McClain's Annotated Code and Statutes of the State of Iowa: Showing the General Statutes in Force July 4, 1888, Embracing the Code of 1873 as Amended, and All Permanent, General, and Public Acts of the General Assembly Passed Since the Adoption of that Code, with a Digest Under Each Section, of the Decisions Relating Thereto, Volume 1
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Page 103 - ... property, franchises, and equipments; the number of employees, and the salaries paid each class; the amounts expended for improvements each year, how expended, and the character of such improvements; the earnings and receipts from each branch of business and from all sources; the operating and other expenses; the balances of profit and loss, and a complete exhibit of the financial operations of the carrier each year, including an annual balance sheet.
Page 56 - If the elector marks more names than there are , persons to be elected to an office, or if, for any reason, it is impossible to determine the voter's choice for an office to be filled, his ballot shall not be counted for such office.
Page 90 - A policy of insurance on the life of an individual, in the absence of an agreement or assignment to the contrary, shall inure to the separate use of the husband or wife and children of said individual, independently of his creditors.
Page 128 - It shall be the duty of the inspector and his deputies to provide themselves at their own expense with the necessary instruments and apparatus for testing the quality of said illuminating oils, and when called upon for that purpose to...
Page 119 - ... shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars...
Page 103 - That the Commission is hereby authorized to require annual reports from all common carriers subject to the provisions of this act, to fix the time and prescribe the manner in which such reports shall be made, and to require from such carriers specific answers to all questions upon which the Commission may need information.
Page 54 - ... so constructed and placed that only such persons as are inside said rail can approach within six feet of the ballot-boxes and of such voting shelves or compartments.
Page 296 - State, a letter of inquiry as to whether the said corporation has all or any part of its business or interest in or with any trust, combination or association of persons or stockholders as named in the preceding provisions of this act, and to require an answer, under oath...
Page 106 - Before the promulgation of such rates as provided in section 3 of this act, the board of railroad commissioners shall notify the railroad companies interested in the schedule of joint rates fixed by them, and they shall give said railroad companies a reasonable time thereafter to agree upon a division of the charges provided for in such schedule; and in the event of the failure of...