No. 11.

231 U.S. 1 (1913)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided October 20, 1913.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Charles W. Smith and Mr. James E. McCullough, with whom Mr. Henry H. Hornbrook, Mr. Albert P. Smith, Mr. Thomas M. Honan, Attorney General of the State of Indiana, Mr. Bernard Korbly and Mr. Willard New were on the brief, for appellants.

Mr. John G. Williams, with whom Mr. Frederic D. McKenney, Mr. D.P. Williams and Mr. S.O. Pickens were on the brief, for appellees.

MR. JUSTICE HUGHES delivered the opinion of the court.

The bill in this suit was filed by the Vandalia Railroad Company, appellee, to restrain the enforcement of an order made by the Railroad Commission of Indiana, on December 14, 1906, prescribing maximum freight rates for certain intrastate traffic. The ground of attack was that the rates so fixed would not yield sufficient revenue to pay the actual cost of the transportation covered by the order and, hence, that...

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