Congressional Edition Volume 6932

Congressional Edition Volume 6932

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...damages for interfering with the men who desired to work, driving them from work and preventing them from going to work. Commissioner Garretson. Coercing the employees? Mr. Keller. That is the substance of it. It was never brought to trial. In fact, I think the issues were never framed, and it has stayed that way ever since. I do not think the records or anything of that kind will add much. Commissioner Garretson. Was a writ filed on the other side, presumably a writ of demurrer, asking for the filing of specific instances? Mr. Keller. No. Commissioner Garretson. By the company? Mr. Keller. No; not that I recall. Simply a demurrer. My recollection is the defendants demurred on the ground that the complaint did not state facts sufficient to constitute a cause of action, and neither side ever forced it to argument. Commissioner Garretson. But it called for an amended writ on your part, alleging specific instances, did it not? Mr. Keller. That is not my recollection. It would be very easy to find out. Commissioner Garretson. I should imagine that was easily determined. Mr. Keller. Yes. Commissioner Garretson. And the action dropped from that? Mr. Keller. Well, the action had never been formally dismissed, Mr. Garretson. They were simply placed upon demurrer, and that was all that was ever done in either suit. It never has been disposed of. Commissioner Garretson. And the chances of a resurrection are Mr. Keller. Well, they are nil. Commissioner Garretson. Nil? Mr. Keller. That really answers it. That was the only piece of litigation which the Homestake had, except some--well, that is the only piece the Homestake, as such, has. Acting Chairman Commons. Can you furnish us a copy of the cards that you use in keeping the records of the men, more

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  • Paperback | 738 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,293g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123678877X
  • 9781236788771