Standard of Weights and Measures for Certain Agricultural Products, Volume 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - Flour and feed trade
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Page 25 - ... point of view, as well as from the point of view of the Nation in a period of emergency, the limitation of their skills may ultimately become a serious loss.
Page 14 - That the standard of weights for the following wheat-mill and corn-mill products, namely, flours, hominy, grits, and meals, and all commercial feeding stuffs, shall be one hundred pounds avoirdupois, and the standard measure for such commodities, when the same are packed for sale, shipped, sold, or offered for sale in packages of five pounds or over, shall be a package containing net, avoirdupois weight one hundred pounds, or a multiple of one hundred pounds, or one of the following fractions thereof:...
Page 22 - March 14, 1900, reaffirmed the act of 1873 by providing that, "the dollar consisting of 25.8 grains of gold nine-tenths fine, * * * shall be the standard unit of value, and all forms of money issued or coined by the United States shall be maintained at a parity of value with this standard, and it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to maintain such parity.
Page 1 - In case we do not reach you, if there is no objection on the part of the committee we will schedule you for 11 o'clock tomorrow morning, if that is satisfactory.
Page 1 - Union was discharged from the further consideration of the bill (HR 7103) to establish the standard of weights and measures* for the following wheat-mill and corn-mill products, namely, flours, hominy, grits, and meals, and all commercial feeding stuffs, and for other purposes, When said bill was considered and read twice.
Page 7 - If there are any questions I will be glad to answer them if I can. The CHAIRMAN.
Page 13 - The CHAIRMAN. Are there any questions? If not, we will hear from Senator Jordan.
Page 1 - I am asking a civil question as to whether or not there has been any change in the rules to permit my cross-examination of any witnesses.
Page 1 - ... resolution calling for United States participation in the St. Lawrence project, I believe that in my prepared statement, together with the very thorough and searching interrogation by members of the committee, I just about covered the waterfront so far as the St. Lawrence project is concerned. I know that there are quite a number of new members on this committee and I think it would be helpful if we were in a position to explore the subject again as thoroughly as we did before. However, because...
Page 12 - Eighty -six beds. Mr. LOWE. It is almost the same proportion to be cared for, Mr. Chairman. Mr. RABAUT. That is what I want to find out. I want to find out whether we are on the escalator scale or not. CONSOLIDATION OF THREE MAIN BUILDINGS I note that the proposed consolidation of the three main buildings is presently estimated to cost $14,200,000. What is your proposed program of financing this project? Dr.