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Page 15 - Act to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers, or of like kind of property, under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line or route in the same direction, the shorter being included within the longer distance...
Page 2 - War in pursuance of the provisions of the said section eleven, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding twenty-five hundred dollars nor less than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment (in the case of a natural person), not exceeding one year, or by both such punishments, in the discretion of the court.
Page 16 - From and after the first day of July, nineteen hundred and fourteen, it shall be unlawful for any railroad company or •other common carrier subject to the Act to regulate commerce to own, lease, operate, control, or have any interest whatsoever (by stock ownership or otherwise, either directly, indirectly, through any holding company, or by stockholders or directors in common, or in any other manner) in any common carrier by water operated through the Panama Canal or elsewhere...
Page 155 - States covering all matters not specifically delegated by law to some other executive department...
Page 25 - SEC. 2. That the withdrawal of water from the Mississippi River and the discharge of water into the said river, for the purpose of operating the said power stations and appurtenant works, shall be under the direction and control of the Secretary of War, and shall at no time be such as to impede or interfere with the safe and convenient navigation of the said river by means of steamboats or other vessels or by rafts or barges.
Page 15 - ... this shall not be construed as authorizing any common carrier within the terms of this Act to charge and receive as great compensation for a shorter as for a longer distance...
Page 155 - State, shall undertake to secure any land or easement therein, needed in connection with a work of river and harbor improvement duly authorized by Congress, for the purpose of conveying the same to the United States free of cost...
Page 2 - That all parties owning, occupying, or operating bridges over the Ohio river shall maintain at their own expense, from sunset to sunrise throughout the year, such lights on their bridges as may be required by the Light-house Board for the security of navigation...
Page 61 - I might say that the local officer has been supported by the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors and by the Chief of Engineers in that matter.
Page 16 - The commission shall have full authority to determine the terms and conditions upon which these connecting tracks, when constructed, shall be operated, and it may, either In the construction or the operation of such tracks, determine what sum shall be paid to or by either carrier.