Railroads in Alaska: Hearings Before the Committee on the Territories of the House of Representatives, 60th Congress, 1st Session .... (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908 - Railroads - 80 pages
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Page 80 - ... contract, agreement or understanding with any person or persons, corporation or corporations, or with any director, agent or officer thereof, the purpose or effect of which combination, contract, agreement or understanding would be to place the management, control or any part of the business of such combination or association...
Page 30 - National Council, with headquarters in the Bliss Building, here in Washington. Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of the committee, I want to take up the principles involved in the two bills pending, or several bills pending, and suggest...
Page 73 - Letter from the Secretary of War transmitting the report of the Board.
Page 11 - Port Valdez, a landlocked harbor with Anchorage sufficient to accommodate the navies of the world. The temperature and depth of its waters are said to be such as to render 1t available as a harbor for ocean-going steamers during every day in the year...
Page 12 - ... wedded to the soil." ln conclusion, the subcommittee members stated that it was "as much of a duty to build the road [between Valdez and Eagle] and secure the American interests of the district to the United States as it was to build the first Pacific railroad to connect the Pacific Coast with the territory east of the Rocky Mountains.
Page 44 - Ketchikan district, and new mines have been developed, and it is to be hoped that an abnormally low price of copper will not interfere with the development.
Page 11 - Mr. MILLER. None whatsoever. Mr. CELLER. The committee has not been able to consider the amendment at all? Mr. MILLER. No. I will say very frankly the committee has not been able to consider it prior to this morning. Mr. Chairman, I would like to submit as a part of my remarks the letter of the Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission in which he requests that the amendment be adopted, and I therefore ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks and to include this letter. The CHAIRMAN....
Page 78 - There is a difference of at least 50 per cent in the wages of the unorganized workers as compared with the wagcj of the union men.
Page 50 - It is about a mile and half long and 150 feet high. It is supposed to be moving forward. The opposite side or bank is a long, rocky beach. When the glacier " dumps " it throws a swell, varying in size to the amount of ice that 3922008 i falls.
Page 12 - The maximum gauge is 1 per cent, except over the two mountain ranges, where it is 2.2 per cent. The maximum curvature is 14.

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