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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

not defeated.

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


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

goods. 275.

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



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




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

crimination-penalty. 371.

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.


380. Bills of lading


any common carrier governed by Act. 381.

333. Railroad engineers liable for avoil-

able injury to animals.
331. Illegally purchasing or receiving

property of railroad company

penalty. 335. Offense committed on railroad car

or water craft-penalty.
336. When railroad, etc., laid out, 10-

cated, opened, widened or ex-
tended; plats to be recorded.


337. Schedule May 1st.
338. Time of filing schedule--form of

same. 339.

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



Size and

equipment of caboose
359. Penalty.
360. Enforcement by Railroad and

Warehouse Commission.
361. Temporary use--permit.
362. Switch connection with railroad

track of shipper.
Complaint-investigation- decision
by Railroad and



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

bill impaired.

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

received-penalty. 429.

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.

SecondThe 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.

FourthThe time of the commencement and the period of the continuance of such proposed corporation.

FifthThe amount of the capital stock of such corporation.

SixthThe names and places of residence of the several persons forming the association for incorporation.

SeventhThe 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.

EighthThe number and amount of shares in the capital stock of such proposed corporation.

record of same.

*Elevated ways and conveyors.

See Corporations, Ch. 32.

§ 68.

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