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Page 18 - Commission shall give due consideration, among other factors, to the effect of rates on the movement of traffic by the carrier or carriers for which the rates are prescribed; to the need, in the public interest, of adequate and efficient railway transportation service at the lowest cost consistent with the furnishing of such service, and to the need of revenues sufficient to enable the carriers, under honest, economical, and efficient management to provide such service.
Page 703 - America in congress assembled, that the provisions of this act shall apply to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used, under a common control, management or arrangement, for a continuous carriage or shipment...
Page 263 - ... any information concerning the nature, kind, quantity, destination, consignee, or routing of any property tendered or delivered to such...
Page 609 - Act. (4) Whenever in any such investigation the Commission, after full hearing, finds that any such rate, fare, charge, classification, regulation, or practice causes any undue or unreasonable advantage, preference, or prejudice as between persons or localities in intrastate commerce on the one hand and interstate or foreign commerce...
Page 381 - To these accounts shall be charged the cost of original road, original equipment, road extensions, additions, and betterments; also the estimated values at time of acquisition of right of way and other road and equipment property donated to the carrier, except that unless authorized by the Commission no charges shall be made to these accounts after July 1, 1914, for donations received previously to that date. Applications to the Commission for including such Items in the road and equipment accounts...
Page 73 - Columbia, or to any foreign country, any article or commodity, other than timber and the manufactured products thereof, manufactured, mined, or 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 articles or commodities as may be necessary and Intended for its use In the conduct of Its business as a common carrier.
Page 456 - ... a greater or less compensation for any service rendered, or to be rendered, in the transportation of passengers or property, subject to the provisions of this act, than it charges, demands, collects or receives from any other person or persons for doing for him or them a like and contemporaneous service in the transportation of a like kind of traffic under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, such common carrier shall be deemed guilty of unjust discrimination, which is hereby prohibited...
Page 17 - ... the need, in the public interest of adequate and efficient transportation service by such carriers at the lowest cost consistent with the furnishing of such service; and to the need of revenues sufficient to enable such carriers, under honest, economical, and efficient management to provide such service.
Page 380 - By the term premium is meant the excess of the actual money value of the consideration received for stock actually issued or assumed over the par value of such stock.
Page 273 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress to promote, encourage and develop water transportation service and facilities in connection with the commerce of the United States, and to foster and preserve in full vigor both rail and water transportation.