Whatever the ostensible form of a railway tariff, the contribution of the different shipments of freight to these general expenses is determined on the principle of charging what the traffic will bear.
The working expenses were reduced in a progressively larger ratio, e.g.
The working expenses amounted to £1,530,093 or 62.6 per cent.
Had the expenses of all the small towns and rural communities been included, the total would be in excess of $20 gold, or £4, per capita.
His government was costly, and to meet its many expenses he was obliged to lay heavy taxes upon the people.