United States Congressional Serial Set

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Leer comentario completo


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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Leer comentario completo

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Página 322 - ... in which he shall be required or permitted to labor more than eight hours upon said work...
Página 319 - All loss or damage arising out of the nature of the work to be done under this agreement, or from any unforeseen...
Página 322 - Territory, and in the case of a contract made by the District of Columbia to the Commissioners thereof, who shall have power to review the action imposing the penalty, and in all such appeals from such final order whereby a contractor or subcontractor may be aggrieved by the imposition of the penalty hereinbefore provided such contractor or subcontractor may within six months after decision by such head of a department or the Commissioners of the District of Columbia file a claim in the Court of...
Página 322 - Any contractor or sub-contractor aggrieved by the withholding of any penalty as hereinbefore provided shall have the right within six months thereafter to appeal to the head of the department making the contract on behalf of the United States or the territory, and In the case of a contract made by the District of Columbia to the commissioners thereof, who shall have power to review the action Imposing the penalty, and In all such appeals from such final order whereby...
Página 80 - The penalty of this bond will be equal to the specified or estimated annual amount of the contract, and if the estimated annual amount of the contract is less than 25...
Página 80 - ... any improper materials used in its construction, or by or on account of any act or omission of the said contractor or his agents...
Página 320 - If, in any event, the party of the second part shall delay or fail to commence with the delivery of the material or the performance of the work on the day specified herein, or shall, in the judgment of the Engineer in charge, fail to prosecute faithfully and diligently the 234 US Opinion of the Court.
Página 305 - The surface will then be compressed by steam rollers, after which a small amount of hydraulic cement will be swept over it, and it will then be thoroughly compressed by a steam roller weighing not less than 175 pounds to the inch run, the rolling being continued for not less than five hours for every 1,000 yards of surface.
Página 289 - When the asphalt cement contains over 5 per cent of material that will separate by subsidence while in a molten condition it must be thoroughly agitated before drawing from storage and while in use in the supply kettles so as to insure a uniform cement. These properties shall be determined by tests made by uniform methods, descriptions of which are on file in the office of the engineer commissioner.

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