Warehouse Facilities of Common Carriers: Hearing Before the Committee on Interstate Commerce, United States Senate, Sixty-sixth Congress, Second Session, on S. 3183...

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Page 21 - Act, and to extend its line or lines: Provided, That no such authorization or order shall be made unless the Commission finds, as to such extension, that it is reasonably required in the interest of public convenience and necessity, or as to such extension or facilities that the expense involved therein will not impair the ability of the carrier to perform its duty to the public.
Page 13 - I would like to have these resolutions inserted in the record. The CHAIRMAN. They will be inserted in the record. (The resolutions referred to are here printed in the record, as follows : ) RESOLUTIONS. 1. We appreciate the splendid entertainment given us by the ladies
Page 21 - Act, party to such proceeding, to provide itself with safe and adequate facilities for performing as a common carrier its car service as that term is used in this Act, and to extend its line or lines: Provided, That no such authorization or order shall be made unless the Commission finds, as to such extension, that it is reasonably required in the interest of public convenience and necessity...
Page 21 - The Commission may, after hearing', in a proceeding upon complaint or upon its own initiative without complaint, authorize or require by order any carrier by railroad subject to...
Page 16 - Chairman, if there are any questions that anybody desires to ask me I will be glad to answer them if I can.
Page 15 - No. 23. A concurrent resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to establish tariff rates which will protect Michigan agriculture.
Page 15 - ... thousands of cars at the leading terminals were used, not only for days and weeks', but months, for storage purposes, because of the inability and failure of the terminal elevators to take care of and handle the grain at destination. Now, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the house of representatives of the state of Minnesota, the senate concurring, that we earnestly and urgently petition congress to establish, operate and maintain, terminal elevators at all the leading railroad and marine terminals...
Page 15 - Hallway and Warehouse Commissioners a committee to investigate the car shortage and make a report thereon ; and Whereas said committee, after a careful and thorough investigation of the car shortage at the various terminals throughout the United States, found that thousands of cars at the leading terminals were used, not only for days...
Page 15 - United States, found that thousands of cars at the leading terminals were used, not only for days and weeks', but months, for storage purposes, because of the inability and failure of the terminal elevators to take care of and handle the grain at destination. Now, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the house of representatives of the state of Minnesota, the senate concurring, that we earnestly and urgently petition congress to establish, operate and maintain, terminal elevators at all the leading railroad...
Page 21 - My only doubt of that is whether the definition f car service, which appears in the early part of that section, is sufficient to cover the case that has been suggested, namely, the provision for elevators. Senator KELLOGG. This was intended evidently to mean that they should furnish car facilities for performing their car service. Facilities for performing car service means elevator terminals. It it is not clear, it can be made clear.

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