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Warehouses. 165. § 5. Vo grain shall be delivered from store from "Registered
for collecany warehouse of class A, for which or representing which tion"
spection warehouse receipts shall have been issued, except upon the fees. return of such receipts stamped or otherwise plainly marked by the warehouse registrar with the words "registered for collection” and the date thereof; and said board of commissioners shall have power to fix the rates of charges for the inspection of grain, both into and out of warehouse; which charges shall be a lien upon all grain so inspected, and may be collected of the owners, receivers or shippers of such grain, in such manner as the said commissioners may prescribe.
166. $ 6. Section 13 of the Act to which this is an Repeal. amendment is hereby repealed: Provided, the provisions contained in said section shall remain in force until the grades for the inspection of grain shall have been established by the commissioners, as provided in section 1 of this Act. [Grades fixed by commissioners, July 1, 1873.
AN ACT providing for the issuing and the cancellation of receipts for public ware
houses, or warehouses of class A or class B, in the State of Illinois, and providing penalties for violation thereof. [Approved May 11, 1901; in force July 1, 1901. As amended by Act approved June 4, 1907; in force July 1, 1907. 1667/2. $ 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Issuance and Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That upon of receipts. the receipt of any grain for storage in any public warehouse of class A or class B (in cities or counties where a chief grain inspector or deputy inspector has or shall be lawfully appointed) the said warehouseman shall issue or cause to be issued a receipt for the number of bushels, the kind, the grade of such grain, the owner thereof, and shall report within twenty-four (24) hours to the warehouse registrar the amount of said grain, the owner thereof, the number of the receipt issued therefor, the kind and grade of said grain; and that no grain shall be delivered from store from any such public warehouse of class A or class B (in cities or counties where a chief grain inspector or deputy inspector has or shall be lawfully appointed) for which, or representing which, any such receipt shall have been issued, except upon the return of said receipt stamped or otherwise plainly marked by the warehouse registrar with the words, "registered for cancellation,” and the date thereof. And it shall be the duty of the warehouseman, after said receipts have been stamped and marked "registered for cancellation," and within twenty-four (24) hours after the last of said grain has been delivered, to report said receipts to the registrar cancelled; and any warehouseman, agent, clerk or servant!
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failing to issue receipts for grain, when received as aforesaid, shall be subject to a fine of one hundred dollars ($100) for each offense. And any warehouseman, agent, clerk or servant so delivering any grain, where receipts have been
issued as aforesaid, or inspector or persons connected with the grain department, knowingly permitting said grain to be delivered without notice from the registrar that said receipts have been registered for cancellation, shall be deemed guilty of a crime, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined an amount [equal] to the value of the property so delivered, or imprisonment in the penitentiary not less than one year nor more than ten years.
RAILROAD AND WAREHOUSE COMMISSIONERS. AN ACT to establish a board of railroad and warehouse commissioners, and pre
scribe their powers and duties. [Approved April 13, 1871; in force July 1, 1871. L. 1871-2, p. 618. As amended by Act approved June 10, 1911; in force July
1, 1911, L. 1911, p. 471. Appointment 167. § 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of -Term.
Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That a commission which shall be styled, “Railroad and Warehouse Commission,” shall be appointed as follows: Within twenty days after this Act shall take effect, the Governor shall appoint three persons as such commissioners, who shall hold their office until the next meeting of the General Assembly, and until their successors are appointed and qualified. At the next meeting of the General Assembly and every two years thereafter, the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint three persons as such commissioners, who shall hold their offices for the term of two years from the first day of January in the year of their appointment, and until their successors are appointed and
qualified. Qualification. 168. S 2. No person shall be appointed as such commis
sioner who is at the time of his appointment in any way connected with any railroad company, other common carrier or warehouse or who is directly or indirectly interested in any stock, bond or other property of, or is in the employment of any railroad company, other common carrier or warehouseman; and no person appointed as such commissioner shall, during the term of his office, become interested in any stock, bond or other property of any railroad company, other common carrier or warehouse, or in any manner be employed by or connected with any railroad company, other common carrier or warehouseman. The Governor shall have power to remove such commissioner at any time in his Idiscretion.
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169. $ 3. Before entering upon the duties of his office, Oath-Bond. each of the said commissioners shall make and subscribe, and file with the Secretary of State, an affidavit, in the following form:
I do solemnly swear or affirm (as the case may be) that I will support the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the State of Illinois, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of commissioner of railroads and warehouses, according to the best of my ability.
And shall enter into bonds, with security to be approved by the Governor, in the sum of $20,000, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duty as such commissioner.
170. Š 4. The chairman of said commission shall receive Compensa for his services the sum of six thousand dollars ($6,000) tary-Office
Expenses per annum, and each of the other commissioners shall receive
Money, how for his services the sun of four thousand dollars ($1,000) drawn. per annum payable monthly. They shall be furnished with an office, office furniture and stationery at the expense of the State, and shall have power to appoint a secretary to perform such duties as they shall assign him. Said secretary shall receive for his services the sum of thirty-five hundred dollars ($3,500) per annum, payable monthly. And they shall have power to appoint such other persons and employés as are necessary for the proper discharge of the duties of said commission. The office of said commission shall be in the Capitol Building in the city of Springfield. And all moneys appropriated for said commission and sums authorized to be paid out by this Act by said commission, shall be paid out of the State treasury only upon the order of the chairman of said commission, and approved by the Governor.
171. $ 5. Said commissioners and such employés as they Right to pass may designate, shall have the right of passing in the per
on trains,etc. formance of their respective duties, over all railroads and upon all railroad trains in this State, and over, upon or in all instrumentalities used by any common carrier in the transportation of persons or property between points wholly within the State of Illinois.
172. § 6. Every railroad company or other common car- Report of rier incorporated or doing business in this State, or which other car
railroads and shall hereafter become incorporated or do business under any general or special law of the State, shall, on or before the thirtieth day of September, in the year of our Lord 1911, and on or before the same day each year thereafter, make and transmit to the commissioners appointed by virtue of this Act, at their office in Springfield, a full and true statement, under oath, of the proper officers of said corporation, of the affairs of the said corporation, as the same existed on the first day of the preceding July, specifying
Railroad and Warehouse Commissioners. First—The names of the owners of its stock, and the amount owned by them, respectively, and the residence of each stockholder so far as known.
Second—The amount of its assets and liabilities.
Sixth—The estimated value of the roadbed, including iron and bridges.
Seventh-The estimated value of rolling stock.
Eighth—The estimated value of stations, buildings and fixtures.
Ninth—The estimated value of other property.
Twelfth— The length of branches, stating whether they have single or double track.
Thirteenth-The aggregate length of siding and other tracks not above enumerated.
Fourteenth—The number of miles run by passenger trains during the year preceding the making of the report.
Fifteenth—The number of miles run by freight trains during the same period.
Sixteenth—The number of tons of through freight carried during the same time.
Seventeenth-The number of tons of local freight carried during the same time.
Eighteenth—The amount of expenses incurred in the running and management of passenger trains during the same time.
Nineteenth—The amount of expenses incurred in the running and management of freight trains during the same time; also the amount of expense incurred in the running and management of mixed trains during the same time.
Twentieth-All other expenses incurred in the running and management of the road during the same time, including the salaries of officers, which shall be reported separately.
Twenty-first-The amount expended for repairs of road and maintenance of way, including repairs and renewal of bridges and renewal of iron.
Twenty-second—The amount expended for improvement, and whether the same is estimated as a part of the expenses of operating or repairing the road, and, if either, which.
Twenty-thiril--The amount expended for motive power and cars.
Twenty-fourth-The amount expended for station houses, buildings and fixtures.
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Twenty-fifth-All other expenses for the maintenance of way.
Twenty-sixth-All other expenditures, either for management of road, maintenance of way, motive power and cars, or for other purposes.
Twenty-seventh—The rate of fare for passengers during same time, through and way passengers separately.
Twenty-eighth—The tariff of freights, showing each change of tariff during the same time, copies of such tariffs to be filed with the commission at date of issue.
Twenty-ninth-- A copy of each published rate of fare for passengers and tariff of freight, in force or issued for the government of its agents during the same time, copies of such tariffs to be filed with the commission at date of issue.
Thirtieth-Whether the rate of fare and tariff of freight in such published lists are the same as those actually received by the company during the same time; if not, what were received
Thirty-first-What express companies run on its road, and on what terms and on what conditions; the kind of business done by them, and whether they take their freights at the depots or at the office of such express companies.
Thirty-second—What freight and transportation companies run on its road, and on what terms.
Thirty-third—Whether such freight and transportation companies use the cars of the road or the cars furnished by themselves.
Thirty-fourth—Whether the freight cars of such companies are given any preference in speed or order of transportation, and if so, in what particular.
Thirty-fifth—What running arrangements it has with other railroad companies, setting forth the contracts for the same.
173. § 7. The said commissioners may make and pro- Additional inpound to such common carriers
quiries. additional interrogatives,
any requiring information necessary to the proper discharge of the duties of the commission arising under this Act, which shall be answered by such companies in the same manner as those specified in the foregoing section.
174. § 8. Sections 6 and r of this Act shall apply to Applies to ofthe president, directors and officers of every common carrier now existing or which shall be incorporated or organized in this State, and to every lessee, manager and operator of any common carrier within the State.
[*831.] 175. $ 9. It shall be the duty of every owner, Statement by lessee or manager of every public warehouse in this State to furnish in writing, under oath at such times as such Railroad and Warehouse Commissioners shall require and
ficers of every common carrier.