Principles of Railroad Transportation

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Side 527 - That no corporation engaged in commerce shall acquire, directly or indirectly, the whole or any part of the stock or other share capital of another corporation engaged also in commerce, where the effect of such acquisition may be to substantially lessen competition between the corporation whose stock is so acquired and the corporation making the acquisition, or to restrain sue-h commerce in any section or community, or tend to create a monopoly of any line of commerce.
Side 540 - This power to regulate is not a power to destroy, and limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation. Under pretence of regulating fares and freights, the state cannot require a railroad corporation to carry persons or property without reward : neither can It do that which in law amounts to a taking of private property for public use without just compensation, or without due process of law.
Side 538 - In countries where the common law prevails, it has been customary from time immemorial for the legislature to declare what shall be a reasonable compensation under such circumstances, or, perhaps more properly speaking, to fix a maximum beyond which any charge made would be unreasonable.
Side 303 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier, subject to the provisions of this act to enter into any contract, agreement, or combination with any other common carrier or carriers for the pooling of freights of different and competing railroads, or to divide between them the aggregate or net proceeds of the earnings of such railroads, or any portion thereof...
Side 494 - The provisions of the bill are based upon the theory that the paramount evil chargeable against the operation of the transportation system of the United States as now conducted is unjust discrimination between persons, places, commodities, or particular descriptions of traffic.
Side 551 - From combining and conspiring to quit, with or without notice, the service of said receivers, with the object and intent of crippling the property in their custody or embarrassing the operation of said railroad...
Side 513 - ... shall include cars and other vehicles and all instrumentalities and facilities of shipment or carriage, irrespective of ownership or of any contract, express or implied, for the use thereof and all services in connection with the receipt, delivery, elevation, and transfer in transit, ventilation, refrigeration or icing, storage, and handling of property transported...
Side 257 - Income from lease of road Miscellaneous rent income Miscellaneous nonoperating physical property Separately operated properties — profit Dividend income Income from funded securities Income from unfunded securities and accounts Income from sinking and other reserve funds Release of premiums on funded debt Contributions from other companies Miscellaneous income Total nonoperating income Gross income DEDUCTIONS FROM GROSS INCOME: Hire of freight cars — Dr.
Side 310 - The agreement on its face recites that it is entered into 'for the purpose .of mutual protection by establishing and maintaining reasonable rates, rules and regulations on all freight traffic, both through and local.
Side 482 - That the Commission hereby created shall have authority to inquire into the management of the business of all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act, and shall keep itself informed as to the manner and method in which the same is conducted...

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