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OF THE

INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

ON

TRANSPORTATION

(SECOND VOLUME ON THIS SUBJECT),

INCLUDING

TESTIMONY TAKEN SINCE MAY 1, 1900, REVIEW AND TOPICAL
DIGEST OF EVIDENCE, AND SPECIAL REPORTS ON
RAILWAY LEGISLATION AND TAXATION.

VOLUME IX

OF THE COMMISSION'S REPORTS.

WASHINGTON:

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

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[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 harmonize conflicting interests and to be equitable to the laborer, the employer, the producer, and the consumer.

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