Interstate Commerce Commission Annual Report Volume 3

Interstate Commerce Commission Annual Report Volume 3

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...Railroad Company has one terminus on the riverin Providence; and another across the river in East Providence; the one in Providence having been first constructed, and the other later, and for the convenience of the company. From the Providence terminus to points reached from both the distance is 1 slightly the less. The company is not at liberty to make from Providence, to such common points higher charges than from East Providence, in order to force the business to the latter terminus, aud would be chargeable with unjust discrimination if it should do so. (.Ib.) Estoppel.--The fact that a railroad company for many years has paid the charge for hauling freight from wharves to its stations, does not bind it to continue that practice, and if not bound by contract it may stop doing so at any time. (7ft.) Mileage.--As the Burton Stock Car Company does not use cars of railroad companies, or exchange cars in any manner, but rents them to the public for hire the refusal of the defendants to pay the bame mileage allowed on exchanges of cars between each other does not constitute unjust discrimination.-Bnrton Stock Car Company v, Chicago, Burlington and Qniucy Rail road Company et.l. Date Of Transaction.--The act to regulate commerce does not afford a remedy for unjust discrimination which occurred before the act was passed. Ottinger -. The Southern Pacific Company. Mileage Tickets.--A railroad company that sells mileage tickets must sell them impartially to all the public who apply for them; their sale to a particular class of persons at lower rates than are charged to others is unjust discrimination Larriaon v. Chicago and Grand Trunk Railway Company. Associated Wholesale Grocers of St. Louis v. Missouri Pacific Rail-way Company. Stock Yards.--It...
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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 422g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236662512
  • 9781236662514