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CHAPTER 41. AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE RAILROADS OF NORTH CARO- LINA TO SUPPLY ADDITIONAL FACILITIES AT DEPOTS TO EXCHANGE MILEAGE. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That all railroad companies of one hundred miles or more in length doing business in whole or in part in the State of North Carolina are hereby required to provide and keep at all depots in cities or towns of two thousand and over in population as fixed by the United States Census of the year one thousand nine hundred and ten, two windows, opening in the waiting-room for passengers of the race using the greatest amount of mileage or coupon books, for the sale or exchange of fares on all passenger trains in North Carolina; one of said windows to be used for the sale of cash fares exclusively, and the other for the sale and exchange of mileage or coupon books. Each window to be attended by an agent whose duty it shall be to wait upon the traveling public, during the hours now prescribed, for the sale of cash-fare tickets and the sale and exchange of mileage or coupon books. And that over each such window the said railroad companies shall be and they are hereby required to place and keep a sign, painted in plain letters, Mileage Exchange and Cash Fares, respectively : Provided, that the provisions of this act shall not apply to any railroad company in North Carolina, as aforesaid, selling mileage or coupon books at a rate of not more than two cents per mile and pulling or taking the same on the train: Provided further, that all the provisions of this section shall apply to the following railroad junctions in this State, irrespective of population, namely: Dunn, Selma, Maxton, Hamlet, Norlina, and Sanford.