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time as they should receive notice from complainant to resume this investigation in the event an amicable adjustment of said complaint should not be arrived at. The Commission then furnished the Commercial Club with its tariffs of rates issued by the defendant and other railroads in the State. Since that time no notice has been received from complainant requesting a resumption of the investigation, and said complaint is therefore continued.
C. W. WILLS, Complainant,
Subject: Extortionate passenger rates, Georgetown to Frankfort.—This was a general complaint against defendant, charging that it did not conform to the tariff rates of three cents per inile for the transportation of passengers, A letter was addressed to complainant requesting him to come before the commission and furnish the information in support of his claim. This complaint was forwarded by complainant from Frankfort, and he was notified to come to the office of the commission, but so far he has failed to do so, and his complaint is therefore dismissed.
Subject: Extortionate rate on sand.—This complaint was investigated and found to be an error upon the part of the defendant in billing the car of sand. The excess over tariff rate was refunded to complainant, and the complaint dismissed, settled.
COMMERCIAL CLUB OF STANFORD, Ky, Complainants,
vs. LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE RAILROAD Co., Defendant.
Subject: Request for an electric alarm signal at highway crossing in Stanford, Kentucky.—A member of the commis
sion inspected the highway crossing and defendant was requested to erect the alarm signal, and the commission has since been notified that the same has been done.
T. J. GRAVES, SPRINGFIELD, KY., Complainant,
Subject: Overcharge on furniture from Louisville to Springfield. 2ū22–2?Â2Ò2ÂòÂ2 Ò2Â§âmēģēmē►/22/2ņēmēģtiffimò/â/22ti2/2ū2/22/2ÂÒū2ūti the overcharge to complainant, and complaint is therefore dismissed, settled.
J. H. MCPHERSON, WILLIAMSTOWN, KY., Complainant,
Vs. CINCINNATI, NEW ORLEANS & TEXAS PACIFIC RAILWAY, De
Subject: Extortionate rates on coal from Ohio and Ken-, tucky railway points to Williamstown, Kentucky.
Complaint investigated and defendant requested to reduce its rates from $2 to $1.20 per ton, which was done. The reduced rate was approved by the Commission, and the complaint dismissed, settled.
E. S. WILHOIT, DAWSON SPRINGS, KY., Complainant,
Subject: Overcharge on two shipments of apples from West. Salem, Illinois, to Dawson Springs, Kentucky.
Complaint investigated by Commissioner Dempsey. An overcharge admitted and refunded by defendant to complainant, and complaint therefore dismissed, settled.
CITIZENS OF COBB, Ky., Complainants,
ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILWAY CO., Defendant.
Subject: Petition for new passenger and freight depot at Cobb, Kentucky.
Complaint was investigated by Commissioner Dempsey, and defendant agreed to erect a new passenger and freight station in conformity with plans which have been drawn.
NEW RAILROAD COMPANIES INCORPORATED.
January 16, 1904.—The Louisville & Southern Indiana Traction Company filed a copy of its articles of incorporation, authorizing to construct, own and maintain street and interurban railroads in the counties of Clark and Floyd, Indiana, and also, if deemed expedient by the company, such railroads may be extended in and through the counties of Scott, Jefferson, Jackson, Jennings, Harrison, Washington, Crawford and Orange, and are to have a length of about two hundred miles.
• February 8, 1904.—The Kentucky & Tennessee Railway Company filed a copy of its articles of incorporation, authorizing the construction of eighteen miles of railroad, wholly in Whitley county, extending from Stearns, Ky., to the big south fork of the Cumberland river. About three and one-half miles of this road is completed and being operated.
February 19, 1904.—The Fayette Interurban Traction Company filed a copy of its articles of incorporation, authorizing it to construct sixty-eight miles of railroad in the counties of Fayette, Jessamine, Woodford, Clark and Madison. These lines, when constructed will be a great convenience to the citizens in and near the cities of Lexington, Nicholasville, Versailles, Winchester and Richmond.
· March 3, 1904.—The Georgetown & Lexington Traction Company filed a copy of its amended articles of incorporation, changing its name to the Bluegrass Traction Company, increasing the amount of its capital stock and authorizing it to extend it as follows, viz.: To Paris, Ky., in Bourbon county, to Lexington, Ky., in Fayette county, distance of about eighteen miles, through the city of Lexington and from Lexington to and in the city of Georgetown, Scott county, a distance of about twelve miles. These lines have been completed, and the Bluegrass Traction report this year twenty-eight miles of road being operated.
April 18. 1904.—The Caney & West Liberty Railroad Company filed its articles of incorporation, authorizing the construction of eight miles of railroad wholly in the county of Morgan, and extending through the town of Caney to a point at or near the town of West Liberty, and there connect with the Morehead & West Liberty Railroad Company, or any other railroad which may be built at or near said point.
May 3, 1904.—The Columbia & Lebanon Interurban Railway Company filed a copy of its articles of incorporation, authorizing it to construct a railroad from a point in the city of Lebanon, in Marion county, and through the county of Taylor, to a point in Columbia, Adair county, and also such branches and spurs within the counties aforesaid as may be deemed desirable for the development of the said corporation's general railroad business. The length of this railroad, including a spur to Bradfordsville, in Marion county, is forty-six miles approximately. It will intersect and cross the Campbellsville and Greensburg branch of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad in the city of Lebanon.
May 11, 1904.—The Louisville & Interurban Railroad Com. pany filed a copy of its amended articles of incorporation, increasing the amount of its capital stock and authorizing it to extend its present line or lines as follows, viz.: “That article III of said articles of incorporation is amended so that said company shall have power, in addition to the other powers heretofore given of constructing, acquiring, operating and maintaining a railroad from a point at or near the town or village of Valley Station on the Salt River Turnpike, along and near the said Salt River Turnpike to a point on Salt river at or near the town of West Point in said State, a distance of nine miles. And also from a point in the city of Louisville, beginning at or near the intersection of Main and Johnson streets; thence over and along New Main street, Southall avenue, Mellwood avenue and Reservoir avenue, and through the Louisville Water Company's property to a point east of Pipe