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 shippers constitute perhaps one-fiftieth part of the ublic. P The CHAIRMAN.
Yes, sir. Mr. BAcon. And as long as their rates are equitable with regard to each
other and with reference to the various commodities they handle they are fully ...
has it in his power to ruin the shippers of Georgia, so far as their peach business
is concerned. He can refuse to-day, under one pretext or another, to put his cars
into Georgia. Mr. LovERING. And ruin the railroads too? Mr. MEAD. Yes; and the
certainly nobody proposes to confer on anybody the absolute authority to
determine for itself whether it shall favor one shipper and refuse to hear the case
of another shipper. Mr. BACON. No; but it may enter into the details of the
assumes to represent the shippers of the United States generally. - Mr.
THURBER. I say indirectly. Mr. BACON. In what manner indirectly? . Mr.
THURBER. Based upon my knowledge of the situation. Mr. BACON. And it is your
The Railroad Gazette goes on to say: The shipper is told, in effect, that the State
will look out for the needs of business in the way of reduced rates of
transportation, and he knows that, until driven to plead confiscatory taking of
property without ...
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