contumacy or refusal to obey a subpoena...
Page 533 - An Act to authorize the President to increase temporarily the Military establishment of the United States", approved May 18, 1917, or any.
Page 240 - Of all civil causes of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction, saving to suitors in all cases the right of a common-law remedy where the common law is competent to give it, and to claimants the rights and remedies under the workmen's compensation law of any State.60 Fourth.
Page 34 - ... to give evidence touching the matter in question; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by such court as a contempt thereof.
Page 497 - An Act to provide for the operation of transportation systems while under Federal control, for the just compensation of their owners and for other purposes...
Page 50 - ... per centum true discount compounded annually. The probability of the beneficiary's death before the expiration of the period during which he is entitled to compensation shall be determined according to the American Experience Table of Mortality ; but in case of compensation to the widow or widower of the deceased employee, such lump sum shall not exceed sixty months
Page 11 - That by reason of the existence of a state of war, it is essential to the national security and defense, for the successful prosecution of the war, and for the support and maintenance of the Army and Navy, to assure an adequate supply and equitable distribution, and to facilitate the movement, of foods, feeds...
Page 12 - That all laws or parts of laws conflicting with the provisions of this Act are to the extent of such conflict suspended while this Act is in force.
Page 494 - The President in time of war is empowered, through the Secretary of War, to take possession and assume control of any system or systems of transportation, or any part thereof, and to utilize the same, to the exclusion, as far as may be necessary, of all other traffic thereon, for the transfer or transportation of troops, war material, and equipment, or for such other purposes connected with the emergency as may be needful or desirable.
Page 475 - ... to leave of absence from their respective duties, without loss of pay or time, on all days of any parade or encampment ordered or authorized under the provisions of this act.

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