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" It must be remembered that railroads are the private property of their owners; that while from the public character of the work in which they are engaged the public has the power to prescribe rules for securing faithful and efficient 'service and equality... "
Interstate Commerce Commission Reports: Reports and Decisions of the ... - Page 132
by United States. Interstate Commerce Commission - 1958
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The Control of Public Utilities, Volume 1

William Mills Ivins, Herbert Delavan Mason, New York (State) - Interstate commerce - 1908 - 1149 pages
...Transit Acts, — see post, 83, note [1]. Railroads are the private property of their owners, and while from the public character of the work in which they are engaged the public has the po-.ver to prescribe rules for securing faithful and efficient service and equality between shippers...
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Biennial Report, Volume 1

State Railroad Commission of Colorado - Railroads - 1908
...Commission upon the lines laid down by the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States as follows: "It must be remembered that railroads are the private property of their owners; that while for the public character of the work for which they are engaged the public has the power to prescribe...
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United States Reports: ... and Rules Announced at ...

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1908
...after its inquiry into the controversy between the live stock exchange and the railroad companies. It must be remembered that railroads are the private property of their owners; that vhile from the public character of the work in which they are engaged the public has the power to prescribe...
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Annual Report of the Interstate Commerce Commission

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission - 1909
...rate on live stock than on dressed meats and packing-house products. The court also said in this case: It must be remembered that railroads are the private...no proper sense, is the public a general manager. * * * It must also be remembered that there is no presumption of wrong arising from a change of rate...
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Annual Report of the Interstate Commerce Commission, Volume 22

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission - Interstate commerce - 1909
...rate on live stock than on dressed meats and packing-house products. The court also said in this case: It must be remembered that railroads are the private...equality between shippers and communities, yet, in uo proper sense, is the public a general manager. * * * It must also be remembered that there is no...
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A Treatise on Franchises: Especially Those of Public Service Corporations ...

Joseph Asbury Joyce - Corporation law - 1909 - 1130 pages
...of Good Faith — Discrimination. — Railroads arc the private property of their owners, and while the public has the power to prescribe rules for securing...service and equality between shippers and communities, the public is in no proper sense a general manager. The companies may, subject to change of rates provided...
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The Railway Library

Slason Thompson - Railroads - 1910
...of Interstate Commerce Commission v. Chicago Great Western Ry., 209 US, 118, the Supreme Court said: "It must be remembered that railroads are the private...no proper sense is the public a general manager." Justice Brewer, in the above case, page 108, speaking for the court said: "It must also be remembered...
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Cases on the Law of Carriers

Frederick Green - Carriers - 1910 - 614 pages
...lower rate on dressed meat had not caused a diminution in shipments of live stock. Brewer, J., said: "It must be remembered that railroads are the private...service and equality between shippers and communities, vet in no proper sense is the public a general manager. As said in Int. Com. Com. v. Ala. Mid. ER Co.,...
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United States Congressional Serial Set

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission - Railroads - 1911
...expressed in Interstate Commerce Commission v. Chicago Great Western Ry., 209 US, 108, as follows (p. 118): It must be remembered that railroads are the private...In no proper sense Is the public a general manager. The great power given to this commission can be wisely exercised only by a full conception of these...
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The Special Law Governing Public Service Corporations, and All ..., Volume 2

Bruce Wyman - Public utilities - 1911 - 1517 pages
...efficient management according to the highest standards of the particular business.1 "At the same time, it must be remembered that railroads are the private...the work in which they are engaged, the public has power to prescribe rules for securing faithful and efficient service, and equality between shippers...
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