United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ... and Rules Announced at ..., Volume 280

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Banks & Bros., Law Publishers, 1930 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 252 - It is entitled to see that from earnings the value of the property invested is kept unimpaired, so that at the end of any given term of years the original investment remains as it was at the beginning.
Page 29 - Commission shall have reason to believe that any such person, partnership, or corporation has been or is using any unfair method of competition or unfair or deceptive act or practice in commerce, and if it shall appear to the Commission that a proceeding by it in respect thereof would be to the interest of the public...
Page 444 - The net income shall be computed upon the basis of the taxpayer's annual accounting period (fiscal year or calendar year, as the case may be) in accordance with the method of accounting regularly employed in keeping the books of such taxpayer ; but if no such method of accounting has been so employed, or if the method employed does not clearly reflect the income...
Page 372 - The Federal Water Power Act of June 10, 1920 (41 Stat. 1063; 16 USC sec. 800): Federal Power Commission "shall give preference to applications ... by States and municipalities" for permits and licenses to build and operate works upon navigable waters.
Page 431 - ... after full hearing, whether completed before or after the rate, fare, charge, classification, regulation, or practice goes into effect, the Commission may make such order with reference thereto as would be proper in a proceeding initiated after it had become effective.
Page 248 - A public utility is entitled to such rates as will permit it to earn a return on the value of the property which it employs for the convenience of the public equal to that generally being made at the same time and in the same general part of the country on investments in other business undertakings which are attended by corresponding risks and uncertainties...
Page 187 - Indian to whom such allotment shall have been made, or, in case of his decease, of his heirs according to the laws of the State or Territory where such land is located...
Page 380 - He thereupon applied to the Supreme Court of the State for a writ of prohibition, but upon demurrer to the petition the writ was denied.
Page 456 - As soon as practicable after the return is filed, the Commissioner shall examine it. If it then appears that the correct amount of the tax is greater or less than that shown in the return, the installments shall be recomputed.
Page 42 - There is a substantial identity, constituting infringement, where a device is a copy of the thing described by the patentee, 'either without variation, or with such variations as are consistent with its being in substance the same thing.

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