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Federal control-Continued.

Page.
Financial prosperity of southern region under (Wimbish)

466
Financial results of, summarized (press notice of Walter D. Hines). 3233
Fourth section, status of, under (Lyon).

2071
Income statements and profit and loss accounts, properties under
(Hines)

2805–2807
Increase in number of employees under (address of Walker D.
Hines before Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce)--

3236
Inefficiency resulting froin (letters submitted by) -
Edward C. Stokes---

3353
Lone Star Fish & Oyster Co.

3336
Labor disputes, settlement of, by Railroad Administration
(Doak)-

313, 318
Legislation requiring final judgment from Director General for loss
and damage claims, recommended (Freer)-

2233
List of properties under, Jan. 1, 1919 (Hines)

2796–2804
Misapprehension of facts in idea that roads had broken down, ne-
cessitating (Wimbislı) -

459
Object of (Lovett)--

1341
Operation of boats and barges on the Mississippi and Warrior Rivers
under (Tomlinson)

2540
Opinion of (Anderson)

1578–1579
Opposed
Brinson

2733
Decker

913–914
Erb

2310
Hopkins

2337
Levis

1743
Thom

1256
Walter

976, 981
Orders of Director General, creating boards for settlement of labor
controversies (Doak)----

3033, 3035, 3038, 3040–3097
Panama Canal should be kept under (Smith)-

2478
Plan of Director General for reducing the high cost of living, objected
to (Stone)

535
Private coordination better than (Walter)----

976, 981
Private system had utterly and absolutely broken down, necessi-
tating-
Garretson

784
Plumb

822
Rates in effect under-

Should be continued upon return of roads to private owners
(Robinson)

1958
To remain in effect until changed by the Interstate Commerce
Commission (Freer) -

2233
Will cease upon termination of (Cowan).

853
Recommendation of Director General for creation of a board to con-
trol wages, disapproved (Plumb)------

675
Refusal of Director General to place short lines under (Robinson). 1855
Restoration of properties by Director General (Thorne)-------- 2776
Routing of freight, operating officer should have discretion to (Lyon). 2071
Short lines-
Abuse and injury of, under-
Cain

1896
Oliver

1941
Inability of, to pay interest on bonds during period of (Robin-
son)

1857
Refusal of Director General to place under (Robinson)

1855
Should be taken over, if continued (Morton)--

2050
Standard form of contract, United States Railroad Administration - 3477–

3495
Standard return, Class I roads and switching and terminal companies
under (Lovett)--

1344
Statement showing number, dimensions, character of construction,

and cargo capacity of equipment leased, purchased, and authorized
constructed by the Railroad Administration for inland waterways
(Tomlinson)

2551

Federal control-Continued.
Strikes have developed under (Elliott).

1412
Summary covering general balance sheet, income account, profit and

loss account, operating expenses, and mileage, Class I roads oper-
ated by United States Railroad Administration for year ended
Dec. 31, 1918 (Clark)---

3559-3575
Surplus under, first earned in the month of July, 1919 (Morton)---- 2049
Table prepared by Mr. Bunn, comparing present class and commodity
rates of Director General with State rates (Thom) -

2989-2990
Treatment accorded short lines under (letter submitted by Electric

Short Line Ry. Co.)-
United States Railroad Administration traffic committee, poor work
of (letter submitted by 0. P. Gothlin).

3378
Views on (letter submitted by A. H. Smith)-

3333
Wage adjustment boards formed under, should continue to exist

(Johnson)
Water carriers

Future activities of the Railroad Administration should be
transferred to the Shipping Board (Small).

3013
Legislation should be enacted for continuation of, over inland
waterways (Smith) --

2474
Nonrailroad owned steamship lines, placing of, under, not de
sired (Levis)------

1743
Panama Canal should be kept under (Smith).

2478
Status of water facilities acquired under (Clark).

73–74
Federal courts. (See Courts).
Federal Government, necessity of vesting, with full jurisdiction over cor-
porate functions of interstate carriers (Smith)--

152
Federal incorporation, attitude towards :
Clark_

58-59, 122
Hopkins
Johnson

287-288
Post-

1103-1104
Smith.

151, 158
Tacoma Chamber of Commerce
Thom.

1258, 1208
Thorne

2755
Warfield

1670
Wheeler.

199
Compulsory
Approved
Lovett

1290
Wheeler.

199
Constitutionality of (Thom)-

1200
Right of, infers right of condemnation (Smith).

170
Congressional power will be broadened by (Smith).

172
Consolidation of roads without, impossible (Cain).

1898
Corporation created by Federal authority has no interest in affairs
of preexisting corporation (Spelling)---

2374
Disposition and treatment of enterprises controlled by railroads.
other than transportation in event of (Smith).

166-167
Opposed--
Elmquist

1595
Walter.

1014-1024
Power of Congress to provide for-
Lovett

1305-1307
Robinson.

1964
Smith.

152, 157-158, 167
Railroads will be taken from under regulation of State commissions
by (Smith)--

172
Sections of proposed bill for, of railroads (Smith).

153-154
States should have power to tax railroad corporations as they do
now, in event of (Smith)-

16T
Title of property would not be affected by (Lovett).
Federal Railways Association. (See National Railways Association.)
Federal Regulation. (See Regulation.)
Federal Reserve Bank. (See Banks.)

Federal Transportation Board. (See Transportation Board.)

Page.
Felony, conspiracy against interstate commerce should by law be deemed
(Rowe)---

903
Fictitious stock. (See Securities.)
Fictitious value. (See Valuation of Property.)
Field, R. M., statement of.--

1546
Fifteenth Section Oriler No. 1043 (W. L. Clark).

2579
Financial conditions:

Congress should not concern itself with, of particular corporations
(Spelling)-----

2365
Considered as subject matter in a particular case an invention of
commissioners (Spelling)-

2395
Financial dictation, emancipation of railway operation from (Clark) --- 54, 68
Financial interests, operating policies have not been interfered with
by (Thom)

1199
Financial investigation of New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
(31 I. C. C., 32) -

740
Financial mismanagement:
Plundering and looting of public highways through (Plumb)

595
Primary source of transportation difficulties (Hopkins) --

2348
Relatively little exploitation of roads since 1910 (Wimbish) -

462
Securities outstanding representing fictitious value placed by financial
manipulation (Plumb)

638
Transportation efficiency and interests of public and stockholders
affected by exploitation of roads (Wimbish) --

478
Financing of roads :
Bill proposed by Edgar J. Rich for..

3498
Has not been wise or conservative (Wimbish) -

463
Laws extending powers of the Interstate Commerce Commission did
not prevent the raising of money by railroads (Plumb)--

717
Loan from Government (Clark).

47, 91-95, 104, 106, 112
Plan for financing new improvements (Cammen).

520
Prevention of emergency financing (W. L. Clark).

2589
Proposal that Government furnish capital to construct new lines into
undeveloped intermountain territory (Cowan)---

880
Proposed amendments to Esch bill for, upon return to private owner-
ship (Wimbish)

513-515
Railway financing as carried on in the last 50 years would loot a
world (Garretson)-

805
Five Per Cent case

741
Fixing rates. (See Rates.)
Flanegan, W. A., plan proposed by, for solution of railroad problem.- 3502–3505
Flye, C. E., replies of, to protests against cancellation of concurrences of

Pacific Steamship Co. with certain rail lines (W. L. Clark)--- 2572-2578
Food Administration not functioning at present (Morrison)--

583
Foreign commerce, Germany compared with the United States (Thomp-
son)

2491
Foreign countries :

Capitalization of roads in, compared with the United States (Erb)-- 2323
Synopsis of status of employees in.--

3171-3172
Terms of act should be made applicable to traffic from adjacent
foreign countries to the United States (Clark)----

10
Foreign trade, relation of transportation to (Thompson)

2492
Forests having national importance should be declared national property
(Plumb)

694
Fort Smith & Western Railroad, letter submitted by, relative to domina-
tion of short lines by trunk lines.-

3351
Fourche River Valley & Indian Territory Railway Co., letter submitted
by, setting forth plight of short lines---

3304
Fourth section. (See Long-and-short haul.)
France:

Administrative organization for deciding labor questions in.---- 3173, 3177
Changes in status of railways in, since the armistice----- 3203-3212
Operation of one railroad by Government of, because of heavy deficit
(Rich)-

374
Principal strikes in, and their settlement -

3186
Special benefits to workers in--

3192
129405—19-PT 203

Franchises :

Page
Constitute monopolistic power (Spelling)-

2385
Never specially mentioned by officials (Spelling)

2412
Frederick, F. H., statement of__

2417
Free passes. (See Passes.)
Free baggage rights. (See Baggage.)
Free service, investigation by Interstate Commerce Commission concern-
ing (Clark)

2961-2962
Freer, Guy M., statement of -

2231
Freight cars. (See Cars.)
Freight schedules, service, should be filed the same as schedules of
charges (Hopkins).

2345
Fresh meat cases, 22 I. C. C., 160; 23 I. C. C., 656---

2226, 2228
Fuel Administration, operation of coal mines during régime of, more
stabilized (Loos).

2175
Fulbright, R. C.:

Letter submitted by, setting forth views on memorial submitted to

Congress by the Texas Industrial Traffic League and the South-
western Industrial Traffic League---

3453
Statement of

400
Funded debt, increase in, from 1910 to 1916 (Thom) ---

1193
Furnishing cars. (See Cars.)

G.

Gannon, Frank S. Letter submitted by, setting forth views on railroad
problem

3415
Garden City v. Garden City Telephone, Light & Manufacturing Co. (236
Fed. Rep., 693)-

1173
Gardiner, K. K., memorandum submitted by, relative to labor.

2432
Gardner, Walter E., statement of.-----

1979
Garretson, A. B., statement of.----

751
Gas:
Discrimination against Jamestown, N. Y. (Carlson).

2737-2740
Embargo on, from Pennsylvania (Carlson)--

2740
Inclusion of, in act to regulate commerce, necessary-
Carlson

2738
Cawcroft

2741
State control of interstate transportation of (Cawcroft).

2741
Transportation of, should not be included in act (Clark). 2881-2882
Germany:

Administrative organization for deciding labor questions in.---- 3173, 3179
Changes in status of railways in, since the armistice -

3213-3217
Foreign commerce of, compared with United States (Thompson) 2491
Principal strikes in, and their settlement..

3189
Special benefits to workers in.

3193
Waterways of (Thompson)

2491
Gibbons v. Ogden (9 Wheat, 1).

2012
Gifts. (See Aids, gifts and grants.)
Gilham, Benjamin, statement of.---
Gompers, Samuel :

Address of, before the arbitration conference held at Chicago, IL.

Dec. 17, 1900, under auspices of the National Civic Federation. 3141-3148
Statement of ---

3119
Goodrich, E. P., letter submitted by, suggesting changes in Esch bill. 3328
Gothlin, 0, P.:

Letters submitted by, relative to poor work of United States Rail-
road Administration traffic committee..

3378
Suggestion of, for regulative legislation.-

3390
Goulder, J. D., statement of------

1725
Government:
Business can not be run by (Cowan)-

849
Concentration of power in the seat of, opposed by public (Cowan)-- 849
People responsible to the people whom they govern the best form of
(Cowan)

882
Government-aided lines. (See Financing of roads.)
Government commission, vesting absolute control of rates in, would be

opposed by railway interests (Spelling)---

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Government control. (See Federal control.)
Government directors. (See Directors.)
Government employees. (See Employees.)
Government guaranty. (See Guaranty.)
Government operation :

Page.
Opposed (Garretson)

759
Resolution adopted by American Gear Manufacturers' Association - 3539

Wasteful menace of (letter of Philadelphia Board of Trade). 3242
Goverument ownership:
Approved
Coyle

2137
Erb-

2310
Garretson

754
Marsh_.

2699-2719
Morrison_

57, 569, 571
Stone

544
Combined with Government operation, opposed (Plumb)

669
Desired by investors and labor (Erb)--

2297
Failure of railroads to secure capital from private investors will
lead to (Johnson)----

288
Fixing of maximum and minimum rates by Interstate Commerce
Commission equivalent to (Lyon)--

2088
Government not required to pay full value for roads (Lenroot)

2128
Guaranty of return will inevitably lead to-
Rich_

374 375
Wimbish

467
Impracticability of, with private operation-
Cowan

861-862
Wimbish

495, 507
Loss of taxes to States in event of (Thom) -

1179
Opposed --
Decker

913
Elliott

1375
Field

1547
Fulbright

400
Gilham..

941
Johnston...

1044-1045
Letters submitted by-
Thomas C. Atkeson.

3356
B. C. Covington---

1113
Manufacturers' Association of Connecticut (Inc.)- 3361-3362
Herbert Myrick.

3421
Lovett

1321, 1510
Nutter

1496, 1510
Piez

1487
Plumb

669
Post

1098, 1100–1101, 1109-1112
Prouty-

3158
Resolutions adopted by-
American Gear Manufacturers' Association.

3539
Elk County Manufacturers' Association---

3540
Logan Coal Operators' Association..

1130_1131
National Association of Marble Dealers---

3552
National Retail Coal Merchants' Association.

3542
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce-

3546
Robinson.

1954, 1977
Smith.

2474
Wimbish

496
Public not in favor of-
Barrett

2195
Chairman

5
Cowan

861
Elliott

1375
Gardner

1981
Lovett

1290
Martin

444
Thom.

1179-1180

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