Bridges at Keokuk, Iowa: Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the House of Representatives, on the Bills H.R. 26559 and H.R. 26672, Sixty-second Congress, Third Session. January 17, 1913

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Page 25 - Improvement or maintenance of its service or for the discharge or lawful refunding of its obligations, provided and not otherwise that there shall have been secured from the proper commission an order authorizing such issue, and the amount thereof and stating that, in the opinion of the commission, the use of the capital to be secured by the issue of such stock, bonds, notes or other evidence of indebtedness is reasonably required for the said purposes of the corporation.
Page 27 - A gas corporation or electrical corporation organized or existing, or hereafter incorporated, under or by virtue of the laws of the State of New York, may issue stocks, bonds, notes or other evidence of indebtedness payable at periods of more than twelve months after the date thereof, when necessary for the acquisition of property, the construction, completion, extension or improvement of its plant or distributing system, or for the improvement or maintenance of its service or for the discharge or...
Page 80 - That if any bridge built under this act shall be constructed as a drawbridge, the same shall be constructed as a pivot draw-bridge, with a draw over the main channel of the river at an accessible and navigable point...
Page 32 - ... whenever it shall after due hearing determine that such construction or such exercise of the franchise or privilege is necessary or convenient for the public service.
Page 23 - ... all the navigable waters of said state, shall be common highways and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of said state as to all other citizens of the United States, without any tax, duty, impost or toll therefor.
Page 25 - A common carrier, railroad corporation or street railroad, corporation organized or existing, or hereafter incorporated, under or by virtue of the laws of the state of New York, may issue stocks, bonds, notes or other evidence of indebtedness payable at periods of more than twelve months after the date thereof, when necessary for the acquisition of property...
Page 25 - For the purpose of enabling it to determine whether or not it should issue such an order, the Commission shall make such inquiry or investigation, hold such hearings and examine such witnesses, books, papers, documents or contracts as it may deem of importance in enabling it to reach a determination.
Page 80 - That any bridge built under the provisions of this act may, at the option of the company building the same, be built as a drawbridge, with a pivot or other form of draw, or with unbroken or continuous spans : Provided, That if the said bridge shall be made with unbroken and continuous spans, it shall not be of less elevation...
Page 80 - Uie said bridge shall be made with unbroken and •ontiuuous spans, it shall not be of less elevation in any case than fifty feet above extreme high-water mark, as understood at the point of location, to the bottom chord of the bridge, nor shall the spans...
Page 80 - ... mark, as understood at the point of location, to the bottom chord of the bridge, nor shall the spans of said bridge be less than two hundred and fifty feet in length, and the piers of said bridge shall be parallel with the current of said river...

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