Report on the Colorado Strike Investigation Made Under House Resolution 387, Sixty-third Congress, Third Session ... (Google eBook)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Mines and Mining, Martin D. Foster, James Francis Byrnes, Richard Wilson Austin
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915 - Coal - 53 pages
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Page 47 - ... he may use the milder measure of seizing the bodies of those whom he considers to stand in the way of restoring peace. Such arrests are not necessarily for punishment, but are by way of precaution to prevent the exercise of hostile power. So long as such arrests are made in good faith and in the honest belief that they are needed in order to head the insurrection off, the governor is the final judge and cannot be subjected to an action after he is out of office, on the ground that he had not...
Page 3 - House thereof, at such time and place as it may deem necessary; to require by subpoena or otherwise the attendance of witnesses, and the production of papers, books, and documents; to employ stenographers and such other clerical assistance as may be necessary.
Page 16 - It seemed the militia was on the side of the operators in this controversy, and the evidence seems conclusively to prove such to have been the case. The duty of the armed force of the State should have been to protect property and prevent violence, and we believe that if proper judgment had oeen used by those in charge of the military force much of the violence which resulted in such destruction of property and loss of life could have been prevented.
Page 52 - That the commission shall inquire into the general condition of labor In the principal Industries of the United States...
Page 46 - Investigate and report all facts and circumstances relating to the charge that citizens of the United States...
Page 52 - ... into the extent and results of methods of collective bargaining; into any methods which have been tried in any State or in foreign countries for maintaining mutually satisfactory relations between employees...
Page 52 - Into any methods which have been tried in any state or In foreign countries for maintaining mutually satisfactory relations between employees and employers : into methods for avoiding or adjusting labor disputes through peaceful and conciliatory mediation and negotiations ; Into the scope, methods and resources of existing bureaus of labor and Into possible ways of Increasing their usefulness; Into the question of smuggling or other Illegal entry of Asiatics Into the United States or Its Insular...
Page 3 - Constitution," the courts of the United States will not, except in certain cases of urgency, and in advance of his trial, discharge upon habeas corpus one who is alleged to be held in custody by the State in violation of the Constitution or the laws of the United States.
Page 47 - Colorado and in said copper fields in Michigan have been caused by agreements and combinations entered into contrary to the laws of the United States for the purpose of controlling the production, sale, and transportation of the coal and copper of these fields. Sixth. Investigate and report whether or not firearms, ammunition, and explosives have been shipped into the said coal and copper fields, with the purpose to exclude the products of the said fields from competitive markets in interstate trade;...