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JMonopoly Held by Transfer
Companies Assailed as Unfair j
and Costly. |
[Richmond and Lynchb?rg Bodies
Satisfied With Present
Senator Feathorston's bill directed
ogainst the Bo-cutctl "??--?rngo trust."
particularly da It operates In byncli
burg and Richmond, formed ihn centre
of it wann debate last night before
the Sonute Committee on ltouils uml
Internal Improvement*. Vur more thun
an hour it was ussatlcd by rcprosentu
tlves of Hynchburg ami Richmond
transfer Interests, who attacked It on
the ground that there was no public
demand for such a law; that the com?
panies now In the business are fur?
nishing adequate servlco at reasonable
rates, and that It was a piece of leg?
islation Instituted; by disgruntled
companies which were seeking to gain
entrance to a Held from which they
wore driven because of the poor ser?
vice they rendered.
In support of the bill there appeared
Attorney JennlngsC. Wise, of Richmond,
for the Cosby Transfer Company, who,
nddTcsslng himself particularly to tho
effect of the proposed law in this city,
entered Into the history of the local
transfer situation, beginning with the
year 1S51. when the Richmond Trans?
fer Company obtained u monopoly of
tho local transfer business. He made
u strong plea for the enactment of the
Jaw in the Interest of justice to the
other companies now excluded from a
ehare In the business.
"Creature of Ilallroads."
The Richmond Transfer Company, ho
. told tho committee, was organized In
In all the Royal Court?.
Pianola Piano
Has been selected as the one
l'layer-Plano worth while.
We are iOlc agents.
& Co.
103 E. Broad St.
Oldest Music House in Vu.
and N. C.
1R91 by high officials, of the railroads
entering Richmond, who an officials of
the roads granted to themselves uh
Officers Of the newly created transfer
company the oxclusivo privilege of so?
liciting patronage on the property of
the roads. The present head of the
transfer company, he. stated, la one "f
the executive officers of tho Rich?
mond, Kredcrlcltsburg and Potomac
.\h a result of thic monopoly in Rich?
mond, said Mr. Wine, the Richmond
Transfe r Company Is to-day chill ging
anywhere from 'S7> to tor. per cent, nioi.
than the competing companies for the
same kind of servlco. In answer to
the argument that an exclusive con
truot was necessary to make poHBlblr
the e'iulpmont and scj-vico rendered by
an efficient transfer company, ho called
attention to the fact that even under
Sloan's Linimentgivesquick relief
for all chest and throat affections.
Here's Proof
jg| Rktjkcoa .Tank Isaacs, of Lucy, Ky.,
?writes: " I have used your Liniment in my
^family for croup, sore throat, Ismo back and
rheumatism, and in every case it gavo
instant relief."
Good for Pleurisy and Asthma.
Mr. Dxvtd Cas, of 682 Elk Rt., Buffalo, N.Y., writes: " In tho winter I
had an attack of pleurisy in my aide auid my long and tried plasters, but it
kept getting worse until I used 51oan'_ Liniment and in a couple of days I
was entirely cured. My wive is troubled with asthma and Sloau's Liniment
{rives her instant relief."
is the best remedy for Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Sciatica and any
sort of pain. At all dealers. Price 25c, 50c. and $1.00.
Dr. Earl S. Sloan, Boston, Mass.
The World's Finest
The most delicious refreshment for
your guests are the famous Club Cock?
tails. Simply strain through cracked
ice and serve.
Martini Drut,
35c, 65c, $1.25
Holland Gin,
Plymouth Gin,
Tom Gin,
At these prices also we have the
Sazarack Cocktails.
Cry&taUzed Pineapple, 28c
Delicious and toothsome. To-mor?
row at this special price.
Hermann Schmidt
Tel. Monroe 101-106.
504 to 508 East Broad.
Everything Good to Eat and Drink.
Fine Wines and Liquors.
Wc will wind and regulate' your clocks, weekly, at a mere nomi?
nal price per year.
It relieves you of worry and Unnecessary expense, prolongs the
iife of your clocks nnd assures accurate time.
Full particulars, cost, etc., phone Madison 1J85.
Smith & Webster
612 East Main Street.
Is every LARGE BUILDING now under construc?
tion in Richmond using
Washed Gravel?
Phone us, we can tell you.
C. P. Lathrop & Co., - Richmond, Va,
the presont discriminatory practice the
I Independent companies were earning
i more than 0 per cent, on their Invest?
Opposes Hill.
W. v. Duke, .usslslant to William H.
White, president of the Richmond!
Frederlcksburg and Potomac itaiiroad,
[Appearing for the Richmond Transfer
Company, atated that the company no
! represented was forns^d only when It
was found that competing companies
failed to meet the demand of tlio pub?
lic. The service under the old regime
was ao poor, he said, that the rail?
roads were forced to take this Step
to protect the travell-- public. Sineo
Its formation the Stock of the Itlcb
inond Transfer Company has passed
from the ownership of the railroad of
llcluls, and now less than 5 uer cent,
of all the .-lock Im owned by them.
; "The present pinti Is the only pructl
. cable one," *uld Mr. Duke. "It is a
' necessary centralization of respunslbll
j ity. and the railroads nie driven to
! malting the contract with the only
I company in Richmond that |s equipped
i to meet all the demunds that the trav
j ellng publlu makes upon It."
?.ynebburte Hostile.
The proposed law In requiring the
rallroaos to extern! the same transfer
rights to all companies capable ot
, meeting the condition's Imposed, on a
basis of f r< c competition, bears dlrect
| lv on the trnnstor Hltuntion In Lyneh
I burg, and representatives of the l.ong
Transfer Company ot that city wore on
i hand to oppose It. The Long Company
enjoys the same monopoly in Lynch
burg that the ltlchmond Transfer Com*
I puny does In this city, and it was
I defended on the lines followed by Mr.
Attorney C. H. Goodman, appearing
ah the representative of the Lynch
burg company, defended It agaln.-it
the unreasonable cimrges argu?
ment brought against it. and stated
moreover that Lynchburg business in?
terests were unanimous In their de?
mand that the present arrangement |
be kept In force. He intimated that
the hill owed its lnccntioii largely to
the desire of the. People's Transfer
Company, of the same city, to enter
? again Into the Held from which it had
been driven because of Incompetency.
Chamber Again*! it.
l>. If. Kylund, representing the mcr
I Chants of Lynchburg. brought u reeo
' lutlon of the Chambe of Commerco
I of that city, asking that the bill be
: not passed. A similar resolution was
firesented by W. T. Dabney for the
lichmond Chamber. Mr. Hyland told
of instances in which the traveling
publii was put to much Inconvenience
and annoyance when the transfer
needs wero incompetently met by a
number of competing companion.
Senator Featherston argued for the
law In the Interest of the American
principle, which gives equal privileges
to all and special privileges to none
In the earning of a livelihood. The
present system was an open viola?
tion of the principle of free competi?
tion. The bill, he said, was Indorsed
by ths Trevelors' Protective Associa?
tion, tho Virginia Travelers' Associa?
tion and the United Commercial Trav?
elers. The committee will hold a fur
tv r hearing on the hill Tuesday, Fcb
] ruary 26.
lletter, bul Fewer.
Philadelphia. January 30.?That there
I ire fewer newspapers In the United
I States than there were a year ago
1 Is; revealed by figures presented In the
i American Newspaper Annual, publleh
?d to-day. a year ago the number of
lally papers was 2.472; the 1912 An?
nual lists thirteen less. New England
aas lopl four dailies: Now York, four',
the Middle West, nine and the West?
ern States thirteen. The week?
ly and semi-weekly newspapers are
also fewer In number. Uno 1912 An
n al names IS,229 weeklies, fortv less
than In 1911, and 605 semi-weeklies, bs
compared with 617 in 1911.
Crlamond Appointed Clerk.
Fredericksburg. Va.. Januarv 30.?
Judge R. H. L Chichester this eve?
ning appointed Arthur H. Crlsmond
clerk of the Circuit Court of Spoteylva
nla county to fill the unexpired term ;
of T, A. Harris, deceased. He quail- 1
ned at once.
* Pollock?Chernialde.
Staunton, Va., January 30.?Ml?s Ma?
bel .Morrison Chcrmsldo. second daugh?
ter of Mr. and Mrs. W. IV Chermslde.
and Dr. Jumes K. Pollock, of Madison.
Ind.. wero quietly married yesterday
at the home of the bride's parents on
North Coalter Street, In this city, Rov.
R, C. Jett, rector of Emmanuel Episco?
pal Church, performing the ceremony.
They will reside In Madison. Ind. The
bride la a niece of General Chermside.
of the British army, and is highly con?
nected both in this country and in Eng?
>lrs. Mnry I:. nngadulc.
[Special to The Timcs-Dlsnatch.]
Chatham, Va., January 30.?Mrs. Mary
E. Ragsdale, widow of Charles Rags
dale, of this place, died at her home in
North Chatham at an early hour Mon?
day morning, following an Illness of
short duration. Mrs. Ragodalo was
Miss Jones before hor marriage.
Khe was born near this place about
seventy-four years ago, having spent
I her entlro life In and near this place.
She Is survived by two daughters. Mrs.
S. J. Moorman, of Danville, and Miss
Isla Ragsdule, of this place; three sis?
ters, Mrs. S. J. Payne, Misses Martha
and Carrie Jones; one brother. B. W.
TAYLOR?Died, at the residence of H. I
A. Drake, 1810 Second Avenue, High- !
land Park, Tuesday, January 30, l|
A. M.. MRS. O. G. TAYLOR, In the I
seventy-sixth year of her ago.
Funeral from Liberty Church, In?
terment New Kent county, WED?
NESDAY, January 31.
West Pol*it, Va., papers please
HUTCHISON?Died, in Washington, D.
threo. His remains will arrive over
the Richmond. Frederlcksburg and
Potomac Railway this morning at
7:50 o'clock. Burial in family burv
Ing grounds In Hcnrlco county, near
Funeral arrangement later.
NUCKOLS?Died, at his residence, 611
Denny Street, after a long IllneES,
J. H. NUCKOLS, in the seventy-third
year of his age. He leaves, besides
his wife, Mattle J. Nuckols, one I
brother, W. p. Nuckols, of Atlantic!
City, and four children, as follows:
Mrs. C. C. Rice. W. M. Nuckols, J. H.
Nuckols, Jr., and W. G. Nuckols.
Funeral from Fulton Baptist
Church TO-DAY (Wednesday) m
3:30 P. M. Interment Oakwood.
Friends and relatives cordially in?
PHILLIPS?Entered into rest, Mon?
day, Januury 29, at 7:16 A. M., at
her resldonco, 90B Floyd Avenue, JA?
COBIN E MOEBUS, widow of Henry
A. Phillips, aged eighty-one years.
Funerul will tnko place from tho
abovo residence WEDNESDAY, Jan?
uary 81, at 12 M.
PERRY?Died, at 212 North Madison
Street, January 29, ul 2 o'clock A.
faithful servnnt and driver of Dr.
Lewis C. Bosher.
Funeral from late residence WED?
NESDAY at 2 o'clock.
PERRY?Died, at 212 North Madison
Street, January 29, at 2 o'clock A. M.,
servant and driver of Dr. Lewis C.
Funeral from late residence WED?
NESDAY at 2 o'clock.
DAVIS?Died, on January 29, at 8:15
o'clock, KATIE M., belovod wife of
Elbcrt T. Davis. Besides her hus?
band aho leaves two sons, John B.
and Egbert E. Davis, and three
daughters, Katie M., Annie Li, and
Mary J. Davis, to mourn their loss.
Funeral will take ploco from Sa
ored Heart Cathedral THURSDAY
MORNING. February 1, at 10 o'clock.
QU ARLES?The funeral of WILLIE
FRANCES QUARLES will take place
1 from th* homo of her father. B. L.
Quartes, Ellerson, Va., THURSDAY
AFTERNOON, February \, at 3
if? ? - ~?m
l^^ ^y is summer iiv
Ho 2ero colA, no blifezar&s
Zero weather is no joke.
While the entire East recently was
snowbound and blizzard-swept,
those fortunate enough to be in
California were enjoying balmy
days. Flowers were in bloom and
happy chilren played the games of
I You should visit California now.
Winter isn't over yet.
A Santa Fe train will take you there.
Fred Harvey dining-car, dining-room and
station-hotel service.
On the way visit Grand Canyon of Arizona.
The California Limited?king of the limited??exclusively for first
clasa travel?runs every day?sleeper for Grand Canyon.
Santa Fe de-Luxe?extra-fore train, Chicago and Kenaaa City to
Los Angeles?runs once a week?America's finest train.
California Fast Mall?also Los Angeles Express and Son Francisco
Express?three daily trains?standard Pullmans, tourist sleepers and obsir
cars?all classes of tickets honored.
Say which train you prefer. Will mail booklets. ^
8. B. St. John, Gen. Act.. /'
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ '^''^ ' ^^^^^^
Jones, and several nenhews and nieces
of this and other placcB In the State.
Interment was In the Chatham Ceme?
tery this afternoon.
Mrs. Lucy 'I'. Hockman.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Harrlsonburg. Va., January 30.?Mrs.
Lucy Tapley Hockman. fifty years old, I
died Sunday at Bartonsville, Shcnan- |
doah county. She was a daughter of i
Samuel Saum, of Saumsvllle. Her first
husband was Rev. Edward Tapley, B>]
minister of the Christian Church. She
loaves her husband. William Hock- j
man, and several children.
Mr*. Annie L. HnrKclt.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Harrlsonburg, Va.. January 30.?Mrs. |
Annie L. Bargelt, thlrty-slx years old,
widow of William F. Bargelt, died yes
terday In Woodstock. She leaves one
bers of Henrlco Union Lodge, f,-o.
130. A.. F. & A, M.: Pleaso attend
a call communication of your lodge
to be held at the Masonic Hall, on
Twenty-lifth Street, WEDNESDAY AF?
TERNOON" at 'i o'clock, for the purpos?
of paying the last sad tribute to our
deceased brother. J. II. NUCKOLS.
Menibors of sister lodges and tran?
sient brethren fraternally Invited to
By order of the Worshipful Master.
_ _ Secretary.
Sheppard Pictures
After quite an effort, we have sue- I
reeded In securing a number of the
"Sheppard rictnres." representing the
threo branches of military service. We
offer the set for one dollar (Jl). We
have selected these pictures to sell for
the benefit of Arlington Monument.
Any communication sent to MRS.
THOMAS S. BOCOCK, Union Theologi?
cal Seminary. Ginter Park, will be at?
tended to at once.
The Army of
Is Growing Smaller Ev
reapooaf "
only gi
they permanently
cure Cowtipa
tloa. Mil
Hods use
them (or
eca?, larligeirtsa, Sidt Heaaaeaa, SafiW Skis,
Genuine nun beat Signature
Virginia. West Virginia.
Our line Is adapted to this ter?
ritory, hence we make and sell
more Popular Priced Clothing
hero than any other house. We
want representatives with estab?
lished trade In these Statos. Ap?
ply at once, with full detuls,
experience, reference, . etc., In
first lobtnr. We'll roolp-roonto
New York
daughter and several sisters, including
Mrs. Katie Brooks, of B?nnings, D. C.
She was a Methodist.
Captain Milton Lynn.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Gordonsvllle. Va,. January SO.?Cap?
tain Milton Lynn died at his home in
South Gordonsvllle Monday evening
about 6 o'clock, after an Illness of
several weeks. He was sevonty-four
years of age, and Is survived by two
daughters, Mrs. Lois Weakloy and
Miss Cora Lynn, both of this place.
Sirs. Vlmlnin Bully.
(Special to Tho Tlmes-Dlspatch.]
Hampton, Va.. January 30.?Mrs. Vir?
ginia Bully, widow of Richard Bully,
died In the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Virginia Massenburg, this morn?
ing. She was eighty-one vcnrs old.
Funeral of Mr*. Illddlck.
Suffolk, Va.. January 30.?The
funeral of Mrs. Julia R. Riddlck.
who on yesterday was burned
to death at her homo on Pinner Street,
vook plnco this afternoon. Mrs. Rid?
dlck was seventy-seven years of age
and was a conneotlon of prominent
lo- 1 families.
MATT?In sacred momorv of mv moth?
er. MRS. BARBARA MATT, who de?
parted this life this January two
years ago.
Sleep on, dear mother, so free from
all pain:
Wake her not, sweet spirit, to suffer
Bhr Is resting so peacefully, O let her
aleep on;
Her sufferings aro over; her troubles
all gone.
Call not back the dear departed.
Anchored safe where storms are
On the bordorland we left her,
Soon to meet and nart no more.
By her ?on.
January 24, 1912.
WHEREAS The Virginia
Railway and Power Company,
successor and assignee of the
Richmond Passenger and Power
Company, has made application
to the Council of the City of
Richmond, requesting an amend?
ment of the franchise granted to
the Richmond Passenger and
Power Company by the ordinance
approved December 23. 1899, en?
titled, "An Ordinance to authorize
the construction and operation of
a Street Railway within the
limits of the City of Richmond by
the Richmond Passenger and
Power Company," that releases
the said Virginia Railway and
Power Company, assignee of the
Richmond Passenger and Power
Company, from the performance
of certain ditties required by the
said ordinance of December 23,
1899, and that authorizes an in?
crease of charges to be made by
said assignee for the use by the
public of the benefits of said
franchise; and? . .
I WHEREAS a joint resolution
of the Council oi the City of
Richmond, approved January 24,
1912, has directed that ten (to)
days' notice be given by the City
Clerk of said proposed- amend
jrricnt; NOW. THEREFORE; |
EN that the said application has
i been made and filed as required
!by law, and notice is further
'given that the said proposed
amendment is in the words and
figures following:
To amend and re-ordaln soctton S of
an ordlnanco approved December 23,
1S03. entitled, "An ordinance to au-|
thorizo tho construction and opera?
tion of a street railway within thel
limits of tho city of Richmond by
the Richmond Passenger and Power
Company," so as to permit the sale of
the Seven Pines lino on certain con?
ditions affecting the rate of fare on
and the right to transfer to and
from the said Seven Tines line.
Co It ordained by tho Council of the
city of Richmond?
1. That section s of an ordinance
approved December 23, 1HH&. outltlcd,
"An ordinance to authorize the con?
struction and operation of a streut
railway within the limits of the city
of Richmond by the tUch.nond Passen?
ger and Power Company," be amended
und re-ordalncd so as to read as fol?
lows, to-wlt;
3. All the rights and privileges
hereby grunted to the Richmond Pas
] senger and Power Company, with the
consent of the City Council, may bo
exercised by any successor, or suc?
cessors, assignoo, or assignees of said.
Richmond Passenger and Power Corn
puny, but such successor, or successors,
uaalgnoo or assigns, shall be subject to
all the obligations, stipulations, for?
feitures and penalties liurc.nbctorc pre?
scribed na applicable to the said Rich?
mond Passehger and Power Company;
provided, however, that consent is
hereby granted to the Virginia Railway
and Power Company, successor of tho
Richmond Passenger and. Power Com?
pany, to sell, transfer and assign to
the Richmond, Urbanna and Peninsu?
lar Railway Company, that portion of
Its street railway system known as
the Seven Pines line, which extends
from Twenty-ninth and "P" Streets In
the city of. Richmond, to So von Pines,
In the county ot Henrloo, together
with the right to operate and main?
tain the same within the present, or
any future limits of the city of Rich?
mond, subjeot, so far as it may lie
within such limits, to all general or?
dinances of the city now existing, or
hereafter adopted, relating to and reg?
ulating street railways, and subject
also to tho terms and conditions of
the said ordinance, approved Decem?
ber 23, 1S99, and to the following
terms and conditions so far as they
are in conflict therewith, and amen?
datory thereof:
8-a. When and as soon as the said
Virginia Railway and Power Company
and the said Richmond, Urbanna and
Peninsular Railway Company shall
have entered Into on agreement con?
summating the transfer of the said
Seven Pines line, and a copy thereof
has been Hied with tho clerk of the
Council of the city of Richmond, and
i tho said Virginia Railway and Power
Company, successor of the Richmond
Passenger and Power Company, and the
said Richmond, Urbanna and Peninsular
Railway Company, shall each have
! filed in writing with the clerk of tho
Council of tho city of Richmond an
j acceptance of the provisions of this
1 ordlnanco, then the said Virginia Rail
j way and Powor Company shall there?
upon be forever relieved and released,
except as hereinafter provided, of and
j from all tho obligations, lorms, condl
j tlons and provisions of the ordinance
j of the city of Richmond, approved
I Decembor 23, 1839, granting a fran?
chise to the Richmond Pusseingor and
I Power Company, so far as the same
i applies to that portion of the said
Seven Pines line lying beyond the
! present corporate limits of the city
of Richmond.
S-b. The consent hereby given to tho
aforesaid sale, transfer and assign?
ment is given on condition that the
snmo shall be made subject to tho con?
dition, that If the sold Richmond. Ur
banna and Peninsular Railway Com
I pany shall fall to begin the work of
surveying the proposed railroad from
Richmond to Urbanna within ninety
dnys after the approval of this ordl?
nanco, or if It shall fall to begin the
work of construction of the suld rail?
road within nine months after tho
approval of this ordinance, or fall to
continue the said work to and across
tho Pamunkey River to the reasonable
satisfaction of th-s City Engineer, or
If the said Richmond, Urbanna and
Peninsular Railway Company shall fail
to complete tho said railroad and have
the sumo In operation to and across
the Chlckahomlny River, through the
county of Hanover, and to and across
the Pamunkey River, within two years
after the approval of this ordinance,
then and In e.llhor event tho Council
of the city of Richmond shall have the
right to repeal this ordlnanco, and In
tho ovent of such repeal tho aald sale,
transfer and assignment hereby condi?
tionally consented to by tho Council
of the city of Richmond shall be void
and of no effect, and the said Rich?
mond, Urbanna and Peninsular Railway
Company shall thereupon surrender to
the Virginia Railway and Power Com?
pany,' Its successors or assigns, and the
said Virginia Passenger and Power
Company, its successors und assigns,
shull theroupon rcassumc and re?
sume tb? full and absolute owner?
ship, operation and control ot
the said So ftn Pines Uno. sub?
ject to all the terms and pro?
visions of the ordinance, approved De?
cember 23, 1899, granting a franchise
to tho Richmond Passenger and Power
Company, and subject, espec'ally, to the
I duties and obligations In relation to
tho rate of faro upon, und to tho trans?
fer rights of patisc.ngorn to and from
the said soven Pines line, as tho same
exist at tho time of such transfer, sale
and assignment, all of which said
terms, provisions, dut'os and obliga?
tions shall thoreupon bo of the same
force and cftoct and as binding upon
the sakl Virginia Railway and Power
Company, Its successors and assigns
from and after the date of any such
repeal of this ordinance, as If this
ordinance hud never been adopted: pro?
vided, however, that no provisions of
this ordlnanco shall become effective
unless and until tho aald Richmond,
Urbanna and Ponlnsular Railway Com?
pany shall, within thirty tlnyR after the
approval hereof, (lie with tho Auditor
of tho city of Richmond a bond pay?
able to tho city of Richmond as liqui?
dated dtimnges in n penalty of llfty
thousand dollars ($50.000.00). with
surety approved by tho City Attorney,
to bo held by said Auditor, and to bo
conditioned es follows, to-wit:
(1) That the said Richmond. Urban
na and Peninsular Railway Company
shall, within rilhoty days after the ap?
proval of this ordinance, rVc. with the
clerk of the Council tho ngreemont
between the said Richmond. Urbanna
and Peninsular Railway Company and
tho Virginia Railway and Power Com?
pany, and tho acceptance of tho pro?
visions of this ordinance by both of
said companies, ns set forlh In sec?
tion &-a hereof;
(2) That the said Richmond, Urban?
na and Peninsular Railway Company
shall begin tho work of surveying the
proposed railroad from Richmond to
Urban-.'.a within ninety days after tho
approval of this ordinance, and shall
begin tho work of construction ot
the said railroad within nlno months
after such approval, and shall continue
the said work of construction to tho
reasonable satisfaction of tho City En- :
glmecr. and shall complete the said
railroad and havo the sumo in opera?
tion to and across tho Chlckahomlny
River, through tho county of Hanover,
and to and across tho Pamuukoy River,
within two yours after the approval of
this ordinance, and shall complete the
6ald railroad and have the same In
operation to tho town of urban.ua. In
Middlesex county, within five years
after such approval;
(3) That \( the aald Rtcnmond, Ur
banna und Peninsular Railway Com?
pany shall full to carry out each and
every one ot the conditions and stipu?
lations above sot forth, then amd in
such case, the snld bond shall be for?
feited and become immediately and ab.
Bolutely payable without offset to tho
city of Richmond us liquidated dam
i ugee.
'. (4) That if the said Richmond, Ur
I banna and Peninsular Railway Com
: pany shall comply with the said con?
ditions and stipulations as sot forth
In sub-ijcctlons (1) and (!) above, then
the aald bond shall bo transferred and
delivered to tho said Richmond, Ur
banna und Ponlnsular Railway Com?
pany. *
I 8-c. The Richmond, Urbanna and Fc
1 ninsular Railway Company In tho ope?
ration of the Seven Pines line shall
charge not more than five cents for
passage between any two points on
said line from Twonty-ntnth and P
Streets, in the city of Richmond, to
Soven Pines, In the county of Henrlco,
Virginia, but six (S) tickets, each good
for such passage, shall be sold for not
moro than twenty-five cents. Every
passenger car operated on said lino
shall bo In charge of a conductor, who
shall constantly havo In his possession
an ample and udequuto supply of tick?
ets to be sold and delivered to all pas.
snngers desiring the same; and between
the hours of 5:30 A. M. and 7 A. M, of
( each day the said conductor sball have
a like supply of tickets, which shall bs
j sold and delivered to all passengeYi
' doBlrlng the same, at the rate of two
' for five cents to be used on said Una
only betweon the hours of 6:80 A. M.
and 7 A. M. from Monday to Saturday,
Inoluslve. The said company shall
place on sale, at convenient points to
I Its patrons, tickots to be sold and de
] llvered to pupils presenting a cerUfl
1 cats of enrolmont In some school In
the city of Richmond, or along said .
Seven Pines line, at the rata of two
for five cents, to be usod only between
tho hours of 8 A. M. ind 4 P. M. from
Monday to Friday, Inclusive, and to be
good for such passage aforesaid on
said line. The person tonderlng or de?
livering such tlckot shall bo entitled
to ride tho samo distance as though
such porson had paid a cash fare of
j live cents; provided, however, that the
Richmond, Urbanna and Peninsular
Railway Company shall bo required to
elve transfer sllpB without extra
chargo therefor to any and all
passengers boarding the cars of said
company within tho present corporate
limits of the city of Richmond, or any
extension thereof, who have delivered
or tendered tho said cash tare, or any
' of said tickets, the said transfer slips
to be good for passage on any connect?
ing cars of tho Virginia. Hallway and
Power Company In the city of Rich?
mond, with ull rights and privileges of
Original passengers upon, said cars
operatod under the aforesaid franchise
of the Richmond Passeugor and Power
Company, and shall be accepted there
i for by said company. The Virginia
i Railway and Power Company shall
. give, and the Richmond, Urbanna and
I Peninsular Railway Company shall ro
colve transfer slips, without extra
charge therefor, good for passage to
any point on tho said Seven Pines line
within the present corporate limits of
the city of Richmond, or any extension
j thereof.
The said Richmond, Urbanna and Pe?
ninsular Railway Company shall estab?
lish and regularly maintain on said
'Seven Pines lino a daily schedule of at
I least one car in each direction between
I Richmond and Seven i'ines. as follows,
to-wlt: Every thirty minutes from
5:30 A. M. to 8i30 A. M.. and every
thirty minutes from C P. M. to 8 P. M.,
and OVery forty-flvo minutes from 8:30
A. M. to 5 P. M., and every forty-flvo
minutes from S P. M. to 11:45 P. M.,
and Bald company shall render reason?
able and adequate service.
8-d. Tho snld Richmond, Urbanna and
Peninsular Railway Company shall es?
tablish and maintain Us principal ofllco
In the city of Richmond, together with
the udultlng and disbursing otfloers and
the books and accounts of the said
company. Nothing In this ordinance
shall be construed to exempt the said
Richmond, Urbanna, and Pennlnsular
Rallway Company from liability to
general taxation at the rate assessed
on the property of other persons with?
in the city, which liability for general
taxation Is hereby expressly recog?
nized, and shall continue during tho
whole period for which thin franchise
may . continue. Tho assessment of the
property of the snld company for that
purpose shall bo made upon the valua?
tion of Its property located in the city
of Richmond, as made for purposes ot
State taxntlon, which valuation, how?
ever, shall, in any case, include all of
the rolling stock of the sa'd company,
whether assessed for state purposes or
not, and the same shall likewise bu
liable to general taxation within tho
city. Said company shall also be liable
to the payment of assessments for
street and other improvements.
8-0. For any failure to comply with
any provision or requirement of this
ordinance or of any ordinance revok?
ing this ordinance In accordanca with
the terms hereof, by either of the com?
panies aforesaid, the company so fall?
ing shall be liable to a rine of not leas
than ten nor more than fifty dollars re?
coverable before tho Polloa Justice of
tho city of Richmond, each day's fail?
ure to be a separate offense.
2. This ordinance shall bo la force
from Its passage.
And notice is hereby further
given that the said application
and proposed amendment may be
considered at a meeting of the
!Common Council of the City of
Richmond, to be held in the
Council Chamber, in the City
Hall, in the City of Richmond, on
Monday, the 5th day of February,
1912, at 8 o'clock P. M. of that
day, and may be considered by
the Board of Aldermen of the
City of Richmond at a meeting
to be held at some day subse?
quent thereto, in the Council
I Chamber, City Hall, in the City
Iof Richmond.
Cjty Clerk'.
Examined and approved:
City Attorney.

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