« AnteriorContinuar »
II.- DISCUSSION OF THE GENERAL QUESTION-
In the Kentucky and Tennessee legislatures.
Minnesota has retraced her steps..
Recent action in Foreign countries-
The action of railroad managers affords encouragement
Railway company associations...
Southern Railway and Steamship Association
Union of German Railroad Managements...
Associations of engineers, master-mechanics, car-builders and
Individual experts and investigators
Final result of all these investigations
Result of further investigation by the commission.
Cost is a basis in all cases....
Cost also varies with the times
Relative cost varies with the productiveness of the year
Also, with the length of haul..
Also, as there may or may not be loads both ways.
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..
Publicity of rates of fare and freight...
Greater stability of rates and time tables..
Timely notice of changes of rates, and of time cards.
Greater uniformity and completeness of accounts
Publicity, the sheet anchor of public security..
CONTENTS OF OFFICIAL PAPERS, STATISTICS AND CORRESPOND-
one mile of road and one inhabitant. Also, operating expen-
ses, net earnings, etc., of railroads of the several states...... 174–175
consin, showing financial condition etc., for year ending June 30,
PORTIONS OF THE RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS' CORRES.
Lease of Oshkosh & Miss. R. R., to Milwaukee & St. Paul R. R. Co.... 223
Supt. W. G. Swan to the Compissioners, and reply.
J. T. Comstock to the Commissioners, and their reply
G. B. Holden to the Commissioners, and their reply.
RATES ON B ROADS, FACILITIES, TRANSSHIPMENT, THROUGH RATES.
M. Pedrick to Commissioners, and reply..
Concerning demand for pre-payment, etc.
Commissioners to Mason Blood & Co and reply
COMPLAINTS OF PENALTIES FOR OVERLOADING CARS
S.T. Brand to the commissioners, and reply
COMPLAINT THAT CAR-RATES ARE NOT FURNISHED FOR CAR-LOADS OF
HEAVY ARTICLES AND MERCHANDISE
Commissioners to S. S. Merrill and reply...
COMPLAINTS RELATING TO CONNECTION OF PASSSNGER TRAINS.
Commissioners to D. H. Olin, and reply..
To Vice-President Colby, and reply.
To P of H., Dodge County, A. H. Edwards, Secretary.
RAILWAY ACCOUNTS AND REPORTS-
Commissioners to Albert Fink, and reply......
SALE OF MILWAUKEE, LAKE SHORE AND WESTERN RAILROAD UNDER
Commissioners to Gen. C. S. Hamilton, and reply
Abstract of record...
CONDITION OF CHICAGO AND NORTHWESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY..
Conimissioners to President Keep, and reply......
CONTENTS OF APPENDIX:
Railroad laws of 1874.
Chapter 341-General law.
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
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
LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IN SUPREME COURT OF WISCONSIN-
Attorney-General vs. West Wisconsin Railroad Company.
History of the case...
Synopsis of argument of L. S. Dixon, of counsel, with the At-
Synopsis of argument of Vilas & Bryant, for respondent.
Synopsis of argument of John C. Spooner, for defendant.
William F. Piek, et al., appellants, vs. the Chicago and Northwest-
ern Railway, the Railroad Commissioners, and the Attorney-Gen-
eral of Wisconsin, respondents, in equity..
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
Bill of complaint......
Exhibits in case, 1 to 21.
BRIEFS OF ARGUMENTS-
Of B. C. Cook, counsel for appellants...
Statement of case.....
Of C. B. Lawrence, counsel for appellants.
Statement of case..
Of John W. Cary, counsel for appellants.
Points stated and argument
Of Luther S. Dixon, counsel for respondents and defendants.. 350-376
Statement of case.
Points stated and arguments
Of I. C. Sloan, counsel for respondents and defendants.
Abstract of case
Points and authorities, etc.
Of E. W. Stoughton, counsel for appellants..
Case stated, etc.
Points, etc., and argument. .