No. 555.

283 U.S. 765 (1931)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 1, 1931.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. John S. Burchmore, with whom Messrs. Luther M. Walter and Nuel D. Belnap were on the brief, for the Georgia Public Service Commission et al., appellants.

Mr. Edgar Watkins, with whom Mr. Mac Asbill was on the brief, for the State Highway Board et al., appellants.

Mr. Daniel W. Knowlton, Chief Counsel, Interstate Commerce Commission, with whom Mr. E.M. Reidy, Assistant Chief Counsel, was on the brief, for the United States and the Interstate Commerce Commission, appellees.

Mr. Robert C. Alston, with whom Messrs. Frank W. Gwathmey and W.N. McGehee were on the brief, for the Atlantic Coast Line R. Co. et al., appellees.

Messrs. Moultrie Hitt, G. Kibby Munson, and Ben B. Cain, by special leave of Court, filed a brief as amici curiae.

MR. JUSTICE BRANDEIS delivered the opinion of the Court.

Rates on Chert, Clay, Sand, and Gravel Within State of Georgia, 122 I.C.C. 133, was a proceeding under § 13, paragraphs (3) and (4), of the Interstate Commerce Act in which the Commission was petitioned to determine whether certain intrastate carload rates on these products, prescribed by the Georgia Public Service Commission, were unduly prejudicial to persons or localities engaged in interstate commerce...

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