Expenditures in the Post Office Department: Hearings Before the Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department, House of Representatives, Sixty-sixth Congress, First-session. August 26, 1919, Volume 1

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Page 110 - ... if the Postmaster General shall find on experience that they or any of them are such as to prevent the shipment of articles desirable, or to permanently render the cost of the service greater than the receipts of the revenue therefrom, he is...
Page 5 - 34. The examination of the accounts and expenditures of the several departments, independent establishments, and commissions of the Government and the manner of keeping the same; the economy, justness, and correctness of such expenditures ; their conformity with appropriation laws ; the proper application of public moneys ; the security of the Government against unjust and extravagant demands ; retrenchment ; the enforcement of the payment of moneys due to the United States ; the economy and accountability...
Page 5 - Government and the manner of keeping the same ; the economy, justness, and correctness of such expenditures ; their conformity with appropriation laws ; the proper application of public moneys ; the security of the Government against unjust and extravagant demands ; retrenchment ; the enforcement of the payment of moneys due to the United States ; the economy and accountability of public officers ; the abolishment of useless offices ; the reduction or increase of the pay of officers...
Page 110 - ... subject to the consent of the Interstate Commerce Commission after investigation, to reform from time to time such classification, weight limit, rates, zone or zones or conditions, or either, in order to promote the service to the public or to insure the receipt of revenue from such service adequate to pay the cost thereof.
Page 5 - ... appropriation laws ; the proper application of public moneys ; the security of the Government against unjust and extravagant demands ; retrenchment; the enforcement of the payment of moneys due to the United States ; the economy and accountability of public officers; the abolishment of useless offices; the reduction or increase of the pay of officers, shall all be subjects within the jurisdiction of the nine standing committees on the public expenditures in the several Departments, as follows...
Page 46 - The CHAIRMAN. Do any members of the committee desire to ask any questions of these representatives?
Page 110 - The classification of articles mailable, as well as the weight limit, the rates of postage, zone or zones, and other conditions of mailability under this section, if the Postmaster General shall find on experience that they or any of them are such as to prevent the shipment of articles desirable, or to permanently render the cost of the service greater than the receipts of the revenue therefrom...
Page 98 - Idaho be authorized and he is hereby directed to immediately forward certified copies of this memorial to the speaker of the house and to the president of the senate...
Page 46 - Do the members of the committee desire any further testimony with reference to this matter or are there any questions that any member of the committee would like to ask? Mr.
Page 43 - ... PENNSYLVANIA Mr. DUNN. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, this measure which we are discussing now is not only progressive, but very humane, and, Senator, as you know I am deprived of physical vision, and quite frequently I say that I would like to see that thing happen, or that thing happen. I will tell you what I would like to see, I would like to see this bill reported out on the floor so that I will have the great pleasure of voting for it. Thank you. Senator MC-CARRAN. Thank you,...

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