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Стр. 1 - Flannigan." An' he winked at McGorrigan, As married a Finnigin. He wuz shantyin' thin, wuz Finnigin, As minny a railroader's been ag'in, An' the shmoky ol' lamp wuz burnin' bright In Finnigin's shanty all that night — Bilin' down his repoort, was Finnigin!
Стр. 42 - I think in all the world's history never before was such a wild set of demagogues honored with the name of Congress. We have been hurt some but some of the worst bills have been defeated, but we cannot stand many such Congresses.
Стр. 51 - I have received several letters and telegrams from Washington today, all calling me there, as Scott will certainly pass his Texas Pacific bill if I do not come over, and I shall go over to-night, but I think he could not pass his bill if I should help him; but of course I cannot know this for certain, and just what effort to make against him is what troubles me. It costs money to fix things so that I would know his bill would not pass. I believe with $200,000 I can pass our bill, but I take it that...
Стр. 53 - It would be a misfortune if he were not. Wigginton has not always been right, but he is a good fellow and is growing every day. Page is always right, and it would be a misfortune, to California not to have him in Congress. Piper is a damned hog and should not come back. It is shame enough for a great commercial city like SF to send a scavenger like him to Congress once.
Стр. 1 - There's nobody hurted," sez Finnigin, " But repoorts must be made to Flannigan." An' he winked at McGorrigan, As married a Finnigin. He wuz shantyin...
Стр. 49 - P. without aid," and then see how members will dare give him aid to do what we offered to do without." "" ' Would it not be well, ' wrote Huntington, ' for you to send some party down to Arizona to get a bill passed in the territorial legislature granting the right to build a RR east from the Colorado river, leaving the river near Fort Mojave; have the franchise free from taxation, or...
Стр. 67 - I'm the one who never complains no matter what kind of service or attention I get. I'll drop by a railroad ticket window and stand there while the employes behind the window talk with each other and take their time about waiting on me. If the man or woman who finally wanders over to help me is impatient or discourteous, do I complain? No, I just tolerate the situation.
Стр. 41 - Jay Gould went to Washington about two weeks since and I know saw Mitchell, senator from Oregon, since which time money has been used very freely in Washington and some parties have been hard at work at the T.
Стр. 39 - For every 100 persons employed in the actual operation of trains, about 375 persons are employed to keep the tracks, yards, bridges, locomotives, cars and other equipment and facilities in condition, to handle clerical work, to look after purchases and supplies, to man the stations, yards and supply depots, and to perform other duties required to keep the railroads operating smoothly and efficiently.