31. Contract by ticket.

The issue of a ticket to a passenger in return for the payment of his fare is evidence of a contract to carry him with reasonable care to the named destination within a reasonable time1. If the passenger accepts a ticket without objection, he will be taken as a general rule to have assented to the conditions contained or referred to on it2; but he will not be taken to have assented to them where he has no opportunity to dissent3 nor unless the carrier shows either that the passenger knew there was writing on the ticket containing or