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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o. of the Cullom bill were seriously objected to by one and another. The
CHAIRMAN. Let me interrupt you. The bill that you referred to as the Cullom bill
was the one that contained the provision authorizing pooling?
Right in this connection the Commission used the language which has been
sometimes referred to as disclaiming the power to prescribe a reasonable rate on
complaint. It said, as to rates from the shorter distance stations, concerning which
Your committee has decided that “Freight” ought to be sent and referred to every
person interested in the subject. Mr. BAcon. Our committee has been asked to
indorse it and it has declined to do so. Mr. MANN. You have indorsed it? Mr.
The ground of complaint in the case we refer to, the maximum rate case, was that
rates from Western points to the South were too high as compared with rates from
Eastern points to the South, as you have said. Mr. BACON. That was it.
We believe that the Cooper-Quarles bill might be amended in the manner to
which I have referred. - The CHAIRMAN. Yes. Mr. MEAD. And that would give
adequate relief by making them common carriers, and then they would come
under the ...
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