Legislative Documents, Volume 3

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Contains the reports of state departments and officials for the preceding fiscal biennium.

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Page 80 - Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public consequence, and affect the community at large.
Page 405 - Company, being duly sworn, deposes and says that he has caused the foregoing statements to be prepared by the proper officers and agents of this Company, and having carefully examined the same, declares them to be a true, full, and correct statement of the condition and affairs of said Company, on the thirty-first day of December, AD 1886, to the best of his knowledge and belief.
Page 80 - When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good, to the extent of the interest he has thus created. He may withdraw his grant by discontinuing the use; but, so long as he maintains the use, he must submit to the control.
Page 158 - It shall be the duty of any railroad corporation, when within their power to do so, and upon reasonable notice, to furnish suitable cars to any and all persons who may apply therefor for the transportation of any and all kinds of freight, and to receive and transport such freight with all reasonable dispatch...
Page 482 - COMPANIES. What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, and what conditions as to rates, etc.; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express company ? Ans.
Page 551 - ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS. EXPRESS COMPANIES. What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, and what conditions as to rates, etc. ; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express company?
Page 209 - Railway Company, being duly sworn, depose and say that I have caused the foregoing statements to be prepared by the proper officers and agents of this company, and having carefully examined the same, declare them to be a true, full, and correct statement of the condition and affairs of said company on the thirtieth day of June, AD 1881, to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Page 417 - Roads and Branches belonging to other Companies, operated by this Company under Lease or Contract.
Page 118 - ... the same at any depot on the line of its road ; and also to receive and transport in like manner the empty or loaded cars furnished by any connecting road, to be delivered at any station or stations on the line of its road, to be loaded or discharged, or reloaded and returned to the road so connecting; and for compensation it shall not demand or receive any greater sum than is accepted by it from any other connecting railroad for a similar service.
Page 177 - AttorneyGeneral to institute suits to enforce the observance of these requirements. The extent of State control exercised at that time seems to us without precedent in the dealing of States with railway corporations. The Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern is entirely an Iowa corporation and subject to State control. The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul, and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, own their roads in Iowa by purchase and consolidation. The Illinois Central and the Northwestern control their...

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