Annual Reports of the Secretary of War, Volume 8

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Page 129 - Administration shall be subject to review, on appeal, by such administrator. "SEC. 3. All property the title of which now stands in the name of the Board of Managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers is hereby transferred to and the title thereof vested in the United States.
Page 90 - Republican majority, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the expiration of the term of Stephen M.
Page 91 - Hereafter any balance of pension money due a member of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers at the time of his death...
Page 52 - ... points; still, If the course has been carefully taught, the reasoning faculties will have been strongly exercised and disciplined, and a system and habit of thought acquired which are invaluable in the pursuit of any profession, and as desirable for the infantry or dragoon officer as for any other officer in service.
Page 7 - The Mississippi River Commission has the honor to submit its annual report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1893. The act approved July 13, 1892, appropriated the following sums to be expended under the Commission : Improvement of — Memphis Harbor, Tennessee $25,000 Vicksbnrg Harbor, Mississippi 80, 000 Greenville Harbor, Mississippi 100, 000 Natchez Harbor, Mississippi ) o
Page 92 - ... to the post fund of the Branch of said national home of which the pensioner was a member at the time of his death, to be used for the common benefit of the members of the home under the direction of the Board of Managers, subject to future reclamation by the relatives hereinbefore designated [in this section], upon application filed with the Board of Managers within five years after the pensioner's death.
Page 85 - It shall not be lawful for any officer or person in the civil, military, or naval service of the United States in the District of Columbia to purchase anthracite or bituminous coal or wood for the public service except on condition that the same shall, before delivery, be inspected and weighed or measured...
Page 33 - to report to the Vice-President of the United States" and "to the Speaker of the House of Representatives," has the honor to report as follows: BOARD OF VISITORS, JUNE, 1902.
Page 91 - ... forth the qualifications of the officers of the home, which provided .in substance that the officers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers and officers under the Board of Managers thereof shall be appointed as far as may be practicable from persons whose military and naval services would render them eligible, if disabled and not otherwise provided for, for admission to the home, and that they might be appointed, removed, and transferred from time to time as the interests of the...
Page 33 - That the President be authorized to appoint a board of visitors, to attend the annual examination of the Military Academy, whose duty it shall be to report to the Secretary of War, for the information of Congress, at the commencement of the next succeeding session, the actual state of the discipline, instruction, police administration, fiscal affairs, and other concerns of the institution: Provided.

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