Department of Agriculture Appropriations for 1952: Hearings ... 82d Congress, 1st Session

1951 - 1394 pages
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Page 143 - That there shall be at the seat of Government a Department of Labor, the general design and duties of which shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with labor, in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and especially upon its relation to capital, the hours of labor, the earnings of laboring men and women, and the means of promoting their material, social, intellectual, and moral prosperity.
Page 103 - October 1 6, 1933, under the laws of the State of Delaware, as an agency of the United States.
Page 573 - Agreement are to assure supplies of wheat to importing countries and markets for wheat to exporting countries at equitable and stable prices.
Page 573 - acting through the Commodity Credit Corporation, to make available or cause to be made available, * * * such quantities of wheat and wheat flour and at such prices as are necessary to exercise the rights, obtain the benefits, and fulfill the obligations of the United States under the International Wheat Agreement...
Page 867 - ROBERTS. I would like to say, on behalf of myself and my office — and I suppose that what I say is probably true of the other staff agencies as well — I will let them correct it, if it is not — that as head of a staff office in the Department of Agriculture, as the Budget Officer of the Department, I would be the last person in the world to say that I do not have some responsibility in this area. I want to say very frankly that within the limited staff that I have, I am trying to do the best...
Page 624 - ... debentures which are not guaranteed by the Government either as to principal or interest.
Page 103 - ... consists of six members (in addition to the Secretary of Agriculture), who are appointed by the President of the United States by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. In addition to the board of directors, the CCC has a five-member advisory board, the members of which are appointed by the President of the United States.
Page 12 - Congress should direct the responsible Federal agencies to submit new proposals for water resources development to Congress only in the form of basin programs which deal with entire basins as units and which take into account all relevant purposes in water and land development.
Page 619 - Credit district offices are at : Springfield, Mass., Baltimore, Md., Columbia, SC, Louisville, Ky., New Orleans, La., St. Louis, Mo., St. Paul, Minn., Omaha, Nebr., Wichita Kans., Houston, Tex., Berkeley, Calif., Spokane. Wash.
Page 699 - The development of a better understanding of, and more effective participation in community, State, National and international affairs to the end that constructive policies may be determined.

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