Railroads in Alaska: Hearings Before the Committee on the Territories of the House of Representatives, 60th Congress, 1st Session ....

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1880 - 80 páginas
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Página 216 - State as to the manner in which they are operated, with reference to the security and accommodation of the public...
Página 217 - ... 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...
Página 217 - ... the public good demands the examination, proceed to make it in the same manner as if called upon by the mayor and aldermen of any city, or the trustees of any township.
Página 216 - Said board shall have a clerk or secretary, who shall be appointed by the board, to serve three years, whose duty it shall be to keep a full and faithful record of the...
Página 46 - The blower whistled, the steam blew off in vapory clouds, the pace increased, the passengers shouted, the engine gained on the horse, soon it lapped him — the silk was plied — the race was neck and neck, nose and nose — then the engine passed the horse, and a great hurrah hailed the victory.
Página 11 - ... reservoirs. There is a chimney to the stove, but as they burn coke there is none of the dreadful black smoke which accompanies the progress of a steam vessel.
Página 110 - ... interest, issues which are contended over fiercely in America were throughout central Europe accepted as first principles. It was from this basis that Prince Bismarck has developed that railroad policy, which seems to bear the full impress of its origin. It is at once imperial and daring;—in a word, it is Bismarckian.
Página 206 - The case of the North-Eastern is a striking illustration. That railway or system of railways is composed of 37 lines, several of which formerly competed with each other. Before their amalgamation they had, generally speaking, high rates and fares, and low dividends. The system is now the most complete monopoly in the United Kingdom; from the Tyne to the Humber with one local exception...
Página 216 - If any vacancy happens by resignation or otherwise he shall, in the same manner, appoint an arbitrator for the residue of the term. If the Senate shall not be in session at the time any vacancy shall occur or exist, the Governor shall appoint an arbitrator to fill the vacancy, subject to the approval of the Senate when convened. Said...
Página 218 - Governor, and shall include therein such statements, facts, and explanations as will disclose the actual working of the board, and such suggestions as to legislation as may seem to it conducive to harmony in the relations between employers and employed, and to the improvement of the present system of production. SEC. 6. Whenever the term

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