First Deficiency Appropriation Bill, 1923; Hearing Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations in Charge of Deficiency Appropriations. Sixty-Seventh Congress, Second Session

First Deficiency Appropriation Bill, 1923; Hearing Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations in Charge of Deficiency Appropriations. Sixty-Seventh Congress, Second Session

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...We would have gotten one box, though? Mr. Page. A point of order was made against the amendment. There is no authority of law for the expenditure; it had been carried in the appropriation bill from year to year, and the only provision of law in regard to it at all was that packing boxes should be contracted for, which was not a specific authorization for packing boxes. The point of order was sustained and the appropriation has not been since made uor estimated for. Mr. Caxxox. What would it cost, as a guess, for one lxx for each Member, a good, strong, pine box? Mr. Page. I should think, based upon what I believe to be the current price for the former pine box and doubling its size, because the present pine box is not very large Mr. Johxsox (interposing). It is used by Members generally for the purpose of getting some (lowers from the Botanic Gardens and sending them home. It is a very small box. Mr. Page, Yes, sir. Doubling or enlarging the box, I should say that you could get a fairly good box, well made, for. say. $5. Prices have gone down. Mr. Jonxsox. I would not think that a box would cost very much. Mr. Caxxox. About $5 for each box? Mr. Page. A total of from $2.000 to $2,500. Mr. Vakk. About a 3-foot box. I suppose? Mr. Page. It would be a box about the size of the oak box that we formerly used or a little larger, if so desired. In the Senate thev make their boxes in the cabinet shop, and I believe they are much larger boxes than we use on this side. Mr. Caxxox. They would cost how much? Mr. Page. 1 should say about $.." I am talking about pine boxes. Cedar or oak boxes would cost more. I do not think that you oould get a serviceable cedar box in the market to-day of the kind Members would desire for less than eight or nine or ten...show more

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