United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ... and Rules Announced at ..., Volume 212

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United States
73
Morrison Bradford v 389
78
Water Light Gas Company v City of Hutchinson
80
WatersPierce Oil Company v State of Texas No 1
86
Receiver of the WatersPierce Oil Company State
99
WatersPierce Oil Company v State of Texas No 2
112
Brown
122
Central Stock Yards Company Louisville and Nashville
132
United States Chicago Alton Railway Company v 563
143
Ontario Land Company v Yordy
152
St Louis Southwestern Railway Company v City
154
St Louis San Francisco Railroad Company 578
159
Dowagiac Manufacturing Company In re 569
166
Cascaden 572
181
Standard Oil Company v Anderson
215
United States Crawford v
235
Park Sons Company Dr Miles Medical Company v
279
Standard Oil Company of Indiana United States v 579
282
Mueser
283
Atkins Company v Moore Commissioner
285
Sexton 576
296
United States Juragua Iron Company Limited v
297
Alton Water Company Lewis v 581
311
State of Oregon Nielsen v
321
United States Komada Co v
325
Steamer Poughkeepsie etc and the Steamer Homer
331
United States Leano v
335
Steamship Folmina Jahn v See The Folmina
354
Steamship St Quentin Berry Bros Limited v
384
Löffler
397
Queen Annes Railroad Company Scott v 574
414
American Dredging Company 573
428
Hemphill and Murchison United States and the Cherokee
460
Peabody Moyer v
461
Holy Roman Catholic and Apostolic Church
463
Chaney Clevenger Trustee in Bankruptcy v 562
466
Phoenix Construction Company v The Steamer Pough
476
General Fire Extinguisher Company
477
Union Stockyards Bank of Buffalo
480
United States 481 500
481

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Page 5 - And in order to ascertain that value, the original cost of construction, the amount expended in permanent improvements, the amount and market value of its bonds and stock, the present as compared with the original cost of construction, the probable earning capacity of the property under particular rates prescribed by statute, and the sum required to meet operating expenses, are all matters for consideration, and are to be given such weight as may be just and right in each case.
Page 488 - When construing and enforcing the provisions of this Act, the act, omission, or failure of any officer, agent, or other person acting for or employed by any corporation, company, society, or association, within the scope of his employment or office, shall in every case be also deemed to be the act, omission,, or failure of such corporation, company, society, or association as well as that of the person.
Page 45 - What the company is entitled to demand, in order that it may have just compensation, is a fair return upon the reasonable value of the property at the time it is being used for the public.
Page 531 - ... which are specified in the tariff filed and in effect at the time ; nor shall any ealrrier refund or remit in any manner or by any device any portion of the rates, fares, and charges so specified, nor extend to any shipper or person any privileges or facilities in the transportation of passengers or property, except such as are specified in such tariffs : Paragraph 7, section 6.
Page 259 - Any person who shall be injured in his business or property by any other person or corporation by reason of anything forbidden or declared to be unlawful by this act may sue therefor in any circuit court of the United States in the district in which the defendant resides or is found, without respect to the amount in controversy, and shall recover threefold the damages by him sustained and the costs of suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee.
Page 533 - Provided, That this provision shall not be construed to prohibit the interchange of passes for the officers, agents, and employees of common carriers, and their families; nor to prohibit any common carrier from carrying passengers free with the object of providing relief in cases of general epidemic, pestilence, or other calamitous visitation.
Page 533 - ... inspectors, customs inspectors, and immigration inspectors; to newsboys on trains, baggage agents, witnesses attending any legal investigation in which the common carrier is interested, persons injured in wrecks, and physicians and nurses attending such persons : Provided, that this provision shall not be construed to prohibit the interchange of passes for the officers, agents, and employees of common carriers, and their families...
Page 508 - That if any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall, directly or indirectly, by any special rate, rebate, drawback, or other device, charge, demand, collect or receive from any person or persons a greater or less compensation...
Page 222 - To determine whether a given case falls within the one class or the other, we must inquire whose is the work being performed, a question which is usually answered by ascertaining who has the power to control and direct the servants in the performance of their work. Here we must carefully distinguish between authoritative direction and control and mere suggestion as to details or the necessary co-operation where the work furnished Is part of a larger undertaking.
Page 259 - ... in the course of transportation from one State to another, or to a foreign country, shall be forfeited to the United States, and may be seized and condemned by like proceedings as those provided by law for the forfeiture, seizure, and condemnation of property imported into the United States contrary to law.

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