Hearings before the Committee on the District of Columbia of the United States Senate. February 29th, 1904

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Govt. print. off., 1904 - History - 364 pages
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Page 3 - the act of Congress approved July first, nineteen hundred and two, entitled "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 three, and for other purposes,
Page 30 - ascertained beyond a reasonable doubt, if served on the owner of record in the manner hereinbefore in this section provided. Any notice required by law or by any regulation aforesaid to be served on a corporation shall, for the purposes of this act. be deemed to have been served on any such corporation
Page 12 - That the line of the said railway company shall be commenced within one year and completed within three years from date of the passage of this act; and in default of such commencement or completion within the time in this section specified, all rights, franchises, and privileges granted by this act shall immediately cease and determine. SEC.
Page 13 - 15. That all articles of value that may be inadvertently left in any of the cars or other vehicles of the said company shall be taken to its principal depot and entered in a book of record of unclaimed goods, which book shall be open to the inspection of the public at all reasonable hours of business. SEC.
Page 10 - An act providing a permanent form of government for the District of Columbia," approved June eleventh, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight: And
Page 12 - shall run cars as often as the public convenience may require, in accordance with a time-table to be subject to the approval of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia. Every failure to comply with the conditions of this section shall render the said corporation liable to a fine of fifty dollars for each offense, to be recovered
Page 30 - at the office of any agent of the person to be notified, which agent has any authority or duty with reference to the land or tenement to which said notice relates; or (c) if no such office can be found in said District by reasonable search, if forwarded by registered mail to the last known address of the person to
Page 52 - agent has any authority or duty with reference to the land or tenement to which said notice relates; or (c) if no such office can be found in said District by reasonable search, if forwarded by registered mail to the last known address of the person to be notified and not returned by the post-office authorities: or
Page 34 - thereof, is satisfied by such evidence that compensation should be awarded, then the compensation— (a) Shall in the first case, so far as it is based on rental, be on the rental of the .building (as distinct from the ground rent), which would have been
Page 13 - nor more than one hundred dollars, to be recovered as other fines and penalties in said District, and shall remain liable, in addition to said penalty, for any loss or damage occasioned by his or her or their act as aforesaid; but no suit shall be brought unless commenced within sixty days after such offense shall have been committed.

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