Public Buildings and Grounds: Hearings Before the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, House of Representatives, on H.J. Res. 67, Authorizing the Transfer of the Building Recently Erected for the Interior Department to the War Department [and] H.R. 3833, Authorizing the Erection of a Building for the Navy Department in the City of Washington, D.C. April 26, 27, and 30
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917 - 64 pages
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Page 63 - This Act shall take effect immediately. STATE OF NEW YORK, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE. I have compared the preceding with the original law on file in this office, and do hereby certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of said original law.
Page 23 - An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to provide hospital and sanatorium facilities for discharged sick and disabled soldiers, sailors, and marines.
Page 18 - ... I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that the copy of contract hereto annexed is an exact copy of a contract made by me personally with ; that I made the same fairly, without any benefit or advantage to myself, or allowing any such benefit or advantage corruptly to the said •, or any other person; and that the papers accompanying include all those relating to the said contract, as required by the statute in such case made and provided.
Page 28 - I will not take the time of the committee to go into the figures of other States unless it is desired, but in New York State alone there is a vast difference.
Page 2 - In addition to the compensation above provided, the injured person shall be furnished by the United States such reasonable governmental medical, surgical, and hospital services and with such supplies, including artificial limbs, trusses, and similar appliances, as the director may determine to be useful and reasonably necessary...
Page 36 - Do you know of any other country in the world where workingmen receive $1.50 an hour, with time and a half for overtime and double time for Sundays and holidays?
Page 18 - In witness whereof the parties aforesaid have hereunto placed their hands the date first hereinbefore written. The officer of the United States whose name is signed below...