Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives on Bills to Amend the Interstate-commerce Act: House Report 4093, Amending the Interstate-commerce Act, The Antitrust Act, and Acts Supplementary Thereto
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905 - Corporation Law - 758 pages
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... the question of comparative value of our refrigeration, particularly from
Michigan. I would like to read from the evidence of a few of the witnesses, who
were shippers, at that hearing. I will first read from the testimony of Mr. Gurney: Mr
Mr. Urion . Then the installation of these cars has resulted in diverting shipment
from your community from Chicago and other points and far distant points ? Mr.
GURNEY . Yes , sir ; since the Armour cars came we could get good service and
Mr. URION . Has the profit to the growirs and shippers in your community been
enhanced by the use of Armour cars , notwithstanding the refrigerator charges ?
Mr. Loomis . It has . Mr. URION . They have made more profit by the payment of
Mr. URIoN. You commenced making a charge for ice, did you, prior to the making
of the contract in question with the Armour ... Mr. URion. Then the making of the
cantract with the Armour Line had nothing to do with your furnishing ice free?
... engaged in transportation , or to undertake to make refrigeration , which is a
local service and at best only an incident to interstate traffic , subject to regulation
. Mr. Urion is here , and will dwell at length on the constitutional and legal phases
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