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" ... 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... "
Government Control and Operation of Railroads: Hearing Before the Committee ... - Page 480
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce - 1918
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The Relation of the Executive Power to Legislation

Henry Campbell Black - Law - 1919 - 208 pages
...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." The proclamation continues: "And whereas it has now become necessary in the national defense to take...
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Reports of Decisions of the Public Service Commission, First ..., Volume 9

New York (State). Public Service Commission. First District - Public utilities - 1919 - 748 pages
...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." These "war powers" as to the use of the railroads for the transportation of troops, war materials and...
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Opinions of the Judge Advocate General of the Army: April 1, 1917, to ...

Military law - 1919 - 1236 pages
...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." 2. In the opinion of this office the Secretary of War may take temporary possession of this system...
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The Story of the Great War: History of the European War from ..., Volume 7

Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Francis Trevelyan Miller - World War, 1914-1918 - 1919 - 724 pages
...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." The President, explaining his action in a supplementary statement, told the country: "This is a war...
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The Ohio Nisi Prius Reports, Volume 21

Ohio. Courts - Law reports, digests, etc - 1919 - 636 pages
...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." On April 6, 1917, Congress declared a stale of war between the United States and the Imperial German...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 206

Law reports, digests, etc - 1919 - 1134 pages
...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." War having previously been declared against Germany and against Austro-Hnngary, the President, Joined...
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America's Part in the World War: A History of the Full Greatness of Our ...

Richard Joseph Beamish, Francis A. March (Jr.) - Bookbinding - 1919 - 626 pages
...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." The President, therefore, issued a proclamation which went into effect on December 28, 1917, assuming...
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Purchase of Cape Cod Canal, Hearing ..., on S. 2083, to Authorize ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce - 1919 - 74 pages
...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;" And whereas it has now become necessary in the national defense to take possession and assume control...
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Selected Articles on Government Ownership of Railroads, Volume 2

Edith M. comp Phelps - Railroads and state - 1919 - 252 pages
...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. This is the provision of law on which President Wilson particularly relied in issuing his proclamation...
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Public Acts, Proclamations by the President Relating to the United States ...

United States Railroad Administration - Railroads - 1919 - 482 pages
...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. And whereas it has now become necessary in the national defense to take possession and assume control...
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