Public Works on Rivers and Harbors, Hearings ..., on H.R. 10069 ..., April 26, May 8, 1918

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1918 - 181 pages
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Page 111 - District, which may require or involve the employment of laborers or mechanics shall contain a provision that no laborer or mechanic doing any part of the work contemplated by the contract, in the employ of the contractor or any subcontractor contracting for any part of said work contemplated, shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day...
Page 3 - That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named : Improving Harbor at Belfast, Me.
Page 112 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that the copy of contract hereto annexed Is an exact copy of a contract made by me personally with ; that I made the same fairly without any benefit or advantage to myself, or allowing any such...
Page 153 - ... official business outside of the District of Columbia and away from their designated...
Page 111 - Commissioner, nor any person belonging to or employed in the military service of the United States, is, or shall be, admitted to any share or part of this contract...
Page 111 - ... for each laborer or mechanic for every calendar day in which such employee is required or permitted to labor more than eight hours upon said work without receiving compensation computed in accordance with this article, and all penalties thus imposed shall be withheld for the use and benefit of the Government...
Page 111 - Neither this contract nor any interest therein shall be transferred to any other party or parties, and in case of such transfer the United States may refuse to carry out this contract either with the transferrer or the transferee, but all rights of action for any breach of this contract by the contractor are reserved to the United States.
Page 112 - ... certificate that the award was made to the lowest responsible bidder for the best and most suitable article.
Page 110 - States harmless from and against all and every demand or demands of any nature or kind for or on account of the...
Page 8 - Columbia, the tribunal vested by law with the duty of assessing the compensation or damages due to the owner, whether for the value of the part taken, or for any injury to the rest, shall take into consideration, by way of lessening the whole or either part of the sum due him, any special and direct benefits, capable of present estimate and reasonable computation, caused by the establishment of the highway to the part not taken.

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