Bonds which may be drawn by lot at some date earlier than the actual maturity specified in the face of the security, or such securities as referred to in "Premium Bonds "might be considered as "lottery bonds."
Louisville & Nashville R. R. Co.
A refusal to meet one's agreements or contracts.
Boston & Maine R. R. Co.
Maine Central R. R. Co.
A heading of an account as exhibited in the operating statement of the earnings of a railroad and should include, as determined by the Interstate Commerce Commission, all renewals and repairs to rolling stock, marine equipment if any, as well as shop machinery, tools, etc., superintendence, stationery, printing, and other expenses incurred in relation thereto.
This heading is always seen under the "Operating Expenses" of a railroad company and, as classified by the Interstate Commerce Commission, includes the following: Repairs of roadway, renewals of rails and ties, repairs and renewals of bridges, culverts, fences, road crossings, signs, cattle guards, buildings and fixtures, docks, wharves and telegraph, stationery and printing in connection with the foregoing; also minor expenses referred to as "Other Expenses," which go to preserve a good physical condition of the line of road.
See " Railroad Aid Bonds."
Chicago Great Western Railway Company.
It is not uncommon for a depositor to have an agreement with his bank that every check drawn by him shall bear a certain private mark, supposedly known only to himself and the bank, as a safeguard against forgery; no checks to be honoured by the bank unless bearing this mark.
This is not entirely advisable, however, as an intending forger once learning of such a mark can with greater ease than otherwise effect a forgery.