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adopted alleges amount answer appeared application average BOARD OF TRANSPORTATION Burlington & Quincy Car-loads Carried cattle cents charges Chicago City Class coal common carrier competitive complainant construction corporation cost defendant depot grounds distance Dollars earnings EFFECTIVE elevators Elkhorn equal erect established facilities facts Feet filed findings freight Fremont further grain grant grounds haul hearing highway hundred issue June Kansas City length less Lincoln live stock loaded located matter mileage miles Missouri named Nebraska necessary operation order served owners Pacific Railway Company parties persons petition pounds produce question Quincy Railroad Rail Railroad Company rates reasonable receiving rendered Report requiring respect respondent River road secretaries ship shipment shippers side track South Omaha station TABLE tariff terminal tion traffic transportation of coal Union Pacific unjust unreasonable Valley yards
Page 5 - ... whereupon a statement of the charges thus made shall be forwarded by the commission to such common carrier, who shall be called upon to satisfy the complaint or to answer the same in writing within a reasonable time, to be specified by the commission.
Page 77 - All charges made for any service rendered or to be rendered in the transportation of passengers or property and for the transmission of messages by telegraph, telephone, or cable, as aforesaid, or in connection therewith, shall be just and reasonable; and every unjust and unreasonable charge for such service or any part thereof is prohibited and declared to be unlawful: Provided.
Page 5 - ... it shall be the duty of the Commission to investigate the matters complained of in such manner and by such means as it shall deem proper.
Page 76 - Act shall, according to their respective powers, afford all reasonable, proper, and equal facilities for the interchange of traffic between their respective lines, and for the receiving, forwarding, and delivering of passengers and property to and from their several lines and those connecting therewith, and shall not discriminate in their rates and charges between such connecting lines; but this shall not be construed as requiring any such common carrier to give the use of its tracks or terminal...
Page 76 - 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...
Page 6 - Commission may conduct its proceedings in such manner as will best conduce to the proper dispatch of business and to the ends of justice.
Page 5 - That any person, firm, corporation, or association, or any mercantile, agricultural, or manufacturing society, or any body politic or municipal organization complaining of anything done or omitted to be done by any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act in contravention of the provisions thereof...
Page 75 - 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.
Page 51 - State, persons and property are subjected to all kinds of restraints and burdens, in order to secure the general comfort, health and prosperity of the State ; of the right of the legislature to do which, no question ever was, or upon acknowledged general principles, ever can be made, so far as natural persons are concerned.