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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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Railroads: Rates - Service - Management

Homer Bews Vanderblue, Kenneth Farwell Burgess - Railroads - 1923 - 486 pages
...management. Service is concerned with details of operation. The Supreme Court of the United States once said: "It must be remembered that railroads are the private...communities, yet, in no proper sense, is the public a general manager."1 The management of certain railroads was, however, the target for criticism by the Commission...
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Transportation Rates of Common Carriers: Hearings...on S. 91, S. 1227, S ...

United States. U.S. Congress. Senate. Interstate commerce committee - 1924 - 818 pages
...of the United States in Interstate Commerce Commission r. CGW Ry. Co. (209 US 108, at p. 118), said: "It must be remembered that railroads are the private...no proper sense, is the public a general manager." We are not making any order upon our report and are giving no direction and we have no authority to...
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The South Western Reporter, Volume 257

Law reports, digests, etc - 1924
...493, 52 L. Ed. 705, "that while from the * * character of the work in which [railroad companies] are engaged the public has the power to prescribe rules for securing faithful and efficient service * * * yet in no proper sense is the public a general manager." To a like effect is Chicago, Minneapolis...
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Railroads; Cases and Selections

Eliot Jones, Homer Bews Vanderblue - Railroad law - 1925 - 882 pages
...the United States in Interstate Commerce Commission v. CGW Ry. Co., 209 US, 108, at page 118, said: It must be remembered that railroads are the private...no proper sense, is the public a general manager. We are not making any order upon our report and are giving no direction and we have no authority to...
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Proceedings ... Annual Convention, California Bar Association, Volume 4

California Bar Association - Bar associations - 1914
...Again, in speaking of this power of regulation, the Supreme Court of the United States recently said: "It must be remembered that railroads are the private...character of the work in which they are engaged, the publie has the power to prescribe rules for securing faithful and efficient service and equality between...
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Confirmation of John J. Esch :bhearings, Seventieth Congress, First Session ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce - 1928 - 277 pages
...Court in Interstate Commerce Commission v. Chicago Great Western Railway Company. (209 US 118, 119) : " It must be remembered that railroads are the private...no proper sense is the public a general manager." In the case of Texas and Pacific Railway Company v . Interstate Commerce Commission (162 US, at page...
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Watkins on Shippers and Carriers

Edgar Watkins, J. Haden Alldredge - Carriers - 1930 - 1258 pages
...interstate commerce law was intended to promote trade."542 And, in another case,543 it was said: ' ' It must be remembered that railroads are the private...no proper sense, is the public a general manager. As said in Interstate Commerce Commission v. Alabama Midland R. Co., 168 US 144, 172, 42 L. Ed. 414,...
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Interstate Commerce Acts Annotated, Volume 1

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission, United States - Interstate commerce - 1930 - 436 pages
...Managerial discretion respected. — Railroads are the private property of their owners, and while the public has the power to prescribe rules for securing...and equality between shippers and communities, yet the public Is not a general manager. — Interstate Commerce Commission v. Chicago Great Western Ry....
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Interstate Commerce Acts Annotated

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission, United States - Interstate commerce - 1930
...Line Co. v. Alabama GSR Co., 303 ICC 463 (474) *. Railroads are private property of their owners and Q a Kul~* ̕ē 0 C6 ؑ ۈg p I L GR:U 4 Im q M j Y , v power to prescribe rules for securing faithful and efficient service and equality between shippers...
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Railroad Employment Protection. Hearing Before a Subcommittee ... on H.R ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce - 1936 - 126 pages
...In my judgment, this is one of them. The railroads are the private property of their owners. Due to the public character of the work in which they are engaged, the public has the power to prescribe reasonable regulations for securing faithful and efficient service, yet, in no proper sense is the...
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