Public Documents of Massachusetts, Band 5

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Secretary of the Commonwealth, 1894
 

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Seite 7 - Freight traffic : Number of tons carried of freight earning revenue Number of tons carried one mile Average distance haul of one ton Total freight revenue Average amount received for each ton of freight Average receipts per ton per mile Freight earnings per mile of road...
Seite 131 - Total freight revenue Average amount received for each ton of freight Average receipts per ton per mile Total freight earnings Freight earnings per mile of road Freight earnings per train mile..
Seite 47 - States having jurisdiction in the locality where such violation shall have been committed, and it shall be the duty of such district 'attorney to bring such suits upon duly verified information being lodged with him of such violation having occurred. And it shall also be the duty of the Interstate Commerce Commission to lodge with the proper district attorneys information of any such violations as may come to its knowledge...
Seite 47 - ... to be recovered in a suit or suits to be brought by the United States district attorney in the district court of the United States having jurisdiction in the locality where such violation shall have been committed...
Seite 46 - That on and after the first day of January, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, it shall be unlawful for any such common carrier to haul or permit to be hauled or used on its line any car used in moving interstate traffic not equipped with couplers coupling automatically by impact, and which can be uncoupled without the necessity of men going between the ends of the cars.
Seite 48 - That any employee of any such common carrier who may be injured by any locomotive, car, or train In use contrary to the provision of this act shall not be deemed thereby to have assumed the risk thereby occasioned, although continuing In the employment of such carrier after the unlawful use of such locomotive, car. or train had been brought to his knowledge.
Seite 47 - Upon their determination being certified to the Interstate Commerce Commission said commission shall at once give notice of the standard fixed upon to all common carriers, owners or lessees engaged in interstate commerce in the United States by such means as the commission may deem proper...
Seite 203 - Train mileage : Miles run by passenger trains . . Miles run by freight trains Miles run by mixed trains Total mileage trains earning revenue .. Miles run by construction and other trains...
Seite 47 - July, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, until otherwise ordered by the Interstate Commerce Commission, it shall be unlawful for any railroad company to use any car in interstate commerce that is not provided with secure grab irons or handholds in the ends and sides of each car for greater security to men in coupling and uncoupling cars.
Seite 30 - Under pretense of regulating fares and freights, the state cannot require a railroad corporation to carry persons or property without reward ; neither can it do that which in law amounts to a taking of private property for public use without just compensation, or without due process of law.

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