Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioners of the State of Wisconsin


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Side 307 - ... neglect, creates, or allows to be created, such an undue quantity of steam as to burst or break the boiler, engine, or apparatus, or to cause any other accident whereby the death of a human...
Side 75 - What freight and transportation companies run on your road, and on what terms and on what conditions as to rates, use of cars, track, machinery, repairs of cars, etc.?
Side 281 - If any passenger shall refuse to pay his fare, it shall be lawful for the conductor of the train and the servants of the corporation to put him. and his baggage out of the cars, using no unnecessary force, at any usual stopping place, or near any dwelling house, as the conductor shall elect, on stopping the train.
Side xli - As to the effect of the statute as a regulation of interstate commerce, the law is confined to State commerce, or such inter-state commerce as directly affects the people of Wisconsin. Until Congress acts in reference to the relations of this company to inter-state commerce, it is certainly within the power of Wisconsin to regulate its fares, etc., so far as they are of domestic concern.
Side 310 - Officer of any body corporate or public company, shall make, circulate, or publish, or concur in making, circulating, or publishing any written statement or account which he shall know to be false in any material particular with intent to deceive or defraud any member, shareholder, or creditor of such body corporate or public company, or with intent to induce any person to become a shareholder or partner therein, or to intrust or advance any property to such body corporate or public company, or to...
Side 156 - What express companies run on your road, and on what terms, and what conditions as to rates, etc. ; what kind of business is done by them, and do you take their freights at the depot, or at the office of such express companies?
Side xli - ... never intended to cut the States off from legislating on all subjects relating to the health, life, and safety of their citizens, though the legislation might indirectly affect the commerce of the country. Legislation, in a great variety of ways, may affect commerce and persons engaged in it without constituting a regulation of it within the meaning of the Constitution.
Side 284 - In the election of directors each stockholder shall be entitled to one vote, either in person or by proxy, for every share of stock owned by him for thirty days next preceding such election.
Side 290 - ... may, by a vote of two-thirds of their whole number, at any time alter or change the route or any part of the route of their road...
Side 266 - No corporation shall Issue any stock or certificate of stock except in consideration of money or labor or property estimated at its true money value, actually received by it, equal to the par value thereof...

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