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No basis shown for lower rates on walnut dimension lumber, pieces, than on
walnut lumber. Id. (185). Comparisons of carload rates, domestic and export, on other commodities with
rates on cottonseed meal and cake. Imperial Valley Cotton Co. v. S. P. Co.,
215 (217, 218). Except in the northwest, where comparatively little coarse grain is raised, coai se
grains usually take lower rates than wheat. 1915 Western Rate Advance Case,
497 (567). Particular instances mentioned where rates on grain products vary from grain
rates and from each other. Id. (567-568). A rate that applies to one commodity only is hardly comparable with a rate under
which two different commodities move. Id. (573). Table comparing earnings on live stock and various other commodities, 1914.
(Six lines.) Id. (587). No uniform relation between packing-house product rates and rates on fresh meat.
Id. (596). Rates on hides when applied as proportionals to the southeast should not exceed
proportional rates on packing-house products. Id. (598). Rates on hides higher than on packing-house products not justified. Id. (602). Coke loads lighter than coal, and there is no transportation reason why rates
thereon should be lower than on coal. Id. (610). Rates on domestic brewers' rice compared with rates on malt, corn, grits, and
other commodities. Id. (612–613). Few articles are comparable to broom corn from a transportation viewpoint.
Id. (617). COMPETITION. See also MEASURE OP RATES. IN GENERAL: The competition of markets, of producers, and of rival carriers, especially by
water, has resulted in a freight-rate system which can not be assumed to be so adjusted that rates effective result in earnings proportioned nicely to respective
costs involved. 1915 Western Rate Advance Case, 497 (562). COMMERCIAL: Has been pressed too far in territory involved and differences in distances have
been too much ignored. Former decision adhered to. Cape Girardeau Port
land Cement Co. v. St. L. & S. F. R. R. Co., 109 (115). Appears to be more responsible for 7-cent rate from St. Louis and Louisville to
Paducah. Id. (122). Controlling influence upon rates from Cape Girardeau, Mitchell, La Salle, St.
Louis, and Hannibal, water competition being immaterial. Id. (125). CROSS-COUNTRY: At intermediate points on the Kentucky Central and Cincinnati Southern between
Louisville, Cincinnati and Lexington. Lebanon Commercial Club v. L. &
N. R. R. Co., 204 (209). MARKET: The chief competition of mills at Lawrenceburg, Ind., comes from St. Louis mills.
Rates on Grain Milled in Transit, 27 (31). Commón logs can not be utilized in making pencil slats and do not compete with
cedar for that purpose. Nebraska Bridge Supply & Lumber Co. v. N., C. &
St. L. Ry., 86 (88). Low-grade cedar logs do not compete with other varieties of logs and lumber.
Nebraska Bridge Supply & Lumber Co. v. A. G. S. R. R. Co., 90 (93). Cottonseed cake, meal, and hulls are competitive with corn for live-stock feeding
purposes. Oklahoma Cottonseed Crushers Asso. v. M., K. & T. Ry. Co., 94 (102).
from west; on lumber to Ohio River crossings controlled by competition from
Blind Mfrs. Asso. v. S. Ry. Co. 150 (154). Competition of local mills and location of Chattanooga with reference to principal
lumber markets exert a potent influence. Chattanooga Log Rates, 163 (170). Merchants at Springfield are in competition with merchants of Lebanon. Leba
non Commercial Club v. L. & N. R. R. Co., 204 (214). El Centro and Calexico, Cal., meet competition at El Paso and Galveston, Tex.,
from mills in Texas and other States. Imperial Valley Cotton Co. v. S. P. Co.,
215 (217). Percentage contracts enabled carriers to obtain control of coal production of
independent operators and prevent it from being sold in markets in competition with output from their own mines. Rates for Transportation of Anthracite
Coal, 220 (231). Concentrators in two groups of States indicated compete in common markets,
and especially in eastern markets. Regulations as to Storage of Dairy Products,
469 (472). The Nashville market could compete only on an equality of rates with the Ohio
River markets. Duncan & Co. v. N., C. & St. L. Ry., 477 (482). As a justification for higher rates on packing-house products, etc. Increase justi
fied only as between certain points on Missouri River. 1915 Western Rate
Advance Case, 497 (590, 601). Clean rice comes into competition with hominy and breakfast foods. Id. (616). The banana rate from Galveston to St. Louis has been fixed largely with reference
to competition of other ports. Id. (624). RAIL AND BOAT LINES: Petitioning rail carriers may compete for traffic with water lines in which they
have an interest operating between Baltimore and the eastern shore. Steamer
Lines on Chesapeake Bay, 692 (695). There is keen competition for traffic with gasoline motor boats and other small
boats between Baltimore and points on the Chester River. Id (700). RAILROAD: Competition as a justification in carrying a relatively low rate from Memphis to
Kansas City does not exist with reference to other points in Arkansas group.
Oklahoma Cottonseed Crushers Asso. v. M., K. & T. Ry. Co., 94 (104). The same carrier competition exists from St. Louis, Cairo, and Memphis to
southern and southwestern Arkansas and northern Louisiana as exists to central and northern Arkansas. Cape Girardeau Portland Cement Co. v. St. L. &
S. F. R. R. Co., 109 (114). Present practice of readjusting aggregate through charges on shipments concen
trated in transit was forced upon many carriers under stress of competition.
Regulations as to Storage of Dairy Products, 469 (471). WATER: Water competition is said to have affected rates to Little Rock and other points
accessible by water. Cape Girardeau Portland Cement Co. v. St. L. & S. F.
R. R. Co., 109 (111, 112). Water competition compels the 9-cent rate from St. Louis to Memphis. Id. (118). Where water competition, actual or potential, depresses and equalizes rates
from St. Louis and Louisville, equal rates from both points may be proper.
Id. (122). Rates on lumber to eastern cities said to be affected by. Yellow Pine Sash,
Door & Blind Mfrs. Asso. v. S. Ry. Co., 150 (154).
Lumber Rates from Wilson, Ark., to Cincinnati, Ohio, 179 (180).
which are lower than competition requires while continuing higher rates to
intermediate points. Coal and Coke Rates in the Southeast, 187 (188).
lished to meet actual forceful water competition then and still existing. Coal
and Coke Rates in the Southeast, 187 (191).
cerned, but is a strong factor in controlling rate to Mobile. Id. (194).
water carriers at Baton Rouge, La. Id. (201).
fixing relationship between Nashville and Ohio River crossings on grain to the
points. Duncan & Co. v. N., C. & St. L. Ry., 477 (481).
ville not found to have been compelled by competition of boats on Cumberland
River. Id. (483).
Adjustment of rates in central Kentucky is the result of competitive conditions
which carriers now operating in that territory have inherited or have been
unable to control. Lebanon Commercial Club v. L. & N. R. R. Co. 204 (213).
Principal assembly or concentration points. Appendix. Rates for Transporta-
tion of Anthracite Coal, 220 (297).
ments concentrated in transit in western territory justified. Regulations as
to Storage of Dairy Products, 469.
Application of same fare over longer and more indirect route is a rate concession
to the traveler in favor of that route. The Ogden Gateway Case, 131 (139).
The maintenance of excessive freight rates confiscates the property of the indi-
vidual operator. Rates for Transportation of Anthracite Coal, 220 (247, 248).
Regulatory power of, extends to transportation of foreign commerce within United
States, but jurisdiction of Commission does not. Seymour v. M. L. & T.R. R.
& S. S. Co., 492 (493).
law upon the Commission prior to the authorization by Congress of the work of
valuation. 1915 Western Rate Advance Case, 497 (504).
Unnecessary railway construction and projected railway lines by individual
operators in their efforts to overcome oppressive rates and selling conditions
imposed. Rates for Transportation of Anthracite Coal, 220 (234, 272).
New Orleans market consumes on land more than 1,000,000 tons, and supplies to
ships in the harbor some 850,000 tons each year. Coal and Coke Rates in the
Southeast, 187 (188, 189).
CONTRACTS. See also “PERCENTAGE CONTRACTS."
Question of alleged damages resulting from nonfulfillment of a contract for track
extension, whether informal or formal, would be one for determination by the
courts. Picher Lead Co. v. St. L. & S. F. R. R. Co., 45 (46).
uninformed of contract relations between consignor and consignee; but Com-
Co. v. F. E. C. Ry. Co., 81 (82).
for Transportation of Anthracite Coal, 220 (251).
Can not prevail against legal, published, and filed rates. 209 U. S., 56, 81.
Rates for Transportation of Anthracite Coal, 220 (243).
other carriers in certain instances have preferred to abandon the traffic rather
than meet such rates. 1915 Western Rate Advance Case, 497 (593).
Relative to the establishment of fixed or flat rates on anthracite coal to tidewater.
Rates for Transportation of Anthracite Coal, 220 (228–229).
concerning division of market price between producer and transporter. Id.
Valley R. R., relative to reduction of coal rates by the Delaware & Hudson Co.
Table 12, showing net cost of road and equipment and operating income: 1901–
1914. 1915 Western Rate Advance Case, 497 (523).
(Witness Wettling.) Id. (537).
per mile for Wettling's 41 roads. Id. (538).
income, C. & N. W. Ry., C., B. & Q. R. R., and M., K. & T. lines, 1901-1914.
and M., K. & T. lines. Id. (541).
Comparison of, for car-float and lighter service raises presumption that an allow-
ance for one and not the other, freight rates being equal, would constitute
Storage Regulations at New York, 47 (62–63).
modities. Rates for Transportation of Anthracite Coal, 220 (261).
be considered from standpoint of cost of service and not by adjustments of
average revenue. Id. (262).
arriving at a judgment with respect to a rate. Id. (263).
COST OF SERVICE—Continued.
Commission has frequently held that cost per ton-mile properly decreases as
length of haul increases. Id. (264).
portation costs. Appendix. Id. (347).
exhibits compiled by Commission's examiners. Appendix. Id. (348).
over lines of Central R. R. Co. of New Jersey, cost of concentration of coal and
porting anthracite coal from the Wyoming and Lehigh regions to tide (loaded
and empty movement). Appendix. Id. (363).
sidered in determining reasonable charge. Switching Charges at Alexandria,
Ind., 494 (495).
to certain disabilities not similarly encountered by many other industries.
1915 Western Rate Advance Case, 497 (540).
in a development stage. Id. (561).
studies. Id. (561).
grain and its products is excessively burdensome. Id. (569).
sidered. Live Stock Rates from Colorado Points to Omaha, 682 (687).
Credit for transportation charges granted to Scranton Coal Co. Appendix. Rates
for Transportation of Anthracite Coal, 220 (326).
more impaired than credit generally, public or corporate. 1915 Western Rate
Advance Cage, 497 (532).
an increasing difficulty in borrowing with a smaller margin of security. Id.
suffered an impairment not common to comparable industrial enterprises.
Must largely determine the reasonableness of the service at New York; but this
would not apply to a custom that can be shown to be unlawful or outside the
carrier's duty. Lighterage and Storage Regulations at New York, 47 (53).
No proof that complainants were damaged by discriminatory rates on glass and
glassware from Morgantown, W. Va. Athens Glass Co. v. B. & O. R. R. Co.,