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The Street railway journal (1902) (14761720135)


The Street railway journal (1902) (14761720135)



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Title: The Street railway journal
Year: 1884 (1880s)
Subjects: Street-railroads Electric railroads Transportation
Publisher: New York : McGraw Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries

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sident; Gustave Levor, of Gloversville, firstvice-president; J. C. Ferris, of Johnstown, second vice-president;G. M. Place, of Gloversville, secretary and treasurer; S. H. Shot-well, Erastus Darling, S. B. Whitney and A. J. Zimmer, ofGloversville; G. F. Moore, of Fonda; J. G. Younglove and JamesStewart, of Johnstown; R. T. McKeever, of Houghton, Mich.; J.S. Friedman, of Albany; Chauncey M. Depew, of New Yorkcity; W. M. Hardis, of Northville, directors. ♦♦♦ Ten Hour Law for Railroad Employees The act passed by the Rhode Island Legislature last Januarywhich limited the time of employment of motormen and con-ductors employed by electric railroad companies to ten hours ofactual labor, performed within twelve consecutive hours, andwhich was the cause of the railroad strike on the Providence linesseveral months back, has been under discussion ever since. Thislegislation resulted in the partial defeat of the Republican partyin Rhode Island at the last November election. The subject was
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1028 STREET RAILWAY JOURNAL. (Vol. XX. No. 26. taken up at the adjourned session just ended, and the law passedlast January was amended so that nothing contained in the actshould prevent an employee working more than ten hours,through written contract, should he see fit to do so. This is apractical repeal of the first act in its original intents and purposes. PERSONAL MENTION MR. T. L. LYMAN, manager of the asbestos department ofH. W. Johns-Manville Company, New York, sailed on Dec. 20for Havana, Cuba, where he will remain two weeks for the benefitof his health. MR. C. O. FITCH, electrician of the Cudahy Packing Com-pany, with headquarters in Omaha, Neb., has resigned from thatcompany, to become connected with the Hudson Valley Rail-way, of Glens Falls. MR. ALBERT C. WISWALL, who has been connected withthe United Traction Company, of Albany, N. Y., for some timeas master mechanic, has resigned from the company, to becomemaster mechanic of the Utica & Mohawk Valley Railway Company,





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