Laws Relating to Railroads and Warehouses: Parts of Statutes Concerning Railroads and Street Railways and Rules of Practice Before the Railroad and Warehouse Commission of the State of Illinois

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1907 - Railroad law - 167 pages
 

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Page 107 - in good faith" within the meaning of this act, when it is in fact done honestly whether it be done negligently or not.
Page 16 - ... multiplied by the number of his shares of stock shall equal, or to distribute them on the same principle among as many candidates as he shall think fit; and such directors or managers shall not be elected in any other manner.
Page 97 - That where a carrier delivers goods to one who is not lawfully entitled to the possession of them, the carrier shall be liable to anyone having a right of property or p'ossession in the goods if he delivered the goods...
Page 98 - ... intent, the warehouseman shall be liable according to the terms of the receipt, as they were before alteration. Material and fraudulent alteration of a receipt shall not excuse the warehouseman who issued it from liability to deliver, according to the terms of the receipt as originally issued, the goods for which it was issued, but shall excuse him from any other liability to the person who made the alteration and to any person who took with notice of the alteration. Any purchaser of the receipt...
Page 95 - The consecutive number of the receipt, (d) A statement whether the goods received will be delivered to the bearer, to a specified person, or to a specified person or his order...
Page 102 - ... may sell the goods at public or private sale without advertisement on reasonable notification to all persons known to claim an interest in the goods. If the warehouseman after a reasonable effort is unable to sell the goods he may dispose of them in any lawful manner and shall incur no liability by reason of such disposition.
Page 101 - A statement that unless the claim is paid within the time specified the goods will be advertised for sale and sold by auction at a specified time and place. In accordance with the terms of a notice so given, a sale of the goods by auction may be had to satisfy any valid claim of the warehouseman for which he has a lien on the goods. The sale shall be had in the place where the lien was acquired, or, if such place is manifestly unsuitable for the purpose, at the nearest suitable place. After the time...
Page 100 - If goods are delivered to a carrier by the owner or by a person whose act in conveying the title to them to a purchaser...
Page 98 - The delivery of the goods under an order of the court as provided in this section, shall not relieve the...
Page 90 - ... to run any train in such traffic after said date that has not a sufficient number of cars in it so equipped with power or train brakes that the engineer on the locomotive drawing such train can control its speed without requiring brakemen to use the common hand brake for that purpose.

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