Department of Commerce Appropriation Bill, 1932

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1930 - 355 pages
 

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Page 301 - Interior, to conduct inquiries and scientific and technologic investigations concerning mining, and the preparation, treatment, and utilization of mineral substances with a view to improving health conditions, and increasing safety, efficiency, economic development, and conserving resources through the prevention of waste in the mining, quarrying, metallurgical, and other mineral industries...
Page 278 - For purchase of law, professional, and other reference books and publications and scientific books, including their exchange, and expenses of transporting publications of patents issued by the Patent Office to foreign governments, directories, and for other contingent and miscellaneous expenses of the Patent Office 30, 000.
Page 161 - Bureau that appear in the bill. The first item is for salaries, for the Director and other personal services in the District of Columbia, $328,000.
Page 194 - ... desirable character that they make a wide appeal for general use, and the farmers who grew crops of the tuber this year are obtaining a return of several hundred dollars per acre on their investment. It is of interest to note that the...
Page 292 - 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, the possible improvement of conditions under which mining operations are carried on, the treatment of ores and other mineral substances, the use of explosives and electricity, the prevention of accidents, and other inquiries and technologic investigations pertinent to said industries...
Page 71 - March 3, 1927, to establish in the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce of the Department of Commerce a Foreign Commerce Service of the United States...
Page 86 - The next item is for promoting commerce in Africa: Investigations in Africa, for the promotion and development of the foreign commerce of the United States, $85,010, of which amount not to exceed $8,500 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia.
Page 165 - That the functions of the bureau shall consist in the custody of the standards; the comparison of the standards used in scientific investigations, engineering, manufacturing, commerce, and educational institutions with the standards adopted or recognized by the Government; the construction, when necessary, of standards, their multiples and subdivisions; the testing and calibration of standard measuring apparatus; the solution of problems which arise in connection with standards; the determination...
Page 228 - All officers and employees engaged in the field service or on vessels of the Lighthouse Service...
Page 172 - Testing machines: For maintenance and operation of testing machines, including personal services in connection therewith in the District of Columbia and in the field, for the determination by the Bureau of Standards of the physical constants...

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