Annual Report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners for the Year Ending ..., Volumes 3-4

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Page 82 - Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public consequence, and affect the community at large. When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good, to the extent of the interest he has thus created. He may withdraw his grant by discontinuing the use; but, so long as he maintains the use,...
Page 522 - Company, being duly sworn, deposes and says that he has caused the foregoing statements to be prepared by the proper officers and agents of this Company, and having carefully examined the same, declares them to be a true, full, and...
Page 162 - It shall be the duty of any railroad corporation, when within their power to do so, and upon reasonable notice, to furnish suitable cars to any and all persons who may apply therefor for the transportation of any and all kinds of freight, and to receive and transport such freight with all reasonable dispatch...
Page 324 - Roads and Branches belonging to other Companies, operated by this Company under Lease or Contract.
Page 118 - ... the same at any depot on the line of its road ; and also to receive and transport in like manner the empty or loaded cars furnished by any connecting road, to be delivered at any station or stations on the line of its road...
Page 560 - Company, being duly sworn, depose and say that I have caused the foregoing statements to be prepared by the proper officers and agents of this company, and having carefully examined the same declare them to be a true, full, and correct statement of the condition and affairs of said company on the thirtieth day of June, AD 1879, to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Page 141 - ... stations or station houses, or any change in its rates of fare for transporting freight or passengers, or any change in the mode of operating its road and conducting its business is reasonable and expedient in order to promote the security, convenience and accommodation of the public...
Page 94 - to inquire into any neglect or violation of the laws of the State by any railroad corporation doing business therein or by the officers, agents or...
Page 507 - MAIL. What is the compensation paid you by the United States Government for the transportation of its mails, and on what terms of service ? $92.34 per mile ; daily service.
Page 537 - ... Average rate of fare per mile received from passengers to and from other roads Average rate of fare per mile for season-ticket passengers * Average rate of fare per mile received from all passengers Average rate of local freight per ton per mile...

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