The Municipal Engineers Journal, Volume 1

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Municipal Engineers of the City of New York., 1915 - Municipal engineering

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Page 134 - An act relative to improvements touching the laying out of streets and roads in the city of New- York, and for other purposes," passed April 3, 1807; and the map or plan of said city is hereby altered accordingly.
Page 76 - We hold that the police power of a State embraces regulations designed to promote the public convenience or the general prosperity, as well as regulations designed to promote the public health, the public morals or the public safety (citing authorities).
Page 134 - Illinois, 80 ; and that judgment was affirmed by this court. Munn v. Illinois, 94 US 113. In June, 1888, the legislature of the State of New York passed an act entitled " An act to regulate the fees and charges for elevating, trimming, receiving, weighing, and discharging grain by means of floating and stationary elevators and warehouses in this State,
Page 76 - ... must depend upon the circumstances of each case and the character of the regulation, whether arbitrary or reasonable and whether really designed to accomplish a legitimate public purpose.
Page 484 - They will be a revelation to you, they are so sweet, clean, well put up, and withal so efficient. At Dealers Generally Chas. M.
Page 214 - Be It Ordained, by the Board of Aldermen of The City of New York, as follows : Section 1.
Page 206 - American and foreign arts, products, and manufactures, which by the terms of the act is to be held under the auspices of the Government of the United States in the city of Philadelphia in the year 1876.
Page 99 - ... the courts unless it can plainly be seen that the regulation has no relation to the ends above stated, but is a clear invasion of personal or property rights under the guise of police regulation.
Page 305 - A good engineer must be of inflexible integrity, sober, truthful, accurate, resolute, discreet, of cool and sound judgment, must have command of his temper, must have courage to resist and repel attempts at intimidation, a firmness that is proof against solicitation, flattery or improper bias of any kind, must take an interest in his work, must be energetic, quick to decide, prompt to act, must be...
Page 77 - Some small limitations of previously existing rights incident to property may be imposed for the sake of preventing a manifest evil; larger ones could not be, except by the exercise of the right of eminent domain.

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