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Appropriations
Appropriations. 1. National Appropriations Are Permanent Or Annual. 2. Permanent Appropriations Should Be Carefully Limited. 3. Formation Of The Annual Appropriation Bills. 4. General Deficiency Bill Explained. 5. Sundry Civil Bill Explained. 6. What Committees Have Charge Of Appropriation Bills? 7. Evils Of Dividing Them Among So Many Committees. 8. ...

Expenditure National
National, Expenditure 1or Pensions. 1. Liberality Of The National Government. 2. Importance Of The Subject. 3. All Who Were Injured And The Survivors Of Those Who Died Or Were Killed Should Be Pensioned. 4. True Ground For Granting Pensions. 5. Same Subject. 6. Old Age Pensions. 7. Who Have Been ...

Expenditures In General
Expenditures In General. 1. Functions Of Government. 2. Public Welfare. 3. Too Indefinite For A Basis. 4. Extension Of Action By Other Countries Extending. 5. Course Of Political Parties In Great Britain. 6. The Granting Of Pensions As An Illustration. 7. Per Capita Mode Of Measuring Expenditure. 8. Greatest Increase ...

Internal Revenue
Internal Revenue. 1. From What Sources Internal Revenue Is Collected. 2. The Systems Of 1790, 1813. 3. The System Of 1861. 4. The Present System. 5. Opposition To The System. 6. Number Required To Collect The Revenue. 7. Cost Of Collection. 1. The Government Collects A Large Revenue From Dis ...

Justifiable National Expenditure
Justifiable National Expenditure. 1. Need Of Classifying Expenditures. 2. The Postoffice. 3. How Contracts Are Made With Other Than Railroad And Steam Boat Companies. 4. Contracts With Railroad And Steamboat Companies. 5. The Numbering Of Mail Routes. 6. Cost Of The Star Service. 7. Cost Of Carrying Second-class Matter. 8. ...

Justifiable State Expenditure
Justifiable State Expenditure. 1. The Care Of The Insane. 2. And All Requiring Special Treatment. 3. Hospitals. 1. The Most Prominent Item That May Be Put Under The Head Of Justifiable State Expenditure Is The Care Of The Insane. As Every Unfortunate Is An Unwelcome Addition To The Public Expense, ...

Money And Coinage
Money And Coinage. 1. Money Defined. 2. The Chief Requisite Of A Money-measure. 3. The Need Of A General Medium Of Exchange. 4. Money Is A Go-between; A Means, Not An End. 5. Importance Of Money In Discharging Future Obligations. 6. Prices Not Affected By Money Under Ordinary Conditions. 7. ...

National Expenditure For Justice
National Expenditure For Justice. 1. Expenditure For Justice Is Necessary. 2. Little Attention Is Paid To The Subject. 3. Because Less Money Is Involved In Such Legislation. 4. Superiority Of The Federal, Over The State System Of Justice. 5. Judicial Salaries. 6. Number Of Circuit Courts. 7. Number Of District ...

National Expenditure For Legislation
National Expenditure For Legislation. L Legislation Is A Needful Expenditure. 2. Salaries And Mileage Of Senators And Representatives. 3. Clerk Hire, Stationery And Incidentals. 4. Special Investigations. 5. Other Expenditures. 1. Legislation Is A Needful Expenditure. Expense Has Been Lessened In Some Of The States By Holding Biennial Sessions, And ...

National Expenditure For Maintaining
National Expenditure For Maintaining Health And Saving Life. 1. Province Of Government In Caring For The Health Of The People. 2. Inspection Laws. 3. Same Subj Ect. 4. Inspection Of Steamboats. 5. Same Subject. 6. Expenditure For These Purposes. 1. The Question May Be Asked, What Ought The Na Tional ...

National Expenditure For Peace
National Expenditure For Peace And Defense. 1. Expenditure Of The State Department. 2. Ambassadors Of The First Class. 3. Ambassadors Of The Second Class. 4. How Ambassadors Were Formerly Paid. 5. Evils Of The System. 6. Evils Further Described. 7. Abolition Of The Office Of Foreign Minister. 8. The Consular ...

National Expenditure For The
National Expenditure For The Indians. 1. Amount Of Money Belonging To The Indians. 2. The Policy Of The Government. 3. Conduct Of Government Agents. 4. Expenditures For The Indians. 1. The Expenditure For The Indians Is Founded Partly On Contract, Treaties With Them For Their Lands, And Partly On Sentiments ...

National Expenditure For The_2
National Expenditure For The Payment Of Claims. 1. Nature Of Claims Against The Government. 2. Mode Of Determining Their Validity By A Committee. 3. Organization Of The Court Of Claims. 4. Pension Claims. 5. French Spoliation Claims. 6. Civil War Claims. 7. Indian Depredation Claims. 8. Congress Still Acts On ...

National Expenditure For The_3
National Expenditure For The District Of Columbia. 1. Nature Of The Government Until 1871. 2. How Estimates Are Now Prepared. 3. Expenditures For 1896. 1. When The Government Of The United States Took Possession Of The District Of Columbia, In December, 1800, It Was Divided By Congress Into Two Counties— ...

National General Expenditure
National General Expenditure. 1. Expenditure Of The Executive Proper. 2. Maintenance Of The Presidential Mansion And Grounds. 3. The Executive Departments. 4. Classification Of Officials. 5. Officials Of The First Class. 6. Extension Of The Civil Service. 7. Same Subject. 8. Departments Must Make Reports. 9. Expenditures Are Either Permanently ...

National Revenue From Imports
National Revenue From Imports. 1. The Taxation Of Imports. 2. Ought The Government To Impose Any Taxes On Imports? 3. Difficulty In Getting A Revenue From The States. 4. Should A Revenue Be Collected Without Regard To The Con Sequences To Home Producers. 5. Should A Revenue Be Collected Both ...

National Revenue Prom Miscellaneous
National Revenue Prom Miscellaneous Receipts. 1. The Amount Received From Miscellaneous Sources. 2. Fraudulent Rate Of Government Property. 3. Disposition Of Money Collected. 1. Besides Revenues From Imports, Internal And In Come Taxes, The National Government Derives Varying Sums From Miscellaneous Sources. The Government Has Been A Great Builder Within ...

National Revenue Prom The
National Revenue Prom The Sale Op Land. R. Income From This Source. 2. Recent Indian Purchases. 3. Receipts From Sales. 4. Quantity Of Vacant Land. 5. Profit Is Not The Object Of The Government's Policy. 6. Grants To Individuals. 7. Longevity Of Their Claims. 8. Grants To Railroads. 9. Errors ...

Navy Expenditures
Navy Expenditures. Many Contend That Millions Have Been Saved In Not Build Ing Iron And Steel Vessels Sooner, As Our Government Has Utilized Foreign Experience In Building Our Navy. Others Say That, After All, This Is A Mean Advantage, And That Our Government Ought To Have Expended A Fair Share ...

Necessary State Expenditure
Necessary State Expenditure. 1. The Line Between National And State Expenditure. 2. In Administering Health Laws. 3. In Inspecting Food Products. 4. Unwillingness Or Incompetency Of The States Does Not Justify National Action. 5. National And State Defense. 6. National And State Support Of State Troops. 7. Maintenance Of Justice. ...

Public Debts
Public Debts. 1. Borrowing Leads To Extravagance. 2. Increase Of Municipal Indebtedness. 3. Why We Should Pay For Posterity. 4. Society Could Not Long Exist On The Principle Of Doing Nothing For It. 5. Why Another Generation Might Oppose An Expenditure Incurred For Its Supposed Benefit. 6. Amount Of The ...

Questionable National Expenditure
Questionable National Expenditure. 1. The Census. 2. It Is Not Worth The Cost. 3. Better Ways For Expending The Money. 4. It Is Not A Census. 5. What Should Be Done. 6. When The Government Would Be Justified In Extending Census Work. 7. Expenditure For Education. 7a. Investigation Of Labor ...

Questionable State Expenditure
Questionable State Expenditure. 1. The Tendency Of State Governments Is To Expand Their Func Tions. 2. Offices Ought Not To Be Multiplied Primarily For Individual Benefit. 3. Many Public Duties Are Not Proper Even If Well Performed. 4. Bank Supervision. 5. The Best Examinations Are Private. 6. Public Examinations Are ...

Revenue From Taxation General Principles
Revenue From Taxation-general Principles. 1. Taxation Is The Principal Source Of Revenue. 2. The Term Defined. 3. A Tax Is Compulsory. 4. A Tax Is A Contribution. 5. What The Term Wealth Includes. 6. A Tax Is Imposed On A Person. 7. A Tax Is Levied For The Benefit Of ...

State And National Income
State And National Income Taxation. 1. Income As A Measure Of Ability. 2. The Superiority And Defects Of This Measure. 3. Objections By The Small Taxpayer. 4. Answer To The Objection That It Is A Tax On Thrift. 5. Its Inquisitorial Nature. 6. The Real Objection Is Because One's Ability ...

State Revenue From Funds
State Revenue From Funds. 1. The Existence Of Funds. 2. The Origin Of Many Of Them. 3. Permanent Funds. 4. The Supplementary School Funds. 5. Sinking-funds. 6. Trust Funds. 1. Many Of The States Have Funds, The Income From Which Is Devoted To The Payment Of Specific Purposes. One Of ...

State Revenue From Taxation
State Revenue From Taxation. 1. Chaotic Condition Of State Tax Systems. 2. The Subjects Of Taxation. 3. Difficulties In Taxing Real Estate. 4. Consequences Of The Unequal Assessments. 5. Difficulties In Taxing Personal Property. 6. Difficulties In Imposing Taxes On Occupations. 7. Inequality In The South Carolina License System. 8. ...

The Collection Of Taxes
The Collection Of Taxes On Imports. 1. Division Of The Ports Into Districts. 2. Mode Of Compensating The Collectors. 3. How They Are Appointed. 4. Principal Places Where The Revenue Is Collected. 5. How The Work Of Collecting Is Done In New York. 6. Duties Of The Collector. 7. Duties ...

The Conflict Between The
The Conflict Between The State And Local Governments In Taxation. 1. Conflict Between The State And Municipalities Concerning Sub Jects Of Taxation. 2. Should Property Be Taxed At The Same Rate By The State And Municipalities ? 3. One Way To Solve The Question Is For The Counties To Collect ...

The Government And The
The Government And The Pacific Railroad 1. Description Of The Original System. 2. The System That Was Built. 3. The Roads Were Built By Construction Companies. 4. The Operations Of The Credit Mobilier. 5. The Amount Of Public Subsidies. 6. The Reimbursement To The Government. 7. The Thurman Act For ...

The Government Deposits
The Government Deposits. 1. The Sub-treasuries. 2. Deposits In The National Banks. 3. Shall The System Be Changed? 4. The Government Ought To Keep A Reserve. 5. The Excess Of Revenue Might Be Deposited With The Banks. 6. The Amount That Ought To Be Kept In The Sub-treasuries May Be ...

The National Banking System
The National Banking System. 1. National Banking Is Constitutional. 2. Objects Of The National Banking Law. 3. Excellence Of National Bank-notes. 4. Defects In The System. Management Of The Reserve. 5. Why The Present Regulation Was Adopted. 6. How A Depleted Reserve Is Repaired. 7. How The Reserves Sent To ...