Transporation of Coal; Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee a Resolution Authorizing the Committee on Naval Affairs to Investigate the Natural and Strategic Advantages of Charleston, S.C., as Compared Wiht Norfolk and Other

Transporation of Coal; Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee a Resolution Authorizing the Committee on Naval Affairs to Investigate the Natural and Strategic Advantages of Charleston, S.C., as Compared Wiht Norfolk and Other

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...cases in the same territory. I do not know what bearing that has on these things. It may be, from what I hear, that in less than six months the southern roads may be before the Interstate Commerce Commission asking for increased rates. It does not interfere with the Senate investigation, at any rate. Mr. Thou. I think it is fair for the committee to know that there is an investigation being conducted before the Interstate Commerce Commission involving all these rates that are now referred to in the territory contiguous to the Southern Railway, that the evidence has been taken, and they are awaiting argument. This committee will doubtless consider whether, with that matter before the Interstate Commerce Commission, it will also go into that phase of the question. The Chairman. I do not think we are ordered by the resolution to go into that phase of the question at all. Mr. Thom. I do not think so. Mr. Lyon. Does the committee mean that my question is directed to a matter I should not be permitted to inquire about? Senator Chilton. It is pretty hard to determine where to limit cross-examination. Mr. Lyon. I did not know the purpose of the interruption, except to stop the cross-examination. Senator Chilton. I did not understand that anybody was objecting. It is a question of what we will direct our attention to. Mr. Thom. I am not trying to stop the cross-examination. (Here followed an informal discussion as to hours of meeting of the subcommittee.) (Thereupon, at 5.20 p. m., the subcommittee adjourned, to meet to-morrow morning3 Tuesday, July 28, 1914, at 10 o'clock.) TUESDAY, JULY 28, 1914. Subcommittee On Naval Affairs, United States Senate, Washington, D. C. The subcommittee met at 10 o'clock a. m., pursuant to adjournment. Present: Senators...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236673611
  • 9781236673619