Annual Report - Iowa State Commerce Commission

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Fourth report is accompanied by "Map and profiles of Iowa railroads, 1881".

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Page 699 - Said Commission shall in like manner investigate any complaint forwarded by the railroad commissioner or railroad commission of any State or Territory, at the request of such commissioner or commission, and may institute any inquiry on its own motion in the same manner and to the same effect as though complaint had been made.
Page 719 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act to make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular person, company, firm, corporation, or locality, or any particular description of traffic, in any respect whatsoever...
Page 459 - EXPRESS COMPANIES. • What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, and what conditions as to rates, etc ; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express company ? None.
Page 674 - It shall be the duty of any railroad corporation when within their power to do so, and upon reasonable notice, to furnish suitable cars to any and all persons who may apply therefor, for the transportation of any and all kinds of freight, and to receive and transport such freight with all reasonable dispatch...
Page 827 - Act shall, according to their respective powers, afford all reasonable, proper, and equal facilities for the interchange of traffic between their respective lines, and for the receiving, forwarding, and delivering of passengers and property to and from their several lines and those connecting therewith...
Page 790 - ... or cars, or unjust discrimination in relation thereto, be deemed and taken in all courts of this State as prima facie evidence that the rates therein fixed are reasonable maximum rates...
Page 173 - MAIL. What is the compensation paid you by the United States Government for the transportation of its mails, and on what terms of service ? $92.
Page 512 - EXPRESS COMPANIES. What express companies run on your road, and on what terms and what conditions as to rates, etc. ; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot or at the office of such express company ? American Express Company, lj, first class rates on merchandise; 1}, first class rates on beer.
Page 756 - Commissioners shall not be limited in their said decision and the schedule to be contained therein to the specific case or cases complained of, but it shall be extended to all such rates between points in this State and whatever part of the...
Page 285 - Auditor, of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Company, being duly sworn, depose and say that they have caused the foregoing statements to be prepared by the proper officers and agents of this company, and, having carefully examined the same, declare them to be a true, full, and correct statement of the condition and affairs of said company on the thirtieth day of June, AD 1883, to the best of their knowledge and belief.

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