INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. I, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1902)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.


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ACTS OF FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS—SECOND SESSION, 1895.
CHAP. 3 | CHAP. 236 | CHAP. 290 | CHAP. 307

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Chapter 236
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Chap. 236 Territories.
Chap. 236 Railroads on rights of way to have stations at town sites.
Sec. 2 Stations to be established in three months.
Sec. 2 Penalty for failure.
Sec. 2 how recovered.

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Chapter 236
    Aug. 8, 1894. | 28 Stat., 263.
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An act To require railroad companies operating railroads in the Territories over a right of way granted by the Government to establish stations and depots at all town sites on the lines of said roads established by the Interior Department.

Be it enacted, &c., That all railroad companies operating railroads through the Territories of the United States over a right of way obtained under any grant or Act of Congress giving to said railroad companies the right of way over the public lands of the United States shall be required to establish and maintain passenger stations and freight depots at or within one-fourth of a mile of the boundary limits of all town sites already established in said Territories on the line of said railroads by authority of the Interior Department.

SEC. 2

That said railroad companies are hereby required within three months from the passage of this Act to establish at or within one-fourth of a mile of the boundary limits of all town sites provided for in

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the preceding section, passenger stations, freight depots, and other accommodations necessary for receiving and discharging passengers and freight at such points;

and upon failure of said companies to establish such stations and depots within said time said companies shall be liable to a fine of five hundred dollars for each day thereafter until said stations and depots shall be established,

which shall be recovered in a suit brought by the United States in the United States courts in any Territory through which said railroads may pass. [August 8, 1894.]


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