Extension of Government Guaranty to Carriers by Water: Hearing Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Congress, First Sesion, on H.R. 7100

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Halaman 41 - The President, in time of war, is empowered, through the Secretary of War, to take possession and assume control of any system or systems of transportation, or any part thereof, and to utilize the same to the exclusion, as far as may be necessary, of all other traffic thereon for the transfer or transportation of troops, war material, and equipment, or for such other purposes connected with the emergency as may be needful or desirable.
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Halaman 51 - When used in this section— The term "carrier" means (1) a carrier by railroad or partly by railroad and partly by water, whose railroad or system of transportation is under Federal control at the time Federal control terminates, or which has heretofore engaged as a common carrier in general transportation and competed for traffic, or connected, with a railroad at any time under Federal control; and (2) a sleeping car company whose system of transportation is under Federal control at...
Halaman 8 - ... Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Washington, DC DEAR SIR: In your communication of the 15th instant you submitted copy of bill HR 7100, and called attention to similarity between this bill and HR 6314, on which you received report from me June 3. My letter of June 3 with reference to HR 6314 expresses the views of the commission also with regard to HR 7100. The purposes of the measures are the same. The only distinction between them is that in HR 7100 some very minor corrections have...
Halaman 23 - July first, nineteen hundred and eighteen, relinquish control of all or any part of any railroad or system of transportation, further Federal control of -which the President shall deem not needful or desirable; and the President may at any time during the period of Federal control agree with the owners thereof to relinquish all or any part of any railroad or system of transportation.
Halaman 23 - That the president may. prior to July 1. 1918. relinquish control of all or any part of any railroad or system of transportation, further federal control of which the president shall deem not needful or desirable...
Halaman 17 - An examination of the record in these cases indicates that there is room for a good deal of difference of opinion as to the validity of this criticism.
Halaman 22 - ... time during the period of Federal control agree with the owners thereof to relinquish all or any part of any railroad or system of transportation. The President may relinquish all railroads and systems of transportation under Federal control at any time he shall deem such action needful or desirable. On December 5, 1918, the United States Railroad Administration issued an order of relinquishment, signed by the Director General specifically relinquishing the four carriers taken over by virtue...
Halaman 8 - ... only distinction between them is that in HR 7100 some very minor corrections have been made and section 2 has been added, providing that the passage of this amendatory act shall not affect any rights or benefits conferred by the original subdivision (a) of section 209 nor be construed to exclude any beneficiary embraced within the terms of the original act. This proviso certainly is not objectionable. It is advisable as a matter of precaution. Very truly yours, EDQAR E.
Halaman 24 - ... becomes a department like the Departments of France. Now then, another point: This question of need is a question of fact. It would have to be determined on the basis of evidence as somebody's judgment. Isn't that true? Secretary MILLS. That is absolutely true. Senator GORE. And the question of resources is a question of fact that would have to be determined in accordance with the evidence by somebody's judgment. Secretary MILLS. Yes. Senator GORE. As a practical matter I do not think you can...

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