Hearings Before the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, House of Representatives, Seventy-fourth Congress, First Session, Volumes 1-19
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1935 - Public buildings
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Page 9 - Any such obligations may also be offered for sale on a competitive basis under such regulations and upon such terms and conditions as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, and the decisions of the Secretary in respect of any issue shall be final.
Page 7 - 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 10 - The organization of a new bank would probably afford a use for the building. Probably the directors of the old bank would organize a new one. Mr. TAYLOR. I think that is correct. They would probably make use of the building. The CHAIRMAN. Before we proceed with the hearing of Members of Congress on the details of this matter, are there any questions that any members of the committee would like to ask any of these gentlemen with reference to their statements? Mr. CROWE. I would like to hear from Mr....
Page 5 - An act for the relief of contractors and subcontractors for the post offices and other buildings and work under the supervision of the Treasury Department, and for other purposes...
Page 14 - Act (d) After the expiration of two years after the date of the enactment of this Act, or sooner if the President shall by proclamation or the Congress shall by joint resolution declare that the emergency recognized by section 1 has ended, the President shall not make any further loans or grants or enter upon any new construction under this title, and any agencies established hereunder shall cease to exist and any of their remaining functions shall be transferred to such departments of the Government...
Page 9 - Therefore, when we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight, nor for present use alone; let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for, and let us think, as we lay stone on stone, that a time is to come when those stones will be held sacred because our hands have touched them, and that men will say as they look upon the labor and wrought substance of them, "See! this our fathers did for us.
Page 3 - The Commissioners of the District of Columbia have the honor to submit the following on S.
Page 14 - ... has ended, the President shall not make any further loans or grants or enter upon any new construction under this title, and any agencies established hereunder shall cease to exist and any of their remaining functions shall be transferred to such departments of the Government as the President shall designate : Provided, That he may issue funds to a borrower under this title prior to...