Minnesota Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Minnesota Volume 50

Minnesota Reports; Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Minnesota Volume 50

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...in this state or not, before such inspection. This act was repealed by Laws 1876, ch. 90, which made fuller provision than did the prior act for inspection, and for preventing sales for illuminating purposes without inspection and approval. Laws 1877, ch. 71, made some slight amendments to the act of 1876. Laws 1878, ch. 37, also amended in a few particulars the act of 1876. These several acts contemplated an inspection in the barrel, cask, or package, and at the manufactory or refinery where made or refined, or at the shop, store, or warehouse where kept for sale, except the act of 1878 provided for inspection in quantities less than fifty (50) barrels at any railroad or river station, and the fees for inspecting were at a specified rate per barrel, cask, or package. It seems, from statements made by both parties on the argument, that, after the last of these acts was passed, a new mode of putting up such oils for transportation, and of transporting and handling them, came into use, so that they were carried in large tanks, holding each as much as one hundred barrels, placed on railroad cars, from which the oils were removed to what are called "storage tanks," being stationary tanks, holding as much as 2,000 barrels each, where they were kept until taken out for sale, or they were taken from the railroad tanks into small tanks placed on wagon wheels, which were driven about, and the oils sold from them. The provisions of law providing for inspection in barrels, casks, or packages did not seem to include inspection in these railroad tanks, and this was probably one reason for passing the act of 1889. The first three sections contain provisions not in question here. Section 4 is as follows: "The inspector of illuminating...show more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236861132
  • 9781236861139