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1902 Excerpt: ...or threats or in any manner intimidate and prevent
another from shipping upon any steamboat within this State, or who
shall thus interfere with or prevent any person who is one of the
crew of a steamboat from discharging his or her duty, or unlawfully
interfere with any laborer who may be taking on board or
discharging cargo from a steamboat within the State of Louisiana,
shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction
before any justice of the peace of this State or recorder of the
city of New Orleans, be fined not less than twenty dollars and
costs of prosecution, and imprisonment not less than twenty days in
the parish jail. "sec. 945. Employes of vessels leaving before
expiration of term of service.--Any person who may ship upon a
steamboat in the customary manner to do service on said boat,
either by the month or voyage, in the capacity of an officer,
engineer, pilot, clerk, mate, carpenter, cook, steward, cabin boy,
watchman, fireman, deck hand or laborer, who may abandon the boat
before having fulfilled his engagements, or who may refuse to do
his duty in the capacity for which he shipped or engaged to
perform, before the completion of the voyage or the term of his
engagement, without lawful cause, shall, besides forfeiting all
claims to the wages due for such service, be liable to the owner or
owners of said steamer for any damages which they may sustain by
said abandonment or refusal to do duty." The Revised Laws, 1897,
pages 254-255, provide: "RESTRICTION ON EMPLOYMENT OF SAILOR8. "Act
73, 1874, p. 123.--An act to prohibit the unlawful employment of
sailors at work upon the levees or banks of the rivers in this
State, and to punish violations of this act. "Section 1. That it
shall be unlawful for any captain, ...
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