Biennial Report of the Railroad Commission of the State of Mississippi, for the Two Years Ending Volume 7

Biennial Report of the Railroad Commission of the State of Mississippi, for the Two Years Ending Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: the manner prescribed and designated by the Commission. The failure of railroads or any common carrier to do this will subject them to a fine, in each case, of twentyfive dollars. 2. The Commission will, from time to time, as far as practicable, visit stations to see that all rules and regulations are enforced. 3. The Commission will entertain complaints that may be presented relative to insufficient depot storage, platform facilities for freight and will make such orders thereon as the public convenience demands. 4. Railroad companies are required to keep their reception rooms comfortable and open to passengers awaiting transportation at reasonable times, and under authority conferred by law the Railroad Commission has promulgated the following rules in reference thereto: (a) At railroad stations where the passenger waiting rooms are provided for the races, it is made the duty of depot agents, station masters and all employes of the company to exclude from each room set apart for one race all persons of another, and it shall be the duty of railroad companies, by printed or painted signs, at or on the door of each waiting room, to properly designate the same. (b) No disorderly conduct shall be tolerated in passenger waiting rooms nor loafers and vagabonds allowed. All peace officers, and especially municipal officers, are urged to co-operate with the railroad station agent in suppressing disorderly conduct by the prompt arrest of the guilty parties. Station agents are by law the conservators of the peace, with power to arrest and deliver to the custody of the most convenient and proper officers all persons guilty of disorderly conduct, or loafers, or vagabonds, frequenting waiting rooms, when not there as passengers, and all more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236921003
  • 9781236921000