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Name of company owning property leased.
Great Northern R'y....
Illinois Central R. R..
St. Paul Union Depot Co..........
Minneapolis Union R’y Co.....
$42,947 22 890.739.26
(Page 55.) CONTRACTS, AGREEMENTS, ETC., AFFECTING BUSINESS
WITHIN STATE OF MINNESOTA. Here give a concise statement of all existing contracts, agreements, arrangements, etc, with other companies or persons, concerning the transportation of freight or passengers. Give the statement in the following order, viz: 1. Express companies. 2. Mails. 3. Sleeping, parlor or dining car companies. 4. Freight or transportation companies or lines. 5. Other railroad companies. 6. Steamboat or steamship companies. 7. Telegraph companies. 8. Other contracts.
1. American Express Co.-The railway company to transport in cars attached to its passenger trains, each way daily, upon its lines in the state of Wisconsin, Iowa and South Dakota, the messengers, safes, aad freight of the express company, also such persons as it becomes necessary to send over the road upon the business of the express company. The express company to transport and convey all money and valuable packages the property of the railway company, and deliver same at all proper places of delivery on the line of the road and at the termini thereof. The express company to pay for the services rendered upon local merchandise 14 first-class freight rate per 100 pounds, upon local produce first-class freight rate per 100 lbs; upon all through and foreign business, first-class freight rates per 100 pounds. It is provided that the aggregate payment at the rate specified shall not be less than $300 per day.
2. This company carries United States mail. Compensation fixed by United States post office department. No contracts.
SLEEPING CARS. 3. The Pullman Palace Car Company runs sleeping cars on this company's railway, the railway company paying the car company the sum of 3 cents per car per mile run.
TELEGRAPH COMPANIES. 7. The Western Union Telegraph Company owns one-half of all telegraph lines on the company's right of way. The cost of repairs, maintenance, &c., is proportioned as follows: The telegraph company furnishes all the material necessary, and the railroad company the labor. Each company pays one-half cost of all the the instruments used. The railway company receives and transmits at all its telegraph offices, when the wires are not occupied by its own business, all messages, commercial business or business for the public, collecting therefor the usual rates fixed by the telegraph company. The telegraph company furnishes all the necessary main and local batteries and all the books and blanks required for commercial business, and receives and transmits messages of the railway company at all its stations free of charge, and all the business messages upon the affairs of the railway company over any of its lines wherever situated, in the order of their receipt, to the amount of $2,500.00 per annum, at regular tariff rates.
Lake St. Croix..
Whole road and equipment.