Public Acts, Proclamations by the President Relating to the United States Railroad Administration, and General Orders and Circulars Issued by the Director General of Railroads to December 31, 1918
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1919 - Railroads - 452 pages
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Page 6 - June 30, 1917. and for other purposes.' as lollows: " *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 connected with the emergency aa may be needful or desirable': and "Whereas.
Page 28 - 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...
Page 25 - 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 connected with the emergency as may be needful or desirable.
Page 16 - 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...
Page 11 - Federal control it shall receive as just compensation an annual sum, payable from time to time in reasonable installments, for each year and pro rata for any fractional year of such Federal control, not exceeding a sum equivalent as nearly as may be to its average annual railway operating income for the three years ended June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen.
Page 23 - Until and except so far as said Director shall from time to time otherwise by general or special orders determine, such systems of transportation shall remain subject to all existing statutes and orders of the Interstate Commerce Commission, and to all statutes and orders of regulating commissions of the various States in which said systems or any part thereof may be situated.
Page 396 - Commission may utilize the services of the bureau for the safe transportation of explosives and other dangerous articles...
Page 13 - An Act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, and for other purposes...
Page 5 - An Act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, namely:" approved May tenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, is hereby amended so as to read as follows: ''SEC.
Page 25 - 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; and that the President be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to employ the entire naval and military forces of the United States...