Annual Report, Volum 25

Fourth report is accompanied by "Map and profiles of Iowa railroads, 1881".

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Side 315 - The plaintiff sought to recover the value of such work as an item of damages, but the court held that the measure of damages was the difference between the value of the oxen at the time of the conversion and their value at the time they were retaken by the plaintiff.
Side 4 - ... improvements; the earnings and receipts from each branch of business and from all sources; the operating and other expenses; the balances of profit and loss; and a complete exhibit of the financial operations of the carrier each year, including an annual balance sheet.
Side 3 - December in each year make a report to the Governor of their doings for the preceding year, containing such facts, statements and explanations as will disclose the working of the system of railroad transportation in this state...
Side 331 - Pacific Coast Jobbers' and Manufacturers' Association, Intervene!- on behalf of Defendants. (9 IC C. Rep., 318.) 1153. With water competition compelling low all-rail freight rates from NewYork to San Francisco and other Pacific coast terminals, a showing that the distance is less and that graded rates were formerly in force is not sufficient to warrant an order requiring lower rates from St. Louis, Chicago, and other interior points than from New York on traffic carried by rail to Pacific coast destinations.
Side 329 - The legal duty of common carriers to so classify traffic and fix charges thereon that the burdens of transportation shall be reasonably and justly distributed among the articles they carry...
Side 329 - ... successfully plead the excuse of financial necessity where the legality of such action as applied to any given commodity is challenged; and the controlling question must be as to the reasonableness and justice of the advance in classification and rate upon the facts shown in each case.
Side 330 - ... reasonably high, and while the continuance of such classification and rates is not conclusive evidence of their reasonableness, it is in the nature of an admission against them which tends to show the unreasonableness of the advance of hay and straw to fifth class rates in January, 1900, and the force of this admission becomes great in view of the largely increased business and profits of the defendants in 1899 and subsequent years.
Side 194 - Branches and Spurs. 2. Proprietary Companies whose entire Capital Stock is Owned by this Company. 3. Line Operated under Lease for specified sum.
Side 204 - ... the westerly line of the right of way of the Illinois Central Railroad...
Side 330 - ... volume, bulk, weight, risk, expense of handling, and competition; the best that can be done under such a scheme of classification is to place two or more articles possessing general similarity in the same class, and where an article is not analogous to any other to put that article in the class containing commodities which are most nearly related to it in general character and other essential respects.

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