Interstate Commerce Commission Annual Report Volume 9

Interstate Commerce Commission Annual Report Volume 9

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ... per 100 pounds on wheat, flour, and mill stuff's from Minneapolis via Milwaukee to New York and common billing rjoints, established by the defendants and their connecting lines, February 1, 1888, was a through rate. 308. The percentage, amounting to 25 cents per 100 pounds, received by the defend ants and their connecting lines east of Milwaukee as their proportion of this through rate on shipments from Minneapolis and points west of Milwaukee, and between Milwaukee and Minneapolis, while the defendants charge 25 cents per 100 pounds on the same class of freight originating at Milwaukee and transported over their lines and connecting lines to eastern points, was not an unjust discrimination against Milwaukee, nor did it injure the business of Milwaukee, nor was it a violation of the act to regulate commerce, approved February 4, 1887. 309. A rate is none the less a through rate when freight is shipped upon a through bill of lading from the point of origin to destination, accompanied by a.way bill showing the route over which it is to pass, with the percentages of all the other lines set forth on the way bill, because the initial carrier charges its local rate as part of the total rate and the remaining lines charge an agreed rate made by percentages. 310. When a combined rate, evidenced by a through bill of lading from the point of origin to destination, has every substantial constituent of a through rate, it is not necessary that it should be formally "quoted" by one of the carriers to another who is engaged in the making of it, in order to constitute it a through rate. Names are nothing in such a transaction; the law looks at the elements and substance of the transaction itself. 311. Through rates, as such, discussed and denned. 312. more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236666461
  • 9781236666468