Railroad Reports Volume 55

Railroad Reports Volume 55

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...and corporations without the prepayment of charges. The St. Louis Southwestern Company and the Little Rock & Ft. Smith Railway Company refused to honor through tickets or through bills of lading issued by the complainant, or to enter into any arrangement for through billing or through rating, while they honored such bills and tickets and made such arrangement with other railroad companies similarly situated. They also refused to accept and transport loaded cars coming from the complainant's railroad, and required the freight to be rebilled and reloaded into their own cars at points of junction, while they accepted and transported loaded cars coming under similar circumstances from the roads of'other companies without any rebilling or reloading. Although 'these acts clearly gave preferences and advantages to the other companies similarly situated, and subjected the complainant to prejudices and disadvantages, the Circuit Court and this court, after exhaustive argument and upon careful consideration, held that these were neither undue nor unreasonable, and that they constituted no violation of the interstate commerce law. No contrary decision of the Supreme Court, or of any of the Circuit Courts of Appeals, of any of the questions decided by the cases which have just been reviewed, has come to our attention, but the decisions in those cases have been repeatedly followed. Prescott & A. C. R. Co. '0. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. Co. (C. C.) 73 Fed. 438, 439; Central Stockyards Co. '0. Louisville & Nashville Ry. Co., 192 U. S. 568, 570, 571, 24 Sup. Ct. 339, 48 L. Ed. 565; Louisville & Nashville R. R. Co. '0. West Coast Naval Stores Co., 198 U. S. 483, 497, 498, 25 Sup. Ct. 745, 49 L. Ed. 1135....show more

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