Register of the Department of State

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917

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Page 155 - No officer or employee of the Government shall, directly or indirectly, instruct or be concerned in any manner in the instruction of any person or classes of persons, with a view to their special preparation for the examinations of the United States Civil Service Commission or of the boards of examiners for the diplomatic and consular services.
Page 153 - The President is authorized to prescribe such regulations for the admission of persons into the civil service of the United States as may best promote the efficiency thereof, and ascertain the fitness of each candidate in respect to age, health, character, knowledge, and ability for the branch of service into which he seeks to enter...
Page 42 - Interested parties, for each hour or fraction thereof in connection with any service rendered outside of the consular office at the request of private Individuals, the exact amount of the expenses actually and necessarily Incurred by the person rendering the service shall be collected from the persons for whom the service is performed In addition to the fee or fees prescribed...
Page 162 - English; the natural. Industrial and commercial resources and the commerce of the United States, especially with reference to the possibilities of increasing and extending the trade of the United States with foreign countries; political economy;! elements of international, commercial and maritime law.
Page 155 - In designations for appointment subject to examination and in appointments after examination, due regard will be had to the rule, that as between candidates of equal merit, appointments should be so made as to secure proportional representation of all the States and Territories...
Page 42 - In connection with any service rendered outside of the consular office at the request of private individuals, the exact amount of the expenses actually and necessarily incurred by the person rendering the service shall be collected from the persons for whom the service is performed in addition to the fee or fees prescribed therefor...
Page 42 - Attendance at a shipwreck, or for the purpose of assisting a ship In distress, or of saving wrecked goods or property, over and above traveling expenses, whenever the consul's interposition Is required by the parties interested, for each day Notarial and other services. 31. Administering an oath and certificate thereof* 32.
Page 155 - No one shall be examined who is under twenty-one or over fifty years of age, or who is not a citizen of the United States, or who is not of good character and habits and physically and mentally qualified for the proper performance of consular work, or who has not been specially designated by the President for appointment to the consular service subject to examination.
Page 42 - The foregoing fee shall cover the administration of the oath and all services of the consul as commissioner, but shall not Include services of clerk, stenographer or typewriter, which shall be additional at the rate prescribed herein for copying. 40. Copies (carbon copies to be charged for at the same rate as originals): For the first hundred words or fraction For every additional one hundred words or less 41.
Page 154 - President shall designate, the Chief of the Consular Bureau, and the Chief Examiner of the Civil Service Commission, or some person whom said Commission shall designate, shall constitute a Board of Examiners for admission to the consular service.

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