RAILROADS: Georgia Rebels Again

Soon after the muskets were stacked at Appomattox the South started crying that its industrial growth was being stunted by southern freight rates, which average 39% higher on manufactured goods than rates in the North.

Last week, in a significant decision, the Supreme Court agreed to take up the South's case against the railroads. Spokesman for the South is Georgia's New Dealing Governor Ellis Arnall. Peppery, young (38) Governor Arnall has already killed the poll-tax law in Georgia, rewritten the State's Constitution, cut the debt way down. Last June he set out...

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