ICC v. Chicago & Alton R. Co.
215 U.S. 479 (1910)

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ICC v. Chicago & Alton R. Co., 215 U.S. 479 (1910)

Interstate Commerce Commission v.

Chicago & Alton Railroad Company

No. 232

Argued October 15, 1909

Decided January 10, 1910

215 U.S. 479

Syllabus

Interstate Commerce Commission v. Illinois Central Railroad Company, ante, p. 215 U. S. 452, followed as to power, under the Act to Regulate Commerce,of the Commission to make reasonable arrangements for the distribution of coal cars to shippers, including cars for transportation of fuel purchased by the railroad company for its own use.

Where the case is submitted on bill and answer, a fact, alleged in the complaint and denied in the answer and for which proof is demanded, cannot be considered, especially where, as in this case, there is a contrary finding of a body such as the Interstate Commerce Commission.

The facts are stated in the opinion.

Page 215 U. S. 480

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