Congressional Edition Volume 6471

Congressional Edition Volume 6471

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...Minnesota, and Iowa, Sioux City comes in direct competition with Omaha, Kansas City, and Minneapolis, principally with Omaha. These competitive markets pay the local rate inbound from point of production and proportional rates out to the various markets of distribution, including principally Minneapolis on wheat and Chicago and southeastern territory on coarse grains. Sioux City, however, has no proportional rates outbound to the same destinations, and because of the high level of its local rates in and out is restricted to the use of joint rates from points of production to ultimate destinations, with the privilege of stopping the grain at Sioux City for the purpose of cleaning, milling, or otherwise treating. Upon complaint of alleged unjust discrimination and prayer for the establishment of reasonable local rates from the states named to Sioux City and of proportional rates out with reasonable relation to the proportionals from Omaha to the markets named, Held: 2352. That competitive conditions required the establishment and maintenance of the Omaha and Kansas City proportional rates which do not exist at Sioux City, and therefore that the circumstances and conditions surrounding the transportation through the respective markets are substantially dissimilar. 2353. That as to the great bulk of its grain tonnage, Sioux City labors under no substantial disadvantage, but is on an equality in rate and choice of markets with Omaha. 2354. That the only substantial advantage to Omaha over Sioux City shown by this record is the back-haul privilege from such territory as Omaha can reach in competition with Sioux City and other markets in direct line of flow of the grain from point of origin to ultimate destination, which advantage, however, as more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236613791
  • 9781236613790