Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review


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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Read full review

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Page 390 - The indictment or information must be set aside by the court in which the defendant is arraigned, upon his motion, in either of the following cases. If it be an indictment: 1. Where it is not found, indorsed, and presented as prescribed in this code.
Page 16 - ... which was in progress at the close of the last fiscal year, was completed Aug.
Page 317 - I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Subsistence Department for the fiscal year ending June .30...
Page 36 - Cristobal, was transferred from the Panama Railroad to the quartermaster's department on December 1, 1909. Test inventories having disclosed unsatisfactory methods in handling and accounting for property, the storehouses at Gatun, Cristobal dry dock, and Porto Bello were transferred from the Atlantic division to the quartermaster's department, effective January 1, 1910; on the same date the storehouses at Balboa and Miraflores in the Pacific division were also transferred, thus placing all storehouses...
Page 387 - Zone and in navy yards, arsenals, etę., is not properly applied, issued the following EXECUTIVE ORDER. Under authority vested in me by law, it is ordered: 1. The requirements of the Act of Congress, relating to the use on trains of certain described...
Page 385 - Every person guilty of murder in the first degree shall suffer death, or confinement in the state prison for life, at the discretion of the jury trying the same; or, upon...
Page 56 - The number of locomotives used will vary with the size of the vessel. The usual number required will be four; two ahead, one on each wall, imparting motion to the vessel, and two astern, one on each wall, to aid in keeping the vessel in a central position and to bring it to rest when entirely within the lock chamber. They...
Page 387 - Animals, or of any society duly incorporated for that purpose, may lawfully destroy or cause to be destroyed any animal found abandoned and not properly cared for, appearing in the judgment of two reputable citizens called by him to view the same in his presence, to be glandered, injured or diseased past recovery for any useful purpose.
Page 387 - ... as well as the proofs which he presents In support of his claim, and if they are satisfied that his capacity, experience, habits of life, and character are such as...
Page 136 - To do this, approximately 213 miles of track were removed, 219 miles of track lam, about 10 miles of track renewed, and 1,534.6 miles of track shifted. In addition, 556 frogs and switches were removed and 927 switches and frogs laid during the fiscal year. At the close of the fiscal year there were 62.03 miles of track...

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