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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In other words, he wanted an order compelling the roads to depart from the
principle of the long and short haul clause. The Commission said it might
authorize the carriers upon their application to depart from the rule of that clause,
but that it ...
The Commission would be required to act as rate makers for all the roads, and
would be compelled to so adjust the tariffs as to meet the exigencies of business,
while at the same time endeavoring to protect relative rights and equities of rival ...
Now, it often happens, does it not, that a particular rate upon one road is largely
dependent upon another rate? ... that come into competition for business and to
establish the proper relations between roads to and from competitive points.
... the roads in question—the difference shown in the rates carried on the roads in
question for corresponding distances. ... it is called—were applied to the terminal
rates, and the roads were required to change those terminal rates in conformity ...
roads of the country would welcome such a change and a chance to escape from
the domination of Armour & Co. Armour ... If the railroad is a comparatively weak
one the traffic manager of the road has to have freight or he loses his position.
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