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APPENDIX TO CHIEF EXAMINER'S REPORT.

Appendix A:

1. Questions used in general application for examination....

2. Supplementary certificate for scientific, professional, or technical

examinations ....

3, Supplementary certificate for the trades and skilled occupations..

4. Questions used for surfman examination, Life-Saving Service....

Appendıx B:

1. Examinations which include experience and tests of general or special

information ...

2. Examinations which include only experience and physical ability

Appendix C:

1. Examinations requiring special prerequisites....

2. Examinations for which special physical tests are required

Appendix D:

Tables furnishing information concerning examinations held during the

year ended June 30, 1897, and statistics regarding the competitors in such

examinations ...

[ Appendix D appears in Part VII, Statistical Information, pp. 427-465, post.)

Part III.-CIVIL SERVICE ACT, RULES, CLASSIFICATION, ETC.

Civil-service act ......

Sections of Revised Statutes and of Statutes at Large relating to the execu-

tive civil service ...

Civil-service rules....

Employment of labor-Executive order adopting navy-yard regulations

Presidential warning against the use of official positions to control political

movements ..

Executive order relating to the holding of State or municipal offices by per-

sons holding civil offices under the Federal Government...

Substitutes can not be appointed in the Executive Departments. Opinion of

the Comptroller. Leaves of absence .

Changes in civil-service rules from May 6, 1896, to June 1, 1898...

Removals, etc., from March 4, 1893, to May 6, 1896, in some of the branches of

the service classified on the latter date .....

Character of the extensions of the classified service made on May 6, 1896.

Extent of the executive civil service and its classification.

Growth of the merit system since 1883...

History of exceptions from examination

Extensions of the classified service made since January 16, 1883.

Growth of the merit system in States and cities..

Part IV.-REGULATIONS GOVERNING PROMOTIONS, ETC.

Remarks upon examinations for promotion

Promotion regulations:

1. Departmental service:

* 126

From subordinate to clerical grades in the Departments at Wash-

ington ...

United States Civil Service Commission

163

164

Part VI.—OPERATION OF THE CIVIL SERVICE ACT AND RULES, INCLUDING

INVESTIGATIONS.

Page

General remarks ....

281

Senate inquiry into the civil service......

290

I. Complaints affecting the Treasury Department:

(1) Internal-Revenue Service-

Richmond, Va., district....

292

Contention of the Treasury Department upon the status of deputy

collectors .....

292

Brief submitted by the Commission to the Attorney-General upon

tho status of deputy collectors....

293

Opinions of Mr. Moorfield Storey, Mr. Holmes Conrad, Mr. Chas. J.

Bonaparte, and the opinion submitted by counsel on behalf of

the removed deputies ....

308

Present status of the contention respecting the classification of

deputy collectors of internal revenue.

311

Need of examinations to test fitness in the appointment of deputy

collectors of internal revenue.

311

Parkersburg, W. Va., district ...

313

Pittsburg, Pa., district ...

314

Nashville, Tenn., district

318

Knoxville, Tenn., district.

Asheville, N. C., district

320

Owensboro, Ky., district.

322

Louisville, Ky., district...

323

Chicago, Ill., district.

324

Camden, N.J., district..

325

Leavenworth, Kans., district

326

Baltimore, Md., district

326

Dallas, Tex., district ...

327

(2) Custom-house service-

Port of New York ......

328

Removal of Fergus G. Malone, special inspector of customs.

329

Bridgeport, Conn

329

Brownsville, Tex.

330

Key West, Fla

331

Port Huron, Mich

332

(3) Custodian service at Federal buildings-

Columbus, Ohio....

339

Bay City, Mich.

340

Denver, Colo....

340

Worcester, Mass

340

(4) Miscellaneous complaints-

Appointment of J. W. Crawford, assistant to photographer....

310

Removal of Wm. E. Ryan, clerk.......

341

Removal of B. E. Sampson, chief of division

312

Bureau of Immigration

342

Removals and appointments of laborers

313

II. Complaints affecting the Interior Department:

(1) Bureau of Pensions-

Special pension examiners and clerks...

344

Boards of pension examining surgeons

349

(2) Land service-

Boise, Idaho

365

II. Complaints affecting the Interior Department-Continued.

(3) Indian service-

Carlisle, Pa., Industrial school

Mount Pleasant, Mich., school...

Fort Peck, Mont., Agency..

(4) Miscellaneous complaints....

III. Complaints affecting the Department of Justice:

Extensions of the classified service under revision of rules of May 6,

1896, and resulting correspondence ....

Removal of office deputy marshals and appointment of their successors

without examination at-

Little Rock, Ark.....

Statesville and Greensboro, N.C.

Indianapolis, Ind......

Parkersburg, W. Va....

Reasons for the retention of the position of office deputy marshal in

the classified service

IV. Complaint affecting the Department of State:

Appointment of William H. Michael.....

V. Complaints affecting the Departinent of Agriculture:

South Omaha, Nebr., Bureau of Animal Industry.

Transfer of Cyrus B. Lower....

VI. Complaints affecting the post-office service:

Akron, Ohio, post-office

Anderson, Ind., post office...

Anniston, Ala., post-office

Bridgeton, N. J., post-office..

Brooklyn, N. Y., post-office....

Calumet, Mich., post-office

Chicago, Ill., post office.

Kankakee, Ill., post-office.

Kansas City, Kans., post-office

Louisville, Ky., post-office...

Philadelphia, Pa., post-office..

Terre Haute, Ind., post-office...

Conviction of Delaney and Bunting of impersonation and con-

spiracy ....

VII. Complaints affecting the Government Printing Office:

Political discrimination in removals.

Removal of E. W. Oyster.....

Removal of Robert T. Bibb...

Validity of the classification of the Government Printing Office......

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