Muscle Shoals Propositions: Hearings Before the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Congress, Second Session. Thursday, February 9, 1922, to Monday, March 13, 1922

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1922 - 1206 pages

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Page 73 - The plant or plants provided for under this Act shall be constructed and operated solely by the Government and not in conjunction with any other industry or enterprise carried on by private capital.
Page 509 - In any one calendar day upon such work; and every such contract shall stipulate a penalty for each violation of such provision in such contract of $5 for each laborer or mechanic for every calendar day In which he shall be required or permitted to labor more than eight hours upon said work...
Page 73 - Act; and is further authorized to construct, maintain, and operate, at or on any site or sites so designated, dams, locks, improvements to navigation, power houses, and other plants and equipment or other means than water power as In his judgment is the best and cheapest, necessary or convenient for the generation of electrical or other power and for the production of nitrates or other products needed for munitions of war and useful in the manufacture of fertilizers and other useful products.
Page 22 - The products of such plants shall be used by the President for military and naval purposes to the extent that he may deem necessary, and any surplus which he shall determine Is not required shall be sold and disposed of by him under such regulations as he may prescribe.
Page 140 - Ordnance upon such reference it shall have the right to submit the same to the Secretary of War, whose decision shall be final.
Page 142 - Whenever the board of directors of any irrigation district organized and existing under and pursuant to the laws of the State of California...
Page 149 - The Contracting Officer may. from time to time, by written instructions or drawings issued to the Contractor, make changes in said drawings and specifications, issue additional instructions, require additional work, or direct the omission of work previously ordered...
Page 141 - In witness whereof the parties hereto have caused these presents to be executed by their proper officers thereunto duly authorized and their corporate seals to be hereunto affixed, as of the day and year first above written.
Page 167 - Such other items as should in the opinion of the Contracting Officer be included in the cost of the work. When such an item is allowed by the Contracting Officer, it shall be specifically certified as being allowed under this paragraph.
Page 509 - That the wages of persons employed upon such contracts shall be computed on a basic day rate of eight hours work, with overtime rates to be paid .for at not less than time and one-half for all hours work in excess of eight hours.

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