Official Congressional Directory, Volume 63

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913
 

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Page 277 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with Agriculture, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate and distribute among the people, new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 234 - Any questions or matters of difference arising between the high contracting parties involving the rights, obligations, or interests of the United States or of the Dominion of Canada either in relation to each other or to their respective inhabitants...
Page 274 - Secretary, to foster, promote, and develop the various manufacturing industries of the United States, and markets for the same at home and abroad, domestic and foreign, by gathering, compiling, publishing, and supplying all available and useful information concerning such industries and such markets, and by such other methods and means as may be prescribed by the Secretary or provided by law.
Page 251 - Treasury to prevent the introduction of contagious or infectious diseases into the United States...
Page 277 - Labor, who is directed 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 282 - Persons honorably discharged from the military or naval service by reason of disability resulting from wounds or sickness incurred in the line of duty shall be preferred for appointments to civil offices, provided they are found to possess the business capacity necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of such offices.
Page 280 - ... (c) To establish maximum proportional rates by rail to and from the ports to which the traffic is brought, or from which it is taken by the water carrier, and to determine to what traffic and in connection with what vessels and upon what terms and conditions such rates shall apply.
Page 284 - States, or for damages, liquidated or unliquidated, in cases not sounding in tort, in respect of which claims the party would be entitled to redress against the United States, either in a court of law, equity, or admiralty, if the United States were suable, except claims growing out of the late civil war and commonly known as war claims,
Page 253 - ... to render professional aid and assistance to the Secretary of War and to general officers and other superior commanders, and...
Page 103 - Waupaca, was born in that city February 16, 1868; graduated from the Waupaca High School, from the University of Wisconsin in 1890, and from the law school of the University of Wisconsin in 1892, since which time he has been actively engaged in the practice of the law; is married and has four children; was elected prosecuting attorney of Waupaca County for three terms and State senator for two terms; was appointed regent of the State University of Wisconsin, which position he held until he accepted...

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