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July 1, 1887, to June 30, 1888.

WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

1889.

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Period covered by the report

EXAMINATIONS:

DEPARTMENTAL-SERVICE EXAMINATIONS :

Fixed times and places of holding examinations

TABLE 1.-Showing places and dates of examinations held...

Number of examinations held

Number of applicants examined.
TABLE 2.-Comparative statement of competitors that passed and

that failed to pass at Washington and elsewhere.....
Effect of raising the eligiblo average from 65 to 70.......
TABLE 3.-Competitors that passed and failed to pass in the copyist,

clerk, and special examinations

TABLE 4.-States and sexes of those that passed and that failed, and

the per cent. of failures

TABLE 5.-Supplementary examinations. Number of competitors..

TABLE 6.-Non-competitive examinations for transfer from one De-

partment to another....

Non-competitive examinations for promotion from copyist to clerk..
Non-competitive examinations for transfer from excepted to non-

excepted places ....

Effects shown in promotions...

Abuse of transfers from one Department to another..

Education of those examined....

Table 7.-Examinations for promotion in the Department of War..

Utility of examinations for promotion...

CUSTOMS-SERVICE EXAMINATIONS :

TABLE 8.-Number of examinations; places and times...

TABLE 9.-Number of competitors that passed and that failed to pass,

and percentage of failures in each examination

TABLE 10.- Education of those examined .....

TABLE 11.-Examinations for promotion at New York, with grades..

TABLE 12.-Examinations for promotion at San Francisco, with

grades ...

POSTAL-SERVICE EXAMINATIONS:

Times of examination, numbers, and average ages of those examined.

TABLE 13.-Number of competitors that passed and that failed to

pass, and percentage of failures in each examination..

GENERAL:

TABLE 14.-Number of competitors that passed and that failed to pass,

and percentage of failures in examinations for the

classified service in all its branches....

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