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Cost varies with uniformity of freights in kind, and with termi-
The cost of the road must vary the chargeable rate...
Where several roads are involved, difficulty of determining proper
Difference in necessary cost of roads
Next after cost of roads, comes cost of doing the business
Maintenance of roadway, bridges, etc., and the force of men
Cost of transportation not the only basis for the construction of a just
The worth of the service to the shipper an element.
Lake and canal rates during October, 1875.
A fixed specific tariff excludes this element of discrimination:.
The equal mileage theory is a fallacy
The present law in part, misunderstood as to rates.
The method set forth by the commissioners.
Limited powers of the commissioners, to require repairs of roads..
Limitation of charges for freights on railroads classed A and B.
Freight tariff-special classes....
Request addressed to all railroad companies for prompt returns.
Blank form for use of railroad companies in reporting..
FULL TEXT OF REPORTS OF COMPANIES..
Report of Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Co.
Report of Chicago and Northwestern Co..
Report of Galena and Southern Wisconsin Co..
Report of Green Bay and Minnesota Co...
Report of Madison and Portage Co...
Tables V and VI-Abstract of reports of roads in Wisconsin, in the
Tables VII and VIII-Abstract from report of Secretary of State, con-
Table II.-Mileage, cost, business done, earnings and profits, in 1874,
of the railroads of the Uniled States...
Table III-Showing per cent. of receipts to total capital and debt, to
one mile of road and one inhabitant. Also, operating expen-
ses, net earnings, etc., of railroads of the several states...... 174-175
Table IV-Railroad lines, etc., in Wisconsin, with classification,
Tables IX and X-Abstracts from report of Secretary of State contiuued. 182–3
Tables XI and XII-Abstracts from report of Secretary of State, con-
Tables XIII and XIV-Analysis of reports of railroads operated in Wis-
consin, during the year ending June 30, 1875...
Tables XIV to XXXIV, inclusive, are continuations of analysis of rail-
Table XXXVI-Comparative statistics of the principal railroads in Wis-
consin, showing financial condition etc., for year ending June 30,
Table XXXVII-Accidents, number and proportion of milege, business
done, force employed, etc
Table XXXIX-Comparative statement of passenger traffic, etc., for years
1873, 1874, 1875....
PORTIONS OF THE RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS' CORRES-
Supt. W. G. Swan to the Commissioners, and reply.
RATES ON B ROADS, FACILITIES, TRANSSHIPMENT, THROUGH RATES.
M. Pedrick to Commissioners, and reply..
Concerning demand for pre-payment, etc..
COMPLAINTS OF PENALTIES FOR OVERLOADING CARS
S. T. Brand to the commissioners, and reply
Chapter 6-an act relating to Wisconsin Central Railroad Company....
Chapter 24-act to require railroad companies to provide for safety of
Chapter 25-act to amend section 50, general laws of 1872—an act in re-
lation to railroads and the organization of railroad companies
Chapter 39-act to amend chapter 273, laws of 1874-(the "Potter-law.")
Chapter 54-to appropriate certain monies to Railroad Commissioners,etc
Chapter 113—Act to amend chapter 273, laws of 1874-changing classi-
Chapter 117-act to encourage building narrow-guage railroads..
Chapter 119-act to prevent gambling in railroad cars..
Chapter 168-act to authorize municipal corporations to aid in the con-
Chapter 173-act to define liabilities of railroad companies in relation to
Chapter 191-act to amend chapter 446, laws of 1868- and act to incor-
porate the Wisconsin Railroad Farm Mortgage Land Company...
Chapter 207-Relating to side-tracks to railroads in certain cases..
Chapter 208-act in relation to the Wisconsin Railroad Farm Mortgage
Chapter 241-act to authorize the Governor to procure maps, plats, etc.,
of lands granted to State of Wisconsin to aid in construction of rail-
Chapter 248-act in relation to fencing railroads..
Chapter 280-act to restore sections 1, 2, 3, and 7, of chapter 79, of the
Chapter 303-act to encourage the construction of railroads in and
Chapter 305-act to re-enact chapter 533, laws of 1875-an act to accept
the grant of land made to the State of Wisconsin by act of Congress,
approved June 25, 1864, to aid in the construction of a military road
from Wausau to Lake Superior....
Chapter 312-act to appropriate a certain sum to Chicago, Milwaukee &
Chapter 328-act in relation to election of directors of Chicago, Milwau-
Concerning railways-memorial to Congress that line of land-grant road
between Portage City and Steven's Point be changed to most direct
Joint resolution, asking extension of time for construction of railroad from
Synopsis of argument of Vilas & Bryant, for respondent.
Synopsis of argument of John C. Spooner, for defendant.
LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES-
William F. Piek, et al., appellants, vs. the Chicago and Northwest-
L. D. Stone, ticket-agent of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul
Railway Company, plaintiffs in error, vs. the State of Wisconsin,
Transcript of record-Circuit Court of the United States for the
western District of Wisconsin..
Exhibits in case, 1 to 21.... ... .