Report of the Committee of the Senate Upon the Relations Between Labor and Capital, and Testimony Taken by the Committee, Volume 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1885 - Arbitration, Industrial
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Page 366 - Labor is prior to and independent of capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
Page 381 - ... permanent, for regulating the relations between workmen and masters, or between workmen and workmen, or between masters and masters, or for imposing restrictive conditions on the conduct of any trade or business, whether such combination would or would not, if this Chapter had not been passed, have been deemed to have been an unlawful combination by reason of some one or more of its purposes being in restraint of trade.
Page 381 - Nothing in this act shall enable any court to entertain any legal proceeding instituted with the object of directly enforcing or recovering damages for the breach of any of the following agreements, namely :
Page 381 - ... 3. The purposes of an\r trade union shall not, by reason merely that they are in restraint of trade, be unlawful so as to render void or voidable any agreement or trust.
Page 381 - To discharge any fine imposed upon any person by sentence of a court of justice ; or, (4.) Any agreement made between one trade union and another ; or, (5.) Any bond to secure the performance of any of the abovementioned agreements. But nothing in this section shall be deemed to constitute any of the above-mentioned agreements unlawful.
Page 381 - The purposes of any trade union shall not, by reason merely that they are in restraint of trade, be deemed to be unlawful so as to render any member of such trade union liable to criminal prosecution for conspiracy or otherwise.
Page 381 - Law (1960) is as follows: . . . any combination, whether temporary or permanent, the principal objects of which are under its constitution, the regulation of the relations between workmen and masters or between workmen and workmen or between masters and masters, or the imposing of restrictive conditions on the conduct of any trade or business, and also the provision of benefits to members...
Page 784 - I don't care to listen to accusations of this kind much longer. This witness evidently looks upon the legislative bodies of this country as made up of a set of rascals, and he cannot expect anything from a committee which is a part of such a body. The WITNESS. I did not think that Senator Blair would take the matter that way. The CHAIRMAN. No, you don't understand me. I feel like this, my friend, that on an average we human beings are all very much alike. I have never known a single instance of bribery...
Page 462 - We have no ultimate ends. We are going on from day to day. We are fighting only for immediate objects — objects that can be realized in a few years.