Report ... of the United States Pacific Railway Commission [and Testimony Taken by the Commission].: Message from the President of the United States transmitting the reports of the ... commission. Report of the commission and the minority commissioner

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1887

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Halaman 7 - ... to give evidence touching the matter in question ; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by such court as a contempt thereof.
Halaman 579 - ... over said telegraph line, and transport mails, troops, and munitions of war, supplies, and public stores upon said railroad for the Government whenever required to do so by any Department thereof, and that the Government shall at all times have the preference in the use of the same for all the purposes aforesaid, (at fair and reasonable rates of compensation, not to exceed the amounts paid by private parties for the same kind of service...
Halaman 7 - Any of the district courts of the United States within the jurisdiction of which such inquiry is carried on may, in case of contumacy or refusal...
Halaman 7 - And in case of disobedience to a subpoena the Commission, or any party to a proceeding before the Commission, may invoke the aid of any court of the United States in requiring the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of books, papers, and documents under the provisions of this section.
Halaman 5 - January, 1880, the Union Pacific Railroad Company, the Kansas Pacific Railway Company, and the Denver Pacific Railway and Telegraph Company, acting under the authority of sec.
Halaman 7 - The claim that any such testimony or evidence may tend to criminate the person giving such evidence shall not excuse such witness from testifying; but such evidence or testimony shall not be used against such person on the trial of any criminal proceeding.
Halaman 7 - President, redeem or otherwise clear off such paramount lien, mortgage, or other incumbrance by paying the sums lawfully due in respect thereof out of the Treasury; and the United States shall thereupon become and be subrogated to all rights and securities theretofore pertaining to the debt, mortgage, lien, or other incumbrance in respect of which such payment shall have been made.
Halaman 122 - An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes...
Halaman 1 - AN ACT authorizing an Investigation of the books, accounts, and methods of railroads which have received aid from the United States, and for other purposes.
Halaman 192 - No dividend shall be made by said company but from the actual net earnings thereof; and no new stock shall be issued or mortgages or pledges made on the property or future earnings of the company without leave of Congress, except for the purpose of funding and securing debt now existing, or the renewals thereof.

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