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Includes "Statistical tables compiled from the annual returns of the railroad companies of the state."
 

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Página 19 - ... in such manner as to afford security for life and property; but the corporation shall restore the stream or watercourse, road or highway, thus intersected, to its former state, or in a sufficient manner not to unnecessarily impair its usefulness or injure its franchises.
Página 13 - State, commence the construction of its road, and expend thereon ten per cent. of the amount of its subscribed capital, or shall not finish or put in operation its railroad within five years from the time of recording its articles as aforesaid, its corporate existence and powers shall cease.
Página 20 - ... commissioners shall order, and the convenience and safety of the public travel upon said turnpike, highway or street may require...
Página 24 - It must state the conviction and judgment, and appoint a day on which the judgment is to be executed, which must not be less than sixty nor more than ninety days from the time of judgment, and must direct the sheriff to deliver the defendant, within ten days from the time of judgment, to the warden of one of the state prisons of this state, for execution, such prison to be designated in the warrant.
Página 46 - ... to compel such person against his will to do or abstain from doing any act which he has a legal right to do...
Página 54 - And upon application of either party shall determine all questions between the parties in relation to the transportation of freight and passengers, and other business upon and connected with said railroads in which they are jointly interested, and the manner in which the business shall be done, and apportion to such corporations or persons their respective shares of the expenses, receipts, and income of the same.
Página 25 - All acts and parts of acts inconsistent here- Repeal, with are hereby repealed.
Página 37 - Every such policeman shall when on duty wear a metallic shield, with the words " railroad police " or " steamboat police " as the case may be, and the name of the corporation for which appointed inscribed thereon, which shall always be worn in plain view, except when employed as a detective.
Página 42 - ... railroad, or the removal of obstructions to the sight at such crossing, and praying that the same be ordered. Whereupon the Railroad Commissioners shall appoint a time and place for hearing the petition, and shall give such notice thereof as they judge reasonable, to said...
Página 78 - ... everything which can be exacted in the way of taxation is so much pure gain. In other states, they escape with very slight and wholly disproportionate burdens. The franchise tax, the gross and net earnings tax, the personal property tax, the realty tax, are all met with indiscriminately ; applied sometimes by local boards, sometimes by boards of state equalization, but almost invariably in utter disregard of any principle. A more striking, and in some respects discouraging example of general...

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