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Appropriations Continued.

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Federal control
Guaranty to carriers after termination of........

126, 127
Loans to carriers..........

.... 131
Reimbursement of deficits to carriers under......

118
Revolving fund for use of President under Federal Control Act..... 103-104
Settlement of matters arising out of....

........ 115
Labor Board......

140,
Medals of Honor Act.........

192
Railway mail pay service on urban and interurban electric railways... 175
Armed forces, President may use, to prevent obstruction of commerce...... 17
Arrangements:

Copies of traffic, to be filed with the Commission.....
Filed with Commission, or certified copies thereof, receivable as prima
facie evidence......
................

55-56
Public records, when filed with Commission..

55-56
Rail and water lines, for continuous carriage..........
Through, between rail and water carriers from a United States port to a
foreign country..........

.......
Artificial persons, penalty of imprisonment not applicable to.

34
Ash-Pan Act...

196
Assumption of risk. See Risk.
Attorney General:
Authority to transfer property of Commerce Court........

95
Certificate of, to expedite suits....
Commission to report violations of Clayton Antitrust Act to.
Direction of prosecutions under Federal Control Act.
Direction of suits by, under Boiler Inspection Act..

........
District attorneys to prosecute under direction of.......

36,55
Duty of, under Government-Aided Lines Act.. .......... 166-167, 168
Notice to, of completion of tentative valuation.......
Prosecutions under Elkins Act, by direction of..
Valuation amendment to Interstate Commerce Act, application by, to

compel compliance.......
Attorneys:

Commission may employ necessary .............
Criminally liable for violating securities provisions
Employed by carrier, free passes to.......
Liability to bona fide holder of void security..
Notice of taking deposition must be given to.....

Parties may appear in person or by.....
Attorney's fees. See Fees.
Automatic couplers, cars to be equipped with.

182
Automatic train control:

Block signal tests, appropriation to enable the Commission to investigate
and report on the subject of...........

........ 208
202-Atallation of, Commission may order................................... 78-70

89

148

107

207

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isions arising out of Federal control shall be paid out of revolving fund. 120 799
mission authorized to award damages..

........ 53
10-hages, report of Commission...........

.......... 39-40

207

60

154

Baggage:

Page.
Interchangeable mileage tickets, amount under..

75
Liability for full actual loss not applicable to....

68-69
Personal, sample, and excess, regulations affecting.

9-10
Released rates dependent upon value...

68-69
Tariffs governing transportation of, under mileage tickets, to be published,
filed, and observed.....

75
Balance sheet; annual report shall contain..

64
Banks:

Arrangements with, for issuance of stocks, etc., valuation reports to show..
Director, officer, or employee in more than one, prohibited......

145
Permission for officer, etc., of Federal Reserve Bank to serve in not more

than two other banks authorized; consent of Federal Reserve Board
required.

146
Barges. S'ee Boats and barges.
Belt-line excluded from term "carrier,” when owned, operated, etc., by
State, general rule of rate making .

47
Betterments. See Additions and betterments.
Bids. See also Contracts.
Contracts, etc., between corporations to be competitive..

147-148
Penalty for preventing bidding or competition among bidders.

148
Bill, false, use of, by shippers and other persons, penalty.

33-34
Billing, false, by carriers, their agents or officers, penalty

33
Bills of lading:
Alteration unauthorized by carrier, void..

157
Defined; Bills of Lading Act....

154
Export, issuance of.
False, use of, by shippers and other persons, penalty..

33-34
Forging or counterfeiting.

163-164
Form of, on shipments in foreign commerce by water carrier prescribed
by Commission....

78
Holder of, receiving carrier liable to, for any loss or damage caused by it
or any connecting carrier...

67-68
Indorser's liability...

162
Liability of carrier for goods receipted for.

159-100
Liability of carriers issuing duplicates..

155
Order
Attaching by creditor whose debtor is owner..

160
Defined; Bills of Lading Act..

154
Delivery before surrendering.

160
Duplicate to be so indicated...

155
Goods covered by, attached by garnishment.

155-156
Issuance of, in parts or sets for continental use, prohibited.

154
Lien of carrier on goods covered by.....

160
Negotiability of....

154, 155, 161
Negotiated by delivery or indorsement.

161
Rights of mortgagee as against purchaser from owner.

163
Stoppage in transit by seller..

163
Subsequent negotiation by person and continuing in possession of... 161
Title acquired by negotiating..

161
Transfer by indorsement.

161, 162
Railway carrier to issue through bill of lading on shipment under conditions
outlined in section 25....

78
Receiving carrier to issue.

67-68

Bills of lading-Continued.

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Regulations affecting issuance, form, and substance of, must be just and

reasonable.........
Separate statement of charges on, where issued by rail carrier for export ship-
ment by water carrier.....

78
Shippers' weight, load, and count.

159
Straight-
Defined; Bills of Lading Act.....

154
Negotiability of, to be indicated.

155
Transfer and negotiation...

161-162
Through

Issuance of, via vessel engaged in foreign commerce not to constitute
arrangement for continuous carriage......

78
Rail carrier on export shipment, when space on vessel reserved.

-78
Title acquired by transfer of......

161
Validity of negotiation when a breach of duty by person making..

163
Warranties by person who negotiates or transfers by indorsement or delivery 162

Warranties of mortgagee or pledgee or other holder of, for security...... 162-163
Blasting caps, transportation of, on passenger vehicles for hire, prohibited... 198
Block Signal Resolution..

208
Board of Mediation and Conciliation, powers and duties of, in contravention
of Adjustment and Labor boards..

140-141
Boards of Referees, appointment to determine compensation of carriers under
Federal control, powers

102
Boats and barges:
Government-owned, on inland waterways

Exception of the New York State Barge Canal from provisions
governing....

114
Money derived from sale of, operated by Government on New York
State Barge Canal, to be spent on other waterways.

114
Subject to Interstate Commerce and Shipping acts

114
Transferred to Secretary of War for operation..

113
Powers of President over, abrogated upon termination of Federal control.. 112
President authorized to purchase under Federal Control Act....

104
Secretary of War to investigate appropriate type of boats to be used on
waterways.

141
Boiler Inspection Act:
Accidents to be reported to chief inspector.

206
Annual report of chief inspector.....

206
Appeal to chief inspector and Commission.

205-206
Carriers subject to act....

202
Chief inspector, appointment, powers and duties.

202, 206
Civil service examination for inspectors....

203-204
Defective boilers-
Notice of defect..

205
Use prohibited.

202
Employees defined.

202
Enforcement of act.

206–207
Inspection of boilers by carriers.

205
Inspectors, salary, etc....

203
Investigation of accidents...

206
Locomotive boilers must be safe.....

202
Offices of chief inspector and district inspector.

203
Penalty for violation...

206–207

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Boiler Inspection Act-Continued.

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Reports under, not to be used in damage suits.....

206
Rules for inspection, Commission to approve..

204
United States divided into inspection districts..

203
Bona fide holder, right to recover against carrier and agents on void security... 72–73
Bond, injunction proceedings under Clayton Antitrust Act....

153
Bonds. See Securities.
Books. See Documents.
Branch lines:
Main lines may acquire..

144-145
Switch connection with..

11-12
Break of bulk, continuous carriage not prevented by, unless made in good faith. 31
Bridges included in term “railroad " under Interstate Commerce and Hours of
Service acts...

8. 194
Burden of proof:
Reasonableness of increased rates, upon carriers....

44
Suit against carrier to which property is diverted contrary to routing in-
structions.

45
Cable cars, mail transportation by, payment for..

175
Cable companies:
Charges of, to be reasonable.....

9
Contracts with common carriers for exchange of services, permitted...

9
Included in term “common carrier) under, Interstate Commerce Act ..

8
Messages, classification of....
Calamitous visitation, free transportation to relieve.

10
Canals. See also Panama Canal.
Lake Erie & Ohio River Ship...

169
Operation of boats, barges, etc., by Secretary of War upon inland water-
ways, exception of New York State Barge Canal ....

114
Power of President over utilization and operation, abrogated on termina-
tion of Federal control....

112
Routing of freight by shipper to be observed by carriers under Federal
control....

104
Utilization and operation of, by President under Federal Control Act.. 104
Capital, working provided for in set-off of claims of United States

120-121
Capital account:

Commission may add to fair return to make provision for improvements,
etc...

47-48
Dividends not to be paid from capital funds....

73-74
Revolving fund, loans authorized by Commission to meet capital expendi-
tures....

50
Capital stock, amounts issued to be shown in annual reports of carriers..... 64
Capitalization, Federal Control Act not construed as prejudicing future policy
of Government concerning...

109
Car floats included in term “railroad" under Interstate Commerce Act

8
Car rental charges, absorption of, by water lines, effect of...

8
Car service:
Agents to direct, appointment by Commission

14
Compensation and penalties concerning, fixed by Commission.

13
Defined; Interstate Commerce Act....

12
Directions concerning, may be given by Commission

13
Filing of rules and regulations respecting, Commission may order......

13
Investigation or complaints concerning, penalties for nonobservance of
rules established by Commission.

13, 14

Car service-Continued.

Page.
Pooling freights, provision against, not violated by Commission's orders
as to...

22
Rules and regulations, incorporated in schedules..

13
Rules, regulations, and practices to be just and reasonable...

12
Suspension of rules by Commission......

13
Car shortage:
Suspension of car service rules during times of.....

13
Temporary through routes may be established by Commission in time of... 42
Car trust certificates, reimbursement of indebtedness to United States for
equipment.....

121
Caretakers, free passes..

10
Carload and less than carload, vessel rates may be so stated.

77
Carmack Amendment to Interstate Commerce Act...

67
Carriers (including common carriers). See also Federal control; Valuation;
Water carriers.
Acceptance of terms of Federal Control Act as condition to agreement as
to compensation....

101
Acquisition of control of one by another may be anthorized..

22
Aggregate value of transportation property, fair return to be based on. 47
Annual reports to Commission....

61
Antitrust laws, relieved from operation of..

24
Application for loans from general railroad contingent fund may be made by. 50
Application of, to Commission under Panama Canal Act.

25
Assent of, to order of Commission authorizing pooling, necessary.

21-22
Business of, Commission to inquire into....

35
Certificate of notification, duty to file..

71-72
Clayton Antitrust Act, applicability to.

147-143
Common carrier" defined; Hours of Service Act..

194
Complaint may be filed by, with Commission....

37-38
Contracts-
For exchange of services permitted.....

9
With other carriers to be filed with Commission.

28
Control of one by another, may be authorized...

22
Cooperation by, required in valuation.....

61
Criminal liability of directors, etc., for violating securities provision.'. 72-73
Deemed to have knowledge of acts of agents, etc...

195
Deficits
During Federal control, reimbursement...

116
During guaranty period, reimbursement.

124
Defined-
Ash-Pan Act.....

196
Hours of Service Act.

194
Interstate Commerce Act...

8
Issuance of securities provision.

70
Rate making provision.

47
Disputes with employees and subordinate officials, adjustment.. 133-141
Duty-
As to car service.....

12
Compliance with Commission's orders.

54
Furnish written statement of rate...

29
Post name of agent on whom requests for statement of rate can be made. 29–30
Prefer and expedite military traffic during war...

28

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