Transport: Seats & Crossings

Decided in U. S. courts last week were two disputes of direct significance to many of the U. S. traveling public:

¶Last July, Manhattan Lawyer Philip Davis boarded a New York Central train at Albany with a ticket for New York. Along with a score of others, he could find no seat in the day coaches, though there were plenty available in the Pullmans. When the conductor came along, Lawyer Davis at first refused to hand over his ticket unless given a seat. He surrendered when the conductor threatened to throw him off. All...

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