Annual Report of the Railroad Commissioners of the State of Wisconsin

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Page 28 - No county, city, township, school district or other municipal corporation, shall be allowed to become indebted in any manner or for any purpose to an amount, including existing indebtedness, in the aggregate exceeding five per centum on the value of the taxable property therein, to be ascertained by the last assessment for State and county taxes, previous to the incurring of such indebtedness.
Page 22 - No railroad, canal or other corporation, or the lessees, purchasers or managers of any railroad or canal corporation, shall consolidate the stock, property or franchises of such corporation with, or lease, or purchase the works or franchises of, or in any way control any other railroad or canal corporation owning or having under its control a parallel or competing line...
Page 26 - ... by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars or more than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail of not less than ten days nor more than sixty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, at the discretion of the court.
Page 19 - State operated by steam, and shall inquire into any neglect or violation of the laws of this State by any railroad corporation doing business therein...
Page 198 - ... 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?
Page 214 - What freight and transportation companies run on your road, and on what terms, and on what conditions as to rates, use of track, machinery, repairs of cars, etc.; do they use the cars of your company, or those furnished by themselves, and are their cars or their freight given any preference in speed or order of transportation, and if so, in what particular?
Page 20 - September of each year, such returns, in the form which they may prescribe, as will afford the information required for their said official report. Such returns shall be verified by the oath of the officer making them...
Page 101 - ... any other railroad corporation owning or having under its control a parallel or competing line; nor shall any officer of such railroad corporation act as an officer of any other railroad corporation owning or having the control of a parallel or competing line ; and the question whether railroads are parallel or competing lines shall, when demanded by the party complainant, be decided by a jury, as in other civil issues.
Page 21 - ... shall have power to punish for contempt, as in other cases of refusal to obey the process and order of such court.
Page 286 - Do sleeping, parlor, or dining.room cars run on your road, and if so, on what terms are they run, by whom are they owned, and what charges are made ia addition to regular passenger rates?

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