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Page 701 - What the company is entitled to ask is a fair return upon the value of that which it employs for the public convenience. On the other hand, what the public is entitled to demand is that no more be exacted from it for the use of a public highway than the services rendered by it are reasonably worth.
Page 392 - Before coming to the question of profit at all the company is entitled to earn a sufficient sum annually to provide not only for current repairs but for making good the depreciation and replacing the parts of the property when they come to the end of their life.
Page 182 - One who undertakes for hire to carry all persons indifferently who may apply for passage, so long as there is room and there is no legal excuse for refusal.
Page 144 - ... to a reasonable average return upon the value of the property actually used in the public service and to the necessity of making reservation out of income for surplus and contingencies...
Page 973 - ... any special rate, rebate, drawback, or other device, charge, demand, collect or receive from any person, or persons, a greater or less compensation for any service rendered, or to be rendered in the transportation of...
Page 981 - ... the exercise of the police power of the State shall never be abridged or so construed as to permit corporations to conduct their business in such manner as to infringe the equal rights of individuals or the general well-being of the State.
Page 978 - One whose rights, such as they are, are subject to state restriction, cannot remove them from the power of the state by making a contract about them.
Page 393 - It would seem to be inevitable that in many parts of the plant there should be such depreciation, as, for example, in old structures and equipment remaining on hand. And when an estimate of value is made on the basis of reproduction new, the extent of existing depreciation should be shown and deducted.
Page 161 - Whenever the full production from any common source of supply of natural gas in this state is in excess of the market demands, then any person, firm or corporation having the right to drill into and produce gas from any such common source of supply...