World War Veterans' Legislation: Hearings Before the Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session on Propsed Legislation as Recommended by the Director of the United States Veterans' Bureau, the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, and Veterans of Foreign Wars

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Page 3 - ... 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 69 - 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 8 - Any person who shall, directly or indirectly, solicit, contract for, charge, or receive, or who shall attempt to solicit, contract for, charge, or receive any fee or compensation, except as herein provided, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and for each and every offense shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment at hard labor for - not more than two years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 68 - Sec. 15. That for the purposes of this Act the director, commissioners and deputy commissioners shall have power to issue subpoenas for and compel the attendance of witnesses within a radius of one hundred miles, to require the production of books, papers, documents and other evidence, to administer oaths and to examine witnesses upon any matter within the jurisdiction of the bureau.
Page 7 - ... or where such personal service upon such absent defendant or defendants is not practicable, such order shall be published in such manner as the court may direct not less than once a week for six consecutive weeks...
Page 10 - United States Government life insurance (converted insurance), the applicant shall be required to pay all the back monthly premiums which would have become payable if such insurance had not lapsed, together with interest at the rate of 5 per centum per annum, compounded annually, on each premium from the date said premium is due by the terms of the policy...
Page 125 - Where the disabled person and his wife are not living together, or where the children are not in the custody of the disabled person, the amount of the compensation shall be apportioned as may be prescribed by regulations. "(6) The term 'wife' as used in this section shall include 'husband' if the husband is dependent upon the wife for support.
Page 120 - That except in the event of legal proceedings, any person except the authorized representative of the American Red Cross, the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and such other organizations as shall be approved by the...
Page 190 - That for the purposes of this section every such officer, enlisted man, or other member employed in the active service under the War Department or Navy Department...
Page 514 - Bureau shall pay the following sums: For a flag to drape the casket, and after burial to be given to the next of kin of the deceased, a sum not exceeding...

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