Caption: One Thing To Do-- And Uncle Sam Is Going to Do It

Source/Date: Cosmopolitan, April 1905

Ultimate Source(if different): New York Herald

Creator: William A. Rogers

Remarks: The railroad as snake was a favorite of Rogers. The head of the snake is the private car lines (e.g. those owned by Standard Oil; Armour, etc.). There was much controversy over these lines because of their alleged ability to extract rebates from the railroads.

Keywords: Discrimination