Eggs, Kruttschnitt

THE RAILWAYS

There is no longer any question how to treat a goose that lays golden eggs: don't starve it; don't cut off its neck.

But the case of a goose that might lay golden eggs, but doesn't, is less susceptible of deft solution. The railways are a whole flock of such geese. During the War they were seized and peremptorily ordered to lay twice a day. They could have as much food as they desired, but they might not leave the nest. And when the War was passed, this regimen...

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