Telephony Volume 62

Telephony Volume 62

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...bodies of control arid regulation during the past year, we have had so little in he way of difference or difficulty as to be almost negligible. In presenting or defending our cases, we have tried to he governed by equity to ourselves and consideration to the public in every way, and have given such full reasons and such full facts to substantiate our cases that the only particular differences were those bound to exist between a public commission and a corporation; each trying to do what was best from its point of view. Wherever we have had serious difficulties with representative bodies or the public, it has almost always been because those representing the public or legislative bodies were of temporary nature.-.-: --i, In all such cases we have presented our side with the same csttsi as to the rights of ourselves and consideration for the public as in cases before permanent bodies. As a result our position and claims have been conceded and sustained, or if not, and it has been necessary to resort to the courts, we have it most instances been satisfactorily vindicated. This only emphasizes the fact that all regulation and" controrof corporations serving the public should be by permanent bodies, judicial in their attitude, equitable in their purposes and actions, governed by a few simple laws based on the rights of the individual, the corporation and the community, and applied after the fullest examination and consideration. The opinions and the facts that controlled or influenced the judgment should be matters of record, with the constitutional right of appeal in the corporation. Temporary committees of bodies legislative in their functions, though trying to assume a judicial attitude, do act from an entirely legislative and sometimes...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,329g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236820274
  • 9781236820273