Appropriation for Federal Control of Transportation Systems, Hearing Before a Subcommittee in Charge of Deficiency Appropriations, Fiscal Year 1919 and Prior Fiscal Years

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Halaman 296 - That the state of war between the United States and the Imperial German Government which has thus been thrust upon the United States is hereby formally declared...
Halaman 287 - The President, in time of war, is empowered, through the Secretary of War, to take possession and assume control of any system or systems of transportation, or any part thereof, and to utilize the same, to the exclusion as far as may be necessary of all other traffic thereon, for the transfer or transportation of troops, war material and equipment, or for such other purposes in connection with the emergency as may be needful or desirable.
Halaman 297 - December, 1917, of each and, every system of transportation, and the appurtenances thereof, located wholly or in part within the boundaries of the Continental United States and consisting of railroads, and owned or controlled systems of coastwise and inland transportation, engaged in general transportation...
Halaman 5 - An Act to provide for the operation of transportation systems while under Federal control, for the just compensation of their owners, and for other purposes...
Halaman 315 - ... taxes assessed under Federal or any other governmental authority for the period of Federal control or any part thereof, either on the property used under such Federal control or on the right to operate as a carrier, or on the revenues or any part thereof derived from operation...
Halaman 297 - It is hereby directed that the possession, control, operation, and utilization of such transportation systems hereby by me undertaken shall be exercised by and through William G. McAdoo, who is hereby appointed and designated Director General of Railroads. Said Director may perform the duties imposed upon him so long, and to such extent, as he shall determine, through the boards of Directors, receivers, officers, and employes of said systems of transportation.
Halaman 297 - Until and except so far as said Director shall from time to time by general or special orders otherwise provide, the Boards of Directors, Receivers, officers and employees of the various transportation systems shall continue the operation thereof in the . usual and ordinary course of the business of common carriers, in the names of their respective companies.
Halaman 297 - United States, and consisting of railroads, and owned or controlled systems of coastwise and inland transportation, engaged in general transportation, whether operated by steam or by electric power, including also terminals, terminal companies and terminal associations, sleeping and parlor cars, private cars and private car lines, elevators, warehouses, telegraph and telephone lines and all other equipment and appurtenances commonly used upon or operated as a part of such rail or combined rail and...
Halaman 307 - The agreement shall also provide that the carrier shall accept all the terms and conditions of this Act and any regulation or order made by or through the President under authority of this Act or of that portion of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, and for other purposes...
Halaman 323 - ... to issue any and all orders which may in any way be found necessary and expedient in connection with the Federal control of systems of transportation, railroads, and inland waterways as fully in all respects as the President is authorized to do, and generally to do and perform all and singular...

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