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Hearings Before the Committee, on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives, on Bills Affecting Interstate Commerce (Volume 1-12) (Paperback) Loot Price: R597 Discovery Miles 5 970
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Hearings Before the Committee, on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives, on Bills Affecting Interstate Commerce (Volume 1-12) (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910. Excerpt: ... STATEMENT OF ME. G. J. H. WOODBURY, SECRETARY OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COTTON MANUFACTURERS. Mr. Woodbury. Mr. Chairman and gentlemen, I am secretary of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, which is an organization which was founded in 1854, and which numbers over 1,000 men in executive positions in cotton manufacturing and its tributary industries, including textile machinery, etc. These industries are to the amount of $790,000,000, which these people represent. They employ a great many people--perhaps 2,000.000 or over. This bill has been very carefully considered by the board of government of this association, and I was authorized and instructed to come here and ask for its enactment substantially as laid out, as giving greater facilities for the transaction of their business. The cotton business is a very large one, to be sure, but a majority of the American cotton is exported--about five-eighths of the American cotton crop is exported--and we believe that the cotton manufacture in this country should be encouraged in every way, because as long as a single bale of American cotton is exported so long will there be room for more American spindles. As to the details of the bill, the board of government did not care to urge anything in the line of the criminal penalties upon subordinates of railroads, believing it to be entirely a civil matter; and furthermore, as their representative I cordially acquiesce in the various amendments which have been noted upon some copies of this bill. These manufacturers, of course, are great patrons of the transportation companies, both as to the raw material of which they are vendees, and as to the finished product, of which they are vendors; and they believe that this measure would add a great deal to...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: United States Congress Commerce
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 394
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-88491-4
Barcode: 9781153884914
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-153-88491-7

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