Republican Responsibility for Present Currency Perils. Perry Belmont

L. Carroll Root
1898 Journal of Political Economy  
70 JOURNVAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY this rmonograph a wealth of information, and when the unreliability of much of the governimient statistics on the question is borne in mlind the difficulty and the value of the work is all the greater. TIhe fact that the monograph is published as a governmient docum-ient has, no doubt, somewhat circumscribed its scope. And thus it is that we find it lacking on the comiparative side. Ihe study of American lake transportation has to be supplemented by a
more » ... ted by a consideration of Canadian lake transportation in order to understand the topic in all its bearings. To take one example, when the Parry Sound Railway comnpletes its termiiinal facilities at Depot Harbor, Ontario, it is expected that it will handle between 3o and 40 per cent. of the total grain traffic of the lakes. It is to be hoped, in view of the exact statemient and thorotigh research shown in Dr. Tunell's mnonograph, that he will deal with this important complemiientary phase of the problemil.
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