Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives on Bills to Amend the Interstate-commerce Act: House Report 4093, Amending the Interstate-commerce Act, The Antitrust Act, and Acts Supplementary Thereto
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905 - Corporation Law - 758 pages
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In the present Congress , the first session of the present Congress , our
committee secured the introduction of a bill based upon the Élkins bill . The
Elkins bill , I will say , in addition to having been framed by the general counsel of
two months for the railway side to present their views in relation to it. The best
talent, probably, of the railway systems of the country appeared before this
committee and presented their objections to the bill, through Mr. Hines, counsel
for the ...
Only two conventions; one in 1900 and one in 1904. Mr. CUSHMAN. How many
attended the first convention? Mr. BACON. I think the number present at the first
convention was about seventy, representing about forty or forty-one commercial ...
I also took some part in securing the passage of the present interstate commerce
act, arising from that interest. I was appointed one of the committee of the
National Board of Trade to promote the posoge of that act. M. BURKE. When was
Now, if we confer the power for them to make such changes by the present act,
and the court decides that that is unconstitutional, we would have to abide by the
result; but we would like to have the opportunity to see— The CHAIRMAN.
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