Street and Electric Railways, 1902: Special Reports

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905 - Electric railroads - 439 pages
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Page 403 - And every president, treasurer, secretary, director, agent, or other officer of every corporation, and every establishment of productive industry, whether conducted as a corporate body, limited liability company, or by private individuals, from which answers to any of the schedules, inquiries, or statistical interrogatories provided for by this act are herein required, who shall, if thereto requested by the...
Page 147 - The right of the Commonwealth through such instrumentalities as it may select, to prescribe and define the public duties of all common carriers and public service corporations, to regulate and control them in the performance of their public duties, and to fix and limit their charges therefor shall never be surrendered or abridged.
Page 416 - This account includes all expenditures on account of persons killed or injured and property damaged ; salaries and expenses of claim agents, investigators, adjusters, and others engaged in the investigation of accidents and adjustment of claims; salaries, fees, and expenses of surgeons and doctors ; nursing, hospital attendance, medical and surgical supplies; fees and expenses of coroners and undertakers; fees of witnesses and others...
Page 412 - Material" should be understood to mean, not only finished or unfinished products, appliances or parts, but such smaller articles as are usually termed " Supplies". "Tools" should be understood to mean hand tools of mechanics and other tools, used in the work chargeable to the account referred to. " Expenses " should be understood to mean all expenses chargeable to the account referred to that are not labor, material or tools.
Page 117 - Lehigh Valley: New York. Chicago and St. Louis: New York, New Haven and Hartford: Pennsylvania; Toledo, St.
Page 415 - Charge to this account all expenditures for lubricants and waste for cars and electric equipment of cars, incandescent lamps, oil and other supplies for lighting cars, water...
Page 136 - ... the subject of franchises in detail and has the following noteworthy features : All applications for franchises that it is proposed to grant must be advertised for ten days and then let to the highest bidder; a minimum scale being set of 2 per cent of gross annual receipts for the first five years, 4 per cent during the next ten years and 5 per cent during the remainder of the term, which is limited to thirty-five years. All franchises are granted subject to the city's express right to "make...
Page 413 - Charge to this account all expenditures for electric equipment and wiring of all cars, whether revenue or work cars, including labor, material, tools, freight, hauling of material, and all other expenses incident to the work.
Page 415 - The cost of feed and keep of horses used in connection with this work should be charged to account No. 30.
Page 416 - The compensation of the general solicitor or counsel and other attorneys engaged partly In the defense or settlement of damage suits and partly In other legal work shall be apportioned between this account and account 86, "Law expenses.

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