Coal. Federal Fuel Distributor. Hearing ... on H.R. 12472 ... Aug. 28, 1922

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Էջ 46 - Commission; (b) to make such just and reasonable directions with respect to car service without regard to the ownership as between carriers of locomotives, cars, and other vehicles, during such emergency as in its opinion will best promote the service in the interest of the public and the commerce of the people...
Էջ 8 - Whatever amounts to more or less constant practice, and threatens to obstruct or unduly to burden the freedom of interstate commerce is within the regulatory power of Congress under the commerce clause, and it is primarily for Congress to consider and decide the fact of the danger and meet it.
Էջ 46 - ... best promote the service in the interest of the public and the commerce of the people, upon such terms of compensation as between the carriers as they may agree upon, or, in the event of their disagreement, as the Commission may after subsequent hearing find to be just and reasonable...
Էջ 47 - In time of war or threatened war the President may certify to the Commission that it is essential to the national defense and security that certain traffic shall have preference or priority in transportation, and the Commission shall, under the power herein conferred, direct that such preference or priority be afforded.
Էջ 13 - In that case it was held, on the authority of the Swift Case, that the delivery and sale of wheat by farmers to local grain elevators in North Dakota to be shipped to Minneapolis, when practically all the wheat purchased by such elevators was so shipped and the price was fixed by that in the Minneapolis market less profit and freight, constituted a course of business and determined the interstate character of the transaction. Accordingly a state statute which sought to regulate the price and profit...
Էջ 46 - Just and reasonable; (c) to require such joint or common use of terminals, including mainline track or tracks for a reasonable distance outside of such terminals, as In its opinion will best meet the emergency and serve...
Էջ 46 - Commission may after subsequent hearing find to be just and reasonable; and (d) to give directions for preference or priority in transportation, embargoes, or movement of traffic under permits, at such time and for such periods as it may determine, and to modify, change, suspend, or annul them.
Էջ 31 - For fuel for raidroads and other common carriers, and for bunkering ships and vessels; (ft) for public utilities which directly serve the general public under a franchise therefor, with street and interurban railways, electric power and light, gas, water, and sewer works ; ice plants which directly serve the public generally with ice, or supply refrigeration for human foodstuffs; hospitals...
Էջ 31 - ... hospitals; (c) for the United States, State, county, or municipal governments, and for their hospitals, schools, and for their other public institutions — all to the end that such common carriers, public utilities, quasi public utilities, and governments may be kept supplied with coal for current use for such purposes, but not for storage, exchange, or sale; (d) bituminous coal which has passed over screens of four inches or larger opening, coke and anthracite coal, to be shipped to retail...
Էջ 30 - Food for human consumption, feed for live stock, live stock, perishable products, coal, coke and fuel oil. "The regulations were comparable in scope to some of those promulgated by the Government during the war and served to emphasize the gravity of the situation confronting the nation.

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