A Statement Submitted in Re the Fur-seal Herd of Alaska to the House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Commerce

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912 - 261 頁

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第 135 頁 - The witness was duly sworn by the chairman. The CHAIRMAN. What is your full name?
第 122 頁 - ... giving and granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully to all intents and purposes as...
第 148 頁 - Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will be passed in short order, as a measure absolutely necessary to save the fur seal species of Alaska from complete extinction. It would be a great feather in Mr. Hay's cap, and also for that of Sir Michael, if such a modus for 1904 was agreed upon as was that of 1891. I have never said a word to Mr. Hay about this particular matter and the securing in 1891 of that modus vivendi which I urged in my report of 1890. I do not know whether I ought to. If you think...
第 199 頁 - ... of the vessel James Hamilton Lewis before the tribunal at The Hague, when in truth and in fact the owner of said schooner at the time of its seizure was Herman Liebes. of San Francisco. The said HHD Peirce and Charles H. Townsend represented to the tribunal in the trial of said case that Alexander McLean, the captain of said vessel, was an American citizen, when in truth and fact he was a British subject and notoriously known as a pirate. (See pp. 754, 755, Hearing No. 12.) In Hearing No. 13,...
第 208 頁 - ... of the Constitution the Academy at the last annual meeting (February 21, 1917) elected to Honorary membership three of the most distinguished scientific men in America, namely: Dr. John A. Brashear of Pittsburgh, Pa., Dr. Robert S. Woodward, President of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, and Dr. Frederic A. Lucas, Director of the American Museum of Natural History. Section 4 of Article II of the Constitution provides for a class of members to be known as Fellows. Any person trained in the...
第 186 頁 - Shooting fur-seals in the open waters of the sea or ocean with the peculiar shot and bullet cartridges used involves an immense waste of seal life. Every seal that is merely wounded, and even if mortally wounded at the moment of shooting, dives and swims away instantly, to perish at some point far distant, and to be never again seen by its huniau enemies: it is ultimately destroyed, but it is lost, in so far as the hunters are concerned.
第 195 頁 - Labor this service formed a distinct branch and was administered through the Secretary's Office until December 28, 1908, when it was transferred to the Bureau of Fisheries. The Commissioner of Fisheries has appointed a special board, composed of five members of the Bureau's staff who have personal knowledge of the Alaskan fur seals, and to this board...
第 58 頁 - Hearings on the fur-seal service before the House Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Commerce and Labor were continued throughout the fiscal year, and have not yet been concluded.
第 191 頁 - Undoubtedly, Mr. Chairman. And I may say that the other members of the Bureau of Fisheries and myself contributed everything within our power to bring about the signing of the treaty. The CHAIRMAN. Do you not think it would have been a good thing if this treaty had been entered into when Hay was Secretary of State? Dr. EVERMANN. A treaty of this kind ought to have been negotiated in the eighties, undoubtedly; the earlier the better; but even late is better than never at all.
第 120 頁 - ... of the Japanese forces. Ken Kelsey was posted to the Kandy SLU in mid-1944 as a twentyone-year-old RAF sergeant cipher operator. Mountbatten's HQ was situated in the Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. Its proud boast was that it contained a specimen of every species of tree in the world. Whether this is true or not I do not know, but it was a wonderful environment in which to work. All the SLU personnel were RAF and technically responsible to air intelligence in Whitehall. This gave us certain...