Railway mail pay: Report of the Joint committee on postage on second-class mail matter and compensation for the transportation of mail. August 31, 1914. Sixty-third Congress, second session (Google eBook)

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U.S. Govt. print. off., 1914 - Transportation - 124 pages
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Page 28 - An Act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for other purposes", approved August 24.
Page 28 - An Act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for other purposes", approved June 26, 1912 (DC Code, sec.
Page 82 - An Act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920, and for other purposes," approved February 28, 1919, and all other Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto.
Page 77 - ... revenue received by railroad companies from express companies for services rendered in the transportation of express matter, and may, in his discretion, arrange for the transportation of mail matter other than of the first class at rates not exceeding those so ascertained and reported to him, and it shall be the duty of the railroad companies to carry such mail matter at such rates fixed by the Postmaster General.
Page 76 - ... Post Office Department for such type of cars, nor for service by any wooden full railway post-office car run in any train between adjoining steel cars, or between the engine and a steel car adjoining. After the first of July, nineteen hundred and seventeen...
Page 9 - JOINT COMMITTEE ON POSTAGE ON SECOND-CLASS MAIL MATTER AND COMPENSATION FOR THE TRANSPORTATION OF MAIL.
Page 48 - New service and additional service may be authorized at not exceeding the rates herein provided, and service may be reduced or discontinued, with pro rata reductions in pay, as the needs of the Postal Service may require : Provided...
Page 68 - Railroad companies carrying the mails shall furnish all necessary facilities for caring for and handling them while in their custody. They shall...
Page 77 - Commission for the determination of a postal carload or less than carload rate for transportation of mail matter of the fourth class and periodicals, and may provide for and authorize such transportation, when practicable, at such rates, and it shall be the duty of the railroad companies to provide and perform such service at such rates and on the conditions prescribed by the Postmaster General.
Page 24 - Railroad companies whose railroads were constructed in whole or in part by a land grant made by Congress, on the condition that the mails should be transported over their roads at such price as Congress should by law direct, shall receive only eighty per centum of the compensation otherwise authorized by this act.

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