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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Will you explain, now, to the committee how this legislation that you are asking for
would relieve this situation that you have spoken of? Mr. MEAD. It would relieve it
in this respect, that other refrigerator cars might be put upon those lines where ...
Would the railroads welcome a change regarding the contracts with regard to the
refrigerating cars ? M : MEAD . I am not , of course ... We believe that we should
haul any car or any refrigerator car tendered to us . " I have no right to speak for ...
There are other refrigerator cars that do the work at less cost to the producer and
also with a less consumption of ice. They do work that the Armour Company cars
can not do; and yet the shipper can not use those cars because the Armour ...
Mr. MEAD. Practically so. Armour & Co. some years ago saw the possibilities of
getting practically an absolute control of the refrigerator-car service of the country,
and Armour to-day practically controls it. He can give us cars or not, as he sees ...
A great many of those railroads now have exclusive contracts with these car
companies that the refrigerator cars of the companies shall be handled
exclusively by railroad companies. The railroads do not publish the schedules for
the icing ...
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