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SECTION. 301. Title acquired by endorsement. 302. Person negotiating receipt war
rants-certain conditions. 303. Indorser not liable. 304. Mortgagee, etc., does not war
rant. 305. Validity of negotiation not im
paired-conditions. 306. Subsequent sale, etc., not inval
idated-conditions. 307. Purchaser in good faith, rights
ARTICLE IV-CRIMINAL OFFENSES. 308. Receipt issued in fraud-crime
-penalty. 309. False statement-crime penalty. 310. Duplicate receipts issued-crime
- penalty. 311. Ownership not stated on receipt
crime-penalty. 312. Goods delivered, receipt outstand
ing-crime-penalty. 313. Deposit of goods without title
selis negotiable receipt-crime
penalty. ARTICLE V-INTERPRETATION OF ACT.
266. Goods deliverable upon demand
under certain conditions. 267. Justified in delivery of goods un
der certain conditions. 268. Liability upon certain conditions. 269. Goods delivered without cancel
lation of receipt-liability. 270. Part of goods delivered without
cancellation-liability. 271. Alteration of receipt-liability. 272.
Loss of receipt-court may order
delivery-bond, etc. 273. Duplicate receipts. 274. Liability for refusal to deliver
More than one person claiming
title. 276. All claimants to interplead. 277. What constitutes defense for fail
ure to deliver. 278. Liability determined by wording
of receipt. 279. Reasonable care of property to
be exercised. 280. Goods of different owners to be
kept separate. 281. Fungible goods. 282. Liability to each depositor. 283. Cannot be attached by garnish
ment unless upon surrender of
receipt. 284. Aid from courts. 285. Lien for storage charges. 286. Lien may be enforced under con
ditions. 287. Loss of lien, under conditions. 288. No lien except for storage-ex
cept under conditions. 289. May refuse to deliver. 290. Entitled to remedy by law. 291. Lien may be satisfied, under con
ditions. 292. Perishable goods may be sol3
after notice. 293. Enforcement of lien provided, no
bar to other remedies. 294. No liability after sale.
314.' Where no special provision, other
laws to govern. 315. Interpretation of Act. 316. Interpretation of Act. 317. Not to apply prior to passage. 318. Repeal with exceptions. STREET RAILWAYS—VESTIBULES
319. Vestibules on street cars. 320. Penalty. 321. Provides for building of street rail
ways over bridges. 322. Selling or fraudulently using
passes. 323. Penalty. 324. Power of city councils to change
location, grade and crossings of railroads—to require fence to compel flagmen at crossingsextend streets or alleys over railroads—to grant use of streets
for railroad tracks. 325. Railroads to destroy Canada this
tles. 326. Embezzlement of railroad tickets
-penalty. 327. Malicious mischief to railroads
penalty. 328. Removing lubricating packing
penalty. 329. Combining to injure railroads
penalty. 330. Obstructing train laden with munitions of
war, troops, etc.penalty. 331. Attempting injury to railroads
penalty. 332. Influencing others to injure rail
ARTICLE III-NEGOTIATION AND TRANS
FER OF RECEIPTS. 295. Negotiable receipt negotiated by
delivery-conditions. 296. Negotiated by endorsement. 297. May be transferred. 298. May be negotiated under other
conditions. 299. Acquiring title. 300. Title acquired under other condi
DRINKING INTOXICATING LIQUOR
ON PASSENGER CARS.
SECTION. 364. Drinking intoxicating liquor On
passenger cars or about station
-intoxicated person-penalty. 365. Duties and powers of conductors
-arrests. 366. Refusing or failure of conductors
penalty. 367. Printed notice to
be posted by company-penalty.
368. Express companies declared com
mon carriers-jurisdiction. 369. Rates or schedules of maximum
charges — receipt government and control-joint rates and
classifications. 370. Schedules of rates, charges, etc.,
posted in offices—changes-dis
Copies of contracts, schedules, etc.,
filed with commission - com
plaints-hearings-penalty. 372. Complaint of shippers, etc.-hear
ings-appeal. 373. Shipments-advance charges. 371. Receipt to be furnished shipper
items. 375. Report to be made to commission
investigation of books. 376. Delivery territory to be fixed and
determined by commission
penalty. 377. Offenses-penalties. 378. Suits-documents-evidence. 379. Repeal.
UNIFORM BILLS OF LADING.
380. Bills of lading
any common carrier governed by Act. 381.
able injury to animals.
property of railroad company
penalty. 335. Offense committed on railroad car
or water craft-penalty.
cated, opened, widened or ex-
LEVY AND COLLECTION OF TAXES.
337. Schedule May 1st.
Railroad track description of
same. 310. How "railroad track" listed and
assessed. 311. "Railroad stock” schedules. 342.
How "rolling stock" listed and
taxed. 343. Personality and real estate other
than "rolling stock” and “rail
road track” where listed. 344. How such other personal and real
property to be assessed. 315. Railroad returns to Auditor. 346. Neglect to make returns-penalty. 317. Schedules-board to assess rail
road property. 318. Railroad tax book-extending and
collecting tax. 319. Description of platted land. 350. Board to assess "railroad track"
and “rolling stock’-distribution
of values-extension of tax. 351. Capital stock of railroads and
telegraphs-distribution of value
--extension of tax. 352. A number of dates for the per
formance of acts under the
general revenue law changed. 353. Where public road proposed across
or alongside railroad-notice. 351. Sale of unclaimed property. 355. San José scale and other danger
ous insects and contagious
diseases of fruits. 356. Animals in car's Over 36 consecu
tive hours--delay-penalty. 357.
To be watered and fed.
What bill must embody-omissions. 382. What insertions permitted in bill. 383. Non-negotiable or straight bill de
fined. 384. Negotiable or order bill defined. 385. Negotiable bills not to be issued
in parts- liability. 386. Negotiable bill in duplicate-how
indicated. 387. Non-negotiable bill-how marked. 388. Person to be notified, etc., no
limitation of negotia bility of bill. 389. Objections by consignor-form
unconditional bill. 390. When carrier bound to deliver
goods. 391. When carrier justified in deliver
ing goods. 392. When carrier delivers goods to
one not entitled thereto. 393. When carrier fails to take up ne
gotia ble bill. 394. When carrier delivers part of
goods. 395. Alteration, addition or erasure in
equipment of caboose
track of shipper.
SECTION. 396. Where negotiable bill lost or des
troyed. 397. Liability for duplicate bill. 398. Refusal of carrier to deliver goods. 399. When more than one claims title
or possession of goods. 400. Validity of adverse claim. 401. Right or title of third person no
defense to action against car
rier for failure to deliver goods. 402. Liability of carrier to consignee or
holder of bill—"shipper's load
and count." 403. Goods attached by garnishment or
levied upon. 404. Attachment of negotiable bill by
creditor-injunction, etc. 405. Carrier's lien under negotia ble bill. 406. When carrier not liable for failure
to deliver goods. 407.
When negotiable bill negotiated by
delivery. 408. When negotiable bill negotiated by
indorsement. 409. Transfer of bill. 410. How negotiable bill negotiated by
any person. 411. What acquired by negotiation of
negotiable bill. 412. What acquired by transfer of bill
not negotiated. 413. Obligation to indorse negotiable
bill transferred, etc. 414. What warranted by negotiation or
transfer. 415. Indorser not liable for any failure
of carrier or previous indorsers. 416. No warranty by mortgagee, pledge
or holder of bill for security. 417. How validity of negotiation of
SECTION. 418. Possession of negotiable bill for
goods sold, mortgaged Or
pledged. 419. Shipment by consignor under con
tract, etc. 420. Where seller transmits draft and
bill—what buyer justified in as
suming 421. Rights of purchaser for value in
negotiated bill. 422. Rights and remedies of mortgagee
or lien holder. 423. Issuing bill for goods not received
by carrier-penalty. 424. Issuing bill containing false state
ment-penalty. 425. Issuing duplicate or additional ne
gotiable bill, etc.-penalty. 426. Shipping goods mortgaged, etc.,
with disclosing title, etc.
enalty. 427. Deceiving in negotiation or trans
fer-penalty. 428. Securing issue of bill for goods not
Issuing non-negotiable bill with
words “not negotiable”-penalty. 430, Rules in cases not provided for. 431. Interpretation. 432. Terms defined. 433. To what Act does not apply. 434. Repeal. 433. Act cited as
“Uniform Bills of Lading Act." Proclamation by the Governor of in
terest to railroads. Rules of Practice before the Commis
sion. Rules of Practice in crossing and inter
locking cases. Interlocking devices--statutory. Provisions and rules governing same.
INCORPORATION OF RAILROAD COMPANIES.* AN ACT to provide for the incorporation of associations that may be organized for
the purpose of constructing railways, maintaining and operating the same; for prescribing and defining the duties and limiting the powers of such corporations when so organized; and authorizing the same and all railroad companies of this State; to own and hold the stock and securities of railroad companies of other states owning connecting lines. [As amended by Act approved June 2, 1891; in force July 1, 1891. L. 1891, p. 184; Legal News Ed., p. 124. As amended by
Act approved June 7, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, L. 1911, p. 470. Corporators. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly: That any number of persons not less than five may become an incorporated company for the purpose of constructing and operating any railroad in this „State, and that any and all railroads or transportation companies authorized to be incorporated and transact business in this State by virtue of this Act shall be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to purchase, own, operate and maintain any railroad sold or transferred under orders or powers of sale or decree of, or sale under foreclosure of mortgage or deed of trust, and corporations heretofore organized under the provisions of the Act hereby amended, their successors or assigns, shall have and possess all the powers and privileges conferred by this Act. [As amended by Act approved May 11, 1877. In force July 1,
1877. L. 1877, p. 163, Legal News Ed., p. 150. Articles of incorporation,
2. § 2. Such persons shall organize by adopting and signing articles of incorporation, which shall be recorded in the office of the recorder of deeds in each county through or into which such railroad is proposed to be run, and in the
office of the Secretary of State. [See § 6, 15. Form of
3. § 3. Such articles shall contain: article.
First—The name of the proposed corporation.
Second—The places from and to which it is intended to construct the proposed railway.
Third-The place at which shall be established and maintained the principal business office of such proposed corporation.
Fourth—The time of the commencement and the period of the continuance of such proposed corporation.
Fifth—The amount of the capital stock of such corporation.
Sixth—The names and places of residence of the several persons forming the association for incorporation.
Seventh—The names of the members of the first board of directors, and in what officers or persons the government of the proposed corporation and the management of its affairs shall be vested.
Eighth—The number and amount of shares in the capital stock of such proposed corporation.
record of same.
*Elevated ways and conveyors.
See Corporations, Ch. 32.