Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioner of the State of South Carolina

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Page 30 - ... stations or station houses, or any change in its rates of fare for transporting freight or passengers, or any change in the mode of operating its road and conducting its business is reasonable and expedient in order to promote the security, convenience and accommodation of the public...
Page 164 - State, shall charge, collect, demand or receive more than a fair and reasonable rate of toll or compensation, for the transportation of passengers or freight, of any description, or for the use and transportation of any railroad car...
Page 26 - State as to the manner in which they are operated, with reference to the security and accommodation of the public...
Page 170 - The law is confined to State commerce, or such interstate commerce as directly affects the people of Wisconsin. Until Congress acts in reference to the relations of this company to interstate commerce, it is certainly within the power of Wisconsin to regulate its fares, etc., so far as they are of domestic concern. With the people of Wisconsin, this company has domestic relations. Incidentally, these may reach beyond the State. But certainly, until Congress undertakes to legislate for those who are...
Page 65 - ... be considered as constituting but one and the same road, and the rates shall be computed as upon parts of one and the same road, unless otherwise specified.
Page 167 - Provided, that nothing in this Act contained shall be taken as in any manner abridging or controlling the rates for freight charged by any railroad company in this State for carrying freight which comes from or goes beyond the boundaries of the State, and on which freight less than local rates on any railroad carrying the same are charged by such railroad, but said railroad companies shall possess the same power and right to charge such rates for carrying such freights as they possessed before the...
Page 171 - Its business is carried on there, and its regulation is a matter of domestic concern. It is employed in State as well as in interstate commerce and, until Congress acts, the State must be permitted to adopt such rules and regulations as may be necessary for the promotion of the general welfare of the people within its own jurisdiction, even though in so doing those without may be indirectly affected.
Page 65 - No railroad company shall, by reason of any contract with any express, or other company, decline or refuse to act as a common carrier, to transport any article proper for transportation by the train for which it is offered.
Page 13 - ... make such just and reasonable rules and regulations as may be necessary for preventing unjust discriminations in the transportation of freight and passengers on the railroads in this state...
Page 164 - ... charge, collect or receive for the transportation of any passenger or freight of any description...

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