Interstate Commerce Commission Reports: Decisions of the Interstate Commerce Commission of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1928

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Page 680 - ... may be to substantially lessen competition between the corporation whose stock is so acquired and the corporation making the acquisition, or to restrain such commerce in any section or community, or tend to create a monopoly of any line of commerce.
Page 680 - That bills of lading issued by any common carrier for the transportation of goods in any Territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, or from a place in a State to a place in a foreign country, or from a place in one State to a place in another State, or from a place in one State to a place in the same State through another State or foreign country...
Page 698 - Its primary purpose is not regulation with a view to safety or to conservation of the highways but the prohibition of competition. It determines not the manner of use but the persons by whom the highways may be used. It prohibits such use to some persons while permitting it to others for the same purpose and in the same manner.
Page 677 - America in congress assembled, that the provisions of this act shall apply to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used, under a common control, management or arrangement, for a continuous carriage or shipment...
Page 783 - ... so that carriers as a whole (or as a whole in each of such rate groups or territories as the Commission may from time to time designate) will, under honest, efficient and economical management and reasonable expenditures for maintenance of way, structures and equipment, earn an aggregate annual net railway operating income equal, as nearly as may be, to a fair return upon the aggregate value of the railway property of such carriers held for and used in the service of transportation...
Page 594 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of Congress to promote, encourage, and develop water transportation, service, and facilities in connection with the commerce of the United States, and to foster and preserve in full vigor both rail and water transportation.
Page 139 - Cars held for or by consignors or consignees for loading, unloading, forwarding directions, or for any other purpose, are subject to these Demurrage Rules, except as follows: (a) Cars loaded with live stock.
Page 595 - It clearly would defeat the intent of Congress to foster transportation by rail and water in full vigor if the rail carriers were permitted, at practically little or no profit to themselves, to operate so as to deprive water carriers of traffic which the water carriers would naturally handle. Moreover, it must...
Page 385 - And the rule is well settled that where there is a reasonable doubt as to the meaning of a taxing act it should be construed most favorably to the taxpayer.
Page 162 - The respondents objected that they should not be required to pay reparations on shipments which moved under rates approved or prescribed by the Commission as reasonable. To this that body replied, "We reserve the right, upon a more comprehensive record, to modify our previous findings, upon matters directly in issue before us as to which it clearly appears that our previous findings would not accord substantial justice under the laws which we administer.

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