Grain and Farm Service Centers Volume 18

Grain and Farm Service Centers Volume 18

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907-01 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Interstate Commerce Commission to compel the /Vheeling & Lake Erie and the Hocking Valley roads to pro-rate cars among coal operators, regardless of the ownership of the cars. The roads, in their application for an injunction restraining the enforcement of the state commission's order. allege interference with interstate coinnierce and a taking of property withoiit due process of law. There is one feature of the car question that we have not seen mentioned in the reciprocal demurrage bills now pending in the legislature of the difierent states. No provision is made for fining the railroad companies for delaying cars of grain at terminals when consignments are received by a commission man, and are sold and ordered delivered to buyers. Cars of grain ot to be delivered within a ieasonable length of time, not to exceed five days.--R. D. & 5. On anything involving corporate interests I invariably have found that 40 members of the United States senate are lined "p with the corporations and 27 who have only private interests, are against them. I have ofiered nine amendments on trust matters and eight of these were recommended by the Interstate Commerce Commission. All were tabled.-"hen I went down to attend the last session they said they would table me also. I tell you this country is in the control of the corporations.--Senator La Follette. Comprehensive plans for the improvement of inland waterways are to be considered by a commission on which President Roosevelt has requested the following to serve: Representative Theodore H. Burton of Ohio, chairman; Senator Francis G. Newlands of Nevada, Senator William Warner of Missouri, John H. Bankhead of Alabama, General Alexander MacKenzie, chief of engineers of the...
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  • Paperback | 454 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 803g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236940822
  • 9781236940827