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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What I want to get at now is this: Did you ever hear, can you produce a sentence,
from anyone participating in any of those debates that seems to indicate that they
believed that the power was given at that time to fix rates? Mr. BACON.
Have they not decided further, have not the Supreme Court held, that the only
question in connection with rates that they can pass upon is as to whether or not
a given rate is an act of confiscation, and that they have nothing to do with
Is it not your opinion that under this bill a com}. would have a right to make a
complaint against all the rates rom all the stations named in a given schedule?
Mr. BACON. I think if such a complaint were made— The CHAIRMAN. Will you
Mr. MANN. Do you consider yourself an expert on the subject of rate making? Mr.
BAcon. I would not make such a statement; no, sir. I have given a good deal of
study to it and feel fairly well informed in regard to it, but I would not consider ...
We have given the committee great credit for the prompt reporting of that bill and
its action in relation to it, as well as that of the House, has been highly
appreciated. Mr. MANN. I would be very glad if some time at your leisure ou
would call the ...
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