Article 4. Common Carriers of Messages - California Civil Code Section 2207

2207.  A carrier of messages by telegraph must, if it is
practicable, transmit every such message immediately upon its
receipt. But if this is not practicable, and several messages
accumulate upon his hands, he must transmit them in the following
   1. Messages from public agents of the United States or of this
State, on public business;
   2. Messages intended in good faith for immediate publication in
newspapers, and not for any secret use;
   3. Messages giving information relating to the sickness or death
of any person;
   4. Other messages in the order in which they were received.

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