The species most liable to be struck are oaks, poplars and pear trees; beech trees are exceptionally safe.
Such partial competition, with the discrimination it involves, is liable to be worse for the public than no competition at all.
Although this fact will not in itself make the companies liable to any process of reorganization similar to that following insolvency and foreclosure of the American railway, it is probable that reorganization of some sort must nevertheless take place in Great Britain, and it may well be questioned whether the position of the transportation system of that country would not have been better if it had been built up and projected on the experience gained by actual earlier losses, as in the United States.
If there are, they are liable to be glass oats!
It held shipper as well as carrier, and corporation as well as its officer or agent, liable for violations of the act, and conferred upon United States courts power to employ equity processes in putting an end to discrimination.