Muscle Shoals: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Sixty-seventh Congress, Second Session, on S. 3420, to Provide for the Manufacture of Explosives for the Use of the Army and Navy, to Provide for the Manufacture of Fertilizer for Agricultural Purposes, to Incorporate The Federal Chemical Corporation, and for Other Purposes; and on the Henry Ford Muscle Shoals Offer

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Page 2 - 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 194 - That the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of Five Dollars, ($5.00) lawful money of the United States of America, to him in hand paid by the party of the second part...
Page 158 - In cooperation with this company, and that recommendation was concurred in by the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors and by the Chief of Engineers. Believing that this was an economical and profitable undertaking, we were prepared under the conditions...
Page 591 - 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 73 - Whenever the board of directors of any irrigation district organized and existing under and pursuant to the laws of the State of California...
Page 152 - These reports have been referred, as required by law. to the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, and attention is invited to its report herewith, dated March 5, 1912.
Page 151 - SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith a letter from the Chief of Engineers, United States Army, dated September 12, instant, together with copy of a report from Col.
Page 505 - States, if in his judgment such means is best and cheapest, such site or sites, upon any navigable or nonnavigable river or rivers or upon the public lands, as in his opinion will be necessary for carrying out the purposes of this section ; and is further authorized to construct, maintain, and operate...
Page 222 - That the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the United States Bureau of Mines, is hereby authorized and empowered to make or cause to be made annual or necessary inspections and investigations in coal mines...
Page 158 - ... give preference to the applicant the plans of which it finds and determines are best adapted to develop, conserve, and utilize in the public interest the navigation and water resources of the region...

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