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REPORTS

OF THE

INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

ON

LABOR ORGANIZATIONS,

LABOR DISPUTES, AND ARBITRATION,

AND ON

RAILWAY LABOR.

VOLUME XVII

OF THE COMMISSION'S REPORTS.

WASHINGTON:

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

1901.

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

GIFT OF
PROF, WILLIAM Z. RIPLEY

Nov 12,1935

MEMBERS OF THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION.

Mr. ALBERT CLARKE, Chairman.

Senator BOIES PENROSE.

Mr. ANDREW L. HARRIS. Senator STEPHEN R. MALLORY.

Mr. John M. FARQUHAR. Senator John W. DANIEL.

Mr. EUGENE D. CONGER. Senator THOMAS R. Bart).

Mr. THOMAS W. PHILLIPS. Representative John J. GARDNER. Mr. CHARLES J. HARRIS. Representative L. F. Livingston.

Mr. John L. KENNEDY. Representative John C. BELL.

Mr. CHARLES H. LITCHMAN. Representative THEOBALD OTJEN.

Mr. D. A. TOMPKINS. Mr. William LORIMER.

E. DANA DURAND, Secretary.

[Extract from act of Congress of June 18, 1898, defining the duties of the Industrial Commission and

showing the scope of its inquiries.)

SEC. 2. That it shall be the duty of this commission to investigate questions pertaining to immigration, to labor, to agriculture, to manufacturing, and to business, and to report to Congress and to suggest such legislation as it may deem best upon these subjects.

SEC. 3. That it shall furnish such information and suggest such laws as may be made a basis for uniform legislation by the various States of the Union, in order to harinonize conflicting interests and to be equitable to the laborer, the employer, the producer, and the consumer.

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INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION,

December 5, 1901. To the Fifty-seventh Congress:

I have the honor to transmit herewith, on behalf of the Industrial Commission, a report to Congress on the subject of Labor Organizations, Labor Disputes, and Arbitration; and a report on the subject of Railway Labor. These subjects have also been treated extensively in other volumes of the Commission's reports. The conclusions and recommendations of the Commission regarding them will be presented

in its final report.

Respectfully,

ALBERT CLARKE,

Chairman.

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