Reports of Cases Heard and Determined in the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York Volume N . 118

Reports of Cases Heard and Determined in the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York Volume N . 118

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ... to enable it to make a proper determination in the premises. However, we deem that question of but little importance in this case, because the entire evidence taken before the Board is before us without objection, and no request was made by either party to submit further proof for our consideration. So that the matter should be decided solely upon the merits as disclosed by all the proceedings had before the Commissioners, including the evidence taken, the decision rendered by them, and the reasons given therefor. _ The application for a. certificate was denied by the Board of Railroad Commissioners upon the ground, as appears by the opinion of the majority of the Board, that the people residing in the territory through which it is proposed to construct and operate the applicant's railroad are now reasonably well supplied with transportation faeilities by means of the operation of the steam railroads and other electric roads which traverse practically the same territory, each of which is represented by counsel in opposition to this application;_and especially because such railroad companies have already undertaken or are about to undertake to furnish additional facilities by electrifying some of such lines and otherwise. It would not be useful to describe in detail the precise location of the proposed railroad, or just the relation it would sustain as to location to the other roads mentioned. Suliiee it to say that it practically parallels the Erie railroad or some of its branches for substantially its entire length and the roads of the other companies appearing in opposition, to a considerable extent, and it is established beyond contradiction that such proposed new road if constructed and operated would injurionsly aficct such opposing...show more

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  • Paperback | 414 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 735g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236578139
  • 9781236578136