Public Documents of Massachusetts, Volume 10, Part 1 - Volume 14, Part 1

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Secretary of the Commonwealth, 1883 - Massachusetts
 

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Page 131 - If, for special reasons, in isolated cases, the carrier sees fit to stipulate for the carriage of goods or merchandise of any class of individuals for a certain time or in certain quantities for less compensation than what is the usual, necessary, and reasonable rate, he may undoubtedly do so without thereby entitling all other persons and parties to the same advantage and relief.
Page 35 - As to the effect of the statute as a regulation of inter-State commerce, the law is confined to State commerce, or such inter-State commerce as directly affects the people of Wisconsin. Until Congress acts in reference to the relations of this company to inter-State commerce, it is certainly within the power of Wisconsin to regulate its fares, etc., so far as they are of domestic concern.
Page 35 - The law is confined to State commerce, or such interstate commerce as directly affects the people of Wisconsin. Until Congress acts in reference to the relations of this company to interstate commerce, it is certainly within the power of Wisconsin to regulate its fares, etc., so far as they are of domestic concern. With the people of Wisconsin, this company has domestic relations. Incidentally, these may reach beyond the State. But certainly, until Congress undertakes to legislate for those who are...
Page 35 - In Witness Whereof, the Chicago Title and Trust Company hath caused its corporate seal to be hereto affixed...
Page 20 - Penitentiary, shall be retained therein according to the terms of his original sentence, and in computing the period of his confinement the time between his release upon said permit and his return to said Penitentiary shall not be taken to be any part of the term of the sentence.
Page 72 - In witness whereof, the said [city or town] of has caused its seal to be hereto affixed and these presents to be signed, acknowledged and delivered in its name and behalf by its Collector of Taxes, hereto duly authorized by law, this day of , in the year nineteen hundred and [City or Town] of . [SEAL.] CD, Collector of Taxes.
Page 40 - December, 1881, resulting in 44,969 cubic yards of dredging in comple tion of said contract, and in completion of the projected channel and basin. All the works projected for the protection and preservation of Long Beach were completed in 1879. Some of these works (bulkheads and jetties) were built of crib-work about fifteen years ago, but owing...
Page 146 - It is clear that the duty required is not more than to meet and supply the public wants. These are measured by the business actually done, or what could be clearly shown would be done if increased facilities were granted. There is nothing in the language of the statutes requiring, nor can any just implication from the powers and privileges conferred upon the corporation require, that trains for passengers or freight should be provided, which are not wanted, or which the business upon the road would...
Page 155 - ... as may be necessary to protect his train ; but if the rear of his train cannot be plainly seen at a distance of at least...
Page 71 - Company has caused its corporate seal to be hereto affixed, and these presents to be signed and delivered, in its name and behalf, by Charles H.

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