Southern Ry. Co. v. Reid & Beam, 222 U.S. 444 (1912)
U.S. Supreme CourtSouthern Ry. Co. v. Reid & Beam, 222 U.S. 444 (1912)
Southern Railway Company v. Reid & Beam
Argued December 6, 1911
Decided January 9, 1912
222 U.S. 444
Southern Railway Co. v. Reid, ante, p. 222 U. S. 424, followed to effect that legislation of Congress in regard to matters of interstate commerce need not be inhibitive, but only to occupy the field, in order to supersede state statutes on the same subject. Northern Pacific Ry. Co. v. Washington, ante, p. 222 U. S. 370.
This case is controlled by and decided on authority of Southern Railway Co. v. Reid, ante, p. 222 U. S. 424, notwithstanding certain differences in fact.
153 N.Car. 753, reversed.
The facts, which involve the validity of a statute of North Carolina affecting common carriers, are stated in the opinion.