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Sect. 5. All licenses granted as aforesaid, shall expire When license

shall expire. on the first day of July next after the date thereof, and no license shall be sold, assigned or transferred, without the shall not be consent of the mayor and aldermen, endorsed thereon by without, &c. the city marshal.

SEOT. 6. The person in whose name a license is taken who shall be out for a hackney carriage, shall, for all the purposes of these rules and orders, be considered as the owner of the same, and liable to all forfeitures and penalties herein contained; unless upon the sale of the said carriage, notice be given to the city marshal, and the license delivered to him.

Sect. 7. Any person who may be licensed as aforesaid, Neglect to take either as owner or driver of any hackney carriage, who it is granted. shall continue to use any such carriage, and shall neglect or refuse to take out and pay for his license within thirty days after notice that the same has been granted, shall be liable to a fine of not less than one dollar, and not more than twenty dollars, for each and every day thereafter, that he or they shall so refuse or neglect to take out said license. SECT. 8. Hackney carriages shall be marked and num- Manner of mark

ing and numberbered in the manner following, viz :-Every hack or lan- ing. dau which stands on the owner's premises, shall be marked on the outside, and upon each side, on the sill or rocker, immediately below the doors, with the number of the license, with white, gilded or plated figures, in the Arabic character, of not less than one and a half inches in size, on a dark ground, or with a dark figure of the same kind and size upon a light ground, and no other figure or device within four inches of the same. Stage coaches shall be numbered in like manner on the top rail of the doors. Omnibuses shall be numbered in like manner on the lower panel of the door. Cabs shall be numbered in like manner on the centre of the top panel of the door, immediately below the glass. Every hackney carriage, when driven or used in the night time, shall have fixed upon some conspicuous part of the outside thereof, two lighted lamps, with plain glass fronts and sides, and having the number of the license of such hackney carriage in figures

No other number shall be used.

of at least one and a half inches in size, of the like character, painted with black paint upon the sides and front of each of said lamps, in such a manner that the same may be distinctly seen and known, when the same may be standing or driving. The name of the owner and driver, and the number of the license, together with the rates of fare, shall be printed on a card and placed in all hackney carriages in the most conspicuous place for the information of passengers. And if any owner or driver of any hackney carriage shall use or drive any such carriage, or permit the same to be used and driven, without complying with the foregoing requisitions, or use, or drive, or permit to be used or driven, any such carriage in the night time, without its lamps being lighted and numbered as aforesaid ; said owner and driver shall be liable to a fine of not less than two nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.

Sect. 9. No owner or driver of any hackney carriage shall use or suffer such carriage to be used with any other number upon the same than that assigned by the mayor and aldermen; nor with such number placed on any other part of such carriage than that designated in the preceding section, under a penalty of not less than five, nor more than twenty dollars, every time such carriage is used.

SECT. 10. No owner, driver, or other person having Carriage and be Toft, unless in charge of any licensed hackney carriage, shall leave such cars of suitable carriage and horses when harnessed, unless in the care of

some suitable person, under a penalty of not less than five nor more than twenty dollars for every

such offence. SECT. 11. No owner, driver, or other person having place. charge of any hackney carriage, shall stand with such car

riage in any place within the city to be employed, other than the stand assigned to such carriage by the mayor and aldermen, under a penalty of not less than two dollars nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.

SECT. 12. No owner, driver, or other person having charge of any hackney carriage, shall stop his carriage abreast of any other carriage in any street within the city, nor stop his carriage in any street, square, lane, alley or public place, so as to obstruct the same, or the sidewalk,

Shall not stand in any other

Shall not stop so as to obstruct.

route.

flagstone or crossing thereof, under a penalty of not less than two, nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.

Sect. 13. Every owner, driver, or other person having Driver, &c., shall charge of any hackney carriage which has a stand in any street or square, at any railroad depot, steamboat landing, theatre, museum, or other place of public entertainment, shall at all times when driving or waiting for employment, wear a badge on his hat or cap, with the number of his carriage thereon, in brass or plated figures of not less than one inch and a half in size, and so placed that the same may be distinctly seen and read, under a penalty of not less than two, nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.

SECT. 14. In any street or square, or at any theatre, Mayor may give museum, or other place of public entertainment, where standing and hackney carriages attend for passengers, the mayor, or any person or persons by him authorized, may give directions respecting the standing of such carriages, while waiting for their passengers, and the route they shall go when going to or leaving any such place of entertainment; and if any owner, driver, or other person having the care of any such carriage, shall refuse to obey such order or directions of the mayor, or other person or persons by him authorized, he or they shall be liable to a fine of not less than five, nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.

Sect. 15. The prices, or rates of fare, to be taken by, Rates of fare. or paid to the owner, driver, or other person having charge of any hackney carriage, except omnibuses, shall be as follows; that is to say, for carrying a passenger from one place to another within the city proper, or South Boston, or East Boston, twenty-five cents; and to or from South Boston and East Boston, to any other part of the city, thirty-seven and a half cents, exclusive of tolls. For children between three and twelve

years age, if more than one, or if accompanied by an adult, half price only is to be charged for each child; and for children under three years of age, when accompanied by their parents or any adult, no charge is to be made. Every owner, driver, or other person having the charge of any hackney carriage, shall carry

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with each passenger, in addition to one trunk, a valise, saddle bag, carpet bag, portmanteau, box, bundle, basket, or other article used in travelling, if he be requested so to do, without charge or compensation therefor; but for every additional trunk, or other such article as above named, more than one, he shall be entitled to demand, and receive

the sum of five cents. Carriage not to Sect. 16. No hackney carriage used for conveyance of minor , unless, passengers shall be driven by a minor unless he be specially

licensed by the mayor and aldermen, under a penalty of not less than two, nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.

be driven by a

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OMNIBUSES.

Time for starting.

Stopping.

SECT. 17. Each license of any omnibus belonging to any line may specify the time that said omnibus shall leave the stand, and no omnibus shall leave the stand designated for it until five minutes shall have elapsed after the departure of the omnibus immediately preceding, under a penalty of not less than two, nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.

Sect. 18. No owner or driver of any omnibus belonging to any line shall stop his omnibus on any part of the route assigned thereto, unless called by, or to leave a passenger, and then for no longer time than may be sufficient for such passenger to take his or her seat, or leave such carriage, under a penalty of not less than two, nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.

SECT. 19. The driver of every omnibus, when passing through Washington, Court, and Hanover streets, shall receive and leave passengers on his right side of said streets only, under a penalty of not less than two, nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.

SECT. 20. No owner or driver of any omnibus shall drive his omnibus or permit the same to be driven on any other route or street than that hereinafter designated and established by the mayor and aldermen, under a penalty of not less than ten nor more than twenty dollars for each offence.

Receiving and leaving passengers.

Shall not leave the route.

lished.

Line.

Line.

SECT 21. Ordered, That the following routes be, and Routes estabthe same are hereby designated and established for the different lines of omnibuses running within and into the city of Boston.

SECT. 22. South Boston Line. The route for all two South Boston horse omnibuses, shall be from South Boston, through Sea, Kneeland, Lincoln, Summer and Washington streets to Cornhill, and return by the same route. For all four horse omnibuses, the route shall be over the South Boston Free Bridge, through Harrison avenue, Rowe, Bedford and Washington streets, to Cornhill, and return by the same route.

SECT. 23. East Boston Line. Route, from East Bos- East Boston ton Ferry, through Commercial, Fleet, Hanover, Tremont and Boylston streets, to the Providence Railroad Depot, and return by the same route.

SECT. 24. Canton Street and Dock Square Line. Route, Canton Street from Canton, through Washington street only, to Dock lideDock Square square, and return by the same route.

SECT. 25. Dover Street and Lowell Railroad Line. Dover Street and Route, from Dover, through Washington, Court, Green, Line. Leverett, Minot and Lowell streets, to the Lowell Railroad Depot, and return by the same route.

SECT. 26. Dover Street and Chelsea Ferry Line. Dover Street and Route, from Dover, through Washington, Court and Han-Line. over streets, to Chelsea Ferry, and return by the same route.

SECT. 27. Dover Street and Fitchburg Railroad Line. Dover Street and Route, from Dover, through Washington, Court, Sudbury, road Line.

Fitchburg RailDeacon and Haverhill streets, to the Fitchburg Railroad Depot, and return by the same route.

Sect. 28. Eastern Railroad Omnibus. Route, through Eastern Railroad Tremont, Court, State and Commercial streets, to the Eastern Railroad Depot, and return by the same route. SECT. 29. Worcester Railroad Omnibuses. Route, Worcester Rail

. through Portland, Sudbury, Court, State, Washington and road Omnibuses, Beach streets, to the Worcester Railroad Depot, and return by the same route.

SECT. 30. Lowell Railroad Line. Route, through Lowell Railroad

Lowell Railroad

Chelsea Ferry

Omnibus.

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