Hearings Before the Committee on the Territories of the House of Representatives on the Bill H.R. 18526

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905 - Railroads - 69 pages
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Page 11 - An Act to regulate commerce, approved February fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, and all Acts amendatory thereof, and...
Page 11 - An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri river to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two,' approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Page 9 - ... vested with all the powers, privileges, and immunities necessary to carry into effect the purposes of this act as herein set forth.
Page 3 - Company," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, defend and be defended, in all courts of law and equity within the United States, and may make and have a common seal.
Page 13 - ... a post route and military road subject to the use of the United States for postal, military, naval, and other government services, and also, subject to such regulations as Congress may impose restricting the charges for such government transportation...
Page 13 - In case it shall so happen that an election of directors shall not be made on any day appointed by the by-laws of said company, the corporation shall not for that excuse be deemed to be dissolved, but such election may be holden on any day which shall be appointed by the directors.
Page 14 - That the directors shall have full power to make and prescribe such by-laws, rules, and regulations as they shall deem needful and proper touching the disposition and management of the stock, property, estate, and effects of...
Page 12 - ... and upon approval thereof by the Secretary of the Interior the same shall be noted upon the plats in said office ; and thereafter all such lands over which such right of way...
Page 10 - ... also, ground adjacent to such right of way for station buildings, depots, machine shops, side tracks, turn-outs, and water stations, not to exceed in amount twenty acres for each station, to the extent of one station for each ten miles of its road.
Page 10 - ... right of way. And when such railway shall connect with any navigable stream or tide water such company shall have power to construct and maintain necessary piers and wharves for connection with water transportation, subject to the supervision of the Secretary of the Treasury...

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