Annual Report of the Secretary of War

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938

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Page 16 - Tolls on merchant vessels, army and navy transports, colliers, tankers, hospital ships, supply ships, and yachts shall be based on net vessel-tons of one hundred cubic feet each of actual earning capacity determined in accordance with the rules for the measurement of vessels for the Panama Canal, and tolls on other floating craft shall be based on displacement tonnage.
Page 39 - War for transmittal to Congress, a full statement of the financial and other affairs of the Home. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS The government and control of the United States Soldiers...
Page 16 - Canal and the sanitation and government of the Canal Zone, do hereby prescribe and proclaim the following rates of toll to be paid by vessels using the Panama Canal: 1. On merchant vessels carrying passengers or cargo one dollar and twenty cents ($1.20) per net vessel ton — each one hundred (100) cubic feet — of actual earning capacity.
Page 16 - Canal: 1 . On merchant vessels, yachts, army and navy transports, colliers, hospital ships, and supply ships, when carrying passengers and cargo, ninety (90) cents per net-vessel ton of 100 cubic feet each of actual earning capacity — that is, the net tonnage determined in accordance with the Rules for the Measurement of Vessels for the Panama Canal.
Page 12 - That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to cause a survey to be made of the Ohio River and its tributaries to ascertain what pollutive substances are being deposited, directly or indirectly, therein, and the sources and extent of such deposits, and with a view to determining the most feasible method of correcting and eliminating the pollution of these streams.
Page 66 - Third Corps Area Fourth Corps Area. . Fifth Corps Area Sixth Corps Area Seventh Corps Area. Eighth Corps Area..
Page 47 - The Secretary of War shall annually report to Congress the numbers, grades, and assignments of the officers and enlisted men of the Army, and the number, kinds, and strength of organizations pertaining to each branch of the service.
Page 16 - ... 2. On vessels in ballast without passengers or cargo forty (40) per cent less than the rate of tolls for vessels with passengers or cargo.
Page 26 - ... result of competitive bidding, was functioning satisfactorily and that the combat airplanes under construction as a result were in general the best and most efficient airplanes in the world. Now, however, our former technical superiority in aeronautical development is no longer clearly apparent. Recent advances in other countries have equaled if not exceeded our efforts. We have known for some time that foreign nations far surpassed us in the number of military aircraft at their disposal but...
Page 1 - War, the Assistant Secretary of War, under the direction of the Secretary of War, shall be charged with supervision of the procurement of all military supplies and other business of the War Department pertaining thereto and the assurance of adequate provision for the mobilization of materiel and industrial organizations essential to wartime needs.

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