Official Congressional Directory

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903
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Page 282 - That the provisions of this act shall apply to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used, under a common control, management, or arrangement, for a continuous carriage or shipment...
Page 280 - 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 283 - Act and the employees of such carrier, seriously interrupting or threatening to interrupt the business of said carrier, the chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Commissioner of Labor...
Page 264 - ... to investigate and report upon all questions affecting the efficiency of the Army and its state of preparation for military operations ; to render professional aid and assistance to the Secretary of War and to general officers and other superior commanders, and to act as their agents MIL.L.
Page 342 - District or disability, the junior officer so detailed) shall, in the event of the absence from the District or disability of the Commissioner who shall for the time being be detailed from the Corps of Engineers, perform all the duties imposed by law upon said Commissioner. The salary of each of the Commissioners is $5,000 per annum. One of said Commissioners shall be chosen pres1dent of the Board of Commissioners at their first meeting, and annually and whenever a vacancy shall occur thereafter.
Page 282 - That the commission hereby created shall have authority to inquire into the management of the business of all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act, and shall keep itself informed as to the manner and method in which the same is conducted...
Page 280 - The Bureau of Labor Statistics is charged with the duty of acquiring and diffusing 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 relations 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 275 - Survey, and the classification of the public lands and examination of the Geological Structure, mineral resources and products of the national domain...
Page 267 - ... the administration of the Department. He is also charged by law with the supervision of suits and proceedings arising out of the provisions of law governing national banking associations in which the United States and any of its agents or officers are parties; also with the charge, release, and sale of lands acquired in payment of debt, excepting those acquired under internal-revenue laws.
Page 277 - OFFICE OF EXPERIMENT STATIONS. The Office of Experiment Stations represents the Department in its relations to the agricultural colleges and experiment stations, which are now in operation in all the States and Territories, and directly manages the experiment stations in Alaska, Hawaii, and Porto Rico. It seeks to promote the interests of agricultural education and investigation throughout the United States.

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