Annual Report - Iowa State Commerce Commission

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Fourth report is accompanied by "Map and profiles of Iowa railroads, 1881".
 

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Page 37 - Commerce, undoubtedly, is traffic, but it is something more, — it is intercourse. It describes the commercial intercourse between nations and parts of nations in all its branches, and is regulated by prescribing rules for carrying on that intercourse.
Page 22 - ... it shall be the duty of the commission to investigate the matters complained of in such manner and by such means as it shall deem proper.
Page 915 - That any person, firm, corporation, or association, or any mercantile, agricultural, or manufacturing society, or any body politic or municipal organization complaining of anything done or omitted to be done by any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act in contravention of the provisions thereof...
Page 910 - Commerce with foreign countries, and among the States, strictly considered, consists in intercourse and traffic, including in these terms navigation, and the transportation and transit of persons and property, as well as the purchase, sale, and exchange of commodities.
Page 564 - Total passenger revenue Average amount received from each passenger Average receipts per passenger per mile...
Page 564 - Average distance haul of one ton Total freight revenue Average amount received for each ton of freight Average receipts per ton per mile...
Page 915 - ... stations or station houses, or any change in its rates of fare for transporting freight or passengers, or any change in the mode of operating its road and conducting its business is reasonable and expedient in order to promote the security, convenience and accommodation of the public...
Page 272 - Train mileage : Miles run by passenger trains Miles run by freight trains Miles run by mixed trains, Total mileage trains earning revenue, Miles run by switching...
Page 907 - ... proceed to hear and determine the matter speedily as a court of equity and without the formal pleadings and proceedings applicable to ordinary suits in equity...
Page 22 - That whenever an investigation shall be made by said Commission, it shall be its duty to make a report in writing in respect thereto, which shall include the findings of fact...

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