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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Mr. BACON. I take exception to the term “populist,” because they are not
embraced in any party. The CHAIRMAN. I did not say “populist.” I said “populace.
” [Laughter.] Mr. BAcon. I beg your pardon. While the shippers are interested in
the rates ...
... the district court , then either party , as soon as it goes to that court , has the
right to send for witnesses in order to investigate to see whether the Commission
has fixed a just rate ? Mr. MEAD . Yes , sir ; I understand it so . Mr. RICHARDSON
I would say in reply to that that the only parties authorized to bring complaints Mr.
SHACKLEFORD . I am not talking about who are authorized to bring complaints ,
but what authority — Mr. Bacon . Please hear me through . Mr. SHACKLEFORD ...
But the enforcement of those contracts was dependent entirely upon the integrity
of the parties and not at all upon fear of the operation of the courts. Mr. THURBER
. That is my impression. Mr. BAcon. May I say a word? The CHAIRMAN.
If it should answer as such a weapon, the effect of the use of that weapon would
simply be to punish not the guilty party who evaded the rate, because he was
already accepting less, but to punish every innocent party that had obeyed the
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