Johnson's Encyclopaedia of Transportation: Devoted to the Interests of Transportation Companies, Pursers, Shipping and Freight Clerks, Manufacturers, Merchants, Farmers, Mechanics, and All Classes of Business Men; (with) Over 300 Illustrations and 200,000 Calculations

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Wheeler & Wheeler Company, 1892 - 680 էջ
 

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Էջ 664 - America in congress assembled, that the provisions of this act shall apply to any common carrier or carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers or property wholly by railroad, or partly by railroad and partly by water when both are used, under a common control, management or arrangement, for a continuous carriage or shipment...
Էջ 666 - Provided, however, that upon application to the Commission appointed under Uie provisions of this Act, such common carrier may, in special cases, after investigation by the Commission, be authorized to charge less for longer than for shorter distances for the transportation of passengers or property ; and the Commission may from time to time prescribe the extent to which such designated common carrier may be relieved from the operation of this section of this Act.
Էջ 669 - That any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act, or, whenever such common carrier is a corporation, any director or officer thereof, or any receiver, trustee, lessee, agent, or person acting for or employed by such corporation...
Էջ 668 - ... act, matter or thing in this act prohibited or declared to be unlawful...
Էջ 666 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier, subject to the provisions of this act to enter into any contract, agreement, or combination with any other common carrier or carriers for the pooling of freights of different and competing railroads, or to divide between them the aggregate or net proceeds of the earnings of such railroads, or any portion thereof...
Էջ 12 - The distant signal, consisting of a square flag, having either above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball.
Էջ 664 - All charges made for any service rendered or to be rendered in the transportation of passengers or property as aforesaid, or in connection therewith, or for the receiving, delivering, storage, ol handling of such property, shall be reasonable and just; and every unjust and unreasonable charge for such service is prohibited and declared to be unlawful.
Էջ 668 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act to enter into any combination, contract, or agreement, expressed or implied, to prevent, by change of time schedule, carriage in different cars, or by other means or devices, the carriage of freight from being continuous from the place of shipment to the place of destination...
Էջ 666 - States, shall also in like manner print and keep open to public inspection, at every depot or office where such freight is received for shipment, schedules showing the through rates established and charged by such common carrier to all points in the United States beyond the foreign country to which it accepts freight for shipment...
Էջ 664 - railroad" as used in this Act shall include all bridges and ferries used or operated in connection with any railroad, and also all the road in use by any corporation operating a railroad, whether owned or operated under a contract, agreement, or lease ; and the term " transportation " shall include all instrumentalities of shipment or carriage.

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