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Hon. Hugh S. Hersman, Member of Congress from California.
Hon. Henry F. Barbour, Member of Congress from California_
Mr. John D. Miller, Washington, D. C..
Mr. Aaron Sapiro, San Francisco, Calif.
Mr. A. T. Smythe, Charlestown, S. C., representing the South Carolina
Mr. R. W. Balderson, Philadelphia, Pa., representing the Interstate Milk
Mr. Charles A. Lyman, secretary of the National Board of Farm Organi-
Mr. Thomas C. Atkeson, representing the National Grange, Washington,
Hon. Dick T. Morgan, Member of Congress.
n. of D.
MAY 7 1920
ANDREW J. VOLSTEAD, Minnesota, Chairman. DICK T. MORGAN, Oklahoma.
EDWIN Y. WEBB, North Carolina. GEORGE S. GRAHAM, Pennsylvania. ROBERT Y. THOMAS, JR., Kentucky. LEONIDAS C. DYER, Missouri.
WILLIAM L. IGOE, Missouri. JOSEPH WALSH, Massachusetts.
WARREN GARD, Ohio. C. FRANK REAVIS, Nebraska.
RICHARD S. WHALEY, South Carolina. JAMES W. HUSTED, New York.
THADDEUS H. CARAWAY, Arkansas. GILBERT A. CURRIE, Michigan.
M. M. NEELY, West Virgina.
HENRY J. STEELE, Pennsylvania.
W. C. PREUS, Clerk.
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING FOR FARMERS
COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY,
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
Tuesday, October 28, 1919. The committee met at. 10.30 o'clock a. m., Hon. Andrew J. Volstead (chairman) presiding.
The CHAIRMAN. The committee will come to order. We will hear you now, Mr. Hersman.
STATEMENT OF HON. HUGH S. HERSMAN, A REPRESENTATIVE
IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Mr. HERSMAN. Mr. Chairman and gentlemen, on July 24, of this year, I introduced H. R. 7783. On the same day Mr. Barbour of California introduced a bill that has a wording almost similar to this bill. We had in view the same objects and were inspired by the same desires; that is, to clarify the situation of the farmers in regard to collective bargaining.
I understand from the chairman that there are a number of matters that probably the committee will take into consideration and