Reports of the Railroad and Public Service Commissions of Nevada Volume 2

Reports of the Railroad and Public Service Commissions of Nevada Volume 2

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...maybe directed to the fact that the Wells-Fargo Company's Nevada revenue is largely made up of the in-and-out business and is, for example, in the proportion of approximately 8750 on interstate business as compared to $100 on purely local business within Nevada. It will, therefore, be noted that it is highly important that the reductions be made in the interstate rates, and this is seen to be especially true when it is considered that Nevada is an importing State for most of the necessities of life and in the interest of good transportation service largely dependent upon the express company. The foundation for such reductions has been laid by the commission in the Nevada freight-rate case which is now fully submitted and before the Interstate Commerce Commission for decision. Express rates are made up on a basis of 2 times first-class freight rates, therefore any reduction in freight rates should force a corresponding reduction in express rates. Just as soon as a decision in the Nevada rate case, now before the Interstate Commerce Commission, is received, and which should be forthcoming during the spring months, action will be taken, if necessary, by this commission before the Interstate Commerce Commission in order to bring about corresponding reductions in express rates from all eastern points. As indicative of the course pursued by the commission in reaching this adjustment, extracts of our letters to General Manager Christeson, under dates of November 11 and December 6, 1909, are herewith reproduced: Mr. A. Christeson, Vice-President Wells, Fargo & Co., San Francisco. Dear Sir: Acknowledging receipt of your favor of the 5th instant in reply to ours of September 14th, regarding a reduction in express rates in Nevada, we beg to advise...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236523466
  • 9781236523464