Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 39 Part 1.djvu/446

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SIXTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 261. 1916. 425 United States court of appeals of the District of Columbia, for a P’°°°d“”·°*°· review of such order by said court of ap eals, by filing in the court a written petition praying that the order of) the Post Office Department ` be set asi e. A copy of such petition shall be forthwith served upon the Post Office Dpipartment and thereupon the said de artment forthwith shall cert y and file in the court a transcript of the record and testimony. Upon the filing of such transcri t the court shall have jurisdiction to aflirm set aside or modify the ord)er of the department. The jimsdiction of the court of appeals of the District of Columbia Jufisdivtiuu of wurv to a£fir}xp,lpeg asidg or modify such orders of the Post Office Depart- °X°l°Sw°' men s a e ex usive. Such proceedings in the court of appeals of the District of Columbia P¤·¤¤d¤¤¤¤» awihatll be given precedeincedover other cases pending therein and shall eineverywaye cite. ’ Sec. 3. That onxldccount of the increased weight of mails resultin mmm *¤¤=1><>¤·¤· from Postmaster General’s order numbered seventy-seven hundred rliiuwimae for iaand twenty, of December e' hteenth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, P"' respecting rates upon and `t of weigiht of parcel-post packages, effective from January first, nineteen undred and fourteen, the Postmaster General is authorized to add to the compensation paid for transportation on railroad routes on and after January first, nineteen hundred and fourteen, for the remainder of the contract terms, not exceeding one per centum thereof per annum. Sec. 4. That on account of the increased weight of mails resultin crggwmhgg i¤· from Postmaster General’s order numbered seventy-three hundred mea pafggigpm sdfizg; and forty-nine, of July twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, *“"““5· °”· respecting rates u n the limit of weight of parcel·post packages in the local, first, andgecond zones, and effective from August fifteenth nineteen hundred and thirteen, the Postmaster General is authorized to add to the compensation paid for transportation on railroad routes on and after August fifteenth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, for the remainde}1; of phe contract terms, not exceeding one·half of one er centum thereo er annum. P Sec. 5, That the [Postmaster General is authorized and directed toiasgiggigmwtefwr to readjust the com ensation to be aid to railroad companies !’}.i.»1,lp.XSi. from and after the dhirtieth day of fine, nineteen hundred and sixteen, or as soon thereafter as may be (practicable, for the transportation and handling} of the mails an furnishing facilities and iervicessf in connepitign therewith upon the conditions and at the rates erein ter rovi e . The Posflmaster General ma state railroad mail routes and S¤¤'i¤¢ ¢¥¤-·=¤i¤¤d~ authorize mail service thereon ofv the following four classes, namely: Full railway post~office car service, apartment railway post~oflice car service, storage—car service, and closed-pouch service. _ Full railway post-office car mail service shall be service by ears F““°“'“°"‘°°· forty feet or more in length, constructed, fitted ug, and maintained for the distribution of mails on trains. The authorizations of full railway post-office cars shall be for standard-sized cars sixty feet m _ length, inside measurement, except as hereinafter provided. _ Apartment railway t-office ear mail service shall be service by ,,,,€"°"°“"“‘ "‘"‘"` apartments less than fdily feet in length in cars constructed, fitted up, and maintained for the distribution of mails on trains. Two standard sizes of apartment railway post-office cars mag be authorized and paid for, namely, apartments Efteen feet an thirty feet in length, inside measurement, except as hereinafter provided. _ St0rage—car mail service shall be service by cars used for the S“’“g°"°”°“"°°· storage and carriage of mails in transit other than by full and apartment railway post·office cars. The authorizations for storage cars Shall be for ears sixty feet in lenlgth, inside measurement, except as Promo hereinafter rovided: Provided, at storage space in units of three Space uhm. feet, seven fleet, Efteen feet, and thirty feet, both sides of car, may