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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 24 November 1888

-r.Js.5; s . .s&"v '1 ff ,f tF3 V :-it- i -:"- fS 4S w i- 5 & . 'VJL TBOUBLE BREvrliW. We Are fascltel by i fca Peruvians How ever, It Is .Not Believed That War Need be Besorttd to Triib Xliax Country- " The Officials of State Tninfc Tbat the 3Iat tjrCu be Easily Settled The Details of the Internation al Affair. TxsiztlyareszberlL-L serious irter xatienal trouble is on between Peru and the government of the United States Tbecir enmsiances are these: On the assumption IbstahotueatiloUeado belonged to the Arequipa railway, and was, therefore, prop erly of the stats, ordera were given to occu py it by force, although ths building was de clared to belcnj to a citizen of the United States. It was accordingly seized by a squad of soldiers. Toe United State3 con sulate -was consulted on th9 question, but the building -was forcibly closed, padlocked, the coat of arms removed, end the agent prevented from entering his office for near ly a weei. The American minister at lama, who prot...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 1 December 1888

'.A" K. fc K i X jfS. Kfe.4 s K.r, pfs rnT "ii H I, '"'CBBaa?viiEgiMT:aaBBa'igaawiaTBMWBaTaHliJ Hy? Yearly Siitosoriptioxi $S.OO TENTH YEAR. ZEE" X4i?Z'S. 4 Budget of Interesting Talk Relating to the Tender Sex. SOME FEMININE CHARACTER ISTICS. Matters Scler tnd Satirical, with a Spice of Humor, Prepared Spscially for Our Fair Readers Xcither Jfat lie. Mother (returning home) "Well, how .have the children been behaving while I've been away? Father 0, they're cross and bad tem pered. "Mother Is that so? "Well, -where did they get their bad tempei', I should like to know? Father I declare I can't tell. But Pm sure their mother hasn't lost any of hers. Judge. The Itiyht Kind of Girl. A pretty, talented girl, -who has just completed her school course with credit, an'd by reason of rather special talents has received more attention and admi ration than falls to the lot of most girls, "was asked the oilier day how she was enjoying her vacation. "Oh, I'm enjoying it very much, she answered ...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 1 December 1888

rswgssgs' -3." . 5, -:?$& . .. yvVwjjtVt. . .v ?? "S3 -w 3 s K p& ' -v- kS . $& t' .- ffotam mm WrtM. FACIAL PAPQ OF T1ES0 COURT. W. 8. TILTON, Ed'0- Saturday, December 1, 1888. On Monday Boston received her heavi est snow etorm ever known at this season of the year. It was a hurricane winder, three-or-fonrfeet drifter. It was President Cleveland who re ceived the cane which we wrote about last week; and here the little Shep., usurping for himself the credit, jumps up and tries to sting us. Get out! "Some infernal wretch," remarks the Oakley Press of the 17, 'last Tuesday night or about 130 Wednesday morning, broke out all of the lightB in Mr. James Stalons's building, occupied by the Press office." In another item C. E. Arie i Bvmonri nt hfiatr the cruiltv wretch. If that office belonged to seme men, the light breaker would fill an area some two by six in the cold, cold earth! Mb. Shepabd is worried because boo dle can not be used by his bosses without the honest voters...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 1 December 1888

jS-. rfc7s? mw; W-r -"1 -.'tr'WLV .tL "PSsasnoi r- -'T. ie-v r. "- j..,j3 5V' - ,'--" wt? - ,'-t!-S:-s-" IF " 'Si''? " ,. A " . '-r V A ??: yH-A- l"? 'feS&sSf-X s-yis. ' ,? s? iu? H &tHK r Li fe te- ,A ABOUT SESSIONS OF THE sVKQTiT.a- XUKE. We notioa that some of onr esteemed contemporaries are at it again telling tbe member of the legislatiue tnat two waeka tune is Bnffident to do aD the boamaaa necessary to be done. Reach meaamrmm wulinsr to let one or two men prepare the badness which is to be transacted and take the word'oc tnoee lose or two members that it was all right the legialatnre probably could get through its business and adjourn in two weeks. .Fortunately or unfortunately (and we think tbe former) mankind is so constituted that the average man is not willing to leave his duties to others to perform. A member introduces a bill, which in his opinion is just what it should be. This bill is read three times on three separate days and then referred to the proper comm...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 1 December 1888

ii& sV V -v?;. ssSi 3 r V& i' -?-;-v 'waywewLai .'" i?rvu?-':e5V - .CK5rir ;-i.. -'. , , w.-, ? '3r7T -'"-.T J.r, vsi ijirfMa..'i.!... i.nJn SStTVJ . , .- .r- w - -r. r m 1 On l SV-a, b I? ik S-M 3r i. - 4 1 1 1 ill a. ru. 1 11 mi 1 11 1 iirTir mi. i i 6 e 0 D S 15? i&4 iss iJ & 'E r WiAtern IfoifeW WML OFFICIAL PAPER 0? TEESO GOUSTY. W. S. T1LT0N, Editor. Saturday, December 1, 1S88. Noeton has invested in an electric light plant It is CAamfion-ed that a Chautauqua circle has been formed at Horace. The Harlan EntcrftUe has "gone to grass." Cause: Lack of patronage. It is reported that the farmers of York state are talking of forming a big apple trust They want higher prices for their fruit. It is Bulletin-ed that little Bessie Mont gomery's collar bone was broken while she was at play at Bchool in Smith Center on Monday of last week. The Hays Sentinel and a few other ex changes continue to print the proposed amendments to the constitution, which wore voted upon on No...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 1 December 1888

i-. : ,-S--JK J. "V- !,-" ' --- "-,, ISCSW"? ij , . i ji - ?, ,.. j-c-. V. Y ?. I. -IT .. t 5t - Trr- r ., 3 - i5 m 11 BZ if ft U UN 1? K V H 1 HJJ II - IT A 19 Hi It n ra - "A -5 pi KILLED BY A CALF. Sad Pate of a Llan Down by Caatle Hock. J. Canrrel B. An old gentleman by the name of Malory, living five miles west of Castle Bock, while handling a calf on Friday of last week, was thrown and hurt so badly that he died Saturday night from his injuries. W. E. C. Entertainment Monday Evening, December 17, 1888. This entertainment will be one which will summon the presence of all our people. Major flendershot, the drummer boy of the Rappahannock, and his son, will con duct a portion of the exercises. This portion of the entertainment will consist of instrumental music, reminiscences of the war and other thrilling acts. Home talent will vary the performances by music by the Hale Quartette, etc. Admission, 25 cents. MAJNTY MYSTERIOUS DEATHS. Dying with Intolerable Sapidity. Gralnfield Cap...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 1 December 1888

issPplsfs kiSMI i&Xi&tti r & 5' "HSSSPPSWPf , . -Tr4;-'--i h'UteK''--. 'srJ'ik. "2- , ' - -sr? Si v w ur ts. ST m' -5S3 i--C 3fc MWS BREVITIES. Important News Items in Pithy Paragraphs. ' The Osborne board of trade will endeavor to meet the proposition of the Omaha, Dodge City k Sbuthern railroad by giving that company $20,000 city bond ando, 000 bonda of six townships. Chief Dispatcher Garvin took a switch engine and went from Mnlvane to Wicbtta where he bonnced Lindwall.tbe Wichita dis patcher, by throwing him through a win dow. Lindwall had been saucy over the wire. The Haytien government is negotiating v.h the insurgents for peace. A general strike of switchmen appears imminent on aU the trunk lines between New York and the Mississippi. Grand Master Workman T. V. Powderly was re-elected at Indianapolis by .114 to 28. Not a single switch engine moved in In dianapolis on November 23. A new republican daily newspaper is an nounced to be started in Washington, D. C, with...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 1 December 1888

BPPR8!?? 'M7 3HH R r - jt. -t, TREGO COUNTY TRACINGS. Served up by the "World's" Rustling Reporters. COLLYEB CAWHJGS. COLIiTEB, Nov. 28. Party to-night. Eat turkey to-morrow. Card-playing is the leading amusement The fiddlers have all made a mash, we hear. There will be Catholic services next Sunday. T. O. Smith was in town yesterday, on business. "Will Bower is somewhat ill this week, but able to work. Collyer school will close Friday for a month's vacation. John Hallenbeck, of Hugo, CoL, is in town, on business. Johnie Ashcrof t has secured a position of pumping up west. Tom Fonts will return to Wichita Kansas, Thursday morning. Eev. Mr. Richards and wife were the guests of G- W. Kessler on Friday last. The ladies had a patent floor-dryer on Monday, when they scrubbed the church. Madams J. D. and Annie Colby and children left last Tnursday for Kansas City. J. W, Burns spent Sunday with his family, returning Jo Wa-Keeney in the evening. Fred Cartwright spent Sunday evening with Mes...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 1 December 1888

1Se2ZS&&mzT3S3$& .S-JZZ T5w'vV.' ' SST-S . i ' 7i"1 Sii"' vrIiS r,i- r Jt. . & lab? k, & i"-. L "& -pr , e EVICTIONS IN IOWA. Taming IJu-dreds orSeitler Ont of Their Homes Scenes of Jrleli I.n-id:ord- ism Kepeated in Hreo America. The Marshals Propose to do Their "Work Tboroognlj-Settiers Driven Out and Left by tho Roadside. Wateei.00, Ia., November 24. The work of evicting lhe settlers on the Des Moines river land3 ha3 began in earnest A strong force of deputj United States marshals are in Webster county, and propose to evict every settler who has not arranged to settle with the River Land company for their lands. Five persons were evicted from their lands near Dayton. They were John and Kitt Weir, Noah Springer, Chris Gregor and Crosby Fry. No trouble wa3 experienced with them, and Grogor wa3 allowed to move back on the land he had occupied on his promise that he would settle up to-day. Three more evictions were made in that section. Another force of deputi...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 8 December 1888

r K b vvu PPH$8 - - - Yearly Subscription $2,00 TENTH YEAR WOMAN'S PROGRESS Gossip About Matters in Which the Dear Creatures Take an Interest SEASONED WITH A LITTLE WIT. A Column or Two of Tittle-Tattle Anent Matronly Mother.", Modish Maidens, and Merry Misses. A Modest Request. Mr. Henpeck (a very small man) "What shall I get up on that chair for, Miranda? Mrs. Henpeck (very large and mas culine) Get up on that chair, you in significant little wiffet. so I can box your ears -without having to stoop over. Get upon that chair! Do you hear? Texas Sif tings. The Girl's Remark. Miss Clara Yes, I enjoyed the opera last evening very much, Ethel, and af terward the supper at Delmonico's. Mr. Fcatherly is a delightful escort. Miss Ethel (a bosoni friend) Do you know, Clara, I think you -would make a very skillful violin player. Slibs Clara Why? Miss Ethel You have such a natural aptitude for working a beau. Sci'ib 'oier's Magazine. Altering the Tyxe. 'Now, tell me, Carrie, is it true that y...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 8 December 1888

Offf "f - W tfc $ -rtFV. tSW. i&&iX-iL. Ji.t5LS4.f SV53.1., ,S W-JyJ"-TI,35JESH; - ' - ltp '&v-N...' SVS", - -,P - w f-- &, - z sc 5fS I1 v t Jf - Wtftaro $aw WjwML OFFICIAL PAPER OF TSEBO COUSTY. W. S. TILTON, Editor- t Saturday, December 8, 1888. The World is the only Kepnblican paper in Trego county -which contains President Cleveland's last-in two senses annual message to the congress. It is not a powerful document, but Kansas readers always expect to see the messages of the presidents. Hon. A. W. Smith, of McPherson, is receiving praise from all quarters for the active, able ! and manly part which he took on the stump during the recent canvass, we are particularly sihu w bj iriend Admire, of the Osage City -Free Press, warming up to him. In the spring last past it treated him with coolness hovering on the borders of contempt. The World is going to put this pre diction on record: In the case of the perpetuity of the life of Senator Ingalls into a period sufficien...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 8 December 1888

'??&$ 0f-' "' f" ---. vjc&z- - rf.. vK2pi&,"1 ..:-&c-f. V- . 3 1 - - - T -- VV '-TO&ijV,,, " : 5 C INTEESTATE COMMEECE. A Record, of Railroad Extensions The Number of Railroad Corporations Macb. Greater Than the Number of Operat ing Companies, leases the Reason. Combinations for the Protection sf Busi ness of the Roads and Their Patrons Allowable, but Great "Trusts" Condemned. Washington, D. C, December 3. The following is a summary of the annual re port of the interstate commerce commis sion: From the best information now available the railroad mileage of the country on the 30th day of June, 1883, is estimated at ."2, 781, of which 2,312 miles had been complet ed and brought into operation within the six months preceding that day. The number of corporations represented is 1.251, but, by reason of leases or other contract arrangements, many corporations hold, control and operate one or more roads owned by other corporations, and the whole number making reports or...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 8 December 1888

:MJJW!T3T SKlTsTi ST ;r Jt.iwiv i 4 v ? - - 5 V ir vs? lsssphe " - JZ W jV roil Y 16 010 BIS H 0 3.! P?S Wtitem gatWK WtfW. OFFICIAL PAPES QF TEESO COUHTY. tf. 5. TILTON, Editor' Satubdat, December S, 1888. Db. Kidd, late of Ellis, is practicing medicine at Hays City. Matob Hudson eajs be don't want the Topeka post-office. The other Kansan who said he didn't want an office has not been heard from. A -week ago last Saturday, at Ellsworth. we see by the Den oc at, Harold Johnson 'accidentally shot Mrs. Annie Stump. 'She died the next day. Our old friend, Judge W. H Pratt, we see by the Norton Champion, is still in Oregon, in the vicinity of Salem. His letters to friends are to the effect that he likes the country. Mbb. John A. Logak, who is now in Europe, is to edit the Home Magazine, which is to be started at Washington, D. C. She is too much liko her grand hus band was to idle her time away, although her comfortable income would easily per mit this course. Deacon Mabtin, of tho Kans...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 8 December 1888

rt -fe ggjBBKXSaeBBaSZSSCB ?, J B arrnra IIP A R S S5 "W. B. C. Entertainment Monday Evening, December 17, 1888. This entertainment will be one rtiich will summon the presence of all our people. Major flendershot, the drummer boy of the Rappahannock, and his son, will con duct a portion of the exercises. This portion of the entertainment will consist of instrumental music, reminiscences of the war and other thrilling acts. Home talent will vary the performances by music by the Male Quartette, etc Admission, 25 cents. TEACHERS TO BE TOGETHER. The Trego County Association to Have a Meeting. The Trego County Teachers' Associa tion will meet at the school house in Wa-Keeney on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 1:30 P.M. PROGRxYM. Abolition of slavery in Brazil. Mr. Neel. Present tariff and proposed changes in it. Mr. Acres. Biography of Pestalozzi. Sara Brooks. Easy experiments. Mary Kilpatrick. Political nicknames. Miss Heilig. Teachers, and friends of education, please remember the date, and brin...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 8 December 1888

zrsSs-oH. r :...- ,f5k-. - 1 Crj -: .' i :?.. r" i. I j? J? fe' k The Western World WA-KEEY, K1N3A.3 PSESIDSST'd 2EESSAG& Tfce Condition of tae Country Bevicwed Cosgress Censored for Ke-lctlas Xeeeswary XesUlalion at tbe x- pesse of Extravagant lleasnrea. The President Maintains HI Position on the Tariff; Defend HI Course To-irard Canada and tlieSackvlIIe-'Wert Inci dent Fears a Berolntlon. President Cleveland' Uut. To the Congress of the United Statu: As yon assemble for the discharge of the duties you have assumed, as the rep resentatives of a free and generous peo ple, your meeting is marked by an inter esting and impressive incident and the expiration of the present session of con ?res. the first century of our constitu tional exittence as a nation will be com pleted. Our survival for one hundrei years is not sufficient to assure us trial. "We no longer have dangers to fear in the xnsin tainance -with all its promised blessings of a government founded upon the freedom of a p...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 8 December 1888

mTS' "Sfsflr ;f r r -i- k Tt vSPP i-sawwr'T.' Tjey-; :-i?r,- 11, js 'r.,r'i "--; '-5 jrlif'ir- "" - ,." --.-!,'--'- O HBHB!(BS8HPHIISIBHRB!BKIK?SP!HS5PBHi v. in HL K if& TREGO COUNTY TRACINGS. Served up by the "World's" Rustling Reporters. COLIiYEB, CAWHTGS. CoLLTEB, Dec. 5. New moon. Fine days. Thanksgiving over. Fewer turkeys in the land. Christmas time will soon roll 'round. Peleg Richards made a trip to Ellis last week. The Collyer school board mat at Wa Xeeney yesterday. School was in session Saturday, "mak ing up" for election day. Mrs. B. O. Richards was the guest of Mrs. Eva Richards Sunday. Mr. Bristol, of Indiana, is now Collyer'i agent. He expects his wife soon. A sister of Mrs. Allaway, living on the Saline, is quite sick with consumption. Mrs. E. Richard, of Buffalo Park, was the guest of Mrs. J. O. Martin Tuesday. Mrs. J. C. Martin and daughter, Daisy, were at Wa-Keeney Saturday, on busi ness. Frank Acre held down his claim in Gove county Sunday and Monday, also vi...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 8 December 1888

ys&S' r.T. srs-. ,-.S5 Sfs I IS. p' 3 a s 4 k$ ?. sir.- EMe. iWLr fo GJEOBGE'S LAND T4X THEORY. " "When Dr. McGlyn was inTopskahe handled the land tax echem9 of Henry Gsorge in a very pleasing manner. The truth is that the doctor is a good lec turer and has the power to make black to appear white and vice-versa. As ire understand Mr. Gaorge and the doc tor, they advocate the taxation of land, snslnot taxing perponal.property, as a Temedy for existing social evils, and to prevent the manipulation of land and the individual control of natiol of fice holders. To the extent that Mr. George Bests betterment of social conditions, a more eanitable distribution of wealth and increased security to the moderate property holder, we are -with him heart ily and sincerely, but we fail to see how by the taxation of land values only the aforesaid much desred end can be prac tically cttained. To tax land to its full rental value -would be tantamount to confiscation. To obtain all needed revenue ...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 15 December 1888

SgWPPTnttfflSTOu f.TW.1 i& .KLSHS'SSsa . - ' -' T l&zr ?- V. 54pW6: SlBSBl -$ JSSSSJ ' ; -JBSSa w j . i -. jl . ' ". "w - - I r x j -r . . . - - --..a A m i-5" P i- LhS ; w ..' . :. : y Luurcm "iF- ?p SSSm B BSs BSh B2SksK"aFjHctSSsskj Bkx Missf Bis BxBSSm B H kr Jl jbFBiMmMJP v iml - FFj fl BBY kKBBCaSSSSSa9FftBssl I BSSSj Bs K Sv h " .j - : 1 , . Vil : . "Nearly Siibsoription $2.00 TENTH YEAR. THE LITTLK TOIL'S. Our Kiio o'CIock Tra. Maria Angelica c.iiii to mo, "Let's have ttu ehthrtic livo o'clock tea; Vo II wear limit lilies, An 1 ila!5alo-,T;i(lil!iG3. And iaiijuiBh una smile at tho coTipauy." "Wc will ao Lav ri'.ucL to oat," ai.l aho, "2. cracu ror two nud tuino oryaea.i tea; Awl 1 11 reft 1 aonni g.aiizas I'rom a-cient Iloiii'inzus, i.a J tLat will Le nun for tho company. Fho ini itvil a ivauiIrtHl anil tliirty-tlireo; And, vLon tbo time came, qnito reudy wcro wo. Hut, 1 montion with pain, AVo woro leady m vain. Tor not a soul camo to the company! And, eoinohow or ot...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 15 December 1888

MjmMMmm IV"- V ar '&?: v,Ji m v w. I M - 'B,f uxtta ? .- OFFICIAL PAPER OF TREGO COUNTY. ti. S. TILTON, Editor. Saiurdat, December 15, 1888. Mobs, it occurs to us, have been unu tmaUy unsuccessful during the past sixty days. , , The" Colorado legislature is to meet 'soon, and the senatorial auctioh gathers renewed interest daily. , W. T. Ibwet, late "the tramp" of the Abilene Gazette, is now traveling solicitor for the Kansas City Times, and will be known ss the "Times tramp." Ikdianapoms was reached Wednesday evening by Vice President-elect and Mrs. Morton. They went there to pay their , 3Ii rtf it l to py their respects to General and Mrs. ? n TO Miivrrw has assumed full ownership of the Kansas City, Kansas, Gazette, Mr. Armstrong retiring. It re quires no prophet to predict that he will continue to make the Gazette hum. Fbom C. C. Baker, state printer, we have received a four-page card contain- F? iug the legislative roster ol lBy- ah a Ire- aamDle of nicety in the printing a...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Kansas, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Western Kansas world. — 15 December 1888

ri-Trr xzjTsz - f'W? &gts:xr - Y-gjj T "I, ' " Wyv-?" VV-C?'' ,? 5ajK?'?"' t Hm :ft; .. jp' ?- -; $. question HOUB. OF THE No one questions that the intent of congress in framing the interstate com merce law was a good one. There were great abuEes in railroad management. Capital, organized and combined in igreat railroad Bjet'ems, nnder the con trol of a few men, was, in many instan ces being used illegitimately, and in come instances almost disastrously to the interests of the people. ' Congress "was aware of it, and after some study of the various railway problemp, very short considering their magnitude, 'framed the interstate commerce law to teorrect the.evils existing. It might have been expected that the law would have many defects. To estab lish rules and regulations governing the whole railway mileage of the United States, matters which the combined rail way intelligence of the country had at tempted in one way and another hun dreds of times, and failed, was a task even g...

Publication Title: Western Kansas World
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