A Compromise With Socialism; Some Practical Suggestions

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byWalter Holbrook Mcclenon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... mentioned above, it would seem desirable to make liberal provision for free passes under certain conditions; e. g., for students, traveling under the The writer once met a man who claimed to have traveled 45 miles on the Buffalo street-car lines for a single fare; such cases are of course very unusual. tThe greatest difficulties in connection with free transportation would no dout be the question of people jumping on and off street-cars on a crowded street, intending to ride only a few blocks, thus preventing others from traveling, who would perhaps have too great a distance to go or be in too great a hurry to permit walking; and the question of preventing the stores from using the street-cars as a means of securing the delivery of packages free, thus avoiding the necessity of maintaining delivery wagons. As to the former, it would only be necessary to provide certain cars which would not let off passengers at all short of a designated street. As to the latter, it would be an easy matter to enact regulations that would put a stop to such an abuse; in most cities there are today regulations governing the size and number of packages that may be taken into a street-car. guidance of an instructor, to inspect some natural or social phenomenon connected with the subject of the instruction; families of laborers moving permanently from one community to another; perhaps provision mite also be made to give all persons a free outing (so far as transportation cost is concerned) once or twice a year. There are no dout many other ways in which a system of transportation operated by the State in the interest of the public could be made to serve that interest, but a further consideration of these would be outside the true scope of this Program. Chapter II....

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... mentioned above, it would seem desirable to make liberal provision for free passes under certain conditions; e. g., fo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217150047

ISBN - 13:9780217150040

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