Report of the Secretary of Agriculture

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Page 808 - FIRST. To aid the President, as he may request, in preparing suitable rules for carrying this act into effect, and when said rules shall have been promulgated it shall be the duty of all officers of the United States...
Page 770 - If, when a drug is sold under or by a name recognized in the United States Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary, it differs from the standard of strength, quality, or purity, as determined by the test laid down in the United States Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary official at the time of investigation...
Page 685 - Under the system of interlibrary loans the Library of Congress will lend certain books to other libraries for the use of investigators engaged in serious research. The loan will rest on the theory of a special service to scholarship which it is not within the power or the duty of the local library to render. Its purpose is to aid research calculated to advance the boundaries of knowledge, by the loan of unusual books not readily accessible elsewhere.
Page 814 - ... annual leave with pay in any one year to each clerk or employee: And provided further, That where some member of the immediate family of a clerk or employee is afflicted with a contagious disease and requires the care and attendance of such employee,- or where his or her presence in the department would jeopardize the health of fellow clerks...
Page 780 - An act for the establishment of a bureau of animal industry, to prevent the exportation of diseased cattle, and to provide means for the suppression and extirpation of pleuro-pneumonia and other contagious diseases among domestic animals," and to co-operate with the authorities of the United States in the enforcement of the provisions of such act.
Page 808 - States in the departments and offices to which any such rules may relate to aid, in all proper ways, in carrying said rules, and any modification thereof, into effect. SECOND. And, among other things, said rules shall provide and declare, as nearly as the conditions of good administration will warrant...
Page 803 - Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Page 808 - ... according to grade from among those graded highest as the results of such competitive examinations. Apportion- Third, appointments to the public service aforesaid in the departments at Washington shall be apportioned among the several States and Territories and the District of Columbia upon the basis of population as ascertained Application for at the last preceding census.
Page 223 - The following amounts of meat and meat food products were condemned on reinspection during the fiscal year because of having become sour, tainted, putrid, unclean, rancid, or otherwise unwholesome: Beef, 9,566,199 pounds; pork, 9,273,124 pounds; mutton, 137,598 pounds; veal, 54,616 pounds; goat meat, 271 pounds; total, 19,031.808 pounds.
Page 767 - The judgment of the district court was affirmed by the Supreme Court.

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