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Annual Report - Iowa State Commerce Commission, Том 5
Iowa State Commerce Commission
Полный просмотр - 1882
Agent Ames amount Burlington Burlington & Quincy carriers cars Cedar Rapids Cent Centerville charge Chicago Chicago & North-Western citizens claim coal commission commissioners complainants concerning condition Council Bluffs court crossing damages depot discrimination discussed Dodge Dubuque earnings engine et al expenses fact failure farm filed follows freight furnish further grade grain grounds highway Illinois interstate Iowa Iowa Central Island & Pacific Joseph Junction Kansas City Keokuk live stock Louis matter mile Milwaukee & St Minn Moines NAME Northern OFFICERS Oity Omaha operated Pacific passenger Paul petition present question RAIL Railroad company railway railway company rates reasonable received refusal road Rock Island ship shipments shippers side Sioux City station stop street Superintendent switching TABLE Topeka track train transit transportation Union Pacific Valley Wabash West Western Winona York
Стр. 240 - ... to give evidence touching the matter in question ; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by such court as a contempt thereof.
Стр. 256 - We hold, however, that the basis of all calculations as to the reasonableness of rates to be charged by a corporation maintaining a highway under legislative sanction must be the fair value of the property being used by it for the convenience of the public.
Стр. 240 - 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...
Стр. 240 - Railways heretofore constructed, or that may hereafter be constructed in this state, are hereby declared public highways, and shall be free to all persons for the transportation of their persons and property thereon, under such regulations as may be prescribed by law.
Стр. 246 - If the company is deprived of the power of charging reasonable rates for the use of its property, and such deprivation takes place in the absence of an investigation by judicial machinery, it is deprived of the lawful use of its property, and thus, in substance and effect, of the property itself, without due process of law and in violation of the Constitution of the United States...
Стр. 262 - ... proceed to hear and determine the matter speedily as a court of equity, and without the formal pleadings and proceedings applicable to ordinary suits in equity, but in such manner as to do justice in the premises...
Стр. 44 - That if any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall, directly or indirectly, by any special rate, rebate, drawback, or other device, charge, demand, collect •or receive from any person or persons a greater or less compensation...
Стр. 247 - This court has declared, in several cases, that there is a remedy in the courts for relief against legislation establishing a tariff of rates which is so unreasonable as to practically destroy the value of property of companies engaged in the carrying business, and that especially may the courts of the United States treat such a question as a judicial one, and hold such acts of legislation to be in conflict with the Constitution of the VOL.
Стр. 256 - What the company is entitled to ask is a fair return upon the value of that which it employs for the public convenience. On the other hand, what the public is entitled to demand is that no more be exacted from it for the use of a public highway than the services rendered by it are reasonably worth.
Стр. 44 - 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...