Oklahoma Reports Volume 77-78

Oklahoma Reports Volume 77-78

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...by the Oklahoma Natural Gas Company and the Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company to domestic consumers in Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma Natural Gas Company appealed. Affirmed. Anies, Chambers, Lowe & Richardson, for appellant. S. P. Freeling, Atty. Gen., Charles B. Selby. Selby 8: Callahan, Henry M. Gray, Charles H. Ruth, and H. F. Tripp, for appellees. OWEN, C. J. The issues arise from an order of the Corporation Commission directing the refund to domestic consumers in certain districts in Oklahoma City of from eight to twenty-flve per cent. of the bills rendered December, 1917, and January, 1918, on account of failure to furnish adequate gas service. It is not controverted that there was inadequate service during these times, but appellant denies the right of the Corporation Commission to require the discounting of bills below the usual amount allowed for prompt payment; the contention being that natural gas is a commodity for which the utilities are entitled to payment on a quantum basis, a shown by meter readings, and the adequacy or inadequacy of service does not enter into the payment of bills. The only difference pointed out by appellant between this case and that of Nowata county Gas Co. v. State et al., 72 Oklahoma, 177 Pac. 618, where an order of the Corporation Commission requiring similar discounts for failure to give adequate gas service was upheld by this court, is that in the Nowata case the findings of fact of the Corporation Commission. on all matters material to the issues, were admitted by the gas company. It therefore remains to be determined only whether-there are disputed material findings of fact herein which should be determined adversely to those made by the Corporation Commission. The question is whether there...show more

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