Interstate Commerce Commission Reports: Reports and Decisions of the Interstate Commerce Commission of the United States, Volume 55

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Page 446 - ... than four months, and for the institution of suits than two years, such period for institution of suits to be computed from the day when notice in writing is given by the carrier to the claimant that the carrier has disallowed the claim...
Page 84 - Every common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act shall, according to their respective powers, afford all reasonable, proper ;. and equal facilities for the interchange of traffic...
Page 450 - Act ; nor could the carrier by its conduct give the shipper the right to ignore these terms which were applicable to that conduct and hold the carrier to a different responsibility from that fixed by the agreement made under the published tariffs and regulations. A different view would antagonize the plain policy of the Aot and open the door to the very abuses at which the Act was aimed.
Page 412 - Cars held for or by consignors or consignees for loading, unloading, forwarding directions, or for any other purpose, are subject to these Demurrage Rules, except as follows: (a) Cars loaded with live stock.
Page 450 - The prohibitions of the statute against unjust discrimination relate not only to inequality of charges and inequality of facilities, but also to the giving of preferences by means of consent judgments or the waiver of defenses open to the carrier.
Page 588 - All complaints for the recovery of damages shall be filed with the Commission within two years from the time the cause of action accrues, and not after...
Page 446 - Except where the loss, damage or injury complained of is due to delay or damage while being loaded or unloaded or damaged in transit by carelessness or negligence as conditions precedent to recovery, claims must be made in writing to the originating or delivering carrier within six months after delivery of the property; or in case of failure to make delivery then within six months after a reasonable time for delivery has elapsed.
Page 413 - This shall be considered constructive placement, (b) When delivery cannot be made on specially designated public delivery tracks on account of such tracks being fully occupied, or from other...
Page 449 - Sec. 10. Any alteration, addition, or erasure in this bill of lading which shall be made without the special notation hereon of the agent of the carrier issuing this bill of lading, shall be without effect, and this bill of lading shall be enforceable according to its original tenor.
Page 85 - Because we reach the conclusion that the tap lines involved in these appeals are common carriers, as well of proprietary as non-proprietary traffic, and as such entitled to participate in joint rates with other common carriers that determination falls far short of deciding, indeed does not at all decide, that the division of such joint rates may be made at the will of the carriers involved and without any power of the Commission to control. That body has the authority and it is its duty to reach...

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