Annual Report of the Railroad Commission of the State of Florida, Volumes 14-16

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Page 66 - And, in order to ascertain that value, the original cost of construction, the amount expended in permanent improvements, the amount and market value of its bonds and stock, the present as compared with the original cost of construction, the probable earning capacity of the property under particular rates prescribed by statute, and the sum required to meet operating expenses, are all matters for consideration and are to be given such weight as may be just and right in each case.
Page 93 - When consignors ship goods consigned to themselves, it shall be the duty of the railroad companies to give legal notice to such consignees, or persons to whom shipping directions order delivery. This notice may be addressed by mail to the consignee at point of delivery, and demurrage will begin as in other cases of notice by mail; and the mailing of such notice shall be sufficient legal notice in such cases, whether the consignee actually receives the same or not.
Page 84 - Commission for the government of the transportation of freight and passengers applicable on its lines of road, and a copy of the official Classification; also copies of all changes made, whether the same shall be made by such railroad company or by the Commissioners; also a table of distances between each station...
Page 91 - ... one station they shall make a reduction of the same per cent at all stations along the line of road, so as to make no unjust discriminations as against any person or locality.
Page 96 - That in no case shall the amount so collected for storage of a less than carload shipment exceed the amount authorized to be charged as storage or demurrage on a carload of similar freight for the same length of time when not unloaded from car, as provided by the demurrage rules.
Page 98 - ... on all such cars as have not been tendered to the railroad company with shipping instructions within said forty-eight hours, provided, however, that should the shipper fail to begin loading within fortyeight hours after the expiration of free time the railroad company shall consider the car or cars released and may assess and collect two dollars ($2.00) on each car, covering the demurrage then due, provided, further, that the total forfeiture shall not exceed ten dollars ($10.00) for each car.
Page 87 - ... nothing in this Act shall be construed to prevent railroads from giving free carriage to their own officers and employees, or to prevent the principal officers of any railroad company or companies from exchanging passes or tickets with other railroad companies for their officers and employees...
Page 109 - Sec. 3. Cars for unloading shall be considered placed when such cars are held in receiving yards awaiting orders from shippers or consignees, or when held for payment of freight charges; Provided, The railroad company...
Page 95 - Railroads shall not discriminate between persons or places in storage or demurrage charges. If a railroad company collects storage or demurrage of one person, under the demurrage rules, it must collect of all who are liable. No rebate, drawback, or other similar device will be allowed. If demurrage is collected by a railroad company at one point on its line, it must collect at all places on its line of those- liable under the rules of this Commission. Provided, That the Commission shall hear and...
Page 92 - That nothing in this Act shall prevent the carriage, storage, or handling of property free or at reduced rates for the United States, State, or municipal governments...

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