Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Read full review

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Page 99 - It may be said in a general way that the police power extends to all the great public needs. ... It may be put forth in aid of what is sanctioned by usage, or held by the prevailing morality or strong and preponderant opinion to be greatly and immediately necessary to the public welfare.
Page 159 - Provided that: — (a) The employer shall not be liable under this act in respect of any injury which does not disable the workman for a period of at least two weeks from earning full wages at the work at which he was employed...
Page 154 - President, upon notice and hearing, for neglect of duty or malfeasance in office, but for no other cause. (b) A vacancy in the Board shall not impair the right of the remaining members to exercise all the powers of the Board, and two members of the Board shall, at all times, constitute a quorum.
Page 249 - persons and property are subjected to all kinds of restraints and burdens, in order to secure the general comfort, health, and prosperity of the State ; of the perfect right of the Legislature to do which no question ever was, or upon acknowledged general principles ever can be, made, so far as natural persons are concerned.
Page 154 - In case of disobedience on the part of any person or persons to comply with any order of the commission or any commissioner or any subpoena, or on the refusal of any witness to testify to any matter regarding which he may be lawfully interrogated, it shall be the duty of the circuit court •of any county, or the judge thereof, on application of a commissioner, to compel obedience by attachment proceedings for contempt, as in the case of disobedience of the requirements of a subpoena issued from...
Page 163 - ... any compensation under this Act . which he would have been liable to pay if that workman had been immediately employed by him...
Page 249 - ... to establish for the intercourse of citizens with citizens those rules of good manners and good neighborhood which are calculated to prevent a conflict of rights, and to insure to each the uninterrupted enjoyment of his own so far as is reasonably consistent with a like enjoyment of rights by others.
Page 257 - ... the exercise of the police power of the State shall never be abridged or so construed as to permit corporations to conduct their business in such manner as to infringe the equal rights of individuals or the general well-being of the State.
Page 269 - By reason of the negligence of any person in the service of the employer who has any superintendence entrusted to him whilst in the exercise of such superintendence...
Page 107 - Any reference to a workman who has been injured shall, where the workman is dead, include a reference to his legal personal representative or to his dependants or other person to whom or for whose benefit compensation is payable...

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