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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They are directly affected by the rate of freight on their products from the points of
production. The consumers, of course, are interested in all that they consume,
and, in fact, commercial organizations are only indirectly interested, because
But in the payment of freight charges on that business , the great injustice of
freight charges attracted my attention , and naturally , for my interest , with those
with whom I was doing business , I took up the subject , endeavoring , so far as I
If the rate of 1899 had been in force in 1903 the amount of freight paid would
have been $155,000,000 less than it was. Mr. BACON. That is it, exactly. And this
is a question that concerns the public. One point is very often forgotten—that is,
Page v . D. , L. & W.R. Co .... Cincinnati Freight Bureau v . C. , N. O. & T. P. R. Co .
. Chicago Freight Bureau v . L. N. A. & C . R. Co. Charleston Truck Farmers ' Assn
. v . N. E. R. Co .. Hill & Bro . v . N. C. & St. L. R. Co ... Cordele Machine Shop v .
You agree that it does not require—you state that it does not require an expert
knowledge to make freight rates? Mr. BAcon. That is not exactly what I mean. Mr.
MANN. Won't you tell us just what you do mean on the subject. Mr. BAcon.
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