Annual Reports of the Department of Agriculture. 1908

Annual Reports of the Department of Agriculture. 1908

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... assist in the prosecution of offenders against the laws and regulations governing the use of the National Forests. A comparative study of the taxation of forest lands in the United States and foreign countries will be carried on during the year. INFORMATION. The agricultural appropriation act of 1909 provided that " no part of the appropriation shall be paid or used for the purpose of paying for in whole or in part the preparation or publishing of any newspaper or magazine article, but this shall not prevent the giving out to all persons, without discrimination, including newspaper and magazine writers and publishers, of any facts or official information of value to the public. To ascertain whether the work of the section of information as actually carried on was in any way affected by this provision of the law, the Secretary of Agriculture asked the Attorney-General for an opinion. The opinion rendered was in part as follows: It Is proposed to distribute such statements iu typewritten form not only to the Chiefs of the Forest Service divisions stationed at Washington and by mail under frank to Inspectors and Supervisors In the field, but also to State foresters and agricultural and forestry Institutions, to Individuals interested In such matters, and to newspapers and magazines, including trade Journals especially interested in forestry, and to writers for the newspapers and periodical press who request or are interested in the information. Your inquiry is whether the Forester may lawfully distribute information to the individuals and bodies enumerated in the manner set forth. You also ask whether " if a single newspaper or magazine writer or publisher requests an article or information for use by him In the preparation of an article, may such...show more

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  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 730g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236660331
  • 9781236660336