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 bill that succeeded that, which was advocated by this committee, was known
as the Nelson-Corliss bill, and it contained less than half of the provisions
previously contained. - Mr. RICHARDSON. The Nelson-Corliss bill? Mr. Bacon.
He desired that the rates for that service should be less than those from stations
on the same line nearer to destination. In other words, he wanted an order
compelling the roads to depart from the principle of the long and short haul
Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Mr. Bacon.
Yes, sir; certainly. The CHAIRMAN. And that, too, in an important sense, more or
less, to one of the parties to the controversy, to the railroad company, namely?
in the southeastern territory, upon merchandise and manuwhich, on investigation
, had been found to be very much higher for a less distance than rates on the
same commodities r. MANN. Oh, well, you are seeking to argue the question as
There is a dispute in the country as to what should be the relative charges on
carload rates and less than carload rates. It is to the interest, say, of the larger
cities to have carload rates very much less than rates on smaller quantities—that
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