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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - May 22, 1878, Galveston, Texas GALVESTON. WEDNESDAY, MAY 22. VOL. (Eblteioix A. M. It ill for tbe prcfMM of Ution In thin country U4t coop-Ms bu yet done nothing for the ref ulnliou of oa Ue (rout tkrouf b o? ia tke of ia of mwchtnU in geoertl, of wut ccMuucrs in jsntrmi, ant) too ultimate proteclloa Mlvauttge of ntn of rtilrixid TVliclhcr the pirod to perpetuate HBUWMM will ckiUjrminwl probably by tbe fate of a bill, introduced by HOB. John II. Itetgu, "to regulate iBtenUte com- and to prohibit uijoM dfacTlnl- aationi comiaon and which In new pending is of Utirca. The W udirtrwl in of tbii Mil, by his ciiaraciorlstic Klrocate a teawner on public With no ottenlatioc of rhetoric, it tbe force of clenr and careful statement and closely applied argument, Tho evil which it is the aim of thn bill to remedy iti icdicatecl in a. report of the Committoo on railroad transportation of tho New York Board of anil lion, report which declares that "in most o' its provisions tho bill seema and ".Especially this asy tha committee, of ihoso which provide tariff of rates which thall be uniform to aU shippers, prohibits special contracts in every form; also tho publication of such tariff, ao that tha public generally be fa- miliar with iho raten. Your committee believe trial coaimon carriers hare no right to discriminate in favor of one pcraoa or (Inn ut the expense of another, for it is manifest teat such a power wielded on a largo s'cale to crush cut enterprise on pirt of the smaller cliuse of merchants; in short, to make tho ri-jU richer and the poor poorer. In examining this subject a different prin- ciple involved from that which regu- tlw business oJ individuals or privatt manufacturing corporations. Transportation compaaiee nemi public in their nature; many of thorn are grunted the right of emineat do- main, w'nich to private- corporations is well as business with .fti-Jtfc of c tlif- mircly the time a'- :ome when interests ihouM taken from tho domain of arbitrary pownr a.n'1 the exactions of mcnopolffii, and plf.c'.-d undsr Iho pro- tection of just and wholesome leg't! re- Ouch a policy, once ca'.a'-- lished, would not only do justice to the public, but would be a great relief to railroada from circumstances of compe- tition that led to special irrauge- mcnU, "cut "private and the like, which never fail to involve the roadi Ic r. train of disastrous com- plications. Kepublicans make great complaint of the manner in which tho state of Ohio hu been reuistricted for congressional representation. Counting all dia'.ricta that less than a thousand majority either way in 187C, as doubtful, tho fol- lowing ciawIUcation ia thought to about correct: Certain for the Demo- era fifth, iiixth, eighth, r.inth, fourteenth and fifteenth Certain for the twelftli, MTC-ntesmtb, eighteenth, nineteenth, Doubtful districts that were Democratic in ter.th, eleventh, thirteenth, Doubtful districts that were Itepub- lican in A fatal disease broke out among the fine milch cows in the neighborhood of Independence, Mo., ait week, which creates consternation among cattlti rifners. The disease is ipparcutly caused by fermentation in the stomach of the saccharinK matter of clover, on which the cows feed, coming in contact with the gastric juice of the stomach. The animal becomes swollen to an extraordinary extent and dies in a few houra. No effectual remedy hits been found, though a few recovered af- ter having the stomach punctured so us to allow tho escape of the gss. HON. CASEIUS 11. CI.AY is lecturing on Commerce in New York. In an Interview with a reporter of the Sun. last week, tho venerable Kentuckian .id, touching the investigation of Preiidont Uayea'd title: Well, Rayon Riven us of tho south what we expeetod from Tildeu. Therefore I say to our poopie that, having flfoc what thoy want Crom Hayeo, thoy should not now hlrn back Into tbe hands of Cameron and Confc- llnff for theat to handle. BouIdGa, I think that Lhev to Htand by tho of chanco, and In good faith ouRht to do so. ooltey mart" the aouth and po.ieoful. I eipoot to see thn country Kovornad by south- ern men uiicl tnll'.ier.C'j lurKOly, now that our troub'M have been we WAYS OF THINKING. i of Hancock nr.il Joncn f.u grange hlock fair. HID Vlew.-i Diametrically and I'ollttcat not granted, thoy ia fact im- proved i-tibUc highways tiiey must be governed by tho principle of the 1 king's waicli is tint all have equal rights thereon. While it may not be practicable in the transportation of freight to apply the aarao rules which govern the manage- ment of our postal system, namely, that a single letter shall be', carried as cheaply a hundred or a thousand, it is both practicable aud necessary that a quantity line shall be drawn, beyond xhir.h no shipper shall receive a lower rate." The specific obj-jcta which it is hoped to attain by the adoption of the measure arc thus stated by T. tt provided that freight rates anil f.wlll' ;.hall be made equal to all We itnow tlila Is not now in very .many cnsot 2. eiirl it In provided that rebates and drawbacKs not allowed In any 3 It Is provided vlmt the Amount of chariC'R ahall not be ereaxer for a shorter thai fur a loncer traosportatioa. 4. 11 provides combinations by divld alfl or corporations to defeat the objectH of thn bill. 5. It requires pcnedulos. of the rates of freight and to be posrod up, ao that all shippers mAy know the rates tbey arc re- qulre't t ?av. (i. "Where rates are Bxed for local commerce wtthtn anale. Rtate rates are required to he pouted up, and tho t anaportatloo compa- nion are rorbidden to charRe more per ton per mile for Interstate frelRhtfi than they charge ;or atate requlremeDt t.> post up the schedule of the state rates of frelRht Ia a rn ann to enfoi-ce freight rates, anct is lu no way intended to rrffMlatr or control those state rated or the co'mmerceof a 7. I'rovlgicns are made In tho bill for Its efncioQt enforcement in the y I: to bo unlawful to do any- thing prohibited by the t-lll or to refuse to do anyinlnfc required to be .lone by it: and per- vinldtlnp: llto would be liable to any party injured tJieroby ta an amount uqual to tbrea Imes thn BUBtained, to bo re- covered In any circuit or district court of tho StatfM having InrlKdlction of tho caMj; and shall for each offense forfeit and pay K penalty of not than to be recovered the United S'ateit. hy action In any circuit hig vocation is outlined and condi- tioned by principles, ia one who carrits for all on equal tcrmi for all can not eater Into contract to allow one rein or firm, or corporation lower than are allowed to other ship- pan, he can not discriminate in favor of one locality and or in favor of one of shippers against another, without ceasing
PICNIC .Second IUiplI-1 Sunday tnsl M. AT I.AKG, Mi, S i m. i TI'-KSITS An Adrt- 1UKAL K. t j. fill F Vlttt T wo f vi 17 Ul.d I l'ohV. HUi: vj tv-.-l VS H. X. TliCa- h tltrhvn. fir l! -I: i r tl'.-.r HO.AtSiO. v. i i: T -vj> r. rr.yl '.f _ i'M ia ta ill' TWI r-'.-. s r f IS HA' 'I'M JL r.ortf.w.-st for-, "r H. >fv lltllK'IM A 1 I'.'JGK '.rV.. and elmwrjorp, that work oc'.uaUy Hup'jri-ir to We have a full uf corap'.-t'jnt help, ftn'J Fpare nelil.'-'' p'lln" nor in posing an-1 A" l'u'1 of an.l a- vry lcIP__ LEVY WE IS, 115 M.arket Street, News Have junt opened a of White and Brown Linen and Duck Suits, ALl'ACA COATS of all WHITE VESTS, at all prices. A WHITE and COI-OIiKU STKATY HATS AM) FELT JIAT.-5 in the recent bcco.fnics HATS, TRUNKS AND VALISES are I.KVV 'uU, Kv t i'. r CO. .Moi ar.-i P. r for th- cdn rl-il-t iir.J or a. A. V.-E.-T.- H 6" J. I" r.lSt .Tl. p :.d Palmer third. Time, Second heat won by Jennetie, Adventure sec- ond, Rodes third, Mollie McCacn and Bell Palmer distanced. Time, 1 4-jJ. PABIS, Miy F. de La- grange's chestnut filly Clementine is a strong favorite for the French Oaks, Prix de Diace, which will be contested at Chaniilly Sunday next, Hay Jtiy on the favorites for the Derby stakes, whicii will take place on the o'.h of June tit Epsom spring meeting, is 11 to 4 against Sir Joseph, and 11 to 2 each Thorin ana Insulacie, salvage, and erection of '-VjC Cleopatra s needli; on tic Thames embankment, all of which is defrayed by Dr. Ercitmus ".Vilson. I-. is now reported that Gen. TodU- ben is the son of a shoemiiker, and asivtd a few j-ssrs at that trade before his military ambition led him into the army. He stuck to hii sion. Tie Cc-itcd States Trill be represented at Paris ua the international jury of the cshibi'.ion of thirty-three members. Commiisioccr McCormick has appoint- ed Hon. Ashbel Smith, of Texas, on class i'i. agricultural products r.o: oied for food. John G. Blow, of Louis, owcer of the race Bill together with the rider and trainer, was ruled off tbe Lexington race course, IT, for jockeying in a race be-.wecn Bill and Emma C. Tte Louisiana Lottery company have brought suit for against Albert C. Janin, one of the proprietors of the Nevr LuT-.rrri'.. TheHiii: for libel erowiri; out of an article on the lottery compicy recently ap- peared in paper. ___ A from. Abbeville, S. C., dated the IS'i, says Uiat Je-. (JOTTO.N WOK3I AVO ARSEXIC. I J'ULL SUPPLY IX Ah'SOKT- el oa i-r.-t wl.l turluz the We o-Jr aarl pit re us iO net rfilay a.-racffe- mjl'J tp BROS. MOODY JEMISON, COTTON Etc., TETAf. E. S. JEMISON I 123 I'oarl Siiret. W Vt.rk. Clayton Lynch, ACKOttA JUAXUE', LEWI i co Cheap-'Cheap'-Cheap. H.l HO I 'J .Tf.-t XAP.X r, Hunvncj! Water. KIi. C. VAUIETt John G. Hall Co. Insui-auce
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