St. Louis directory :
Fares.

Sec. 9. For the use of any hackney carriage, cab
or cabriolet, licensed as aforesaid, the owner thereof
shall be entitled to charge, demand and receive the
following compensation, and no more :

First—For conveying one or more passengers a dis-
tance not exceeding one mile, fifty cents.

Second—For conveying one or more passengers over
one mile, and not exceeding two miles, one dollar.

Third—For conveying one or more passengers one
mile or less, remaining half an hour, and returning,
seventy-five cents.

Fourth—For conveying one or more passengers over
one, and not exceeding two miles, remaining half an
hour and returning, one dollar and fifty cents.

Fifth—For conveying one or more passengers over
two miles, one dollar and fifty cents, and twenty-five
cents for each succeeding mile.

Sixth—For conveying one or more passengers over
two miles, and not exceeding three miles, remaining
half an hour, and returning, two dollars.

Seventh— For the nse of any hackney carriage or
wagon, by the hour, with one or more passengers,
with the privilege of going from place to place, and
stopping as often as required, one dollar for the first
hour, and seventy-five cents for each succeeding hour.

Eighth—For the use by the day of any hackney
carriage or wagon, drawn by two horses, with a dri-
ver, five dollars.

Sec. 10. The owner or driver of any dray shall be
entitled to demand and receive for ten blocks, thirty
cents. for any distance exceeding ten blocks, nor
more than twenty-five blocks, forty cents; and when
the distance exceeds twenty-five blocks, they shall be
entitled to receive any amount agreed upon by the
parties; and if no agreement be made before the haul-
ing of the articles to be hauled, they shall be entitled
to demand and receive not more than fifty cents.

See. 11. Tbe owner or driver of any licensed fur-
niture car or wagon shall be entitled to charge, de-
mand and receive, for putting a load upon his car or
wagon, transporting the same, and putting the same
off, fifty cents for the whole.

Sec. 12. The owner or driver of any hackney car-
riage or other vehicle, used for the transportation of
persons, for hire, shall keep on the inside of each car-
riage or other vehicle, hung up in a conspicuous and
prominent manner, so as to be easily seen and read, a
printed copy of the rates of fare established by the
ninth section of this ordinance. Said copy shall be
printed in black ink, on thick, white card paper, not
less than ten inches square, and the type used for
printing said rates shall be Roman type, not less in
size than that known as double primer, and passen-
gers of, or persons employing such carriage or other
vehicle, shall have the right to examine such copy
before paying their fare.

Sec. 13. Every hackney carriage, cab or cabrio-
let, when driven in the night, shall have fixed on
some conspicuous part of the outer side thereof two
lighted lamps, with plain glass fronts and sides, on
which shall be painted in dark and legible figures, at
least two inches long, the registry number thereof.

All omnibuses, when driven in the night, shall have
lighted lamps or candles inside thereof.

Sec. 14. Every cart or vehicle used to carry or
transport dirt, manure, mud, ashes, lime, garbage,
swill, offal, or other loose material, in any of the streets
of the city ,shall be fitted with a good and substantial

light box thereon, the sides of which shall be twenty-
four inches, and the tailboard eighteen inches high,
so that no portion of such dirt, manure or other loose
material be scattered or thrown into any street; and
all carts and other vehicles used for hauling ashes,
garbage, swill, or other offensive matter, shall have
the box thereon closely covered with a sufficient cov-
ering of cloth or boards, closely fitted, so as to pre-
vent the escape or flying about of any of the contents
or effluvia therefrom. Every person using any cart
or other vehicle for the purpose herein named, with
out complying with the provisions of this section, shall
be subject to a fine of not less than three, nor more
than twenty dollars.

Sec. 15. Any owner of a hackney carriage, omni-
bus, or other vehicle mentioned in this ordinance, who
shall fail to pay the annual tax thereon; and any
owner or driver of a backney carriage or omnibus,
who, when required, shall fail, neglect or refuse to
carry any passenger, or his baggage; and any dray-
man or furniture carman, who, when required, shall
fail, neglect or refuse to convey any article, unless
such owner, driver, drayman or carman should be, at
the time, actually otherwise employed; any such per-
son who shall fail to keep the number of his vehicle
constantly upon the same, and in a plain and legible
condition; and any such person who shall ask, de-
mand and receive, for conveying persons or property,
more than the sums allowed by this ordinance, or
shall, in any other manner, violate or fail to comply
with any of the provisions of this ordinance, a pen-
alty for which is not herein expressly fixed, shall be
deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall forfeit and
pay not less than five, nor more than one hundred
dollars.

Sec. 16. It is made the special duty of the city
police to arrest all persons whom they may find vio-
lating the provisions of this ordinance; and the Reg-
ister is authorized, at such times as he may deem it
necessary, to employ, temporarily, some person or
persons, not to exceed three, whose duty it shall be
to discover and report to the Recorder, the owner or
owners of all vehicles running without a license
where the ordinances require that a license should be
taken out: Provided, that none shall be so reported
but those whose licenses have expired for fifteen days;
and also to discover and report as aforesaid the owner
or owners of all vehicles running without having the
registered number thereon, if a registered vehicle; or
without having posted up on the inside of each and
every vehicle, in a conspicuous place, a printed copy
of the rates of fare, as established by the eleventh sec-
tion of this ordinance.
Sec. 17. The person or persons employed, as pro
vided in the foregoing section, by the Register, shall
receive, as a compensation for their services—First,
twenty per cent, of the amount of all licenses issued
to persons reported by them as delinguents, and the
amount of the said compensation shall be paid by the
persons so reported and found delinquents, in addi-
tion to the amount paid for the license; and it shall
be the duty of the Register to collect the amount of
the said compensation previous to issuing the license,
and pay the same over to the person entitled to re-
ceive the same.

Second—They shall receive one half of all fines im
posed npon persons reported by them for violations of
this ordinance, when the same shall be collected in
cash.

Sec . 18. It shall be the duty of the City Register,
immediately upon the passage of this ordinance, to
cause five hundred copies of the same to be printed
in handbill form and posted in the most public places
in the city, and also to cause a synopsis of the same
to be printed on the back of all vehicle licenses issued
by him.

Sec. 19. All ordinances, and parts of ordinances,
conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance, are
hereby repealed.