National Affairs: Prolix

A fortnight since, the Pacific Mail S. S. Co. secured a temporary, and asked for a permanent, injunction against the sale of five "President" ships by the U. S. Shipping Board to Captain "Robbie" Dollar and his son, Stanley. (TIME, Apr. 13).

The Pacific Mail complaint was "in violation of the rules of the court in that the bill is lengthy, prolix, verbose, full of scandalous and impertinent matter, conclusions of law, opinions and other matters repugnant to the rule of the court." So, at least, said Chauncey G. Parker counsel for the U....

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