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Page 1 - Act applies, by any person whomsoever, being proved, the owner, agent, and manager shall each be guilty of an offence against this Act, unless he proves that he had taken all reasonable means, by publishing and to the best of his power enforcing the said rules as regulations for the working of the mine, to prevent such contravention or non-compliance.
Page 81 - Subject to any contract to the contrary, the owner of the mine shall, as between him and any other person interested in the minerals of the mine, be liable to carry into effect this section, and to pay any costs incurred by any other person interested in the minerals of the mine in carrying this section into effect : (2.) Nothing in this section shall exempt any person from any liability under any other act, or otherwise.
Page 72 - That the mineral lands of the public domain, both surveyed and unsurveyed, are hereby declared to be free and open to exploration and occupation by all citizens of the United States, and those who have declared their intention to become citizens, subject to such regulations as may be prescribed by law, and subject also to the local customs or rules of miners in the several mining districts, so far as the same may not be in conflict with the laws of the United States.
Page 80 - That the breakage of coal in its transport from the pit to the ship's hold, the shipment of pyritic coal in a wet condition, and, especially, ventilation through the body of coal cargoes, conduce to spontaneous combustion, even though the coal may not be unfit for conveyance on long voyages.
Page 44 - ... on, into a single bed. So far as my present observation goes, I think that to describe them otherwise than as interstratified beds would be to give a false notion of their geognostic relations. The laminated structure of many of the lodes, and the intercalation between their layers of thin continuous films or layers of argillite, can hardly be explained in any other way than by supposing these lodes to have been formed by successive deposition at what was, at the time, the surface of the earth.
Page 81 - Nothing in this section shall exempt any person from any liability under any other Act, or otherwise. If any person fail to a'ct in conformity with this section, he shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.
Page 81 - Any shaft or side entrance which is not fenced as required by this section, and is within fifty yards of any highway, road, foot-path, or place of public resort, or is in open or uninclosed land, shall be deemed to be a nuisance within the meaning' of section eight of the Nuisances Removal Act for England, 1855, as amended and extended by the Sanitary Act, 1866.
Page 69 - land " includes not only the face of the earth, but everything under it or over it.