Railway Locomotives and Cars, Том 62

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Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1888
 

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Страница 312 - Commission may, within its discretion, for the purpose of enabling it the better to carry out the purposes of this Act, prescribe (if in the opinion of the Commission it is practicable to prescribe such uniformity and methods of keeping accounts) a period of time within which all common carriers subject to the provisions of this Act shall have, as near as may be, a uniform system of accounts, and the manner in which such accounts 'shall be kept.
Страница 312 - Commission may need information. Such annual reports shall show in detail the amount of capital stock issued, the amounts paid therefor, and the manner of payment for the same ; the dividends paid, the surplus fund, if any, and the number of stockholders ; the funded and floating debts and the interest paid thereon ; the...
Страница 312 - SEC. 20. That the Commission is hereby authorized to require annual reports from all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act, to fix the time and prescribe the manner in which such reports shall be made, and to require from such carriers specific answers to all questions upon which the Commission may need information.
Страница 312 - ... the same ; the dividends paid, the surplus fund, if any, and the number of stockholders ; the funded and floating debts and the interest paid thereon ; the cost and value of the carrier's property, franchises, and equipment ; the number of employes and the salaries paid each class ; the amounts expended for improvements each year, how expended, and the character of such improvements...
Страница 312 - ... the amounts expended for improvements each year, how expended, and the character of such improvements; the earnings and receipts from each branch of business and from all sources; the operating and other expenses; the balances of profit and loss; and a complete exhibit of the financial operations of the carrier each year, including an annual balance sheet.
Страница 312 - ... such improvements; the earnings and receipts from each branch of business and from all sources; the operating and other expenses; the balances of profit and loss; and a complete exhibit of the financial operations of the carrier each year, including an annual balance sheet. Such reports shall also contain such information in relation to rates or regulations concerning fares or freights, or agreements, arrangements, or contracts affecting the same, as the Commission may require...
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Страница 66 - ... railroad company owning or operating any railroad wholly or partly within this State, shall make some. effective provision against the burning of cars in which passengers are carried, or of cars which form part of passenger trains, in some one or more of the following, or other equally effective, methods : By generating the heat for warming the cars outside and independent of said cars, or by the use of...
Страница 21 - Several European Governments make an annual contribution, based on tonnage, to companies constructing new vessels. The consideration to the Government is a counter agreement, permitting the Government to take such a vessel for a transport in time of war upon terms named in the agreement. The Government officials are also consulted as to her mode of construction, and she goes on to the naval reserve list. These payments are incidentally in the nature of a subsidy to. the ship-owner, and this, with...
Страница 283 - ... out a few operations in submarine telegraphs in the Mediterranean and in the Baltic he was summoned, in 1864, by the Government of India to complete the communication with Europe, which work he personally superintended and accomplished by joining Kurrachee with the northern end of the Persian Gulf. Within the next few years he superintended the laying of cables between the United States and .Cuba, and united various parts of North and South America, the West Indies, and other places. In a paper...

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