Silver: Hearings Before a Special Committee on the Investigation of Silver, United States Senate, Seventy-sixth Congress, First Session [76th Congress, 1st Session] Pursuant to S. Res. 187 (74th Congress), a Resolution Authorizing a Special Committee of the Senate to Investigate the Administration, and the Economic and Commercial Effect, of the Silver Purchase Act of 1934 ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1939
American amount authorized average banks billions Board cents CHAIRMAN circulation Coal coin Colorado committee Congress continued copper cost currency demand deposits dollar domestic ECCLES effect excess exchange existing exports fact Federal Reserve Federal Reserve Board figures foreign further give going gold and silver Government imports income increase industry interest issued JOHNSTON lead loans March materials means metals minerals mines monetary necessary NELSON notes operations ounce percent period present price of silver priority production profit purchasing power question ratio reason record regulations Representative result Secretary securities Senator Senator MCCARRAN Senator THOMAS silver certificates silver dollars standard statement stocks supply thing tion trade Treasury TRENT United zinc
Página 270 - Like the vase, in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will. But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Página 374 - ... health conditions and Increasing safety, efficiency, economic development, and conserving resources through the prevention of waste In the mining, quarrying, metallurgical, and other mineral Industries; to inquire Into the economic conditions affecting these Industries; to Investigate explosives and peat; and on behalf of the Government to investigate the mineral fuels and unfinished mineral products belonging to, or for the use of, the United States, with a view to their most efficient mining...
Página 29 - ... without having the proper stamps affixed thereto, with intent to evade the foregoing provisions, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall pay a fine of not exceeding $1,000 or be imprisoned not more than six months, or both.
Página 778 - In an excessive and discriminatory tax and establishes what would be a fair and Just amount representing normal earnings to be used as a constructive average base period net Income...
Página 440 - ... shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall pay a fine of not less than five hundred nor more than one thousand dollars or be imprisoned not more than six months, or both, at the discretion of the court...
Página 439 - All coins and currencies of the United States (including Federal Reserve notes and circulating notes of Federal Reserve banks and national banking associations) heretofore or hereafter coined or issued, shall be legal tender for all debts, public and private, public charges, taxes, duties, and dues...
Página 504 - Congress, to employ such clerical and other assistants, 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, and to make such expenditures, as it deems advisable.
Página 438 - ... all forms of money issued or coined by the United States shall be maintained at a parity with this standard and it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to maintain such parity, but in no event shall the weight of the gold dollar be fixed so as to reduce its present weight by more than 50 per centum.
Página 438 - By proclamation to fix the weight of the gold dollar in grains nine tenths fine and also to fix the weight of the silver dollar in grains nine tenths fine at a definite fixed ratio in relation to the gold dollar at such amounts as he finds necessary from his investigation to stabilize domestic prices or to protect the foreign commerce against the adverse effect of depreciated foreign currencies...
Página 374 - Interior, to conduct Inquiries and scientific and technologic Investigations concerning mining, and the preparation, treatment, and utilization of mineral substances with a view to Improving health conditions and Increasing safety, efficiency, economic development, and conserving resources through the prevention of waste In the mining, quarrying, metallurgical, and other mineral industries...