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Growing Time for Trans-continental Railways

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©? Laurier explains his railway policy to a hopeful audience: THE PREMIER: “The people pay for and give you the Railways, and make you a present of the country: but what do they get as quid pro quo?” CHORUS: “The people—as represented by the Government—will get our vote and influence, you know.” Bengough, 1901. ©?