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DAVIES WAREHOUSE CO. V. BOWLES, 321 U. S. 144 (1944)

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Davies Warehouse Co. v. Bowles, 321 U.S. 144 (1944)

Davies Warehouse Co. v. Bowles

No. 112

Argued November 18, 1943

Decided January 31, 1944

321 U.S. 144


A public warehouse in California, the business of which is declared by the Constitution of the State to be that of a public utility and which is subject to comprehensive regulation (including the fixing of rates and charge) under the Public Utilities Act of the State, held a "public utility" within the meaning of the proviso of § 302(c) of the federal Emergency Price Control Act, and thereby exempt from regulation under that Act. Pp. 321 U. S. 152, 321 U. S. 156.

137 F.2d 201 reversed.

Certiorari, 320 U.S. 721, to review the dismissal of a complaint in a proceeding to have set aside, so far as applicable to the complainant, regulations promulgated by the Price Administrator under the Emergency Price Control Act.

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