Taking the Profits Out of War: Hearings Before the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Seventy-fourth Congress, First Session, on H. R. 3 and H. R. 5293. January 23, 25, 26, 28, 29, 1935
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1935 - 771 pages
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Page 160 - In such event, the Government may take over the work and prosecute the same to completion by contract or otherwise, and the contractor and his sureties shall be liable to the Government for any excess cost occasioned the Government thereby.
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Page 725 - War, the Assistant Secretary of War, under the direction of the Secretary of War, shall be charged with supervision of the procurement of all military supplies and other business of the War Department pertaining thereto and the assurance of adequate provision for the mobilization of materiel and industrial organizations essential to wartime needs.
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Page 163 - I, . . , certify that I am the Secretary of the corporation named as contractor herein; that who signed this contract on behalf of the contractor was then of said corporation; that said contract was duly signed for and in behalf of said corporation by authority of its governing body, and is within the scope of its corporate powers.
Page 415 - The power to make the necessary laws is in Congress ; the power to execute in the President. Both powers imply many subordinate and auxiliary powers. Each includes all authorities essential to its due exercise. But neither can the President, in war more than in peace, intrude upon the proper authority of Congress, nor Congress upon the proper authority of the President.
Page 433 - Whoever willfully violates any of the provisions of this subdivision or of any license, order, rule or regulation issued thereunder, shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than $10,000 or, If a natural person, may be imprisoned for not more than ten years, or both; and any officer, director, or agent of any corporation who knowingly participates in such violation may be punished by a like fine, Imprisonment, or both. As used in this subdivision the term "person" means an individual, partnership,...