A most debatable and, as I hold it, dangerous proposition in this report was the proposed abolition of the "dollar mark" upon capital stock.
If it appeared that the court had in reality, as alleged, sought to usurp powers legitimately exercised by the Commission, the case for abolition would be greatly strengthened.
And yet how absurd it would be to attempt to allocate an expense of a million dollars for the abolition of grade crossings in this way.
Similarly, abolition of the right to bunch wood-working and iron-working machinery naturally aroused protest.
Among these objections there is the fact that abolition of par value removes the restraint upon the promoter or management, for liability to creditors in case of part-paid shares.
Abolition of the distinction between finished stationery and flat paper, put an end to possible underclassification in the same way.
Opposition naturally arose to the cancellation of these--an opposition less easily overcome because of the complication that the withdrawal of commodity rates meant practically the abolition of carload ratings.
Formerly the products for exportation were bought up by the foreign merchants, mostly Chinese mestizos; but now they are bought direct from the producers, who thus obtain better prices in consequence of the abolition of the high brokerages.
However this may be, whatever the king loses in revenue by the abolition of the native tributes, no doubt, could be made up by an appeal to other ways and means.
Since the abolition of slavery, the crops in America have been diminishing year by year, and until a short time ago, when the French laid out several large plantations in Central America, were of but trifling value.
One circumstance favorable to the economical management of the State that would be produced by the surrender of the tobacco monopoly would be the abolition of the numerous army of officials which its administration requires.
Moreover, as we have said, since the abolition of slavery most of the plantations have fallen into decay, for the freed slaves are entirely wanting in industry.
Dr Burton's information on economic subjects had probably been acquired during his studies and correspondence about the abolition of the Corn Laws.
They, not less than he, were for free trade and the abolition of every kind of monopoly.
His remedy was always a sponge applied to the debt, and the abolition of taxes.
The first is that his scheme would lead to the abolition of the monarchy and the House of Lords.
Francis Place was the wire-puller, to whose energy was due the abolitionof the Conspiracy Laws in 1824.
For improvement, he looks chiefly to the abolition of restrictive laws.
During the premierships of Lord Melbourne and of Sir Robert Peel the questions of free-trade and the abolition of the corn-laws absorbed public attention, and the Catholic topic was all but set aside.
It was the reform bill which they introduced, and which extended the suffrage to all householders and many lodgers, that made the liberal party stronger, and the abolition of the Irish establishment necessary.
This expression may signify their disappearance from the earth, perhaps the abolition of the laws by which they have heretofore been moved, and the reconstruction of those relations which existed between heaven and earth prior to the fall.
At any rate, this much is certain: with the abolition of chair-rent in the churches the attendance at divine service, and consequently the religious sentiment, might be greatly stimulated.
Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equable distribution of the population over the country.
The distinguishing feature of Communism is not the abolition of property generally, but the abolition of bourgeois property.
The abolition of bourgeois individuality, bourgeois independence, and bourgeois freedom is undoubtedly aimed at.
And the abolition of this state of things is called by the bourgeois, abolition of individuality and freedom!
In this sense, the theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.
For the rest, it is self-evident that the abolitionof the present system of production must bring with it the abolition of the community of women springing from that system, i.
The abolition of existing property relations is not at all a distinctive feature of Communism.
It has been objected that upon the abolition of private property all work will cease, and universal laziness will overtake us.
The main cause of the abolition of private war was the increase of the authority of emperors or kings, p.
Babington (Churchill), The Influence of Christianity in promoting the Abolition of Slavery in Europe.
Footnote 62: Babington, The Influence of Christianity in promoting the Abolition of Slavery in Europe, p.
So little was the abolition of slavery thought of that a Council at Orleans, in the middle of the sixth century, expressly decreed the perpetuity of servitude among the descendants of slaves.
Such an abolition would be the extreme of moral intolerance.
In Cuba the nobler parent determined the rank of the offspring (Newman, Anglo-Saxon Abolition of Negro Slavery, p.
Babington, Influence of Christianity in Promoting the Abolition of Slavery in Europe, p.
The last of them or the sixteenth Gregory was the Pope under whose administration the mysteries were performed by our instrumentality for the abolition of all kinds of popery.
Roman Catholic Priest, I was working since the year 1838, according to my mission, with great zeal for the abolition of all kinds of Popery.
In the first place he saw on the title page, that I, after having been eighteen years Roman Catholic Priest, appeared in public for the abolition of all kinds of Popery.
Christ's manifestation by his messengers for the Abolition of all kinds of Popery.
I expected that the time for the abolition of severe judgments, the principal executor of which is Emperor Napoleon, was expiring.
Christ's manifestation for the abolition of all kinds of Popery!
Colquhoun had various correspondents, who do not venture to propose the abolition of a system which sanctioned the practice, but who hope to diminish the facility for supplementary betting on the results of the official drawing.
Boswell was attracted by Clarkson, but finally made up his mind that the abolition of the slave-trade would 'shut the gates of mercy on mankind.
This doctrine gives a short cut to the abolition of metaphysics.
The abolition of primogeniture, and equal partition of inheritances, removed the feudal and unnatural distinctions which made one member of every family rich and all the rest poor.
All his life he rejoiced that he had thus early favored the abolition of slavery.
He regretted the abolition of torture, the refined cruelty of the middle ages: quartering, the stake, the wheel.
He circulates petitions for the abolition of capital punishment, and has organised a society for the defence of poor and innocent prisoners.
In how short a time did the new legislature of the State pass, in that very city, a series of thorough-going abolition resolutions, sixteen constituting the minority!
Garrison lectured in New-York in favour of the abolition of slavery, and in exposure of the colonization scheme, and was warmly encouraged by a few choice spirits.
These expelled youths have since been founders and supporters of abolition societies; and the good cause has gained even more than the seminary has lost by the absurd tyranny practised against the students.
Channing took measures to inform himself of the real state of the case of the blacks; and, within the next month, preached a thorough-going abolition sermon.
The leaders of the abolitionmovement are for the most part peacemen; an inestimable circumstance, as it takes out the sting from the worst of the slanders of their enemies, and gives increased effect to their moral warfare.
It was known, however, that I had declared my intention of attending an abolition meeting.
In course of time twelve men formed themselves into an abolition society at Boston, and the cause was fairly afoot.
His studies soon convinced him of the fallacies and iniquities involved in the plan, and he saw that nothing short of the abolition of the slave system would redeem the coloured race from their social depression.
These things, aided by the abolition of primogeniture and entails, it was said, were to prevent the growth of a moneyed aristocracy in this country.
The proper remedy for monopoly is not abolition but control.
And the entire abolition of long-established commutation rates has happened more than once.
The combination of the workmen to secure their right to protect themselves from insult is indeed a movement toward making them better and nobler men, just as the abolition of slavery in all its forms was a move in this direction.
Already legislative and congressional committees have made their tours of investigation, and bills have been introduced in the legislatures of many of the States, and in Congress, looking to the restriction or abolition of trust monopolies.
It is very unfortunate that many people misconstrue this result of the organization of labor as a move toward the abolition of all social ranks and grades.