Operation of Post Office Department Upon Merit System: Hearings, Seventy-fourth Congress, First Session on H.R. 5269, H.R. 5273 and H.R. 5288. May 15, 1935

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Page 23 - 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 3 - An Act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920, and for other purposes," approved February 28, 1919, and all other Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto.
Page 20 - That there shall be at the seat of government an executive department to be known as the Department of Commerce and Labor, and a Secretary of Commerce and Labor, who shall be the head thereof...
Page 5 - An act to regulate and improve the civil service of the United States...
Page 1 - General; and who shall, under such regulations, not inconsistent with existing law, as the Postmaster General shall prescribe, and subject to his direction and control, have supervision of the purchase of all supplies for the postal service.
Page 4 - Indian tribes for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for other purposes.
Page 5 - delivery " has been called "the neighborhood." (United States v. Pearce, 2 McLean, CC, 14.) But manifestly this is not a "district" within the meaning of the statute being considered.
Page 9 - In the appointment and promotion of officers and employees for the commission, no political, racial, religious or residence test or qualification shall be permitted or given consideration, but all such appointments and promotions shall be solely on the basis of merit and fitness.
Page 2 - General shall notify the General Accounting Office of the change. The postmaster so appointed shall be responsible under his bond for the safekeeping of the public property pertaining to the post office and the performance of the duties of his office until a regular postmaster has been duly appointed and qualified and has taken possession of the office.
Page 6 - Notwithstanding the provisions of section 6 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 555...

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