Star Route Carriers. Hearing....on S. 1214....March 14, 1940. (76-3).

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Page 8 - The Corporation shall be entitled to the free use of the United States mails for its official business in the same manner as the executive departments of the Government...
Page 17 - The written contract merged all previous negotiations, and is presumed, in law, to express the final understanding of the parties. If the contract did not express the true agreement, it was the claimant's folly to have signed it.
Page 13 - Secretary is hereby authorized to award such contract to the bidder that said Secretary shall find to be the lowest responsible bidder that can satisfactorily perform the work or the service required to the best advantage...
Page 4 - General, for the performance of the proposed service. The contract for such service shall be made to run to the end of the contract term under the general advertisement, shall be made with the lowest responsible bidder whose proposal is in due form, and who, under the law, is eligible as a bidder for such postal service.
Page 4 - All contracts for carrying the mail shall be in the name of the United States and shall be awarded to the lowest bidder tendering sufficient guaranties for faithful performance in accordance with the terms...
Page 6 - ... where a change in schedule is ordered that will necessitate the contractor being away from the initial terminal an excessively longer or an excessively shorter period than was required in the advertised schedule...
Page 3 - No proposal for a contract for star route service shall be considered unless the bidder is a legal resident of one of the counties crossed by the roads over which the mail is to be carried or a legal resident of a county adjoining one through which the mail is to be carried, with this exception: Proposals for carrying mail will be accepted from firms, companies, or corporations actually engaged in some business...
Page 10 - Postmaster-General, for the performance of the proposed service. The contract for such service shall be made to run to the end of the contract term under the general advertisement, shall be made with the lowest bidder whose proposal is in due form, and who, under the law, is eligible as a bidder for such postal service.
Page 3 - ... when any such additional service is ordered, the sum to be allowed therefor shall' be expressed in the order, and entered upon the books of the department; and no compensation shall be paid for any additional regular service rendered before the issuing of such order.
Page 8 - To enable the Board to encourage local thrift and local home financing and to promote, organize, and develop the associations herein provided for or similar associations organized under local laws, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $150,000, to be immediately available and remain available until expended, subject to the call of the Board, which sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, the Board is authorized to...

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