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00 Coupons 00 Mississippi River Account Agent ALTON RAILROAD COMPANY amount annual assumed August Average Balance Board Capital Stock Carried Cars hauled cent charges Chicago & Alton Chicago R. R. Chicago Railroad Common Stock compared condition Construction continued contract corporations Cost Coupons Court December 31 DECREASE DIRECTORS Dividend on Stock dividends due July Express Farm Products February fixed Foreign Freight Fund Gold Bonds Government Gross Earnings guaranteed hundred Illinois Income Account INCREASE Interest issued Jacksonville & Chicago January Kansas City lines Louis & Chicago Louisiana & Missouri Mail Mileage Miles run Mississippi River Bridge Missouri River R. R. Mortgage Bonds Number October officers Operating Expenses Paid party Passengers Percentage persons Profits purchased railway rates reasonable receive reduced referred Regular Service Rent REPORT Road shares Shipments of Farm Sinking Fund Gold Stations thousand Tonnage Tons Total tracks Traffic Trains transportation United
Page 3 - In the government of this commonwealth, the legislative department shall never exercise the executive and judicial powers, or either of them : the executive shall never exercise the legislative and judicial powers, or either of them: the judicial shall never exercise the legislative and executive powers, or either of them : to the end it may be a government of laws and not of men.
Page 20 - The question of the reasonableness of a rate of charge for transportation by a railroad company, involving, as it does, the element of reasonableness both as regards the company and as regards the public, is eminently a question for judicial investigation, requiring due process of law for its determination.
Page 23 - All charges made for any service rendered or to be rendered in the transportation of passengers or property as aforesaid, or in connection therewith, or for the receiving, delivering, storage, or handling of such property, shall be reasonable and just; and every unjust and unreasonable charge for such service is prohibited and declared to be unlawful.
Page 24 - 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 doe process of law, and in violation of the Constitution of the United States...
Page 24 - ... 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 ; and in so far as it is thus deprived, while other persons are permitted to receive reasonable profits upon their invested capital, the company is deprived...
Page 23 - Loan & Trust Co., 116 US 307, 331, 6 Sup. Ct. 334, 345, 29 L. Ed. 636. The court then says: "From what has thus been said it is not to be inferred that this power of limitation or regulation is itself without limit. This power to regulate is not a power to destroy, and limitation is not the equivalent of confiscation.