Public Papers of Theodore Roosevelt, Governor, 1899[-1900], Volume 1

Front Cover
Brandow printing Company, 1899
0 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 135 - civil service" of the state of New York or any of its civil divisions or cities includes all offices and positions of trust or employment in the service of the state or of such civil division or city, except such offices and positions in the militia and the military departments as are or may be created under the provisions of article eleven of the constitution.
Page 156 - ... 1. Whenever there are urgent reasons for filling a vacancy in any position in the competitive class and there is no list of persons eligible for appointment after competitive examination, the appointing officer may nominate a person to the...
Page 269 - To thine own self be true; thou canst not then be false to any man.
Page 292 - We do not admire the man of timid peace. We admire the man who embodies victorious effort; the man who never wrongs his neighbor; who is prompt to help a friend; but who has those virile qualities necessary to win in the stern strife of actual life.
Page 293 - Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Page 137 - Provisions. 1. The violation of any of the provisions of the Civil Service Law or of these rules by any person in the civil service of the State or of any civil division or city thereof shall be considered a good cause for the dismissal of such person from the service.
Page 6 - The most able men — from the East and the West, from the North and the South...
Page 174 - That he is properly certified as free from any physical defect or disease which would be likely to interfere with the proper discharge of his duties; Third.
Page 191 - The members of -the said board and of the said commissions shall be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate; and. any member may be removed from office by the governor for cause, an opportunity having been given him to be heard in his defense.
Page 138 - Fifth, that no person in the public service is for that reason under any obligation to contribute to any political fund, or to render any political service, and that he will not be removed or otherwise prejudiced for refusing to do so.

Bibliographic information