Government Investigation of Railway Disputes: Hearings Before the Committee ... 64th Congress, 2d Session, on the Tentative Bill to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act Providing for Mediation, Conciliation, and Arbitration in Controversies Between Certain Employers and Their Employees", Approved July 15, 1913, and the Tentative Bill to Authorize the President of the United States in Certain Emergencies to Take Possession of Railroad, Telephone, and Telegraph Lines, and for Other Purposes; January 2, 1917

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Page 8 - ... from one State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia to any other State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, or from any place in the United States to an adjacent foreign country, or from any place in the United States through a foreign country to any other place in the United States. "The term 'railroad...
Page 10 - ... the commission shall have power to require by subpoena the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of all such documentary evidence relating to any matter under investigation.
Page 75 - At the expiration of ten days from the decision of the district court upon exceptions taken to said award as aforesaid judgment shall be entered In accordance with said decision, unless during said ten days either party shall appeal therefrom to the circuit court of appeals. In such case only such portion of the record shall be transmitted to the appellate court as is necessary to the proper understanding and consideration of the questions of law presented by said exceptions and to be decided.
Page 75 - ... but in such case the parties may agree upon a judgment to be entered disposing of the subject matter of the controversy, which judgment when entered .shall have the same force and effect as judgment entered upon an award.
Page 103 - ... question presented was of the validity of state legislation in its bearings upon interstate commerce, and the uniform course of decision has been to declare that it is not within the competency of a state to legislate in such a manner as to obstruct interstate commerce. If a state, with its recognized powers of sovereignty, is impotent to obstruct interstate commerce, can it be that any mere voluntary association of individuals within the limits of that state has a power which the state itself...
Page 285 - That no operator, train dispatcher, or other employee who by the use of the telegraph or telephone dispatches, reports, transmits, receives, or delivers orders pertaining to or affecting train movements...
Page 146 - Columbia, or from one place in a territory to another place in the same territory, or from any place in the United States to an adjacent foreign country, or from any place in the United States...
Page 11 - President, so that they shall be considered as a post road and a part of the military establishment of the United States, subject to all the restrictions imposed by the Rules and Articles of War.
Page 7 - That beginning January first, nineteen hundred and seventeen, eight hours shall, in contracts for labor and service, be deemed a day's work and the measure or standard of a...
Page 69 - Act and the employees of such carrier, seriously interrupting or threatening to interrupt the business of said carrier, the chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Commissioner of Labor shall, upon the request of either party to the controversy, with all practicable expedition, put themselves in communication with the parties to such controversy, and shall use their best efforts, by mediation and conciliation, to amicably settle the same...

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