Industrial Relations: Final Report and Testimony

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916 - Industrial relations
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Point to point navigation: a memoir, 1964 to 2006

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The title of this sequel to prolific author Vidal's 1995 memoir,Palimpsest , refers to navigating not with a compass but by memory of landmarks. Here, the demise of those near and dear to him is often ... Read full review

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Page 7103 - I did understand however, that my oath to preserve the Constitution to the best of my ability, imposed upon me the duty of preserving, by every indispensable means, that government- that nation- of which that Constitution was the organic law. Was it possible to lose the nation, and yet preserve the Constitution?
Page 7002 - The right to hire and discharge, the management of the mine and the direction of the working force are vested exclusively in the operator, and the UMW of A.
Page 7248 - That the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the covenants and agreements hereinafter mentioned, to be kept and performed by the said party of the second part...
Page 7347 - Courts of justice shall be open to every person, and a speedy remedy afforded for every injury of person, property or character; and that right and justice shall be administered without sale, denial or delay.
Page 7153 - All able-bodied male inhabitants of this State, between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years, who are citizens of the United States, or have declared their intention to become citizens thereof...
Page 7246 - ... party of the second part or any other person or persons occupying, in or upon the same, to expel, remove, and put out, using such force as may be necessary in so doing...
Page 7103 - Constitution was the organic law. Was it possible to lose the nation and yet preserve the Constitution ? By general law, life and limb must be protected, yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life ; but a life is never wisely given to save a limb. I felt that measures otherwise unconstitutional might become lawful by becoming indispensable to the preservation of the Constitution through the preservation of the nation. Right or wrong, I assumed this ground, and now avow it.
Page 7251 - ... free and voluntary act for the uses and purposes therein set forth, Given under my hand and Notarial Seal this 13th day of May, 19....
Page 7248 - And the said party of the second part, in consideration of the leasing of the premises aforesaid, by the said party of the first part to the said party of the second part...
Page 7036 - Fifth: We demand a checkweighman at all mines to be elected by the miners, without any interference by company officials in said election. "Sixth: We demand the right to trade in any store we please, and the right to choose our own boarding places and our own doctor.

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