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FORMS.

These forms may be used in cases to which they are applicable, with such alterations as the circumstances may render necessary.

No. 1.

Complaint Against a Single Carrier.

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION.

A. B.

against THE

RAILROAD COMPANY.
The petition of the above-named complainant respectfully shows:
I. That (here let complainant state his occupation and place of business).

II. That the defendant above named is a common carrier engaged in the transporta. tion of passengers and property by railroad between points in the State of and points in the State of

and as such common carrier is subject to the provisions of the act to regulate commerce, approved February 4, 1887, and acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto.

III. That (here state concisely the matters intended to be complained of. Continue numbering each succeeding paragraph as in Nos. 1, II, and III).

Wherefore the petitioner prays that the defendant may be required to answer the charges herein, and that after due hearing and investigation an order be made commanding the defendant to cease and desist from said violations of the act to regulate commerce, and for such other and further order as the Commission may deem neces. sary in the premises. (The prayer may be varied so as to ask also for the ascertainment of lawful rates or practices and an order requiring the carrier to conform thereto. If reparation for any wrong or injury be desired, the petitioner should state the nature and extent of the reparation he deems proper.) Dated at 1904

A. B. (Complainant's signature.)

No. 2.
Complaint Against Two or More Carriers.

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION,

THE

A. B.
against

RAILROAD COMPANY.
AND
RAILROAD COMPANY.

THE

The petition of the above-named complainant respectfully shows:
I. That (here let complainant state his occupation and place of business).

II. That the defendants above named are common carriers engaged in the transportation of passengers and property by continuous carriage or shipment, wholly by railroad (or partly by railroad and partly by water, as the case may be), between points in the State of and points in the State of

and as such common carriers are subject to the provisions of the act to regulate commerce, approved February 4, 1887, and acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto. (Then proceed as in Form 1.)

No. 3.

Answer.

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION,

A. B. against

RAILROAD COMPANY.

THE

The above-named defendant, for answer to the complaint in this proceeding, respectfully states

I. That (here follow the usual admissions, denials, and averments. Continue numbering each succeeding paragraph).

Wherefore the defendant prays that the complaint in this proceeding be dismissed.

THE

RAILROAD COMPANY, By E. F.

(Title of officer.)

No. 4.

Notice by Carrier Under Rule V.

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION.

A. B. against

RAILROAD COMPANY.

THE

Notice is hereby given under Rule V of the Rules of Practice in proceedings before the Commission that a hearing is desired in this proceeding upon the facts as stated in the complaint.

THE

RAILROAD COMPANY, By E. F.

(Title of officer.)

No. 5.

Subpoena.

To

You are hereby required to appear before

in the matter of a complaint of against as a witness on the part of

, on the day of 1904, at o'clock - m. at

and bring with you then and there

Dated
(Seal.)

Commissioner.

Attorney for

(NOTICE.-Witness fees for attendance under this subpæna are to be paid by the party at whose instance the witness is summoned, and every copy of this summons for the witness must contain a copy of this notice.)

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You are hereby notified that G. H. will be examined before C. D., a
(title of officer or magistrate), at

on the
day of

190—, at

o'clock in the -noon, as a witness for the above-named complainant (or defendant, as the case may be), according to act of Congress in such case made and provided, and the Rules of practice of the Interstate Commerce Commission, at which time and place you are notified to be present and take part in the examination of the said witness. Dated 190—

I. J. (Signature of complainant or defendant, or of counsel.)

To A. B., the above-named complainant (or The

Railroad Company, the above-named defendant; or to K. L., counsel for the above-named complainant or defendant.)

TARIFF CIRCULAR NO. 15-A.

(Contains revision of and cancels Tariff Circular 14-A and Special Circulars

Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7, Tariff Department)

REGULATIONS

GOVERNING THE

CONSTRUCTION AND FILING OF FREIGHT TARIFFS AND CLASSIFICATIONS AND

PASSENGER FARE SCHEDULES.

ADMINISTRATIVE RULINGS AND OPINIONS.

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