Roads: March 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 23, 24, and 25, 1922

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Page 49 - No part of the money apportioned under the act shall be used, directly or indirectly, to pay or to reimburse a State, county, or local subdivision for the payment of any premium or royalty on any patented or proprietary material, specification, process, or type of construction unless purchased or obtained on open actual competitive bidding at the same or a less cost than unpatented articles or methods, if any, equally suitable for the same purpose.
Page 113 - States for the construction of highways, which will bring about a reduction in transportation costs, better markjting jf farm products, improvement in rural postal delivery, as well as meet the needs of military defense. In determining the proportion of Federal aid for road construction among the States, the sums lost in taxation to the respective States by the setting apart of large portions of their area...
Page 113 - We favor liberal appropriations in cooperation with the States for the construction of highways, which will bring about a reduction in transportation costs, better marketing of farm products, improvement in rural postal delivery, as well as meet the needs of military defense. In determining the proportion of Federal aid for road construction among the States the sums lost in taxation to the respective States by the setting apart of large portions of their area as forest reservations should be considered...
Page 104 - States is divided into five zones, as follows: The first zone shall embrace the States of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland...
Page 108 - 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 30 - ... the secretary of the treasury. The secretary of the treasury shall thereupon set aside the share of the United States payable under this act on account of such project, which shall not exceed 50 per centum of the total estimated cost thereof.
Page 1 - THOMAS H. MacDONALD, CHIEF BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. Mr. MACDONALD. Mr. Chairman and...
Page 18 - THOMAS H. MACDONALD, CHIEF, BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE The CHAIRMAN.
Page 114 - Within this same 10-year period, production of mineral resources will surely require less than one-tenth of the proposed Forest Service withdrawals. I would like to call your particular attention to the fact that some of the most recent withdrawals have blanketed the stream areas. The withdrawals which are proposed for the next 10 years would cover an additional 196,000 acres — approximately 300 square miles — along stream areas.
Page 16 - Without proper road conditions "orderly marketing" can never be accomplished. Rapid growth of traffic over the highways has been so greatly intensified during the past few years that this" method of transportation needs earnest and careful consideration. To this end we urge the closest coordination between the three major forms of transportation, so that railways, waterways, and highways may each carry the kind of traffic that it can the most economically, expeditiously, and efficiently serve. We...

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