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Page 572 - Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
Page 28 - Finally, in order to safeguard all the interests of the wage-earners organized labor should have representation on all agencies determining and administering policies for national defense. It is particularly important that organized labor should have representatives on all boards authorized to control publicity during war times. The workers have suffered much injustice in war times by limitations upon their right to speak freely and to secure publicity for their just grievances.
Page 27 - Industrial justice is the right of those living within our country. With this right there is associated obligation. In war time obligation takes the form of service in defense of the Republic against enemies. "We recognize that this service may be either military or industrial, both equally essential for national defense. We hold this to be incontrovertible that the government which demands that men and women give their...
Page 28 - We, the officers of the National and International Trade Unions of America in national conference assembled in the capital of our nation, hereby pledge ourselves in peace or in war, in stress or in storm, to stand unreservedly by the standards of liberty and safety and preservation of the institutions and ideals of our Republic.
Page 665 - Britain would be making some propositions of accommodation — that the Congress should be informed explicitly what might be expected from France and Spain, M. Gerard, one of the secretaries, came yesterday to inform us, by order of the king, that after long and full consideration of our affairs and propositions in council it was decided, and his majesty was determined, to acknowledge our independence, and make a treaty with us of amity and commerce...
Page 474 - ... effective ways of meeting them and the best means and methods of increasing production, including the creation or extension of industries demanded by the emergency, the sequence and relative urgency of the needs of the different government services, and consider price factors, and, in the first instance, the industrial and labor aspects of problems involved, and the general questions affecting the purchase of commodities.
Page 665 - ... conclude either truce or peace with Great Britain, without the formal consent of the other first obtained, and mutually engage not to lay down their arms until the independence of the United States shall have been formally or tacitly assured, by the treaty or treaties that shall terminate the war," was an article inserted at our instance, being in our favor.
Page 109 - ... three-fourths of the world's population; and the horns, hoofs, and hair are utilized in a variety of ways. Cattle are reared for different objects. In thickly inhabited countries milkproducing qualities are most desirable, while in grazing countries beef-producing qualities are sought. The cattle interests of the United States are greater than those of any other country.1 Our dairy interests alone represent an investment of twenty times the bank capital of the country. The number of milch cows...
Page 15 - But, considering the doctrine now affirmed by the majority of the court as established, it follows as of course that Congress has power to fix a maximum as well as a minimum wage for trainmen; to require compulsory arbitration of labor disputes which may seriously and directly jeopardize the movement of interstate traffl;-; and to take measures effectively to protect the free flow of such commerce against any combination, whether of operatives, owners or strangers.