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Daylight Saving and Standard Time for the United States; Hearings on S. 1854 a Bill to Save Daylight and to Provide Standard Time for the United States, May 3, 10, 1917 (Paperback) Loot Price: R270 Discovery Miles 2 700
Daylight Saving and Standard Time for the United States; Hearings on S. 1854 a Bill to Save Daylight and to Provide Standard...
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Daylight Saving and Standard Time for the United States; Hearings on S. 1854 a Bill to Save Daylight and to Provide Standard Time for the United States, May 3, 10, 1917 (Paperback)

United States Congress Commerce

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... DAYLIGHT SAVING AND STANDARD TIME FOR THE UNITED STATES. Thursday, May 10, 1917. United States Senate, Committee On Interstate Commerce, Washington, D. C. The subcommittee met, pursuant to adjournment, at 2 o'clock p. m., in the committee room, Capitol, Senator Joseph T. Robinson presiding. Present: Senator Kellogg. Senator Calder was also present. The subcommittee resumed the consideration of the bill S. 1854, to save daylight and to provide standard time for the United States. The Chairman. The committee will come to order. At the previous hearing a number of gentlemen appeared in advocacy of the bill. I have received several hundred letters and telegrams, the greater number of them from persons who favored the legislation, many of them coming from representatives of boards of trade and chambers of commerce. Of course I understand that the telegrams and letters were prompted or suggested, and really I do not understand or comprehend the necessity for them. They would burden the record and I will not have them incorporated in it. I regret that I shall not have the opportunity of making an acknowledgement of them, as my time is consumed in matters of more importance to the public than the answering of prompted or suggested telegrams and letters. The hearing to-day is at the request of Mr. Faulkner, who represents certain railroads, and I understand Mr. Stewart is present and ready to be heard. The committee will be glad to hear any suggestions that you care to make regarding this bill, Mr. Stewart. Mr. Faulkner. Mr. Stewart is chairman of the committee on transportation of the American Railway Association, and the work and duties of that committee being more especially than anything else in reference to rules and regulations for the movement of trains. STATEMENT...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: United States Congress Commerce
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-65121-1
Barcode: 9781151651211
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-65121-4

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