Official Congressional Directory

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912
 

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Page 274 - 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, and especially upon its relation to capital, the hours of labor, the earnings of laboring men and women, and the means of promoting their material, social, intellectual, and moral prosperity.
Page 269 - ... the taking of such meteorological observations as may be necessary to establish and record the climatic conditions of the United States or as are essential for the proper execution of the foregoing duties.
Page 275 - An Act granting to certain employees of the United States the right to receive from it compensation for injuries sustained in the course of their employment...
Page 253 - Treasury to prevent the introduction of contagious or infectious diseases into the United States...
Page 257 - 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 252 - TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES. The Treasurer of the United States is charged with the receipt and disbursement of all public moneys that may be deposited in the Treasury at Washington and in the subtreasuries at Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Chicago, St.
Page 255 - ... to render professional aid and assistance to the Secretary of War and to general officers and other superior commanders, and...
Page 278 - 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 252 - An Act To increase the efficiency and change the name of the United States MarineHospital Service.
Page 268 - That it shall be the province and duty of said bureau and its director, under the direction of the Secretary of the 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...

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