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" We hold, however, that the basis of all calculations as to the reasonableness of rates to be charged by a corporation maintaining a highway under legislative sanction must be the fair value of the property being used by it for the convenience of the public. "
The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases ... - Page 78
1899
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Railway Problems

William Zebina Ripley - Railroads - 1907 - 766 pages
...prevent enforcement of these rates. In a unanimous opinion, delivered by Justice Harlan, the court said : We hold, however, that the basis of all calculations...be charged by a corporation maintaining a highway unfler 1 169 US 406. legislative sancticm must be the fair value of the property being used by it for...
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(Hearings) ...

United States. 59th Congress, 2d. session, 1906-1907 House. [from old catalog] - 1907 - 952 pages
...calculation!! as to reasonableness of rnl.es to be charged by a corporation * * * under regulation sanction must be the fair value of the property being used by it lor the convenience of the public. And in order to ascertain that value, the original construction,...
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Railway Problems

William Zebina Ripley - Railroads - 1907 - 738 pages
...prevent enforcement of these rates. In a unanimous opinion, delivered by Justice Harlan, the court said : We hold, however, that the basis of all calculations as to the reasonaKrness of rates to be charged by a corporation maintaining a highway undrr legislative sanction...
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Official Report of the Proceedings of the ..., Volume 14, Part 1908

United States - 1908 - 326 pages
...Supreme Court of the United States said in 169 US, page 546: "We hold that the basis of all caleulations as to the reasonableness of rates to be charged by...must be the fair value of the' property being used for the public." :„•.•: . "If a railroad corporation has bonded its property for an amount that...
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Preliminary Report...Dec. 15, 1908

Oregon. Railroad commission - 1908 - 40 pages
..."the fair value of the property being used for the convenience of the public," which value constitutes "the basis of all calculations as to the reasonableness...charged by a corporation maintaining a highway under public sanction." (Smyth v. Ames, 169 US 466.) Possibly such valuations would better be made by Federal...
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Annual Report of the Railroad Commission of Oregon to the Governor

Public Service Commission of Oregon - Railroads - 1908 - 598 pages
..."the fair value of the property being used for the convenience of the public," which value constitutes "the basis of all calculations as to the reasonableness...charged by a corporation maintaining a highway under public sanction." (Smyth v. Ames, .169 US 466.) Possibly such valuations would better be made by Federal...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 15

Law reports, digests, etc - 1908 - 1392 pages
...property. Thus, in Smyth v. Ames, 169 US 466, 42 L. ed. 819, 18 Sup. Ct. Rep. 418, the court said: "We hold, however, that the basis of all calculations...reasonableness of rates to be charged by a corporation maintiiining a highway under legislative sanction must be the fair value of the property being used...
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The Control of Public Utilities, Volume 1

William Mills Ivins, Herbert Delavan Mason - Interstate commerce - 1908 - 1242 pages
...yield to the stockholders. — Kennebec Water Dist. v. Waterville, 7 Me. 185, 54 Atl. 6, 60 LEA 856. The basis of all calculations as to the reasonableness of rates to be charged by a public service corporation is the fair value of the property used by it for the convenience of the...
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Opinions and Decisions of the Railroad Commission of the State of ..., Volume 24

Railroad Commission of Wisconsin - Railroad law - 1922 - 806 pages
...reproduction, new loss depreciation. This contention cannot be sustained. The basis of all caleulatioas as to the reasonableness of rates to be charged by a corporation maintaining a public utility under legislative sanction must be the fair value of the property being used by it for...
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Interstate Commerce Commission Reports: Reports and Decisions of ..., Volume 15

United States. Interstate Commerce Commission - Interstate commerce - 1909 - 828 pages
...that oft-quoted excerpt from Smyth v. Ames, 169 US, 466, the Supreme Court of the United States said : We hold, however, that the basis of all calculations...highway under legislative sanction must be the fair valuation of the property being used by it for the convenience of the public. And in order to ascertain...
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