Southern Ry. Co. v. Reid & Beam
222 U.S. 444 (1912)

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Southern Ry. Co. v. Reid & Beam, 222 U.S. 444 (1912)

Southern Railway Company v. Reid & Beam

No. 80

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.

Page 222 U. S. 445

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.

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