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Image from page 590 of "The street railway review" (1891)

Identifier: streetrailway03amer

Title: The street railway review

Year: 1891 (1890s)

Authors: American Street Railway Association Street Railway Accountants' Association of America American Railway, Mechanical, and Electrical Association

Subjects: Street-railroads

Publisher: Chicago : Street Railway Review Pub. Co

Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation



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e had no stock in Penningtons scheme,hold no stock in the Chicago & Central Indiana road andI wouldnt take it as a gift. The use of my name isunauthorized and as far as my acquaintance goes I haventseen him for six months. The scheme was investigatedby W. K. Carlisle for me some time ago and reportedas all on paper. Mr. Carlisle was out of the city andMr. Foster could not be found so that the Reviewinvestigation ends as to the men. The Illinois Steel Company knows of no rail contractand the General Electric is unacquainted with any elec-tricity supplies that have gone into the maw of the Penn-ington scheme. In fact the whole affair was so youngthat it is not likely that anyone has been investing in Mr.Air-ship Penningtons latest. The chief losers are thefew laborers who were on the grounds to make a showof working. An English coroners jury, sitting on what remained ofa line repairer, who fell from a lofty pole while trimmingan arc light, decided that the fall and not the shock was


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ELECTRIC TRAIN CITY ANIJ SOUTH LONDON RAILWAY. lighting the interior of the cars are said to vary greatlyin brightness on account of the changes in voltage.The engraving is reproduced from the London ElectricalEngineer. the cause of death, although the the shock was doubt-less sufficient to startle him. Such unrestrained vigorof expression is new to American readers, whose appe-tite has been raised on Juggernauting and such. 502 ^t{ed.j\aUM^9^Vm/ STREET RAILWAY LAW. EDITED BY MR. FRANK HUMBOLDT CLARK, ATTORNEY AT LAW, CHICAOO. Injury lo Child hy Car Left -vilh Unfastened Brakes. Where a street railway company leaves a car standing in the street withunfastened brakes, contrary to the city ordinances, it is not liable to achild who goes on the car to play, and is injured by the flying back ofthe brake. In the opinion the Court said:— Leaving the cars in the street as it did, was not aninvitation or license by the defendant to him to play uponthem, even though defendant knew that they



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