Report, Volume 4

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Page 108 - ... corruptly furnish to any person any special or secret information for the purpose of either improving or injuring the prospects or chances of any person so examined, or to be examined...
Page 110 - The fees of witnesses for attendance and travel shall be the same as the fees of witnesses before the circuit courts of this state, and shall be paid from the appropriation for the expenses of the commission.
Page 44 - This spirit, unfortunately, is inseparable from our nature, having its root in the strongest passions of the human mind. It exists under different shapes in all governments, more or less stifled, controlled, or repressed; but in those of the popular form it is seen in its greatest rankness, and is truly their worst enemy.
Page 110 - ... of this act, and who shall refuse or neglect to appear and testify or to produce books and papers relevant to such investigation...
Page 111 - ... directly or indirectly, any official authority or influence whether then possessed or merely anticipated in the way of conferring upon any person; or in order to secure or aid any person in securing any office or public employment...
Page 107 - Commission, and who are otherwise eligible ; and such persons shall take rank upon the register as candidates in the order of their relative excellence as determined by examination, without reference to priority of time of examination.
Page 108 - It shall be the duty of the collector, postmaster, and other officers of the United States, at any place outside of the District of Columbia where examinations are directed by the President or by said board to be held, to allow the reasonable use of the public buildings for holding such examinations, and in all proper ways to facilitate the same.
Page 107 - ... and the board may, at any time, substitute any other person, whether or not in such service, in the place of any one so selected; and the board may themselves, at any time, act as such examiners, and without appointing examiners.
Page 108 - ... and of the date thereof, and a record of the same shall be kept by said commission.
Page 110 - No officer or employee of the United States mentioned in this act shall discharge, or promote, or degrade, or in [any] manner change the official rank or compensation of any other officer or employee, or promise or threaten so to do, for giving or withholding or neglecting to make any contribution of money or other valuable thing for any political purpose.

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