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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Do you think that that was fair to the members of the committee? Mr. BAcon. That
bill had been before this committee, in the bill that was introduced by Mr. Wanger
of the committee, after having been before the Senate for some two or three ...
They have now the power to say what is a fair rate, after investigation, and after
all interests have been heard, and I do not believe in giving the Commission the
power to fix initial rates. The CHAIRMAN. What do you mean by “initial rates?
After that they call witnesses and bring them around and they investigate in the
court and have the testimony of the witnesses as to whether the Commission has
fixed a fair and reasonable rate ? Mr. Mead . Yes , sir ; I so understand it . It
I think that if such a case as that should occur - I can hardly conceive of it , but I
think if it should occur — it would be only justice to the railroad to make a fair rate
. I do not see why they should not have the right , under the construction of the ...
... are willing to pay a fair price. I myself paid $100 for icing a car from Michigan to
Boston. In addition to what Armour got on that he received a mileage of $25, so
that for that one car he received $125. We claim that that is an exorbitant charge.
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