National Affairs: Rocky Mountains Defeated

People in Phoenix, Ariz., have, or at least have reason to think they have a grievance. Railroads charge them $1.19½ per 100 pounds to ship their canned milk 400 miles across the border to Guaymas, Mexico. New York manufacturers pay only $1 per 100 pounds to ship canned milk 3,700 miles to Guaymas.

No queerer is the fact that grapes may travel from California to New York for $1.73 a hundred, whereas they pay $3 a hundred traveling the exact opposite direction.

Once Senator Smoot tried to start a woolen industry in Provo, Utah....

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