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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That included the increased traffic? Mr. BACON. No, sir; it takes the same rate ...
The same number of tons? Mr. BACON. The same rate per ton that was in force in
1899, applied to the tonnage of 1903, increases the earnings by $155,000,000.
an increase in the third class , and from that throughout the entire province that
the railroads occupy ? Mr. MEAD . Yes , sir . Mr. RICHARDSON . Then , if the
Interstate Commerce Commission were passing upon a complaint that related to
Do you believe that the Interstate Commerce Commission, on a complaint in
reference to rates from Chicago to New York, ought to have the power to increase
the railroad rate from Chicago to Boston and make the railroads charge a higher
... arrangements it could acquire a larger percentage of the rate, and therefore the
efforts of each railroad were bent to the end of increasing their percentage, so as
to make a better arrangement upon the renewal of the pooling contract.
They were condemned by the common law before the existin law was passed.
Since the passage of the law in 1887 the power o the Commission has been
materially increased by amendments to it. Finally, by the Elkins Act of 1903, they
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