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SEC. 4948. He shall keep in his office and carefully preserve all Ma ps, etc., maps, surveys and other reports and papers required by law to be to be filed. filed with him, and so arrange and preserve the same as shall make them a permanent record of ready, convenient and connected reference.
SEC. 4949. In case of any controversy or disagreement between Disagree the inspector and the owner or operator of any mine or the per- ments. sons working therein, or in case of conditions or emergencies requiring counsel, the inspector may call on the governor for such assistance and counsel as may be necessary. Should the inspector find any of the provisions of this chapter violated or not complied with by any owner, lessee or agent in charge, unless the same is within a reasonable time rectified, and the provisions of this chapter fully complied with, he shall institute an action in the name of the State to compel the compliance therewith. The inspector shall exercise a sound discretion in the enforcement of this chapter.
SEC. 4950. On application of the inspector, after suit brought as Injunction. directed in the preceding section, any court of competent jurisdiction may enjoin or restrain the owner or agent from working or operating such mine until it is made to conform to the provisions of this chapter; and such remedy shall be cumulative, and shall not take the place of or affect any other proceedings against such owner or agent authorized by law for the matter complained of in such action. SEC. 4951. The inspector shall annually make report to the gov
Annual ernor of all his proceedings, the condition and operation of the ports. different mines of the State, and the number of mines and the number of persons employed in or about such mines, the amount of coal, iron ore, limestone, fire-clay or other mineral míned in this State; and he shall enumerate all accidents in or about the mines, and the manner in which they occurred, and give all such other information as he thinks useful and proper, and make such® suggestions as he deems important relative to mines and mining, and any legislation that may be necessary on the subject for the better preservation of the life and health of those engaged in such industry.
SEC. 4952. The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to or Application affect any mine in which not more than ten men are employed at of law. the same time; but the inspector shall at all times have free ingress to such mines for the purpose of examination and inspection, and shall direct and enforce any regulation in accordance with the provisions of this chapter that he may deem necessary for the safety of the health and lives of the miners employed therein.
Emigrant agents. SECTION 5132. Taxes in this subchapter shall be imposed as license tax for the privilege of carrying on the business or doing
quired; the act named,
* * The license issued under this subchapter shall be for twelve months, and shall expire on the thirty-first day of May of each year.
SEC. 5180. On every emigrant agent or person engaged in pro- of emigrant curing laborers for employment out of this State an annual license agents. tax of one hundred dollars for the State and one hundred dollars for the county for each county in which such agent or person does business, the same to be collected by the sheriff. Anyone engaging in this business without first paying said tax shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and fined not less than two hundred dollars or imprisoned, in the discretion of the court.
Employers to furnish names of taxable employees. SECTION 5201.
Any corporation, firm or person who Duty of shall, on demand or request made, refuse to give to the tax col- employers. lector of any county, city or town a list giving the names of all persons employed by them who are liable for tax, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
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ACTS OF 1907. CHAPTER 456.--'Hours of labor of employees on railroads. Limit: SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any railroad company doing
business in the State of North Carolina, or for any officer, agent or employee thereof who has the direction of or control over any employee or agent of the classes mentioned below, to cause or knowingly permit or allow any employee belonging to any such class to render any service of such railroad company pertaining to the movement of trains, for a greater number of hours in any
twenty-four hours than is hereinafter specified, to-wit: For tra in dis- (a) Any employee doing the work of a train dispatcher (or tele patchers, etc. ; graph operator), having in charge in any degree the direction of
the movement of any train or trains in North Carolina, for more than eight hours in any twenty-four hours: Provided, The corporation commission of North Carolina is hereby authorized to permit any such telegraph operator at any station on any road in this State to work for a longer time, not exceeding twelve hours in any twenty-four hours, where the ga id corporation commission shall determine that the safety of the traveling public will not be en
dangered by such extension of hours. For train- (b) Any conductor, flagman, engineer, brakeman, fireman or
other member of any train crew, for more than sixteen hours in
any twenty-four hours. Violations. SEC. 2. Any railroad company, or officer or agent thereof, having
the direction of or control over any employee mentioned in section one of this act, who shall violate any of the provisions hereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction such railroad company shall be fined not less than five hundred dollars; and such officer or agent shall be fined or imprisoned, or both, in
the discretion of the court. Working SEC. 3. Any train dispatcher or telegraph operator, having in overtime. charge in any degree the direction of the movement of any train
or trains in North Carolina, who shall work more than eight hours in any twenty-four hours as an employee performing the duties aforesaid, except as shall be permitted by the corporation conmission under the provisions of this act, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined or imprisoned, in the
discretion of the court. Same.
SEC. 4. Any conductor, flagman, fireman, engineer, brakeman, or other member of any train crew, who shall work for any railroad company more than sixteen hours in any twenty-four hours, shall
"be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined or Proviso. imprisoned, or both, in the discretion of the court: Provided, That
it shall not be held a violation of this act by any conductor, brakeman, flagman, engineer, fireman or other member of any train crew who shall work more than sixteen hours in any twenty-four hours in order to clear the track or tracks of said railroad company from wrecks, washouts, or obstruction caused by the act of God, so that they may bring the train or trains operated by them to a station on said road, which station shall be either the schedule destination of said train or the station at which there is regularly a change of train crews; nor shall it be held a violation of this act by the corporation, officers or agents thereof, to permit the said conductor, flagman, bra keman, fireman, engineer or other member of a train crew to work overtime under the circumstances and conditions hereinbefore stated.
CHAPTER 463.-Employment of children. Age limit.
SECTION 1. No child under twelve years of age shall be employed or worked in any factory or manufacturing establishment within this State: Provided further, That after one thousand nine hundred and seven no child between the ages of twelve and thirteen years of age shall be employed or work in a factory except in apprenticeship capacity, and only then after having attended school four months in the preceding twelve months.
SEC. 2. Not exceeding sixty-six hours shall constitute a week's Hours of lawork in all factories and manufacturing establishments of this bor. State. No person under eighteen years of age shall be required to work in such factories or establishments a longer period than sixty-six hours in one week: Provided, That this section shall not apply to engineers, firemen, machinists, superintendents, overseers, section and yard hands, office men, watchmen or repairers of breakdowns.
SEC. 3. All parents, or persons standing in relation of parent, Parents to upon hiring their children to any factory or manufacturing estab- report age. lishment, shall furnish such establishment a written statement of the age of such child or children being so hired, and certificate as to school attendance; and any parent, or person standing in the relation of parent to such child or children, who shall in such written statement misstate the age of such child or children being so employed, or their school attendance, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be punished at the discretion of the court. Any mill-owner, superintendent or manufacturing establishment, who shall knowingly or willfully violate the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished at the discretion of the court.
SEC. 4. After one thousand nine hundred and seven no boy or Night work. girl under fourteen years old shall work in a factory between the hours of eight p. m. and five a. m.
Interfering with employment.
to be free.
SECTION 23. Every citizen of this State shall be free to obtain Employment employment wherever possible, and any person, corporation or agent thereof, maliciously interfering or hindering in any way, any citizen from obtaining or enjoying employment already obtained, from any other corporation or person, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
Commissioner of agriculture and labor.
SECTION S2. There shall be chosen by the qualified electors of Commissioner
to be elected. the State at the times and places of choosing members of the legislative assembly,
one commissioner of agriculture and labor, who shall have attained the age of twenty-five years, shall be citizens of the United States, and shall have the qualifications of State electors. They shall severally hold their offices at the seat of government, for the term of two years and until their successors are elected and duly qualified,
Employment of children.
SECTION 209. The labor of children under twelve years of age shall be prohibited in mines, factories and workshops in this State.
SECTION 212. The exchange of "black lists" between corporations shall be prohibited.
REVISED CODES OF 1905.
Commissioner of agriculture and labor. Duty of com- SECTION 127. It shall be the duty of the commissioner of agrimissioner.
culture and labor to collect, systematize and present in biennial reports to the legislative assembly statistical details relating to all labor departments in the State, such as hours and wages of labor, the estimated number of persons employed by the several industries within the State, the operation of labor saving machinery and its relation to hand labor, a description of the different kinds of labor organizations in existence in this State, and what they have accomplished in favor of the class for which they were organized. Such statistics may be classified as the commissioner
of agriculture and labor deems best. Duty of offi- SEC. 128. It shall be the duty of all State, county, township and cials.
municipal officers to furnish upon the written request of the commissioner of agriculture all the information in their power necessary to assist in carrying out the objects of this article. For the purpose of obtaining statistics relating to manufactures and mining the commissioner of agriculture shall procure in a manner that may seem best to him, the names and addresses of all the
manufacturers and mine owners and operators in the State, and Owners of shall transmit by mail to each owner, operator or manager of each factories, etc.
shop, mill, manufacturing establishment or mine, not later than the first day of July of each year, suitably prepared blanks embodying inquiries into the subjects upon which the commissioner is required or authorized to prepare statistics, which blanks shall be filled out complete and returned to the commissioner not later than the first day of August following The information so obtained shall be preserved, systematized and tabulated by the commissioner, but no information concerning the business or affairs of any individual, firm, company or corporation shall be divulged or in any manner made public by the commissioner or any one in
the employ of his office, and any violation of this provision shall Penalty. subject the party violating to a fine of not more than five hundred
dollars or to imprisonment of not more than one year, or both such fine and imprisonment. The refusal or neglect of any such owner, operator or manager of any shop, mill, manufacturing establishment or mine to supply the information asked by the commissioner within the time designated shall be construed as a violation of section one hundred and twenty-nine and shall subject the party so offending to the penalties therein prescribed ; Provided, That no prosecution shall be begun against such persons for such neglect or refusal until at least twenty days after a second notice and blank shall have been mailed them by the com
missioner. Obstructing SEC. 129. Any person who willfully impedes or obstructs the commissioner.
commissioner in the full and free performance of his duties shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punishable by a fine of not less than ten nor more than fifty dollars, or by imprisonment of not less than seven nor more than thirty days in the county jail, or by both. The refusal or neglect of any person for himself or for any person, firm, company or corporation of which he may be a member, or agent, to furnish the information or statistical statement required to be furnished to assessors, shall be construed to be a violation of the provisions of this section, and it is hereby made the duty of the county auditor to report such violation with the names and post-office address and place of residence of the violator as furnished him by the assessor to the State's attorney for the county in which such violation occurred, and the State's attorney shall forthwith proceed to enforce the penalty provided in this section against such persons; and he is hereby authorized to subpæna the assessor and such other wit
nesses as may be necessary, and to introduce the assessor's returns
Powers, papers whenever in his opinion it is necessary, and he may examine witnesses under oath, being hereby authorized to administer the same in the performance of his duty, and the testimony so taken must be filed and preserved in his office.
SEC. 134. The commissioner shall report to the legislative assem- Coal mining. bly the number of coal mines being operated within the State, the number of tons of coal being mined annually, the number of persons employed in coal mining, the wages paid coal miners and the cost per ton to mine coal at the different mines. The commissioner is hereby authorized to give out to the press of this or other States Reports may
be given to at any time such parts of any reports in course of preparation as
press. may be sufficiently concluded to admit of publication, or such information regarding the statistics of the State as may in his judgment be of interest or value to the people, the design being to furnish to the people through the press as fresh information regarding the State and its industries and condition as possible without awaiting the official publication through biennial or other reports. SEC. 135. The commissioner of agriculture and labor shall re
Salary. ceive an annual salary of two thousand dollars.
Examination and licensing of barbers.
SECTION 349. It shall be unlawful for any person to follow the Barbers to occupation of barber in this State unless he shall have first ob
cate. tained a certificate of registration as provided in this article: Provided, however, That nothing herein contained shall apply to or affect any person who was actually engaged in such occupation on the taking effect of this article, except as hereinafter provided.
Sec. 350. A board of examiners to consist of three persons is Board of ex. hereby created to carry out the purposes and enforce the provi
aminers. sions of this article. Said board shall be appointed by the governor, and each person appointed to act on said board must be a practical barber, who has been practicing his profession in the State of North Dakota for a period of five years. Each member of the board shall serve for a term of two years and until his successor is appointed and qualified, except in the case of the first board, whose members shall serve one, two and three years respectively, as specified in their appointment. Each member of said board shall give a bond of five thousand dollars with sureties to be approved by the secretary of state, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties, and shall take the oath provided by law for public officers. Vacancies on said board caused by death, resignation or expiration of the term of any member thereof, shall be filled by appointment from the same class of persons to which the deceased or retiring member belonged.
SEC. 351. Said board shall elect a president, secretary and treas. Organization. urer, and shall have its headquarters at the State capitol; shall have a common seal, and the secretary and president shall have power to administer oaths. SEC. 352. Each member of said board shall receive a compensa . Com pen sa.
tion. tion of three dollars per day for actual service and ten cents per mile for each mile actually traveled in attending the meetings of said board, which compensation shall be paid out of any moneys in the hands of the treasurer of said board; Provided, That the said compensation and mileage shall in no event be paid out of the State treasury.
SEC. 353. Said board shall make a biennial report to the gore Report. ernor, which report shall contain a full statement of its receipts, and disbursements of the board for the preceding two years, also a full statement of its doings and proceedings and such® recommendations as to it may seem proper looking to the better carrying out of the intents and purposes of this article, which report shall not be printed except at the expense of the fund herein pro