Annual Reports. Report of the Postmaster-General. Miscellaneous Reports

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Page 539 - due process of law" generally implies and includes actor, reus, judex, regular allegations, opportunity to answer, and a trial according to some settled course of judicial proceedings..., yet, this is not universally true.
Page 528 - General, upon evidence satisfactory to him, that the American School of Magnetic Healing, SA Weltmer, president, J. H. Kelly, secretary, and JA Kelly, at Nevada, Missouri, are engaged in conducting a scheme or device for obtaining money through the mails by means of false and fraudulent pretenses, representations, and promises...
Page 38 - No legislature can bargain away the public health or the public morals. The people themselves cannot do it, much less their servants. The supervision of both these subjects of governmental power is continuing in its nature, and they are to be dealt with as the special exigencies of the moment may require. Government is organized with a view to their preservation, and cannot divest itself of the power to provide for them. For this purpose the legislative discretion is allowed, and the discretion cannot...
Page 530 - to come to the seat of government to assert any claim he may have upon that government, to transact any business he may have with it, to seek its protection, to share its offices, to engage in administering its functions. He has the right of free access to its seaports, through which all operations of foreign commerce are conducted, to the subtreasuries, land offices, and courts of justice in the several States.
Page 527 - The Postmaster General may, upon evidence satisfactory to him that any person or company is engaged in conducting any lottery, gift enterprise, or scheme for the distribution of money, or of any real or personal property by lot, chance, or drawing of any kind...
Page 529 - States — such, for instance, as the prohibition against ex post facto laws, bills of attainder, and laws impairing the obligation of contracts. But, with the exception of these and a few other restrictions, the entire domain of the privileges and immunities of citizens of the States, as above defined, lay within the constitutional and legislative power of the States, and without that of the federal government.
Page 536 - We do not agree with the counsel of Missouri that "to punish one is to deprive him of life, liberty or property, and that to take from him anything less than these is no punishment at all." The learned counsel does not use these terms — life, liberty, and property — as comprehending every right known to the law. He does not include under liberty freedom from outrage on the feelings as well as restraints on the person. He does not include under property those estates which one may acquire in professions,...
Page 457 - Etats, et elle demeurera obligatoire , d'année en année, jusqu'à ce que l'une des deux parties contractantes ait annoncé à l'autre , mais un an à l'avance, son intention d'en faire cesser les effets. Pendant cette dernière année , la convention continuera d'avoir son exécution pleine et entière, sans préjudice de la liquidation et du solde des comptes entre les administrations des postes des deux pays , après l'expiration dudit terme.
Page 537 - The attorney and counsellor being, by the solemn judicial act of the court, clothed with his office, does not hold it as a matter of grace and favor. The right which it confers upon him to appear for suitors, and to argue causes, is something more than a mere indulgence, revocable at the pleasure of the court, or at the command of the legislature. It is a right of which he can only be deprived by the judgment of the court, for moral or professional delinquency.
Page 457 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF the respective plenipotentiaries have signed the present convention and have affixed thereto their seals. DONE in duplicate at Washington the ^ day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighteen.

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