This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...or might be improved upon, the bill as a whole, the idea of the whole, meets with the approval of the different departments with ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...or might be improved upon, the bill as a whole, the idea of the whole, meets with the approval of the different departments with whom I have consulted, and the idea of the bill as a whole we favor, and we would very much like to have it go through and we believe that if it does go through we will increase production in this country and make this country self-sustaining--that is, we won't have to call on importation from foreign countries, except perhaps in the case of one or two articles like tin. Mr. Denison. For the purpose of the record, will you state what department you are connected with? Mr. Yeatman. I am in charge of the nonferrous metals of the War Industries Board. The Chairman. Without objection the committee will take an adjournment until to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock. (Thereupon at 12 noon the committee adjourned until to-morrowt Thursday. March 28. 1918, at 10 o'clock a. m.) Committee On Mines And Mining, House Of Representatives, Thursday, March 28, 1918. The committee this day met at 10 o'clock a. m., with Hon. Martin D. Foster (chairman) presiding: STATEMENT OF MR. BRADLEY STOUGHTON, OF NEW YORK CITY, SECRETARY OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING ENGINEERS. The Chairman. Mr. Stoughton, if you will, go ahead in your own way and state what you know about this proposed legislation. Mr. Stoughton. Mr. Chairman, this bill has been considered in its initial and later stages for several months by the board of directors of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, which is a national body of about 7,000 members of mining men and metallurgists. It was considered especially after having been presented to the board some weeks in advance in printed form at a special meeting of the board of directors called in New York City on the evening...Read Less
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