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SECTION 273
Railroad or steamboat company may act as agent of owner
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 17
§ 273. Railroad or steamboat company may act as agent of owner. The
several superintendents of the railroad companies, and the branches and
connections thereof, and steamboat lines operating their roads or lines,
or any portion thereof, in this state shall have power to collect,
gather and take into possession from any person or whenever found
thereupon, any cans belonging to any such owner, dealer or shipper, and
return the same to such owner, dealer or shipper and may appoint an
agent for that purpose, and such superintendent and such agent appointed
by him shall have the same power and authority under this article as an
agent of such owner, dealer or shipper.

The certificate of such superintendent appointing such agent duly
acknowledged shall be presumptive evidence of the appointment and
authority of such agent.