Annual Report of the Interstate Commerce Commission, Volume 31

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Page 62 - An Act to provide further for the national security and defense by encouraging the production, conserving the supply, and controlling the distribution of food products and fuel...
Page 61 - Commission shall have, and it is hereby given, authority, either upon complaint or upon its own initiative without complaint, at once, and if it so orders without answer or other formal pleading by the interested carrier or carriers, but upon reasonable notice...
Page 137 - ... for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line or route in the same direction, the shorter being included within the longer distance, or to charge any greater compensation as a through, route than the aggregate of the intermediate rates subject to the provisions of this act...
Page 65 - An Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads by compelling common carriers engaged in interstate commerce to equip their cars with automatic couplers and continuous brakes, and their locomotives with driving-wheel brakes, and for other purposes...
Page 123 - If the Interstate Commerce Commission shall be of the opinion that any such existing specified service by water other than through the Panama Canal is being operated in the interest of the public and is of advantage to the convenience and commerce of the people...
Page 26 - Provided. That upon application to the Commission and after investigation, such carrier, in special cases, may be authorized by the Commission to charge less for longer than for shorter distances for the transportation of passengers or property, and the Commission may from time to time...
Page 126 - ... to property, except ordinary live stock, received for transportation concerning which the carrier shall have been or shall hereafter be expressly authorized or required by order of the Interstate Commerce Commission to establish and maintain rates dependent upon the value declared in writing by the shipper or agreed upon in writing as the released value of the property...
Page 146 - ... road crossings, and on each side thereof, a post, and the engineer shall be required, whenever he shall arrive at either of said posts, to blow the whistle of the locomotive until it arrives at the public road, and to simultaneously check and keep checking the speed thereof so as to stop in time should any person or thing be crossing said track on said road.
Page 27 - Act, within sixty days after the taking effect of this Act, to designate in writing an agent in the District of Columbia, upon whom service of all notices and process and all orders, decisions, and requirements of the Commission may be made for and on behalf of said carrier in any proceeding or suit pending...
Page 23 - BERMUDA." 1259. The question discussed in the foregoing cases was first dealt with by the Supreme Court in the case of the steamship Bermuda, which came up on an appeal from a decree of the United States district court for the eastern district of Pennsylvania condemning the vessel and part of her cargo, which were captured by the USS Mercedita, April 26, 1862, near the British West India island of Abaco.

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