Interstate Commerce Reports; Decisions and Proceedings of the Interstate Commerce Commission ... Together with All Decisions of the Courts Relating to Interstate Commerce, with Notes Volume 5

Interstate Commerce Reports; Decisions and Proceedings of the Interstate Commerce Commission ... Together with All Decisions of the Courts Relating to Interstate Commerce, with Notes Volume 5

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...Under these circumstances we cannot say the selection of the jury was not prejudicial to appellants. For the error indicated the judgment of the circuit court is reversed, and the cause is remanded for a new trial. Bunn, Ck. J., and W001i, J., concur in the judgment on the ground of disqualifying bias of the jury, but dissent as to the insuficiency of the pleading, holding that the answer is sufficient on demurrer, that the defects complained of should be reached by motion, and holding that the plaintiff is not shown to be a "party aggrieved," as contemplated by the act. NORTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT. R. E. LEAVELL c. WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY, Appt. A telegraph company which has a continuous line between points in the same state over which it might transmit a message received for that purpose, but which passes through another state on the route, cannot claim that the message is interstate commerce and therefore exempt from state authority limiting the charge for transmission, although the company does not in fact transmit the message the whole distance, but delivers it at an intermediate point in another state to another company because its own line for the remainder of the distance is fully occupied by other business. Decided April P3, 1895. APPEAL by defendant from a ruling of the Board of Railroad Commissioners subjecting it to the penalty for violating the prescribed rates for transmission of telegraph messages. Aflirmed. The facts are stated in the opinion. Mr. Robert Stiles for appellant. Frank I. Osborne, Attorney General for appellee. Clark, J, delivered the opinion of the court: In Atlantic Exp. 00. v. Wilmington 1' W. R. O0. 111 N. C. 463, 4 Inters. Com. Rep. 294, 18 L. R. A. 393, this court aflirmed the...show more

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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236874528
  • 9781236874528