Unemployment and Relief: Hearings Before a Special Committee to Investigate Unemployment and Relief, United States Senate, Seventy-fifth Congress, Third Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 36, a Resolution Creating a Special Committee to Investigate Unemployment and Relief

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938
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Página 830 - Act. (c) The committee, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized to hold such hearings, to sit and act at such times and places, to require by subpena or otherwise the attendance of such witnesses and the production of such books, papers, and documents, to administer such oaths, to take such testimony, to procure such printing and binding, and to make such expenditures as it deems advisable.
Página 976 - People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.
Página 830 - ... to take such testimony, and to make such expenditures, as it deems advisable. The cost of stenographic services to report such hearings shall not be in excess of 25 cents per hundred words. The expenses of the committee, which shall not exceed $30,000, shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved by the chairman of the committee or the chairman of any duly authorized subcommittee thereof.
Página 830 - For the purposes of this resolution the committee, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized to hold such hearings, to sit and act at such times and places...
Página 1162 - This report must state that we found filth, squalor, and entire absence of sanitation, and a crowding of human beings into totally inadequate tents or crude structures built of boards, weeds, and anything that was found at hand to give a pitiful semblance of a home at its worst.
Página 878 - In other words, we will not have normal investment of such funds unless there is a confidence in the price structure. It is not a question of whether prices are high or low as measured in dollars. There was never a time in the history of this country when prices were as high in dollars as they were in the period immediately preceding 1929, but there never was a time in our history when industrial prices were as low, measured in terms of what a day's work would exchange for in material things.
Página 1318 - The Administrator shall submit annually in January a report to the Congress covering his activities for the preceding year and including such information, data, and recommendations for further legislation in connection with the matters covered by this Act as he may find advisable.
Página 830 - It shall be the duty of such committee to study and survey by means of research and investigation all problems of American small-business enterprises, and to obtain all facts possible in relation thereto which would not only be of public interest, but which would aid the Congress in enacting remedial legislation, and to report to the Senate from time to time the results of such studies and surveys.
Página 838 - ... not, on the contrary, too true that capitalists have often seemed to regard the men whom they used as mere instruments of profit, whose physical and mental powers it was legitimate to exploit with as slight cost to themselves as possible, either of money or of sympathy? Have not many fine men who were actuated by the highest principles in every other relationship of life seemed to hold that generosity and humane feeling were not among the imperative mandates of conscience in the conduct of a...
Página 889 - Washington, DC The subcommittee met pursuant to call at 10 am, in room 357, Senate Office Building, Senator David I.

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