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of passengers with reasonable safety, it shall be his duty to give the Superintendent or other executive officer of the corporation or company working or operating such defective track, bridge, structure, or work, notice of the condition thereof, and of the repairs necessary to place the same in a safe condition; and if any such Superintendent or other executive officer receiving such notice shall willfully neglect to commence repairing the same for the period of two days after receiving such notice, such Superintendent or other executive officer shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

SEC. 5. Whenever a petition, signed in good faith by fifty or more property holders residing within ten miles of any proposed station, switch, or side track upon any railroad included within the provisions of this Act, shall be presented to said Commissioner, praying for the establishment of a new station, switch, or side track, the Commissioner shall notify the managers of such railroad of such petition, and appoint a time and place of hearing the same. If, upon such hearing, it shall appear that such station, switch, or side track ought to be established the Commissioner shall so determine, and at the same time designate a reasonable time within which the same shall be done, and give due notice thereof, in writing, to said managers; provided, that said Commissioner shall not require such new station, switch, or side track to be established within less than five miles of one already established.

Sec. 6. Within thirty days after the passage of this Act on railrond said Commissioner shall cause a copy of the same to be

served upon every such railroad corporation engaged in the business of transportation within this State, and within ten days after such service it shall be the duty of such corporation to file in the office of said Commissioner, and in the office of the Secretary of State, and in the office of the County Clerk of each county in which the road is located, a copy, verified by the oath or affirmation of the President or other chief executive officer, of all and singular the tariffs and rates of freight, passage money, commutation rates, and charges lawfully in force, together with copies of all their rules, regulations, and instructions to employés concerning the carriage of persons and merchandise under which the road was being operated on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, and it shall not be lawful for

Copy of Act to be served

corporations.

reports to

any of said corporations to increase any rates of freight or passage, or to raise the classification of any species of goods, or to change any rule or instruction to employés in such manner as to increase the cost of transportation over and above the rates charged in such tariff, or in use on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight; provided, that any such railroad company may issue excursion tickets at reduced rates for special trains, or between certain places, and for a fixed time.

Sec. 7. It is hereby made the duty of the President, or Annual other executive officer, of each and every railroad company be made. having a line of railroad in this State (except street railroads), to make an annual report, verified by his oath, on or before the first day of July of each year, to said Commissioner, for the year ending on the thirty-first day of December preceding, and said report shall supersede all other annual reports now required by law to be made by any railroad company to any officer of the State, and which report shall state:

1. Capital stock authorized by charter.
2. Capital stock authorized by votes of company.
3. Capital stock issued; (number of shares); amount paid in.

4. Capital stock paid in on shares not issued (number of shares).

5. Total amount paid in as per books of the company.
6. Amount of capital stock issued but not full paid.
7. Amount per share still due thereon.
8. Par value of shares issued.
9. Total number of stockholders.
10. Number of stockholders in California.
11. Amount of stock held in California.

Contents of report.

DEBT.

12. Funded debt as follows:
Bonds due; rate of interest; interest paid on same

during year.
Certificates of indebtedness; interest paid on same

during year.
13. Total amount of funded debt.
14. Unfunded debt as follows:
Incurred for construction, equipment, or purchase of

property.

Contents of report.

All other debts, current credit, balances, etc.
15. Total amount of unfunded debt.
16. Total gross debt liabilities.

17. Amount of cash, materials, and supplies on hand, sinking funds in hands of trustees, and such securities and debit balances as represent cash assets, specifying each.

18. Total net debt liabilities as per books of the company.

19. Amount of bonds or stock of other companies guaranteed, principal or interest, or on which interest is paid by this company, giving name of each.

20. Amount of claims against the company which, for any reason, have not been entered upon the books.

AND

COST OF ROAD, EQUIPMENT, AND PROPERTY -- ROAD

BRANCHES.

1. Grading and masonry.
2. Bridging.
3. Superstructure, including rails.
4. Land, land damages, and fences.
5. Passenger and freight stations.
6. Engine houses, car sheds, and turn-tables.
7. Machine shops, including machinery and tools.
8. Interest paid during construction, discount, etc.

9. Engineering, agencies, salaries, and other expenses dur-
ing construction.
10. branch;

Original cost.

Purchased for.
11. Total cost of construction.

EQUIPMENT.

12. Locomotives; (number).
13. Snow plows on wheels.
14. Parlor cars.
15. Sleeping cars.
16. Passenger, mail, and baggage cars.
17. Freight and other cars.
18. Total for equipment.

PROPERTY PURCHASED AND ON HAND, NOT INCLUDED IN THE

FOREGOING ACCOUNTS.

19. Lands in —; (if not used in business of road, so state).

-;

Contents of report.

20. Stock of (other] roads.

shares; purchased for. 21. Bonds of other roads];

Nominal amount.

[Purchased for). 22. Other securities. 23. Steamboat property ;

Nominal amount.

[Purchased for). 24. Investment in transportation lines;

Nominal amount.

Purchased for. 25. Other property purchased. 26. Total for property purchased, etc. 27. Whole amount of permanent investments. 28. Property in California. 29. Amount of supplies and materials on hand. 30. Cash and cash assets. 31. Total property and assets of the company.

32. Amount of sinking and contingent funds, and their purpose.

EXPENDITURES CHARGED TO PROPERTY ACCOUNT DURING THE

YEAR.

1. Grading and masonry.
2. Bridging
3. Superstructure, including rails.
4. Land, land damages, and fences.
5. Passenger and freight stations.

Wood sheds and water stations.
6. Engine houses, car sheds, and turn-tables.
7. Machine shops.

8. Engineering, agencies, salaries, and other expenses during construction.

9. Locomotives; (number).
10. Snow plows on wheels.
11. Parlor cars.
12. Sleeping cars.
13. Passenger, mail, and baggage cars.
14. Freight and other cars.
15. Purchase of other roads, specifying what.
16. Subscriptions or loans to other roads, specifying same.

Contents of report.

* 17. Any other expenditures charged to property account, specifying same.

18. Total.

19. Property sold and credited property account, during the year, specifying same.

20. Net addition to property account for the year.

REVENUE FOR THE YEAR.

1. Derived from local passenger, on roads operated by this company.

2. Derived from passengers from and to other roads over roads operated by this company.

3. Derived from other roads as toll or for use of passenger cars.

4. Derived from other sources belonging to passenger department.

5. Derived from express and extra baggage.
6. Derived from mails.
7. Total earnings from passenger department.

8. Derived from local freight on roads operated by this company.

9. Derived from other roads as tolls, or for the use of freight cars.

10. Derived from freight from and to other roads on joint tariff.

11. Derived from other sources belonging to freight department.

12. Total earnings from freight department.

13. Derived from rents for use of road and equipment, when leased.

14. Total transportation earnings.
15. Earnings per mile of road operated.
16. Per train mile (total passenger and freight).

17. Income derived from rent of property, other than road and equipment, specifying same.

18. Income derived from all other sources (including accretions from sinking funds, investments in stocks, bonds, steamboat property, transportation lines, etc., specifying same).

19. Total income derived from all sources.

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