Railway Problems

William Zebina Ripley
Ginn, 1907 - 686 sider

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Side 578 - to charge any greater compensation in the aggregate for transportation under substantially similar circumstances and conditions for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line in the same direction, the shorter being included in the longer distance ; but
Side 374 - distances for the transportation of persons or property, and the Commission may from time to time prescribe the extent to which such designated common carrier may be relieved from the operation of this section of this act.
Side 599 - sanction must be the fair value of the property being used by it for the convenience of the public. And in order to ascertain that value, the original cost of construction, the amount expended
Side 185 - On May 29, 1894, the Interstate Commerce Commission entered an order, of which the following is a copy : At a general session of the Interstate Commerce Commission held at its office in Washington, BC, on the
Side 171 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act to make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular person, company, firm, corporation, or locality, or any particular description of traffic, in any respect whatsoever, or to subject any person, company, firm, corporation or locality, or any particular description of traffic, to
Side 188 - Said commissioners shall have the power, and it shall be their duty, to establish rates of charges for the transportation of passengers and freight by railroad or other transportation companies, and publish the same from time to time, with such changes as they may make.
Side 561 - its manufactured products, produced by it or under its authority, or which it may own in whole or in part, or in which it may have any interest direct or indirect, except such as
Side 588 - the court said : The question of the reasonableness of a rate of charge for transportation by a railroad company, involving, as it does, the element of reasonableness, both as regards the company and as regards the public, is eminently
Side 161 - transportation lines (including the steamship lines from northeastern cities to southern ports) engaged in the traffic of the territory south of the Potomac and Ohio rivers and east of the Mississippi, and the rates involved in these cases from both Eastern and Central to Southern
Side 594 - be no doubt of their power and duty to inquire whether a body of rates prescribed by a legislature or a commission is unjust and unreasonable, and such as to work a practical destruction to rights of property, and if found so to be, to restrain its operation. The

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