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Page 134 - Such examinations shall be practical in their character, and so far as may be shall relate to those matters which will fairly test the relative capacity and fitness of the persons examined to discharge the duties of the service into which they seek to be appointed.
Page 80 - The scope and method of the examinations shall be determined by the Board of Examiners, but among the subjects shall be included at least one modern language other than English; the natural, industrial and commercial resources and the commerce of the United States, especially with reference to the possibilities of increasing and extending the trade of the United States with foreign countries; political economy; elements of international, commercial and maritime law.
Page 124 - No person In the executive civil service shall use his official authority or Influence for the purpose of interfering with an election or affecting the result thereof. Persons who by the provisions of these rules are In the competitive classified service, while retaining the right to vote as they please and to express privately their opinions on all political subjects, shall take no active part in political management or In political campaigns.
Page 175 - 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 161 - Treasury of the United States. "SEC. 12. That no person shall, in any room or building occupied in the discharge of official duties by any officer or employee of the United States...
Page 46 - No officer or employe in the classified civil service of any city, who shall have been appointed under said rules, and after said examination, shall be removed or discharged except for cause, upon written charges, and after an opportunity to be heard in his own defense.
Page 135 - Board, and to preserve records of its proceedings and correspondence; to collect books, pamphlets, periodicals, and other documents containing valuable information relating to horticulture, and to preserve the same; to collect statistics and other information showing the actual condition...
Page 43 - Paul, and of the accuracy manifested in their printed reports of this meeting, presented the following resolution which was unanimously adopted. Resolved, That the thanks of the Association are especially due to the Tribune of Minneapolis and the Pioneer Press of St.
Page 166 - Hail, hail, the gang's all here! What the hell do we care, What the hell do we care now.