Annual Report of the Board of Railroad Commissioners for the Year Ending ..., Volume 11

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Page 703 - Said Commission shall in like manner investigate any complaint forwarded by the railroad commissioner or railroad commission of any State or Territory, at the request of such commissioner or commission, and may institute any inquiry on its own motion in the same manner and to the same effect as though complaint had been made.
Page 723 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act to make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular person, company, firm, corporation, or locality, or any particular description of traffic, in any respect whatsoever...
Page 452 - 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 correct statement of the condition and affairs of said company, on the first day of July, AD 1884, to the best of his knowledge and belief.
Page 251 - EXPRESS COMPANIES. • What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, and what conditions as to rates, etc ; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express company ? None.
Page 332 - Do sleeping or dining-room cars run on your road, and if so, on what terms are they run, by whom are they owned, and what charges are made in addition to the regular passenger rates?
Page 678 - 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 759 - That any person, firm, corporation, or association, or any mercantile, agricultural, or manufacturing society, or any body politic or municipal organization complaining of anything done or omitted to be done by any common carrier subject to the provisions of this Act in contravention of the provisions thereof, may apply to said Commission by petition, which shall briefly state the facts ; whereupon a statement of the charges...
Page 177 - What is the total amount paid by your company to palace or sleeping-car companies, to what companies, and the amount paid to each? Please state fully the arrangement by which these cars run on your road, the terms and who receives the earnings.
Page 753 - ... 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 235 - What express companies run on your road, and on what terms and what conditions as to rates, etc. ; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot or at the office of such express company ? American Express Company, lj, first class rates on merchandise; 1}, first class rates on beer.

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