Decisions of the United States Department of the Interior, Volume 79

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Page 349 - ... of an increase in rate of any tax or duty, whether or not such tax or duty was excluded from the contract price ; or...
Page 384 - Common varieties" as defined by decision of the Department and of the courts include deposits which, although they may have value for use in trade, manufacture, the sciences, or in the mechanical or ornamental arts do not possess a distinct, special economic value for such use over and above the normal uses of the general run of such deposits. Section 3 * of the law has no application where the mineral for which a location is made is carried in or borne by one of such common varieties.
Page 51 - Where minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character that a person of ordinary prudence would be justified in the further expenditure of his labor and means, with a reasonable prospect of success, in developing a valuable mine, the requirements of the statute have been met.
Page 645 - Government. (b) If, without the fault or negligence of the Contractor, the performance of all or any part of the work is, for an unreasonable period of time...
Page 341 - If the Contractor refuses or fails to prosecute the work, or any separable part thereof, with such diligence as will insure its completion within the time specified in this contract, or any extension thereof, or fails to complete said work within such time, the Government may, by written notice to the Contractor, terminate his right to proceed with the work or such part of the work as to which there has been delay.
Page 68 - That the head of the department having jurisdiction over the lands be, and he hereby is, authorized and empowered, under general regulations to be fixed by him, to grant an easement for...
Page 338 - He shall be similarly responsible for all damages to persons or property that occur as a result of his fault or negligence.
Page 448 - January i, 1918, if the entry has been patented with the mineral right reserved, shall be entitled to a preference right to a permit and to a lease, as herein provided, in case of discovery...
Page 504 - Upon receiving the report of such investigation, the Secretary of Labor shall make findings of fact. If he finds that such violation did occur, he shall issue a decision incorporating an order therein...
Page 616 - ... his or her estate in whole or in part, as the case may be, in the same manner as if he had been born in lawful wedlock...

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