Nos. 9, 12, 339, 340, 341, 342, 345, 346, 349, 350, 351, 352, 357, 358, 365, 366, 367, 368.

230 U.S. 474 (1913)


Supreme Court of United States.

Ordered for reargument April 10, 1911.

Reargued April 1, 2, 3, 1912.

Argued April 1, 2, 3, 1912.

Decided June 16, 1913.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Elliott W. Major, Attorney General of Missouri, Mr. Sanford B. Ladd and Mr. F.W. Lehmann, with whom Mr. John M. Atkinson, Assistant Attorney General of Missouri, was on the brief, for the Railroad and Warehouse Commissioners of the State of Missouri, appellants in the appeals and appellees in the cross-appeals.

Mr. Frank Hagerman, with whom Mr. O.M. Spencer was on the brief, for the Railroad Companies, appellees and cross-appellants.

Mr. Gardiner Lathrop also for the Railroad Companies, appellees and cross-appellants.

Mr. William T. Thompson, Attorney General of Nebraska, and Mr. Jared How, also filed briefs as amici curiae.

MR. JUSTICE HUGHES, after making the above statement, delivered the opinion of the court.

1. The contention of the appellants that the court erred in permitting the filing of the amended and supplemental bills is without merit. Although the commodity rate act of 1907 repealed that of 1905, it saved the penalties and liabilities incurred under the repealed statute. Both the original and supplemental bills proceeded upon the...

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