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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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Why Should We Change Our Form of Government?: Studies in Practical Politics

Nicholas Murray Butler - United States - 1912 - 159 pages
...governmental Commissions for the Boards of Directors. The United States Supreme Court itself has said that "railroads are the private property of their...no proper sense is the public a general manager." l The Supreme Court has also said: "When one devotes his property to a use in which the public has...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 137

Law reports, digests, etc - 1912
...Interstate Com. Com'n v. Chicago GW Ry. Co., 209 US 108, 118, 28 Sup. Ct. 493, 496, 52 L. Ed. 705: "It must be remembered that railroads are the private...the work in which they are engaged, the public has thepower to prescribe rules for securing faithful and efficient service and equality between shippers...
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The Law of Interstate Commerce and Its Federal Regulation

Frederick Newton Judson - Electronic books - 1912 - 805 pages
...stock. The court said in this case that the railroads were the private property of their owners, and while from the public character of the work in which they are engaged the public has the right to prescribe rules for securing faithful and efficient service and equality between shippers...
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Digest of Decisions Under the Interstate Commerce Act, from 1908

Herbert Confield Lust, Ralph Merriam - Interstate commerce - 1913 - 1089 pages
...98, 105, 30 Sup. Ct. 66, 64 L. ed. 112. (c) Railroads are the private property of their owners and while from the public character of the work in which...in no proper sense is the public a general manager. ICC v. CG W. Ry. Co., 209 US 108, 118, 28 Sup. Ct 493, 62 L. ed. 706. (d) In order to sustain reasonable...
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Property and Contract in Their Relations to the Distribution of Wealth, Volume 1

Richard Theodore Ely - Contracts - 1914 - 995 pages
...contrary to the public good. In deciding the case in favour of the defendants, Mr. Justice Brewer said, "It must be remembered that railroads are the private...no proper sense is the public a general manager." 11 P. 156. But the public and private nature of railways are so blended that considerable confusion...
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Public Utilities Reports

Henry Clifford Spurr, Ellsworth Nichols - Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...Chicago Great Western Railroad Co. 209 US 108 | 2S Sup. Ct. Rep. 493, 52 L. ed. 705], where he says: 'It must be remembered that railroads are the private...no proper sense is the public a general manager.' This same principle is enunciated in Great [Northern Hallway Co. v. Minnesota Commission. 238 US 340...
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Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Volumes 57-58

Electronic journals - 1915
...the details of management. The supreme court of the United States not long ago said (209 US 118) : It must be remembered that railroads are the private...in no proper sense is the public a general manager Subject to the two leading prohibitions that their charges shall not be unjust or unreasonable, and...
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Public Utilities Reports

Ellsworth Nichols, Henry Clifford Spurr - Law reports, digests, etc - 1917
...Commerce Commission v. Chicago GWR Co. 209 US 108, 118, 52 L. ed. 705, 712, 28 Sup. Ct. Rep. 493, 496, "that railroads are the private property of their...service and equality between shippers and communities, PURioiTR. yet in no proper sense is the public a general manager." To the like effect are the following...
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Railroad Rate Regulation: With Special Reference to the Powers of the ...

Joseph Henry Beale, Bruce Wyman - Interstate commerce - 1915 - 1210 pages
...in speaking of the federal Commission that railroads are the private property of their owners; and while from the public character of the work in which...equality between shippers and communities, yet in no sense proper is the public a general manager.14 Thus it would seem to be fundamental, as a State court...
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Five Per Cent Case: Letters from the Chairman of the Interstate ..., Volumes 7-8

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission - Railroads - 1915
...Great Western Railway Co. (209 US, 118) the Supreme Court, speaking through Mr. Justice Brewer, says: It must be remembered that railroads are the private...character of the work in which they are engaged the pi blic has the power to prescribe rules for securing faithful and efficient service and equa'ity between...
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