Opinions and Decisions of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Volume 22

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Public Service Commission., 1942
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Page 232 - There may be, and there must be allowed of that, which is common to all, a reasonable use. The true test of the principle and extent of the use is, whether it is to the injury of the other proprietors or not. There may be a diminution in quantity, or a retardation or acceleration of the natural current indispensable for the general and valuable use of the water, perfectly consistent with the existence of the common right.
Page 31 - States, and that it takes property owned by the city in its private or proprietary capacity for public use without just compensation and without due process of law, in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Page 167 - I hereby certify that the foregoing is a copy of a resolution adopted by the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee on October 25, 1961.
Page 440 - An unbalanced condition of truck traffic, because of the greater number of operators, is apt to be somewhat of an individual matter. That is to say, the traffic of one truck operator may preponderate in one direction. whereas that of a competing operator may preponderate in the other. As between operators, therefore, the application of the "out-of-pocket" cost method of making rates might well result in a break-down of the rates in both directions.
Page 304 - ... may change from time to time, the effect which such issue will have upon the management and operation of the corporation by reason of the relative amount of financial interest which the various classes of stockholders will have in the corporation, and other considerations deemed relevant by the commission.
Page 110 - We do not perceive that this limitation removes the public character of the service, or takes it out of the definition in the act. No carrier serves all the public. His customers are limited by place, requirements, ability to pay, and other facts.
Page 396 - If a dividend is payable in its own shares having a par value, such shares shall be issued at not less than the par value thereof and there shall be transferred to stated capital at the time such dividend is paid an amount of surplus at least equal to the aggregate par value of the shares to be issued as a dividend.
Page 556 - Piping, branch run of any class, 2 inches or over in size, between one or more units of property and a header.
Page 440 - Out-of-pocket" cost is an elusive and shifting thing. When traffic can be added in this way without any increase in truck-miles or man-hours, such cost is one thing, but if sufficient traffic is attracted so that more truck-miles or man-hours are required, it becomes a very different thing. Furthermore, it is always necessary to bear in mind the fact that the method is not a...
Page 4 - I am of opinion that what is known as the express business is a branch of the carrying trade that has, by the necessities of commerce and the usages of those engaged in transportation, become known and recognized.

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