On June 8, 1909, Judge Samuel Burdett of the Kanawha County Circuit Court ruled that the two-cent per mile maximum railroad passenger fare, mandated by legislation passed in 1907, could not be enforced against the Coal and Coke Railway Company.
"The Two-Cent Law Does Not Apply To The Coal & Coke Railroad"
Extracts From Court Documents Relating to Coal & Coke Ry. Co. v. Conley And Avis
Extracts From Supreme Court Decision, Coal & Coke Ry. Co. v. Conley And Avis
June 8: Deadly Lightning Strike
On This Day in West Virginia History: June