United States v. N.Y. Central R. Co.
279 U.S. 73 (1929)

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United States v. N.Y. Central R. Co., 279 U.S. 73 (1929)

United States v. New York Central Railroad Company

Nos. 238 and 304

Argued February 21, 25, 1929

Decided March 11, 1929

279 U.S. 73

Syllabus

Under the Act of July 28, 1916, the Interstate Commerce Commission, in fixing the compensation to be paid by the United States

Page 279 U. S. 74

to railroads for service in carrying the mails, has authority to make its order increasing rates operative from the time of the filing of the carrier's petition for increase. P. 279 U. S. 77.

65 Ct.Cls. 115 affirmed.

Certiorari, 278 U.S. 588, to judgments recovered by the railroad companies for services in carrying the mails.

Page 279 U. S. 77

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