Journal, Volumes 34-35

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Page 287 - Persons honorably discharged from the military or naval service by reason of disability resulting from wounds or sickness incurred in the line of duty, shall be preferred for appointments to civil offices, provided they are found to possess the business capacity necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of such offices.
Page 282 - That in making any reduction of force in any of the executive departments,' the head of such department shall retain those persons who may be equally qualified who have been honorably discharged from the military or naval service of the United States, and the widows and orphans of deceased soldiers and sailors.
Page 195 - ... years, such widow shall, upon due proof of her husband's death, without proving his death to be the result of his army...
Page 188 - Behold how good a thing it is, .. And how becoming well, Together such as brethren are In unity to dwell.
Page 141 - Both parties deprecated war, but one of them would make war rather than let the nation survive, and the other would accept war rather than let it perish, and the war came.
Page 194 - ... incapacitates them from the performance of manual labor as to render them unable to earn a support, shall upon making due proof of the fact, according to such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may provide, be placed upon the list of invalid pensioners of the United States...
Page 233 - The Secretary of War is authorized to issue at his discretion and under proper regulations to be prescribed by him out of ordnance and ordnance stores belonging to the Government, and which can be spared for that purpose, such number of the same as may appear to be...
Page 196 - States, and be entitled to receive a pension not exceeding .$30 per month and not less than $12 per month, proportioned to the degree of inability to earn a support; and in determining such inability each and every infirmity shall be duly considered, and the aggregate of the disabilities shown be rated...
Page 188 - ... of the pension laws. An appeal may be taken from the Court of Claims to the Supreme Court of the United States, and the necessary machinery Is provided for the prosecution of the claims. The following letter from the Secretary of the Interior explains the matter so clearly and succinctly that further argument seems unnecessary...
Page 115 - It included the establishment, construction and supply of over 1,^00 work camps extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific and from the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico.

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