The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases, Affecting Railroads of Every Kind, Decided by the Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction in the United States, England, and Canada [1894-1913].
E. Thompson Company, 1904 - Railroad law
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Page 534 - ... transported Into any State or Territory, or remaining therein for use, consumption, sale or storage therein, shall upon arrival In such State or Territory be subject to the operation and effect of the laws of such State or Territory enacted in the exercise of its police powers, to the same extent and in the same manner as though such liquids or liquors had been produced in such State or Territory, and shall not be exempt therefrom by reason of being introduced therein In original packages or...
Page 594 - Free passes, franking privileges, etc., not to be received by public officers: penalty. — fNo public officer, or person elected or appointed to a public office, under the laws of this State, shall directly or indirectly ask, demand, accept, receive or consent to receive for his own use or benefit, or for the use or benefit of another...
Page 283 - The obligations of a common carrier cannot be limited by general notice on his part, but may be limited by special contract.
Page 460 - The income out of which the mortgagee is to be paid is the net income obtained by deducting from the gross earnings what is required for necessary operating and managing expenses, proper equipment and useful improvements. Every railroad mortgagee in accepting his security impliedly agrees that the current debts made in the ordinary course of business shall be paid from the current receipts before he has any claim upon the income.
Page 727 - A carrier exercising his calling within a particular state, although engaged In the business of interstate commerce, Is answerable, according to the law of the state, for acts of nonfeasance or of misfeasance committed within Its limits.
Page 208 - ... pass over his premises, he thereby assumes an obligation that they are in a safe condition, suitable for such use, and for a breach of this obligation he is liable in damages to a person injured thereby.
Page 529 - ' a statement of the facts constituting the cause of action, in ordinary, and concise language, without repetition, and in such manner as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended.
Page 197 - When directing the performance of work by the servant in a place which may become dangerous, and such danger may be foreseen and guarded against by the exercise of reasonable care and prudence on the part of the master...
Page 579 - When a thing which causes injury is shown to be under the management of the defendant, and the accident is such as in the ordinary course of things does not happen if those who have the management use proper care, it affords reasonable evidence, in the absence of explanation by the defendant, that the accident arose from a want of care.