James Baird Weaver

State Historical Society of Iowa, 1919 - 494页

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第301页 - We favor an amendment to the federal constitution providing for the election of United States senators by direct vote of the people, and we favor direct legislation wherever practicable.
第147页 - And your covenant with death shall be disannulled, and your agreement with hell shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, then ye shall be trodden down by it.
第133页 - ... absolute dominion over industry and commerce. All money, whether metallic or paper, should be issued, and its volume controlled, by the government, and not by or through banking corporations; and, when so issued, should be a full legal tender for all debts, public and private.
第251页 - ... provided, however, that upon application to the commission appointed under the provisions of this act, such common carrier may, in special cases, after investigation by the commission be authorized to charge less for longer than for shorter distances for transportation of...
第353页 - They afford us a vivid forecast of the great conflicts and reforms which are to make the closing years of the nineteenth and the early years of the twentieth centuries the most important epoch which has ever dawned upon Christian civilization.
第354页 - ... campaign song went: Side tracks are rough, and they're hard to walk, Keep in the middle of the road; Though we haven't got time to stop and talk, We keep in the middle of the road.
第130页 - Any person who has served honorably and faithfully not less than one year in either the volunteer or regular service of the United States, in the late war for the suppression of the Rebellion, and who possesses the other qualifications required by law, may be admitted between the ages of seventeen and twenty-four years.
第377页 - After due consideration, in which I have fully canvassed every possible phase of the subject, I have failed to find a single good reason to justify us in placing a third ticket in the field. ... I would not endorse the distinguished gentleman named at Chicago. I would nominate him outright, and make him our own, and then share justly and rightfully in his election.
第350页 - We demand that the present law shall remain until such time as it can be replaced by what is known as a State and National control with all profits eliminated — which we believe to be the true method of dealing with the question.
第270页 - The Act to create boards of arbitration or commission for settling controversies and differences between railroad corporations and other common carriers engaged in interstate or territorial transportation of property or persons and their employees, approved October first, eighteen hundred and eightyeight, is hereby repealed.