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Resumé of first second, third, and fourth
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41 Fourth : Pools and division of earnings prohibited

45 Fifth : Combinations not to make carriage of freight continuous, prohibited

46 Sixth: Exceptions from the operation of the Act, 47

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DUTY OF COMMON CARRIERS TO PREPARE, PRINT,

AND PUBLISH SCHEDULES OF RATES, FARES,

AND CHARGES
Schedules of freight rates and passenger fares,

how to be kept
Preparing schedules and contents thereof.
Advance in rates
Reduction in rates
Carrier not to demand, etc., greater or less

compensation than published rates
Filing schedules, contracts, etc., with Com-

mission
Publishing joint rates, etc.
Remedies against carrier for refusing, etc., to

file and publish schedules, etc.
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CHAPTER VI.

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PENALTIES AND REMEDIES FOR VIOLATING ACT
First : Carrier liable for full amount of dam-

ages and attorney's fee to party injured

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Second : Remedy of party injured-either Com

mission or courts
Third : Carrier violating, etc., any provision of

Act guilty of misdemeanor and liable to fine

of $5,000 for each offence.
Fourth : Each day's continuance of illegal pool-

ing of freights a separate offence
Fifth : Carrier receiving freight for foreign

country neglecting to keep schedules, liable

to penalty.
Sixth : Carrier failing to obey mandamus, pun-

ishable as for contempt
Seventh : Failure to obey order of Circuit Court,

a contempt
Eighth : General penalties for disobeying, etc.,

lawful orders, etc., of Commission
Ninth : Existing remedies by statute and at

common law, preserved
Comments upon preceding sections

I.-Criminal remedy against carrier
II.—Civil remedies of party injured
III.-Remedies of complainants whether dam-

aged or not

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CHAPTER VII.

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THE INTER-STATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

Title of Commission
Number of Commissioners and manner of ap-

pointment. Term of office Removal

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Political complexion and qualification of Com

missioners. Powers of Commission

First : To inquire into management of busi

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ness, etc.

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Second: To keep informed as to method,

etc., of business Third : Right of Commission to obtain full

and complete information Fourth : Power to require attendance of wit

nesses, production of books, etc. Fifth : May invoke aid of U. S. courts

Duty of U. S. courts in premises
Sixth : Any one of Commissioners may insti-

tute proceedings, etc.
Seventh : Commission may require annual re-

ports Rules of, and practice before, Commission First: How Commission is to conduct pro

ceedings. Second : Majority to constitute quorum Third : Commission may make and amend

general orders Fourth : Any party may appear in person or

by attorney Fifth : Votes and official acts of Commission

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to be recorded Sixth : Commission to have seal Seventh: Either Commissioner may

administer oaths Method of procedure before Commission. Who may make complaint

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First : Any person, etc., complaining of any thing done, etc., or omitted, etc.

74 Second : Complaint forwarded by Railroad

Commission or Railroad Commissioner
of any State, etc.

74 Third : Commission may institute inquiry of its own motion

75 Proceedings, how begun

75 Contents of petition

75 Answer of carrier

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Reparation or satisfaction by carrier.
Trial, etc., by Commission.
When complaint not to be dismissed .
Form of report of Commission.
Recording reports of investigation

77 Decision of Commission and proceedings thereunder .

77 Failure of carrier to obey judgment

79 Appeal

82 Petition to Circuit Court presented by District Attorney, etc.

82 Comments upon sections creating Commission, 83

First : Powers of Commission analyzed. 84 Second : Commission's method of investigation examined.

85 Third : Consideration of question of enforcing the judgment of Commission

86 Fourth : Constitutional questions(a) Power of Congress to “regulate "com

91 (6) Power of Congress to delegate its authority

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