The Minnesota Capitol: Official Guide and History (Google eBook)

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Pioneer Press, 1912 - Buildings - 74 pages
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Page 42 - The commissioner shall collect information upon the subject of labor, its relation to capital, the hours of labor and the earnings of laboring men and women, and the means of promoting their material, social, intellectual and moral prosperity.
Page 35 - Our proper business is improvement. Let our age be the age of improvement. In a day of peace, let us advance the arts of peace and the works of peace. Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
Page 34 - Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever state or persuasion, religious or political; peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none...
Page 33 - Of Law there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world : all things in heaven and earth do her homage ; the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Page 39 - SECTION 1. The judicial power of the state shall be vested in a supreme court, district courts, courts of probate, justices of the peace, and such other courts, inferior to the supreme court, as the legislature may from time to time establish by a two.thirds vote.
Page 34 - To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.
Page 34 - Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together. Wherever her temple stands, and so long as it is duly honored, there is a foundation for social security, general happiness, and the improvement and progress of our race.
Page 37 - The Governor shall be Commander-in-Chief of the military and naval forces ; and may call out such forces to execute the laws, to suppress insurrections, and to repel invasion.
Page 40 - If any bill be not returned by the Governor within ten days, Sundays excepted, after it has been presented to him, the same shall become a law...
Page 34 - Who can tell the new thoughts that have been awakened, the ambitions fired and the high achievements that will be wrought through this exposition? "Gentlemen, let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not conflict, and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.

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