Investigation of railroads, holding companies, and affiliated companies / Preliminary report [and Additional report[s]] of the Committee on interstate commerce pursuant to S. Res. 71 (74th Congress) a resolution authorizing an investigation of interstate

; Wheeler, Burton K. (Burton Kendall), 1882-1975 ; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Washington, U.S. Govt. print. off. 1939-40.

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Other Authors Wheeler, Burton K. 1882-1975.
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.
Subjects Holding companies -- United States.
Public utility holding companies -- United States.
Railroads -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Description 27 v. tables. 23 cm.
Notes Subtitle varies slightly.
Submitted by Mr. Wheeler and Mr. Truman from the Committee on interstate commerce.
Includes "Published reports."
Contents pt.1. A problem in railroad reorganization. Reorganization plans as causes of recurrent insolvencies.--pt.2. A problem in railroad reorganization. Role of life insurance companies. Missouri Pacific system.--pt.3. Fallibility of auditors' certificates. Inadequacy of Price, Waterhouse & co.'s certificate to Missouri Pacific stockholders.--pt.4. Control of the Chicago & Eastern Illinois railway company.--pt.5. Chicago & Eastern Illinois ry. co.--concealment of loan transaction with C. & O. ry. co.--pt.6. Need for amendment of section 77 of the Bankruptcy act. Illustrative matter in subcommittee's hearings and reports in support of S. 1869 (76th Congress, 1st session)--pt.7. Missouri Pacific system: reorganization, expansion, and financing, 1915-1930.--
pt.8. Alleghany corporation: acquisition of Missouri Pacific railroad company.--devices used to secure consent of Missouri Public service commission.--pt.9. Missouri Pacific system--inter commpany dividends and advances--1926-1931.--pt.10. Missouri Pacific system--acquisitions of Fort Worth belt railway company.--pt.11. Market operations with railroad funds-- Missouri Pacific purchases of system securities and related accounting practices.--pt.12. Control of the Chicago great western. Bremo corporation.-- pt.13. Chicago great western dividends.--pt.14. Chicago great western purchase of its own stock.--pt.16. Chesapeake & 0hio railway company. $15,000,000 preference stock issue of 1937.--
pt.17. Delaware & Hudson system--purchases of Lehi valley and Wabash stocks.--pt.18. Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway company. 1925-1928 receivership and reorganization.--pt.19. The 1925-1928 receivership and reorganization of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railway company. Role of Guaranty trust company of New York.--pt.20. Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway company. Fees and expenses of 1925-1928 reorganization.--pt.21. Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific railroad company. Control of the reorganized company.--pt.22. The Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific r.r. co. Some aspects of its financial history, 1925-1935.--pt.23. Wabash railway company income in 1930.--pt.25. Alleghany system.--MidAmerica corporation: its uses as a holding company.--pt.26 Alleghany system--sale by George A. Ball; tax avoidance through charitable foundations.--pt.27. Alleghany system--acquisition of control by Robert R. Young.
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