Muscle Shoals: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 139, S. 2372, S. 2747, S. 3214, and H. R. 518
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924
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Page 302 - Resolved, That copies of these resolutions be sent to the International Federation of Trade Unions, to all national trade union centers throughout the world and to the President of the United States...
Page 373 - CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AT THE SECOND SESSION, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF WASHINGTON ON MONDAY, THE THIRD DAY OF DECEMBER, ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND SEVENTEEN. JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
Page 373 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress is hereby granted to...
Page 7 - In the appointment of officials and the selection of employees for said Corporation, and in the promotion of any such employees or officials, no political test or qualification shall be permitted or given consideration, but. all such appointments and promotions shall be given and made on the basis of merit and efficiency.
Page 723 - ... for such part of the annual charges for interest, maintenance, and depreciation thereon as the Commission may deem equitable.
Page 337 - I would like to ask you one or two questions about the waterway from Jacksonville to Trenton.
Page 12 - Corporation, to define their duties, require bonds of them and fix the penalties thereof, and to dismiss at pleasure such officers, employees, attorneys, and agents; and...
Page 6 - An Act for making further and more effectual provision for the national defense, and for other purposes", approved June 3, 1916 (39 Stat.
Page 372 - Government is or is liable to be called upon to improve for purposes of navigation, and this value, in my judgment, should be properly utilized to defray the cost of the improvement. Wherever the Government constructs a dam and lock for the purpose of navigation there is a waterfall of great value. It does not seem right or just that this element of local value should be given away to private individuals of the vicinage, and at the same time the people of the whole country should be taxed for the...