Stone & Webster Journal, Volume 27

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Stone & Webster, 1920

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Halaman 133 - An Act to create a Federal Power Commission ; to provide for the improvement of navigation ; the development of water power ; the use of the public lands in relation thereto ; and to repeal section 18 of the River and Harbor Appropriation Act, approved August 8, 1917, and for other purposes," and the Acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto.
Halaman 400 - Our social system rests largely upon the sanctity of private property, and that State or community which seeks to invade it will soon discover the error in the disaster which follows.
Halaman 273 - American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, American Institute of Chemical Engineers...
Halaman 392 - I think it entirely clear that the failure to allow for prices at the time to which the rates apply, July 1, 1919, was an error. It is not denied that prices were very much higher in 1919, and are very much higher now, than the average for the years 1911 to 1916. So notorious is this that the Supreme Court of the United States has referred to it in an opinion as a matter of common knowledge. Lincoln Gas Co.
Halaman 391 - It is not a question of what was actually expended therefor in the plant in question, but what would it cost to reproduce a similar plant at the present time. It is through this method we reach the present value of this plant new, and then when it is properly depreciated, according to the condition, life and age of its various parts, we reach the present value of the plant in its present condition. It is not a perfect method, but it is the best method therefor, and results as nearly as possible in...
Halaman 392 - It is a matter of common knowledge that owing principally to the world war the costs of labor and supplies of every kind have greatly advanced since the ordinance was adopted and largely since this cause was last heard in the court below...
Halaman 133 - An Act To provide for the termination of federal control of railroads and systems of transportation; to provide for the settlement of disputes between carriers and their employees; to further amend an Act entitled "An Act to Regulate Commerce," approved February 4, 1887, as amended, and for other purposes.
Halaman 65 - Japan and of her relations with Russia, Great Britain, China, Germany, the United States, the British colonies and the Netherlands and of the world politics of the far East and the Pacific by AN EX-COUNSELLOR OF LEGATION IN THE FAR EAST [SIDNEY OSBORNE].
Halaman 392 - Perhaps it would go without saying, but in our opinion the decree ought to be modified so "as to permit complainant to make another application to the courts for relief against the operation of the ordinance hereafter, if it can show, as a result of its practical test of the dollar rate since May 1, 1915, or upon evidence respecting values, costs of operation, and the current rates of return upon capital as they stand at the time of bringing suit and are likely to continue thereafter...
Halaman 391 - If it has since enhanced in value, those who invested their money in it, like others who invest their money in any other kind of property, are justly entitled to the benefit of the increased value. If, on the other hand, the property has decreased in value, it is but right that those who invested their money in it, and took the chances of an increase in value, should bear the burden of the decrease.

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