Reports of the Industrial Commission..., Volume 4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900 - Industries
 

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Page 283 - And, in order to ascertain that value, the original cost of construction, the amount expended in permanent improvements, the amount and market value of its bonds and stock, the present as compared with the original cost of construction, the probable earning capacity of the property under particular rates prescribed by statute, and the sum required to meet operating expenses, are all matters for consideration and are to be given such weight as may be just and right in each case. We do not say that...
Page 59 - that the laws of the several states, except where the Constitution, treaties or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States in cases where they apply.
Page 276 - ... to inmates of the National Homes or State Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, and of Soldiers
Page 7 - ... to run any train in such traffic after said date that has not a sufficient number of cars in it so equipped with power or train brakes that the engineer on the locomotive drawing such train can control its speed without requiring brakemen to use the common hand brake for that purpose.
Page 276 - That nothing in this Act shall prevent the carriage, storage, or handling of property free or at reduced rates for the United States, State, or municipal governments, or for charitable purposes, or to or from fairs and expositions for exhibition thereat, or the free carriage of destitute and homeless persons transported by charitable societies, and the necessary agents employed in such transportation, or the issuance of mileage, excursion, or commutation passenger tickets...
Page 261 - That any employer subject to the provisions of this Act and any officer, agent, or receiver of such employer who shall require any employee, or any person seeking employment, as a condition of such employment, to enter into an agreement, either written or verbal, not to become or remain a member of any labor corporation, association, or organization...
Page 44 - ... when such wrongs are in any manner connected with the use and operation of any railway on or about which they shall be employed, and no contract which restricts such liability shall be legal or binding.
Page 178 - ... or applicant for employment, shall agree to contribute to any fund for charitable, social, or beneficial purposes to release such employer from legal liabilities for any personal injury, by reason of any benefit received from such fund beyond the proportion of the benefit arising from the employer's contribution to such fund ; or who shall, after having discharged an employee, attempt or conspire to prevent such employee from obtaining employment...
Page 7 - January, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, it shall be unlawful for any such common carrier to haul or permit to be hauled or used on its line any car used in moving interstate traffic not equipped with couplers coupling automatically by impact, and which can be uncoupled without the necessity of men going between the ends of the cars.
Page 7 - ... bring such suits upon duly verified information being lodged with him of such violation having occurred. And it shall also be the duty of the...

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